Barry Napier

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Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Self-improvement

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them | Inc.com

I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The summer tempo of downtown Chicago comes to a screeching halt. …

Winter Fashion

On the USMC's 242nd Birthday — Here Are 10 Legendary US Marines

The U.S. Marine Corps is 242 years old on Friday, the day Veterans Day officially is observed this year.<p>The following is a list of 10 legendary …

April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

Cooking

Most of us are looking at happiness all wrong — and that's why we can't find it

As does our enduring belief that if we just do the right thing, happiness will follow — that additional happiness will be doled out to us because we earned it, not due to the largess of a benevolent being.<p>"Happiness is not a reward — it is a consequence," instructs Robert Green Ingersoll, a Civil …

What 108 Millionaires Just Taught Me About Money, Success, And Life

Imagine sitting in a room with 108 millionaires and being able to pick their brains for three days.<p>What would you ask them?<p>What would you hope to learn?<p>This is the exact situation I found myself in last weekend, and the event <i>completely changed my life</i>, as I hope the lessons I learned, and …

Self-improvement

An Inspiring Story of Weight Loss and Its Aftermath

The adornments in the office of Eric L. Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, are hardly typical: a full-size refrigerator stocked with fresh fruits and vegetables; a work station where he prepares and blends these plant-based ingredients for his meals and snacks; and a convection oven and hot …

Diabetes

What Yoga Has In Common With Anti-Anxiety Meds

Have you ever had your mind take you to an unfamiliar, scary place? I'm not referring to what happens when you think about the <i>Blair Witch</i> sequel; I'm …

The 11 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2016

Fill your bookshelves, fill your mind<p>We’re living in a world that looks increasingly like science fiction, so I find myself looking to the genre not for predictions of what the future holds but for some guidance for dealing with this strange and changing world. 2016 was a difficult year, but a …

The Doug Hepburn Bench Press Success Formula

<b>Probably the most impressive piece of weightlifting film that I ever witnessed was a 380 pound press made by Doug Hepburn in the 1954 Commonwealth</b> …

So You Want to Read Military Sci-Fi, Part 2: Reader Suggestions

Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr left the Confederation Marines and founded an elite corps of friends and allies to take on covert missions that the …

I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months and now I can't imagine my life without it

Headspace was founded by Rich Pierson (left) and Andy Puddicombe in 2012. Puddicombe was formally trained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk during a 10-year …

5 surprising, myth-busting facts about high-intensity interval training

Jordan Metzl, MD, is serious about high-intensity interval training. So much so that HIIT is becoming his go-to Rx.<p>The New York City physician has …

Exercise

This Breathtaking Video Reveals How Humanity Took Over The World

The Black Death. The Second World War. The Industrial Revolution. The invention of modern medicine. Major events like these have had huge impacts on …

How to Raise Kids to Be Entrepreneurs

The media’s fascination with young entrepreneurs gives off the impression that all of America’s businesses are being run by messy-haired …

If You Can’t Empathize with Your Employees, You’d Better Learn To

Empathy—the ability to read and understand other’s emotions, needs, and thoughts—is one of the core competencies of emotional intelligence and a critical leadership skill. It is what allows us to influence, inspire, and help people achieve their dreams and goals. Empathy enables us to connect with …

6 Lessons from Donald Trump's Winning Marketing Manual

Donald Trump’s victory may be a surprise—but not to astute marketers. Here are six important lessons from Trump’s brand marketing playbook:<p>Give …

Thanksgiving Recipe: Crispy Brussels Sprouts Hash

I think we can all agree that hash browns are awesome, and a hearty plate of them drizzled with ketchup alongside runny fried eggs and some crispy …

What All Health Problems Associated With Growing Older Can Be Traced To

After we turn 50, we all start to worry about cardiovascular disease and what to do about it. We might also fret about dementia and whether we will get Alzheimer's -- and arthritis is an ailment we prefer to do without. The inability to sleep, loss of energy, fatigue, anxiety, and depression might …

We now know exactly how many DNA mutations smoking causes

Every 50 cigarettes you smoke gives you one extra DNA mutation per lung cell<p>A common tactic for people trying to give up smoking is to quantify exactly how much damage — financial or physical — each cigarette or pack of cigarette does. How much does smoking cost you per month, for example, or how …

These Are the 10 Best Wines Under $15

Wine drinkers are growing ever more adventurous, popularizing New World wines and grape varietals including Malbec and Pinot Noir.<p>But consumers don’t …

Most vitamins are useless, but here are the ones you should take

Or not.<p>Decades of research has failed to find any substantial evidence that vitamins and supplements do any significant good. In fact, recent studies skew in the opposite direction, having found that certain vitamins may be bad for you. Several have been linked with an increase in certain cancers, …

This Suburban Dad Positioned His One-Man Business To Break $2 Million This Year

Not many people break $1 million in a one-person business. Laszlo Nadler, whose startup appeared in this blog last year, blasted through that milestone in 2015. This year, the father-of-two, based in East Brunswick, N.J., is on track to break $2 million at his Amazon store Tools4Wisdom—and still …

Customer Service

High blood pressure drugs impact depression, bipolar disorder

High blood pressure drugs may affect not only blood pressure but also mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorder, finds a new study …

Medical Research

This 1 Science-Backed Rule Is All You Need to Stay Motivated

The road to success is long. Stick it out with this research-backed trick.<p>In case you haven't heard, there really is no such thing as an overnight success. Breakout hits are almost always followed by years of toil and failure.<p>Angry Birds was Rovio's 52nd attempt. Elon Musk studied battery …

How I Lost 220 Pounds & Kept It Off For Good

Back in the 1990s, I went through a period of time when my weight was completely out of control. No matter what I did to lose weight, I just kept …