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PSA: You should stop washing your face in the shower

Here's why.<p>I'm sorry to break it to you, but you've been committing a mortal sin against your face every day since you were old enough to bathe yourself.<p>If you've been washing your face in the shower, you owe your skin an apology, because according to Charlotte Cho, founder of Soko Glam and …

The 10 Best Apps for Last Minute Travel

Download these apps to be prepared for your next spontaneous getaway.<p>If you’re feeling spontaneous and want to head out of town for a last minute …

Amazon, Google, and Facebook Just Launched 3 New Tools. Here's What You Need to Know

Silicon Valley's biggest names have rolled out new features that can be a real boon for brands.<p>There's no summer vacation in Silicon Valley--or at least that's how a few major players are making it seem. Within the past couple of months, Amazon, Facebook, and Google have all introduced new …

Social Media

The Conversational Habit of Smart Communicators That 99 Percent of People Are Afraid Of

If more people chose this communication practice when things go south, we'd see way less conflict.<p>Lets all agree on one thing: Communication is the source of much conflict in the workplace.<p>Sometimes the unpredictability of human nature will kick in. You've seen it -- someone does or says something …

Self-help

Time Management Series: Budget Your Time like Your Money

Effective time management requires facing hard truths. Nobody, and I mean NOBODY, gets more time. Everyone gets 24 hours in a day and seven days a …

Time Management

Live a Life You Won't Regret by Avoiding the Top 5 Things People Regret Most

Don't let this list of regrets become your own. Here's how.<p>Regret is one of the most challenging emotions we face in life. It's particularly difficult because there's nothing you can do about the things you did, or didn't do, in your past. In fact, I find regret more challenging than the fear of …

livealife

Instagram's Billionaire CEO Does This for 60 Minutes Every Single Morning

Next time you get the itch to procrastinate, try this.<p>I've got a bone to pick with Kevin Systrom. He created one of the internet's most powerful procrastination drugs. He's Instagram's CEO and co-founder.<p>Instagram is to blame every time I fail to get work done. Mindlessly scrolling through pictures …

Procrastination

4 Secrets to Making Your Company a Happy Place to Work

The employees who will grow your company are the ones who see a future for themselves.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business is dog-eat-dog. It’s about the pursuit of profits above everything else -- a pitiless Darwinian exercise in which the strong survive …

Employee Engagement

How Can You Spot Great Leaders? This Is How They Manage Younger and Older Workers (Note the Difference)

Don't manage older, more experienced employees like you do your younger ones. It will backfire.<p>Successful leaders recognize early on that certain challenges will emerge. How you choose to deal with each generational employee in the same office will have a critical effect on your relationship with …

Leadership

10 Effective Tips to Boost Sales of Your eCommerce Store

As e-commerce boom has set in, more and more sellers are going online with websites and mobile apps. The choice of the right platform matters too as it ensures a good interface and smooth running of the online store.

eCommerce

4 Ways to Focus Fiercely and Stress Less

Are there things you're striving for that you can let go of so you can focus more fiercely on the things you care about most?<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You want to build a career that supports your life. And build a life that supports your career. And …

TED Talks

These New Travel Apps Let You Book Luxe Hotels By the Hour

Ever had a way-too-early flight out of a city and think: <i>Well there goes a perfectly good day at a beautiful hotel wasted</i>. Or maybe you took the red …

The Dream Job Is a Myth. Focus Instead on Living Your Best Life.

You find your true calling by explore opportunities for happiness and growth.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're told to follow our dreams, pursue our passions and be extraordinary. But what if we haven't yet figured out what we're meant to do?<p>We millennials …

Happiness

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

Happiness

For half a century, neuroscientists thought they knew how memory worked. They were wrong

We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation of consciousness. Our past and current selves, emotions, and experiences, are linked together …

The Brain

11 Habits of Remarkably Happy People

Being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful.<p>Despite how appealing turmoil, negativity, and pessimism can sometimes seem, being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful than those who are not.<p>Check out …

Happiness

5 Ancient Buddhist Practices That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

If you want to look for a place to start finding your inner peace, look to Buddhism. Zen Buddhism will guide you to find the road to happiness and …

6 Steps to Get Anything You Want (Even If You Don't Know How)

Attracting anything you want requires clarity, openness and trust.<p>Sitting on the couch waiting for a million dollars to fall in your lap? That probably won't work. Want to make your dream a reality? Yes, absolutely. But, how -- that's the question.<p>You aren't born with all the answers to achieving …

perfectpartner

A psychologist with 20 years of experience says there are 5 simple ways to improve your self-esteem

The positives are obvious, but improving self-esteem can be challenging, especially if we've experienced setbacks in the past. In a blog post on TED, the psychologist Guy Winch, who has 20 years of experience working with patients, says the problem is that our self-esteem is rather unstable anyway, …

The Psychology of a Habit and How You Can Change Them

Humans have an inability to change; this is an argument that has been discussed for centuries and it is largely because of our tendency to be …

5 Enemies of Success You Must Avoid At All Costs

In the journey of life, we all come across certain challenges that in one way or another attempt to derail our success. Sometimes these challenges …

personaldevelopment

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

How to make limoncello with just four ingredients and in just 10 days

A four-ingredient recipe for Limoncello is taking the internet by storm.<p>The syrupy-sweet Italian liqueur is notoriously painstaking to make, …

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Cultivating smart habits is the key to unlocking your potential.<p>To be smart is great, but it doesn't happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind.<p>Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals …

personaldevelopment

Believing That You Can't Change Others Is a Complete Lie, According to Research

In fact, we are changing people all the time.<p>Let me ask you a question: Ever been told that you can't change other people? Yeah, same here. I've thought for years that people are just the way they are, and you can't change them.<p>As it turns out, this conventional wisdom is scientifically false, …

Happiness

7 Things Deeply Intuitive People Do Differently

Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him up. It seems that we've been giving intuition far too little respect.<p><i>"Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next." - Jonas Salk</i><p>In a …