Misty Thompson Browning

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7 Simple Truths to Hijack Your Bad Habits and Shake You Awake

<i>This is your invitation to wake up. This is the tap on your shoulder, the unexpected epiphany, the whisper in your ear, the serendipitous encounter, and the sign on the side of the road that you have been looking for. Below are seven ideas to hijack any habits which may be keeping you stuck. Join</i> …

Self-help

6 Things You Should Always Include on Your Resume

Capturing someone’s attention and making a great first impression in just six seconds is no easy feat. Now, imagine trying to do this without ever …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

Everyone has something they’d like to change. The desire for self-improvement and progression is innate. It is in our DNA.<p>Unfortunately, when it …

Will Power

What To Say To Yourself To Be Happier And More Successful

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Nine Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Swear Words

Four-letter words have been around since the days of our forebears—and their forebears, too. In <i>Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing</i>, a book out …

8 Airline Perks You've Never Heard Of

Free bagels!!!<p>If you thought flying was horrible, think again... and then start flying with the right airlines.<p>We're all familiar with perks like JetBlue's free snacks and Virgin's ultra-zen mood lighting. But a whole bunch of other airline perks don't get nearly enough attention, and they can</i> …

Southwest Airlines

All the unhealthy things looking at a smartphone before bed does to your brain and body

It may be hard to stop, but looking at your phone at night is a terrible idea.<p>Smartphone screens emit bright blue light so you can see them even at the sunniest times of day.<p>But at night, your brain gets confused by that light, as it mimics the brightness of the sun. This causes the brain to stop …

Sleep

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

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5 Ways to Cure Chronic Procrastination

Here's how to start redirecting your energy from mood-fixing, goal-derailing activities and get yourself back on track.<p>New research from Stockholm University has confirmed that procrastination isn’t just a time-management issue. In this study, researchers found that emotional reasons are often a …

19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …

How to Increase Willpower: 10 Secrets From Research

Some insights about willpower from research, with links to the studies:<p>Practicing a little willpower every day increases self-control over time.<p>For …

6 Curious Hacks to Accomplish More By Doing Less

Yesterday I've crossed two borders, closed three ongoing projects with my clients, sealed the deal with a new prospect and was home by dinner to share a cooked together meal with my significant other.<p>I work around 25 hours per week, get a healthy eight-hour sleep, take unscheduled day offs and …

4 Ways to Get Energized Without Caffeine

Photo: Pond5<p><i>By Amanda Woerner for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>It's the middle of the workday and you've officially entered zombie mode. You're staring aimlessly at your computer scream, as your eyelids hang heavy and your brain feels sluggish. And all you can think is: Must. Get. Coffee.<p>Hold up, though. While …

University of California

27 Dating And Relationship Tweets Guaranteed To Make You Laugh

"Relationships are mostly you apologising for saying something hilarious."

5 Ways You're Making Yourself Dumber

Intelligence isn't fixed. That can work against you if you frequently do these things.<p>Intelligence, a giant pile of science shows, isn't fixed. There are a whole host of things both large and small you can do to make yourself smarter.<p>That's the good news. What's the bad?<p>If your IQ score isn't the …

30 Ways to Increase Your Take-Home Income

<i>By Caroline Banton, Contributor</i><p>A sudden promotion or raise might seem unlikely, but there are many ways to boost your paycheck that you might not have considered. Read on to discover 30 ways to increase your take-home income -- some of these might even improve your quality of life at the same …

Personal Finance

How to Be More Productive with Your Time

Life is hardly fair. We’re all dealt different hands, and everything from the country you’re born in to the school district you’re assigned can …

Time Management

10 Things to Know About Money Before You're 50

#10 includes free crullers—really<p>We’ve got bad news and good news. Which do you want first?<p>OK, the bad news: Remember Gen X? That’s you. Gen Xers are …

12 Signs You've Done Well in Life

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p><b>1. You feel proud of yourself.</b><p>Regardless of where you are in life, you feel proud of yourself for having achieved what you have and having done what you've done -- whether it's good or bad. Because life is not about going from one point to the …

Happiness

6 Things The Most Organized People Do Every Day

Most of us feel that way. But not all of us. The most organized people don't.<p>As NYT bestselling author and neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explains, the VIP's he's met don't seem scattered and frantic.<p>They're calm, cool and "in the moment", not juggling nine things and worried about being done by …

Time Management

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

The Amount of Water You Actually Need Per Day

Eight, 8 oz. glasses of water a day: it’s a rule that’s been burned into our brains for years as the ideal amount of fluid to drink each day. Yet no …

Bad Habits That Give You Belly Fat

We develop habits because they save us time and energy (you don’t have to think about whether to make coffee in the morning, you just do it), and …

Nutrition

The most popular TV show set in every state

We decided to make our own list of the most popular TV show from every state.<p>We left out reality shows unless we couldn't find a popular-enough series. Selections were based on each show's longevity, critical acclaim, awards, and lasting cultural impact.<p>Did we get your state right? Let us know in …

TV

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

Body Language

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

The biggest myths about marijuana—debunked by an addiction expert

The march of marijuana legalization continues, and so do the questions about its effect on the health of smokers. Kevin Hill, an addiction psychiatrist at McLean Hospital in Harvard Medical School and author of <i>Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth about the World’s Most Popular Weed</i>, recently took to …