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Exercising Through Pregnancy—And Getting Your Body Back After

Pregnancy is a time of extreme emotions: Exhilaration and joy, countered by feelings of anxiety and helplessness, both in terms of what’s happening …

Pregnancy

How to live like a local in Paris

"Come come," urges Jeanne, a pint-sized Frenchwoman nearing 70 but with the joie de vivre of someone half her age. She is waving her hands above her head, frantically trying to hurry us along. Jeanne strides on unperturbed, weaving in and out of the narrow Parisian streets, ducking and dodging …

The Model Workout

Along with hitting the genetic jackpot, Miranda Kerr, Karlie Kloss, and Candice Swanepoel have something else in common: ModelFit workouts with trainer Justin Gelband.<p>As the moniker implies, Justin Gelband's ModelFit studio in Manhattan has a cult following of, yes, models. But when Gelband first …

Design Your Home’s Interior With This Prize-Winning AR App

An augmented reality design platform that allows you to completely layout the design of a room including furniture, wall displays and colors simply …

Lifetime Learners Should Try These Time-Tested Techniques

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Self-improvement

Don't Punish Entrepreneurs Because They're Richer Than You

It’s difficult to talk openly about income inequality without raising the ire of the Internet, a fact that Paul Graham, co-founder of Y-Combinator, …

Hide Unwanted iPhone App Icons With This iOS 9 Trick

For those who believe a cluttered desk is a cluttered mind, the same is likely doubly true when it comes to your iPhone’s home screen. Unfortunately, those who desire complete control of the aesthetic flow of their phones have always had to play around the unavoidable inclusion of Apple’s stock iOS …

Apps

Design 101: 18 Pieces Of Advice From Top Interior Designers

It's great to be able to turn to the experts for decorating advice. But at the end of the day, even for them, your design aesthetic is all about you.<p>Here are our favorite interior designers who know their stuff. They make a living putting together the most beautiful homes, and their best advice …

15 Things an Introvert Mom Wants You To Know

Nothing can really prepare you for parenthood. And when you’re an introvert, there’s nothing in the world that can get you ready for the constant …

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57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Self-help

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 …

Must Watch: Alan Watts And Jiddu Krishnamurti On War, Fear And Spirituality

Two powerful speakers give a hopeful and empowering message to humanity.<p>You can always count on the late philosopher and Zen Buddhist Alan Watts to …

Your Strong Dollar Buys You A Luxury Retirement In These Top Overseas Havens

If you're shopping the world map, trying to choose where to live, retire or invest in a second home overseas, you don't want to make your decision based entirely on currency exchange rates. However, you do want to pay attention to them. The U.S. dollar is now so strong against currencies in some of …

Real Estate

12 Life Lessons To Teach Your Kids That Might Make Them Billionaires Someday

Even the best MBA programs teach you how to go to work for that guy rather than be that guy.<p><i>What are good ways to prepare my kids to become billionaires? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Tips, venture entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>I once had a venture …

4 Highly Effective Ways to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

(Image credit: Collected Interiors)<p>You're getting older, and your secondhand furniture is, too. While you may feel like you're outgrowing your taste, …

Dining Rooms

Here's how easy it is to install an ad blocker on your iPhone

That's causing publishers to freak out because they could see a big loss of revenue if lots of their readers on iPhones start blocking ads.<p>Ad blocking isn't actually available to everyone right now because iOS 9 is still in beta. But anyone with a recent iPhone or iPad can download the beta release …

Apps

Who needs a gym when you can work out at home for free with YouTube trainers?

There are a thousand reasons not to go to the gym. Most of them, like lack of time or fear of being seen in spandex, are unfortunate. Here's one for the plus side: YouTube has hundreds of fitness channels to get you in shape at home. And some are pretty good.<p>Many channels retain their grass roots, …

Fitness

10 Biggest Organizing Mistakes We All Make

Even the best efforts are a waste without a proper plan.<p>Even the best efforts are a waste without a proper plan.

17 (More) Really Surprising Things About 'Shark Tank' and Success

Nearly 500 founding teams have faced the Sharks on Shark Tank. Here's the crucial, surprising (and just plain interesting) information they need to have a shot at winning.<p>You're here on Inc.com, so I'll assume that probably means you're interested in entrepreneurship. And if you watch a little …

Entrepreneurship

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 08.28.15

Welcome to our latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, featuring the best videos from around the world. This week, you’ve …

Incredible Alarm Clock Manipulates Magnetic Fluids to Tell the Time

Zelf Koelman of the Eindhoven University of Technology has designed an alarm clock that resembles a Rorschach test in motion. The clock–which is known as the Ferrolic–relies on the manipulation of magnetic fluids to display the time. “A few years ago I fell in love with the magical characteristics …

What You Didn't Know About the Act of Reading Books

Finding time to read has never been an issue for me. I read different books at different levels — you don’t put the same effort into Harry Potter as …

Popular drawing app Paper is coming to the iPhone

Paper by Fiftythree, the mega-popular iPad drawing app, will soon makes its iPhone debut, according to a blog post on the company's …

Travel Much? Explore Places and Spaces with dsgnfix

For those who travel often for work or pleasure, it can be difficult to find recommendations for destinations beyond the expected tourist sites. …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

A Better Reason to Be Fit

<b>"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity." -- John F. Kennedy</b><p>Here's a question for you: Why do you exercise? Why do you try to stay in shape?<p>(And if you don't exercise and hate everything about …

Boston University

8 Things We Learned in Couples Therapy That Saved Our Marriage

We needed someone's help to learn how to live together.<p>Marriage is hard, and it requires hard work sometimes. People aren't taught how to be good at marriage or even how to be a good life-long partner, and so we often screw it up. But in failing and learning how to solve problems, you can make a …

Here are the 14 rules behind Amazon's brutal workplace

The New York Times just published an in-depth look at some of the cutthroat tactics Amazon management uses to keep its employees working hard.<p>The article describes a pretty intense workplace — performance reviews where employees feel they have to "diplomatically throw people under the bus," for …

Jeff Bezos

7 Ways to Travel Like a Millionaire -- on a Budget

<i>By Charlene Oldham, Contributor</i><p>Champagne wishes and caviar dreams might seem out of reach for travelers on a beer-and-burger budget. But with a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy. If you'd like to …

Personal Finance