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7 Important Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way

It's better to look back on life and say: "I can't believe I did that" than to look back and say: "I wish I did that."<p>As elders are always telling younger people, experience is the best teacher. But if you can take in a life lesson without putting yourself through difficulty--if you can benefit …

Motivation

Train Less to Gain More? High Intensity Interval Training Explained

Photo by Bev Childress<p><b>In our current fast-paced society, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by subpar time management: too many tasks to accomplish</b> …

Exercise

Urological Health - UTIs, Kidney Disease, and More

To deal with climate change we need a new financial system

Abolishing debt-based currency isn’t a new idea, but it could hold the secret to ending our economies’ environmentally damaging addiction to growth<p>When it comes to global warming, we know that the real problem is not just fossil fuels – it is the logic of endless growth that is built into our …

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You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.<p>The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this …

50 Business Ideas for Introverted Entrepreneurs - Small Business Trends

If you like working alone and can sometimes get overwhelmed being around crowds of people all the time, you’re probably an introvert. But there are …

Small Business

10 Ways How Running Changes Your Body

The benefits from running are just amazing! Any runner can tell you good stories about how running has positively impacted their lives. Running …

The benefits of going bald

Want to appear more intelligent, influential, educated and honest? Lose your hair.<p>The Vikings used a lotion of goose poo. The ancient Greek medic Hippocrates believed the best cure for baldness was really pigeon droppings, which he mixed with horseradish, cumin and nettles. One 5,000 year-old …

Solar Panels Just Got Twice as Efficient

Solar panels are a great way of harvesting free energy and save a lot of people lots of money each year. The cost of installing solar panels has …

How Introverts Can Meet People Without Bars or Booze

<b>“Be yourself, because an original is worth more than a copy.” ~Unknown</b><p>There was a moment during my twenties years when I realized I was an …

Personality

Three Brothers Seek to Overtake Tesla With Souped-Up Plug-In Cars

Auto executives are traveling to a remote Austrian town where three brothers are designing electric cars they say can go faster and further than …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi).<p>So how can you be happier?<p>There's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is determined by …

Happiness

This App Is Conquering Insomnia And Depression At The Same Time

Ever since he was a child, Dan Roberts had rarely been able to get a good night’s sleep. He was born with cerebral palsy that left his entire left arm and leg tight and painful, forcing him to walk with a pronounced limp. He was often in severe pain and there were many nights where he didn’t sleep …

Mental Health

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Entrepreneur VIP<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off …

Self-improvement

The Shadow Doctors

The underground race to spread medical knowledge as the Syrian regime erases it.<p>On a recent Tuesday evening in London, the surgeon David Nott attended a dinner at Bluebird, an upscale Chelsea restaurant. The room was packed with doctors, renowned specialists who had come for the annual consultants’ …

Middle East

Here’s What You Need to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

Exercise

March 2015

The Pushup Workout From Hell

Your pecs will feel as if they’re about to pop out of your shirt by the time you’re done this one-move workout<p>This chest workout consists of only one exercise—the pushup—but it’s hard as hell. That’s because it uses varying tempos to cumulatively challenge the same muscle groups, says <i>Men’s Health</i> …

Solar powering your home? An accountant and an economist weigh in

This past year, our family's combined monthly electric and gas utility bill hit $500 for the first time. It wouldn't be the last. In fact, even though we use roughly the same amount of energy we always have — perhaps even less — exorbitant energy costs appear to be the new normal for us.<p>This …

Solar Power

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Self-improvement

Honeybee antibiotics? Fresh honey ‘key’ to beating drug-resistant infections, scientists say

Swedish scientists have detected 13 bacterial components in raw honey that they say are more effective than conventional antibiotics in fighting …

Learn Survival Skills from the 340-Page Tokyo Disaster Preparedness Guide

This massive, informative guide on survival basics from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will teach you how to turn pants into a backpack, how to …

The innovators: portable solar panels that can be unrolled like a carpet

John Hingley has developed a ‘micro-grid’ in a metal box that can be used for disaster relief, mining, and even festivals<p>Talk is not cheap in the mountains of Nepal. Getting a mobile phone charged can cost $5 in areas where there is no electricity and backpackers have to rely on diesel generators …

Clean Energy

Doing Something Different for Anxiety and Depression

The aim of many ‘talking therapies’ is to help people understand how their unreasonable or unwanted thoughts can harm their sense of well-being. …

'World Happiest Man' Literally Bends The Scales Of Brain Activity While Meditating In A Laboratory

<b>“Ricard sees living a good life, and showing compassion, not as a religious edict revealed from on high, but as a practical route to happiness.”</b><p>A …

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

12 Million Women Ignore These Symptoms Of Thyroid Disorder

An estimated 27 million Americans are living with a thyroid condition and they are not even aware of it! The numbers would be much high if you …

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