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7 steps to get rich, from a personal-finance classic the millionaire founder of Nasty Gal calls 'one of the best'

Before Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso reached millionaire status — she's worth an estimated $250 million— she was broke, dumpster-diving, and a frequent shoplifter.<p>She credits part of her financial revival to George S. Clason's "The Richest Man in Babylon," she explains in her book, …

Personal Finance

12 Signs You've Done Well in Life

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p><b>1. You feel proud of yourself.</b><p>Regardless of where you are in life, you feel proud of yourself for having achieved what you have and having done what you've done -- whether it's good or bad. Because life is not about going from one point to the …

Happiness

How Tech is Ruining Dating – The Bold Italic

How Tech Is Ruining Dating<p>A couple of years ago, my husband and I were at a bar with some friends we hadn’t seen in a while, when one of them turned …

Introducing HeroBoyfriend: the app that could prevent you from getting dumped

Become the man of your girlfriend's dreams with a little help from an app that sends suggestions on when and how to make romantic gestures<p>For single men, the internet is full of dating sites and advice on how to find a romantic match. But there's not so much out there to lend a hand when they find …

The Future of Depression Treatment

<b>2014</b><br>Jessica is depressed again. After six straight weeks of overtime, her boss blandly praised her teamwork at the product launch party. And the …

Neuroscience

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

One Easy Way to Find Your Life's Purpose and Boost Your Brain's Health

"I fairly sizzle with zeal and enthusiasm and spring forth with a mighty faith to do the things that ought to be done by me." -- Charles Fillmore, Unity School of Christianity<p>Those words were spoken in the early 1900s by a man in his 94th year, the head of a major spiritual movement. Just reading …

17 ways successful people think differently about money

A Single Guy Quit His Job And Spent A Year Interviewing Couples In Love - This Is The Best Relationship Advice He Learned

Nate Bagley says he was sick of hearing love stories that fell into one of two categories - scandal and divorce, and unrealistic fairytale.<p>So he …

Consciousness

Psychosomatic disorders: When illness really is all in the mind

A man loses the power of his legs but tests suggest he is perfectly fit. Could he be imagining it? In this extract from her new book, the neurologist Suzanne O’Sullivan lifts the lid on psychosomatic illness<p>I qualified as a doctor in 1991. I knew from an early stage in my training that I wanted to …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

To Fall In Love With Anyone, Try This App -- Or This One, Or This One

When Anthony David Adams read the “36 questions” essay last month, he immediately knew what to do next: there had to be an app for that, and he was going to build it.<p>The essay, “To Fall In Love With Anyone, Do This,” captured millions of lonely hearts when it ran in the New York <i>Times</i> in January. It …

The 24-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make You an Entrepreneurial Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is one of your most coveted and scarce resources as an entrepreneur, so maximizing pockets of time in your day through a productive routine is crucial.<p>Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your …

Time Management

8 Ways To Be More Creative At Work, From The Mind Behind “Brain Games”

By Susan Karlin5 minute Read<p>Who do you think you are?<p>More specifically, <i>when</i> are you most who you are?<p>According to National Geographic Channel’s …

Employment

Our lives in 2025: What the world will be like in 10 years' time

Our world is being transformed by rapid advances in sciences and technology that are touching every aspect of our lives.<p>So what changes could these …

You Are God: The True Teachings of Jesus

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><b>In this article we will explore how the true teachings of Jesus can be summed up by three little words: you are</b> …

Apple Says It Is “Actively Investigating” Celeb Photo Hack

Apple offers two-factor authentication on iCloud accounts, but "doesn't advertise it well," a security researcher says.<p>Apple said Monday it was “actively investigating” the violation of several of its iCloud accounts in which revealing photos and videos of prominent Hollywood actresses were taken …

Oculus chief wants 1 billion people in virtual reality

When Oculus, makers of a virtual-reality headset many view as the future of video gaming, agreed in March to a $2 billion buyout by Facebook, they weren't tempted by the success of "FarmVille" or "Candy Crush."<p>Instead, they eyed the 1.2 billion people who use Facebook every month, with dreams of …

Walgreens & Walmart testing iBeacons, Motorola Solutions launches iBeacon marketing platform

Walgreens-owned drugstore chain Duane Reade announced today that it’s updating its iPhone app with support for iBeacons it recently installed in 10 of its New York city locations. It and Walmart are just two of the latest big name chains said to be testing the technology, while Motorola Solutions …

WhatsApp Is Actually Worth More Than $19B, Says Facebook’s Zuckerberg, And It Was Internet.org That Sealed The Deal

More than a few people were surprised when Facebook said it would pay $19 billion for messaging app startup WhatsApp, but today Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that he believed it was actually worth more.<p>“If we can do a good job with WhatsApp [and] grow it, it will be a huge business,” he said …

Graphene: the next big thing in mobile displays?

Display technology is moving at a very fast pace these days. Smartphone display resolutions are already surpassing that of most television sets, and manufacturers are working hard on flexible display technology, which doesn’t appear to be too far away. But display technology isn’t all about …

Graphene

Warren Buffett will give you $1 billion for a perfect NCAA bracket

It’s not <i>impossible</i> to fill out a perfect NCAA tournament bracket, but it’s as close to impossible as you can get. There are 9,223,372,036,854,775,808 ways to fill out a bracket (that’s 9 quintillion), and though basketball experts have slightly better odds (around 1-in-128 billion), the parity in …

Skip Greasy Potato Chips For This (Addictive) Healthy Recipe Instead

Ingredients<p>1 large bunch Tuscan kale (10 to 12 leaves)<br>• 1 tablespoon oilve oil<br>• Sea salt to taste<br>• Fresh ground pepper to taste<p>Directions<p>Preheat oven to …

The Legal Drug That Nobody's Talking About

A successful entrepreneur reveals the secret to his newfound happiness.<p>I have a found an amazing drug that takes my mood from bad to good, from good to great and from great to ecstasy. The best news is that not only is this drug legal--it's free--and as far as I can tell, this drug has no ill side …

Happiness

$1,000 Pill For Hepatitis C Spurs Debate Over Drug Prices

Federal regulators this month opened a new era in the treatment of a deadly liver virus that infects three to five times more people than HIV. Now the question is: Who will get access to the new drug for hepatitis C, and when?<p>The drug Sovaldi will cost $1,000 per pill. A typical course of treatment …

Ginger Butternut Squash Soup Recipe – 5 Ingredients, 30 Minutes, Only 110 calories!

We’re loving this Ginger Butternut Squash Soup. It’s easy and healthy, which helps to keep our New Year’s Resolutions on track. It’s also super convenient, especially on those nights when you leave work too late to make something at home. And did we mention it only takes 30 minutes, 5 ingredients, …

New Ratio Brewer Will Change The Way You Make Coffee

Coffee is as essential as air to many. It’s the only thing that gets you up in the morning and the most important afternoon pick-me-up invented. For …

Self and Eternity

Ida Lawrence, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>This time period offers perhaps the greatest lessons one could ever hope to learn… the power of truth versus the …