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Swift Tutorial: An Introduction to the MVVM Design Pattern

On every new project, you have the privilege of deciding how you’ll architect the app and organize the code. But if you don’t pay attention, or you …

UX Design

Nine Things that Improve Insulin Sensitivity: Accelerate Fat Loss & Build Muscle Faster! | Poliquin Article

We’re going to let you in on a little secret: The FIRST thing you should do when you want to lose fat or put on muscle is to improve insulin …

Good fats can cut risk of death by 27%, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've long known that "bad" fats aren't the healthiest choices in our diets, but the latest news from Harvard is lethal: Eating too much saturated or trans fat can increase your risk of dying.<p>The silver lining? You can reverse some of that risk by making healthier fat choices.<p>"This study is …

Nutrition

11 Apps to Help You De-Stress on the Go

Whether you suffer from chronic anxiety or are just a little stressed these days, you can use your phone to help slow down your racing thoughts. Here …

Here's why the iPhone's Night Shift mode is such a big deal

In general, looking at your phone at night is a terrible idea.<p>Smartphone screens emit bright blue light so you can see them even at the sunniest …

Sleep

The 18 best books for someone just starting out in their career

Chances are, your college didn't offer classes on how to negotiate your salary, deal with a micromanaging boss, or confront annoying coworkers.<p>But there's still something you can do to prepare yourself for the tricky world of work: read.<p>Here are 18 books we think every young professional should …

Self-improvement

Get a Bangin' Booty and Crush Back Pain with One Move

This exercise double-teams your body in the best way.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Marching glute bridge:</b> Not only do strong glutes look amazing, but they also help power your …

Why lifting is the new running for women over 40

I felt weak and old and emotionally fragile - anything from a broken plate to a bank statement seemed to overwhelm me with panic.<p>The treadmill …

Exercise

12 healthy ways to cope with a chronic illness

In 2007, Tami Stackelhouse, then 35, was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic condition that caused pain throughout her body, brain fog and extreme fatigue.<p>“I remember thinking, ‘<i>If I could just close the door, turn off the lights and lie down on the floor of my office, I would be asleep</i> …

The Dumbbell Workout for Your Chest, Arms, and Back

We're just weeks away from spring, and you know what <i>that</i> means. Breaking out the tank tops, short sleeves, and ultimately, showing more skin. There's …

Yoga for Back Pain: 14 Poses That Heal

Hailey Wist<p>Yoga for Back Pain: Static Back<p>This pose uses gravity to put your hip and trunk on the same plane, which helps your lower back. Lie down …

Yoga

Top 5 Bodyweight Exercises for Tighter Buttocks

Prolonged periods of sitting, inefficient movement patterns, inactivity, and genetics can all play a role in the shape of your derriere.<p>Here is an …

Workouts

Vanguard founder John C. Bogle explains where most investors go wrong

Chances are, if you have a 401(k) or an IRA, you've got money in a fund owned by Vanguard. The good news is that means you're probably not paying a lot in fees to hold it. Bogle, who turns 87 this year, has long espoused low-cost index funds.<p>His firm introduced the first index fund in 1976. The …

Investing

5 best books about money for everyone on your Christmas list

Slide 1 of 7<p>As 2016 approaches, it’s time to begin drafting New Year’s resolutions. Rather than researching fad diets, telling yourself you’re going …

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

A neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed

When I was about to turn 40, I started working out regularly after years of inactivity. As I sweated my way through cardio, weights, and dance classes, I noticed that exercise wasn’t just changing my body. It was also profoundly transforming my brain—for the better.<p>The immediate effects of exercise …

Humanity

What I learned from studying Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's schedule for a year

Amidst the growing numbers of tasks, relationships, and operations to manage, ecommerce leaders still only have the same number of hours in a given day.<p>Through my work at Exact Media, I've worked with some of the brightest leaders in the ecommerce space.<p>To better understand them, their needs, and …

Team Building

10 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About 401ks, IRAs And Other Retirement Accounts

You may be too young to think much about retirement. But if you’re out of school and in the labor force, you’re not too young to be thinking about–and more importantly, funding– retirement accounts. Here are 10 things you need to know about IRAs, 401(k)s and other retirement accounts, part of a …

The 15 most influential thinkers in business

You can credit Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, for example, for sowing the seeds that became Silicon Valley's obsession with "disruption." And there are INSEAD professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, whose book "Blue Ocean Strategy" has sold 3.5 million copies and been …

Michael Porter

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

Yoga for Cardio Lovers: 8 Poses to Build Strength

Strength training is a critical component of a well-rounded fitness routine. If you find yourself consistently gravitating toward activities such as …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

Happiness

Top 5 Data Structure and Algorithm Books - Must Read, Best of Lot

Data Structure and Algorithms books are often taught as text books in various universities, colleges and Computer Science degree courses, yet, when …

Incredibly Simple Mindfulness Techniques To Reduce Your Stress This Week

By Nicola Brown,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1S738Yg<p>As the pace of life seems to be constantly accelerating, it’s all too easy to fall prey to …

11 Career Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Have you ever woken up in a cold sweat wondering what you’re going to do with your life? Desperately wishing you could just abandon your problems and …

Emotional Intelligence

How To: Fall Asleep in Less Than 1 Minute

It can be pretty tough to fall asleep when your brain is thinking nonstop or anxiety has gotten the best of you, and it seems to only get harder when …