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14 money lessons rich parents teach their kids

Author and self-made millionaire Steve Siebold has spent a lot of time studying the ultra wealthy. He's interviewed more than 1,200 millionaires and …

Self-improvement

11 Personal Finance Blogs That Will Help You Manage Your Money This Year

Blogs your checking account will approve of.<p>Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're …

Personal Finance

You're 96 Percent Less Creative Than You Were as a Child. Here's How to Reverse That

Sure, you can't be a kid again, but you can think like one.<p>If you haven't said it yourself, someone has said it to you: "I'm just not that creative."<p>Most of us wouldn't mind being just a little more creative. Fortunately, you can. Not only are there proven ways to increase your creativity, but …

This set of online classes can help you master the entire Microsoft Office Suite

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Microsoft

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Restore order to your days.<p>Between work, activities, appointments, and ever-growing to-do lists, many of us constantly feel rushed and anxious. And all too often, the distractions of our smartphones only make this busy pace more hectic. But phones can also simplify your life—it all depends on how …

Apps

What Should My Net Worth Be At Age 30, 40, 50, 60?

Everything is relative when it comes to money. If we all have a net worth of $1,000,000, then nobody is truly rich. As such, we must first get an …

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.<p>Prevent and potentially eliminate shoulder pain by implementing the following …

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Self-improvement

46 romantic gestures that will make your wife feel loved

As her husband, you can be the champion of her heart. Even a simple act of kindness can go a long way. Never let a day go by that you don’t do or say …

The Breathing Technique You Should Try In 2018 For Less Stress & More Zen

When stress gets to the point of being truly overwhelming, it's easy to forget that the most natural and convenient way to relieve that anxiety lies …

Worksheets for Back to School Goal Setting

Let's face it: our students live in atomized, distracted worlds of handheld devices, constantly shifting social relationships and changing mores and …

Developing Internal Confidence

<b>Comparisons – Measuring yourself or your accomplishments to others.</b><p>While drawing confidence from these things isn’t necessarily bad, it can be a …

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 …

CNN

Finding Purpose for a Good Life. But Also a Healthy One.

My favorite medical diagnosis is “failure to thrive.”<p>Not because patients are failing to thrive — that part makes me sad. But because of the diagnosis’s bold proposition: Humans, in their natural state, are meant to thrive.<p>My patient, however, was not in his natural state. Cancer had claimed nearly …

Psychology

The Secret to Making a Fitness Resolution You Can Stick to Is Actually Really Obvious

Chances are you've made losing weight or getting healthy your New Year's resolution — or part of it — at least one time in your life. And if you're like the majority of Americans, you start out strong on that goal, but by February, the steam is running out. You're not alone — 80 percent of …

Want Effective Goals? Try This Fun Activity

My friend Veronica’s holiday card was a charming, tongue-in-cheek trip through the highs and lows of the last year. It concluded with the line “Here’s hoping 2018 is more like the first 20 days of 2017.” Each of the (six) times I’ve reread her letter, I’ve gotten the giggles.<p>Levity is particularly …

Happiness

How to Teach Kids Goal-Setting and Perseverance

Last year I was presenting a workshop for parents in my hometown and was surprised to see a particular father in the audience. His kids were clearly …

How to set smart goals ~ Get Rich Slowly

During my two-week break, I’ve been working to migrate some of my old Money Boss articles to Get Rich Slowly. I thought this long piece on how to set …

Psychologists to Well-Meaning Parents: Indulging Your Kid's Anxieties Makes Them Worse

Anxiety among young people is at an all-time high. Here's how psychologists tell parents to respond.<p>We live in anxious times and it's taking a serious toll on our kids. Nearly one-in-three teens and adults will suffer from serious anxiety, reported the <i>New York Times Magazine</i> in the course of a …

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning

Want a five to 15 percent boost in learning speed? Then make this dead simple change to your study habits.<p>We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study …

An indoor plant expert reveals a simple trick to keep your houseplants from dying

Plants aren't the most demanding creatures in our homes — they need just three things to stay alive: water, air, and sunlight.<p>So why do so many indoor plants end up dead?<p>New York City indoor plant expert Matthew Schechter believes everyone should be able to bring a little greenery into their home. …

Plants

Free Self Improvement Downloads

Here at <b>The Emotion Machine</b> we try our best to share as many valuable resources with you as possible on psychology and self improvement.<p>On this page …

Tony Robbins Shares One Simple Strategy to Overcome Shame and Embarrassment

Use this tip from one of the world's greatest life coaches to overcome shame.<p>Shame. Oh, how it gets the best of us. Shame is a character trait which can destroy the most successful of people and reduce them to an embarrassed version of themselves.<p>Trust me, there isn't a single person on earth who …

Motivation

How to make your kids smarter in 10 scientific steps

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But what makes …

Kids

6 Idiot-Proof Houseplants That Can Live For Weeks Without Water

Just don't... over-water them.<p>It can be tough keeping plants alive indoors, especially as the dry winter months approach (if you're in the Northern …

Tip: A Simple Mobility Drill for Healthy Shoulders

Do this easy drill daily to fix up your grouchy shoulders and prevent lifting injuries.<p>Spending a lot of time working on imbalances and doing …

Exercise

Tony Robbins Says This Little-Known Therapy is One of the Most Powerful Sources of Transformation He Has Ever Experienced

It could rock your world both professionally and personally.<p>You may be aware of the fact that Tony Robbins is one of the leading personal growth experts in the world. Did you know he's also a survivor of domestic violence?<p>He's open about that fact during his seminars; in fact, he uses it as a …

Tony Robbins

Feel the Noise: Homemade Slime Becomes Big Business

“Slime is about the noise,” said Goldie Bronson<b>,</b> a Los Angeles fifth grader. “Most people like the noise.”<p>By slime, Goldie, 10, was referring to the sticky substance with a well-known heritage that includes the buckets of green stuff dumped on Nickelodeon guests, the goo spewed by Bill Murray and …

Kids

9 smart things to buy as an investment in your future

Making sure you have enough wealth through old age used to be simpler. The idea behind pensions was that your employer would guarantee you a set …

Family Fun Night Ideas That You Will Look Forward To Each Week

Shares 95<p>Family nights are an excellent way to stay connected with your family, no matter what ages and stages of life. This connection is …