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The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

13 Secrets to Being Super Successful | Inc.com

Super successful people understand that there are traits, behaviors, and actions they must take in order to succeed.<p>Their thinking is, "I will do what it takes to get to where I want to go" They know success doesn't come to them. They have to go out and get it for themselves.<p>Here are 13 ways super …

40 Useful Self-Management Hacks to Master Your Time | Inc.com

As we near the end of the year, this is typically the time people start thinking about what goals to set, how to be more productive (heck, even at 4 a.m.), and what needs to happen for better work-life balance.<p>Well, nothing you do in 2017 can lead you to the Promised Land faster than having a …

Time Management

5 Essential Pots & Pans for the Aspiring Home Chef | shopswell

Complete cooking sets are kind of a waste of your money - you'll end up with pots or pans you never use that just clutter your kitchen. Most chefs …

Kitchens

Can We Think Critically Anymore?

In a May 2015 <i>New Yorker</i> article, satirist Andy Borowitz warned of a “powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of …

8 Curious Recipes From the Depression Era

According to historians, modern society can learn a lot from the myriad ways people put food on the table during the Great Depression. While some …

How to Raise a Genius: Lessons from a 45-Year Study of Supersmart Children

On a summer day in 1968, professor Julian Stanley met a brilliant but bored 12-year-old named Joseph Bates. The Baltimore student was so far ahead of …

6 Reasons You're Tired All the Time (That Have Nothing to Do With Sleep)

The only thing more frustrating than feeling exhausted all the time is feeling exhausted all the time and not knowing <i>why</i>. On paper, you're doing …

A Harvard psychologist reveals the biggest reason people don’t achieve their goals

Shooting for the moon is a worthwhile goal if you're NASA.<p>But as Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy explains in a recent Big Think video, the average …

Self-improvement

11 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Super Families: Secrets of Raising Successful Children

Nine families raised children who all went on to extraordinary success. Here’s what they have in common<p>Every night for 20 years, Gino Rodriguez knelt …

The cure for type 2 diabetes is known, but few are aware

I recently posted to Facebook about a cure for diabetes and suggested someone try it. Just six days later, I received the following message from a …

Diabetes

5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a More Positive Person | Inc.com

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

Happiness

Freedom from your mortgage? You'll pay for that

Expect a goodbye kiss from your lender when you finally pay off your mortgage.<p>An example of inappropriate contact? You bet. A goodbye kiss is the euphemism in the mortgage biz for the fees that clients are typically charged when they finish paying their mortgages and reach a zero balance.<p>Paying …

8 Cancer-Causing Foods You Should NEVER Eat!

Shares 120<p>We all know of one or two people who, despite doing all the right things and being incredibly healthy, still wound up with …

Science Says Burning Sage Can Clean The Air And Improve Your Health

Whether the season is summer, spring, fall or winter, it is a good idea to clean the air in your home regularly to get rid of germs and all the other …

Six Things Productive People Do Every Morning

You're reading Six Things Productive People Do Every Morning, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

7 Quotes to Stop You from Worrying About Things You Can’t Control

<i>Letting go of control… and being OK with it.</i>That is one of the greatest struggles many of us deal with on a daily basis, myself included.Because …

Five Tips For Losing Fat on A Paleo Diet

You’ve probably heard that the Paleo diet is a powerful tool that can allow you to change your body. But, like everything in nutrition nowadays, …

The 13 best foods for weight loss

Whether you’re trying to lose a significant amount of weight or the last 10 pounds, dropping fat is incredibly difficult.<p>Low-calorie diets can be …

Nutrition

7 Inexpensive Tricks That Made My Home Look Amazing

With four kids, my decorating budget was spread (very) thin.<p>I wanted my home — which has four kids living inside it — to look and feel cozy and …

Home Improvement

The top nine tips for beginner gardeners

It all started with the herbs. One late spring day, not many years ago, I cycled down to Columbia Road market, picked up rosemary, thyme and basil plants and installed them proudly in the dank, dark little concrete yard outside the back door. While they were all drowned to death or ravaged by slugs …

Narcissists and Psychopaths Love to Stay Friends with Their Exes

A new study found that many people who befriend their former lovers are narcissists and psychopaths. We spoke with an expert to understand why your troubled ex-boyfriend has been sliding into your DMs.<p>For anyone who has ever wondered what kind of psychopath stays friends with their ex, a new study …

9 Powerful Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Single Day | Inc.com

If you're not achieving the success you hope for, whether personally or professionally, take a step back. The problem may not be a lack of education or opportunity or connections or even luck.<p>The problem could be what you believe--and as a result, what you do.<p>What do the most successful people …

Self-improvement

How to get rid of 9 secret allergens lurking in your home

Can't get rid of those terrible allergies? As it turns out, the pesky culprit triggering the stuffy nose and all of that sneezing might just be hiding in your home.<p>Robin Wilson, TODAY lifestyle expert, stopped by Studio 1A to uncover a few surprising allergy hot spots and offer tips on how to keep …

What to do if you unexpectedly find yourself in charge of the family finances

When Shakespeare wrote “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them,” he wasn’t referring to financial …

Personal Finance

33 Household Products You Can Replace With a Single Jar of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is quite possibly one of the most versatile ingredients to keep in the kitchen. Perfect for frying, baking and sweets cooking, it’s hard …

Ginger Juice – The Amazing Drink That Melts Fat Off Your Waist And Boosts Your Immunity

The amazing health benefits of ginger have long been known and used. For one thing, ginger root is abundant in health-beneficial nutrients that …