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One Of The Most Important Strategies For Changing Your Habits

In an excerpt from her new book, best-selling author Gretchen Rubin explains how to schedule habit change into your daily routine.<p>The Strategy of Scheduling, of setting a specific, regular time for an activity to recur, is one of the most familiar and powerful strategies of habit formation. …

Networking for Introverts

The night before a conference where I was scheduled to speak, I found myself in a crowded bar just south of Greenwich Village. The organizers had arranged a VIP reception, and — having just moved to New York — I figured I should attend. Indeed, I had good conversations with four interesting people …

Meditation, mindfulness, conscious presence – are these really the answers to a better life?

So much is spoken of about the power of meditation, being in the now, and mindfulness or being mindful. These things are offered as solutions when we …

Tactics for Asking Good Follow-Up Questions

Whether you are looking to hire someone, decide whether to trust someone, or enter a business partnership, the better you are at judging people, the better off you will be. Unfortunately, most people are just plain bad at reading others. Several decades of research among psychologists has indicated …

Healthy Snacks to Keep Your Hunger at Bay

As a nutritionist counseling clients on healthy eating and weight loss, I am often asked about how to choose a healthy snack. Let's face it: Most of us don't just eat three meals a day without any snacks. Snacking can be a good practice if we make healthy choices. Snacking can be a great way to …

There Is A Way For Diabetics To Have Their Cake And Eat It, Too

American Diabetes Month is ongoing now through the end of November, folding into the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) primary objective to raise …

The Upside Of Negative Thoughts, Listing Successes, And Shutting Up: This Week’s Most Popular Leadership Stories

This week we talked about our feelings and why even the bad ones are good for us, stopped talking to up our negotiating game, and told companies what they should fix and why they need us.<p>Here are the stories you loved in Leadership, for the week of November 10.<p>1. What Happened When We Created Daily …

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

<i>Can you recreate bar food with celery? We gave it a try:</i><p>What does 3,500 calories look like, exactly? “To get 3,500 more calories, you could eat your regular diet and then also have three glasses of wine (370 calories), two chicken wings (110 calories), some onion rings (340 calories), a portion of …

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Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Spiced Apple Tart Recipe

<b>Makes one 9" tart</b><p>Ingredients<p>½ cup apple juice<br>• ½ cup rice vinegar<br>• ½ cup dark brown sugar<br>• 1 tsp. garam masala<br>• Finely grated zest of 1 lemon<br>• 1 piece …

4 Secrets of People Who Always Get the Job Offer

Smart moves you can steal from candidates who nail it every time.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Secret #1: They Don't Rely on Job Boards<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Secret #2: …

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