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8 Easy Ways to Kill Bad Habits, According to Research

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But… it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

The 7-Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

The 51 most commonly misused words and phrases - do you get these wrong?

A linguist has pointed out the most common mistakes we make while using the English language<p>It's surprising how many mistakes people make when they use the English language.<p>A linguist from Harvard University is here to help - he has created a list of the words we misuse the most.<p>In his latest book, …

How to cope with writer's block

Author Angie Sage doesn’t really believe in writer’s block except as a roundabout way of admitting you’ve run out of ideas. Here are her top tips on how to get started again!<p>‘Writer’s block’ is a weird phrase. It implies that writing is an arcane art that channels a mysterious force—a force which …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Why Gratitude Makes You a Happier Person

<i>“Stop pitying yourself, people have it worse, you should be grateful.”</i> You’ve probably heard this before, and it’s some of the most cliché, unhelpful …

43 Words You Should Cut From Your Writing Immediately

When you’re revising any piece of writing — a novel, a news article, a blog post, marketing copy, etc. — there are certain words you should delete to …

The Concept Of The Universe As Understood By Ancient Indian Seers

<b>How did the ancient Indians view the cosmos, time and life? Subhash Kak tells us about the Indian cyclical model and ideas related to time.</b><p>It is …

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

55 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Believe in Yourself

Inspirational quotes that will motivate you to feel confident and self-assured when you need it most.<p>I know a few extremely confident--not cocky, <i>confident</i>--people. (Here's how you can tell if someone is genuinely confident.) It's as if they were born that way.<p>The rest of us sometimes lack …

How to write a book – top tips for National Novel Writing Month

Welcome to NaNoWriMo! MG Leonard (who wrote her first book Beetle Boy in six months, one hour a day) has tips on how to do it. And it starts with writing EVERY SINGLE DAY<p>NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and takes place every November. It’s for anyone thinking about writing a …

Writing

Writing That Is Effortless to Read Takes Great Effort to Write

As for how to write well," writes Paul Graham, "here's the short version: Write a bad version 1 as fast as you can; rewrite it over and over; cut out everything unnecessary."<p>It's all too easy to follow his first piece of advice and then neglect to follow the rest.<p>The root of the problem lies in our …

Magic cakes: the miraculous recipes that make three cakes in one

WHAT IS A MAGIC CAKE?<p>Magic cakes are made simply of eggs, sugar, flour, butter and milk. So what’s magic about that, you might ask. There may be nothing unusual about the ingredients, but the magic in these cakes happens in the baking. The batter of the cake is very liquid, so it divides into three …

20 creative ways of using Evernote

So much to do, so little time.<p>I imagine many marketers might feel this way, what with all the wonderful hats we all get to wear. One of my favorite fixes for helping stay organized isEvernote.<p>Do you want to be a cryptocurrency millionaire?Don't get your hopes up.VISIT HARD FORK<p>There are so many …

9 Best Sources Of Protein You Need To Know About

9 of The Best Sources Of Protein You Need To Know About<p>Megan Meyer<p>Read full profile<p>You probably know protein is an important part of a healthful …

7 Surprising Brain Hacks to Build Enormous Confidence

Are you ever held back by a lack of confidence? Does this prevent you from achieving your goals and becoming ultimately successful?<p>I’ve collected the …

This Is The #1 Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

How do you deal with out of control kids?The authors of the bestseller How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk have some great …

What is good writing? 7 factors that make fiction great

You want to write fiction that your readers will fall in love with, but what is good writing, exactly? These are seven elements of fiction that …

4 Ways to Let Go of Anger

“Holding on to anger,” said the Buddha, “is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.”<p>I don’t know about you, but I feel the venom …

Mental Disorders

Five Simple Steps to Start Learning Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a practice that can help you in all aspects of your daily life. Practiced since ancient times, modern science is now recognizing its …

Mindfulness

20 Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

English vocabulary is full of pitfalls that you might not be aware of. Don't let them trip you up.<p>1. INVARIABLY<p>If something happens invariably, it …

6 Monsters Killing Your Writing Ability

When was the last time you sat down to write, and all you could generate was the flashing cursor on your screen? Has it ever happened to you? Recently, I was writing a post for my site and encountered a severe case of "what am I supposed to write next?" I identified these six monsters and took …

Top 10 Parenting Tips

Raising a family while keeping your life balanced is an art form. Here are ten tools that I have seen make life in the family lane a much nicer</b> …

Here's What Healthy People Actually Eat All The Time

For when you're trying to eat healthy but you also have zero idea what to make and don't want to be sad.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

Healthy Eating

9 Beautiful English Words That'll Improve your Vocabulary

No one wants to sound like they’ve been chewing on a dictionary but we could all do with giving our vocabulary a spring clean from time to time. …

11 Tools for Productive Individuals

Francesco DAlessio<p>Marketing Read full profile<p>There are hundreds of thousands of productivity tools to choose from. Auditing each of them is the …