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The 8-Step Process to Be True to Yourself

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Motivation

Oil price dips below $43 US on reports of growing crude stockpiles

Chinese industrial output weakens despite lingering low oil prices<p>Oil prices took another dive on Wednesday, moving below $43 US a barrel after …

The close: TSX falls as oil price slump hurts energy stocks

Canadian stocks fell a sixth day on Wednesday, the longest stretch since the summer rout, as weak industrial data from China and increased stockpiles in the U.S. sent commodities lower.<p>Signs of slowing industrial growth in the world's second- largest economy continue to weigh on resources from oil …

Markets

Dow dives 254, U.S. oil price around $42

Stocks tumbled Thursday as the Dow dropped 254 points and the S&P 500 fell back into the red for the year.<p>Investors reacted to another sharp drop in oil prices, comments from the European Central Bank that suggest more stimulus may be on the way and comments from several Federal Reserve officials …

Economy

U.S. oil prices struggle to break away from two-month low

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. crude oil prices held near more than two-month lows in early Thursday trading, after a sharp slide on concerns the market will take much longer than many anticipated to rebalance as supplies far outstrip demand.<p>Benchmark U.S. crude futures were at $43.15 a barrel at 0033 …

Oil

Oil price collapsing, could set new low

Oil prices are getting crushed and could retest August's lows as global oversupply shows few signs of abating soon.<p>"The realization of a mega-glut is …

Brazil

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These 4 factors determine how much you pay for gas

comments<p>As gas prices plummet, here's the anatomy of the price you pay at the …

Clean Technology

40 Easy DIYs That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Home

Going through a home renovation is actually the worst. Time to take matters into your own hands.

Best Bakery case witness makes serious allegations against ex DGP Sreekumar and Teesta Setalvad

A key witness in the 2002 Best Bakery case--Yasmin Sheikh--has sought investigation against former Gujarat DGP R B Sreekumar, alleging that he gave …

Corruption

7 Perfect Ways to Train Your Brain with the Help of Gadgets

The key to training your brain is to keep it active. Watching TV is not going to stimulate your brain enough in order to keep it active. Playing …

6 Ways to Stop Feeling Demotivated and Get The Work Done

We all feel it from time to time.<p>We feel demotivated. We know we have to do the work. We even know what to do, but we just aren’t doing it.<p>Heck, we …

9 Warning Signs Your Employee Is Quitting

No matter the state of the economy, employee turnover is always an issue for employers, especially those in small businesses. Research has shown that people who are contemplating a job change are more likely to share company secrets or do things to sabotage the organization's goals.<p>For this reason, …

Is Your Teen Stressed? 12 Ways to Help

Parent and peer pressure have always been heightened during teen years, however, the expectations placed on teens today seem higher than ever. And when those expectations can't be reached, teen stress builds.<p>Added to the pressure and need to be socially accepted by their peers, teens are expected …

Teens
Meditation

Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, as quoted by Scott Eblin, author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative“</i><p>Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. But feeling …

6 Mindful Ways to Calm Your Mind and Heal Your Heart

<b>“We do not heal the past by dwelling there; we heal the past by living fully in the present.” –Marianne Williamson</b><p>As the last moments of my thirties …

Positive Thinking

Harvard professor sorry for fighting over $4

<i>Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect Ben Edelman's apology.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Harvard Business School associate professor Ben Edelman was in the running this week for "Most Disliked Guy on the Internet" -- and all because of $4.<p>After accusing a restaurant of overcharging him, Edelman began …

4 Key Attributes Necessary for Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We all have hopes and dreams, but sadly, not all of us reach them in our lifetimes.<p>We all deserve to reach our goals, but this isn’t going to happen …

Are You A Horrible Boss | Work Motivation

They say that nobody leaves a job; they leave a boss. The way an employee is managed on a daily basis has a huge impact on the way they work, the …

Leadership

Best (and free) Android apps from November

Another month, and we have another list of some awesome Android apps. November was the month when Google rolled out Android Lollipop. While the new …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

Ada Lovelace

How to Stop Being Late to Everything

Four steps to punctuality.<p>Always running late? Have hope! Your constant lateness doesn't have to ruin your life, or more importantly, the lives of your loved ones. For our August issue, writer Sarah Elizabeth Richards examines the root of her tardiness problem in her article "Blame It On: …

Learn to live with it: Becoming stress-free

<b>(CNN) —</b> People the world over believe that stress comes from external sources.<p>One complains of a nagging wife or hysterical husband. Another finds fault with the demands of work or the exploitation of management. Someone else grumbles at summer being too hot or winter being too cold.<p>Everyone thus …

The Surprising Thing You Should Learn to Raise Your IQ

Did you know there’s one ability you can learn to improve several skills in one go. Language learning, analysis, listening, memory, vocabulary—all …

The 2 Most Important Steps to Banish Negative Thoughts for Good | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever gotten all excited about starting something new just to want to chuck it later?<p>When I wanted to paint a couple rooms in my house it …

Self-help

Develop a Habit, Create a Lifestyle | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I was completely gassed. I hadn’t worked out in about two weeks, and decided it was time to get back at it. Half a mile into my run, I could …