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Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

9-5 Is Out. Try The 1-6 Instead.

When are you most productive? In the morning? Afternoon? Late at night?<p>I was raised to covet the early morning hours. I’ve spent my whole life thinking I was more “accomplished” the earlier I woke up. I got this idea directly from my parents by living in a home where everyone was “up and at ‘em” by …

Time Management

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words | Inc.com

We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily language plays.<p>Whether it's a health goal, building a business, or any other goal, success …

Self-improvement

18 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die - Signature

If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

Literature

Why we should all give up on goals already

Amanda Ruggeri investigates why a focus on outcome alone can create a hamster-wheel mentality.<p>To be successful or fulfilled, we all know you need to have specific goals.<p>To achieve them, you should visualise, plan your steps there and attach deadlines and incentives. Work hard, even if you hate the …

Goal Setting

How People With Depression Interact With The World Differently

The condition has a huge impact on everyday life.<p>Nothing about depression is easy. But the way it affects a person’s daily life is arguably the most difficult part of the disorder.<p>Approximately 300 million people globally are affected by depression, according to the World Health Organization. Not …

InterAct

This Doctor Specializes in Gut Health—Here's What He Eats in a Day

If you keep up with the health and wellness world, you've likely noticed the fixation on gut health and inflammation. In short, gut health is about …

Wellness

Horse in headphones listens to Coldplay while training

As she prepares to get back in the saddle for the first time since giving birth show jumper Yazmin Pinchen is preparing her horse with its very own …

Horse Riding Can Make Your Child More Intelligent, Says Science

A new study reveals that this countryside activity boosts memory, problem solving and learning.<p>Rather than immersing your child solely in books to …

3 Entrepreneurial Lessons I Learned From Raising Horses

You can learn some important life lessons in the stables and on the track.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I got married, I didn't just make a commitment to the woman I love. I also made a commitment to what she loves -- horses. A Chicago native, I didn't have a …

How to Turn Your Downtime Into a Competitive Advantage | Inc.com

Remember that brilliant idea you had when you were singing in the shower one fine morning? Or when you took a quiet walk through the woods on a weekend? Or when you were on the verge of falling asleep one night?<p>I sure do.<p>That moment when your brain isn't in its usual overdrive, a moment somewhere …

Creativity

3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to …

Career Change Options You Should Think About

Thinking about changing your career? Here are a few things you might want to consider before making the final decision!

Careers

Groundbreaking fMRI study finds 4 distinct neurological subtypes of depression - ExtremeTech

By on December 20, 2016 at 12:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>New research from Weill Cornell …

The Brain

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail didn’t cure my depression—but it did change my life

For five minutes late on a Friday afternoon, I was completely lost somewhere in the Pacific Northwest. I could not see or hear my friend Ruth, who should have been just behind me on the other side of the ridge. Or the ridge before that. I had crossed a lot of such ridges, thinking I would catch …

Hiking

Don’t like Clinton or Trump? You can vote for a cat named Limberbutt McCubbins instead.

<b>With barely six weeks to go,</b> a small but still significant percentage of voters in this year’s polarized election season tell pollsters that they’re not sure whether to vote for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump or a third-party candidate.<p>They clearly haven’t heard of Limberbutt McCubbins, the …

Social Media

Artist Who Lost A Friend Creates A Comic Tribute That’ll Inspire You To Drop Everything And Start Living

Ever feel trapped by life? Ever wanted to quit your job, sell your car, and hit the open road with nothing but what you can carry on your back? Well …

Woman Who Picked Dog Over Getting Married Made the Right Decision

An Indian woman recently backed away from an arranged marriage when faced with the ultimate deal breaker: her husband-to-be asked her to get rid of …

Pets

I had a 'sleep doctor' tell me how to structure my entire day — and I've never felt more energized

There's something weirdly satisfying about knowing what time someone else wakes up, what time they eat an apple, and how long they wait between eating the apple and working out — especially if that someone is famous and successful.<p>Forget working hard and displaying grit — I'm going to eat an apple …

Sleep

21 Men on What Makes a Woman Wifey Material

What makes an eligible bachelor finally decide to put a ring on it? Reddit users recently gathered to discuss the age-old question from their own …

Mark Manson: Why Personal Relationships Are More Important Than Career Goals

I spoke to Mark Manson, author of <i>The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life</i>, about why people should focus on personal relationships over more money and career goals, the backstory of how he grew his career, how to build more genuine relationships and how …

Selling

15 Best Books on Creativity (So Far)

The old, the new, and the most brilliant ideas.<p>There are thousands of books on creativity and innovation out there. Many are great, some are exceptional, but few stand (or will stand) the test of time. As an author and researcher on innovation myself, I keep a short list of books to recommend to …

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

10 OF OUR FAVOURITE LESSONS FROM ALAN WATTS

Alan Watts died more than 40 years ago, but his teachings are as relevant today as they were decades ago.<p>You’ll find the philosopher, writer and …

Spirituality

A South African Vineyard's Brilliant Pest-Control Method: Ducks

Unlike many farms, Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa doesn’t use pesticides to safeguard its vineyards from pests. Instead, …

Zoology

Do you suddenly wake up at the same time every night? Here's what it can mean

Do you wake up in the middle of the night? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) may have an explanation and a solution for you.<p>Forever Conscious …

This Color-Changing Cocktail Is Pure Magic

Wow your friends with this fun party trick! Cabbage juice is a natural pH indicator and will change colors as you add ingredients that are either more basic or acidic — so this pretty cocktail changes from blue to pink in front of your eyes. Now, if you're worrying about the flavor, don't. We've …

Cocktails

Safari without the big bucks

African safaris can cost upwards of US$1000 per person per day – but don't scratch them off your travel wish list yet. There are ways to see the big five and more on a budget, if you know where to look.<p>This extract from our new title, <i>The Best Things in Life are Free,</i> reveals destinations where the …

How to visit all mainland US National Parks in one optimised road trip

The creator of the most efficient US road trip ever has turned his sights on creating the optimum route for visiting all the US National Parks by car.<p>Click here for an interactive version<p>Randy Olson, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, created the map to celebrate the 100 …