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23 smart ways to increase your confidence, productivity, and income

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

The Best Hair Color Ideas for Brunettes

Who said blondes have all the fun?<p>Since blonde hair is a lighter base, it once seemed as though blondes had more options when it came to hair colors. …

I'm a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I've found only consists of 3 simple steps

It's easy to feel overwhelmed when juggling career and work demands, family time, relationships, and other obligations.<p>If you feel like you're constantly playing catch-up with no time to achieve personal or professional fulfillment, it's possible to turn it all around by changing one thing about …

Tim Cook

The Simple 3-Step Morning Routine a Neurosurgeon Swears By for Success

Few people are more qualified to comment on what activities ignite productivity and success than neurosurgeons. They arguably know the brain better …

The Nunes memo: 5 takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> The buildup is over, and the memo is out. So what does the newly released four-page document from House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes and his committee staff mean for the Russia investigation, key figures at the Justice Department and President Donald Trump?<p>The memo has sparked days …

Donald Trump

Analog destinations to unplug are the new *it* spots in travel

Super-cool phone-free social clubs, purposefully no-WiFi cafes, and other environments for IRL connection are on the rise—and in demand.<p>Making time …

New York City

Trend alert: Biohacking is the next wave of women’s wellness

Biohacking may have started as a Silicon Valley boys’ club to catalyze better health, with Bulletproof coffee, Paleo diets, and tools for a <i>Four-Hour</i> …

Wellness

Why Fires Are Becoming California's New Reality

The destructive wildfires in Southern California are capping one of the worst fire seasons on record in the state. They come less than two months after thousands of homes burned and more than 40 people were killed by fires in Northern California. Climatologists warn that this is the new reality for …

See All the A-Listers at DJ Khaled’s Epic Star-Studded Birthday Bash

DJ Khaled knows how to celebrate in style.<p>At a huge bash in Beverly Hills, Calif., hosted by Diddy, the ubiquitous entertainer toasted 42 years with …

110 Perfect Holiday Gift Ideas Under $100

The aftertaste of peppermint in your hot beverages means we're entering peak spending season. All the holiday party outfits, provisions for potlucks, and, of course, gifts start adding up at an alarming pace. And while you want to make sure every present feels thoughtful and special, you don't have …

Holiday Gift Ideas

The difference between antiperspirants and deodorants — and how each one works

Got B.O.? Don't reach for the antiperspirant. That's not going to do much good. Deodorant is what you need. But why? Following is a transcript of the video.<p>The simple explanation is deodorant stops the smell, and antiperspirant stops the sweat. But there's more to it than that.<p>Your armpits stink …

Protein

ABC's 'The Good Doctor' takes on sexual harassment in timely new episode

Sexual harassment is going under the knife on <i>The Good Doctor</i>.<p>In Monday's mid-season finale episode of ABC's breakout medical procedural (10 ET/PT), which has surpassed <i>This Is Us</i> as the highest-rated network drama this fall, surgical resident Claire Browne (Antonia Thomas) encounters a new doctor …

KFC, Elton John and steaming trousers while wearing them: New book 'lifts the lid' on life in Team Trump

Donald Trump has a penchant for junk food and Elton John songs played at deafening volumes all while having his trousers steam pressed when he is still wearing them, claims a colourful new inside account of his 2016 election campaign.<p>According to the book co-written by two former senior aides, the …

Donald Trump

Sheryl Sandberg Warns Of #MeToo Backlash Against Women

The Facebook executive is hearing people say this is why you shouldn't hire women. Actually this is why you should.<p>Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg warned Sunday morning about the potential for women to wind up on the losing end of what seems like a watershed moment in feminism.<p>The <i>Lean In</i> author …

Sexual Harassment

A 4-Step Regimen for Setting Goals That Always Moves You Forward

When you set lofty goals, even failure produces little wins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you read certain self-help literature, you may get the impression that some people don’t have any goals in life. Even worse -- you may be one of those people.<p>In actuality, …

Motivation

Meet the Women Who Are Making the Women's March on Washington Happen

The four national co-chairs of the Women's March on Washington — Linda Sarsour, Bob Bland, Tamika Mallory, and Carmen Perez — are the public faces of the movement, but bringing together the single-largest demonstration occurring during inauguration weekend, with just nine weeks' notice, has …

Women's March on Washington

Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

Self-help

nadia aboulhosn is killing the eyebrow game

and she designed a tee shirt to prove it.<p>Nadia Aboulhosn is one of our favorite NYC based fashion bloggers and models—so you could only imagine our excitement when we found out we would be featuring the, "Eyebrow Game Too Strong Tee", (designed by the It Girl herself), on NYLONshop! Her style and …

Here Are The 9 Books President Obama Bought On Small Business Saturday

Now we know what the Obamas will be reading his holiday season.<p>H/T <i>CNN</i>

This Detox Lemonade Will Help You Feel Much Better Post Holiday Feast

Feeling bloated, nauseous, and blah? Not anymore.<p>After Thanksgiving, it's easy to feel gross. We indulge in 4,500 calories during the feast—our bods aren't ready for it. But while there's not a ton of prep you can do for the large-and-in-charge meal, you <i>can</i> make yourself feel better. How? With a …

The Ultimate Guide To Meditation

Meditation. What is it? We’ve all heard of it. Maybe you’ve tried it a few times, or if you’re truly dedicated to it, you do it every day. Meditation …

Meditation

In Pictures: China's Frozen City

The 31st Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival opened on 5th January in the city of Harbin, Heilonjiang, in northeastern China.<p>The event is recognized as the largest of its kind in the world.<p>The Festival officially lasts for one month, but with winter temperatures in the city …

The Death Of Knowledge Work And The Rise Of 'Learning Workers'

During the past few decades we have spent a lot of time talking about knowledge workers and knowledge work. However today knowledge is nothing more than a commodity and to be the smartest guy in the room all you need access to is a smartphone. This is especially true when we consider that more …

The Only 10 Workout Moves You Need

The ball has dropped, the holiday parties have ended, and you've made your New Year’s resolutions. If getting back in shape falls anywhere on that …

The Ultimate Guide to Good Skin

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, shares his tips to getting your best skin ever.<p>Everyone wants great skin, some people have it naturally, others have to work really hard to maintain a clear complexion. While topical remedies or a …

5 Exercises That Will Change Your Life

Functional training gives you the kind of strength that matters at the end of the day: can you move your furniture or pick up your child? Try these 5 …

6 Ways That Lack Of Focus Can Kill Your Business

Many passionate entrepreneurs fight to add more features into their new products and services, assuming that more function will make the solution more appealing to more customers. In reality, more features will more likely make the product confusing and less usable to all. Focus is the art of …

The 15 Best Movies You Probably Didn't See This Year

The best movies aren't always the ones that are highly publicized.<p>Our friends over at crowdsourced rankings website Ranker came out with a list of the best movies you may not have seen this year. Check out these 15 movies and you'll be a film buff in no time.<p>Benedict Cumberbatch stars as British …

Golden Globes

The Best Bathrooms of 2014