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If You're Sick of Your Own Procrastinating BS, You Need to Read This

Is procrastination the name of your game? I feel you. I'm not sure what it about us humans, but when there's an unpleasant or tedious task at hand, I …

Success

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How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

Mindfulness

5 Inspiring TED Talks That Will Free You to Be Happy and Successful

What’s the secret to happiness and achievement? Sometimes it’s not so much what you do as what you stop doing. That’s the lesson behind some of the …

A Workout to Help Tone Your Arms and Back For Strapless Wedding Gowns

If a strapless gown is in your future, or you're just trying to build some strength, we've got some at-home moves that'll mix up your regular routine and target all the muscles in your gorgeous arms. This five-move, five-minute routine strengthens, sculpts, and tones — and it even gets your heart …

How to have perfect hygiene — according to science

But we're here to shake things up.<p>Heeding advice from medical associations and professionals, we compiled the optimal ways to keep yourself clean, healthy — and looking sharp.

Dry Skin

An Upper-Body Yoga Flow That Will Take Your Practice to the Next Level

When you practice yoga regularly, you hit a point when you want to get to the next level, whether it be mastering an arm balance or perfecting your …

Yoga

Researchers Grow Brain Cells on a Chip

Nanowire scaffold could act as a brain prosthetic where neurons grow and form connections Photo: Stuart Hay/ANUEvery human thought starts with a …

Australian National University

Scientists Now Believe Neurons Are Unique. Can This Help Explain Autism?

Scientists have been working hard for years to solve the puzzle of how a person develops a condition like schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorder, …

Neuroscience

How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools

All of the drives we are using to store our precious photos and videos are not 100% reliable. Everybody should know that by now (and back everything …

Linux

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success | Inc.com

Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to continuously seek mastery and reinvent …

Motivation

7 Yoga Poses to Help You Poop

Our favorite: ‘Wind-removing’ pose.<p>Shutterstock<p>Can’t quite remember the last time going #2 felt like, well, second nature? While it may be tempting to reach for some OTC relief, consider hitting the yoga mat instead.<p>Can yoga poses really help?<p>“Movement in general is important for stimulating the …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Self-improvement

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

How to achieve your goals faster

We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another.<p>Setting goals is an essential technique to  accomplishing what we truly want in our lives, and more importantly —living a more fulfilling life. And the importance of goal setting is only increasing as our ability to focus …

'Smart' drugs are getting a lot smarter

In a meta-analysis recently published in European Neuropsychopharmacology, researchers from the University of Oxford and Harvard Medical School concluded that a drug called modafinil, which is typically used to treat sleep disorders, is a cognitive enhancer. Essentially, it can help normal people …

Medicine

9 Jim Rohn Quotes That Will Inspire You To Work Harder on Yourself

<b></b>I love Jim Rohn! I can’t seriously tell you how many times I listen to his audiotapes. After meeting with his mentor at the age of 25, Jim Rohn …

Motivation

A guide to the free fitness app sports scientists just called the best

There's only one app on the list that I'm still using, and it's a free fitness app called Sworkit Lite (there's a paid version too).<p>It may seem like picking one fitness app to recommend out of the more than 100,000 health-related apps is an arbitrary decision, but it turns out my personal …

Exercise

9 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

• Snap will save $25 million this year after cutting 7% of its staff in two separate rounds of layoffs (SNAP)<br>• Autopsy diagram shows the spots in Stephon …

New York City

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

Harvard Business School

10 of the world’s best natural wonders … that you’ve probably never heard of

From Europe’s deepest river canyon and caves that glow to a rainbow river and hills that look like chocolate, our picks prove that nature always does it better<p>Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US<p>Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves …

Nature

BBC Radio 4 - The Invisible College, Series 1 - Eight tips on writing from The Invisible College

7 Workouts To Try When You're Feeling Too Lazy To Move

Sometimes all we want is to stay in bed or on the couch when we know we <i>should</i> get up for a workout. When the urge to veg hits, the powerfully lazy mood seems as though it could take over your entire day.<p>However, this lethargy doesn't have to cancel out your ability to partake in and reap the real …

Exercise

9 Travel Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow

As summer approaches, many of us have just one thing on the mind: a beach, a book, and a few days away from the 9-to-5 grind. Get inspired for upcoming getaways with a little help from these travel Instagram accounts:

Latin America

A 5-Move Workout to Fire Up Your Muscles and Boost Your Metabolism

Exercise 1 Barbell Lunge Press<p>Hold a barbell with your hands shoulder-width distance apart and your feet under your hips <b>(A)</b>. Take a big step forward with your right foot, landing on the heel. Slowly lower your hips into a lunge, allowing both knees to bend. Simultaneously, press the bar over your …

10 of the Most Exotic Hotels in the World

<b>By Alyssa Bird for Architectural Digest.</b><p>These recently opened hotels and resorts offer a sense of privacy, captivating design, and unforgettable views.<p><b>MAALIFUSHI BY COMO, THE MALDIVES</b><p>The idyllic white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons of the Maldives are among the world's most alluring, and …

National Parks