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Stoicism Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Confident

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Self-help

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

These brain-boosting supplements are the new medicine cabinet MVPs for 2018

Nootropics may be a funny-sounding name (it’s Greek for <i>mind change</i>), but these Silicon Valley-born supplements popularized by biohackers are getting …

Want to Create a New Habit? Start With These 3 Simple Guidelines | Inc.com

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks--but can you? Much of our work is made up of habits. In fact, one study found that habits account for 40 percent of our daily behavior. Some of these are good ones that keep you productive and efficient, but others, well, they can be time killers and …

Communication Skills

A type of mental exercise could reduce dementia risk by nearly 30%

Researchers say they have the first scientific evidence that brain training can help ward off dementia, after a 10-year study showed a particular type of cognitive exercise was associated with significantly reduced risk of developing the condition.<p>Scientists claim a short course of 'speed of …

The Brain

Lena Dunham

3 Stocks the World's Best Investors Are Buying Right Now

There's an old saying that "success begets success." Exceptions certainly exist, but there's truth in the idea that it pays to be familiar with the rationales, methodologies, and actions of those who are consistently performing at a high level.<p>That's not to say that you should blindly replicate the …

Investing

This 1 Tip from Tony Robbins Will Help You Conquer Embarrassing Situations | Inc.com

Shame. Oh, how it gets the best of us. Shame is a character trait which can destroy the most successful of people and reduce them to an embarrassed version of themselves.<p>Trust me, there isn't a single person on earth who hasn't gone through the experience of shame in their life, whether in a …

Self-help

Why The 5-Second Rule Made Me Unstoppable And How It Will Do The Same For You.

What a massive few weeks. I discovered this life hack called “The 5-Second Rule.”<p>What a rollercoaster of a ride!<p><i>A simple definition of the 5 Second</i> …

Motivation

5 strategies billionaires used to go from having nothing to massive wealth

You're likely asking yourself what it takes to get rich. But not just rich. Rich at the highest level.<p>How do you go from broke to billionaire? Most people might simply want to have positive cash flow or even a million dollars in the bank. But does a million dollars really cut it these days? I …

Real Estate

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

A Stock Market Crash In 2018

The U.S. stock market is in amazing shape. Every day new all-time highs are set. This <i>must</i> be bullish, and investors should go all-in, right? Well, …

These 16 stocks are set for huge growth no matter what: Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley has released a list of stocks its analysts think could outperform markets regardless of what may happen to upset economic conditions.<p>These "secular growth stocks," as the bank calls its eighth annual report, out Wednesday, are companies in which the bank's analyst are bullish and see …

The rise of the petro-yuan

China is aiming to overthrow the U.S. dollar as the currency of choice for the oil market, a move that could have far-reaching consequences.<p>Since the 1970s, the oil trade has almost entirely been conducted in U.S. dollars, even when buyers and producers are not American. The ramifications of the …

You won’t feel motivated every single day. Focus on this instead

It's taken me a long time to learn that motivation isn't an external source of inspiration.<p>It's an inner quiet you have to practice listening …

Motivation

Florida's risky real-estate game is protected by a billion-dollar insurance industry — but that could soon change

In Miami and nearby waterfront cities, a survey of local records show that more than 90 luxury high-rise apartment blocks are under construction or have been completed since 2015, increasingly financed by overseas investors looking for "safe" opportunities in a turbulent global economy.<p>Yet, since …

3 Stocks Under $5 That Are Worth Buying

Remember when you were a kid, and Mom might bake a sheet of brownies when your sister came home with straight A's? What would have been awesome would …

Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones pays Tony Robbins over $1 million a year and emails him every day — here's what they talk about

For billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones, Tony Robbins is a unique combination of therapist, trainer, and adviser.<p>Robbins is best known for selling millions of his books and audio tapes and packing stadiums for seminars over more than 30 years, but also maintains a small batch of personal clients— …

Tony Robbins

Company Uses Patients' Own Cells To Put An End To Baldness, Aging Skin And Tendon Degeneration

Hollywood has made movies about it. Industries have made billions from it. And if the volume of scripture is any indication, the Almighty God must have placed great value on his creation of the head of human hair. After all, He gave Samson—the strongest man of whom the Bible tells—his immense …

hair loss

Science Says These 7 Attention Exercises Will Instantly Make You More Focused | Inc.com

With knowledge workers--software engineers, writers, entrepreneurs, and most people with a "white-collar" job--currently outnumbering all other workers in the U.S. four to one, it's clear that the thinkers will inherit the Earth.<p>Yet with longer days, higher expectations, and the constant pinging of …

Mindfulness

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>Motivational mogul Tony Robbins grew up understanding the difficulty of making ends meet, his family often unable to afford Thanksgiving feasts or Christmas presents. Yet, a …

This Nuclear Bomb Map Shows What Would Happen if One Exploded Near You

It even accounts for weather.<p>Imagine that a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you. Do you know how the city, surrounding …

Google Earth

Here are the Fortune 500 companies that are growing and shrinking the fastest

In 2016, the US Fortune 500 companies generated $12 trillion in combined revenue, accounting for over two-thirds of US GDP, and employed 27 million people worldwide.<p>In today's dynamic economy, we know some companies and sectors are growing rapidly and others are struggling.<p>We wanted to see which of …

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The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

Nutrition

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

Kyle Bass still doesn't understand why he's getting smoked in China

On Thursday hedge fund manager Kyle Bass of Hayman Capital told Reuters that China's credit problems are "metastasizing" and that he still expects the yuan to fall 30% against the dollar when it does.<p>It's a bet he's been making since February of last year, and the currency has mocked him for his …

'4-Hour Workweek' author credits a simple 3-step exercise with putting him on the path to success

There was a moment in 2004 when he reached a turning point, he said in the TED Talk he gave this April in Vancouver.<p>That year, a friend died of pancreatic cancer and the girlfriend Ferriss planned on marrying broke up with him. He spent virtually all of his time working on his nutritional …

Which workouts to avoid and what to do in gym instead

When you're busy as hell and - let’s face it - would really rather be binge-watchning Netflix and eating cake than, well, doing literally anything …