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Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Time Management

Complete Beginners Guide To Weight Training

Building Muscle 101's Complete Beginners Guide To Weight Training<p>About the guide<p>This guide is meant for those of you who are brand new to weight …

Exercise

5 Intense Leg Exercises that Torch Fat

Leg exercises are absolutely critical if you are trying to lose body fat and lose weight.<p><b>Guys- You are kidding yourselves if you think that running</b> …

Want to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids? Here are 7 Things to Teach Them About Good Relationships | Inc.com

We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.</i>Step 2: <i>To develop those relationships, they need adequate emotional intelligence.</i>Step 3: <i>To develop</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

I Joined A Sex Cult

From “conscious climaxes” to watching strangers get fingerbanged—my curious time in a transformational erotic society<p><b>I</b>t was a pretty typical …

Los Angeles

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The Destructive Power of Misunderstanding Poverty

In the course of an otherwise good-humored night with friends, I was reminded of some timeworn and violently stupid myths that continue to haunt our national understanding of poverty.<p>The night had already lost some of its initial spirit of foolhardy adventure when we were approached by a fellow …

Income Inequality

Five Ways Haters Will Try To Destroy Your Confidence

One reality that will hit you in the face at some point if it hasn’t already is that not everyone wants you to succeed.<p>As a young person starting out in your career, you might think “Who wouldn’t want me to succeed? I haven’t been in the business world long enough yet to have cultivated any …

Employment

Tinder is tearing society apart

“Some people still catch feelings in hook-up culture.”<p>Of all the depressing lines spoken by young adults in the article “Tinder and the Dawn of the …

Relationships

The 5 Most Frugal Habits of the World's Richest People | Inc.com

While occasionally rejecting the notions of materialism, most of us enjoy the idea of accumulating wealth. Having more money won't make all your problems go away, but in two nearly identical situations with the only difference being wealth, most of us would choose the wealthier scenario.<p>It's no …

Personal Finance

What Everyone Is Forgetting About Millennials | Inc.com

Elizabeth Segran published an interesting article in <i>Fast Company</i> a few days ago, about hotel patriarch Marriott's concern over becoming antiquated.<p>According to Segran, Marriott's high-quality product ensured that guests had a "perfectly predictable experience anywhere in the world." That approach …

Hospitality

My Dad Stole My Identity and Left Me in $100,000 of Debt

In this essay, After Perfect author Christina McDowell opens up about her Wolf of Wall Street life.<p>When I was 18 years old and a freshman in college, the FBI came to my home and arrested my father on fraud charges. Shortly after he was sentenced and surrendered to prison, I discovered he had left …

19 Bad Habits You Should Drop Before You Turn 30

Baby, it's time to let go of that bad blood.

Centers for Disease Control

Honduran Teen Goes Viral After Posting "How To Be Poor" Videos

<b>Paola Mejía</b> may be just 14-years-old, but she already boasts 140,000 Facebook fans — thanks to a series of web videos that show people "how to be poor." Her video series, which began on a dare, has become an Internet sensation, thanks to Mejía's upbeat attitude and endless positivity.<p>Mejía lives in …

San Pedro Sula

Making time for kids? Study says quality trumps quantity

Do parents, especially mothers, spend enough time with their children?<p>Though American parents are with their children more than most any parents in the world, many feel guilty because they don't believe it's enough. That's because there's a widespread cultural assumption that the time parents, …

Teens

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

Oxford University

Why Some People Are Always Hot—and Others Are Always Freezing

First, the science: The hypothalamus is the part of your brain that produces hormones that regulate internal body temperature. And while receptors on the hypothalamus help you maintain a core internal temperature of 98.6 degrees, it’s receptors on your skin (typically near the torso) that help you …

Solving a Medical Mystery: What's Wrong with My Child?

For the first year of her daughter’s life, Lainey Moseley was in denial.<p>“I knew in my gut things were wrong,” Moseley, 51, of Philadelphia tells …

The Most Intimate Dance: Elinor Carucci's Photos of Motherhood

Induced, 2004<br>Elinor Carucci—INSTITUTE<p>1 of 18<p>This project, the third monograph by Elinor Carucci, follows a logical trajectory from her earlier work.</i> …

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

The Brain

After the 'I do' comes the massive bill

First comes love. Then comes marriage. But when the romance is said and done, these occasions are almost always followed by another, less-intimate commonality: a massive credit card bill.<p>According to The Knot's annual Real Weddings Study, the average cost of a wedding (excluding the honeymoon) …

Weddings

The Harsh But True Realities of Divorce

And the more, the better. So we spoke with divorce attorneys, marriage therapists, and divorcées to find out what every woman who takes the plunge should know:<p><b>The Process Pretty Much Works Like This</b><br>While every state has its own laws and ways of doing divorce, here's the 30,000-feet view of the …

The World of Intersex Children and One Person's Journey Between Two Sexes

Growing up in a small town near Barahona, Dominican Republic, southwest of the island home to pristine beaches not yet sullied by the outside world, …

Why We Need More Mothers at Work

I still am embarrassed by this memory<b>.</b> Five years ago I walked into an office on the twenty-fifth floor of the Manhattan headquarters of Time Inc. …

Google Docs

My Mother Died 12 Hours After Being Diagnosed With Cancer

There is a scar that runs the entire length of my left arm, wide and treacherous at the elbow, then narrows to a thin white line as it cuts across my …

Medicine

These Masculine/Feminine Hybrids Show Gender Is Always More Complicated Than We Think

"From a young age I have been aware of both my female and male side," artist Daantje Bons told The Huffington Post. The Dutch photographer channels aspects stereotypically associated with both genders in her series "Features of Femininity," thus breaking down the rigid boundaries often thought to …

Feminism

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

Sleep

10 Reasons People Divorce After Less Than A Year Of Marriage

It's hard to count the number of celebrity couples who rushed into marriage then promptly filed for divorce just months later.<p>But that doesn't only happen in Hollywood. We all know someone (or have a friend who knows someone) who walked down the aisle only to divorce not long after. <i>What happened</i>, …

Relationships