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Watermelon Salad with Feta and Basil

In this summery salad, sweet watermelon is the perfect foil for tangy feta cheese.

Healthy Eating

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

Success, failure and the drive to keep creating

Elizabeth Gilbert was once an "unpublished diner waitress," devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of 'Eat, Pray, …

5 Things Really Charismatic People Do

Some people are likable, but others have great charisma. Here is how you can recognize and achieve the difference.<p>You feel charisma the moment it enters the room. It's not just that someone is likable. Charismatic people draw attention. They automatically energize you and motivate you to step up, …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

20 Unusual Things 20 Successful People Do Every Day

Where success is concerned, sometimes the smallest things make the biggest difference.<p>All the successful people I know have at least one thing they make sure to do every day; one thing they feel contributes greatly to their success.<p>Some of the following are tech entrepreneurs, while others run more …

From Farm Boy To Billionaire: Harry Stine's 7 Insights For Entrepreneurs

From his inauspicious headquarters in Adel, Iowa (pop. 4,000), Harry Stine has accumulated a $3 billion fortune by revolutionizing the agriculture industry. He owns Stine Seed, the largest private seed company in the world and the developer of some of the most valuable agricultural products on …

Self-Imposed Deadlines Don’t Stop Procrastination. Here’s What Might.

A “soft” deadline could help, but better yet to find something meaningful in the task.<p>Mark Twain advised people never to put off until tomorrow what they can put off until the day after, and a lot of us listen. Estimates suggest that 15% to 20% of all people are chronic procrastinators, and that …

100 Great Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask

Paul Graham, Jim Collins, Tony Hsieh, and other business leaders share the questions you should be asking if you want to improve your company.<p>There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would …

Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier

<b>What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts?</b><p>Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.<p>First, yeah, a good …

7 Secrets Of Wise People (And How To Become One ... Now)

Quick -- who are the wisest people you know? Chances are they have at least a few things in common: They're experienced, kind and of a certain age. Wisdom, the thinking generally goes, is hard-earned by putting in your time and piecing together scraps of knowledge along the way.<p>But maybe a younger …

3 Ingredients for Unforgettable Presentations

It doesn't take much to make an impression. Just vary your content, know your audience, and get them to care.<p>Most audiences sit back, listen, and are left to find meaning in what the speaker is saying. But fortunately, with careful crafting, you can include three concepts in your presentation to …

Want to be happy? Be grateful

The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And …

99 Sites That Every Professional Should Know About and Use

With an endless number of sites, tools, and resources out there, how do you know what’s worth your time? Well, we know just how busy you are, so we …

The Traits That Make Women Great Leaders

The president of EMILY's List, a group that has helped hundreds of female politicians get elected to office, talks about the effect that women in prominent positions have on political policies and business results.<p>Stephanie Schriock, president of political action committee EMILY's List, says that …

30 Powerful Quotes on Failure

It seems that failure tends to be more public than success. Or at least that’s what we perceive it to be. We fret it, we try to avoid it, and we question ourselves every time we have unconventional ideas. But the simple truth is – no great success was ever achieved without failure. It may be one …

7 Tips for Creating Your Own Destiny

Are you working on your life or just in it? Here is the perspective and method you need to plan and execute the life and career worthy of your potential.<p>Too many people whine about not having the life they want. The main reason people fall short of their own expectations is the same reason most …

18 Delicious Ice Cream Sandwiches That'll Instantly Make You Happy

Tall stacks of cookies and ice cream make all dreams seem so reachable.

Ultimate Guide to Homemade Ice Cream ( +50 Yummy Recipes!) | Hello Glow

Is there anything more essential to summer than homemade ice cream? There’s nothing like the cold, creamy taste on a hot day. I remember my dad …

Dessert

Herbal remedy may improve arthritis symptoms

A traditional herbal remedy may treat rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as an FDA-approved drug treatment, according to a preliminary study published this week in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.<p>Triptergium wilfordii Hook F, also known as the "Thunder God Vine," has long been used in …

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These Are The 9 Reasons That Sanjay Gupta Changed His Mind About Marijuana

Gupta filmed a documentary that aired on CNN on Sunday, August 11, and earlier this week wrote an editorial on CNN.com in which he admitted that the research for the movie changed his mind about the drug and its medicinal effects.<p>After traveling the world, meeting with medical experts and medical …

Cannabis

Paolo Nutini scores fastest-selling album of 2014

<b>Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini has scored the fastest-selling artist album of the year so far.</b><p>Caustic Love, his third record, topped the charts with 109,000 sales after seven days on the shelves.<p>He easily beat previous record-holder Sam Bailey, who sold 73,000 copies of The Power Of Love …

Music

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