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These tips are the combination of years of blood, sweat and tears. Follow them to the letter, and I promise that you will feel an enormous amount of momentum backing you up on a day to day basis, the likes of which you have never felt before. I’m not a guru & I don’t mean […]

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Motivation

6 Ideas From 2015 That Will Change the World | Inc.com

Advances in science and technology move at an insane pace these days--and luckily, many of the great minds leading the charge are using their innovations for good.<p>Here are six ideas that wowed us in 2015.<p>1. Beaming the internet to the entire world.<p>Most people laugh nostalgically at the sound of a …

Space Travel

What flight attendants really think of you

There’s a lot more happening behind that seemingly benevolent smile and standard welcome given by cabin crew to passengers as they board a flight.<p>At least that's according to a number of air hostesses, who have taken to the online forum, Quora, to reveal what they are really thinking when greeting …

D.C. Policewoman Who 'Danced Off' With Teenagers Praised by President Obama

In the midst of a heated debate over police brutality in the U.S., a viral video of a Washington, D.C., officer indulging in a dance-off with a …

Are any foods safe to eat anymore? Here’s the truth

Is bacon really as bad for you as cigarettes? Will coffee give you a heart attack? Do wheat-eaters suffer “brain fog”? BBC Future examines the foods, the fears – and the facts.<p>Food was once seen as a source of sustenance and pleasure. Today, the dinner table can instead begin to feel like a …

Nutrition

25 Cat-Inspired Pieces to Feed Your Feline Obsession on National Cat Day

Quick Organizing: 15 Ways to Get It Together in 15 Minutes or Less

If you don't have the time (or the will) to overhaul your home, don't panic. When you've got 15 minutes to spare, just tackle one of these quick organizing tasks -- that's all the time it takes to feel more put-together.

5 Signs You're Sleeping All Wrong

<i>By: Marina Komarovsky</i><p><i>Credit: Shuttershock</i><p>When you've had a night of really bad sleep, or just too little sleep, you know it. But sometimes there are more subtle signs that you're not getting the high-quality shut-eye you need to function at your peak. These clues might mean you need to reevaluate …

There's an abandoned subway station at the southern tip of Manhattan, and you have to pass a background check to visit

Even if you use New York's subway system every day, you've probably never walked through the City Hall station.<p>Though it's been closed since 1945, the subway station was never demolished. To this day, after the 6 train makes its final downtown stop at the Brooklyn Bridge station, it travels through …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence

Curious How to Write Your First Book? | Inc.com

Last year, I wrote my first book with one goal in mind: This will help me market my business to a broader audience. Ever think like that? You should, as the very nature of writing and publishing a book provides a boatload of credibility, especially with professionals who don't already know who you …

Writing

Tips From a Flight Attendant

Flight attendants are the face of the airlines. It's their job to ensure that your flight is as pleasant as possible. They go out of their way to ensure our travel is uneventful. (By the way, uneventful is preferred. Incidences, delays, and other events before, during and after flights make for a …

Flying

What I learned by waking up at 4:30 a.m. for 21 days

The challenge was simple: waking up 21 consecutive workdays at 4:30 a.m., a challenge I gave the name of #21earlydays. I was already used to waking up early (6 a.m. almost every day), but this time I wanted to go further. I wanted to test myself and be more aware of my own limits. And at the same …

3 Decisions You Should Make TODAY to Take Control of Your Life

Let’s face it, changing can be difficult, but you must if you want to take your power back and be in the driver’s seat of your life. There are three …

Motivation

Scientists To Scan Egypt's Ancient Pyramids To See What's Below The Surface

CAIRO (AP) — Scientists will scan four of Egypt’s ancient pyramids starting next month using waves, particles and thermal imaging in order to see …

Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks

Tips for beating anxiety to get a better night’s sleep

Many people with anxiety disorders have trouble sleeping. That's a problem. Too little sleep affects mood, contributing to irritability and sometimes …

Sleep

27 movies you have to see this holiday season

In November and December the movies that the studios feel have the best chance at Academy Awards are brought out on a weekly basis. But along with dramatic works from the likes of Quentin Tarantino and David O. Russell, there are also big budget titles like "Spectre," "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay …

Brad Pitt

The music you listen to may be affecting your mental health

We all know that music has an effect on our mood. It's why we put on Adele when we've been dumped, or Drake when we want to “dance”, or Lana Del Rey when our lovers have died under tragic circumstances. However, according to new research, music's mood-altering power may actually be a whole lot more …

Mental Health

The 5 Worst Things a Writer Can Say

This past week, I launched my fifth novel, Chance Harbor, provoking a friend to exclaim, "Wow, you're popping out books like Tic Tacs, aren't you?"<p>She has a point. Six years ago, I hadn't even published one book. It took me a quarter century to land a traditional publishing deal, so nobody could be …

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

6 Habits Of People Who Accomplish Everything On Their To-Do Lists

Does your to-do list take days to complete? Some people have figured out the secrets to getting everything done on time.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Few things are quite as fulfilling as scratching that …

The Simple Way to Living A Mindful Life Today

<b>For a long time I didn't understand what mindfulness was.</b><p>I used to think that meditating was all about entering a blissful trance state. I used to think that mindfulness was all about making your mind totally silent. And whenever I was meditating I thought I was doing it wrong, because, well, I …

10 DIY Costumes Inspired by Pop Culture Moments of 2015

Dear Halloween, can you please start happening every other month so we have more opportunities to dress up? Love, Brit + Co :)<p>We’ve been taking costume inspiration notes all year long. From award-winning hipster films to Queen Bey herself, our work has been cut out for us this Halloween. And though …

Dreams Do Come True

Everybody has special dreams, which make life more unique and special. Learning the importance of working to live and appreciate the moment. It could be very simple dreams, but mean a lot. Maybe you see a picture of some unique kinds of flowers in some place all over the world and you want to see …

How to Pack for a Parisian Getaway

On my packing list are Parisian classics like a boat neck striped shirt, straight-leg jeans, black flats, and a faded leather jacket. They make for …

These three travelers visited 22 states in 24 hours — here's the route they took

Last year, Garfors and his two travel companions, Øystein Djupvik and Tay-young Pak, managed to break a record and make it to 19 countries in one day.<p>This year, they set out to break another record and make it to 22 US states in 24 hours. And they succeeded.<p>Garfors said the three friends made the …