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Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Motivation

15 Motivational Books To Read In Your 20s

Being 20-something is hard. Here are 15 books to read in your 20s to motivate yourself, get inspired and figure out who you are.

7 Incredible Things That Happen Once You Learn To Enjoy Being Alone

We live in a world of constant contact—a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of shared desks and wide-open common spaces, and rather than sitting at their desks working independently, school children are placed in groups. It seems …

Emotional Intelligence

The Most Charming Hotels in Paris

Looking for a cozy, romantic place to call home during your next City of Light sojourn? During our travels to the French capital, we've seen all …

France

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are | Inc.com

<i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the Enemy, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to go crazy on this one. I …

Books

7 Freaking Good Books That I Just Need Everyone To Read, Okay

I tried to think of an appealing common theme as an excuse to recommend all of these books but I failed. I just need you to read them because they’re …

Where to Drink in Paris, France

Brasserie is French for brewery, and while there’s one on nearly every corner in Paris, few of them actually make beer anymore. From the mid-19th …

Paris is for Book Lovers: A Literary Tour of the City of Light

The iconic Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris. (Photo: Russ Bishop / Alamy)<p>Paris has inspired generations of writers, and some of the world’s …

7 Signs of True Friendship

Friendship is one of the greatest gifts in all of life. We all value friendship, but in our modern world, we’ve lost sight of what friendship really …

Old Testament

6 Daily Habits That Are Just as Bad as Smoking | Women's Health

Not so fast! It seems like every day, a new study comes out finding that habit X is "as bad for you as smoking," whether it's sitting all day or eating too much fat. So is there any legitimacy to those claims? We checked out a bunch of those studies to find out what the researchers mean when they …

Sex, Sand and 'Crazy Medicine': People Tell Us About Their Awkward Holiday Romances

How dodgy ice cubes led to marriage, Grindr led to heartbreak, and why you should never smoke a red pill in Laos.<p>I don't tend to go on many holidays, and with Brexit looming ever closer, that won't be changing any time soon. But at least when I do, they are often fuelled by a pure faith in …

Relationships

What's The Most Beautiful Sentence About The Immigrant Experience?

“Remember that you and I made this journey together to a place where there was nowhere left to go.”

5 Signs You Worry Too Much (And How To Stop)

For many of us, low-grade stress and worry rule the day. According to new research from Liberty Mutual Insurance, 38% of us worry daily. Worry and its sidekick emotion, anger, feed our stress response to create an axis of trouble in our lives. They erode our ability to function well at home and at …

Self-help

50 Motivational Posters That Will Boost Your Productivity

I hated going to the orthodontist as a kid. It was the most painful and unpleasant recurring experience of my childhood. While a grumpy old man …

Motivation

7 travel apps for making your summer vacation plans

As National Lampoon can attest, summer travel rarely goes according to plan.<p>The list of things that can go wrong on a summer trip is endless: running …

The 100 Best American Movies in Film History

To make this list—which I’m absolutely sure will be totally definitive, with no need for anyone to ever debate it, right?—critics from around the …

Women fall in love more easily with men who are good storytellers

Everyone loves a good story, but can a good story lead to love?<p>Storytelling is a fundamental form of communication, and research has demonstrated the power of narratives to change minds and influence behavior.<p>For example, personal narratives are often used in advertising and health campaigns, and …

Psychology

How not to talk to someone with anxiety

As part of mental health awareness week, we asked people with anxiety to explain the most and least helpful things to say<p>In the UK a third of Britons now experience an anxiety disorder at some stage in their life. But, despite its growth, how well do we really understand it?<p>As part of mental health …

Tumors

23 Movies Everyone Needs To See In Their Teens

Duh.

These Motivating Quotes Will Help Start Your Day off Right

Motivating yourself can be tough, especially when you’re running on coffee, late nights, and early mornings — as most business owners do.<p>But there’s …

Motivation

43 Reasons Studying Abroad In Paris Destroys You For Life

Nonnnnn, je ne regrette rien!

France

This Article Is For Every Girl In Her Mid 20s Who’s Trying To Make Sense Of Her Life

<i>This article was written by Poornima Baskar and first published here.</i><p>You’ve spent so many years looking forward to this phase of your life. And it …

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Success is magnetic. As a species, we’re constantly studying how it happens, why it happens, who has achieved it for themselves, and how we can …

I flew on an all-business-class airline I had never heard of, and it was one of the best travel experiences I've ever had

And this was the only big trip most of us would be taking this year, so we were willing to spend a bit more.<p>The next day, he sent over a few options. We could fly economy from New York to Heathrow for about $800 per person, premium economy for $1,500, or business class on a big-name airline for …

New Jersey

How to Stop Worrying What Other People Think of You | Inc.com

We all want to be liked and appreciated for our many talents, our ferocious intelligence, our good nature, our sparkling personality.<p>But when we start to rely on what other people think of us, and we make their opinion pivotal to our success, we get into trouble. We start tailoring our lives to fit …

Self-help

Sleeping With Technology: Harming Your Brain One Night at a Time

Here is an all-too-common scenario: <i>Jeff and Mary put the kids to bed and settle down for the night to watch television. Jeff has his smartphone at his bedside and keeps checking email, social media, texts and the baseball scores while Mary checks her work emails, plays Words With Friends and checks</i> …

Teens

The way you're revising may let you down in exams – and here's why

Most people practise the wrong tasks, reveals a psychologist. Take your head out of those textbooks for a few minutes and read his advice<p>Even the most dedicated study plan can be undone by a failure to understand how human memory works. Only when you’re aware of the trap set for us by …

Language Learning

History's Most Iconic Sneakers Drawn With Just One Line

Think you’re a lost-cause as an artist because you only draw stick figures? Now would be a good time to reconsider. The illustrators over at design …

12 Movies to Watch on Netflix If You're Having a Bad Day

Everything is going to be okay.<p><b>1. Just Friends</b><p>This is the movie that proves Ryan Reynolds and Anna Faris are comedic geniuses. How can you not smile?<p><b>2. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants</b><p>If watching this doesn't do the trick, give your BFF a call. Tell her why today sucked. Find out when she's …

After yet another suicide, Kota DC writes to parents not to burden the children

Students moving towards their coaching centers in Kota. Photo for representational purposes only. Express Photo by Praveen Khanna.<p>Moved by the tragic …