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Orisa'Ifa/Yoruba Spirituality? The Book List

Just wanted to say, this book was a great read. For someone who comes is contact with the younger generation alot, I found it gave me a way to …

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10 Black Literary Works Every Person Should Read | List

10 Books to Read after You've Watched 'Lemonade' One Million Times

Take a deep dive into the #lemonadesyllabus.<p>Beyoncé's <i>Lemonade</i> is a remarkable piece of work that explores the inner and outer lives of Black women. In just the couple of weeks since its release, I've fielded conversations with friends remarking on everything from its bold use of multiple musical …

Adultery: A novel (Vintage International) Kindle Edition

Between the World and Me Kindle Edition

<i>Between the World and Me</i> is Ta-Nehisi Coates’s attempt to answer these questions in a letter to his adolescent son. Coates shares with his son—and …

The 30 Best Affordable Solo Trips for Women

View Gallery<p>30 photos<p>Sure, romantic getaways and family trips are fun, but the idea of going it alone is becoming more popular, even on international …

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Workouts

Airplanes have secret features you probably never knew about

We all know about the life jackets under our aircraft seats and the oxygen masks we hope will drop down from above in a disaster.<p>But did you know …

Disability

The Best Workout for Fat Loss and Why No One is Talking About it

Here’s what you need to know:<p>Working out more frequently is key to burning fat. 3x per week is not enough.<br>• Gaining muscle will burn fat by increasing your metabolism over time<br>• Make sure that you’re not <i>under recovering,</i> especially if you have a stressful life.<p>The Best Workout for Fat Loss<p>When you go …

Suspension Training

Amazing Places to Travel

It Didn’t Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are

A well-documented feature of trauma, one familiar to many, is our inability to articulate what happens to us. We not only lose our words, but …

3 Ways to Actively Plan for Your Retirement

Actively planning for the future is all about developing more efficient habits.<p>Entrepreneurs and small business owners tend to be very passionate about their work and don't often think about their retirement as much as they should. And I'm totally with these folks; fingers crossed, I'll be working …

Retirement

America's Best Cities for Fall Travel

The leaves start turning early in the resort towns outside Denver, but the city’s foliage takes center stage during October, when you can see it …

Festivals

Stressed Out? BookRetreats.com Helps You Find Peace With a Wellness Retreat

<i>Entrepreneur Sean Kelly Channels Yoga-dedication into a new startup</i><p>In the past several years, one of the most defining forces our economy has been the formation of the sharing economy. Oft-associated with startups like airbnb and uber, the sharing economy "uses the internet to bring people together …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

Apps

The Best Time Of Day To Exercise, Study, Eat, And Sleep

There's a peak period to do just about everything, and here's why.<p>Regardless of whether or not you're a routine-oriented person, your body likes to stick to a pretty tight schedule.<p>Scientists have long known that our bodies have internal clocks, which regulate the physical, mental and behavioral …

The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt

Wave those glutes in the air.<p>Your glutes are designed to be the largest, most powerful muscle group in your entire body. And when all of your booty muscles are strong and metabolically active, you’ll have more power for your workouts, increased support for your hips and spine, and improved strength …

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Bacon, the World's Most Perfect Food

There are some people out there committing truly heinous crimes against bacon. Don't be one of them. Avoid these common mistakes and enjoy the world's most perfect food.<p>Bacon is amazing. You know that. We know that. But just because it's already the world's most perfect food doesn't mean it's …

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

Books

One can of fizzy drink a day increases risk of diabetes and heart disease

Visceral fat affects how our hormones function and is thought to play a larger role in insulin resistance<p>A can of fizzy drink a day increases fat around the vital organs linked to diabetes and heart disease, a new study warned.<p>Middle aged people who regularly drank sugary drinks had more visceral …

Diabetes

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness to Fix Your Brain, Decrease Stress and Improve Performance

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the …

Mindfulness

12 Time Management Tips Successful People Live By

Take notes.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>While we'd all like to fancy ourselves amazing multi-taskers, that's not always the case. With so much to do and so little time, it's a …

The Single Best Tip From 6 Successful Entrepreneurs

If you could share one piece of advice, what would it be? Six successful entrepreneurs weigh in.<p>Entrepreneurs tend to reinvent the wheel, but sometimes there's no reason to--especially if that wheel was created from the lessons learned by successful entrepreneurs.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan …

Entrepreneurship

When Is It Real Love?

“Mama, how will I know when I’m in love?” “You’ll just know, honey. Now go get me that bowl.” This question, or something like it, has been asked by …

#ChicEats: 10 Bucket List Restaurants Around the World

Our weekly column covers the chicest food and restaurants. From Stockholm to New York City, add these picks to your global itinerary.<p>Whether hyped by documentaries or highly regarded because of unmatchable views, some restaurants are worth planning an entire trip around—if you're lucky enough to …

7 Secrets From Etsy Entrepreneurs

Money-making tips from seasoned Etsy shop owners.<p>It started as a mix of desperation and creativity. Claudia Lucero was up to her ears in student …

Small Business