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The 10 Traits of Mentally Tough People

And four things they do to make themselves even tougher.<p><i>"How do I become mentally strong?" 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 Dean Yeong, entrepreneur and writer on DeanYeong.com, on</b> …

I Talked To A Financial Psychologist To Get Through My $$$ Hang-Ups

I’ve written about personal finance for the past decade. I can talk about the pitfalls of credit cards, savvy ways to save money, and how to …

6 apps for people who are easily distracted at work (a.k.a., everyone)

How often do you feel distracted at work? All the time, right? I bet those distractions keep you from getting a lot of stuff accomplished on a …

Set Aside a "Maintenance Day" for Your Less Important Tasks

Most of us have things we have to do every week that are necessary but don’t have a great impact on your professional or personal progress. Fast …

These tips are the combination of years of blood, sweat and tears. Follow them to the letter, and I promise that you will feel an enormous amount of momentum backing you up on a day to day basis, the likes of which you have never felt before. I’m not a guru & I don’t mean […]

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Motivation

A Happiness Experiment: Can You Make Every Day Feel Like Saturday?

We’re happiest on Saturdays at 7:26pm—at least that’s what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26pm seems strange, there have been …

7 Simple Ways to Make the Workplace More Positive

Save the drama for your mama. Stay upbeat & energized all day long!<p>One of our most important resources for our productivity and happiness is our own energy. Clearly, people recognize how important high energy is to productive daily living. The energy drink market reached $10 billion in 2015.<p>Aside …

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here’s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the …

Apply These Five Concepts to Become More Successful at Anything

Whether you're an entrepreneur or in pursuit of more balance in your personal life, the road to success is not easy. It's a lot of work, very stressful and at times brings on emotional pain. That's the bad news. The good news is, every bump in the road leads to an eventual win when you crush it; …

Self-improvement

7 Reasons Being Likable Will Ensure Success (They're Not What You Think)

It ain't looks. It ain't education. It's not even superior knowledge or talent. Put simply... It's likability. And it is simple (when we think about it). In the long term, likable people win out over all others. They are more fun to work with, inspire loyalty amongst their peers and are "lighter to …

Selling

Why You Should Think Less About Sales and More About the Customer Experience

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the actor Alec Baldwin's real estate salesman advised in that classic scene from <i>Glengarry Glen Ross</i><i>:</i> “<i>Always</i> be closing.” "ABC" is now a popular saying in sales circles, and sales representatives who can bring in new business are …

Customer Experience

6 Powerful Lessons on Failing for Success

How much you can learn when you fail determines how far you will go in creating success.<p>Failure is part of life, debacles are part of living and disasters are most certainly part of business. It comes with the territory. No one has ever become wildly successful who has not been through some major …

Motivation

The Lazy Girl's Guide To Cleaning Your House

Your mother-in-law just called--she thought she'd surprise you with an unscheduled visit to catch up. How nice. You accept (as if you could say no), then panic because your house is a mess and you're supremely lazy about cleaning.<p>But fear not! Just crank up the Beyoncé and try these eight</b> …

Cleaning

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

Motivation

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

Laura Wright’s Raw “Pad Thai” Salad

These days, it seems like every third person is eliminating some evil inflammatory agent from their diet to address various physical concerns. Laura …

Here's A Make-Ahead Meal Plan That Anyone Can Cook

This four-person meal plan comes with a grocery list, step-by-step instructions, and zero weeknight hassle.<p>If you plan ahead and do a little cooking on Sunday, it's completely possible to have dinner on the table every night in under 15 minutes. We created a complete grocery list and meal plan that …

Overnight Beauty Products That Aren't Annoying To Sleep In

After a night of tossing and turning, you're not likely to post an #iwokeuplikethis selfie right off the bat. (And let's be honest, if selfies are …

Here's What Healthy People Actually Eat All The Time

For when you're trying to eat healthy but you also have zero idea what to make and don't want to be sad.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

7 Productivity Hacks I Couldn't Live Without

<i>I've spent a lot of time as an entrepreneur, but these seven hacks are some of the best tricks I've found.</i><p>As an entrepreneur, productivity is absolutely indispensable. You have so many tasks, so many responsibilities, and so many people pulling you in different directions that a dip in …

Time Management

At New York Fashion Week, a Zest for Appropriation

Fighting the age of appropriation is pointless, but what we need is a better sense of history and more freedom of thought, says Angelo</b> …

Fashion Week

52 New Reasons to Love Sephora

Get ready to blow your entire fall beauty shopping budget— Sephora just added more than 50 new brands—and you're going to want them <i>all</i>. You'll find insider must-haves, backstage...

Beauty

Beauty Overhaul: The Proper Way To Switch Up Your Skin Regimen For Fall

As cool weather approaches and it becomes enjoyable to walk to work again, you should consider tweaking your skincare regimen.<p>While summer skincare …

Gen X is sleeping through its retirement wake-up call

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>In spite of a warnin’ voice that comes in the night<br>And repeats, repeats in my ear:<br>Don’t …

5 Mistakes That Will Cause Your Pursuit of Happiness to Backfire

There are a lot of advantages to being a happy person. Studies consistently show happy people enjoy benefits ranging from better relationships and improved health to enhanced creativity and better problem-solving skills.<p>It seems as though people are trying harder than ever to be happy these days. …

Happiness

1 Surprising Strategy to Make the Morning the Most Productive Part of Your Day

Consistency is critical to making every day more productive.<p>It's nearly impossible to recover from a bad morning, or so they say. And for me, things don't even have to go all that wrong to throw my finely tuned "get-ready machine" all out of whack. For most of us--and especially for those with the …

12 Money Hacks You Must Learn Now Or Regret It In 20 Years

Not too long ago, you believed that making money with a blog was impossible. But after seeing dozens of income reports from other bloggers, you …

Motivation

How to become a master of your time

When you’re managing your time well, important work gets done ahead of schedule, your teammates feel like they can rely on you, and you can feel good …

How to Use a Simple Pocket Notebook to Improve Your Life

It’s really hard to believe, but I have to say that one of the most—and possibly <i>the</i> most—profound changes I’ve made in my life over the last several …

Get a Perfect Start to Your Day by Creating a "Wake Up Happier" Spot

Your mornings don’t have to be disastrous, stress-filled affairs. You can create a “wake up happier” spot in your home to make mornings as calm or as …

Real Estate