Elliot Linden

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100 Things To Be Grateful For

Thankfulness isn't just for Thanksgiving.<p>We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures?<p>There's something to be said for the rare moments throughout the day that make you smile. Research shows …

300 Motivational Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Dreams

An epic collection of inspirational quotes for any occasion.<p>Need a quick dose of inspiration? Need a quick surge in motivation? You'll definitely find it here ...<p>"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." --Chinese proverb<br>• "If you set your goals ridiculously high …

Motivation

Start Your Day With This Breakfast Parfait and Make Every Morning Better

Start your mornings with macerated fruit, the nuttiest granola, and creamy yogurt. C'est parfait.<p>The <b>granola parfait</b> at The Line Hotel in Los Angeles is not your average hotel breakfast. “We push our parfait even further,” pastry chef <b>Marian Mar</b> says. “Acid, creaminess, sweetness, crunch—it’s all in …

21 Simple Health Hacks You Can Use Every Day

Need to wake up? Just sniff an orange.

The Best Upper-Body Exercises When You Can't Do a Pull-Up (Yet!)

It takes more than strong arms to do a pull-up. And if you regularly crush your strength workouts or HIIT routines but still can't seem to get your …

Workouts

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Five Best Paper Notebooks

Sometimes a glowing screen can’t replace the feel and flexibility of old fashioned pen and paper. We’ve already talked about some of the best pens …

5 Tips for Photographing Winter Landscapes

Many photographers put away their cameras until spring because winter brings out the toughest elements. But, by shelving your camera and taking it …

20 Gorgeous Seaside Towns in Italy

Have you ever been to Rome in August and wondered where all the locals are? The truth is that they're likely in one of these towns, as Italians in …

Improve Your Posture with These Exercises from the Army Field Manual

Posture can affect a lot of things, including our confidence and how other people feel about us. Teach yourself good posture by practicing these …

How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

In the last two years, I have been through many up moments, down moments, and moments in between. And the only time I look back is to see how far I've come. Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to …

Why Are Americans So Afraid?

When we look around at the news these days, it seems that a single emotion is driving a great deal of American life. That emotion is fear. Donald Trump and his followers seem terrified of all Muslims. Liberals are afraid of the far right wing; and the far right wing is afraid of liberals. Many are …

Readers' top 10 best books of 2015

2015 in review,Best books of the year,Culture,Fiction,Biography,Books,Best books,Autobiography and memoir,Best books of 2015<p>After authors and reviewers chose their favourite books of the year, it’s time to let Guardian readers speak – here are your most-beloved books of 2015

Books

What’s the secret of good writing?

If you find yourself procrastinating, or stifled by panic, or writer’s block, I can reveal that the solution to your troubles is…<p>I first encountered Robert Boice’s name about three years ago, somewhere online; after that, it started popping up every other month. Boice, I learned, was a US …

14 Tips to Get Quality Sleep Tonight

Quality sleep can make all the difference when it comes to productivity in the office. In fact, overall on-the-job sleepiness costs employers about $100 billion in lost productivity.<p>It's time to take that productivity back. Use these tips to get better sleep yourself, and share the tips with your …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

Never book flights on Fridays - and eight other tips for getting cheap air fares

If you are thinking of booking your next overseas holiday today, think again.<p>Friday is the most expensive day of the week to buy a plane ticket, according to new research, with flights on average 13 per cent dearer than if booked on a Sunday.<p>Customers have previously been advised to book plane …

Take Charge Of Your Health Now

What do we want for the second half of our lives? Health and mobility are at the top of my list.<p>Keeping all my marbles into my old age is right up there too. Financial security is nice but without those other three, it's a distant fourth. So how do we do it, maximize our chances of health into our …

Why Broke People Stay Broke

I wish I had a $1 for every time I received an email asking, "How can I afford personal development if I'm broke?" I'd likely take more online classes than I do now. What else would a self-proclaimed self-help junky do with such a windfall?<p>My response is typically the same. "Personal development …

5 Fears You Need to Overcome to Transform Your Body (And Life)

I still remember the day I realized that my life needed to change, vividly.<p>My mind had already been made up about how I was going to look and feel for the rest of my life: Deeply uncomfortable in my own skin, struggling to manage a dysfunctional relationship with food, and always hating how I …

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

Binge Watching as a Young Adult Linked to Cognitive Impairment: Study

Sitting around watching TV and not doing any physical activity as a young adult may be linked to lower brain functioning even earlier than scientists …

The Brain

7 Packaged Foods That Nutritionists Actually Want You to Eat

7 Packaged Foods That Nutritionists Actually Want You to EatSealed cartons of Total Greek yoghurt sit in shipping trays after manufacture at the Fage …

Good Sleep: It's Not Just About the Night

Busy through the day? Running from one thing to the next? It's likely to be impacting your sleep.<p>Often people looking to improve their sleep are overly focused on what they do at night and in the evening preparing for bed. They've stopped drinking coffee late in the day, aren't exercising at night, …

What Do Your Dreams Say About Your Sleep Quality?

A good night’s sleep is far more nuanced than simply putting in your seven to nine hours and calling it a day. Good, healthy sleep means feeling rested upon waking. It means not having chronic bad dreams or nightmares. And it turns out that the difference between a smile-filled slumber and a …

The World's Best Destinations for the Solo Traveler

These are the top 12 countries that are well-known to cater to the solo traveler -- due to their safety, popularity among other solo travelers, and overall guaranteed to give you the time of your life.<p>I'm not going to try to convince you that you should travel alone at least once in your life. …

To Get More Creative, Become Less Productive

There is a fundamental tension between productivity and creativity, and managers won’t get more of the latter until they recognize it.<p>Productive people move through the tasks they have to accomplish in a systematic way. They make steady and measurable progress toward their goals. They make …

Creativity