Dena Hurley

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The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

I Completed a 30-Day Minimalism Challenge In Order to "Live More Simply" And Have Less Stuff

It is just dawning on me that my life will never look "chic," "effortless," or "minimal." Though I like to think that Future Claire will have a wardrobe of expertly-tailored basics in muted tones — shirts and sweaters in shades like "pebble" and "bone" — I will always be the girl who impulsively …

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Log on and learn: The tech geeks working to transform Africa's education

Fresh faced and full of energy, five recent graduates sit around the conference room table. They all hail from a different African country, and they all have big dreams about revamping education in their continent for a digital era.<p>These are the headquarters of Funda in Cape Town, an online …

Why Free Online Classes Are Still the Future of Education

The MOOC was The Next Big Thing—and then it was written off for dead. But for Anant Agarwal, one of the founding fathers of this online reboot of …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

How to Do a Closet Inventory (And Why You Should)

Do you know what's in your closet? Like, way in there? Do you ever find two or three of the (nearly or exactly) same clothing items because you …

The Power of Thanking People Publicly

Like this post? Feel free to share...<p>I had the good fortune of speaking at two great conferences this past week and was chatting with a good friend …

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14 Tips For Learning Any Skill Incredibly Fast

He writes:<p>"Whether you want to learn how to speak a new language in three months, how to shoot a three-pointer in one weekend, or how to memorize a deck of cards in less than a minute, the true recipe of this book is exactly that: a process for acquiring any skill. The vehicle I chose is …

I Learned to Speak Four Languages in a Few Years: Here's How

<i>Lifehacker reader Gabriel Wyner was tasked with learning four languages in the past few years for his career as an opera singer, and in the process</i> …

15 Secrets of the Most Successful Self-Learners

For many curious folks, their impassioned yearning to soak up as much of the world’s wonders as possible completely transcends the boundaries of a …

How I Learned To Get The Most Out Of Every Week’s 168 Hours

Would you rather flip through a Pottery Barn catalog or train for and run a half-marathon? The secret to time management is all about priorities.<p>I’ve always loved the phrase “the truth will set you free.”<p>While I’ll admit that objectivity is hard to achieve, when you face reality as head on as …

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Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Our personalities, thought patterns and emotional responses are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of <i>The Emotional Life of Your Brain</i>, but you can change your brain. Here are several exercises that will help rewire the neural pathways to help you think more positively, …

What 11 Successful People Do Before Going To Bed

But how do the most successful people spend their nights before surrendering to sleep?<p>Some of these highly productive people are night owls, preferring to work while the rest of the world sleeps, like President Obama. Others know how important sleep is and force themselves to cool down, like media …

7 (Unexpected) Places Where Our Pain Hides

1. In Our Bones (Literally)<p>Once, at the end of a yoga class, I was resting in the final relaxation pose when a guy doing a headstand fell over and …

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How to Use Evernote to Organize Your Workflow

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you've ever lost an important business card, wracked your brain to remember that website with the great design or struggled to collect three years of sales reports, the free software Evernote can help you organize your …

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Four Ways To Start Your Work Day Right

It’s a morning like any other, except I wake up and force myself out of bed at 5:45 a.m. I am on the mats 30 minutes later. Though I’m still trying to get the sleep out of my eyes, I push myself through a workout anyway — and suddenly, I start to feel pretty good. When I get home, my 5-year-old …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

11 Unlikely Life Lessons From The Super Successful

1. Be a social ninja.<p>Have you ever had a conversation with someone, gotten a great impression, then, upon walking away, realized you hardly learned …

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How To Use The Semicolon Properly<p>Common-sense, easy to understand rules for using the semicolon, including information on when NOT to use it.<p>Read More<p>…

The Freshest Cup of Coffee in the World! – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

In this amazing episode of Sesame Street, Grover works at a café called The Coffee Plant and takes a customer through the process of where coffee …

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