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Britain's 40 best beaches – according to our experts

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

3 Guidelines for Creating a Support Group That Will Push You to the Next Level

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The article was originally published on July 21, 2015.</i><p>A mastermind group with the right people can do incredible things for your personal and professional lives.<p>You can have a mastermind for every area of your life. There are masterminds …

Entrepreneurship

A Morning Routine to Set You Up for a Kick-Ass, Super-Productive Day

What’s the first thing you reach for the instant your eyes open in the morning? I bet it’s your smartphone. And within 105 seconds, you’ve check your …

New York City

11 easy ways to tackle night time anxiety

What to do when your worries spiral out of control after dark<p>We've all been there. After a long, tiring day all you want to do is crawl into bed and …

Virtual Reality Can Make the Pain of Surgery Easier to Bear

By distracting patients, VR could minimize the cost and risk of operations—and allow doctors to operate on patients outside the hospital.<p>Ana Maria has never been to Machu Picchu. The 61-year-old always wanted to visit the mountain ruins but she suffers from hypertension, and doctors warned that the …

Virtual Reality

20 Inspiring Dinners That Will Help You Eat Around the Globe

Dinner can be a struggle: You’re tired, time-strapped and fresh out of ideas. Well, put those casserole recipes away in favor of international inspiration. Stumped on where to start? Read on for 20 global classics like paella and beef stroganoff that will take your tastebuds on their best journey …

Cooking

19 Daily Habits These Executives Swear By for Their Success | Inc.com

When it comes to a recipe for success, a few common ingredients typically go into the mix, such as hard work, perseverance, and a willingness to take risks and learn from failure. A steady regimen of discipline doesn't hurt either. Take it from these executives who share their words about the daily …

Archives

Sickening, gruelling or frightful: how doctors measure pain

Suffering is difficult to describe and impossible to see. So how can doctors tell how much it hurts?<p>One night in May, my wife sat up in bed and said, “I’ve got this awful pain just here.” She prodded her abdomen and made a face. “It feels like something’s really wrong.” Woozily noting that it was …

Want to Be a Better Communicator? 5 Ways to Improve Communication | Inc.com

One of the most difficult things for just about everyone is communication. No matter what you do or what business you're in, miscommunication or bad communication with another person is probably something that you have experience with, perhaps even on many occasions.<p>I have a theory that explains …

Public Speaking

Six Items That Should Never Be On Your To-Do List

Classic to-do lists don’t provide context or give a timeline, and they’re easy to ignore. Here’s how to make a better list.<p>Writing a to-do list seems like a tidy little way to keep track of what you need to accomplish, but it can fall short or even derail your success. To-do lists don’t provide …

Time Management

All perfectionists need to adopt this strategy for coping with failure and rejection

Any creative person knows that pursuing meaningful work also means climbing aboard an emotional rollercoaster. One moment, you’re on top of the world, stepping out onto a stage, or hitting “publish” on a post. Then a disappointing email or a critical comment about your work sends you plunging into …

Self-improvement

The doctor’s dilemma: is it ever good to do harm

If a patient’s heart stops, the doctor can resuscitate them. But how does the doctor decide if it’s the right thing to do?<p>Medical knowledge changes swiftly, and technological changes make new and expensive investigations and treatments possible that were only theoretical a few years ago. Life has …

Medicine

There’s a better way to write your to-do lists

A well-crafted to-do list acts as a guiding light for your day. It helps you overcome feelings of being overwhelmed, and reduces anxiety around whether you’re being productive throughout the day. Before I dive in to explain how I craft my to-do list each day, I’d like to point out that to-do lists …

Time Management

3 Morning Workout Hacks If You Hate Getting Up Early

Some people are just <i>not</i> morning people. While working out in the a.m. is an awesome productivity hack, even all the coffee in the world can’t motivate some people to get themselves out of bed before a certain hour. If this sounds like you, good news: If you put your mind to it, you totally can …

Sleep

How the "30/30" Rule Will Help You Achieve Your Work Goals

Staying on top of your long-term and short-term career goals can be a challenge. After all, there are so many variables that come with moving forward …

Goal Setting

Alsace and the Black Forest: a fairy tale holiday

Andrew Iwasyszyn, Saga Holiday Hunter<p>Like a fairy tale, Saga’s expert Holiday Hunter wanted to create a magical new Black Forest tour for customers, but he needed a special twist.<p>Part of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, The Black Forest is where Little Red Riding Hood overcame the hungry wolf, and …

European Travel

20 beautiful secret British beaches

Stretching for thousands of miles, with uninhabited islands and unseen inlets, our coast is the greatest tract of untouched wilderness left in Britain today. This is a Narnia where untouched sands lie as fresh as snow, sea caves beckon you to enter and vast stretches of marram grass dunes hide …

The Science of Making Friends

Our number of friends starts to decrease steadily in adulthood; there are ways to reverse the tide<p>I’ve been going on a series of dates lately.<p>I exchanged numbers with the person sitting next to me at a Cabernet tasting at my favorite wine bar and went for a coffee with a neighbor I met walking my …

Relationships

I would drive 500 miles: Scotland’s new North Coast 500 route

The new North Coast 500 road trip is Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66. Our writer gets her kicks from wild beaches, high passes and spooky ruins<p>The term “road trip” has the roar of a Chevrolet, the lure of never-ending Californian freeways, and nuances of the wild freedom of Beat writer Jack …

Scotland

Top Tips From the World's Best Cruisers

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Nicholas DeRenzo.</i><p>How do you choose the perfect cabin, make your own porthole, and never, ever get lost at sea? The winners of our World's Best Cruiser contest spill their time-tested cruising secrets.<p>MEET OUR EXPERTS<p>We recently asked readers to stake their …

Cruise Ships

How to take great portrait photos

To take successful photographs of people, you need to be both direct <i>and</i> candid. Always get close to your subjects; standing at a distance with a long …

How to do the Italian lakes on a budget

The money-saving checklist is looking a bit grim. You haven't booked early, and you don't want to leave it late. You have drawn a blank on the less …