Laura Boucher

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5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

The simple trick that has helped me land jobs without having to apply

Every few years, I pull out my "hire me" email and bcc it to my contacts, which includes old coworkers and bosses — but also former neighbors, landlords, people I trained with for a marathon, and so on. It looks like this:<p><i>Hi all,</i><p><i>After a really fun two years of traveling and freelancing — currently</i> …

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

How to Fall Asleep Fast Using Only Your Breath

Even if you've wound down with a hot bath, shut off all your electronic devices at a reasonable hour and doused your pillow in lavender essence, …

The Brain

This is how to be productive without being miserable: 8 proven secrets

There’s plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don’t want to …

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5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

How to Implement a Killer GTD System in Google Sheets

The Power of Simple Columns, Rows, and Formulas<p>Almost 10 years ago, I read <i>Getting Things Done</i> for the first time. It showed me the importance of …

Productivity

15 Foods That Don't Expire For Years

Get this: Up to 40 percent of safe-to-eat food produced in America never makes it to people’s plates. Not only does that equate to 70 million tons of …

7 Steps to Take After a Meeting to Ensure Everything Gets Done

While you may have planned out an agenda for your next team meeting, it's possible that attendees will bring up unexpected items that need to be addressed in addition to what you had prepared. To be sure nothing gets lost in the shuffle, have processes in place to document exactly what was covered, …

23 Of The Best Organization Products You Can Get On Amazon

You can never be ~too~ organized.

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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 …

6 Stoic Rituals That Will Make You Happy

<i>This post originally appeared on bakadesuyo.com</i><p>People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more …

The happiness of the Danes can easily be explained by 10 cultural rules

• You’re not to think you are anything special.<br>• You’re not to think you are as good as we are.<br>• You’re not to think you are smarter than we are.<br>• You’re not to convince yourself that you are better than we are.<br>• You’re not to think you know more than we do.<br>• You’re not to think you are more important than we …

Iced Mocha vs. Iced Latte

Two refreshing ways to enjoy iced espresso with milk<p>There’s nothing like a refreshing, creamy Iced Latte — rich espresso and milk over ice. Add a …

Umbra Fall 2016 Collection Helps You Organize Your Kitchen, Jewelry and More

Umbra has always had numerous relatively inexpensive organizing-related products, and the company's newest releases include some items that …

Problems Keeping Up? 10 Apps to Make You Highly Organized

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

Sustainable growth needs a radical new solution. Nature could be the answer

Last year’s Paris Agreement was a remarkable feat - 196 countries came together to reach consensus on a set of goals for halting climate change. …

41 Hacks To Help People With ADD/ADHD Work Better

Michael Phelps, multiple gold medal winner in swimming, has ADHD. So do many other famous and successful people. If you have this diagnosis, you have …

3 Weird Ways To Turn Procrastination Into Work-Horse Productivity

About a year ago I came up against my biggest obstacle in my career as a freelance copywriter.<p>I had just taken on a big name client and I was so …

10 Things Pro Organizers Always Do Before They Go to Bed

Trust us, you'll rest better if you cross 'em off of your list too.<p>We already know what professional organizers do every morning. But there's something about the chores they force themselves to finish after a grueling day, and before curling up in bed, that makes us think they're some of the most …

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High-fat cheese: the secret to a healthy life?

A diet rich in cheese might actually be good for our health, according to a new study.<p>A group of researchers from the University of Copenhagen found that eating cheese could help to improve health by increasing our levels of "good" high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol - thought to offer …

Back To School: DIY Modern Desk Organizer

This time of the year we make ourselves all sorts of promises to get more organized, be more productive and stay on top of tasks – that’s right, it’s …

Where in the World to Eat

Two hundred and seven of the greatest restaurants around the globe, according to those who eat, cook, and travel for a living.<p>There’s no shortage of food-focused Instagram feeds that will direct you to the tastiest avocado toast in cities like Paris, London, New York, L.A.—hell, even Charleston. …

A Quick and Dirty Way to Make a Work Schedule or Revamp Your Exisiting One

Learning how to manage and control your time is integral to success. And if we're being honest, time management is really about making smart choices and accepting that there are only so many hours in a day. After reading an article by the Harvard Business Review regarding a time budget, I decided …

You May Hate Planning, But You Should Do It Anyway

Some of the smartest people that I have ever met struggle with convincing themselves to do one thing: plan their work.<p>They’re off the charts in terms of analyzing all sorts of things from manufacturing processes to stocks to nuclear particles. But when it comes to their own time management or …

The Chef-Approved Guide to a Perfect, Minimalist Kitchen

If there’s one place in the house that we’d vote to streamline first, it’s the kitchen. No shame in being utilitarian here instead of filling your cabinets with five-piece decanter sets. In fact, the ideal no-frills kitchen almost exclusively requires items under $30 (with the exception of two …

Indian Women 4000 Years Old Ayurvedic Secret Hair Growth Oil: DIY

Hello Everyone,<p>Do you all dream of having long, beautiful tresses? Most women all over the world suffer from hair fall, baldness and hair thinning. …

Cancer: doctors have been looking in the wrong place

Posted in BOOKS<p><i>Here’s a book on cancer that really is a game changer. Or rather, it will be if the medical establishment were to allow it to be. It</i> …