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'Prison Break' star responds to body-shaming: 'I was suicidal'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Actor Wentworth Miller had a poignant comeback after he became the subject of a meme because of his weight gain: He penned an open letter about depression and being suicidal.<p>Miller, who found fame as the buff star of Fox's action drama "Prison Break" and now stars in the CW's "Legends of …

12 Ways to Have a Happier and Healthier Year

There’s a reason many of us make New Year’s resolutions in January: Starting the year strong sets you up for success down the road. “After an …

There's an enormous long-term cost of holding cash

As a result, a sizeable portion of U.S. households are placing a disproportionate amount of their savings in cash.<p>While this is understandable, and in the short term even prudent, it comes with an enormous cost: With cash yields likely to remain low for the foreseeable future, many families will …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

Time Management

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Self-help

Your Phone Knows If You're Depressed

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

New Evidence Ancient Chinese Explorers Landed in America Excites Experts

John A. Ruskamp Jr., Ed.D., reports that he has identified an outstanding, history-changing treasure hidden in plain sight. High above a walking path …

Design You Trust

There’s a website called Sukima Nurse that offers pictures of a Japanese nurse holding unusual objects in a hospital and similar locales. The …

Double Your Weight Loss With This One Strategy

A new study found people who weighed themselves daily and recorded those results lost more body weight and better maintained that fat loss than those who didn't.<p>The two-year study, conducted at Cornell University and published in the <i>Journal of Obesity</i>, gave 162 overweight participants a lofty goal: …

How to Be Someone People Love to Talk To

When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…<p>And we wonder why people aren’t better …

Facebook’s Immersive Mobile Ads Finally Give Brands the Creative They Want

After Facebook convinced publishers to go all-in on exclusive content with Instant Articles, it hopes advertisers will do the same.<p>In a presentation …

Five Steps to Building Your First Sales Funnel

As a business person, you likely understand the importance of marketing when it comes to the ongoing success of your business.<p>After all, without marketing, your business would eventually fail due to the absence of new customers.<p>Therefore, if you have not put enough time and effort into the …

7 Steps for SaaS Sales Success [Infographic]

The best sales reps are the ones that clearly know the stages and complexity of their sales cycle and the dynamic elements that can be different …

SaaS

A Solopreneur’s Guide to Be a Successful Sales Force of One

Your success depends on your ability to acquire new customers. But that isn’t so easy when you are the chief cook and bottle washer as well as the …

Share Of Workers In Minimum Wage Jobs Has Grown Fivefold In Ontario: Study

In 1997, one in 40 Ontario workers was working for minimum wage. Today, it's one out of every eight.<p>That's according to a new study from the Canadian …

Jessica Alba On Her Billion-Dollar Success: 'People Just Saw Me As A Girl In A Bikini'

She may be on the cover of the latest issue of Forbes magazine, but it took Jessica Alba a long time to feel comfortable identifying as an entrepreneur — and to stop overcompensating for the public’s misconceptions.<p>“People just saw me as this girl in a bikini in movies kicking butt — maybe not the …

Diapers

10 Types of People Who Will Help Your Business Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may be running the show, but the people on your team have just as much of an impact on your company's success as you do.<p>Smart entrepreneurs surround themselves with positive people, especially when business is bad. Positive people …

Mass Grave With 200 Skeletons Found Under Supermarket In Central Paris

Archaeologists have made a strange and rather gruesome discovery under a supermarket in central Paris: an ancient mass grave containing the skeletal remains of more than 200 people.<p>The grave came to light after the Monoprix supermarket company called on the French National Institute for Preventive …

The 9 Traits of Successful People

Successful people are like birds in a flock. They often possess like qualities and attributes. Here are 9 traits I have observed in successful …

The Skinny Carb

A recent study shows that people who simply ate more fiber lost about as much weight as those who went on a complicated diet.<p>By this time of year, many peoples’ best-laid New Year’s Resolutions have died, just seven short weeks after they were born. One reason why it’s difficult to lose weight—the …

Nutrition

Replace Your Bad Leadership Habits In 2015

Contrary to popular belief, leadership isn’t always a natural born trait. It’s possible to learn leadership and to become increasingly skilled at leading others in both personal and professional capacities. The flip side of this is that if one is a natural born leader (i.e., they have the traits …

Leadership

This Diet Has Been Linked to a Longer Life—Again

It’s no coincidence that some of the world’s populations with the longest lifespans live along the Mediterranean coast. The climate there ensures …

The Best Fitness Gifts for Every Athlete

Enhance your home gym and break a sweat in style with this awesome workout gear

Exercise

The Skinny Man's Muscle Plan

Pack on the muscle you want by busting the myth of the hard gainer<p><b>I'VE BEEN CALLED A</b> pencil, a string bean, skin and bones. I've heard the three words no man who cares about his physique ever wants to hear: "You work out?" Trainers refer to us as ectomorphs—which sounds like something from …

Fitness

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The ultimate guide to metrics for business leaders

By letting data be your North Star, you'll establish a strong connection between every aspect of your business and the relevant metrics, driving your team to progress and problem solve more effectively and helping the company reach its full potential.<p>But to capture the metrics that will help your …