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5 Monday Morning Habits to Jumpstart Your Week

Many of us hit the snooze button on a Monday morning in hopes of getting just five more minutes of shut eye. It may seem like a harmless habit, but …

8 delicious slow cooker recipes for the summer

Just because it's not snowing doesn't mean you should be ignoring your Crock-Pot for the season. If anything, it may be the best time of year to bust …

5 mental health-boosting supplements that everyone should take

People tend to think of supplements in terms of the physical boost they can provide, not necessarily their mental benefits. But according to holistic …

41 Books to Motivate You to Become Your Best Self

Live Your Startup Dream Without Leaving Your Day Job<p><i>By Patrick J. McGinnis<br>April; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Everyone knows that building a startup means hard work …

Entrepreneurship

The Habits That Block Our Path to Happiness

The law of attraction is universally known. By now we are all aware of how negative attitudes and behaviors can block us from finding happiness. …

Personal Finance

10 Ways to Be More Mindful at Work

fatumwr/Adobe StockMindfulness may seem like a great idea, but how do you become more mindful in the context of a busy work day? You may have emails, …

Science Finds A Proven Way To Help You Sleep Much Better

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

1. They Wake Up At The Same Time

It’s tempting to sleep in on the weekend to catch up on your sleep. Though it feels good temporarily, having an inconsistent wake-up time disturbs your circadian rhythm. Your body cycles through an elaborate series of sleep phases in order for you to wake up rested and refreshed. One of these …

Sleep

7 practical steps to harness the power of emotional intelligence

They're the people who are self-aware, self-regulated, and motivated to do more and be more.<p>They're charismatic leaders who transcend the competition and motivate their teams to accomplish the impossible.<p>Understanding how emotions effect your own performance is important.<p>Understanding how emotions …

Emotional Intelligence

These high-yielding, dividend-paying stocks put money in your pocket

Slide 1 of 7<p>With bond yields offering little, income-focused investors have been turning to stocks to provide the regular cash they seek. The …

Investing

How To Build A Smoothie For Glowing Skin & Optimal Digestion

Starting the morning out with a nourishing breakfast is key to setting yourself up for a productive and healthy day.<p>With the right combination of …

How to Stop Worrying What Other People Think of You

If you find yourself looking over your shoulder, self-conscious, or fretful about how your actions will look to others, here's some help to stop worrying.<p>We all want to be liked and appreciated for our many talents, our ferocious intelligence, our good nature, our sparkling personality.<p>But when we …

Self-help

10 things highly successful people do before going to sleep

They have a set of actions and activities that inspire, refresh and renew passion for their business plans and personal life goals.<p>Before you go to bed, try these 10 things so that you can wake up ready to tackle the day ahead.

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

7 bad habits keeping you from making more money

Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It's true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in maximizing your personal financial growth, but these strategies pale in comparison to one …

This Unexpected Trend Will Give You Baby-Soft Skin Forever

"It's not as crazy as people think it is."<p>If you want hairless, baby-soft skin but don't have a million bucks to spend on laser hair removal, beauty phenom Huda Kattan has an answer for you: Shave your face. Sure, it might sound a little weird if you've never done it before, but she started shaving …

A Korean Beauty Expert Told Us Every Single Product She Uses in Her Skincare Routine

<i>There’s always a bit of curiosity and, honestly, a bit of secrecy around the products and routines people use to keep their skin healthy from the inside out. What’s even more intriguing is when you can get a peek into the skincare secrets of industry experts. This series will lift the veil on the</i> …

9 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says self-made millionaire Steve Siebold.<p>Is wealth in the cards …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …

Saving for College? 3 Great Alternatives to a 529

With higher education costs going nowhere but up, many families are doing their best to make college savings a priority. For years, 529 plans have been touted as a college saver's dream. Though the money you put into a 529 isn't tax-free, you can grow that money in a tax-free fashion until you're …

10 Surprising Productivity Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind (and Help You)

As we move into spring and the weather finally starts to come around, it’s easy to get distracted from work. But before the slow summer hits, spring can be very busy for some businesses, which is why you need to rev up your productivity life hack search. Luckily, we looked far and wide for some of …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

15 Things Women Who Are Always on Time Do Every Day

#3 is so simple, but so genius.<p>Being on time to things is a great way to look like you 100% have your stuff together, even if you actually don't. It really doesn't take that much work to become a magical, always-on-time unicorn.<p><b>1. Go to every single thing 20 minutes early, then hang out and browse</b> …

Time Management

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read

These are the books that have turned normal men into millionaires.<p>There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't …

Self-improvement

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made millionaires.<p>"From my research, I discovered …

Save More and Spend Less by Increasing Your "Mental Transaction Costs"

You like to start each morning with a fresh latte from your local coffee shop. It's your daily indulgence, and you're more than happy to spend $4 a …

Be More Successful: 8 Steps to Find and Leverage Your True Strengths

We all hope to improve on our weaknesses, but sometimes the best approach is to do a lot more of what you already do best.<p>Are you as successful as you would like to be? (Depending on how you define success, of course.)<p>If you're like most people, the answer is, "Probably not." Not because you're …

Self-improvement

Meet the Korean Jelly Skin Primer That Will Transform Your Beauty Routine

Do face primers do <i>anything</i>? Beyond imparting the vague feeling that my makeup may have lasted a bit longer than it otherwise would have, primer has always struck me as a pleasant but ultimately unnecessary addition to my morning routine. That is, until I found J.One Jelly Pack, a beauty …

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

Time Management