James Matthews

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The Definitive Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

To visualize what the most popular diets in America really look like, we built our own pyramids. Here's what a day on the fat-first ketogenic diet should look like.<p>The ketogentic diet is all about one thing: fat. By eating almost nothing else, your body shifts fuel sources from glucose to …

Nutrition

An Introduction to the Ketogenic Diet

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past year or so, then you’ve most likely heard of the ketogenic (or keto) diet.If you have been …

Nutrition

5 Tweaks To Make The Ketogenic Diet Even More Effective: A Doctor Explains

"Fitting into a size-8 dress again feels great, I sleep better, I'm not snappy with my kids as often, but here's the real deal breaker," my …

Here’s The Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

The 7 Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?Research shows that being …

Happiness

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful”

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy 1.The post 35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful” …

Motivation

Learn a key negotiating skill from FBI negotiator Chris Voss

<b>Chris Voss:</b> You know, successful negotiation is not about getting to yes, it's about mastering no and understanding what the path to an agreement is. …

Self-improvement

Love Your Customers, Hug Your Haters

Last week for Valentine’s Day I wrote about how to show your customers a little love. This week I take a different approach. You can love your customers, but how about <i>hugging your haters</i>?<p>My buddy Jay Baer just wrote what has become one of my favorite customer service books, <i>Hug Your Haters</i>. If …

Customer Service

The Giant Achievement Method [and free worksheet]

Robin Sharma walks you through a procrastination-destroying, confidence-unleashing, results-awakening methodology that will generate explosive …

Methodology

2015 Top Ten Cigars of the Year • Cigars and Leisure

We asked, and you responded. What was your favorite cigar of 2015? The votes poured in and we counted them to come up with the top ten cigars of …

Cigars

40 Winter Recipes That Will Distract You From 4:30 Sunsets

Creamy pastas, Flintstone-sized meats, feasts in Dutch ovens—you get the idea.<p><b>Though the weather may not be quite as frightful</b> as we were expecting in some parts of the U.S. (knock wood!), as the season changes from fall to winter, how you cook must change as well. Wintertime calls for hearty …

Cooking

Frugal Paleo Diet

Paleo Diet

9 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes for Chilly Nights

These set-it-and-forget-it recipes cook themselves while you're off having a life. And at the end of the day, dinner is ready when you are. Ain't …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

28 Paleo Slow Cooker Meals You'll Want to Eat Every Night

With temperatures dropping, Crock-Pot season has officially returned. Nothing screams cozy—not to mention effortless—like throwing ingredients into a …

Cooking

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

If you want your life to be different… READ!<p>Words are thoughts that when shared are accepted as good ideas or bad ideas. Every single word you hear …

How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7 (The Simple Technique That Gave Me My Life Back)

<i>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week…</i>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge …

Time Management

The best way to boil an egg, according to science

Boiling an egg seems like it should be one of the easiest culinary feats to master. But as anyone who has tried knows, it isn’t. You can end up with rubbery whites, chalky yolks or half the white taken off with the shell.<p>Here’s why: An egg isn’t one thing, it’s two. The yolk and white have two …

Eggs

These Are The 10 Best Small Batch Bourbons To Drink

Hudson Baby Bourbon Whiskey<p>This first bourbon from New York since Prohibition was originally met with skepticism, but now has turned many cautious …

Flavors

8 Cigars You Should Smoke This Summer

While we love the entire San Lotano line of cigars, the Connecticut wrapped vitolas are a great option for a cigar newbie looking to up their flavor …

Cigars

The Highland Park Odin Cask-Strength Scotch Whisky Is Fit for a Norse God

The limited-edition distillation pays tribute to the Norse god Odin…<p>In 2012, Highland Park—a remote distillery that was founded more than two …

Cuban Cigars? Not Yet. Till Then, Smoke These

Even though the embargo against Cuba has been lightened — you can now legally bring $100 worth of tasty Havanas back to the States — it doesn’t mean …

Cigars

How to buy wine: look for specific words on the label, not cute design

My mother drilled into me that I should never judge a book by its cover. Yet, when I go home to visit, I’m likely to find a handful of mass-market wines with cute labels (looking at you, Ménage à Trois) mouldering in our basement.<p>Wine is, at least as much as books are, all about what’s in the …

Alcohol

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Success

HugeDomains.com - TotalWellnessToday.com is for sale (Total Wellness Today)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Tourism