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Leadership Is About Emotion

Make a list of the 5 leaders you most admire. They can be from business, social media, politics, technology, the sciences, any field. Now ask yourself why you admire them. The chances are high that your admiration is based on more than their accomplishments, impressive as those may be. I’ll bet …

The One New Year's Resolution The Most Successful People Always Keep: No Whining

I served on a grand jury earlier this year and our forewoman was in her mid-40s and always well-dressed. One day she arrived a bit late and her hair–which I suddenly realized was an expensive wig–was slightly mussed.<p>As one of the other women on the jury helped her fix it, our forewoman thanked her …

One Skill That Will Boost Your Value By Fifty Percent in 2014

If you’d like to substantially boost your value as a business professional in 2014, billionaire Warren Buffett has some advice: master the art of public speaking. Buffett once told a class of business students that he would pay anyone in the room $100,000 for 10 percent of their future earnings. If …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

24 Motivational Quotes for Fitness and Weight Loss

Stay motivated with your weight loss plan or workout routine with these 24 popular quotes and sayings.


15 Ways You've Been Shampooing Your Hair Wrong

The key to a good hair day might just be a shampoo away.

14 Foods for GORGEOUS Healthy Hair

Eat these foods to have an amazing hair day every day

The Best Beyoncé Songs to Work Out To

In celebration of Queen Bey’s new album, of course<p>Queen Bey…you got us again. Just when we thought Beyoncé reached the peak of her (unofficial) royal status, she went ahead and dropped her new album <i>BEYONCÉ</i> last night—with no advertising or promotion—like it was NBD.<p><b>MORE:</b> Beyoncé’s Pre-Christmas …

The Up-Against-the-Wall Workout

No equipment? That’s no barrier for this routine, which just requires a simple wall<p>Exercise minimalists, rejoice: You can do this five-exercise circuit with a flat, bare wall and about three feet of floor space. If you’re concerned about scuffs, kick off your kicks so the only mark this workout …

40 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

Because you can't always take a vacation when you need to de-stress<p><i>By Shana Lebowitz for Greatist</i><p>There are 364 new emails in the inbox, those new pants are covered in scalding coffee, and the next conference call starts in exactly five minutes. In other words, it’s the perfect time to relax. When …

4 Ways to Get Paid to Lose Weight

The only thing getting thicker will be your wallet<p>Yep, you read that headline correctly—it’s actually possible to fatten up your wallet just by slimming down. And what’s more, having a financial incentive to get in shape has been proven to help people stick to weight-loss programs. So we highly …

10 Really Great Reasons to Work Out That Have Nothing to Do With How You Look

Your mood, your smarts, your performance at work, your cancer risk—regular sweat sessions pay off in many more ways than you might think

11 Healthier Ways to Do Brunch

Your weekend just got even better

8 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Under 200 Calories

The most figure-friendly recipes from


9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells

Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try a few of these moves from the</i> …

The Best Playlist for a Long Run

Queue up these 15 songs and your run will be over before you know it<p>Aside from brunching over Bloody Marys, my other favorite thing about weekends is the fact that I get to go on a realllly long run. (Don’t worry, I go before brunch!) I live on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, right near Central …

New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

New Zealand

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …


16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Jessica Alba's Slimming Smoothie Recipe

The actress shares a Halloween treat that's actually good for you<p>Just because it’s officially sweets season doesn’t mean your figure has to suffer. The latest proof? This delicious concoction from Jessica Alba, which she posted recently on, her eco company’s website. Dubbed her “Green …

The world's best places to see autumn colours

The dog days of summer are over. But despite the chill in the air, there’s no need to be downhearted. Autumn is the most spectacular season, a last hurrah before the bitter winds of winter take hold.<p>Pull on your walking boots and head to one of these stunning destinations to witness glorious autumn …


5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru

20 Things To Do Now That Will Make Your Life Better In Five Years

Results may vary. But in a good way!

The Waist-Cinching Workout for Toned Abs and Obliques

Define your waistline with this strengthening routine that gives your obliques some love<p>Give your workout routine a new twist—literally. These six moves hit all of your major muscle groups with extra emphasis on your obliques to whittle your middle. Move from one exercise to the next without …

Where Big Shots Eat and Drink in Vienna

Movers and shakers have been doing business in Austria since the Holy Roman Empire. Here's where modern-day suits can can eat, drink, and scheme.<p>Movers and shakers have been doing business in Austria since the Holy Roman Empire. We asked Austria travel specialist Gwen Kozlowski (who arranged this …

Europe’s hot springs: 20 of the best spots for a soak

Sliding into a bathtub after a long day is one of life’s little luxuries, but there’s nothing quite like the restorative buzz garnered by a dip in a proper thermal pool. From Iceland’s idyllic Blue Lagoon to Switzerland’s most chic spa, here’s a rundown of some of Europe’s best hot springs.<p><b>Blue</b> …

European Travel

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …


10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

23 World Festivals You Won't Want To Miss

Add them to your bucket list, because these are once in a lifetime.