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Here's how cats want to be held

How you've been holding your cat is probably all wrong.<p>Cats can vary quite significantly in their comfort level at being carried. Some cats won't let …

11 Meditations For The August 2018 Full Moon That Will Help All Zodiac Signs Survive In One Piece

This month's full moon falls on Aug. 26 and rises at 8:01 p.m. EST. With Mercury's retrograde ending just a week before the full moon, this night …

Meditation

17 Brilliantly Inspirational Quotes That Will Help Guide You Through Your Week

Let's face it, there are times when work is just plain stressful and overwhelming. These brilliant and inspiring words of wisdom will help you get through the tough times.<p>All of us feel anxiety and stress on the job when we are pressured to do something outside of our comfort zone -- that moment …

Motivation

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

7 Ways To Reprogram Self-Defeating Thoughts

The quality of our thoughts impacts not only how we behave and interact with the world, but how we see ourselves, and ultimately, what we believe we’re capable of. This is why it’s so important to identify, and work on, self-defeating thoughts, or deeply held beliefs and ideas that are inherently …

Self-help

10 useful Gmail settings you'll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about one in seven people on Earth, actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve …

Apps

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

Intermittent Fasting For Women: A Beginner's Guide

Intermittent fasting has become increasingly popular in recent years.<p>Unlike most diets that tell you <i>what</i> to eat, intermittent fasting focuses on <i>when</i> …

Holistic Medicine

We Paid Off $147,000 in Debt in 3 Years. Here’s How We Became Financially Free

"It became like a game to us."<p>Jessie and Josh Boyce had secured the best-paying, most stable careers they’d ever had when they moved to Florida in …

Personal Finance

This 10-Minute Cardio Yoga Workout Will Help Make You More Flexible

Gone are the days where yoga was synonymous with only gentle stretching. Yoga now comes in a range of styles and practices, including Hatha, Iyengar …

How to stop worrying: 7 powerful secrets from mindfulness

We all worry. At one point or another, almost one-third of people have dealt with a level of anxiety that would qualify as a disorder.<p>… a survey of …

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

23 Ways To Be A Little Bit Smarter About Your Money

"Think about what you want to buy in terms of the hours it took you to earn that money."

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

4 Steps to Shift Perspective and Change Everything

When facing potential stressors, the way we view what we're experiencing can exacerbate our stress — or minimize it! Cognitive reframing is a …

Mindfulness

Researchers say the snowball method is the best way to pay off debt

Researchers say the snowball method is the best way to pay off debt – here’s a simple spreadsheet that can make it work for you<p>If you’re struggling …

Your 3 most annoying traits, according to your zodiac sign

1/<p>Aquarius (January 20 - February 18): Impatient, stubborn, and emotional<p>Aquarius are critical thinkers with brilliant minds which can make them get …

34 Of The Best Places To Buy Coats And Jackets Online

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Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

The 87-year-old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Let's revisit it.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest …

42 Genius Beauty & Grooming Products With Thousands Of Reviews On Amazon

There's something cathartic about browsing through genius beauty products with 1,000s of reviews on Amazon and finding one that turns out to be …

Shoulder Length Haircuts To Show Your Hairstylist Now

Ah, this length is just right.<p>Shoulder-length hair gets flack for lacking gumption. It’s often dismissed as a transition stage between, say, a blunt …

Potassium Broth Is the Key to Slimming Belly Bloat and Boosting Metabolism

Chances are, if you've ever heard of potassium broth, you've wondered about its health benefits. Though the detox solution on everyone’s lips in …

17 Clever IKEA Hacks That Will Make You And Your Cat VERY Happy

Cats would buy IKEA. ❤️<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

The Quickest Way to Get Rid of Belly Bloat

A bloated belly can sabotage the best-laid plans—and your mood—like no other. What do you do when you're supposed to be out enjoying yourself and …

The Only 12 Items You HAVE To Pack In Your Carry-On

If packing for a wedding, a work trip, and a quick vacation all in just one carry-on bag sounds like an impossible feat of travel trickery, think …

31 Facts You Never Knew About Cats

Cats, man. So good.<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

5 things no one tells you about quitting your job to travel the world, from someone who's done it

And last November, that's exactly what I did: After years of disciplined saving, I quit my job as an editor at a respected magazine in New York, bid adieu to my bargain apartment, sold my furniture, dropped off my beloved Chihuahuas at Chez Parents, packed our bags, and set off with the boyfriend …

Sri Lanka

This 20-Minute Workout Will Burn A Ridiculous Amount Of Fat

Get it in and get on with your day.<p>So with that in mind, BuzzFeed Life asked Albert Matheny, C.S.C.S., co-founder of Soho Strength Lab in New York City, to create a 20-minute high-intensity workout. Here's what he came up with.<p><b>Here's how it works:</b><p>1. You start with Circuit 1, and you do as many …