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How to Fix Your Terrible Posture

Looking at you, slouch.<p>If you're reading this hunched over your desk or phone—so, everyone reading this—it's time to fix your posture. Bad posture can ruin your progress at the gym by putting unnatural stress on your joints and muscles, which makes them stiff, tense, and overworked. That in turn …

If You Can’t Empathize with Your Employees, You’d Better Learn To

Empathy—the ability to read and understand other’s emotions, needs, and thoughts—is one of the core competencies of emotional intelligence and a critical leadership skill. It is what allows us to influence, inspire, and help people achieve their dreams and goals. Empathy enables us to connect with …

7 Things to Know About Marriage

Answer by Ellen Vrana, Writer, on Quora | Article originally appeared on Time<p>There are many disturbing truths. To me, the most disturbing is how the …

Only 7 Percent of Employees Are Productive (But Most Are Miserable)

The proof is in the data -- remote work leads to more productive companies.<p>Do you want your team to be happier and more productive? Then stop making everyone work in an office.<p>A growing body of research suggests that remote work helps people be more productive -- upending the idea that teams must …

How To Get Rid Of Back Fat And Underarm Flab With These 4 Quick Exercises

And, can I ask you a quick favor – just stop winning on how uncomfortable and ugly you are and start practicing these extremely effective exercises. …

5 Reasons Your Sales Team Isn't Selling

Sales. It's pretty black and white. For your salespeople, there are several reasons why the closing isn't happening as often as you'd like.<p>Sales is a numbers game. Except when it's a people game. This constant dual-brain thinking can cause imbalances on your sales team that lead to down cycles. How …

Hidden Expenses of Building Your Own House

View Gallery<p>20 photos<p>© ppa / Shutterstock.com<p>Many first-time homebuyers revel in the idea of having a brand new, never-been-used house. A newly-built …

12 Fried Cheese Recipes for When You Want to Treat Yoself

When it comes to cheese, we love it all, from cheddar to mozz. Cheese recipes are absolutely a staple in our diet. Heck, we even love to give cheese-themed gifts! You get the picture. Though it’s hard to choose a favorite, there’s a special place in our hearts for <i>fried</i> cheese. In fact, here are 12 …

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Yoga Stretches for Runners

It's important for runners to stretch in order to improve flexibility, which helps prevent injuries. The following sequence of yoga stretches targets …

17 Organization Tricks to Make Your Bathroom Feel Twice as Big

It's all about using vertical storage solutions, people.<p>If there's one place we could all use unlimited storage, it's the bathroom. Think about it: There's makeup, hair tools <i>and</i> hygienic items. But hopefully these tips will help you make the most of what you already have.

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Watch Tupac Discuss Income Inequality and Donald Trump in This Unaired 1992 Interview Clip

"There's no way that these people should own planes and there are people that don't have houses."<p><i>Screenshot via MTV News</i><p>Income inequality. Giving people a level economic playing field. Donald Trump.<p>You'd be forgiven for assuming that someone bringing these topics up was talking about the 2016 …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

This Is What It Takes To Inspire Your Employees

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

21 Delicious Veggie Noodles To Make With Your Spiralizer

Every zucchini is just a bowl of zoodles waiting to be set free.

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

5 Things to Consider Before Making a Roth IRA Conversion

Source:SeniorLiving.org via Flickr.<p>Roth IRAconversions are popular, and rightly so. The Roth IRA, with its unique tax advantages, can be a powerful financial-planning tool. However, rolling funds from a traditional IRA into a Roth is not the right move for everyone.<p>Here are five things to consider …

How to Lose 8 Kilos Weight in 7 Days

If you are trying to find a quickest way to lower your weight because you are having an important event in couple of weeks and you wish to wear some …

Beyoncé’s Stunning “Formation” Video Features Blue Ivy—and That Red Lobster Reference

Released a day before her appearance on the Super Bowl halftime show.<p>A day before <b>Beyoncé</b> is set to perform in the Super Bowl halftime show (which some British band is going to be singing during as well, we hear?), she dropped—as is her way—a surprise single (with accompanying music video) on …

16 Super Easy Ways to Make Your Home Decor Classy

While there are many ideas, accents and styles for home decor, sometimes you just want to go for the timeless classy look. It’s not only that classy …

Best email apps for iPhone

Traditional email isn’t for everyone, and neither is the built-in Mail app for iPhone. If your email needs are minimal, the Mail app works just fine. However, if you live and breathe mail, you’ll want something that helps you triage faster. These are currently the best mails apps available for …

7 Steps For Writing A Startup Business Plan Template

,Writing a <b>startup business plan</b> is considered as the most important part of every startup business. If you’re interested in launching a new startup …

50 Tax Deductions You Didn't Know About

From home renovation deductions to hobby expenses.<p>Tax deductions reduce your taxable income by accounting for expenses you’ve incurred. The IRS …

Mind-blowing math trick can tell your age and shoe size in 6 steps

No, it's not some modern sorcery — just a fun math "trick" that can figure out your age and your shoe size in six simple steps.<p>A fun little bit of arithmetic that has been making the rounds on the Internet, it involves six steps to blow your mind, as long as you're not 100 years old.<p>First you …

7 Easy Arm Toning Workouts That Don’t Require Weights

So you’ve decided to be more fit and healthy this year, especially after seeing your favorite #fitspo stars post about their fitness resolutions. But where and how do you start? You can check out popular personal trainer apps and try some outdoor workouts… or you could experiment with targeted …

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10 Fitness Journeys on Instagram That You Need to Follow

If you’re looking for fitness inspiration that’s raw, real and ready to go, look no further than Instagram. There’s a treasure trove of serious feel-good stories under hashtags such as #healthyliving or #100poundsdown. Check out these 10 ladies making their way through their weight loss journeys …

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3 Tax Deductions That Could Lead to an Audit

These write-offs raise the biggest red flags.<p>Getting audited is many taxpayers’ worst nightmare, but that shouldn’t stop you from taking advantage of …

Bug Out Bag

Everything but the 10 ft. pole<p>Be ready to hit the road at any time<br>• If you wait for the zombies to show up, it'll be too late<br>• Choose the Alpha, Delta, …

The 70 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Seek and Destroy Fat

Use these cardio movements to wipe out calories and get seriously lean<p>What happens when you ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director how he burns fat fast?<p>He answers your question with this video—a compilation of his favorite 70 bodyweight cardio exercises.<p><b>Related</b>: METASHRED EXTREME—the Ultimate Fitness …

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Decisions, decisions ... the five most critical for a leader

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>As a leader, you do have a choice as to how you spend your …