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Why Europe Is Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge With a Glass of Water

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 10.06.2014 | World
Gemma Godfrey

ECB President Mario Draghi has been highly effective with his words alone -- moving markets with speeches and little action. However, by doing so he has also set the bar high and expectations for action are becoming the norm.

Top 3 Mistakes Newbie Entrepreneurs Make and Their Solutions

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

In the current entrepreneurship boom we are experiencing nowadays, it is quite common that novice business owners -- as well as those with more experience -- make very frequent mistakes due to a lack of legal counseling and experience.

The Messy, Imperfect Blog Post

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Reflect on the lessons you've learned recently. Reflect on what you might want to change. Reflect on how you might bust out of your comfort zone to get there. Be imperfect. But be real. Know that's the best way to be. And know that, in the end, it will all be fine.

The Right Question To Ask When Something Feels Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Figure out what you truly believe and make a choice that works for you.

Everything's Negotiable -- Including Real Estate Commissions

Dean Graziosi | Posted 08.31.2014 | Money
Dean Graziosi

Real estate is a business, and selling your home is a business transaction. You shouldn't have any hesitation in negotiating the cost of marketing and selling your home.

Unexpected Lessons From the Tortured Artist in Room #5

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Learn from the guy -- from his self-awareness, his willingness to move on, and his ability to make his life better by finding support, creating something, and learning from others. Channel the parts of Van Gogh that work for you and create an even better story for yourself because of it.

Is There More of a Role for Investors in a Real Estate Recovery?

Dean Graziosi | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Dean Graziosi

It's weak, even if we can call it a recovery at all. There is still a large hole which the first time buyers used to fill. Just tracking prices isn't working like it has in past markets. This is a new situation, and old statistical models may be misleading.

What to Do About the Cranky, Miserable People Around You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Even when you don't do it, when you sit there quietly, they drain your energy. They create a cloud that surrounds you for hours. The good news? There's something you can do about it. You can walk away. No, really. Whether literally or metaphorically, you can extract yourself from these situations.

The Completely Avoidable Way We Mess Things Up

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Promise that we will -- literally and figuratively -- take our foot off the gas pedal when we feel ourselves getting sloppy. Which will help us avoid hurting ourselves, our reputations, and our beloved modes of transportation.

The Problem With Your Problem Solver

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Today's blog has been written while in the midst of an emotional whirlwind. The culprit behind the chaos? An impending, temporary move overseas.

How I Became the World's Leading Expert

Lana Shlafer | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Lana Shlafer

I felt very frustrated and depressed for much of my 20s because I believed I was not diving far enough into any line of work to develop expertise. Nothing seemed to captivate me for long with the kind of zest that I wanted to feel.

Divorce Is Taxing in More Ways Than One

Amy Koko | Posted 08.07.2013 | Divorce
Amy Koko

Divorce opened my eyes to many things I had never really thought about before. Among them, thong underwear, generic spring water, and one of the biggies... taxes. Unfortunately, there is a downside to receiving alimony, it is considered taxable income.

Negative Feedback: Confidence Crusher Or Motivating?

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

According to recent studies, you shouldn't worry so much when it comes to pointing out mistakes to someone who is experienced. Negative feedback won't crush their confidence, but it just might give them the information they need to take their performance to the next level.

Jay Mewes Reveals Details on Jay and Silent Bob Animated Movie (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

In Noobz, Mewes plays the manager of a video game store who's training for a potentially life-changing Gears of War tournament with his fellow gamers.

Mistletoe Syndrome and Shacking Up

Amy Laurent | Posted 12.11.2012 | Women
Amy Laurent

Is it just me or does it seem like each year as the holidays approach everyone gets the same bright idea to pack up and move in together?

Best Mother's Day Deals and How to Hint at the Ones You Want

Jenny Isenman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

If the flowers came from a mini-mart at the gas station, he might as well have bought you a bouquet of Slim Jims.

Waiting for Godello: The New Wines of Spain

Rozanne Gold | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Wine should taste like where it came from, and shouldn't be manipulated into big alcoholic bruisers crammed with "jammy" fruit. Wine expert Gerry Dawes is a fan of old-fashioned wines made the old fashioned way: "Great wine is made in the vineyard, not in the winery."

WATCH: How To Eat Like A Local In San Francisco

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

Is there a city in America that cares more about locally-sourced food than San Francisco? If so, Antonio Barrios, chief concierge at The St. Regis ...

What do you do when your BFF hits on your guy?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, My best friend since first grade has an obvious crush on my husband. She would never admit it outright and would be hurt if she h...

What Type of Author Will You Be? Expert or Reporter?

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

When it comes to non-fiction writing, there are really only two styles to choose from - Expert or Reporter. That is not to say there are no gray area...

Friends in Unlikely Places: The Ex-Factor

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Whether it's an ex-girlfriend, ex-wife, or ex-lover, most women would immediately dismiss the possibility of negotiating a real friendship with a living apparition from their partner's past.

Methods Man: How Do You Become What You Want?

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

Method manuals, when they are written from the heart, convey the power of authenticity. They move us to greater heights because they allow us to tap into our own power.

Cutting The Financial Cord

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Dear Christine, I have a job and my own place, but I'm still pretty financially dependent on my parents. My mother especially makes sure that I get t...