Albert Mapunda

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Manage your energy! 9 habits of people who avoid burnout

If it feels like you're facing your own personal energy crisis, you're not alone. Many of us are on edge, starting with all that attention demanded by our phones.<p>“It leaves us in a constant state of mild anxiety,” productivity expert Peter Bregman told TODAY.<p>“You’re like a spy in enemy territory: …

Time Management

Architects turn tricky public spaces into beautiful places

<i>The New Radicals is a five-part series on innovators in arts and culture.</i><p>The Gertrude Stein put-down, "there is no there there," is often used to denigrate any place that doesn't have the embodied energy and magnetism of Paris or New York. Although Stein uttered the words to describe her hometown …

The Apps I Actually Used In 2014

Just like last year, I thought I’d take some time as we end one year and start another to list out the apps I actually used in the previous year. …

What I am reading today

I have been remiss in sharing my recommendation for a couple of weeks, mostly because I have been preoccupied with work and other personal matters. I …

Om Malik

15 Money-Saving Strategies for Couples

Don’t want to overspend your budget, swipe your credit card too many times, and feel like a financial mess? Instead of beating yourself up for the …

Personal Finance

Here's How Wi-Fi Actually Works

Most computer users know little about how Wi-Fi works. In fact, one of the only things many do know is that sometimes it doesn’t. But even a little …

Wi-Fi

12 Ways to Optimize Your Time Like a Pro

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Every entrepreneur I know is …

Productivity

Productivity is for College Students, Too

My friend Peter Krol loves the Bible, he loves college students, and through the ministry DiscipleMakers he loves to bring the two of them together …

Evangelical Christianity

Smart Tips For Creating An Effective To-Do List

I often give me clients an empowerment exercise of de-cluttering the mind.<p>Part of that exercise includes writing a to-do list. The purpose of the exercise is to get everything out of your mind and onto paper. It's a great way to relieve stress and tackle the things that concern you.<p>What you do with …

50 Powerful Mini Habits That Will Help You Lead Your Best Life

Hard work and perseverance always beat genius and talent in the end.<p><i>What are 50 things that everyone can do to make life easier? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Yuri Kruman, Master Career</b> …

Faceted Classification

20 Simple Life Hacks You'll Wish You Knew Yesterday

Face it — life is hard. There are never enough hours in the day and staying on top of everything you have on the go can sometimes feel overwhelming. …

Lifehacks

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

Happiness

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Sleep

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Happiness

Grand designs for a flat fee: These six sites will help you decorate your home

Interior designer might sound like a job ready-made for a rom-com heroine, but it’s a profession you can earn credentials for and that is a crucial …

Converted water tower, a 'Grand Designs' favourite, for sale for the first time at £2.5m

Frustrated house-hunters have little to choose from in the run up to next week’s European Referendum. Many prospective vendors are awaiting a result before putting up the estate agent boards. But there is one gem which has gone on sale this weekend.<p>The 19th-century Lymm Water Tower, which featured …

Here's how much the 15 most popular jobs in the US pay

We recently sifted through the BLS's Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates survey to see the breakdown of the jobs these people hold — and how much they make.<p>The survey, which reflects May 2015 salary and employment data gathered from more than 1 million businesses, shows that "retail …

See the viral photo reigniting the baby ear-piercing debate

To pierce or not to pierce? The question of whether or not parents should pierce their infants' ears is back up for debate after Katie Price, an English television host and model, posted photos this week revealing her 17-month-old daughter Bunny's new earrings.<p>The photo and a later one captioned, …

Katie Price

'We don't need oil and mining to pay a growing income': Top-rated managers on the shares they're buying now

Fraser Mackersie and Simon Moon's Unicorn UK Income fund is rated amongst the best in the country. Here are their latest stock tips<p>A company matching backpackers with hostels around the world, a provider of construction machinery and a pub group are being tipped by portfolio managers of the highly …

15 life lessons we learnt from Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Have you heard the news? <i>Sabrina the Teenage Witch</i> - the show of our childhood - is getting a reboot. The hit TV show, which starred Melissa Joan …

Bosses can snoop on workers' private emails and messages, European court rules

Decision made after man was fired for chatting to girlfriend on Yahoo messenger<p>Employers have the right to spy on staff's work emails and electronic messages, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.<p>The decision was made in in Strasbourg after a Romanian engineer who was fired for sending …

The Force Awakens' best couple isn't Han and Leia — it's Finn and Poe

Male affection and friendship take the forefront, and it's great<p>Let me explain.<p><i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> works on a number of levels — as a sci-fi adventure and a space opera, a mainstream hit and niche success — but its most potent quality might be nostalgia. The film brings back Han Solo, Leia …

Love Stories

What makes for a good Christmas song?

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the hardest things about recording Christmas songs, says Nick Lowe, is the time of year you have to make them.<p>In summer.<p>"We thought, 'We'll never be able to do this. We'll have to put all this junk up in the studio to get ourselves in the mood -- Christmas trees and fake presents and …

Music

Sony A6000 Mirrorless Camera Review and Example Images

Read my Sony A6000 Review to find out why this is a killer camera for the price. Example images are included as well as an image stabilization test.

Cameras

Canon To Take Mirrorless Seriously In 2015 | EOS M3 On The Way?

I held off on posting this rumor when I first heard it mid-last week because the details were scarce. But today, the rumor gained a little momentum, …

Cameras

7 Ways to Handle High Contrast Scenes

Perhaps the greatest challenge you will face in outdoor photography is the high contrast created by the sun and the bright sky versus a darker …