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The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

How I Take Advantage of My ADHD With Hyperfocus

Hyperfocus is a common but little-known asset of ADHD. It is the ability to focus intensely on something for hours or days at a time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Adapted from</i> Faster Than Normal: Turbocharge Your Focus, Productivity, and Success with the Secrets of …

Time Management

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Author and Brand Storyteller<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and built a …

Success

12 Summer Slaws to Bring to Any Potluck Cookout

Slaw is the unsung hero of the cookout world. With all of the pasta salads, dips, and deviled eggs gracing the buffet line, you may have thought that it would be easy to bypass a bowl of raw cabbage and mayonnaise. Thankfully, coleslaw has come a long way since the questionable dish of your …

Healthy Eating

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

It's become harder on the movie front, as Netflix boosts its TV side, but you can put a good dent in some classic films if you have the right guide.<p>That's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the latest titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we've put together the 100 …

Entertainment

40 Interview Questions That Will Sort the Great from the Good | Inc.com

​Interviewing people for jobs can very difficult, especially for leadership or management positions. You often have only a limited time available to ask questions, and many candidates are so well prepared it can be difficult to get beneath the polished veneer that they are looking to present, and …

Employment

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

Yoga

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

Khloé Kardashian's Trainer Shares a Calorie-Torching Workout You Can Do Literally Anytime, Anywhere

Khloé Kardashian has transformed life with her commitment to working out and living a healthy lifestyle, and tonight, the star is sharing her secrets …

Exercise

This Guy Casually Read Fake Books By Trump On The Subway, And People Lost It

<b>WHAT:</b> A special “Unpresidented” edition of Taking Fake Book Covers On the Subway.<p><b>WHO:</b> Comedian Scott Rogowsky of the funny YouTube channel Running Late Show.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> The irony of Taking Fake Book Covers On the Subway is that the project’s title is the very definition of “Does what it says on …

Mike Pence

Why Ethical People Make Unethical Choices

Most companies have ethics and compliance policies that get reviewed and signed annually by all employees. “Employees are charged with conducting their business affairs in accordance with the highest ethical standards,” reads one such example. “Moral as well as legal obligations will be fulfilled …

Ethics

37 Ways To Disguise The Ugliest Parts Of Your Home

People are going to think you run a lifestyle blog (or something).

35+ HTML & CSS Resources for Beginners

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>In case you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, here’s a quick intro.<p><b>HTML</b> is a markup language used …

How to Start a Butterly Garden in Your Backyard

Picking the Perfect Location<p>When determining a location for your butterfly garden, sunlight is the key. Most native plants that attract butterflies …

5-Minute Exercise To Effectively Reduce Your Back Pain

A five-minute exercise that can offer you several benefits:<p>improve your feelings of dominance and power<br>• reduce stress levels<br>• reduce anxiety<br>• reduce back …

The Best Flower Arranging Tricks We Know

There's a difference between shoving flowers into a vase and crafting an artful arrangement. That difference is mostly three things: Knowledge, …

Dining Rooms

Banks Need to Think More Like Apple — Even in Their Branches

Research shows the more consumers interact with branch staff, the more they dislike the brand. To improve their image, banks need to emulate Apple …

InterAct

14 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts to Make Now

Between the pinching (wear green, people!) and the partying, St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to have a little fun in March. Letting loose means finding the perfect opportunity to put your DIY skills to the test and make an awesome creation or two. On the hunt for what to create this time …

Chemicals

25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …

Cooking

10 Best Plants to Propagate from Cuttings

<i>This week’s guest blogger is James White, a kombucha tea-sipping blogger who focuses on green building and sustainable living via his family blog</i> …

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Have you been spending too much of your time on social media recently? Is that making much of your internet usage wasteful? Social media can be so …

How to Grow a Cover Crop This Fall

With every garden harvest, the soil nutrients that produced the crop are removed and end up nourishing our bodies, rather than next year's crop. For …

Gardening

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

'Excuse Me': A Sleep Doc's Secret for Helping Kids Fall Asleep on Their Own

<i>Photo copyright Betty Udesen / Pear Press</i><p>Sleep researchers who attended the SLEEP 2015 conference in Seattle were fascinated to learn about new genetic targets for narcolepsy in mice, non-drug treatments for insomnia, and why recovering from a week of bad sleep isn't as simple as sleeping in on the …

Parenting

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

Candy Bar Party Pups

These candy canines are so doggone cute, I had a hard time giving them away! I surprised my daughter’s second grade class with a great big litter of …

15 words to eliminate from your vocabulary to sound smarter

People don't have the time or the attention span to read any more words than necessary.<p>You want your readers to hear you out, understand your message, and perhaps be entertained, right? Here's a list of words to eliminate in order to help you write more succinctly.<p>It's superfluous most of the time. …

Language

How To Grow Asparagus

Not only does fresh-picked asparagus taste superior to store-bought, it's also a perennial, so it comes back year after year!<p>Beloved for its …

Gardening

Stop Tantrums: 33 Phrases to Use With Toddlers

Quick parenting ideas to improve life with a toddler.Here are some parenting phrases that can help increase a toddler’s cooperation and reduce …

Parenting