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Good Afternoon, Vietnam: A Revolutionary Small Business Impetus and I Learned About It on Skype (Part 2)

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

As exciting as the social enterprises presented were, the most interesting and perspective-changing lesson for me was the Vietnamese flat tax.

Good Afternoon, Vietnam: A Revolutionary Small Business Impetus and I Learned About It on Skype (Part 1)

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

In growing economies like Vietnam's, we are seeing innovations in business--through both national and foreign investments. But the government, almost 40 years after the US left, is also empowering social enterprises with its reforms.

A Jaded New Yorker Gets Surprised by Life

Lorie Eber | Posted 03.12.2014 | Fifty
Lorie Eber

Somehow, I've inadvertently embraced two concepts I'd always derided as pie-in-the-sky wishful thinking. Not only have found my "soul mate," but I've also belatedly discovered my "passion in life." Go figure.

A Yogi Embraces Pope Francis

Sister Jenna | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Sister Jenna

As I approach my upcoming birthday, I am drawn to remember Pope Francis. There are moments that touch our lives and I remember where I was on March...

When in Doubt, Nose to the Grind

Melissa Leon | Posted 03.11.2014 | Small Business
Melissa Leon

So if you told me even five years ago that I would own and run a small business with my husband (in the fitness industry, no less!), I would have spit out my Frappuccino and laughed hard. Really hard. We opened our gym in the East Village in June of 2013. I have never "worked" a day since.

Want to Succeed, Optimize, Actualize? Love More, Love Deeper

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

We all know that love is important, yet we often don't spend time thinking about why we should and how we can bring more love into our lives. In fact, it is love -- and all of its inherent qualities -- that can help us lead even more extraordinary, meaningful, and successful lives.

The Refusal of Progression

Stephen Bell | Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephen Bell

At the end of the day it goes back to the question of how we respond to progress; how we respond to change. While most progress is accepted, this is one type of progression that I'm not willing to accept.

Can (And Should) You Trust Yourself?

David DeSteno | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living
David DeSteno

If you believe future-you can't be trusted, you'll never even try to plan for the long term. Why save for retirement or eat healthfully if you think future-you will exploit the benefits you give him? To succeed, we need hope to spring eternal. We have to believe that we're trustworthy.

Desperately Seeking 'The Biggest Winner' in Health

Josh Stevens | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Josh Stevens

The latest news in the world of health is not coming from doctors or hospitals. Instead, it's coming from large employers: CVS and NBC. Both CVS and NBC have recently put a spotlight on health-related issues, but the reasons why couldn't be more different.

Checking in on Your February Health and Wellness

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Six weeks into the New Year, many of yo...

Yoga for Cold Hands and a Warm Heart

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher My teacher, Patricia Walden, regularly advises us to "have an adventure" in our practices....

The American Health Care Paradox: A Book Review

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

So, who is responsible for our health? The answer seems to be everyone! The problems we face in health care and social welfare are so vast that their solutions must embrace about everything known and in all sectors -- and then all the remedies identified have to be thrown against the wall of ill health in order for a good bit to stick.

Finding Your Bliss

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Leave the negative self-talk behind and create positive thoughts. Focus on you. What did you do today that deserves your attention? Whatever it is that makes you shine -- acknowledge it and own it. You deserve it. Well done!

The Secrets To Living A Long Life

Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

Looking for the answers to life's questions? Well who better to ask than those who've lived longest. "Fox and Friends" interviewed a handful of p...

POLL: How Do You Kick The Winter Blues?

Posted 01.23.2014 | MarloThomas

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Being Perfect May Not Help You Achieve Your Goals -- But This Might

James Clear | Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

When you look at goals this way, you start to realize that setting up a system for putting your reps in is more important than choosing a goal. Everyone wants to make progress. And there is only one way to do it: put in your reps.

No Sugars, No Grains: Is This the Key to Long-Term Health?

Quentin Vennie | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Quentin Vennie

I encourage you to safeguard your body and mind against the daily attacks from the food and drug industry. Fitness doesn't come in a pill and neither does health. It takes work! Be prepared, be knowledgable, but most importantly, be well.

WATCH: Why People Don't Like to Meditate

Sura | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Meditation is a popular New Year's resolution but easily gets tossed to the side. Why? People think meditation is hard. It's an intimidating practice. "Sit still and breathe" seems an impossible task. On the other hand, everyone seems to know that meditation is good for them.

Screw Resolutions: Make a Lifestyle Change Instead

Linden Schaffer | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Linden Schaffer

It's a few days into 2014. Have you already broken your New Year's resolution? If so, you are not alone. According to Dr. John C. Norcross, a professo...

Four Powerful Ways to Happiness

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Celebration can be attributed to any reason, because the nature of our spirit is to celebrate. The new year is a time when the spirit of celebration engulfs the whole world. This is also an opportunity to reflect on the year gone by and take stock of the lessons learnt.

Holiday Fun Without Back Pain

Katherine Braun | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Katherine Braun

My patients tell me that sometimes they cannot figure out what hurts more, the lightening of their wallet or the recurring back aches and pains during the holiday season.

The Myth of the Caregiver Superhero

Victor Imbimbo | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Victor Imbimbo

When you're in the throes of family caregiving and experiencing personal disappointment because you're not living up to your own superhero expectations, remember: We are all flawed when it come to family caregiving.

What Do Your Smartphone and Your Health Insurer Have in Common?

Shaan Gandhi | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Shaan Gandhi

Can your smartphone make your healthier? And, perhaps more interestingly, can your health insurer and your smartphone work together to make your healthier?

A Speck in a Sea of Ponytails: Expanding the Cultural Landscape of Yoga Practitioners

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick | Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick

Yesterday I was the only black person in my yoga class. As I scanned the room, I also noticed I was also the largest, and I wear size 10. But I am accustomed to this scene. My uniqueness in this crowd is not an exception. It's the norm.

How to Feed the Body, Mind and Spirit

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rea Nolan Martin

So maybe your life is a little off track. Whose isn't? Whoever you are and whatever you're struggling with, the basics that can put you back on track and keep you there are the same.