Michael Arington

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To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Yoga

20 Women Reveal the Best Questions They Were Ever Asked on a Date

Don't know what to say over dinner or drinks? Try these fail-proof conversation starters

Relationships

The Best Anti-Aging Workout You Can Do

Cardio and lifting both keep you young, but it was one type of workout that scientists found to be the best anti-ager of all.<p>Workouts make you …

Exercise

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

Fitness Trainer Says Do These 5 Things to Lose Enough Fat to Reveal Your Abs

If you lift your shirt in the morning, and say, "OK abs, I'm ready for you to come out," but they're taking their sweet time, personal trainer Dimitri Peskin from Evolve Training System has some advice. "The three things you'll need to lose enough fat to see your abs are A Method + Consistency + …

Fitness

6 Qualities of the Most Successful Visual Content

Is your brand's visual content falling short of expectations? Here are 6 tips sure to boost engagement, shares, and conversions.<p>Whether you're launching a new product or planning a conference presentation, the quality of your visual content could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>How …

Infographics

The Subject Line of Your Email: Use It Wisely and Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Your email's subject line can be your best friend or your worst enemy.<p>The subject of your email is perhaps the most important few words in the entire email. It is the first impression, it is your tagline, it is the reason the recipient will, or will not open it. The purpose of the subject line is …

Entrepreneurship

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Al Gore

Keep Your Belly Flat With These 10 Bloat-Fighting Foods

If you're gearing up to spend a day in a bikini or just want to have a flatter stomach, the foods you eat can have a big impact on your stomach. Some foods, such as carbonated beverages, cruciferous veggies, and artificial sweeteners, are known to make your belly bloat.<p>Luckily, there are some foods …

10 Reasons You're Always Tired (and what you can do about it)

Feeling tired on a regular basis is extremely common. In fact, about one-third of healthy teens, adults and older individuals report feeling sleepy …

Wellness

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

10 Smart Questions to Ask Your Partner at the Dinner Table

10 Smart, Introspective Questions to Ask Your Partner at the Dinner Table<p>June 9th, 2018<p>Image Credit: Kim Lucian<p>"How was your day?"<p>Every couple …

Why You’ll Want to Change Your Socks After Airport Security

There’s only one thing that Mack, an emergency-room doctor in a major US city, always makes sure he brings with him to the airport, in addition to …

This 95-Year Stanford Study Reveals 1 Secret to Living a Longer, More Fulfilling Life

This decades-long study shows that living an easy, stress-free life won't make you happier -- and definitely won't help you live longer.<p>What will make you happy? What will make you feel fulfilled? What will help you live a longer, healthier life?<p>Good questions.<p>Enter Lewis Terman with an …

Happiness

Here’s How To Avoid Looking Like A Potato In Photographs

Everyone wants to be photogenic, even us men. We yearn for the one photo that makes us look like we're 8 times more handsome than we really are. One …

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

This Is How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Appearance

It goes from mostly bad to much worse. We're talking premature aging, puffy eyes, and being grouchy. Go to bed now!<p>It takes one cruddy night of sleep for someone to remark on how terrible you look. Like, <i>Gee, thanks</i>, as if you didn’t already feel like a shell of yourself, now you get a reminder that …

Skin Care

Sculpt Your Abs in 6 Minutes With This Trainer's Killer Floor Workout

Ready to tone and strengthen your core in just minutes? Fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams shared a quick-but-killer floor workout on Instagram, featuring four ab moves that you can do anywhere. This would be a great one to fit into your morning routine at home or even on a vacation as …

Glute, Hip, and Thigh Exercises for Strength

Leg Extensions<p>The leg extension is a simple, classic exercise targeting the quadriceps muscles. This exercise is great for anyone who needs to …

How to instantly tell if someone is attracted to you, according to science

How can you tell if someone is attracted to you? Never mind advice columns in glossy magazines or picking off flower petals, just listen to the findings of this new psychological study on attraction and behavior.<p>The research, published this week in the journal Psychological Bulletin, has conducted …

3 Signs You're Not Really Ready to Retire

Don't ignore these warning signals, or you may come to regret it.<p>Many workers look forward to retirement and the more laid-back lifestyle it allows …

5 Good Reasons to Work Until You're 70

Personally, I find the fifth the most convincing.<p>A full 63% of Americans fear running out of money in retirement more than they do death. That's in …

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Northwestern University

Avengers Infinity War: Forget Tiger Shroff and Varun Dhawan, check out these 5 Avengers workout – watch video

Actors preparing for roles is nothing new. We have seen Christian Bale lose weight for machinist and then again muscles when he was playing Batman in …

Sleep Deprivation and Athletes

Most athletes would agree that getting enough sleep is important for optimal sports performance, but until recently this was just a theory without …

The 20 Best Glutes Exercises of All Time

We’re in the midst of a glutes renaissance. Thanks to Instagram, the increased focus on functional fitness, and/or Jennifer Lopez, men and women are …

The Best Camera Bags for Travelers

TravelArticle<p>Our photo engineer tested over 40 camera bags, so you don't have to.<p>Whether traveling to another continent or just around town, it never hurts to have a great bag to safely carry your camera gear. One that can handle the rigors of travel—or carry more than just your camera—is a plus.</i> …

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

Workouts

5 Scientifically-Based Presentation Hacks to Captivate Any Audience

Your audience gets bored easily. Create multisensory experiences to keep their attention<p>Molecular biologist John Medina once told me, "The brain does not pay attention to boring things." The statement profoundly shaped my approach to communication skills. My mission is to give readers the tools …