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The 9 smartest things to do with your money in your 30s

Everyone's allowed a few mulligans in their 20s, but by the time you're 30, it's helpful to have a solid grasp on your finances.<p>To stay on track, …

Personal Finance

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 AM

8.1K<p>SHARES<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move …

A CEO and founder shares 9 tough skills that will improve all aspects of your life

<i>"Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays strong."  —  Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, never stop reaching for new heights …

Does Your Company Make You a Better Person?

When we hear people talk about struggling to maintain work-life balance, our hearts sink a little. As one executive in a high-performing company we have studied explained, “If work and life are separate things—if work is what keeps you from <i>living</i>—then we’ve got a serious problem.” In our research …

16 actors you probably didn't realize were in the 'Harry Potter' movies

When it comes to "Harry Potter," everybody knows the film's leading trifecta: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson.<p>But what about the dozens of other witches, wizards, and muggles who graced the screen throughout the series? While you were watching Harry and his friends fight dragons and …

Smiling Really Is Contagious, And Here's Why

Our brains are just trying to understand other people's feelings.<p>When you beam at someone, <i>a lot</i> happens during that interaction without you knowing it.<p>It turns out that not just our grins, but all of our facial expressions are contagious, according to a paper published in the journal Trends in …

The ‘boring’ cities worth a second look

Eric Weiner finds that when you relinquish the spectacular, you’re rewarded with the quieter joy of the ordinary.<p>An unspoken rule of travel is that, no matter what, you must avoid boring destinations. If you’re going to endure the sundry hassles of travel – from the cruel middle seat to the …

20 Signs Your Partner Isn’t As Serious About Your Relationship As You Are

By Brenda Della Casa,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Rco8f8<p>You want it to work, you really do. You swear things between you two would be amazing if …

Nike Roshe LD-1000 ‘Fluorescent’ Pack

The Nike Roshe LD-1000 was first introduced last year through a collaboration with fragment Design. Fusing the popular Roshe One with the iconic …

We are most intrigued by Japan's latest dessert craze

When it comes to pioneering new and exciting trends, Japan often puts the rest of the world to shame. The country was one of the first to adopt cat …

Japan

Modern Farm and Garden Designs As Ideas

The courtyard, garden, swimming pool, beach should represent your personality, taste and lifestyle, if you have these outdoor spaces give particular …

Would You Go to Mars? Meet the Four Women Astronauts Who Can't Wait to Go

Would you take the trip? The average temperature on Mars is 81 degrees below zero. But scientists say that in 15 years, we may be able to visit, even live there. Pictured here, four who'd love a ticket: astronauts Nicole Aunapu Mann, Anne McClain, Jessica Meir, and Christina Hammock Koch, …

You Only Need One Thing to Be Incredibly Successful, and This Is It | Inc.com

<i>How can one have clarity on what they really want in life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jay Bazzinotti, 4 patents, 3 books, 2 degrees, 24 countries, on Quora:</b><p>You have to have a goal. If …

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Articles about 5 modern homes and around san diego on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>The always popular Dwell Home Tours series kicked off in San Diego this past April.<p>We're quite excited for our first-ever San Diego Home Tours, which takes place next weekend, November 10–11.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda …

The Crossroads of Should and Must

This is a story about two roads — Should and Must. It’s a pep talk for anyone who’s chosen Should for far too long — months, years, maybe a …

Inspiration

10 Ways to Love the People in Your Life

<b>“At the end of life, our questions are very simple: Did I live fully? Did I love well?” ~Jack Kornfield</b><p>We all grow up with some healthy stories about …

Why We Should Always Be Kind to Strangers

<b>“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of rewards, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” ~Princess</b> …

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what’s the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>“I need to get motivated.”</i><p>The surprising …

You Get 25,000 Mornings as an Adult: Here are 8 Ways to Not Waste Them

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Time Management

How Happiness Thinks

My brother is an art collector. When I was in my 20s he convinced me to start collecting art and suggested I buy a beautiful Frank Stella. I listened and my fabulous Frank Stella hangs over our bed in our California home. During this same time frame he gifted me with a poster, that I have, to this …

11 Easy Ways to Be More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

20 Pictures Of Small Tips To Live A Satisfying Life

What does it mean to live a satisfying life? It means living a life in balance. It means making sure that your emotional, mental, physical, and …

Articles about how mix and match pastels on Dwell.com - Dwell

Mid-century, shabby chic, classic elegance or modern contemporary.<p>Tap into the art of eclecticism by foregoing formal furniture "sets" to create your own chic collection.<p>Dynamic and diverse in his talents, Denver-based artist Forrest J. Morrison not only mixes mediums, but also blurs the …

The Trickle-Down Effect of Good (and Bad) Leadership

We know that emotions are contagious. Research by UC San Diego’s James Fowler and Harvard’s Nicholas Christakis has shown that happiness is contagious, for example. If you have a friend who is happy, the probability that you will be happier rises by 25%.<p>We also know that behaviors are contagious. …

17 DIY Projects That Will Make You Say "Why Didn't I Think of That?"

And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).<p>And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).

Genius

5 Reasons To Say Honestly, "I Am Unhappy."

<i>I’m fine…I’m good…everything is OK.</i><p>These are some of the typical responses we give when someone asks how we’re doing, regardless of how we are …

7 unexpected lessons about success we learned from interviewing more than 65 millionaires

Here are seven of our favorite lessons:<p>When we think of high-powered leaders, people like Donald Trump come to mind — no-nonsense, all-knowing ominous figures. But that isn't always reality. We had the privilege of interviewing Richard Branson and weren't surprised that he approaches leadership …

What proper table etiquette looks like around the world

Food is what brings us together, but each country has a unique set of customs for how to act before, during and after a meal.<p>Whether you're planning …

Food & Dining