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Focused: Atlanta Hawks are real beasts of the NBA East

  Does 28 wins in 30 games sound like a joke to you? Or a 14-game winning streak? It might be time to stash the wicked put-downs of the NBA’s Eastern Conference, for there might be a big surprise in store for whoever emerges from the West. The Atlanta Hawks have risen to the No. […]


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What’s the Forecast for Women Entrepreneurs in 2015?

“So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” — Caterina Fake “Starting and growing a business is as much about the innovation, drive and determination of the people who do it as it is about the product they sell.” — Elon Musk […]


What is oil pulling? Examining the ancient detoxifying ritual

What is oil pulling? Examining the ancient detoxifying ritual

An ancient morning routine is making a 3,000-year comeback. It’s the practice known as “oil pulling,” and it has been gaining popularity in the United States over the last year or so. The ritual is simple: Just fill your mouth with coconut or sesame oil and swish it through your teeth and gums for five […]


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Stop Reducing Your Anger And Start Using It

  “Lower your anger!” “Get rid of that anger” “Your anger will kill you” We’ve all heard these before and it always means the same thing: Anger is bad. But what we forget is that anger is an emotion – and a very necessary one at that. In many ways, anger is no different than […]


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Haven’t Reached Your Full Potential? This May Be Why

In the A-type world we live in today, we’re very focused on doing stuff, on proving things and on showcasing our abilities. In our professional lives, we carefully consider how to best move forward and how to make a great impression. We work hard. We strive. We are political and strategic. But are we our […]


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7 Mental Health Resolutions for 2015

Here’s how to take care of your mind this new year When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, our self-improvement efforts often focus on getting a better body. And we ignore that other, equally important part of our wellbeing: our mental health. Certain health hazards come with warnings, like cigarettes or alcohol, but less obvious […]


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Social media cited as largest source of procrastination

By Rachel Moford, news correspondent  Procrastination is by no means a new invention, but a new survey shows that social media takes time from studying and projects the most. Research conducted by Stop Procrastinating, an app that disconnects users from the internet in attempts to boost productivity, finds social media  and other internet time-wasters, to […]


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How Knowing Yourself Leads to More Productivity and Efficiency

  Everyone wants to become more productive. Particularly as the new year looms, people are thinking about what they’d like to do differently as the calendar year changes over. The problem with many productivity plans, however, is that they depend on your changing your life to fit what someone else says will work, rather than […]


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The Gift of a Bright Business Idea

The holidays are a time for fun, family, and friends. And, if you’re hoping that the new year will bring you a new life as an entrepreneur instead of an employee, the holidays can also be the ideal time to get a new business idea. Why are the holidays such a font of business ideas? […]