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Elon Musk Has 24 Hours in a Day. So Do You. Here's How He Gets More Done | Inc.com

Benjamin Franklin once said that time is like money. Without being managed properly, how do you know where it's going?<p>Time management is one of those issues that we all face at work, but (ironically) few of us have the time to address.<p>For the world's top CEOs, however, time management simply can't …

Time Management

You Want to Master Pull-Ups, But You Don't Have a Bar? Try This Hack

When I started CrossFit over a year ago, goal number one was to be able to do a pull-up. I finally mastered one, but man . . . it's still so frickin hard! It's because I don't work on them enough.<p>My CrossFit coach, Kristi Lunny, said she has a pull-up bar in her garage. Every time she goes out to …

This Is Secretly The Best Move For Toning Your Inner Thighs | Women's Health

The walking lunge is clutch for several reasons: It’s essentially the same fundamental movement pattern as running, only emphasized, which makes it an incredible drill for building range of motion. It also sculpts your butt and every other muscle in your legs, including your quads, hamstrings, …

11 life-changing wellness vacations you can book for under $1,000

A mind-blowing trip to Ubud, Bali (or these seven other dreamy wellness destinations) is <i>definitely</i> worth adding to your travel bucket list. But the …

Flying

“Personal kanban”: a life-changing time-management system that explodes the myth of multitasking

Multitasking is probably the single most overrated skill in modern life. It drains your brain of oxygenated glucose that could be put toward paying more focused attention, makes it difficult for a person to switch between tasks, and is generally an illusion anyway. Only 3% of the population are …

Time Management

12 Healthy Eating Hacks Nutritionists Use Every Day

In an airport food court recently, a traveler spotted me topping my salad with hummus instead of dressing and said, “I never would have thought of …

Healthy Eating

Great Managers Lead Meetings For 3 Different Outcomes

What makes for a successful meeting?<p>For some companies, the idea of holding consistently effective meetings is a pipe dream. Employees view most meetings as a necessary evil, a complete waste of time at best, a torturous exercise in endurance at worst.<p>But what if the problem centers on what you’re …

Leadership

3 Ways You Are Pissing Off Your Employees (And What to Do About It) | Inc.com

An international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which surveyed professionals, executives and managers in the U.S. and 36 other countries found that the average respondent works a whopping 72 hours or more a week.<p>And who do you think they blame for the …

Employment

7 books to read when life gets tough

This was after she underwent a massive heartbreak and uttered these words for the first time: "Wow, life is hard."

Self-improvement

The Magnificent 7 Yoga Poses for Lower Back Relief

<b>You may already know this, and you probably certainly feel it, lower back pain seems to impact 8 out of every 10 people.</b><p><b>If you have lower back pain</b> …

Yoga

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial navigation system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

Stretch, Recover, Relax: This Is How to Handle a Rest Day

Best news ever! If you want to get stronger, you have to rest. Your muscles need time to repair themselves; this is when the strengthening actually happens. Stretching your worked muscles is really important on your chill days. Take 15 to 20 minutes to give your hard working body some TLC with this …

9 Calorie-Burning Cardio Exercises For Anyone Who Hates Running

Because why run when you can not?<p><b>1.</b> Choose 4-5 exercises from the list.<p><b>2.</b> Do the first exercise for 45 seconds, then rest for 15 seconds, then move to the next one.<p><b>3.</b> Once you've gotten through 4-5 exercises, that's one round. Complete the circuit for 3-5 rounds total, resting a minute between …

5 yoga poses to do before bed

This sequence is a perfect way to gently end your day and get your body ready for restful and rejuvenating sleep. We run around in a very busy world that doesn't end when we get into bed. A lot of times, we are on our cellphones or computers before we finally get to sleep.<p>This sequence will help …

Yoga

A pint-sized home with a lot of character

Just as the old adage goes, home is where the heart is. It doesn't matter if your home is over 100 square metres in area with a giant pool and back …

Belo Horizonte

Top 15 Tiny House Design Ideas and their Costs - Green Living Ideas - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

<b>Sustainable Home Living Ideas for Minimalism and Comfort Explained in a fun way, plus beautiful examples of Tiny Homes!</b><p>When I found out about the …

Western Massachusetts

The tea that makes tumors shrink and cancer cells disappear. It has been used successfully for 50 years. Here is how to prepare it

Essiac tea was introduced in Canada during the early 1920’s. For over 50 years, a humble nurse, Rene Caisse (pronounced Reen Case), used the tea …

The Science Behind Smarter Decision Making: 7 Mental Models To Know

Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to big decisions on a daily basis.<p>Some don’t impact our lives at all, while some can change the outcome of our entire lives.<p>Whether it’s trying to figure out which job you should take, deciding to quit your job to start a business, move to a new …

Time Management

Not Into Early Workouts? This 10-Minute Morning Ritual Is All You Need

"Start your day right." "Your morning sets the tone for the rest of the day." "A proper morning routine will set you up for success."<p>You've likely …

How To Release Chronically Tight Hamstrings - Monthly Yoga With Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

73 Ways to Be Healthier in a Minute or Less

Healthy living tip #1: It only takes 60 seconds to prolong your life.<p>Most people don't get serious about health until their doctor hands them a …

Wellness

The Next Level: These Podcasts Will Supercharge Your Powers Of Productivity

The Next Level <i>is a new bi-weekly column that will rate, evaluate, and comment on the content that can help you improve your quality of life. Books, apps, podcasts,</i> <i>websites — we’ll detail the tools that will hep you achieve your goals — whether they pertain to time-management, fitness, productivity,</i> …

The Five-Minute Meditation That Will Stress-Proof Your Mind

<b>By Erin Magner for Well+Good</b><p>We've been conditioned to believe that stress is the ultimate 21st century evil, but Tiffany Cruikshank wants you to know that's not exactly true.<p>As the Yoga Medicine founder and meditation expert explains, our innate stress response is actually super useful; it's what …

Meditation

12 Incredibly Underrated Exercises You Should Probably Be Doing More

<i>By: Erin Kelly</i><p><i>Credit: Jacob Lund/Shutterstock</i><p>It's not difficult to find articles touting all the magical benefits of burpees, planks, and squats. I'm not saying these aren't good exercises. They are! But sticking to staples like these during your workouts gets old in a hurry, and is more likely to …

Exercise

Quinoa and Kale Protein Power Salad

Quinoa and Kale Protein Salad<p>Quinoa, chickpeas (garbanzo beans) and pistachios add protein and healthy fat to this simple and seasonal kale salad, …

5 Breathing Exercises To Increase Focus

While change and challenge are part of life, what if we could effectively manage our response to stress and not merely survive but thrive in today’s …

15-Minute Routine To Unlock Tight Hips - Monthly Yoga with Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

Yoga

16 IKEA Hacks That Will Help You Organize Your Entire Life

From your bedroom to your kitchen to your car.<p>Even though most homes have a few key trouble spots (hello, messy closet), it's safe to say every room could benefit from some extra organization. Lucky for you, these IKEA hacks offer just that: Affordable and genius solutions to everyday home issues.

Hacking