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This Serum Makes My Skin So Glowy, I Go Makeup-Free

I'm obsessed with face masks. Whether I'm experiencing a bad breakout or just having a bad day, there's a mask to make every situation seem …

Skin Care

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

Self-help

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Employment

Richard Branson Thinks You're Organizing Your Work Life All Wrong. Here's How He Does It

The Virgin Group founder isn't alone here -- he has backup on this belief from everyone from Stephen King to Plato.<p>There's something that Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson just doesn't get about how many of us handle our working lives.<p>"I've never really understood why so many people separate …

My mother told me it would take 5 years to ‘get over’ her death. Here’s where I’m at a decade later.

The cruel irony of losing your mother is that right after her death is when you will need her the most. My mother died a decade ago, when she was 57 …

How I Manage To Travel Solo Almost Every Weekend — With A Full-Time Job

<i>Instagram is saturated with influencers whose jobs entail traveling the world and endorsing products while looking glamorous. While their jet-setting</i> …

This Common Word Makes You Sound More Negative Than You Want To

This tiny word is nearly unavoidable but frequently overused. Everything that follows it tends to make you sound like a downer.<p>The language you use shapes others’ impressions of you, but there’s a chance that some of your most common words don’t put you in the best light. In fact, I’ve already …

Self-help

The Best Nude Nail Polish for Every Skin Tone

Some good news: nude nail polish, which pretty much works with every outfit and looks great on all skin tones, is going to be trending this winter. …

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

Minimalism

I Stopped Putting Toxic Chemicals On My Skin, Here’s What Happened

Just say no to propylparabens.<p>Take a look in your medicine cabinet, and think about it—can you name a single ingredient in any of the products you …

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. A former farmer gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>I wrote about farmers’ suicides – and the reaction has been overwhelming<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the …

Mental Health

How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down | Inc.com

Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a simple change of mindset. But in order to do so, we need to know what are the best …

Self-improvement

11 Billion Reasons The Self Help Industry Doesn't Want You To Know The Truth About Happiness | Inc.com

Most Americans are unhappy. Despite the abundance of material wealth, the idealism of democratic values, and flashy new iPhones, most people are suffering. And the brutal truth is that several industries--including the self-industry--are profiting off of the emotional pain of people seeking quick …

Happiness

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do | Inc.com

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition -- thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance …

Motivation

Kicking These Three Habits Made Me A Better CEO

One startup founder explains why he’s done asking his teams to give “110%.”<p>Pretty much nobody sets out to be an entrepreneur because they’re excited about becoming someone else’s manager. Usually, you start your own company because you’re passionate about an idea you have–and maybe also partly …

Want to Be Happier? Answer These 34 Essential Life Audit Questions | Inc.com

Audits are standard in both personal and business finance, but in many ways, life audits are much more crucial. That's because life audits evaluate well-being not just in one area but in basically everything. They can mean massive changes to relationships, work, activities, and even what you put on …

Personality

Why time management is ruining our lives

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

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Add It to the Bucket List: You Can Snorkel Between Two Tectonic Plates in Iceland

Iceland's newfound tourism popularity is well-deserved. Not only is the Nordic island nation home to majestic mountains, an abandoned airplane …

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How to Practice Embracing the In-Between Stages of Life

<i>Image licensed from Shutterstock</i><p>Life is an adventure filled with mystery and miracles, highs and lows and an extraordinary range of in-between experiences along the way.<p>I love the lead up and everything about the events that make up the highlight reel of life. The exciting times like getting …

Is this ‘screwed up’ beauty startup Canada’s next M.A.C Cosmetics?

One of the top-selling face creams in Europe is manufactured by a Canadian brand you've probably never heard of. In fact, it isn't even a face cream: It's an anti-aging hand cream called Hand Chemistry that is so popular women buy it in bulk and slather it on their faces.<p>Within two weeks of hitting …

The human touch: Core competencies that ensure workplace success

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Leaders don't hire. Yes, you hire to fill a job but you …

10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

1. Your Body Language Influences the Way You Feel<p>In this video, social Psychologist Amy Cuddy discusses research that shows how body language shapes …

Multiple Sclerosis

The Cool Girl's Guide to Meditation: 5 Easy Steps You Should Consider Adding to Your Daily Routine

The Cool Girl’s Guide to Meditation: 5 Easy Steps You Should Consider Adding to Your Daily Routine<p>Date January 9, 2015<p>The thought of sitting …

Meditation

5 must-have beauty gadgets that are seriously worth the splurge

5 must-have beauty gadgets that are seriously worth the splurge<p>Date April 21, 2015<p>A photo posted by Clarisonic (@clarisonic) on Apr 16, 2015 at …

10 Easy Ways To Get A More Even Complexion

I recently watched the movie <i>Reality Bites</i>, mostly because it’s rad and I have a (potentially unhealthy) obsession with the '90s (the music! the …

Let Go of Shoulds and Stress and Let Yourself Do Nothing

<b>“When you try to control everything, you enjoy nothing. Sometimes you just need to relax, breathe, let go and live in the moment.” ~Unknown</b><p>I am a …

Positive Thinking