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We're learning more about how social isolation damages your brain and body — here are the biggest effects

Going without human contact for too long can literally break your heart.<p>That's according to a new study of social isolation published in the Journal of the American Heart Association in May, which tracked more than 1,600 people living with heart failure.<p>We've known for a while that being alone is a …

Psychology

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

You’ve all heard the cliche success advice to “Work Harder” and “Read More”<p>So I decided to provide you with a few unconventional habits that will …

Self-improvement

Feeling Low Vibes? Your House Could Be to Blame

It might be slightly hasty to say that spring is on the way, especially as the snow has just melted, but it’s around this time of year that we tend …

DIY: A Desktop Zen Garden

Sometimes working in a creative field can feel like living in a Tom Cruise spy film. Like when you open an email from your editor inquiring if you …

Mission Impossible

A Simple & Fun Game Even DIY Rookies Can Make

One of the greatest intersections of design happens when function and taste meet. Even more so is finding the sweet spot between functional …

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Improve Your Technology To Boost Your Sales

To make more sales, use more technology. This is the simple approach small businesses plan to take in 2015, according to the 2014 AT&T Small Business Holiday Survey. Small companies are going to upgrade their websites, emphasize security, use more mobile devices, and make sure they keep downtime in …

5 Things to Do When Your Startup Is Running Out of Money

How to handle your business when money runs low and make the best of a bad situation.<p>Running a company is one of the most fulfilling and yet hardest jobs you can have. I've run and sold a company before, and have been part of the sales process for companies which I invested in and advised.<p>It is …

Startups

17 Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets for Success

Think there aren't enough inspiring women entrepreneurs? You'd better listen to these amazing founders.<p>Successful entrepreneurs are usually inspired by other successful entrepreneurs. That means that if people don't have great role models--especially role models in whom they can see …

Motivation

The Work-Life Balance Definition: Men, Women, Gender, and Meaning

Earlier this week, when Google CFO Patrick Pichette announced his retirement and posted an explanation—a decision to reprioritize his life couched in a touching love letter to Tamar, his wife of 25 years—on his Google+ profile page, there was something from his note that's stayed with me.<p>When …

50 Quotes on Leadership Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

Entrepreneur VIP<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur knows that the success of their business ultimately rests on their shoulders. Yes, the product you build and the team you hire are important, but your ability to lead is what …

Leadership

A Month of Quotes to Keep Inspiring Your Entrepreneurial Independence

A spirit of independence is critical to entrepreneurial success. Hear what "the great minds" have to say about it.<p>Independence seems to be in the air lately with the Brexit result, talk of another Scottish (and possibly Northern Ireland) referendum to leave the UK as a result, and of course, our US …

Motivation

16 Canadian places that come alive in the winter

CANADIANS OFTEN SAY there’s no such thing as bad weather, only impractical clothing. The solution? Bundle up! Once you’re properly outfitted, you’ll …

Ancient water from Northern Ontario mine may harbour ‘alien’ life

There's something alive down there. Or at least that's how it looks – much like missing snacks and an emptied beer fridge can make it look like there's an invisible brother-in-law living in your basement.<p>In this case, the basement is 2.4 kilometres deep in a Northern Ontario mine where scientists …

What Happened When I Got Up At 4 a.m. Every Day For a Week

The Wall Street Journal calls 4 a.m. the most productive hour, citing powerhouses of industry who swear by getting up early to avoid distractions. …

How to Negotiate A Salary, According to 25 Famous Women

Setting up a meeting with the boss to negotiate salary bump can be a loaded, anxiety-inducingexperience for anyone — even when you clearly deserve a …

4 Reasons Why You Should Wake Up at 4:22 A.M.

Stay healthy and productive by being proactive before the sun comes up.<p>I love waking up when it's still dark out. I feel the most productive when I can get several things done before most of the world is even awake. Eighteen months ago, I wrote a post about why I do that, called "Why I Wake Up at …

wakeup

LinkedIn's Newest Target Audience Might Surprise You

With an open appeal to Small Business Owners, LinkedIn is venturing deeper into its desire to be a platform where business deals get done.<p>LinkedIn is courting a new (and some would say, surprising) audience - Small Business Owners.<p>It's a far cry from the tried-and-true groups of job seekers and …

Small Business

How to Achieve Financial Freedom Within 36 Months

If a greenhorn can do it in six years you, can do it in three.<p><i>This article is part of a series entitled: 9 Wise Men Who Taught Me How to Put Life Ahead of My Startup. We've already covered mindset shifts toward financial freedom and Clayton Christensen's questions on How Will You Measure Your …

financialfreedom

7 Very Simple Tips For Healthy Living When You Are On A Tight Budget

Image Credit<p>People with a limited budget are often concerned about the potential costs of making changes in their life that will improve their overall health. However, there are many small changes that you can take at a limited cost and some may actually even save you money.<p>Some of them are:<p><b>1.</b> …

Virtual Dating

Do you find yourself often feel overwhelmed? Does it seem that there’s not enough hours to accomplish what you need to get done? Do you sometimes …

Emojis before the smiling poop: New York museum acquires world's first set

The 176 tiny designs – a gift from a Japanese phone company – will go on show at New York’s Museum of Modern Art<p>Back in the day, before cars could drive themselves and phones could airbrush selfies, a Japanese phone company released the first emojis.<p>The year was 1999 and the tiny 12-by-12 pixel …

Art

8 modern kitchen surfaces

The kitchen always requires special attention, especially if we are looking for the best options to choose the ideal surfaces for this space.<p>Each …

9 mistakes you might be making in the first 10 minutes of the workday

If you show up late to the office or get sucked into an overflowing inbox, you could easily get thrown off and have a hard time focusing for the rest of the day.<p>We did some research and rounded up nine common traps that can ensnare you within the first 10 minutes of your workday. Read on to find …

How to Create a Social Media Branding Strategy From Scratch

One of the major reasons that people buy products from a business is because they trust their name. If you’ve established credibility, then people …

Meet the Top 10 Female Founders, Ranked By Money Raised In The Last Year

Editas, Daqri, Kabbage, Ginkgo Bioworks--their companies range from editing DNA to virtual reality.<p>You've heard there are fewer women in STEM fields, or that fewer women lead technical companies. Well, the ones that do are raising significant capital to pursue their passions. I asked the analysts …

Venture Capital

Top 10 Review Products-Top 10 RF Skin Machines 2016

How Does RF Skin Tightening Work<p>Radio frequency skin tightening is one of the most effective <i>noninvasive</i> means of reducing wrinkles and sagging skin. …