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11 Meal Prep Breakfast Recipes For All-Day Energy

Fueling your body should start first thing in the morning. It’s your first opportunity to fuel your body with nutrients like protein, carbs, and …

Breakfast

The Best Outdoor Furniture for Small Outdoor Spaces

It’s hot, finally, and you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor space. Congratulations! It’s kind of like you’ve won the lottery. And no matter if it’s …

13 habits to give up if you want to be more confident

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seeded insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

This Is Exactly What Vegans Should Eat in 24 Hours, Says a Dietitian

With the growing popularity of veganism as a lifestyle comes the understanding that sometimes it can be difficult for vegans to meet all their …

8 Natural Sleep Aids That Beat Melatonin Any Day

Errr...night.<p>Lying in bed awake for hours is the easiest way to ruin your work week, and the temptation to swallow a melatonin in the moment to stop you from tossing and turning is real. But as any sleep doctor will tell you, melatonin and sleeping pills are best used in advance when you want to …

How to Securely Dispose of an SSD

Solid State Drives (SSD) work a little differently than hard drive and no amount of drilling holes, degaussing, or zeroing out will actually properly …

Information Systems

Six Stretches to Help Your Stiff Back Feel and Move Better

The reasons for feeling discomfort along your back are pretty complex, but too much sitting or staying in one position for too long can be among the …

Yoga

21 Lunch and Dinner Salads That Are Seriously Filling

Good salads are much more than iceberg lettuce, chopped veggies, and a sprinkle of a basic vinaigrette. Salads are a great way to pack in plenty of …

This 7-Step Morning Routine Helped Me Build a Billion-Dollar Brand

Left to my own devices, I’m lazy as hell.<p>During one period of my life, I would stay in bed for hours in the morning because I was too cold and lazy …

Time Management

Embracing These Brutal Truths About Success Will Immediately Improve Your Life

This post is by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO, LexionThe post Embracing These Brutal Truths About Success Will Immediately Improve Your Life appeared …

This Is a 7-Minute Yoga Routine That Will Actually Relax You

It sucks when office anxiety spills over into time you want to spend relaxing. In an attempt to combat post-work stress, I tried this quick yoga …

Yoga

8 Best Exercises For Quick Weight Loss To Women

Women today are facing a very major issue of weight gain. A few years back this was not a very serious concern because then they were involved in the …

Wallpaper is making a big comeback. Here’s how to choose, use and remove.

Wallpaper is ready for its next act. The polarizing paint alternative and longtime decorating taboo has returned to fashion thanks to ultra-stylish prints, dimensional fabrics, and new materials that make it easy to install and, yes, to remove. Offering more drama than paint, it’s a fun way to …

Home Decorating

6 ways to stop your body feeling old

Age is not an excuse<p>Many believe that muscle pain and stiffness are due to general old age and are just an inevitable part in the ageing process. But …

Wellness

Put Some Clothes On and Get To Work: Tips For Working at Home

The key to a successful career out of your house is very, very sharp lines between on the job and on the couch.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I am a consultant in a large global firm and my official office is a good four-hour drive away. Whenever people hear …

Burgers

12 Really Good Looking Wicker & Rattan Chairs

In keeping with the funky, '70s bohemian vibe that's been infiltrating home decor lately, wicker (and rattan) furniture is on its way back (actually, …

9 Overrated Classic Novels — And Which Books To Read Instead

I still have nightmares about trying to read <i>Moby Dick</i> for a college literature class. Seriously, that book is <i>my</i> great whale. Despite many (many!<i>)</i> …

How I lost 12kg with this 20-minute workout

Having been a size four my whole life, it was disconcerting to see that my love for all things sweet (I’m Punjabi) and my sudden, slow metabolism had …

Fitness

The art of Zen and how to reorganise your bedroom to get more sleep

If 2016 was the year of decluttering, then 2017 is shaping up to be the year we prioritise a return to Zen living.<p>Having learnt to “let it go” and live a simpler, more functional life, it’s time to focus on <i>how</i> we make better use of the new spaces we’ve created – and no more so than in the …

5 Tools to Give You a Running Jump Over Writer’s Block

There is nothing worse than the blank page, or screen. It stares back at you. Mocks you. It seems to laugh like it’s ticklish at every attempt you make to write a word on it. In doing research for our book, <i>The Net and The Butterfly</i>, we learned how the brain achieves breakthroughs. Your brain’s …

Emma Stone’s personal trainer tells us how to get super fit at home, no equipment required

Beloved by A-listers including Hilary Duff, Bradley Cooper, and Emma Stone, personal trainer Jason Walsh is a notorious ass-kicker who can whip …

9 Telltale Signs You Have Impostor Syndrome

If you're plagued by self-doubt, you're certainly not alone.<p>Many high-achievers share a dirty little secret: deep down they feel like complete frauds.<p>They worry that they'll be exposed as untalented fakers and say their accomplishments have been due to luck.<p>This psychological phenomenon, known as …

Self-improvement

One Solid Practice for Tackling Low Self-Esteem

5 Workout Moves That Will Ease Anxiety Almost Instantly

<b>Best For: Alleviating Anxiety, Feelings of Imbalance, and an Unsettled Mind</b><p>"This is one of my favorite morning postures, as it's an incredible way to …

12 The Most Important Things To Do When You Are Young

BY <b>MAX LUKOMINSKYI</b><p>While traveling around Europe, I met a lot of interesting people and made new friends. However, one guy who was in his late 30s made …

How this woman lost 183 pounds by following these 5 steps

When Carly Bernard fractured her ankle in May 2015, she struggled to use her crutches. She simply couldn't support her 407-pound body with them so she laid on the couch.<p>After a week of being immobile, she realized she could no longer live like this — something had to change. Bernard transformed her …

Fitness

Why You Should Consider Writing With an Omniscient Narrator

Today’s guest post is by Martin Cavannagh. Martin is a writer for Reedsy, a publishing network that helps educate authors and connect them with the …

Suffer from chronic sinus trouble? Give this yogic technique a shot

<i>Image: Shutterstock</i><p>I started practicing Jala Neti last year after one of the worst migraine attacks I’ve ever experienced. I was detoxing at a spa …

7 Books to Help You Slow Down and Cheer Up

We live in a fast-paced, frantic, noisy, and highly overcharged society. Wired in more ways than one, the thought of disconnecting strikes fear in the hearts of most. We are addicted to speed — online, in life, and even in our dreams. But is this constant push forward healthy? Are our never-ending …

30 Self-Reflection Questions That Will Make You Reevaluate Your Life

As each month flies by and we ask ourselves, "What have I been doing with my life?," we're struck with a little panic. But the passing of time doesn't have to scare us if we check in with ourselves regularly.<p>Self-reflection is vital for self-improvement. By acknowledging your concerns, needs, and …