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10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

The most motivated people have a routine set of activities they do before bedtime that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion.<p>Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews …

Success

Scientists Reveal The Secret Key To Charisma

If you can think on your feet, a new study suggests that you're in luck.<p>Scientists may have just have figured out how charisma -- that indefinable quality of people who can captivate a room -- works.<p>Charisma may rely on quick thinking, according to new research. In other words, people who can …

12 Qualities That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. They succeed along many different dimensions of life--their friendships, their physical and mental health, their families, and their jobs (which they are not only good at but also enjoy).<p>TalentSmart has …

What Amazing Bosses Do Differently

We all know that job satisfaction often hinges on the quality of the relationships we have with our bosses. Yet in today’s rapidly evolving, 24/7 workplaces, it’s not always clear what managers should do to create the most satisfying work experiences and the happiest employees. My research into the …

Leadership

The 10 Questions You Should Know the Answer to Before You Begin a New Relationship

When boy meets girl sparks fly and hormones rage. As a result, they usually throw caution to the wind and run heart first into this exciting and wonderful thing we call a "relationship." The only problem is that they do so without asking the important and revealing questions that may determine if …

9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …

Everyone loves an a**hole: Science explains our attraction to creeps and deviants

Always falling for the wrong guy or gal? New research suggests it may actually be a part of the human condition<p>Karl Gruber<p>November 29, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Are you a nice, well-rounded person, yet can’t seem to hit it off with the opposite …

Can we prove that God exists? Richard Dawkins and the limits of faith and atheism

<b>God, Santa Claus (Wikimedia/Milles Studio via Shutterstock)</b><p>Atheists sometimes argue the case against God is the same as the case against Santa Claus. Let’s test the logic<p>Gary Gutting<p>November 29, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “What Philosophy Can Do”<p>Our first concern will be Richard Dawkins’s …

Are Divorced Guys A Turnoff To Women?

<i>I received a question from a newly divorced man asking, "How do women feel when they hear that a man is divorced?" The guy wrote that he wanted to start dating, but that he feared women would turn away, "thinking that there is something wrong with me since my ex-wife left me for someone else."</i><p>To …

What It's Really Like to Buy One of Those Cheap $6,500 Houses in Detroit

When Justin Craig heard how much homes were selling for in Detroit, he knew he couldn't pass up the opportunity.<p>"It's mind-boggling what your money buys here," he says, pointing to homes with price tags of just $500. For many Americans who can barely scrape together a down payment on even a …

5 Ways Introverts Become Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Between one-third and one-half of the population are introverts -- and many are incredibly successful. Here's why.<p>The image of the outgoing, gregarious, never-met-a-stranger entrepreneur is a common one. That's especially true when many successful entrepreneurs appear to have pushed through …

introverts

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

100 Things To Be Grateful For

Thankfulness isn't just for Thanksgiving.<p>We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures?<p>There's something to be said for the rare moments throughout the day that make you smile. Research shows …

7 Habits Of Self-Made Millionaires

Most millionaires made their money without a trust fund or inheritance. Here are the habits that helped get them there.<p>Most millionaires aren’t born; they’re self-made. In a survey by Fidelity Investments, approximately 80% of people who have a net worth of $1 million or more did it without a trust …

Self-improvement

8 Great Hacks to Sleep Better Tonight

Simple yet often overlooked steps to improve your sleep, relationships, and productivity.<p><i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>A bad night of sleep is almost always a recipe for an unproductive day ahead. You know this all too well: you're groggy, you're irritable, you're making stupid mistakes, and …

University of California

12 Easy Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership

At the heart of great leadership is a desire to serve others, to empower them and foster their success. Here are 12 phrases that every leader should be saying--a lot.<p>Being a leader today is not about having followers who are waiting to be told what to do and how to do it. Successful leadership is …

Leadership

Optimize Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

See how a few simple tweaks could turn your bedroom into an oasis of restful sleep and sweet dreams.<p>Did you know that your bedroom can affect your quality of rest? From temperature to light and more, scientific studies and sleep researchers have found that our environments have real and measurable …

Cultivating Happiness In Your Life

There are many people in the world with amazing, magical qualities. I have my own, very special magical gift. I can, for a seemingly endless amount of time, re-play a bad experience over and over in my head . . .<p><b>I Gotta Grudge</b><p>It's almost like a loop tape, screening the same bad memory. Repeatedly. …

These Women Swear By Not Sharing a Bed with Their Husbands

"I love it and wouldn't go back."<p>For some people, the best part of being in a long-term relationship comes at the end of the day, when they slip into bed together and drift into dreamland entangled in each other's limbs. For other couples, sleeping together is, well, a real nightmare.<p>“If you’re not …

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

6 Inspiring Quotes That Have Stood the Test of Time

A challenging morning can be made less difficult by reading a few inspirational or motivational quotes. Sources for inspiration can be found in the quotes of former presidents, successful business people, inventors or even your parents. A deeper meaning for each quote can be determined by what is …

Why you shouldn't drink coffee when you're drunk

If you’ve had a couple of drinks with dinner, you might be inclined to order a cup of coffee with dessert. Your hopes: to sober up and to perk up.<p>But that’s not a smart choice, said Dr. Robert Swift, Ph.D., the associate director of Brown University’s Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies. …

7 Small Ways You Cheat On Your Spouse Without Realizing It

<i>By Clayton Olson</i><p>Most of us think that cheating is the ultimate act of relationship betrayal.<p>But let's get real -- people don't just suddenly decide to trash their marriage vows like that out of nowhere. They don't go to bed 100 percent bed faithful and then wake up with adulterous morning …

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective

Let technology radically enhance your leadership.<p>It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. …

Apps

America is full of high-earning poor people

Do you earn a decent salary, but live paycheck-to-paycheck? If so, you are part of a growing segment of the American population: the income rich-ish and asset poor.<p>We tend to associate empty bank balances with those on the lowest rungs of the income ladder. But many of America’s upper middle class …

Income Inequality

6 Ways to Keep Your Woman Happy!

I like to say that I am an astute observer of healthy relationships. My mom and dad have been married for 48 years. My sister married her high school sweetheart and they are in their 21st year of marriage. I married my middle school sweetheart, and we've been married for 23 years. I'm surrounded by …

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

9 Things I Wish I'd Known About Love And Sex In My Early Twenties

<b>One guy looks back at all the lessons he learned the hard way.</b><p><i>By Christopher Post</i>, SELF<p><i>Photo: Karineh Gurjian Angelo</i><p>Today I'm a happily engaged, relatively well-adjusted thirty-something guy. But I wasn't always so lucky, and it was a long (occasionally miserable) path to get to where I am now.<p>For …

A group of middle-aged whites in the U.S. is dying at a startling rate

A large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rate since 1999, according to a review of statistics published Monday that shows a sharp reversal in decades of progress toward longer lives.<p>The mortality rate for white men and women ages 45-54 with less than …

Astronomers say they’ve made a key discovery that could predict our planet’s demise

Astronomers have made the first direct discovery of a white dwarf star being orbited by a disintegrating minor planet that will ultimately collide into it. The observation, made by the Kepler space telescope, offers a glimpse into what could happen to the Earth in a few billion years as the Sun, …

Universe