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15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

Self-help

How To Start A Blog That Earns A Real Income

In today’s competitive business environment, employees are constantly vying for ways to climb the corporate ladder. Looking to make steady gains over time, they work hard, diligently putting in the effort to ensure that they get noticed. Over time, they climb the proverbial ladder, increasing their …

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How to Turn Failure Into Success | Men's Health

In fact, history has been dotted with losers of one kind or another who parlayed their most disappointing episodes into opportunities for real growth. Politicians, entrepreneurs, entertainers, you name it. At some point if Newton goes on to win a Super Bowl don’t be surprised if even he points to …

What are the best supplies?

A nerd’s guide to bullet journaling<p>You may have heard of bullet journaling, probably from your sister or your coworker or some other enviably competent person you have the pleasure of knowing. It’s a productivity pocketknife—customizable, indispensable, satisfying to use—that is helping people …

How to find and finance bank-owned properties

Home prices are still rising — they’re currently averaging just below all-time highs set in 2006, according to the Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Combine that with slim housing inventory in many markets, and you may believe you’ve missed the opportunity to buy your first, or your next, home.<p>But …

Real Estate

The Workout You Need to Do If You Want Bigger, Stronger Shoulders | Men's Health

The Colossal Shoulders Complex<p>Do each move for 30 seconds with no rest between moves: <br>1. Seated bent-over lower-trap Y raise<br>2. Seated bent-over overhand-grip reverse fly<br>3. Seated lateral raise<br>4. Seated front raise<br>5. Seated modified upright row<br>6. Seated Cuban press <br>That’s 1 round. Do 3 to 5 rounds, …

The Ultimate Shoulder-Scorching Workout | Men's Health

Build Bigger Shoulders With This 10-Minute Workout<p>Five moves. Six reps each. How many rounds can you complete?<p>In just 10 minutes, this intense five-move workout will build your deltoids and traps, giving you that impressive shoulder shape you’re looking for, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ …

Why Men Should Do Lateral Leg Raises to Strengthen Their Glutes | Men's Health

Most guys’ glutes are weak from spending too much time in a chair, so targeted exercises like this will help counter that weakness for better performance in the gym.<p>While lateral leg raises are typically performed lying on the floor, Gaddour suggests doing them from an elevated surface—like a flat …

These Are the Most Lucrative Industries for Startups in 2016 | Inc.com

Where the Growth Lives<p>There are more Inc. 500 honorees in New York than in any other American city. And for the first time since 2010, San Francisco failed to make the top 5 Inc. 500 hometowns.<p>Overall<p>New York City<br>• Atlanta<br>• Los Angeles<br>• Austin<br>• Irvine, Calif.<p>Per Capita<p>Clearwater, Fla.<br>• Irvine, …

New Jersey

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

DIY Bug Bite Stick To Instantly Relieve Itching, Pain & Redness

It’s that time of year and the bugs are biting!<p>As summer arrives and you venture outside for more adventurous activities, you will become a snack for …

5 Scientific Ways to Better Your Brain This Weekend | Inc.com

Your brain is your biggest asset. Invest in it.....starting this weekend.<p>Science dictates that rest is crucial to brain function. So many of us power through the weekend, catching up on projects we missed during the week. This can cause burnout / exhaustion, and actually impede creativity.<p>So! I've …

Humanity

The 10 Fundamentals Of Rewiring Your Brain

Neuroplasticity has become a buzzword in psychology and scientific circles, as well as outside of them, promising that you can "re-wire" your brain to improve everything from health and mental wellbeing to quality of life. There's a lot of conflicting, misleading, and erroneous information out …

The Brain

Why the Sound of Someone Chewing Annoys You | Men's Health

With misophonia, not all sounds cause reactions—and we’re talking about different reactions than the ones we <i>all</i> might have if someone dragged fingernails across a chalkboard.<p>People with the condition can suffer from side effects ranging from getting super stressed, anxious, or upset, to feeling …

How to Do the Split Squat Jump Progression | Men's Health

(Build your best body with THE 21-DAY METASHRED. The at-home, body-shredding program helped one guy lose 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks!)<p>Add some jumping into your fitness routine, whether it be hoops or this split squat jump progression shown in the video above by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ …

Why We Live In A Second Robber Baron Era

Step aside John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie and other robber barons of the late 19th century. As profits soar and the stock market booms while the overall economy and median wages stagnate, “we aren’t just living in a second Gilded Age,” writes Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, “we’re …

Economics

Why Haven't You Quit Your Job and Started Your Own Artisanal Food Company Yet?

We all dream of quitting our day jobs and starting our own small-batch food brands. These four people actually did it.<p><i>Welcome to Bon Appétit's first-ever Culture Issue! All month long we'll be bringing you stories from the intersection of food and music and entertainment and politics and more.</i> …

Cooking

The 16 Best Stretches For Men | Men's Health

The 16 Most Important Stretches a Man Can Do<p>These are the “Sweet 16 of Stretches.” The best of the best. Try them during your next workout<p>There’s no way around it: Mobility training is a must if you want to perform at your peak and stay injury-free for the long haul.<p>But if you’re like most men, …

TT Culinary Institute: Boeuf Bourguignon

<i>This March, we're taking you on a tour of the Old World, with a focus on how traditional European dishes are influencing modern cuisine.</i><p>For those of …

Cooking

Why do most start-ups fail to successfully scale up? Five reasons where founders are going wrong - Firstpost

<b>By K Yatish Rajawat</b><p>The only goal every start-up has is to successfully scale and disrupt or own an industry. The biggest reason that bulk of them …

6 Exercises to Stop Slouching | The Art of Manliness

Earlier this year when I made a video about how to plan your week, several viewers commented on the terrible Quasimodo-like hunched back I displayed. …

Pain

Successful Serial Entrepreneur David S. Rose: The Business Model All Startups Need to Be Using

Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and New York Times-bestselling author David S. Rose is a strong fixture in the startup community.<p>He is the founder and CEO of Gust, a platform that links up founders with interested investors in more than 80 countries. To date, more than $1.8 billion has been …

Entrepreneurship

Wrist Mobility Drills | Men's Health

“The pain is due to a lack of mobility in the joints,” explains <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. “Your wrists can’t get in the proper position. You may have the same problem during pushups, too.”<p>The solution is simple: Spend two to five minutes every week loosening your wrists with the …

10 At-Home Workouts You Can Do With One Kettlebell

Kettlebells are great for amping up your workout routines and switching things up. Kettlebells offer unique advantages over dumbbells because they …

5 Best Shoulder Exercises to Hit All 3 Deltoid Muscle Heads and Build Huge Shoulders

To build big shoulder muscles we need to hit all 3 deltoid heads, the front, the side and the rear deltoids. A complete shoulder workout will do that …

Workouts

100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

Muscle

Jason Calacanis admits Inside.com news app failed, pivots to an email service

Investor and entrepreneur Jason Calacanis announced today that he has pivoted his Inside.com news service. He’ll be shuttering his company’s mobile app in favor of something that has “much better engagement”: email.<p>“I’ve been beating my head against a wall for the last two years trying to make a …

Apps

3 Easy Stretches You Can Do At Your Desk | Men's Health

The three moves in the video above activate the muscles that don’t get used while you sit—your glutes and your core—and open up the areas that get tight—your hip flexors and groin. That way you can hit the ground running at the gym and perform your exercises with better form.<p>And yeah, you may be …