Lelia Jane Stephens

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These Are the Smartest Netflix Tricks You Need to Know Right Now

Netflix may have made you an expert in marathoning shows, introduced you to new genres or kept you comfortable during repeat viewings of <i>30 Rock</i> — but …

Binge-Watching

Tony Robbins Has 1 Question That Can Turn Your Worst Day Around

Try his Jedi mind trick every time you're facing a seemingly impossible challenge.<p>I erupted out of sleep only to be jerked back by the handcuffs and leg cuffs that held me to the wooden bench. It took a few minutes of drunken processing to realize I was in a Boston jail cell with zero recollection …

Boston University

11 strikingly normal evening routines that set some of the most powerful names in business up for success

How do some of the most successful people in the world wind down after a busy day?<p>Some don't — they just work through the night and get by on as little sleep as possible.<p>But others have set up specific bedtime rituals.<p>Sticking to a comforting routine around bedtime can help people sleep better, …

Jeff Bezos

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …

Pets

18 Sacred Intentions To Set For A Better Life—Starting NOW

You don’t have to set high-pressure, all-or-nothing goals to do more, get more, or be more. You might think a higher-paying job, a better …

Happiness

Attitude of Gratitude

One morning a few years ago, my good friend Amandine was driving me to the Googleplex, where I work. On the Silicon Valley artery of Highway 101, keeping pace with the techies and business-people racing to their desks and heavy schedules, I asked her, "What are you grateful for?" Amandine was used …

5 Lessons The Dalai Lama Taught Me About Happiness

<b>I</b> was lucky enough to have the opportunity of attending a lecture, titled ‘Happiness: the power of giving & receiving’, handed down by none other …

How Gratitude Literally Saved My Life

I remember being told in church during the midst of my depression that ingratitude was the greatest of all sins, and that God expected me to be happy and to praise Him every day of my life. Perhaps there was some real love behind these messages, but I certainly didn't feel it at the time. It felt …

How To Make Small Talk Less Painful

Read these chit-chat techniques before going to your holiday party or networking event.<p>As the holidays approach, we find our calendars full of social events where we’re forced to engage in dreaded “small talk.” “Small talk is the appetizer for any relationship,” says Debra Fine, author of <i>The Fine</i> …

How to grocery shop for one person

By Gabi Moskowitz<p><i>Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly noted the source for how much Americans spend on uneaten food. The version below has been corrected.</i><p>A few months ago, my friend Lev asked me for a basic grocery list he could refer to when he made his weekly or biweekly …

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Richard Feynman

8 Uncommon Ways To Show You're Thankful

When we show people we are thankful for them, it doesn’t just make <i>them</i> feel good. It’s actually good for <i>us</i> as well. In fact, Dr. Martin Seligman, a former president of the American Psychological Association, and his colleagues found that tangible expressions of gratitude can reduce depression and …

Babysitting

How to Make Yourself Do Everything You Hate Doing

You can have the best of intentions, but it’s all useless without willpower. Here’s the simple way boost your motivation<p>Unless you’re Tony Robbins, finding the motivation to exercise can be tougher than the actual workout itself. Your willpower can be easily defeated by the demands of a family, the …

Spring clean your budget with these 19 ways to cut costs & save more every month

For the next two weeks, join us and Elissa the Mom as we bring you life hacks, organization tips and money-saving tricks to kick off your spring. You …

Spring Cleaning

Best Money Tips: How to Shop, Cook, and Eat Healthy for One

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to shop and cook healthy for one, New Year’s resolutions to make with …

Frugal Living

Clark Howard

Download Episode Clark Howard 6.28.18 Topics: Amazing app Acorns now offering banking services;…Read more<p>Download Episode Clark Howard 6.27.18 …

Nature is just showing off at these colorfully surreal destinations

No matter how many awe-inspiring structures we humans build, our abilities will never match what nature can create. This world has everything from …

Olympic National Park

Speak Easy

The Online College That Credits Life Experience

Competency-based learning measures knowledge, not time.<p>Like many adults, Wendi Thomas wanted to re­turn to school to con­tin­ue her educa­tion, but she simply couldn’t find the time.<p>As the 47-year-old mar­ried moth­er of two teen­agers, ages 16 and 19, she shuttled back and forth between home and …

Higher Education

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

18 Make-Ahead Meals And Snacks To Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

Cook once, eat for a week.

Healthy Eating

5 details you shouldn't give Facebook

The whole point of Facebook is to share your life with other people. You probably have more than a few friends who fall into the over-sharing category. But don’t snicker. You may be one, too, and not even know it.<p>Here are five personal tidbits Facebook asks you to share that you’re much better off …

5 Folders: The Simple System for Getting Your Email Inbox to Zero