Natalie L. Hurd

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14 Things Productive People Do In The First 15 Minutes Of The Workday

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: <i>An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in …

11 Questions To Ask Yourself When You Don’t Know What Comes Next

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1E970Ot<p>There is quite possibly nothing worse in life than feeling directionless. It trumps failures, …

15 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done

So you’re feeling uninspired. You went to Instagram to look for style inspo, then Pinterest to plan your future dream home and now you’re here. We’re flattered, but we really do want you to start working on that project. If your to-do list is looking impossible or you’ve been postponing a …

Time Management

7 Things to Start Being More Productive, Today

Working smarter, not harder, is the key to better results<p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to …

Time management 101

<b>A Tutorial for Increasing Productivity</b><p><b>The System</b><p>Choose a system to manage your calendar, tasks, and lists that works well for you.<p>Use a To Do list …

How To Feel Happy Instead of Going Through The Motions

By Marisa DeMarco,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1CreyOE<p>Are there individuals that authentically appear and feel happy as their normal mode of …

Total body TRX circuit

Hi! What are you up to this morning? Hope you’re enjoying the day so far!<p>Thank you so much for your eclectic music suggestions to diversify my spin …

7 Things NOT to Say to a Depressed Christian

Handling a Depressed ChristianAs many of you know, I’ve been depressed for almost five years now. I had a major break in March of 2010. It came out …

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6 Exercises Your Body Wishes You'd Do Every Day

<i>Photo by Eric Audras/Getty Images</i><p>Your body craves movement. It wants to get strong and get moving every single day. Those aches and pains? It's your body's way of begging you to give it the attention it needs and deserves. And it doesn't have to be a lot. Simply doing these 6 simple exercises at …

Workouts

10 Powerful Ideas that Will Change the Way You Work

<i>“Draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, play the music you want to hear, write the books you want to read, build the</i> …

Time Management

Why Stress Makes You Want It More But Enjoy It Less

Life is lived in loops. Here’s one you may know: we experience stress; to relieve the stress we do something pleasurable; when that pleasure exhausts itself, we experience more stress. Sound familiar? Psychologists tell us that when we run in this loop long enough, we may encounter something called …

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6 Ways to Improve Your Time Management

Close<p>InfoBarrel > Lifestyle > Productivity<p>InfoBarrel<p>Do you struggle to fit everything into the day? Improve your time management with these 6 easy …

What Are My Alternatives To Affordable Care Act Health Insurance?

<i>This weekly Q&A addresses questions from real patients about healthcare costs. Have a question you’d like to see answered? Submit it to AskChristina@nerdwallet.com.</i><p><b>Question:</b><p>I am diabetic and can’t go without health insurance for my supplies and insulin. But I make too much to qualify for Medicaid …

The Plank Workout That Will Tone Your Abs, Sculpt Your Tush, and Strengthen Your Arms

Still doing bunches of crunches? Seriously?<p>We don't like to play favorites, but...for planks, we'll make an exception. "They are, without a doubt, the best core exercise there is," says trainer David Kirsch, who works with Kate Upton and Liv Tyler. The harder-than-they-look poses in this workout …

Workouts

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

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5 Surprising Factors That Make Up Your Personality

<i>Hannah Holmes explores the blend of nature and nurture that makes each of us extraordinary -- and, paradoxically, utterly and entirely ordinary.</i><p>By Hannah Holmes<p>Some people eat all their blue M&M's first. Some seek wisdom in tea leaves. Some are the sort to never leave a dish in the sink, while …

Sybil and the Debate Over Multiple Personality Disorder

(YouTube link)<p>If you read <i>The Three Faces of Eve</i> or <i>Sybil</i>, you are familiar with Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD). Both books were based on real …

Texas Plans to Execute a Schizophrenic Man Who Tried to Subpoena Jesus

In 1992, Scott Panetti shaved his head, dressed himself in camo and fatally shot his in-laws in front of his wife and daughter. Afterward, he put on …

The Very Best Arm Workout For Beginners

If your gym routine is new to you, it's natural to feel hesitant about heading to the weight room. From weight loss to toning up, there are many reasons why weight training deserves to be a part of your life, but it can be a little nerve-racking if you're not sure where to start. Luckily, POPSUGAR …

18 Tricks To Dramatically Increase Your Productivity

In his book "Extreme Productivity," Harvard lecturer Dr. Robert Pozen outlines the keys to achieving more, and better, results.<p>Read on to see 18 of Pozen's best tips, so you can learn how to do exactly that.<p><i>Thanks to Dr. Pozen for permission to feature his work.</i><p><i>Carolyn Cutrone contributed to this</i> …

Adoption Day turns emotional ties into legal bonds

This wasn't the first Thanksgiving that 13-year-old Dayana spent with Santos Magana's big, extended family. But this was the first time that she had something very specific to be thankful for.<p>Dayana is now, officially and forever, part of that family. Magana adopted her a week ago, turning a …

How Fit Are You? Test Yourself with These 6 Exercises

Evaluate your strength, flexibility, and full-body fitness with our ultimate benchmark workout.<p>Where is your body the strongest? The weakest? If you’re guessing right now, don’t go another week without doing these six exercises, which will give you objective answers to those two very important …

Workouts

Learn to regulate your emotions to win like an Olympian

You are "unfortunately blessed" was the way my sport psychologist put it when talking about the intensity of my emotions. It took me years to appreciate what he meant. But I came to realize that although my emotions could at times be difficult to manage, they were also an incredible source of power …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Living Rooms

The 10-Minute, Fat-Burning Jump Rope Workout

Jumping rope can burn as many calories as running (and build some killer muscles), but perhaps the biggest benefit of double dutch is improving …

How I Learned to Stop Hating Running

I'd struggled to become a runner for years…until I registered for a triathlon and had the most fun I never thought I'd have.<p>Running is my kryptonite. I lead an active lifestyle and love to hike, swim, climb, the works, but my friends have long known that if they so much as suggest going for a run, …

Marathons