limebird

10,368 Flips | 13 Magazines | 67 Likes | 8 Following | 175 Followers | @limebird | Engineer and IT nerd. Focusing on health, fitness, technology, finance & moneymaking with a regular habit of reading current affairs. Follow along.

5 Lessons From The All-Time Greatest Book About Sales

In Daniel Pink's book, To Sell is Human, Pink discusses what it means to be human. Selling is not just a job of a salesperson. We all sell something everyday.<p>Using loads of data and multiple studies, Daniel Pink argues that 99% of us are selling something every day. This something could be a …

Selling

Evangelical Fear Elected Trump

The history of evangelicalism in America is shot through with fear—but it also contains an alternative.<p>White conservative evangelicals in America are anxious people. I know because I am one.<p>Our sense of fear, perhaps more than any other factor, explains why evangelicals voted in such large numbers …

Religion

The Stretch You Should Do if You Have a Desk Job

Don’t let sitting impair your gains. Squat heavier, run faster, and jump higher with this simple pre-workout stretch<p>Parking your butt in a chair all day can wreak havoc on your gym routine.<p>“When you sit a lot, your quads and hip flexors tighten,” says Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, …

Workouts

Why Empathy Is Your Most Important Skill (and How to Practice It)

TL;DR: Empathy is the most important skill you can practice. It will lead to greater success personally and professionally and will allow you to …

Self-help

The Only Do-Anywhere, 3-Move Abs Workout You'll Ever Need

The great quest for abs might seem never ending, but there are ways to achieve results in an epically easy way. A tighter, more toned tummy can be gained anywhere — even from the comfort of your own home! Whether you are at home in the gym or in the office, there's no reason you can't find some …

Workouts

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Nutrition

7 Tips for a Healthy Prostate

More than 190,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, there is a …

Cancer

7 Therapists on What to Do When You Feel Lonely

We live in lonely times. The elderly are lonely. The teens are lonely. People are lonely in cities and in rural areas, so much so that it’s now …

Psychology

How to find your superpower

Ask yourself these four important questions to uncover your dominant strengths.<p>Determining strengths and weaknesses is an integral part of most professionals’ personal development. After all, if you don’t know where you’re strongest, you may have trouble aligning your work with your best skills and …

Self-improvement

8 Suggestions for Strengthening Self-Esteem When You Have Depression

Depression and low self-esteem often go hand-in-hand. Low self-esteem leaves individuals vulnerable to depression. Depression batters self-esteem. …

Self-help

Feeling Overwhelmed? Try These 4 Powerful Steps to Recover from Work and Life Burnout

Never want to reach burnout again? These 4 powerful steps will help you balance your work and life for good.<p>We all know this -- work can be tiring. In fact, it can sometimes be downright exhausting. But if you find yourself exhausted long term, and severely unable to climb out of a high-pressure, …

Ford Motor Company

12 Self-Care Bowls to Try for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We get it. You’re busy, and you barely have time to scarf down a $12 sandwich (OK, $12 burger), let alone make a meal that nourishes your <i>soul</i> or …

Vegan

The GOP's Racist Rot Began Long Before Trump

The party’s rot didn’t begin with this president, but it’s collapsing beneath him.<p>The Republican Party is in tatters.<p>After spending decades investing …

Donald Trump

Do This for 12 Minutes a Day to Release Negative Emotions

You'll need a pen, paper, and matches.<p><i>Habib Sadeghi, DO, is co-founder of the Be Hive of Healing Integrative Medical Center in Los Angeles. In this</i> …

Self-help

King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese

I'm gonna show you how to make a version of mac and cheese so good it'll quickly become a family favorite. We're making king ranch chicken mac and …

Cooking

Trump Said There's No More Nuclear Threat from North Korea — But the White House Just Admitted That Was a Lie

Click here for reuse options! The level of deception and complete contradiction in this White House is unmatched.After President Donald Trump held a …

North Korea

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Oven-Baked Onion Rings Recipe

"It's hard to bake an onion ring as good as a deep-fried version. These are pretty good, so check it out! This makes a very crunchy, easy, no-muss, …

Recipes

13 Side Hustle Ideas for Some Extra Summer Cash

Summer is upon us, and with all the adventures we want to go on, it’s easy to wish we had a little more cash. I mean, life is expensive — the …

Personal Finance

12 Easy Skillet Dinner Ideas When You Need to Keep It Simple

We'd be hard-pressed to think of a meal better-suited to weeknight cooking than a one-skillet dish. These recipes are easy to prep, easy to clean, …

Cooking

The Easiest One-Skillet Buffalo Chicken Dip Is Also the Best

<b>Heat the broiler if desired and melt the butter.</b> (If you'd like a golden-brown top to the dip, arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to …

Recipes

Strategies for Financial Success on a Very Small Income

Most of the articles I write for The Simple Dollar are targeting people who make somewhere in the ballpark of the average American income with some …

Personal Finance

25 Free and Simple Things to Do That Will Make Your Life Better

Unless I happen to slip into a flow state where I’m so focused that I lose track of time on a task, I find myself needing a break about ever hour or …

Productivity

The Only 2 Core Exercises You Really Need

When it comes to strengthening your abs, keeping it simple is key. These core exercises are classic for a reason.<p>Two exercises keep proving to be …

Workouts

How to Get Rid of Loose Skin Without Surgery

Many dieters struggle with loose skin after weight loss. Whether you've lost a lot of weight or just a few pounds, it's common for skin to sag in …

Skin Care

Old-Fashioned Exercises That Get the Job Done

Exercise

3 Jedi Mind Tricks To Guide You Through The Next Bear Market

If you knew with 100% certainty that an economic recession was coming, would you alter your long-term asset allocation? If your answer is yes, then proceed to the next question. If you knew that trying to time the market correctly is virtually impossible, would you try to do it anyway? If so, you …

Investing

22 Dips and Spreads to Smear on Chips or Your Body

Idk your life, man.<p>When you want to have a chill evening with friends, you don't want to chain yourself to the stove, serving multiple courses, getting fussy with garnishes and plating. You want some good music on in the background, and some good drinks being passed around in Solo cups (heck no, …

Cooking

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Management

Mongolian Beef and Vegetables

This takeout favorite is typically laden with beef and coated with a sticky-sweet sauce. Our makeover makes crisp-tender snow peas, broccoli, and …

Food