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How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

8 Successful Mental Habits to Defeat Fear, Worry, and Anxiety

How intense is work right now? These simple and useful techniques may help lessen your anxiety.<p>Are you under intense pressure at work? Perhaps you're a busy entrepreneur and founder of a startup racking up 60 hours per week to keep your business afloat. Or the CEO of a company that just got handed …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When …

Self-improvement

How To Do A 5-Minute Meditation In The Morning

Start your day off right.<p>Most people barely have time to get ready in the morning, so fitting meditation into the routine probably feels impossible.<p>But the benefits of a few minutes of mindfulness are clear: Research shows that it helps increase self awareness, lowers stress and improves …

Meditation

5 hobbies that will make you smarter

Work is never enough.<p>We all need to have hobbies other than our work to add value to our lives.<p>Finding activities that are rejuvenating is important, because it helps us maintain a proper work-life balance.<p>To prevent mental and emotional burnout, we need to disrupt our routines with a spark of …

Self-improvement

Two Steps to Control Your Emotions (So They Don't Control You)

<i>By meQuilibrium</i><p>When a negative emotion hits you, you can feel it in your body, right? A heaviness on your chest, a hollow feeling in your stomach, a flushed face, tears welling up. Knowing exactly how to identify and name those emotions? That's a different story. You know something set you off, and …

Mindfulness

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

Domestic Violence

10 Things Highly Popular People Do Consistently

Research indicates that people who are popular are promoted more quickly and are perceived as being more trustworthy.<p>What is it that makes one person more popular, or likeable, than another? These 10 traits appear consistently in people others have termed likeable or popular, and those who …

The Ultimate Guide to Fighting Zits

Zap those pesky pimples, no matter where they pop up.<p><i>This article was written by Maria Del Russo and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>Acne always seems to pop up when you least expect it—in the <i>last</i> place you ever wanted it to be. Whether it's your forehead, your back, or even inside your …

Caroline Stanbury's 5 Ways to Be a Boss in Life

<i>Ladies of London</i> star Caroline Stanbury has taken the reality-TV world by storm with her killer fashion sense and powerful personality, and off-screen she's an accomplished businesswoman who runs the Gift Library and The Wedding Shop: destinations for remarkable gifts. She's a boss without a …

Abs Workout: Burn Calories, Fat

What do you think about adding another Thanksgiving tradition—a healthy one?<p>The Barre Code gave us these fabulous moves that you can do on Thanksgiving to help tone your abs and ease the pains of turkey tummy. Take a look—<p><b>Spider Planks</b><p>Start in a high plank position. Open up the hip and draw the …

21 Snacks for Flat Abs

These guilt-free nibbles will leave you satisfied and bloat-free.

12 So-Bad-They're-Almost-Good Pickup Lines

People say the darndest things for love.<p>First impressions are <i>everything</i>. So when you're trying to spark a conversation with that smokeshow across the bar, you want to choose your words very carefully. Sure, you've heard some pretty lame, terrible, and OMG-you're-embarrassing-yourself things from …

6 Genius Eyeliner Hacks You NEED To Try

These are life-changing!<p>Few things in the beauty world are more frustrating than the moment when you ruin your entire eye look with one poorly applied stroke of eyeliner. Next time, try one of these tips from Chicago-based makeup artist Paula Heckenast to up your eyeliner game.<p><b>Smudge With …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

You'll want to load up on the citrus after you read this<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>You might love lemonade and lemon chicken, but your skin and hair love lemons even more—they have an amazing range of beauty benefits. Here are some great uses for the sunny yellow fruit:<p><b>Clarifying …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

5 Reasons to Eat More Avocados

Don’t you just love this list already?<p>You probably love avocados already unless you're (a) allergic to them or (b) crazy. It’s hard not to: They’re creamy, fresh, satisfying…we’re practically drooling just <i>describing</i> them. But they’re not just good—they’re also really good <i>for</i> you. So much so, in …

7 Treadmill Mistakes You Might Be Making

Plus, easy fixes that will have you running smarter AND burning more calories<p>Surprise: Running on a treadmill is not only about putting one foot in front of the other. With a few tweaks to your form, habits, and plan, you can get so much more out of your indoor running workout. The best place to …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

9 Ways Stress Messes With Your Body

The side effects of stress might be scarier than whatever you're worried about.

13 Crazy Sex Positions That Have Been Missing From Your Life

Yes, you can totally pull these off.<p>You’ve mastered missionary and you’ve done it doggy style, like, a bazillion times already. Bring on the next position challenge, please!<p>Instead of resorting to your go-to moves tonight, whip out one of these ambitious (and almost unbelievable) sex positions for …

21 Stylish Ways to Dress for Success

These nine essentials will help you channel Claire Underwood, the stylish and sexy character from Netflix's House of Cards

The Quickest Way to Stop Sweating Post-Workout

Because no one likes to feel sticky in their clothes.<p><i>This article was written by Ali Eaves and provided by our partners at</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>You don't mind that your workout made you sweat buckets. That was the whole point, after all. But the seemingly never-ending perspiration afterward is super …

7 Natural Remedies to Common Beauty Problems

Totally easy DIY fixes for your biggest hair and skin issues<p>Dealing with a major forehead zit? Or cracked, dry skin? Before you hit the drugstore for a fix, check your pantry and medicine cabinet—you may already have everything you need for natural antidotes to these all-too-common conditions (and …

12 Weird Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

Is there anything it can't do?!<p><i>By Augusta Falleta for Beauty High</i><p>Finding a good beauty product is like making a new friend. But finding a product that can help with practically every beauty issue out there is like finding the holy grail. Coconut oil, which is all-natural and available at just about …

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …