Mandy Pontarelli Chiarieri

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How Sleep Affects Your Weight

<i>For</i> SELF, by Amy Marturana.<p>Another good reason to start getting more shut-eye.<p>The amount and quality of sleep you get any given night really sets the tone of the following day. When we’re well-rested, our minds and bodies just seem to work better. When we’re really tired, everything’s harder. We …

Build Lean Muscle with Intermittent Fasting, Carb and Calorie Cycling

<b>So, you want to get leaner and build some muscle?</b> This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach the ultimate goal than you think. …

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2016

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2016. (Ranked in no particular order.)

19 Healthy Fats And High-Fat Foods You Should Be Eating

Most people have been trained to choose low-fat foods over high-fat foods. Fat has always been positioned as a dietary enemy, so it’s no wonder it …

Nutrition

How To Escape The Procrastination Doom Loop

When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. You know, the type who can sit on the ground in a subway station with their laptop and still manage to get more done in an hour than you would in a day …

Procrastination

5 Focus Hacks To Meet Your Goals

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

The 11 best school systems in the world

The WEF looks at data on areas as varied as the soundness of banks to the sophistication of businesses in each country. It then uses the data to compile a picture of the economy of almost every country on earth.<p>Countries were ranked according to the "12 pillars of competitiveness," which includes …

One of my favorite time management techniques

Today I want to share with you one of my FAVORITE systems that supports me in managing how I spend my time even when things feel especially hectic that is simple, yet powerful.<p>It's called the Urgent/Important Matrix and has been attributed to both Eisenhower and Stephen Covey. It is built on the …

The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

The One Mind Shift that Will Get Rid of Procrastination Forever

You only need to commit to one thing to end procrastination forever.<p>There are so many tips and tricks out there to increase productivity and decrease procrastination.<p>Take short breaks, make lists...<p>Remove distractions, prioritize...<p>Drink less coffee, drink more coffee...<p>You've heard them all …

Procrastination

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Sweet Potato Frosting

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>To make the cake:</b> Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 325°F. Coat a 9-by-13-by2-inch cake pan or dish with …

Dessert

4 things you're doing today that affect your child's wealth tomorrow

A lot of new parents worry that they'll screw up their kids — that they'll raise unlovable, unconscientious, and generally dysfunctional brats.<p>We thought it would be nice to add one more worry to that list (you're welcome): The possibility of raising a kid who has no idea how to handle money when …

Healthy Eating: A Beginner's Guide on How to Eat Healthy and Stick to It

Healthy eating. It's something everyone knows they should do, but few of us do as consistently as we would like. The purpose of this guide is to …

How I Became Obsessed With Personal Development and Why You Should Too

We can all benefit from practicing daily personal development. The rewards are huge for those who invest the time to grow mentally.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article previously ran on Nov. 15, 2016.</i><p>What is this dark art of personal development you …

Self-improvement

5 Important Habits Healthy Entrepreneurs Must Have

So let’s talk about your health.<p>I’ll start with a couple questions.<p>Are you as healthy as you should be? Are you focusing on making sure your body and mind are performing at the optimal levels?<p>If you’re like many of us, the answer is probably “not really.”<p>It makes sense. As entrepreneurs, we can get …

4 Reasons Wildly Successful People Fail at School

Because you are on this website I’ll assume that at some point you’ve read inspiring stories of some of the world’s most successful people. In some …

Depression Is on the Rise in Teens, Especially Among Girls

New research says there's been a rise in depression among adolescents and young adults in the last decade.<p>Depression is one of the deadliest diseases among adolescents, and it's on the rise in teenagers, according to new research.<p>For a new study published in the December 2016 issue of <i>Pediatrics</i><i>,</i> …

Parenting

NYU brings back professor who blasted PC culture, gives him a raise

Liberal studies professor Michael Rectenwald, the man behind the controversial @DeplorableNYUProf account, has been promoted by prestigious New York University and given a raise days after the university had put him on a paid leave for criticizing politically correct culture on campus.<p>Michael …

The unknown side of Winston Churchill

As prime minister, Winston Churchill led Britain to victory against the Nazis. But he was also a writer and artist who painted to battle depression. …

Winston Churchill

Does eating fat make you fat? This doctor says no.

The weight-loss industry has long been saturated with gimmicky, too-good-to-be-true diets, so one could be excused for thinking the main benefit of “Eat Fat, Get Thin” is to burn calories by causing particularly vigorous eye-rolling.<p>I mean, doesn’t eating fat, like, make you fat?<p>Actually, the …

16 Ways to Lose Weight Fast

From Zumba to yoga to ditching junk food, these simple lifestyle changes will help you lose 10, 30, even 50 pounds!

Fitness

Can the perfect diet be decoded from your DNA?

There's no end to Bay Area startups floundering with their promises to revolutionize health. Theranos tried (and failed) to democratize blood testing, the Apple Watch vowed to get people exercising (despite evidence to the contrary), and a company called Habit wants to fix our diets.<p>Habit is …

Nutrition

Three Tips From A Neuroscientist On How To Be The Most Productive Multitasker

Neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley says the human mind isn’t built for tech multitasking–but we do it anyway.<p>On the surface, Adam Gazzaley isn’t a likely suspect to say Americans multitask too much. A neuroscientist at the University of California, San Francisco, Gazzaley runs a lab dedicated to the …

Time Management

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Here's How to Burn More Calories Strength Training

Strength training is one of the best ways to change your body and feel stronger — but is there a way to burn even <i>more</i> calories and get the most out of your workout? We consulted our expert, physiologist Nicole Aurigemma, M.S. physiology at the Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State, to give …

10 Reasons Why An Organized Home Will Change Your Life

Far from an exaggeration, having a messy house can really drag you down. Negative effects of clutter and untidiness are so strong that it’s worth …

Fish in Foil Packets = Super Excellent Weeknight Dinner

The halibut is flaky and delicious, but we're here for the spicy butter<p>If your experience cooking fish so far in life has been traumatic—dry-as-a-dish-towel salmon, flavorless tilapia, burnt frozen fish sticks—this recipe is going to change everything. It's really hard to mess up, because these …

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …