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Video game addiction is a real condition, WHO says. Here’s what that means.

The World Health Organization on Monday officially recognized “gaming disorder” as a condition in its International Classification of Diseases, saying that it is possible to be addicted to video games.<p>Simply playing a lot of video games does not automatically mean that someone has a problem. The …

Mental Health

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

Harvard

Where The Highest Paying IT Jobs Are In 2018

• Amazon Web Services (AWS) certifications are the highest paying in North America, earning an average salary of $113,261.<br>• IT decision makers in the U.S. are the highest paid globally, averaging a $107,193 salary this year. IT professionals in the U.S. earn an average salary of $87,333, 36% more than …

Employment

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

Time Management

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

The Best Business Podcasts To Help Boost Your Hustle

The best business podcasts is a broad category. We’re talking about the economy, money, banks, grit, luck, labor, ideas, and, maybe above all, hustle. There is no single “thing” that makes a business tick. It’s a collaboration of multiple moving parts that takes time, determination, and an …

Self-improvement

1 Email Can Make New Hires Feel Like Part of Your Team Before They Even Start

Small gestures go a long way.<p>No matter how ready someone is to leave their job and how thrilled they are about a new opportunity, giving two weeks notice can be a draining and emotionally taxing experience. Even if all goes smoothly, it can take a lot out of a person--leaving them a little frazzled …

Employment

Eighties Babies Are Officially the Brokest Generation, Federal Reserve Study Concludes

Right after the Great Recession, it was a little hard to tell who had it worse: Millennials or Gen X. On the one hand, those of us in our twenties …

Demographics

Going on Vacation? Try This Celebrity Trainer's Equipment-Free, Total-Body Workout

If you're anything like me, whenever you take a vacation, you find yourself stressed about all the outfits you need to pack (and never wear), and how you're going to work out. Yes, it's a vacation, but being active without having to worry about making it to work on time for a meeting makes the …

Workouts

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

New Research Shows Why Doctors Need a Strong Online Presence

Survey reveals that even when referred by other doctors, patients check for online reviews and information.<p>In a world where most things can be bought online, healthcare remains one of the last remaining industries that mostly happen offline. Telemedicine exists, but most people still go to an …

Online Life

50 Productive Things You Can Do Right This Minute

"I have nothing to do!!!" Bitch, you thought.<p>2. Back up your phone and computer so you can stop clicking "Remind me tomorrow" when they remind you that it's been 152 days since you last did it.<p>3. Watch an inspiring TED Talk. Like this one. Or this one. Or this one.<p>4. Make a wishlist on Amazon.<p>5. …

Productivity

Schizophrenia as whole-body disorder – the 100-year-old idea only now being proven

A study from researchers at King's College London is suggesting that schizophrenia is not just a disorder of the mind but is also associated with …

The Brain

A Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Consulting Services

Do people often ask for your professional advice? It's time to start charging for your consulting sessions.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever since I launched my YouTube channel where I talk about different strategies regarding B2B selling and inbound …

Starbucks Ramps Up China Plans, Will Nearly Double Store Count By 2022

It's no secret that <b>Starbucks</b> (SBUX) is laser-focused on growing its presence in China, and the java giant announced Tuesday plans to ramp up store …

Largest ever microbiome study offers novel insights into gut bacteria and human health

The American Gut Project – a global, crowdsourced citizen science effort – has published the first results from one of the biggest gut microbiome …

Microbiology

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

The five habits that can add more than a decade to your life

People who stick to five healthy habits in adulthood can add more than a decade to their lives, according to a major study into the impact behaviour has on lifespan.<p>Loneliness isn't inevitable – a guide to making new friends as an adult<p>Read more<p>Researchers at Harvard University used lifestyle …

Holistic Medicine

The Reason Your Social Media Strategy Isn't Working Is Because You Don't Know the Difference Between These 2 Terms

Getting mediocre social media results? It's probably because you're mixing up these two important definitions.<p>By running a social media agency, I've had the opportunity to see how brands of all sizes operate and engage with their audience across various social media platforms. When it comes to …

12 Ways You Can Absolutely Make Money Online

For many people, making money online would be an absolute dream come true. If they could find a way to make money with a website or some other online venture, they could quit their job to focus on entrepreneurship, spend more time with their family, and finally take back control of their time and …

Lauren McGoodwin couldn't find a good women's career-promoting business, so she built one herself

Lauren McGoodwin, 31, is the founder and chief executive of Career Contessa, an online platform designed to help women search for the best job opportunities and perform at a higher level when they get them.<p>McGoodwin is also in the process of launching the Salary Project, an online database of pay …

What's Going Wrong With Sci-Fi?

A string of terrible releases suggest a genre in trouble<p>"One of the problems with science fiction," said Ridley Scott back in 2012 ahead of the release of <i>Prometheus,</i> "is the fact that everything is used up. Every type of spacesuit, every type of spacecraft is vaguely familiar. The corridors are …

Why should future whistleblowers believe they will be safe?

Barclays’ Jes Staley tried to identify such an individual and has been allowed to keep his job<p>Jes Staley, the chief executive of Barclays, had already conceded he made “a mistake” in attempting to unmask a whistleblower in 2016, so the regulators’ verdict on the affair counts as a big win from his …

Financial Conduct Authority

3 Things Taylor Swift Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Reputation Management

Taylor Swift makes certain not one of her fans feels like a number, which is part of why she has more fans than she could possibly count.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do you get customers to notice the release of a new product? If you're Taylor Swift, you delete …

10 Things You Should ALWAYS Bring to Disney World

You've booked your resort, you bought your tickets, and now you're headed to Walt Disney World! It's time to start packing. The suitcase is easy, but what about your in-park backpack? What exactly are you going to need for the day? What's the weather like in Florida? Can we even bring our own …

Walt Disney Company

A New App for Disney World and Disneyland Could Be a Game Changer

The Play Disney Parks app should bring a new level of guest engagement at its domestic theme parks this summer.<p><b>Disney</b>'s (NYSE:DIS) beefing up the …

How to Position Yourself as an Expert Even If Nobody Has Heard of You

You don't need fancy credentials to prove you're worth hiring.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a new business can be a daunting task and entrepreneurs need to be creative with how they stand out in their market.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they need credentials, …