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The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Back Workout for Busy Guys

Most of us spend our days hunched over computers, phones, and steering wheels. You feel the toll. It shuts down your glutes, rounds your shoulders, …

Workouts

Is buying a house a better investment than the stock market? We did the math, and the answer is clear

Home ownership is one of the biggest financial commitments most Americans will make, while investing in stocks is widely seen as a key component of building wealth.<p>We decided to take a look at how housing prices and stock prices have fared over the years.<p>Using house-price indexes from the Federal …

Housing

7 Little Ways Your Brain Lies To You Daily If You Have High-Functioning Anxiety

You spend your entire life with your thoughts, so sometimes it's hard to tell if your long-term thought patterns are unhelpful. But if you have …

Cognition

This simple chart will show you how close you are to becoming a millionaire

Even though $1 million doesn't go as far as it once did, it's significantly more than most Americans are able to save. In fact, when it comes to …

Retirement

Want to earn $40 everyday-Download these IOS APPS

There’s a good chance you often find yourself killing time by idling browsing through your smartphone. Playing games and catching up on social media …

Apps

The No BS Guide to Eliminating Stress

You know the feeling. Your ears grow hot. Your heart beats against your brain. All saliva evaporates from your mouth. You can’t focus. You can’t …

SNS

Follow these core exercises and running will get so. much. easier.

If you’ve ever dealt with a running-related injury, chances are it came on for one of two reasons: overuse or a weak core.<p>The overuse excuse seems …

Hips

A Nobel Prize Winner Explains How to Finally Think Clearly

Nobel Prize winner and psychologist Daniel Kahneman wants us to consider how we make important decisions using different parts of the brain.<p>In his book <i>Thinking, Fast and Slow,</i> Kahneman proposes two systems that govern how we think, and you might not even know when one of them is at work.<p><b>System 1</b> …

Nobel Prize

Here’s how successful people avoid information overwhelm

There are seemingly infinite options in the world today. With increasing options comes increased <i>choices</i>.<p>This may seem like a good thing. But at a …

Self-improvement

How to fall asleep 'within two minutes' according to the US Military method

A military secret for combatting sleepless nights has been revealed - and no, it doesn't involve marching through a desert with 50lbs of equipment on …

Sleep

The Best Workouts That Don't Require Any Equipment, According to Personal Trainers

Airports. Conferences. Deserted islands? You just never know when—and where—you might need to get in a quick sweat.<p>Here's some quick physics fun: A body at rest tends to stay at rest. That's the fitness version of Newton's First Law, and it means that humans will find literally <i>any</i> excuse to not …

Workouts

The to-do list method for people with crazy lives and short attention spans

Productivity science is generally unkind to standard to-do lists. We’re told that they feed the impulses of our faulty brains in all the wrong ways.<p>They call our attention to tasks that are easy to quantify and thus easy to “complete.” They can allow small chores to feel more pressing and important …

You Should Put a Bowl of Vinegar in Your Dishwasher

White vinegar is the darling of homemade cleaning supplies. Whether someone is committed to green cleaning, wants a hard-working multi-purpose …

Cleaning

30 days to a smarter and better brain: How to rapidly improve how you think

Everyone wants a better, and smarter brain to process information faster and have better memory recall.<p>The most brilliant minds don’t have more brain …

The Brain

Procrastination: It's pretty much all in the mind

<b>To procrastinate or not: the answer may be down to differences in how our brains are wired, a study suggests.</b><p>It identified two areas of the brain that determine whether we are more likely to get on with a task or continually put it off.<p>Researchers used a survey and scans of 264 people's brains to …

Amygdala

Here's a Genius Trick for Replying to an Email That Makes You Furious

Master this now.<p>Have you ever gotten an email you loathed from the instant it appeared in your inbox? You know the type — a coworker’s excuse for …

TED Talks

33 Foods Men Over 40 Should Avoid Like the Plague

In your 20s, you could consume an entire pizza pie after a late night of partying and not gain a single ounce. And in your 30s, you were hitting the …

Nutrition

How To Spend Your Working Day Wisely And Actually Get Things Done

Time doesn’t discriminate.<p>The CEO of a Fortune 500 company with an overloaded schedule and a college graduate procrastinating about starting a business each get 168 hours per week to spend as they see fit.<p>Some people are able to accomplish a lot from Monday to Friday (or to Sunday if you count …

Time Management

Just 10 Minutes of This Activity Boosts Brainpower, Says New Yale Research

Do you need to complete 10,000 hours of practice or read for hours every day to get smarter? If you have the time, it certainly couldn't hurt. But if your schedule is a little cramped, new research suggests you can improve your cognitive function in just 10 minutes. All you need to do is sit down …

Meditation

How To Build Passive Income In Order To Retire Early

Anything passive first takes active energy. The best time to put in the effort is when you are young and not yet ravaged by disease or burdened by …

Retirement

See Chris Stapleton’s Moving Tribute to Aretha Franklin

“She is the greatest singer that ever lived,” Chris Stapleton said of Aretha Franklin onstage at the Forum in Los Angeles on Saturday night. …

A Financial Survival Guide for the Next Recession

Seeing my own mother struggle through the last recession made me want to be sure I'm prepared for the next one. So I talked to some money and career experts to find out how to recession-proof my life.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>Free US</i>.<p>Miami real estate agent Karen Hollihan remembers the …

The 13 Most Important Retirement Decisions You’ll Ever Make

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 15<p>Start now and you’ll be set for the rest of your life<p>Retirement itself is a very new idea. For most of …

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

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 forward?<p>If …

Creative Work

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.”<p>These are the infamous words of legendary NFL coach, Vincent Lombardi, considered by many to be one the …

Motivation

Blue light from phone screens accelerates blindness, study finds

Light from digital devices triggers creation of toxic molecule in the retina that can cause macular degeneration<p>Scientists say they have found how blue light from smartphones, laptops and other digital devices damages vision and can speed up blindness.<p>Research by the University of Toledo in the US …

Macular Degeneration

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

18 Things To Take Off Your Résumé And LinkedIn Profile Today To Succeed Tomorrow

During my 20-plus years of recruiting, I have reviewed roughly over 480,000 résumés and LinkedIn profiles. I’m not too handy with numbers (which is why I’m a recruiter rather than an accountant), but making an educated guess based on my meager math skills, I have searched—at the very least—50 …

Employment