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32 Reasons Why You'll Want To Use Amazon To Help Plan Your Wedding

It doesn't need to be stressful. I mean it probably will be, but Amazon is here to help.

Build a Better Meal Plan with 20 Quick and Tasty Dinners

No matter your schedule, having a quick go-to dinner as a part of your meal plan is one of our favorite strategies to beat the weeknight dinner …

Target unveils new home decor items for every style personality

Target has done it again! Yep, they've given us a reason to return to the store, not for everyday essentials (though it's convenient for that, too), but for the chic home decor items that they release every season. They've impressed us with formative collections from Nate Berkus and Oh Joy!, and …

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Can You Train Yourself to Stop Stressing Out?

Test-driving a fancy device that teaches you to calm down.<p>My neutral state is stressed out. I am not unique in this experience (especially living in a city of crowds, commutes, and corporate ladders), but I'm not kidding when I say I might have to backtrack all the way to kindergarten playtime hour …

Meditation

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

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The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let’s pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe. You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 …

The Two Types of Bipolar Disorder

The DSM-IV (the diagnostic Bible) divides bipolar disorder into two types, rather unimaginatively labeled bipolar I and bipolar II. “Raging” and …

Mental Health

To heck with steps, this 'next-generation' wearable tracks your breaths

The art of knowing when you're stressed out<p>Dr. Neema Moraveji is the co-founder of the company that created Spire, and he described the hardware as a "next-generation wearable." It sounded like a series of CES-friendly words rather than an actual pitch, but Moraveji explained his reasoning.<p>"It …

Here's a Meditation App You'll Actually Use

Meditation Studio App<p>Most of us aren’t so great at being alone with our thoughts. What’s the first thing you do when you’re waiting for a friend at …

6,600 federal inmates to be released this weekend

<b>(CNN) —</b> The biggest federal inmate release on record will take place this weekend.<p>About 6,600 inmates will be released, with 16,500 expected to get out the first year. More than 40,000 federal felons could be released early over the next several years, the U.S. Sentencing Commission said.<p>The …

We’ve been overlooking an effective treatment for a major mental disorder

But a landmark new study finds that a treatment combining talk therapy and low-dose medication is more effective than traditional medication-only treatment.<p>People who suffer from schizophrenia, a disorder that affects more than 2 million Americans may hear voices or have paranoid delusions that …

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How to Build Routines that Keep Your Life and Work On Track

If you think depending on routines will turn you into a boring, predictable, uncreative automaton, think again. Routines are the secret weapon of …

7 Habits That Force Your Mind to Stop Worrying

We all worry, but it can get hamper productivity and your mood if it goes on for too long. Here are seven ways to force yourself to stop worrying.<p>Worrying can get the better of almost anybody. Work stresses, personal concerns, and sometimes even irrational thoughts can seep into your mind and …

12 books you should read to impress your boss

Not only that, it improves your vocabulary, expands your world, and generally makes you a more educated and interesting person to be around.<p>Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC suggest books that they themselves have loved and passed on to their employees.<p>Read just one and you'll find yourself ahead of …

9 Essential Career Habits That Will Propel Your Success

We are all creatures of habit. Every single day, we execute a series of behaviors that take us from morning, through noon, and into night. Largely, these aren't well-considered actions; they're the result of repeated behaviors -- habits that have been ingrained in us.<p>In a study conducted by David …

Here's Why We Hear So Many False Claims About Cannabis

As a neuropsychopharmacologist at Imperial College London, I study the impact of drug use on the brain. Like many scientists studying these issues, …

This nighttime routine will help you be more productive in the morning

This way you can get the rest you need, and you will be prepared for an energetic and focused tomorrow.<p>The Nightly Routine doesn't have to be as long as the morning  —  mine is only around 15 minutes or so; however, I wake up feeling refreshed and ready to crush the day.<p>After recently writing a …

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8 Reasons To Thank The People Who Hurt You Most In Life

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Fd6QVj<p><b>1. The people who were able to hurt you most were also the people who you were able to love</b> …

Worried about your investments? Here’s the best advice

The market is on a volatility roller coaster again, and many average investors are caught somewhere between fear and panic. These are the days good, …

ActionNotes Brings Style And Simplicity To iPad Note-Taking

ActionNotes ($2.99) by Netwalk is a new iPad note-taking app with a straightforward mission: to replace the Notes app that comes with the iPad.<p>With …

The happiest — and most miserable — countries on earth

Slide 1 of 7<p>Where you live may have a major impact on how happy you are.<p>According to Gallup’s 2015 Global Emotions report, released on Thursday, the …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

21 Donald Trump Quotes to Inspire Your Success

Learn success habits from one of today's most successful businesspeople.<p>A handful of candidates are already standing out from the crowded Republican presidential field, including entrepreneur and businessman Donald Trump. (Anyone seeing the Thursday night debate saw him really stand out--in both …

7 Powerful Books Sheryl Sandberg Wants Women to Read

Here's what the Facebook COO thinks you should be checking out.<p>Previous posts have provided the recommended reading lists of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, and Mark Zuckerberg. Now I figure it's time to expand our reading beyond the billionaire boys' club.<p>This post …

23 Three-Ingredient Breakfast Recipes That Will Make Your Mornings Way Better

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The 7 Ted Talks every leader should watch.

Looking for a crash course in leadership? These brilliant presentations can help.<p>When I started my first company at the age of 25, I did not consider myself a leader. I was just a guy who needed to serve my clients. But soon I was hiring people and had to figure out how to be a good boss and …

Here's How You Can Help Stop A Sexual Assault Before It Happens

Earlier this year, a woman named Jackie Fuchs reached out to The Huffington Post saying that she was ready to come forward with a secret she had lived with most of her life: When she was 16 and the bassist for the Runaways -- going then by the name Jackie Fox -- she was raped by the rock band's …

10 Ways to Conquer Your Home Design Creative Block

Got blank walls? Stuck in a decorating rut? We have all been there, listening to the echo thrum through empty halls, wondering, <i>How on earth do I fill</i> …