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Here's Some Marriage Advice You Haven't Heard A Million Times Before

It may be unconventional but it's worth a try.<p>Some pieces of marriage advice we’ve heard time and time again: Never go to bed angry, make sure your spouse is your best friend, be transparent about your feelings.<p>But at this point, we’re ready for a fresh, unconventional take on how to stave off …

How to Plant Ideas in Someone's Mind

If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Self-help

6 Insufferably Bad Work Habits and How to Treat Them (Infographic)

1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every office has them, those men and women who just can't seem to get work done on time. There are various causes for their lack of productivity: some are chronic procrastinators, others get distracted by aggressive multitasking …

Time Management

How a Little Choice Can Impact Your Entire Future & Change Your Life

The future is very sensitive and highly dependent on the present as events that might seem insignificant now can completely transform the future.<p>Have …

10 Modern Coloring Books That Aren’t Just for Kids

Who says you have to be a kid to love a good coloring book? Not us, that’s for sure! When we read about <i>Outside the Lines</i>, the latest cool coloring book on the art scene, we knew it was time to round up a whole bunch of modern coloring books for folks who can’t resist a good set of markers filling …

How to Lower Your Food Budget (Without Giving Anything Up)

My wife and I have three children. According to the official USDA statistics on food costs, the monthly cost for our family to eat per month assuming …

Personal Finance

11 Body Hacks that You Should Know About

Have you got any tiny itchy issues with your body sometimes but don’t know how to deal with them? Say how to kill the brain freeze or what to do when …

The Scientific Way to Mend a Broken Heart

Most of us have experienced heartbreak, and when you think about how it made you feel, it's very similar to physical pain and suffering. That's no …

Pain

How Your Parents Impact Your Relationships

Understanding their relationship could be the key to understanding your own<p>Your family relationships are likely being steered, in part, by the way you've experienced your parents' rapport (or lack thereof). These questions can shed light on where some of your impulses stem from.<p><b>Who Ruled The …

10 Ways to Boost Your Imagination and Achieve Big Things

We all want to accomplish goals in our lives, right? Whether they are huge achievements or small victories, getting that promotion at work or making …

Eleven Things Science Shows Will Make You Happier Every Day

Did you know there are 11 ways we can make ourselves happier, and they are backed up by scientific research?<p>Our team tried out the popular productivity blog Buffer’s list of scientific suggestions this week and we added our own unscientific data to the mix. We spend a significant portion of our …

Anandra George, Life Coach for Soul Evolution

Words like dynamic, creative, keen, funny, insightful, compassionate, trustworthy, and honest have been used to describe how intuitive life coach, …

How to Train Your Creative Mind

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As Louis Pasteur once famously said, "Chance favors only the prepared mind." To be an innovative entrepreneur, you want to foster creativity in your daily life so that your mind is ready when opportunity arises.<p>"Creative ideas often come …

Creativity

How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: Lessons in Mindfulness and Creativity from the Great Detective

<i>“The habit of mind which leads to a search for relationships between facts,”</i> wrote James Webb Young in his famous 1939 5-step technique for creative problem-solving, <i>“becomes of the highest importance in the production of ideas.”</i> But just how does one acquire those vital cognitive customs? That’s …

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5 Fascinating Facts About Daydreams

By Jena Pincott<p>Daydreams distract us for a shocking 47 percent of our waking hours. They make us feel undisciplined and unproductive. And they don't even make us happier. So what's the upside?<p><b>1. They'll Bring Out Your Inner Rube Goldberg</b><p>You have two minutes. How many uses can you think of for a …

5 Weekend Tips That Will Help You Succeed

No matter how ambitious you are and how much you want to succeed, weekends are that sacred time when you get to leave your business alone and spend …

How to Delegate Effectively

<i>Ilya Pozin is the founder of Ciplex, and a writer on entrepreneurship and marketing.</i><p>Don’t look now, but your micromanagement habits might be stunting your company’s growth. If you’re improperly, inefficiently, or just plain avoiding the delegation of tasks, you may be harming your company more than …

6 Secrets Of Super Productive To-Do Lists

While it may appear simple, the to-do list is a many-splendored thing. Here are half a dozen ways to make yours splendid.<p>Just as there’s a difference between typing and writing, convulsing and dancing, and noshing and tasting, there’s a difference between emailing yourself about every project …

Time Management

8 Simple Ways To Get Happier At Work

Eye strain, iPhones, desk lamps, stomach cramps: Maximizing and minimizing these elements of your workday will help you get work done. But don’t just take it from us. Listen to Happiness Project author Gretchen Rubin, who clearly knows from mirth.<p><i>Happiness Project</i> author Gretchen Rubin recently …

Happiness

Is Your To-Do List Really About What You Intend To Do?

Your to-do list shouldn’t feel like a foreign document describing an alternate universe. Instead, incorporate everyday (low-stress) tasks to make it feel like part of your day.<p>I’m a big believer in the to-do list. Every night I create a list of what I intend to do the next day, and it turns out I’m …

Time Management

How To Read Way More Books (And, Thus, Know Way More Stuff)

Humanity has learned a lot of stuff. Most of it is in books. So we should read more of them. Here’s how.<p>While many problems are new to 2013–what, exactly, is twerking?–most are quite old, like having a meaningful career or being able to do your best work. So if we want to be able to address our …

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Stop Embarassing Yourself: How To Know Your Crush Doesn’t Want You

God, that feeling sucks, doesn’t it? The one where you spend an entire hour artfully crafting the perfect text message that puts out just as many …

It’s Okay When Things Don’t Go As Planned, So Don’t Panic!

I don’t think anyone is ever going to get to the point where they are genuinely happy when shitty things are happening to them. No one is especially …

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting — and most controversial — aspects of marketing.At Help Scout we …

Why we love to hoard… and how you can overcome it

Understanding the psychology behind why we like to accumulate all manner of items can in fact help you to lead a clutter-free life.<p><i>Question: How do you make something instantly twice as expensive?<br>Answer: By thinking about giving it away.</i><p>This might sound like a nonsensical riddle, but if you've ever …

Why paying attention is anything but elementary

It’s surprising how much of the world we see and yet do not take in. Who better to teach us why we miss so much and what to do about it than Sherlock Holmes?<p>“The true art of memory is the art of attention,” wrote Samuel Johnson. Wise words, indeed, but what exactly is this art? Do we really know …

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23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert

You might be a "quiet type" after all.<p>Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who’s hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the “social butterfly” can just as easily have an introverted …

The Science Of Playing Hard to Get

According to my Psychology-101 Professor, there is no empirical evidence to support the theory that playing hard to get is an effective …