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India Just Planted 50 Million Trees In 24 Hours

In the first real show of a $6 billion commitment to reforest India, the country planted nearly 50 million trees in under 24 hours. Suddenly, India’s goal of reducing pollution and reforesting 12% of the country doesn’t look nearly as far-fetched.<p>The 24-hour event took place last Monday, July 11th, …

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6 Sleep Habits You Need To Avoid

<b>Getting enough sleep is vital for our health and well-being.</b> Unfortunately, many of us don’t – 35% of the population state that they don’t get a …

The 4 Best Personal Finance Apps for Banking, Budgeting and $aving Big Bucks

Budgeting can be a tricky business, especially when so many young people must balance between bills and the expenses that come with actually having a …

How to Feel Happy When Everything in Life Sucks

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Alison, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>"Happiness is an inside job."<p>Some days I can't help but wonder if Mr. Ward got it wrong when he wrote this quote. I mean, it doesn't often feel like happiness is something …

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A Happiness Experiment: Can You Make Every Day Feel Like Saturday?

We’re happiest on Saturdays at 7:26pm—at least that’s what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26pm seems strange, there have been …

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How to Focus: 5 Research-Backed Secrets to Concentration

A question a lot of us are struggling with these days is “how to focus.” Concentration seems hard. Why does everyone joke about having ADD? There’s a …

How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the '2-Minute Rule'

I've been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time.<p>I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life.<p>The best part? It's a simple strategy that couldn't be …

4 Tools to Put a Stop to Time Wasters in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New year, same story: another New Year’s resolution to “stop wasting time at work” that falls by the wayside come late January. The average American spends 8.7 hours physically in the office each day, reports the American Time Use Survey. …

13 Bad Money Habits You Should Break in 2016 to Build More Wealth

<b>By Kathleen Elkins</b><br>Getting rich is a long-term game.<br>The good news is that starting to accumulate wealth is almost entirely under your control - all it …

16 Ways To Hit The Refresh Button In The New Year

It's time to calm, clear and cheer!<p>After a jolly season of turkey dinners, holiday parties, Champagne cocktails and more social obligations than you can even remember, it's natural to want to pause and hit the refresh button in the new year.<p>That doesn't mean making a new year's resolution to lose …

100 Life Hacks You Need To Read To Start Your 2016 Right

<i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over the past 31 years of my life, I've learned a lot through my …

How to Make Learning More Automatic

The new year is here, and for many of us, that means resolutions. At work, it often translates into a vague desire to broaden our horizons or learn new things. But to really make consistent progress, we need to make learning a habit. Habits are freeing because they save us from the difficult, …

Do the Opposite of These 10 Blunders to Get Your Raise

You do NOT lack competence! You may just be a little off balance in the confidence department.<p>Asking for a raise makes most people vomit... or want to. Just <i>wondering</i> about it makes most of us want to run and hide back in bed. The idea of speaking about our qualifications, value and needs to a …

These Four Common Mistakes Are Making You Less Productive At Work

If you’re working long hours or getting up early because you think you “should,” you’re probably doing yourself more harm than good.<p>When I first email Chris Bailey, the man behind popular productivity blog <i>A Life of Productivity</i>, to set up an interview, I am greeted with an auto-reply that reads, …

6 Habits You Absolutely Need to Start in 2016

How training yourself to make positive actions daily can make a huge difference in your productivity.<p>It's a brand new year and hopefully that means you're looking at how to improve. You're energized about getting back into the grind and being a better you.<p>But, what can happen to that energy and …

7 counterintuitive secrets to being insanely productive

In fact, there are plenty of proven strategies for getting more done while staying happy and healthy.<p>To find out what those strategies are, we checked out the Quora thread "What is the secret to insane productivity?" as well as some other research, and picked out our favorite techniques.<p>Quora user …

10 Apps to Keep You More Organized and Productive | Inc.com

One of my strengths is my obsession with being organized, (which my kids and co-workers may refer to as my OCD.) There are few things that get me more excited than a creating a perfectly designed spreadsheet or watching our efficient and systematic picking and packing process here at Dotcom. Even …

10 Secret Mindsets of Multi-Millionaires

I have a ton of rich friends who’ve wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>Yesterday, I was chatting with future billionaire, Josh McAfee (Founder …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

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The Joy of Psyching Myself Out­

IS it possible to think scientifically and creatively at once? Can you be both a psychologist and a writer?<p>When you look at the world as a psychologist, you see it as a set of phenomena that can be subjected to scientific inquiry: identified, tested and either verified or discarded. When you look …

You Have To Love YOURSELF If You Want Anyone Else To Love You

weheartitSometimes it's easier to love other people than for us to love ourselves. But the truth is, in order for people to really love us, we have …

How to Not Ruin Your Life

Life is uncertain. Life is not about checking off your bucket list.<p>Most items on that list are not yours anyway. Somebody told you "If you do this, you'll feel fulfilled." And your life is not a Facebook timeline with preset events, like "At 25, you'll find your soulmate. At 28, you'll marry. At …

11 Of Our Favorite Essays About Love & Sex From 2015

Writing about love can be a deeply personal undertaking, which could be why so many intimate narratives about relationships and sex stick out amongst …

How to Live on a Tight Budget

Do you go out to eat at least once a week? Do you frequent the movie theater? Are you are Starbucks addict? If so, you are spending thousands of …