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15 plants that will purify the air in your home

1/<p>1. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata)<p>Boston ferns rank as one of the best plant air purifiers and they also release an abundant amount of moisture …

Plants

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

We're always chasing something--be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, "When (blank) happens, I'll finally be happy."<p>While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn't last. A study from Northwestern University …

The top nine tips for beginner gardeners

It all started with the herbs. One late spring day, not many years ago, I cycled down to Columbia Road market, picked up rosemary, thyme and basil plants and installed them proudly in the dank, dark little concrete yard outside the back door. While they were all drowned to death or ravaged by slugs …

10 Habits of Super-Satisfied Couples

Got your bases covered?<p>Relationships take work, there’s no question about it. But the science on love shows that it’s discrete behaviors, not major overhauls, that can turbocharge your bond.<p>Ten easy tweaks ahead, based on what the most satisfied couples are doing right.<p>RELATED: 12 Daily Habits of …

10 Wildly Successful People on How They View Failure

Whether you’re an author, an entrepreneur or a musician, the road to success is often paved with rejection and failure. The difference between those …

How I Kickboxed My Emotional Eating to the Curb and Lost 16 Pounds

A little online shopping was all it took to start Lauren Pluchino's weight-loss journey.

The Average American's Saving Habits -- 9 Scary Statistics

Image source: Flickr user Dan Moyle.<p>Americans sure are good at spending money. In fact, according to a recent study by CardHub, the average household credit card debt is now at its highest level since 2008. Unfortunately, we're not quite as good at saving money as we are at spending it. Here are …

5 Reasons Procrastinators Prosper when Traveling

We all know procrastinating can be disastrous, but traveling is one context where waiting until the last minute can pay off in these key ways:<p><b>1.You won't over plan.</b><p>Procrastinators rarely over-plan. Running around all day to hit every historical marker can be exhausting and impossible at best. Avoid …

19 Small Things That Will Make You Wildly Successful

Even the small things you do make a difference. Pick out a few of these and start today to make them a habit.<p>I have had the privilege of working with top leaders in all kinds of businesses. And I have found a definite pattern: their success is primarily the result of small actions repeated over and …

Tracee Ellis Ross’ Food Diary: What I Eat in a Day

<b>Tracee Ellis Ross</b> doesn’t think that living a healthy life needs to be complicated.<p>“I like simple, whole foods,” says Ross, who avoids dairy and …

Nutrition

Jennifer Aniston shares her daily workout routine and thoughts on life at 47

Right in time for spring, Jennifer Aniston has revealed her daily workout routine, and we couldn't be more excited to try it out!<p>The former "Friends" star's mashup of lower body exercises is seemingly attainable, especially for those of us that can't exactly afford a celebrity trainer.<p>The …

Jennifer Aniston

I spent 10 days in silent meditation in India. Here’s what I learned.

As of two weeks ago, I had never meditated more than 10 minutes in my entire life, and sitting still for even that long was like trying to teach …

10 Books You Can Read In One Night That Will Boost Your Motivation For Work

Feeling blah? These 10 books are short enough to read in a few hours, yet highly likely to make tomorrow more productive.<p>Some days you feel on top of the world. Others, not so much. For the latter, here’s a cheap and easy solution: a quick, motivational read. For less than $20 on an e-reader and an …

Productivity

6 skills of self-made millionaires everyone should use

Heed the advice of those who have reaped success.<p>Here are six skills used by self-made millionaires that you should be using and building upon each day.

Self-improvement

This 1 Practice Will Dramatically Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Easy in theory, difficult to practice.<p>Did you ever notice how our actions tend to be reactive, as opposed to proactive?<p>This is often a good thing. Think about it: Good reflexes can help you avoid a car accident or jump to a friend's aid without hesitation.<p>But we get into trouble when we let …

Emotional Intelligence

Beyond time management: Why we really procrastinate and how to finally stop

I’ve read all the articles and listened to all the podcasts about procrastination. I’ve tried all the tricks—including literally trying to trick …

Procrastination

3 Habits of Remarkably Focused People

Want to have an edge over others and get more effective? Do these 3 things every day.<p>The ability to focus is a game-changer. The more laser-focused you are, the more you can get done, and the better the quality of your work will be. We all have the same 24 hours every day, but those who are focused …

8 Frugal Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire

While becoming a millionaire rarely occurs overnight, it's still an achievable dream if you work hard and use these habits.<p>There are approximately 35 million people who are millionaires in the world. As Robert J. Samuelson states so perfectly in <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>, "That's about 5 percent of the …

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

A good book is every successful entrepreneur's constant companion. Here are top recommendations and reviews from millionaire entrepreneurs.<p>Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books …

Tips For Naturally Cleansing Your Liver

The liver is one of the largest organs in the body and is often loaded with numerous tasks to help keep the body in its normal function. Actually, it …

Wellness

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

Success

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents. Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Self-improvement

How to Be Happy and Grateful: 6 Sacred Secrets Shared by Grandmothers, Mutants and Cajuns (and Proven by Scientists)

<b>Choose to be grateful. It will make you happier.</b> This was the premise of Arthur C. Brooks' <i>New York Times</i> article that ran Saturday, Nov. 21. In this piece, Brooks cites scientific research that suggests some of us are hard-wired to feel grateful.<p>We, the happy souls who tend to find the good in the …

Happiness

33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30

To lay the foundation for a fulfilling career, turn to these classic titles.<p>Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the …

A Wharton professor discovered a lazy way to stop procrastinating

No willpower or discipline necessary. It's backed by scientific research and even has a cool name: "temptation bundling."<p>And oddly enough, it all starts with "The Hunger Games." Seriously ...<p>How Katniss killed procrastination<p>Katherine Milkman loves audiobooks. Especially the "Hunger Games" series. …

Procrastination

10 Ways To Stay Motivated During Difficult Times

ShareEmailComments<p>In your routine, you generally come across certain situations in which you may feel losing control of everything. During such …