Jamie Coenen

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A wireless mouse that only needs to be charged once every three months, for under $10

We all love our devices dearly but can probably agree on one thing: using a touchpad or screen just isn't comfortable. You can get a wireless mouse, …

Facebook has another hidden inbox you probably didn't realise was there

Users discover hundreds of ‘filtered’ messages buried behind a series of menus that they didn’t know existed<p>Users have discovered hundreds of messages locked in a hidden inbox within Facebook’s messaging system.<p>The inbox, accessible on the web or Facebook Messenger apps for smartphones and tablets, …

Social Media

Off the Beaten Path in Tokyo

Last August, my girlfriend and I went on a nine day-long trip to Japan. Although we made excursions to Kyoto, Mt. Fuji, and Hakone, we mainly spent our time in Japan's capital. Since this was my first visit to Japan, once we booked our plane tickets I hopped online to identify Tokyo's best …

Japan

Get a New Body in 28 Days By Doing This 4-Minute Exercise!

6<p>Follow these morning instructions and you will get the body of a supermodel!<p>Take on the challenge along with thousands of people around the world …

The Neuroscience Of Paying Attention (Or Not) | MGH/HST Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

Martinos Center investigators are exploring neural processes associated with mind-wandering.<p>Do you find your thoughts straying—<i>a lot</i>—from whatever it …

5 Simple Ways to Jump-Start Your Day for Maximum Productivity | Inc.com

Banish brain fog, increase energy, and fine tune focus with these proven ways to have a productive day.<p>1. Set a sleep routine and stick to it.<p>Maybe you're a weekend warrior or just have a bad habit of breaking your bedtime. You probably think a few late nights a week aren't harmful, but that night …

Time Management

How to Focus: 5 Research-Backed Secrets to Concentration

A question a lot of us are struggling with these days is “how to focus.” Concentration seems hard. Why does everyone joke about having ADD? There’s a …

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016 | Inc.com

That 3 lb. organ between our ears controls everything we do. We depend on it for literally everything from deciding which holiday presents to exchange to keeping us breathing. Yet most of us spend more time and energy trying to improve every other part of the body but give little thought to our …

Wellness

This Quick Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success | Inc.com

Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good leaders know that for a company to run successfully, …

Self-improvement

6 Money Lessons We Wish We Learned in School

Your high school teachers won't educate you on living frugally, marketing yourself to a prospective employer or understanding the value of compound …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

How to delete the windows.old folder clogging up your drive

<i>After installing Windows 10, Roy A. Day discovered a very large Windows.old folder on his internal drive. Since deleting it the conventional way didn’t work, he asked for another solution.</i>The Windows 10 upgrade (which so many are enthusiastically embracing despite my warnings) leaves a huge …

Windows 10

3 Steps to Successful Thinking

“Watch your thoughts. They become words. Watch your words. They become deeds. Watch your deeds. They become habits. Watch your habits. They become character. Character is everything.”<p>This popular quote cannot be said any clearer: Who you are. What you have done. What you do. What you will do. Your …

Self-help

Motivation's secret sauce

Unless you’re a really lousy employee, you don’t have to “motivate” yourself to get out of bed and go to work, right? You just do it. You have to, so you don’t even entertain the option of not getting up.<p>If you’re a dad like me, you don’t weigh the alternatives to changing a poop-filled diaper. It …

Motivation

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Think Differently | Inc.com

When it comes to owning a business, there are two types of people: those who make it and those who don't. And to the surprise of many, it's not always the most skilled or talented in an industry who survive, but rather those who know how to play the game. There are many traits that make for strong …

Success

Using the Power of Intention: 5 Easy Steps

A day without intention is a day wasted. Bold words, but ones I firmly believe.<p><i>Intention: the thing that you plan to do or achieve : an aim or purpose</i> -- Merriam Webster<p>To create an intention is to clarify what you want to achieve: in a yoga class, a day, a lifetime. This act is deceptively simple …

8 Ways To Achieve More While Working Less

<i>By Christine Carter, Ph.D.</i><p>I spend about five hours a day slacking off.<p>Really: I spend that much time doing stuff I enjoy, that isn't on a task list anywhere. I walk through the beautiful university campus near my house -- during the workday. I cook for pleasure. I lay around on my daughter's bed …

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

A solid snooze can be yours in one minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, holding your eyes wide open, counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p>What is it?<p>The 4-7-8 …

Yoga

Sneaky Moves for Career Success

Here are 10 slightly smarmy tactics your boss (or boss’s boss) may have employed on his or her trip to the mountaintop. Just be warned: When you take off the kid gloves, you might be the one who gets punched.<p><b>1. Stab from the Front</b><p>Be complimentary (but not effusive) when speaking to higher-ups about …