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Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

Happiness

What’s your gut type (and how is it affecting your health)?

You know your blood type, skin type, and even your Ayurvedic dosha—but what about your gut type?<p>According to natural medicine doctor and nutritionist …

A persuasion expert's 4 best tips for being productive when you don't feel like it

I end up there all the time. So I wondered: what's the best way for <i>me</i> to convince <i>me</i> to be more productive? What's the best way to use the science of persuasion … on myself?<p>I knew the answer was a bit beyond my pay grade, so I called an expert …<p>Robert Cialdini is the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion …

Will Power

The surprising but simple reason four-day workweeks are bad for your health

Many employers and employees love the thought of a four-day workweek. Supposedly, a four-day work schedule allows workers extra time to pursue leisure activities and family togetherness. Spurred on by visions of spending more time at the beach, many people are now encouraging businesses to adopt …

The Workplace

Want to Boost Productivity? Try These 10 Unique Habits | Inc.com

It seems every day someone presents a new, revolutionary formula to achieve maximum productivity.<p>You may already know, you should take 17 minute breaks after every 52 minutes of work. No doubt you've heard of the usual hacks, like setting goals and streamlining business processes. But, what if …

Productivity

30-Second Habits That Can Help Boost Your Career And Finances

You don’t need to commit a lot of time to make a big difference in your career path and financial future.<p>We get it—you’re crazy busy.<p>But what if we told you that you could do wonders for your career and even finances . . . in 30 seconds flat?<p>The truth is that you can get a lot done in half a …

Cute

5 Myths About Burnout

No, taking a vacation won’t cure your burnout.<p>It’s Sunday night, and you’re dreading the thought of going to work in the morning. You used to be able to juggle all the demands of the job, but now something’s wrong–or just missing. You don’t feel as plugged in to the projects you’re working on as …

Burnout

Tony Robbins has taught this productivity trick to clients ranging from Bill Clinton to Serena Williams

He's sold millions of books, videos, audio recordings, and tickets to his seminars. He's personally coached everyone from former President Bill Clinton to tennis icon Serena Williams to revered hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.<p>Although every coaching session is personalized, we asked Robbins for …

Serena Williams

Why Single-Tasking Is Your Greatest Competitive Advantage (Plus 19 Ways To Actually Do It)

The science is in and the results are undeniably bleak:Multi-tasking is to your work what smoking is to your health. Trying to do more than one thing …

Productivity

Best Rugged, Waterproof & Heavy-Duty Cases for iPad mini 1/2/3

This is a roundup of iPad mini 1/2/3 cases, If you have a newer iPhone, check out our <i></i>roundup of rugged cases for the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display<i>.</i> Smaller and more portable than its more cumbersome older siblings, the iPad mini is a device designed to come with us wherever we may …

iPad Mini

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

A simple experiment questioning people’s response to a picture reveals a common error that hampers our decision making. In an extract from his new book, psychologist Richard Nisbett reveals the ‘mindware’ to help us think smarter<p>Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he …

Psychology

Down's syndrome cells 'fixed' in first step towards chromosome therapy

Scientists have corrected the genetic fault that causes Down's syndrome – albeit in isolated cells – raising the prospect of a radical therapy for …

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Sony SmartWatch 2 unveiled: a water-resistant 'second screen' for Android devices

Sony's taking a second stab at the fledgling wearable category it helped pioneer with today's announcement of the SmartWatch 2. The Android-powered wristwatch retains the familiar remote functionality of its predecessor (i.e., allowing users to answer calls, read email and texts, snap photos, …