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I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

Trump went golfing during Barbara Bush’s funeral — here’s just how much golf he’s played compared to Obama

Donald Trump spent a beautiful spring Saturday on his Florida golf course while his wife and every other living president traveled to Houston to pay …

Golf

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

Yoga

The Best Fried Chicken in Every State

According to Yelp, even states outside the South have good fried chicken.<p>In the South, good fried chicken isn’t hard to find. Sometimes the best …

Country Lifestyle

9 new golf products you'll want to get your hands on

If you're like us, the recently-completed Masters has you extra excited about getting your own golf season fired up.<p>Are you looking for some new …

Golf

Here's what the wealthiest Americans have saved for retirement

When we talk about retirement savings in America, the news generally isn't all that good. Case in point: The average household aged 56 to 61 has an average of $163,577 saved for the future, which isn't all that much considering it amounts to roughly $6,500 a year of income under a typical …

Retirement

Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

Donald Trump

We taste-tested top-selling veggie burgers — and these are the best

When shoppers scour the freezer section for the perfect veggie burger, they're often looking for an adequate amount of both satiating fiber and protein. After all, sometimes swapping a regular beef burger for a plant-based patty means you’re willing to compromise flavor for nutrition.<p>However, the …

Food

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

Public Speaking

What Steve Jobs, Venus Williams, and the Dalai Lama Have to Say About Focus (Hint: It's Really Important)

Is your mind wandering off again? This will inspire you to find your focus again and get going.<p>Anytime is a good time to spring into action. But making the decision to get work done, start that project, or pursue that dream is only half the battle. You will need a deep reserve of commitment and …

Motivation

4 Retirement Rules to Live By

You could lose 50% of your savings if you don't follow this rule for retirement account withdrawals.<p>Retirement means no longer dealing with the daily …

Retirement

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

It's no joke how much data your internet service provider can collect about you. A new service from Cloudflare aims to change that.<p>These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest …

Privacy

7 Things That Just Don't Bother You Anymore When You're Truly Happy With Your Life

Have you ever felt so stuck? Sometimes, work can be a total drag, and nothing exciting seems to be going on outside of work. Then, all of a sudden, …

Happiness

How Narcissists Really Think

We often hear the term “narcissist,” but in reality, what does that mean? Does it merely describe someone who likes to be the center of attention, or …

Psychology

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Golf

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

How far do amateur golfers like you hit the ball? The USGA distance report has the answer

While the release of the annual distance report shows that the majority of pro golfers are hitting it slightly farther than the year before, there's …

The magnesium-vitamin D connection you need to know about

When it comes to the long list of supplements out there, magnesium and vitamin D both top the list as ones doctors most recommend. (Probiotics are up …

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Customers

USGA/R&A unveil new World Handicap System set to debut in 2020

It’s one of the game’s unique and abiding traits: For any given round, golfers of all skills can compete against one another by virtue of having a Handicap Index that measures their ability. So what if you can’t break 90! You could be teeing it up against Jordan Spieth or Lexi Thompson and, based …

Golf

5 Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results from Your Workouts — and How to Fix It

You’re working out regularly, eating a diet full of whole, unprocessed food, and not seeing any results! Uh, excuse us, but that’s not how this is supposed to work, is it? Well, not exactly. While plateaus are a part of every fitness routine, a lack of results is frustrating and can certainly be …

Fitness

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Top 10

What’s the immigration status of Melania Trump’s parents?

Several readers asked about the immigration status of Melania Trump’s parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, after spotting social media posts such as this one:<p>With congressional debate beginning on overhauling immigration laws, it’s certainly an interesting question. President Trump has favored bills …

Immigration

18 Jaw-Dropping Stats About Retirement

The more you know, the fewer unpleasant surprises you'll face. These statistics can help you save or generate more money for retirement.<p>If you're …

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant | Inc.com

In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs chasing after their dreams, this prophetic quote by Steve Jobs 21 years ago hits the nail on the head even more so today. Here's …

Time Management

Trump tells DACA recipients not to worry. They know better than to believe him.

The president doesn’t speak for his administration. The threat is real, and for many, the threat is now.<p>On Wednesday, during an impromptu press conference at the White House, President Donald Trump had nothing but love and comfort for the 690,000 young unauthorized immigrants affected by the end of …

Immigration

Here’s How Much the Average American Collects in Social Security at Age 62, 66, and 70

Retirement planning is hard if you don't know how much you'll get in Social Security benefits.<p>Are you financially prepared for retirement? Probably …

Retirement

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement