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Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

The Most Vital Tool for Job Search Today (Hint: It's Not Your Resume)

Most people assume their resume is the secret to getting hired.<p>If I had a dollar for every time a job seeker has said to me, <i>"I'm not getting any calls for interviews, I think it's my resume."</i> I'd be rich. Sadly, job seekers today don't realize (yet) the resume is no longer the most important tool …

Employment

8 questions to ask in a job interview that will make you look smart

You can further your case by asking sharp questions, too.<p>"In a job interview, you want to appear smart and on top of your game," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job." "The …

Employment

3 Signs You Will Be Fine (Even If You Don’t Feel Fine Right Now)

You start your day, and you’re immediately worried about all the things on your plate, all the things you have to do, and all the people you will …

Family

What's inside the Republican health care bill?

House GOP lawmakers are preparing to fulfill their promise to repeal Obamacare ... or major portions of it, anyway.<p>The House will vote on the legislation, called the American Health Care Act, on Thursday. Republican leadership has already made several changes to placate both conservatives and …

Health Care

10 Ways to Cut $500 off Your Monthly Bills

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Surely, you've heard the advice to cut out discretionary expenses -- such as a daily latte -- to save money. It's true that those small savings can add up and provide a little more wiggle room in your budget.<p>But what about those necessary expenditures -- the bills …

The Psychology of Procrastination and How to Avoid It

Paul is a productivity blogger who loves helping people improve their productivity so they can get more out of life. Learn more about how Paul works …

Procrastination

How to Make a Great First Impression

Six strategies for making a better first impression:<p><b>1. Stop acting and be your best self:</b><p>"Be yourself" is the best all-time phrase in personal development. However, you can plus that by being your best self. During your next networking or social situation, just show up with the intention of being …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Time Management

15 Simple Ways to Live a Happy Life

"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence."<p>Aristotle said this more than 2,000 years ago. And it still holds true today. What is the true purpose of life, if not to live a happy life until we die?<p>Happiness is one of the most sought-after goals in …

6 NBA Contenders That Still Need an Offseason Move to Emerge from the Pack

There is one simple rule for NBA fans during the summer: Don't blink, or you might miss the fireworks.<p>If you can believe it, the 2015 offseason is drawing to a close. We are but one month removed from the Finals, and we are already almost prepared for the 2015-16 campaign.<p>Not so fast, though: It …

More Evidence Life Could Have Come From Beyond

A new study reveals bacteria can survive atmospheric entry<p><i>Lithopanspermia.</i><p>The word is a mouthful but it represents one of the most intriguing theories about the origin of life on Earth. Quite literally, it means life began from an extraterrestrial source and came here by hitching a ride on a rock, …

Life on Mars: when will humans live on the Red Planet?

Fifty years after the first close-up images of Mars, Rosa Silverman speaks to the science writer who believes there will be life on Mars before the 21st century ends<p>The human race was able to view the furthest reaches of the solar system in high-definition glory this week, as Nasa’s New Horizons …