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50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

<b>1. Stop consuming caffeine</b><p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we’re off it, we under perform and become incapable.<p>Isn’t this absurd?<p>In his …

These Female Entrepreneurs Created a Fake Male Co-Founder to Work Around Sexism. How Well It Worked Is Incredibly Eye Opening.

Their experience shows how despite an intensified focus on issues of sexism in the tech industry, there is still a long way to go.<p>From the scandals involving gender bias at Uber and Google and the resignations of two prominent investors as a result of accusations of sexual harassment, the last few …

This Woman Was Kicked Out of a Public Pool So Her One-Piece Swimsuit Wouldn't 'Excite' Boys

Is it too much to ask that women are no longer shamed for their bodies, clothes, and appearances in general? For now, apparently it is.<p>A normal one-piece swimsuit is the cause of the latest instance of totally uncalled-for body-shaming to go viral. The incident occurred on Tuesday in Knoxville, …

Swimwear

When You Factor in Family Duties, the Average Working Mom Works 98 Hours a Week

Working moms, and moms in general, don't get enough credit for all that they do, which is pretty much work <i>all the time,</i> even when they're not getting …

Flont Is Changing How to Buy Fine Jewelry Online

Historically, the world of fine jewelry has been regarded as a members-only club that prided itself on being exclusive and restricting acceptance into its fortified confines to those with stature and oodles of money. Opening the doors to the masses, so to speak, is Flont, a new fine jewelry …

Jewelry

15 Times Jennifer Lopez Was Nearly Naked on the Red Carpet

Forget Kourtney Kardashian and Emily Ratajkowski, Jennifer Lopez is the OG queen of nakedness. Always tasteful and chic, Jenny from the block has …

The last bastion of the department store has fallen

Ten years ago, you would have had an impossible time finding high-end cosmetics outside of a department store, let alone on sale.<p>Now, facing assault from both fellow brick-and-mortars as well as online-retailers, the inevitable tide of discounting has reached the department store’s ground floor: …

Customers

The French Girl Myth Will Never Go Away Because We Don't Really Want It To

I'll never forget the time I took a bite out of a flaky, butter-filled croissant one morning while walking down the streets of Paris, only to have a French girl sneer at me with the utmost disdain. "Are you enjoying that?" She said scathingly, shaking her head. My mouth was too full to tell her …

France

Terrible Habits That You Can Either Stop Now or Regret Later | Inc.com

<i>What are the top bad habits to stop immediately or I'll regret big time later in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by William Beteet, Standup Comic, Powerlifter, Law Student, and</b> …

Selfies

Want to Become Successful? Avoid These 9 Toxic Personalities | Inc.com

Since Spring has finally sprung, it's time to do a little spring cleaning. And what better place to start than with the people in your life?<p>This has been something I try to do each year. While it's not always easy, it's necessary for me to become more successful at the many tasks I have to complete …

Self-help

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

New York City

Win the Day With Tim Ferriss's Morning Routine

Here's how the best-selling author and serial entrepreneur starts things right.<p>"If you win the morning, you win the day -- or at least, so it has been said," says author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss. And he has a routine designed to set him up for success. In this video, Ferriss explains what he …

6 Reasons to Get Better at Leading Meetings

Most people see meetings as a burden, a waste of time, or a general annoyance. But meetings aren’t going away. The good news is that leaders have the opportunity to significantly improve how meetings are run at your company, which could boost your influence and your career.<p>A recent study, published …

If You Want to Have a Divorce-Proof Marriage, Do THESE 7 Things

All marriages begin with great happiness, joy, and hope. When we say <i>"I do,"</i> we expect that our relationship will last forever. No one goes into a marriage thinking, <i>"We'll be in love for a while, then break up and start all over again with someone else."</i><p>But that’s the reality for most of us. …

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

Your Brain Can Resurrect 'Forgotten’ Short-Term Memories

Working memories don’t have to be continuously active in the brain to be remembered.<p>Day-to-day living can be such a struggle for people with short-term memory loss. But scientists have now found that memories are rarely completely lost—instead they're just moved to the subconscious.<p>A functioning …

9 Things That Will Keep You From Being Successful | Inc.com

We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop mental strength, you have to be willing to …

Self-improvement

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

This Is The Best Way To Motivate Yourself To Exercise: 4 Proven Secrets

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.We all want a magic pill that makes us …

Antidepressants

40 Easy DIYs That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Home

Going through a home renovation is actually the worst. Time to take matters into your own hands.

Home Improvement

The Best Self-Help Books for the Summer of 2016

Our nation has a sort of embarrassing and very consuming addiction: self-help books. From <i>The Power of Now</i> to <i>The Artist's Way</i> to the <i>7 Habits</i>, we are bingers of how-to. The last time I checked, Forbes.com reported that Americans spend a whopping 11 billion on self-help books every year.<p>And summer is …