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These 15 Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Mental Health

<i>Refinery29 is exploring mental health topics as part of our partnership with Clinton Global Initiative University.</i><p>We've heard it over and over again …

Mental Disorders

How to know if you’ll be successful

Life is complex and messy. It can be extremely difficult to get traction, let alone find motivation.<p>But motivation is something you can learn to …

Motivation

24 Products That'll Keep Your Home Clean, Even If You Don't Clean Every Day

Here's to cleaning products that are still working hard days later.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p>* …

Cleaning

16 Actions to Take to Achieve Any Goal

Get clear on your vision, make your plan, take action, reassess and then revise. Never fails.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Goal setting is essential to living a life with purpose and meaning. Goals give our lives direction and focus, and help us stay motivated over …

Motivation

This Simple 5 Minute Trick Will Teach You How to Stop Procrastinating | Inc.com

We've all been there: There's a super important task that you know you need to start working on. It's just sitting there, staring you straight in the face.<p>But you just <i>can'</i><i>t</i>start on that task now. You know how much time it will take to make any significant process--and it's significantly<i>more</i>time …

Procrastination

Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier

<b>What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts?</b><p>Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.<p>First, yeah, a good …

Happiness

30 days to a smarter and better brain: How to rapidly improve how you think

Everyone wants a better, and smarter brain to process information faster and have better memory recall.<p>The most brilliant minds don’t have more brain …

The Brain

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

8 Symptoms Of Silent Panic Attacks You Should Know How To Recognize

Considering the dictionary definitions of "panic" and "attack," it's no surprise that when many people think of a panic or anxiety attack, they …

I Started Eating For My Gut Health & Here's How My Life Changed

Learning to eat for my gut health has been a long road, filled with welcome changes that were easy to institute, some that I was reluctant about, and …

I’m a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I’ve found only consists of 3 simple steps

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when juggling career and work demands, family time, relationships, and other obligations.<p>If you feel like you’re …

Tim Cook

Try Doing These 7 Super Simple Yoga Poses When You Wake Up Feeling Groggy

Some people are naturally cheery and energetic AF first thing in the morning, and those people are why I have trust issues. Personally, I snooze my …

4 Tactics to Create Organizational Change That Sticks

To do what you've never done, you'll need to think in ways you've never thought.<p>The hardest part of managing change is not convincing people that it's necessary or even getting the ball rolling. It's ensuring change sticks and sustaining the required behavioral shifts after implementation.<p>No matter …

Why You're Probably Suffering From Cognitive Overload (But Don't Have To)

Current work environments are a viper's nest of interruption that tire the brain.<p>As ridiculously powerful as the brain is, it's still not going to give you lollipops if you load it up like a cheap bookshelf suffering under Encyclopedia Britannica. That, unfortunately, is exactly what tons of us do …

6 inspirational podcasts that will help you achieve your goals in a healthy and practical way

I’m always on the hunt for a new podcast to add to my feed, which is usually full of serialized crime shows, historical podcasts, daily news briefs …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Drinks To Have In The Morning For A Flat Stomach

Women come in all shapes and sizes and we celebrate that diversity! But even the most body-positive among us has off days. If we had to pinpoint the …

How to create rare and life-changing relationships with anyone (even your heroes)

There are two types of relationships:<p>Transactional<br>• Transformational<p><b>Transactional relationships</b> are economic and functional. They’re based on exchange …

There Are 168 Hours in Each Week. Here's How to Make the Most of Them.

Saving time is a myth. Be smart in how you spend your time, and you'll have plenty.<p>Wish you had more free time?<p>Imagine how much more relaxed you'd be if you had more time to read. All the breakthrough ideas you'd have if you could just loaf around aimlessly like Einstein.<p>You <i>do</i> have that time. …

10 business classes you can take online for free

In 2018, the average salary for a recent business school graduate will be roughly $150,000, according to The Financial Times.<p>While the payoffs for …

Yes, Your Dog Is Trying to Tell You Something and Scientists Have Finally Translated What Their Gestures Mean

How many times have you looked into your dog’s eyes and thought, “If only you could talk”? Well, it turns out the canines have been speaking to us …

Want to Be a Better Boss? Read Any of The 8 Books The Smartest Leaders Have Already Read

This remarkable publishing company aims to change the world by putting out profoundly positive leadership bestsellers.<p>In the process of writing a manuscript for my first book publication, my literary agent and I are choosing publishers wisely. One promising publisher on my radar screen is …

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

How to manage your mood

Are you currently in a good mood or a bad mood?<p>Now, let me ask you another question: How is your day? I bet that you’re having a bad day if you’re in …

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change The Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

This Is the Easiest Way to Break a Bad Habit, According to a Psychologist

Though it doesn't exactly bode well for my looming deadline, it's rather pertinent that as I write this, I'm searching for words through a soupy …

9 Tricks from Really, Really Organized People

Your neighbor always seems like he is on top of all his house projects. Your friend is an expert organizer and is seemingly able to keep track of …

Add This 1 Thing to Your To-Do List to Start Smashing Through Your Work

You have the tasks figured out. But do you know exactly when you'll tackle each one?<p>Science shows that the "humble" to-do list actually can be incredibly powerful. Make one at night with actionable steps for the upcoming day, for example, and you might actually sleep better knowing what you're …

What Happens During an Amygdala Hijack

The term "amygdala hijack" was coined by psychologist Daniel Goleman in his 1995 book, <i>Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ.</i> Goleman …

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …