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The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

Salmon bisque and 15 additional soup recipes to warm you up tonight

Keep it simple tonight with a warm bowl of soup. We've compiled 16 of our favorite recipes for you from our recipe database, from a potato green chile soup with just the right amount of heat, to Manhattan clam chowder, a hearty bowl of Jalisco-style pozole or a smoky black bean stew.<p>And if you're a …

Food Preservation

The 7 Best REITs to Buy for High Yield and Growth

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) really took a beating in the second half of last year. From the late summer peak through the post-election …

Investing

300 Swings a Day for Faster Fat Loss

<b>Would you like a simple way to cut fat?</b> If so, then gather round and let me tell you this tale, it would do you none finer. It is about the …

The Barn

"The Barn" is an exceptional conversion by Carney Logan Burke Architects, it combines both rustic and modern details to complement the beautiful and …

15 tricks to get a quicker start in the morning

And we know it.<p>So we consulted productivity experts and scoured the internet for the best ways to cut out the silly stuff and save time in your morning routine.<p>Read on for practical and creative strategies you can use to get out the door faster — starting tonight.

Sleep

This Is What Happens When You Have Meaning in Your Work | Inc.com

Why do you work? Is it for the money? Perhaps your answer is more about supporting your lifestyle? While either of these answers is understandable, in the long run the question is, how fulfilling is your work? Is work a means to an end, a place you occupy for most of your day, week, month? For a …

Employee Engagement

Want to Make a Great Impression? 25 Go-To Phrases That Work Magic (Especially for Introverts) | Inc.com

I'm a bit of an introvert -- and yet, I've learned to love meeting new people and engaging with strangers. My secret? I've got a mental cheat sheet of go-to phrases that almost always provoke positive reactions with new people.<p>These are icebreakers and enablers. They can help even the most …

Body Language

Fitness Influencer Emily Skye Shares Her 3 Best Tips for Blasting Belly Fat

Australian fitness star Emily Skye has a super-toned stomach, and she’s sharing the three things she does to blast belly fat and maintain a muscular …

Exercise

Everything You Need To Know About Keeping Succulents Alive—Plus, The 3 Easiest Ones To Grow

The low-maintenance, stylish plants that will stay alive forever if you give them the proper care.<p>If you’ve tried growing your own herbs, veggies, or …

5 Things People In Extremely Successful Relationships Do Differently

<i>YourTango shares advice on keeping relationships happy and loving.</i><p>Loving relationships are the result of choices. Couples that have a very good …

30 Profound Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

Spirituality

10 Ways to Love Someone For the Long-Run (Without Losing Yourself)

In the beginning, love is grand. It's just you and your partner. You can't seem to get enough of each other. Then, you buy a house, have children, and get a promotion at work.<p>Slowly over time, your relationship becomes less important and you begin to drift away. It used to be so easy to go out on a …

How to Get Out of a Funk and Add More Happiness to Your Day

Do you feel like you’ve lost touch with yourself, like you’re stuck in a funk? Like you’re going through the motions, getting things done but …

Happiness

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

8 Excellent Habits That Most Successful People Possess

Many people wonder how they can become highly successful, not realizing that they hold within them everything they need to achieve all of the success …

A leading expert on procrastination offers his advice for never procrastinating again

In fact, he thinks of it more as a coping mechanism than anything else.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University. He's spent more than two decades studying how and why people put off important tasks. Through his research, Pychyl has learned who's most likely to …

The hard truth about Terence Crutcher and Tulsa: What kind of white person do you want to be?

The killing of yet another unarmed black man by police shows little will change until White America joins the fight<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>September 21, 2016 10:00am (UTC)<p>If America were a song, the killing of unarmed black people by the police would be a standard chord progression or rhythm, the sort of …

Law Enforcement

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working, and what's not. Then we …

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success | Inc.com

Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to continuously seek mastery and reinvent …

Motivation

3 Surefire Ways To Jumpstart Your Creativity | Inc.com

When it comes to getting the creative juices flowing, here are some of the most common suggestions:<p>Drink a massive cup of coffee.<br>• Listen to music that inspires you.<br>• Watch a "really creative" movie.<br>• Go for a long walk.<br>• Surround yourself with other creative minds.<br>• Etc.<p>I am not going to pretend like these …

Creativity

3 Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Day | Inc.com

I think I can, I think I can, I think I can. The power of belief and repetition are underestimated. Your thoughts have more influence over your life than you realize. Interview any successful person and they'll tell you how important positive self-talk is to your confidence. You must believe you …

Motivation

15 quick vegan meals for when you have no time

Some days I walk around the kitchen like I’m Gordon Ramsey, and other days I want instant food gratification. For those (frequent) lazy days when you want a satisfying vegan meal that will be ready in minutes, I’ve got you covered. From breakfast to lunch to dessert, this list has got it all.<p><b>More</b> …

Food

How to Focus Your Brain Like a Superhuman

You’ve heard it before I’m sure, <b>“we only use 10% of our brains and our potential.”</b> Now, I’m pretty sure this is a myth, because if you lost part of …

Healthy Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt Dessert Recipe - Chowhound

1In a large mixing bowl, combine the yogurt, cream, peanut butter, vanilla, salt, and sugar. Whisk until the sugar is completely dissolved (when you …

Dessert

15 Useful Hacks Every Egg Lover Should Know

Egg-cellent.<p><i>Original article by Lily Lou for Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, check out Spoon University.</b>

Breakfast

These Five Motivational Speeches Will Get You off Your Ass

We all know we aren’t reaching our full potential. Our lives are full of empty promises, “maybe’s”, and failed ideas. Failed ideas that we never went …

7 Things Mindful People Do Before 9 A.M.

"Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who make the morning and spread it over the fields." -- Mary Oliver<p>When you're tired and sleep deprived, like many Americans today, mornings can often pass by in a groggy blur. But rushing to work without checking in with yourself is a waste of a precious …

Meditation

8 Small Ways to Show Your Spouse Some Love

Gretchen Rubin says, “What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.” This is true for relationships. Love is in the small …