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If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Yoga

5 Public-Speaking Tips From Seasoned Experts

Here's a tip you probably haven't heard: Speak so slowly that it actually feels strange.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are you most afraid of? If you're like most Americans, public speaking bothers you more than heights, bugs, snakes, enclosed spaces, flying, …

Public Speaking

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Workouts

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

Ericsson

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Motivation

Architects’ 12 Favorite Blue Paints for Kitchen Cabinets (or Anywhere in the House)

Looking to dip your toe in the blue-painted cabinet trend? (See also Trend Alert: The Cult of the Blue Kitchen.) We asked a few experts in the …

Architecture

How To Sleep On A Plane – 8 Top Tips For Getting More Kip

Some of us were born with the super power of being able to sleep anywhere, including on a plane while curled up in economy...The post How To Sleep On …

Taj Mahal

The Best Nonfiction Books Of 2018 (So Far)

By looking at the real world around us, we're better equipped to understand ourselves<p>While a great novel can be engaging, there's nothing quite like a true story—whether that story comes in the form of deep reporting, memoir, or personal essays. Nonfiction gives us the chance to look at the world …

Books

How to Stretch Your Lower Back

We use our lower-back muscles in almost everything we do, so keeping the lower back limber is vital to overall health. Follow the simple set of …

Yoga

4 yoga poses kapha doshas can do to boost energy and stimulate digestion

<i>Like your zodiac sign and your Myers-Briggs personality type, your Ayurvedic constitution (AKA dosha) can tell a lot about your physical and</i> …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

This Book Will Change The Way You Look At Being Busy

The proof is in the hundreds of powerful people who shared their own calendars.<p>Do you feel too busy, too spread thin, and constantly overwhelmed? …

35 Skincare Products That Actually Do What They Say They Will

Kiss acne, dullness, dryness, excess oil, and redness GOODBYE.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Why some yogis get wrist pain — and what to do about it

“Yoga wrists.” Is there such a thing? You know that pain or discomfort you — or other fellow yogis — might feel in downward dog or crow?<p>“Wrist pain is one of the most common issues we see in yoga,” says Alyson Shade, yoga instructor and co-owner of Realignment Studio in the District. “But it can be …

Yoga

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Downton Abbey

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give you less …

Self-help

How A New Twist On An Old School Paper Notebook Can Help You Be More Productive In 2018 | Inc.com

Given the central role technology has in our digital age, there is always a lot of hype around the best new laptop. Some boast about their notebooks being the best for small business. Others speak to how their laptop notebooks are the best fit for your niche work, whether that be a cloud based …

WATCH: The benefits of eating black-spotted bananas

Eating bananas are very beneficial – they are full of potassium, and they taste delicious. But eating back-spotted bananas have more benefits, …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Motivation

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Alternative Medicine

Travel Tip: TSA PreCheck & Global Entry Might Merge in the Future

The TSA is now considering merging PreCheck with the Global Entry program.<p>It sounds like a good idea, since merging the two programs would allow …

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …

Cancer

Richard Branson Might Have Just Tweeted the Best Reason Ever to Get Fit | Inc.com

Like most of us, Richard Branson started the 2018 New Year making some resolutions. One of those resolutions is something many of us will strive for, too--getting fit. But whereas we probably resolve to tackle exercise for reasons like general health, Branson's reason for honing buffness is …

Space Travel

Neuroscience: This Simple 10-Minute Exercise Will Give Your Brain an Immediate and Lasting Boost | Inc.com

There are times when we need to have all our brain cells working at their very best to help us make the right decision, or solve a difficult problem, or do well on a test or examination. But, as we all know, our minds sometimes seem to have a life of their own -- underperforming when we most need …

The Brain

Bruce Lee Podcast #78: Motivation When You’re Stuck

For our end of year episode we asked our listeners to submit questions they wanted us to answer or advice they wished they could receive from Bruce …

Motivation

Jerry Seinfeld's Secret to Being More Productive and Healthier, In Just 4 Words | Inc.com

Whether you're looking to improve your health, wealth, creativity, or transform your year-- Jerry Seinfeld's rise as a comedian can provide a valuable blueprint to achieving your goal.<p>Jerry Seinfeld is a legend to the comedic world and is also part of one of the most successful shows in history. …

Procrastination

The One Food That Can Spike Weight Loss

Improving your diet often suggests a daunting revamp of every food you eat, but changing just one thing will help you lose weight and get …

Holistic Medicine

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re doing, it’s hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There’s a lack of clarity on <i>how to</i> …

Motivation