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10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips …

Self-improvement

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

Greg Jackson's top 10 books to make you a better person

Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

Books

Want to Get Out of Debt and Build Wealth? Cultivate These 5 Habits | Inc.com

If you weren't born into wealth, and yet you want to know how to get rich, there's only one answer: Learn to become an entrepreneur.<p>Step number 1 on that journey is to make the commitment to become a producer, not a consumer, because a producer spends his or her time doing things that accumulate …

Personal Finance

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want To Be More Successful

Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty even if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong in saying that persistence is necessary for success, but sometimes quitting is the …

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

How to tell if other people think you’re hot, according to science

One of the most pressing and mysterious questions for humans, the self-centered beings that we are, is what other people think about us. We expend a huge amount of time and mental energy wondering if our date finds us attractive, or if our co-workers noticed that stupid thing we said in the meeting …

Psychology

9 things you probably missed in 'Batman v Superman'

Comic Books

5 Quotes About Money and Life From Donald Trump that Will Make You More Successful

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump is one of a kind. Politics aside, Trump knows what it means to be successful in money and in life. In the world of real estate, there aren't many people who have amassed the wealth of The Donald. No matter what you think of him politically or when it comes to …

Five myths about bicycling

Each year, 100 million Americans jump on a bicycle at least once, especially when the weather gets warm. Some of these pedalers are recreational riders; others rely on their bikes for transportation to and from work. In the past few years, cities have rushed to accommodate such travelers: Scores of …

Cycling

This is the key to the stock market's future

After a precipitous decline in January and the first half of February, stocks have staged a historic comeback and are now in positive territory for the year. The economy has showed continued signs of strength, and the Federal Reserve is on hold.<p>What could go wrong?<p>According to Erik Ristuben, chief …

Markets

Nine Reasons Dubai Could Be The Most Important City Of The 21st Century

Some cities seem to encapsulate a particular moment in time. Dubai, right now, seems to represent three moments, one more important than the other two. First, one of the last gasps of the oil culture; second, the rise of business as a way to govern society. And third, and most significantly, the …

Income Tax

16 Quotes From Successful People About Self-Improvement

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10 Efficient Workout Tips for 2016

The New Year is just around the corner, and with obesity rates at an all time high in the United States, it’s no wonder many American’s will be …

Exercise

20 Habits That Will Make You Highly Successful

<i>The most successful people in the world</i> are the most motivated – correct?<p>Not entirely.<p><i>It isn’t motivation that creates success, but habit and action</i>. …

Motivation

Tales from a Voracious Self-Help Reader

I recently admitted to myself that the things I am “too busy” to do are actually the things I don’t feel creative enough to do. Busy-ness has become …

Little Piece Of Happy – Personal Growth – Medium

Money — I’ve done both good and evil for it. I’ve donated my time with no other expectations of compensation than “If you want to pay, I’d appreciate …

7 Mindfulness Habits That Lead To 365 Days of Happiness

Would you like to become smarter, healthier, be in better shape, feel more relaxed, and have more energy than you thought possible? Of course you …

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

How to Be More Productive in 2016: Advice From 14 Experts

Time is our most precious resource. Once we’ve spent it, we can never get it back.<p>With that in mind, it makes sense to spend our time on what’s most …

World's smallest and lightest foldable bicycle

June 26, 2006 Fold-up bikes are certainly not new though none to date have deserved the moniker “portable”. Most use the same heavy chain sets and …

Five Health Reasons to Take Up Bicycling

MURALI DORAISWAMY: What would it take for the average person in an affluent nation, like the U.S., to want to bike?

Dow Jones

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

'Two and a Half Men' finale takes down Sheen

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thursday night's final episode of "Two and a Half Men" marked the end of 12 turbulent seasons, and the show immediately addressed the elephant in the room: Would Charlie Sheen return?<p>For the past four years, his character, Charlie Harper, has been dead as a doornail, but the finale showed …

TV

12 Memorable Movie Soundtracks from the Past 12 Years

The Boyhood soundtrack gave everyone a healthy dose of nostalgia last year. Here's a look at other recent soundtracks that left their mark.<p>There's a scene in <i>Boyhood</i> in which Ethan Hawke drives his Pontiac GTO across a stretch of Texas highway, windows down, his son Mason (Ellar Coltrane) riding …

Music

8 things to do before launching a business this year

Thinking about starting a business this year? Most likely you already know that you need to build out your product, service, website, but what about …