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A self-made millionaire says a seemingly innocuous daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

In "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," author and self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker identifies a seemingly harmless daily habit average people engage in that the rich refuse to: <b>complaining.</b><p>"Complaining is the absolute worst possible thing you could do for your health or your wealth," Eker …

24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.

Cooking

Get Envy-Inducing Arms With This Killer Bicep Exercise

<b>SO…ARE YOU IN?!</b><p>Wanna take your fitness to the next level? Sign up for Degree's Get Moving Challenge for a chance to win a one-on-one workout with celeb trainer and transformation pro Chris Powell!<p>Ready for more fat-burning action? Check out this five-minute (!) fat-blasting workout that will have …

Make Any Workout Vinyasa: 14 Poses to Add Between Sets

0<p>SHARES<p>Think you don't have time for yoga? This vinyasa fits right into your usual workout—between sets of any exercise—to keep things …

Try These Simple Yoga Poses For The Ultimate, Therapeutic Hip Stretch

Got tight hips? If you sit at your desk, run, walk or bike, the answer is probably "yes." These everyday activities leave the area of your body in need of some serious stretching.<p>Give your hips some love with this series of yogic hip mobility positions from yoga teacher Jules Mitchell. Follow along …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Personal Finance

5 Recipes Recreating Chipotle’s Restaurant Flavors at Home

Since its 1993 opening, Chipotle has torn like wildfire across the United States and beyond, and it still shows no signs of stopping. We’re all a …

Here's What Happens When You Ask A Chef To Make You Breakfast

It takes a very talented baker to make biscuits that are light, flaky and loaded with bacon fat.<p>These days, it's pretty common for pastry chefs to open their own restaurants. But in 1997, when Elizabeth Falkner left San Francisco fine-dining mainstay Rubicon to open her restaurant/bakery Citizen …

Baking

9 YouTube Videos For A Killer At-Home Workout

Here in New York, the forecast for this weekend looks pretty grim (and cold): Lows in the single digits, probable snow, varied "winter precipitation" …

Yoga

How To Turn Your Retirement Savings Into Retirement Income

One of the most common questions we get from people about to retire is how to turn their retirement savings into retirement income. After all, for most of our life, retirement planning is about accumulating a nest egg. What to do with that nest egg when we actually retire is a whole different ball …

Retirement

How to Make Your Money Live Longer Than You Do

There are some perhaps surprising upsides and downsides to growing really old.<p>Societal changes are afoot. Recent U.S. Census Bureau data revealed …

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …

6 Exercises Your Body Wishes You'd Do Every Day

<i>Photo by Eric Audras/Getty Images</i><p>Your body craves movement. It wants to get strong and get moving every single day. Those aches and pains? It's your body's way of begging you to give it the attention it needs and deserves. And it doesn't have to be a lot. Simply doing these 6 simple exercises at …

12 Best Dumbbell Exercises For Strong, Chiseled Arms

When you want to isolate specific muscle groups in the arms, using dumbbells is truly effective — get ready to feel the burn! Depending on your strength, grab at least two size weights ranging from five to 15 pounds so you can switch up the appropriate size dumbbells for each move.

Perfect Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Perfect Macaroni and Cheese How-To<p>You can easily divide this recipe in half; use a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish if you do.<p>Serves 12<p>6 slices good-quality white bread, crusts removed, torn into 1/4- to 1/2-inch pieces<br>8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, plus more for dish<br>5 1/2 cups milk<br>1/2 cup …

The Plank Workout That Will Tone Your Abs, Sculpt Your Tush, and Strengthen Your Arms

Exercise 1 Plank Row and Kickback<p>Start in a plank position with your right hand resting on a dumbbell <b>(A)</b>. Row the weight to your chest <b>(B)</b>; pause, then straighten your elbow until your forearm is parallel to the floor <b>(C)</b>. Pause, then reverse the movement to return to start. That's one rep. Complete …

This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

Yoga