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1 Word Changed My Life Last Year (and Can Change Yours in 2017) | Inc.com

If you could make 2017 a better year--happier, more successful, more productive, or more whatever-you-want--with a single word, would you do it? Well you can. What's that powerful word? It's up to you to find out.<p>That advice comes from Dan Britton, Jimmy Page, and Jon Gordon, co-authors of <i>One Word</i> …

Living Rooms

12 Little Known Laws of Mindfulness That Will Change Your Life

Ever heard of mindful living? It’s become incredibly popular in recent years thanks to countless scientific research studies showing its benefits.<p>The …

25 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

The spiritual leader of Tibet and widely seen as the human embodiment of peace and love, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama is a powerful example to …

Europe's 10 best budget ski resorts

Getting value for money on holiday is high on the list of most skiers and snowboarders. Staying away from the famous, fashionable resorts, where everything from lift passes and accommodation to lunch on the mountain are likely to cost the most, is the obvious advice. However, while a more obscure …

The 3-day detox that’ll jump-start your mind and body

Kelsey Patel knows your pain—literally.<p>Like many, she cycled through a range of jobs that were so demanding (at one point, she worked at the US …

Make Your Own Protein Bars With Only 6 Healthy Ingredients

Why would you take the time and effort to make your own protein bars when there's practically an entire dedicated aisle at the grocery store? The …

The 8 Best Ski Resorts Even If You Hate Skiing

Who says après-ski has to actually come *after* skiing?<p>There comes a time in the cold, dark days when everyone wants to talk about/plan/enjoy a ski vacation. <i>But I don't ski</i>, you might think as you side-eye the weirdos who are willing to pile on approximately 134 lbs. of clothing to go to the top of …

Skiing

A Zen Master Reveals 10 Essential Mindful Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

The only moment that truly exists is the here and now, and that is the key to living life in a mindful way.<p>With the stress of family and career, it …

7 Beginner Kettlebell Exercises To Work Your Entire Body

Beginner kettlebell exercises are an excellent way to add variety to your workout routine, whether you're new to strength training or you're just …

Workouts

30 Party-Perfect Hairstyles That Require Little Effort

Whether you like it or not, the season of holiday parties has officially descended (sorry, hibernators). To help you spend more time air-kissing and …

The Best Foods to Beat Depression

It probably won’t surprise you to hear that I’m not a fan of psychiatry. Psychiatric drugs are some of the most over-prescribed, useless, and even …

7 TED Talks to Help You De-Stress Your Busy Girl Life

Feeling a little stressed out now and again is a normal part of life. But while a little stress might actually be good for you, anxiety buildup is definitely something that we should all take seriously. Some people de-stress by lighting a scented candle and escaping the world through a good book. …

TED Talks

9 Brain Exercises to Keep You Productive and Happy

Feeling gloomy or burned out? These mental exercises can help you stay focused.<p>Originally published by <b>Gretchen Rubin</b> on LinkedIn: Try These Surprising and Intriguing Brain Exercises<p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books <i>Wake Up and Live</i> and <i>Becoming a Writer</i> (a …

Happiness

13 Motivational Quotes that Will Fuel Your Success | Inc.com

On the long, arduous road to success, quitting often looks like an attractive option.<p>Use these quotes, not only keep you going, but also as a source of practical advice to help you reach your goals:<p>1. "Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, …

Motivation

6 Must-Read Travel Tips for Every Vacation

The safety of many places in the world is a little uncertain right now, and there are a lot of myths and realities surrounding people’s travel hesitations. Despite that, figuring out more ways to travel should still be high on your priority list — along with being a tech savvy traveler. To keep you …

Travel

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

Self-help

5 Google Trip-Planning Tricks That Beat Any Travel Agent

When planning a trip, your laptop screen usually looks like a tangled mess: Dozens of open tabs, hours upon hours of research and more flight-searching sites than you could ever keep track of.<p>But of course, Google is trying to change that. The tech giant launched a new Destinations tool, which lets …

Air Travel

Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

Positive Thinking

You'll Sob When You Try These Yoga Poses At Home!

Hi guys! Turn on some smooth jazz, light some candles, throw down a yoga mat and get ready to experience YOGA like you've never experienced it before. Good Luck!

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

Happiness

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

The Brain

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Self Compassion