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What To Do When You Feel Overwhelmed

Overwhelm can be caused by many work situations. It happens when a stressful situation gets to be just too much for us to handle. We often experience it when we have a heavy volume of work and our to-do list is daunting. In these cases you can engage in time management strategies like delegating …

Mindfulness

How to Use Mindfulness to Lose Weight

First things first. Not everyone who might be categorized as overweight needs to lose weight or can lose weight. In addition, for medical reasons, …

Fitness

7 Mindfulness Meditation Apps That Will Change the Way You De-Stress

Shedding the day's stresses is something most of us hope to do when we step foot inside our home. You try not to look at work emails or think about the 500 projects you have to do, especially right before bed. But sometimes going for a jog or playing with your pup won't help you totally get your …

Meditation

Crocheting Can Improve Your Memory, Concentration, and Sense of Calm

Break out the hook and yarn: the results are in, and it looks like crocheting yields many positive health benefits.<p>According to a recent survey done …

Crocheting

Why You Need an Untouchable Day Every Week

I hate meetings. They sit subconsciously in my brain, taking up space. I prepare for them in my notebooks. I travel to them, and then back again, in the middle of my work days. And what do most meetings usually result in? You guessed it — more meetings.<p>When I worked as Director of Leadership …

Productivity

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Employment

11 Ways You're Wasting Time Instead of Doing What You Need to be Successful

When was the last time you found anything on social media that moved your life forward?<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the end of another busy day, and you look back and wonder “Where did the time go?” Most likely, part of your time was eaten up with …

Productivity

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

Time Management

The Easiest Workout To Try For Less Stress & More Happiness, According To Science

For some people, the mere thought of hitting the gym for a workout is a huge turn-off, and for others, it's their go-to way of relieving stress. If …

Mindfulness

Does This Parking Lot Kiosk Serve Hawaii's Best Sushi? Some Say Yes

Chirashi Sushi-Don by Jiro is one of the freshest, most affordable places to eat sushi on the island<p>Some of the best grub can be found in unassuming …

Japan

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

J-Pop Star Takanori Iwata Is the Stealth Style Hit at Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton Show

Today, Virgil Abloh staged his first show as the new men’s artistic director at Louis Vuitton—the first designer of color to ever head the house. Given Abloh’s longtime exploration of the cross-section between music and fashion, it made sense that power players from both industries populated his …

Louis Vuitton

Why J-Pop Star Akira Is Way More Than the New Face of Ralph Lauren

When was the last time you saw a heart-shatteringly gorgeous male model in an ad for men's fashion that made you actually kind of care about men's fashion? So glad you asked. May I direct you to Akira, 36-year-old Japanese actor and performer of J-Pop group EXILE whose debut campaign with Ralph …

The Amazing Psychology of Japanese Train Stations

The nation’s famed mastery of rail travel has been aided by some subtle behavioral tricks.<p>It is a scene that plays out each weekday morning across Tokyo. Suit-clad office workers, gaggles of schoolchildren, and other travelers gamely wend their way through the city’s sprawling rail stations.<p>To the …

Trains

12 Books That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

T<p><b>he actual sound of an “lol” is dead silence or a small puff of air through the nostrils</b>. In the 12 years I’ve been sending texts I know this to be …

Six Unique Things To Do In Tokyo

Tokyo is my favorite vacation place, partly because there is so much to do, and because many of the experiences are unique to Tokyo. Here I’ll take …

Easy Come, Easy Go: 4 Things to Consider if You’re Thinking About a Life in Japan

I’ve lived in Japan for almost 10 years. Yet, of the thousands of foreigners who come here to work every year, most will stay for one or just a few …

16 Amazing Things From Japan That Should Be Everywhere on Earth

Tissues are given out for free on the street<p>Have you been unwell? Get better soon, and take these paper handkerchieves. That’s how it works in Japan. …

Discover These 5 Secluded Train Stations Surrounded by Nature in Hokkaido

When winter comes around in Japan, many people want to visit Hokkaido where many fun things happen during the colder months. If you are in Hokkaido, …

6 Tokyo hotels to blow your mind

Park Hyatt Tokyo<p><i>Shinjuku</i><p>Let’s get the obvious out of the way, shall we? This is the hotel where Bill Murray got <i>Lost in Translation</i>. But even if you …

Here's the Full Transcript of Oprah's Inspirational Golden Globes Speech

She received the annual Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement.<p>Oprah Winfrey was the recipient of the Golden Globes' annual Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement, and gave a powerful acceptance speech during Sunday night's ceremony. She was introduced by Reese Witherspoon, who …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

Motivation

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Kyoto

Last year, Kyoto dominated the World’s Best Awards by snagging the winning spot on list of best cities. This year, it broke the top 10. It’s easy to …

If You Want to Make a New Year's Resolution That Will Change Your Life (and One You'll Actually Stick To), Make It This

It could improve your mental and physical health without having to set foot in the gym.<p>"I'm going to get healthy this year." I've heard countless variations of the "get healthy" resolution from my therapy clients as well as my friends.<p>Some say they're going to hit the gym more often, others say …

Happiness

10 Business And Personal Tasks You Should List On Your Calendar

I can’t live without my calendar. It’s the primary tool that I rely on to remain organized and productive. In fact, I check my calendar every evening and morning to know what exactly is going on in my life.<p>Of course, there has to be a method to the madness. If you list every miniscule task onto …

Productivity

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

Self-improvement

6 Simple but Effective Things You Can Do to Get Through Times.

<i>Tough times don’t last, tough people do.</i><p>It’s inevitable that all of us are going to experience some tough times one time or another, the most …

Self-help

Top 27 Productivity Hacks of 2018

This new year, kiss your inefficient and time-wasting habits goodbye.<p>As 2018 gets closer, many professionals focus on what they can do better next year. Increasing productivity at work is a common New Year's resolution, as there is almost always room to improve anyone's practices.<p>To help you get …

Productivity