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16 Not So Obvious Cleaning Tips That You Will Never Forget After Reading

Keeping your home spotless takes a lot of work. Add to that a job and kids, and you’ll be scrambling to find enough time. Follow these 16 …

Cleaning

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

These 4 Magic Words Can Turn "No" Into "Yes", According to the World's Smartest Salespeople

Your challenge is to keep the conversation going while learning more about the prospect.<p>Many people foolishly believe that selling consists of pitching. Under this way of thinking, if you work hard to create a compelling sales pitch or elevator pitch, you'll get plenty of customers.<p>Maybe that's …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Overweight father-to-be, 37, reveals how he swapped his 'love handles' for six-pack in just EIGHT weeks - and WITHOUT using a personal trainer

A father-to-be has revealed how he went from clinically overweight to cover star ready in just eight weeks - all without the help of a personal …

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

Atkins diet may cause heart failure, major new protein study finds

The Atkins diet may raise the risk of fatal heart disease, according to a new study.<p>Analysis of more than 2,440 men found that those with a high protein intake faced a 33 per cent increased risk of developing heart failure, where the organ is unable to pump sufficient blood and oxygen around the …

7 Brownie Recipes That Are Actually Good For You

Nutritious AND delicious.<p>May 21, 2018<p>With summer already upon us it's hard to think about indulging in sugary snacks when we're "supposed" to be …

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

How To Organize Your Life, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

It's no secret that some people are naturally organized while other people — like me — struggle to even open their mail. If you don't have that whole …

Heart Stents Are Useless for Most Stable Patients. They’re Still Widely Used.

When my children were little, if they complained about aches and pains, I’d sometimes rub some moisturizer on them and tell them the “cream” would help. It often did. The placebo effect is surprisingly effective.<p>Moisturizer is cheap, it has almost no side effects, and it got the job done. It was a …

Medicine

No, Butter Isn't Back: A Cardiologist Explains Why You Should Stay Away From Animal Fat

0 0 Edit this post<p>In the last five years, there's been a huge push to abandon the idea that saturated fats promote heart disease. Books, magazines, …

Vegetarian and vegan sources of B-12

Vitamin B-12 plays an essential role in a person's health. A lack of vitamin B-12 in a person's diet can adversely affect their physical and mental …

With the NHS, reality has finally caught up with Theresa May | Zoe Williams

The prime minister’s evasions and blandness used to work. But the winter crisis has left her floundering, and with no plan to end the misery<p>It was like watching an anxiety dream: you’ve been made prime minister, but you don’t know why. Andrew Marr is interviewing you on the BBC, but you haven’t …

How to do Veganuary right - and save a small fortune in the process

Veganuary is fast competing with Dry January for the position of Number One Popular Thing To Do At The Start Of A New Year.<p>Yet, unlike Dry January, …

Seven things you need to consider before going vegan

The New Year is upon us and we are beset with thoughts of personal transformation. In 2018, a breakout resolution trend has emerged: Veganuary, the challenge to eat a plant based diet for the month of - you've guessed it - January.<p>In fact, more of us than ever before are considering going Vegan, …

Best tofu recipes

Tofu is a great veggie alternative, and its unique texture adds something extra to stir fries and soups – check our our easy tofu recipes for …

Vegan

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 …

Veganuary 2018: 31 delicious vegan recipes to inspire you

31 days with no meat, fish, eggs, dairy, honey or any other animal products. Are you up for the challenge?<p>I’ve done Veganuary for the last two years …

The one thing nutritionists want you to stop eating in 2018

Can you become healthier this new year simply by cutting out one thing from your diet? We posed the question to six leading nutritionists and received a range of interesting responses. Some of their choices are no brainers, while others are more surprising, and some highlight the importance of …

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 …

Microbiology

10-Minute Fast and Furious Flat-Belly Workout

Leave it to Beachbody Super Trainer Autumn Calabrese to make your abs burn in just 10 minutes! This short but powerful workout will strengthen your …

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

Self-improvement

Eight Gmail add-ons you didn’t know you needed

Upgrade your inbox.<p>Gmail is one of the strongest email clients currently available. But you won't unlock its true potential until you start installing some of its add-ons: free third-party plug-ins that integrate neatly into the Gmail interface and help you do more with your messages. And with the …

Apps

18 Plant Based Recipes: Mixing Up Your Meals For a Healthier Life

<i>Interested in seeing if a plant based diet is for you? Start here. These 18 Plant Based Recipes are perfect for beginners looking to eat healthy,</i> …

Healthy Eating

5 Websites All New Vegans Should Follow

You'll want to bookmark every one of these sites.<p>If you're planning to go vegan, or have already done so and realized you have no idea what you're …

Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?<p>Photo by chris riebschlager<p><b>1. Planning</b><p>We can't work all the time, but then again we can't …

Procrastination

15 Time Management Tips From Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs

While we all have the same amount of time, we don't all use it in the same way. Here are 15 ways productive people make good on their time.<p>What if you could get more done without feeling overwhelmed, overworked, and overloaded?<p>Very productive people do it all the time. It actually has less to do …