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15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

Want Your Kids to Succeed in School and Life? Science Says to Instill This 1 Thing Above All Else

The science is out of UPenn and Stanford; the wisdom is timeless.<p>When Angela Lee Duckworth was a young teacher in New York, she became obsessed with something seemingly simple yet remarkably hard to predict: why did some students "succeed" (learn the material and perform well), while others didn't? …

Self-improvement

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

10 Steps to Creating the Life You Actually Want

Too many people are living in circumstances that they are not happy with. They do not know that they can actually have the life they want. Some have …

3 Steps to Get Out of a Funk

download your free checklist<p>Discover how a simple daily practice can bring you more happiness.<p>Your Information is 100% Secure And Will Never Be …

Mindfulness

The best lifehacks to help you read more, eat more vegetables, and keep your sneakers like new

I was standing in the shower recently when I realized that baked oatmeal has changed my life. Historically, my weekday morning breakfast routine has vacillated between eating and spending too much ($5 egg-and-cheese bagels) and eating too little (leftover bits of cornflake dust). Then, this year, I …

Productivity

Espresso vs. Brewed Coffee

Two types of coffee, two types of delicious<p>Espresso and brewed coffee represent two very different ways of making coffee which dramatically affects …

Coffee

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks

The best coffee maker for camping

<i>By Eve O'Neill</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>In the great outdoors, there's no perfect way to deliver piping-hot coffee directly from the stove to your mouth, but you can get close. After grinding, pressing, …

I've spent my career studying bad habits. Here's what I've learned about breaking them. - Vox

Let's face reality: Change is hard! Look at change rates for people with heart issues who are told by their doctors that they are seriously at risk of dying if they do not change their habits. These patients know exactly what they need to do: eat a more wholesome, lower-calorie diet, exercise more, …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

18 Ways To Stay Motivated To Exercise And Lose Weight

Exercise doesn’t always go as planned. There will be days (and maybe even weeks) when you simply don’t want to do anything.<p>This is true even for …

8 New (and Even More Delish) Smoothies That Will Help You Lose Weight

Don't juice; just drink these.

How To Build The Perfect LinkedIn Profile

How would you like to have the perfect LinkedIn profile How To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Irresistible How To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Irresistible …

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …

Employment

9 Healthy Changes That Burn More Fat

Burn, baby, burn!<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Ready to boost your body's metabolism and burn more fat? There's no reason to go overboard with any crazy supplements, but there are plenty of easy, healthy ways you can support your goals …

How Do Tour Riders Get Yellow Bikes So Quickly?

When a rider takes a leader’s jersey at the Tour de France, teams and mechanics scramble to honor the achievement with special bikes and accessories<p>As soon as Vincenzo Nibali, the last rider to start Stage 1's individual time trial, crossed the finish line on July 4th, a mechanic from Team BMC …

10 things you shouldn’t do in Paris (and what to do instead)

Inviting sidewalk cafes, gleaming boutiques, world-class museums, and a fabled restaurant scene make Paris the runway model of cities—beautiful, fashionable, confident, and inspiring envy at every turn.<p>But with expectations running so high, Paris can—yes, it's true—occasionally disappoint.<p>When you …

France

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Time Management

We talked to an exercise scientist about whether diet or exercise is more important for weight loss, and his answer surprised us

You've heard the mantra: You need to start eating right and exercising.<p>But at the back of your mind, you wonder. When it comes down to it, which is more important: getting a salad instead of fries or hitting the gym four days a week?<p>Several studies have suggested that diet — cutting calories from …

Fitness

Man Swims With Dog Every Night To Help Relieve Dogs Arthitis

Writing advice for new authors, in 140 characters or less

For a writer, nothing is more simultaneously exciting and daunting than a blank page.<p>Despite being a common obstacle all writers must confront, there …

101 Incredible Insights On Life And Work

en_US<p>article<p>The ultimate list of insights for life and …

List-Worthy

The Real Reasons Your Team Is Not Engaged

Fact: One in two employees have left their job to get away from their manager.<p>Conclusion: Managers are not creating environments where employees feel motivated or even comfortable.<p>How many of your top performing team members left their position, leaving you, as their leader, wondering why or what …

Employee Engagement