Natalie Larbi

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Here's a simple trick to use at the end of the workday so you can actually relax when you get home

Unfortunately, you can't turn off the part of your brain that's still preoccupied with work issues.<p>Yet a new study suggests that there's a simple strategy for mentally distancing yourself from your job. The trick? Write down exactly how you plan to complete any uncompleted tasks the following …

Time Management

David Cameron on verge of hardest negotiation with push for EU change

Prime minister will meet 27 heads of member countries who all reject UK government plans to curb in-work benefits<p>David Cameron will enter the biggest negotiation of his prime ministership in Brussels with his campaign to rewrite the terms of Britain’s membership of the EU.<p>Over dinner at an EU …

Donald Tusk

Dye in the Color of God (Pun Intended)

The Persian movie <i>The Color of Paradise</i>--known in Persian as <i>Rang-e Khodā</i>--is one of my favorite films of all time. The plot centers on a poor blind Persian boy name Muhammad who is neglected by his widowed father. Unable to properly take care of Muhammad, his father takes him to Aziz, Muhammad's …

Spirituality

What Coffee Does to Your Body

It doesn’t come as a surprise that 64 percent of U.S. adults report drinking at least one cup of java per day, with 11 percent downing a whopping …

How To Communicate to Achieve Your Goals

Once every few weeks I receive an email from the CEO of a new tech company who is "asking for advice" about user acquisition or another business-related aspect of the company. As the conversation drags on, it becomes increasingly evident that this person didn't contact me for advice -- they …

Communicate

8 successful execs share their best organization tips

Here, 8 successful people, from entrepreneurs to expert networkers, share their best organization tips.

Productivity

13 tricks to lead a simpler, happier life

Since then, the thread has ballooned to nearly 700 answers, with users from all over the world weighing in on how to eliminate physical and mental clutter, increase productivity, and ultimately be a happier person.<p>We picked out 13 recent responses that offer creative strategies for streamlining. …

Time Management

15 habits that can make you happier

But advice on exactly how to boost your happiness is often not backed by science, even though there's a whole field devoted to studying it.<p>While everyone has different things that make them happy — a taco stuffed with cilantro is joyful for some and miserable for others — research on well-being has …

Happiness

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Self-improvement