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11 Make-Ahead Snacks To Keep You Full All Day Long

Dine & Dash: 10 Speedy Dinners For Busy Families

When everyone in the family is running in different directions, it's nice to have a few speedy dinner recipes in your back pocket. From pasta to tacos, these family-friendly meals will have you in-and-out of the kitchen in no time!<p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli</b><p>Sometimes it seems …

12 Tricks to Boost Your Energy

There’s an easy way to stay awake and alert. It’s called coffee.<p>Which is why it’s tempting to down a cup (or two, or three) when you’re nodding off …

Why do we sleep? Scientists uncover how late nights can physically change the brain

We all sleep – some of us less than others – and yet the exact role sleeping plays on our bodies and minds has largely remained elusive.<p>By focusing …

Dear Fellow White People

White privilege is a thing. And Rio was the perfect example<p>Dear Fellow White People:<p>The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games have brought to my attention that …

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8 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

It’s no secret that successful entrepreneurs and business leaders do things their way. It gives them a competitive advantage and assists them in …

10 low investment business ideas for college students

Share24<p>Tweet<p>Share5<p>+12<p>Shares 31<p>College is a lot different than high school. You may decide to commute from your home to a local campus. Your freshman …

An entrepreneur who now earns 6 figures shares the career advice he wishes he'd had in his pizza delivery days

Fed up with "trudging through six feet of snow, up six flights of stairs to get a $2 tip," he set his sights on something more, and spent two years learning everything he could about running an online business.<p>"I would read these stories, like '18-year-old kid started an office chair site and makes …

Where to Go in the Mediterranean: A Cheat Sheet to the Top Destinations

There are countless reasons why so many travelers flock to the Mediterranean every year. The crystal blue waters are dotted with charming historic …

How J.K. Rowling Rose To Success And How You Can Too

Rowling’s new book, <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i>, sold more than 3.3 million copies in the U.S. and Canada, publisher Scholastic announced last week. It is currently ranked No. 1 among all books on Amazon.<p>The Harry Potter franchise has been extremely lucrative for Rowling. According to <i>Forbes</i>, …

The Truth About Your Cotton Bedsheets Will Give You Nightmares

There is a dark underbelly to the global cotton industry—and the organic, fair-trade bedsheets company Boll & Branch wants to change that.<p>In July, when the U.S. hit peak heat and humidity levels, Cotton Incorporated, the national trade association for cotton importers and producers, launched a …

The cognitive biases that force you to make bad decisions

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Laptop Getting Hot? Here's How to Easily Clean, Fix, Replace or Augment the Cooling Fan

ElectroBOOM shows you it's less like brain surgery, more like a nose job<p>We've had a couple of 100-degree days here in NYC, and the only thing that …

Four Things To Do Outside The Office To Boost Your Creativity

The best place to spark innovation on the job may be to get completely away from the office.<p>To be successful, businesses need innovation, and that requires creative thinking. Former advertising agency creative director Jack Foster says ideas are the “wheels of progress,” and warns that without them …

Artist Spotlight: Bettina Krieg – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

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How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

Useful Workstation Gear for Retouchers and Photographers

While a photoshoot takes just a one day, retouching may take several days spending hours on Photoshop. Here is a list of some items and gear that may …

4 Ways Your Office Is Crushing Your Creativity

Two-thirds of employees believe that they work in spaces that stifle creativity and innovation, a Gensler survey finds.<p>Is your office stifling your creativity? A recent survey, conducted by the global architecture firm Gensler, suggests as much. The good news: You can do something about it.<p>The …

20 Little Habits That Will Help You Live A Better Life

As Aristotle famously said, we are what we do repeatedly. Success and happiness are largely the results of practicing good habits.<p>The most important habits are keystone habits; habits which have positive cascading effects throughout your life. Here are 20 of the most effective, valuable keystone …

29 Habits You Need to Break Before Turning 30

Most of us spend our 20s figuring sh*t out: our careers, our relationships, ourselves. And we're going to make plenty of mistakes along the way.<p>That's more than OK--no one's perfect. Plus, mistakes build character. As someone recently told me, "Sometimes you win, and sometimes you learn."<p>But as I …

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Here's What's Really in Your Sushi and 13 Other Foods You Eat Every Day

Is nothing sacred?<p>With all of the organic and natural options at the grocery store these days, you probably assume you know what's going in your cart. But guess what? It's pretty much a guarantee that something you're buying isn't what you think it is, according to the new book <i>Real Food/Fake Food:</i> …

The 1 Best Question to Use in an Interview

There is a single question that you can use to assess whether candidates understand the job and if they are A or C players.<p>The secret to hiring your next great employee might come down to how someone answers a single question. And you won't be asking what kind of tree the person would be or about …

How to intervene in a racist attack

It may be true that there are fewer bigots today than in the past. But the fact remains that every day, somewhere in the world, people suffer racist attacks. Some high-profile examples come from the UK in recent days, where hate crimes are on the rise after the Brexit vote, which stirred up strong …

8 Signs You're A Potential Creative Genius

How many times have you said to yourself that you’re going to do something but you end up not following through with it because you weren’t motivated …

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The Neuroscience Hack That Guarantees You'll Leave a Good Impression

Everyone talks about first impressions, but science says it's endings that matter most.<p>We've all heard that first impressions are both incredibly important and incredibly hard to turn around. So whether you're anxious to impress a date or a new customer, you'll probably be most stressed about the …

7 Secrets to a Killer Morning Routine

Time is a precious commodity, particularly in those pre-work morning hours. How you spend those moments can either make or break the rest of your day.<p>…

9 things to do in your 20s to retire by 40

Retiring by 40 is more than possible. Plenty of regular people have done it.<p>Take "Mr. Money Mustache," who averaged a $67,000 annual salary working as an engineer for 10 years before announcing his retirement at age 30. Or Jeremy Jacobson and Winnie Tseng, whose combined annual salary of $135,000 …

How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

5 Bad Bed Habits Keeping You From a Happier, Healthier Life

<i>This article originally appeared on ApartmentTherapy.com.</i><p>Not Going to Bed on a Schedule<p>I’ve had tremendous success controlling my sleep with this …