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5 healthy eating lessons I learned in my 40s

I’m leaner in my forties than I was in my twenties because of these simple lessons.<p>Here’s the deal: Being smarter with my diet was a learning process for me. As a kid and throughout my entire basketball career I thought eating healthy meant having pretzels with no salt on them. But when you’re …

Nutrition

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

I Tried That Bali-Inspired Hair Mask You've Seen All Over Instagram, and Whoa

I've recently become a hair mask addict. Since dyeing my hair blond, I've been on the hunt for the best masks, shampoo, and treatments to keep my hair looking soft and silky. Basically, I've tried a <i>lot</i> of hair products in the past few months. And after recently getting quite a lot of length cut off …

Hair Care

8 books that teach you to be rich

What’s your money strategy? Do you even have one?<p>If not, it’s not uncommon. Until two years ago, I didn’t have a financial plan, whatsoever.<p>Even …

Investing

I'm Not Even Vegan and I Love This Vegan Cashew Cream

By Alex Delany<p>I was suspicious of this vegan cashew situation. Turned out I was wrong.<p>I am not vegan. I am a human being that eats so much meat. And cheese. I love cheese on meat <i>and</i> meat on cheese. I also love dairy-based dips, and if you told me I was going to love something called “vegan cashew …

Vegan

25 Skills LinkedIn Says Are Most Likely to Get You Hired in 2018 — and the Online Courses to Get Them

All online courses are affordable and will make your resume a standout.<p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market …

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Just Dropped the Best Business Advice You'll Read Today

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqués. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may …

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

How to Become An Expert At Just About Anything In Just 45 Minutes A Day

“It takes 10,000 hours to become an “expert in an ultra-competitive field” but to go from “knowing nothing to being pretty good”, actually takes 20 …

The Voice

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt

This wasn't an email suffused with charm. But you can learn a lot from it<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>He's so funny, that Elon Musk.<p>He's so cool, too.<p>He dresses like a '90s rock star and seems to find the time to have a lot …

A Dietitian Shares How a Keto Diet Can Help Boost Your Sex Drive

Although many turn to the keto diet for health reasons or as a weight-loss solution, the low-carb, high-fat diet could also result in a higher sex drive. In addition to helping your libido naturally by boosting your energy and providing more mental clarity, reducing your intake of refined …

9 different ages for claiming Social Security -- and what they mean to you

Not sure when to file for benefits? Here's a rundown of your choices.<p>Social Security serves as a key source of income for millions of retired seniors, and as an eligible worker, you get an eight-year window to start taking benefits. Here are the various ages at which you might claim Social …

Retirement

15 Body Language Hacks That’ll Make You Get The Job Of Your Dreams

Being successful is not something everyone can achieve. Not for the lack of trying, of course. Sometimes, it's just the way you walk, talk or behave. …

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Physics

The 5 Foods You Should Eat Every Day, According to a Harvard Professor (One Is, Oh, Very Difficult)

I couldn't eat one of these every day. I just couldn't<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Think about the things you ingest every single day.<p>Coffee is likely one. Chocolate is surely one, if you have any taste.<p>What else? Cereal? …

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

• <b>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, wrote the book "The Scandi Sense Diet."</b>• <b><br>Her eating plan is based on the simple</b> …

Intermittent fasting can help you lose weight. But can it make you live longer?

What you should know before you try it.<p>Google ‘intermittent fasting’ and you’ll see a slew of advice, tips, and secrets on the best ways to integrate this supposedly foolproof health trend into your daily life. But the more you dig into the research on this nutritional plan, the more absurdly …

This Lush Body Cream Is Selling Out After Claims It "Cures" Eczema

A recent viral facebook post has caused sales of one of Lush's most iconic products to increase by almost 200 percent. Dream Cream ($30) is enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to the post from a desperate mom whose baby suffers from eczema. She explained that having tried just about every other …

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Alzheimer's Disease

This Anti-Aging Skin Serum Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Sephora is home to so many amazing skincare products, each offering essential and vital nutrients and ingredients for your skin. The beauty retailer …

Spring-clean your bod with these 6 liver- and gut-cleansing foods

Remember when the word “detox” was synonymous with an extreme diet—like a juice fast or the Master Cleanse—and you basically had to take a break from …

Wellness

These Are the 18 New Beauty Products Our Editors Can't Put Down for April

Spring cleaning is for more than your bedroom — so many stores are swapping our their Winter-approved beauty products for new seasonal picks. After all, as the temperature changes, so should your makeup, skin, and hair routine. We've tested the following 18 goodies for months and hand-selected the …

6 Cheap Natural Skincare Products With Incredible Reviews And Reputations

Natural skincare products that are affordable are hard to come by, especially if you’re looking for something that will actually work. Because–let’s …

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

What Persian and Indian Women Know About Good Hair That We Don't

Impossibly glossy, long, lustrous, and unequivocally healthy-looking… We've yearned to know the deepest, juiciest secrets behind the gorgeous strands …

12 Weight-Loss Bloggers Who Are Inspirational AF

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll get some serious inspo.<p>Feeling like you're the only person who has to skip the office cupcakes and watch what you eat to maintain a healthy weight is...not great. But if that's you, you're not alone! Case-in-point: weight loss bloggers who get brutally honest about …

A Neuroscientist Explains What Cutting Carbs Can Do to Your Brain

With each passing month, certain foods and fad diets come in and out of favor. One food that's been on the "bad" list for a while is bread—more …