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What is the Raw Food Diet and how does it work?

We track the rise of raw food diet, as well as break down the different raw food diet plans and recipes, thanks to Laura Wilson, author of The …

Your Morning Matters: 4 Reasons Waking Up Early Can Determine Your Success In Life

We all have one thing in common: every night we all go to bed and every day we all wake up. Each day we have the opportunity to start again, seize …

Time Management

Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Better Listener

“It can be stated, with practically no qualification,” Ralph G. Nichols and Leonard A. Stevens write in a 1957 HBR article, “That people in general do not know how to listen. They have ears that hear very well, but seldom have they acquired the necessary aural skills which would allow those ears to …

Degrees don’t matter anymore, skills do

If I were to make a nomination for the most destructive belief in our culture, it would be the belief that some people are born smart and others are born dumb. This belief is not only badly off target as a shorthand description of reality, it is the source of many social pathologies and lost …

Education

Faith-fueled forces of hatred: Obama’s religion speech was troubling — but not for the reasons the right alleges

<b>Barack Obama, speaking in front of the San Pedro Claver church in Cartagena, Colombia, April 15, 2012. (AP/Carolyn Kaster/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>It’s not that religion gets twisted and misused for evil. The cruelty is embedded in the very texts<p>Jeffrey Tayler<p>February 15, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Every …

Religion

Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

See inside the world's first luxury yacht concept designed specifically for women

Lidia Bersani is known for her lavish luxury designs. But this one is really out to sea.<p>She's taken her talents for gold, filigree, and meticulous soft edges to the boating world, and has created the La Belle luxury yacht. She's calling it the world's first yacht designed for women, and there's …

Boating

24 Ways to Simplify Your Life

<b>Keep It Simple</b><p><b>Keep It Simple</b><p>Let it go<br>Leave work at work<br>Tell the truth<br>No is an option<br>Listen<br>Ask for help<br>Live with less<br>Don’t look back<br>Learn from …

200 Things

“The things you own end up owning you”<p>In mid-2001, I lived in a high-rise Seattle apartment, having returned to a second stint at Microsoft as a …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

Simple, Bedrock Rules on Personal Finance

For My Last Sunday WSJ Column, All You Need to Know in 833 Words<p>Smart money moves aren’t more complicated than you think. They’re simpler.<p>Cut through all the jargon and pontificating and technical stuff, and everything you really need to know about personal finance fits into less than 1,000 …

Personal Finance

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

Meditation May Stop Your Brain From Withering Away

Scientists have uncovered yet another perk of meditation.<p>It seems we can barely go a week without hearing about some new virtue of mindfulness meditation. It’s as though the universe is trying to tell us something: <i>That vow you made to yourself to start meditating more (or at all)? You should stop</i> …

The Center of Gravity for Retirees

Peter Bernstein wrote The 60/40 Solution in 2002. His seminal article laid out arguments for why 60% stocks and 40% bonds is the “ideal asset allocation” for long-term investors. He considered this allocation the “center of gravity” on a risk and return spectrum.<p>Bernstein’s observation is timeless …

Investing

5 Myths About Food and your Skin

For instance: Not all chocolate causes acne. Rejoice!<p>The foods we eat can have a major impact on how we look—and I’m not just talking about how well we fit into our skinny jeans. For a dewy, gorgeous complexion, you’re going to want to watch your intake of certain munchies. But here’s the good …

Which Diet is Right for You?

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

WATCH: How scheduled eating could help you lose weight, prevent diabetes

Good news for those who want to lose weight: apparently, it's not just how much you eat but when you eat it too.  Current latest trending …

How to use rational decision making to soundproof decisions

Every time you’re faced with a decision, your brain immediately starts trying to connect the dots, and jump to conclusions. You may know you want to …

9 Strange Diet Rules Backed By Science

Yes, some of them may sound a bit silly, but you’ve got nothing to lose by giving them a go— except weight! The best part? None of the tips will make …

Nutrition