Karla Acosta

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10 Evening Habits Of Highly Successful People

We all know that early birds get more things done by making the most out of their mornings and setting the day right for successful completion of all …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

A renewable reality: Fossil fuels aren’t going anywhere

The artwork for Ontario's Climate Change Action plan shows Ontario, circa 2050, as a paradise of cyclists, electric cars, wind turbines, solar panels, dense urban environments and homes powered by geothermal energy. Renewable energy industries could not have been happier.<p>These industries have been …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

Nutrition

10 Success lessons from Reid Hoffman - “Co-Founder of LinkedIn” for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share30<p>+14<p>Shares 57<p>Microsoft announced its plan to acquire LinkedIn this year for $26.2 Billion, making it by far the biggest acquisition …

5 Universal Success Principles That Have Nothing to Do With Motivation

<b>Most of the success advice you read is crap because it mistakes correlation for causation.</b><p>“Eighty percent of successful CEOs wake up at 5 a.m.—follow …

You’re More Likely to Exercise if You Have a Sense of Purpose

As several recent studies have confirmed, as many as 95% of people don’t meet the amount of exercise the government recommends. Some research …

SolarCity's CEO told us solar energy will reach a tipping point in just 5 years — here's why

Solar has a ton of potential as an alternative energy resource, and yet we barely use it.<p>If panels are 20% efficient at turning solar energy into power (as has been the case in lab tests), then we could feasibly cover a land area about the size of Spain and power the entire Earth renewably in 2030. …

10 Podcasts That’ll Help You Be Your Healthiest Self

Whether you’re trying to take more steps, max out your ClassPass membership with majorly helpful insider hacks or eat better by bringing healthy lunches to work, a lack of motivation is bound to happen. So what’s a girl to do when it’s a struggle to summon some willpower? Phone a friend, turn to …

Weight Loss

As Arctic Nears Tipping Point, President Obama and Nordic Leaders Must Act

On May 13 at the White House, President Barack Obama hosts the leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden for a U.S.-Nordic Leaders …

Alevo, The Other Energy Storage Gigafactory, Begins To Stir

In late 2014, a virtually unknown company called Alevo announced it was entering the energy storage market with a new inorganic, sulfur-based lithium ion battery technology that it had acquired from the bankrupt German company fortu PowerCell. Alevo entered the U.S. with a big splash, investing …

Energy

Running For Weight Loss: Workout Modules And Extra Tips

Want to maximize fat burning while running for weight loss? This essential guide will help you achieve your weight loss goals!

10 Easy Ways to Protect the Ocean 365 Days a Year

As divers, we are ambassadors for the underwater environment with a shared responsibility to help protect the ocean and its inhabitants. Whether …

Keep Your Money Momentum Going

Keep your personal finance momentum going.<p>This is Day 30 of the #MONEY30, a month-long bootcamp for personal finance novices. You can read more about …

7 Simple Habits to Keep Happy Every Day

Notably, most people are most productive when they are the happiest. On the other hand, unhappy or sad people tend to perform poorest.<p>This is true in …

Happiness

The 10 Best Travel Documentaries On Netflix That Will Motivate You To Hit The Road

<b>Last Updated: April 26th</b><p>Sometimes you need a nudge to get out that door and hit the road. Other times you need a full on shove. Below you’ll find a round-up the best travel documentaries on Netflix. Read, then watch to discover faraway places and the mad few who wander to the edges of the map in …

Entertainment

Researchers have stumbled upon a battery breakthrough that could change energy storage forever

Better battery storage can advance all sorts of technology from phones to electric cars — but increasing battery life is no easy feat.<p>Luckily, researchers hailing from the University of California Irvine may have accidentally discovered a solution that could change energy storage forever.<p>Fifth-year …

8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years. Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity …

5 Ways Great Leaders Make Work Meaningful For Employees

According to <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, “amazing bosses try to make work meaningful and enjoyable for employees. They’re most successful when they adhere to a few best practices.”<p>I agree with these best practices and would like to take each one step further and offer a tool that will help you leverage …

Employment

LED lighting could play a key role in decarbonising the global economy because of its energy savings<p>An Australian semiconductor company believes it is finally getting closer to “pay day”, more than a quarter of a century after its breakthrough technology first began taking shape at Sydney’s …

LED Lighting

23 free or ridiculously cheap things to do on your trip to Los Angeles

1. Go fly a kite (festival).<p><b>Cost:</b> Free…or the cost of a kite<p>I love the sight of a colorful kite soaring high in a strong ocean breeze. How awesome …

A Beginner's Guide To Essential Camping Gear

Spring is in full swing, which means that camping trip you’ve been itching to take is just around the corner. Of course, you’ve also been meaning to …

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

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

Etsy Is Helping Its Sellers Get Solar Panels (And Cutting Its Own Footprint)

The program–offering steep solar discounts to sellers on its marketplace–is a creative way for Etsy to reduce its carbon footprint.<p>Etsy helps its 1.6 million merchants sell everything from belly chains to gingerbread dollhouses. And now it’s helping them install solar panels too. From this May, the …

15 National Parks That Should Be On Your Bucket List

America the beautiful.

The chart that shows how close we are to a climate catastrophe

We’re inching closer to climate catastrophe. Every month this year has been, on average, hotter than any other in recorded history.<p>India and Ethiopia are suffering some of the worst droughts in decades. Unexpected flooding has hit Pakistan and the US.<p>Some of these extreme weather events are partly …

Climate Change

Happy Earth Day: How To Use Capitalism To Bring Us Abundant, Cheap And Emission-Free Energy

One of the loudest and most fruitless political disputes in Washington has been about climate change. If you’re even vaguely concerned about climate change, take note: The political climate itself may be changing. Capitalism to the rescue!<p>Many progressives consider climate change an existential …

11 daily habits of self-made billionaires anyone can adopt

If you want to get rich, start by studying the people who have already done so.<p>"The only person who can teach you how to think like a millionaire is a millionaire," writes Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think."<p>The same could be said about billionaires.<p>Below, we've rounded up 11 habits …