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What Is Ikigai? This Japanese Wellness Theory Could Turn You Into A Morning Person

If you're not a morning person, going to bed with a mental checklist of all of the things you <i>have</i> to do the next day certainly doesn't make getting …

9 Powerful Tony Robbins Quotes That Will Redefine Your Quest for Success

Check out the fire walker's words of wisdom to help you realize your potential, both in the office and throughout your life.<p>Reporting Intern<p>Motivational mogul Tony Robbins grew up understanding the difficulty of making ends meet, his family often unable to afford Thanksgiving feasts or Christmas …

Motivation

These Chicken Fajita Nachos Will Make Your Weekend So Much Better

On the menu this weekend FOR SURE.<p>3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>2 teaspoons chili powder<p>2 teaspoons garlic powder<p>2 teaspoons cumin<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 onion, halved and sliced<p>4 cloves garlic, sliced<p>3 bell peppers, seeds removed, sliced lengthwise<p>…

20 trips to add to your travel bucket list

Stop using precious vacation days for the same old, been there-done that trips. There's a big world out there filled with adventure, and we want you to see and do it all. Some of our suggestions will take you a little further out of your comfort zone than you're used to, while others fall into the …

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Machine Era Ti5 Titanium Slim Wallet - Black

MADE IN U.S.A.<p>OVERVIEW<p>Uncompromising Everyday Carry<p>DETAILS Designed to be the slimmest, lightest, and strongest wallet on the market, this USA made …

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Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)

The Apple TV has a lovely screensaver called "Aerial." It shows beautiful, drifting scenes from around the world (you can spot New York, San …

17 Slow Cooker Dinners to Make Your House Smell Amazing

There's nothing like walking in the door after a long day at work and being greeted by the delicious aroma of dinner. With the help of the slow …

Happiness depends on health and friends, not money, says new study

Landmark research says tackling mental health issues more effective than reducing poverty for increasing happiness rates<p>Most human misery can be blamed on failed relationships and physical and mental illness rather than money problems and poverty, according to a landmark study by a team of …

Mental Health

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things

Or, if you like, try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an …

Productivity

10 Nasty Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

Our brains just aren't capable of successfully completing two tasks at the same. So why do we keep doing it?<p>Make no mistake about it. Bad habits are called "bad" for a reason. They kill our productivity and creativity. They slow us down. They hold us back from achieving our goals. And they're …

Self-help

This is the End: There's Now an Uber for Dog Poop

No sh*t: You'll soon be able to call someone to pick up your dog's droppings. For those too lazy and with too much disposable income, a new app named …

Pets

Brazilians Are Flooding The Instagram Accounts Of The Kids From “Stranger Things"

Brazilians are back at it again with their pop culture obsession.

7 New Chicago Bar & Restaurant Openings to Try

<i>GOLD COAST—</i> Another <b>LYFE Kitchen</b> is open. The health-conscious chain's fifth location is ready at the corner of State and Pearson. All dishes are under 600 calories. <b>Status</b>: <i>Certified open, 831 N. State St.</i><p><i>THE LOOP</i>— <b>Raised</b>, the third-floor lounge on top of the Renaissance Chicago Hotel, is open. The …

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29 Habits You Need to Break Before Turning 30

Most of us spend our 20s figuring sh*t out: our careers, our relationships, ourselves. And we're going to make plenty of mistakes along the way.<p>That's more than OK--no one's perfect. Plus, mistakes build character. As someone recently told me, "Sometimes you win, and sometimes you learn."<p>But as I …

Happiness and its surprises

Cognitive researcher Nancy Etcoff looks at happiness -- the ways we try to achieve and increase it, the way it's untethered to our real …

Happiness

This Week's Most Popular Posts: July 1st to 8th

This week we looked at the expenses that actually cost more when you’re poor, got our hands dirty learning how to change a car’s brake pads, tried …

How to Make Your Own Greek Yogurt Popsicles

The 5-ingredient summer snack beats the heck out of anything in the freezer aisle<p>It’s hot. And when it’s hot, you usually make stupid decisions. Like thinking that a slip-n-slide built for kids will work just as well for adults. Or eating an entire tub of ice cream studded with cookie dough and …

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

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9 Signs You're Successful--Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

If you're ambitious, you're bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren't yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it--other than the guy with the <i>'He who dies with the</i> …

Larry Wilmore Throws Some Serious Shade At Brian Williams, The Media

Ouch.<p>WASHINGTON -- Comedian Larry Wilmore did not tread lightly in his jokes about Washington reporters.<p>Wilmore, who took over the Comedy Central slot Stephen Colbert previously occupied, knocked former NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams.<p>"I am a black man who replaced a white man who pretended …

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

Kanye West's 'I Love Kanye' Now Has The Perfect Beat Behind, It Thanks To DJ Premier

"I Love Kanye" was the closest thing to a vintage Kanye West rant that we got on <i>The Life of Pablo</i>, so it felt fitting that it was presented as an a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Best Cheap Booze for Classic Holiday Cocktails

While December calls for splurging on a few pricey wines and liquors to be sipped and savored from your finest glassware, it's also a time when you should feel no shame in paying a little less for your booze. That's because large-batch cold-weather beverages get most of their rich flavor from their …

Whiskey

12 Reasons Why You Just Can't Poop

😖😖 😖<p>Let's not tiptoe around this: Being constipated is <i>miserable—</i>the pain, the bloating, the feeling that you can't possibly fit anything else into your stomach.<p>Luckily, you're not alone (misery loves company, right?). About 16 percent of adults have symptoms of constipation—and women are more …

Wellness

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15 Signs you are doing well in life even if you don't think so

Let’s face it, sometimes life feels like it’s falling apart at the seams. Perhaps you’ve lost your job, or your marriage just ended, or you failed to …

7 Harsh Truths That Will Make You A More Powerful Person

1. Nobody is actually too busy to respond to you.<p>That guy or girl isn’t too busy to answer your text. That employer isn’t too busy to answer your …

The best road trips in America

Itching to run off on a grand adventure? Our roundup of top road trips includes 11 routes that combine history, dynamic scenery and a wide range of …

7-Day Workout and Meal Calendar

Here's what to do in the kitchen and in the gym every day<p>Follow this 7-day schedule of pre-planned meals and workouts. Repeat it each week for 3 weeks. Click on the links below to be taken directly to the recipe or routine. (Want more details? Check out <b>How the Cook and Chisel Program Works</b>.)<p>For the …