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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet - Foods That Heal

<b>What is Inflammation?</b> <br>Inflammation is a natural process with the biological purpose to initiate healing by increasing circulation. It is a complex …

10 Ways to Work Smarter Instead of Harder

Work gets done faster when you aren't fighting yourself in the process.<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: In what ways do you work smarter, rather than harder?</i><p><i>Answer by Nicolas Cole on Quora,</i><p>My bosses say all the time: "We don't want you to work hard, we want you to work smart." (I work at …

Time Management

15 Ways to Live Authentically & Amazingly

<b>Anxiety, depression and unhappiness occur when people are not living their lives in a way that is congruent with their authentic selves.</b> This is what …

Free GTD Software to Organize Tasks and Projects

Free GTD software on your computer or mobile device can give you more control over your tasks and your life. Achieve stress-free productivity with …

Unleash Your Hidden Productivity: Give Yourself ‘Think Time’

For most of us, the idea of "wasting time" for 15 or 20 percent of our day seems pretty unrealistic. But that's precisely what makes you more productive.<p>Vivienne tells me that her favorite part of the day is <i>Choice Time</i>. This is when she's at her most creative and enjoys herself the most.<p>Vivienne is …

Time Management

11 Handy Tips for the Most Organized Living Room Ever

While we love spending time in our kitchens and creative spaces, living rooms are where we hang with family, entertain friends and watch excessive amounts of television. As Brit Morin explains in her new book, <i>Homemakers</i>, you can style your living room (and dining room too!) to be welcoming and …

“Unboiling” Egg Procedure Could Lead To Faster, Cheaper Biotech Research

You may not want to eat the egg, though.<p>Researchers at the University of California Irvine did not technically unboil an egg the way that many recent reports may lead you to believe. You can’t exactly unmake an omelette into something you’d recognize as an egg.<p>But the process holds a lot of …

Why Your Brain Makes It So Hard To Stop Eating

Being overweight or obese usually isn’t really about the body – it’s about the brain. Overeating and compulsive eating are often about how the brain resorts back to ancient eating habits that are no longer relevant in today’s food-rich world. A new study now confirms that the brain circuits …

Get an Organized Kitchen in 7 Days

<i>Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Have you noticed that the state of your kitchen can make a huge difference in how your entire home feels? When things aren't running as they should, the smallest tasks (making breakfast, putting away groceries) can feel like a hassle.<p>Messiness can sneak up on you -- …

12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples

It really is the little things.<p>You know those couples who are so darn cute all the time? Those people who are so in love and just seem to have it all figured out? <i>What</i> is their secret? Well, it might be simpler than you think. We asked real women and relationship experts to share some of the daily …

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning

Burn even more calories first thing in the a.m.<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Want to turn your body's fat-burning potential up a notch? Check out these five ways to wake up and increase the calorie burn.<p><b>Exercise</b>That early workout doesn't …

Fitness

Inside a Modern Family Star's Los Angeles House

Eric Stonestreet's casual house.<p>It's an only-in-L.A. kind of story. Designer Nathan Turner and Eric Stonestreet, of <i>Modern Family</i> fame, both have the same agent. And, it turns out, a passion for authentic Old West style. Navajo blankets, vintage tile, cowboy memorabilia, and, of course, casual …

How computer-aided organic architecture could change the city of the future

We’ve seen the future of architecture and design, and it’s at the intersection of biology, computing, and engineering.<p>While many architects these days put up buildings loaded with energy-saving features and attractive, sustainable design, one company is taking its approach to being green to another …

Great Educational Web Tools for Paperless Classrooms

Engage your class using your tablet. Whiteboard, assessments, screen mirroring, collaboration, flipped classroom. Perfect for 1:1 or BYOD. Free …

Hipsters ahoy! Top Ten BOARD games for festive family fun

<b>Product Roundup</b> There’s nothing cooler than board games at the moment, whether they are being referenced by the Marsh family in <i>South Park</i>, or …

15 Great Decor Ideas for Your Kitchen

Chatting About Time Management With The Godfather Of Irrationality, Dan Ariely

If you’ve spent any time in the psychology and self improvement sections of any bookstore, you know that Dan Ariely quite literally wrote the book on human irrationality. With bestsellers like <i>Predictably Irrational</i> and <i>The Honest Truth About Dishonesty</i>, Ariely is a go-to source for knowledge about …

Follow these six rules to accomplish more each day

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, …

7 People Who Totally Failed at IKEA

Thanks to this social media trend, you now have a place to commiserate.<p>We love IKEA. As far as affordable, clean-lined furniture (and Swedish meatballs) go, it's just the tops. But, as many a quibbling husband and wife can report, if you're not paying attention, putting the pieces together can be …

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

National Geographic Travel

Would You Live in This 86-Square-Foot Parisian "Cupboard" Apartment?

Everything is hidden in this tiny home.<p>Here's an apartment that's definitely not for the claustrophobic. In this 86-square-foot Parisian space, you'll have to sleep in a cupboard. And the bed is not the only amenity that's tucked away — a dining table, closet, and bookshelves are all found hidden …

6 inspiring mantras to help you master work-life balance

As CEO of eight different companies, it’s become a conscious decision for me to maintain a positive work-life balance. Over the last 20 years of …

The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks

A Gameboy with a sardine can inside. A printer stuffed with a piñata. ‘Return fraud’ is costing retailers billions—and the ingenious swindles are …

How to Lose Weight Without Changing What You Eat

Because slimming down also depends on when you chow down.<p>Not up for rehabbing your menu? Simply switching up your eating schedule can make a pretty big weight-loss impact. (Bonus: If you eat at the right times, you’ll automatically eat healthier, too.)<p>“Meal timing is extremely important in regard …

12 Hacks to Make Your Home Look More Luxe

We love design inspo just as much as the next person, but sometimes peeking at celeb mansions and paging through fancy interior decorating glossies can be a downer. Without unlimited funds, recreating those luxe homes seems totally impossible… until now. We’re sharing 12 affordable hacks to make …

'60 Minutes' Shows Insurers Deny Mental Health Treatment Despite ACA Rules

Despite more comprehensive health insurance under the Affordable Care Act that includes mandatory coverage for mental health services, the noted TV newsmagazine <i>60 Minutes Sunday</i> shined a light on the issue of patients denied treatment by doctors who never even saw them.<p>CBS reporter Scott Pelley …