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6 Meditation and Mindfulness Apps That Will Help You Feel More Zen This Year

Ways to be that well-adjusted person.<p>If you've ever wondered how that impossibly calm, resourceful colleague or friend keeps a level head under pressure—while juggling a full schedule and not pitching a fit about it—chances are she's already up to speed on mindfulness and daily meditation exercises.<p>…

Five Tips for When You Just Have Too Much To Do

Too much to do, not enough time. This is a perpetual problem for a lot of people, but it seems to be especially pronounced during the holidays. With …

Time Management

Five-Minute Mindfulness Exercises for Stressed Moms

As working mothers, we juggle countless roles: mom, partner, manager (perhaps inside <i>and</i> outside the home), friend, volunteer, playmate, chef, etc. …

Mindfulness

The six habits of highly organized people

<b>By Nicole Anzia,</b> <i>The Washington Post</i>People often lament that despite their best efforts, they just cannot seem to get, and stay, organized. Even …

5 Inexpensive Office Perks That Give Huge Payoffs

When a little goes a long way.<p>It's no surprise that teams around the globe continuously look for ways to improve their workspace. We spend the majority of our week at the office, so it's important to create an environment that is not only productive, but also fosters creative thinking. Here are a …

Employment

4 Simple Tips to Help Anyone Start Meditating

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Even though we tried to stay healthy over the holidays, …

A Stanford University psychologist’s elegant three-step method for creating new habits

If you hate the monotony of running on the treadmill, but drag yourself to the cardio room daily, believing self-torture will eventually become a habit—that’s not heroic; it’s bad design.<p>According to B.J. Fogg, a psychologist and researcher at Stanford University who has studied behavior change for …

Stanford University

5 Practical Tips to a More Restful Sleep

You're reading 5 Practical Tips to a More Restful Sleep, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

A Stanford scientist shares a simple way to stick with good habits even when you're feeling lazy

This is kind of silly. Realistically, there will be times — a lot of times — when you're lazy and unmotivated to do anything.<p>The key is to anticipate that laziness and prepare for it.<p>That's according to BJ Fogg, a psychologist and director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford.<p>If you want to …

Tim Ferriss's Favorite Productivity Hacks

There are only 24 hours in a day. Here's how the best-selling author and serial entrepreneur uses his.<p>1 min read<p>Author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss is a productive guy. (After all, you can't write a book called <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i> without knowing a few things about time management.) In this video, …

Time Management

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

Brain Imaging

23 Small Things You Can Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

According to a happiness expert.<p>We asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve buying a fifty grand watch, going to the Maldives, or dating a supermodel.<p>Step forward Andy Cope—a happiness expert and co-author of <i>The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence: How to</i> …

Happiness

If You're Under Stress, Changing This 1 Habit Can Make a World of Difference

By reducing how much pressure you put on yourself, you open the door to some relief.<p>Stress, even when not a killer (and it can be), can leave you tired, in pain, and less able to deal with life and work. You could listen to a song that reduces anxiety, but welcoming an earworm can become its own …

Productivity