David Brassanini

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20 Ways to Manage Your Time Better

When you’re just starting your career, you need all the help you can get managing your time. Even when you’re working hard, you could be wasting a …

Time Management

3 Daily Habits of Remarkably Successful People

Have you ever wondered what makes some people more successful than other? Here are some answers.<p>Have you ever wondered what makes some people more successful than others? Do they, like Popeye, consume a can of spinach before fighting the day's battles? How many cups of coffee do they ingest a day? …

Self-improvement

Stunning Under-the-Radar Hikes in Europe

Travel<p>Explore Europe's natural landscapes through these lesser known hikes.<p>Global tourism is on the rise. There was a six percent increase in worldwide travelers in 2017, and nearly 52 percent of Americans plan to visit Europe in the next two years, according the World Tourism Organization. While …

The Top 20 Hotel Brands in the World

Larger companies and boutique groups are equally beloved by T+L readers, according to this year’s World’s Best survey.<p>With so many new hotel brands …

Hospitality

The Top 100 Hotels in the World

Use this collection of stunning properties — voted the best on the planet by T+L readers — as your ultimate travel checklist.<p>Year to year, we see our …

The 15 Best Islands in the World

These destinations, voted tops by T+L readers, will inspire some serious wanderlust.<p>To island-hop some of the most beautiful havens in the world, …

Cities

The World’s Top 15 Cities

Ready for your next urban getaway? These thrilling destinations continue to beguile T+L readers, who voted them best above all others.<p>What makes a …

Mexico City

A Bear Market Is Coming -- This Is How Investors Can Prepare

It isn't rosy in all Wall Street research departments.<p>Citigroup analysts are predicting a "full-on bear market" within months based on historical …

Investing

Retirement planning: Go abroad and you can live nicely on just $30,000 a year

If you've been racking your brain about where to retire on a budget, it might be time to think outside the U.S.<p>A new report by International Living, which publishes information about living abroad, ranks the five best places to retire and coast on $30,000 a year.<p>To be sure, retiring in a new …

Retirement

This Woman Saved $100,000 in 3.5 Years on a $54,000 Salary. Here's How

Her philosophies can apply to everyone.<p>After graduating from college in 2004, Bola Sokunbi challenged herself to save as much as possible. She had …

Personal Finance

I've helped thousands of people prepare for retirement, and those who retire the richest have 9 things in common

The sweet life of retirement is a lifestyle that just about everyone is looking forward to.<p>Spending time with your kids and grandkids, playing golf, traveling, and living the good life seems like a better alternative than the nine-to-five daily grind. Money is indeed the secret to being able to …

Video game addiction is a real condition, WHO says. Here’s what that means.

The World Health Organization on Monday officially recognized “gaming disorder” as a condition in its International Classification of Diseases, saying that it is possible to be addicted to video games.<p>Simply playing a lot of video games does not automatically mean that someone has a problem. The …

Coding was just the beginning: Karlie Kloss is now showing girls they can be *anything* they want

Fashion icon-turned-coding connoisseur Karlie Kloss has gone from stomping her way down the runway to knocking down barriers for women in …

Before/After: A Luxe Laundry Room by an Instagram-Famous Design Duo, Plus How to Steal the Look

Before<p>Materials<p>Accessories<p>For more laundry room inspiration, see our posts:

In Tribute To Barbara Bush, Add These Great 20th Century Novels To Your Literary Bucket List

The late former first lady, Barbara Bush, dedicated her life to family literacy.<p>Former First Lady Barbara Bush was one of only two women who was both …

How I mastered my inner peace – Be Yourself

Early on in my adult life, I always had an awareness of the importance of inner peace. It was something I knew I wanted to obtain for myself because …

Retirees Have More Wealth Today Than Ever Before, Data Shows

Wealth levels among seniors have climbed tremendously over the past 30 years. That said, today's retirees are by no means wealthy in the conventional …

How to Invest -- in Stocks, Bonds, Retirement Accounts, and More

If your retirement plan is to be financially secure and you don't have generous pension income coming to you, you'll probably want to learn how to …

Meghan Markle Says Everyone Should Read These 5 Books in Their Lifetime (Video)

And they're all on Amazon Prime.<p>Once upon a time, Meghan Markle was a mere commoner with a blog like the rest of us. On her website, The Tig, Markle …

Books

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Inside Melania Trump’s complicated White House life: Separate schedule, different priorities

Donald and Melania Trump’s remarkably separate daily routines begin with him getting up around 5:30 a.m., watching cable news shows and tweeting.<p>The first lady wakes in her own bedroom a bit later, according to two close friends of the Trumps. She then readies their 12-year-old son for school, …

Donald Trump

Here's How Highly Successful People Make Little Choices Different From the Rest of us

It's simple: If you want to live an exceptional life, you can't behave like everyone else.<p>Everybody has their own definition of success. And most people probably would like to live an above-average life. But the reality is that the vast majority of people never do. Most people live ordinary, …

Why You Should Be Making A Life Instead of Making A Living

Looking for a job? There’s no doubt to the fact you will want to work with a company that appreciates you for who you are.<p>Well, good news. The labor …

The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):<p>6:30 p.m.<p>Former first lady Barbara Bush has …

Barbara Bush

If a happy, successful life is about developing 3 good daily habits, what would they be?

What I love about this question is that it doesn’t separate happiness from success.<p>As you alluded to in your question, you cannot have success …

Happiness

How To Finally Get Your Financial Life In Order

If you’re in your 50s or 60s and have put off managing your money or even learning how to do it, author John Schwartz feels your pain. <i>The New York Times</i> science writer was just like you until he decided, in his late 50s, enough was enough.<p>In his new, often surprisingly funny and highly practical …

Why awkward silences are important, according to science

Silence.<p>It isn't just about emotional intelligence and knowing when to just stop talking so that you don't damage relationships with your co-workers, as I've written about before.<p>This is planned silence to purposely create blank space in a discussion or facilitated meeting. When used strategically …

C-suite Leadership

You Should Take a Gap Year. Here's Why, and How

Whether you call it a "gap year," "a sabbatical" or "a break," taking a year away from life to travel is not only super-popular, but can be character …

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and let's not forget about the low-fat craze of the '80s and early '90s. All of this is to say: Certain once-believed "healthy" habits turned out to be …

Nutrition

Use Sama Vritti Pranayama (Equal Breathing Yoga) to Reduce Stress

According to the California College of Ayurveda, "Pranayama, the yogic art of breathing, comes from the Sanskrit root words prana and ayama. Prana …