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Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

5 Habits to Ditch Now for a Super Successful Future | Inc.com

If it's true that our habits determine our future, knowing our habits and where they take us is one of the most important things we can do to shape that future.<p>Good habits will help us build success, while our bad habits will draw us off the path. It's the simple law of cause and effect. If you …

Motivation

10 ways to trick yourself out of being lazy

Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on overcoming laziness and pulled out the easiest ways to set yourself on a path toward greater …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

8 Easy Ways to Kill Bad Habits, According to Research

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But… it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

You are when you eat

<b>(CNN) —</b> We have all heard the age-old weight loss advice to eat less and exercise more. But a number of recent studies suggest that the key to dieting success is not just in how many calories you eat, or don't, but in when you eat them.<p>"There has been so much energy on what we eat and on …

Fitness

How to Clean Up Your Thoughts and Clear Mental Clutter

Every year, domestic diva Martha Stewart, comes out with a list of spring cleaning products and basic techniques you can use to clean your home from …

11 Vegetarian Blogs to Inspire Healthy Eating All Year Long

Keeping up healthy habits is easier when you surround yourself with people who inspire those habits. Although these bloggers are spread out all over …

17 Goals For A More Organized Life In 2015

Nothing is better than a home that is easy to navigate with belongings that are even easier to find. Don't forget about your office, too — there are plenty of ways to keep your space neat for the most productive of workdays.<p>Check out these New Year's resolutions for systematization, and get to …

10 Easy Ways To Get Organized This Year

2015 is the year your finally get your sh*t together. Literally.

49 Genius Tricks to Organize Your Home From Top to Bottom

New Year's organizing is a chore, but there are ways to make it fly by without leaving you totally spent. 49 genius ways to be exact, and we've collected them all! Whether you want to give your whole house a total clutter-flush, or focus on one or two rooms that really need attention, these tricks …

11 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Metabolism

Every time we eat or drink, we can thank our metabolism for converting all those calories into energy. Our size, gender, and age all factor into our …

The Ultimate Guide to Good Skin

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, shares his tips to getting your best skin ever.<p>Everyone wants great skin, some people have it naturally, others have to work really hard to maintain a clear complexion. While topical remedies or a …

Wellness

Exactly What to Eat to Raise Your IQ 20 Points

The guy who did it tells all.<p>There are countless ways that eating healthy food can improve your lifestyle: It can help you slim down, sleep better, and improve your skin, to name a few. Well, new research from Dave Asprey, a tech entrepreneur and author of the <i>New York Times</i> Best Seller <i>The</i> …

Nutrition

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change. We all know someone (maybe it's you?) who wants to lose weight but quit after two to four weeks. Results didn't happen fast enough. Or it …

That Holiday Feeling in NYC

If you've never visited New York City during the holidays, put it on your list. Right now. There are few places in the world that feel as "Christmassy" as New York. There's something about the crisp wintry air combined with the bustle of people and the seasonal decorations on every street corner …

8 Reasons to Choose Travel Over Going to College

Remember what our generation was told growing up? "Go to college and get a degree, you'll then be able to get a good job." I think it's safe to say those days are over.<p>While there are certain professions where a degree is a must (Doctor, lawyer, nurse, etc.) there are many that don't require one. …