Darrian Mendivil

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Tony Robbins reveals the first thing you need to do when you wake up in the morning

Whether you wake up early or late, we all can agree that our morning routines are crucial. They shape our mindset and ability to be productive for …

Customer with concealed handgun stops Dallas-area restaurant shooter: report | NOLA.com

A patron with a handgun shot and killed a man who had, moments earlier, shot a manager of a popular Arlington, Texas, restaurant Wednesday evening, …

The 7-Step Morning Routine That Helped Me Build a Billion-Dollar Brand

This curated column is authored by Tom Bilyeu, Co-Founder, Impact TheoryThe post The 7-Step Morning Routine That Helped Me Build a Billion-Dollar …

10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

What Happens When You Get Shot and How to Survive It

If you’re afraid of being shot, you’re not alone, and your fears are, unfortunately, justified. Guns kill almost 100 people in America every single …

Self Defense

10 Tweaks To Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

How you start your day has a huge impact on your energy level and self-control.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings …

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful)

Experts warn these common phrases could be harming your kids.<p>When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one …

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Dear men, this is what the women in your life want you to know

I used to be married to a wonderful yet complicated man named Rob. He worked as a science journalist, we had a house and a dog, and one day we planned to have children. He also suffered from depression since he was a child, and developed a formidable opiate addiction as a means, I believe, to …

24 time-saving hacks that will free up hours in your weekly schedule

So what are busybodies of the 21st century to do?<p>According to users in a recent Quora thread, there are a range of daily behaviors people can tweak — even just slightly — to free up lots of extra time during the week.<p>Get ready to be your most efficient self.

Most of Us Are Guilty of This 1 Stress-Causing Habit

How to avoid the trap of artificial urgency and the stress it manufactures.<p>I wouldn't characterize myself as the classic Type-A personality who is driven to win at all costs, but I certainly set high standards for myself personally and for the business I'm building. I have high standards, want to …

12 ways to haggle a lower car price

By Elisabeth Leamy<p>Elisabeth Leamy<p>Bio Follow<p>Americans hate to haggle. Maybe that’s because, unlike in other cultures, we don’t do it very often, so we haven’t gotten very good at it. I’m here to tell you that it’s worth it to learn, given that the two things we do have to negotiate for are the most …

I Tracked My Productivity for a Week. Here Are the Habits That Changed

It is possible to work less, while accomplishing more.<p>If you could accomplish all your business goals, and not work an ungodly amount of hours to make it happen, would you jump at the chance?<p>Most of us would say yes. But in reality, as entrepreneurs we often do the opposite.<p>There's no shortage of …

A psychotherapist shares 6 ways to stop overthinking everything

Chronic over-thinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine disastrous outcomes all day every day.<p>Thinking too much about something often involves more than words — over-thinkers conjure up disastrous images too. Their minds resemble a movie …

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Tip: A Better Way to T-Bar Row

Make this back-building staple more effective with these quick tips.<p>To get more range of motion on the barbell T-Bar row, replace the standard …

Seth Godin's Secret to Success is Quitting - and So Is Yours

Seth Godin's classic business book The Dip was published a decade ago. It holds the controversial secret to the serial entrepreneur's success: Quitting<p>Quitting is severely underrated. If you've been following entrepreneurial leadership, then you know that everyone from Steve Jobs to the Google …

How to Strengthen Your Friendship With Your Spouse | The Art of Manliness

Last month, we unpacked some of the myths of what makes for a happy long-term relationship — a lack of fighting, adeptness at conflict resolution, …

6 Tactical Shotgun Stock Upgrades For the Remington 870

I have carried the Remington 870 shotgun as a law enforcement officer for nearly 20 years for several different agencies, and as a civilian before …

A psychologist with 20 years of experience says there are 5 simple ways to improve your self-esteem

The positives are obvious, but improving self-esteem can be challenging, especially if we've experienced setbacks in the past. In a blog post on TED, the psychologist Guy Winch, who has 20 years of experience working with patients, says the problem is that our self-esteem is rather unstable anyway, …

Self-esteem

How to lock up your digital life in less than an hour

Follow this simple checklist of best practices to protect your privacy and information without spending a cent.<p><b>VIDEO</b><p>Taking individual responsibility …

8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

You're (Probably) Doing It Wrong<p>Brain-Dead Ab Training<p>Most of us admit to wanting killer abs, but few of us ever have a plan on how to accomplish it. …

Science Explains Why Early Birds Have Better Mental Health Than Night Owls

I have been writing something about myself or my everyday for almost 5 years now. It has been one of the greatest and most freeing experiences in my …

We're Born To Want To Put Things Off But Here's What You Can Do To Get Over It

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Everyone Can Tell You're Insecure: Your Eyes Predict What You'll Do Next, Reveal Your Secrets

No matter what you say, your eyes give away that you’re feeling insecure. And in addition to revealing your secrets, they also predict what you'll do …

Go for Failure

What if I told you I wanted you to go for failure? You’d say “What?!” What does it mean to go for failure? Failure is the doorway to success. A major …

The one thing you can do to be happier at work

You steer clear of the office gossip, tackle your to-do list with ease, and even clock in a quick stroll around the office whenever your mind gets …

15 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism

Don't Diet<p>1 of 16<p>The <i>Men's Health</i> Diet isn't about eating less, it's about eating more—more nutrition-dense food to crowd out the empty calories and …

Long Range Shooting: Essential Techniques to Know

Long-range shooting is becoming more popular as the years passes by. This has prompted a lot of firearms and optics companies to develop products …

A Navy SEAL explains what to do if someone tries to mug you

Former Navy SEAL Clint Emerson, author of 100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation, explains what to do if someone tries to mug you and how you can defend yourself if you need to. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>…