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14 Things You Should Give Up Chasing No Matter What Others Say

Whenever we chase after something, we take ourselves out of the present moment where life actually happens. The future doesn’t exist yet and the past …

InStyle Book Club: 7 Page-Turning Picks to Read This April

April showers may bring May flowers, but this month it's also bringing some great books. After scouring the latest releases, we rounded up the best …

16 interview questions that are designed to trick you

<b>• Interview questions are often designed to test candidates.</b><p><b>• Some of these questions are obviously difficult, while others are more subtle traps.</b><p><b>• Business Insider spoke to two career experts who listed some especially tricky questions to watch out for and how to answer them.</b><p>Savvy hiring managers …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Fulfillment at Any Age

Making a great first impression is a sure-fire way to get others to trust you. New research on people high in the Dark Tetrad traits shows why they …

10 Best Apps to Train Your Brain

Shares 2.7K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Whether it’s to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

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8 Drugstore Beauty Buys Under 8 Bucks

Hello. My name is Lori, and I'm a beauty product junkie.<p>I've been known to flip out or obsess over a new lotion, soap or mascara that I try and think is great.<p>But I <i>really</i> flip out when I find a great product that is reasonably priced that I can pick up while buying milk and bananas.<p>Below are eight …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

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I'm a Science Nerd Who Gamed Dating and Found the Love of My Life

Take it from me: There’s nothing better than waking up next to your forever sweetheart. But I speak from experience when I say there’s little worse than trying to find him if you don’t know what you’re doing.<p>For many years, I struggled and got my heart broken. Finally, it occurred to me: I’m a …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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Want to Improve Your Life? Write Yourself a Letter | Inc.com

Physically, you're just one person, of course, with one head and one heart. But think about yourself through time and suddenly it seems like there are many 'yous.' There was you as a carefree child, as a high school goth (a phase you'd like to forget), the young person with supreme (utterly …

7 Books To Read With A Broken Heart

<i>Toss out the Kleenex and sad, terry-cloth bathrobe. There's no blow in life that just the right book can't help you recover from...</i><p><b>To Help You Remember: La Vie Est Belle</b><p><i>The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles</i><p>By Katherine Pancol<p>464 pages; Penguin Books<p>The French have a knack for living in the moment, and this …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Being Extraordinary

When I launched lifemeanswhat.com, the idea was to "crowdsource the meaning of life" by producing short films and videos on a diverse array of subjects which would entertain, inspire, and hopefully motivate reflection on the questions of why we're here and what we're doing with the gift of …

5 Steps for Harnessing the Power of Feeling Good Now

If you can understand the power of feeling good right now, and not wait until you've lost the weight, found the guy or girl, or got the job, you hold the key to always being able to feel fulfilled, satisfied and joyful.<p>The key is remembering that you are the creator of your own life, and you get to …

Worried About Not Making It in Life? 5 Reasons to Relax and Think Twice

Just recently, I received an invitation for my 20-year high school reunion. I was wondering what people would look like after all of these years and how their lives have turned out.<p>I remember many of us leaving school with the anxiety-inducing question of whether we would ever be able to make it in …

7 Secrets Of Wise People (And How To Become One ... Now)

Quick -- who are the wisest people you know? Chances are they have at least a few things in common: They're experienced, kind and of a certain age. Wisdom, the thinking generally goes, is hard-earned by putting in your time and piecing together scraps of knowledge along the way.<p>But maybe a younger …

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Michael H. Brooks's Guide To Leading A More Mindful Life

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

If You Don’t Design Your Career, Someone Else Will

A client once responded to one of my questions by saying, “Oh Greg, I am too busy living to think about life!” His off-the-cuff comment named a trap …

One Thing Productive People Do Before Reaching for their Phones

In a recent study reported in TIME magazine, people check their phone on average 110 times a day. Some people checked it as much as 900 times a day; …

27 Things You Need To Know About Happiness

We all have different ideas of how to achieve total bliss. For some it's in the company of loved ones, for others it's following their passions -- but is there more to it when it comes to the bigger picture of happiness?<p>It turns out there are a lot of factors that can affect whether you're sporting …

My path to ecology

Why did you pursue a career in ecology? Is it something you decided early? Was there a key person or experience that inspired you?<p>I think about these …

The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a …

5 Hidden Blessings of Heartache

Tumultuous are the nights of heartache. We toss and turn and see no end in sight to our pain. We wonder, "Have I done something wrong? How could this happen? Is this really the end?"<p>Indeed, heartbreak is friend to none. And worse, everyone is subject to at least a few failed attempts at love. But …

How To Attract The Right People Into Your Life

As a business owner, I’m constantly looking to attract the right clients to my practice. As a friend and a lover, I’m constantly looking to attract …

The Myth of Creative Inspiration: Great Artists Don't Wait for Motivation (They Do This Instead)

Franz Kafka is considered one of the most creative and influential writers of the 20th century, but he actually spent most of his time working as a lawyer for the Workers Accident Insurance Institute. How did Kafka produce such fantastic creative works while holding down his day job?<p>By sticking to …

How To Ditch Multitasking For Better Productivity

<i>By Katie Golde</i><p>Quick reality check: We live in a busy world where a million things are happening at once. For many of us, multitasking is a way to keep up with the flow and feel like we're not getting left behind. From checking email at brunch with friends to finishing a status report during a staff …