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The very personal stuff in our homes is the hardest to lose but unless it ‘sparks joy in your heart’, says Marie Kondo, you should get rid of it. Here she tells us seven ways to effectively deal with the detritus of family life<p>Even if you’re good at clearing the clutter out of your home, the …

Minimalism

Step up: How to turn your walk into a workout

"Feel the peel. Feel the peel,” coaches sports scientist Joanna Hall. As absurd as it may sound, Hall is teaching me how to walk. This means learning how to use the entirety of my foot; heel, ball, toes and all.<p>The human foot has 26 bones in it, but how many of us use them? From Hall’s experience, …

What Doctors Eat When They Want To Detox

I try to live a "detox" life daily by staying well hydrated, using an infrared sauna, and getting 7 hours of restorative sleep. When I need a boost I …

Craving Chocolate or Coffee? This Is What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You

You’re sitting on the sofa, binge-watching your favorite show, when a sweet craving hits. You try and push it out of your mind (you’re not even …

Wellness

3 common plank mistakes you’re probably making

When it comes to ab workouts, you can’t argue with the fact that the classic plank will always rock your core.<p>The horizontal ab-crusher (and serious …

How To Work Only 40 Hours A Week This Year

If you plan your day well, 40 hours should be enough time to get your job done.<p>It’s no secret that most Americans work more than 40 hours a week, but are those extra hours necessary? “So many people say, ‘I have to do this,’ but they might just be putting those expectations on themselves,” says …

Gary Taubes’s latest assault on the ruinous effect of sugar on our lives and the promotion of fat-free diets is detailed and compelling<p>For the last 15 years, US journalist Gary Taubes has been the self-nominated public enemy No 1 of the global “healthy eating” establishment. His heresy has been to …

Diabetes

A Single Tip That Will Make 2017 Your Best Year of Work, Ever | Inc.com

It's a new year, and that means a fresh start.<p>Want a simple tip that will help you make this year your best year of work, ever?<p>Use every morning to focus on your Most Important Task (MIT).<p>Your MIT isn't your easiest task, or the one you'll enjoy the most. It's not even the task that's most pressing.<p>…

Time Management

50 ways to accelerate weight loss

The average man’s body houses 43.2lbs of fat. And at any one moment, that number is either increasing or decreasing—it’s never stagnant. Spend more …

Nutrition

A Master Buddhist explains how to use mindfulness when you're going through tough times

<b>Since you're here...</b><p>... we have a small favor to ask. More people are reading Ideapod than ever before, but advertising revenues across the media …

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

8 Mistakes You Need To Leave Behind In 2017

When you ring in the new year, leave behind these common mistakes that may be holding you back.<p>Whether you saw 2016 as a time to celebrate or an enormous dumpster fire, there’s something thrilling about the prospect of a new year. It’s a clean slate. Twelve months stretch ahead, full of promise.<p>So …

Super Inspiring Leaders Have these 33 Characteristics

We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each …

Leadership

Bodyweight Workout: Cycle 1, Week 3, Day 1

<b>The bodyweight workouts require only the space of a yoga mat.</b> The workouts are scheduled three days per week - Monday, Wednesday, and Friday - but …

Workouts

Mindful Feng Shui Secrets

Mindfulness is going mainstream! It is one of the hottest trends in spa, medical and corporate wellness. This concept is new to so many people in the western world, but it is an ancient practice that dates back in time to the days of Buddha. Not so new at all! What is all the fuss about? Scientific …

AIRS

When reading Wikipedia’s 1992 Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics you can easily substitute “Internet” for “computer” and it’s amazing what you …

4 Easy Things You Can Do Right Now to Boost Your Memory

We often think of multitasking as a commendable behavior. We have the impression that if you're taking on several things at once you're living more …

How to Stop Doubting Yourself So You Can Go After Your Dreams

<b>“The gap between what we do and what we’re capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.” ~Gandhi</b><p>I have lived most of my life …

10 Success lessons from Tony Hsieh - "Zappos Founder" for entrepreneurs

Share21<p>Tweet<p>Share111<p>+13<p>Shares 135<p>Tony Hsieh, founder and CEO of Zappos, is widely regarded as one of the most successful CEOs of our time. He has …

The Single Best Way To Stay Motivated Every Single Day

What is the <i>single best way</i> to stay motivated and energized every single day? How do highly successful people maintain their motivation—and continue to chase their toughest goals—through an entire year?<p>A reader named John recently contacted me with a similar question. He wrote, “I’m currently …

Fitness

The best lifehacks to help you read more, eat more vegetables, and keep your sneakers like new

I was standing in the shower recently when I realized that baked oatmeal has changed my life. Historically, my weekday morning breakfast routine has vacillated between eating and spending too much ($5 egg-and-cheese bagels) and eating too little (leftover bits of cornflake dust). Then, this year, I …

5 Things Really Happy People Do Daily | Inc.com

There are times that happiness can seem so fleeting, we don't even notice when it's here. The trick to achieving a level of joy you're able to maintain, however, is doing small things every single day to work towards happiness--rather than trying to achieve it all at once.<p>Here are five things …

22 simple ways to improve your mood, according to psychologists

#22. Write down 3 things you're grateful for.<p>Keeping tabs on the things you feel lucky to have in your life is a great way to boost your mood.<p>In a …

5 Easy Yoga Poses That Banish Stress

I'd like to say that I'm a zen yogi who always has a cool, calm mind; positive perspective; and a zero-tolerance policy for things that don't serve …

Scientific Evidence that "Happy Wife, Happy Life" is True!

• Send<br>• Comment<p>Marriage is full of mysteries – it’s practically impossible to know what it takes to make a marriage happy. And if you’re married, you’d …

30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

7 Bad Habits That Will Severely Jeopardize Your Career in Business

Most employees find it easy to recognize leadership, or lack of it, in others. Yet they often are oblivious to the same traits in themselves. It's time to take a hard look in the mirror.<p>Are you a career-minded business professional waiting impatiently for that appointment to a leadership position, …

How to measure success

As Donald Trump bulldozes his way to the White House, our resident life coach tells you how to <i>really</i> define success<p>Success is such a powerful word. …

It's not all in the genes: Clean living can cut heart risks

Clean living can slash your risk for heart disease even if your genes are heavily stacked against you. A large study finds that people with the most inherited risk cut their chances of having a heart attack or other heart problems in half if they didn't smoke, ate well, exercised and stayed …