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Caterpillar keeps digging itself into a bigger hole

Though Caterpillar denies the allegations and has said that to litigate the cases further "would be risky and costly for both sides", it's hard to believe their leadership won't continue to dodge the matter and defend their position. Harder still is it to imagine that this is the first such …

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The One Drink You Should Have Every Morning (It's Not Lemon Water)

For most people, the first thing they drink when they wake up is a cup of coffee. After all, it tastes great and the caffeine provides a nice buzz to …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid school lunches and had a weekend job at a local bakery. I was not surrounded by much ambition or inspiration.<p>But I knew the life I was given was …

Six Simple Sunday Habits To Set You Up For A Productive Week

Go easy on those summer barbecues. Heavy eating on Sunday may sink you into a food coma you’ll still be feeling on Monday.<p>It’s hard not to resent Mondays. The day marks the end of the fun and freedom of the weekend–and that’s especially true during the summer, when ordinary Saturdays and Sundays …

High Fiber

10 Ways To Kick The Procrastination Habit - How To Improve Your Life...You Can Do It!

A survey (by the University of Chicago) suggested that those who relish challenge are more likely to live up to 10 years longer than those who spend …

Top 25 Food Choices For High Performance Athletes

<i>By Pat Ivey, MSCC, and Joshua Stoner, MSCC</i><p>Proper nutrition is essential for physical development and athletic performance. Consider the physical …

Reduce Stress Quickly With Karate Breathing Meditation

Meditation is a powerful stress reliever. Here is a simple and effective form of meditation that can be useful for beginners, and can be learned …

One Daily Gratitude Ritual that Will Change the Way You Think

<i>The secret to being grateful is no secret. You choose to be grateful. Then you do it again and again. If you forget, begin again.</i>I remember that …

The best weightlifting advice for men over 40

A popular magazine asked me to write an article on weight training for the over-40 average Joe. (It wasn’t <i>Men’s Health</i>, by the way.)<p>While I was flattered, the warm and fuzzy feeling faded once I skimmed articles on the topic in their archives.<p>Suddenly, I felt embarrassed more than anything—like I …

Eckhart Tolle's 15 Mindfulness Ways To Find Peace and Happiness

Eckhart Tolle born on 16th February 1948 is a German-born resident of Canadian writer. He is popularly known for his book <b>“The power of now.”</b> …

65 Things Great Leaders Do Daily to Engage Their Teams

Engaging staff is a daily affair and if you adopt these habits it will help boost morale, motivation, and engagement.<p>Employee engagement should be every leaders number one priority because when you have an engaged, highly motivated team then everything becomes that much easier and it helps to …

Employee Engagement

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I’m …

Self-improvement

Standing Pilates Legwork Exercises for Balance and Posture

Standing Pilates exercises are wonderful for developing balance. They challenge all of the good posture muscles like the abdominals and back …

The Best Exercise for Shoulder Strength and Health

<b>What is the best shoulder exercise?</b><p><b>The one-arm press.</b><p>Whether you’re looking for performance through strength or power, or rehabilitation through …

Biomechanics

Kettlebell Windmill for Increased Mobility and Core Stability

Most people love training with kettlebells because of the unique blend of strength, power, endurance, flexibility, and mobility that can be developed …

6 Things Happy People Never Forget

Does it ever seem like other people are happier than you?<p>You scroll on Facebook and see people having fun on their vacations, spending time with one another, or celebrating their achievements. You, on the other hand, are struggling along, just trying to make it through the day and coming home …

Eat This Much Brings Automatic Meal Planning to Android

Android: Eat This Much, the previously mentioned meal planning app that automatically generates menus and shopping lists for you, used to be iOS …

Nutrition

These Five Motivational Speeches Will Get You off Your Ass

We all know we aren’t reaching our full potential. Our lives are full of empty promises, “maybe’s”, and failed ideas. Failed ideas that we never went …

How To Actually Reach The Goals You Set

Some years ago, I conducted an experiment with the traders I worked with as a performance coach. We went back two months in their journals and identified goals they had set at the time. We then walked forward in the journals and identified how often they had written about those goals and how long …

The Psychological Trick That Could Help You Reach Your Goals

Everyone from elite athletes to top business executives knows it's important to have goals. After all, goals are what turn dreams into actionable, achievable steps.<p>Whether you set out to lose weight, renovate your house, or complete a triathlon, defining a goal can boost your motivation, at least …

10 "Junk Foods" That Actually Boost Your Workout

Don't write off all so-called junk foods just yet. Turns out, some of them are actually perfect for eating right before or after a workout<p>Diving into …

To Dramatically Improve Your Health, Do 1 of These 4 Things

<i>By Kristine Thomason</i><p>Now that March is here, your weight loss resolutions may be long gone. If that's the case, don't sweat it: Diets usually don't work anyway, says neuroscientist Sandra Aamont, PhD. Aamont gave a TED Talk that went viral about the risks of our obsession with dieting, and now she's …

20 Motivational Mindfulness Practices To Help You Focus On Your Life Goals

<b>1. Write your goals down and display them!</b><p>“I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I write and I understand.” – Chinese Proverb<p><b>2. Break big goals</b> …

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide to Live Your Dreams

You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed yourself in trivial distractions, and …