Karin Norington

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Want to get more done? Take a nap! Does your life feel cluttered and chaotic? A new book by a top brain scientist has some ingenious solutions

• <b>Ditch technology in favour of making to-do lists with pen and paper</b>• <b><br>Create a set place for everyday essentials such as your keys and phone</b>• <b><br>Set aside a</b> …

How to Run "SMART", 'AGILE" & "ORGANIC" Meetings: Mind Shift & Tips

<b>Improving meeting quality is not only a tactical issue but upon how to foster a culture that embraces openness and collaboration.</b><p>The meeting is one …

Exclusive: Giving Stephen Hawking a voice

This exclusive article was taken from the January 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

4 Foods That Help Relieve Stress and Shrink Your Waistline

Reach for these instead of your typical comfort foods.<p>When you're stressed, you may start to hear the siren call of ice cream, French fries, and potato chips. But tempting as it may be to reach for these foods, there are better choices that will <i>actually</i> help relieve anxiety—and won't have a …

A Major Long-Term Change In The Labor Market Is Bad News For The US Economy

That's the conclusion from Steven Davis and John Haltiwanger, two National Bureau of Economic Research economists (Davis is at U Chicago and Haltiwanger at the University of Maryland). The two presented at the Fed's Jackson Hole conference over the summer and an updated version of the paper was …

Economics

15 Simple Moves That Will Change Your Career

"Work-life balance" is like the flossing of life skills. Everyone talks about how incredibly important it is, but pretty much nobody's doing it. But, …

4 Ways Your Smartphone Is Making You Dumber

Like you, I love my smartphone. And like you, I probably love it more than anything else. But research is making it increasingly clear that our first love is hurting all the other relationships that it’s supposed to assist with.<p>Here’s how.<p><b>1. We’re tossing out a decent chunk of our IQ.</b><p>Phones can …

13 Destructive Habits You Need to be Aware of

We are all guilty of self-sabotage at least one point in our lives.These behaviors often creep up on us, and before we know it, they’re habitual. …

Good News for Carb Lovers Trying to Lose Weight

You can eat WAY more of 'em than you think while still dropping pounds.<p>Following a vegan diet is the surest road to weight loss, even if that diet is high in carbohydrates, according to new research published in <i>The International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences</i>.<p>To examine how …

4 Work-Life Balance Tips For People In Work-Hard Cultures

Consulting, like many other industries such as banking and law, is often criticized for its lack of balance and intense working environment. These types of jobs require a huge commitment to work, and this can often mean that the other aspects of your life fall by the wayside.<p>But just because you …

Weight Loss Success Story: How One Woman Feels "Unstoppable" After Shedding Almost 100lbs

Katie Russell jogged her way from 230 to 139lbs. See how she did it.<p><b>Before:</b> 230 lbs <b><br>After:</b> 137 lbs<p>Katie Russell, now 31, played sports in high school, but a steady after-practice diet of burgers, mozzarella sticks, and giant sodas—all of which she inhaled before pulling into her driveway at home—had …