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How to Focus Your Attention and Improve Productivity with 7 Simple Tips

Three Types of Attention<p>1. Focused Attention<p>2. Sustained Attention<p>3. Divided Attention<p><b>1. Focused attention</b> is short-term by nature. Think about the …

Resume Tips

It beat out creative, which was the No. 1 most overused word in both 2012 and 2011. Here’s the entire top 10 list for this year (in order):<p>1. Responsible<br>2. Strategic<br>3. Creative<br>4. Effective<br>5. Patient<br>6. Expert<br>7. Organizational<br>8. Driven<br>9. Innovative<br>10. Analytical<p>Have one of those words on your résumé? …

10 Tricks for Paying Attention

Time Management

Best and Worst Foods for Sleep

Here's what to eat (and not to eat) before bed for a good night's sleep.

Sleep

7 Tips for the Best Sleep Ever

Surprising new tips to help you get the rest you crave.

Sleep

7 Bedtime Behaviors That Will Help You Sleep

What could be worse than insomnia? Try these tips to get to sleep faster.

Sleep

The Surprising Way to Keep Avocados Fresh That Will Blow Your Mind

No saran wrap or plastic bags necessary<p>Avocadoes are packed with healthy fats and potassium—but who hasn't put an unused avocado half in the fridge, only to find the fruit turned a totally unappetizing brown the next day? It's one of the most frustrating things about loading up on avocadoes—but …

Food

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

30 One-Minute Productivity Tips

Want to be more productive? Need a better way to deal with distractions?<p>It needn’t take long to make changes that count towards increased productivity at work. Take a minute or two to try these tips.<p>1. Don’t check email first thing.<p>2. Set goals.<p>3. Don’t keep a To Do list in your head. Write it …

How to Manage Your Time on a Chaotic, Irregular Schedule

Not everyone works 9-5. When you schedule doesn't fit into neat little boxes, it can require some special skills to keep everything in order. Here …

Top 10 Ways to Defeat Distractions and Get Your Work Done

No matter how zen you are, it can be hard to focus on the work in front of you—especially when it's something you don't want to do. Unfortunately, …

Why Hitting the Snooze Button Can Screw Up Your Entire Day

<b>What you do:</b> The amount of sleep you get never feels like enough, so you use your snooze button to tack on an extra 10, 20, 30 minutes...whatever you …

10 Ways To Declutter Your Finances

I am not a financially organized person. Just ask my husband. I routinely misplace bills, checks and statements that I should be paying, cashing and filing. Part of the problem—as with many other aspects of our lives—is an overwhelming sense of “too much”-ness. That is, there is too much financial …

The Biggest Mistakes You're Making With Your Dishwasher

Major don't: Mixing stainless steel and silver flatware.<p>1. Overloading<p>If you try to pile in too many dishes, you'll end up having to do twice the work. If dishes are blocked and water can't reach them, then they won't get clean.<p>2. Arranging dishes incorrectly<p>You'll want to be strategic when loading …

Audio Mixing

Use This Flowchart to Identify What Type of Procrastinator You Are

Procrastinators waste too much time, but to get over this bad tendency, you need to know why you procrastinate . Dr. Joseph Ferrari of DePaul …

Procrastination

Top Tips for Improving Your Sleep Naturally

<b>On-going lack of good quality sleep can lead to weight gain and illness. Poor sleep causes our hunger hormones to increase, it makes us feel ill and</b> …

Sleep

10 Ways to Become a Morning Person

Ever wonder why you’re able to stay up until 2 am, while your best friend can’s make it until 10 pm? It has everything to do with your internal …

New York City

Use These Workouts to Combat the Physical Stress of Sitting Too Long

Increasingly, the workforce is dominated by people who spend their days sitting. This is terrible for you. These exercises can help reduce the …