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23 Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Stressed Out

Stress… <i>ugh</i>. We all know what it feels like. It manifests for each of us in different ways. Muscle tension, inability to sleep well, headaches, an …

Self-help

10 pictures that show your daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables

I realized, though, that part of the problem was that I didn't really understand how much we were talking about. What does a daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables look like? I decided to find out, once and for all. Here are 10 photos of fruits and vegetables, each one a complete daily …

Healthy Eating

3 Tricks to Transform Stress Into Productivity

The perfect dose of stress can boost performance. Here's how to get it.<p>Stress is bad, right?<p>Actually, no. Despite all the dire warnings you've heard, not all stress is bad for your health or your productivity. In fact, a little stress can boost performance. And science shows that how you think …

12 YouTube Channels Every Entrepreneur Should Subscribe To

Reading business books and blogs is a great way to keep up with the latest marketing trends, research growth strategies, and pick up new life hacks. …

11 TED Talks that will teach you how be happier

The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.<p>Thankfully, several TED speakers have researched how humans can achieve ultimate happiness and shared their findings with us.<p>Some of their tactics are surprising, and some are surprisingly simple, but regardless, each of these talks will bring …

Happiness

7 UX Design Trends :That Will Rule The Roost in 2016

June 29, 2016Great “User Experience” isn’t a rocket science to understand and implement. As users’ expectations for a seamless, simple experience …

Web Design

The One Habit That Guarantees You A More Balanced Life

A little tweak to your to-do list can nudge you toward putting more personal time into your schedule.<p>Most professionals (63%, according to LinkedIn) make to-do lists. For many people, these lists become a source of stress and unmet expectations. But with one little tweak, your to-do list can …

15 Simple Ways To Create An Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle

At 32 years old, I was a competitive athlete, a registered dietitian by trade, and the picture of health. But when I suddenly started waking up with …

Wellness

Are You an Ambivert?

A new personality type has emerged that puts the old introvert vs. extrovert debate to rest. Find out if you're an ambivert.<p>I'm sure you've been asked many times whether you're an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it's an easy choice, but for most of us, it's difficult to choose one way …

12 of the Most Inspirational Commencement Speeches of All Time

The best commencement speeches that will not only inspire you but will motivate you when you need it most.<p>Now and then we all need something to pick us up when we're feeling down, to give us clarity when we're confused, to inspire us when we don't feel motivated.<p>These lines, excerpted from a dozen …

Motivation

This 10-Minute Routine Is the Ultimate Mind Cleanse

Add these two little tweaks to your daily routine for much greater clarity and creativity.<p>Your subconscious mind is a whole lot more powerful than you think.<p>Not only does it take care of essential business like keeping you breathing, but quietly, in the background, your subconscious is constantly …

A Simple Mind Trick That Fights Inflammation (According To Science)

For the majority of human history, our stress came from threats like being chased by predators and hunting for food to survive. Of course, in our …

Mindfulness

The essential usability checklist for web apps

5 things you should get right in any screen.The post The essential usability checklist for web apps appeared first on InVision Blog.

UX Design

He Whitens His Teeth Using A Common Household Ingredient

Is there anything more eye-catching than a beautiful smile? If you're not content with the current appearance of your smile but you're nervous about …

Alternative Medicine

How to Become a Morning Person

<b>Time to finally wake up and get that proverbial worm.</b><p><i>For SELF, by Amy Marturana.</i><p>Photo: Tara Moore / Getty<p>We all have that friend that somehow jumps out of bed at the first chime of her alarm, and gets started with her packed day with a perky attitude. If she does it without a drip of coffee, it's …

Cleaning Lesson From a Hotel Housekeeper - How to Clean Like a Hotel Housekeeper

By<p>Even though I write about cleaning for a living, I don't always practice what I preach. I, too, fall into bad habits like leaving last night's dishes in the sink for a day or two — and I don't even know the last time I washed my pillow. Yuck, is right. The worst part? I know the rules, I just …

This Woman Read 500 Self-Help Books So You Don't Have To

All the lessons of a bookshelf's worth of reading boiled down to five simple lessons.<p>These days, no one suffers from a shortage of reading material. From great online content to endless book recommendations and must-read lists, most of us struggle to fit in all the reading we want to do rather than …

Books

17 Essential Skills You Must Have to Succeed

To accomplish anything requires a certain skill set--and some of those skills apply to any endeavor. Here are 17 basic skills you should have if you want to be successful.<p>Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get …

Self-improvement

I Tried to Be a Morning Person for 30 Days. Here's What Worked (and What Didn't)

If you spend any time online, you'll inevitably come across an article (or 15) spelling out steps to reach the near-mythical status of becoming a …

What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Lose Weight: A Hormone Expert Explains

<i>In this piece, Dr. Sara Gottfried, hormone expert and Harvard-trained MD, explains how hormonal imbalances can hold you back from weight loss. If</i> …

Wellness

11 Beliefs to Steal From the Best Weight Loss Maintainers

<b>You can learn how to lose weight easily. Really.</b><p>Your local library has thousands of books to help you drop pounds. Many television programs and news segments advertise the latest craze in diet and fitness. Even your friends and family are there to offer unsolicited <i>“healthy eating”</i> advice.<p>But how …

How These 9 Women Bloggers Are Getting Big Traffic To Their Blogs

As bloggers, we pour our hearts and souls into every blog post we write.<p>We obsess over the perfect title, a great hook, and super-helpful content that we know will transform our readers' lives in some way.<p>But then the hard part comes: getting people to actually see it.<p>Blog traffic strategies are …

12 Tiny Changes You Can Make Today to Start Streamlining Your Life

Hack that to-do list and remember to breathe.<p>Do your stress levels directly correlate to the length of your to-do list? When you have an overflowing inbox and a plethora of professional and personal responsibilities, it can be difficult to accomplish every task. But guess what: There are tons of …

6 common legal mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

How to Start a Freelance Business and Keep Your Day Job: 10 Steps

A comprehensive guide to starting a successful side business before you make your startup dream a full-time reality.<p>You want to start a business. You <i>need</i> to start a business. But you're not quite ready to quit your job and take the plunge.<p>Don't feel bad--here's one reason you <i>should</i> feel that …

11 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business

"A lot of people like to fool you and say that you're not smart if you never went to college, but common sense rules over everything. That's what I learned from selling crack." -- Snoop Dogg<p>My name is Stephanie St.Claire, and I am an unfunded entrepreneur. I've been in business for 7 years, after …

5 Tips Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know

With companies like Squarespace, Wix, and Weebly helping people create their own e-commerce stores, taking a business online has never been so easy. And yet, it’s still a challenge to run an online business successfully. “It can be difficult for a small business to really make an impact online, …

Small Business

Startup Lessons From a First-Time Entrepreneur Who Raised $25 Million

Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint past failures as necessary steps toward their inevitable success. In many a Silicon Valley narrative, each …

Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Sugar Quitters Plan

Your Video is Loading<p>Why Quitting Sugar Is Good for Your Heart (4:04)<p>Dr. Joel Fuhrman, author of <i>The End of Heart Disease</i>, believes that removing …

Nutrition

You Have 9 Months Left in 2016. Here's How to Achieve Success This Year

Your calendar can be a powerful tool to help you reach new heights.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag</i> …

Bodyweight Exercise