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Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

50 Ideas to Help You Design Your Perfect Morning Routine

The best morning routine is the one that's perfectly tailored to you.<p>The internet is chock-full of morning routine ideas, as well as examples of how the great and good organize their mornings. But the truth is no one can tell you what constitutes the perfect morning routine for you but you.<p>That's …

Productivity

10 things I learned about life from asking myself a single question

We're often told to live everyday like it's our last. I think that's bad advice.<p>Most of us still have a long way to go, and a good way to make it miserable is through shortsightedness. That said, I do think we can build on the idea.<p>When I'm unsure about how to move forward, I like to ask myself a …

Self-improvement

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

10 things you can do this morning to heal your anxiety

If you are anything like I used to be, you probably put mornings right up there with death on the scale of things you most dread. I used to wake up …

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

How to Conquer Mondays With Success–Each And Every Time

Most people dread Mondays. But if you get this down, you can conquer them each and every single week.<p>When it comes to Monday, many of us dread going back to work. The weekend is full of fun and relaxation, but when Monday hits, you're back to the grind. Work from the past week begins to pile up on …

The Best and Worst Projects for Increasing Your Home's Return on Investment

If you’re a homeowner, you’re probably always thinking of ways you can increase your home’s resale value. Here are the best additions you can make to …

How Being Non-Confrontational Has Held Me Back in Life

Growing up, I got high marks for my mild manner and good behavior. I was the “good kid” who never caused trouble or made a fuss. This has carried …

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

Small, simple changes can lead to major results.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight is a journey composed of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by …

4 Salads That Will Make You Crave Kale

Be prepared to fall in love with these salads, even if you're not a kale person.<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan and a lemony Dijon dressing -- this salad tastes like a healthful, crunchy …

Healthy Eating

How To Figure Out Your Most Productive Time Of Day

When your days already feel jam-packed, how can you afford to experiment with productivity? Get to the bottom of time-wasting habits.<p>It’s classic productivity advice: Match your most important work to your most productive hours. If you do that, you’ll get a lot more done.<p>But this advice assumes you …

Why you should never eat a bacon sandwich: what you can - and can't - eat

So what can we safely eat these days? And what had we better avoid? Here, the experts give their "definitive" verdict...<p><b>Butter</b><p><b>What the line has been:</b> …

Top 10 Home Improvement Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

It doesn't matter if you've bought a newly built home, a condo in a maintained community, or a fixer-upper—owning your own place brings out the home …

9 Questions That'll Help You Find Your Dream Career

You’ve had another rough day at work.<p>And as you’re talking about your lackluster job or about feeling lost in your career path, a well-meaning friend or relative responds with, “Well, what <i>do</i> you want to do?”<p><i>Silence.</i> If only it were that easy, right?<p><b>RELATED:</b> <i>How to Start Doing What You …

Popular on Forbes: A roundup of the 20 things 20-somethings don't get about work, including "time is not a limitless commodity" and "people matter more than perks." Is there anything you'd add to this list? http://bit.ly/18KXrpa

Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early

If you want to do your best work, distraction is your enemy. So wake before it rises.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>I am not a successful entrepreneur. I do not know the secret to life. I know that I love what I do …

The 10 Most Important Questions To Ask Before A Job Interview

"I think the biggest mistake people make [in interviews] is not preparing enough--thinking they can "wing it"--or assuming that they're already on track for a hire," says Monster.com's Charles Purdy. Here, 10 questions from employment and recruitment experts to guide your preparation for your next …