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The small behaviors that create excellence at work

Tom Peters is a leading business mind and the bestselling author of sixteen books, including <i>In Search of Excellence</i> (with Robert H. Waterman, Jr.), …

Thought Leadership

8 Essential Oils For Clearing Negative Energy That Actually Work

Essential oils aren't just another beauty product that will sit on a shelf and look aesthetically pleasing. They've been around for thousands of …

These Are the 3 Best Exercises for Weight Loss, According to a Celebrity Trainer

In the midst of planning summer vacations to far-off beaches and resorts, you might have the itch to reprioritize your fitness goals. If that means …

Is the Keto Diet the Secret to Better Brain Health?

Can the Keto Diet Help with Certain Brain Conditions?<p>Although it has recently resurfaced as a trendy approach to weight loss, the ketogenic diet was …

The 7 Best Ab Exercises That Are All Over Pinterest

Want a stronger core? Pin these charts.<p>Temperatures are rising, and it’s about time to break out the bathing suit. And while achieving a so-called …

Exercise

The Best Stretches For Flexibility Will Benefit Your Body From Head To Toe

In college, I was in love with running. The satisfying challenge and feel-good endorphins that pounding the pavement provided me with were my …

5 Brilliant Ways to Deal With Toxic People at Work

These toxic manipulators are tough to deal with, until you change the rules of the game.<p>If you've ever worked with toxic people, you know that dealing with them can be mentally, emotionally, and physically taxing.<p>One recent poll of 800 managers and employees in 17 industries, as reported by <i>Harvard</i> …

A Straightforward Gym Workout Routine For Beginners

People say I need to dedicate a separate day to each body part. Is that not right?<p>No – and it might even be counterproductive. “The problem I see …

Why You're Losing Weight but Not Belly Fat — and What to Do About It

You've gotten into the stride of a healthy nutrition and workout regimen, and you're seeing the results on the scale. But many women reach their target weight only to be disappointed that they've lost little to no belly fat. Although it seems logical that our belly fat will shrink as we lose …

Child, That’s Good Chocolate Bread Pudding

If bread pudding is mostly bread, it makes sense that the better your bread, the better the pudding. I usually make my bread pudding with challah, …

Someone, somewhere, is making a banned chemical that destroys the ozone layer, scientists suspect

Emissions of a banned, ozone-depleting chemical are on the rise, a group of scientists reported Wednesday, suggesting someone may be secretly manufacturing the pollutant in violation of an international accord.<p>Emissions of CFC-11 have climbed 25 percent since 2012, despite the chemical being part …

Climate Change

How to Steal Your Competitor’s Featured Snippets For Better Rankings

You’ve probably worked pretty hard to boost rankings on search engine results pages.You’ve done all of the SEO you can imagine, and you’ve followed …

I grew my net worth by over $100,000 in 2 years. Here are 4 steps you can take today to do the same.

Two years ago, almost to the day, I started my blog with a daring goal.<p>Not only was I going to talk about money, a subject that most surveys indicate is more taboo than sex, but in true obsessed-money-blogger fashion, I was going to publish my net worth every single month. Down to the cent. For the …

Personal Finance

My Fine Hair Finally Has Volume—All Because of This Inexpensive Pantry Staple

If you have fine hair like me, you’re probably very familiar with the feeling that your strands constantly feel weighed down and limp—even after a …

A Doctor Explains Why It's A Smart, Healthy Idea To Masturbate Before A Date

Should you shower before a date? Yes. Should you masturbate before a date? Also yes. Maybe reverse the order of those two things, though. First date …

Self-improvement

Hippos Poop So Much That Sometimes All the Fish Die

Their dung consumes the oxygen around it, creating lethal pulses of suffocating water.<p>At first, Chris Dutton and Amanda Subalusky had no idea why the fish were dying.<p>At a bridge on the border between Kenya and Tanzania, they noticed that whenever the Mara River rose by a few feet, dead fish would …

University of California

Ideal Weight by Height Calculator Chart

Adults can use these charts to find the traditional ideal weight for your height and at a healthy body mass index (BMI). While older methods used …

Fitness

40 Buzzwords That Make Smart People Sound Stupid: The Most Overused Corporate Jargon

See how many you recognize from this new analysis of web and social communications.<p>We all know at least one person who overuses buzzwords and corporate jargon. He's (because it's almost always a guy) harmless, if a little irritating.<p>But when your website, press coverage, and social media posts …

10 Mental Habits to Help You Solve the Toughest Problems

What all profound thinkers need to know.<p>You know who they are--the people who can view any situation and somehow pick it apart in ways that make you see solutions in a whole new way.<p>They're the people you call for advice. They're the people that seemingly have a deeper understanding of work, and …

Mental noise is hurting us: Why silence is the think tank of the soul

Upon meeting a Zen master at a social event, a psychiatrist decided to ask him a question that had been on his mind for a long time.<p>“Exactly how do …

These Books on Mindfulness Will Help You Practice Being Present

Meditation and mindfulness are two concepts that have received quite a bit of buzz in recent years. While their origins lie in ancient teachings and …

The One Food Everyone With Acne-Prone Skin Should Avoid, According To A Dermatologist

If you struggle with acne-prone skin, you’ve probably tried every product and treatment in the book. But the cause of your breakouts may not be the …

How Middled-aged Men Can Slash Their Risk of Heart Failure By 30%

If you’re going to try your damnedest to live to be 100, you’ve got to make some lifestyle changes in your 50s. Namely, you’ve got to ramp up your …

This standing abs workout from celeb trainer Astrid Swan is actually a total-body challenge

Celeb trainer (and soon-to-be mom) Astrid Swan knew she would continue working out while pregnant. “I’m six months along, and I think it’s super …

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Want to Poop Better? Of Course You Do—So Start Avoiding These Common Foods

Discussing one's bowel movements is no longer the sole domain of toddlers, new parents, and seniors in fiber supplement ads. It's become perfectly …

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalized nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical makeup. <b>Eat Right 4 Your Type</b>, commonly known as the blood type diet, was published in 1996 by naturopathic doctor Peter J. D'Adamo. According to <b>Eat 4 Your</b> …

If a happy, successful life is about developing 3 good daily habits, what would they be?

What I love about this question is that it doesn’t separate happiness from success.<p>As you alluded to in your question, you cannot have success …

Happiness

8 Surprisingly Effective Hacks For Getting That Negative Voice Out Of Your Head

Most of us are familiar with that negative voice in our head: The one that tells us we aren't good enough, that we should stop trying, that we aren't …