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Common Mistakes Nearly All Men Make With Their Bags

From purchasing pleather to leaving the basics uncovered, we break down the bag blunders men continue to make on a daily basis, and show you how to …

Here’s what your sleep position might mean for your health

Everyone from scientists to mental health professionals to Arianna Huffington agrees that getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important …

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All

The best confidence is quiet confidence. Here's how to know if you have real confidence -- and if not, how you can develop it.<p>Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm …

This Is The Fastest Way To Calm Down

<i>This article originally appeared on Time.</i><p>When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep …

Mindfulness

How to Be Mindful When You Are Angry

“Anger is a natural, life-affirming emotion. It lets us know when a boundary has been crossed, when our needs are not being met, or when someone we care about is in danger. But when misdirected, anger can harm our physical health and our relationships. Being mindful of anger means not suppressing, …

Mindfulness

I’m the Founder of a Multimillion-Dollar Business: Here’s Why I Owe It All to a Decision I Made at 25.

"Ten years ago when I was a 25-year-old founder, I felt this intense pressure to focus on what was right in front of me. Instead, I made a decision …

9 Things Good Leaders Never Do When Running a Meeting

Sometimes, what you don't do matters even more than what you do.<p>Successful leaders know that meetings, while important, are also incredibly expensive.<p>The next time you're in a meeting, mentally add up the hourly rates of everyone in the room.<p>Then factor in the opportunity cost for what every person …

Are nuts healthy?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yes, nuts are a very healthy snack food and pack a big bang for the bite in terms of their nutrients.<p>Nuts are rich in heart-healthy polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats, which lower LDL or "bad" cholesterol; plus, they are a good source of phytosterols, compounds that help lower …

​3 Sleeve-Busting Biceps Moves

Use these old-school moves to spark new growth<p>Though the biceps are a two-headed muscle, most guys have a single-minded focus when it comes to training them: grow mutha*****, grow! With all the curling that goes on in most gyms, you'd think every gym rat would have prize-winning biceps. But in …

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Start Leaving the Office at 2 p.m.

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Your Basic Guide to Startup Investing

When Snap went public last week, we saw investors cash out nearly $1 billion.<p>So it’s not surprising that people’s interest to invest in startups has …

Here's How to Tell If Your 'Impossible' Idea Will Really Work, According to a Billionaire Entrepreneur

From the nicotine patch to the DeltaWing race car, Don Panoz never does what's expected.<p>You have what you think is a brilliant new idea for a product, company, book, or other project. You've shown it to a bunch of experts, and they've all told you the same thing: It'll never work. Are they smarter …

Start Using Snapchat For Your Small Business In 2017 And Don’t Be An Ignorant

I don’t get it. I simply don’t get why so many small to medium local businesses aren’t using it. It’s simple, you print out your Snap code, glue it …

The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

10 CEOs Share Their Leadership Goals For 2017

CEOs across industries share the leadership lessons they learned in 2016 and the leadership goals they plan to pursue in 2017.<p><i>Fast Company</i> asked CEOs across industries—social good, sexual health, beauty, tech, and more—about how they would like to bolster and improve their leadership style in 2017. …

Mark Cuban Recommends These 5 Books for Entrepreneurs

Your reading list for 2017 has arrived.<p>Mark Cuban is a powerhouse. A savvy entrepreneur, exacting investor, and professional sports team owner, his suggestions, then, carry weight. Here are five of his top picks for reading material for aspiring as well as current entrepreneurs:<p>1. <i>Rework</i>, by Jason …

The 10 game-changing wellness tips that you’ll definitely want to follow come 2017

Even if you’re not a resolutions person, the end of the year inevitably heralds in some serious self-reflection—along with a few ideas about what you …

A List of Coping Skills for Anger, Anxiety, and Depression

A List of Coping Skills for Anger, Anxiety, and Depression<p>Updated on December 18, 2016<p>What Are Coping Skills and Strategies?<p>Coping strategies and …

How to get fit for the slopes: strengthen your glutes

It’s the time of year when skiers and snowboarders alike turn their attention to getting fit for the slopes ahead of a winter trip to the mountains. Getting your body prepared will not only help you ski or snowboard better, but it will also make the whole experience a lot more enjoyable – no more …

Sample Business Plan: Here is Where You Can Find Them

A business plan is a formal statement of business goals, reasons they are attainable, and plans for reaching them. It may also contain background …

The 7 Habits Young Millionaires Possess

You might just reach that 7-figure income with these habits.<p>Do you have your sights on one day becoming a millionaire and enjoying the benefits of a lifestyle that's characterized by financial freedom? Well, you aren't alone. You'll be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn't want to become a …

Black Man Fearlessly Defends Black Woman In The Face Of Police Officers During Traffic Stop

Activists, community leaders and the many family members left behind have worked non-stop to bring about a resolve in the midst of continued police …

Women of Color

10 Things to Do Now to Prepare Your Garden for Next Spring

It's not too late to do a little autumn maintenance.<p>There's more to autumn gardening than just raking leaves. In fact, many outdoor chores should be completed now, in the weeks before winter officially begins, so you'll be ready for planting when the weather warms next spring. Here's what you can …

Clear the Air: 10 Natural Ways to Cure Household Odors

Pull the clothespin off your nose and instead try these 10 common household items to deodorize every nook and cranny of your abode.<p>Green Tea for Cat …

8 Ways To Get People To Take You More Seriously

Do you ever feel like nobody takes you seriously at work? If so, you're not alone. More than 50% of people don't feel respected at work, according to a global survey of more than 20,000 employees by the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>Maybe colleagues ignore your input in meetings. Perhaps they interrupt …

20 Habits Holding Me Back From Being a Millionaire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How would you like to become a millionaire?<p>We all do. But, most of us, including yours truly, have bad habits that get in the way of accomplishing this feat. If you’re able to ditch these bad habits, you should realize that obtaining a …

Self-improvement

Saving for any goal

It doesn't matter what your goal is. The best way to save for it is automatically—and a little bit at a time.<p>Take the next step<p>Besides these tips, …

Budgeting

Positive psychology is an overlooked way to brighten your mood during dark times

All we can ever hope to do, Sigmund Freud once wrote, is “to change neurotic misery into common unhappiness.” This pessimistic statement from arguably the most influential psychological theorist of modern times captured the mood that prevailed in psychology through most of the 20th century. That …

Psychology

A day in the life of the world's greatest airport

Not all airports are created equal. In fact, Singapore Changi has been designed to be as little like your average airport as possible – which is probably why it’s a perennial favourite among all who travel through it.<p>It’s got a swimming pool, a cactus garden, two free 24-hour cinemas, and a …