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7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

How To Manifest The Love You Deserve

For years, I followed the principle of the Law of Attraction: like attracts like. Many of my relationship frustrations were due in part to the fact …

Love Myself

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, …

5 Harmful Thought Patterns Keeping You From Reaching Your True Potential

Researchers have proven that the way you think directly correlates with what you achieve in life.<p>What you achieve in life is directly proportional to the thoughts you allow to roll around in your mind. And know this: You are in control of your mental content. In fact, the most successful people …

Sharpen Your Emotional Intelligence by Learning the Difference Between These 2 Key Qualities | Inc.com

<i>Before you criticize someone, try walking a mile in his or her shoes.</i><p>Chances are, you've heard that proverbial advice in one form or another. One could say it perfectly illustrates the quality of empathy, a hallmark trait of those with high emotional intelligence(EI or EQ)--the ability that allows …

Emotional Intelligence

The Things Successful Leaders Do and Don't Do to Build Relationships

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are many components of leadership success, but none of them is more important than the relationships you build, on and off the job. As John McGuirk says, "The ability to form friendships, to make people believe in you and trust you, …

The Rising Threat of Childhood Obesity

As a girl growing up in Galveston, Texas, my friends and I would play active games around the neighborhood or (in summer) go to the beach to swim and collect seashells. We had PE at school every day. School lunches weren't memorable but they weren't loaded with junk food and sugary sodas. Many days …

Michelle Obama

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Rejecting Addiction Over and Over Again

It's been 24 years since I used vodka like aspirin -- to numb my pain. In fact, I've been sober 22 years more than I drank, since I quit before I was old enough to buy the stuff. So my brain should be used to ordering Perrier with lime and shaking my head politely as the Merlot bottle comes my way. …

Numb

Articles about emeryville living room custom storage unit on Dwell.com - Dwell

Persistence paid off for this California couple who worked overtime for two years to tackle their all-in-one loft renovation.<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a breeze.<p>Twenty years ago, interior architects Renaud de Poorter and …

Living Rooms

3 Reasons 30-Somethings Are Accumulating Less Wealth Than Their Parents

10 Signs You're Burnt Out

Several years ago, I started a job that, for all intents and purposes, was my dream job. At least, it's what I spent four years of college and two years of internships preparing for. This was my big break, and I was not going to squander it.<p>I'm of the mindset that while I may not be the smartest or …

DiY Expedit Wine Rack

<b>Materials:</b> Expedit 2X1, 4″ PvC Pipe, Under Cabinet Drinkware Holder<p><b>Description:</b> I wanted a small, contemporary wine rack to hold my modest stores of …

Reader Rehab: A London Stylist at Home, in the Kitchen

Interior stylist Louisa Grey turns her London basement kitchen into an open plan living/dining space–the room where “everyone hangs out.”<p>Before …

7 secrets to becoming a great speaker

There has always been this belief that great communicators—writers, actors, or presenters of any sort—are simply born with their outrageous skills. …

Public Speaking

What Do Successful People Do Differently to Guarantee them Long-term Success?

Have you ever wondered what it is that makes some people successful and others not?<p>What do they do differently to guarantee them long-term …

Self-improvement

Ask an Expert: All About the Job Search Process

Hi everyone! I'm Irene Kotov. I'm a Human Resources manager who has gone from partnering with the employer, to partnering with the employee. I …

These Things You Can Change

<i>Readers note: Enhance your experience: Listen to The XX "Intro" as you read.</i><p>Your life may be painful today. I know that’'s a tough start, but you must keep reading.<p>The people around you are going to disappoint you. The world is going to move faster and it may leave you behind. Your boss is going to …

10 Reasons Why You Have To Quit Your Job This Year

This was going to end badly. I would play chess all day in my office with the door locked. My boss would knock on the door and I would put my …

7 Ways To Be More Optimistic | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Want to Be More Optimistic? Here are Seven Ways to Do It</b><p>Optimism is absolutely essential for winning, meeting and exceeding goals, and feeling …

Motivation

Serious Reads: 5 Food Books We're Loving

1. Behind the Kitchen Door<p>Saru Jayaraman is an incredible force. As co-founder and co-director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC-United), she has fought for the rights of food service workers for over ten years. In her first book, she tells the harrowing stories of dozens of …

Hit a Weight Loss Plateau? Don't Sleep Through These 7 Tips

<i>By Joe Cross</i><p>For years, I was in denial about my weight. I would look in the mirror and see the same healthy guy from my early 20s. It wasn't until my 40th birthday that I had my "aha" moment. It looked like I had swallowed a sheep!<p>Years of guzzling processed foods and dodging exercise had caught up …

24 Painful Things You Must Do To Grow Up

1. Telling your parents that you are just not going to agree with them about certain things (especially regarding your lifestyle choices), and that …

This Sea Lion Is The First Non-Human Mammal That Can Keep A Beat On Its Own

Also she is a very charming sea lion.<p>Meet Ronan. She is a sea lion at the University of California, Santa Cruz and also a very competent dancer. According to her trainer, she's also the first non-human mammal that can independently keep a beat.<p>Parrots and other birds have been known to dance to a …