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BlacKkKlansman doesn't let white women off the hook—and it shouldn't

<i>Note: This article contains plot points of</i> BlacKkKlansman.<p>Fifty-two percent of white women voted for Donald Trump. It’s a statistic that often makes …

BlacKkKlansman

Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

Where to Find Your Own Crystals in the Wilds of the United States

Victoria Beckham carries one in her purse. Wellness guru Taryn Toomey has them under the floorboards of her Tribeca fitness studio. Interior designers are using them to layer, accent, and infuse spaces with energy. Even hair salons are incorporating them into wash-and-dry routines. No matter how …

Health Officials Issue A New Warning About The Dangers Of Cellphone Usage

We are all guilty of doing it, but apparently it's something that is a lot more harmful than we thought. Keeping your phone in your bed is …

Get Ready to Work Your Abs and Fire Up Your Core

Let's talk about your core for a moment: it likely needs to be stronger. You need a strong core for just about every activity, from running to dancing, from yoga to heavy lifting. This simple workout is a great way to start building strength — it's great for beginners, too. And let's review: your …

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Holistic Medicine

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Special Forces

Why “servant leaders” are so effective

<b>Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt directs her players in the second half of a basketball game against Georgia on Sunday March 2, 2008, in Athens, Ga. Tennessee won 72-63. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (AP/John Bazemore)</b><p>It’s no wonder that Lady Vols coach Pat Summit has worked with so many women who go on …

University of Tennessee

Compliance vs. Commitment: Cracking the Code to Motivating Your Employees

The surprising way to attract and retain top performers.<p>There is a quote from the ancient sage Lao Tzu that brilliantly sums up the depiction of modern day, authentic leadership: "Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is …

7 things that make great bosses unforgettable

Six times Google has topped Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Most people assume that Google tops the list because of …

This Chicano artist created a Frida Kahlo portrait was created using 4,587 Chiclets

Will we ever get tired of seeing artists immortalize the ever-iconic Frida Kahlo? Honestly, <i>probably not</i>. Just like the Mexican artist helped change …

This Terrible Management Trait Is the Top Reason Employees Leave

Poor leadership leads to increased employee turnover--and this one trait is especially to blame.<p>Research, exit interviews, and our own experiences tell us over and over again that the number one reason employees leave a job is their direct manager.<p>But why? What are managers doing (or not doing) …

12 timeless habits of likable leaders

Think back to the leaders in your life that you liked. They were also the ones who were most successful, right? According to an article in Harvard …

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

<i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging …

The first trip to Mars will include the longest layover ever

Nobody likes layovers, but the first astronauts heading to Mars will get to experience one of the longest such experiences of their lives. They’ll …

This Is Why Women Make Better Managers Than Men

You’ve asked mentors for advice on how to be a better boss, learned how to be a crystal clear communicator at work, and read tips for first-time managers. Now that you’re in charge, you want to lead like a true boss. Here’s the thing: According to a Gallup report, you may already have what it takes …

The 17 Hottest Craft Beer Destinations in Los Angeles

There is no stopping the craft beer boom in Los Angeles. The City of Angels has become a focal point for the movement nationwide, with dozens of new breweries opening their own spaces, extended taprooms, or full-on brewpubs left and right.<p>Destinations like Mikkeller draw in loads of weekenders …

Scientists warn thawing soil could suddenly unleash deadly pathogens unseen in centuries

Humans have fought viruses for centuries. We struck a temporary winning blow with the discovery of penicillin, but now we’re watching bacteria …

Global Warming

To Be An Effective Leader Keep A Leadership Journal

Teddy Roosevelt did it. Harry Truman did it. Want to be an outstanding leader? Keep a leadership journal. As part of my executive coaching work, one of the most effective tools I recommend that powers up the coaching process is a leadership journal. The exercise of leadership is not unlike a sport …

11 Amazing Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning.<p>No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end …

Why Building Relationships with Your Employees Is Better Than Just Managing Them

By creating strong relationships with your staff members, you'll build a better workforce and develop bonds that will help you and your business be a success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Glenn Llopis’s book</i> The Innovation Mentality<i>. Buy</i> …

Relationships

Why Leaders Should View Themselves as Servants

Show your employees you really care about each and every one of them. Success will follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

Leadership

18 things you can only do in NYC

There’s really no place in the world quite like New York City. Thanks to its dense population (one in every 38 people in the United States live here) …

Women paleontologists are donning fake beards because of sexism

As a kid, Ellen Currano loved dinosaurs. When she was six years old, she came home from school and announced to her parents that she wanted to be a paleontologist. She never wavered on that commitment, and is now a paleobotanist at the University of Wyoming.<p>Currano has an impressive resume. After …

Feminism

If You’re A Bibliophile, These Literary Tattoos Will Inspire You To Get Inked

There's nothing quite like reading a book. If you're a bibliophile, you know what I am talking about. There's no feeling like holding a book in your …

Literature

3 Strategies for Projecting Success and Confidence as a Leader

A leader's job is to step into everyone's shoes and find ways to make the path less treacherous, stressful and demoralizing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more</i> …

Barnes & Noble

9 Ways to Recognize a Real Leader

Look closely and you'll see who they really are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is a trait many are quick to claim but few truly deserve.<p>To be a leader does not mean wearing the title of "leader." It's not something you choose to be one minute and then choose …

Roads

Five Forgiveness Exercises for Couples

Life is hard enough without the added layer of conflict with those who are supposed to be good to us, which can lead to resentment which can lead to …

Forgiveness