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This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

7 recipes for people who hate to cook

(And they work just fine for those who like to cook, too.)<p>My go-to food when I don't feel like cooking is flatbread. I grab leftover protein, veggies …

7 Things Successful People Do Differently to Reach Their Dreams

It’s inspiring to envision the future and to set dreams and goals for things we hope to achieve. But then there’s the question of how to turn those …

5 Keys to Self-Discipline – Resist Temptations Like a Monk (and Achieve Your Long-Term Goals)

If you want to make any kind of changes in your life, it’s self-discipline that will either help you reach your goal (when you have a lot of …

10 Motivational Good Reads

We all could use a little “self-help.” And that is probably the reason that the “self-help” sections of book stores are so large – everyone has a …

6 Obstacles Keeping You From Pursuing Your Passion (and How to Overcome Them)

You have something to say — a story to tell, emotions to stir, imaginations to captivate. But there are obstacles that stand in the way of your …

10 Ways to Help If You Suffer From an Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorders all have acute fear and/or nervousness as the predominant symptom. They are disturbingly common, affecting millions of people. …

3 Steps To Mastering Your Habits

Why is it so hard to adopt good habits like everyday exercising or eating healthy food? To answer these questions it is necessary to understand what …

7 Things You Need to Know About Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

Everybody knows how to say it. “You’ve get out of your comfort zone. That’s where the magic happens.”<p>But it’s always so easy to say it.<p>It’s the doing …

3 Steps To Declaring Your Financial Independence

Remember those times when you had to depend on your parents to provide you money for school?<p>What about that time when you had no money to buy food …

How to Build Self-Discipline in 4 Easy Steps

Harry S. Truman once said, “In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all …

The 3 Top Strategies for Bringing Your Dreams of Living Abroad to Life

Come on, admit it…<p>You’re fantasizing about moving abroad and living a life of your dreams, but in reality, you think it’s unachievable, right?<p>Even …

Employment

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

5 Feelings You Want To Create To Get Your Emails Read

Nobody believes that companies open every email they get. In fact there is little hope at all that the majority of the emails your send will get read …

The Simple Secret to Having a Clear Mind and Being Totally Present

Do you ever get so overwhelmed that it feels like your head will explode?<p>It’s like you’ve got way too much going on in your head. You’re mentally …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Stave off soreness like a pro athlete

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you ever wake up stiff and sore? Sometimes our tired legs and achy back don't want to cooperate with those first few steps out of bed.<p>Believe it or not, the chronic back and leg tension typical in the general population is also prevalent in professional sports. Because we're all human …

Getting addicted to getting things done

I’m about to finish a book project and it feels good. Not just because I will have another tool I can use in my business, not just because it …

Five Ultimate Iced Tea Recipes

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Iced tea is as much a part of summer as maxi dresses and movie sequels. But a lot of bottled teas load up on sugar or artificial ingredients—not so refreshing. …

Tea

Before & After: What To Do With A Grimy Garage Sale Side Table

Nicole found this side table at her neighbor's garage sale for practically nothing. Because it was so small (and cheap) that she wouldn't feel bad if …

how to make a wood bed frame

Holy heck … <b>we made a wood bed frame!</b><p>I didn’t have the heart to make those girls get up even though they wouldn’t look at the camera. …

DIY Wood Headboard-with a little curve

So, in my past couple of posts, I've shown you one end of my office: My lamp/desk area, and my somewhat organized wall behind said desk So this go …

Foodily Blog

Fried Chicken and Waffle Grilled Cheese

April is National Grilled Cheese Month, so we’re celebrating by posting a grilled cheese sandwich every day. This is No. 11. See all of our grilled …

Oatmeal Blueberry Protein Pancakes

Skinny Breakfast Sausage<p>Mango Smoothie Parfait<p>Southwestern Protein Breakfast Burrito<p>Pumpkin Raisin Oatmeal Baked Apple<p>Baked Peanut Butter Banana …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

AAP Recommends Reading Aloud to Kids Every Day, Starting at Birth

The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages doctors to tell parents to read aloud to their children every day, beginning right after they're born.<p>The American Academy of Pediatrics' official stand on early literacy advocates reading aloud to children every day, beginning from birth. The policy, …