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10 things you should do for your self-esteem every day

Simple yet effective strategies for feeling better about yourself<p>Developing good self-esteem is a bit like building physical fitness. It doesn't …

Self-help

Huge MSD contract causing row among contractors

One of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District’s largest contracts in recent years is at stake, and the construction firms vying for it are raising …

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Social Media Is Too Important to Be Left to the Marketing Department

When customers need help, they expect companies to offer it quickly and through multiple social media channels — but most companies aren’t set up to do that. Some companies increase their social media staff to offer live responses during big events like the Super Bowl or the Grammys, but then they …

6 Often Overlooked Digital Marketing Metrics

Do missed or overlooked marketing metrics keep you up at night? They should.<p>With so many marketers placing value on vanity metrics it’s a wonder any …

20 Free Photoshop Actions All Designers Must Have

Automated scripts save time and improve workflow in all creative fields. Adobe products like Photoshop offer scripts called <b>actions</b> that automate a …

How to Stay Inspired When You’re Overwhelmed

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

6 Bad Mental Habits That Sabotage Your Success

Your mind can be your biggest asset or your worst enemy.<p>Your thoughts not only affect your emotional state, but also influence your behavior. When you think positively, you'll likely feel better and perform better. When you think negatively, your despair will be reflected in how you feel and behave.<p>…

How much exercise does your heart need? Most of us aren't getting enough

From our jobs to our families to simply being too exhausted, Americans have a lot of excuses to explain why they can’t make more time to work out, a new survey shows.<p>And many of us aren’t getting the recommended amount of exercise — 2.5 hours per week — the survey conducted by the Cleveland Clinic …

Exercise

4 Necessary Habits for Anyone Who Wants to Lose Weight

<i>Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com</i><p>When it comes to getting in shape or just shedding a few extra pounds, there is no shortage of advice you could follow.<p>"You have to eat a protein-rich diet."<p>"High-intensity interval training is the key."<p>"Lift heavier weights -- it will boost your metabolism."<p>We …

Weight Loss

7 Ways To Avoid 7 Common Chronic Diseases

In the next few decades, people worldwide can expect to live much longer. And if you make it to 65, data implies that you can potentially live another 20 years. That's the good news. The bad news is that those living another two decades after that age will likely live with at least one chronic …

Wellness

Elon Musk wants to put a million people on Mars

Musk is thinking much bigger, like closer to one million people bigger.<p>Sending a handful of people to Mars every few years will never make a thriving colony.<p>If we want anything close to the industry and infrastructure that's on Earth, we're going to need a huge labor force, Musk said in an …

Tesla

Healing From Anxiety And Depression Five Areas Of Theraputic Self Care

Baseball fan catches foul ball bare-handed while wearing a GoPro

How to make baseball more exciting: strap a GoPro on all of the players and fans, and also the ball.<p>A fan in attendance at a minor league game …

16 Things Guaranteed To Make You Happy At Work

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13% of us consider ourselves to be “happily engaged at work.”<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36% more motivated, six times more …

Happiness

2015 MLB Draft Grades: Round 1 Results and Scores for Each Baseball Team

It often takes years for prospects to make an impact in Major League Baseball, but there is no question that several teams improved their future outlook significantly during Monday's first round of the 2015 MLB draft.<p>The 2015 class is stacked with intriguing talent at multiple positions, but there …

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

Self-improvement

Making Time For Fitness

<b>This article is brought to you by Reebok ZPRINT.</b><p>Some days, you’re just lucky to find time to go to the bathroom. So finding time to work out? Yeah right. Still, it’s totally possible to <i>make</i> time for fitness in your life — even if you have back-to-back meetings, a kid (or puppy?) to take care of, …

The iPhone will track how often you have sex

<b>SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney)</b> — When your iPhone updates to iOS 9 in the fall, you'll be able to track your reproductive health — including how often you …

Who says social media isn’t for B2B marketing?

You are probably familiar with the benefits of social media by now. But do you know, according to recent research, about 24% of the top …

Help catch skin cancer early with this potentially life-saving, $100 smartphone accessory

Here’s an incredible statistic. If the skin cancer melanoma is detected when it’s already pushing through the advanced stages, then there’s a …

Pujols ties Mantle with homer No. 536

ST. PETERSBURG -- Albert Pujols tied Mickey Mantle for 16th place on Major League Baseball's all-time home run list on Tuesday night at Tropicana …

Mike Scioscia

Oakland A's 3B Brett Lawrie sends flowers to injured fan

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie has sent flowers to the woman who was seriously injured when she was hit in the head by …

Boston Red Sox

Bob Costas: Caitlyn Jenner's ESPYs Courage Award Is "Crass Exploitation Play"

The NBC Sports anchor said his opinion "is not anything against Caitlyn Jenner."<p><b>Bob Costas</b> criticized the selection of <b>Caitlyn Jenner</b> to receive the …

Woman Hears Her Huband Crying When She Asks Him What's Wrong His Answer Is Hilarious

Pets

Where the heck is Apple TV?

Another Apple event, another Apple TV no-show.<p>Apple's streaming-video box has gone three years without a refresh to a new generation, all while Internet-delivered TV has grown bigger and more accessible than ever. In that span of time, Apple has thrown plenty of splashy events, and each one has …

Latest On Mets' Rotation

<b>Dillon Gee</b> and <b>Jon Niese</b> have long seen their names floated in trade rumors, but that trend could increase in the weeks to come, as ESPN New York’s …