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10 gorgeous Bluetooth speakers that double as decor

A Bluetooth speaker is an essential home staple now — just like your refrigerator or TV. The thing is, the market is <i>way</i> oversaturated with boring, …

Beauty and the Beast

27-Year-Old Dying Of Cancer’s Final Letter Sums Up What Matters In Life

Holly Butcher died Jan. 4, but her legacy lives on through her inspiring wisdom<p>A 27-year-old Australian woman with terminal cancer is giving …

9 small habits that can help you get more done

Do you want to manage your time better in the new year? Small habits can make a big difference. Try a few of these very doable strategies to make 2018 your most productive year yet.

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

These Are the Best Books of 2017, According to Amazon

Amazon was one of the first to release their "best of 2017" list, with the 100 best books of the past year. Each book was hand-selected by Amazon’s …

18 simple ways to be better in 2018

I enter most new years like Derek Olson — the <i>Onion</i>’s fictional local man whose “plan to straighten out entire life during weeklong vacation” yielded …

Start a new (good) habit, kill an old (bad) one

<b>(CNN) —</b> Odds are, you are trying to break a bad habit or institute a good one right now. As a species, we are impressively committed to self-improvement, and most of us believe that habits are an effective means to that end.<p>Habits -- actions performed with little conscious thought and often …

10 reasons you should wake up earlier and how to do it

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” - Ben Franklin<p>“Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as …

Mark Twain

Barack Obama shares his 12 favorite books from 2017

On New Year's Eve, the 44th president listed 10 titles (and two bonus titles) that he thinks are worth picking up, including short stories, memoirs, and biographies.<p>Here's the full list.

20 books that will change your life

Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives

Why Joe Gomez deserves full credit for establishing himself as a regular in Klopp’s starting XI

<b>During the summer, Joe Gomez was linked with a loan move to newly-promoted Brighton or Newcastle, but after impressing Jürgen Klopp in pre-season,</b> …

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing | Inc.com

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months. Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it's over before you know it. The excitement …

Motivation

Please Stop Telling Yourself These 5 Lies (You're Holding Yourself Back) | Inc.com

Sometimes we need to take stock of where we are at in life. Sometimes we have to ask why we're not where we want to be. Why we're not where we should be.<p>For me, I've found when I'm not where I should, or want to be, it's usually because I'm holding myself back by telling myself one or more of these …

You change your job, address, and friends — but you'll never get anywhere if you don't change your mind

What would you say is the most powerful thing in the world? And what would you say if I told you that you already possess it? You were born with it. It was given to you freely, yet you often discount it. You take it for granted.<p>What is it? Let me give you a hint. It weighs less than three pounds …

10 Mini Productivity Hacks To Ease Your Life