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8 Common Pieces of Emotional Baggage (and How to Ditch Them)

Those heavy emotions and memories you're hauling around are slowing you down. Drop them and move on.

6 Ways to Slash the Cost of Wi-Fi When You Travel

Yes, you can take your Facebook and your cloud file storage with you on the road — and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here's how.

These 5 Apps Can Fix Your Finances

Tracking expenses is the first step toward wise money management. These apps help you monitor spending — and much more.

10 Simple All Natural Bug and Mosquito Repellents

Those stinging, biting bugs are back in the air — but you can keep them at bay naturally with these 10 concoctions and tricks.

9 Ways to Invest in Yourself

Take the time — and the money — to improve and maintain your own best asset: you! After all, you're the only you you have.

8 Ways to Take a Break at Work (and Still Look Busy)

Taking breaks at work makes us happier and more productive — but justifying those breaks can be hard. Here are eight ways to make 'em happen.

The WORST Time of Day to Do Everything

Your body has a clock of its own, and if you pick the wrong time do some tasks, you'll do them poorly — and feel poorly while doing them.

3 Ways to Get a Legit Business Education Online

The advent of online education has made it easy to get a business education. And if you don't need a credential or degree — it can be free.

Don't Ruin the Party: 11 Things Guests With Good Social Skills Never Do

If you want to get invited to your host's next shindig, don't do this!

Best Money Tips: Things Extremely Likeable People Do

Today we found some awesome articles on things extremely likeable people do, ways to make mone at the bar, and cheaper vacation planning.

Don't Buy Microsoft Office! And Other Free Alternatives to Pricey Computer Software

You don't have to pay for Microsoft Office or other expensive computer programs — discover how to use free open source software.

Dads Who Do Dishes Raise Ambitious Daughters (and 4 Other Ways Any Parent Can Help Their Kid Succeed)

A recent study found that daughters of fathers who help with household chores are more ambitious. Try more ways to encourage children to aim high.

10 Ways You Can Bend Time to Improve Your Life

Some moments in time are better than others. Learn how to savor the best times and manage the worst for greater happiness and satisfaction.

15 Life Hacks for College Students (or Anyone Else Trying to Save Money)

Making ends is tough for students — or anybody else on a tight budget. Get inventive and start solving everyday problems without spending a lot.

How to Navigate 4 Tricky Family Money Situations

Mixing money matters and family dynamics can make gatherings more awkward than usual. Learn to manage both for happier finances and family.

7 Ways Immaturity Can Make You Happier and More Successful

While kids are sopping up lessons from their elders, adults would be wise to learn something in return. Here's what you can learn from kids.

4 Weird Brain Hacks That Make You a Better Person With Almost No Effort

Self improvement is hard, right? Wrong! Become the person you want to be with some simple tricks that leverage some quirks of your brain.

7 Simple Ways to Make Better Decisions

Everyday we face scores of decisions, most little, some huge. Learn how to make the right choice every time with a few simple rules.

6 "Good" Habits That May Actually Be Hurting You

Even good habits take effort, so make sure the ones you've committed to aren't actually doing more harm than they're worth.

Make Your Computer Last (Almost) Forever With Some Simple Tricks

Computer makers expect you to buy a new one every three years or so. That's nuts! Extend the life of your machine with some basic maintenance.