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A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …


The vitamin that will change your skin

Vitamin C is one of the most researched and applauded anti-ageing ingredients. It’s known to boost collagen production, improve skin tone and help prevent UV damage, all thanks to its antioxidant properties (which means it defends against free radicals that cause premature ageing). Yet it wasn’t …

14 surprising foods you probably thought were healthier than they really are

The problem is that most of us don't know how.<p>But the next time you take a stroll down your grocery's "health food" aisle, take note: Most of what you're looking at likely doesn't belong there.<p>Here are some of the most popular products you probably thought were far healthier than they actually are:


Google’s New “Plan A Trip” Feature Is Changing the Way You Search

Google is never one to miss a beat. To keep up with the trend in smartphone usage over traditional desktop searches, the company has unveiled a brand …

Air Travel

34 Sleep Hacks for Your Most Restful Night Ever

Beat insomnia now with these science-backed sleep tips.


80 Years Later: How to Win Friends & Influence People Is a Strange Version of Self-Help

Dale Carnegie’s <i>How to Win Friends & Influence People</i> is one of the best selling self-help books of all time. The book has influenced a wide range of …

Charles Manson

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Productivity

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including 7 billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, "What is your number one secret to productivity?" After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

Managing a Never-Ending Pile of Things to Do

In Monday’s reader mailbag, I answered a question from Marcus about how I manage my time these days. Here’s the question from Marcus, as well as my …

The Real Problem With Time Management Will Surprise You

If you were to Google “time management tips” you’ll come across 400,000,000 results. And a lot of those tips include things like:<p>Learn to say no.<br>• Use …

States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness review – walking in a waking dream

<b>Wellcome Collection, London</b><br>From gothic nightmares and early neural imaging to the operating theatre, an inspired exhibition explores the mysterious territory at the borders of wakefulness<p>What does thought look like? In the early days of photography a French army officer called Louis Darget believed …


An Incredible (Yet Rare) Buddha Story Guaranteed to Inspire You

The concept of Inner Peace is at the very core of Buddhist doctrine. Only when we have achieved inner peace can we hope to achieve world peace. This …


10 Instant Cures For Menstrual Cramps You Didn't Know

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss