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8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

7 Of The Best Ab Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

Nobody loves ab exercises -- but chances are you're probably doing them anyway.<p>Many of us are plagued by a little extra around the middle, and while ab exercises can't single-handedly undercover six-pack abs (they're in there, somewhere), core workouts <i>can</i> improve your posture and balance, ward off …

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

Meditation

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

2 Quick Exercises That Will Boost Your Confidence | Inc.com

A big client meeting. An investor pitch. A keynote address. In any of these situations, an extra shot of confidence can go a long way.<p>Turns out, it's easier to get that little boost than you might think. In a video recently posted by Stanford's Graduate School of Business, Deborah Gruenfeld, a …

Business School

10 productivity lessons I learned working 90-hour weeks for a month

<b>Takeaway</b>: Working long hours has been shown to make you no more productive than working 40-hour weeks in the long-term. So how do you become more …

How To Make Your Goals Work For You, Period | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you are reading this right now, it simply means that you are having tough times achieving your goals. Perhaps, you set your goals but you fail to …

Motivation

Fitness Motivation on Twitter: "7 rules of life http://t.co/4bSoRpXWGV"

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Love Handle Exercises That'll Torch Your Muffin Top

Bikini season is almost upon us, so naturally we're on the hunt for ways to whittle down the side fat we've accumulated all too easily since last summer. Here, three hardcore trainers share their go-to love handle busting exercises, and some hot tips for banishing that side baggage for good.<p><b>Climbers</b><p>…

14 photos that'll make you believe MLK's dream came true - TODAY.com

In his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said he dreamed that one day, "little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as brothers and sisters." Certainly we still have a ways to go to achieve true equality in America, …

Join Hands

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Marathons

What to Do the Night Before So You Exercise in the Morning

Exercise: You know you should do it. You even want to do it. Despite good intentions, it can be all too easy to skip this healthy activity for "more important" commitments. The reality is, exercise is one of <i>the most</i> important things you can do for physical and personal balance. The below routine is …

Time Management

Nearly 25 Years of Fathering -- and All I've Got Are These 3 Lousy Tips

I haven't read many parenting books. And I know, that's a little surprising for a guy who spends most of his time talking and writing about being a dad.<p>So, if you chose to read no further, I understand. It's pitiful. I know.<p>But what I lack in reading and scholarly research, I've compensated for …

Parenting

Teaching Children How to Navigate Failure

One of the hardest things for me, as a mom, is knowing that I have to turn my children over to the world. I don't want to sometimes. There are days I would prefer to keep them tucked safely under my wings, with blankets, books and comfort food.<p>But of course, that's not my job.<p>My job is to work …

Parenting

88 Books That Teach Important Lessons

A Picture Book of Helen Keller (Picture Book Biography) by David A. Adler tells readers that we are all different with different abilities but are …

Collage by Hugo Barros

Eat or Don't Eat: How We Handle Dinnertime With a 2-Year-Old

This is how it happens, always. I will sit my toddler down at the table. Before her is a hot delicious meal. Perhaps tonight it's Greek chicken pitas, or enchiladas with grilled corn. Maybe there is a cucumber, tomato and mozzarella salad accompanying seasoned chicken breasts and blueberries. One …

Food

Ask the Mutant: The Top 5,840 Pearls of Mom Wisdom

Just how many nuggets of advice, pearls of wisdom, dire warnings and exasperated threats does the average mother attempt to cram into a child's unwilling head over a lifetime? Let's say, for the sake of argument, you plant one unique seed a day, on average, from age 2 to 18. This is a wild …

2014 Mom Knows Best Beauty Awards

For the fourth year running, we had 300 of you test close to 700 recent launches in makeup, hair, and skin care.<p>We know busy moms place convenience, value, and results at a premium when choosing products. Behold, the winners of this year's Mom Knows Best Beauty Awards.

Skin Care

Positive Procrastination: Getting Stuff Done, Intuitively

I relish a good organizational system (love getting stuff done) as much as creative freedom. The answer for me (and maybe for you) is structured flow.<p>…

Learning to live in your own special style !

"To live is the rarest thing in this world, most people just exist" - Oscar Wilde.<p>I totally concur with these words. We seem to have un-necessarily complicated our lives today. Although, we are breathing , yet we have somehow elapsed the simple principles of living. Here are some simple and …

The One Thing Successful People Never Do

Success comes in all shapes and colours. You can be successful in your job and career but you can equally be successful in your marriage, at sports …

Ford Motor Company

Stop giving 100% to what you don't really want • Danielle LaPorte: white hot truth + sermons on life

If you’ve known me for a while, then you know that every year I cheerlead for Marie Forleo’s business training programs. Everyone on #TeamDanielle …

Prepare for a good end of life

Thinking about death is frightening, but planning ahead is practical and leaves more room for peace of mind in our final days. In a solemn, …

APIs

Mum vs Life: I have help and I choose not to feel guilty - Mamamia

Welcome to the latest instalment of our brand new series <i>Mum vs Life.</i> Each week we’ll feature a prominent Aussie mum and take you through her day.<p>This …