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8 Bumps On Your Skin That You Should NEVER Try To Pop

No matter what you’ve seen on YouTube.<p>When you check your makeup in the mirror, only to spot a giant <i>you-have-no-idea-what</i> lump staring back at you, it’s absolutely tempting to go HAM on your face. But experts agree that when it comes to most skin bumps and blemishes, a hands-off approach is most …

Skin Care

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …

Emotional Intelligence

If You Want to Go Deeper in Your Relationship, Ask Him These 10 Questions

<i>Out of the hundreds of questions we ask our partner each week, what if one of them was, "How can I better support you in your life?" It's not easy entering into a deep conversation, even with the people we love most. Jordan Gray at YourTango explains how asking our partner just a few meaningful</i> …

15 Women Share The Surprising Ways Cancer Changed Their Lives For The Better

"I lived with a lot of anxiety and stress before I was diagnosed."<p>The "C" word is something no one wants to hear.<p>But these cancer survivors and previvors (those with a predisposition to cancer, but who haven't had the disease) made the most of their life-changing diagnoses.<p>For some, cancer was the …

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>9 min read<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the …

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

53 Travel Health Essentials the Pros Swear By

Here’s what to pack for a sound mind and body on the road.<p>2018 is shaping up to be a peak year for wellness tourism, and that’s reaching far beyond …

Self-improvement

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Cast-Iron Skillets: How to Season, Clean, and Cook with Them FOREVER

Everything you’ve ever wanted (and needed!) to know about cast-iron skillets—the toughest, most versatile pans in your kitchen.<p>The cast-iron skillet is, arguably, the most valuable pan in your kitchen. It can cook a whole roast chicken to perfection. Or hold cinnamon rolls slick with icing. It can …

Cast Iron Skillet

43 Secrets Happy Couples Swear By To Keep Their Relationships Strong

"We sleep naked."<p>There’s no equation for the perfect relationship. (Damn.) But there's certainly some proven research on the topic—and plenty of personal testimonies from happy couples willing to share what works for them. While you probably shouldn't try all of these at once (because that would be …

Northwestern University

'Ikigai': the Japanese lifestyle trend promising to find your life purpose

From yoga retreats and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading meditation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and pay cheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding contentment in cosiness with the pursuit of …

Happiness

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Motivation

31 Morning Journaling Prompts that Will Change the Way You Think

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How we choose to spend our mornings can be used to predict the</i> …

Productivity

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Guest Writer<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us …

Self-improvement

GOLDMAN SACHS: These 17 stocks offer the best bargains in the market right now

Big selloffs create big opportunities.<p>It's a tried and true tenet of the stock market, and one that's highly relevant to the situation currently unfolding in markets on the heels of recent turbulence. With all major US indexes fresh off 10% corrections, many single stocks are far more attractively …

Empowered Kids Have Parents Who Use These 3 Strategies

The principles are simple enough, but you can't quit, and you have to tell your reptilian brain to shut up.<p>By far the biggest irony of being a parent is that, while it's human nature to want to feel needed, if we're doing our job as a mother or father, we have to empower our kids, at least on a …

Parenting

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Is Albania Eastern Europe's answer to the Amalfi Coast?

“Albania!” my barrister friend exclaimed when Mrs Harding divulged our holiday destination. “What have you done wrong?”<p>The answer, in short, was that we were taking a punt on the word of a politician. In a political interview I did for this newspaper with Edi Rama, the country’s prime minister, …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

Best adventure vacations for 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Precious vacation shouldn't be squandered on revisiting the same old destinations and doing the same old things.<p>Instead, Instead, fill days off in 2018 with new, exciting travel experiences on one of these adventure vacations.<p>Here are 12 of the best for 2018:<p>Sailing for non-sailors in the …

National Parks

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

Self-improvement

Eastern Hokkaidō: adventures on the edge of Japan

Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaidō is best known for two things: winter sports and Sapporo beer. But the little-known eastern side of the island is a dream escape at any time of year for the adventurous visitor, whether you’re into beer or not.<p>In eastern Hokkaidō wildlife wonders abound (is …

National Parks

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things

See if you're forgetting to give your kids any of these (non-material) things.<p>Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave …

Parenting

Shopping for secrets: Paris' covered passages exposed

The <i>passages couverts</i> (covered arcades) of Paris are as beautiful as they are enigmatic. Tucked behind decorative archways, the historic shopping passages situated on the Right Bank exude a sense of city life before Baron Haussmann's wrecking ball brought in spacious boulevards.<p>Dating back to the …

France

7 Small Changes to Your Daily Routine That Can Improve Your Mood, Productivity and Health

You may already be doing some of these.<p><b>Small changes to your daily routine can make you a lot happier.</b>• <b><br>Those changes include journaling, practicing gratitude, and even ordering takeout dinner.</b>• <b><br>We collected a list of 10-minute tweaks you can make starting today, and why they're helpful.</b><p>Sometimes it's …

Happiness