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11 Colorado waterfall hikes that range from jaw-dropping verticals to falls you’ve never heard of

You usually hear the destination first, rumbling like thunder even though there’s not a cloud in the sky.Then you come up over a ridge or around a …

How to make your mark when you enter a team

For most of us, working on projects and deliverables by ourselves is becoming increasingly scarce. We are constantly joining existing teams, forming …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Give up the bad habits that drain your mental strength.<p>As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've …

The Top 10 Mindful Books from 2016

1) MAKE PEACE WITH YOUR MIND<b>How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You from Your Inner Critic</b> <i><br>Mark Coleman (New World Library)</i><br>This book is about …

This One Personality Type Is More Successful Than Both Introverts And Extroverts

Why be one when you can be both?<p>Many of us classify our personality types as introverted or extroverted. And we can be quite rabid about the distinction, congregating with our fellow introverts or extroverts and enumerating the reasons our personality type is superior.<p>But in reality, there is one …

Psychology

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On ThisᅡᅠInstead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …

Wall Street

6 Things You’re Doing That You’ll Seriously Regret In 10 Years

Sure, they seem like no big deal now. But be careful of these key areas of future regret.<p><i>By Gwen Moran, contributor to</i> Fast Company<i>’s</i> <i>Leadership</i> …

50 Quotes With the Power to Motivate You to Do Anything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's no denying the fact that entrepreneurs need a daily dose of motivation. One of the best ways to lift your spirit is by reading quotes that tug at heartstrings and stimulate our minds.<p>As I'm living the entrepreneur dream and …

The 8 Most Beautiful National Park Beaches in the U.S.

Yosemite, Yellowstone, Redwood: When we think of national parks, more often than not, we think of forests. But there are plenty of beach options, too, from Maine to Washington and everywhere in between. Some have wild horses while others have clear blue waters, but all offer a look at the …

7 Beach Destinations You Haven't Tried Yet

When going to a new destination, many of us stick to the beaten path; we'll go where the other tourists are going for the first time around. We love these seven underrated beach destinations; they're rarely a traveler's first choice, but perhaps they should be.<p>When going to a new destination, many …

Costa Rica

Visiting Italy's Lost City of Pompeii

Visiting Italy's Lost City of Pompeii<p>Updated on August 12, 2017<p>One of the most popular visitor attractions in Italy is without a doubt the ruins of …

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

Can you make every day feel like Saturday?

<i>Disclaimer: This post took me</i> <i>2 years and 89 revisions</i><i>. It’s 18-minutes long but I wouldn’t publish it if I didn’t think every minute would be worth</i> …

Lists You Need to Make for a More Satisfying Life in 2016

I wasn’t always a list-maker. For most of my life I’ve been more of a scraps-of-paper-notes-everywhere-and-5-unfinished-journals-at-a-time type of …

20+ Best Home Decor Trends That Shaped 2016

Let's face it: This year looked mighty stylish.<p>Click through to see the show-stopping styles that got us the most excited this year.

Living Rooms

What It Takes To Lead An Extraordinary Life

<i>Originally appeared on my self-improvement</i> <i>blog</i><i>.</i><p>Who doesn’t like adventure and sense of exceptionality in life? If an average existence of a typical …

The 10 Most Important Things to Prioritize if You Want to Be Successful

If who you are isn't who you'd like it to be, here are some helpful, worthwhile ways to steer yourself toward what is important.<p>Business cares about enterprise.<p>Leadership cares about people.<p>Entrepreneurship cares about flexibility.<p>Creativity cares about innovation.<p>What you care about defines who …

Plantation Pineapple Stiggins’ Fancy Rum

Once a highly favorable sipping spirit in Dickensian England, pineapple rum faded from fashion and was all but lost until Maison Ferrand proprietor and rum master blender Alexandre Gabriel partnered with spirits historian David Wondrich. In 2014, the duo introduced a Plantation Pineapple Stiggins' …

Book Review: $2.00 a Day by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer

Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt<b>$2.00 a Day</b>By Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke ShaeferHOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURTTwo dollars per person per day is a …

This Tiny Finnish Cabin Appeared as if by Magic

Relying on a sleek, minimalist design made this the easiest build ever.<p>Sometimes the red tape involved with building your dream home makes it more work than it's worth. But Robin Falck found a loophole that allowed him to build this lakeside cabin without annoying regulations or permits: He made it …

Refashion Colorful Denim into a Gorgeous Upcycled Jeans Quilt

If you’ve got colorful old or outgrown denim taking up room in your closet—or access to a good thrift store or flea market—you can turn that unused fabric yardage into a durable one-of-a-kind blanket that your whole family will want to use! If you love your Levi’s, you’ll definitely want to add …

Small Farmhouse-style Kitchen Design in Detail

The Real Secret to Happiness

“If you want to find happiness, find gratitude” – Steve MaraboliI used to think that happiness was something that happened after I got the things …

6 Books You Absolutely Can't Miss This May

Because nothing raises your badassery quotient like reading.<p>Real life proved more thrilling than fiction this month, with six non-fiction books beating out the competition as our top picks for May. From the story of the five men who took the civil rights movement to space to the memoir of a doctor …

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Prevent Self-Pity From Sabotaging Their Success

Whether you’ve failed to close a major deal, or you’re overwhelmed by a looming deadline, throwing a pity party won’t help. In fact, feeling sorry for yourself can become downright self-destructive. It makes overcoming adversity difficult – if not impossible – and it keeps you stuck.<p>Mentally strong …

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Let’s kick this one off by laying an old myth to rest.<p>It’s time to set the record straight: being frugal <b>is not</b> the same thing as being …