Claudia Ng

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Personality

5 Toxic Habits That Are Destroying Your Happiness

In the quest for eternal happiness we are often blind to the things that take it away from us or prevent us from having it. We get so caught up in …

Happiness

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

Motivation

New research tool for Android intelligently kills apps while your phone is dozing off

Unfortunately, the world of Android is still plagued by certain apps that manage to take huge bites out of a phone’s battery life, even when you …

Apps

‘Mindfulness’ Messes With Your Memory

If Oprah practices mindfulness, it must be a good thing—right? But new science disagrees.<p>Mindfulness—that buzzword that means, “focusing on emotions …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryMe Me MeTube Justin Peters YouTubers processed the YouTube shooting the only way they could.<p>Trump Basically Just Said He Should Lose the …

Scott Pruitt

Stress Is Your Brain Trying to Avoid Something

Stress exists in every workplace, and all of us have probably tried a few trendy stress-management approaches. But rather than trying the latest fad, it may be more effective to understand how stress works and where it comes from, so that you can create your own methods for dealing with it.<p>Stress …

Self-help

8 Ways To Improve Your Focus

Our attention spans are dwindling, but focus is a muscle that you can build if you work on it. Pay attention: Here are eight ways.<p>The average human has an eight-second attention span–less than that of a goldfish, according to a 2015 study from Microsoft. That number has shrunk over the years due to …

Doodling

18 Charts That Will Help You Sleep Better

Because good sleep is glorious.

A self-made millionaire who studied 1,200 wealthy people found they all have one — free — pastime in common

Since then, he's interviewed more than 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people over the past three decades and become a self-made millionaire himself.<p>In his research, he noticed a pastime the rich have in common: <b>They self-educate by reading.</b><p>"Walk into a wealthy person's home and one of the first …

Self-improvement

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

Productivity

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Time Management

The Physics of Productivity

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, Mathematical …

Life is a game. This is your strategy guide

Real life is the game that – literally – <i>everyone</i> is playing. But it can be tough. This is your guide.<p>Basics<p>You might not realise, but real life is a …

10 Ways to De-Stress your Day Hour by Hour

How to make learning and personal development a regular part of your life

Moroccan Mint Tea

I’ve mentioned before how tea has always played a special role here at our house. My wife’s family is from England, and a cup of English breakfast …

The three personal development goals successful people pursue habitually

If you Google "daily habits of successful people" you'll find almost every business-focused media outlet represented in the results. But if you're looking for a guaranteed roadmap to success, don't get excited just yet. If you read all of those articles, or even a few of them, you'll soon realize …

Self-improvement

Guide to a Stress-Free Semester

Second semester is upon us, my friends. With its cold winds and dark morning skies, it’s a formidable opponent, and procrastination seems inevitable. …

Steve Jobs Used This Simple Productivity Hack To Hone Apple's Focus

Jobs gave him and Yahoo's top executives a simple but profound piece of advice.<p>At an off-site meeting with about 200 Yahoo execs, Jobs explained in a presentation that many companies will make a list of 10 things they want to achieve in a year, but "the smart companies will take that list and …

Fun-Da-Mental

Statistic Of The Day: Students Need More Skills in Critical Thinking, Communication & Problem-Solving

Test Finds College Graduates Lack Skills for White-Collar Jobs is an article in The Wall Street Journal detailing the results of the Collegiate …

Teaching

How Successful People Stay Productive and In Control

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control—a skill that unleashes massive …

Emotional Intelligence

Think (Better) and Grow Rich

further: feature<p>Quick quiz:<p>Jack is looking at Anne, but Anne is looking at George. Jack is married, but George is not. Is a married person looking at …

Self-improvement

Why Millennials Can't Find Mentors And How We Can Fix That

I am a huge believer that when women from multiple generations truly embrace each other, that’s when things will change. Women need to stop sitting around and doing the “blah, blah, blah” about how women need to help women, then leave the room and do nothing to fix the problem. We need to stop …

Mentoring

An Introduction to Simple Living

The Minimalist's Guide to Setting and Achieving Goals