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3 Retirement Mistakes You'll Come to Regret

Want to enjoy retirement to the fullest? Then steer clear of these major blunders.<p>On the road to retirement, countless seniors encounter their share …

Retirement

Why your home is a lousy investment when you think it's great

Are you as foolishly lavish as me? And self-deceptively naïve? I own my home, and a vacation place, too. What an idiot! A really rational investor would never do that because houses are almost always lousy investments. I’ll show you exactly why sinking money into them is stinkin’ thinkin’.<p>On Jan. …

San Mateo County

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

Self-improvement

24 Simple Daily Habits These High Achievers Swear by for Their Success

It's a matter of consistently doing things which have been shown to give people an edge.<p>Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and it's not rocket science. In fact, …

Leadership

Stem cell brain implants could 'slow ageing and extend life', study shows

Researchers hope to launch human trials as breakthrough shows hypothalamus controls ageing, with treated mice remaining fitter and living 10-15% longer<p>Scientists have slowed down the ageing process by implanting stem cells into the brains of animals, raising hopes for new strategies to combat …

Neuroscience

"Getting creative increases happiness - try it!"

I write this whilst covered in paint. It’s under my nails, it’s up my arm and all over my new flip flops. Bliss!<p>Fearne Cotton/Instagram<p>I have always …

15 Daily Habits That Will Make You Happy And Successful

The world has changed considerably over time and continues to change now. But some things stay the same, including us crucial habits for lasting …

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

49 Inspirational Quotes and Mantras to Help You Overcome the Stress of Running a Business

Check out these words of wisdom, affirmation and positivity.<p>I never considered myself a high-stress person . . . until I started my first company. The stress of running a company was unfamiliar to me and I didn’t know how to handle it. I found that working out usually helped, but I couldn’t go for …

These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

The 12 Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee You Should Know

You're reading The 12 Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee You Should Know, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Wellness
Happiness

Get your Happiness: 4 Tips to Truly Forgive and Forget Your Anger and Hurt

Are you prepared to lighten up? From the book, Forgiveness Is a Choice, Robert Enright, Ph.D., co-founder of the International Forgiveness Institute …

Suspended – Medium

8 Scientifically Proven Ways to Increase Your Happiness

The good news is that there are also <b>several other scientifically-proven activities</b> which when done habitually, <b>can help us in our quest for happiness</b>. …

Chill Out With This Stress-Reducing Face Massage

Suffering from the Sunday blues? If the thought of Monday is stressing you out, try some simple self care. This DIY face massage will do wonders for decreasing all that tension you're feeling. Go for maximum chill, and light a relaxing lavender candle. Watch this video to learn the massage …

Reasons To Get Regular Massages

[caption id="attachment_833578" align="alignleft" width="1068"] Bigstockphoto.com/Young Woman Getting Spa Treatment With Stone Massage<br>** Note: …

Massage Therapy

Children whose parents spend time on mobile devices have more behavior issues

The question<p>Scanning text messages or checking news or sports alerts on a cellphone is common in today’s world. If parents do this while interacting with their children, might it affect the children’s behavior?<p>This study<p>The study involved 170 two-parent families with at least one child older than 1 …

Mobile

The secret to success: Set realistic goals

You might have a combination of goals: your weight-loss goal, your health goals, your exercise goals or your daily servings and calorie goals. Goal …

Research Shows Bouldering Is a Cure for Anxiety and Depression

New Research from Eva-Maria Stelzer of the University of Arizona, in Tucson, touts bouldering for health benefits that go far beyond promoting …

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

<i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for …

3 Easy Ways to Create Your Happy Place at Home

Every home should have a happy place. Whether it's your reading nook, a meditation room, or a little creativity hub, you deserve a spot that's …

Dreams → Reality: Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Entire Process

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy LastThe post Dreams → Reality: Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Entire …

Startups (India)

No More Unused Space: Fit More Storage in a Tiny Bathroom

When it comes to small space living, making the most of <i>all</i> of your available space is everything. Not everyone has sprawling bathrooms with expansive …

30 Of The Most Breathtaking Destinations On Earth

BRB, booking plane tickets.

Not Into Open Shelving? You'll Love This New Kitchen Trend

Even as open shelving gets more and more popular, it also accrues more and more criticism from people who just don't like to see all their kitchen …

The ink-less pen that writes forever!

This pen is literally timeless. In the sense that it will run forever, that too without a single drop of ink. Coming from the one company that knows …

A Robot Can Print This $32,000 House in as Little as 8 Hours

Building a house by hand can be both time-consuming and expensive. Numerous homebuilders have chosen to automate part of the construction (i.e., by …

3D Printing

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

Terrifying AI learns to mimic your voice in under 60 seconds

When it comes to personal privacy and overall security, we often think of passwords, fingerprints, and even our own faces as being the keys that …