Chad Eldridge

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Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

30 One-Minute Productivity Tips

Want to be more productive? Need a better way to deal with distractions?<p>It needn’t take long to make changes that count towards increased productivity at work. Take a minute or two to try these tips.<p>1. Don’t check email first thing.<p>2. Set goals.<p>3. Don’t keep a To Do list in your head. Write it …

Why Hitting the Snooze Button Can Screw Up Your Entire Day

<b>What you do:</b> The amount of sleep you get never feels like enough, so you use your snooze button to tack on an extra 10, 20, 30 minutes...whatever you …

Stanford University

10 Ways to Become a Morning Person

Ever wonder why you’re able to stay up until 2 am, while your best friend can’s make it until 10 pm? It has everything to do with your internal …

9 Financial To-Dos You Can Tackle In Under 10 Minutes

<i>This post originally appeared LearnVest.</i><p>Minding your money doesn’t have to be time-consuming.<p>No, really!<p>There are plenty of quick and simple steps you can take that can have a positive impact on your financial well-being—like these nine money to-dos that should take only ten minutes (or less!) of …

Nighttime Routines for an Easier Morning

I've started a new routine of taking 10 minutes each night, to tackle 5 things that have since made a world of difference in the overall upkeep of …

Cleaning

7 Things You Can Do to Deal with Low-Energy Days

“Being who you are is another way of accepting yourself.”<p>—Anon<p>How do you deal with low-energy days? We all have our highs and lows, but very often we …

Hacking

13 Baking Hacks That Make Your Life Easier

These 13 baking shortcuts will change your culinary life forever. Learn how to ripen bananas, salvage burned cookies, and more.<p>According to Urban …

The Art of Conversation

When we’re having a real conversation we’re actively exchanging—giving and receiving—which begins with truly <i>being</i> together. We can’t exchange …

10 Tricks for Paying Attention

3 Tips to Deal With Difficult Customers

With the good comes the bad, and in business this means dealing with difficult customers every now and again. Often, this is due to things you cannot avoid, such as a shipping issue that a third party has immediate control over or a vendor item defect that you had no idea existed. Other times this …

10 Tips To Work Less And Accomplish More

Is there an emerging global backlash against rigid, full-time employment? Google CEO Larry Page has advocated the elimination of the 40-hour-work week and the Swedish government is planning to conduct an experiment with a 6-hour workday to increase productivity and reduce sick days. You …

The Best Productivity Tricks You Can Learn From Rock Stars

Beyond the sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll, musicians work their butts off. What you see on stage or hear on your iPod is a distillation of years of …

The 17 Fastest Ways To Get Ahead In Your Career

In a Quora thread titled, "How Can I Accelerate My Personal Growth?" users discussed how they get ahead in their working lives.<p>Here are 17 of the most practical pieces of career advice we found.<p><b>1. Determine what you have to offer.</b> As Abraham Lincoln says, "Whatever you are, be a good one." Before …

Self-improvement

The Only 7 Things You Can Control in Life

You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>In my experience, life can be pretty complicated. Although most of us have plenty to manage in our day-to-day …

Money-Saving Hacks Every Woman Should Know About

Personal Finance

Planning for a better career

Whatever you want to achieve in life, having a career strategy is fundamental to achieving it. Making things up as you go along can take you in the …

6 Common Sense Tips to Immediately Improve Your Life

Another day begins and here you are, lost in your own thoughts, caught between the fantasy world of your future and the cold, harsh reality of the …

Interviewing Best Practices & Problem Solvers

Would it be surprising to know that in many cases the determination to hire someone happens within five minutes of meeting them? What happens when a …

Top Tips for Improving Your Sleep Naturally

<b>On-going lack of good quality sleep can lead to weight gain and illness. Poor sleep causes our hunger hormones to increase, it makes us feel ill and</b> …

30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful In Life

Quora users discussed some lessons they've learned along the way in the thread, "What are the top 10 things we should be informed about in life?" Users had many more than 10 tips to offer, and we've collected and paraphrased some of the best advice, arranged by contributor below.<p><i>Justin Freeman, who</i> …

Self-improvement

10 Ways To Declutter Your Finances

I am not a financially organized person. Just ask my husband. I routinely misplace bills, checks and statements that I should be paying, cashing and filing. Part of the problem—as with many other aspects of our lives—is an overwhelming sense of “too much”-ness. That is, there is too much financial …