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This Challenging, No-Equipment Move Is Exactly What You Need to Tighten Your Waistline

The oblique V-crunch, sometimes called a "mermaid crunch," strengthens and tones your waistline by targeting the obliques — the abdominal muscles on either side of your rectus abdominis (that six-pack zone in the middle!). Here's how it's done:<p>Lie on your right side with your left hand behind your …

31 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Setting Next Year's Goals | Inc.com

Have you ever done a copy-and-paste of your goals from the previous year because you didn't accomplish any of them? I have. I've also fallen into the lazy trap of making my goals in line with everyone else's -- to weigh less, spend less, earn more.<p>The new year is an opportunity. Many of us use the …

Self-improvement

3 Unquestionable Behaviors Separating Great Leaders From Mere Bosses | Inc.com

If you're in management, you've probably sat through a workshop or two or read plenty of books on how to lead others. For the most part, the focus is to change unwanted behaviors and the methods employed are external and flavor of the month.<p>Yet to learn lasting and effective principles of …

Leadership

How a 'Zero-Based' Calendar Can Supercharge Your Productivity | Inc.com

As a solopreneur, I create my own schedule and my productivity is limited only by the hours in my day and how I manage them. To that end, I'm always looking for better ways to keep track of tasks, arrange my days, organize my to-dos, and decide my priorities.<p>I was intrigued by the "zero-based …

Time Management

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might seem as …

Selling

7 Warning Signs of Dementia to Look For in Loved Ones

The holidays are a good time to check in with older relatives. Here's how to tell what's normal and what's not.<p>Getting together with family is one of …

Dementia

I’m a self-saboteur – why do I fear success more than failure?

I have also realised that the ultimate enemy of self-sabotage is looking after your mental and physical health<p>Recently I have found myself having trouble with deadlines and big decisions – and it is a pattern of behaviour I recognise.<p>Handing things in late always fills me with insurmountable fear …

Mental Health

How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

It’s hard not to get worked up emotionally when you’re in a tense conversation. After all, a disagreement can feel like a threat. You’re afraid you’re going to have to give up something — your point of view, the way you’re used to doing something, the notion that you’re right, or maybe even power – …

Self-help

4 Anti-Inflammatory Vitamins Docs Swear by To Lose Belly Fat

Taking an anti-inflammatory vitamin can help you trim inches off of your waistline.<p>[Photos: Shutterstock]<p>Vitamin D<p>A University of Minnesota study …

1 Characteristic Most People Don't Realize Successful Entrepreneurs Have | Inc.com

Success is a funny thing to reverse engineer. There's is no single formula to follow to be successful.<p>That said, I've made an observation about almost every successful person I know: their path to success usually starts with a false confidence or just sheer ignorance in pursuit of an overly …

Motivation

5 Questions To Ask Before Buying An AR

A lot of options on the tried and true AR can be both a blessing and a curse.<p>What to consider when buying an AR:<p>During the past decade, there has …

Jeff Bezos, Julia Child, and 17 more highly successful people who changed careers after age 30

But as some of the most successful people prove, you don't have to have it all figured out from the start.<p>Plenty of highly successful people chose to make major career changes, some even many years into their adult lives.<p>Here are 19 highly successful people who prove it's never too late to change …

Success

The '8 Hours' Diet Technique That Helped Hugh Jackman Get Ripped

It seems unlikely that Terry Crews and Nicole Kidman would follow the same diet, but the latest fad to sweep Hollywood doesn't really discriminate …

Cute

How to Deal with Bad Ammo

Modern ammunition is amazingly safe. Unlike the ammo of yesteryear that used black powder, it’s technically not explosive. It seems like it is, but …

Get Ready for Concealed Guns in All 50 States

The National Rifle Association has called the concealed carry bill, which would make it easier for gun owners to keep their firearms hidden when …

Guns

6 Behaviors That Push People Away From You

While the right people will always accept us for who we are, there are some behaviors we demonstrate that make it difficult for them to do so. …

Self-help

6 morning routines that are hard to adopt but will pay off for life

The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that's what a 2009 University of Leipzig study found. The researchers concluded that "morning people …

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Being on Antidepressants

News<p>by Kat de Naoum | 06 12 2015<p>Take them and be happy, right? Wrong.<p>There are so many misconceptions about being on antidepressants (i.e. you’ll be …

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

Self-improvement

Got a will? Here are 11 more end-of-life documents you may need

Your last will and testament shouldn't be the last word on your end-of-life wishes.<p>"We all prepare ahead of time for what we know is coming up," Amy Florian, chief executive of Corgenius, told advisors Wednesday at Schwab IMPACT 2017 in Chicago.<p>If you knew you were going to be audited next month, …

Retirement

5 Ways to Stop Overthinking It and Finally Get Started on Your Side Hustle | Inc.com

Most of us aren't short of dreams. Plenty of people spend their working hours daydreaming of escaping their cubicles and finally starting that taco truck next to the beach or luxury dog walking service. The problem isn't that they don't have a vision. It's that they're overthinking it.<p>What if it …

Procrastination

This 1 Tip from Tony Robbins Will Help You Conquer Embarrassing Situations | Inc.com

Shame. Oh, how it gets the best of us. Shame is a character trait which can destroy the most successful of people and reduce them to an embarrassed version of themselves.<p>Trust me, there isn't a single person on earth who hasn't gone through the experience of shame in their life, whether in a …

Self-help

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? Add These 9 Habits to Your Routine | Inc.com

Visualize life as a building, and habits as the building blocks. The stronger the building blocks are the more the building is able to withstand changes in its environment.<p>Life is short. Consistency will get you far. Follow these nine simple habits to see your success skyrocket. By sticking to …

Self-improvement

Close Quarters: 5 Expert Hand To Hand Combat Tips

A punch is thrown, and the officer moves to deflect and redirect it. In a flash the assailant is on the ground with little understanding of how they …

The Biggest Retirement Expense Almost Nobody Is Ready for

Half of baby boomers have $100,000 or less saved for retirement -- and this cost could bankrupt many of them.<p>The statistics are scary: Roughly 81% of …

How to Let Go & Stop Caring What Other People Think Using Deepak Chopra's Law of Detachment

566<p>SHARES<p>In Yoga Journal's online course, Finding Connection Through Yoga: A Workshop on Our Universal Oneness, legendary integrative-medicine and …

Police change tactics in active shootings

In the past, police waited before heading into an active shooting situation. Now, CNN's Scott McLean reports, they go in quickly to save lives.

Turner Broadcasting

Left-Handed Pistol Problems

<i>With about 80 percent of the population being right-handed, lefties are often left out when it comes to products designed for them.</i><p>A left-handed guy …

9 Packing Mistakes Everybody Makes and How to Avoid Them

Don't do these things when packing for your next vacation.<p>While you won’t be seeing anything about it at the Met or the Louvre anytime soon, packing …

Backpacking

Police officer filmed punching woman at Miami college football game

Video has emerged appearing to show a Miami police officer punching a woman in the face at an American college football match.<p>The woman, named by …