Amy Scott

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How to De-clutter Your Work and Personal Life to Achieve More

Clutter doesn’t have to represent tangible “junk” that you can physically see. More oft than not in life, it’s the clutter from the people and …

Minimalism

Confessions of a Clutter Addict

My name is Nancy Mitchell, and I'm a clutter addict.<p>I'll admit that I am a huge hypocrite. Because the truth is that while I make my living writing …

How to Focus a Wandering Mind

We’ve all been there. You’re slouched in a meeting or a classroom, supposedly paying attention, but your mind has long since wandered off, churning …

4 Female Travel Experts Share the Biggest Travel Mistakes They’ve Made

Last weekend, hundreds of female travelers gathered together in NYC for the Women’s Travel Fest. While there, experts dished on everything from important solo travel safety tips to a pre-travel beauty prep routine. To say these ladies are professional travelers would be a massive understatement. …

Airplanes

What People Were Wearing the Year You Were Born

Let's embark on a 100-year street style journey, shall we?<p>Ah, throwback fashion — is there anything better? Actually, yes: When that throwback fashion reminds you exactly where you came from. Here, click through 100 years of street style, find the year you were born, and cringe/laugh/reminisce. …

Amber Marchese's Blog: Why Hearing Two Women's 'Difficult and Emotional' Cancer Stories Might 'Save Your Life'

<i>Amber Marchese, star of</i> The Real Housewives of New Jersey<i>, is blogging about her second battle with cancer for PEOPLE. After surviving breast cancer</i> …

Cancer

5 Words to Include in Your Email Subject Lines (and 4 to Avoid at All Costs)

Sending an email is the easiest and least intrusive method for making requests within teams. But it’s precisely because email is so effortless that …

20 Daily habits Of Highly Organized People

We all have that one person at work or school who is effortlessly organized. They never seem to miss any deadlines, always finish their work with …

Productivity

Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness & Self-Compassion

Through concentrated and intentional repetition, you can change your brain. The technical word for this concept, as coined by Jeffrey Schwarz at …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Revive Hardened Brown Sugar (and Keep It Soft) with a Slice of Bread

Have you ever gone to scoop some brown sugar just to find that it's super lumpy or hard as a rock? You can keep that from happening with just a slice …

Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More

We all have goals that we want to achieve in our lives. These goals may include learning a new language, eating healthier and losing weight, becoming …

Top 10 Ways to Break Bad Habits

We all have a bad habit or two we could stand to lose, but habits are hard to break. Whether your bad habit is procrastinating, overspending, …

Self-help

How Clutter Affects Your Productivity (And What You Can Do About It)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a creative marketplace connecting mobile and Web projects with vetted, handpicked developers and designers from around the world. This post originally appeared on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Cleaning out your closet, emptying your inbox, putting things where they …

33 Evernote Tips, in 140 characters or less | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency

Evernote is on a mission to help you work smarter and discover organizational zen. <i>From inspiration to achievement, Evernote is where your work takes</i> …

Productivity

Former Apple, NASA and Pixar developers launch beautiful Olio smartwatch

The Apple Watch is a high-tech timepiece from a powerhouse company, but what do you call a smartwatch designed by some of the brightest alum from …

12 Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes That Will Bring You Inner Peace

Thich Nhat Hanh, a writer, monk, spiritual leader that’s known as the ‘The Father of Mindfulness” has influenced countless of people around the world …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

Buddhaimonia. Seeing as TED 2015: Truth and Dare started today, and people all around the world are waiting to see what ground breaking TED talks …

Mind

9 Ways to Become a Morning Person

We’ve all seen the inspirational quotes on Pinterest that totally make us believe we can go for a run, make a healthy breakfast and send out a gazillion emails all before 9am. Then the alarm goes off at 5am, and the snooze button just feels so right. We’re here to say all of your pinning efforts …

Time Management

Empathy Is Key to a Great Meeting

Yes, we all hate meetings. Yes, they are usually a waste of time. And yes, they’re here to stay. So it’s your responsibility as a leader to make them better. This doesn’t mean just make them shorter, more efficient, more organized. People need to enjoy them and, dare I say it, have fun.<p>Happiness …