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Habits Expert Charles Duhigg Dives Into the Science Behind Productivity Hacks | Heleo

“This act of allowing yourself to think is very, very useful because it’s usually a structured time when we force ourselves to think a little bit …

Time Management

The 15 most important exercises for men

1. Deadlift<p>Arguably the king of all exercises, the deadlift hits every major muscle group hard, and is perhaps the greatest test of strength there …

Midtown Manhattan

People with depression use language differently — here’s how to spot it

From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this "language of depression" can have a powerful effect on others. Just consider the impact …

Kurt Cobain

How to Save $1 Million for Retirement -- When You Have Nothing Saved by Age 50

Believe it or not, it can be done.<p>It's no secret that Americans on a whole are mostly unprepared for retirement -- but sadly, that includes those who …

Retirement

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Investing

How This 25-Year-Old Earns A Passive Revenue of $400K A Year While Traveling The World

It’s been almost two years since I left my corporate life in New York City to work remotely and travel the world. When I first left my apartment, job, and other comforts, I was terrified: I had no idea whether it was possible to build a business on the road, let alone make a decent living from …

Small Business

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

BuJoPro: Thoughts on Adapting Bullet Journal to a Hyper-Connected World

<b>Analog Productivity</b>Bullet Journal (BuJo for short) is a personal productivity system invented by a product designer named Ryder Carroll. You can find …

Time Management

6 Easy Tips That Will Make You More Productive in the Morning

Time is non-refundable, use it with intention.<p>We all want to be more productive, it seems.<p>Productivity isn't about somebody standing over us with a stopwatch, shouting "Faster! Faster!" like an old cartoon. It's about moving ourselves closer to our goals and helping our team and organization move …

8 Books Stanford Business School Professors Think You Should Read This Holiday Season

From spy thrillers to weighty philosophy, there's something here for every taste.<p>For many of us, the next few weeks will bring terrible weather, long nights, and less to do at work. What better time of year to catch up on your reading?<p>If you already have an unconquerable stack of titles to check …

Want to Stay Alert and Productive All Afternoon? Try Any of These 9 Simple Hacks

Want to beat the 4 o'clock slump?<p>If you're like most people, the late afternoon is not the most productive moment in your workday. Instead, you find yourself zoning out during meetings, struggling to focus on complex tasks, and maybe discreetly yawning at your desk.<p>Are there things you can do to …

Arnold Bennett’s Fight Against Steampunk Social Media

<b>How to Live</b>In 1910, Arnold Bennett published a short volume titled <i>How to Live on 24 Hours a Day</i>. He was alarmed with the way the newly emergent …

Social Media

How to remove daily work stress with just 15 minutes each week

Of all the productivity habits I’ve studied and recommended, there is one that stands head and shoulders above the rest in its importance: the weekly review.<p>First named by David Allen in his best-selling book <i>Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity</i>, the weekly review has become an …

Productivity

10 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before You Board a Plane

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Get fast-tracked.<p>If you haven’t already, sign up for TSA PreCheck ($85 for five years), which …

AI Is Dreaming Up New Kinds of Video Games - MIT Technology Review

Michael Cook, a 30-year-old senior research fellow at the University of Falmouth, has built an AI capable of imagining new video games from scratch. …

This 5-Minute Routine Calmed My Mind and Made Me Feel In Control

A few months ago, racing thoughts started to plague my mind. The second my eyes opened each morning, it was like my brain was rapidly downloading a …

Time Management

The 9 Best Books on Investing to Buy in 2017

Whether you’re an experienced trader or you’re thinking about wading in and making your first investment, it always pays to have a good understanding …

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

Books

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

Muhammad Ali

6 morning routines that are hard to adopt but will pay off for life

The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that's what a 2009 University of Leipzig study found. The researchers concluded that "morning people …

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

Self-improvement

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

A 5-Minute Routine to Jolt Your Productivity

Sometimes you only need a little time for yourself before you can move on to the next task.<p>When you're not feeling like yourself at work, it seems impossible to bounce back. You think to yourself, "Tomorrow's a new day, but for now I'm just going to stare at GIFs of kittens." But don't throw in the …

Using YouTube as an Accelerant for Video Games

When Dynamic Pixels, a small Russian game developer, decided to make a stealth horror video game about sneaking into an ominous neighbor’s house, it turned to the crowdfunding site Kickstarter. The campaign for the game — called Hello Neighbor — flopped, earning less than $13,000 of its $100,000 …

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

How Seth Godin Would Launch a Business With a $1,000 Budget

Most of the so-called marketing "influencers" out there are celebrities.<p>They've made it. They're not in the trenches anymore.<p>They forgot how to "do" …

10 things you should teach your kids about money before they leave home

The moment you have dreaded has finally arrived. Your baby is leaving the nest. Some of the most valuable lessons you can impart should be shared …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Add these to your reading list.<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in …

The 49 best iPhone games

Rules of Survival<p>Hearthstone<p>Plague, Inc<p>Lara Croft Go<p>Year Walk<p>Alto's Adventure<p>Pokemon Go<p>Riptide GP: Renegade<p>The Room series<p>Monument Valley<p>Tiny Wings<p>Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP<p>rymdkapsel<p>To the Moon<p>Duet<p>The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth<p>Five Nights at Freddy's series<p>Smash Hit<p>Pumped BMX …

This Is the Ideal Number of Hours to Work a Day, According to Decades of Science

An 8-hour workday only makes sense if you're screwing in widgets on an assembly line.<p>There are many open questions in science -- Are we alone in the universe? What's at the bottom of a black hole? When will I finally get my jetpack? -- but according to <i>Rest</i>, a new book by Stanford's Alex Pang, 'How …

Alice Munro