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Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

The Fruits of Your Labor: Apartment Friendly Indoor Trees

You know you can have an indoor herb garden, or grow veggies indoors. But did you know you can even grow your own indoor trees? Yes, I have small …

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5 Rules for a Vacation that’s Truly Worth It

Photo by Jacob Walti<p>“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, …

The Traditionalist: Mahir Ali, Ascots & Chapels

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>"One of the most difficult and unusual requests I have fielded is when a client called me to his home, and handed me a box of 10 Hermés scarves and …

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Road Testing the Bentley Mulsanne Speed: An English Muscle Car

If a $406,000 190-mph luxury sedan includes a built-in refrigerator with three crystal champagne flutes, a legendary vineyard seems the obvious road test destination.<p>Overnight bags tossed in the trunk, my attorney and I aim the Bentley Mulsanne Speed north to Santa Barbara County, crossing the …

Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …

Rev Your Metabolism for Hours after You Leave the Gym

Add a high-intensity finisher to the end of any workout for an extra calorie burn<p>Blocking out an hour to break a sweat can sometimes feel downright impossible. The good news: You don't need all that time to rev your metabolism—just intensity, according to a study from the University of Capetown in …

Living The Financially Fearless Life: 10 People Divulge Their Best Money Habits

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Whenever you commit to developing a new, healthy habit, it’s usually with an end game in mind—to take back control over something in your life.<p>For example, in order to get healthier, you might join an early morning run club. To stop procrastinating, you …

3 Ways to Get a Great Workout at Planet Fitness

Make the most of your $10-a-month membership fee<p>When it comes to getting in shape, snagging a membership to a low-price gym—like Planet Fitness—is definitely one of the most cost-effective ways to reach your goals. (Any gym is better than no gym!) "However, since they've replaced traditional …

Seattle Jobs: Creative, Tech, Green, Marketing, Service Industry, Non-Profit

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4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

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15 Instant Ways to Make Yourself Happier

Try these tricks now, even if you can't escape the office<p>You know all the usual ways to boost your mood: Soak up sunlight. Exercise daily. Laugh, sleep, and meditate. But if you’re feeling melancholy in the middle of the afternoon and you can’t get outside, to the gym, or to your bed, you need a …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

How You Spend Your 20s Will Define You

According to Meg Jay, Ph.D., a psychologist and author of <i>The Defining Decade: Why your twenties matter--and how to make the most of them now</i>, many 20-somethings believe they have all time in the world and how they spend their 20s doesn't matter. But Jay says they matter most. The foundation you …

Seven Steps to Negotiating Success

Almost half of all professionals on the globe feel uncomfortable when it comes to negotiating, so don’t beat yourself up about it. Instead, try these tried-and-true tactics from author and negotiation expert Selena Rezvani.

The Fat-Torching Interval Workout You Can Do at the Beach

Bust your gut and ignite muscle growth by training in the sand and water<p>Your suit and tie may take a vacation when you head to the beach, but your workout doesn’t have to.<p>“Training in new environments like sand or water challenges your mind and muscles to adapt,” says David Jack, owner of …

The First Workout You Must Do after a Vacation

Your rest and relaxation is over. Here’s the right way to dive headfirst into your normal workout routine again<p>Every guy deserves a vacation—even from the gym. While a short break from your normal routine won’t make your gains completely disappear, the first workout after time away can be …

The 4-Move Fat-Loss Workout That Will Destroy Your Gut

Find just 30 minutes for this metabolism-revving routine<p>Do this 30 minute workout, and your metabolism will shoot through the roof for hours afterward. Using just your bodyweight, you'll go fast for one minute intervals, blasting fat and calories at a blazing pace. In fact, this type of workout …

Lauren Solomon: The Image Secrets That Drive Career And Business Success

<i>“If you are in a position to be asking people for their money, or to trust you with their money, you absolutely need to show up looking as if you have some of your own.” – Lauren Solomon, Image Consultant and Author</i><p>Yes, you can increase your income by learning to dress for success. But for senior …

4 Things Your Boss Won't Tell You About Advancing Your Career

A vice president of a financial company once told me, “Make a plan—or someone else will make one for you.” And this advice is never truer than when it comes to taking charge of your career.<p>If you’ve worked hard, fulfilled your responsibilities, and received positive performance reviews, then you’ve …

19 billionaires who grew up poor

<b>• Billionaires don't always come from moneyed backgrounds.</b><p><b>• In fact, many famous billionaires actually grew up poor.</b><p><b>• From George Soros to Larry Ellison to Oprah Winfrey, here's a look at how some of the wealthiest people on the planet came up from nothing.</b><p>Billionaires aren't all born with silver …

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In Italy, Mini Superleggera brings an early summer

Press your red trousers, internet, because concours season is upon us. To celebrate, Mini teamed up with legendary coachbuilder Touring Superleggera to create this one-off speedster... thing.<p>But unlike most concepts, which have loosely tangible purposes like previewing styling ideas, the Mini …

If you like the Jaguar F-type

It’s been out of production for almost 40 years, but time has only added to its allure. It was provocative like a Lamborghini, but clean, lithe and elegant, too. Jaguar’s E-type will always be the ultimate two-seat British sports car, a car Jaguar could never replace – and so it didn’t even try …

2015 Ford Mustang will tell authorities how you crashed and if you were belted [w/video]

When the 2015 Ford Mustang hits dealers, it will be with a new batch of features that will power up Sync's 911 Assist feature, and provide an even greater degree of information to first responders in the event of an accident.<p>911 Assist will already make a phone call, via a Bluetooth-connected …

The Joy of the Jaguar XK140 Comes in Driving It

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …