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How to Get Better Skin When You're Pinching Pennies

Skincare can be wildly expensive. The price tag attached to every cleanser, moisturizer, and serum adds up, and, frankly, we can't always afford to …

12 Clever Ways to Organise Your Beauty Stash Inspired by the KonMari Method

One of the greatest luxuries in my life is space. When a surface — be it my office desk or vanity bureau at home or bathroom cabinet — lacks clutter, …

12 Tiny Changes You Can Make Today to Start Streamlining Your Life | Women's Health

If you shove everything in your bag as you’re running out the door, you’re likely to forget something. You don't want to get to the gym just to realize you only brought one sneaker. Make sure you have everything you need by packing in advance. Choose your clothes the night before so you have one …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

How to Travel Alone in Europe

While it's fun to travel with a group of friends or loved ones, solo travel has its own set of joys – and challenges. Traveling to Europe is fairly safe, and not complicated to plan. Lodging, transportation and food needs are met in a similar way as in the United States with a few cultural twists …

Solo Travel

Use The Rubber Band Method To Build Better Habits Every Day

Habits are important to our productivity both at work and at home. However, building better habits requires reminders. You need something to help you …

6 Anti-Aging Skin-Care Ingredients Every Woman Should Be Using by 30

How young is too young to start an anti-aging regimen? According to Sherry Ingraham, M.D., it's a question that she fields almost daily at her dermatology practice in Texas. “If you think of sunscreen as the most important anti-aging product, you should start as soon as you possibly can!” she says. …

1. Before you go to bed at night, tell your brain, “wake me up at __ a.m.”

Unless you got drunk the night before, you’ll likely start waking up right before the alarm clock startles you awake.<p>2. If the subconscious command …

'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John shares 9 business books he thinks everyone should read

As a 14-year-old, Daymond John had yet to be diagnosed with dyslexia but knew that he struggled with reading.<p>But there was one book — Napoleon Hill's 1937 classic "Think and Grow Rich" — that so enthralled him that he not only pushed through it, but decided to read it again every year.<p>In John's own …

You Won't Believe How Many Eyeliners Kim Kardashian Uses to Get a Natural Makeup Look

Here you were feeling proud that you managed to apply somewhat-symmetrical eyeliner before heading to work this morning. Now we're here to humble you by pointing out that if you were Kim Kardashian, your average everyday eye makeup would involve applying three different liners.<p>That's right. In the …

I Got My Groove Back Post-Baby By Creating a Makeup Uniform

I realized I could focus on something that didn't have anything to do with a "post-baby body": my face.<p>I've never been a fan of makeup. In my teens and twenties, I quickly realized that I didn't have the skill to apply it well, and was actually making things worse by trying. So I quit. I went …

9 Treadmill Hacks to Not Hate Your Life While You Run

Tips from a woman who ran for 12 hours straight on a treadmill.<p>Susie Chan, 40, is a U.K.-based runner who recently claimed the Guinness World Record for longest time (12 hours!) spent running on a treadmill — a tedious feat that approximately nobody aspires to achieve. Hell, even Chan admits: "It's …

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

9 Bad Work Habits to Kick in 2016

As we write our New Year's career resolutions, it's easy to focus on what we <i>should</i> do—ask for a raise, vie for a promotion, snag a corner office—and forget that there are a host of unsavory behaviors we'd be wise to stop at work.<p>"Bad work habits develop over time," making them tough to recognize …

8 Tips for Dealing With Stress and Overwhelm

In today's modern world, distractions are growing, busy-ness is increasing, stress is climbing and people are feeling more overwhelmed than ever before. Information overload, the rapid rate of change and increased role expectations are all contributors. These trends are unlikely to slow down so …

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

The Six Lists You Need To Make Every Day Productive

You might make a daily to-do list, but have you considered project lists or outsource lists? Here’s what to write down to get the most done.<p>Your brain is for thinking, not for storing a long list of random things you need to do.<p>“When you’re juggling a lot of tasks, things will fall through the …

Supermodel Skin-Care Products: What 4 Women Use to Get That Radiant Glow

Gorgeous, healthy, and glowing was the beauty mantra at Versace's spring 2016 show—skin was the real standout. We had to know the supermodel skin-care products some of our favorite women keep in their (chic) bags. As for the makeup, Pat McGrath kept it fresh and minimal with a swirl of blush, a …

Skin Care

10 Strategies to Improve Your Morning Routine

<i>By Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>With the first weeks of school underway, and most adults settling back in to work (however grumpily) after vacations, mornings are bound to be more hectic. From searching for missing shoes, backpacks and important papers to remembering all of the minute details of …

Do the Painful Things First

Before I became an entrepreneur, I went to business school. While studying for my MBA, there was one lesson that I learned which has proved to be useful over and over again in my life.<p>I was sitting in a marketing class and we were discussing ways to design a wonderful customer experience. The goal …

4 Gmail tricks that will completely change your workday​ ​

Sometimes it's fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But other times, as I'm watching my inbox fill up at the speed of light, it can just be overwhelming.<p>Gmail and I have finally come to a mutually respectful …

Don’t ignore these 7 habits of highly effective entrepreneurs

I used to waste a lot of time when I worked as an employee of a company a couple of years ago. I used to reach office by 10 am, check emails, go to …

10 Resume Tweaks to Help You Get a Job Now | Inc.com

Time moves in a different dimension when you're job hunting. Managers say they will make a decision "soon," and you don't hear from them for three weeks. Recruiters say they'll get back to you "tomorrow," and they never, ever contact you again. It's a weird and frustrating position to be in. …

Employment

4 Things Successful Small-Business Owners Do Every Morning

The saying goes that the early bird gets the worm. But success isn’t as simple as waking up before everyone else. It’s about what you do -- <i>or don’t do</i> -- in those first hours of the day. We partnered with Wells Fargo and asked several small-business owners to share the simple morning habits that …

12 Tips for Strong, Credible Business Writing | Inc.com

In a world dominated by email and social media, your success is directly proportional to your ability to influence others through the written word.<p>Here are some business writing pointers with real-life examples:<p>1. State your conclusion first.<p>People today are simply too busy to ponder your thought …

Creative Writing

16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

Time Management

The Worst Money Advice You Will Listen to in Your 20s Will Cost You Thousands

Navigating your finances in your 20s is tough enough without everyone and their brother tossing in their two cents about what you should and shouldn't do. Friends and family may mean well in offering up guidance, but sometimes the things they preach are just plain wrong. The MyBankTracker staff …

Personal Finance