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12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

11 Fine-Dining Etiquette Rules You've Probably Broken Your Whole Life

Don't even think about clinking your Champagne.<p>While restaurant etiquette standards have loosened in recent decades, formal dining conduct is still …

Food & Dining

The Only 6 Moves You Need for a Better Butt

This is how Anna Victoria works her glutes (and abs!)<p>If you’re looking for a booty-blasting routine, look no further than fitness pro Anna Victoria’s …

Workouts

30+ Exercises to Get a Sexy Midsection That Are Better Than Crunches

Get ready to transform your abs and build the strongest core you've ever had with these toning, strengthening exercises that are way better than a crunch. Take these exercises, and make yourself a workout! Choose your five favorite moves, and complete three to four rounds for time (30 to 60 …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Want to Be Fearless? Use These Proven Steps to Turn Self-Doubt Into Unshakable Confidence

You've got the guts to go for it; now it's time to get out of your own way<p>Fear compromises progress. Whether we want to admit it or not, it is lurking around every big decision, life changing circumstance and new opportunity. It can keep you stuck in a bad relationship, tied to a job you hate and …

Productivity Is All About Mastering These 4 Mental Tricks, According to Psychologists

This is what's standing between you and achieving what you want in life.<p>My family and I recently celebrated the life of my grandmother. While reminiscing, I ran across a yearbook from her senior year of high school. Next to everyone's picture was a section where they could indicate future ambitions …

5 Easy Ways to Maintain Greater Focus in Your Life

How do we keep our vision focused to make sure we're still pursuing the right dream? Here's how.<p>Whenever we get in slumps, it can feel like there's no viable place to take our passion or our drive. It can feel like what we want to do doesn't really matter--even when we take on everything in our …

Librarians recommend the books you should read in each decade of your life

If anyone understands that, it's the librarians in the Reader Services department of the New York Public Library.<p>We asked the librarians which titles we should be reading at every stage of our lives, and they were gracious enough to pick their favorites.<p>Here they are.

3 Daily Habits That Can Set You Up for Success

<i>Nela Canovic, productivity hacker, writer and entrepreneur, answered the question “If a happy and successful life is all about developing three good</i> …

10 Steps To Happiness At Work

To achieve greater happiness at work, you don't need your boss to stop calling you at night. You don't need to make more money. You don't need to follow your dream of being a sommelier, or running a B&B in Vermont. So says Srikumar Rao, the author of <i>Happiness at Work</i>. The biggest obstacle to …

10 Ways to Get (and Stay) Happy at Work

When I was a child, I loved going to the park and getting on the seesaw with a friend. I was so happy, without a care in the world. Many years later, …

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

7 Audible Books You Have to Download Right Now

I'm a huge fan of Audible, especially if you are on the go. These seven books made a huge impact on the way I operate and my success so far.<p>This weekend, many of you will take advantage of the holiday and fly or drive away for a quick vacation. But learning and growing should never take a …

8 Very Simple Skills That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Spend a few minutes a day learning these skills - you'll be amazed at how far they take you.<p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their …

Hands on with SanDisk’s iPhone storage-expanding flash drive

The iXpand is an odd thing to behold, a strange Frankensteinian amalgam of adapters fused together and folded over for good measure. It’s another interesting concept out of SanDisk as the company attempts to stay nimble in a world of rapidly dropping storage costs and increasing reliance on cloud …

How to Focus Your Brain Like a Superhuman

You’ve heard it before I’m sure, <b>“we only use 10% of our brains and our potential.”</b> Now, I’m pretty sure this is a myth, because if you lost part of …

How to Create a Leadership Brand Based on Your Legacy

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve given you a step-by-step guide on how to build your personal leadership brand, a statement that articulates:<p>who …

11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?<p>Did you hop in the shower, check your email, or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter? Did …

Self-improvement

7 Things Mindful People Do Before 9 A.M.

"Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who make the morning and spread it over the fields." -- Mary Oliver<p>When you're tired and sleep deprived, like many Americans today, mornings can often pass by in a groggy blur. But rushing to work without checking in with yourself is a waste of a precious …

Meditation

3 Healthy Eating Habits That Will Also Make You Super Productive at Work

Becoming healthier in the new year doesn't just start and end at home.<p>It's one of the most popular New Year's resolutions (and life-long quests, really): Become healthier, fitter, and leaner.<p>Six of the ten "how-to" questions that saw the biggest spike in Google searches at the start of the year …