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The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, physical …

5 Tips for How to Get Over Long-Term Shame and Anxiety Fast

It seems unbelievable that people might be able to work through longstanding emotional baggage quickly and easily. However, in some circumstances …

Self-help

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

Atlanta voters—MARTA wants you to read your ballot all the way to the end

MARTA is working diligently to educate voters before November 8<p>As MARTA board chairman, Robbie Ashe has no shortage of semi-solicited advice on how …

1. Wake Up Early

Not all creative minds are morning people. Franz Kafka routinely stayed up all night writing, and William Styron (author of <i>Sophie’s Choice</i>, among other best sellers) woke up at noon every day and considered his “morning” routine to be staying in bed for another hour to think.<p>However, early risers …

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

Learning

11 Phrases Intelligent People Say Every Day (and So Should You)

Sometimes what you say to yourself matters most of all.<p>Every success is based on action, but every action starts with a thought. That's why every worthwhile accomplishment starts with a change in perspective, or a new connection, or a renewed sense of purpose and motivation.<p>And sometimes success …

10 Unmissable Qualities of Wildly Successful People

Success is not something that can be accomplished overnight. It takes a lot of hard work, time and sheer dedication. Every successful leader, …

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

Yes, we still need Black History Month. Here’s why

Because it’s about more than Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.<p>There’s a tendency to distil history into soundbites, statistics, and generalizations. In …

Ben Bernanke lays out the 2 simple reasons oil and stock prices are moving together

To start this week stocks are rallying , with the major indexes up more than 1% — and crude-oil prices are also surging, gaining 5% and trading back above $33 a barrel.<p>The positive relationship between crude oil and stock prices is not new, but it has grown more positive since the second half of …

Oil

5 technical tools that explain what's going on in the stock market right now

Last fall I wrote a post titled, "This Is Now The Worst Possible Environment For Stock Market Investors." My point then was that stocks were very expensive, sentiment was exuberant and the trend had shifted to the downside. In other words, all three of the major components of my investing strategy …

Stock Markets

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Nasdaq

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

Goldman Has 40 Stocks You Should Buy and 40 You Should Sell

It's been a tough year so far for investors, with a wide variety of assets posting negative returns.<p>In Goldman Sachs's latest quarterly chartbook, …

30 Of The World’s Most Breathtaking Hiking Trails You Must Visit

Hikers brave the harshest climates, the highest peaks and most forbidding terrains to experience the Earth like no others possible could. Whether …

N.W.A: American Gangstas

Dr. Dre rubs his mountainous right deltoid through a snug black T-shirt, not quite allowing himself to wince. His shoulder hurts. He has an online …

Best camping gear for the tech-savvy

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Head to the</i><i>TheWirecutter.com</i><i>to see all of their favorite summer picks.</i><p>When you're spending time outdoors, your focus should be on the natural beauty around you, but you don't have to go completely off the …

7 Foods To Naturally Increase Your Athletic Performance

Whether you're an elite athlete, or just someone who wants to improve your fitness, fueling your body with good quality food will help you feel good …

Nutrition

17 Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Inspire You to Remarkable Success and Happiness

Learn valuable lessons for success and happiness from one of today's truly great businesspeople.<p>It's no secret that Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors and businesspeople in the world. However, what is not as well known is that he is also one of the happiest.<p>While Buffett has …

19 Campsites You Need To Visit Before You Die

America the beautiful.

3 Bad Habits That Get in the Way of Your Happiness

Happiness is a choice. Stop doing the things that make you unhappy.<p>Want to be happy?<p>Happiness, to some extent, is a choice and not a condition. We decide what we do and the outlook we have on the world every single day. If something actively makes us unhappy, we have the self-control to break our …

Best Money Tips: 25 Morning Habits for a Great Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on morning habits for a great day, ways to save $100 this week, …

13 Instagram Photos We're All Guilty Of Posting

It seems like not a day goes by that we don't see an Instagram photo of a group of girlfriends jumping in front of some famous landmark, or a screenshot of a hilarious text message conversation between friends. Instagram was basically made for clichéd photos, and we're all a little guilty.<p>We've …

Social Media

Beer, Biscuits, and Burgers: How to Eat and Drink Your Way Through Asheville, NC

For years, Asheville has been craft beer nirvana. Now, thanks to homegrown and new-to-town chefs, it’s the food that’s leading the way.<p>If good beer were all <b>Asheville, North Carolina</b>, had to offer—and with nearly two dozen breweries and the nickname Beer City, USA, it has a <i>lot</i> of good beer—we’d …

When Senior Managers Won’t Collaborate

Today’s professional services firms face a conundrum. As clients have globalized and confronted more-sophisticated technological, regulatory, economic, and environmental demands, they’ve sought help on increasingly complex problems. To keep up, most top-tier firms have created or acquired narrowly …

Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Better Listener

“It can be stated, with practically no qualification,” Ralph G. Nichols and Leonard A. Stevens write in a 1957 HBR article, “That people in general do not know how to listen. They have ears that hear very well, but seldom have they acquired the necessary aural skills which would allow those ears to …

Health Benefits Of Nuts & Seeds

By now, we should all know that nutrition and body weight is not all about calories. It took a while, but we’ve managed to convince many calorie-counters that it’s the <i>quality</i> of our food (and its effects on our hormones), and not the quantity of food we eat that contributes to significant changes …