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8 Tips for Dealing With Stress and Overwhelm

In today's modern world, distractions are growing, busy-ness is increasing, stress is climbing and people are feeling more overwhelmed than ever before. Information overload, the rapid rate of change and increased role expectations are all contributors. These trends are unlikely to slow down so …

Time Management

The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively

Singapore, the land of many math geniuses, may have discovered the secret to learning mathematics (pdf). It employs a teaching method called productive failure (pdf), pioneered by Manu Kapur, head of the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.<p>Students who are …

13 Harsh Reasons Why You Are Nowhere Near Success

Here are 13 harsh, yet truthful indicators as to why you are nowhere near success at this very point in time.<p>1 – You procrastinate<p>Actions speak …

If You've Been Doing These 4 Things, You're Not Far Away From Success

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Depression

10 Thoughts Anxious People Have Throughout The Day

"Are they laughing at me?"<p>One of the <i>splendid blessings</i> (read: annoying symptoms) of anxiety is having to deal with rapid-fire thoughts that turn into constant worry. Sometimes these thoughts are warranted (“Did I leave the oven on?”), but often they’re totally unfounded (“Does my boss hate me?”) ― …

Self-help

6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Jenna Autuori-Dedic for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>While all you technically need to do is lace up your sneakers to get started with your running routine (find out how to buy the perfect pair here), turns out there's way more need-to-know info. And who better to turn to for tips than some of …

Marathons

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

Motivation

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

How To Get An Extra Hour Of Your Day Every Day

There are 24 hours in a single day. You’d think that would be enough to get everything checked off your to-do list … and yet, something always gets …

The Simple Way to Living A Mindful Life Today

<b>For a long time I didn't understand what mindfulness was.</b><p>I used to think that meditating was all about entering a blissful trance state. I used to think that mindfulness was all about making your mind totally silent. And whenever I was meditating I thought I was doing it wrong, because, well, I …

Mindfulness

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Kitchen Style Modern Home Design With Range Cover And Home Racks Also Beige Ceramic Backsplash Applying Modern Design For Your Kitchen Wall Cabinet …

How to Stay Focused on Your Goals When You Are Worn Out

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

Time Management

Improve Your Productivity While You Sleep: 5 Tips to Improve Your Evening Routine

Many productivity hacks focus on your morning routine, and how to maximise those precious hours before the sun rises high in the sky. But while many …

Project Management

The 20 Habits of Eventual Millionaires

This is the wrong question. It's upside down.<p>This is a tacky question. This is sort of a rude question.<p>Actually, the question was a bit worse. It was "I'm in my 20s - can someone in their 40s tell me what I need to do to become a financial success?"<p>Maybe don't look for shortcuts. Too many shortcuts …

Self-improvement

Before & After: Haleigh's Expanded Bathroom Oasis

My room makeover::When we purchased our 1925 home, the bathroom was in complete disrepair and required a full renovation. My husband and I set forth, …

Dining Rooms

Little Things That Make Each Myers-Briggs Type Happy

Certain things can just light up someones day with ease. Sometimes it’s the little things that can make you feel truly happy. Here are a list of …

Happiness

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

The Brain

12 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

They understand what success really means--and that's why they practice these simple habits every day.<p><i>Success</i> is an interesting word. The dictionary says it's "the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame," but dig a little deeper and you'll find that it means different things to …

Keep losing arguments? A psychologist explains why emotions are more persuasive than logic

Even if you have all the facts, you may not convince others to agree with your argument. It’s frustrating, but according to Rob Yeung, a chartered psychologist and author of the recently published book <i>How to Stand Out</i>, it happens more than we would like. It turns out that the most effective …

Psychology

7 Steps to being Mindful

Not to be confused with being nice, being Mindful is the state of being aware of the present. Thoughts & Emotions, usually negative, are analyzed …

8 CEO's Reveal Which Daily Habits Drive Success

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

The 5 Best Ways To Improve Your Memory

Some skills you don’t need past graduation: geometry, cursive, the ability to dissect a frog. But memorization is not one of them. Far beyond your …

What Are the World's Top 10 Best Places to Visit?

What is the single most amazing sight in the world? The Taj Mahal? The Grand Canyon? Stonehenge?<p>Now, we have the answer. <i>Ultimate Travel: Our List of the Best Places to See...Ranked</i> is the definitive bucket list of the world's greatest places on the planet as voted on by Lonely Planet's team of …

Top 10

3 Simple Tips to Be More Productive

Working smarter and faster is a must in today’s increasingly complex world. But productivity hacks don’t have to be complicated. Here are three …

Top 30 Millionaire Habits for Incredible Success

Habits are extremely powerful. Think about the most basic things you do every day, such as your morning and nighttime routines. These aren't even things you think about, you just do them because you've always done them. If you want to become a millionaire, you're going to have to program some new …

Self-improvement

10 Ways to Never Be Bored Again

I have a friend who gets bored easily. I was bored once for about five minutes in 2011. I remember it well. I was home alone, and for a minute I felt a feeling I couldn't identify. By the time I did figure out it was boredom it was almost gone. Of course, if you have kids around, they tend to get …

Restaurants

4 Lessons From TED Talks on How to Find Inner Calm and Happiness

Want a happier life? Stop rushing through it.<p>How much time do you intend to spend reading this post? A couple of minutes? A few seconds? The problem with our modern lives is that we're always pushing so hard to get our work done, visit that exciting new place, and connect with our many friends in …

TED Talks

How to train your brain by thinking like an expert

Gary Klein is one of most influential psychologists today. In his 2013 book, "Seeing What Others Don't", he postulated a model categorising all types …