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11 DIY Body Scrubs to Give Your Skin That Summer Glow

As the weather starts heating up, one thing becomes abundantly clear: Beach season is upon us! And while we start shopping for those stylish one-piece swimsuits and trying out our easy summer hairstyles, we’re also hunting for our new fave summer skin products. Surviving a long cold winter of dry, …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …

These Are the Best Beauty Products on Planet Earth

We scoured the globe to track down five genius skincare products that will give your beauty regimen an international upgrade.<p>We've gathered up five of our favorite products from around the world, brimming with locally-sourced mud, minerals, and oils—along with plenty of surprising new ingredients.

Skin Care

Yoga 'cures cancer,' claims senior Indian government official

A "cure for cancer" using yoga could be scientifically proven within a year, a senior Indian government official has claimed.<p>The head of India’s ministry for alternative medicine said researchers at a Bangalore institute were in the process of submitting research showing that yoga techniques could …

Yoga

You've Probably Never Heard of America's Best Mexican Fast Food Chain

When it comes to the leader of the pack in fast Mexican food, a few chains spring to mind: Chipotle, Taco Bell… Okay, that's about it. And with …

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

Color Correcting Is the New Contouring: Here’s How to Do It Right

We’ve seen our fair share of contouring (or should we say Kontouring?) over the past year. Kim Kardashian West and her makeup artist, Mario Dedivanovic, precisely demonstrate, with the help of her app, the art of highlighting and shading her famously sculpted bone structure. At Hood By Air’s Spring …

Tony Robbins Talks Trump, the Economy and the New Netflix Doc Exposing His Methods

Attendees at South by Southwest (SXSW) on March 14 will experience something that very few people have. The new documentary film, <i>Tony Robbins: I Am</i> …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

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Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

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 …

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

A Science-Backed Way to Develop Incredible Self-Control

<i>By Rina Deshpande</i><p>As many of us start the year with aims for healthier lifestyles, we are faced not simply with the creation of new habits but also with the management of temptation.<p>Over the last decade, a surge of research has emerged in science publications about the psychological and …

The best way to deal with stress, according to a 69-year-old monk who scientists say is the 'world's happiest man'

That's because he participated in part of a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by University of Wisconsin neuroscientist Richard Davidson. And Davidson found his brain waves and activity to be off the happiness charts.<p>In 2008, Davidson had a group of expert meditators (including …

Beautibi Is the Birchbox of Asian Beauty Brands

I'll give it to you straight: I'm a beauty junkie. And I'm not discriminating; I have equal affinity for bargain brand masks from CVS and fancy-schmancy serums that promise to give me the kind of poreless skin I've only otherwise seen in my most filtered pics. I'll give it all a whirl.<p>The world of …

Skin Care

New Cleansers That Are Way Beyond Your Basic Face Wash

Winter has officially arrived (especially in the Northeast), and with that major temperature dip comes the threat of some seriously dry skin. Add to this equation a lovely whipping wind that follows you around wherever you walk, and you're guaranteed a need for moisture-relief. Lucky for you and …

Why you should consider adding facial oils to your skincare regime

See "facial oil" and most would imagine clogged pores and breakouts. But it's time to reeducate yourself on this highly misunderstood skincare …

Here's the Success Secret that Facebook Employees and the Harvard Business Review Know

It's called self-awareness and you can start it today.<p>Wouldn't you like to simply become a better leader? How about if you could become more innovative or creative? What if you could 3x, 5x or 10x your productivity?<p>What if you could be one of the handful of Facebook engineers who not only get hired …

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This Simple Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success

Gratitude can make your dreams come true. Here's how.<p>Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good …

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The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

3 Korean Beauty Trends That Will Change Your Life

You've heard of BB creams and sheet masks, but these are the up-and-coming products that you need to know about next.<p>From BB creams to sheet masks, Korean beauty trends have been the driving force behind the majority of recent must-have beauty products and technologies. I was curious about what to …

Skin Care

Books That Changed My Mind This Year: CEO Selections

A good book will make you think; a really good book will change the way you do it. <i>Fortune</i> asked 18 CEOs, luminaries, and rising stars to name the one …

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20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Marketers Should Pay Attention to fMRI

Despite its popularity in academic settings, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) machines are rarely used as a marketing tool in the corporate world. When we surveyed 64 individuals from neuromarketing firms, only 31% reported ever using fMRI machines — and, of course, only a minority of …

Neurology

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …