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How Scheduling Just 15 Minutes of “Personal Growth Time” Into Your Calendar Can Change Your Life

Successful people don’t grow by accident, they grow by design.<p>When you schedule personal development time on purpose, you are making time to design the life you want.<p>You are essentially who you create yourself to be.<p>Once you embrace the “growth” habit, you will improve your way of life.<p>You will …

The Best Habit Tracking App for iPhone

Tracking your habits is a great way to keep an eye on your progress for a variety of self-improvement goals, and you have an insane number of apps …

How To Use Mindfulness To Create A Healthier Mindset For 2017

Just as the body is influenced by what you eat, your mind is also influenced by your thoughts, your mindset and your life experiences. With mindfulness, you can train your mind to be in the present moment and spend less time preoccupied with unhelpful, unproductive thoughts. Recognizing that I am …

Mindfulness

The 19 global cities with the best economic potential

The index is compiled using a range of factors, including the projected growth of the economy, projected disposable incomes over the next decade, and the size of the working population.<p>While North American cities continue to dominate the list — taking nine of the top 19 places — is China's growing …

22 Cheap Christmas Gift Ideas from Personal Finance Experts

Some are fun, others are practical.<p>Consumers are expected to spend nearly $600 on holiday gifts this year, according to the National Retail …

Pinterest Predicts the Top 100 Trends in 2017: Fashion, Beauty, Home and More

Pinterest—the holy grail of everything pretty and yummy—has released its Top 100 board of trend predictions across life and style categories for 2017. These trends are selected based on popular pins, picks from influential pinners, and ideas that have been hand-selected by Pinterest employees, and …

Sorry, Not Sorry: 5 Reasons Why You Should Not Regret Life Decisions (and How to Achieve it)

Do you often find yourself having regrets about things you did or didn’t do? Do you often wonder what could have happened if you had done something …

7 Things You Need to Give Up to Be More Stylish

Knowing what to do to be more stylish can be a bit elusive. Sometimes you just need to hear tangible advice that can help you reach your full style …

Clothing

The Best Colors to Wear If You Want to Look Younger

While being comfortable in one's own skin (and wardrobe) is numero uno, it's safe to say that one thing that no one wants to wear is something that …

Clothing

How To Wake Up More Beautiful Every Morning

Each new day is an opportunity to manifest your dreams and be the best version of yourself—whatever that means to you—whether it's being more …

Use the Winter Break to Renew Your Spirits and Sense of Purpose

Commit to Intensive Recharging<p>My first day of vacation has strict rules. After removing all electronic devices with screens, I lock myself in the …

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

TED Talks

The First Game of Thrones Season 7 Sneak Peek Has Arrived

Sunday nights have been dark and full of terrors ever since <i>Game of Thrones</i>' sixth season ended—both because we're having Westeros withdrawals <i>and</i> because HBO's eerie new series <i>Westworld</i> has filled <i>GoT</i>'s usual slot. But during Sunday night's <i>Westworld</i> episode, we received our first official sign that …

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How to Build a Flawless Work Wardrobe and Change Your Life

Waking up and dressing for work every single day is no easy feat. Sometimes, coming up with even <i>one</i> solid outfit a week can feel overwhelming, let …

Clothing

4 Go-To Looks that Define Kate Middleton's Royal Style

Global Etiquette Rules: Why You Should Take Your Shoes Off in Japan

How to practice good manners around the world.<p>If you’re a guest in a new country, it can be tricky to know how to navigate a dinner party—let alone everyday interactions—without a little help. Should you take off your shoes at the door, or dress to the nines? Is it three cheek kisses, or two? Shake …

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

How the most productive people power through their to-do lists

There's plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don't want to …

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How To Reshape Your Brain and Improve Your Life in Just 5 Minutes a Day

<b>Everyone from Google to the NFL is using this practice, and you should too.</b><p><i>How do you typically start your morning?</i><p>For many of us, starting off on "the right side of the bed" involves almost immediately checking a smartphone or email, and then diving headfirst into a day of hyper-connectedness and …

No One's Wearing Their T-Shirt Like This Anymore

<i>Welcome to our</i> Ask an Editor <i>series, where each month, I’ll answer questions submitted by our lovely readers. So how does it work? At the end of this</i> …

Clothing

10 Free Apps That Can Help You Make Extra Money

"I wish it weren't so easy to rake in extra cash," said no one ever. Whether you've got a full-time job or not, making extra money is always a good …

11 Ways to Make Your Life More Hygge

Have you heard of it? It's the next big thing in mental health.<p>Although there is no literal translation, hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) alludes to a …

Hygge

Top 10 Secret Features in iOS 10

iOS 10 is packed full of new features, but the best ones are often hidden under the hood. Here are some of our favorite lesser-known new features, …

Top 10

How to Create a Career From Anywhere in the World

One woman quit her $100,000 job with nothing but a strong desire to travel. Now she earns six figures—a month.<p>When it became natural to spend every morning crying on my way into the office, I knew it was time for a change.<p>It was 2010 and I had finally hit rock bottom.<p>Externally, though, my life …

Entrepreneurship

An expert reveals the secret to why Denmark is the happiest country in the world

And there is good reason to listen to him — he has become a leading expert on the matter since he founded The Happiness Research Institute of Copenhagen, a think tank which explores global trends of life satisfaction.<p>Appropriately enough, Wiking hails from Denmark, the happiest country in the …

How to shop the Duchess of Cambridge's wardrobe

If You Only Buy One Makeup Product This Fall, Make It This One

Every time a beauty brand unleashes a new batch of supposed multiple-use products, I can’t help but sing “Quit Playing Games With My Heart.” Can you blame me? There are so many new beauty products, many of which are grandstanding in the store shelves claiming to be your go-to for eyes, lips and …

Makeup