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The one question we should all ask ourselves at the end of the day

Josh Davis, Ph.D. is the author of the international bestseller, Two Awesome Hours: Science-Based Strategies to Harness Your Best Time and Get Your …

Time Management

Never Be Awkward Again: 6 Ways To Be Confident In Your Conversation With Anyone

You just met her. Maybe it was at a party, a networking event or even on the street.<p>Your heart is racing and your mouth is, too, but just as quickly …

Public Speaking

‘Most of us are too busy to be better’: the lazy person's guide to self-improvement

If you can really improve yourself in just 10 minutes a day, as the self-help gurus claim, Tim Dowling is all for it<p>• Yoga for lazy people<p>I am lying on a mat, looking up at the bright blue of the skylight above me. I exhale purposefully, then let my lungs reinflate of their own accord. I am trying …

Yoga

What Happens To Your Body When You Stay Up Late? After A Month, Watch Out For These Changes

Maybe you've been focused on your side hustle, or your new puppy has an adorable snoring habit, or you've just discovered all 9 seasons of <i>Ru Paul's</i> …

Sleep

This Is How You Give Honest Feedback to Anyone, Anytime—Without Hurting Feelings

If you’ve been in the workforce for any length of time, you’ve probably been on the receiving end of a disastrous feedback experience.<p>For me, it was …

Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Employment

Slow Tempo vs. Fast Tempo Training

Both slow tempo and fast tempo training have their own unique benefits. Which one is better or should you do both?<p>M<p>ost people's training style falls …

Distinction Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices

There I was, looking at an enormous wall of television screens. Each one flashed the exact same scene  —  a beautiful flower slowly blooming to …

Happiness

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

Profit

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Downton Abbey

How a Bullet Journal Can Help You Reach Your Goals

There are a billion ways to track your food and workouts on your phone, but don't throw away your notebooks just yet<p>If pictures of bullet journals …

Productivity

All the Ways a Worry Journal Could Make Your Life Better

From reducing stress and anxiety to getting a better night's sleep, pen to paper can be a genius solution.<p>Despite the influx of new technologies, the …

Sleep

Journaling May Help You Fall Asleep Faster

New research suggests that "offloading" your worries with pen and paper can help you doze off faster.<p>We've all had *those* nights. You hop in bed …

Sleep

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Top 10

Email is broken. Here's how to realise your inbox zero dream

The first email was sent in 1971. Seven years later, the first spam email – an advert for a computer sale – hit inboxes. But those were simpler times.<p>…

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give you less …

Self-help

11 Surprising Things You Should Never Do Just After You Wake Up

Even though most of us dread that morning alarm clock and struggle to get going in the a.m, it's important to cultivate good morning habits, as they …

Empowered Kids Have Parents Who Use These 3 Strategies

The principles are simple enough, but you can't quit, and you have to tell your reptilian brain to shut up.<p>By far the biggest irony of being a parent is that, while it's human nature to want to feel needed, if we're doing our job as a mother or father, we have to empower our kids, at least on a …

Parenting

This Is The Easy Way To Save Money: 6 Powerful Secrets From Research

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Personal Finance

Everyone at Davos is talking about 'Larry's letter'

DAVOS, Switzerland — Everyone is talking about "Larry's letter."<p>The Larry they're referring to is Larry Fink, the founder of the $6.3 trillion asset manager BlackRock who last week sent a letter to CEOs of public companies stressing the need for a clear long-term strategy and an understanding of …

CEOs

Of course our sex lives are a mess: we’ve forgotten how to do it

What happens between the sheets is far more important than Zumba. So why do we spend so little time getting it right?<p>The annual January “wellness” jamboree means that as a book reviewer my desk disappears beneath a tower of advice on every area of health, from ayurvedic eating to mindful cleaning. …

Me Too movement

7 Surprisingly Simple Steps to Extreme Productivity From the Guy Who Wrote the Book On It | Inc.com

There's a single harsh reality to be reckoned with when it comes to the number of hours in a day, but countless strategies, tips and acronyms abound for getting the most out of each one. The man who literally wrote the book on "extreme productivity" recently distilled his approach down to about …

Time Management

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Vitamin T

Are trees chemical factories that could save our lives? Nathalie Atkinson reports on a collection of new books that argue for the benefits and beauty of forest bathing<p>In Canada, swapping screen time for time under the tree canopy is as easily said as done. About 40 per cent of Canada's land acreage …

This low-stress, high-payoff approach to goal setting is brilliant

<i>“When many of us think of creating goals, we tend to see those goals as a bull’s-eye or a to-do list—something to accomplish within a certain</i> …

The eight-day guide to a better digital life

Your apps, search engines and social networks know hidden things about you that even your closest friends might not. To find out just how much, Sophia Smith Galer tries a programme called the Data Detox.<p>I was dubious at first when I read about the Data Detox. It sounds like a guide to logging off, …

Social Media

Is social media bad for you? The evidence and the unknowns

What the science suggests so far about the impact of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on your mental well-being.<p>Three billion people, around 40% of the world’s population, use online social media – and we’re spending an average of two hours every day sharing, liking, tweeting and …

Social Media

This Is How To Quit Bad Habits Without Willpower: 3 Secrets From Neuroscience

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Self-help

Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

Getting healthy IS possible, as long as you're smart about how you do it.<p>When you decide to get healthy, it's easy to look at your new and improved …

Stanford University

The Biggest Technology Failures of 2017 - MIT Technology Review

<i>MIT Technology Review</i> spends most of the year identifying and writing about the most important emerging technologies. One day each year we highlight …

FDA