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How to Go to Sleep When You're Stressed to the Max

Here's exactly what to do when you have anxiety-induced insomnia.<p>Americans were so stressed during the election cycle that the American Psychological …

Sleep

10 Inspiring TED Talks That Will Help You Overcome Your Fears

There are three natural responses to fear: fight, flight, or freeze. These talks will give you the confidence you need to fight onwards.<p>What are you afraid of?<p>This question is one that holds back many people from their ultimate potential.<p>Whether you are an entrepreneur who is fearful of taking the …

Productivity Experts Reveal Their Top Productivity Tactics

When you’re building a business there’s one resource that is truly paramount: time. Saving time is key. You can (and should) achieve it by letting things go and by doing things efficiently. So building a startup is inherently about productivity.<p>During my series about the <i>Future of Productivity</i>, I …

Two Powerful Secrets of Highly Motivated People

You only have one life and a certain amount of time to accomplish everything you want to do.<p><i>How do I stay motivated? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of</b> …

Success

Many Politicians Lie. But Trump Has Elevated the Art of Fabrication.

WASHINGTON — Whit Ayres, a Republican political consultant here, likes to tell his clients that there are “three keys to credibility.”<p>“One, never defend the indefensible,” he says. “Two, never deny the undeniable. And No. 3 is: Never lie.”<p>Would that politicians took his advice.<p>Fabrications have …

20 Foods That Turn Back Your Metabolic Clock

Think of these foods as Peter Pan’s dirty little secret.<p>We’ve discovered the Fountain of Youth—and it’s in your kitchen.<p>Although scientists haven’t …

Umbrella Breathing Is a Magical, Stress-Reducing Exercise You Just Might Need

You have 368 unread emails, your kid has a cold and you’re late for your dentist appointment. The last thing you have time to think about is the way …

Energized

19 Reasons Why You're Stuck and How to Get Unstuck

Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong.<p>Change is difficult for most people. Left to our own devices, most of us would rather carry on as we are. But if you're holding yourself back from your potential, or if you feel stuck where you are, life is …

Self-help

Emaze.me lets anyone create their own personal websites by importing their Facebook

If you don’t have the time to create your own website, and feel about.me is a bit too limited, you might want to check out Emaze, which allows you to create your own personalized homepage in seconds simply by importing data from your social media profiles.<p>Emaze was originally created as a platform …

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

Happiness

Why mastery beats creativity—every time

The idea that comes out of nowhere. The eureka moment. If we could figure out how to get there faster and automate up the process, humankind would be forever changed, right? This is something we can’t stop obsessing about as a society—but maybe we’re thinking too hard about it.<p>Two years ago, the <i>New</i> …

Creativity

Trump reissues Obamacare criticisms

Frustrated by the Senate’s failure last week to advance legislation to repeal Obamacare, President Donald Trump on Monday called for cutting key payments to health insurers and ending a subsidy for congressional staffers who purchase insurance through the Obamacare exchanges.<p>“If ObamaCare is …