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5 essential questions to ask yourself for pursuing the life you truly want

There’s nothing worse than doing something wrong, not enjoying yourself while doing it, but hanging on because you think it’s “the right thing to …

Motivation

Suze Orman's 7 Rules for Retirement Success

Change your actions—and your language.<p>Knowing the right moves to make—and those not to make—is only one aspect of a successful retirement plan. The …

Retirement

PSA: Plastic food containers with these *three* recycling codes aren’t safe for your health

If your food-container collection still consists of plastics instead of glass, frequently recycling and replacing ’em is a <i>must</i> to protect yourself …

Sustainability

Learn all things business math with this $10 online course

Just when you thought you'd already cut all your ties with math, you realized numbers are an important part of building a business or a side …

Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

Plants

Midlife crisis? It’s a myth. Why life gets better after 50

We don’t peak in middle age, say the experts. So forget about the stereotypes and embrace change<p>Beware midlife! You will be prone to sudden, disruptive upheaval. Around the age of 50 your productivity, creativity and adaptability begin their inexorable decline. With them, happiness ebbs. Your best …

Middle Age

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

How Dealing With Depression Can Be the Key to Your Success

While mental illness carries a stigma, people who have come forward and talked about dealing with bipolar and depression have used it to fuel their businesses.<p>We are in the midst of a mental health crisis in our country, and unfortunately, there is still a stigma about mental illness.<p>While we can …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Tea You Should Have Every Morning To Blast Belly Fat

Morning can be a real drag but we’re going to let you in on our secret. There’s a special tea we have each day that not only gives us the energy to …

Wellness

If you’re going to buy bread, this is the healthiest kind

By now, you’ve likely come across your fair share of smack talk about bread: It causes brain fog! Will give you dementia! Makes you fat! (For the …

What Is a Trust? A Guide to the Types of Trusts and Their Uses

The Business Dictionary defines a trust as a "legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the …

5 Expert Tips for Giving the Speech of Your Life

TEDx talk coming up? Something pivotal to your organization's survival? Crucial communications moments require giving more than just a 'speech.' Here's how to do that.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s that invitation that involves public speaking that you want to …

Public Speaking

4 things to do every morning to make your workday more productive

<b>(CNNMoney) —</b> Always feel like there aren't enough hours at the office to get everything done?<p>Maybe it's time to change up your pre-work routine.<p>How you start your morning can set the tone for the rest of the day.<p>"If you start out with chaos, that is how the rest of the day is going to be," said …

Time Management

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

16 Superfoods That Are Worthy of the Title

Nutritionally speaking, there is no such thing as a superfood.<p>The term was coined for marketing purposes to influence food trends and sell …

Steer Clear of These 3 Popular Foods, Says a Thyroid Expert

If you're not familiar with thyroid disorders, it's likely that someone close to you is. According to MindBodyGreen, some experts believe 30% of …

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Frozen Vegetables — Cooking Mistakes

Frozen vegetables are a smart cook's secret weapon. They eliminate two of the biggest roadblocks in the kitchen: washing and prepping produce (<i>hello</i>, …

How to Inventory Your Home for an Insurance Adjuster

Q. Do I need to inventory every item I own in the event of a house fire?<p>A. The more detail about your belongings that you can relay to an insurance …

4 Tips on Being Empathetic in Contentious Negotiations

When negotiating gets tough, empathy can help you get to a breakthrough.<p>Negotiations can be tough, especially if the other person plays hardball. In these instances, understandably, you may want to get in and out as quickly as possible to avoid feelings of discomfort or intimidation. But by rushing …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Try This Week To Burn Stubborn Belly Fat

You cannot lose weight or be a healthy person without eating protein. It literally feeds your body by giving it long- lasting energy and aids in …

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Smoothies You Should Try To Blast Belly Fat

Sometimes extra pounds are a result of this equation: eating processed foods=chronic inflammation=insulin resistance= weight gain. You can reduce …

Nutrition

This Was the Average American's 401(k) Balance Last Year. How Do You Compare?

Are you saving as much as the typical American?<p>The benefit of saving for retirement in a 401(k) is getting a chance to sock away a large sum each …

The Endless is the underrated, Lovecraftian sci-fi movie of the summer

The indie starts with a UFO death cult, and gets weirder<p><i>The Endless</i>, a low-budget science fiction film from 2017, has been released on VOD and rental services this week. It’s very likely you haven’t heard of it, which makes it even easier to recommend that you watch it without knowing any details …

Cracked iPhone screen? This 8-legged case promises no more smashed displays

This clever idea could be your best bet if you hate chunky cases but still want to protect your phone from falls.<p><i>Video: Phillip Frenzel explains in</i> …

The Imposter Syndrome Paradox: Why Feeling Like A Fraud May Be Your Strongest Asset

Recently, I finished a three-year Entrepreneurial Masters Program (EMP) alongside 65 incredible classmates from 30 different countries around the world.<p>On the second day we were fortunate to listen to a keynote speaker who had graduated from the program ten years prior and had returned to speak to …

In 9 Words, Suze Orman Gives Brilliant Advice on How to Be Successful

It has to do with elephants and dogs, but it's perfect for humans.<p>Everyone wants to be a success. Whether you want to be famous in the eyes of millions, highly respected by those solely in your industry, or just the top sales professional at your company, you likely have goals and aspirations …