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The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

Self-improvement

What You May Not Understand About Meditation

Meditation has been touted recently as the solution for everything from ADHD to PTSD. It's being introduced in schools, workplaces, and hospitals. A meditation instructor of mine calls this growing popularity "McMindfulness." The research does seem compelling as scientists the world over try to …

Meditation

The Simple Way to Give Difficult Feedback (Without Hurting Feelings)

Learn how to balance honesty with compassion for maximum impact<p>Whether you're a leader or a peer, part of your responsibility is to give people feedback. Having been raised in a culture that often dances around the truth and tiptoes near insecurities, you may lack the skills required to balance …

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

Planning just got WAY easier.<p>It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and …

Apps

18 of the Most Charming Small Towns Across America

Small town America is alive and well.<p>Don't forget to save these adventurous travel ideas. For more great places to go, follow @countryliving on …

New England

How the sugar industry has distorted health science for more than 50 years

The sugar industry has a long history of shaping nutrition policy in the United States, working to mask the potential risks of consuming too much of the sweet stuff.<p>It wasn’t until this year, for instance, that the US Dietary Guidelines finally recommended people keep their consumption of added …

12 bedtime habits of unsuccessful people

The more quality shut eye you get, the more refreshed you'll be in the morning. In turn, that'll set you up to effectively tackle the challenges of your day.<p>On the opposite end, as Arianna Huffington told Business Insider, there's a direct correlation between sleep deprivation and an increase in …

Sleep

30 off-the-beaten-path destinations you should travel to in 2017

To celebrate its 30-year anniversary, CheapTickets came up with a list of 30 cities around the US that are bound to become travel favorites in the next several years.<p>From Cocoa Beach, Florida, to Fairbanks, Alaska, here are the places you should visit before all your friends do.

National Parks

14 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

You Don't Need To Be Married And Have Kids To Be Happy So STFU Already!

Before I got married, I had an on-again/off-again affair with being single. When we were on and things were good, I loved it; but when we were off, I hated it.<p>There's a lot to love about being single: you've got freedom and independence, you can come and go as you please, and you can do what you …

Relationships

10 apps to help make you a morning person

It's time to kick that snooze habit once and for all.<p>How you spend your morning can be a good indicator for how you spend your entire day. A good …

5 glorious backpacking routes not to miss in Eastern Oregon

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) On the far side of Oregon, among rolling prairie and high desert, are some of the state's most spectacular but overlooked …

Hiking

Why I miss old-fashioned sitcoms 

It’s 60 years since the first British sitcom aired on the BBC. Purists will maintain that the genre was launched with <i>Pinwright’s Progress</i> in 1946, but it is with Galton and Simpson’s exquisite <i>Hancock’s Half Hour</i> that we officially mark the birth of this landmark of British culture.<p>To celebrate the …

TV

5 Oregon State Parks That Offer Cabin and Yurt Camping

It’s a dilemma Portlanders face every winter: The desire to camp and spend time outdoors, but frosty temperatures, substantial snowpack, and …

23 hysterical clips of dogs to brighten your day

“Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?” said Jonathan Safran Foer.<p>The answer, obviously, is that dogs are brilliant (although we can forgive Mr Foer his rhetoric as "dogs are brilliant" isn't the kind of sentence that gets you fast-tracked onto literary prize shortlists. We …

This Is the Secret Sauce for Happy Employees

Workers want more from their employer than a paycheck.<p>Before we get to the secret sauce for happy employees, let's first talk about happiness at work. It's tricky to focus on happiness at work. It's subjective, and too often leaders focus on making employees happy. This is the wrong focus.<p>Where …

36 DIY Ideas You Need For Your Garage

Have a garage that needs to have some order put on the chaos? When I realized how much wasted space I had in my garage and how disorganized it was …

18 Cool DIY Ideas To Make Your Garden Look Great

Get inspired by these easy, fast and cheap <b>ideas to make your garden look great</b>. All of these ideas are very practical and do not require so many …

Gardening

14 Stress Management Apps to Relax Your Mind & Body

Self-help can be your biggest asset. Check out these apps to help you manage your stress and anxiety on a daily basis.

Apps

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each<b><br>More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit</b><p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the …

Hiking

45+ Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden

PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, …

A Ridiculously Long List Of Easy DIY Projects For Your Home

Ready to roll up your sleeves?<p>Channel your creative side with these totally easy DIY projects. From DIY life hacks to home decor ideas, we rounded up some of our favorite tutorials so you can get your craft on!<p>1. 15 Simple DIY Gifts For Everyone On Your List<p>Make the gift-giving process fun and …

Crafting

5 meditation experts to relax with on YouTube

Experts of all kinds take to YouTube to share their wisdom. From makeup to video games, viewers can find coaches on virtually any topic.<p>Meditation …

A man who spent 5 years studying millionaires found one of their most important wealth-building habits starts first thing in the morning

They also wake up really early.<p>Take Richard Branson, self-made billionaire and founder of the Virgin Group, who wakes up at 5:45 a.m. to exercise before starting his work day. Or Square CEO Jack Dorsey, who wakes up at 5:30 a.m. to meditate and go for a 6-mile jog.<p>Branson and Dorsey aren't the only …

Self-improvement

How to Use Self-Care for a Brighter, Less Stressful Life

<b>“The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.” ~Sydney Harris</b><p>I was working myself into the ground and I knew it. Balancing a full-time job, …

The Simple, Almost Surefire Way To Achieve Long-Term Financial Success

<b>Day 30: Make a long term plan.</b> <i>This post is part of FORBES’</i> <i></i><i>30 Day Money Challenge. Follow along on Twitter with #30DaysOfMoney</i> <i>or with the timeline posted here.</i> <i></i><p>Over the course of the FORBES 30 Day Money Challenge, you’ve been asked to check in on your income, track your spending, consider your …

Personal Finance

The Devil Lives in Florida! We Saw His Den.

Apart from some other devilish entities I will not here name, Florida has its fair share of weirdness and oddities. Many are artificial, but this one is natural. The tiny town of Williston (less than 3,000 inhabitants) is famous for its peanuts and the festival that goes with it, but also for an …

Forget calorie counting — this is the real secret to weight loss

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but everything you know about weight loss may be wrong.<p>In his new book, “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets …