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16 things your successful friends have given up

Sit down and think, for a moment, about what your successful friends do<p>comparedto your loser friends that complain. If you don't have any successful …

Motivation

7 Habits Of Truly Resilient Couples

If you can find some humor during the tough times, you're on the right track.<p>In any relationship, even the very best ones, couples will encounter problems big and small ― everything from day-to-day stresses like bills or bickering to bigger ones such as losing a job or a sick loved one.<p>One thing …

You Haven't Lived Until You've Tried Sephora's 15 Bestselling Foundations

So many important factors go into buying (and falling in love with) a particular foundation. For starters, you need a hue that actually matches your unique skin tone. Then, you have to consider how it works with your skin type. You'll have to decide the type of finish and coverage you're seeking. …

Dry Skin

Get a second opinion—doctors usually aren’t right the first time

Even after four years of college, four of medical school, and three to seven more of residency, doctors still may not get diagnoses right on the first try.<p>In fact, they’re more likely than not to be at least a little off. In a study published (paywall) April 4, researchers from the Mayo Clinic in …

6 Parental Lessons That Helped Bill Gates Become a Billionaire | Inc.com

One of my 13-year-old son's idols is Bill Gates. The fact that he is the richest man on Earth plays a part in that, but my son deeply respects how Gates uses his business savviness to address major world problems through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.<p>As a father, it is my job to try and …

15 of the Smartest Things You Can Do With $500 Right Now

These 15 tips for $500 could put you on a path to greater success.<p>If you have an extra $500 in savings, and you're wondering how to spend it wisely, …

10 Dumb Money Mistakes People Make in Their 30s

Don't use your credit card to buy a designer baby stroller.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like many 30-year-old Americans, you probably spent your 20s finishing up college, finding your first real job, taking some risks, making connections and hopefully …

Emergency Prep: How to Put Your Life in a Backpack

If you had to leave home—right now—because of an emergency, what would you grab? Once people and pets were out of harm's way, what else would you …

Want to Raise Brave Girls? This TED Talk Says Encourage More of This | Inc.com

As a father of two daughters myself, I get it. It's hard to not want to protect them at every twist and turn of life. But often, when we're protecting them, we're actually holding them back from being truly remarkable.<p>So what should we encourage in our daughters to ensure they'll be …

TED Talks

Why you should sleep in a cool bedroom

<b>Turn down the thermostat, crack a window, and ditch the blankets for some science-backed health benefits.</b><p>On cold winter nights, my husband and I …

Sleep

18 Eye Makeup Cheat Sheets If You Don't Know WTF You're Doing

There's a Michelle Phan in us all.

5 Ways to Deal With the Really Negative People in Your Life | Inc.com

No matter how much people stress positive energy, there will always be those around us that seem to weigh us down with their negativity. For some, pessimism is a way a life.<p>Rather than growing frustrated with their mindset--and maybe losing some friends and colleagues in the process--it's important …

Self-help

Stop Pretending and Start Living

<b>“If you want to be happy, don’t do something you don’t like. Don’t say something you don’t mean. Pretending and lying to yourself will only breed</b> …

Want to Show Great Leadership Skills as a Deadline Approaches? Try These 5 Communication Tips | Inc.com

Are you a manager? You set deadlines on your important projects or deliverables, which your team members, of course, <i>committed</i> to doing. Then this happens: As the deadline approaches, members of your team go MIA on you.<p>Now you're faced with finishing their work, which means spending long hours in …

Leadership

4 apps for couples you and your partner need to try right now

Technology has become a huge way for people to meet each other, and the majority of singles say they've joined a dating app at some point. But what about apps for couples? Where does technology fit in for those of us already in relationships? As it turns out, there are plenty of options for us …

These Are 2017’s Best-Selling Beauty Products on Amazon So Far

While we love Amazon for its ability to save the day when we run out of detergent or <i>need</i> to try mules for spring, we get a little lost when it comes to navigating their extensive, sometimes overwhelming, beauty department. They have nearly every brand we’ve ever heard — and countless more we’re …

Skin Care

3 Ways to Pay Down Your Mortgage Faster, and 1 to Avoid at All Costs

If you pay your mortgage off faster, you can save many thousands of dollars in interest and can own your own home sooner -- which is particularly …

7 books to read when life gets tough

This was after she underwent a massive heartbreak and uttered these words for the first time: "Wow, life is hard."

Research says this could be the best exercise for weight loss

But should you be doing solely that?<p>For years, the big question on everyone's lips – and something that divides many fitness experts – is whether …

Exercise

How to do a free background check online

Suppose a new guy — let’s call him Bobby Smith — moves into your neighborhood. Even before his moving van is unpacked, Bobby introduces himself. He’s friendly and good-humored, and he says you should come over for a barbecue sometime.<p>But there’s something “off” about him, so you decide to find out …

This 1 Hack Will Ensure You Always Find the Right Foundation at the Drugstore

For over a decade, I've had the honor of working as a makeup artist to some of today's leading supermodels, fashion houses, and entertainers. And throughout this time, I've definitely been put to the test to determine which foundations are best for my clients' skin type. Luckily, the methods that …

Makeup

10 Surprising Marriage Tips From a Divorce Lawyer Who's Seen It ALL

What do you do when your marriage is in trouble? If you’re like most people, you look for help. Yet the last person most people would ever go to for marriage advice is a divorce lawyer.<p>That’s not surprising. Divorce lawyers are generally in the business of ending marriages, not saving them.<p>But …

Divorce

How to tell whether you should prioritize paying down your mortgage or investing

While both options have their own unique benefits, the bottom line is either course of action can put you in a better position towards financial independence.<p>However, it's important to note that before you consider either option, you'll want to have your fundamentals in place.<p>This includes having …

7 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job or You're Screwed

Leaving your job to become your own boss without going broke requires setting the groundwork just right. Few people do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The prospect of quitting your job and becoming your boss is both liberating and scary as hell. But, instead of being …

Follow These 8 Steps to Stay Focused and Reach Your Goals

Decrease the amount of noise in your head.<p>Accomplishing a goal can be hard work. But even if a project is something you are passionate about and want to complete, distractions such as social media, doubts and other tasks can make it nearly impossible to concentrate on it. Don’t fret. We're here to …

The Most Important Money Lesson You Should Teach Your Kids

My son tells me I eavesdrop on random parent conversations too much. I just can’t help myself. It’s endlessly fascinating. Take this one.<p>Recently, a dad and his daughter entered a small shop where I was browsing. The girl, who looked maybe nine, immediately grabbed a bracelet from a display and …

Parenting

Contraceptive injection for men could end need for vasectomy

The end of the vasectomy is on the horizon after scientists announced human trials for a new contraceptive injection for men.<p>The simple process, which takes just a few seconds, involves injecting a harmless gel into the tube which transports the sperm to create a blockage.<p>It is the same tube which …

Pregnancy

How a dermatologist prepped her skin for her own wedding

<i>Dr Geeta Mehra Fazalbhoy</i><p>Behind every radiant, blushing bride is a squad of skin experts and make-up artists. While the foundations and highlighters …

Skin Care

How to get off the grid and live rent-free

Many people dream of living off the grid, rent-free — and a select few have turned that dream into a reality. It takes more than just a stack of …

Off-grid