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Burn belly fat faster with these six small lifestyle changes

Burn belly fat faster with these six small lifestyle changes<p>Losing belly fat takes time and patience. But what if you have neither? Beach holiday …

Here's the best way to avoid burnout, according to a Stanford psychologist

But what if there were a way to be successful without pushing yourself to the brink?<p>Psychologist Emma Seppala has studied ways to help people who are chronically stressed out, and her findings could help many of us live healthier and happier lives without sacrificing our productivity.<p>She outlines …

Naturally Sweet Paleo Protein Brownies With Coconut-Almond 'Frosting'

<i>by guest blogger Stephanie Eckelkamp, senior associate editor at</i> Prevention <i>magazine</i><p>Ah, sugar... If you're like me, you're in a bit of a love-hate relationship with this addictively sweet ingredient. It's not your fault though--sugar seems to have somehow weaseled its way into just about everything …

10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks

This year the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday. Over the past century, the agency has protected and managed a system that has grown to now include 59 parks in 27 states and ranges from famed summer-vacation destination icons like Yellowstone and Yosemite to the remote 8.4 …

National Parks

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

This simple exercise can help you achieve your goals in 2016

I failed. Miserably. In the past 12 months, I've been berated by more than one close friend for failing to return phone calls, forgetting birthdays, and flaking on dinner plans.<p>Where did I go wrong? And why do more than eight in 10 well-intentioned people fail to achieve their New Year's …

11 Ways to Be More Like a Zen Monk

<i>Photo credit: thegardenofzen.com</i>Recently, I read a story about the state of decline of Zen Buddhism in Japan and of the rapid closure of Zen …

Meditation

How To Start Planning Your Retirement While You’re Still In Your Twenties

At current rates, millennials may end up working some 13 years longer than their parents. Here’s how to buck that trend.<p>Pick your careers wisely, new grads. You may be working for more than a half-century. A recent analysis we conducted here at NerdWallet found that, on average, the class of 2015 …

41 Hacks To Help People With ADD/ADHD Work Better

Michael Phelps, multiple gold medal winner in swimming, has ADHD. So do many other famous and successful people. If you have this diagnosis, you have …

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Changes to make in your 30s

Many people spend their 20s getting some unhealthy behaviors out of their system — like sleeping until 2 p.m. on Saturdays and spending all their disposable cash on new kicks.<p>But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the …

Self-help

6 Magic Tricks to Noticeably Increase Your Productivity (and Your Happiness) | Inc.com

I was recently asked, "Aside from world peace and the elimination of poverty, if you had one wish, what would it be?"<p>At first, I thought, "I would create more time!" But that would just get filled with all of the frenetic work that continually beckons to be done.<p>Instead, I answered, "I would slow …

Happiness

21 Inspiring Quotes That Will Motivate Your Adventurous Pursuits

There’s something about quotes that we all find irresistible. Maybe it’s that they tend to come from ordinary people who have gone on to do …

Motivation

These 5 Phrases Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Carpenters work with wood. Composers' medium is sound. Business leaders like you, however, work in words.<p>Think about it--whether it's persuading a prospective client, laying out your vision for your company, or motivating your staff, the primary tool at your disposal is language. Which means the …

Leadership

15 Motivational Posters for Your Dorm That Aren’t Lame

Why does college decor so often veer in the direction of cheesy and motivational? You know, those posters depicting kitties “hanging in there” or the shot of the single red rubber duck going against the crowd? Not to worry. Transforming your dorm room into the interior design equivalent of an …

15 Self Help Books To Make You Live A Greater Life

“A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. It’s a …

How I Built Better Habits With Calendar Appointments

Old habits die hard. You’ve probably experienced this when you vowed to eat all salads forever, only to crash and burn a few days later. Building new …

Productivity

10 Things I Had to Learn in Order to Create a Happier Relationship

Moving in with your partner is a big life change. People say you don’t really know everything about your relationship until you live with your …

Happiness

These five-minute daily habits will seriously improve your life

• The suspected YouTube shooter reportedly taunted people during her rampage<br>• The Pentagon is close to awarding a $10 billion deal to Amazon despite …

10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

Happiness

This 12-minute workout plan will make intense exercise fun and easy to do

Short bursts of high-intensity training can provide results similar to or even better than a longer, lower-intensity gym session. Small amounts of vigorous exercise can add years to your life, all while providing the mental well-being and cardiovascular benefits that come from working out.<p>The …

It is getting ugly in Canada

"Now is not the time for the kind of risky economic schemes that are doing so much damage elsewhere in the world," he said. "It is time to stay the course and stick to our plan."<p>Stay <i>what</i> course, exactly? Because Canada is likely in the middle of at least a "technical recession."<p>At first, there was …

Canadian Real Estate