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6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …

A decades-old time-management strategy can help you become more productive and less stressed at work

The world of work has changed a lot since the 1950s. But some things have stayed the same.<p>The "Eisenhower Matrix" is a tool developed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who served as president from 1953 to 1961 — and it's still a useful framework.<p>The tool was highlighted in the late Stephen Covey's …

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A Harvard psychiatrist says 3 things are the secret to real happiness

Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most complete studies of adult life ever conducted. Waldinger described some of the secrets to happiness revealed by the study in a recent TED talk.<p>The study followed two cohorts of white …

Here's How a Lack of Sleep Can Mess With Your Emotions

Even after just one late night.<p>The scientific evidence doesn't look great for regular night owls: experts say we need at least 7 hours a night to …

A 5-Minute Exercise That Will Boost Your Mood

Try these guaranteed mood boosters, created by game designer Jane McGonigal, PhD, author of the forthcoming book Superbetter.<p><i>On left: Positive emotions, On right: Negative emotions</i><p>Look over the emotional states above and on a separate piece of paper write down any you've felt in the past 24 hours. …

How Your Beliefs Can Sabotage Your Behavior (And What You Can Do About It)

There are many reasons why it can be hard to stick to good habits or develop new skills. But more often than not, the biggest challenge is sitting between your two ears.<p>Your mind is a powerful thing. The stories you tell yourself and the things you believe about yourself can either prevent change …

What is the right amount of exercise for optimal mental health?

<i>Mens sana in corpore sano</i>. A healthy mind in a healthy body. The old saying has been around since the second century AD but it continues to hold …

6 Creativity Habits For People Who Think They’re Not Creative

Everyone is creative. (No, really.) Here’s how to unleash your best ideas.<p>Think about the roles and responsibilities in your office. There are probably people you think of as “creative”—maybe those in product or graphic design, marketing, and even sales. Then there are those who don’t immediately …

The Top 10 Weight Loss Secrets

For many, weight loss seems like a difficult thing. Maybe you've tried things in the past...diets, workouts, pills, creams, ANYTHING to help get the …

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

Here's How To Actually Study For All Your Finals

It's OK, you can put off studying a little longer to read this.<p>But let's skip the introduction. You're here for tips. Here they are.

Three Women Share What It's Like to Have Borderline Personality Disorder

Unlike what the movies show, it's not all boiled rabbits and suicide attempts.<p><i>This article was originally posted on Broadly.</i><p>Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is one of the most misunderstood mental illnesses out there. Film and television portrayals of BPD — think <i>Fatal Attraction</i> or<i>Girl,</i> …

22 Smart and Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself

<i>“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”</i> <b><br>Wayne Dyer</b><i>“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.</i> …

If Your Guy Can't Give You an Orgasm, He Needs to Watch This Video

Like, immediately.<p>If you're tired of having conversations with guys you date about why you're not having an orgasm, save your breath and point them to this new Flip The Script video from Mic.<p>In the video, Liz Plank interviews men on the street to find out if they've spent money on books about how …

Binge Watching as a Young Adult Linked to Cognitive Impairment: Study

Sitting around watching TV and not doing any physical activity as a young adult may be linked to lower brain functioning even earlier than scientists …

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

The Self-Help Syndrome: Navigating the Overload

Are you one of the many people who is regularly alternating between the piles of self-help books on your nightstand and the ones that are downloaded on your e-reader? Do you thrive on attending inspirational lectures in an attempt to facilitate your need to learn and grow, but come out feeling …

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

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Science Tells Us How to Have the Happiest Relationship Ever

Whether you’re at the beginning of a romance or you’re well into your anniversary gift list, it’s always nice to get some tips on how to make each other even happier. Instead of depending on the latest gimmick or trend, we like going straight to the hard science behind love and the pursuit of …

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6 Healthy Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Toxic

Shares 0<p><i>Mark Manson says that couples do occasionally need to be willing to hurt each others feelings.</i><p>—–<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy …

The Sexiest Words To Say On A First Date

Shares 4K<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><i>Adam Gilad says that verbalizing your sexual intent early on in</i> …

This Kid's Game Will Build Intimacy AND Improve Your Sex Life​

Shares 2K<p><i>A long-distance relationship they thought was doomed turned into a game that keeps their marriage juicy nine years later.</i><p>—<p>Don’t like ads? …

8 ways to use emotional intelligence to increase your success

They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the "All in the Family" sitcom, Archie would shout, "Stifle! Stifle!" In other words, he was saying, "Forget about all that touchy-feely relationship stuff."<p>If you were taught that, it's got to be …

How To Get Motivated? 8 Ideas that Really Work

Let’s face it.You are starring at your blank screen. But words are not effortlessly flowing out of your mind onto your screen.You know that creating …

How to Stop Procrastinating and Actually Get Stuff Done

I can be a pretty bad procrastinator.In school, I put off writing essays until the day before they were due. At home, the dishes pile up and out of …