Lauren Sousa

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Get It Together: 20 Habits You Need To Start This October

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Giuliana Guarna.</i><p>Pumpkin spice lattes, riding boots, and Halloween planning aren't the only things that fall brings into our lives. It also brings us the opportunity to breathe in the crisp autumn air and channel the energy of a new season into creating positive …

How Kicking My Scale to the Curb Helped Me Lose 60 Pounds

After years of dieting, Susan Rappaport finally discovered the RIGHT way to drop pounds.<p><b>Before:</b> 180 <b>After:</b> 120<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>The first time I went on a diet, I was 15 and weighed 115 pounds. For some reason, I thought that my body didn’t look the way it was "supposed" to, and I wanted to do something …

35 Quotes From Tony Robbins: How To Become Extraordinary And Successful

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

How I Lost Over 60 Pounds

Don't settle for less, when losing weight can be a journey worth sharing and prove to be less of a hassle and more of a fond memory. This is not a seasonal thing. My body is not just summer ready, I am committed to staying in shape and healthy year-round!<p><i>This article was originally published on CNN.</i><p>…

Weight Loss

8 Moves to Make Your Pancake Butt Pop

You won't even recognize your booty.<p>PSA to any women who's dreamed of having a bigger, rounder butt: You don't need to settle for the buns you're born with.<p>Give your backside some sexy pop (and strength!) with the workout below, designed by fitness trainer, health coach, and fitness model Elizabeth …

How to Lose 50 Pounds or More

Trying to lose a significant amount of weight is a lot like training for a marathon. You know the journey ahead is going to be difficult, and getting …

A week of healthy dinner recipes

<b>Monday</b>:<p>For a dish with so few ingredients, you’ll be amazed at the complexity of tastes.<p><b>Tuesday:</b><p>An all vegie sushi roll that’s delicious and …

Don't Pay Another Bill Until You Pay This

Decide on an amount that you're comfortable with every month that'll still allow you to meet other financial obligations, and pay that Bank of YOU bill first. Yes. Every paycheck. Every time.<p>Living paycheck to paycheck sucks, but for millions of folks, or even billions, it's their world.<p>You budget. …

Budgeting

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

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Secrets to Success From Elon Musk, Steve Martin and Mike Bloomberg

What are the secrets to success? Well, successful people work hard. But you work hard too, right?<p>And if you keep working harder and harder you’re …

Cakey Fans Beware: These Brownies are Practically Fudge

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, is taking one-bowl brownies to new (excessively frosted) heights.</i><p>I've sampled a lot of brownies in my life. Personally, if I were to get philosophical about it, <b>I like a brownie that teeters on the edge of fudge-like.</b> It …

Recipes

A self-made millionaire says a seemingly innocuous daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

In "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," author and self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker identifies a seemingly harmless daily habit average people engage in that the rich refuse to: <b>complaining.</b><p>"Complaining is the absolute worst possible thing you could do for your health or your wealth," Eker …

25 simple things to give up if you want to succeed

Just as you declutter your office and home, from time to time do a check and throw out anything that isn't helping you make your success achievable.<p>Here are some good places to start.<p>Perfectionism sets us up for failure. It's not a quest for the best but a way of telling yourself you'll never be …

7 books to read before you quit your job

You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an entrepreneur — except for one thing.<p>You don't have an MBA. Or any idea really about the nuts and …

3 Bad Money Habits You Should Finally Kick

Take these baby steps to get closer to financial freedom.<p>When it comes to personal finance, our habits can really make or break us. When we’re able …

How to be a Badass in Every Aspect of Your Life: 10 Tips From Motivational Coach Jen Sincero

(Photo: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)<p>Let’s be honest—self-help books can get annoyingly fluffy, often to the point where trying to decipher the …

8 Reasons Why You Don't Have Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Before you decide to hate me, understand I know what it’s like to be broke, and worse than being broke I know what it’s like to just barely get by month after month.<p>Two hundred and fifty million people in the wealthiest country on the …

Paleo Pumpkin Bars

STOP WHAT YOU’RE DOING. There is a pumpkin emergency. It’s of utmost importance that you put on your baking hat and whip up these splendidly pumpkin …

Secrets To Success: 6 Tips From The Most Successful People

What are the secrets to success? Well, successful people work hard. But you work hard too, right?And if you keep working harder and harder you’re …

The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

Dr. Wayne Dyer's 11 Best Lessons for Achieving Success

Dr. Wayne Dyer not only achieved great success in his lifetime, but also taught countless others how to achieve it themselves. Here are 11 of his greatest lessons to take with you.<p>It was the 1970s, when people realized they could help themselves achieve success and step out of the bounds of …

Motivation

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

Side job helps chop 25-year payoff plan to 6 months

<i>This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle.</i><p>What do you do when you want to pay off your debt but you calculate it will take 25 years to do so on …

Two-ingredient gluten-free pancakes

Lifestyle blogger The Londoner shares her gluten-free, flourless banana pancake recipe<p>This recipe calls for two ripe bananas and one egg. That’s pretty much it!<p>I was worried they would taste like eggy banana, but with just a couple of additions they really do taste just like fluffy banana …