Tammy Payton

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5 Must-Do Pilates Moves for a Great Butt

In Pilates, there are many butt exercises that lift, tone, and sculpt your backside, but they do so much more. As with most Pilates exercises, these …

Make a Bacon Football and Achieve Peak Super Bowl Party Greatness

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a large bowl, combine breakfast sausage, breadcrumbs, parmesan, cheddar cheese, ketchup, Worchestire, and Tabasco. Add the …

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

50 Quotes With the Power to Motivate You to Do Anything

There’s no denying the fact that entrepreneurs need a daily dose of motivation. One of the best ways to lift your spirit is by reading quotes that tug at heartstrings and stimulate our minds.<p>As I'm living the entrepreneur dream and working my 10-13 hours a day, I am in constant need of motivation. …

7 Early-Morning Workouts to Get You Out of Bed Every Day

Bedtime makes for the best-laid plans: You hit the pillow vowing to wake up early, hit the gym and start the day right. But then the next morning the alarm goes off and your first thought is: “Just 10 more minutes.” Which quickly turns into 10 more, and then 10 more. If you’re having trouble …

8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …

7 TED Talks That Help You Start (and Maintain) Good Habits

Is 2016 your year to finally eat healthier, start saving, and liking yourself more?<p>You probably know it's a lot easier to create a good habit than to get rid of a bad one. Forming good habits is one of the few ways you can create better, healthier, or more productive behavior. But how do you start …

Self-Criticism

52 behaviors of highly successful people

1. They don't rationalize or trivialize failure — and stop themselves when they are tempted to make excuses.<p>2. They have an off switch. They know how to enjoy the moment, relax, and enjoy what they have in their life already.<p>3. They don't confuse their job with their identity.<p>4. They are more …

Reveal Your Abs with the Belly Fat Inferno

Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells for this 22-minute sweat session

A 10-Minute Yoga Sequence To Make Your Holidays A Little More Zen

You might spend autumn looking forward to the holidays, but once they actually arrive, it's another story. You find yourself cramming five sweaters …

Yoga

How Emotional Intelligence Can Boost Your Career -- And Save Your Life

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a time in the life of every predicament where it is ripe for resolution. Emotions provide the cue to act when a problem is big enough to see, yet still small enough to solve. By understanding your emotions, you can move …

Emotional Intelligence

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Wearing that holiday dress? 3 easy steps for show-stopping arms - TODAY.com

Cocktail dress season is quickly approaching. So our question to you: Is there anything better than revealing show-stopping arms around the holidays!?<p>For today's edition of Tone Up Tuesdays, we’re sharing three of our favorite multitasking moves for sleek shoulders, strong arms and a defined back. …

Workouts

Proof success has nothing to do with a high IQ

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Motivation

12 books you should read to impress your boss

Not only that, it improves your vocabulary, expands your world, and generally makes you a more educated and interesting person to be around.<p>Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC suggest books that they themselves have loved and passed on to their employees.<p>Read just one and you'll find yourself ahead of …

Self-improvement

The Top 10 Workout Songs for September 2015

<i>Flickr: John Loo</i><p>As summer gives way to fall, let the played out songs in your gym mix give way to some current alternatives. This month's top picks have plenty going for them -- with a variety of genres and tempos represented. Moreover, with just a few new tracks here and there, you can re-energize …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

How to Be Really Happy

I’m a student of happiness. I like to read and study about the subject, and probably like you, I aspire to be happy in my life. This is why I am so …

How to Start Influencing

Whether you are aware of it or not, you are influencing people, events, and circumstances in the world.<p>I don't take my ability to influence others and outcomes to my actions for granted and I don't think you should either. We are influencing each other and have an impact on everything around us …

5 Strength-Training Moves That Double as Cardio

It doesn't have to be one or the other.<p>If I could only do one workout for the rest of my life, it would be strength training—for sure. Apart from making you feel like a badass and sculpting a sexy bod, hundreds of studies have shown that strength training boosts your metabolism and has a positive …

Learning These 26 Useful Things Now Will Change The Rest Of Your Life

If you pay attention to your everyday life careful enough, you’ll know that you can learn from everything and everyone you come across. Our life is …

Self-help

The No Push-Ups, No Planks, Anti-Aging Arm Routine

Ask any trainer to create the ultimate arm-toning routine, and it’s basically a guarantee that the workout will include at least one version of a push-up or plank. But when you’re just getting back to exercise or are dealing with achy wrists, trying to master these go-to upper-body toners is akin …

24 of the best pieces of advice ever given to graduates

Most of that wisdom is forgettable. A lot of it is clichéd. (Dream big! Follow your passion!) But some of it resonates — even years later, even if you're not graduating, even if you haven't graduated in years.<p>We've collected some of the best advice from some of the best speeches in recent (and …

How to Write a Thank-You Note

With graduation and wedding season upon us, you may be faced with the arduous task of finding the proper way to thank others for their generosity. In …

Positive Thinking

How to Teach Doctors Empathy

"Being a good doctor requires an understanding of people, not just science."<p>The patient was dying and she knew it. In her mid-50s, she had been battling breast cancer for years, but it had spread to her bones, causing unrelenting pain that required hospitalization. Jeremy Force, a first-year …

Move with Your Breath

In this video sequence, Jason Crandell teaches hip openers to create flexibility in the lower body.<p>This practice by Kathryn Budig will raise your …

Truly confident people do these twelve things differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When …

Self-improvement