Stacy Lalor

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12 Small Adjustments That Make the Difference Between Success and Failure in Every Aspect of Your Life

It's a lot of little things, done steadily, that separate the the smart, hard working people who succeed from those who don't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same."</i> - Colin R. Davis<p>Most ultra-successful …

5 Lies Mentally Tough People Don't Waste Energy On | Inc.com

Many obstacles will present themselves that will challenge your mental strength and ultimately, your ability to be a high-performing entrepreneur. It's tempting to search for external tactics as a solution, but becoming mentally tough requires you to go inward.<p>Failing to address your internal …

Self-help

This 1 Phrase Will Help You Develop Self-Control, According to Science | Inc.com

Our bad habits have an uncanny ability to get in the way of doing our best at work and in life.<p>But a new study has found a simple, yet effective weapon in the fight against our very worst vices.<p>Researchers writing in The Journal of Consumer Research looked at the differences between people who say …

Framing

Here's the secret to the best chocolate chip cookies ever

Cookies are the best things in life. There’s virtually no situation that a cookie can’t solve, or at least make easier to swallow. But it’s got to be a great cookie. Don’t get me wrong: I’ll eat a bad cookie, but it won’t give me the feels the way a perfectly baked, flavorful, crispy and chewy …

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Author and Brand Storyteller<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and built a …

How To Make Your Brain Become Mentally Stronger

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Dean Yeong.</i><p>I don’t think mental toughness is something you are born with, and I strongly …

12 Ways to Get a Flat Stomach Without Diet or Exercise

The easiest ways to flatten your abs.<p>Don't worry about making drastic changes just yet. A few small tweaks will help you curb bloating and slim your midsection the healthy way — no dietary restrictions or crazy workouts required.

18 quick and easy daily habits that can significantly improve your life

The best approach is to start small.<p>In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only a few minutes to …

How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times | Inc.com

Life is full of twists and turns. And, sometimes those twists and turns don't lead you somewhere pleasant.<p>There were two moment in my life where this couldn't be more evident. The first instance was when a construction accident almost prevented me from walking again. The second was when my …

Motivation

A showstopping chocolate cake recipe

It happens every time. Nothing quiets the din of a great gathering, albeit briefly, like the appearance of chocolate cake. What music does to soothe a savage breast, so too does a chocolate cake with its ability to make the eyes of a crowd mist over. It inspires the familiar questions: how good is …

Dessert

Over 40 At-Home Exercises You Need For Your Best Butt Ever

Get ready to build out that booty and strengthen your body from the bottom up (get it?) with these at-home and gym-ready exercises. From no-equipment squats to kettlebell deadlifts to BOSU bridges, we've got your bases covered in a way that'll leave beginners and experts alike with a serious burn …

Yoga

Mark Zuckerberg Used This Trick to Combat Self-Doubt. You Can Too | Inc.com

In his recent Harvard commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg explained how a couple years into his venture, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Everyone around him advised him to sell.<p>But Zuckerberg held onto his business a little longer. He felt it was destined for a higher purpose, but he …

Self-confidence

All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors | Inc.com

Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it seems, is short-lived.<p>The biggest problem with …

Happiness

Three Critical Worries That Hold You Back From Changing Your Job Or Career

If you are unhappy in your current job or career, you have a simple decision to make: Quit and find another job. Oh, if it were only so simple! Many people stay stuck in jobs or careers that they hate, sometimes for decades. Sometimes it takes getting fired to get them out. Sometimes they just …

Employment

4 Ways to Have Super Productive Meetings

Here's how to keep your meetings efficient and on track.<p>If you're like most in the corporate world, you attend an average of 62 meetings a month. And how much of your time spent in each of those meetings is wasted because of "that guy"? You know, that employee who doesn't care that his 30 minute …

15 Classic Baked Goods Every Cook Should Know

Even realtors know that there’s nothing that makes a house feel like a home as much as the smell of fresh baked goods. That’s why they always use cookie-scented candles or pop a pie in the oven right before showing a new listing. A plate of fancy stuffed cookies sitting on the counter is oh-so …

The Only Thing Standing Between You and Chocolate Cake Is One Pot and 40 Minutes

Baking is a very soothing activity for me. I like standing in my kitchen quietly, cracking eggs, measuring flour, swirling butter on a stovetop pan as it browns and starts to smell nutty and fragrant. I like the feeling of making something with my hands, and I love bearing witness to the alchemy of …

Dessert

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of</i> …

Time Management

Do This 1 Thing to Immediately Become Happier, Healthier, and More Successful | Inc.com

Desperately wanting, or needing a specific outcome in any given circumstance--to the point of stressing out about it--is harmful to your health and happiness. Literally. Stress headaches, anxiety, upset stomach, and shortness of breath are all symptoms of becoming overly attached to an idea or …

Happiness

15 Healthy DIY Recipes for Your Favorite Frozen Dinners

Frozen food is a go-to for busy college students, working professionals, and families alike. But when you take the time to actually read the nutrition label on all your fave heat-and-eat meals, it can make you start thinking about cooking something from scratch. A light and citrusy salad isn’t …

13 Breakfasts that Take Literally 5 Minutes to Make

On weekday mornings, time is of the essence. I've got to get dressed, brush my teeth, maybe work out (<i>maybe</i>), do my makeup, eat breakfast, and …

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, make sure to get enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>Any exercise is good for you, whether …

Exercise

If Overthinking Is Your Habit, You've Judged Yourself Too Much

We are all victims of overthinking. For some of us it can be a fleeting thought but for many of us it can cause real damage in our perception of …

Self-confidence

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier | Inc.com

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

Happiness

Would preaching like Jesus be welcome in your church?

March 11, 2017 by Adrian Warnock<p>Would your church cope with hearing preaching like Jesus? Has it ever struck you how very different the preaching of …

Christianity

There Are Four Kinds of People in the World

This morning I reviewed Tim Keller’s new book Galatians For You. I also wanted to share this quote from the book–a very helpful way to understand the …

Evangelical Christianity

5 Ways Porn Lies To You

There’s a lot of porn in the world. When I first began to write the articles that would become <i>Sexual Detox</i>, this sin was still lurking in the …

Evangelical Christianity

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial navigation system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

Almost Half of Job Applicants Make This Foolish Mistake

Before you apply to another job opening, make sure you aren't sabotaging yourself.<p>Hiring professionals in industries far and wide, when looking at …

The Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables Month-by-Month

Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables Month-by-Month<p>Buy Produce in Season for the Best Price and Taste<p>Updated July 02, 2017<p>An easy way to save on fruits and …