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3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

We like to start the day with a hearty breakfast and a cup of strong coffee or tea. But what else does it take to get your day off on the right …

9 Daily Habits of the Happiest People You Know, According to Science

Positive thinking and behavior takes intention and practice.<p>Happiness is a subjective thing. To some, it might be embodied in healthy, caring and supportive relationships. To others, it might mean having nice things and the time to enjoy them. Or maybe it's a sense of being grounded and having the …

Happiness

Here’s How I Complete My To-Do List Every Day

I had been doing to-dos wrong for 15 years.<p>I’m a big to-do list person. I’ve probably been making daily to-do lists on yellow Post-its for close to 15 years now. Every night before I go to bed I pen a bulleted list of all the things I need to accomplish the next day. However, inevitably, at the end …

How the World's Smartest People Learn Things Faster

The surest sign of a genuine mastery of a topic is the ability to explain it simply to someone who knows nothing about it.<p>As a hard working entrepreneur you’re faced with a variety of challenges, each of which needs to be resolved to grow your business further.<p>But to find these solutions, you have …

Want to Get Outside Your Comfort Zone? Ask Yourself These 3 Simple Questions

When you avoid situations that make you anxious or afraid, you keep yourself safe--but you also limit your potential to grow.<p>Avoiding situations and tasks that frighten us in many ways is the most natural thing in the world. Evolutionarily speaking, it's also probably helped our species to survive. …

Self-help

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing

Here's the one thing you can do to always be in demand, and always paid at a premium.<p>Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One …

Business Strategy

10 Ways Mentally Strong People Build Powerful Mindsets

Is your mindset as powerful as the best performers on the planet?<p>Some people call it grit. Others call it perseverance. Whatever name you give it, a strong mindset is a trait shared by the world's best performers - whether they are entrepreneurs, leaders, musicians or athletes.<p>Yet a strong mindset …

Self-improvement

Here's How To Be Less Tired After Work

If you want to be more focused at work and feel less exhausted at the end of it, take a lunchtime walk, suggests a new study in the <i>Journal of</i> …

The Psychology Behind Why Some People Are Chronically Late

Blame your optimism.<p>Some people are always late. You probably know someone who just never shows up when you want them to, armed with an excuse when …

10 Things Your Doctor Wants You To Know

It's hardly like it seems on "Grey's Anatomy."<p>Doctors are not only <i>literal life savers</i>, they work crazy hours, sacrifice years to training and do it all while trying to manage personal lives of their own.<p>A career in medicine is arguably one of the most challenging and difficult jobs, which requires …

Why Is Himalayan Salt Pink?

And yes, it's actually from the Himalaya Mountains<p>I’m a sucker for anything that’s "millennial pink," that pastel, dusty shade of pink that’s taken …

100 Years of Engagement Rings

See how the trends have changed and returned over the years.<p>Whether it’s a family heirloom or a brand-new ring you design with your fiancé, the style …

A world without retirement

The population is getting older and the welfare state can no longer keep up. After two months talking to people in Britain about retirement, it’s clear that old age is an increasingly scary prospect<p>We are entering the age of no retirement. The journey into that chilling reality is not a long one: …

How a Business With No Office Has One of the Best Company Cultures in America

When and where people do their work isn't usually important -- how, why and what they do is.<p>In February, <i>Entrepreneur</i> and Culture IQ released their second annual list of the Top Company Cultures in America, featuring 153 companies with “high-performance cultures.” For the second year in a row, a …

Writing a Book is Not as Difficult as You Think. This 5-Step Roadmap is Your Key to Success

Publisher Keith Leon reveals the simple steps you can take to get your ideas out of your head and onto the page<p>"Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that's where it should stay." - Christopher Hitchens (maybe)<p>There are several variations of that quote and some dispute as to who …

Writing

Many northern forest species threatened by climate change, study finds

DULUTH, Minn. — Many trees common in forests across the eastern U.S., including Minnesota and Wisconsin, won’t be able to keep up with the current …

How to grow houseplants from food scraps

Simple ways to get really unusual, beautiful houseplants for free. All you need is a little patience<p>Exotic houseplants are now well and truly back at the forefront of fashion<p>After a long hiatus since their 80s heyday, houseplants are now well and truly back at the forefront of horticultural …

Can high-intensity interval training delay the ageing process?

