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How long does it take to build muscle with exercise?

Staying active is vital for overall health. It is also the best way to build muscle. How long it takes to grow muscle through activity varies from …

This 1 Phrase Will Help You Develop Self-Control, According to Science

Research shows it's not just what you say, but how you say it.<p>Our bad habits have an uncanny ability to get in the way of doing our best at work and in life.<p>But a new study has found a simple, yet effective weapon in the fight against our very worst vices.<p>Researchers writing in The Journal of …

6 Simple Strategies to Instantly Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Teaching you how to live a more inspired life.<p>Whether we like it or not, the demands of modern society generate stress and anxiety. The jobs we work and the material wealth we value make significant demands on our time and energy--both of which have an impact on our emotional state. And since most …

3 Sales Mistakes You Probably Don't Know You're Making

Because most people haven't been taught how to properly do sales, they're probably making one of these mistakes without even knowing it.<p>One of the biggest issues many of my coaching clients face is how to do sales. Whether they are freelance writers or yoga teachers, it seems as though the thought …

Successful Sales: How to Build Relationships and Still Close the Deal

In sales, building a relationship is everything... well, not everything, because you also need to make the sale. So how do you do both?<p>Successful sales requires two seemingly conflicting goals: in the short term you really need to make the sale... yet you also hope to build a long-term relationship.<p>…

Mark Zuckerberg Used This Trick to Combat Self-Doubt. You Can Too

Don't let self-doubt prevent you from reaching your goals.<p>In his recent Harvard commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg explained how a couple years into his venture, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Everyone around him advised him to sell.<p>But Zuckerberg held onto his business a little …

What Happened When I Forced Myself To Wake Up At 5 A.M. Every Day For A Month

Some early risers might get more done, but it turns out there are times when getting up earlier can make you less productive.<p>Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive and possibly better problem solvers. But after a month of forcing myself out of bed at 5 a.m., I …

How to Be More Than an Average Joe

No one wants to settle for the results that come with being average but it's easy to fall into the trap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’re sick of being average? You say you want more out of your life and work? The question is really about what you’re going to do …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

10 Ideas to Store Shoes In Your Entryway

No matter how many pairs of feet live in your home, you always have multiple pairs of shoes for each season. Your closet may be the biggest offender …

6 Lies We Believe About What It Is to Be Successful

Success isn’t common when starting your own business. When 50% of startups fail within the first five years the odds are already against you. People …

The Super Clever Strategy for Winning Wild Success

At first they will ask why you are doing it, later they will ask how you did it.<p>Success means something different for everyone.<p>For some, it means getting the promotion they've been wanting; for others, it's about ditching corporate life and following an entrepreneurial dream.<p>For some it's about …

How to do 100 pushups without stopping

Even if you have no aspirations to join the Marines, you have to admit that knocking out a set of 100 pushups at a clip would be pretty heroic—not to …

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Why Complaining Literally Shrinks Your Brain (and What You Need to do Instead)

The simple guide to avoid negativity and toxic people to succeed in life.<p>When things go wrong at work or in life, we vent in the hopes of releasing …

Are You a Builder or a Judge? Your Career May Depend on the Answer

Finding a satisfying career depends on this little bit of self-knowledge.<p>If you're at the beginning of your career journey or sitting confused at a work crossroads, there are tons of possible questions you can ask yourself to clarify your thinking and narrow in on the right path for you:<p>Who will I …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Refuse to Think

Pay attention to what comes out of your mouth. The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're familiar with cognitive distortion or cognitive bias, these psychology terms teach us that there are …

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7 Simple Life Hacks That Will Make You Smarter

Looking to perform better mentally? Do the following.<p><i>Do you want to be smarter?</i><p>You can't boost your IQ overnight, but you can get a little smarter every day.<p>With enough motivation and determination, anyone can expand their mental capabilities and become smarter.<p>Integrating new habits into your …

5 Ways to Drastically Increase Motivation and Productivity (Hint: Your Parents Were Wrong)

Execution is everything.<p>Procrastination gets a bad rep.<p>We've been told that it destroys productivity, and it can when not used correctly. But if you know what you're doing, then procrastinating can be a purposeful act to ignite your motivation and inspire peak performance.<p>Procrastination should not …

3 Easy Hacks to Becoming a Constant Learner

Don't have time to carve out an hour a day for deep learning? Here's how to do it throughout your day.<p>It's no surprise many of the most successful people share the constant learner gene. They carve out significant time for absorbing new information and deliberate learning. Some dedicate an hour …

Want a Great Marriage? 11 Things Couples Who Build Successful Marriages Do Each and Every Day

Occasionally, you can have it all--and that's definitely true where professional success and a strong marriage are concerned.<p>Success isn't based on one single factor. How you approach each day plays a huge role. Developing greater determination, willpower, and grit--something you can definitely …

International Cat Day: Six important facts about cats

Today is International Cat Day: a time to celebrate our feline friends. Despite the fact that cats come a close second to dogs for the position as “the most popular pet in the UK”, they remain poorly understood by their human companions (the term “owner” never seems appropriate for cats: unlike …

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Are we raising a generation of nature-phobic kids?

The childhood I had wandering through the woods and fields near my home unsupervised from morning until dark today seems like a lost world. Many children now spend fewer than 30 minutes per week playing outside.<p>It's not just kids and their preoccupation with iPads and video games, or busy streets …

Room temp or refrigerate? 14 foods to always store in the fridge

This helpful guide will let you quickly determine how to store some of your most used foods to optimize freshness.<p>To store in the fridge or not? That is the question most of us ask about several common kitchen items and leftovers.<p>Don't feel foolish if you frequently wind up stumped — so do the rest …

The Best Recipes of 2016 — So Far

We've nearly reached the end of 2016, and that means we've conjured up a <i>lot</i> of recipes for you to try. While there's a seemingly endless number of new breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes to bookmark, only a handful deserve a spot on a list of the best. Based on popularity among our …

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This Simple Technique Will Clear Your Mind [and Lighten Your 'Mental Load']

The life-changing magic of "thinking clean"...<p>Do you ever feel like you have so many things on your mind that you aren't able to fully focus on <i>any</i> of them?<p>Maybe you're trying to finish a project at work, but your mind keeps wandering to all of the tasks you have to finish at home, the financial …

AI expert says that Russia is on the verge of a ‘major breakthrough’ in artificial intelligence

At an artificial intelligence conference in New York City last week, Professor Alexi Samsonovich from the Moscow-based National Research Nuclear …

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In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

Happy birthday, Aldous Huxley!

"You shall know the truth," Aldous Huxley once said, "and the truth shall make you mad."<p>You'd be hard-pressed to find a quote more emblematic of the late English author, who was born 122 years ago today. Best known for his dystopian novel "Brave New World," Huxley predicted some of the most …

Nintendo's new console available to order, but it's not what you expected - Pocket-lint

Nintendo has officially revealed its next console, but it isn't the long-awaited Nintendo NX. We still have to wait for more details on that …