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11 investing tips I wish I could tell my younger self

Sometimes I look back on my past as a young investor and want to kick myself. I didn't really know what I was doing back then, and made a number of mistakes that cost me money in the long run.<p>I did learn a lot and truly enjoy investing and saving now. But I wish I could go back in time and offer my …

7 Remarkably Powerful Body Language Secrets for Success

The majority of our communication is nonverbal, so make sure your body says what it means.<p>Sometimes, our bodies just know what to do. There's something to be said about natural instincts, about inherently knowing how to react in times of extreme stress and duress. In times when we can't process …

Public Speaking

Overwhelmed? 10 ways to feel less busy

You can’t do it all, so try Oliver Burkeman’s tips to reclaim your time and your sanity<p>Work isn’t working; that much seems clear. If you’re a human being with a job and you don’t feel unpleasantly busy yourself, you almost certainly know several people who do, and who rarely stop mentioning it. The …

Time Management

Banish those midlife blues – the secret to happiness starts with one small step

Feeling on the verge of a midlife crisis? The key to a happier you can be simple: switch off your mobile now and again, listen to music, head outdoors, or spend some time with friends.<p>Last week, a survey concluded that we are at our most miserable between the ages of 50 and 54 and that happiness …

Happiness

The Small Psychological Change That Will Make You Much More Successful

This little tweak to how you think will make you not only more successful but also happier.<p>Success, most of us have heard, is hard. We've read about Bill Gates's insane hours when starting Microsoft, gossiped about Elon Musk's divorces (and plenty of other founders' rocky personal lives), and …

Happiness

Could your relationship survive 'The Marriage Test'? Try this experiment to see

How do you know if the one you're dating is THE one?<p>Jill Andres and Brook Silva-Braga asked that question in their new memoir, "The Marriage Test," by taking their relationship on a marital test drive. The couple created 40 experimental dates to simulate the challenges of marriage, testing …

11 Brilliant Productivity Hacks from Successful People

Maintaining your productivity during the day while trudging through an inbox brimming with unanswered emails and navigating through your coworking space to grab a quick cup of coffee in the break room — without being ensnared by chatty coworkers — is a constant struggle. The secret to working more …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

101 things you thought were true, but have actually been debunked by science

1/<p>Skye Gould/Tech Insider<p>2/<p>MYTH: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.<p>Imperfect<p>Apples are packed with vitamin C and fiber, both of which are …

The 14 Fittest Men on Instagram Will Make You Break a Sweat

These ripped fitstagrammers will give you more than body envy—they have you racing to the gym.

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

8 New Self-help Books That Actually Help

1<p>If you want to be better with money<p><b>Read:</b> <i>The Index Card</i> by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack<p>A financial journalist and a college professor team up to …

Self-improvement

The 6 Career Advice Books All Successful People Read

Yes, your parents may have read these books too, but sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Whether you’re looking for a new job or just wanting to move up in your current career, …

Self-improvement

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple --  through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

5 Productivity Lessons Even Smart Office Workers Need to Learn

You've got a good handle on your email and can punch out business docs like a pro. But you might be overlooking a few important factors when it comes to getting things done.<p>You work in an office. That means you have to figure out how to be productive, even if you are the founder of a company. Yet, …

Time Management

10 Questions That Will Make You More Successful

The most successful people know themselves well and are adept at thoughtfully answering these ten common--but incredibly helpful--questions<p>It's the New Year and a fresh start. Is one of your goals to be more successful?<p>Even if 2015 was awesome, there is always a desire to up the ante. Maybe you …

Self-improvement

3 Simple Habits of Extremely Effective Leaders

Some leaders go above and beyond simply being good--they are truly great. You can be too.<p>We all know leaders who work hard at their craft, and many are really good at what they do. However, some leaders go above and beyond simply being good--they are truly great leaders.<p>But how exactly can you …

Leadership

ALBERT EDWARDS: If I'm right, the US stock market will fall 75%

Edwards' most recent call is that if the US economy plunges into a recession led by weak manufacturing output, stocks will be worth about a quarter of what they're priced at now.<p>It's a heavy-duty prediction.<p>On Tuesday the S&P 500 was at 1,938.68. Edwards sees it possibly passing the low of 666 it …

8 Glaring Signs Your Relationship Isn't Likely To Last

Marriage therapists tell all.<p>Every day, marriage therapists talk to couples who want to work on making their relationships stronger -- as well as those who check-in as a last ditch-effort to save their marriages.<p>What tips them off that a couple may not have what it takes to last? Below, therapists …

6 Ways to Get Motivated When You Feel Like Doing Nothing

Even the most ambitious, motivated people occasionally have difficulties getting things done. The good news is that we can often discover why we’re …

Five habits that help Chris Bailey stay productive

For his new book <i>The Productivity Project</i>, Chris Bailey spent a year mastering the secrets of extreme efficiency, speaking with experts and subjecting himself to various experiments from (very) early rising, to limited smartphone access, to living in total isolation. Here, the Ottawa-based expert in …

Want To Be Promoted? Cultivate These 4 Traits

What makes someone “high potential”?<p>Can we predict rock stars at early stages of their careers?<p>What key traits must be identified and cultivated to help stars (talent) achieve their full potential?<p>According to Kevin Ochsner, a neuroscientist at Columbia University, it all comes down to the brain …

10 secrets to happy parenting

Between sleepless nights, toddler meltdowns and kids pushing your buttons, parenting is no walk in the park. In fact, a study published in the journal Demography found that in the first year after birth, parents were less happy and the effect was worse than divorce, unemployment and even the death …

The 11 Daily Habits of Supremely Happy People

We all have different goals, values, beliefs, and experiences, but there is one universal thing that binds us all: We just want to be happy. But for the most part, happiness seems more like an existential dream than an attainable reality.<p>Yet, everything we think, say, and do are linked to our …

Is there really a 'cheapest' time to book a flight?

This week, the price comparison site kayak.co.uk released data revealing the best time to book your flight in order to get the cheapest fare. It covered some of the most popular destinations in Europe and several long-haul routes for travel in each of the four seasons, based on historical searches …

What I learned from studying Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's schedule for a year

Amidst the growing numbers of tasks, relationships, and operations to manage, ecommerce leaders still only have the same number of hours in a given day.<p>Through my work at Exact Media, I've worked with some of the brightest leaders in the ecommerce space.<p>To better understand them, their needs, and …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Silicon Valley

50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the most beautiful cities in the world from Italy to Iran. This gallery was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with new …

Forget About The Perfect Time, Do It Today!

<i>“For all of the most important things, the timing always sucks. Waiting for a good time to quit your job? The stars will never align and the traffic</i> …

Making a to-do list that does the business

The humble list can be a powerful organisation tool – if you can keep it under control. Juliet Landau-Pope explains how to cut the clutter<p>Forget gadgets and gizmos, if there was a competition for the most useful organisational tool for small businesses, I’d nominate the simple to-do list. They help …

Business Development