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10 Little Things to Remember When Life No Longer Excites You

Once upon a time, there was a girl who could do anything in the world she wanted. All she had to do was choose something and focus. So one day she …

Positive Thinking

How to Retire with Over $4,426,000 By Saving Only $111 Dollars per Paycheck

10 Expert Tips To Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet

A one-item to-do list, smarter ways to email, and productive procrastination: We’ve gathered the best ways to get more done this year.<p>There is no one definitive strategy to being productive, and it may take a little trial and error to find what works best for you. But if you’ve resolved to make …

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The most successful executives and entrepreneurs likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Typically, achieving great things involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a supportive network of friends and family. But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it …

Notepads

86 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful and Accomplish All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

Self-improvement

6 Habits That Will Keep You Fit Forever | Diets Advisor

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle isn’t really simple. It’s not something you find out when as well as forget about it. It requires an enormous amount …

Fitness

29 Habits You Need to Break Before Turning 30

Most of us spend our 20s figuring sh*t out: our careers, our relationships, ourselves. And we're going to make plenty of mistakes along the way.<p>That's more than OK--no one's perfect. Plus, mistakes build character. As someone recently told me, "Sometimes you win, and sometimes you learn."<p>But as I …

My middle-age dread

These are the facts. I am in my 40s. I have a job. I am married. We have children and a flat with no garden, and a mortgage and a fridge-freezer and a navy blue estate car. None of this is a surprise. Is it?<p>Except… a mood can gradually take over, change the way you feel about the facts. You know …

Mind

24 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 successful executives who credit simple daily habits for helping them …

Family Business

10 Great Breakfasts for Building Easy Muscle

Following on from last Thursday's column, which was all about developing muscle to get toned up for both summer and life. In keeping with my core …

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Bill Gates

5 Harmful Thought Patterns Keeping You From Reaching Your True Potential

Researchers have proven that the way you think directly correlates with what you achieve in life.<p>What you achieve in life is directly proportional to the thoughts you allow to roll around in your mind. And know this: You are in control of your mental content. In fact, the most successful people …

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

Time Management

Do These 3 Abs Exercises For A Stronger Core

Abs-olutely a great way to get fitter in less than a half hour a day.<p>The important thing, Matheny says, is to complete each day's reps with proper form and control. You're not trying to blow through them as quickly as possible; you're trying to maintain stability and form with every single rep. …

Workouts

The Most Motivational TED Talks of 2016 | Inc.com

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 best talks they've hosted recently online. Delivered by a TV mogul, the leader …

Doorhandle

Bestseller puts US women at the heart of a new social revolution

What do young single women want? Sex, power, money, friendship, careers, clothes, husbands, babies – or none of the above? The short answer, according to <i>All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation</i> – a book American reviewers are falling over themselves to praise as …

Feminism

Feeling lonely? Here are 10 songs that know just what that’s like.

Sadly, loneliness never goes out of style, musically speaking. The website songfacts.com lists 208 songs about social isolation (many, predictably, the result of romantic break-ups). Herewith a random selection of 10 “lonely” songs, in no particular order, that provide a backdrop for the emerging …

Music

Launching cancer moonshot, Biden says politics impeding cure

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden launched a "moonshot" initiative Friday to hasten a cure for cancer, aiming to use his final year in …

Cancer

Friday Talking Points -- Obama Earning His Nobel

President Barack Obama is finally earning his Nobel Peace Prize, it seems. A few months back, he announced a major shift in U.S. policy towards Cuba, ending a half-century of frostiness, and this week the outlines of a deal to avoid a war with Iran were unveiled, thawing a relationship that froze …

11 Questions to Ask When Selecting a NYC Walking Tour

Walking tours are a fun and interesting way to see the city. There are a wide array of options available. Asking the right questions will help narrow down the choices.<p>1-<b>Do you want to see the whole city or just a section</b>?<p>Tours that focus on a specific section of the city such as the village will …

What Can You Do With Code?

The language of the 21st century is undeniably digital. We're on our computers and cell phones most of the day, whether responding to emails, checking our social networks or reading the latest news. Tech luminaries like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg loom large in the public …

Clip joint: offices

A lot of us may associate offices with – cliché alert – drudgery and boredom, but on screen they can transform into sites infused with tension, absurd humour and otherworldly surrealism. Which depictions of office environments stand out to you, whether the funniest, most relatable, or most …

WATCH: Chris Pratt gives good advice to fan about weight loss

<i>Chris Pratt is one of the biggest actors around right now as Star Lord is set to be the new Han Solo, but he has never been backwards about his</i> …

Marvel Universe

20 of the Best New iOS Apps From July 2014

From encrypted messaging, to tools that tell you what to pack for holiday, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in July.<p>Here, we filter through the cacophonous crackle to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>MyRoll<p>Strictly speaking, MyRoll isn’t …

Why Are Conservatives So Freaked Out by Gays?

The push in Arizona to legalize discrimination didn’t come out of nowhere. It was a response to the imaginary belief in the “homosexual agenda” of …

Robert Reich: Lousy wages are the real job killers

The former labor secretary explains why it’s in corporate America’s best interest to raise the minimum wage<p>House Speaker John Boehner says raising the minimum wage is “bad policy” because it will cause job losses.<p>The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says a minimum wage increase would be a job killer. …

You call this a middle class? “I’m trying not to lose my house”

Welcome to the new America where good people with honest jobs are losing money each month — and scrambling to live<p>It took less than two years for Kim Brown to go from middle class to minimum wage.<p>In the fall of 2011, Brown was a Web support technician for an electronics distributor in Chicago, …

Trouble Using iOS 7? Here Are 15 Tricks To Make The Transition Easier

Apple sold 9 million iPhones over the weekend and 200 million devices have upgraded to iOS 7 already. This means that iOS 7 is the fastest software upgrade in history. When Apple released iOS 7 to the public earlier this month, it was met with a lot of criticism.<p>Many people believed the changes in …