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Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<b>Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.</b><p><b>Article featured: Inc., Time, Observer, Business.com, Life Hacker, &</b> …

What is hygge? Why the world's happiest country says this is their secret

Happiness: It's the one thing most of us could use a little more of. But how do you get it?<p>Sometimes it feels like every other article on the internet claims to have the cure-all secrets to cheering up. (We're guilty of it, too — just check out our 12 life lessons to increase happiness, 10 secrets …

Happiness

5 Free Ebooks Every Graphic Designer Should Read

<b>Free ebooks every graphic designer:</b> Are you doing well at what you’re doing? How would one judge that? Do you read books related to your field? Do …

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This

Mental age is more in your control than you might think.<p>Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. …

Want to Be Happy? Stop Doing These 10 Things.

A few small adjustments to your outlook could be the key to happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, the Journal of Happiness Studies published research by Michael Minkov and Michael Harris Bond that claims happiness has a genetic component -- some people …

Happiness

The 5 Skills and Behaviors That Make Entrepreneurs Successful, According to Harvard Research

Vision, mission, focus, experience, education, emotional intelligence, grit, genetics... what makes an entrepreneur successful? Harvard tells us.<p>Richard Branson has tremendous passion. Elon Musk sees no limitations. Steve Jobs was relentlessly focused on perfection and the customer experience. …

Eat These Foods Before Bed to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

How you eat affects so many of parts of your life, but did you ever wonder how it might influence your sleep quality and patterns? We know all about sleeping clean (thanks to health queen Gwyneth Paltrow) and how using screens at night can throw off our sleep patterns, but it turns out that what …

The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First

Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47% of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which ones will robots take …

5 research-backed secrets for making friends as an adult

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you're an adult.<p>You get busy with work. Your friends get busy with work. People get married. Have kids. And pretty soon being "close" means a text message twice a year.<p>You're not alone … …

Happiness

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

The Ultimate Litmus Test For Any Relationship Is To Go On A Trip Together

While I'm no fan of frantic late night calls, sometimes, you've just got to do it.<p>She called me up at 2 am. I picked it up because it hadn't happened …

Relationships

Make your home smarter by replacing your light switches with Brilliant Controls – The Gadgeteer

Brilliant Controls replace your existing light switches to add smart home control capabilities to your rooms. The Brilliant Control features a color …

Home Automation

How to Do What You Love and Make Money Doing It

This self-development power couple shares their secret to success and happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you have ever found yourself searching (especially online) for how you can do what you love while still being able to pay the bills, then you’ve probably …

Entrepreneurship

9 Ways to Do Cost-Effective Interior Design | Investopedia

Decorating your home could easily end up costing tens of thousands of dollars (or more), but you don’t have to spend that kind of money to create …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Zero Projects That Make Use of Its Small Stature

The Raspberry Pi has long been the hobbyist choice for DIY electronics projects. The Raspberry Pi Zero, which is about the size of a stick of gum, …

20 practical tips for understanding your own mind

Meditation has helped me to form all my other habits, it's helped me to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in my life. I'm far from perfect, but it has helped me come a long way.<p>Probably most importantly, it has helped me …