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If You Don't Cultivate This One Trait Your Health and Business Will Suffer

Emotional intelligence is not something somebody else was born with, it's a skill caring leaders work to develop.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's amazing that even in 2018, many of us find it increasingly difficult to connect with ourselves, others around us and the …

Emotional Intelligence

Brene Brown Says This Rare Workplace Practice Is the Birthplace of Creativity and Innovation

It's also the fastest way to build trust in an organization.<p>Best-selling author and researcher Dr. Bren Brown calls vulnerability "the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change."<p>Her now-historic and viral Ted Talk, <i>The Power of Vulnerability</i>, has long solidified the importance of vulnerability …

Leadership

How to Clear Your Mental Clutter in 10 Minutes or Less

You’ve done your spring cleaning to clear all the cobwebs from your living space, so why not do the same thing for your overworked brain? Unless you …

Self-improvement

This is what Americans will face as they grow older

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Four of Next Avenue’s 50 Influencers in Aging recently spoke to a standing-room-only …

Health Care

Warren Buffett Once Shared This Priceless Advice to Keep People From Making Dumb Mistakes

Without this virtue helping you navigate through life's many choices, you're going to eventually fail.<p>Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has sage-like wisdom. At 87 years young, we expect and look to the third-richest person on the planet to impart profound advice to us mere mortals.<p>No matter how …

Self-improvement

How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)

In 2015, I set a New Year’s resolution to achieve the goal of waking up at 5 a.m. daily from January through to December.<p>During the first week of …

Self-improvement

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

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 …

Time Management

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Yoga

Why Some Americans Are Risking It and Skipping Health Insurance

In tiny Marion, North Carolina, the Buchanans decided that $1,800 a month was too much to pay for health insurance, and are going without it for the …

Health Care

How to tame your wandering mind

Amishi Jha studies how we pay attention: the process by which our brain decides what's important out of the constant stream of information it …

Mindfulness

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have — and new research suggests intense workouts aren't the only option

To walk, or to run? That is often the question.<p>In other words, if you're looking to improve your health, is it better to commit to an occasional all-out sweat fest, or incorporate more walking and moving into your day?<p>A new study suggests there's an answer to this years-old conundrum: It doesn't …

Marathons

New dean for UM’s medical school is a Haitian immigrant success story

From immigrant beginnings, Dr. Henri Ford has reached rarefied heights in American medicine, graduating from Harvard Medical School, training as a …

Medicine

The Secret Reason Why Sex Is So Crucial in Relationships

We associate good relationships with sexuality, assuming quite naturally that happy couples seemingly have sex more often than their miserable …

Psychology

The simple trick to making veggies deliciously flavorful

Gaz Oakley worked in professional kitchens for years before giving up meat. “I went vegan overnight after watching a speech by an activist called …

Cooking

5 easy (really!) tantra techniques for a serious sexual energy boost

The word “tantra” can conjure some strange associations. When I first heard the word from a yoga instructor with a knowing smile about a decade ago, …

Middle Age

How your next meal could help fight depression and stress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you find that food deeply affects your mood? Science is beginning to back up such gut feelings.<p>The link between poor diet and mood disorders has been long known, but what has been less clear is the direction of causality. When we're depressed, we tend to reach for lower-quality comfort …

Nutrition

7 Leaders Reveal The Critical Skills They Use To Win

At a certain point in life, everyone around you is smart and capable. These skills below can help set you apart from the rest.<p>A Vice Chairman of a Wall Street bank once said to me that after you hit a certain level in your career, everyone around you is talented and smart. If those same people were …

Leadership

Some Reflections on Hiking, Then and Now

It has been more than 30 years since my introduction to the world of long-distance hiking. My first wide-eyed adventures on the Appalachian Trail as …

Appalachian Trail

5 Ways To Overhaul Your Diet

<b>Broad “be more healthy” goals set you up for failure. Swap them out for ones that are specific and achievable, and reap the running rewards all year</b> …

Nutrition

I didn’t just beat my best time running on a keto diet — I crushed it

Maybe that carbo-load is really full of bull.<p>I was pretty confident that a low-carb diet would help me to a fast finish at the United NYC Half …

Nutrition

Everything I Learned From Going Vegan For 2 Years And Why I Finally Quit

I used to be judgmental of vegetarians and vegans.<p>I had a friend back in middle school who was vegetarian and all I saw her eat was pasta and protein …

Vegan

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

Hearts Get 'Younger,' Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don't exercise, the underlying …

High Blood Pressure

Hospitals offer big bonuses, free housing and tuition to recruit nurses

Five-figure signing bonuses, free housing, college tuition for employees <i>and</i> their children.<p>Hospitals and other medical facilities are getting so desperate to recruit and retain nurses they're offering all sorts of pricey perks and incentives.<p>"These are some of the grandiose examples we've heard …

Time Warner

6 Common Pitfalls of a Plant-Based Diet

You've surely heard by now about the harmful effects of eating loads of animal products, and may be considering a plant-based diet for optimal …

Pending court ruling could be pivotal in health care fraud cases

Elderly people were the target, and wherever they might congregate, the company dispatched recruiters.<p>Workers rode along on Meals on Wheels …

State Obamacare Changes Could Hurt Medicaid Programs

Will states shortchange Medicaid to get spiraling individual health insurance premiums down?<p>That’s the fear some have as the Trump administration is …

Intermittent dietary restriction may boost physical endurance

At a Glance<p>Mice fed a standard diet but deprived of food every other day developed more efficient energy metabolism and improved running …

At least 78 dead in Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> At least 78 people have been confirmed dead and 353 are infected in an "unprecedented" outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.<p>A further 766 are suspected to be infected, and 3,126 contacts have been identified and are being …

Disease