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4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Eat To Reduce Cravings For Weight Loss, According To Experts

What are you craving right this second? We want crispy bacon topped with caramel popcorn and maple syrup. If we knew one bite would be enough, we’d …

Nutrition

4 *Good* Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

Announcement: It’s possible to lose weight while eating carbs! Ok, so maybe eating them non-stop is a little over the top, but the point is that you …

Nutrition

Stay Full and Lose Weight With These 9 Protein-Packed Smoothie Ingredients

If warmer weather inspires you to trade your hot oatmeal or veggie omelet for a cold and creamy smoothie, it's important not to just throw ingredients in the blender and hope for the best. Too much fruit will spike your insulin and make you hungry soon after, so be sure to aim for 15 to 30 grams of …

Healthy Eating

How to achieve your 10-year plan in the next 6 months

How much time does something really take to accomplish?<p>Before answering that question, a better question is: <b>How much time do you actually have</b>?<p>Once …

Self-improvement

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

Happiness

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

Commuting

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

Mind

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

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The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things | Inc.com

According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the work and been diligent about building good habits.<p>Unfortunately, most of us haven't. We …

Success

The Most Useful Life Skill Only Takes 1 Second to Learn (and It Will Instantly Change Your Life) | Inc.com

My favorite topic to write about is how to develop a growth mindset, because I believe that the major changes we make in life actually happen instantaneously in our minds.<p>But although it can take less than a second to have a mental shift, that mental shift can have huge ripple effects over the …

Self-improvement

This Woman Lost Over 70 Pounds—Without Going to the Gym

Less than two years ago, Tiffany weighed 230 pounds—70 pounds heavier than she weighs now. And the truly amazing part? It didn’t take a 'fad diet' or …

9 Easy Ways to Show Your Employees You Value Them | Inc.com

Employees who feel appreciated feel valued.<p>And when people feel valued, they're more likely to go above and beyond for the organization. They're quicker to hold themselves accountable for their part of a project. Most importantly, they're happier in their roles, which means they're less likely to …

Employee Engagement

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More Of

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered …

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition — thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance quick …

Need to Deliver Bad News to Employees? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

It's every leader's or manager's least favorite task: delivering bad news. Maybe your company is closing a facility. Or letting people go. Or you have an employee who isn't getting that coveted promotion, or has been denied an overseas posting, or can't take an expensive training course.<p>In any …

Employment

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Today to Be More Successful

Sometimes quitting is necessary to overall success. Here’s how to know when you should throw in the towel.<p>Most of us grew up hearing the mantra …

Motivation

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever | Inc.com

You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all …

Pomodoro Technique

Ever Feel Down and Depressed? How to Deal With Wanting to Give Up | Inc.com

You've heard of Imposter Syndrome, right? That all-too-common psychological response causing you to feel inadequate and believe you lack the skills to succeed. Women are no stranger to this feeling, but men aren't immune either. For evidence, look no further than Harvard Business School, a mecca …

Self-improvement

What the Hell Happened on Game of Thrones Season 6?

Everything you need to remember from each episode in two sentences or less.<p>The sixth season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> debuted more than a year ago. Who could remember back that far when every news week since November 2016 has felt like a lifetime? I wouldn't blame you for a second if you don't remember …

TV Series

4 Books to Get What You Want in 2017 | Inc.com

Say what you want about politics or culture--the past year has been amazing in terms of the books that have come out.<p>People dedicated to getting what they want in life are on a constant journey to learn more about themselves and the world around them, and the best way to do that is to read.<p>Below, …

Self-improvement

15 Empowering Quotes From Successful Entrepreneurs That Are All The Motivation You Need

<b>In this creative era, entrepreneurship is the highlighted topic for everyone.</b><p>From Bill Gates and Steve jobs to Mark Zuckerberg and Larry Page, …

Depression and Anxiety: Two Sides to a Coin

I remember that day I sat in my psychiatrist's office. I told him I was anxious, that I could feel myself floating above my body and it was hard to …

Depression

The story of Mean Machines magazine

The video game landscape in the UK at the turn of the 90s was perhaps more confused and fractured than your fading memory can recall, assuming you're …

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Welcome, Player One, to a strategy guide for the game known as life.<p>As you’ve undoubtedly discovered, the game of life is often quite difficult. You will face unexpected challenges and long periods of frustration. You will often struggle with self-doubt, feel overwhelmed by helplessness and loss, …

Self-improvement

​​The 12-Move Dumbbell Workout You Can Do Anywhere | Men’s Health

Why 25-pounds? Because not only is that a good weight for the average guy but it's typically a weight that's available in almost any gym setting (home, commercial, or hotel). Of course, you can adjust the weight up or down based on your current fitness level and equipment access.<p>How do you know if …

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Single-Leg Hip Bridge<p><b>Core Focus:</b> <i>Glutes, Adductors</i><p>Lie faceup with knees bent, feet planted on floor near butt, arms out to sides on floor with palms …

​​The Best Type of Exercise For Aging Muscles | Men’s Health

Not surprisingly, resistance training increased muscle mass and strength for all subjects. And cardio HIIT (high intensity interval training) improved the age-related decline in mitochondria. This study validates what we've known along, that it takes a strategic combination of strength and cardio …

8 Ways Anyone Can Make Running Feel Easier

Running can be an endorphin-loaded energy boost to your day with just a little creativity and willingness to experiment. If your runs feel sluggish, uncomfortable, or just too difficult, it may be time to try something new.<p>1. Meditate<p>If you've been looking for a reason to meditate, this is it. …

Marathons