Crystal Bryant

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5 Signs You're an Emotional Eater and What to Do About It

I started counting Weight Watcher points when I was 12 years old. By the fourth day, I was polishing off a sleeve of Thin Mints under my bed. I remembered the leader telling me it was all about willpower -- I guess I needed to work on that.<p>Since I had failed at the points system, I gave other diets …

Fitness

Address Your Stress: 4 Ways to Make Walking Work for You

<i>Written by Jan Bruce, CEO and co-founder of meQuilibrium.</i><p>It's National Stress Awareness Month, and we're kicking it off with some targeted ideas to help you change your stress response. Starting now. (Find out how to take the 28-day challenge to get off to a running start.)<p>Your body evolved to do …

Self-improvement

All You Need Is Love -- of Self!

"All you need is love." The Beatles knew what was up! Love really is all you need... <i>self-love</i>, that is.<p>The foundation of a happy life, healthy relationships, and achieving every bit of greatness you were put onto this earth for does not exist anywhere externally. It's all right inside! Tapping into …

Relationships

10 Ways To Be Healthier In 10 Minutes Or Less

It seems like our favorite excuse: "There just aren't enough hours in the day." It gets us out of workouts, concocting nutritious homemade meals, sleeping enough.<p>But does health <i>have</i> to be a trade-off with time? A new study examined the time American adults spend on beneficial behavior and found …

How Exercise And Other Activities Beat Back Dementia

The numbers are pretty grim: More than half of all 85-year-olds suffer some form of dementia.<p>But here's the good news: Brain researchers say there are ways to boost brain power and stave off problems in memory and thinking.<p>In other words, brain decline is not necessarily an inevitable part of …

“Be Like A Duck,” And Other Advice From The Moms Of Business Leaders

This weekend is all about those that launch the biggest projects possible: us. Today we’re saluting moms everywhere with some wise words that have been crucial in shaping the careers of top executives across industries. Listen to their mothers!<p>“My mother taught me that people grow quickly when they …

To This Day

Carl Icahn Wants to Fire Michael Dell

If he ever gets control of struggling computer maker Dell, billionaire investor Carl Icahn essentially said he plans to fire its founding CEO, …

Sunnier Days Ahead for Retailers that Use Cloud Computing

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Vish Ganapathy, IBM. Vish Ganapathy, IBM<p>Brick-and-mortar retailers have long favored highly visible investments, such as …

The Unemployment Rate Is Much Higher Than They Tell You

The 7.5% US unemployment rate, at its lowest level since 2008, seems to be telling a story of slow-but-steady recovery after the Great Recession and Financial Crisis.<p>Unfortunately, the bulk of evidence suggests the "real" jobless rate is far higher. As the U-3 rate has fallen, so has the labor …

Economics

The futures of capitalism

IN THE competition for most inauspicious introduction to finance, Terrence Duffy, the executive chairman of CME Group, must surely be the winner. …

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Six growing trends in corporate sustainability

Our 2013 survey looked at how companies are responding to a wide range of internal and external forces related to environmental sustainability risks …

The Right Way for a CEO to Deliver Bad News

How do you tell 400,000 people they’re terrible at their jobs? Do you hold a meeting? Send a mass e-mail? Tell only a few people and wait for your …

Citigroup Sued by Salomon, 99, Over Secretary Who Stole

Citigroup Inc. was accused in a lawsuit by William Salomon of supplying the 99-year-old former Wall Street banker and son of the founder of Salomon …

Why Organizations Are So Afraid to Simplify

While most managers complain about being overloaded with responsibilities, very few are willing to give up any of them. It’s one of the great contradictions of organizational life: People are great at starting new things — projects, meetings, initiatives, task forces — but have a much harder time …

Why the Stock Market Today Is a Better Value Than You Think

Even with the stock market at all-time record highs, you shouldn't ignore today's values.<p>Looking at the stock market today, you'll find major market …

Three facts about emerging markets everyone should know

Bonus: here’s the overall trend in GDP contribution—i.e. the percentage of global GDP generated—from emerging markets, as compared to rich countries. Note that 2012 is the year they reached parity. All data in this post are courtesy the international market research firm Euromonitor.<p>Read full story

Emerging Markets

China's economy will be No. 1 in less than 20 years, US study says

WASHINGTON - China's economy is likely to surpass the United States in less than two decades while Asia will overtake North America and Europe combined in global power by 2030, a U.S. intelligence report said on Monday.<p>"Meanwhile, the economies of Europe, Japan, and Russia are likely to continue …

Innovation