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How To Cut Your Email Time In Half

Constantly checking your email is an addiction that’s destroying your productivity. Here’s how to break the habit.<p>We have a love/hate relationship with email. Forty percent of employees wish they had less email, according to a poll by Adobe. Yet a study from email-marketing platform provider …

Time Management

9 things you can do today to get up earlier tomorrow

Rising early, as you may have heard, can set you up for success.<p>You have time to work with fewer distractions from family and coworkers and to exercise before appointments get in the way. Still, many people struggle to find effective tricks for getting out of bed in the morning.<p>The good news is …

Coffeemakers

Meditation, Mindfulness and Sleep Can Radically Impact Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial drive that inspires us to work tirelessly in service of our vision is one of the integral components of building a great company from scratch. No game-changing organization has ever been created without diligent …

Mindfulness

A Crucial Time Management Mistake You May Not Know You're Making

<i>By: Stacy Kim</i><p>Image Source: ThinkStock<p>There's a time management mistake that many make. It's a costly one because it can perpetuate the feeling of being overwhelmed--the sense that you will never be done with all you have to do--and can prevent you from finding peace and feeling satisfied with …

Time Management

6 Ways Successful People Tackle Stress | Inc.com

If there's a mental skill to develop over the course of a lifetime, it's knowing how to deal with stress. Many of us aren't naturally very good at it, so we tend to buckle under stress, instead of managing it. And since stress is a fairly certain part of life, it's helpful to be able to cope with …

Mindfulness

Bad Texting Manners May Be Giving You Anxiety

I once had a friend who didn’t text me back for three months. And this isn’t a “ghost” story, aka one where she disappeared forever, without any explanation. She’s actually still my friend. Over the course of those three months, I invited her to join me for several outings — with no reply. At …

Relationships

How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the '2-Minute Rule'

I've been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time.<p>I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life.<p>The best part? It's a simple strategy that couldn't be …

Procrastination
UC Berkeley

7 Reasons You Need To Make 2016 Your Selfish Year

<b>When you observe today’s world, you might come to the conclusion that people seem self-absorbed, entitled, and selfish.</b> In the age of selfies, …

A former Googler reveals a 6-second exercise that anyone can use before a stressful situation

Before every meeting, Karen May, Google's vice president of people development, recharges by taking one "<b>mindful breath</b>."<p>Tan is somewhat of a mindfulness guru himself. Before retiring from Google in October 2015, he taught a hugely popular mindfulness meditation course called "Search Inside …

Mindfulness

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

Pomodoro Technique

This Is How Much Rent You Can Afford to Pay

Many landlords require that your income is 40 times the monthly rent.<p>Are you looking for a new place? Not sure how much you should be spending on …

Personal Finance

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

Motivation

5 Productivity Tools To Work Smarter, Not Harder

en_US<p>article<p>Follow these 5 techniques to create more productivity and success at …

12 Things Enormously Successful People Refuse to Do

<i>“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.”<br>― Oprah Winfrey</i><p>I bet you’re already familiar with the colloquial saying: …

Middle-class

The Myth of ‘Easy’ Cooking

An entire industry has been built on the premise that creating gourmet meals at home is simple and effortless. But it isn’t true.<p>I write about food for a living. Because of this, I spend more time than the average American surrounded by cooking advice and recipes. I’m also a mother, which means …

Kitchen Gadgets

How an 'atlas' of living organs could save lives - Futurity

Scientists in the new field called "network physiology" want to create a human "atlas" to show how organ systems interact in both sick and healthy …

Breathe Clouds of Aerosolized Booze at this London Cocktail Pop-Up

Breathe responsibly. That's the tagline for culinary alchemist duo Bompas & Parr's new London cocktail pop-up Alcoholic Architecture. The temporary bar, which runs from now through early 2016, gives new meaning to London fog by inviting visitors to get buzzed in a room filled with thick clouds of …

Alcohol

The Best And Worst Booze To Drink If You Want To Lose Weight

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(Main photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Alcohol can either give you a beer belly or help you uncover your abs. After all, while one Archives of Internal Medicine study shows that people who put back one or two drinks a day are less likely to gain weight, research in The American …

Alcohol