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10 Life Habits All Extremely Happy People Prioritize

These lifelong habits build material and emotional wealth.<p>Many things in this world are a waste of time. I find myself wanting to maximize every second of my day--from the moment I wake up to the minute I fall asleep. Unfortunately, this high motivation creates a problem--discerning worthwhile …

What's The Secret To Success? Ingratiate Yourself With People Of Great Wealth

As the CEO of a rapidly growing fintech company and a frequent contributor to Forbes, I get asked to do a lot of media interviews.<p>The same questions seem to pop up time and time again, but during a recent interview, I was asked a question I had never encountered before.<p>The interviewer asked, “What …

Hands on: I used the YO smartphone kit to analyze my sperm

One day in 1677, Dutch businessman and scientist Anthonie van Leeuwenhoek made love to his wife, scooped a sample of his semen from out of her, and placed it in one of his self-made microscopes.<p>He was the first man on Earth to see wriggling sperm cells, describing them as “animalcules … moving like …

Male Fertility

10 Daily Life Habits Of Happy and Successful People

What is success?<p>That small question has led to thousands of books being written, countless conversations and much soul searching. Is it measured by a …

Success

7 Power Habits of Great Leaders and Business Icons

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Self-improvement

10 money rules to follow if you want to build wealth

But when it comes to personal financial information, maybe simpler is better. Embrace a moment of Zen. Tap into the simple truths that have served you well and the truths you can teach others.<p>Here are the 10 golden rules of personal finance everyone should know.<p>1. Have a goal<p>Without a clear set of …

Personal Finance

9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar ideas. …

Motivation

How Small Actions Help You Take Control of Your Finances

Last year, I wanted to write a book. It seemed like an impossible task. But I figured, “if I can write a long blog post, I can surely write one …

Personal Finance

How to Retire a Millionaire

Congratulations, you've graduated from college! With degree in hand, you're ready to go out and face the world. You no doubt want to do well in life, …

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

The 4 Habits You Need to Change to Get Out of Debt This Year

Got debt?<p>So do 80% of Americans, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. Those obligations can come in the form of mortgage debt (44%), credit card …

Personal Finance

Nutrition experts got together and ranked the best diets of 2017 — here are the top 12

Often, the ones that garner the most attention aren't even among the best.<p>For its annual list, US News & World Report ranked 38 eating plans, considering different criteria including how easy the diet is to follow, its effects on weight loss (both short and long term), how nutritional and safe the …

Diets

Need a Money Makeover? 8 Must-Read Personal Finance Books

Lay the groundwork for a profitable 2017 with a little end-of-the-year reading.<p>Just about nobody would say 2016 has been smooth sailing. Between a divisive election, the loss of a host of cultural icons, and seemingly endless international turmoil, it seems like this year has been determined to …

Japanese Artist Transforms Old Newspapers Into Expressive Creatures

Chie Hitotsuyama upcycles the animal kingdom in a colorful sculpture series.<p>Spirited monkeys, inquisitive rabbits, placid walruses, and other species come to life in Chie Hitotsuyama's studio. Working with glue and twisted rolls of newspaper, the Tokyo-based artist crafts three-dimensional …

3 Ways Color Can Be a Secret Weapon in the Battle for Higher Creativity

The specific shades you use or see around the office can encourage your team to truly innovate.<p>Chromotherapy has been used for centuries to improve how people feel, and modern research shows it can influence creativity in the office, too. If you're stuck on how to implement color for an innovation …

Creativity

How to watch movies and read books more intelligently, according to New York’s most powerful critics

Sometimes it seems we’ll never get back to the blissful college days of doing nothing but reading, thinking, and discussing. (Or drinking while discussing. Or drinking while not discussing.) The farther you get along in career and family, the more you wonder: Will I ever find time to finish (or …

Clint Eastwood

How to Make Your Mind Happy, According to Neuroscience

Everybody is talking about mindfulness… but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you’ll hear, “Umm, …

Why stop at five senses? Tech is letting us hack our brains to give us 'superpowers'

Many people claim to have a sixth sense, whether it's being able to predict the weather or that they can just 'sense' something bad is about to …

The Neuroscience of Storytelling

It’s a simple question: “How do you write an effective, engaging story?”Lisa CronAsk Lisa Cron. An accomplished author and story coach, she has just …

Writing

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Your iPhone is hijacking your mind — here are two tips for getting it back

Your iPhone is probably taking up way too much time and mental space. How can you get it under control?<p>Ex-Google design ethicist Tristan Harris shares a bunch of tips on his site Time Well Spent. Two of them seem particularly important to me.<p><b>First, get your notifications under control.</b> Harris …

Apps

Purchasing your own cable modem may save money and allow for faster data speeds

If you get your home internet connection via your local cable provider, then it may be wise to invest in your own cable modem. Why? Have a look at your bill. If the cable company provided you with a modem, you might notice that it’s charging you a monthly lease fee.<p>This leasing option seems to be …

10 Cool Stockholm Apartments That Will Blow Your Mind

Stockholm. Sweden’s capital and arguably one of the trendiest cities in the world. The Swedes are pretty darn stylish in everything they do, whether …

Best CrossFit Exercises

CrossFit is a trend that boomed a couple of years back and continued to boom ever since. But it's one thing watching Ninja Warrior from your couch ahead of your gym session and another *correctly* employing functional CrossFit moves to improve your strength. Here to help is Team Reebok UK's …

How you’re self-sabotaging your fitness success

Adopting a healthier lifestyle can be overwhelming; when the going gets tough, too many of us consciously (or unconsciously) sabotage our own success. I have been there. As an adolescent I was chubby and awkward; I constantly sabotaged my own health.<p>Learning to crave movement and healthy food has …

5 Ways To Make Budgeting Easy And Painless

Whoever first joked about having champagne taste on a beer budget made a pretty big assumption about human nature. They assumed people budget when in reality, they typically don’t.<p>Philip Olson, a certified financial planner based in Austin, Texas, has a theory about why so many people are averse to …

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