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Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

10 Things You'll Only Feel When You've Found The Man You Should Marry

My husband and I went from first date to married in just eight weeks. <i>Deciding</i> to get married took just five. I have never been one for cliché …

How To Defuse An Argument With Your Partner With Just One Word

Spoiler: it's not 'sorry'.<p>Unless you’re living in a fairytale, arguments in long-term relationships are inevitable.<p>But a relationship expert has …

3 Scientifically-Proven Ways to Spot Liars in Your Emails

Turns out every liar has a tell.<p>This story appears in the April 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Here’s a scary number: Social psychology expert Jerald Jellison estimates that we are lied to as many as 200 times per day. That isn’t all by email, of course, but plenty of it may be -- and even …

The Main Reason Changing Your Life is Tough

Many of us have things we’d like to change: our exercise and diet habits, procrastination and productivity habits, patience and mindfulness habits, …

3 Steps to Getting 100 Hours of Work Done in 60 | Inc.com

"Time is money."<p>That tired old adage was used almost exclusively by the Wall Street fat cats of yesteryear, or your father when he was trying to teach you a valuable life lesson that one time.<p>Here's the thing, though. Time is free, and we all get the same amount of it. Thus, unless you're able to …

How To Be Your Own Accountability Partner

Instead of waiting for someone else to help you reach your goals, ask yourself these questions to take matters into your own hands.<p>Procrastination, blame, and downright laziness. It’s easy to put off tasks and responsibilities, but if you want to be successful, you need accountability. A lot has …

5 Secrets to Writing Sales Emails That Prospects Will Reply To

Think it through from the POV of your prospects. Visualizing how much of it they are actually going to view tells your exactly where to focus your efforts. Fire off some boilerplate with just a name change? Game over.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are your prospecting …

7 dramatic home library ideas

Yes, please<p>When you can’t visit grand libraries with stunning architecture whenever you want, the next best thing might be a spectacular display of books right at home. Indeed, for bibliophiles with a design bent, building a home library might mean ditching generic bookshelves for clever built-in …

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3 Divorce Attorneys Share Their Happy-Marriage Secrets

Sometimes the marriage deal-breaker is clear: Someone had an affair, or gambled away an entire life's savings. But other times, a separation creeps up over years — a tally of fights and disaffection that add up to divorce.<p>"Divorcing couples are usually in an exponentially increasing ball of …

7 Bad Habits That Will Severely Jeopardize Your Career in Business

Most employees find it easy to recognize leadership, or lack of it, in others. Yet they often are oblivious to the same traits in themselves. It's time to take a hard look in the mirror.<p>Are you a career-minded business professional waiting impatiently for that appointment to a leadership position, …

Six ways to work less but get more done

Everyone shares the same 24 hours in a day and yet some entrepreneurs simply get more done than others. Is it just a case of some people work harder than others?<p>We've all heard the saying, "work smarter, not harder," but many successful entrepreneurs have come to realize that productivity is part …

Want to Perform at a Higher Level Without Doing More Work? Science Says Try This 1 Thing.

Get more done in less time.<p>Running a business can feel like a never-ending battle. You're constantly fighting and putting out fires. Crazy demands are made on your time, mind and stamina. It's not easy, and to succeed, you need to find your competitive edge.<p>Spare time is in short supply, so you …

3 ways you might be slowing your metabolism—and how to jump-start it again

Even if you think you’re living your healthiest life—starting your day with a smoothie, religiously making time in your busy schedule to work out—you …

A former Marine uses the '2-minute rule' to help mental toughness clients tackle stress at work

In this case, the game is the "2-minute rule." Here's how it works.<p>Say your boss announces that he expects you to submit a project by 5 p.m. today. You know there's no way you can do that — you've got other assignments on your plate and just gathering the necessary resources to start the project …

Here's how to answer one of the trickiest job interview questions about money

<i>Why?</i> There are a few reasons.<p>First, maybe they were going to offer you, say, $90,000 — but you tell them you currently make $65,000. Once they hear that, they might decide to offer you just $70,000.<p>Second, maybe they can only offer you $60,000 because that's all they have in the budget for this …

Five techniques that can make someone fall in love with you 

The five tricks guaranteed to make ANYONE fall in love with you (and why playing hard to get doesn't always work)<p><b>Relationship expert Tracey Cox</b> …

6 Bad Habits You Must Break to Succeed

You can't outwork unhealthy patterns. The best way to ditch a bad habit is to embrace a good one in its place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of the young entrepreneurs I meet through my work as a writer, investor and entrepreneur aren't reaching their full …

The One Behavior That Stands Between Success and Failure

Want to advance your business and career? Follow up more.<p>Famously, Woody Allen once said that "80 percent of success is showing up." If only it was that easy.<p>Showing up--or just getting to where you need to be--is nothing compared to the importance of follow up, which is to say, staying on top of a …

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The Top 3 Worst Flirting Mistakes

Flirting is a very vulnerable endeavor -- to flirt is to open up your desirous, erotic parts to connect with another's. Opening up and allowing your erotic energy to flow is a big part of what makes it so energizing and exciting. At the same time, no one wants to experience the feelings of …

7 Signs A Marriage Won’t Last, According To Wedding Officiants

They've seen it all.<p>Wedding officiants ― particularly those that do pre-marital counseling ― often get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into a couple’s future marriage. And what they see is not always pretty.<p>Below, seven signs a marriage doesn’t have what it takes, according to officiants.<p>1. One partner …

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6 secrets of the super wealthy

Unfortunately, there's no silver bullet to becoming the next Warren Buffett, Mark Zuckerberg or Jeff Bezos. But there are some wealth-building secrets that millionaires and billionaires used to help them get where they are. Here are six secrets to keep in mind when building your wealth.

10 Ways Manipulators Use Emotional Intelligence for Evil (and How to Fight Back)

Learn how to protect yourself.<p>Emotional intelligence is nothing new.<p>Sure, the term was coined in the 1960s, and popularized by psychologists in recent decades. But the concept of emotional intelligence--which I define as a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions and use that …

A Relationship Expert Explains How to Know If You've Found "The One"

Is he The One? Is she The One? We went straight to the pros.<p>The millennial dating app scene could make a true cynic out of anyone, which is why the idea of finding your perfect match feels more nauseating the older (and more single) you feel. Here, sociologist Dr. Pepper Schwartz—AARP's resident …

How I Learned to Stop Dating the Wrong Kind of Guy

I was sitting at the prettiest date restaurant, out with a guy I’d met several days before at a mixer. He was sweet and upbeat, talkative and seemingly driven. I nodded along to his stories as I took bites of my pasta, methodically peppering him with questions while revealing very little about …

This Shortcut to Success Could Save You Decades

Surprisingly, very few people take advantage of it.<p><i>What's the most badass life hack? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brandon Lee, entrepreneur, investor, optimist, on Quora:</b><p>Hands down, it's</b> …

If You Want Real, LASTING Love, You NEED These 4 CRUCIAL Things

"All you need is LOVE" ... right? Not so much.<p>Many of us grow up being taught that when we grow up, we'll fall in love and everything will end in a blissful, fairy tale ending. Except, they forgot about the rough, tough, and downright IMPOSSIBLE spots along the way. We were never prepared for the …

The Crucial Quality In A Life Partner You Might Be Forgetting About

<i>Monica Parikh is a dating coach and the founder of School of Love NYC, a site intended to help people find happy, healthy relationships. Her personal</i> …