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Want to Raise Healthy, Happy Kids? Science Says Stop This Dangerous Habit Right Now

The technology has spread so fast that we're not prepared to deal with it.<p>Parents want the best for their children. Yet, most of us are oblivious to a universal, looming hazard that is literally rewiring our kids' brains and putting them at risk.<p>The danger? It's our kids' constant use of mobile …

Time to teach your children that I’m not their friend. I’m a grown-up.

By Meredith Hale<p>It was unusually calm for a Saturday. My husband and I were enjoying a few quiet moments, silently eating breakfast before the chaos of soccer and sibling warfare invaded our weekend. In the family room, our 8-year-old daughter giggled with a friend who had come over for a play …

Parenting

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

How to blow your boss’s mind

We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you’re doing everything right — you’re never late to work, rarely take a sick day, and always …

31 Ways To Make Your Home Cozy AF

~Blanket~ your life in awesomeness. The products in this post were updated in May 2018.

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

Personal Finance

Fallout From Panama Papers Echoes Around The World

<b>Updated at 8:10 p.m. ET</b><p>One law firm, 11.5 million files.<p>The massive trove of emails, contracts and other papers from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca is being called the largest document leak in history.<p>For more than a year, a huge team of international investigative journalists sifted through …

The Real Reason You Never Feel Motivated at Work

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

17 Verbal Habits of Highly Likable People

It starts with what you say--and what you know not to say.<p>We all know a few people--probably just a few, actually--who win over everyone they meet. Their charisma is hard to quantify, and yet it makes others feel at ease and drawn to them.<p>How do they do it? One of two ways: either they're born with …

The 5 Secrets to Flying Comfortably in Economy Class

Ever heard of a Knee Defender? It’s a little plastic gadget that was invented by a 6-foot-3 man named Ira Goldman in 2003. It clips onto your lowered tray table and prevents the passenger in front of you from reclining their seat. It’s hard not to applaud an aggravated passenger who decided to …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

How To Speak Off The Cuff Like A Pro

We make a mistake in conversation roughly every 4.6 seconds. The more you try to sound like Churchill, the less you will.<p>“Okay folks, uh, there’s—I have to apologize,” Steve Harvey said, moments after millions of Colombians had started celebrating from their living rooms.<p>“The first runner-up is …

3 Steps to Put Fear Behind You

<b>Fear is a killer.</b><p>A killer of dreams, success and happiness.<p>And fear will stop you in your tracks. It will stop you from going after that dream promotion, or starting that business you've always wanted, because you might not be successful. It will stop you from trying something new, in case you look …

Terrorism

The 15-Step Guide to Acing Any Job Interview

You’ve made it past the resume robots and the critical eyes of the recruiter to land an in-person interview. This is your chance — perhaps your <i>one</i> …

Employment

Thinking of renting out your home on Airbnb? Consider these costs first.

By Jonnelle Marte<p>, Reporter<p>If you’re planning on getting out of town, renting out your home while you’re away can be a quick way to earn some extra spending money.<p>Listing your home for rent through Web sites like Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owner) can be fairly simple. But you …

Save up to 97% on 5 certification bundles to give your skillset and resume a boost [Deals]

As the job market gets tougher, your resumé had better be doing the same. To help give you the edge in getting an interview, we’ve collected five certification courses that’ll maximize your marketability, all going for a fraction of the usual price. From learning the ins and outs of servers, to the …

10 of the best ways to enjoy Istanbul on a budget

Photograph: Alamy<p>The Blue Mosque.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/18/1439916416477/9f65743a-986a-48b7-876f-ff9c7830f21d-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The Blue …

Chai

Mirror your Android device on your Mac or PC with Vysor

There are plenty of ways to mirror your smartphone onto your desktop, but none are as apparently easy (or snappy) as this one. Vysor has been cooked-up by AllCast creator Koush as a seamless way to mirror your Android device's display onto a Windows, Linux or Mac computer. All you'll need to do is …

Debugging

The Science Behind Why Traveling Makes You Healthier

<i>Studies have shown that traveling actually makes you healthier, and our friends at YourTango have the reasons why.</i><p><b>So go on! Treat yourself to that dream vacay.</b><p>Traveling is fun. We love exploring, seeing new places, and getting away from the day-to-day routine of our lives.<p>But is it possible that, …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

8 Simple Truths About Raising Happy, Healthy, Successful Kids

Type "good parenting" into Google and... whoa. 519,000 results to sift through.<p>Search for "parenting" in the books section on Amazon and... holy cow. 1,979 new titles. And those are just the books that have been released over the last 30 days!<p>Clearly, when it comes to "effective parenting," there's …

Parenting

How business travel can make you seriously sick

Work-related travel is desired by many people, but comes at a price - and some people never recover from its effects<p>People who travel frequently for work are often the subject of envy among peers and family. However, desk-bound colleagues may ultimately have the last laugh.<p>Academics have warned …

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

Self-improvement

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

Happiness

50 Brilliant Tweets Quoting Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Richard Branson

Looking for great quotes to tweet? Here are 50 from four of the most influential entrepreneurs of our generation.<p>Jobs. Gates. Buffett. Branson.<p>Four great minds. Completely different perspectives and styles of leadership. They learned from each other, inspired one another, taught us.<p>Here are 50 …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …