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10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone's Speed Issues

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn't as fast as it used to be. We've all been there, and the issue isn't …

Try this 20-minute HIIT workout to tone your total body—and boost your brain power

<i>The holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year, but they’re also the point where you’re most likely to get out of your regular fitness and</i> …

If You Want to Wake Up at 5 A.M. Do These 4 Rituals The Night Before

What you do during your evenings is equally as important as your morning routine. A good night sets the stage for a productive morning.<p>Becoming a morning person requires more work than setting your alarm for 5:00 A.M. and hoping for the best. People who've decided to make the most of their mornings …

Time Management

The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence

Out of all the components of emotional intelligence, this one crucial trait rises to the top.<p>Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of …

Emotional Intelligence

Ghee will be the superfood ingredient of 2018, and we are here for it

It may appear that ghee is currently having a moment in food bloggers' newsfeeds and Brooklyn eateries alike, but the truth is that ghee has been around for thousands of years and is not just another foodie trend.<p>Ghee, the Hindi word for "fat," has been a staple of Indian cuisine for centuries. It …

Coconut

It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert in Anything: Use These 4 Techniques

Mastering a skill takes serious time. Here's how to make the most out of the hours you put in towards mastering your craft.<p>10,000 hours.<p>That's how long it takes to master your craft, according to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. Whether you want to become a better leader, an expert in marketing …

Self-improvement

Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Middle age is not too late to start exercising. In fact, new evidence suggests that doing so can reverse some of the dangerous and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch.<p>In a new study released in the journal Circulation on Monday, doctors found that as a little as two …

6 Home Maintenance Tasks You May Not Even Realize You Have to Do

Home maintenance and ownership go hand in hand, so you're no doubt aware that there's plenty you <i>should</i> be doing (hello, gutter cleaning!). Sorry to …

3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable

Great leaders and managers know these 3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable<p>There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people …

Team Building

Edward Snowden Tweeted Support For A Journalist Who Exposed A Breach In India's Controversial Biometric Program

The US NSA whistleblower said the Indian government agency responsible for the country's controversial Aadhaar program should be held responsible for putting the privacy of more than a billion Indians at risk.<p>Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency contractor and whistleblower, has …

Surveillance

The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time

"Mindfulness" may be a buzzword and meditation a fad across both Wall Street and Silicon Valley, but that certainly doesn't mean they are worth ignoring.<p>We recently spoke with Tibetan Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It" around the launch of his new …

Meditation

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out

Research suggests that companies and individuals committed to living out this principle will see a happier workplace and an improved bottom line.<p>Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want …

Happiness

Creamy Tomato Soup with Cheese Toasties

December 2017<p>4 servings<p>To keep our tomato soup a one-pot operation (and avoid splattering scalding hot liquid), we purée the mixture with an immersion blender, which gets the job done. For an extra-smooth texture, though, feel free to use a regular blender. Want to keep it vegan? (Well, the soup, …

The People Who Break or Manipulate the Rules Are the Ones Who Really Become Successful

Gerard Adams chats with Chris Pfaff, founder of fashion brand Young and Reckless, to hear how he beat the system.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chris Pfaff grew up in Akron, Ohio, where he was constantly told he would never amount to anything great. Having to …

Entrepreneurship

9 Unexpected Habits That Speed Up Your Metabolism

When it comes to keeping your body running, your metabolism is at the center of the action, creating enough energy to fuel your body day and night. …

People Who Live to 100 Have These Traits in Common

This article originally appeared on Time. For more stories like this, visit time.com.<p>If you’re looking to live to 100, you may want to watch more …

Psychology

Scientists Discover an Entirely New Biological System That Regulates Body Fat

Independent of diet and exercise.<p>New research has identified a mechanism in the body that appears to act as a kind of internal bathroom scale, …

Diabetes

Our Most Popular Recipes with Only 3 Ingredients

As someone who is very much a minimalist, I firmly believe the best recipes are the ones with the least amount of ingredients. Not only are they …

Neurologists may have discovered a key ally in the fight against brain aging

Eat Your Vegetables<p>As the number of people being diagnosed with dementia and other debilitating brain diseases is projected to grow steadily in the …

The Brain

A Nobel Prize-winning economist thinks we’re asking all the wrong questions about inequality

America is trying to come to terms with its economic inequality. Does inequality spur growth or kill it? Is it a necessary evil—or necessarily bad? Angus Deaton, an economics professor at Princeton, and the recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics, is asked questions like these all the …

Income Inequality

Top 15 Mediterranean Recipes of 2017

Here we are at the end of another great year, and I get to write one of my very favorite posts featuring top Mediterranean recipes of 2017!<p>It’s …

A Quick, Cheap, and Effective Way to Fight Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Meditation is good for depression. And so is exercise. But, according to a small new study from Rutgers University, together—in a twice a week …

Meet “Better Self,” a New Web Destination for Anyone Who’s Into Self-Improvement

It’s that time of year when we vow to reassess: What did we do well in 2017? What could we do differently in 2018? How can our lives be happier and healthier, or shall we finally say we’re good enough?<p>Wherever you are on your personal journey, Better Self will be right beside you. With its …

Want to Remove Yourself From Toxic Situations? Try This Decades-Old Japanese Art"

Save and read this every time you find yourself in a toxic situation.<p>You are stuck and frustrated, sinking into the black hole of your circumstances. No matter what you do, you keep falling back into this quagmire of negative energies and thoughts, from which there is seemingly no escape. These …

Self-help

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Paramount Pictures

A man who studied rich people for 5 years found there are 3 aspects of etiquette they never shirk

Your parents may have been onto something when they stuck you in middle school cotillion class.<p>It turns out, the wealthiest, most successful people …

Nike Is Going Back To $50

Photo credit<p>Nike (NKE) was once a rare combination of a high-growth, high-margin, large scale juggernaut in a space that it has dominated for years. …

10 Signs You’re Sleep Deprived and What To Do About It

If you are getting less than seven hours of sleep on a regular basis, chances are you are experiencing signs of sleep deprivation. You have a busy …

Sleep

What to eat on your period when you have zero energy, according to experts

Not only do periods sneak up on you without warning, but menstruation can also sap all of your energy and motivation to do nothing but nap 24/7. And …