Jeffrey Sparling

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5 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be a Millionaire

People with a deep passion for their work are motivated to work hard. That's when they start to make serious money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sure, most people would love to be a millionaire...in theory. But in practice, few are actually willing to do what it takes …

Self-improvement

Martha Stewart's Genius Mac & Cheese Is What We're Bringing to Every Summer BBQ

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some good-as-gold recipes. Today, we're highlighting a home-run mac and cheese from Martha Stewart.</i><p>I’ve never met a mac and cheese I didn’t love—from velvety noodles swimming in sauce to sheet …

Cooking

Sitting for Long Periods of Time Can Lead to Heart Problems and Worse. Here's What You Should Do Instead

Sitting for too long can cause heart and memory problems, as well as increase your risk for cancer and diabetes.<p><b>Sitting for too long damages the heart, may harm the brain, and increases risk of death.</b>• <b><br>Researchers aren't even sure that exercise is enough to make up for the harms of sitting too</b> …

5 Bloat-Fighting Smoothie Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

The jeans you wore last week suddenly seem a tad too tight in the waist. You can blame the dryer, but it’s probably your eating habits. When your …

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

Nurturing the Intelligent Heart

<i>Bodhicitta</i> is the jewel of Mahayana Buddhism. While the term is usually translated as “awakened mind,” my teacher, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, has …

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

Happiness

6 Big Career Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Future

Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes--some because of inexperience, some because we don't yet know what we know, and some, unfortunately, that we repeat again and again until we finally learn …

Self-improvement

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

Happiness

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

Yale's "Happiness 101" Course Is Available Online For Free — Here's How You Can Take It

What’s the secret to happiness? You could soon find out for free. One of Yale’s most popular classes — not just this school year, but in the …

31 Five-Second Reminders that Will Make Calmness Your Superpower

<i>Your goal is to grow so strong on the inside that nothing on the outside can affect your inner peace of mind without your conscious permission.</i>The …

Facebook could face record fine, say former FTC officials

By Craig Timberg<p>, Reporter<p>Tony Romm<p>, Reporter<p>Facebook’s disclosure this week that its search tools were used to collect data on most of its 2.2 billion users could potentially trigger record fines and create new legal vulnerability for not having prevented risks to user data, three former federal …

Privacy

14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can …

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

The Twelve Most Important Reads for Life: MBA Edition

<b>Full disclosure</b>: This list ignores many important parts of an MBA education, including accounting, statistics, and Excel spreadsheets. Instead, it …

A psychotherapist says there are 4 types of shame — here's what they are and how they affect us

When Joseph Burgo first proposed the idea of writing about shame, he found that people were afraid.<p>"My agent, when we went out with the proposal for this book, was very afraid it was too dark and people were going to be scared off," he told Business Insider. "I was told by agents and editors …

Psychology

5 Ways to Turn Your Negative Self-Talk Into a More Productive Inner Dialogue

Negative self-talk will prevent you from living a positive life. Here's how to create a more powerful inner dialogue.<p>Whether you tell yourself, "I'm never going to be promoted," or you constantly think, "People think I'm weird," negative self-talk affects how you feel and how you behave. In fact, …

Self-help

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

7 Things That Don't Bother You Anymore When You're Really 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, …

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Social Media

Become the CEO of Your Own Brain in Six Easy Steps

<b>To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind.</b><p><b>Buddha</b><p>You …

Making Sense of the Modern Startup

01 Mar 2018<p>How Bill Sahlman invented Entrepreneurial Finance—and why it didn’t end his HBS career<p>Re: John McArthur (MBA 1959); Howard Stevenson (MBA …

Entrepreneurship

4 Red Flags Your Partner Is Gaslighting You, According To An Expert

I once lived with a world-class gaslighter. If they gave out trophies for mental manipulation, there wouldn't have been an empty flat surface in our …

Self-help

Telstra partners with Microsoft for Office 365 calling

Telstra Calling for Office 365 will provide business customers with access to cloud collaboration and voice services within Microsoft's Office …

When the late Stephen Hawking warned that one of Buddhism’s “Three Poisons” threatened us all

The brilliant physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking, inspiration and author of so many important works, died today at 76.The post When the late …

Stephen Hawking