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Look Beyond Your Resolution, See Your Legacy

Most of us look at the changing of the new year as a time of renewal, when we resolve to make ourselves better, happier, and more fulfilled than we were the year before. But what if this year, we looked beyond our resolutions toward something broader -- a personal resolution that will leave a …

10 Easy Steps to Making Your Dreams Come True

About a year ago, I was waking up before dark every morning. I had a set of rituals that I knew would put me on course to the life of my dreams.<p>The only problem was -- and this was a big one -- I was chasing the wrong dream. At the time, I was working at being a life coach, and I was thinking that …

10 Ways to Keep the Weight Off For Good

Once it's lost, it's gone forever—woo!<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>There's no fad diet or miracle pill that will change your body overnight, but losing weight is within your reach—it just might take a little longer than you'd like. …

Get Fit While Watching TV

You know that feeling when all you want to do is sit at home watching something on TV? The world outside has ceased to exist but that doesn't mean that your drive for fitness needs to go bye-bye. Quite the opposite in fact. Here's a chance to turn that sofa into your playground, making the night-in …

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25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime

Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of vitamin N at the same time by hiking. These 25 …

10 Free Online Courses That Every Professional Should Check Out

Sure, you got a great education from top schools, and you've been working for awhile now. But as you get deeper and deeper into your career, it can become easy to stop pushing yourself to acquire new skills or retain what you've already learned.<p>The Khan Academy, an online learning nonprofit backed …

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The 5-Minute Equipment-Free Total-Body Workout

No time? No equipment? It turns out you also have no excuses.<p>Here's what you need to get fit: 1) five minutes and 2) you.<p>This total-body workout uses super-fast bodyweight moves to torch calories and tone muscles in whatever time you have. The key is going all-out. Perform the first exercise at …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

TV: Killing Us Softly?

Have you been thinking there's really nothing good on TV these days? Nothing worth watching anymore? Then why are you still sitting there, hand on remote?<p>What if the time you spend watching that stuff that isn't too great was costing you big time? I'm not talking about the cost of cable TV. I'm …

10 Really Great Reasons to Work Out That Have Nothing to Do With How You Look

Your mood, your smarts, your performance at work, your cancer risk—regular sweat sessions pay off in many more ways than you might think

The Leadership Secret Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg Have In Common

<b>What You Can Learn About Leadership From Jobs And Zuckerberg</b><p>Robert Sutton:<p><b>We all have imperfections and surrounding yourself with people who can do</b> …

Dare to Be 100: Living Inferior Lives

My personal philosopher is William James. HIs writings nourish and inform each day.<p>He noted "we live lives inferior to ourselves." Such a daunting claim is intimidating. But true. James himself lived an inferior life because he was only 68 when he died.<p>I hold the firm conviction that all of us …

The Flaw With the Law of Attraction

A basic principle of the Law of Attraction is that we will bring into our lives what we focus on, visualize, think about and affirm with our words. The Law of Attraction is both powerful and empowering because it helps us to remember we are co-creating our lives rather than just allowing life to …

Weight loss success: Couple shed 280 pounds - CNN.com

In 2011, Robert and Jessica Foster weighed 327 pounds and 287 pounds, respectively. Click through the gallery to see the Colorado couple's amazing transformation.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>An amazing transformation<p>An amazing transformation<p>An amazing transformation<p>An amazing transformation<p>An amazing …

4 Simple Steps to Reinventing Your Life

Do you feel like pressing the reset button when it comes to your life?<p>So many people wish they could make a significant change with regard to their personal relationships, appearance, character or career. In a nutshell, they wish they could hit a button and simply change the game.<p>When we take a …

Cold dead star may be a giant diamond

Astronomers aren't being poetic when they say this star is a diamond.<p>Scientists have identified what is possibly the coldest white dwarf ever detected. In fact, this dim stellar corpse is so cold that its carbon has crystallized, effectively forming a diamond the size of Earth, astronomers …

Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures

Photographer Stephen Axford forages for fungi in the forests of New South Wales in Australia. He doesn't harvest them, he captures their beauty on camera

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

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