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How good sleep became a game-changer for the NBA's best players

Sleep is most definitely in, especially now, during the Finals.<p>The Cavs' LeBron James sleeps as much as 12 hours a day.<p>His teammate J.R. Smith has seen his game markedly improve since being traded from the Knicks early last year, because, in his words, "there's no late nights" in Cleveland.<p>On the …

Basketball

More sleep may not be making you as productive as you think

But a new study done by researchers at the University of California and University of Padua shows that we may have been missing something.<p>The autonomic nervous system (ANS) appears to be a key player in the brain's ability to perform memory consolidation during sleep.<p>ANS is made of three parts. The …

Sleep

Fix Your Computer Hunch and Other Posture Problems in 30 Seconds

This one exercise can greatly improve your mobility and flexibility—and cure the many ills that come from sitting hunched in front of a screen all …

Yoga

The 7 Million Dollar Habits

Do you remember the first time self development became important to you?<p>I do. I was 7 years old and I was in love with basketball. My mother had …

7 Super Easy Ways I Improved My Sleep (Without Drugs Or Pills)

Lying in the dark, eyes closed, I replay the events of the day. I can’t get past it. The stress mounds. I replay it again. My mind spins with …

Hacking yourself: Dave Asprey at TEDxConstitutionDrive

This Cartoon Explains How Important It Is to Have Good Posture

We’ve covered a lot of great ways to help you adjust your posture; from fixing your chicken neck, to undoing your computer hunch. This video explains …

10 brilliant audiobooks that can teach you a new skill in less than a day

'Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds' by Carmine Gallo<p><b>For better public speaking skills</b><p>You'll need 7 hours and 44 …

Self-improvement

30 business books every professional should read before turning 30

There’s always a significant adjustment to make when transitioning from school to the workforce, with the sudden realization that no matter how smart …

Self-improvement

How to get ripped without using weights

Ripped<p>You don't have to spend hours upon hours at the gym in order to get ripped. Yes, you heard us. Getting that honed physique can be achieved in …

5 Of The Best Motivational Videos In 2015

We all go through times where we don’t feel like doing anything. Times where we can barely get on our feet.<p>And sometimes it’s not just a matter of …

How To Start The Day First things successful people do in the morning

(Video) Discovering Your Own Dreams & Being Your Own Hero

<i>This motivational video created by Mateusz M is a goldmine of inspiration</i> for all of those who are struggling right now to find their greatness. To …

London's second languages mapped by tube stop

Which tube line in London is the most linguistically diverse? Where on the tube are you most likely to hear French or Portuguese? UCL’s Oliver O’Brien’s map of the most common second languages by tube stop will give you a clue<p>Walk along the streets of London and it’s not uncommon to hear a variety …

(Motivational Video) Have You Really Truly Lived?

This video is an eye opener, it challenges you to think about the impact that you have had in this world and it provokes you to find a way to expect …

10 Powerful Habits Of The Super Successful (Infographic)

Habits are the key cornerstones to uber success.<p>Habits are those little energy bolts of action that propel you closer to your goals. A majority of …

Infographics

Living and Breathing Your Passion (Inspirational Video)

Here is a great video by <b>The Journey of Purpose</b> which contains very inspiring messages by Randy Pausch, Steve Jobs and Will Smith.<p>This video is a huge …

(Motivational Video) Motivation To Make Your Dreams Become A Reality

This latest <i>motivational video from SuccessLab</i> is a great reminder that success does not come to you for free. That if you really want something in …

Regain Focus Right Now With This 15-Minute Exercise | Inc.com

People are often multitasking today, but sometimes it just becomes overload, and then distraction can overwhelm you. If you are doing work that requires concentration, you will need to regain your focus to complete the job.<p>Sadly, this happens to me all the time. I'll be working on a column and a …

Time Management

5 Minute Quick Break Meditation: A Heart Chakra, Guided Spoken Visualization

How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

Mobile Photography

iOS 8 secrets: 14 hidden tricks and tools

There's a neat feature that hides your photos without deleting them. Tap and hold a photo in the Photos app and an option to "hide" will surface. …

Apple App Store

These 44 Apps Will Make You More Productive

This is a selection of apps, broken up into specific categories which can all be used to increase your productivity in all areas of your life.

This Video Shows How To Start Teaching Your Kids To Meditate

Meditation could be considered your brain's scheduled maintenance. It's not just for adults either.<p>Childhood is a good time to start learning how to …

Make Perfect Crispy Onion Rings with Instant Mashed Potatoes

Onion rings are a tasty snack—and aren't too hard to make—but getting the right crunch is tough. Instant mashed potato flakes are the secret …

Improve Your Life: 10 Things You Should Do Every Day

<b>10 things that scientific research shows can help improve your life.</b><p><b>1) Get out in nature</b><p>You probably seriously underestimate how important this is. …