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29 Dining Etiquette Tips You Need To Know Before Your Next Vacation

Here's how not to be a rude tourist.<p>If you've clicked on this article, chances are you're a savvy world traveler. But unless you're a savvy world traveler <i>and</i> an etiquette expert, you likely don't know, say, where it's appropriate to add a tip to your bill in Europe or that it's rude to bring your …

How to Stick to Your Goals When You've Lost Motivation

Almost two months have gone by already! Time flies, doesn't it? It feels as though last week we were just reflecting on our past year and planning for the year ahead. Most of us start every new year with a set of goals we are determined to achieve. There may be changes we want to make in our lives, …

How to be a Badass in Every Aspect of Your Life: 10 Tips From Motivational Coach Jen Sincero

(Photo: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)<p>Let’s be honest—self-help books can get annoyingly fluffy, often to the point where trying to decipher the …

Relationships

7 Science-Backed Habits to Live Happier Every Day

Say yes to happiness and no to negativity. Your life--and the lives of those around you--will be all the better for it.<p>Everything we do--professionally and personally--has an effect on us, whether it's for good or not-so-good. The truth is that we all want to live happy lives. When we choose to do …

How to Start a Business–Today

Start quick. Don't spend much. Learn as you go.<p>There is a reason seasoned entrepreneurs don't think of themselves as risk takers, even though everyone else does. They have developed terrific ways to limit potential losses as they start new ventures.<p>They adhere to the basic principles of risk …

Dreaming Of Starting A Small Business? Some Tips On How To Get Started

Whether you are a recent college graduate, a middle-aged person seeking a new career opportunity, or a recently retired senior looking for your next adventure, it’s a great time to start your own small business. This is thanks in large part to the recovery of the economy, the availability of …

How Do You Write a Fashion Business Plan?

In Part Two of BoF’s Fashion Business Basics, Imran Amed explains the importance of a business plan and how to approach writing one.<p><b>LONDON, United</b> …

Small Business

How Do You Finance Your Fashion Business?

In Part Three of Fashion Business Basics, Imran Amed explains the different options available to emerging designers to finance their</b> …

Finance

5 of the Healthiest and Most Affordable Foods Available

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Processed foods may be convenient, but they will not necessarily save you money—especially not if you count the cost of added …

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This Odd New Trend Has Japanese Business Men Jumping for Joy

Just when you thought the whole "let's jump and take a photo mid-air" trend was on the way out, Japan found a way to reinvent it. And it's actually a …

Trends

17 Reasons Why You Never Accomplish Anything At Work.

Admit it. You’re wasting your time and energy.<p>And, you’re spinning your wheels endlessly but never getting any further.<p>Frustrating, right?<p>You’re …

12 Ways to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

Sarah Landrum, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>People with high levels of emotional intelligence are able to recognize and regulate their own emotions along …

17 interview questions that are designed to trick you

Savvy hiring managers have honed their ability to ask the fewest questions yielding the greatest depth of information.<p>One way they do this is by …

Watching homeless people read mean tweets about themselves will leave you in stunned silence

"I'll never understand why homeless people smell of piss when you can literally piss anywhere."<p>That awful tweet was one of the handful read by people living with homelessness for a campaign created by "Humans for Humans."<p>The heartbreaking video is a play on Jimmy Kimmel's popular bit where he has …

The Ten ‘Commandments’ of Sushi – Gone – Medium

My first lunch at Yajima Sushi, in Tokyo, felt more like a kidnapping.<p>There were open spots at the counter. But the chef, Susumu Yajima, instructed …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

The 5 Most Damaging Myths That Keep Women From Advancing And Thriving In Our World Today

<b>Part of the series “Women, Leadership and Vision”</b><p>I’ve spent the past decade focusing intensively on helping women advance and thrive in business, and in their lives. As a writer, leadership and success coach and trainer, and as a former corporate Vice President, I’ve been inside countless …

Microwave Nutella Cake Recipe: Make a 2 Minute Chocolate Nutella Cake

11K<p>184<p>2<p>It was way back in January that Jaime showed us all how to make 2-Minute French Toast in A Cup and how to make Coffee Cake (in Under …

36 questions to reignite the flame: love quiz by Arthur Aron

These questions, written by Dr. Arthur Aron, Rich Slatcher and Keith Welker, were designed for existing couples to help reignite the flame of a longstanding relationship.<p>Grouped into three sets, the questions get increasingly more personal as the list goes on.<p>Dr. Aron says these questions are most …

46 Heart-Warming Photos From Cat Heaven Island Japan

Let's face it, the internet is run by cats - take them off the interwebs and there would simply be no reason to go on the internet anymore.<p>Well, over …

Cats

Watch This Stunning Video of a 45-Day Trip Through Vietnam

A country that can boast of being the quintessence of Southeast Asia, Vietnam is brimming with<p>A country that can boast of being the quintessence of …

10 Best Website Builders Platforms for Beginners

A simple page bearing information can do such wonders that it’s become so important for businesses to develop their own web presence. Prior to going …

An Eichler in Marinwood Gets a Major Renovation

Designer Stephen Shoup, head of building Lab, and his landscape architect wife Taya Shoup, designed and gave a complete renovation to this original …

25 People On What Love Means To Them (And Why It’s Always A Subjective Experience)

By Marisa DeMarco,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16oKBQU<p>Our relationship with love is one that begins from the time we enter into to this world …

Why you should stop caring about being ‘nice’

I was labeled as the nice girl my entire life. Mostly, because I was shy and quiet and no one knew how to handle that so the kids at school just said …

The Gatsby Effect: How to Think Yourself Into Success

On the surface, <i>The Great Gatsby</i> appears to be a fatal love story in which a man spends his life acquiring riches to win the girl of his dreams. I recently watched <i>The Great Gatsby</i> for the first time without having read the book. I know it's crazy -- how have I not read this American classic?! Truth …

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

Small, simple changes can lead to major results.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight is a journey composed of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by …