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5 Things to Know About the U.S. Embassy’s Move to Jerusalem

The decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy has touched off deadly protests and will likely rattle the Middle East peace process<p>By<p>Rory Jones and<p>Rory Jones<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@RoryWSJ<p>Google+<p>Rory.Jones@wsj.com<p>Dov Lieber<p>The U.S. moved its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on …

Tel Aviv

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

11 Famous Failures That Will Inspire You to Success

Fear of failure is daunting. Here's help--famous "been there, done that" stories that will have you saying "learned this, did that".<p>Nothing debilitates us as much or is as scary as a fear of failure.<p>In fact, research indicates that our fear of failure tops the list of our phobias with nearly one in …

Motivation

Box breathing for anxiety: Techniques and tips

Box breathing, sometimes called square breathing, is a simple tool for managing anxiety.<p>A racing heart, rapid breathing, and dizziness can make …

Science Says You're More Distracted Than You Think. These 4 Things Will Help You Produce Better Work

Whether they're big or small, all distractions affect us in a not-so-great way.<p>Whether or not you realized it, this article probably distracted you from something else, perhaps an email, a slide deck, or a conversation. According to author and professor Cal Newport, distractions are a bigger …

I write books on time management — here are the 7 best tricks I personally use

You could procrastinate for weeks by reading such articles, or books on how to be more productive.<p>Since I write about these topics, I've waded through a lot of the literature.<p>Some is ... eh. But these are the strategies I actually use in my life, over and over again — because I find they make life …

13 of the Best Obliques Exercises

When we think about core workouts, most of us fixate on the front of our abs. You know, those muscles that create that six-pack. But the abs include …

How to REALLY do a Kettlebell Swing

A Step-by-Step Guide to KB Swing Mastery<p>The kettlebell swing is a hip hinge movement. The problem is, when strength coaches and fitness buffs talk …

You Have 20 Minutes to HIIT It!

When you don't have time to mess around at the gym, try this quick, at-home HIIT workout. It's only 20 minutes and requires no equipment, so you can fit in your fitness no matter where you are. Just press play, and get ready to work.

HIIT

I’m Never Doing Another Burpee Again, And I Feel Great About That

Ah, burpees. The very mention of that word is enough to make anyone who’s ever tried the exercise sweat in anticipation. (Unless, of course, you’re …

Tip: The Very Best Low-Body Mobility Exercise

If you're only going to do one mobility drill to improve your squat, this should be it.<p>The Ass Was Far Away From the Grass<p>As someone who struggled …

Exercise

The Insanely Challenging CrossFit Workout Boxes Across the Country Do on Memorial Day

This Memorial Day marks an important day in the CrossFit community, where CrossFit boxes across the country do a Hero WOD called Murph, remembering Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, NY, who was killed in Afghanistan on June 28, 2005. Leading a team of three fellow Navy SEALS on a …

Four Clever Ways to Improve Focus

You're reading Four Clever Ways to Improve Focus, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

11 Professionals Share Their Best Work Productivity Tricks

11 Employees Share Their Best Work Productivity Hacks<p>It’s all too easy to get distracted at work. Whether your coworker’s conversation is drawing …

Productivity

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Time Management

These Elliptical Workouts Will Actually Make You Enjoy Using the Elliptical

The elliptical is a great low-impact machine found at practically every gym. Sure, it's a great option. But pedaling away at the same pace every time …

A CrossFit Coach Says This Is the Best Way to Lose Belly Fat

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Diet Tips<p>CrossFit Tips For Losing Belly Fat<p>A CrossFit Coach Says This Is the Best Way to Lose Belly Fat<p>Shares<p>Stop doing ab …

Burn Fat and Build Muscle With This Full-Body Cardio Workout

This 30-minute workout offers the best of both worlds, mixing fat-burning cardio with muscle-building strength training. And isn't that really what we want out of a sweat sesh to get leaner and stronger? Best of all, you don't need any equipment for the workout. So what are you waiting for? Press …

Aerobic Exercise

Do These 3 Things in Your Living Room to Lose Weight

You're already binge watching the highly addictive <b>13 Reasons Why</b>, or maybe the heartwarming <b>This is Us</b> is more your speed. Since you know you'll be in in your living room for 30 to 60 minutes, it's the perfect time to fit in a little fitness. Every little bit helps, so even if you don't feel like …

Aerobic Exercise

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Single-Leg Hip Bridge<p><b>Core Focus:</b> <i>Glutes, Adductors</i><p>Lie faceup with knees bent, feet planted on floor near butt, arms out to sides on floor with palms …

Workouts

13 Boxing-Inspired Cardio Moves to Get You in Serious Shape

In case you haven’t heard, boxing is all the rage right now. And for good reason—not only is it a great way to let out all your pent-up feels (and …

Workouts

Science Says 1 Minute of This Kind of Exercise May Equal 45 Minutes of Jogging

It's time to step up your workout.<p>The short- and long-term benefits of exercise are absurdly well-documented. Exercise lowers your cholesterol, boosts your mood, decreases your stress, and increases your flexibility (plus about a zillion other good things).<p>In an increasingly packed daily schedule, …

10 Habits of the Most Confident People

Confidence breeds success. Are you as confident (and successful) as you can be?<p>When I look back on my 20s, I see two different versions of myself. The first five years were dominated by feelings of insecurity and anxiety. I was living a life I did not want, and I wasn't confident enough to stop it. …

Self-improvement

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

5 Bad Habits You Must Change to Be More Productive

No. 3 was killing my business in 2016 and still has an effect in 2017.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is very important in today's fast-moving world. Most people try to add to their routine to get more done, but that approach takes a while before it yields …

This Simple Change in Your Daily Routine Will Help You Work Less (and Do More)

Want to boost your productivity? Become a morning person.<p>The age of the eight-hour workday is long gone.<p>It emerged as a direct result of industrial-era workers' coalitions lobbying to limit the amount of manual labor they were required to perform each day.<p>But as our economy pivots away from factory …

The ultimate workout program to be an all-around athlete

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>For all the focus on performance training and functional movement over the last 15 …

Exercise

Lucid Dreaming Meditation: A Guided Meditation for Deep Sleep

Allow yourself to step into a blissful and relaxing state of being with an incredibly beautiful lucid dreaming meditation. This lucid dreaming …