Rick Sickelsmith

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | @RickSickelsmith | Keep up with Rick Sickelsmith on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Rick Sickelsmith”

Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

What is 'too much' caffeine? - CNN Video

What I Learned By Waking Up At 4:30 A.M. For 21 Days

The challenge was simple: waking up 21 consecutive workdays at 4:30 a.m., a challenge I gave the name of #21earlydays. I was already used to waking up early (6 a.m. almost every day), but this time I wanted to go further. I wanted to test myself and be more aware of my own limits. And at the same …

Here’s Why the Exercises You Hate Are the Best Ones For You

Read this, and you’ll never skip them again<p>Every week, you perform basic big-muscle moves like the squat, deadlift, row, and bench press. Those are your meat-and-potatoes exercises, and they’re important for revving your metabolism and building size and strength. But are you getting enough of your …

Why You Get Charley Horses—and How to Stop Them

Rid yourself of these painful muscle spasms<p>They wrench you awake in the middle of the night, or send you clutching for your calf during your morning run. Like your girlfriend’s bad moods, muscle spasms seem to flare up without warning. The bad news: “Despite all our advanced tests, we aren’t sure …

The Power of Sleep

Health<p>Search<p>CourtsThe Surprising Consequences of the Supreme Court Cases That Changed Sexual Harassment Law 20 Years Ago<p>George H.W. BushFormer …

4 Ways You're Making Eggs Wrong (and What to Do Instead)

Such a simple food; so many ways to mess it up. We learned a few rules for making delicious eggs from Michael Ruhlman, author of Egg: A Culinary …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …