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Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

Quit Working 40 Hours a Week (and Do This Instead)

It's time to retire the concept of the set workweek, claims this founder.<p>What's the ideal number of hours a person should work each week?<p>Back in the machine age, when a great many workers spent their days on assembly lines, unions fought for a 40-hour week--and researchers backed them up. After …

Time Management

Extraordinary Results Are Disproportionately Created by Fewer Actions

Many people have too much thrown at them at once, and they are too busy juggling everything coming at them to take a minute and evaluate what’s …

How To Lose Weight If You Hate Working Out

Is it even possible?<p>Let’s say you absolutely abhor working out. (We know you’re out there, even if you don’t want to cough up to it.) How much are you screwing yourself over in the weight-loss department?<p>In truth, probably not that much. While burning calories through exercise can help swing the …

3 Vital Lessons That Can Take You From Broke to Billionaire – Daniel Gefen

Welcome once more to the “How to Be a Grownup Podcast Breakdown”! My name is Erik Andress and I am the host of this show. Today, I am humbled and …

What Causes Burnout and How to Overcome It

It’s common to feel tired after a long day at work or to need a holiday after a month-long sprint to finish a new feature. But sadly it’s also common …

Bad News: These "Healthy" Foods Are Actually Horrible for Your Heart

Eating healthy is never one size fits all. Our bodies are all so different—with various needs and quirks to attend to. So while a seemingly healthy …

Wellness

The Science of Snot

To celebrate joining PBS Digital Studios, Reactions teamed up with Gross Science to create a pair of videos explaining the science of snot. Reactions …

6 Things That Happened When I Tried Meditating Every Day For A Month

Goodbye monkey brain, hello inner calm.<p>I started meditating a little over a year ago—and by "start" I mean I had the most amazing guided meditation …

Meditation

The Last 100 Years of Self-Help

Douglas Fairbanks knows what ails you. Greedy? Slothful? Vengeful? Overweight? Grumpy? You must do one thing: laugh. Laugh and you’ll be happy, fit, …

Achieve Peak Potential With 4 Mental Practices

Can you begin to live your best life ever by applying a series of simple mental techniques in your day-to-day life?<p>Personally, I've been on an evolving journey when it comes to mindset strategies for success. In my twenties, I thought it was all hogwash and I just wanted to learn practical …

There’s a Downside to Keeping Your Work Separate From Your Personal Life

We often talk about work-life separation as the key to work-life balance: Keep your work email on your phone, don’t answer messages on the weekend, …

Psychology

Exercise Order - Should You Do Cardio Before Weights?

What should you do first, cardiovascular endurance exercise or weight lifting? Or does the exercise order even matter?<p>The answer really depends on …

Exercise

Finding Happiness Quotes Images

Finding happiness quotes with images are truly amazing things. Sometimes gaining a little perspective on your life is just one inspirational quote …

How to express your greatest strength as a 'weakness' in a job interview

Answering one of the most dreaded interview questions is actually easier than it seems — as long as you know what you're good at.<p>Understanding your strengths helps determine not only where you're going to best fit, but also where you can potentially get into trouble.<p>The problem is, most of us don't …

Employment

How to Manage Projects Using an Online Kanban Board

Once you understand the concept behind what a Kanban board is, take a moment to learn more about how they can help you plan and manage projects in a …

Project Management

Distractions, Inactivity, 5 Other Reasons you aren’t Achieving your Goals

<b>Not knowing what you want:</b> One of the main reasons why most #people can’t reach their goals is because they really don’t know what they want. One of …

The Very Best of Health & Fitness | 2016 July

Another month passed, so as usual, it is time to share with you the most useful posts I found online in July. Since, it is summer time we may be more …

Fitness

This Is How to Find Happiness: 6 Proven Secrets From Research

We all want to know how to find happiness. And the internet is chock full of advice on how to get there — but most of it is based on studies done on …

How A Motivational Speaker Gets Motivated (And You Can Too)

You know those days when you just can't get motivated?<p>I have those days too.<p>If you know me then you might be a little surprised to read that because one of my jobs is as a motivational speaker.<p>I help people like you find their inner muse and genuinely love life. It's the best job in the world but …

3 Tough Habits You Must Drop to Succeed

Author and Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your success or failure to create and scale a business will come down to the kind of habits you incorporate into your daily life.<p>Follow the habits of highly successful entrepreneurs, and there's a good chance you …

Entrepreneurship

14 super-busy startup founders share their single best productivity tip

Imagine if you could get twice as much work done by 5 p.m. every day.<p>For most people, improving productivity means more business growth, better health, less stress … and better odds of reaching those big, scary goals.<p>In this post, busy CEOs and founders of 14 fast-growing companies shared how they …

Time Management

6 Foods to Eat When You’re Trying to Score a Six Pack

And 3 that you’ll want to avoid<p>Even if you hit the gym daily, you have to pay attention to what you eat to get the definition you want.<p>The right foods power tough workouts, build muscle, and can help you torch any belly fat that might be stopping your six-pack from emerging, says board-certified …

Nutrition

10 Tips to Achieve Anything You Want in Life

I’m no stranger to feeling stuck in life.<p>I’ve trained with some of the best coaches on the planet during my 20-year sports career, and again when I …

Motivation

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

Entrepreneurship

A guide to sauces: classic BBQ and Chimichurri

In this Telegraph video series, Rich Harris, chef and author of ‘Fire and Smoke’, shares eight of his favourite barbecue dishes, with smoky and succulent flavours to see you right through the summer.<p>In this video above, Rich shows you how to make two delicious sauces to accompany your summer …

Basic Food Rules For A Long, Healthy Life

If you knew exactly what makes a basic ideal diet—and my intention is that you will in about five minutes' time—you would have great power to take …

Nutrition

Booze BAZAAR: How To Make a Manhattan

The easiest way to channel your inner Don Draper.<p>On the hunt for instant <i>Madmen</i> or Gatsby-level swag? This classic (or perfect) cocktail is the go-to of chic party-goers and after-work-drinks experts alike. Delicious as a before or after dinner drink (we prefer ours as a digestif), offering your …

6 Simple Time Management Strategies That Will Transform the Way You Work

In a business where time is literally money (as many freelancers and agencies bill by the hour), having tight control over how you manage your time …

Project Management