Jiri Dobias

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The Research-Backed, 3-Step Method to Hack Your Brain, Break Bad Habits, and Make Better Decisions

<i>The following article is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence<i>.</i><p>Have you ever felt that you're an unwilling slave to your emotions? As if you were programmed to react a certain way to a specific set of circumstances, and there's simply …

Emotional Intelligence

Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

We knew everything we needed to know, and nothing stood in our way. Nothing, that is, except ourselves. A tragedy in two acts.

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

13 Simple Ways To Make People Love Talking To You

There are more subtle skills than just being a good listener.

Body Language

Spectacular mountain-like Valley breaks ground in Amsterdam

A jagged mountain-like mass is turning up on Amsterdam’s pancake-flat landscape. MVRDV recently broke ground on Valley, a 75,000-square-meter …

Interior Design

21 Evernote Templates & Workflows to Skyrocket Productivity

Evernote is rapidly becoming a <b>staple part of our modern workflows</b>.<p>From 2009 to 2010, Evernote jumped from 2 million users to 6 million. Impressive, …

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life

The positive psychology movement is known for helping people improve their happiness, well-being, and productivity. This remarkable and practical book list will help you do just that.<p>The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable …

Neuroscience Says Doing These Activities Will Help Keep Your Brain More Focused

With technology ruling our lives, you can reset your overstimulated brain during the day with these excellent tech-free activities.<p>Technology has made life so much easier and more convenient. I was literally speechless the first time I deposited a check to my bank from my smartphone.<p>But technology, …

TV shows

Applying Lessons from Sun Tzu and The Art of War to Everyday Life

Sun Tzu was a legendary military strategist in ancient China and he is the author of the famous book, The Art of War. He was a master of “soft power” …

Most of Us Are Guilty of This 1 Stress-Causing Habit

How to avoid the trap of artificial urgency and the stress it manufactures.<p>I wouldn't characterize myself as the classic Type-A personality who is driven to win at all costs, but I certainly set high standards for myself personally and for the business I'm building. I have high standards, want to …

The end of air-conditioning? T3 Architecture Asia turns to bioclimatic architecture - CNN Style

Written by Kate Springer, CNN<p>Spend five minutes in humid Ho Chi Minh City and you'll probably be running for cover into the nearest air-conditioned refuge.<p>In the Vietnamese city-- and many developing subtropical countries across Asia, such as Indonesia and the Philippines -- air conditioning (AC) …

How to Get the Most Life out of Your Shoes

In the footwear world, Jason Markk is synonymous with quality shoe care. “I’ve been into shoes since I was a kid,” he said. “Keeping them clean was a …

How To Find Happiness In Your Life - 10 Ways To Get Happier - OLBlog

<b>Happiness!</b> There isn’t a single human being who doesn’t want to be happy, and for many, it is the primary pursuit in life. While happiness is defined …

5 tips from Robbie to improve your time.

Robbie McEwen is an Australian former professional road cyclist and winner of over 200 professional races. He last rode for Orica-GreenEDGE on the …

12 of the best iPhone and Android apps for cycling

There are more cycling apps for Android and Apple phones than ever, ranging from highly analytical training tools to simpler social apps and useful …

The best carbs for cycling - what to eat and when

Carbohydrates sometimes get a bad press, but the right carbs at the right time are the cyclist’s friend. Research from the University of Bath in the …

Stravovací průšvihy v cyklistice

Mgr. Vlastimil Chadim | Výživa ve sportu<p>Strava sehrává v životě cyklisty bezesporu velmi důležitou úlohu. Vedle genetických dispozic, úrovně …

All My Friends Are Engaged

Gosh, my palms are getting sweaty just thinking about this. Maybe that's the reason I'm not engaged, I sweat too much or I talk about sweating too much or I fear that when I go on a date and the poor lad goes in for a hug hello, I'll soak through his fine pressed button-down shirt with a puddle of …

10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, Backed By Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. It's also no surprise that it's the Nr.1 value …

An Ancient Method to Help With Anxiety

The most common mental health problems in the United States are anxiety disorders, experienced by 18% of the adult population. Many who do not meet …

Mindfulness

The Ultimate Camera Bag

<b>From Issue Two of the Gear Patrol Magazine. Subscribe today for 15% off the GP Store.</b><p>There is no universally perfect camera bag. What works for a …

Watch the last episode of the 'Star Wars' superfan-created 'Go Rogue' series

LOS ANGELES — The stop-motion <i>Star Wars</i> YouTube series is coming to an end.<p><i>Go Rogue,</i> created by a team of superfans, led by James DeJulio, features …

The Ultimate Bikepacking Kit

I knew diddly about bikepacking when I signed on for a multi-day, unsupported, ass-breaking ride on rugged Western singletrack that turned out to be …

10 things the most organized people do before noon

Better make the most of your morning hours - you're never going to get them back. And truly productive people know that how you spend your morning sets the tone for your whole day. Give yourself a mid-day deadline to sort out work and home, and it will help you live a happy, stress-free lifestyle …

These Instagrammers’ Bullet Journals are organizational masterpieces

I’ve struggled with staying organized for as long as I have been accountable to others. In college, I used a very specific Moleskine planner that combined calendar pages with note-taking space. In the working world, I switched to a digital calendar, but no combination of systems, apps, or programs …

Productivity

Smart Writing Set

We live, work and play in parallel but not always connected analog and digital worlds. <b>Moleskine</b> unveils a unique way to keep your ideas connected as …

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

And don’t worry—creating a personal bullet journal isn’t as overwhelming as it seems on Instagram.<p>Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of …

Productivity

6 Reasons to Use a Pen and Paper Travel Journal

Using a Travel Journal is relatively new for me, yes I have tried journaling many times over the years, often with great failure. Travel journaling …

These Calendar Apps Solve Your Planning Issues

Need a job done? Give it to a busy person.<p>Because a person with a full plate — and a limited amount of time to clear it — knows how to be efficient. …