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25 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of psychological research to suggest that certain activities can help …

Happiness

The Best Workout (Ever) in a Series of Gifs

<i>This piece was originally published on October 15, 2015.</i><p>If you’ve ever tried “the class,” you know it’s a challenge. A very loud challenge. There is …

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

People shared the deepest insights they've ever heard, and they may forever change how you think

But every now and then someone will come along and say something, whether they mean to or not, that completely changes the way we think about something — and it's a pretty awesome experience.<p>In an Ask Reddit thread, Redditor AWWshets asked other Redditors, "What is something someone said that …

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16 Startup Metrics

We have the privilege of meeting with thousands of entrepreneurs every year, and in the course of those discussions are presented with all kinds of …

Are Florists the New Perfumers? 4 Fragrance Labels You Need to Know Now

<i>Meet four trailblazing florists bringing together the flower market and the fragrance counter.</i><p>Today, the word bouquet calls to mind bridal confections more visual than olfactory, but rewind a few centuries, to the Georgian and Victorian eras, and the nosegay—as the handheld floral sprays were …

This Award-Winning Hotel Design Showcases Floating and Mobile Luxury Suites

For wanderlusters eager to explore unspoilt nooks nestled on inland waters—picturesque corners of the world largely neglected due to their inaccessibility—Serbia-based design firm Salt & Water has devised a way for travelers to relish such organic sites in comfort and style, without having to worry …

Young Travelers Needed For Free International Exchange Program In Paris

Young adults from Egypt, France, Germany, Lebanon, Tunisia, and the United States are invited to apply for a free, two-week international cultural exchange program to take place in Paris, France, from July 25-August 8, 2015. It will be held at the Yves Robert HI Hostel, located in an old, …

Happy 36th Birthday, Kate Hudson! Now Take a Look at Her Boho-Beautiful Street Style

| Sun., Apr. 19, 2015 7:00 AM<p>Happy birthday, <b>Kate Hudson</b>!<p>On this her 36th birthday, it's only right to sing praise to the actress' colorful collection …

These Calming Waikiki Photos Are Your Ticket To An Instant Vacation

It’s been a merciless winter, but thankfully, photographer Max Wanger is here to help thaw you out.<p>His “Waikiki” series of photographs puts us exactly where we want to be: floating in the tranquility of the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.<p>The Los Angeles-based photographer was in Waikiki last …

Italy's Dazzling Beach Resorts Are Here To Satisfy Your Summer Cravings

If you're hungry for a warm-weather escape, look no further than DOWN.<p>Photographer Bernhard Lang captures the glory of Italy's blazingly beautiful beach resorts in this stunning aerial photo series. The shots show various beach hangouts on the country's Adriatic Coast, between the towns of Ravenna …

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Truly Vintage Street Style

A look back at the ladies who ruled the street style scene first.<p>Long before Bill Cunningham hopped on his bicycle or Tommy Ton launched Jak & Jil, photographers captured stylish women in black and white film sporting Dior and Balenciaga on the street. Take a look back at the ladies who ruled the …

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your hectic day …

Self-improvement

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

New 'Tripr' App Makes Your Friends For You, Ahead Of Time

Instead of taking chances that you'll meet some good-looking backpacker at the next hostel or run into a gaggle of handsome travelers on a Parisian street, why not just "book them" ahead for your next vacation? New travel app Tripr can (and will) make that happen.<p>The app's mantra is that you should …

How French Women Curb Cravings: This 5-Minute Breakfast

All it takes is six easy ingredients and some je ne sais quoi<p>For a best-selling author who writes books with sharp titles like <i>French Women Don't Get Fat</i> and <i>French Women Don't Get Facelifts</i>, 67-year-old Mireille Guiliano isn't what you'd expect. The former Veuve Clicquot CEO is instantly warm and …

Hilarious One Star Yelp Reviews of Gorgeous National Parks

When you think about the stunning natural beauty of places like the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone National Park, there should be nothing to complain about – or any National Park for that matter. Their gorgeous views, picturesque mountains, red rocks, and clear blue waters are truly a sight to …

20 Apps You Won't Be Able to Live Without

Photo: Getty Images<p><b>1. KillSwitch:</b> This app discretely removes all traces of your ex from your Facebook profile.<p><b>2. Sleep Cycle:</b> This alarm clock analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you when you are in the lightest sleep phase so you feel refreshed instead of groggy.<p><b>3. CardMunch:</b> This app quickly …

A Couple’s Incredible 550,000-Mile Odyssey Through 177 Countries Over 26 Years. In a Single Car. | Colossal

<p>In moments of peak stress, boredom, or desperation for change, we’ve probably all shared the same dream: why not just drop everything and travel. …

Badu As She Wants to Be

Though it may have flickered softly while this decade’s meretricious pop princesses paraded in their tinsel, Erykah Badu’s style—lushly nostalgic, glamorously weird—never wavered. Badu’s exalted ragtag of big coats, psychedelic dresses, and winged cuffs has always matched the languorous tempo of …

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …

Choupette: the private life of a very public cat – in pictures

From photoshoots with supermodels to travelling in a Louis Vuitton cat carrier, the life of Karl Lagerfeld’s precious pet, Choupette, is revealed in a new book

Archive Dive: '90s Supermodels in Swimwear

Here are our favorite shots of the bathing-suit clad beauties from the pages of ELLE in the '90s.<p>We love any excuse for a throwback and when we combed through the ELLE archives for photos of our favorite '90s babes celebrating summer, we were more than pleasantly surprised. From Cindy Crawford to …

Jessica Alba Eats What For Breakfast?

Photo: Danielle Kosann/Courtesy of The New Potato.<p>You know those frustratingly “together” mothers you see every now and then — looking gorgeous …

Fodor’s Week in Travel: Try Something Different

When it comes to planning a beach vacation or a big-city getaway, you likely won't be short on ideas. But sometimes you want something more unusual …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Travel

Best Space Pictures: Orion Rises, Mars Tilts, and Aurora Blooms

Echoes of a star explosion, space station revelations, and prairie observations shine in the week's best space pictures.

MailTrack Tells You When Someone Has Read Your Email Message

Chrome: Corporate email systems often have ways of telling you if an email is read. For users of Gmail in Chrome, MailTrack creates easy read …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

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The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …