Lee Sheftman

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How to Quit the Toxic Behavior of Procrastinating

The early bird gets both the worm and a pat on the back.<p>As an entrepreneur, there are certain times in your life that you will never forget: your first sale, your first customer review, and sometimes even the day you landed the client of your dreams.<p>They're just like those small moments you …

Procrastination

Why Self-Care Is Not Optional—It’s Crucial

You May Also Like...<p>Introduction to Daily Routine<p>The tradition of dinacharya (daily routine) is one of the single most powerful Ayurvedic tools for …

Self-improvement

What does running do to your brain?

Research from Sweden shows how running can defuse at least one important biological stress pathway<p>It may seem obvious – as you push on through a long run, veering wildly between sensations of agony and elation – that running can have a huge effect on your state of mind. It is an intuitive idea that …

Neuroscience

A Curious Girlfriend’s Guide to Finding a Threesome

Do couples who threesome together stay together? I decided to find out.<p>Judging by the spread of new apps designed to hook couples up with an extra pair of hands or feet or whatever it is they so desire, the “third” has been enjoying a bit of a cultural moment. Chances are if you’ve been swiping …

Relationships

The 'mother of all credit bubbles' is brewing — and this time it isn’t household debt

Let’s recall those heady days of 2006 when home prices were rising 10, 15, even 20 per cent a year, allowing millions of homeowners to refinance …

Finance

Why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg & Richard Branson Are Investing In These 2 Startups

If you could pick a dream team comprised of the world’s best executives and investors, who would you choose?<p>Well, this dream team already exists — and it has attracted some of the world’s biggest billionaires.<p>Here’s what you need to know.<p><b>Breakthrough Energy Ventures: The Dream Team</b><p>Breakthrough …

Venture Capital

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Privacy

How to win the biggest battle of all

“The toughest battle you’ll ever fight in your life is the battle within yourself.” — Anonymous<p>Within each day, each moment of life, each challenge, …

Self-improvement

Retail Brands Benefiting From Blockchain

Traub's ceo discusses the next wave of disruptive technology with the ceo and cofounder of Shopin.<p>The retail industry is already on track for a …

eCommerce

The Secrets To Resilience

<i>“There’s only one thing that’s worse than having an unhappy childhood, and that’s having a too-happy childhood.” –</i> Dylan Thomas<p>Research shows that …

Success

Blockchain Is The Next Big Thing

Those who are skeptical of cryptocurrencies may overlook the potential for blockchain technology. While many cryptocurrencies could fail, with their …

Blockchain

The easiest way to lucid dream, according to science

In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as <i>milam</i> aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having practitioners perform yoga in their dreams. It’s a ritualized version of one of the most mysterious faculties of the human mind: to know that we’re dreaming even while …

China Approves 5 New Trademarks For Ivanka Trump Business As President Forges ZTE Deal

The trademark approvals raise new concerns about potential Trump family conflicts of interest.<p>Ivanka Trump’s business has won approval from the Chinese government for at least five new trademarks. The approval came just days before President Donald Trump announced he was working on a controversial …

Donald Trump

I accidentally threw away $60M worth of Bitcoin

After Matthew Mellon, scion of the Mellon banking fortune, died on April 16 of a drug-related heart attack in Mexico, his family was unable to locate …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

I Haven't Eaten for 3 Days and It's Amazing

It's Sunday and the last food I ate was lunch Thursday. I've ingested only water for 72 hours and the experience is life-changing.<p>I love food, but I have eaten nothing and drank only water for the past 72 hours.<p>Why?<p>Partly because I kept hearing from friends and the media that they enjoyed fasting. …

Hudson River

How to develop mastery, make millions, and be happy

Idea #1: You don’t have a preexisting passion (nor should you want one).<p>Idea #2: Becoming really good at something and generously using your skills …

Self-improvement

Forget Cryptocurrencies, You're Better Off Buying These 3 Stocks

If you've been burned by cryptocurrencies in the last few months, these stocks could offer the returns you're looking for.<p>The boom in …

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Ashton Kutcher’s simple, yet brilliant, email strategy

On a recent episode of The Thrive Global Podcast, Thrive Global founder and CEO Arianna Huffington sat down with television and film actor, venture …

How to Beat Procrastination and Achieve Your Goals In Life and Business!

Amplify Your Performance, Overcome Procrastination and Become Exceptional!<p>Do you want to achieve your personal goals, and achieve higher performance …

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

The 6 best blockchain jobs of the future

Use of the blockchain is growing, and businesses will need skilled professionals to gain a competitive edge.<p>While blockchain adoption remains slow, …

Fasting For Just 24 Hours Boosts The Regeneration of Stem Cells, Study Finds

This study could even lead to 'fasting' in a pill.<p>For decades, numerous studies have shown that strict, low-calorie-intake diets could be the key to …

Stem Cells

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

The Three Levels of Self-Awareness

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.The fact is that the …

Lighthouse Is The Next Big Deal In Home Monitoring Technology

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of evaluating Lighthouse, a new next-generation home security device from a Palo Alto-based startup Lighthouse AI. After spending a couple of weeks with it, using my mom’s New Jersey home for evaluation, I’ve concluded that this remarkable device …

The Mother Of All Chains (MOAC) Is The Infrastructure Blockchain That Can Outperform Ethereum

<b>A recently launched blockchain network out of China is poised to surpass Ethereum and EOS in network speed, efficiency, and functionality.</b><p>When it went live in 2015, Ethereum brought a wave of innovation to the world of blockchain. Its introduction of a decentralized app (dApp) ecosystem and smart …

Blockchain

Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

European Travel

What are 10 habits that are good for a person to get into?

These are my Top 10 habits I’ve developed over the last 33 years after studying entrepreneurs, executives from Fortune 1000 companies and my own …