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The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing Foods<i>, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at</i> …

Nutrition

11 incredible habits of Buddhist Monks (#7 is brilliant)

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Meditation

How To Be Ruthlessly Organized

As a child, I was obsessed with everything in my room being perpendicular or parallel to everything else. I was a weird kid — very organized, but weird. My love for organization is the major reason why I was able to be a triple major in college, a product manager at Google, a successful …

Productivity

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

Interior Design Tips From a Pro

<b>How did you get started in this field?</b><br>Right after getting my architecture degree, I read about the designer Miles Redd in a magazine. I was so blown …

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

Time Management

9 Things I Learned In Therapy That I Actually Use Every Day

This is like my mental health toolkit.<p>"Do I???" I said, second-guessing everything before I made the leap to a new city. But it's been almost two years since that last session — and she was right. Whenever I find myself feeling anxious, I recall a tip or mantra from our sessions that calms me down. …

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …

Motivation

7 Zen Habits That Will Transform Your Life (Literally)

Do you ever marvel at those people who can be in complete tranquility, yet in the midst of total chaos? Those people who are just… <i>irrevocably at</i> …

Meditation

A 40-Year-Study Found That Kids Who Do This Are More Likely to Earn the Most Money When They Grow Up

Even researchers were surprised to learn which kids grew up to earn the most money.<p>Imagine you are asked to look at a sixth-grade class and predict which students will earn the highest income as adults. Which kids would you choose?<p>Do you go for the studious kids? The shy kids who are eager to …

Psychology

Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow The Elastic Mind and The Healing Self | Times Square Chronicles

Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow The Elastic Mind and The Healing Self<p>Our world is changing at dizzying speed. Technological advancements are …

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

Gorgeous Gray Living Rooms That Are Anything But Boring

1 of 22<p>Shades of Gray<p>This gray-and-white living room marries different shades of gray with varying undertones. The stone around the fireplace …

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

As his partner battled cancer, chef Jérôme Ferrer helped the best way he knew how: he cooked

Seven years ago, the life of Jérôme Ferrer, a renowned Montreal chef, took a drastic turn. It was late at night during a party when his partner, Virginie, suffered a second late miscarriage in a few months of trying to get pregnant. Several hours later at the hospital, five doctors came into …

It is possible to do more by doing less — here's how

Like many entrepreneurs, I have a low attention span and a great number of interests, causing just about everything to stick to my snowball as it rolls down the hill. One of the questions that I need to continually ask myself, therefore, is, 'What can I shed?' It's important for me to be constantly …

Time Management

How much do you really need for retirement? We did the math

If personal finance questions were like pop songs, then <i>How much do I need for retirement?</i> would be at the top of the hit parade every single</b> …

How to ease anxiety with the '54321' mindfulness trick

When anxiety threatens our peace of mind, it can be difficult to stay in the moment.<p>But one mindfulness tool used by multiple psychologists has the …

10 Ingenious (and Inexpensive!) Small Storage Products from Japan

About a year and a half ago, Remodelista introduced readers to Japanese home goods company Yamazaki (see Genius Low-Cost Storage Solutions from …

The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Life

Maybe you see beautiful, clutter-free spaces in magazines or on the web, and think: my home could never look like that. But it can! Freeing your …

Minimalism

How to Keep from Transferring Your Anxiety and Stress to a Child

Kids don’t need to be afraid of bugs, bills, or the boogeyman, even if parents are.<p>By<p>Jan 31 2018, 3:50 PM<p>Uncertainty and anxiety are a necessary part …

11 Smart Personal Finance Blogs You Should Read This Year | Inc.com

Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're looking for a way to become financially …

Personal Finance

The Single Worst Way to Respond to Customer Complaints (and How to Avoid It) | Inc.com

Exceptional customer service is critical to keeping your business humming. Getting there can involve all kinds of strategies, but the real key is to grasp that most difficult customer- service experiences involve reactance theory. Wrap your head around this one principle and you might see your …

Self-help

What NOT to do while sick with the flu — and some remedies that can help

As flu season continues, people struggle to treat it. Doctors share advice on what flu treatments provide little help.<p>It started with the achy muscles and quickly escalated to runny nose, fever, cough, and chills. You have the flu.<p>At first, you might think to treat it like a bad cold — but the flu …

Public Health

Want to defer your taxes? Try these ideas

I have a friend whose motto is "Hard work pays off eventually, but laziness pays off now." Spoken like a true procrastinator. There are few benefits to procrastination unless you're talking about paying your taxes. Who wants to pay taxes before they have to? No, I'm not suggesting that you simply …

Retirement

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

12 months of smart money moves to end 2018 richer

Making small changes each month will leave you much better off.<p>The start of a new year is an optimum time to get your finances in order. While studies have shown that making financial resolutions actually makes a difference in your financial life, it's important to have a plan for concrete …

Personal Finance

The Retirement Savings Mistake That 68% of Baby Boomers Regret

Don't make the same mistake that most baby boomers did.<p>As the baby boomers retire in large numbers, they're finally getting the chance to see how …

Retirement

The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time

"Mindfulness" may be a buzzword and meditation a fad across both Wall Street and Silicon Valley, but that certainly doesn't mean they are worth ignoring.<p>We recently spoke with Tibetan Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It" around the launch of his new …

Meditation