Claudia Koenig

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I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Employment

Life-changing Trips for Couples

1 of 15<p>Bali, Indonesia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Santorini, Greece<p>3 of 15<p>Safari in Tanzania<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Tulum, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 15<p>Whistler, …

8 women told us *exactly* how they got over their insecurities in bed

One thing about sex that you and your friends probably talk about all the time is how <i>awkward</i> it can sometimes be. You can be totally into getting …

11 Little Ways to Know If You’re Fit

You take breaks hauling groceries and can't touch your toes. But you kill it in cycling class, and the scale number has stayed pretty steady for a …

Master Excel like the boss you are for less than $30

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Software

Train the Brave: 10 Ways to Build Your Courage Muscles for Life

Have you ever thought to yourself, <i>If I just had the guts</i>? Ever looked back and wished you’d been braver? Chances are you have. Many times.<p>We all need …

Motivation

8 ways you're sabotaging your reputation at work

Most professionals care what their colleagues and the higher-ups think of them.<p>That's because how people perceive you and your work is often the determining factor in whether or not you get a promotion, raise or access to leadership opportunities.<p>Unfortunately, there are a lot of elements that go …

Self-improvement

13 questions that will change your life

When things aren't going quite the way you'd like them to, it's often the result of not asking yourself the right questions. Some questions are hard …

Take This Quiz to Figure Out How to Be Happier at Work

We all want to be happy on the job, but what does that actually mean? Is it just being satisfied in your job? Does it mean having fun at work? Are we happy when working conditions are good, our days are enjoyable, and our nights are worry-free?<p>All of these things matter, of course, but there’s more …

3 Stocks to Buy, Hold for the Next 75 Years

Buy and hold on to Berkshire Hathaway, McDonald's, and Clorox for decades to come.<p>Among all of the investing legends, you will find no day traders …

4 ways introverts can network successfully

When you connect with the right people, you open the door to new opportunities and get to learn from their experiences. The problem, however, is that some folks struggle to network more so than others.<p>Introverts, in fact, often dread the idea of networking, so much so that they avoid it …

Personality

10 Books Sex Experts Wish You Would Read

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

PopSugar

The 10-Minute Workout You Should Do Before Breakfast

A morning workout can be an energizing start to a busy day, but sometimes, it's just so damn hard to wake up in time to get to the gym, grind it out,</i> …

Health

Planning to get fit in 2017? First you need to change the way you think

Sometimes, your approach to health and fitness needs a whole new mindset. Tomorrow is the day when we face up to our new year resolutions, particularly when it comes to our bodies. We will be different in 2017, we tell ourselves. We will be fitter, leaner, more effective in our lives.<p>This is …

Yoga

How to run at your best when you’re 45-54

While the increase in your recovery time and the decline in top performances can’t be ignored, this age can be one of the most rewarding of a …

Yoga

Your Essential QUOTES Collections of All Time

We enjoy reading quotes. Quotes are really useful because they contain well-expressed wisdom and motivation. Wisdom involves an integration of …

Motivation

Let These Classic Books Inspire Your Fall Travel Plans

If your New Years’ resolutions were to travel more and read two books a month and you’re not working your way through novel number seventeen with a passport full of stamps, it’s time to catch up. Snag one of these wanderlust-inspiring reads and you’ll be booking a flight before you need a bookmark. …

Ernest Hemingway

Want To Radically Increase Your Emotional Intelligence? Stop These Toxic Habits, Like Now

Positive and happy people have really good boundaries. Here's what you will never see them doing.<p>Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the workplace.<p>Some call the new happiness movement frivolous. But …

What to Do to Prepare for Retirement | Investopedia

Clients often ask financial planners, “Will I be OK in retirement?” Before looking at a client’s assets and expenses to answer that question, we ask …

Retirement

5 new books not to be missed

Five new books people are talking about, from the editors of the National Book Review.<p>1."The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir" by Betsy Lerner (Harper Wave: 320 pp., $25.99) Bridge, the card game, proves to be an apt metaphor for connection in this memoir about five Jewish ladies who have been playing …

Books

5 Motivational TED Talks That Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

These 5 inspirational videos can help you make this the best year of your life.<p>TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the …

Shonda Rhimes

The Best Exercises for Inner and Outer Thighs

Looking for more ways to work your thighs than endless squat and lunge variations? It's your lucky day. While you may already know spot toning …

Overcome Your Fear of Speaking to an Audience by Learning to Have Fun

<b>Sarah Kay:</b> Certainly when I think about performance in the classroom we focus on performance as process and not performance as product. I think a lot …

Public Speaking

71 Motivational Quotes To Boost Yourself

Does Motivation needed in our everyday life, No it doesn’t, when? Only if you are “made of gold”. A made of gold person doesn’t need any motivation …

Motivation

Sticking to the 80 percent rule in retirement is easier than you think

It was a sight to behold.<p>Each time you looked at your 401(k) over the last few years, it probably became increasingly reassuring. The message: "Sure you can retire soon," as the horrors of 2008 faded away and your nest egg plumped up nicely.<p>Then along came the last few months and a whiff of …

I Have It All—so Why Am I Not Happy?

I used to spend long nights wide awake, wandering around our huge house, wondering what I was missing in my life. I blamed myself for feeling this …

Italy: What to Skip, and Where to Go Instead

<i>By Sara Lieberman</i><p>Italy is a well-traversed country. Unlike less-trodden Croatia or Turkey, visitors from all over the world descend upon the boot in …

Italy