Researchers have found that short-burst exercise might have rejuvenating effects – but there can be such a thing as too much intensity<p><b>What’s the story?</b><br>A team of scientists in the US say they have found that high-intensity interval training, also known as HIIT, can slow down ageing.<p><b>What is HIIT?</b><br>It …

How to Stay Focused and Eliminate Distraction

Having a hard time focusing lately? You’re not alone. Research shows interruptions occur about every twelve minutes in the workplace, and every three …

The Brain

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Privacy

Working memory is key to focus, and you can improve it it in 3 simple steps

No matter how hard you try to keep your thoughts in order, ideas continue to bounce wildly around, beating at your limited attention.<p>While working on a project, all of a sudden you start thinking about what you're going to make for dinner or a conversation you had with a friend a few nights ago.<p>The …

The Brain

23 Simple Daily Rituals These Executives Do Every Day, No Matter What

One thing the highest achievers have in common? A steady dose of discipline.<p>Study high achievers and you'll find the recipe for success is fairly consistent and includes hard work, perseverance, as well as a willingness to take risks and learn from failure. A steady dose of discipline doesn't hurt, …

Nonprofits

Neuroscience Proves You Should Follow TED's 18-Minute Rule to Win Your Pitch

TED Talks are limited to 18 minutes. Neuroscience proves it's the ideal length for a new business pitch<p>"When I'm pitching a new idea, how long should my presentation be?"<p>It's a common question that I hear from entrepreneurs and professionals preparing for new business pitches. Thankfully, there's …

TED Talks

The 153 Best Company Cultures in America (and What You Can Learn From Them)

Entrepreneur and CultureIQ spent months searching for the best cultures in the U.S.<p>Special Projects Director and Editor-in-Chief<p>This story appears in the March 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><i>For the second year, Entrepreneur partnered with CultureIQ to find the best office cultures in</i> …

Employee Engagement

These Email Closings Will Get You More Responses

If you've spent more time than you'd care to admit contemplating—and then deleting—the "best"s and "sincerely"s at the end of your emails, you're not just being obsessive. According to a study of more than 350,000 email threads by the productivity app Boomerang, your sign-off really does make a …

The 5 Skills You and Your Kids Need to Be Robot Proof, According to Experts

The rise of AI will have a huge impact on your career. Will creativity keep you robot-proof? The answer may surprise you.<p>The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) in machine learning and natural language processing technologies will have a huge impact media, advertising, retail, finance, and …

World Economic Forum

現在餐廳設計,比例對了整個家都放大了

<b>餐廚合一的尺寸比例</b>餐廳和廚房,傳統觀念中不可或缺的居家配置,受現代居住環境不斷被壓縮的影響,它們的存在卻逐漸變成一種奢侈,加上現代人生活習慣變化,居家餐廚使用頻率下降,如何結合既有的餐廚機能,融入公共場域設計語彙,打造出不只能享受美食、更能與一家人共享「生活」的餐廚場景,是小坪數居家亟需好好面對的規 …

古典風都有大鏡面與水晶燈,要怎麼避開這些問題呢??

<b>新古典風 不可不慎風水忌諱</b> 文/廖翊樺融合宮廷與中古世紀華麗線條的新古典風格,可說是每個人夢幻小豪宅的理想實現,不過帶有濃濃歐洲底蘊的設計,有時不見得完全符合世世代代接受東方文化薰陶的華人民族,某些設計也可能成為使居住品質低落的隱憂。<b>Detail 1</b> …

不用施工,家也能變大??用家具展現家的空間!!

<b>傢具比例展現小坪數的大器感</b>從實際面來看,小坪數住宅的客廳多半不是用來待客,更重要的任務其實是起居生活的滿足。規劃上應更務實地考慮到動線流暢度、乘坐的舒適度,以及坐下來想看到的風景。因此,傢具尺度的合適與否就成為最重要的關鍵之一,不能過大,否則會阻礙走道空間,客廳看起來變得更小。<b>人體工學尺寸01-</b><b>觀賞</b> …

People With This Condition Literally Feel What Others Are Feeling

Around 2 percent of people have what's known as mirror-touch synesthesia.<p>When you think of synesthesia, you probably think of someone who “hears” colors or “sees” sound.<p>But the brain’s unusual cross-wiring can take on some more surprising forms, too. People with mirror-touch synesthesia, for …