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30 Best Books For Toddlers

• <b>The Very Hungry Caterpillar</b> by Eric Carle<p>2. <b>We’re Going on a Bear Hunt</b> by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury<p>3. <b>Freight Train</b> by Donald Crews<p>4. <b>The Napping</b> …

Worrying about the future is a waste of time and energy — here's the question that will help you stop

"Marissa, I'm worried about how my life will look in retirement, which is 2-3 years away. What will I do in the second half of my life? I don't want to waste it. Right now I have no real vision."<p>This was part of an email I received from a client asking me to help map out a clear path for his future.<p>…

Self-help

10 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Day

What habits, tactics and routines do the most successful people use to achieve their earth-shaking accomplishments?<p>One guy wanted to know. So he …

10 Reasons Why GTD Might Be Failing

"Chaos is in the world. Not in your head." ~ David Allen<p>Your life was a complete chaos and you decided to put it together once and for all. You had …

How to quickly and easily feel happier and more satisfied with life:

Send “thank you” letters:<p>This study examined the effects of writing letters of gratitude on three primary qualities of well-being; happiness …

A Way to Plan If You’re Bad at Planning

Learning how to plan — especially if you’re new to organizing your time — can be a frustrating experience. And for some individuals, the reason could be their brains.<p>As a time management coach, I’ve seen some incredibly intelligent people struggle to plan. For example, very creative people who …

12 TED Talks that will teach you how to have healthy relationships

Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to strengthen, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we are able to listen well, empathize, connect, resolve conflict, and respect others.<p>The following TED Talks are a great refresher course in …

TED Talks

A simple system helped me to stop obsessing over work and start prioritizing my family

In my twenties, I was a lean, mean productivity machine. I created an alternative shorthand keyboard on my Blackberry to reduce my keystrokes by 80%. I devoured audiobook biographies of Steve Jobs and other great leaders by listening to them at 2.5x normal speed. I even optimized my workouts by …

Time Management

How to Trust That You'll Be Okay No Matter What

<b>“The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.” ~Ursula K. Le Guin</b><p>Did you play with …

Ursula K. Le Guin

How To Stop Over-Thinking All The Time

What’s one way to experience more meaning in your life?<p>You made the pro-and-con list and came to a smart decision, and yet you still can’t stop going over and over what could go wrong in your mind. You second-guess, go through different scenarios, but at some point is it too much? Is there a way to …

Self-help

Can you write your way to happiness?

A growing number of diarists are using expressive writing or ‘bullet journalling’ to improve their health and productivity. But does keeping a daily log actually work?<p>‘This groundbreaking tool will change your life,” claims <i>MindJournal</i>, a £9.99 collection of quizzes and writing exercises that it …

20 Mantras that Will Adjust Your Attitude (When You Can’t Adjust Anything Else)

<i>If you want life to be happier, you must adjust your attitude. It’s how you deal with stress that determines how well you achieve happiness.</i>This …

Happiness

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Michele Norris interviewed me about my research that suggested increasing narcissism in pop music lyrics. Michele …

Ultramarathons

The Only Time You Are Actually Growing is When You’re Uncomfortable

If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome.<p>Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow.<p>Many people are so comfortable they’re …

Software reviews: Wellbeing, stress and self-care apps for your phone

<b>Anxiety</b><p><b>Dealing with irrational thinking</b><p>Self-help and pop psychology is a massive publishing phenomenon, so it is no surprise to find it all over the …

Apps

TEDTalk - Work life balance

A work life balance starts and ends with you. So many people blame work and others. I know most businesses are bad at building culture and treating …

Work-life Balance

The secret to overcoming failure

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” — Thomas Edison.<p>As a former rocket scientist, I view the world in hypotheses.<p>Life …

Are You Solving the Right Problems?

How good is your company at problem solving? Probably quite good, if your managers are like those at the companies I’ve studied. What they struggle with, it turns out, is not solving problems but figuring out what the problems are. In surveys of 106 C-suite executives who represented 91 private and …