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Why Successful People Manage Their Energy Above All Else

If you find yourself drowning in never ending sticky notes and flagged emails, taking your focus off time management may be the solution to increased productivity.<p>There are only so many time management techniques we can exercise before we come to realize that they may all be failing us. Even Maura …

Time Management

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The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things

Researchers say to build better habits you absolutely need to stop doing these few things.<p>According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the …

Procrastination

Only 1 man could end the Celtics’ streak, and his name is Dion Waiters

We have that and more in Thursday’s NBA newsletter.<p>The Celtics had won 16 straight games, the last three after major comebacks. Boston was on a 13-0 run to pull with one with three minutes left. Only one man could end all of this and bring order back to a lawless world. And his name is Dion Waiters.<p>…

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids

Here are some science-backed parenting strategies to help you raise highly successful kids.<p>What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said …

Parenting

The 1 Toxic Personality Trait No Business Should Tolerate

Here's why one insecurity-driven characteristic undermines everything your company is trying to achieve.<p>Passive-aggressive behavior is toxic just about any way you slice it. By definition, people use it to express a variety of negative emotions without being direct. For example, a …

Emotional Intelligence

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed

Wondering what one thing could be the key to helping you succeed in business? Well, you might be in luck.<p>Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them …

Bill Gates

You Don't Really Need an Anti-Virus App Anymore

Ten years ago the first thing you needed to load on a brand new computer were anti-virus and malware applications. The internet was a mine field of …

This Is How To Make Friends As An Adult: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you’re an adult. You get busy with …

Should Athletes Stick to Sports?

For the past few months, the sports media has been embroiled in a fight over “stick to sports.” The phrase comes from a common online rebuke directed at sportswriters and pundits and players and coaches and anyone in the world of sports, really, who takes a political stance on anything that doesn’t …

4 Science-Backed Eating Habits That Aren't Fads

In our efforts to live healthier, treat our bodies well, and maybe even shed a few pounds, we seek to adopt eating habits that will better ourselves. …

Here's how this your parenting style can develop a 'me, me, me' personality in children

In August, Treasurer Scott Morrison warned that “Australia has a generation growing up expecting government handouts”.<p>Researchers have labelled this …

Parenting

I thought all you needed to be a good parent was to love your kids. I was wrong | Melissa Hood

My middle son tested all my parenting abilities, and they were found wanting. Ante-natal classes aren’t stigmatised, so why should parenting classes?<p>At the time I had my first child I was a solicitor, a job for which I’d studied and trained and got qualifications. You’d think that those negotiating …

Parenting

4 Secrets to All-Day Energy

by Terri Trespicio<p>Why can we never get enough done in a day? It's not because we're inefficient or bad at what we do. In fact, it's less about time management--and more about energy management. Let us explain.<p>You don't need to force yourself to jam more in. The key is to respect and cultivate …

Don't Tell Anxious Kids That Everything Will Be O.K.

Today’s kids are more worried than any kids in recent history. According to some long-term surveys of mental-health literature, the average kid today …

Mental Health

This Video Will Make You Think Twice About The Way You Talk To Kids

Video tries to show how the way adults talk to kids matters<p>A video about the way adults talk to kids is causing debate. It focuses on the ways adults …

10 ways to improve yourself for $100 or less

While it may be true that opportunity doesn't knock on your door that often, it's true that you'll only make the most of the good times when you're truly prepared.<p>Fortunately, there are many ways to reinvent yourself for under one Benjamin!<p>Ranging from career growth to personal finance to personal …

19 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do (According to Tim Ferriss and His Readers)

It's not what you do that matters. It's what you absolutely refuse to do.<p>Next year marks a full decade since the debut of Tim Ferriss's massive bestseller, <i>The 4-Hour Workweek.</i> If you haven't read it, you pretty much need to go download it now.<p>If I had to characterize the book, I'd say it's less of …

Time I

The 12 Words All Successful People Understand

What do these words mean to you?<p>If you want to be successful, there are some words you’ll need to know.<p>Words are powerful. They can tell a story. Think of the following words: boom, penny, jump, doctor, slip, October, Shakespeare, and corn. All of these words paint a picture in your mind. Words …

The Scientific Argument for Using Procrastination to Your Advantage

Procrastination is a vice for productivity, but can be a virtue for creativity.<p>Procrastination has a bad reputation. It's very familiar to all of us. Almost everyone thinks It's entirely negative, but there are times when procrastination can work in your favor. You don't have to be anxious, …

Procrastination

6 Relationship Habits That Are Actually NOT Okay

After you’ve been in a relationship for a while, things might start getting comfortable. Which is a good thing! However, sometimes you and your partner may fall into some not-so-cool habits—especially during fights—that can actually damage your relationship over time. If you catch yourself doing …

Engineer Finds a Huge Physics Discovery in Da Vinci's 'Irrelevant Scribbles'

It was right in front of us all along.<p>Until now, art historians dismissed some doodles in da Vinci’s notebooks as “irrelevant.”<p>But a new study from …

University of Cambridge

Opinion: A manifesto against ‘parenting’

A strange thing happened to mothers and fathers and children at the end of the 20th century. It was called “parenting.” As long as there have been …

Parenting

10 Illustrations That Anyone With Anxiety Will Relate To

Artist wants anxiety illustrations to help people feel less alone<p>To help make those who suffer from anxiety feel less alone, one artist has created a …

Depression

Kristen Bell Explains How Dax Shepard's Struggle With Addiction Changed Her

Kristen Bell explains how Dax Shepard’s struggle with addiction helped shape her worldview<p>As far as celebrities go, Kristen Bell is pretty top-notch. …

Mental Health