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How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

I’m not hungry for money. Compared to several years ago, when I had less money, I still have the same life.<p>I wake up, drink my freshly brewed coffee, …

Personal Finance

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

Activewear brands blasted: "That is not what yoga is about"

Yoga entrepreneur Victoria Csarmann has blasted digital influencers, and designer activewear brands, for damaging the overall understanding of the …

Sydney couple who ‘started with nothing’ quit their jobs in their 20s thanks to property investment

IN 2010, Sydney husband-and-wife duo Mina and Scott O’Neill bought their first investment property.<p>They had worked hard for years to scrape together …

Gold Coast

Here’s Why You Should Always Say Yes to a Stopover

It used to be that a direct flight to wherever you were going was the holy grail of air travel — who wants to spend 10 hours in an airport waiting for your *real* vacation to begin, right? Now, that’s all changed. Airports are outfitted with amenities that make you <i>want</i> to hang out there; there are …

San Francisco

Zuckerberg says he wants us to spend less time on Facebook. Maybe he means it

During an earnings call in late January, Mark Zuckerberg surprised everyone by saying people spending less time on Facebook is a <i>good</i> thing. Moreover, time spent on Facebook will likely continue to decrease as the company implements further changes to the platform over the next year.<p>It was a …

Social Media

Expressive Writing Cools Brain on Stressful Tasks for Worriers

<i>Summary: Using EEG to measure brain activity, Michigan State University researchers discover expressive writing can help those who worry excessively</i> …

Michigan State University

3 Ways to Regulate Your Emotions

We do a lot with our emotions, other than just feel them. John Milton wrote of the kingly merits of “reigning” over them. Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray …

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

South America

5 essential tips to sell anything to anyone, according to a 'Shark Tank' Shark

Most people don't realize how important selling is — unless your paycheck depends on it!<p>Every time I mention selling, I always hear, "It's not for me", "You have to have knack for sales", or ;"I just can't do sales" — but this can't be farther from the truth.<p>Salespeople aren't the only ones selling …

To Succeed You Must Become a Knowledge Junkie

The first step to solving most problems is figuring out what you don't know and then learning it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A junkie can be defined as anyone suffering from an addiction. I’ll be the first to admit, I exchanged one addiction for another. My drug …

Harvard Course on Positive Psychology: Watch 30 Lectures from the University’s Extremely Popular Course

Several years back Tal Ben-Shahar taught a course on Positive Psychology at Harvard, which became, at least for a while, the most popular course at …

ICON_SEARCH

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

7 secrets to a lasting relationship from the hugely popular 'Marriage 101' class

<i>Professor Alexandra Solomon teaches the most popular course at Northwestern University — Building Loving and Lasting Relationships: Marriage 101. The class and the wait list fill up on the first day of registration and the course receives media attention from around the world. Here, Solomon shares</i> …

My Startup Failed — But I Was Still Successful. Here’s Why

<i>Written by Khalid Boukdid</i> // <i>Also shared on</i> <i>Startups.co</i><i>.</i><p>Let me start off by clarifying that this is not your average ‘ …

American Teenagers Are Using Slam Poetry To Make Sense Of Trump

For the past 20 weeks, young and fearless poets have been rehashing currents events through spoken word.<p>Given the incessant pace of the internet, and the antics of the current presidential administration, staying up to date with American current events can be exhausting, if not harrowing.<p>Earlier …

Senate Intelligence Committee

Do These 5 Simple Things Every 24 Hours to "Age-Proof" Your Brain

For many people, focusing on health strategies like exercise, eating a balanced diet, and self-care rituals gets more important as time goes on. But …

A Stanford researcher is pioneering a dramatic shift in how we treat depression — and you can try her new tool right now

We do know, however, that talking seems to help — especially under the guidance of a licensed mental health professional. But therapy is expensive, inconvenient, and often hard to approach. A recent estimate suggests that of the roughly one in five Americans who have a mental illness, close to …

Furry friends lend humans a helping hand

There is certainly a place for canines who are content just being a friend to the people with whom they share a home. But here, we highlight some extraordinary dogs who work hard to help make the world a better place for us bipeds.<p><b>Charlie — Steady paws for a cause</b><p>Charlie, a 6-year-old, 155-pound …

The Best Fidget Cubes to Fight Fidgety Digits

At this point we all have ADHD. We need constant stimulation, or we’ll explode. It’s true. If you sit quietly for ten minutes, your head will cave …

Why Entrepreneurs Are Fun to Date and Hard to Marry

Entrepreneurs tend to get restless in committed relationships. Here are four tips to help your romance last.<p>Most entrepreneurs have a list of character traits that reads like the ideal profile for a date: curious, creative, fun, adventurous, ambitious, hardworking.<p>Who wouldn't want to date someone …

Here’s how one of Google’s top scientists thinks people should prepare for machine learning

People like famed physicist Stephen Hawking and Tesla's Elon Musk have issued dark warnings of a world where computers become so sophisticated, so …

A Trauma Nurse Reflects On 'Compassion Fatigue'

Sometimes, even professionally compassionate people get tired.<p>Kristin Laurel, a flight nurse from Waconia, Minn., has worked in trauma units for over two decades. The daily exposure to distressing situations can sometimes result in compassion fatigue.<p>"Some calls get to you, no matter who you are," …

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

Study: Heavy alcohol use in adolescence alters brain electrical activity

Long-term heavy use of alcohol in adolescence alters cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain, according to a new study from …

How We Avoid Our Feelings and How Embracing Them Sets Us Free

<b>“</b><b>We numb our minds and heart so one need not be broken and the other need not be bothered.” ~</b><b>Peggy Haymes</b><p>Feelings are important, no doubt about it. …

Self-help

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