Kristi

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How These Six Highly Productive Bloggers Get So Much Done

“Routines are important, but only if you make them your own. Simply copying someone else’s routine probably won’t work.” — Jeff Goins<p>Although I’ve …

Need A Little Serenity In The Workplace? Try These 7 Simple Steps

Is your day consumed by impossible demands and stressful situations? Here’s your essential guide to chill out and reclaim some calm.<p>The alarm went off late, traffic was a nightmare, and you have four long meetings today on top of a major deadline. On the way to work, you heard a tragic news story …

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

9 Ways To Harness Your Creativity ("Think Outside The Box" is Overrated)

"Think outside the box" is overrated. How about "Thinking without rules" "Thinking without limit" "Limitless thinking" or "Think above the clouds".</b> …

Defining a Personal Strategy

We tend to hear the words "Vision", "Mission", "Strategy", and "Objectives' only in a corporate setting. Indeed, at LinkedIn, these collectively …

Meditate For 5 Minutes A Day: It Can Change Your Life

By Jaclyn Kozak,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1nerOOn<p>Five minutes a day can change your life. I know so many people who don’t meditate simply …

Become More Productive Without Actually Doing More Work

It may seem counterintuitive, but research suggests taking time to recharge, be of service, helps make you more productive.<p>In an effort to out-do colleagues and stay at the top of their game, lawyers, doctors, entrepreneurs, and other professionals work crazy hours, remain plugged in and forego …

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

6 CEO Productivity Tips to Steal for Yourself

Everyone knows that leading a company is one of the toughest gigs around. Whether running a small business or a multi-national corporation, CEOs have …

Common Thanksgiving Herbs: Using Potted Herbs For Holiday Dishes

Yum. The smell of the Thanksgiving holiday! Just thinking about it conjures up aromas of sage-scented turkey roasting and pumpkin pie spice with …

Plants For Tea Gardens: How To Brew The Best Plants For Tea

There are many uses for herbs growing in the garden besides providing a haven for butterflies, birds and bees and impressing the family with your …

Chai

Mexican Herb Theme: Designing A Mexican Herb Garden

Love the intense flavors and aromas of Mexican cuisine? Designing a Mexican herb garden for your landscape might be just the thing to add a little …

Gardening

What Is Wild Cinnamon: Growing Information And Where To Find Wild Cinnamon

<i>Canella winterana</i>, or wild cinnamon bush, does indeed have flowers, leaves and fruit that emit a spicy cinnamon aroma when crushed; however, they are …

Florida

Miniature Tomatoes In The Garden

Not everyone has room to grow tomato plants, especially large ones. That’s why growing mini tomatoes is so great. These not only take up less space …

Gardening

Indoor Coffee Bean Plants: How To Sprout Coffee Seeds

Coffee, how do I love thee, let me count the ways: black drip, drip with cream, latte, cappuccino, macchiato, Turkish, and just plain espresso. Many …

Italian Herb Garden: How To Create An Italian Herb Theme

Kitchen gardens are nothing new, but we can revamp them and turn them into culinary staples specific to the cuisine and flavor profiles we love. …

Gardening

Greek Herb Gardening: Information On Common Mediterranean Herb Plants

Theophrastus was an ancient Greek known as the father of botany. In fact, the ancient Greeks were quite adept and knowledgeable regarding plants and …

Mandevilla Vine: Tips For Proper Mandevilla Care

The mandevilla plant has become a common patio plant, and rightfully so. The brilliant mandevilla flowers add a tropical flair to any landscape. But …

Plants

Planting Peach Seeds – How To Grow A Peach Tree From A Pit

By Nikki Tilley<br>(Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)<p>While they may not look or taste just like the originals, it’s possible to grow peaches from seed …

Gardening

Design Sleuth: Gardener’s Work Table at Lila B. Design

Secretly I believe all furniture should be on wheels–especially worktables under which you’re forever sweeping or vacuuming or hosing. So it was …

San Francisco

Carolyn Murphy’s Painting Studio—in the Garage

Paul Gauguin may have had to flee France for Tahiti to find his painter’s paradise, but Carolyn Murphy need only retreat to her own garage.<p>The model …

Chinese Medicine Promising In Preventing Diabetes Among Those At-Risk

A combination of Chinese herbal medicines could help to keep pre-diabetes from becoming full-blown Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.<p>Plus, the effects the herbal mixture -- called Tianqi -- on reducing diabetes risk was similar to that of the diabetes drugs metformin and acarbose, noted …

Fried and grilled meat may raise risk of diabetes and dementia

Toxic chemicals found at high concentrations in fried and grilled meats may raise the risk of diabetes and dementia, researchers say.<p>US scientists found that rodents raised on a Western-style diet rich in compounds called glycotoxins showed early signs of diabetes, along with brain changes and …

7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

Impossible Coconut Custard Pie Cupcakes

During the fall, one of my favorite recipes to make is for my Impossible Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes. They’re pumpkin pie in a unique single-serving format …

Irish Cheddar and Herb Soda Bread

Irish soda bread is a type of quick bread that should be in everyone’s repertoire. The loaves are delicious and easy to make – and there are almost …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …