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15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

Self-improvement

Secret Beauty Weapon: Fat & The Moon’s Mermaid Mask

<i>Meet a beloved beauty product that’s got both your skin AND hair covered…</i><p>Sitting pretty in my beloved beauty cabinet is a jar of Fat and The Moon’s …

Make Your Own Natural Whipped Bronzing Body Butter

<b>Already missing your summer glow? Get it back the natural way with this easy body butter recipe!!</b><p><i>This post comes from our blog intern, Monica!</i><p>I’ve …

Scientists say this ridiculously simple strategy can help you learn anything

In other words, instead of reading and rereading a list of vocabulary words, you should read it once and then test yourself repeatedly.<p>The same strategy works for pretty much anything you're hoping to commit to memory, and there's a growing body of research behind it. Psychologists call this …

The Brain

The 25 Best Snacks for Weight Loss

Four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p>Four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.

55 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Believe in Yourself

Inspirational quotes that will motivate you to feel confident and self-assured when you need it most.<p>I know a few extremely confident--not cocky, <i>confident</i>--people. (Here's how you can tell if someone is genuinely confident.) It's as if they were born that way.<p>The rest of us sometimes lack …

22 Amazing Apps That Will Revitalize Your Love Of Reading

*Disappears with phone for months*<p><i>Thumbnail photo credit sam74100 / ThinkStock</i>

The Easiest Way To Find Your Purpose

Forget about a general meaning of life. What matters is discovering your personal purpose—which can be the biggest source of motivation you can …

Lose Weight -26 Most Overlooked Ways

About 750 years ago, a British philosopher and scholar named William of Ockham came up with a theory that can best be summarized like this: Keep it …

Nutrition

What Different Types of Kisses Say About Your Relationship

Kissing is very scientific.<p>First things first, kissing is the absolute best. Unless it's not. For example, when your kissing partner tries to drown you in his saliva, maybe it's time for a talk? But, you know, it's <i>mainly</i> the best.<p>Over at LittleThings.com, they quoted kissing expert Sheril …

Relationships

The 10 Exercises You Should Do Every Day to Stay Fit for Life

Of course, maintaining your long-term health requires more than just a regular exercise habit, but physical fitness is certainly a significant part of the equation.<p>However, beyond the more traditional notions of physical fitness -- running a marathon, boot camp style workouts sessions or extra …

Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Lava Cake

<i>Need to satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further…vegan chocolate lava cake!</i><p>This post comes from one of our August Magalog muses, Lexie Smith!<p>A few …

The 5 Kitchen Tools Every Raw Foodist Should Own

<b>The owner of Nicaragua’s one and only raw food restaurant shares her path to a healthy diet and what tools every raw foodist should own.</b><p>On our recent …

Celebrate Fig Season With a Fig, Pistachio & Roasted Strawberry Smoothie

<i>Celebrate the transition between summer and fall by combining each season’s best flavors in one incredible smoothie.</i><p>The end of August is such a …

Tea Time: 3 Loose Leaf Teas To Sip This Fall

<i>Learn how to make 3 of our favorite tea recipes for the upcoming fall season!</i><p>September, to me, is a big cup of tea. Welcoming crisp air mornings with …

Uniquely Australian Brekkie Philosophy

<i>Follow FP Australia contributor, Miann Scanlan, as she searches out most important meal of the day, locally and seasonally!</i><p>I place an enormous …

How to Make Seasonal Fruit Butter in Your Slow Cooker + A Bonus Recipe

<i>Take advantage of the season’s best fruit with this super-simple preserving technique.</i><p>The bees have been busy in Western Maine this year. Proof can …

Recipe: Bird Bars

<i>Kickstart your week with this gluten-free snack!</i><p><i>This post comes to us from contributor Lexie Smith.</i><p>There was a time, many moons ago, when the world …

5 foods for a flatter tummy

Swimsuit season may be over, but you can still keep your flat summer tummy throughout the year by eating foods that prevent bloating and help build muscle. Here are some delicious options:<p><b>Greek Yogurt</b><p>Protein is great for keeping weight in-check because it digests slowly, so you feel full longer and …

How to invest when you're young and broke

<i>I never learned about "mutual funds" or "index funds" or "money market accounts"—it all seemed as relevant to my broke-ass existence as theology is to a goat. But these days I wonder if I missed out on a chance to turn a bad job into the equivalent of night business school. I've become increasingly</i> …

Personal Finance

8 TED Talks that will help you save your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to save, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we are …

TED Talks

19 Best Pancakes, Waffles & French Toast

Five-Grain Buttermilk Pancakes with Raspberry Honey<p>Here’s a recipe to try with some of the alternative grains that are showing up in supermarkets’ …

Breakfast

Save A Mini Fortune This Fall By Making THIS

Pumpkin spice mania started back in August, but the elusive PSL is only officially returning to our coffee orders this week. This year, instead of …

5 Feng Shui Tips To Clear Negative Energy In Your Home

Words become full expressions of energy. Every utterance we make carries its own power and intention, curating the backdrop of our lives.<p>So, if a …

Recipes, Restaurant Reviews & Food Guides from Good Food.

REVIEW<p>Waltz into Matilda for flame-grilled Australian opulence beneath a boutique hotel.<p>Contains:<p>Clayton Wells's A1 Canteen is more your post-canteen …

6 Brilliant Slow Cooker Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

1<p>Honey Nut Granola with Cherries<p>Dried cherries and crunchy pumpkin seeds are a nice early autumn combo—but this simple granola is so adaptable you …

15 things you can stop wasting your money on

Not only are we surrounded by enticing <i>things</i> to buy, but they're at our fingertips with the swipe of a plastic card, leaving us with thinner wallets and a bunch of unnecessary stuff and services.<p>Here are 15 things you can stop wasting your money on today:<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed reporting to this</i> …

Personal Finance

11 traits the most irresistible people share

Even the most skeptical individuals find themselves enamored with these charming personalities.<p>These people are the life of every party. They're the ones you turn to for help, advice, and companionship.<p>You just can't get enough of them, and they leave you asking yourself, "What do they have that I …

Emotional Intelligence

20 Entrepreneur Quotes That Should Become Your Motto

Web design is a business – a wonderful artistic business, but still, a business. If you want to be successful you must have an entrepreneur mindset …