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Whether or not you become incredibly successful comes down to the simple choices you make

If you want world-class success, you need to make world-class choices. Most people do not make world-class choices. Hell, most of the time they don't even make good ones.<p>As a result, their lifestyle is not world-class. They're overweight, unhappy, and stuck. They're broke, dating people they don't …

Motivation

More than 600,000 Londoners sign petition to save Uber

More than 600,000 people have signed a petition calling for Transport for London to reverse its decision to strip Uber of its licence in the capital, which the company’s chief executive suggested could delay the rollout of electric vehicles and wheelchair-accessible transport.<p>The <i>Observer</i> also …

Transportation

HIV cure possible after disease becomes undetectable in blood of British man

A British man could become the first person in the world to be cured of HIV using a new therapy designed by a team of scientists from five UK universities.<p>The 44-year-old is one of 50 people currently trialling a treatment which targets the disease even in its dormant state.<p>Scientists told The …

Immunotherapy

Ageing out of drugs

Most addicts just stop using in time, without needing costly treatment. Why do some people walk away while others can’t?<i>By Stacey McKenna</i>Read at Aeon

Sinusitis

Learning to Die in the Anthropocene

I am a bad Buddhist. I don’t meditate every day, and some weeks, I feel lucky if I find the time to meditate at all. I go to zendo in rare spurts, a …

Can doctors actually predict how long patients have left?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p><i>My aunt was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer. Her doctor said she had about six months to live. But she died just over one month later. Are doctors usually this bad at predicting how long patients will survive?</i><p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>Unfortunately, doctors get it wrong more often than they get …

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity & How to Break the Habit

<b>“Spending today complaining about yesterday won't make tomorrow any better.” ~Unknown</b><p>When I was about sixteen or so, one of my parent’s friends got …

Happiness

6 Ways to Ease Shyness and Get Yourself Out There

Social anxiety is the third most common psychological disorder, after depression and alcoholism. Fully 13% of people meet criteria for diagnosable …

Meet the man who changed the way the U.S. fights poverty abroad

What should we pay for with our foreign aid? In recent history, the American answer to that question has been simple — “health programs.” But then …

Farming

Rethinking Robin Hood

While globalization has harmed some people in rich countries, as factories and jobs migrated to where labor is cheaper, this has always seemed to be …

Economics

A New Definition of Addiction Makes Rehab More Effective

<b>Maia Szalavitz:</b> Addiction is compulsive behavior despite negative consequences. And it's really important to start by defining addiction because for …

Some Tools That I Use Every Day!

There are many websites that I use every day, some are for Inspiration some are for Learning, some for Productivity, and I want to share my list of …

Cops make Facebook plea for customers to stop calling alleged drug dealer's phone

Technically Incorrect: Police in Ohio are frustrated that locals keep calling the phone of an alleged drug dealer they've arrested to ask for drugs. They say it's interfering with their investigation.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Don't …

Crime

Food, Sleep, Exercise: Why You Seriously Need All 3 to Be Successful

Healthy people are more productive, creative and mentally sharp.<p>Face it. We don't always take care of ourselves as well as we should. It's hard, because life gets in the way--doubly so if we have a busy and productive work life. And when faced with the choice between hard work and convenience, …

The Brain

4 Ways to Overcome Feelings of Loneliness | Inc.com

There is a distinct difference between being alone and being lonely. It is not uncommon for an entrepreneur to experience feelings of loneliness, which is a mental state of mind. In fact, being a successful entrepreneur often brings about circumstances of being alone which can cause you to feel …

Mental Health

10 simple behavior patterns of the most successful people

I spent a good part of last year interviewing the most successful people I know. These were ordinary people who've achieved extraordinary success. I eventually turned those interviews into a book.<p>What I discovered is that these people are just like you. They work at their craft. They push to …

6 Things You Need to Do When Starting a New Job

All major changes in life tend to make us fairly nervous and uncertain, and there are few things as nerve wrecking as the first few days on a new …

Employment

Only successful people can afford a CV of failure

‘One of the most strangely inspirational things I’ve ever read.” “This is a beautiful thing.” These aren’t plaudits about the latest Booker shortlist, but some of the praise directed at a “CV of failure” published by Princeton professor Johannes Haushofer. I have to confess that when I heard about …

Self-improvement

Top Tips from 17 Amazing Makers

For our 50th issue of <i>Make:</i> (April/May 2016), we decided to talk to a number of people who have contributed to the magazine, shown at Maker Faire, written for the website, and who have basically been a huge part of the success of Maker Media, to share some of what they’ve been up to recently. We …

Makerspaces

Think Positive: Proven Tools for Lifting Out of a Bad Mood

It might seem in the midst of a bad mood that there’s not much you can do to change it. You feel lousy and the last happy moment you had is hardly at …

The Two Personality Traits Millennials Need To Sell Themselves In Any Industry

Someone once told me that he’s “the kind of guy” who washes his hands with hot water right before meetings to deliver a warm handshake.<p>A self-proclaimed salesman, he was the embodiment of extraversion. I admired him because I feel uncomfortable promoting myself and prefer self-deprecation. But, …

Leadership

7 Bad Habits You Can Drop Today to Become Ultra-Successful | Inc.com

The internet is chock full of advice on which habits will boost your success--in the morning, nighttime, and anywhere in between.<p>I can attest that the right habits will do wonders. However, the thing about habits is that they're so ingrained in our minds and so routine that we barely notice …

Self-improvement

You’ll Get More Done at Work If You Start Doing This

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

The One Book That Will Make You A Better Leader | Inc.com

I have read hundreds of leadership books; I love Ken Blanchard, Stephen Covey, Patrick Lencioni amongst others and all of their works have helped improve my understanding of leadership.<p>But there is one book which made biggest improvement to my leadership; it had a profound impact on the way I see …

Time I

Success Comes From Solving Real Problems, Not Chasing Unicorn Fantasies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship has always been one of the great American dreams. For many people it’s about taking an idea and molding it into a business that sets you up for life. This, of course, isn’t in the cards for the vast majority of people who …

Dressed to Test: Empowered Communities Take HIV Services to the Streets | FrontLines March/April 2016 | U.S. Agency for International Development

<b>BANGKOK</b>—The old saying, “You are what you eat,” doesn’t apply that well to Atachai Phunkron. It’s more about what he wears. Who would have thought a …

Public Health

5 Things to Do When Your Side Business Isn't an Overnight Success

If you're like me, or any of my clients, when you first got the idea to go into business for yourself, I bet it felt like a mixture of exciting and also a little scary at that same time, right?<p>And you probably felt a pretty big pull to make this exciting, scary thing work no matter what.... nothing …

8 Stylish Ways to Design a Home Library or Reading Nook with DIY Decor

Have you always wanted your own <b>home library or reading space</b> that you can enjoy as you look to escape your mundane life? Well now you can, thanks to …

Interior Design