Steven Takeda

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Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Why You Should Start Skipping Breakfast

"Intermittent fasting" burns fat and makes you healthier—really.<p>Put down the bagel and read this carefully: Skipping breakfast could help you unlock incredible health benefits and live longer. Yes, I'm encouraging you to shatter several dietary rules—never skip meals; eat every two to three hours; …

7 Quotes of a Lifetime

Quotes that make a difference cause us to think. They become our mantra.<p>Many of us have our favorite quotes, and I have often wondered, what makes some statements so powerful that they stick out? What makes some phrases relevant for generations?<p>Experts tell us that humans are aspirational, and when …

Your High-Intensity Feelings May Be Tiring You Out

Why are we always exhausted at the end of a workday? Why do we come home wiped out, with barely enough energy to make dinner before collapsing for the night?<p>Normally, when we think about being tired, we think of physical reasons: lack of sleep, intense exercise, or long days of physical labor. And …

Emotional Intelligence

Daily habits that sabotage your peace of mind

I used to wake up each morning and, before I'd even brushed my teeth, I would check my email. This often meant that the first thing I saw every day was a frantic message from my boss. Eventually, I realized I had to set a rule: I wouldn't check my email until after I finished my morning workout. …

Self-improvement

Appetite for destruction: You don’t have to be a vegetarian to see that our eating meat is killing the planet

<b>(Ivonne Wierink via Shutterstock)</b><p>Everything we eat has a carbon footprint but heavily carnivorous diets are a leading cause of greenhouse emissions<p>Samuel Blackstone<p>October 16, 2016 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Whether you believe in climate change, like the majority of scientists, or believe it’s a hoax created by …

Tonkatsu

Ingredients<p>1 cup corn oil<br>• 1 pound boneless pork chops<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste<br>• 1/2 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1 large egg, …

Companies Should Understand Where Cybercrime Thrives

As global cybercrime increases, governments and businesses are struggling to keep up with the threats they are facing. Because of the changing and innovative methods of attack being used against them, it is of the utmost importance that they constantly refine their knowledge of the particular …

Doing It Wrong: Love in the Modern Age

Why Modern Relationships Suck.<p>We live in a generation of not being in love, and not being together. But we sure make it feel like we’re together, …

Financial Fridays: It's Financial Suicide To Own A House

I am sick of me writing about this. Do you ever get sick of yourself? I am sick of me.<p>But every day I see more propaganda about the American Dream of owning the home.<p>I see codewords a $15 trillion dollar industry uses to hypnotize its religious adherents to BELIEVE.<p>Lay down your money, your hard …

Real Estate

36 Great Conversation Starters

Do you have trouble coming up with things to talk about? Maybe you’re just sick of talking about the weather? Well, a study came up with a list of 36 …

Relationships

7 Simple Truths to Hijack Your Bad Habits and Shake You Awake

<i>This is your invitation to wake up. This is the tap on your shoulder, the unexpected epiphany, the whisper in your ear, the serendipitous encounter, and the sign on the side of the road that you have been looking for. Below are seven ideas to hijack any habits which may be keeping you stuck. Join</i> …

Self-help

The Hidden Health Risk Affecting Our Kids

<i>By Pete Egoscue</i><p>Too many of our pre-teens today are physically compromised. The most obvious manifestation is down at the feet. Watch any 10-, 11- or 12-year-old walk, and you'll notice that most of them do so with their feet pointing out. You don't even have to watch them walk. If a junior high …

Fear Is Always Worse Than Reality

<i>This article was originally published on riskology.co.</i><p>Remember when you were a little kid and every night you went to bed scared that the monster in the closest was going to eat you?<p>Maybe that was just me. Whatever. I'm still pretty sure there's something living in my basement.<p>What I mean to say is …