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5 Practical Books I Reread Every Year To Live A Better Life

Out all the different ways to learn, books remain my favorite way to absorb knowledge.<p>What I like about books is that I can read them by myself, in …

How To Make A Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work.(Older …

Relationships

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

Creative Writing

11 Powerful Ways to Create an Instant Connection With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that connecting with people is an innate skill that belongs only to the lucky few.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It's easy to fall …

Emotional Intelligence

Mother Teresa's Top 15 Ways To Find Happiness In Your Life

If there is anyone whom I can see as a peaceful and happy soul in the universe, it would be Mother Teresa. Her wisdom is eternal. It touches our …

300 free wallpapers that will breathe new life into your iPhone (or Android phone)

Well, I suppose it was inevitable. Late last week I wrote a quick post about how I make my iPhone look so much better than yours. Long story short, …

How Exercise Keeps Your DNA Young

To stay young, you have to keep your cells young, and what dictates a cell’s age is its DNA. Too many cycles of dividing can trigger the aging …

Genetics

22 Non-Negotiable Things Everyone Needs To Learn (Worth Sharing - Original Post by DIAN TINIO)

Original Article by Dian Tinio<p><b>1.</b> Be grateful. Always. A thank you can go a long, long way, may it be the bus driver or your colleague or your boss – …

4 Ways Sleeping Naked Makes You Healthier and Wealthier

What if I told you in just 10 seconds a day, you can sleep better, make more money, reduce stress, and lose weight? Sleeping naked can do all these things and more. All you have to do is take off your clothes. While there are countless strategies floating around out there to help you improve in …

Emotional Intelligence

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

How Napping Changes Your Brain That Makes You More Creative

Do you find that by the afternoon you are getting weary and losing focus? You may even find yourself starting to nod off. Chances are you need a good …

The Downside of Work-Life Balance

One way to think about work-life balance issues is with a concept known as The Four Burners Theory. Here’s how it was first explained to me:Imagine …

Work-life Balance

How to Reframe Your Stress and Anxiety Into Productivity

It starts off slow. Heart rate building. Dry mouth. A drip of sweat slowly rolling down from your temple to your cheek. And then <i>wham</i>. A punch to the …

10 Essential Life Skills To Teach Your Kids

Have you ever tried to list all the things kids need to know by the time they’re grown? It’s mind-boggling. No wonder it takes 18 or more years to …

Kids

Want to Be Successful? Quit Overthinking.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.”</i> - Ecclesiastes 1:9<p>When you’ve been around as long as I have, you can look back over your …

Self-improvement

You Don’t Control The Outcomes Of Your Life, Principles Do.

You don’t control the outcomes of your life.<p>You don’t control how other people will respond to you.<p>You don’t control your health.<p>You don’t control …

Self-improvement

How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the Gym

When I first started training for marathons a little over ten years ago, my coach told me something I’ve never forgotten: that I would need to learn …

How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat

The sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play down the link between sugar and heart disease and promote saturated fat as the culprit instead, newly released historical documents show.<p>The internal sugar industry documents, recently discovered by a researcher at the University of …

Diabetes

Think Less, Think Better

A FRIEND of mine has a bad habit of narrating his experiences as they are taking place. I tease him for being a bystander in his own life. To be fair, we all fail to experience life to the fullest. Typically, our minds are too occupied with thoughts to allow complete immersion even in what is right …

Mindfulness

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Productivity

Diabetes: The rice you eat is worse than sugary drinks

The health authorities have identified one of their top concerns as they wage war on diabetes: white rice. It is even more potent than sweet soda …

Productivity

Multitasking is Killing Your Brain

<b>Many people believe themselves to be multitasking masters, but could it all be in their heads?</b><p>Our brains weren’t built to multitask.<p>Our brains are …

How to be mediocre and be happy with yourself

<b>In the novel Catch-22, the author Joseph Heller famously wrote: "Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them."</b><p>He'd taken a quote by Shakespeare on greatness and turned it on its head.<p>The implication was clear: mediocrity is a bad thing, to …

Oxford University

If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of …

20 Hard Lessons You Need to Learn Before 30

Life has already begun.<p><i>What are 20 harsh life lessons everyone should learn in their 20s? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Max Lukominskyi, life and productivity hacker, on Quora:</b><p><b>Life has</b> …

Study Skills

If We're Insisting Domestic Violence Is A "Family Matter," At Least Talk To Your Family About It

There’s a common misconception that domestic violence is something that happens only in poor, uneducated households. That’s bullshit.<p>A year ago, I received a series of missed calls from my friend Rachel*. When I called her back five minutes later, she was hiding inside her house behind three sets …

Sociology