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The 4 secrets to remarkable focus

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i><p><i>I make plans but I don't follow through on them.</i><p><i>I get things done… but not the</i> …

David Foster Wallace

14 Unique Symptoms Of A Spiritual Awakening

by Andrea Schulman,<i><br>Guest writer, In5D.com</i><p><i>Have you experienced any symptoms of a spiritual awakening? Chances are, if you are reading this article,</i> …

Want to Dress Better? Do This Every Morning

You've tried hitting the snooze button a few less times; it didn't work. Don't worry—we've been there too. Making it out the door in the morning …

Clothing

HEADSPACE: MEDITATING 10 MINUTES AT A TIME

A few months after Peter died, I attended an open meditation class in a large auditorium which proved to be a complete disaster. I wrote about it in a blog which described my abysmal foray into the world of meditation, complete with sobbing, used wet tissues, puffy red eyes, and a firm resolve that …

Letting Go of Anxiety (Video)

Life starts to slow down when the feelings of anxiety begin to creep up, and if you're faced with an important interview or a meeting, then "going in" anxious comes with the anticipation of a detrimental result. Meditation provides a fast and effective relief from emotions that are getting into the …

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Wall decoration ideas for fantastic look

We owe our walls a lot. Think about it. They keep our homes standing firm, give us privacy when and where we need it and generally keep us warm and …

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

Apps

Best Decorating Tips Of All Time

Are you planning on redecorating your <b>home</b> or updating your <b>interior</b> with new pieces and designs? We are going to share our <i>best decorating tips</i> to help …

15 TED talks that offer career advice you've probably never heard before

But often some of the most valuable advice is the stuff that doesn't get repeated ad nauseam.<p>Thankfully, unconventional thinking is at home on the TED stage, and there are plenty of talks that feature some insightful, if not counterintuitive, career wisdom.<p>Here are some of the best talks:

Public Speaking

10+ Ways Exercise Can Change Your Life

Source: StockSnap.io, used with permission.<p>For most people, exercise plays a huge role in weight control and fitness level. Men and women who …

Cardiovascular System

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong …

Disgust made us human

Our ancestors reacted to parasites with overwhelming revulsion, wiring the brain for morals, manners, politics and laws<i>By Kathleen McAuliffe</i>Read at …

Barack Obama

The 9 Best Tips On Writing From Ernest Hemingway

Write what you know, leave out unnecessary words, and don't do it to be famous.<p>Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. His most popular work, <i>The Old Man and the Sea</i>, earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 1953, and in 1954 Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature …

The Benefits of Writing by Hand Versus Typing

The debate over hand writing important notes versus typing them is one we’ve hit on before, but this graphic lays out all of the data clearly, and …

Lifehacks

5 Meditation Techniques to Get You Started

Meditation is widely recommended as a healthy way to manage stress, and for good reason. It provides many health-enhancing benefits, like reducing …

Meditation

Can This Interactive Map Of Emotions Bring World Peace? The Dalai Lama Thinks So

The Buddhist leader is hoping that this new data visualization project will help people understand how emotions arise.<p>The task of healing humanity may seem too lofty a goal for some. But Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, is not the kind of man who is easily deterred.<p>The Dalai Lama has teamed up …

The Power of Writing About the Things You Read

At the beginning of this year, I interviewed Cal Newport about his new book Deep Work. Few books have had an impact on my creative output as much as …

11 Ways To Beat Procrastination

Procrastination strikes everyone, and once it gets ahold of you, it can be very difficult to shake it off. When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. You know, the type who can sit on the ground …

The qwerty history of the word processor

Sometimes recent historY is the hardest to see. Consider the computer and its word processing software — programs like Microsoft Word that allow us …

The Cognitive Origins of Religion

To understand the human brain we often turn to neuroscientists and psychologists. Two decades ago, Professor of Archaeology Steven Mithen decided to …

Anthropology

4 Ways Mindfulness Improves Your Productivity

When you hear the word "mindfulness," the word "productivity" isn't likely the first association that comes up for you is it?<p>The most common conceptions of mindfulness include ideas like "slowing down," or "being in the moment," and some people think that mindfulness practice means sitting still …

The Best Music for Staying Productive at Work, Backed by Science

Research explains how music affects your productivity.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity. But does music itself help one to create?<p>It's a question worth asking, since music has increasingly become a part of the modern-day …

Flute

Want to Be Successful? Try Arianna Huffington's 4 Pillars of Success

Arianna Huffington knows a few things about how to be a successful person. And now you can too.<p>Whether or not you're a fan of The Huffington Post, there's one thing for sure--founder Arianna Huffington is a wildly successful entrepreneur, businessperson, and author. In 2011, The Huffington Post was …

Arianna Huffington

The Secret History of Agile Innovation

You hear a lot about “agile innovation” these days. Teams using agile methods get things done faster than teams using traditional processes. They keep customers happier. They enjoy their work more. Agile has indisputably transformed software development, and many experts believe it is now poised to …

7 ways to earn more respect at work

Replay Video<p>5 Things That'll Help You Successfully Make Life ChangesFalling short of achieving the goals you set for your business, health or …

Careers

Easing anxiety with healthy habits can help make life easier - Health - ABC News

Most of us have experienced the racing heart, sweaty palms, feelings of dread and snowballing worries that are the calling cards of anxiety.<p>Feeling …

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

Time Management