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Seven Mental Exercises That Can Make You A Better Thinker

<i>How can one become a better thinker? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and</i> …

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3 Steps to Add to Your Bedtime Routine to Rewire Your Brain Overnight

Just as we should reset our computers now and then by turning them off and back on, our brains also need the opportunity to organize and refresh to …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day | Inc.com

I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at 5 in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at dawn, it was because our third roommate didn't think we could do it. Our competitive side …

Time Management

Here are 10 little-known morning habits of mentally tough people

You don’t need to act physically tough to appear mentally strong.<p>A strong mindset is one that’s disciplined, determined and consistent. It’s a …

11 Little Ways To Focus On Your Own Self-Improvement

Even if your life is going swimmingly, there is always room to focus on self-improvement. But this never more so the case than when your life has …

Happiness

7 Books to Help You Slow Down and Cheer Up

We live in a fast-paced, frantic, noisy, and highly overcharged society. Wired in more ways than one, the thought of disconnecting strikes fear in the hearts of most. We are addicted to speed — online, in life, and even in our dreams. But is this constant push forward healthy? Are our never-ending …

Kitchen Gadgets

7 Relationship Mantras to Stop Small Misunderstandings from Turning into Big Mistakes

This past December a busy attorney named Valentina and her 10-year-old son, Marco, moved into their new home in New England. The winter season was …

Snowstorms

Follow this product layering guide for the best skin of your life

If you think that any one jar, tube or bottle holds the key to a fantastic, flawless complexion, let us begin by telling you that you’ve been lied …

Skin Care

Once You Learn These 8 Hard Truths About Life, You'll Become Much Stronger

Life is many things. Life is beautiful and miraculous, and it’s wonderful. But there is one thing life isn’t: easy. There are times when this is more …

Here are the home improvements with the best payoff

They're not what you might expect<p>We love stunning renovations and exquisite remodels as much as anyone, but even Chip and Joanna would know that money put into a reno isn’t a 1:1 investment in your home’s future price tag. Every year, researchers with Remodeling magazine study the most popular home …

Home Improvement

Happy Couples Have These 6 Things in Common—Do You?

I've always been staunchly against the idea that you should change yourself to please someone else, but I'll admit that this year my perspective …

Personality

What We Talk About When We Talk About Depression

I believe we are as sick as our secrets. I believe it, because I have seen the healing that can come when people divulge the things that they feel separate them from others.<p>Everything feels like so much effort again, nothing seems worth doing, and so it appears that depression has returned. …

18 bad habits you should break in 2017 to be more productive

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.

7 Powerful Phrases to Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

As with any growth and expansion, becoming more productive doesn't happen overnight. It takes consistent investment of time and commitment.<p>If you want to take yourself to the next level, you must be more productive.<p>To be more productive isn't always easy -- sometimes we need repeated reminders.<p>Here …

Time Management

9 Brain Exercises to Keep You Productive and Happy

Feeling gloomy or burned out? These mental exercises can help you stay focused.<p>Originally published by <b>Gretchen Rubin</b> on LinkedIn: Try These Surprising and Intriguing Brain Exercises<p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books <i>Wake Up and Live</i> and <i>Becoming a Writer</i> (a …

Everything You Need to Build the Perfect Apartment Gym

Gyms are big business, pulling in around $22 billion annually as an industry. It helps that the average membership runs $58 per month, and that figure skyrockets if you live in a city. Brooklynites, for example, pay about $135 a month to hit the gym, while people who live in Austin pay $88. Here’s …

7 YouTube Weightlifting Workouts That Will Make You Feel Strong AF

Weightlifting is totally badass. Even though you’re probably not a weight-training pro like Olympic gold medalist weightlifter Sarah Robles, don’t be intimidated — we’re here to help you with the basics. We’re all about free workouts, and YouTube’s got some of the best ones out there. Plus, they …

Exercise

How to Fake It When You’re Not Feeling Confident

Sometimes you feel like you’re in over your head. Perhaps you got a big promotion or are leading a new, high-profile initiative but you worry that you don’t have the right skills or experience to succeed. Are there strategies you can use to jolt your confidence? How do you “fake it ‘til you make …

60 Simple Ways to Find Happiness Every Day

Here are some prescriptions for the life you always wanted to live.<p>A few years ago, author Meera Lester wrote a little non-scientific self-help gem called <i>365 Ways to Live Happy</i>.<p>Reducing her list down to 60 techniques for a happier life was no small task, as so many are applicable in producing a …

Happiness

Take One Tablespoon Of This Before Bed And You Will Never Wake Up Tired Again!

Insomnia is a worldwide issue, and numerous people every single night struggle to fall asleep and get the proper rest their body needs.<p>Due to this, …

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

7 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn't Know Facebook Could Do for You

You may think you've mastered the book of Face, but there is more to learn. Much more.<p>With over 1.44 billion active users monthly, Facebook is a social media behemoth. Americans spend around 40 minutes a day on it, accounting for nearly 20% of total time online. But even with all that usage, there …

7 Ways to Create Spectacular Change in Your Life Immediately

See how to zap yourself into action and creative massive life changes immediately.<p>We often have huge aspirational goals that feel completely out of reach. Even if your ambitions feel a zillion miles away, though, there's good news.<p>It's often small changes you can make in your life today that will …

What the Most Successful People Do in the Evening | Inc.com

The importance of good morning habits is a no-brainer. It's common sense that if you wake up early and do good things to ramp your body and mind up for the day, those things will pay off. How we spend our evenings gets a lot less attention, but it's just as important--the time that bridges one day …

Success

10 Things Pro Organizers Always Do Before They Go to Bed

Trust us, you'll rest better if you cross 'em off of your list too.<p>We already know what professional organizers do every morning. But there's something about the chores they force themselves to finish after a grueling day, and before curling up in bed, that makes us think they're some of the most …

Living Rooms

15 Things To Do To Be Successful By The Time You're 30

In your 20's now and want to make sure you meet your goals in the next decade? Here are 15 things you must do to be successful by the time you're 30.

If you have been around Delineate Your Dwelling for long at all, you know I like running an orderly home. Having a place for things and a system for …

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 wise and thoughtful quotes full of wisdom from notable people including the Dalai Lama, …