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17 Inspirational Personal Growth Quotes from Some Truly Exceptional People | Inc.com

From the day we are born, we grow. And as we get older we not only grow physically but mentally and spiritually as well. We all need support and motivation to help with this journey we call life and inspirational quotes can often help us find our true calling.<p>Here are 17 inspirational quotes to …

Motivation

5 unspoken rules of being a manager that no one tells you about

You’ll be on the receiving end of more information than you want. Use that privilege wisely.<p>After many hours of hard work, your employer made you a manager. For the first time in your life, you have several employees reporting to you. You’re excited to make your mark and take your career to the …

Employment

Starting a New Job? Take Control of Your Onboarding

When Liz was offered a job as a product manager at a growing biotech firm, she was ecstatic. She had spent considerable time on her job search, found a company and a position that felt like a perfect fit, nailed her interviews, and negotiated smartly. But once Liz had both feet in the door and …

Management

43 Vintage Recipes from the ’40s Worth Trying Today

The 1940s were full of swing music, victory gardens and the invention of the microwave. Get a taste of the 40s with these vintage recipes that are …

Cooking

10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions

The other day I received an email from a reader with 10 questions she wanted me to answer. No introduction. No small talk.<p>Just a list of questions …

Self-improvement

Marriage And Parenthood

I've been married for 16 years and a parent for 12. Both are the hardest things I've ever done. Here's a list of 20 things I wish someone told me before I started this complicated, stunning, hard as fuck journey.<p>1. Your wedding gown will be the last white thing you wear that doesn't have smeared …

Parenting

How Not To Give Up On Your Marriage

<b>This post originally appeared on "Write, Laugh, Dream."</b><p>My husband is a recovering drug addict. I say, "recovering" because although he doesn't use drugs anymore, he's still learning how to not behave like an addict.<p>Being married to someone struggling with addiction is harder than it sounds. The …

Relationships

World's Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts

Thai kings chose Hua Hin for their summer palace, and not far away, within seven acres of banyan-filled gardens, this beachfront resort makes …

Romantic Comedy

Couples who get drunk together, stay together, according to a new study

Drink up, couples of the world — it may save your relationship.<p>People are constantly trying to find new methods and hidden secrets behind the success …

100 Parenting Memes That Will Keep You Laughing For Hours

ME: "Here's 100 memes!" YOU: *White guy blinking meme*

Want to Become a Multimillionaire? Do These 14 Things Immediately

Don't just wait around and wish for luck--become the kind of person equipped with the skills and abilities to do brilliant things.<p>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire." </i> …

A psychologist says parents should do these 18 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who lacks confidence will be reluctant to try new or challenging things because they're scared of failing or disappointing others.<p>This can end up holding …

Self-improvement

The Best National Park in Every U.S. State, Mapped

In case you didn't know already, this year, America's National Park Service is 100 years old — and to celebrate, we're disclosing a few of the …

The top 30 signs someone is a true best friend

Does your BF pass the test?<p>Most of us have that one or few really close friends that we put our trust in most.<p>The friends that turn up with a giant …

Jokes

9 Surprising (and Easy!) Things to Paint in Your Kitchen

We talk a lot about the power of paint — and that's because its greatness truly cannot be overstated. If you don't have the budget for a big reno or …

50 'I Dos' You Should Be Able To Commit To Before You Get Married

I’m not sure when exactly it happened, but I somehow transitioned from never being able to imagine settling down to being open to the idea.<p>For us …

10 Sex Tips You Haven't Heard A Million Times Before

So worth the effort.<p>A little experimentation never hurt <i>anyone’s</i> sex life.<p>To help couples in long-term relationships stretch their imaginations, we asked sexperts from around the country to share one piece of unconventional advice. See what they had to say below.<p>1. Watch each other masturbate.<p>“How …

San Francisco

Why these 36 questions can make you fall in love with anyone

If it sounds easy; it isn't.<p>The questions begin gently enough: 'Would you like to be famous?'; 'What's your perfect day?'; Or 'When did you last sing …

Relationships

27 Minimalist Bedroom Ideas That Will Inspire You to Declutter

When life gets busy, it's easy to let your bedroom décor fall to the wayside. Things pile up in corners, creating unnecessary clutter; bedding ages …

Home Decorating

The 15 Best Sofas You Can Buy Online

We've rounded up the best sofas you can buy online now at every price point.

Sofa

These 17 Kindness Quotes Will Inspire You to Make a Difference

Being kind is in -- thankfully. Get inspired and get out there and spread as much kindness as you can.<p>There's a song that is popular right now about a man who meets a much older man in a bar. They strike up a conversation about everything under the sun and then after a while they go their separate …

Motivation

15 Girls' Names That Have Plummeted in Popularity

How times have changed.<p>Baby names drop in popularity for different reasons. Over time, many start to sound outdated, lose their place in the zeitgeist or come to be associated with controversy, for example.<p>The Social Security Administration has annual Top 1,000 baby names lists going back to 1900, …

Social Security

The 200 Greatest Songs By 21st Century Women+

<i>This list is part of Turning the Tables, an ongoing project from NPR Music dedicated to recasting the popular music canon in more inclusive – and accurate – ways. This year, our list, selected by a panel of more than 70 women and non-binary writers, tackles history in the making, celebrating</i> …

Jorja Smith

The Difference Between People Who Succeed And People Who Flop

Successful people charge forward, take calculated risks, and come out on top because of it. But do you ever wonder what it is that <i>really</i> sets them apart from the rest? Jim Rohn believed it was pretty simple. He said, “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish …

Self-improvement

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

5 Hard-to-Believe Yet Scientifically Proven Benefits of Owning a Dog

Many, many studies show just how much better off you are with a pooch than without one.<p>Do you have a dog? If you do, you're lucky. You probably know that living with a dog is more fun than living without one (at least most of the time). But you may not know that having a dog comes with amazing …

Pets

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being “successful”) all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed.<p>This is why you hear …

Self-improvement

Chickpea Curry Recipe

"We usually recommend preparing the beans at home, but using canned chickpeas allows for a fast, convenient dish."<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable …

Recipes

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

CEOs