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60 Creative Ways To Spice Up Chicken Breasts

Despite being packed with protein (which helps our bodies build and repair tissue and keeps us feeling full longer) and versatile in the kitchen, chicken breasts often get knocked for being boring, tasteless or just plain not good. But we guarantee that these 60 delicious recipes from around the …

How to Foam Roll: Lower-Body Release

Shares 268<p>There are more than a few workouts — from running to spinning to strength training — that can leave your lower-body crying in soreness. …

34 High-Protein Smoothie Recipes That Are Easy to Make

Not a bodybuilder? Enjoy a protein smoothie anyway! Our bodies need protein for healthy skin, hair, bones, and heart. Plus a protein-packed breakfast …

Nutrition

How to Foam Roll: Upper Body Release

Feeling sore? Taking a rest day to let your muscles recover is a step in the right direction, but releasing tension with some self-myofascial release …

How to Turn Your Idea Into a Business

You’ve done it! You’ve just figured out -- at least, you think you have -- what the “next big thing” is going to be. Now you just have to get down …

Stop Accumulating Stuff And Start Accumulating Experiences

Could you spend a month and have bought nothing physical by the end of it?<p>The most important question you’ll ever ask yourself–even more important than “sneakers or shoes?”, “what’s for dinner tonight?”, or “should I stay or should I go?”–is the same one Aristotle asked about two and half thousand …

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

Productivity

7 Things Really Amazing Communicators Do

Want to be successful? You have to communicate effectively. Here are 7 practices to master.<p>It doesn't matter whether you are in the business of delivering products or services--either way, your success depends heavily on communication. When things go wrong, you can almost always trace the problem …

Public Speaking

How Your Brain Activity Changes When You’re “In The Zone”

A more modern example might be Beyoncé’s self-proclaimed alter ego Sasha Fierce. In an interview the artist said that it’s as if “something else …

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of …

Productivity

3 Mind Tricks for Hitting New PRs

Here's what you need to know...<p>To make heavy weights feel easier, warm up using a more difficult version of your main lift.<br>• Use "primer" singles to …

The 3 Most Important Questions You Could Ask Yourself When You're Stressed

Do you secretly thrive on stress?<p>While none of us would like to openly admit it, we sometimes indulge in the feelings that come from a tense situation. Whether it's pushing our work back until we're on the brink of a deadline or even just immersing ourselves in a friend's personal drama -- we all …

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Workday Healthier

Many people welcomed 2014 with an enlightened sense of determination to make profound changes in their lives and get healthy. Now that we are six weeks into the year, however, resolve and tenacity are beginning to wear thin. Sheer willpower can only take you so far. So what to do now? One of the …

5 Frustrating (but Fixable) Pains of the Deskbound

1. The pain that strikes at the front door.<p><b>What you feel:</b> A sharp pain at the base of your thumb and the inside of your hand when you turn your …

Pain

8 Strategies To Double Your Savings (Really!)

Photographed by <b>Ruby Yeh</b>.<p><i>Sure, women are bringing home the bacon in record numbers these days, but what if you're still not reaching your maximum</i> …

Personal Finance

What Music Does to Your Brain While You Work

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Damn. I forgot my headphones.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

The 13 Winter Superfoods You Should Be Eating Right Now

Just because the polar vortex is back, doesn't mean you can't have fresh produce. Believe it or not, some fruits and veggies are in their prime this time of year. Sharon Richter, RD walks us through some of the best picks and the tastiest ways to serve them. Read on for her top 13 of the season!<p><b>1.</b> …

Have American Parents Got It All Backwards?

The eager new mom offering her insouciant toddler an array of carefully-arranged healthy snacks from an ice cube tray?<p>That was me.<p>The always-on-top-of-her-child's-play parent intervening during play dates at the first sign of discord?<p>That was me too.<p>We hold some basic truths as self-evident when it …

Yoga: a beginner's guide to the different styles

The myriad benefits of yoga – including lower blood pressure, increased strength and bone density and reduced anxiety – should be enough to get anyone on the mat. However, as a yoga teacher I meet many people who hesitate to embrace this ancient form of fitness due to some pervasive myths. Yoga is …

12 Ways to Take Control of Your Life in 2014

It's that time of year when many people resolve to make changes relating to everything from finance to fitness. Unfortunately, by February, a good majority of us will have settled (un)comfortably back into our old habits and will find ourselves feeling just slightly more powerless against our …

Inside The Mind Of A Scientist Who Made Up More Than 50 Studies

Cheating in science<p>When you hear about well-regarded scientists making up data in their studies, it's easy to wonder, <i>What were they thinking?</i><p>A New York Times Magazine piece has one answer. The magazine profiled Diederik Stapel, a psychologist, former dean of the School of Social and Behavioral …

People Getting Dumber? Human Intelligence Has Declined Since Victorian Era, Research Suggests

Our technology may be getting smarter, but a provocative new study suggests human intelligence is on the decline. In fact, it indicates that Westerners have lost 14 I.Q. points on average since the Victorian Era.<p>What exactly explains this decline? Study co-author Dr. Jan te Nijenhuis, professor of …

Is It Possible To Think Without Language?

Language is so deeply embedded in almost every aspect of the way we interact with the world that it's hard to imagine what it would be like not to …

The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational

The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't …

Why Do We Yawn and Why Is It Contagious?

Humans yawn from their earliest days–even babies still inside the womb can yawn. Photo by Flickr user Björn Rixman<p>Snakes and fish do it. Cats and …

The rise of the evolutionary psychology douchebag

They believe that certain groups of people are inherently smarter than others. They write books about how rape is a natural part of human evolution. …

How To Influence Anyone, Any Time, Anywhere: 4 Subconscious Secrets

How many times have you tried to influence, enroll, engage someone in the past 2 weeks?<p>How many times were you successful?<p>Now more than ever leaders need to be able to influence outcomes. Good intentions are rarely assumed, people are on the lookout for manipulative tactics, and even subtle …

Take Two 'Normal' People, Add Money To Just One Of Them, And Watch What Happens Next