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When We Talk About Suicide, We Need to Talk About Addiction

No one can say definitively why Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain died by suicide. But I can tell you why I tried to kill myself. Twice.<p><i>Trigger warning:</i> …

Mental Health

These 5 Mindful Habits Will Keep You From Burning Out

Say no, except to playing. Always say yes to play time.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are easily distracted. Smartphones, gossip, social media, substance abuse, endless email, mindless web browsing, too much TV, video games, unnecessary meetings, …

Business Strategy

33 cities around the world where healthcare is good, housing is affordable, and people have the best quality of life

Life is good Down Under.<p>A report shows that several of the world cities with the best quality of life are in Australia and New Zealand. Australia has the 7th and 8th best cities and New Zealand has the first and 12th cities for best quality of life, according to a new report by Deutsche Bank Market …

New Zealand

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

The 7 Most Important Life Lessons to Learn While You're Still Young

They'll put you on the path to happiness and success.<p><i>What did you learn too late in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>I wish I …

A Life Coach's Step-By-Step Guide To Quitting The Thing You Hate & Creating The Life Of Your Dreams

While January 1 may be a popular time to wipe the slate clean and start fresh, there's something about the blossoms of spring that evokes a sense of …

A Framework That Will Help You Tell Amazing Stories

There is a class of entertainment that is underrated, in spite of its external success: stories about telling stories. Hit shows like <i>How I Met Your</i> …

12 Poor Decisions You Are Probably Making Every Day

The wrong decision could put a damper in your productivity.<p><b>From email to social media to online dating, we make decisions every day without thinking about it.</b>• <b><br>But many of the choices you arrive at this way aren't so wise, like staring at a computer all day or refusing to let your partner's slightly</b> …

18 Ways for Digital Nomads to Make Money

All you need is a laptop, Wi-Fi and some wanderlust.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Real estate entrepreneur, writer and filmmaker Heidi Hough lives in a community of foreigners and natives in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Prior to Chiang Mai, she was in Vienna for a few …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

How to Get Control When You Have Social Anxiety

People with social anxiety tend to think too much, let their emotions rule their thoughts, and have difficulty managing stress in the moment. Use …

Mindfulness

How to live like a Local in Marrakesh

Lonely Planet Local Chris Griffiths has been photographing Morocco for more than four years and has now settled in Marrakesh, drawn in by the historic architecture mixed with an ever-changing creative scene. Navigating through the maze of the Medina, he's usually on the hunt for cheap eats, refuge …

How to live like a Local in Florence

When Lonely Planet Local Nardia Plumridge first laid eyes on Florence as a teenager, it was love at first sight. Today, the Renaissance capital’s classic cafes, quaint cobbled streets and hidden churches are her daily inspiration, and the city's fantastic cuisine and culture satisfy her craving for</i> …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

6 Simple Habits That Are Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

Very small changes can have a very big effect on your emotional outlook.<p>There's a lot to be said for being happy. It makes you better at your job, healthier, likelier to have good relationships, and can even extend your life. Plus, if you've tried being happy and unhappy, then you already know …

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you.<p>It'll depend a lot on …

Self-improvement

Improving Your Gut-Brain Connection Can Put an End to Fatigue and Anxiety

<i>Angie Spuzak, 43, suffered extreme fatigue and anxiety. When doctors chalked it all up to “getting older,” she took her health into her own hands and</i> …

Wellness

How Olympians train their brains to become mentally tough

We have witnessed some exceptional performances during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. For any athlete to deliver a gold medal performance, mental …

Self-improvement

4 ways to help get over career bitterness

When disappointments inevitably happen at work, we can make the mistake of letting that emotion fester into bitterness. Instead of processing our …

Self-help

How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish

by Joe BuntingI’m working on a new short story. However, it’s been a while, and I’m feeling out of practice, like I have to figure out how to write a …

Gut Health and Anxiety Go Hand in Hand—Here's What an MD Wants You to Know

Thanks to a growing movement that has revolutionized the way people discuss and understand mental illness, it's no secret that a large portion of the …

The Mantras That Helped Me Recover From Anxiety & Depression

Today I am happy, peaceful, and living my potential—but it wasn’t always this way.<p>Almost a decade ago, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. At …

Happiness

Save 5 Hours a Week by Thinking Like a Designer

Regain control of much of your week and free up hours of time with these 5 design-based strategies.<p>Do you find yourself wishing you had more time to focus on building your business? If so, you're not alone. One of the most common concerns among business owners is that there just aren't enough hours …

Want a healthy gut? Reach for the kimchi, sauerkraut, artichokes, coffee and chocolate. But watch out – one category of food will make your microbes wither<p>Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the …

Microbiology

9 Mental Tricks That Can Totally Help When You're Feeling Sad

Feeling sad about a situation is no fun, but the last thing you may want is for those negative feelings to stick around longer than you'd like them …

Mental Health

The Youth Elixir: A Dermatologist Shares the Most Effective Anti-Aging Creams

Of all the buzzy skincare trends we want to try, collagen creams are at once the most enticing and least clear. We know it's associated with …

Skin Care

15 Things You Can Do For Your Mental Health In 2018

Respect what you're feeling.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want, the Answer is Simple: Jump | Inc.com

I've never met anyone who wanted to make a change -- who wanted to do something different with their lives, either professionally or personally -- who felt they made that change too soon.<p>Everyone I know feels like they waited too long to make that jump. (Some of us never jump on our own; we have to …

Moneyball

Following the foodie trail in Fez, Morocco's culinary capital

Moroccan cuisine is a cultural melting pot, and Fassi flavours originated in the <i>funduqs</i> (ancient inns used by travelling merchants), where numerous nationalities crossed paths. The Berber influence is found in staples like couscous, Arabs brought dried fruit and spices, and the French left a cafe …