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Professional Organizers Share Their Ultimate Speed-Cleaning Routines

Keeping up with an ever-expanding list of cleaning chores can get overwhelming. So, what’s the secret to making it more manageable? Breaking your …

This Japanese Lotion Has A Cult Following On The Internet For Literally Transforming Your Skin

It has 600 five-star reviews on Amazon...and in my heart.<p>Lurk around the skin-obsessed forums of Reddit for more than five seconds, and you'll see …

101. Hire an accountant

Without skipping your daily Starbucks run.<p>By <b>Alicia Adamczyk, Kaitlin Mulhere, Elizabeth O’Brien and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>We’d all like to finish next …

The 5 secrets to becoming a Super Attractor

<i>When was the last time you thought about what you</i> really <i>wanted? I’m not talking about a matcha latte or new leggings (don’t get me wrong, those are</i> …

The Life-Changing Magic Of Bullet Journaling

It really works<p>I’m a skeptic about many things, and this definitely includes any methods or products that promise to be “life-changing” or “magical.” It’s not that I don’t want to believe that my life can be changed by a particularly thorough reorganization of my sock drawer, or that magic plays …

7 Life-Changing Books That Are Required Holiday Reading

With so many incredible novels released in 2016, it’s safe to say that fiction is having a major moment. So many incredible novels, in fact (and so …

Books

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Roman Egypt

The rich lands of Egypt became the property of Rome after the death of Cleopatra VII in 30 BCE, which spelled the end of the Ptolemaic dynasty that …

35 Simple Ways to Lose Weight

By Helen West<p>To lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories than you burn.<p>However, reducing the amount of food you eat can be difficult in the long …

Night Photography Camera Settings to Start With for Stars, Moon Milky Way

Once you’re comfortable creating communication between yourself, your camera, and the universe at night, it’s time to bring those technical and …

Garlicky Broccoli “Zoodles” with Bacon [Video] | Recipe

An unbelievably simple dish with garlic, olive oil and broccoli, this recipe by Inspiralized showcases the extreme versatility of the spiralizer and …

Recipes

The 33 Best Books of 2016

Add them to your reading list now.<p>With 2016 slowly winding down, it's the exact right time to catch up on the books you may have missed. Whether you're in the mood for excellent short story collections, sharply drawn fiction, or unbelievably gripping memoirs, scroll ahead for our round-up of the …

5 5-minute routines that will make you wildly wealthy and successful

Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time.<p>The ultra-wealthy may seem larger than life, but if we break down the habits of millionaires and billionaires, we can see that their small, personal, daily routines are just as crucial as the big …

Self-improvement

22 Genius Things Everyone With A Small Apartment Needs To Own

The littlest changes make the BIGGEST difference.

Lightened Chicken Alfredo

<b>Lightened Chicken Alfredo</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>8 ounces (190 grams) uncooked whole-grain penne pasta<br>• 8 cups (6 ounces or 240 grams) fresh baby spinach<br>• 2 teaspoons …

Healthier Kung Pao Chicken | Recipe

Have only 20 minutes to put dinner on the table? Try this protein-packed kung pao chicken, courtesy of Fit Foodie Finds, made healthier with less …

Recipes

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

<b>Buffalo Cauliflower Bites</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>For the <b>Buttermilk-Herb Dip</b><p>1/4 cup (65 grams) plain nonfat yogurt<br>• 2 tablespoons nonfat buttermilk<br>• 1 teaspoon chopped …

Getting Started in Photography: ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture Explained

Maybe you’ve dabbled in photography but haven’t really dedicated yourself to learning the ins and outs of taking a high-quality photo. Maybe you used …

Shutter Speed

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Possible Chinese Skeletons Could Rewrite Roman History

According to the findings published in the October issue of the Journal of Archaeological Science, Roman Britain may have been more diverse—and ties …

Archaeology

7 Japanese Beauty Secrets That Will Change Your Skin

We’re all about trying out the latest and greatest when it comes to beauty, from Sephora’s monthly releases to peel pads and wipes, but there’s something to be said for tried-and-true traditions as well. Japanese women, for example, have had the beauty game down for several centuries. From daily …

This Is the Secret to Organizing Your Finances | Investopedia

The first step when organizing your finances is to determine what it is you would like to accomplish. After your goals are set, the most important …

Save for a home: Here's how much money you need for a house — and how to budget.

"How much do I need?" That's the first question out of every first-time homebuyer's mouth, according to Aaron Schwartz, a real estate agent with …

Umbra Fall 2016 Collection Helps You Organize Your Kitchen, Jewelry and More

Umbra has always had numerous relatively inexpensive organizing-related products, and the company's newest releases include some items that …

Inside Kevin O'Leary's Unconventional Wealth-Building Habits

Learn the mindset and the daily habits that helped Shark Tank star Kevin O'Leary build a fortune.<p>If building massive wealth were easy, everyone would have it. There is a lot of poor information out there on what it really takes to build wealth.<p>I recently interviewed Shark Tank star Kevin O'Leary, …

Entrepreneurship

Tax Talk: Are There Advantages to Buying U.S. Real Estate Through A Trust?

Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week’s question.<p><b>Q: What are the advantages for</b> …

Real Estate

If you have cash, you might have this question on your mind: buy a rental property using a mortgage or cash? Look at these pros and cons to help.If you have cash, you might have this question on your mind: buy a rental property using a mortgage or cash? Look at these pros and cons to help.

Ah, the infamous debate in real estate. Would it be wiser to buy a rental property using cash or mortgage? If you’re new and unsure what we’re …