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7 Amazing International Vacations That Won't Cost a Fortune

1 of 9<p>Best in Travel<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>1. Oaxaca, Mexico<p>3 of 9<p>2. Xi'an, China<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>3. Hoi An, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 9<p>4. Siem Reap, …

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have …

Nutrition

Train Your Brain to Break Bad Habits

A well-designed app can help address daily costly mistakes.<p>By definition, it's not easy to change habits. They can be the source of poor time management, interrupt our creativity and impact our leadership. In fact, people sometimes need a near-death experience or a threatening loved one as the …

What to Do When You're the Last Single Friend in the Group

It's not fun being surrounded by a sea of couples.<p>Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult. Something make you anxious this week, or any week? Lay it on me at askdaveholmes@gmail.com. I'm here to help you minimize the damage you will necessarily inflict on …

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

How Depression Could Be Severely Impacting Your Ability to Have Kids<p>How to Train Like a World Cup Soccer Player<p>The 10 Healthiest, Low-sodium Jerky …

How to Start Paying Off Your Debt in 6 Simple Steps

This month is Financial Literacy Month, and I hope that it inspires people to get pumped about money. Now I don’t mean just earning it, but saving …

Personal Finance

The Very Best Apps for Saving Money Effortlessly

Saving money is fun! Just kidding, it’s honestly pretty annoying since it requires a delicate amount of personal control and the temporary …

Stop being cheap and miserable — here’s how to save money by spending

All the experts seem to say the same thing: “If you want to save money, stop spending it.”<p>Stop buying lunch. Don’t buy a coffee in the morning. …

Personal Finance

3 Ways to Defeat Resistance and Get Your Most Important Work Done

Millions of people let one of the biggest dream killers, resistance, completely take over their lives and decision-making ability. Don't be one of them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever been in the situation where you really wanted to get something important …

Motivation

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing

Here's the one thing you can do to always be in demand, and always paid at a premium.<p>Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One …

This Bodyweight Workout Keeps Burning Calories Long After You Stop Moving

The cool thing about exercise is that there's actually science behind it, so if your goal is to get the most out of every minute of your workout, …

How To Do A 5-Minute Meditation In The Morning

Start your day off right.<p>Most people barely have time to get ready in the morning, so fitting meditation into the routine probably feels impossible.<p>But the benefits of a few minutes of mindfulness are clear: Research shows that it helps increase self awareness, lowers stress and improves …

Meditation

The Science of Behavioral Change: 3 Critical Steps to Make New Habits Stick for Years

You're reading The Science of Behavioral Change: 3 Critical Steps to Make New Habits Stick for Years, originally posted on Pick the Brain | …

Digital Age

How effective is mindfulness and what's the best way to do it?

<b>It might seem like the latest fad, but it's been helping people for centuries. So how effective is mindfulness in today's high-pressure …

Meditation For Beginners: Meditate On Your Own With This Complete Guide

Ricky Tang<p>Editor. Movie Lover. Amateur Singer. Read full profile<p>If you were only allowed to take up one habit, what would it be? For me, it’s …

Once you read these wise words from Alan Watts, you'll be inspired to take action and achieve your goals

We all have big goals that we want achieve, however many of us are unsure about how to actually achieve them.<p>It’s not easy. Competition is always …

How to Maintain a Sense of Peace No Matter What Life Throws At You

<b>“Ships don’t sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don’t let what’s happening around you get</b> …

Positive Thinking

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When …

Self-improvement

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

#1: Stay away from people who erode your quality of life.<p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes</i>, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority …

Happiness

Try the LA Workout Everyone's Talking About — At Your Own Gym

We're a little obsessed with the fun and dynamic workout from LA's boutique studio, Speedplay. But since we're about 350 miles from Los Angeles, we can't get our fitness fix as often as we'd like. Fortunately, Speedplay's co-founder and lead trainer Xavier Quimbo created this awesome treadmill and …

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

Self-help

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 …

5 Habits of Successful People Before 8 a.m.

Setting a positive, productive tone for the day is all about giving yourself time to get your wits together. Prepare for your entry into the work arena, if you want to win there.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The difference between successful people and everyone else …

Success

TED Talks: ‘Keep Your Goals to Yourself’

It could be a TV show, an outing with friends or a three-hour YouTube binge—somehow, instant gratification finds a way to reach us. And when it comes …

Procrastination

7 Tips for Replacing Bad Habits with Positive Habits

How to create a happy life by implementing "The Slight Edge" philosophy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether it’s smoking cigarettes, being late, drinking soft drinks, blaming others or biting our nails, we all have personal and professional bad habits that we would …

Happiness

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Fox doc ‘Phenoms’ chronicles fortunes of soccer players bound for the World Cup<p>3:55 p.m. Today3:55 p.m. May 18, 2018<p>New data from the United Way …

The 2-Part Way to Embrace Uncertainty When Life Feels Out of Control

While some manage to find excitement in the unknown, many struggle to embrace the ups and downs that come with living in a state of uncertainty. But …

10 Steps to Creating the Life You Actually Want

Too many people are living in circumstances that they are not happy with. They do not know that they can actually have the life they want. Some have …

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science

Want to slow down memory loss and cognitive decline? Start shopping for these amazing brain foods.<p>The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently …