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The Science Behind Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar, the "Cure-All" Elixir

Have your fish and chips and vinegar, too.<p>When my brother and I were kids back in the ‘80s, we loved going to Long John Silver’s.<p>But it wasn’t just …

Cider

The 37 most inspiring leadership quotes I know

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p>Here are 37 of my absolute favorites:<p>1. “<b>I alone cannot change</b> …

Albert Einstein

12 Foods to Eat When You’re Feeling Bloated

From avocados to ginger, keep these on hand to ease the discomfort.<p>Can’t poop before your race and feel bloated? It happens to the best of us. And while all types of bloat feel awful, there are actually two different kinds: gas bloat and water bloat.<p>The gassy kind of bloat makes you unbutton your …

Nutrition

The to-do list method for people with crazy lives and short attention spans

Productivity science is generally unkind to standard to-do lists. We’re told that they feed the impulses of our faulty brains in all the wrong ways.<p>They call our attention to tasks that are easy to quantify and thus easy to “complete.” They can allow small chores to feel more pressing and important …

How To Become Super Successful: Keep It Simple

It is estimated that adults make up to 35,000 decisions daily. Decision fatigue refers to the psychological concept that we have a limited number of mental resources, and using them to make irrelevant decisions can affect productivity. If you manage a business or even a side hustle, chances are you …

Success

Everything you need to know about protein (but likely don't)

Diet & Fitness<p>Protein has a starring role in many popular diets like Keto, Paleo and Whole 30, but how much do you really need for optimal health and weight loss?<p>There are three macronutrients — protein, fat, and carbohydrates — but these days, it seems like all anyone wants to talk about is …

Weight Loss

9 Things Super Productive People Do Before Noon, According to Research

Along with health benefits, being a morning person can help you capitalize productivity and achieve success.<p>We can’t all be morning people, but …

'Carbohydrates are killing us'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>For …

The Morning Happiness Ritual That Will Make You Flourish and Thrive

There is a chronic disease in our modern society.<p>In just two generations it has increased by 1,000%.<p>It’s killing our best and brightest.<p>Our most …

Creative Work

How much you have to exercise and what kind of workout to do to get different types of benefits

There are a lot of good reasons to fit in a workout today.<p>Whether you want to lose weight, combat anxiety and depression, improve memory, build endurance, or strengthen bones and muscles, exercise can help.<p>But depending on your goals, some types of exercise work better than others.<p>If you want to …

Exercise

7 most important mindsets that will set you up for long-term success

Your life is your creation. You have most things you need to shape it and make it incredible. It's not something that happens to you — unless you …

This half-hour exercise can get you out of your career rut

You can’t always take a weeklong vacation to reflect and reset, but if you can get away from your office for an hour, this technique can put things into fresh perspective.<p>Summer is finally here, and you’re thinking about your dream vacation. You conjure up images of sitting by the pool, drinking an …

This Is What Comes Out When a Woman Ejaculates

Everything you want to know about the elusive squirt.<p>It was, and remains, one of the most spectacular things I’d ever witnessed. A dozen women, my then-partner among them, shooting arcs of liquid into the air from their genitals for the very first time, in unison. What had begun 90 minutes earlier …

4 books that will show you how to create the best morning ritual

Eating the same oatmeal every morning that Bill Gates does is not going to make you a billionaire. And even if the Dalai Lama started every day with …

3 Books That Will Transform Your Thinking on Success Habits

Do you ever regret agreeing to something?<p>Maybe you said yes when you should have said “no”.<p>You said yes to a meeting that you knew was going to be a …

The 3 Meta-Skills You Need to Learn to Achieve Anything in Life

In the world today, the only thing that we are sure of is that it will change. But by the words of Jeff Bezos, we need to focus on the things that …

Self-improvement

Avoid These 19 Foods if You Want to Lose Weight

Losing weight requires a mix of eating nutritious foods, cutting calories, and being physically active, but if your kitchen is stacked with …

23 Ways To Be A Little Bit Smarter About Your Money

"Think about what you want to buy in terms of the hours it took you to earn that money."

Personal Finance

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

13 Harmless Morning Habits that Are Sabotaging Your Day

How you spend the first moments of your day can set you up for success—or failure. Make sure you’re choosing wisely when you wake up.<p>Those few extra …

The Relationship Between ADHD and Chronic Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates. When faced with a task that we just don't want to do, many of us will simply put it off until tomorrow. You might end up …

Procrastination

How to Do Pelvic Tilts: a Step-by-Step Guide

Pelvic tilts are an exercise comprised of very subtle spinal movements that strengthen the support muscles around the low back, particularly the …

40 Best Belly-Shrinking Foods

Have you succumbed to sporting mom jeans or donning a dad bod? It’s never too late to get your body back in shape—especially when there are plenty of …

Nutrition

9 Extremely Subtle Signs You Have Too Much Inflammation In Your Body

If you're experiencing signs that your body has inflammation it may crop up in a number of different ways, and be a sign of a number of different …

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped takes hard work and dedication, a carefully planned diet and many hours in the gym. At times, it takes an iron will — when you want to …

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27 Things You're Probably Wasting Money On

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 29<p>It all adds up<p>Americans work more hours, take less vacation, and retire later than anyone else in the …

The Difference Between Lust, Infatuation, And Love

I've been in love a few times, been infatuated even more, and in lust more than both of those combined. And, not surprisingly, when I was infatuated, …

The Best White Blouses and Tops That'll Get You Excited to Dress Up This Spring 2018

As far as "wardrobe staples" go, the white blouse feels incredibly familiar: Most people have one hanging in their closets, though it’s not always (okay, really, ever) the most exciting thing in there. It feels to plain or stuffy to be worn on its own, so you start packing on the accessories and …

How to find your purpose in life: 12 powerful exercises to help you discover purpose and passion

Shares 361<p>Happy blogiversary! <b>Twelve years ago today, I launched a humble little blog about personal finance — this blog, Get Rich Slowly.</b> It was …

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