Alejandra Cuestas

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Lab notes: Can the artificial sweetener aspartame cause sterility?

A new study on has found reduced sperm quality in rats fed with aspartame.<p>A new study has red-flagged aspartame, an artificial sweetener, after it …

Diabetes

A Harvard professor says your answers to 2 questions will help you become more successful in life

Phelps has an unusual body type; Churchill was a "paranoid loose cannon." And yet both found a niche where those oddities would be helpful instead of detrimental, and subsequently rose to the top of their field.<p>It's a process anyone can replicate (though there are no guarantees that you'll earn …

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Science Knows the 2-Step Process for Breaking the Bad Habits Holding You Back

Bad habits are terribly persistent, until you learn where the weak links are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bad habits can be like weeds in the garden, you get rid of them for a while, but they come right back. In order to successfully break a bad habit, you need to …

7 TRAITS EVERY GREAT CONTENT MARKETER MUST HAVE

<i>This article originally appeared on Column Five.</i><p>Developing and promoting great content is no easy game. It takes a lot to run a good operation—and …

10 Powerful Life-Altering Things You Need to Do Alone | Inc.com

There are many major decisions in life where you should consult the wisest people you know. There are other, profound things you need to do on your own.<p>Your success hinges on being able to trust your personal intellect and intuition. Looking to your own abilities to guide you through your most …

Entrepreneurship

Why LinkedIn Is About to Become Scary Good | Inc.com

If you are still not convinced of the power of LinkedIn for sales and marketing, listen to this announcement about the platform's game-changing new job and recruiting features.<p>"Our platform is changing. Today, 500 million members are engaging on LinkedIn at record rates," LinkedIn noted in …

Employment

6 unusual habits of the world’s most creative people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I’ve developed an obsession with …

Creativity

How Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain (and 5 Tips to do it Properly)

I’ll be honest – I’ve tried meditation on and off for the last two years, but I always found it too difficult.<p>I never stuck to a routine and couldn’t …

Meditation

Finding a New Path When You’re Attached to the Old and Scared of Failing

<b>“All endings are just beginnings. We just don’t know it yet.” ~Mitch Albom</b><p>The difficulty of finding, let alone staying on a path was brought to mind …

7 Habits That Will Help You Find Strength During Tough Times

There are many instances in life when we feel disconnected with our inner strength. An unexpected event, a loss of a friend or a loved one or even …

Self-help

If Overthinking Is Your Habit, You've Judged Yourself Too Much

We are all victims of overthinking. For some of us it can be a fleeting thought but for many of us it can cause real damage in our perception of …

5 Habits of Successful People Before 8 a.m.

Setting a positive, productive tone for the day is all about giving yourself time to get your wits together. Prepare for your entry into the work arena, if you want to win there.<p>CEO of Fifth Avenue Brands<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The difference between successful …

Out of shape? You can probably blame bad habits. But it's never too late to build better ones

Tomorrow is a new day, but you probably know a lot about it already: what you’ll have for breakfast, the route you’ll take to your office, which website you’ll visit first. None of us has the mental energy to think about everything we do, so we spend a lot of time on autopilot, following patterns …

Nutrition

Stuck? We've Got 50 Secrets Motivated People Use to Get Things Done.

Put yourself in the right frame of mind to achieve your goals.<p>You have your plan, you know what you want to accomplish, but after awhile, the novelty of your goal can start to wear off, and it becomes more of a struggle to get started every day.<p>We’ve all been there and we want to help.<p>Read on for …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …