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17 Powerful Quotes to Boost Your Confidence

When things get tough, confidence can sometimes be hard to find. Read these inspiring words to build your confidence when you need it most.<p>Confidence is a quality that all of us need to have in most every aspect of our lives -- work, friends, family, community, and so much more. And while there are …

Motivation

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

5 Must-See Aviation Documentaries on Netflix or Amazon

Have a rainy day on your hands and nothing to watch on TV? Below are five favorite aviation documentaries that will take you behind the scenes of …

Aviation

New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …

Motivation

35 Places Every Woman Should Visit — By Herself

Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; …

European Travel

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Passenger describes ‘scariest flight of my life’ after Boeing 777 engine cowling of UA1175 flying from San Francisco to Hawaii comes off<p>A United Airlines plane flying to Hawaii was forced to make an emergency landing after its engine began to fall apart mid-air.<p>After what was described as “the …

United Airlines

The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

If there’s one thing that Americans get shafted on (there’s not just one; there are loads), it’s vacation days. A 10-day trip will probably eat up a …

Why Do People Fail at Work-Life Balance? This Study Says It Has Nothing to Do With Productivity | Inc.com

We're all searching for that sweet work life balance in our careers.<p>But let me tell you something: most people miss the point about work-life balance. Just Google and you will see all these articles about work life balance tips....Don't eat your lunch at your workdesk. Make sure you end your work …

Work-life Balance

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help

What Experts Wish You Knew about False Memories

Every memory you have ever had is chock-full of errors. I would even go as far as saying that memory is largely an illusion.<p>This is because our …

This Week in Fiction: Joshua Ferris on the Ease of Self-Sabotage

<i>In “The Abandonment,” your story in this week’s issue, a TV actor becomes distraught when he thinks his wife has left him, so he takes refuge by ringing the doorbell of a woman, a painter, whom he’s met only once. In some ways, it’s a heavily stylized story—the man wanders the streets in linen</i> …

24 Floral Wedding Cakes That Are Almost Too Beautiful to Eat

If you are going to gild the lily, you might as well do it on your wedding day, when even flourish is imbued with sentiment. This more-is-more philosophy can be applied to everything: invites, venue decorations, table settings, favors, and even the tiered and layered cake that, ideally, tastes as …

Weddings

10 Whiskey Drinks That Will Become Your New Go-To Cocktails

Whiskey sour, who?<p>Because there's a wide world beyond your knee-jerk college drink orders (ahem, whiskey sours and whiskey gingers), it's a better time than ever to study up on these 10 whiskey cocktails that you can easily taste-test at home. Plus, they're just as delicious as your faithful bar …

Recipes

The best teas for sleep, anxiety, bloating, cramps and more

Got a bloated belly? There’s a tea for that. And also one for the jitters, insomnia, even crippling period cramps. It turns out that herbal brews can help remedy more than a few common health complaints. Read on to find the right sip to ease your discomfort.<p><b>For bloat</b><p>Fennel tea is a hero to the …

How To Invest In Yourself.

BY <b>JON</b> <b>WESTENBERG</b><p><i>My framework for getting places, accomplishing things and living in a way that makes me happy.</i><p>This isn’t a bullshit, head in the …

Productivity

Want to Be Happier? Live by These 4 Rules

I bet you cringe at this sentence: "You deserve to be happy." The idea feels selfish, demanding, too self-centered to utter out loud. "You deserve to be happy."<p>I bet the words enter your mind with a twinge of unsettled emotion. I bet, just like me, you write them off as silly, unrealistic words …

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right | Inc.com

Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a new year and a can be new you on January 1.<p>Or maybe 2015 was amazing and you need to keep the …

Does 'Bracing For Impact' Really Protect You In A Crash?

Short answer: It could save your life<p>On January 8, 1989, a Boeing jetliner crashed during an emergency landing near East Midlands airport in England, killing one-third of the passengers on board. As doctors tended to survivors, they found that people who had adopted a “brace position” prior to the …

Aid agencies in Pakistan and Afghanistan say freezing weather and destruction of homes and roads has put more lives at risk<p>Freezing weather, blocked roads and a lack of shelter are endangering the lives of the survivors of the earthquake that rocked Afghanistan and Pakistan, aid agencies have …

Afghanistan

15 Books Every Recent College Grad Needs on Their Shelf

Graduating from college is an exciting time full of adventures, new opportunities and… uncertainty. While you’re celebrating your major accomplishment and partying with your friends and loved ones, figuring out the future can be nerve wracking. Whether you’re graduating this year, are a recent grad …

Books

Truly confident people do these twelve things differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When …

Self-improvement

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

U.N.: ISIS fighters besiege Turkmen town

As violence continues to wrack Iraq, the United Nations warned Saturday of another ethnic slaughter in the making by Sunni extremists from ISIS.<p>ISIS fighters have besieged the ethnic Turkmen Shiite town of Amerli in the north for two months, and its fewer than 20,000 residents are without power and …