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33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Gluten-Free

How To Know When You Are Ready To Get Married

1. When we give up on perfection<p>It used to be when you’d hit certain financial and social milestones: when you had a home to your name, a set of qualifications on the mantelpiece and a few cows and a parcel of land in your possession.<p>But when, under the influence of Romantic ideology, this grew to …

13 Smashed Potato Recipes That Make a *Perf* Spring BBQ Side

Potatoes are *almost* a perfect food. They’re delicious and satisfying in every form, from mashed potatoes to fried latkes to potato soup. But when you’re looking for the quickest and easiest cooking method that doesn’t skimp on tastiness, you can’t do better than smashed potatoes — there’s zero …

Here's How To Eat A Little Healthier This Week

It's actually easier than you think.

Healthy Eating

12 Tasty Wraps for a Quick and Easy Dinner

Eating healthy on the go is always a struggle. It’s tempting to swing through the drive-thru to pick up a fast food favorite (and you never seem to have time to make your favorite restaurant burgers at home). And there are tons of healthy meals you could whip up at home, but dishes like spiralized …

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 05.07.2017

How was your Cinco de Mayo? Full of Naturally Sweetened Margaritas and tacos up the wazoo, I hope!<p>I’m heading to Napa tomorrow to visit the folks at …

17 Recipes That Actually Got Me Through Whole30

From someone who can barely cook and likes to eat.<p>Because of that, I can promise all of these recipes: are simple and easy to make<p>* don't use any fancy appliances because I have a tiny-ass kitchen and three roommates<p>* require no outlandish ingredients, except for a few Whole30-specific things that …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Your Apartment Feel 10 Times Bigger, According to IKEA

When most people look at a small room, they see problems. If you don't have a design background, the idea of squeezing a sofa into an already cramped …

32 Products Guaranteed To Give You The Most Organized Kitchen

Everything you need to make your kitchen the most organized room in your home.

15 Shakshuka Recipes for Breakfast or Dinner

If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person who doesn’t like to plan out meals, then eggs are probably a constant in your kitchen. Whether they’re for a protein-filled breakfast or a last-minute dinner, eggs are a total lifesaver AND budget friendly. Since you’ve met your monthly quota …

This 'secret' viral drink has made it to Starbucks' official menu

Say what you want about "secret menu" items not existing, but one cult Starbucks favourite has made it to the official menu.<p>The Medicine Ball, as …

How Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' Became the Darkest Tale of All

Despite the musical numbers, the 1991 Disney film is actually the darkest retelling of the popular fairy tale.<p>Disney often sands the edges off its fairy tales. Neither stepsister loses a toe in <i>Cinderella</i>; its <i>Little Mermaid</i> doesn't die. This is inevitable—it's the nature of fairy tales to change for …

The dark side of the brain: Too much emotional intelligence is a bad thing

A new study suggests that profound empathy may come at a price<p>Recognizing when a friend or colleague feels sad, angry or surprised is key to getting along with others. But a new study suggests that a knack for eavesdropping on feelings may sometimes come with an extra dose of stress. This and other …

13 Times GF Gnocchi Recipes Proved They’ll Be Your Newest Comfort-Food Obsession

After you go gluten-free, one of the first things you miss is pasta, amiright? Luckily, there are tasty alternatives out there, including rice noodles and chickpea versions. One that’s often overlooked is gnocchi. Traditionally, gnocchi is made of both potatoes and semolina. So when you substitute …

Is How I See Color How You See Color? Four Games That Test Your Color Vision

Photographers typically spend a lot of time thinking about color, everything from editing in Photoshop, calibrating a screen, or lighting with gels …

The Beginner's Guide to Meal Planning: What to Know, How to Succeed, and What to Skip

To the uninitiated, meal planning can feel like an elusive practice or an overwhelming task, but that's usually because we think about meal planning …

13 Leafy Green Dinners That Go Beyond Kale

We all know we should be eating more greens, but sometimes it’s hard to figure out how to keep our roughage intake interesting. Sure, there’s an abundance of kale recipes out there, but it’s time to spiral deeper into your greens-obsession and put your collard greens and Swiss chard recipes on the …

Consciousness Is a Byproduct of Entropy According to New Research

It’s the second law of thermodynamics, one of the essential rules of the physical universe, everything is infused with a particle of chaos, and that …

21 Things For People Who Love Black Cats

Black cat coven, unite!

Made in America

Watch a Neuroscientist Explain a Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

In this <i>WIRED</i> video, neuroscientist Bobby Kasthuri explains the concept of a <i>connectome</i> to a series of people with differing levels of experience. The …

Did ISIS inadvertently uncover the secret to the “lost” Hanging Gardens of Babylon?

<b>(Wikicommons)</b><p>ISIS destroyed an ancient shrine — and archeologists may have discovered a wonder of the ancient world underneath<p>Noah Charney<p>March 12, 2017 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Last week, a group of concerned archaeologists, mapping out the extent of the damage wrought by ISIS when it occupied the Iraqi city …

Ancient History

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

The Top 10 Mistakes Meal Planning Beginners Make (and How to Solve Them)

The approach you take for meal planning makes all the difference in setting yourself up for success. Of course tips and strategies for getting …

The Purpose Of Friendship: The Only 4 Types Of Friends You Need In Life

Are you aware that as you grow up, friendship is the thing that drifts away most easily? Work, vacation, relationships, family times — they’re all so …

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

It'll depend a lot on how you spend the next decade or so — i.e. will you start saving or rack up credit-card debt? Wallow in self-pity or learn to be happy with what you have?<p>Over on Quora, hundreds of people have shared the best ways to spend your 30s in order to lay the foundation for success …

5 Cancer-Fighting Foods—Plus What to Avoid

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to …

13 books Ernest Hemingway thought every young writer should read

In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson was fresh out of journalism school at the University of Minnesota when he read "One Way Across," a short story by Ernest Hemingway.<p>The story later became part of Hemingway's fourth novel "To Have and Have Not."<p>Samuelson admired the story so much that he …

Hey, Students: 5 Things That Are Wrong With Your Cover Letter

We've written a lot about the link between college and the workforce — and the kinds of skills graduates will need in the 21st century to succeed. One of the skills you need is knowing how to present yourself. To put your best foot forward in the workplace, and in life.<p>And so, as we started to read …

Employment

Sweet Potato Soup Recipe With Coconut Milk

<i>Sweet potato soup with coconut milk. Easy, healthy, vegan, paleo. So incredibly complex, rich, and velvety smooth you’ll go wobbly in the knees. So</i> …

Vegan

GameStop Is Changing the Tactics Used in Their Shady Circle of Life Program

GameStop Is Changing up the Shady Circle of Life Program to Make Meeting Quotas More Accommodating for Employees<p>GameStop’s shady Circle of Life …