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Time Management

Happy Marriage Habits to Start *Before* You Tie the Knot

Think you'll figure out how to make your marriage work as you go along? That's one way to do it, sure. But, "starting healthy habits <i>before</i> marriage can mean the difference between a marriage that thrives and lasts and a marriage that crumbles and ends in divorce," says Janet Ong Zimmerman, …

Marriage

This Nap Desk Is a Workday Game Changer

You can skip that afternoon coffee and take a quick snooze instead.<p>If you've ever had a heavy, carb-loaded lunch during the middle of a workday, you know the struggle of staying awake afterwards is real. Seriously, nothing makes us pine for a quick cat nap more than answering emails after a plate …

10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness

Here's a list of 10 habits that could take your life into the stratosphere of greatness.<p><i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a …

Motivation

50 apps to improve your smartphone

From lifestyle aids to productivity tools, travel planners to social media, here are the apps that should have a place on your homescreen<p>A recent study by market research firm Nielsen claimed that the average person uses 27 apps a month, which sounds like very few considering that Apple and …

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management

3 Zesty Recipes to Excite Your Taste Buds & Boost Your Health

As a registered dietitian in the health and wellness industry, I know the importance of eating healthy and fresh ingredients. As a Latino and Peruvian, it is essential that food is made tasty and explodes with flavor in your mouth. Many people till this day think that eating a nutritious and …

3 Valuable Lessons From Mark Cuban's Cardinal Rule of Investing

Pay attention to Cuban's approach, and your ideas will get noticed.<p>Perennial entrepreneur and <i>Shark Tank</i> star Mark Cuban has bootstrapped his way to the top. In college, he masterminded all kinds of entrepreneurial schemes, including giving dance lessons and running a disco. He was a pioneer in …

The Guacamole Recipe To End All Guacs

It should be Guacamole Day every day.<p>It was only a few months ago (yet it seems so far away) when the New York Times nearly tipped the Earth's axis by suggesting we all put peas in our guacamole.<p>"Actually no," people said. "Not buying [it]," Obama said. "F*ck off with your pea guacamole, New York …

America's Craziest Food Challenges

<i>By the Blog Editors for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>If you look into the eyes of someone who's just eaten one of the world's hottest peppers, you will likely see excitement and confusion mingled with a hint of pain and regret. But what about someone who's about to finish the world's biggest bowl of …

The Best Cutting Boards & How to Care for Them

By Leslie Stephens<p>Today: Cutting boards are some of the most-used kitchen tools, so it's important to choose the best one for your cooking style. Here's everything you need to know about each material.<p>More: How to care for a wooden cutting board<p>In the realm of kitchen tools, cutting boards get the …

Woodworking

Here Is One Easy Trick to Succeed at Everything

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? We’ve all heard that quote, but seriously, if you knew you were going to conquer whatever you set your mind to — whether it’s a new habit, that killer to-do list or a trip you’ve been dying to go on — wouldn’t you do it? According to Business …

Productivity

6 Important Keys To Staying Motivated For Life

Staying motivated is a combination of internal and external factors that stimulate a desire to be continually interested and committed to attain a …

Top 5 Barbecue Tools for Grill Masters

Labor Day weekend is an excellent time for one last summer barbecue blowout. But if you aren't equipped with the right tools, you may as well turn the burners off and order take out. Luckily, our collection of must-have grilling products makes it easy to serve perfectly cooked ribs, brisket, …

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Mathematics

How Long Do All Your Favorite Foods Last After They're Opened?

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>After you've opened a jar of pasta sauce and put in the fridge, it's good basically forever, right? Sorry, Andre 3000, it's not good forever, or even forever ever. Because we're often confused about how long our favorite packaged food, …

Top 5 Ice Cream Parlors in America

There's no sweeter way to enjoy a summer afternoon than with a heaping cone of fresh-made ice cream. However, before you settle for freezer-burned sherbet from the local drugstore, consider one of GAYOT's favorite artisan ice cream parlors across the country. Serving up creative flavors like lemon …

4 body language moves that will change your life for the better

The answer to these problems may be as simple as changing body habits or adjusting your body language.<p>I like to call them body language boosts. It turns out that what the body does and how the brain responds are very closely connected.<p>As more and more studies prove, there are some easy ways to …

Wellness

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

Self-improvement

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …