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The Six Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

I admit I stole this title. Part of being productive is to piggyback on the shoulders of greatness. So I decided to write down what six things I do every day that help me with productivity. They make work for you. Or not. They work for me, although I always need to improve.<p>About six years ago I …

29 Habits You Need to Break Before Turning 30

Most of us spend our 20s figuring sh*t out: our careers, our relationships, ourselves. And we're going to make plenty of mistakes along the way.<p>That's more than OK--no one's perfect. Plus, mistakes build character. As someone recently told me, "Sometimes you win, and sometimes you learn."<p>But as I …

18 bedtime habits that will jump-start your productivity

The importance of sleep is not to be refuted. It can be difficult to grab those zzz's, however, if you're feeling stressed, run-down, or overworked.<p>The 18 hacks ahead will assist you in getting a stellar night of slumber — even when it's hard. (And if you're up for it, try our workweek sleep …

Security

3 Ways to Find Your Peace When Life Feels Overwhelming

<i>Too much to do, not enough time to do it.</i>Sound familiar?Twenty-five years ago, at the dawn of the modern internet revolution, people were predicting …

Mindfulness

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

10 Super-Helpful Charts Every Baker Needs to Pin

Never mess up another lattice pie crust ever again.<p>When it comes to baking, it pays to be precise. So the next time you fire up your oven, make sure to have these incredibly helpful charts on hand.

Make These Healthy Homemade Sports Drinks

These DIY beverage recipes will energize your runs while saving you hard-earned cash.<p>Somewhere in the past few decades, maybe after we put a man on the moon, it seemed we started to believe that the more engineered something was, the better. Sports drinks got so techy they were barely recognizable …

10 Relationship Podcasts to Listen to When You Don’t Have Time for Couple’s Therapy

From your ears to your heart.

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

5 Ways Great Leaders Make Work Meaningful For Employees

According to <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, “amazing bosses try to make work meaningful and enjoyable for employees. They’re most successful when they adhere to a few best practices.”<p>I agree with these best practices and would like to take each one step further and offer a tool that will help you leverage …

Leadership

15 Motivational Quotes To Help You Keep Going When Times Are Tough

These 15 Motivational Quotes can help you overcome the tough times in your life however you have to know how to use them so they do actually work for …

3 science-backed ways to manage your anger

They're one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you. And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's …

Self-help

11 TED Talks that will help you strengthen your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to strengthen, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we …

TED Talks

7 Ways to Declutter Any Room Using Feng Shui

By this point, you've likely heard of Marie Kondo's magical tidying method or applied some of its principles to your rooms, drawers, or even your heart. But did you know that feng shui is really the OG when it comes to creating a joy-inducing space?<p>Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of …

9 Habits Successful MyFitnessPal Users Swear By

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>By Sarah Elizabeth Richards for Life by Daily Burn<p>You've heard it before: Research shows that the daily act of recording every bite and step you take is a useful tool to maintain your weight over the long term. "It keeps me accountable," explains Kristin Miller, 31, a Manhattan mom and …

Transformation Tuesday: 15 Lessons of Transformation

Some times I get people who ask me how I changed my life. How did I quit drinking and using cocaine? Why did I quit? There must have been something …

Self-improvement

Slow Cooker Meals

The appeal of a slow cooker is obvious: throw some ingredients into your pot in the morning and come home at night to a hot, ready-to-eat meal. <b><br>How</b> …

Read on for 11 snacks and desserts you can bring to holiday parties and share!

Aired December 2, 2015<p>Holiday party season has officially begun! If your calendar is booked up with cocktail parties, trim the tree gatherings and …

5 Little Changes That Could Help You Find Your Next Relationship

It's time to get out of that "there's nobody good out there" funk.<p>Technically, it's never been easier to date. Pull up a dating app on your phone, and boom: You’ve got all the fish in the sea at your fingertips. But finding a datable person you think is funny, attractive, and smart? Or someone you …

31 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamins

Dietitians Emily Haller and Keri Gans on the dead giveaways that you need to step up your nutrient intake.<p>Back in 2004, nutritionists everywhere were screaming at movie theater screens, threatening to boycott <i>Mean Girls</i> when Regina George "innocently" (you never know with Queen Plastic) asked how …

10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

1. Your Body Language Influences the Way You Feel<p>In this video, social Psychologist Amy Cuddy discusses research that shows how body language shapes …

Self-improvement

Light Raises $25 Million To Put DSLR-Quality Camera In Your Next Smartphone

Our phones have turned everyone into a photographer and laid waste to a huge portion of the camera market. But even though we use our phones these days to take all of our pictures, the cameras in our phones still can’t compare to something like a $2,000 DSLR camera.<p>A Palo Alto-based startup called …

Venture Capital

9 Incredible Ways To Get A Cardio Workout That Aren't All Running

The cure for the common cardio.

These Bulbs Mimic the Sun All Day To Help You Sleep Better At Night

It turns out that reading on your iPad is actually a terrible way to fall asleep because the device’s blueish glow can make your body think it’s time …

7 Spectacular Cakes That Couldn't Be Easier To Make

It's time to up your cake game, and it couldn't be easier.<p><b>Raspberry Crepe Cake</b><p>Sure, it may look like an intense project, but it couldn't be simpler to assemble. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>Throw all the ingredients into one bowl, then pour the batter into a pan and bake. No frosting necessary.</b> …

Dessert

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

It Felt Like Love (But It Was Coercive Control)

As my marriage of two decades withered into a separation, my charming newly-divorced colleague, Jeff*, suddenly looked more appealing.<p>Jeff was fit, outgoing, and 18 years my senior. I had seen him behave kindly and generously when we volunteered together with refugees. As we began dating, he wanted …

3 Natural Ingredients That Clean (Almost) Anything in Your House

What includes a sprig of mint, a twist of citrus, and packs a real punch in every room of the house? Here's a hint: It's better suited to a spray bottle than a cocktail glass.<p>We're talking about DIY all-natural household cleaners, of course -- the kind that side-step harsh fumes and chemicals in …