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A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Northwestern University

Sweet Potato Beignets

Combine the sweet potato, squash, 2 cinnamon sticks, 1/2 teaspoon anise seeds and 2 cups water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, …

No-sugar diet plan: What you need to know

The average adult eats much more sugar than necessary, so reducing added sugar intake is a good idea for most people. Some people take it a step …

‘Learning to live’: why sophrology is the new mindfulness

Feeling stressed, anxious, burnt out? Time to pause Headspace and allow us to introduce a technique from the 1960s instead<p>We have welcomed mindfulness so wholeheartedly into our collective wellbeing consciousness that there are now more than 1,300 mindful apps to choose from. In busy cities, you’re …

10 Important Skills All Good Leaders Share

It's not about a position or title. It's about the actions you take.<p>If you are in the position to lead, you most certainly want to be a great leader. It's an ambition that can take many forms: You may envision making an impact with your company or making change on a global scale.<p>Whatever your …

5 Daily Choices the Smartest People Make

What's remarkable about making these daily choices is knowing there will be no regrets.<p>According to multiple sources, the average number of decisions an adult makes each day is about 35,000. Some are smart, others ... well, lets just keep things on a positive note and say it's the smart decisions …

Are You Exceptionally Giving? 9 Things Truly Generous People Always Do

How many of these qualities describe you? Guaranteed your friends, family, and coworkers know.<p>Think about people you love to spend time with. What sets them apart from most of the other people you know?<p>They're giving, and no expectation of return. They're generous simply because they derive a huge …

50 regrets that will haunt you when you’re lying on your deathbed

We all die. It’s an inescapable fact of life. Yet most of us go about our days as if we’re going to live forever.<p>We never take the leap to live life …

How to Be Mindful When You Are Angry

“Anger is a natural, life-affirming emotion. It lets us know when a boundary has been crossed, when our needs are not being met, or when someone we care about is in danger. But when misdirected, anger can harm our physical health and our relationships. Being mindful of anger means not suppressing, …

Mindfulness

The 19 Best Exercises For Ab Day

Bored of regular ol' crunches? Add these simple yet effective exercises to your next ab-day routine and you're guaranteed to feel so sore, it'll hurt to laugh.<p>Begin in a plank position. Jump your feet to the outside of your hands, coming into a deep squat and keeping your hands on the floor.<br>• Jump …

Workouts

What's New in Google - March 2017

Catch up on everything new in Google Apps over the last month, and see great ideas and resources!<p>Below is the recorded video from our <b>March 2017</b> …

How To Get The Best Workout Without Going To The Gym

The gym is great, kind of. It's where you do tough workouts to improve your conditioning. But pretty soon, it starts to feel like you're jumping from …

Let’s Get Started! The 7-Day Simply Clean Kick Start Challenge – Day 1

If you’ve wanted to start a cleaning routine but haven’t known how or where to start, The 7-Day SIMPLY CLEAN Kick Start Challenge is for you. If you …

23 time-saving hacks that will free up hours in your weekly schedule

So what are busybodies of the 21st century to do?<p>According to users on the question-and-answer site Quora, there are a range of daily behaviors people can tweak — even just slightly — to free up lots of extra time during the week.<p>Get ready to be your most efficient self.

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

8 Productivity Hacks for the World's Worst Procrastinators

Finding it hard to stay focused? These strategies will help you get more out of your day.<p>Procrastination can strike virtually anyone in any context. And it can take several forms: You might avoid work entirely, deliberate so much over work decisions that you don't actually get anything done, feel …

Time Management

10 Reasons Why You're Not Happy - OLBlog

Understanding the psychology of happiness may help you to be happy. You can become happy when you pursue the things that you really need. Sometime …

Relationship Advice: How to Use Mindfulness to Strengthen Your Relationship

The art of being mindful has become a big topic of discussion lately, but what, exactly, is it?<p>At its core, being mindful simply means being present in the moment and focusing on all of the sensory details of your environment, how you're feeling, and what people around you are saying to …

10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …

Nutrition

Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

Studying the human body isn't rocket science – in some cases, it's much harder.<p>"I tell my grad students that we can put a man on the moon, but we still can't come to a consensus on how much protein to give him here on earth," says Dr. Rajavel Elango, a researcher at the University of British …

Photos exploring the isolation of a one-woman honeymoon

In a world of media-trained pursed lips, Juno Calypso is a refreshing riposte to press release jargon. “There was no intent behind the project,” the London-based photographer speaks with emphasis whenever “Joyce” – the fictionalised character at the very centre of her work – is mentioned. “I …

BBC - Culture - Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history

In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …

This Baking Hack Creates the Fluffiest Chocolate Chip Cookies You've Ever Seen

It cuts calories and fat too.<p>When somebody told me you could create soft, gooey cookies using cream cheese instead of butter, I had to fight to maintain eye contact, so my pupils wouldn’t betray me and roll to the very back of my head. I’ve heard of — and tested — all kinds of baking and cooking …

Are these really the 10 funniest movies of all time?

Who doesn't love a list that claims to be definitive, but which has clearly put together by an arbitrary set of people who've based it on their own tastes and opinions?<p>This week the good people of Reddit have been offering their suggestions of the funniest films they've ever seen.<p>Below is a …

Your Essential QUOTES Collections of All Time

We enjoy reading quotes. Quotes are really useful because they contain well-expressed wisdom and motivation. Wisdom involves an integration of …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi).<p>So how can you be happier?<p>There's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is determined by …

8 Ways To Have A Sexy-As-Hell Relationship Outside Of The Bedroom

<i>YourTango shares ways to keep the sensuality alive in your relationship.</i><p>Sex in a relationship is definitely important. And yes, you can just take 20 …

15 ways your child's name sets them up for success — or failure

A host of research shows just how much your name can affect your lifetime success, from your hireability to your spending habits.<p>So it comes as little surprise then that there is a growing trend among parents called "namer's remorse" — one in five mothers say they regret the name they chose for …

This 1 Morning Routine Saves Me 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …