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Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

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Book Recommendations From A Therapist

I love self-help and self-improvement books.<p>The kids are out of school. I’m preparing for my summer vacation. That means it’s time to compile a …

11 Things Truly Successful People Never Do (Ever)

You can drive yourself crazy trying to find the keys to success. Or you can just eliminate these 11 behaviors, and take some big steps toward achieving your goals.<p>How do you define success?<p>For some people, it's achieving a level of respect and accomplishment. Others benchmark their personal …

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The 15 types of people you should have in your life

Nothing will push you to greatness more than the right people in your life. Full stop. Mic drop.<p>Your relationships are your everything.<p>When I look back on the massive, oh so crazy, stars aligned kind of moments that took my life in a completely different direction than I planned…it all came down to …

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Simple Habit aims to de-stress you with 5-minute meditations

Yunha Kim knows a lot about stress. She founded Locket, an app that put ads on the Android lock screen, which was eventually bought up by the shopping app Wish. Starting and running her own company, naturally, was a stressful proposition, so she turned to meditation as a way to center herself. Now, …

“Different, Not Less”: Books on Autism That Inform, Advise, and Empower

Autism is so prevalent — affecting 1 in 68 kids, according to the CDC — that most people have heard of it, but many don’t fully understand this …

24 Microwave Recipes For When You're Hungry But Lazy

Lazy chefs, represent.

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 21 – The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S Kuhn (1962)

The American physicist and philosopher of science coined the phrase ‘paradigm shift’<p>Thomas Kuhn (1922-1996) did not invent the concept of scientific revolution, but he gave it a special meaning and created a phrase – “paradigm shift” – so popular that it received the ultimate accolade: no fewer …

Books

100 Must-Read Books about Libraries & Bookstores

This post is sponsored by <i>The Invisible Library</i> by Genevieve Cogman.<p><i>One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than …

How to Cope with Flare-Ups & Setbacks of Chronic Pain—with Tools to Help You Recover

Shares 1K<p>A guide to coping with flare-ups, setbacks & extended flares of chronic pain—with tools to help you manage, recover & cope.<p>Finding ways to …

The 25 best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images<p>Read your way to success.<p>This week, Amazon’s editors selected their 100 favorite books on leadership and success.<p>We’ve …

The 73 Best Business Books for Entrepreneurs in 2016

While you’ve had your head down taking care of business, the presses have been busy printing off the freshest business books on every topic …