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How to achieve your 10-year plan in the next 6 months

How much time does something really take to accomplish?<p>Before answering that question, a better question is: <b>How much time do you actually have</b>?<p>Once …

Self-improvement

The skills that every teen should learn before they ever get a cellphone

Being a teenager is like waking up every morning in a house of mirrors. You're everywhere and nowhere at once, trying to pinpoint which version of …

Mindfulness

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 13<p>How the List Was Calculated<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>January: Domestic<p>3 of 13<p>January: International<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>February: …

Before You Have Surgery, Read This

When your doctor recommends that you have elective surgery, it’s important to gather information before you say yes.<p>Always be sure to have your …

21 Tips to DIY and Decorate Your Fireplace Mantel Shelf

Having a fireplace without a mantel is like owning a sofa without the throw pillows. The opportunity is there and it is clear that the sofa would …

38 books we can’t wait to read this spring

Elizabeth Strout, Haruki Murakami and Roxane Gay are just a few of the authors with books hitting the shelves this spring. Here are some of the titles we’re looking forward to — with more to come.<p><b>APRIL</b><p><b>American War</b>, by Omar El Akkad (Knopf)<p>Set in the late 21st century, this novel imagines the United …

Books

Descartes on Opinion vs. Reason, the Key to a Wakeful Mind, and the Discipline of Critical Introspection

“It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to apply it well.”<p><i>“The questions raised by the desire to know are in principle all answerable by common-sense experience and common-sense reasoning,”</i> Hannah Arendt wrote in her brilliant treatise on thinking vs. knowing and the crucial …

Common Sense

6 Warning Signs Before You Buy a Flipped Property | Investopedia

Buying a fixer-upper property, sprucing it up and reselling it is big business today. With recent rock-bottom interest rates, investors are snapping …

Real Estate

18 Recipes We Can't Wait to Cook in April

It's time to fall in love with fresh herbs, spring veggies, and chilled soups<p>This April, we can't wait for fresh spring produce. It's been a rough …

Here’s the secret to controlling your mind and keeping stress away

Stress in our lives comes in different forms — studies, work, relationships. But it’s possible to find peace by controlling one’s mind, says author …