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The Surprising Benefits of Having Fun at Work

Since you have to be there all day anyway, make enjoying it one of the things you get done daily.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today we celebrate National Fun at Work Day. This unofficial holiday is known by some to always be celebrated on January 28, but some prefer …

Pallet Desk Ideas

What exactly comes in your mind when we talk about a wooden desk? Well, this might be an information desk, or an emergency desk, this can also be an …

Furniture

Roundup: 10 Beginner Woodworking Projects Using Basic Skills and Tools

DIY woodworking projects can make your home decor unique on a budget. The problem for most beginner DIYers is they don't have the tools to make them …

Woodworking

9 manageable DIY projects you can try this weekend

The words<p>DIYandfundon't always go hand-in-hand but today we're injecting a little whimsy and enjoyment into your home improvement endeavours as we've …

Wood Pallet Patio Furniture Ideas

Making the best use out of pallet wood depends entirely on your creativity, skill and innovation. Just by blending the smart approach along with the …

How to stay focused and make good decisions

Humans are clever creatures.<p>We thought up outer space travel, penicillin, and the internet. We’ve come a long way in the past hundred years and consider ourselves the most intelligent beings around. And yet, we make irrational decisions to this day.<p>We’d rather stay at a job where we’re unhappy than …

7 Best Language Learning Apps and Websites

Hola, ahn young, bonjour!<p>With so many languages out there to learn, it’s hard to know where to even get started!<p>While no one knows exactly how many …

The top 10 Kickass quotes by Indian entrepreneurs EVERYONE should live by

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share68<p>+14<p>Shares 94<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>Here are the top 10 quotes …

DIY - Garden Love Seat - Quiet Corner

This slatted garden bench makes the perfect garden love seat.<p>You will need:<p>1 of 900 x 900mm 16mm marine plywood*<br>• 7 of 20 x 94mm PAR pine – cut to …

17 Important Life Lessons I Wish My Daughters Knew Earlier

As a mother of two girls, there are many things that keep me awake at night. Our world is becoming smaller and increasingly artificial, reducing the …

Motivation

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Taoism

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

Self-improvement

The Surprising Lesson Tupac Teaches Struggling Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Twenty years after his death, Tupac Shakur is still making music.<p>Can someone explain how that's possible? Seriously. He's produced 15 albums --10 of them posthumously.<p>In a period of five years from 1992-1996 he created a dozen albums, …

10 Words Smart People Always Use (and 7 They Never Do)

How many of the smart words do you use? And if none, here's why you should.<p>The rights words can motivate, inspire, and even change lives. The right words can turn an otherwise meaningless conversation into an unforgettable moment for your audience.<p>(And the wrong words can make you look dumb.)<p>In …

Psychology

Start a 100-Day Challenge to Build Habits Without Overwhelming Yourself

One of the hardest parts of building new habits is the idea of leaving your old habits behind. To make it easier for yourself, make your habit into a …

The 15 best exercises to target your love handles

Want to be able to confidently shed your shirt in the bedroom to flaunt washboard abs without fear of excess flab hanging over your boxer briefs? …

Workouts

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Meditation

7 Unsung Habits of Highly Respected Managers

I used to be skeptical of people who claimed that they loved their jobs.Upon graduation from college, the sum total of my “relevant” work experience …

Leadership

South African Homewares Made from Upcycled Wood

Johannesburg-based designer Siyanda Mazibuko is a furniture builder who recently started building his own career employing a mix of pure enthusiasm …

Furniture

Video of Black Girl Knocking Out White Girl Who Called Her the N-Word Becomes a Meme

The internet will always find a way to make a meme out of anything (or to put a crying Jordan face on everything). We already told you which episode …

6 Lessons For Creating Balance As An Entrepreneur

True confession: I have not always been good about mentally getting away from my business. <i>Vacation</i> is not a word that enters easily into many entrepreneurs’ vocabularies.<p>According to a study by American Express Small Business Monitor, about two-thirds of small business owners find it stressful …

Entrepreneurship

25 Foods to Pair With Bacon | Men's Health

25 Things You Must Wrap In Bacon<p>We guarantee you haven’t tried all of these combos<p>The pork product makes just about everything taste better—even pickles, mushrooms, and avocados, which are just 3 of the 25 bacon-wrapped things shown in the video above.<p>And you don’t even have to feel bad about …

21 Ways to Always Keep Her Satisfied In the Bedroom

Bringing heat to the bedroom is as much about your words as your actions. Before you turn the lights down, consult the last crib sheet you’ll ever need<p>Life doesn’t get much better than when a naked, satisfied woman is sleeping in your bed.<p>“Men think sex was great if they had an orgasm and their …

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation

Here is the most underrated productivity secret of Benjamin Franklin you can use

Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of United States of America. He was also one of the most influential figures of the modern history. …

3 Mind Hacks to Increase Your Productivity

In the early days of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos held book groups for his executives.This might not seem surprising, given that Amazon started out as an …

Time Management