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11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

Books

If You Think Horror Movies Are Scary, Wait Until You Read These Novels

If you've ever wondered whether or not your love of horror movies and scary stories is creepy, this should give you some peace of mind: There's …

If You're Always Bloated, Check If You're Eating Any of These Foods

If frequent bloating makes you feel like a transformer (but not in like the cool way from the movies), then it's time to take a peek at your diet. What are you eating? While there are several causes of bloating (and some have nothing to do with food!), the most common culprits are, in fact, …

Nutrition

Understanding these three principles will help you develop true intrinsic motivation

What motivates us? Fear and punishment? Or money, fame, and power?<p>One train of thought, called self-determination theory, starts from the idea that all humans have the natural—or intrinsic—tendency to behave in effective and healthful ways.<p>Central to self-determination theory, or SDT, is the …

Psychology

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Self-help

How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board So You Can Use It Forever

Get your mineral oil ready. A wooden cutting board could potentially last your whole life.<p>“Whoever invented the glass or ceramic cutting board, I’d, uh, like to have have a little <i>conversation</i> with them,” <b>Brad Leone</b> said, fuming. Leone, our test kitchen manager, is all about the <i>wooden</i> cutting board. …

Woodworking

13 Minutes. 9 Stretching Exercises. One Routine That'll Make You Feel Like a New Person

We're all guilty of skipping out on the stretch at the end of a workout (sorry g2g!), but stretching can decrease recovery time, reduce your risk of …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy …

Emotional Intelligence

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

10 Ways To Stay Productive (and Avoid Your Afternoon Slump)

Change your approach to productivity and let the results speak for themselves.<p>By the time 3:00 p.m. hits, my body starts telling me that it's time to check out. Despite my high motivation and earnest desire to achieve my goals, simple biology causes my energy levels to plummet, negatively impacting …

Time Management

17 Bad Habits You Need to Kill in 2017 to Be More Successful

Finally take control of your destiny by deleting the negative habits that have been dragging you down.<p>Many of you will resolve to start a new positive habit in 2017. Adding good habits can be fun, but unfortunately (most of the time), they don't work. Approximately 38 percent of Americans will make …

Self-help

Running Out of Time Every Day? Here's What You're Doing Wrong.

You're probably guilty of at least one of these seven time-sucking productivity sins.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the Western world, we’re obsessed with time. We schedule meetings to start at precise times, we rush to get things done as fast as possible …

Time Management

How to Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them

We often hear tips and tricks for helping us to “control” our emotions, but that’s the wrong idea: strong emotions aren’t bad, and they don’t need to be pushed down or controlled; they are, in fact, data. Our emotions evolved as a signaling system, a way to help us communicate with each other and …

Self-help

How To Escape The Procrastination Doom Loop

When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. You know, the type who can sit on the ground in a subway station with their laptop and still manage to get more done in an hour than you would in a day …

Procrastination

6 Fitness Rules to Follow If You're Trying to Lose Weight

Losing weight is a process. It takes time, hard work, and yes, some sacrifices. You have to train consistently, maintain a balanced diet (and ultimately eat fewer calories), and make healthy lifestyle changes including getting enough sleep and reducing stress in your life. When you commit to losing …

Fitness

Are You Lacking Focus? This Easy Week-Long Ritual Can Help

This short exercise helps clear the mental underbrush. And the biggest skeptics need it the most!<p>You know the benefits of meditation. But still, you don't do it. Hmmm.<p>Maybe it's time to consider an alternate approach. Not an alterna-<i>tive</i>--I have no doubt that meditation is everything you've heard. …

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18 Ways To Stay Motivated To Exercise And Lose Weight

By Jason Fitzgerald,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1ISDNvb<p>Exercise doesn’t always go as planned. There will be days (and maybe even weeks) when you …

How To Be A Better Person Every Day

OMG.When I think about the mistakes I’ve made, the unkind words I’ve spoken, the opportunities I’ve let slip by, the unhealthy mindsets I’ve fostered …

Easy to swallow: The simple remedy that has replaced my blood pressure pills

It hasn't been easy, but I have stepped up my exercise and gone back to meditation and yoga: techniques I had done regularly in the past.<p>I am a believer in the importance of sleep, yoga and meditation, but I can't remember how or when I got off track.<p>It's weird how these things happen to us yet we …

5 Time Management Personality Types: Which Are You?

For better or worse, how we spend or misspend our time is our own choice. While you might already <i>know</i> that you procrastinate, or that you're always late, or that you're a little flaky, you might not recognize how much of that behavior is rooted in your own unique and possibly dysfunctional …

8 Foods That Boost Your Immune System

If you’re looking for an immune system boost, the right vitamins and minerals can help. Although diet gets little attention in conventional media …

10 Incredible Benefits of Bananas for Your Health and Beauty

You might snack on bananas for breakfast or on your way to a meeting because you know that they’re good for you. But bananas have loads more to offer …

Behold, Hypnotic Sand Paintings That Will Turn Your Brain Into Goo

Are you stressed? Bored? Exhausted? Misunderstood?<p>We highly recommend taking a brief moment to recharge, watching as this talented sand artist unfolds colorful, mind-bending shapes and forms before your eyes. Pretty hypnotic, no?<p>The captivating process is the work of Joe Mangrum, an artist who was …

Brilliant and Brainy Books to Take to the Beach This Summer

Summer is a time of familiar comforts: the scent of sunscreen and the feeling of sand between toes, the taste of Bomb Pops and the sight of long, …

Books

10 Action Steps To Help Restore Your Energy

How many times have we kicked ourselves after making a decision that drained our energy?<p>These include overeating, skipping the gym, watching too much …

How to Exponentially Improve Your Performance

But thanks to the (newly discovered) plasticity of our brains, we can raise that bar higher than ever—and consistently reach it. How? By pushing …

The Most Honest 15 Minutes Of Obama’s Presidency

Addressing Baltimore’s systemic poverty and lack of opportunity, Obama suddenly was the president we’ve needed all along.<p>Suddenly, President Obama …

The worst foods to eat when you're sick, and the best ones

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms …

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21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t …

Self-improvement