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The best CrossFit workouts for beginners

Why CrossFit? For one thing, it’s incredibly effective, as proven by the tens of thousands of ripped dudes around the world hoisting barbells in …

CrossFit

Does reading fiction make you a better person?

I have been a nerd my whole life. I was always "that kid," the one who read in a corner at recess and talked about Jo March and Ponyboy as though they were real people. I have a vivid memory of myself at 8 or 9, staying up far past my bedtime to read Katherine Paterson's "Bridge to Terabithia" by …

Psychology

The 19 best books for someone just starting out in their career

Chances are, your college didn't offer classes on how to negotiate your salary, deal with a micromanaging boss, or confront annoying coworkers.<p>But there's still something you can do to prepare yourself for the tricky world of work: read.<p>Here are 19 books we think every young professional should …

Three Must-Read 21st Century Fantasy Novels

Summer is the perfect time to sit out in the sun, relax, and crawl into a good book. We here at Geek & Sundry have separated the wheat from the chaff …

Online Organisation: 6 Tips to Clear Digital Clutter

Image supplied by Pixabay<p>With many of us online more hours than we would like to admit, consuming and creating information can become seriously overwhelming. Not only does it fill our brains with so much more information than ever before, but deciding what information keep becomes harder. Deciding …

Productivity

5 public speaking tips to help you conquer stage fright (that don't involve naked co-workers)

Whether you’re delivering presentations in front of colleagues, teaching industry workshops, or stepping on stage at a local or national conference, …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

Walking for Weight Loss

Walking Workout Schedule for Weight Loss

Following a schedule will help you be consistent when you are walking to lose weight, but it doesn't have to be the same old grind every day. It is …

Summer Reading List 2016! Featuring 42 Comedy and Other Books

<i>Every year we put out a summer reading list of 42 book recommendations to keep you busy by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, or wherever you plan</i> …

These Apps Are the Perfect Money Saving Tools for Lazy People Like Me

I’m terrible at saving money, I hate studying personal finance, and I tend to have a “carpe diem” mentality when it comes to buying the things I …

How to Keep Yourself Motivated Every Day

Enough has been said and written on how to achieve your goals and motivation to fulfill your dreams but with time I have realized that our everyday life needs a motivation to get up in the morning and take on the grills of the daily life. And accomplish all the things you are supposed to do …

When Human Interactions Triggers Anxiety: Living With Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is painful to live with. What most people would consider an everyday, ordinary social interaction can send you into a tailspin, trigger anxiety, self-doubt and negative thought patterns. Fortunately, SAD is treatable. In this post, I sat down with Dr. Steve Orma, a …

The best 20-minute total-body workout

Corey Jenkins / Getty<p>Corey Jenkins / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 16<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Any guy who goes to the gym on a regular basis probably wonders, "What …

The Perfect Books To Read On Vacay This Winter

So here's the deal. It's winter. It might be cold out, depending on where you live. But maybe you're planning a little holiday getaway, maybe with …

Why Your Surroundings Are More Important to Success Than You Think

Your environment -- including the people you surround yourself with -- is the clearest indicator of who you are and who you're becoming.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve …

Stop Making Excuses! 9 Ways to Make Time for Fitness

If you are looking to get in better shape, I'm willing to bet in the last 12 months you have said or have heard the phrase "I just don't have the time". Between work and running a full house, it can be difficult to find the time to exercise. Whenever I hear the phrase "I don't have time to …

Fitness

5 Myths About America’s Gender Gap

Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty …

Why Do Some Poor Kids Thrive?

Researchers tracked hundreds of students in Baltimore to find out what top achievers had that others didn’t.<p>Despite the challenge of growing up in tough areas with few resources, thousands of inner city kids manage to excel academically. But even some students who seem to thrive early on run a …

Education

The Planners and Journals Everyone Needs To Own for 2016

It's that time of the year again when we invest in planners to scribble on our plans, thoughts and whatnots for the year to come. What's interesting …

Love and War Through One Man’s Lens

Peter Turnley has been finding inspiration in the human condition since he was a teenager. Now a retrospective spanning four decades is opening in …

5 Reasons Why Short Stories Are Easier to Adapt Than Novels

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …