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10 Ways Successful People Transform Themselves From Good to Great

There's always room for improvement.<p>No matter who you are, there's always room for improvement. And there always will be.<p>Because when you hit pause in your busy life and reflect on your emotional wellbeing, small parts of your life in which you are not fulfilling your true potential bubble and rise …

9 Simple Ways to Become a Better Person in 2018

• POPSUGAR<br>• Living<br>• Self Improvement<p>Ways to Become a Better Person in the New Year<p>9 Simple Ways to Become a Better Person in 2018<p>Shares<p>Even if you don't …

Self-help

Cream of Chicken and Rice Florentine Recipe

From: Diabetic Living Magazine<p>This easy one-pot comfort-food dinner is made with fresh and healthy ingredients.<p>By: Diabetic Living …

Recipes

10 Survival Skills that Our Great Grandparents Knew (That Most of Us Have Forgotten)

When you look at the technology boom of the last century, you could say that we’ve come a long way. We’ve eradicated diseases, made international …

Gardening

To Be An Effective Leader Keep A Leadership Journal

Teddy Roosevelt did it. Harry Truman did it. Want to be an outstanding leader? Keep a leadership journal. As part of my executive coaching work, one of the most effective tools I recommend that powers up the coaching process is a leadership journal. The exercise of leadership is not unlike a sport …

Mindfulness

100+ Essential Books Every Man Should Read

Amazon is offering $5 off on print book purchases of $15 or more until 11:59 pm December 14, 2017. Use the promo code <b>BOOKGIFT17</b> at checkout to …

Literature

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

The Self-Reliance Manifesto: More Than 300 Resources to Guide You on the Path to Radical Freedom

Self-Reliance. It’s a revolutionary word these days and I thought it deserved a manifesto.<b>Manifesto</b>: <i>noun</i> man·i·fes·to \ˌma-nə-ˈfes-(ˌ)tō\A …

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

Outside of the South, not too many people know about Black Mountain and everyone who does know about it would like to keep it a secret. This town of …

Hiking

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Self-improvement

10 Chrome extensions that can save you hundreds of dollars

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11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy schedule, we have a third option for you.<p>To get smarter about investing and psyched about managing money, start by bookmarking these 11 sites:

Personal Finance

10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

30 (Really Quick) Time-Management Tips

Time is of the essence. Use these tips to manage it.<p>I know you are pressed for time. I believe the best time management involves stress management. But then again, these tips can still help you be more productive with the hours you <i>do</i> have to work. They come from the company Toggl, maker of (of …

Time Management

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Where others see impenetrable barriers, successful people see challenges to embrace and obstacles to tackle.<p>It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face …

Self-improvement

The Mindfulness of Jason Bourne

I’m an avid reader of The Art of Manliness. One of their recent blogs spoke of mindfulness, which is an important and crucial lesson in zen teaching. …

26 steps to self sufficiency

People that are trying to live a simpler lifestyle sometimes struggle with where to begin. Here are 26 steps to self sufficiency that anyone can do …

Gardening

Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

In the past few years, Balazs and I have been making a conscious effort to lead more of a minimalist life, so when last night he sent me this …

Dirty Secrets: 10 Ways to Improve Garden Soil

I’m a soil scientist and a former faculty instructor for Oregon State University’s Extension program, where I’ve taught and consulted with farmers …

Gardening

Hacking the Brain

How we might make ourselves smarter in the future<p>The perfectibility of the human mind is a theme that has captured our imagination for centuries—the notion that, with the right tools, the right approach, the right attitude, we might become better, smarter versions of ourselves. We cling to myths …

The Brain

U of I is letting you take all its MBA courses online—for free

(Bloomberg) — Business-minded adults looking to squeeze in MBA classes will soon be able to skip the testing, paperwork, and interviews that entrance …

coffee and grace

1: Talk about the first time you watched your favorite movie.<p>2: Talk about your first kiss.<p>3: Talk about the person you've had the most intense …

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

Personal Finance

How to Keep Your Brain Young

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Are forgetfulness and "senior moments" inevitable parts of aging? Many medical professionals (including the doctor in CNN's news brief …

What Research Tells Us About Making Accurate Predictions

“Prediction is very difficult,” the old chestnut goes, “especially about the future.” And for years, social science agreed. Numerous studies detailed the forecasting failures of even so-called experts. Predicting the future is just too hard, the thinking went; HBR even published an article about …

Secrets of the teenage brain

Why are teenagers such moody, lazy, selfish nightmares? We gave readers the chance to ask Frances E Jensen, author of a new book on the adolescent mind, how to deal with these hormonal time bombs<p>Several years ago Frances E Jensen’s 16-year-old son wrote off a car. A few years earlier, her other son …

10 Books That'll Make You a Better Man

Learn major life advice from novels you tossed aside in college<p>The mere thought of the syllabus from your Intro to American Literature class might make you shudder. But college was a long time ago—and chances are, your tastes and habits have changed considerably since then. For starters, it’s cool …

40 DIY Tricks To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible

48 Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself

We've published 100 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself, courtesy of Dr. Susan Weinschenk, a behavioral scientist.<p>Now we're highlighting our favorites from the list.<p><i>All of these posts were republished with permission from Dr. Weinschenk's blog, The W Blog. Check it out</i> …

UX Design