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9 Cheap Tricks for Expensive-Looking Skin

Myth: A flawless face requires a ton of maintenance and lots of $$$. Although you can certainly shell out the big bucks for super expensive facials, products, derm appointments, and high-tech tools, there are a few other *less pricey* ways to ensure you look your best, without going broke. Heed the …

5 TED Talks to Listen to on Fridays | Inc.com

You did it--you finally made it to the end of the workweek. Want to end things on a high note and head into the weekend with a fresh perspective?<p>Watch one (or, if you have time, all!) of these quick TED Talks during your Friday afternoon break, and you're sure to start your weekend off right.<p>1. …

TED Talks

Survival of the Kindest

Compassion is the feeling that naturally arises when you learn of the suffering of another, and that motivates you to want to do something to help. …

Mindfulness

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

Self-help

25 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Spirituality

11 Healthy Food Trends You Need To Know In 2017

It’s been a big year for some…interesting food trends. Our Instagram feeds saw an endless scroll of avocado roses, rainbow bagels, and ridiculous …

Food

If You're 'Bad' At Meditation, These 4 Tricks Are Just What You Need

Recently, my friend and I were talking about mindfulness and she told me that she was starting to experiment with meditation. She quickly confessed …

Meditation

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

Answers to Every Possible Thanksgiving Health Question (2016)

Food and relationships still matter.<p><i>This column is now a tradition. Many of the questions are real.</i><p><b>Are green beans still good for you if they’re smothered in cream-of-mushroom soup and fried onions?</b><p>Any dish that contains green beans is healthy. I was once at a county fair where they were selling …

29 Must-See Charts That'll Help You Have The Best Hair Of Your Life

Hair help, stat.

Hair

18 Superfoods for Glowing Skin, According to Dermatologists

When it comes to your skin, there's one thing we know for sure: What you eat can have a direct impact on how you look. If you're not specifically chowing down on superfoods for glowing skin and instead are constantly noshing on processed foods or those high in sugar and fat and devoid of fiber, it …

16 secrets to a perfect home

Before we get started here, don't forget that one man's perfect is another man's nightmare, so perfection is relative, but we think we've found some …

5 Secrets to Unlocking Self-Discipline You Didn't Know You Had | Inc.com

<i>What is the secret to self-discipline? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on Quora:</b><p>Think of self-discipline as a …

Will Power

Want to Improve Your Life and be a Better Person? Read These Books

<i>“Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life.’” –</i><b>Helen Exley</b><p>These are best sellers. You have probably read …

Bill Gates Says These Are His 13 Favorite TED Talks of All Time

Watching one will make you smarter; watching them all will make you unstoppable.<p>1. Robots That Fly...and Cooperate, by Vijay Kumar<p>Vijay Kumar's team creates small, flying robots that are basically intelligent: They sense each other, so they can swarm together, form teams, and complete projects that …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

21 Instagram Hair Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

In many ways, Instagram is like the new Google. Whenever I need to<p>stalkresearch someone or learn more about a new beauty trend, I just type my …

7 Amazing Personal Development Books To Read

12Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>It is safe to say that we are all unhappy with our lives to an extent, for whatever reason. And while there are definitely …

Self-improvement

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Eat A Spoonful Of Honey Before Sleep Every Day

Honey is said to be nature’s golden medicine, and for excellent reasons! While you usually hear that you shouldn’t eat honey after 7 p.m., European …

Wellness

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

8 Horrible Habits That Are Ruining Your Productivity (and What You Can Do to Fix Them)

No better time to start than right now!<p>If there is one thing in life people underestimate, it is the impact of their daily habits.<p>Whether you want to admit it or not, the truth is that just about everything in life can be directed back to your habits. Long-term success is the result of good habits. …

I just spent a day in a mindfulness program developed at Google and left with 5 key lessons

It was a fitting start to a day of mindfulness training.<p>Search Insider Yourself (SIY) is a two-day program that teaches participants skills around mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and resilience. It was originally developed at Google, by the company's 107th employee, Chade-Meng Tan (a.k.a. the …

Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

I've never been much for self-help books.<p>As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob where self-help books were concerned, thinking they were somehow low brow.<p>I was wrong. In the past few months, I've had occasion to read a couple of …

This One Change to My Morning Routine Has Made My Life Better

<i>Nela Canovic, productivity hacker, writer and entrepreneur, answered the question “What single change in your daily routine has had the biggest</i> …

6 Motivational Ways to Activate Your Beast Mode

In a world that is moving fast, life is passing by whilst everyone is living in the moment. Those dream crippling moments will come where you wish …

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a key indicator for success in business, relationships, and life in general. Try these painless ways to build yours.<p>We …

Emotional Intelligence