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Chances Are, Your Day Has No Hope if You Don't Do This After Waking Up | Inc.com

It's true--not all of us start out identifying as <i>a morning person</i>. Whereas some of our peers function as early risers, the rest of us hit the snooze button until the very last minute. We wake up in a hurried state, are forced to skip breakfast, and then rush to work. It's probable that just as we …

Time Management

Luxury living room storage furniture you'll love!

Getting enough storage furniture in your living room can be a tricky task, especially if you don't want to negate style for practicality, but there …

Interior Design

5 Killer Color Palettes To Try if You Love Blue

(Image credit: Consort)<p>Blue is undoubtedly one of the most popular colors in home decor. Navy blue, cornflower blue, cobalt blue...hues of the …

Home Decorating

5 Things Wives NEED From Their Partners Every. Single. Day

One of the most important aspects of marriage is understanding your spouse's needs and how to fulfill them.<p>For instance, communication is a huge need, but how often should you communicate? What should it look like? Sex is an important need, but how often should you make love?<p>Each person is …

Relationships

How the most productive people power through their to-do lists

There's plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don't want to …

7 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

Is it just us, or does it feel like life has the accelerator pedal to the metal right now? We're all propelling forward at the craziest of speeds …

How to Become Instantly Smarter: Stop Doing These 9 Things Today

Cut these simple habits out of your life and you'll see your IQ rise.<p>Most of us spend a lot of time thinking about how to get better--how to be happier, more productive, fitter, smarter. We spend a lot less time thinking (constructively) about how we're screwing up.<p>There's no mystery there. …

Virginia Tech

7 Signs You've Found Your Life Partner (That Have Nothing to Do With Romance)

<i>For BRIDES, by Jillian Kramer</i><p>We've been socialized to swoon over flowers, chocolates, and other romantic gestures. "But romance only takes a relationship so far," says Toni Coleman, psychotherapist and relationship coach. "Successful relationships happen when we choose with our heads as well as our …

Relationships

6 Relationship Bumps That Healthy Couples Should Avoid

<i>By David McFadden for YourTango.com</i>.<p><b>The secret is to avoid drama in the first place!</b><p>Sometimes maintaining a strong, healthy and growing relationship feels easy and natural, seeming to take no effort at all. Other times, that same relationship requires intention, effort, focus and genuine hard …

Relationships

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

Creativity

The Embarrassment of Christmas!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!<p>Trees and lights. Congested malls and laughing Santas. Candlelight services and family reunions.<p>It's a wonderful, exhausting, and hectic time of year. As a matter of fact, if we can stay busy enough, if we can just keep ourselves distracted, we might even …

Grieving

Want to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence? Here Is the Quality You Need to Improve | Inc.com

Few people truly understand it, and even fewer demonstrate it effectively. It's missing in the disconnected team leader, in the dysfunctional family as well.<p>What is "it"? The quality of empathy.<p>Oxford defines empathy as "the ability to understand and share the feelings of another." We often hear …

Emotional Intelligence

24 Quotes About Kindness That Will Inspire You to Make a Difference and Be Happy | Inc.com

There are a myriad of things the world could benefit from having more of. Kindness is one of them. When you are a kind person, you're not only helping others, you are helping yourself, too. There's substantial scientific evidence that being kind makes you -- and others around you -- happy.<p>In a …

Motivation

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

The 411 On HSAs: Everything You Need To Know About Health Savings Accounts

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Whether we like it or not, we’re stuck in an era of rising health care costs—and even with insurance, we’re all increasingly bearing the brunt of it.<p>According to one study, employees’ share of medical costs—including contributions to their insurance plans …

7 Ways to Increase Productivity by Saying No | Inc.com

Two years ago, my wife and I were raising our two-year-old son, going through the process of building our first home, and building my company Porch.com out of the basement of our rental home.<p>The word "busy" doesn't even begin to describe what life was like (and still is!).<p>To be successful as a …

Time Management

The Best Podcasts for Long Car Rides | Men's Health

<b>Comedy</b><p><i>The Morning Stream</i><br>This show took the Podcast Awards People’s Choice and Comedy title in 2013, and it’s perfect if you’re tired of your local morning show covering the same boring topics. Let hosts Scott Johnson and Brian Ibbott start your A.M. commute with a healthy dose of entertainment, …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

You've Been Slicing, Dicing, Pitting And Peeling Your Produce All Wrong. Until Now.

Cooking is fun. Eating is fun. Sometimes you want to get the cooking done so you can get to the eating. We can respect that.<p>The following tricks will have you prepping produce quicker than ever before, and they'll cut down clean-up time, too. No special tools are required. Never bought a cherry …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

Flute

Hey Joe Coffee Brewer Mug

Hey Joe’s 14oz. mug is also a coffeemaker. It has a detachable battery pack and three temperature settings. You can use it with Hey Joe’s coffee pod …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Searching For Stress Relief? Try Feeling Your Breath

Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances.<p>Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard …

25 Icons Who Travel in Style

Let these 25 vintage icons inspire your jet set style.<p>Let these 25 vintage icons inspire your jet set style.

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

All The Best Ways To Reheat Pizza, According To The Collective World

The gift that is leftover pizza comes raises some serious questions: to reheat or not to reheat? There are many pizza connoisseurs who swear by cold pizza. "You can never get it back to its former glory," they say, "so why even try?" But not everyone agrees with that philosophy, which brings us to …

Here's How Long Your Food Will Stay Safe In The Fridge

There's been a lot of discussion about the right and wrong food to store in the refrigerator and freezer.<p>Once you've cleared up what belongs where, the next step is knowing how <i>long</i> the food will last. Storing food is a delicate matter -- in the fridge, food might get moist and moldy, and in the …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

How to Wax Your Car

Get in the habit of giving your car a regular wax or polish and you'll thank yourself later.<p>Regular car waxing will improve your vehicle's look and prolong the life span of its paint. Learning how to wax and buff your car properly can save you a bunch of money over time.<p><b>What You'll Need</b><p>You'll need …

7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During a busy workweek, the last thing any manager needs is a wasted hour due to an unproductive meeting.<p>Managers need to make every minute count. According to a March 2012 survey by Salary.com, 47 percent of workers say their biggest …

Time Management