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Craig Ballantyne

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Craig Ballantyne

The Astonishing Power of Fear

By Clayton Makepeace | 08/20/2015

Have you ever been tempted to squeeze someone’s irresistibly cute bottom? Tell a judge where he can stick that speeding ticket? Claim a tax deduction you don’t really deserve? Drink and drive?

So why didn’t you?

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The Best Time of Day to Do Yoga

By Missi Holt | 08/19/2015

…Is, of course, whenever you will actually do it! But that doesn’t really help you figure out what to do, when, and why, does it? Factors such as weather, sleep, stress, and energy all play a role in determining the best time and way to practice yoga. Since an important…

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6 Things We Can Learn From Mark Cuban And Bill Gates

By Early To Rise | 08/17/2015

Addicted2Success Bill Gates didn’t wake up with a career opportunity laying on the bed by his side, he worked hard to pursue a career that he was interested in. Same is the situation with every entrepreneur that has ever been in the news. Entrepreneurs are regular people. However, they do…

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9 Things You’re Doing Wrong in Your Bedroom

By Early To Rise | 08/17/2015

Empty walls, bright bedding, and keeping your phone nearby are big no-nos.

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What You Need to Know Today: August 17

By Nick Papple | 08/17/2015

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Confirmed: Apple is building a self-driving car. Apple has been rumoured to be working on a self-driving electric car, codenamed Project Titan, but this is the first time its existence has been documented, reports the Guardian. Apple will likely…

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The Meditation Craze: 3 Proven Ways to Get More Focused, Happy, and Loving Right Now

By Missi Holt | 08/17/2015

Meditation is a hot topic these days. Scientific studies abound with hard evidence that meditation is a key component in reducing stress, anxiety and depression. But until recently what we didn’t know is that meditation, like learning a new skill, actually changes the physical structure of the brain. “Scientists used…

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The Big Idea Formula (new story)

By Craig Ballantyne | 08/17/2015

Big lesson today. A big IDEA lesson. It starts with the story going around the Internet these days about a young man who ate at Chipotle 150 days in a row. How this is “news” is beyond me, but there is a big marketing lesson buried in this tabloid journalism. One of…

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10 Ways to Improve Your Finances in One Day

By Early To Rise | 08/14/2015

MSN Money: LITTLE FIXES, BIG RESULTS Starting on the path to financial health can be overwhelming. But as you start paying attention to your money management techniques, you’ll notice that it’s not the big things as much as it is your small, daily decisions that truly impact your finances —…

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Super Foods for Super Sun Protection

By Missi Holt | 08/14/2015

Using a quality SPF on your skin daily is important but there are some simple and natural ways to help protect your skin from the inside out. I get this question a lot: “How can I naturally protect my skin against sun damage?” My answer: Eat More Food! Ok, let…

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20 Best Foreign Retirement Havens For 2015

By Early To Rise | 08/13/2015

Forbes Let’s be honest. Retirement abroad is not for everyone. A totally new environment. Distance from relatives and long-time friends. Culture clashes. Health care issues. Language barriers. But it’s also possible to enjoy a higher standard of living at a lower cost in foreign locations of natural beauty, appealing culture…

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3 Best Yoga Moves for Ageless Abs

By Missi Holt | 08/12/2015

Tight, toned abs Flat belly Strong core There are so many ways to describe a svelte waistline but how do you actually get that trim, chiseled middle? Abdominal exercises abound in all form and fashion. Many are efficient and effective, some are slightly beneficial, and others are downright dangerous. But…

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The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Early To Rise | 08/11/2015

co.Exist Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, it doesn’t make you that much happier. But one of…

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