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How 'Star Wars' actor John Boyega got ripped in just 21 days

Recently, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" star John Boyega told British Vogue that his character Finn will be "much more physical" in the next "Star Wars" movie, "Episode VIII."<p>"I might be in the gym a bit more," the British actor said.<p>Turns out he wasn't joking.<p>After filming wrapped on "The Force …

1,001 Smart Business Ideas in Case You Need Inspiration

They're all here: the amusing ones, the crazy ones, and the "wait a minute, that one actually made someone a billion dollars" ones.<p>You might know Seth Godin as a sort of marketing legend, the author of books such as <i>Unleashing the Ideavirus</i>, "the most popular e-book ever published," according to his …

Add a Punch of Color to Your Bedroom With 17 Winning Color Combos

You like to sleep in your bedroom – that’s a given – but your bedroom shouldn’t put you to sleep. It’s your personal escape, after all, whether it’s a place for you to Netflix binge or dive into a book after the kids have fallen asleep. And while there’s bedroom decor inspiration everywhere, it can …

Wall Art

What’s probably killing your motivation right now, and how to stop it

• <b>Believing that you have to be perfect</b><b></b> puts on a lot of pressure and creates disappointment in your performance, no matter how well you perform. Nobody likes to fail and sometimes we avoid doing the things that make us feel bad about ourselves. • <b><br>Comparing yourself to others</b><b></b> is a real time-waster and …

7 Time-Wasting Habits You Need to Cut Out of Your Life for Good

In order to get ahead in life and in your career, you need to develop better habits.<p>You've probably heard the saying that 20 percent of your activities account for 80 percent of your success. This means that 80 percent of your activities are of at least low value, if not a complete waste of time. …

Time Management

Customized "Momentary Ink" Lets You Try Out a Tattoo Before a Lifelong Commitment

Many people avoid getting a tattoo because its permanence can be daunting. Now, thanks to Momentary Ink, you can wear your desired design without the lifelong commitment. The Philadelphia-based startup creates custom temporary tattoos that look and feel like the real thing. Thanks to the company's …

The one thing you should do every Sunday evening to guarantee a successful week

Most people spend Sunday nights watching TV, relaxing, and trying not to think about the challenging week ahead. After a calm weekend spent with my family or enjoying free time, I'm also ready to take it easy.<p>But, before I drop my head down on the pillow I practice one very critical habit to ensure …

The Guide to Productivity That Will Change Your Life

“If only I were more productive,” “If only I studied more,” “If only I took action.” Sounds familiar?<p>I think I already heard these ifonlystic …

9 tricks to motivate yourself to reach your goals

Maybe your boss has set a due date for a project report or your personal trainer is shouting at you while you power through push-ups.<p>But sometimes motivation needs to come from within. Your boss won't always be hovering over you asking for status updates on your project report — you have to make …

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

One of the most successful business apps in the world is splitting into three

Over the past 13 years, Atlassian's JIRA has gone from a simple bug tracking tool for programmers to the project-tracking software of choice for over 35,000 companies across industries and global borders.<p>In fact, JIRA is a major reason why the profitable and reportedly soon-to-IPO Atlassian can …

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

8 of the Best Secrets to Self-Improvement

It may sound challenging, but if you follow this advice every day, you'll be well on your way to self-improvement.<p>It's one thing to complain, whine, and vent at our frustrations in life. But does that really get you anywhere? No matter how much you complain, nothing will change if you don't take …

5 Daily Habits That Lead to a Successful Life

A “successful life” will hold a different meaning for each of us. What makes it a success is determined by the goals, dreams, aspirations you have in …

Motivation