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What a nutritionist eats when she starts feeling sick

You’re at the office, hard at work, when your cubicle-mate shows up with a fist full of tissues and a nagging cough. Cue: panic. What can you do to …

7 Business Blogs That Are Better Than an MBA - Sweet Fish Media | A Podcast Agency for B2B Brands

Owning a small business is tough, but you don’t have to do it alone.<p>The greatness of the internet is that information is free and available to anyone …

Science says these 5 daily rituals will make you happy

17%.<p>Via " The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work :"<p>Only 17% of the adult population is said to be flourishing, fulfilling their potential for happiness, success, and productivity.<p>Less than one in five. And the question that follows is, of course: <i>how do I become one of those people?</i><p>…

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11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

What It Takes to Climb—and Ski—Every Colorado ‘14er’

How Christy Mahon, the first woman to climb and ski all of Colorado’s 14,000-foot-or-higher peaks, trains to climb mountains in skis<p>Christy Mahon knows the mountains of Colorado. She was the first woman to climb and ski all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot-or-higher peaks—what mountaineers call a …

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A hut with a view: a guide to Colorado’s backcountry huts

Colorado offers some of the best skiing, snowshoeing and hiking opportunities in America. And out in the wilds under the big Rocky Mountain sky, you’ll find a remarkable system of remote huts that provide the opportunity to go further into the backcountry than you ever imagined.<p>Colorado’s hut …

15 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You in the New Year

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The start of the New Year is a good time to reflect on the year past and to make a new start, whether in your career, your relationships or your health. Post these quotes in areas where you can see them as the year starts and keep them in …

Motivation

I Just Want to Pee Alone

• <b>Author:</b> Jen Mann<p>Now a NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER. Motherhood is the toughest – and funniest – job you'll ever love. Raising kids is hard work. The pay sucks, your boss is a tyrant, and the working conditions are pitiful – you can't even take a bathroom break without being interrupted with another …

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding

• <b>Author:</b> Kristin Newman<p><b>A funny, sexy, and ultimately poignant memoir about mastering the art of the "vacationship."</b> <br>Kristin Newman spent much of her twenties and thirties buying dresses to wear to her friends' weddings and baby showers. Not ready to settle down and in need of an escape from her …

People Don't Buy Products, They Buy Better Versions of Themselves

There is the famous story about Steve Jobs when he invented the iPod and everyone in the news and the rest of the tech industry scratched their head …

5 Ways Dreamers Can Become Doers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Maybe you’ve been called a dreamer your whole life—by others and by yourself. However, saying you <i>are</i> a dreamer or a doer is like saying you <i>are</i> good or bad. Nobody is 100 percent one way or the other, but they may lean more in one …

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13 Value-Packed Marketing Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it: podcasts are back on the rise again.<p>It’s clearly a renaissance that’s worth paying attention to. Heck, there’s even a podcast about starting a podcasting business.<p>The average commute time in the U.S. is 25.4 minutes. What …

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4 Technologies That Have Changed Business Forever

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the advent of new technologies, the business landscape sure looks a lot different than it did just a short time ago. Despite the coming changes, there are tools that have had a great impact on business and hold great promise for the …

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Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

Enchanted Isle: Puerto Rico

If <b>Puerto Rico</b> isn’t on your radar, it’s time to readjust. The Caribbean’s most convenient destination—especially for Americans, who don’t need a passport to get there—is also one of its most interesting.<p>An unincorporated U.S. territory since the end of the Spanish-American War, Puerto Rico …

You Must Do Good For Your Brand to Do Well With Millennials

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are driving an ever-growing trend of capitalism-with-a-conscience through their collective buying power of more than $200 billion annually and their deep-rooted desire to do good. When 87 percent of Millennials donate to a …

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How to Respond to a Negative News Story About Your Company

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>People occasionally ask me whether it's ever appropriate to freeze out a reporter, or refuse to speak to him again.<br>Whenever I hear that, I immediately think of scenes from "The Godfather" and "Fatal Attraction," complete with horse's head and boiled bunny. …

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The Secret Weapons Every Marketer Needs

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>Today’s marketers have to wear many hats: web developer, systems integrator, publicist, social-media manager, email expert and so forth. The good news is that the marketing-tech industry has seen an overwhelming number of new vendors and tools to help …

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How to Fire Back at an Angry Customer on Social Media

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media is a wonderful and remarkably useful tool for promoting your business and building your brand. When it comes to angry complaints, however, it can turn into a vile, unrelenting beast that tears your company down. Fortunately, …

Social Media

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Everest Base Camp

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

Your Adventure Bucket List

Trips to Take Before You Die<p>A bucket list without a destination is like a bucket without a handle—it just goes nowhere. Well, we've got a plan for you, and it culminates with these 30 perfect escapes.<p>Shred the Night Lights<p>We've searched the globe, and it's impossible to top Niseko, Japan, on the …

This Man's Epic Worldwide Selfies Will Inspire You To Travel

Thirty-six countries, 600 days, one awesome video.<p>For more on Alex's travels, check out The Modern Motorcycle Diaries.

Top 10 Campgrounds for Experts

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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6 Volunteer Vacations to Experience

Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if you're looking for a trip that's more meaningful? Innovative companies are unveiling enticing voluntourism (volunteer tourism) opportunities in a variety of locations, giving travelers the …