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9 Life-Changing Habits That Will Make You a Better Person

Life is truly a gift, but even when you know this deep down, sometimes it can really get the better of you. Just when you think you’ve got it all …

3 Weird Ways To Turn Procrastination Into Work-Horse Productivity

About a year ago I came up against my biggest obstacle in my career as a freelance copywriter.<p>I had just taken on a big name client and I was so …

Productivity

A Martha Stewart Weddings Cocktail Reception

It's always exciting when new employees join our team.<p>Recently, our <i>Martha Stewart Weddings</i> department gathered together at the beautiful New York City home of Darcy Miller-Nussbaum. We planned the small meeting and cocktail reception to introduce several new business and editorial additions to our …

Weddings

The 5 Types of Procrastinator: Which Are You?

A more specific diagnosis can lead to a more effective cure.<p>If your head hurts, it's helpful to know whether you have a hangover, a migraine, a sinus infection, or a brain tumor before you start treatment. A couple of aspirin and a Gatorade won't do much for cancer and a decongestant isn't going to …

Simple Wedding Decor Ideas: 7 Ways to Pull Off a Minimalist Wedding

Lots of bling and over the top everything used to be the end all be all of weddings (and in many respects, still is), however we're starting to see a brand new trend take front and center in the wedding world that's inspired by the modern movement in interior design. Think clean lines, less clutter …

Listening to patients at the end of their lives is crucial – so why don't doctors do it?

The new patient is an elderly, diabetic lady whose heart has been teetering on the edge of failure for the past two years. She likes saying that her husband’s death broke her heart – it might have been so but at age 80, diabetes, uncontrolled hypertension and a series of heart attacks have also …

Medicine

This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

10 simple behavior patterns of the most successful people

I spent a good part of last year interviewing the most successful people I know. These were ordinary people who've achieved extraordinary success. I eventually turned those interviews into a book.<p>What I discovered is that these people are just like you. They work at their craft. They push to …

11 Sandwich Cake Recipes That Will Be the Talk of ALL Your Parties

Everyone has a favorite cake recipe that’s their go-to for get-togethers. Maybe yours is an eye-catching vertical layer cake, or a unique ice cream cone cake. Whatever your specialty, it’s likely a sweet confection — until now. Enter the Swedish-born invention that is the sandwich cake. The “cake” …

Nurses Say Stress Interferes With Caring For Their Patients

Jordin Purcell-Riess has worked as a registered nurse at the emergency department at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn., for three years. She describes her workplace as phones going off, voices everywhere, every room full. "You look around and the hallways are full of patients on stretchers; …

University of Pennsylvania

How to Stop Being Lazy: 7 Tips

Don't focus on motivation (or your lack thereof). Instead, use these simple behavior modifications.<p>When you're sitting around feeling bad for something you've failed to do, it's easy to think of laziness as a character trait, an inherent weakness that you need to struggle with and feel bad …

17 Wedding Dress Designers You've Probably Never Heard Of

Introducing the bridal industry's new guard.<p>The bridal industry has its mainstay designers, and you've undoubtedly heard their names before…multiple times. That voluminous ballgown with a corseted bodice? Most likely a bespoke Vera Wang creation. Your dear friend's classic silk faille A-line gown …

12 Easy Ways to Get Over Your Laziness | Inc.com

Being highly productive isn't a natural talent for everyone. Some of us have a naturally strong work ethic, while others really like our sitting-around time. But we always seem to find time for the things we want to do.<p>Laziness, on the other hand, appears for very specific reasons. Maybe we don't …

Procrastination

Seven Ways Leaders Earn Their Teammates' Respect

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve just accepted a supervisory job which I’ll begin next week.<p>I know the people I will be supervising. They don’t work on my team. I’m moving to a new team as I begin my new job. I like all of the people in the team but they have a lot more experience with their areas of expertise than I …

Leadership

Is that edible? 18 wedding cakes that defy the eye

They say you're too busy on your wedding day to enjoy a slice of your own wedding cake. You might as well make it interesting to look at, then.<p>These …

15 Time Wasters That Successful People Avoid

The reality is, there are only 24 hours in a day and there is nothing we can do to change that (at least not yet). I’m sure you struggle to make the …

Nursing Profession: Personality Profile of Nurses Study

• <b>Published:</b> 2016-03-20 : <b>Author:</b> PsychTests AIM Inc. : <b>Contact:</b> Psychtests.com<p><b>Synopsis:</b> Study reveals nurses possess unique personality profile that …

5 Powerful Mind Hacks to Read 10X More Books This Year

Unlike articles that can be written in a matter of hours, well-written books take several years of research, writing, and editing.

Hacking

This Is the Reason Bridesmaids Wear the Same Dresses

It's kind of creepy...<p>If you've been a bridesmaid recently you will know the pain: the pain of trying to find four+ matching dresses that will suit despite each and every one of you having a different body shape, skin color, hair color, and personal style.<p>But what does personal taste matter then …

I Was Pro-Life Until I Became a Nurse

"Here in the South, it takes a lot of courage to say that you're pro-choice."<p><i>Carrie Denny, 41, was raised in a small, conservative town in Tennessee, and she always considered herself pro-life. She dreamed of becoming a nurse but worked in the corporate world until she was laid off in 2011. That's</i> …

Alternative Wedding Cakes: 23 Awesome Ideas

If you fancy something a bit different to a traditional wedding cake, then consider wowing your guests with an alternative treat. From brownie towers …

5 Ways You're Wasting Time Without Even Realizing It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all waste time, so don’t try and kid yourself. Whether you’re a young kid at a temp job trying to relieve your boredom by browsing the Internet or an experienced CEO who can’t focus on what he needs to, time-wasting is painfully common …

Be More Successful: 8 Steps to Find and Leverage Your True Strengths

We all hope to improve on our weaknesses, but sometimes the best approach is to do a lot more of what you already do best.<p>Are you as successful as you would like to be? (Depending on how you define success, of course.)<p>If you're like most people, the answer is, "Probably not." Not because you're …

Turn Strategy Into Action: The Logical Framework Approach to Outstanding Projects

Your organization may have a great strategy on paper, but can’t make it work in the real world. If so, you are not alone. In fact, Fortune magazine …

Project Management

Mastering the Art of "Just Start"

For most of us, there is nothing more daunting than coming face-to-face with a blank page. Sure, a <i>tabula rasa</i> means you can take a project in any …

Procrastination

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation

Surprisingly Simple Hacks to Make You Super Productive

In his 2012 bestseller, <i>The Power of Habit</i>, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg helped readers understand why they eat those cookies every …

Four Scientifically Proven Habits Of Powerful Presenters

There’s no shortage of speaking tips out there, but scientists are now figuring out how best to combine them.<p>What makes someone a great presenter? Why do some speakers seem to effortlessly captivate their audiences, while others struggle just to keep them awake? It turns out that scientists have …

Best Wedding Ideas on the Internet

*You'd never plan your wedding at work (cough, cough) — but your lunch break is a whole other story! For your weekly roundup, we picked gorgeous real weddings, pretty style details, and helpful tips from across the web.<p>Choosing the song for your first dance can be a really tough decision — but …

The One Thing You Need to Stop Procrastinating

A brain hack to get yourself going.<p>We can try to psych ourselves up to be motivated all we want, but it's often easier said than done. But recent research suggests that it can be scientifically crafted. All you need is a little of your own motivation. And an fMRI scanner.<p>The research, published in</i> …

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