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15 Simple Steps To Escaping The Rat Race And Becoming Self-Sufficient

Image source: HuffingtonPost<p>The lifestyle that is self-sufficiency encompasses a huge array of different aspects. For some people, a life of …

Want to Be Truly Productive? End Each Day Like This

How you end your day is just as important as how you begin it. Here are eight tips that will close your today right, leaving you well prepared for tomorrow.<p>Recently, I wrote a column with tips on how to start a great day. What I neglected to mention is that the best way to make sure your day has a …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

14 Inspiration Quotes That Will Change Your Life in 2014

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

15 Quotes To Inspire You To Greatness in 2014

Sometimes we need an extra push to follow our dreams in the new year. Great quotes can inspire us, motivate us, and help us get through hard times. In 2014, it’s time to take your career to a whole new level.<p>No more making excuses for why you can’t go after your dream job or the title you know you …

The 6 Smartest Things You Can Do Every Night and Every Morning

Here at The Muse, we’re big fans of productivity. We love finding ways to save time (and keyboard strokes). We’re all about reducing the amount of …

How to Stop Giving a F*ck What People Think

We're all guilty. Every day from the moment we wake up, we live our lives caring what other people think of us.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> …

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Write a Book and Get It Published. (Yes, You!) Seven Key Strategies for Getting Started

I’m about to tell you do something and you’ll think I’m crazy. Ready? Here goes: You should write a book.<p>I know, I know. You don’t need one more “to …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

While happiness is defined by the individual, I’ve always felt it foolish to declare that nothing can be learned from observing the happiness of …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

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The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

The Brain

10 tips for transforming your dreams into reality

The fulfillment of your dreams is in your hand! Some people may do anything to achieve their goals while others give up with the first difficulty. …

7 Effective Ways Happy People Think

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>Believe it or not, I’ve read 27 personal development …

7 Memorable Graduation Speeches by Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders

Among the thousands of graduation addresses given each year, these stand out--mostly for the right reasons.<p>In 1994, I witnessed perhaps history's most insane commencement addresses, at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass.<p>Connie Chung, then the anchor of CBS Evening News, offered a …

9 Beliefs of Remarkably Successful People

The most successful people in business approach their work differently than most. See how they think--and why it works.<p>I'm fortunate enough to know a number of remarkably successful people. Regardless of industry or profession, they all share the same perspectives and beliefs.<p>And they act on those …

Inspiration: 15 Picture Quotes to Start Your Week Right

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4 things that will make you more motivated, happy and creative at work:

Harvard’s Teresa Amabile gave office workers something very simple: diaries. Then she reviewed their ups and downs and drew connections. What she …

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Harry Redknapp: my QPR players have got to be motivated. If not, we'll pay them again when they are

Harry Redknapp has told his QPR squad they must have the stomach to fight for promotion next year as he starts to come to terms with relegation to the Championship.<p>Despite huge investment over the last 24 months, <b>QPR</b> will be relegated on Sunday if they lose at <b>Reading</b>.<p>Redknapp's appointment and the …