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15 Time Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here are 15 …

Dominican Republic: beyond the beaches

The Dominican Republic is well known for its blissful beaches: the crystal clear waves of Punta Cana, the eye-catching turquoise waters at Bahía de las Águilas, and the deep blues of the Atlantic lapping at golden sands on Samaná Peninsula. While all are fantastic stops on the island, the DR has a …

8 reasons Belize should be on your radar

From the verdant jungles to the I-can’t-believe-these blues of the coast, Belize is a small Central American nation that packs a punch for those looking for an affordable paradise. We've compiled a list of reasons why you need to drop everything right now and book a trip.<p>It’s affordable and easier …

41 Motivational Quotes for When You Need Inspiration Most

Sometimes you need to push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.<p>Some days are easy--energy is high, the sun is shining, everything seems possible. But there will always be times when the storms come. Things go wrong, people let you down, and pressure is high. Those are the times …

Motivation

Dont Undervalue Yourself, with Ramit Sethi

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4 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Starting a Business

Starting a business can be full of highs and lows. No matter how prepared you think you are before starting up, you can’t avoid the many learning …

7 Empowering Thoughts to Tell Yourself Next Time You're Stressed

So instead of filling your mind with diminishing messages of fear and doubt, replace those negative thoughts with more positive and constructive ones that will fuel on the path to success:<p>It's only Tuesday, and you're likely still drudging through the priorities and responsibilities Monday had to …

7 Answers to Questions About LGBTQ Life & Dating

7 Ways to Declutter Your Life and Improve Your Focus

You're reading 7 Ways to Declutter Your Life and Improve Your Focus, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Why Friendships Are Crucial to a Healthy Marriage

Your marriage needs a healthy amount of space for each of you to continue being independent of one another. Friendships are a great way for this to stay intact.<p>You have probably seen this happen before, or perhaps it has happened to you: you get into a relationship with someone, fall in love, get …

eBooks

7 Ways To Bring Meditation Into Your Life

We live in a multi-tasking, 24/7, eat fast, work more, sleep less, always-connected, and "always on" world these days. It's no coincidence that at the same time, many of us complain of feeling increasingly exhausted, stressed, depressed, anxious, and disconnected, and are looking for …

Meditation

To Boost Happiness, Stack the Pain

Before I became an entrepreneur, I went to business school. While studying for my MBA, there was one lesson that I learned which has proved to be …

How to Support a Partner Dealing With Depression

As a mental health counselor and someone who has battled depression for most of her life, I'm no stranger to the toll it can take on …

The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt

Wave those glutes in the air.<p>Your glutes are designed to be the largest, most powerful muscle group in your entire body. And when all of your booty muscles are strong and metabolically active, you’ll have more power for your workouts, increased support for your hips and spine, and improved strength …

Workouts

3 Surprising Ways to Feel More Loved

<b>Are you focused on romantic love this Valentine's Day? If so, you're missing an opportunity! Building</b> stronger connections with those around us can lead to a happier, healthier, more successful, and easier life. Our relationships help us live and work from our sweet spots by bringing us both …

We gathered six directors, including Quentin Tarantino and Ridley Scott, in a room. Here's what they said.

Filmmaking is a collaborative art. Yet most movie directors work alone, in the sense that there is only one. So when a group of directors get together to talk about how they do what they do, it is with a genuine interest and curiosity in how others might approach the same problems and …

How To Publish A Book: 10 Simple Steps To Finally Become An Author

I was surprised to learn that 81% of Americans want to write a book.The statistic is surprising because so few people actually do.Of those who do …

4 Ways to Get Employees Moving After the Holidays

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It was the most wonderful time of the year -- but these days it’s also the most stressful. After the holidays, employees reluctantly return to work to face a mountain of work, stuffed inboxes and year-end goals that still need to be …

Staying Together Means Learning to Handle Pressure

Here's a peek at what I call the S.O.U.L strategy for handling challenges and disagreements with soul-to-soul respect and closeness, rather than reactivity. Years as a couple therapist has confirmed for me that how you behave under pressure is make or break for a lasting relationship.<p>Couples …

Self-awareness

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

33 Fast Facts About Love

• In every interaction, we're all asking the same question: "Will you show me what real love is?"<br>• Whether we're creating a special dinner or starting an argument, we're looking for an opportunity to share love.<br>• If we don't love ourselves first, no one else will -- not because we're not lovable, but …

7 Best Infographic Makers for Building an Infographic From Scratch

Infographics are such a fun and effective visual way to display information. We at Buffer have certainly used them quite a few times to share …

Infographics

YouTube exec explains what makes a video go viral

This was way back in 2009: A quirky video called JK Wedding Entrance Dance went so viral that the hit TV show "The Office" parodied it in one of its most popular episodes (you know, the one where Jim and Pam finally got married).<p>Since then, YouTube's relationship with mass media has completely …

What I wish my friends understood about my polyamorous life

<i>Earlier this year, our contributor Lizzie Leis wrote a story about being in a committed relationship with two people—and then finding out she was</i> …

Relationships

You Don't Have to Be Monogamous? 5 Polyamory Myths Busted

Hey everyone! So today, we’re gonna talk about polyamory – not to be confused with polyarmory, which is an achievement in Black Ops 2.<p>Polyamory is an …

7 Polyamory Myths That Need Busting

because love is not finite<p>I’ve always felt bewildered by people who have strong opinions on relationships that don't involve them. After all, love and its many dimensions can only be truly understood by the parties involved. One sort of love that always seems to conjure judgement is polyamory—and …

Say Goodbye To These Thoughts For Self-Improvement

If you’ve often felt slightly removed from the worries of today and miss the simplistic life of a time gone by, or somehow feel a little out of sync …

Self-improvement