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10 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Following in the footsteps of the most successful people means realizing that time is a precious commodity. Take advantage of every moment of your …

Success

Tropical Carrot Cake

True confession, I ate 1/4 of this cake by myself before pleading with my husband to take it to work. It started innocently enough, a bite here, a bite there. Then it turned into a sliver here and a sliver there. Before I knew it, my beautiful 8 inch cake looked like Pacman incarnate. Damn you …

7 Remarkable Habits of Consistently Successful People | Inc.com

Nearly everyone hits it big at least once or twice in the course of a career. But some people seem to go from success to success to success, winning at almost every game they play. It isn't that they avoid failure--even the most successful people fail spectacularly sometimes. It's that they succeed …

Self-improvement

10 Reasons To Run That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight

Move for your mind.<p>Earlier this year, I decided to commit to a regular running routine because climbing the stairs to my third-floor walkup wasn't really enough cardio.<p>I figured with access to some pretty incredible running paths (hello, Central Park!), I didn't have much of a reason not to give it …

University of Michigan

11 Fitness Apps That Are Better Than a Personal Trainer

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5 Not-So-Average Ways to Celebrate Oktoberfest in L.A.

Animal-free beer maidens at 2014 Vegan Oktoberfest<p>Vegan Oktoberfest<p><b>Vegan Oktoberfest</b><i><br>Sat., Oct. 3 and Sun., Oct. 4, 1-5 p.m.; L.A. Center Studios, 450</i> …

16 Trader Joe's Foods You Need To Discover (And Then Hoard)

Did someone say pudding?<p>You're already going to Trader Joe's for the cookie butter, and most of us swear by Two Buck Chuck (which is now actually $3 at most locations).<p>But there are many, <i>many</i> Trader Joe's finds that you're not paying enough attention to ... unless you're a brilliant shopper, that …

Trader Joe's

How Successful People Make The Best Use Of Their Weekends

The weekend shouldn't just be a time to power-down. Use the time you have to yourself wisely, and get a head start on everyone else.

Success

Why We Can’t Be Happy All the Time

<b>“Suffering is part of our training program for becoming wise.” ~Ram Dass</b><p>Suffering by definition: the state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship. …

8 Easy Ways to Become Highly Productive Without Working Harder

I have always known hard work to be an essential secret of success. And because I like succeeding in all I do, I work hard.The harder I work, the …

Time Management

7 Bad Speaking Habits You Should Kick Immediately

When speaking to others, you should always take care to ensure your words aren't misconstrued and your true meaning is completely understood.

8 things that happen when you stop drinking alcohol

Maybe your nightly glass of vino has turned into two or three. Or you're overdoing it on the beer and have the paunch to prove it.<p>Whether you want to clean up your diet or you're trying to nip a potential issue in the bud, giving up alcohol can be tough—but the benefits make it worth the effort, …

Alcohol

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Foolish Financial Moves

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on foolish financial moves to avoid, healthy alternatives to …

Personal Finance

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Program Your Autopilot: 10 Good Money Habits and How to Form Them

They say that “old habits die hard.” However, new research shows it might not take that long to form new ones.<p>According to a study released in the …

7 Reasons You Need to Live a More Awesome Life

<i>“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious… He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand</i> …

Psychology

3 bad money habits you have to kick

When it comes to personal finance, our habits can really make or break us. When we're able to adopt positive financial habits, the benefits are endless: a better credit score, less financial-induced stress, a bigger savings account balance . . . the list goes on and on. Unfortunately, many of us …

Personal Finance

18 Amazing Foods For A Long Life

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A self-made millionaire says a seemingly innocuous daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

In "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," author and self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker identifies a seemingly harmless daily habit average people engage in that the rich refuse to: <b>complaining.</b><p>"Complaining is the absolute worst possible thing you could do for your health or your wealth," Eker …

Self-improvement

At Under 400 Calories, These Slow-Cooker Meals Equal Weight-Loss Success

Slow and steady wins the weight-loss race, but slow and steady also makes it happen when it comes to low-calorie meals. Dust off the ol' slow cooker and whip up these meals — full of flavor, fiber, and protein, and all under 400 calories.

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

Motivation

These 8 Phrases Kill Your Credibility. So Why Are You Still Using Them? | Inc.com

You want to project confidence, competence, professionalism, and self-assurance. Not only because it’s how you want people to think of you, but also because your business success depends on it. Yet, chances are, the way you use words is undercutting that professional, confident image. And you …

Mentoring

How mindfulness plays havoc with memory

The practice can disrupt the brain’s ability to tell the difference between real and false memories, scientists find<p>Mindfulness, the form of meditation embraced by business leaders, celebrities and the NHS, might not be so beneficial for the mind after all, according to research.<p>The practice, which …

Mindfulness

10 'healthy' foods that aren't really healthy

The health foods aisle has a way of making guys fat—and unhealthy—and understandably pretty ticked off.<p>After all, isn't munching on (nasty-tasting) health foods supposed to be good for you?<p>If food manufacturers were really out to boost your health, yes. But their end goal isn't making consumers …

Nutrition

10 Habits of Financially Stable People

Just like any other goal, financial success requires the practice of good financial habits. If you want to finally eliminate debt, increase your …

Personal Finance

11 Tools for Productive Individuals

There are hundreds of thousands of productivity tools to choose from. Auditing each of them is the hardest part of the selection process.<p>Just …

Apps

Excessive sweating is divided into two categories to help clinicians and sufferers understand their cause, and then approach treatment. The two types of hyperhidrosis are: Primary Focal and Secondary Generalized. Understanding the difference is one...

Excessive sweating is divided into two categories to help clinicians and sufferers understand their cause, and then approach treatment. The two types …