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The 2 Things EVERY Good Wife Does For Her Husband

This article is written for the women who are good wives and for the husbands who love and appreciate them for it. This is also written for those who are struggling in their marriage and need some answers on how to be a better wife.<p><b>In order to start off a great marriage the right way (or help one</b> …

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

10 Seconds to Take Your Leadership From Good to Great

All it takes is 10 seconds to grasp these points--and take your leadership from good to great.<p>These are times that call for great leaders--people who are confident and courageous, certain in their leadership--to show us the way. It's not easy, but if we can learn to follow their example, we too can …

Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Self Control

18 Things You Need to Stop Doing if You Want to Be Successful

Your time is way too valuable to be wasting it on things that don't work. Instead, treat it like the precious resource it is.<p>Too often we act as if time is infinitely available. There's always another day, right? But that's a huge mistake.<p>Whether you're working or having fun, being mindful about …

Accomplish Great Things at Any Age

Here are 41 reasons to get out there and make it happen, no matter how young or old you are.<p>Many of us think that to be successful, you have to be at the right place, the right circumstance and the right age.<p>But we can learn from those who have come before us, who achieved at every age and in every …

How People With ADHD Can Be Hugely Successful

A short attention span, or even ADHD, isn't necessarily a weakness. Learn how to turn it into superpower for success.<p>What do the following people have in common?<p><i>Terry Bradshaw, former NFL quarterback</i><p><i>Richard Branson, businessman whose Virgin Group comprises more than 400 companies</i><p><i>Paul Orfalea,</i> …

Self-improvement

7 Things Wealthy People Do Every Weekend

If you're spending your weekends trying to catch up on the things that didn't get done, or trying to recover from the workweek in a fog of Netflix binges and overindulgence, you're doing it wrong. Read on to discover a better way.<p>Weekends are a squandered resource, too often spent either doing more …

12 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Get Organized

Successful people don't have more hours in the day, but they do have more time--because they know how to organize their lives.<p>Successful leaders, entrepreneurs, and business professionals lead very busy lives.<p>They often end up wearing many hats as they grow their businesses and take their companies …

FINALLY Break Your Bad Habit With These 6 Steps

The power of habits is real. While deliberately starting good habits can help you succeed in work and life, poor behavior patterns can put a real damper on achieving your biggest goals. Hoping to learn more about how to break bad habits, we chatted with Kacey Cardin, a creative multipreneur, …

Social Media

Parenting: A Letter to My Son

I want so much for you and I'm afraid that with the chaos that is life I might forget to tell you all these things. So here it is. My hopes and dreams for you dear boy.<p>To my little prince,<p>It's hard to believe you came into our lives one year ago. At times it feels like I have known you a lifetime …

Learning Tips - Brain Balancing and Handwriting Exercise - Magic 8s and Mirrors

For the mixed dominant learning Brain balancing is an essential exercise. When you can also incorporate handwriting skills it's a double win. This …

9 Reasons Why You’re Not A Millionaire Yet

It is never too early nor is it ever too late to start planning for retirement. It ultimately depends on your way of life, where are you living, and …

A Beginner’s Guide to SQL Server Stored Procedures: INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE & SELECT Examples

Introduction<p>Have you ever felt like having 30% to 40% of your source code been made up of SQL statements sucks?<p>You are not alone. The good news is, a …

Apple cleans up the App Store after biggest security lapse in history

Apple is removing hundreds of apps from the App Store after discovering that they contain a malicious program called XcodeGhost.<p>In the entire lifespan of the App Store, Apple has only previously found five malicious apps — making this easily the single biggest security lapse in App Store …

5 Time Management Personality Types: Which Are You?

Mastering time begins when you know yourself well enough to design a plan that works for you and makes you happy. Given that every other aspect of life is affected by your relationship with time, it can either become your Achilles' heel or the secret to your success.<p>For better or worse, how we …

Success

22 New Ways to Crush Your Core

Chisel your abs with these genius exercises<p>If you spend enough time learning about fitness, you’ll come to a clear conclusion: There’s always more to learn. There’s always a better workout. There’s always another exercise variation.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

15 Small Things Parents Should Do To Their Children Every Day To Make Them Feel Loved

Can you remember what made you feel loved as a kid? Think about it. Maybe you remember having a great time with your parents, holidays, being helped …

10 Things Parents Can Do To Make Their Kids Highly Successful

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DHA Supplements: Why They're Critical For Your Brain

The human brain is largely made of fat — 60 percent by dry weight. One particular group of fats, the omega-3 essential fatty acids is most important …

Being in the Moment: A Problem or a Potential Solution in Adult ADHD?

"I can still get caught up in a moment and forget what I am supposed to do. It's so frustrating" says Julie, a 38-year-old store manager who has been …

How to Talk to Your Child about Having ADHD

It’s very common for parents to be reluctant to tell their kids they have ADHD. It might be because they want to protect their kids from the “stigma” …

Mental Health

Helping Your Child Improve Reading Skills

Even on a "Busy Day" for "Busy People," reading is a wonderful way to expand children's worlds and to bond children and caregivers, and one that can start at birth. It also is a crucial way to help children gain the language and literacy skills needed for a good start in school.<p>When my grandson …

Disability

I'm A Doctor With ADHD. Here Are 9 Reasons Why I Celebrate It

It's time to dispel the misconception that ADHD is an affliction in need of a fix. Even its name, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, includes …

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4 Questions to Ask if Your Child is Struggling in School

Figuring out why your child is struggling in school may seem like an overwhelming task, but asking these few questions can help you get …