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9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

This skin-boosting supplement could be the secret to staying healthy in the winter

A current superstar on the wellness scene, collagen is touted by basically everyone, their favorite celebrity, <i>and</i> their doctor for it’s glow-inducing …

Science Discovers Why Some People Are Motivated to Succeed While Others Aren't

People who seem naturally motivated really are. If you're not, you can motivate yourself.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my …

Neuroscience

Why ghee is the elixir of life

I, like most Indians, grew up eating ghee and relished every drop of it. In the late 80s there was this vogue of banishing ghee from your diet …

Nutrition

How a single bout of exercise instantly protects the heart

A new review of existing studies examines the evidence behind the idea that an acute bout of exercise is able to offer immediate protection for the …

The Brain

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia

It's based on ancient yoga practice but it can lower your blood pressure today.<p>You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in …

Yoga

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Self-improvement

How to be resilient: 8 steps to success when life gets hard

<i>“Stick with it!”</i><p><i>“Be resilient!”</i><p><i>“Never give up!”</i><p>I see a lot of stuff about resilience, persistence and grit. What I don’t see is a lot of legitimate …

This is how to recover from tragedy: 4 secrets from research

I’d love to start with witty jokes, but we’re talking tragedy here, so brace yourself. This story isn’t comforting.<p>On May 1st, 2015, while …

Self-help

The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things

Researchers say to build better habits you absolutely need to stop doing these few things.<p>According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the …

Procrastination

Want to stay slim? Up your flavonoid intake

No doubt you've heard that eating more fruits and vegetables can help you manage body weight. The fibre and water in produce adds bulk to meals, filling you up with fewer calories.<p>According to a new study from Britain, though, there's an even more powerful ingredient in fruits and vegetables that …

Your post-election glossary, from 'alt-right' to 'fake news'

<b>(CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump's historic election was a lesson for those who relied on polls to tell them that Hillary Clinton's victory was a sure thing.<p>Now, with Trump's transition to power underway, we're learning something new each day about the inner workings of politics, finance and …

Donald Trump

17 minor tricks that will help you accomplish more every day

What we can control is our productivity. Being cautious with how we spend our time is vital to getting more done during the day.<p>Waking up earlier, meditating, creating daily to-do lists — there are a number of ways to make the most out of every minute.<p>If you want to be more productive during your …

5 Leading Theories of What Dreams Actually Are

The earliest recorded dream is from the Sumerian king Dumuzi of Uruk, who ruled just before Gilgamesh, sometime around 2500 BC. “An eagle seizes a …

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

Time Management

Hungry all the time? These eight blunders could be to blame

Feeling hungry isn't a bad thing. It's your body's way of telling you it needs fuel to function. But if you feel famished all the time – even after finishing a meal – easily remedied mistakes may be to blame, some which may surprise you.<p>Hunger is a biological drive to eat that's associated with a …

The Nazi Tax on Jewish Wealth: An Early Warning Sign of the Holocaust

"We are broke but we have Austria. " --Hermann Wilhelm Göring<p>In the damp dark streets of early morning Vienna, SS Gestapo Chief Heinrich Himmler's agents raced to find one of the biggest ideological enemies of the Nazi state--a 58-year-old Ludwig von Mises. A political economist and critic of the …

Is Lithuania ready to own up to its Holocaust past?

JTA — As the author of a best-seller that deals with female sexuality after 50, the Lithuanian novelist Ruta Vanagaite is used to embarrassing …

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

Self-improvement

Mother and son go to Washington: Why you should take your family for a crash course in U.S. history

<b>Elizabeth Renzetti</b><i>’s teenage son was born in the United States but raised in Canada and England. She whisks him off to Washington for a crash course in American history – and learns a thing or two herself</i><p>The U.S. Capitol building. (James Lawler Duggan/Reuters)<p>Donald Trump is haunting our trip to …

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Six U.S. stocks likely to churn out dividends

<i>(Join us for a chat with Andy Nasr about U.S. dividend stocks on Friday at noon. Click here.)</i><p>It may be time for yield-hungry investors to feast on U.S. dividend stocks.<p>With the Canadian market heavily laden with financial and resource companies, including beleaguered energy stocks, U.S. equities …

7 Foods That Make Your Workout More Effective

It’s a logical, healthy plan—if you stick to your fitness routine and make smart diet decisions, you’re bound to reach your weight loss goals …