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This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

7 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life Starting Next Week | Inc.com

If personal development and self-improvement is your thing, you should really appreciate this list to kick off your week on a high note. First off though, I need to communicate its true intent so there are no misgivings or misinterpretations.<p>As you scroll further, you'll notice a pattern (which …

Happiness

I stopped trying so hard to save money — and doubled my net worth

I was working low-paying contract jobs doing fundraising and program coordinating for nonprofits, and didn't have the income for even the smallest of life's luxuries. (I'd often cast longing glances at my favorite expensive brand of Greek yogurt while in the supermarket.)<p>If I made purchases, it was …

11 Small but Important Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health

Look around (like, literally look around or scan your timeline or Twitter feed). You may have noticed that we're making huge strides in …

Can you really lose weight eating gobs of butter on the keto diet?

At this summer’s Burning Man festival, Jackson Heights resident Nina Ho stumbled upon an almost miragelike scene: a congregation of lean, beautiful …

How to Cook a Single Cup of Rice in Your Instant Pot

I am a big fan of my Instant Pot. With this multi-function wonder, I can make perfectly peelable eggs, fluffy rice, and super-flavorful stock, and I …

Holistic SEO: The Only Way To Succeed!

geralt / Pixabay<p>To permanently rank well for organic search results requires that your strategy focuses on every aspect of your website and marketing …

Google Machine Learning Changes Requirements To Rank Higher In Search Results

Rebooting ranking factors based on machine-learning technology should not come as a surprise, but findings from research released in June confirm …

10 Things to Do Daily to Be More Organized

It's easy to think about getting organized but it's hard to actually <i>be</i> organized.<p>What we usually mean by "being more organized" can be any one of the …

7 Impactful Ways to Increase Content Engagement | Inc.com

Like most everything else, successful content marketing is really about working smarter and not harder.<p>Anyone who has ever started a blog knows firsthand how much of an undertaking that is. Developing consistent, riveting content takes a strong commitment (or sheer insanity); it is such a shame …

Marketing

This is How I Became a Person Who Works Out in the Morning

Back in March, I signed up to run a half-marathon; partly out of a desire to challenge myself, mostly on a whim.<p>As the race day looms closer, the …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …

15 Daily Routines That Will Boost Your Productivity

Looking to become more productive? Here are 15 daily habits that can help you.<p>Feeling the office blues?<p>It's okay. It is an unfortunate reality that most U.S. workers spend long hours in the office, working themselves to death until they become office zombies.<p>Because of the long hours and often …

“Life was always a financial hellscape”: Gaby Dunn’s “Bad With Money” wants to break the “secret shame” of money talk

Salon talks to Gaby Dunn, whose new podcast features people talking about how money has affected their lives<p>Los Angeles-based YouTube star Gaby Dunn has never been good with money. Her difficulty with saving isn't unique; a 2015 Google consumer survey found that more than 60 percent of Americans …

TS Eliot prize row: is winner too young, beautiful - and Chinese?

Poet Sarah Howe’s 2016 TS Eliot prize win has been questioned by a sexist and sceptical literary press, but as the activity around the #derangedpoetess hashtag shows, we poets have had enough<p>The boys appear not to be happy.<p>When the UK’s top prize for poetry, the TS Eliot Prize, was awarded to …

Literature

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Crockpot Chicken Caesar Wrap

Looking for a simple lunch or dinner recipe? Here it is the Crockpot Chicken Caesar Wrap. So easy, delicious, filling and on the lighter side. Great …

Cooking

3 Week Diet Review – Is Brian Flatt’s Method The Best Way To Lose Weight Fast For Good?

Whoever said that ‘Rome wasn’t built in a day’, clearly never forecasted the modern age where technology and capitalism has given rise to a culture …

12 Weight Loss Tricks

<b>Raid Your Cabinets</b><br>No, we don’t mean ditching everything in your kitchen—just stock up safe zones and limit your junk drawers. If starting any diet, keep your healthy choices like cut-up vegetables, hummus, Greek yogurt, and fresh fruit at eye level or in easily accessible places and hide …

15 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done

So you’re feeling uninspired. You went to Instagram to look for style inspo, then Pinterest to plan your future dream home and now you’re here. We’re flattered, but we really do want you to start working on that project. If your to-do list is looking impossible or you’ve been postponing a …

Top 10 Benefits of a Pegan Diet

The government is trying to take a step in the right direction, its finally clear that the situation is dire, the health of the American people is in …

Nutrition

The Female Orgasm: How it Works

That's what evolutionary biologists have been trying to figure out — with little success. <i>The Case of the Female Orgasm: Bias in the Science of Evolution</i> by Elisabeth Lloyd, Ph.D., a biology professor at Indiana University, shoots holes in virtually every theory that has ever attempted to pinpoint …

5 Slimming Soups

With the right combo of healthy ingredients and a low-calorie stock or broth, your bowl of soup can be a delicious way to get many good-for-you …

Time management 101

<b>A Tutorial for Increasing Productivity</b><p><b>The System</b><p>Choose a system to manage your calendar, tasks, and lists that works well for you.<p>Use a To Do list …

How Much Of Your Income Should You Save?

There’s no question more fundamental to personal finance than how much money we should save. Our savings rate is the cornerstone of virtually every other decision about money we make. It affects everything from buying a home to saving for emergencies to retirement.<p>Yet the guidance on this important …

Retirement

Shake It Off? Not So Easy for People with Depression, New Brain Research Suggests

Newswise — ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Rejected by a person you like? Just “shake it off” and move on, as music star Taylor Swift says.<p>But while that might …

39 Incredibly Simple Life Hacks of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

"When asked to describe significant regrets in their lives, more than 8 out of 10 people focused on actions they did not take rather than actions they did. In other words, they focused on things they failed to do rather than things they failed at doing."--David Niven, <i>The 100 Simple Secrets of</i> …

Self-improvement

This Is The Ultimate Routine For A Perfect Work Day

You might think the perfect workday includes a promotion or a raise, or perhaps your evil boss getting fired. Sadly, such monumental events don't happen very often.<p>The good news is that there are plenty of little things you can do to improve both your productivity and your happiness if you feel …

5 Tips For Big Weight Loss

<b>Remember It Takes Time</b><br>When you're watching your calorie intake and exercising regularly, it's safe to lose about two pounds a week. That may not seem like much, but over time, those little bits of weight loss will add up. You didn't gain all that weight overnight, so don't expect to lose it that …