Mary Macias-Cox

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These Burnt Out Millennials Sold Everything to Sail the World. Their Boat Sank Day 2 (Here's the Lesson)

Everything went down with the ship for two dreamer twenty-somethings. There's plenty to learn from their wistful, if not wisened, attempt to sail away from the grind.<p>The most frequently shared piece of inspiring advice in the last twenty years for achieving career success and happiness might be …

Why Successful People Wear the Same Thing Every Day

Simplify your day and reduce decision fatigue: Wear the same thing, just like these successful entrepreneurs.<p>Everyone wants to be more productive -- especially entrepreneurs. One way to increase productivity? Simplify your decision-making processes by building habits.<p>In studying the effects of …

14 money lessons rich parents teach their kids

Author and self-made millionaire Steve Siebold has spent a lot of time studying the ultra wealthy. He's interviewed more than 1,200 millionaires and …

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life | Inc.com

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things …

Motivation

Officials: American from New Jersey now an ISIS commander

He calls himself Abu Hamza al-Amriki -- Abu Hamza the America -- and he’s appeared in a recent ISIS video, calling for terror attacks in the U.S.

As if cancer treatment wasn’t trying enough, a common stress will be unwanted advice. But you can benefit from the wisdom of others<p>Amid the greetings of the new year arrives a simple text message, “What do you think?” The story is familiar enough but this time, the cast is different. The patient is …

Cancer

Lessons Every Leader Can Learn From a Dying Woman's Letter to the World | Inc.com

Today started off as a typical day. I was woken up by my 4-year-old talking in my ear about how it was time for her to watch "PAW Patrol." As I turned on the porch TV, I glanced at my news feed to see what was going on in the world. Instead of checking out some article for or against President …

Donald Trump

A dad tries to explain sex to his son and finds the meaning of life

In 2011, my oldest son, then just weeks shy of his eighth birthday, perched on the corner of my wife’s and my bed, his head tilted just far enough to the side so he couldn’t quite see the home birth of his baby brother. He wanted to be in the room; we told him he was welcome, and we prepared him …

Parenting

Here's the Secret Weapon for Decluttering Your Space

Sometimes the biggest obstacle standing between you and a cleaner, clutter-free home is an unwillingness to just let go of unneeded stuff. When faced …

7 Things Interior Designers Really Wish You Wouldn't Buy (You've Got at Least One)

One of the most satisfying parts of buying a home is filling it with brand-new furniture. But before you plunk down your credit card on that red …

5 Easy Ways to Save Money for Your Dream Trip in 2018

That trip to Paris doesn't have to be just a daydream.<p>On the eve of a new year, instead of a list of resolutions, how about a list of destinations …

12 tips from successful execs on how to stop negative people from getting in your way

Chronically-negative people can slow down your momentum and sabotage real success. Top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their bulletproof strategies for cutting ties with negative people once and for all.

Entrepreneurship

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The big surprise I found in my marriage -- after nine years

I had been sitting on the edge of my bed for about 20 minutes when my wife, Raquel, walked in. I didn’t even look up.<p>“I can’t do this,” I said. “I can’t do it, I can’t do it, I can’t do it.”<p>Raquel walked over and sat next to me.<p>“I’m sorry,” she said, putting her hand on my back. “I hate to see you …

How to tackle financial stress

For many Americans, financial concerns are a regular source of anxiety, which is understandable given the uncertainties of today’s economy. It’s …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

The Mindful Notebook helps you think more clearly

popsci shop<p>Live more mindfully with this Kickstarter hit and get 26 percent off.<p>The fast pace of digital life can make it difficult to think clearly at times. The Mindful Notebook is designed to help you focus your mind at the start of each day and concentrate on what matters in your life. It’s …

10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

9 lessons about life I wish I'd known 30 years ago

At 57 years old, I'm able to look back and view my life in an utterly different light from when I was 40, 30 or 20. So much of what I believed was crucial to my success and happiness when I was in my 20s and 30s proved to be erroneous and misguided.<p>And most of those misguided notions were based on …

A Study of 55 of the World's Biggest Companies Found the Most Collaborative Teams Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Now more than ever, collaboration has become the keystone of successful businesses. But as your company grows, working together becomes harder. As teams diverge, getting buy-in, support, and even just clear lines of communication become a struggle.<p>After studying 55 of the largest teams from …

Management

4 Things To Cut Out Of Your Life In 2018

<b>Excuses</b><p>You will start to feel more self-confident, and like yourself more when stop accepting your own excuses, and your words begin to have meaning. When you say you’re going to do something, do it. Even when it is hard, and it is the last thing you want to do, do it anyway. It is how good habits …

Self-esteem

Use This Phrase To Calm Your Impatient, Angry Customers

Have you ever had an angry customer that was so impatient that when you tried to walk through a detailed solution to their problem they just wouldn’t listen? And the more detail you tried to give them the more irritated they became?<p>While it can be incredibly frustrating to attempt to help someone …

Anger Management

If You Have These 12 Characteristics, You're A Member Of The Kindest Personality Type

Perhaps one of the kindest personality types in the entire Myers-Briggs personality set is the ISTJ — and that’s why we all love them.<p>Being an ISTJ …

These are the most common masturbation fantasies

Aww, you guys!<p>We're all partial to a good old game of Clitar Hero every once in a while (or every day, depending on what else we've got going on), and our mutual love for masturbation is something we've all come to accept. But one thing we don't know, is what exactly is running through other …

Mulled Wine Hair Color Is Perfect for Winter

It's finally the time of year for mulled wine, that sweet, warming winter adult beverage made of<p>boxed red wine, brandy, oranges, and a handful of the most delicious spices you can find. Truly dedicated fans, however—or, hey, just anyone who wants to switch up their hair to a new gorgeous shade for …

Millions Of People Have Watched This Dad Brilliantly Explain Emotions To His Daughter

Video of dad explaining ways for daughter to address her feelings goes viral<p>One of the hardest parts of being is a parent is knowing how to deal when …

How To Maximise Light In Your Dark & Dingy Home

Moved into a shoebox next door to a 20-story apartment building lately? Okay, so things might not be that dire, but an abundance of natural light is …

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

Books

40 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Greater Determination and Perseverance | Inc.com

Without a doubt, a key quality every successful person has is perseverance: the grit and drive and will to keep pushing forward in spite of challenges and obstacles.<p>Luckily, if you're trying to do big things, determination and willpower are qualities you can develop. Perseverance is something we …

Motivation