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7 Truths About LinkedIn Everybody Needs to Know

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

9 Tips for Turning Your Invention Into a Business

<b>Question:</b> I invented something that I think has potential to become a business. What is one thing I should NOT forget to do next?<p>Get Real</i> …

How to Be Healthier

10 Things You Know You Should Do Every Day, But Don’t<p>Master the basic habits that make you healthy and happy<p>By The Editors of Men's Health, Photography By Thinkstock<p>You know you need sleep to function well. So why is it still so damn hard to shut off Fallon at midnight and get your butt to bed?<p>We …

Even the Editor of Facebook's Mood Study Thought It Was Creepy

"It's ethically okay from the regulations perspective, but ethics are kind of social decisions."<p><i>Updated, Sunday, 6/29, 9:54 p.m. Eastern.</i><p>Catching a glimpse of the puppet masters who play with the data trails we leave online is always disorienting. And yet there's something new-level creepy about a …

Bearded dragons seen as salmonella source

NEW YORK (AP) — Bearded dragons have joined the list of pets that can give you salmonella poisoning.<p>In the last two years, 132 people in 31 states …

Angie Kassabie, Ph.D.: Imagine the Cleansing Power of Water

<b>By Angie Kassabie, Ph.D.</b><p>Water is one of the most organic and natural substances on the planet and is essential to good health, yet rarely do we think about how it can cleanse, heal, and transform our lives.<p>Just like water washes away dirt and impurities on the outside of our bodies, it also washes …

Eating More Vegetables Can Almost Halve Your Risk of Dying

We’ve all been told to eat our vegetables, and even if we don’t like it, we know they’re good for us. But a new study shows just how good for our …

The Brain-Saving Vitamin You’re Missing

Fend Off a Muddled Mind<p>The easiest way to protect yourself against Alzheimer's<p>Things are looking even brighter for the sunshine vitamin. Maintaining healthy levels of vitamin D could protect against brain damage and Alzheimer’s disease as you age, according to University of Kentucky researchers. …

Men's Health Live: Banish Bad Thoughts

Banish Bad Thoughts in 5 Minutes<p>This simple exercise will help you see the bright side<p>Change your attitude to change your health. On this week’s episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, Jeffrey Huffman, M.D., director of cardiac psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, explains how having a positive …

6 Of The Best Pieces of Advice From Successful Writers

I've been reading some advice from successful writers lately and exploring what their routines are like to see what I can learn about them.<p>Here are six of the most common pieces of advice I came across that have helped me a lot improving my writing here at Buffer.<p>It also features actionable tips …

4 Benefits of Writing By Hand for National Handwriting Day

<b>By Chris Gayomali</b><p>Today is National Handwriting Day! Although we don't write like we used to, here are four ways handwriting is still helpful.<p>1. It's …

University of Washington

Edna Lewis & Scott Peacock's Shrimp Grits Recipe on Food52

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Improve Your Life: 10 Things You Should Do Every Day

<b>10 things that scientific research shows can help improve your life.</b><p><b>1) Get out in nature</b><p>You probably seriously underestimate how important this is. …

Public Speaking Tips: How to Capture and Hold People's Attention | Inc.com

In my mind, there are two kinds of attention: neck down, and neck up. Neck-up attention is when the listener has to make an effort to pay attention. Neck-down attention is when the listener is riveted to the speaker: she can't help but pay attention.<p>Please note that, in our language of English, …

Public Speaking

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Healthy Eating

How to Make Yourself Do Something When You Just Don't Want To

There's that project you've left on the back burner -- the one with the deadline that's growing uncomfortably near. And there's the client whose phone call you really should return -- the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren't you going to try to go to the …

The Miracle Drug That Treats Anything

So how has he stumbled upon a miracle drug? It’s pretty simple; he maximizes his dose of that drug every single day: exercise.<p>Before you think that this is a trick answer to a bogus claim, consider: He’s not the only doctor to extol the medical miracles of exercise. The American College of Sports …

3 Ways to Outsmart Father Time—Starting Now!

Staying sharp as you age is as simple as 1-2-3<p>Old brains <i>do</i> learn new tricks. Trying different things, working out, and making social connections can alter neural structures even when you’re older, improving your memory and health as a result, according to research presented at the American …

U.S. government seeks to cut Medicare payments to insurers | Reuters

(Reuters) - The U.S. government on Friday proposed a cut in payments to private health insurers for 2015 Medicare Advantage plans, a move Republican lawmakers said would hurt benefits for the elderly and disabled.<p>A pharmacy employee looks for medication as she works to fill a prescription while …

Don't Run Out of Cash: 3 Growth-Company Case Studies | Inc.com

For an entrepreneur, there is nothing worse than a cash-flow squeeze. Actually, there is one thing: a cash squeeze that occurs while you think business is booming. Yet it happens all the time, one of the many financial mysteries business owners need to solve. In the following pages, you'll meet …

Small Business

Rewire Your Brain for Positive Thinking

I have a challenge for you. From today, from this minute, for the next seven days, you are to think only kind or positive thoughts.<p>The end of last year, I was on a two-weeks QI Gong retreat in New Zealand with a wonderful teacher Yuan Tze from the Yuan Tze Center. I do this annually, because during …

Dare to Be 100:Use It or Lose It

These five tiny monosyllables, 13 letters, might seem inconsequential at first. But reflection indicates that their intent conveys profound cosmic significance. At their root, they represent how an organism, any organism, you and me, relate to the environment, and vice versa.<p>I have grappled this …

New 15-Minute At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's, Goes Viral

According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, a 15-minute at-home test may be able to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and cognitive decline.<p>Titled the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination test, or SAGE, and …

It Takes a Child's Mindset to Discover Your Business's Purpose | Inc.com

In the bestselling book <i>It's Not What You Sell, It's What You Stand For</i>, author Roy Spence makes the case that all extraordinary businesses are driven by purpose.<p>Spence has tested that theory by helping companies like Walmart, BMW and Southwest Airlines excel in their industries--by obsessively …

Business Strategy

10 Ways to Evolve and Be a Better Person

<b>"What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization." -- Abraham Maslow</b><p><b>Practice gratitude.</b> Look at the good parts. One of my clients broke his neck in a car accident and sustained other serious injuries. Session after session, he expressed gratitude that his life was spared and …