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5 savagely hard boxing workouts that'll get you in fighting shape

Training like a boxer is all about intensity—you go hard. “You’re trying to mimic what it’s going to be like in the ring,” says Jason Strout, head …

The 10 best exercises for basketball players

Basketball, perhaps more than any other sport, is perceived as a game of natural physical gifts. Being tall helps, of course. Having long arms—what …

10 Best Perennial Plants For Anyone's Garden

10 Best Perennial Plants For Anyone's Garden<p>Updated on April 17, 2016<p>List of the Top Ten Best Perennial Plants<p>10 Perennials for Garden …

Grow a 100-year old forest in your backyard - in just 10 years

<b>Obviously, you can't literally grow a century-old forest in just a decade, but by mimicking nature's forest-building process, it's possible to</b> …

The perfect breakfast for people with depression

Antidepressants and therapy, while both effective, are not the only means available to combat depression. Exercise has been described as a “wonder drug” for reducing symptoms, walking in nature reduces negative thoughts, and meditation can have a powerful positive effect.<p>But there’s another, often …

Nutrition

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says This Popular Parenting Strategy Is Dead Wrong | Inc.com

Picture this. You're a parent. You want nothing more than for your child to grow up to be successful and fulfilled.<p>But your kid is a kid. Sometimes, he or she gets hurt. Sometimes, he or she overreacts. There's crying sometimes--even tantrums, sulking, and meltdowns.<p>How should you respond, given …

Parenting

Brain Food: Eat Your Way to a Sharper Mind

Are you making the smartest decisions about food? We’re not talking about calories.<p>We’re talking about foods that actually help improve brain function. If you ever find yourself being forgetful or sluggish, add these foods to your diet, now!<p>Fish<p>Because the body cannot produce Omega-3 fats, they …

Nutrition

10 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Self-confidence

Relationship Milestones To Hit Before Getting Engaged

An engagement is a huge milestone in and of itself. But before you hit it, our experts say, there are a few big moments you must experience. Here are six of them.<p><b>1. You're comfortable with one another's friends and families.</b><p>Before you get engaged, you should reach a place where you're comfortable …

Zip-lines

7 Surprising Benefits Of Drinking Warm Water In The Morning

You may be used to drinking a cup of coffee or tea to wake you up in the morning. Some of you may opt for a glass of cool water to replenish you and …

Wellness

My dad was called 'stupid' in high school and now he's a successful entrepreneur — here are the 5 best lessons he's taught me about life

It might have had something to do with being the oldest, or with having a protective dad who sometimes set rules that the younger me found completely unreasonable.<p>I was so hardheaded that I remember debating more of his wisdom than I actually listened to.<p>But as an adult, I've come to appreciate …

The Ice Cube Trick That Will Save Your Houseplants

Some people swear it even keeps orchids alive.<p>Overwatering is one of the most common causes of houseplant demise, but a simple solution may reside within your freezer.<p>Instead of hydrating plants with a watering can, which can result in messy H2O overflow, try placing a large ice cube (or a few …

A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every time they'd play, Ericsson would trounce him.<p>Then one day, the classmate beat him.<p>Ericsson wanted to know: What exactly had the boy done to improve …

Ericsson

8 Simple Tips For Travelling With Your Partner

It’s been said that you don’t truly know someone until you travel together. A two-month backpacking trip with your girlfriend may sound like a good …

25 Best Foods To Feed Your Penis

The food you eat is crucial for sexual health, especially for men. From erection strength to sperm motility, what you consume affects your “little …

Nutrition

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Creativity

This 20-Minute Cardio Blast Makes the Treadmill Obsolete

Old-school meets new-school in a bodweight workout you can do anywhere<p>There are a million myths out there about how to make cardio work for you, but …

40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

Beautify even the tiniest backyard or windowsill.<p>You don't have to call Versailles home to design a stunning outdoor space — even with a petite patch of green, the creative planters and unique ideas here will make your garden fit for a king.

5 Steps to Success for Entrepreneurs

We all want to be successful in our businesses, earn more than we did last year and feel like we've truly progressed. But what can we do to ensure we reach these goals? I think it's important to look at this from a practical perspective as well as visualizing and meditating regularly to get …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

14 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning | Inc.com

"If it has to happen, then it has to happen first," writes Laura Vanderkam, a time-management expert and the author of <i>What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast</i>.<p>Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set …

Time Management