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10 Ways to Balance Work and Life Perfectly

Are you wondering 'How to manage work and life at the same time’ ? Then here is your chance to balance work and life perfectly.

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What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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Stop Slouching

<b>(2)</b> Twice a day, perform this diaphragm-strengthening drill: Lie facedown on the floor with your forehead resting on your palms. Breathe in through your nose and drive air into your belly while keeping your chest relaxed. Exhale through your mouth. Repeat 10 times.<p><b>(3)</b> Last but most important, …

20 Survival Tips You Must Know

Staying alive requires recognizing danger, feeling fear, and reacting. Here's what you need to know to survive bear attacks, chainsaw accidents, and even vengeful vending machines.<p>These survival tips can help you avoid becoming just another statistic. Accidents are the leading cause of death among …

8 Habits Of Extremely Well-Rested People

Most of us have probably met (and envied) at least one of those mysterious people who never seem to be tired. We've sized them up through bleary eyes, and wondered how it is that <i>they</i> don't look like they spent 30 minutes battling with the snooze button this morning. The answer isn't necessarily …

15 Simple Ways To Supercharge Your Brain

Your brain is the engine that controls every action you perform, so needless to say, you should keep it supercharged and ready for action throughout …

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

11 easy DIY spring cleaning tips (including Tang in the toilet!)

<i>You will not believe these spring-cleaning tips from TODAY contributor and lifestyle expert Elizabeth Mayhew, who's showing how to get your kitchen and bathroom sparkling with easy items you already have around the house!</i><p><b>1.</b> <b>Sanitize the sink</b><p>Your dirty kitchen sink has more bacteria than your toilet …

Trouble Falling Asleep? How To Get The Shut-Eye You Deserve

Illustrated by <b>Anna Sudit</b>.<p><i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make our</i> …

It's Time to Focus and Reclaim Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How many times have you sat down to do an important task, and before you knew it an hour had passed by and you hadn’t worked on what it was that you had wanted to do? What did you get done during that time?<p>Do any of these sound …

An Introvert’s 3 Step Guide to Public Speaking | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Being an introvert and speaking in public – sounds like a match made in hell perhaps?<p>Many of us may associate introversion with shyness, a lack of …

Public Speaking

7 Tips to Boost Your Day | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our …

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Getting More Out of Life When You Have Less Money

<b>“The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.” ~Unknown</b><p>When we find ourselves not having “enough,” times …

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7 Things Morning People Do Differently

Inside each of us, is a genetically-determined clock. You can’t wind it, and you can’t hear it tick, but you most likely notice its effects every day.<p>For most of us, those internal clocks, called our circadian rhythms, are naturally set on a cycle that's just slightly longer than 24 hours. About a …

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning | Inc.com

Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles become sore so that waking leaves you groggy. Rather than shuffle through your …

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To Do: Keep a To-Be List

What really makes people successful? A second language? Attending an Ivy League school? A height of six feet plus? Or...could success have something …

8 Tips To Become A Better Listener | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply” Stephen Covey.</b><p>If you’ve spent your life talking over …

3 Powerful Benefits of Accepting Yourself and Your Differences

<b>“Live your life for you not for anyone else. Don’t let the fear of being judged, rejected or disliked stop you from being yourself.” ~Sonya Parker</b><p>Our …

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5 Ways to Create a More Peaceful Home

Turn your hectic home into the ultimate soothing space with these simple feng shui tips from Janice Sugita, author of The Feng Shui Equation.

A 24-Hour Guide to Fighting Allergies

Beat itchy eyes, sneezing, and a runny nose with these dawn-to-dusk fixes.

7 Tips To Boost Your Self-Esteem

In the past year I've really learned what it means to have self-worth. I am finding out more and more that when you can appreciate yourself it is a …

12 Essential Things You Need In Order To Work From Home Productively

Working from home can be tough. Make sure you have these 12 things in order to be more productive when you work from home.

Work from Home

Learn to be Assertive and Love it!

How Changing Your Mind Can Change Your Life

You are perfect, beautiful, and wonderful.<p>There's always a way to do what you want to do in your body. Which means there is nothing wrong with your …

13 Good Habits You Should Start To Take Up Now

In his best-selling book, <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens</i>, Sean Covey states, “We become what we repeatedly do,” and this advice isn’t just for …

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Bouncing Back from a Negative 360-Degree Review

Unlike traditional reviews and other types of feedback, 360-degree reviews include input from a comprehensive set of people: peers, managers, direct reports, and sometimes customers. One of the most valuable aspects of this tool is that the opinions are voiced anonymously, which encourages a higher …

Tell Your Whole Story in an Interview

I start job interviews with the same question every time: “Tell me about your path leading up to today. Why is this role the right fit for you now?”<p>What happens next is predictable:<p>“My first job out of college was at an international aid organization…”<p>“I worked for a number of years in publishing …

Six Simple Rules: How to Manage Complexity without Getting Complicated

Publication Date: <b>April 01, 2014</b><p>New tools for managing complexity. Does your organization manage complexity by making things more complicated? If so, you are not alone. According to The Boston Consulting Group's fascinating Complexity Index, business complexity has increased sixfold during the past …