Claire Hinde

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Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

Viking Village With ‘Graffiti’ Found in Dublin

Archaeologists in Dublin have discovered an 11th-century Viking village, along with several other artifacts from the Norse seafarers who famously …

14 of the Best Morning Routine Hacks Proven to Boost Productivity

These morning rituals will give you a boost toward success.<p>Developing the perfect morning routine that maximizes your lifestyle and predilections while squeezing the most productivity out of your days is a trial-and-error process. One size doesn’t fit all. You have to know yourself in order to …

Time Management

How Important Is Sex in Relationships?

Is sex <i>actually</i> an indicator of a healthy relationship, as so many seem to believe? Turns out it is, but not in the way you might think.<p>“Our society …

Framing

The Best Road Trips in the World

We pooled our editors for their ultimate road trip picks. While the snacks and tools you pack for a drive through Namibia's deserts might be slightly different than, say, Hawaii's Road to Hana, the joy is all the same. Here, 13 of the best road trips in the world, whether you're looking to stop at …

Baltimore Mayor Had Statues Removed in ‘Best Interest of My City’

BALTIMORE — It was “in the best interest of my city,” Mayor Catherine Pugh said Wednesday, as she explained why she ordered Confederate monuments removed under the cover of darkness, days after violence broke out during a rally against the removal of a similar monument in neighboring Virginia.<p>“I …

Rights & Freedoms

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

Happiness

Dance is the Elixir of life... | Beautiful Ballet Dance Magazine - Interviews, Podcasts, Reviews

Elixir Festival hits Sadler’s Wells kicking off with KnowBody II, a programme of 6 age-defying pieces that celebrates the contribution of older …

Georgia Sheriff Rewards Inmates Who Saved Guard's Life With Slashed Sentences (UPDATE)

“If he didn’t have any help, I don’t know what would have happened to him."<p><b>UPDATE</b> ― Jun. 22<i>:</i> A Georgia sheriff is rewarding the inmates who saved their prison guard’s life with something extra special: Shortened sentences for each of them.<p>“Anytime we have a trustee or inmate crew, that goes beyond …

Otto Warmbier's Family Objects to Autopsy of Former North Korean Prisoner

Whatever caused American college student Otto Warmbier's health to erode during his imprisonment in North Korea may remain a mystery — at least for a while longer.<p>Warmbier's family declined to have an autopsy performed on him following his death Monday, the Hamilton County Coroner's Office in Ohio …

North Korea

‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source

It harnesses sun and the moisture in the air to harvest hydrogen<p>There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the …

10 Insanely Cool Caribbean Travel Adventures You Must Try

When planning your next travel adventure to the Caribbean, try and venture out and do something you have never done before, whether it be hiking up a …

Caribbean

8 most romantic camping destinations in America

The most romantic camping destinations in the US are all about sharing the love of the outdoors with someone special!<p>As long as your love’s idea of …

Camping

8 Types of Toxic People Who Will Rob You of Your Happiness

Science shows even small doses of toxic people can do outsize damage to your life.<p>Just how terribly destructive can spending time with toxic people be? Science offers a few clues (and they're all disturbing).<p>First, psychological research shows that criticism and insults are five times more powerful …

Self-help

Cowboy Poetry Is the American Art Form You've Never Heard Of

Cowboy poetry gatherings have been drawing thousands for decades, bringing together Americans from the left and right and all pastures in between.<p>When the racket of whistle and applause wanes, Andy Wilkinson sets the ukulele at his feet, spreads a notebook across the lectern and—as he gazes into a …

30 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because Of Your Depression

I laugh, so that I don’t cry. Unfortunately, it’s all too true.<p>Written by Sarah Schuster<p>While most people imagine depression equals “really sad,” unless you’ve experienced depression yourself, you might not know it goes so much deeper than that. Depression expresses itself in many different ways, …

Modern-day mental health: Brain imaging identifies different types of depression

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>Biological markers could enable tailored therapies that target individual differences in symptoms<p>Esther Landhuis<p>February 26, 2017 5:59pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>For much of her life Anne Dalton battled depression. She seldom spoke with …

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete Against the Major Competitors

For a small business to strive and win competitors in an industry, use these strategies.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Moving into a new city or job can be daunting, the hassle of finding accommodation, the stress of moving personal items and most especially …

Small Business

10 best road trips in the world | CNN Travel

Hearing voices and seeing things: The common hallucinations affecting 1.6 million people in England

Research shows hallucinations are more common than previously thought, breaking a long-standing taboo.<p>Hallucinations may be much more common in the …

Coney Island, baby! The romance of mid-century New York – in pictures

With their carefree joy tempered with moments of poignancy, Harold Feinstein’s shots of ordinary New Yorkers helped kickstart the street photography boom

Hike Through 7 European Countries on this Epic Trail

The Via Dinarica is poised to become one of the world’s top trekking destinations.<p>Twenty years ago, the Balkans seemed an unlikely spot to go trekking. Torn apart by bitter conflict, Yugoslavia painfully splintered, and borders between the new republics were better known for acrimonious rifts than …

How to Create a Successful Social Media Marketing Plan

Social media has over the years transformed to become one of the critical business marketing tools used today. While every business is unique, there …

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable--such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast--complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves efficiency …

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

These 32 books will please everyone on your gift list

No gift beats the perfect book.<p>Joel Grayson, bookseller from Manhattan children’s bookstore Books of Wonder, sums up the joy of finding that ideal …