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Why A Lack Of Productivity Can Lead To Bad Habits

We first make our habits, and then our habits make us. – John Dryden<p>Are you as productive as you’d like to be?<p>Do you feel like you could do a whole …

5 things to do now if you're near retirement

For people looking at retirement in the next five years, it's the perfect time to make sure things are in order.<p>It's getting near holiday time, folks, which means New Year's is around the corner. That means, for many, New Year's resolutions.<p>For people looking at retirement in the next five years, …

42 Things You Can Do Right Away To Spend Less Money

Even if you aren't in a position to earn more at the moment, a few little spending adjustments made on a daily basis can go a long way.<p>From practical food-buying tricks to reframing the way you think about your finances, we've listed some of the easiest tweaks below, including the best from a …

3 Easy Ways To Balance Your Chakras With Sound - The Open Mind

Written by Vicki Howie<p><b>My music video “Muladhara” repeats the Sanskrit name of the root chakra for grounding and prosperity.</b><p>I love chakra healing. My …

The Scientific Approach to Changing Your Life

Change is rarely linear; there are twists and turns. It's frightening to change, especially when you're going out on limb to go after your own unique goals. In this process, you realize who you really are, separate from society, family or any other outside influences.<p>Last year, a poll indicated …

Self Compassion

5 worst mistakes retirement investors make

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When it comes to investing, you’re doing it wrong. That’s the frank message in “The 5 …

Most People Near Retirement Regret Investing Too Conservatively

<b>Near Retirees Regret Investing Too Conservatively</b> <b>(Financial Advisor Magazine)</b><p>Many near retirees ages 55 to 64 who have an employer-sponsored retirement plan regret being conservative investors, according to a TIAA-CREF's Ready to Retire survey.<p>Sixty-eight percent believe that they are unprepared …

This Simple Strategy Can Help You Build a Successful Retirement Plan

Should you be smart as a fox or wise as a hedgehog in your retirement planning?<p>No, it’s not a trick question. Nor a trivial one. Indeed, knowing …

4 Reasons Retirement Saving Strategies Fail

No retirement strategy is complete if it hasn’t addressed these potential problems.<p>Some people fail at retirement savings because they don't create a …

5 Ways To Pick Up Free Money For Retirement

I was fascinated to read a recent piece about Boeing employees. For reasons known only to them, tens of thousands of the aircraft maker’s workers opted out of a free job benefit worth $98 million.<p>Not $98 million in sick days or cafeteria danishes but $98 million in cash, real money that they …

Meditation can Grow Your Brain in Just 8 Weeks

A team of researchers led by Dr. Lazar, a neurologist and instructor at Harvard medical school, has discovered that meditating for just 8 weeks can …

The Top 5 Exercises that Burn the Most Calories | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

So many people would love to lose body fat. Whether the goal is to burn fat to allow muscles to shine through or you are looking to lose pounds, the …

For baby boomers who are ready to retire, it's 'go time'

It's "go time" if you're planning to retire in 2015, or even in the next few years.<p>As millions of baby boomers flip the switch from gainfully …

How To Change Your Life With Mini Habits | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”<p>~ Sun Tzu<p>Imagine you’re at a New …

Here's what $1,000 invested with Warren Buffett at different times in the last fifty years is worth today

On Thursday, shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway hit $200,000 for the first time. This number has doubled since October 2006.<p>Back when Buffett became a majority shareholder in 1964, the stock was only $19.<p>Imagine if you had invested in Buffett back then.<p>We wanted to see what would've …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Best Money Tips: Save Money at the Gas Pump

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on saving money at the pump, plugging your financial leaks, and …

Retirement Savings: The Power Of Thinking Small

When it comes to retirement savings most people would benefit from bit of Chinese philosophy. It was Lao Tzu who said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”<p>You often hear this aphorism other ways: Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Put one foot in front of the …

Hearst Magazines

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …