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4 books that will show you how to create the best morning ritual

Eating the same oatmeal every morning that Bill Gates does is not going to make you a billionaire. And even if the Dalai Lama started every day with …

Time Management

These are the verbs that should never appear on your resume — and what to use instead

Your resume isn't a place for modesty; it's a chance to show companies all the awesome things you've done — and what you can do for them if given a chance. Take the opportunity to liven things up a bit. Weak, vague or overused verbs can actually diminish the excellent work you did at your last job, …

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

Change Your Negative Training Thought Patterns With These Tips

Learning to reframe our negative thought patterns during marathon training changes everything. Negative thinking can determine the outcome of your …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

These 15 attitude changes will make you more likable

No man (or woman) is an island at work. The core truth is that our success depends on others. Whether we get promoted, get raises and succeed in …

Running Lingo 101—The Terms To Know

Illustration by Audrey MaloRunning Lingo To KnowCommitting to a training program, whether it’s in preparation for a race or simply for the structure …

What yoga does to your brain

When you step out of a yoga class, no doubt you feel better from head to toe. Your muscles feel more relaxed, you may feel stronger, and then there’s the mental clarity only om-ing can bring. But what’s really going on in your brain when you pop in and out of downward-facing dog?<p>“We know that …

Yoga

This Home Workout Will Prevent Low Back Pain and Open Up Your Hips

You know that moment when life starts to feel like a pain in the back? Well, that moment is probably now, considering 31 million Americans experience …

The Ultimate Wellness Reading List: 11 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down

<i>Claire Fountain—celebrity yoga teacher, personal trainer, and wellness expert—founded #TrillYoga with her unorthodox approach to break stigmas and</i> …

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

If in 2017, you've vowed to find a new job, get a promotion, be a better boss, or simply enjoy work more, Business Insider has got your back.<p>Over the …

Self-improvement

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …

5 Powerful Questions to Ask When Things Seem to be Going Wrong

When things seem to be going wrong and you're stuck in a pit of fear, start getting curious and ask yourself some of these questions:<p>1. What opportunity is this giving me for growth, healing, evolution, or learning?<p>2. What would happen If I didn't label this as bad?<p>3. What meaning am I adding to …

Self-help

Three New Books to Step Up Your Game at Work (and in Life)

<b>1. “Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations”</b> <br>by Thomas L. Friedman<p>The globe-trotting <i>New York Times</i> …

Get Stronger With This 2-Weeks-to-50-Burpees Challenge

You have a lot of feelings about burpees. Hatred, fear, and disgust may come to mind, so we understand if you're not psyched about doing a burpee-only challenge. But this burpee workout is different! It involves five different variations and builds up over the course of two weeks so it's a fun way …

Workouts

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

Essential Negotiation Skills: Reaching an Agreement That Works For You

© iStockphoto<br>lizzy-lou<p>Do you know when to compromise?<p>Why does negotiation matter? Quite simply, the world would be a much angrier and more …

Improve Your Sprint Performance With Speed Drill Training

How can you train for sprints when much of your training focuses on endurance? Speed training through speed drills is one way to improve your sprint …

Exercise

The Best Exercises for Inner and Outer Thighs

Looking for more ways to work your thighs than endless squat and lunge variations? It's your lucky day. While you may already know spot toning …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

How Much Protein You Really Need In Your Diet

Getting enough protein is important, regardless of whether you want healthy skin and nails, to lose weight, or get bulging biceps. But "enough" could …

7 Common Mistakes To Avoid If You Want To Achieve Your Goals And Dreams In Life.

No matter what goals, dreams or personal changes you want to achieve in your life, the reality for you and everyone else, is that it requires …

Motivation

How to Create More Success and Abundance in Your Life

It's not so easy to tell what is success, because it can mean many different things. When I was in my early twenties I thought that success is about money. I thought that if I have a big house, if I have a big car, I will be successful. But then I realized that there are people who have big cars …

How To Eat For Maximum Muscle Growth At Any Age!

As you age, your body's protein, carb, and fat needs change, making it harder to hold on to muscle. Here's how to build a diet to sustain you for a …

If You Want to Lose Weight, Quit the Gym

Healthy living doesn’t start with Crossfit. It starts in the kitchen.<p>Have you heard the adage “you can’t out-exercise a bad diet”?<p>What you eat …

20 Things Women Who Have Their Sh*t Together Do Every Day

No. 13 is seriously so important, and you probably already do it.<p><b>1. Brew their own coffee at home instead of spending approximately half their paycheck on Starbucks every day.</b> You do not want to do the math on how much you could potentially spend in a year buying coffee every day. That's a …

How to Host the Best Outdoor Summer Party in Any Space

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Cookbooks

Why 'Straight Outta Compton' had different Facebook trailers for people of different races

Jaimie Trueblood<p>The specificity of Facebook’s advertising machine lets companies sidestep many potential pitfalls that could prevent them from launching a successful ad campaign.<p>For Universal Pictures, one of the problems Facebook helped them sidestep was the fact that white Americans didn’t really …

10 Motivational Books On Productivity You Should Read Once In Your Lifetime

Time is a priceless commodity. Those who know the value of time make it point to never waste it unnecessarily. But most people who waste time don’t …