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19 Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Quickly

Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.<p>Low self-esteem is unfortunately a self-fulling prophecy. The worse you feel about who you are and what you do, the less motivation you'll have to do what it takes to build your self-esteem.<p>From there it's easy to spiral down into a cycle of …

Success

15 Powerful Buddhism Quotes That Will Give You Strength During Hard Times

Life is tough sometimes. Whether it’s your job, relationships, your mental health, or your physical health, life has a way of presenting obstacles …

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop "organizing" your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

Productivity

Why over-65ers want to keep working

Ask your employees when they intend to retire. You might get surprising answers, because various government and think-tank studies show more …

Retirement

Top 10 Best Retirement Countries for 2017

Retiring abroad is a trend that's not going away anytime soon. Between insufficient retirement savings and the high/rising cost of living, many …

Retirement

RetireOnPurpose.com

By Clifford-Jones / January 7, 2017<p>How many times are you willing to see a deceased person’s account on Facebook before you do something about it? If …

Best Retirement Advice and Retirement Jobs

Work from Home Retirement Jobs<p>Work from home retirement jobs are a convenient way for retirees and senior citizens to supplement their retirement …

Employment

These 5 Stocks Could Double Your Retirement Nest Egg

I graduated from Cornell University and soon thereafter left Corporate America permanently at age 26 to co-found two successful SaaS (Software as a Service) companies. Today they serve more than 26,000 business users combined. I took my software profits and started investing in dividend-paying …

Retirement

This Petite Cottage Will Totally Sell You On Downsizing

If there was ever a place that proved that small-space living doesn't need to feel like a sacrifice, it's the "Oceanside Retreat," from the designers …

Cottages

I retired abroad at age 29 for less money than I ever thought I'd need

The math behind financial independence is simple: you need 25 times your annual expenses to never have to work for money, ever again.<p>This calculation comes from the thorough Trinity Study, which defines the safe withdrawal rate based on historical returns, that will allow your portfolio to never …

Retirement

10 Best Modular Tiny House Designs

Do you want a home designed and built by the pros, with the cost savings of a DIY project? Sounds impossible, right? Not with modular home …

Houses

Living Off the Grid: Natural Alternatives for Common Meds

We’ve discussed natural remedies for a number of ailments in other articles but we haven’t really touched on substitutions for specific medications. …

Self-sufficiency

13 TED Talks that can teach you how to live a happier life

It's a fact universally acknowledged that most people want to be happy.<p>The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.<p>From the beginning of time, philosophers and researchers alike have pondered how humans can achieve ultimate bliss, and thankfully, some of them have appeared on the TED …

TED Talks

25 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

The spiritual leader of Tibet and widely seen as the human embodiment of peace and love, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama is a powerful example to …

Religion

25 Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire You to Make the Most of Every Moment in 2017

If you’ve been reading The Power of Ideas blog, you’ll know that we’re huge advocates of mindfulness. Research studies are showing that it offers …

Buddhism

A Buddhist Master Reveals 21 Rules of Life That Will Blow Your Mind

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi? If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

Religion

What Is True Happiness?

For more than three decades, scholar and contemplative B. Alan Wallace has considered the perennial question <i>What is happiness?</i> from the dual …

12 Powerful Gratitude Practices That Bring Joy

<b>“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” ~A. A. Milne</b><p>Gratitude didn’t come …

ATP World Tour

17 Quotes From a Modern Day Mindfulness Expert That WIll Change Your Thinking on Life

Jon Kabat Zinn is the creator of the first Center for Mindfulness and is widely recognized as the ultimate expert on using mindfulness to reduce …

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

Healthy Eating

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes Put a Twist on a Breakfast Classic

Relationship-ending "are you a pancake or waffle person" debates notwithstanding, it's fair to say people love a good pancake. In fact, this guy …

Cooking

Cheesy Skillet Potato Cake Recipe

1Heat the oven to 400°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Pierce the potatoes all over with the tip of a paring knife and place directly onto the …

Cooking

Make Eggs Once, Eat Them All Week Without Getting Bored

If there was only one food we could eat for the rest of our lives, what would it be? Pizza. But eggs would be a close second. TBH, we'd love to cook them every morning when we have extra time, but who has that? We don't. But here's the good news. We found the best way to meal-prep eggs so we can …

Healthy Eating

8 Essential Breakfast Baked Goods to Make This Weekend

Unlike those hurried weekday mornings, the weekend is the perfect time to tackle your craving for a sweet, freshly baked breakfast. Whether you're …

Breakfast

Here's why you should bake your cookies like muffins

Is baking cookies in a muffin pan strange? Yep. Does it yield delicious results? You bet. This little-known baking trick has been circulating Pinterest recently. Baking your cookies in a muffin pan prevents them from melting together. Also, for those of us that aren't fans of crunchy cookies, the …

Cooking

Passive Income Ideas To Make Money While You Sleep

Making money while you sleep. Sounds nice, isn’t it? For that, you may need some passive income ideas — ways to make money with little investment of …

Best Money Tips: DIY Cold Remedies From Around the World

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on DIY cold remedies from around the world, simple money challenges to beef …

Money

Top 10 Places to Download or Stream Movies For Free, Legally

It’s easy to find movies to download or stream, but if you’re flying straight and narrow or want to support and watch films that are free, public …

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life

• <b>Author:</b> Tom Corley<p><b>“Your daily habits determine if you will be rich, poor or stuck in the middle-class. Tom Corley’s book will set you on a path towards success for you and your entire family.”</b> <b><br>– Jack Canfield CEO Canfield Training Group and Bestselling Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul</b> <i><br>Change Your</i> …

How to Get Rich, According to New Psychological Research

Wealth is a byproduct of this approach to life, new research suggests.<p>Here's a seemingly simple question for you: how does a person get rich?<p>While the answer might be complicated in the particulars, the basic outlines of accumulating wealth appear pretty simple at first blush -- you aim to make …

Research