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A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

Honey Bees

Are you ready to rewrite your personal equation for happiness?

Don’t find it, release it<p>Happiness is the true foundation of existence. Maximizing it is the only reasonable goal in life. Every other desire is …

Happiness

A couple who quit their jobs to spend 7 months traveling the world explain how they stretched $8,000 across 13 countries

"We thought we'd do all of Italy, all of Greece, and all of Croatia," Gallagher recalls — but then they started crunching the numbers.<p>"We realized it could easily be a $10,000 or $20,000 trip," he tells Business Insider.<p>That's when the idea of living<i>,</i> rather than vacationing, abroad surfaced.<p>"Alex …

Santa Monica

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Small Business

Living Life With Renewed Energy: The Purpose Of Purpose

We operate at a fraction of our possible energy level. To a degree this is because of a lack of physical wellness, but there is something else at work as well. We live at partial energy because we fail to consistently tap into our deepest sources of emotional renewal.<p>In an insightful interview, …

Profit

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Self-improvement

The Simple, Almost Surefire Way To Achieve Long-Term Financial Success

<b>Day 30: Make a long term plan.</b> <i>This post is part of FORBES’</i> <i></i><i>30 Day Money Challenge. Follow along on Twitter with #30DaysOfMoney</i> <i>or with the timeline posted here.</i> <i></i><p>Over the course of the FORBES 30 Day Money Challenge, you’ve been asked to check in on your income, track your spending, consider your …

Personal Finance

5 Tips to Keep Your Motivation When Everything is Going Wrong

If your life is falling apart you may feel scared, uncomfortable, and stressed out. But don’t panic, there may be a trampoline at the end of that …

Motivation

6 quick and easy ways to connect with anyone

I wondered why some people seemed to always have a steady stream of new prospects.<p>I wondered what they did that I didn't do or what they knew that I didn't know.<p>After studying some of the best salespeople I knew, I discovered they all had one thing in common.<p>They all had the ability to connect with …

Princeton University

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Take a Closer Look at Clean Tech

Over the past three years, clean-tech funding has been in the doldrums. In 2014, investors poured $2 billion into clean tech, but that number dropped …

Innovation

Zero-energy Biosphera 2.0 prefab gives you the freedom to live almost anywhere

Meet Biosphera 2.0, a home of the future that produces its own energy and can give you the freedom to live and move anywhere in the world. Created by …

Huge wind project moves forward despite states’ objections

The Department of Energy announced Friday it will permit a major expansion of the nation’s wind energy lines.<p>The power line project, which will move …

Solar panels take to the water as new farms flourish

Europe’s largest floating solar farm is ready to switch on. Built on a reservoir, (the Queen Elizabeth II), near Heathrow airport in Britain, the solar array is to supply energy to a water treatment plant, the sort of facility that places a huge and often little-recognised drain on electricity.<p>The …

A simple technique called 'anxiety appraisal' can turn nervousness into success

<i>I just can't wait to learn how I will fail to live up to my own expectations.</i><p><i>I lie awake, tight-chested, at 3 a.m., just really looking forward to what fresh hell that meeting will be about.</i><p>Don't mind me, I'm just trying out a cognitive trick that's supposed to help with anxiety.<p>It's called …

Self-help

5 Ways To Unlock The Best Parts Of Yourself

You're reading 5 Ways To Unlock The Best Parts Of Yourself, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Motivation

Personal Development: Innovation Is An Inside Game

<i>Interested in launching or leveling up with your HR or recruiting business? Join me April 5th or 7th at 7 PM CST. Click here to register.</i> Last …

Self-improvement

Five simple daily habits that can revolutionise your health

In the health and fitness world, a lot is made of advanced techniques, ‘secrets’ and special diet plans. Each sector is big business: people will pay money hand over fist in the quest for a slimmer stomach or a toned torso.<p>Some of the money is well spent – but most is not. The truth is that, if you …

10 basic rules for a happier life — and most may surprise you

Happy International Day of Happiness! How did you celebrate?<p>The United Nations sets aside March 20 as a time to recognize "the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings."<p>Rejoicing yet? Or do the stresses of everyday life mean little …

Happiness

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Self-improvement

China's booming renewable energy market set to blow away emissions targets by 2020

A new report from China’s National Bureau of Statistics reveals that the country is on track to surpass its carbon emissions targets. In 2015, …

China is constructing the largest waste-to-energy plant in the world

1/<p>Shenzen has a population of 20 million that produces 5,000 tonnes of waste a day — a number that is increasing at 7% each year.<p>Vimeo/SHL …