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Science Says You Should Quit Your Demanding, High-Paying Job

Want to be happy? Prioritize free time instead of money.<p>Working ever-longer hours to bring in more cash might make your life more comfortable, but it isn’t going to make you happy. Instead, we should value our time as the precious resource it is. That, says a new study published in the Society for …

10 Red Flags That Signal You’re in Big Financial Trouble

People routinely ignore the warning signs that their financial situation is about to collapse.<p>One of my favorite television shows is National …

This Epic Flowchart on Procrastination Applies to Pretty Much Everyone, Always

Is there work to do? You'll want to work through this, first.<p>Is there work to do? You'll want to work through this, first.<p>Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well. --Mark Twain<p>Sure, there are a thousand and one guides out there to help you get over your bad …

Procrastination

What Quality Education Should Teach You, According to a Harvard Scientist

Harvard’s great biologist/psychologist <b>Steven Pinker</b> is one of my favorites, even though I’m just starting to get into his work.<p>What makes him great …

9 Super Simple Ways to Declutter Your Space (and Life) for Good

You think you’re a clean person. You don’t leave dirty dishes in the sink—well, at least not often. You sweep occasionally. Heck, sometimes you even …

Apple is reportedly building a tool to help iPhone owners switch to Android

Apple is secretly planning an app to help iPhone owners switch to Android, according to a report in The Telegraph.<p>The British newspaper claims, based on "a senior industry source," that the Cupertino company has agreed to build a tool that will make it easier for users to switch between the two …

Apple Music

"Never Touch Things Twice"

Keeping productive is as much about maintaining your momentum as it is about managing your use of time. You’re better off finishing everything you …

5 Ways Faking Confidence Leads to Authentic Happiness

<b>Sometimes you have to work with what you’ve got!</b><p><i>Fake it ’til you make it</i> — We hear this advice all the time.<p>But, does the approach really work?<p>When …

Happiness

Vitamin D Supplements Are Not Effective, And Could Be Dangerous, Studies Find

Don't waste your money.<p><i>This article was written by Tim Spector from King's College London and was originally published by The Conversation.</i><p>Everyone …

Baltimore psychologist pioneers team using psychedelics as ‘sacred’ medicine

William Richards, who began studying psychedelics in Germany in 1963, is convinced LSD and psilocybin drugs can transform people’s lives for the better<p>Baltimore is known to many as the heroin capital of the US. If William Richards has anything to do with it, it may also become the nation’s most …

6 Foods That Are Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouses

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Proof It Pays to Be Nice to Your Employees

<i>The MPW Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

Coming Off Antidepressants: Slow Dancing With Life

I have suffered with bouts of depression and anxiety ever since I was a child. I would guess that these seasons of sadness began sometime in grade school, although I was not clinically diagnosed with depression until age 16. I have always been a highly sensitive person and feel the sadness of …

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Everyone Will Be Talking About in January

It’s a whole new year, and already the science fiction and fantasy publishers are hitting the ground running. There are tons of great new books in …

Books

The Science Behind Making the Perfect Cup of Coffee

<b>The Right Equipment</b> <br>Carguilo likes the clean, robust taste that comes from a manual dripper, since it filters out oil and sediment. And she’s not …

Here's one reason why Saudi Arabia is happy to take the pain of low oil prices

Naturally, this isn't ideal for oil producers like Saudi Arabia.<p>But there is reason why Saudi Arabia might actually kind of like the "lower for longer" oil environment.<p>As Oppenheimer's James Schumm argues in a recent note to clients (emphasis ours):<p>We have long believed that the Saudis are driving …

Oil

Anxiety: The Brain Bully

A lot of my friends are writers or other creative type people. By being a creative person and hanging out with similar folks, I have learned that with creativity comes mental illness. I'm sure not ALL creative types are mentally ill, but I have yet to meet one who does not suffer from some sort of …

A commonly used supplement may be doing more harm than good

Doctors, patients, and the media have been enamored with vitamin D supplements for decades.<p>As well as their clear benefit in curing severe vitamin D deficiencies, endless headlines hail their magical ability to reduce a vast range of conditions from dementia to cancer.<p>Medical specialists such as …

Vitamin D

7 counterintuitive secrets to being insanely productive

In fact, there are plenty of proven strategies for getting more done while staying happy and healthy.<p>To find out what those strategies are, we checked out the Quora thread "What is the secret to insane productivity?" as well as some other research, and picked out our favorite techniques.<p>Quora user …

Time Management

The best luxury cars for long-distance drives

Bang & Olufsen

FBI: 18 minutes missing in San Bernardino shooting timeline

The FBI appealed Tuesday for the public's help in its continuing investigation of the San Bernardino attack in which the shooters' whereabouts are unknown for 18 minutes following last month's assault that left 14 dead.<p>Los Angeles FBI chief David Bowdich said investigators have not been able to …

Jerry Jones’ Private Plane Was Spotted In New Orleans Tuesday Night, And Everyone’s Freaking Out

The Dallas Cowboys are coming off a terrible season, one which saw them finish last in the NFC East with a 4-12 record. A lot of it had to do with injuries, as both Dez Bryant and Tony Romo were banged up and missed significant time during the season. But injuries are part of the NFL. Most teams …

NFL

You’re Doing Your To-Do List Wrong. Here’s How to Fix It

Staying organized while knocking out daily to-dos isn’t easy. Whether you’re a traditional pen and printable to-do list kinda gal, or you’ve gone the to-do list app route, with the right tools, there actually is order at the end of your seemingly never-ending list. And reaching the end is easier …

Time Management

It's pretty clear who the long-run winners on Wall Street will be

JPMorgan banks analysts led by Kian Abouhossein published a 110-page note on Wednesday about the key investment themes for the financial sector.<p>There are lots of interesting tidbits, covering revenue expectations for key trading lines and the prospect of additional job cuts.<p>This chart also jumped …

Markets
Social Sciences

Let pupils set classroom rules and punishments, says education expert

Sean Bellamy, one of the shortlisted teachers for the $1m Global Teacher Prize, says children should be able to choose how they are educated<p>"Petty rules and uniforms" should be scrapped in schools and pupils given the opportunity to lead disciplinary decision making, an education expert has …

This simple mindfulness tip will get you through your long work day

Whether you have too many tasks on your plate or you're dealing with a particularly difficult personality, keeping your cool at work can seem like an …

Back off parents: It’s not your job to teach Common Core math when helping with homework

While doing a math problem with my six-year-old recently during a classroom session for parents, I barked at her, “Just put the number in any …

Build a visual to-do list in Evernote

<b>Pre-order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland.</b>We’ve written about Evernote several …

Productivity