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11 critical things ultra-productive people do differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>Time is really the only capital …

I Stalked My Psychiatrist

How a search for human connection devolved into an unhealthy obsession<p>Even now, I adjust the image in my head, the term. Not stalked. Researched, I preferred to say. I knew where she lived and how many children she had. When she got a divorce, and the kids’ names and ages appeared in the court …

4 Things All Wealthy Women Know

The earnings of the fairer sex have soared by nearly 30 percent in the past three decades, and experts believe that by 2018, women may control half of the riches in the U.S. Want to join the ranks of these loaded ladies? Start reading.<p>Whether you want to have enough money to hobnob with the likes …

High Level

New internet domain .scot launches

<b>A new top-level internet domain for Scotland has been launched, allowing people to choose a .scot web or email address for the first time.</b><p>About 50 sites run by "launch pioneers" are expected to go live on Tuesday.<p>Among those who have signed up for a new domain are the Scottish government, …

6 Surprising Signs You're Stressed Out

The very visible (and bizarre) things that stress does to your body<p>You're stressed. We're stressed. Everyone's stressed. No big deal, right? Because it's so common, you might think that if you're not lying on the floor from exhaustion, you're probably fine. But stress has an insidious way of …

Women's Health

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

Dr. Oz: The Allergy Relief Diet

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Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

A Kerfuffle Among Friends and Family in the House of Bi

Once upon a time, when the bi world was young (1987-1990 or so) and some of us were a bit younger, all the American bi activists seemed to know each other (and many still do) -- a band of bi brothers and sisters and others who had coincidentally come to the realization that the supposedly big LGBT …

Different

<i>Claire Zhang reports on Chinese youth culture</i><p>I went to China last summer because I had been starting to feel less Chinese. I went because my mother has said things like, "You're so American." I went because I can't remember how to say "turn right" when a couple of Chinese tourists ask me for …

The Consequence of Unenforced Ethical Guidelines for Collaborative Divorce

The Ethical Guidelines for Collaborative Divorce by Collaborative Divorce Institute provide in pertinent part as follows: "All Collaborative Divorce team members have been trained in Collaborative Practice and adhere to the Code of Ethics of their respective disciplines....<p>• If a team member …

Ethics

Goals Are Like Jazz Music

<i>He who fails to plan is planning to fail. Winston Churchill</i><p>Jazz music was the backdrop of my upbringing. The central meeting place of my childhood home was our family room. The family room would be more appropriately described as the music room and I can still feel the red shag carpet under my feet …

Age discrimination laws no shield for older Americans during recession: paper

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Older unemployed Americans got no help from laws against age discrimination during the recession and may have quit the labor force as a result, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco study.<p>The study by David Neumark and Patrick Button, published on Monday, found …

Maryland legislature approves bill easing marijuana penalties

(Reuters) - The Democratic-controlled Maryland legislature on Monday approved a measure to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, joining a nationwide trend to ease penalties for pot.<p>Marijuana plants are displayed for sale at Canna Pi medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle, Washington, November …

Author, N. Va. native Helen Wan on the ‘bamboo ceiling’

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this article erroneously said research by Diversity Inc and Catalyst indicated that almost 87 percent of corporate board seats of Fortune 500 companies are held by white men. Almost 87 percent are held by white workers: 73.3 percent men and 13.4 percent women. …

@Work Advice:

<i>As retirement ages rise and retirement savings fall, more workers are concerned about age discrimination. The first of two columns.</i><p><b>Reader:</b> My firm recently offered buyouts to administrative staff, none of whom is under 46 years old. We have heard that management would like to replace older …

Private schools: help in picking the right one

<i>For many parents, deciding whether private school is right for their child and which schools to apply to is overwhelming. A new book, “A Guide to Private Schools: The Washington DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland Edition” ($25.95, iUniverse), can help.</i><p><i>The book, by Ann Dolin, who founded the</i> …

Pitbull’s school: star promotes a radical idea for at-risk kids

MIAMI<p><b>Armando Christian Pérez,</b> a.k.a. the pop mogul Pitbull, is in a sixth-floor classroom of Sports Leadership and Management. It’s a new charter school he is supporting just outside the rough Little Havana neighborhood where he was raised.<p>It was “Pérez” who grew up on the turbulent streets below, …

@Work Advice:

<i>Second of two columns.</i><p><b>Reader 1:</b> I am 59. It has become painfully clear over the past year that I am being excluded from projects for which I once would have been eagerly sought out as a leader.<p>I still receive great evaluations. My supervisor says she is pleased with my performance. My friends say …

@Work Advice:

<b>Reader:</b> I’m in the fortunate position of being able to attempt to fix a problem. Some background: I am more intelligent than average (150+ IQ) and have lived the cliche of someone who gets bored easily and doesn’t apply himself. This, plus the necessity of putting my wife through college after I …

Common Core Exams Push Some Parents to Opt-Out | The Takeaway | WNYC

A growing number of parents and activists are convinced high-profile tests aren't accurate markers of a child's achievement, and many are choosing to …

Common Core

Is Obama About to Reschedule Weed? Does It Even Matter?

Probably not, and it won't fix our stupid drug laws even if he does.<p><i>A marijuana plant in Colorado. Photo via Flickr user Brett Levin</i><p>Talk to anyone interested in changing America's insane drug laws, and sooner or later the term <i>scheduling</i> is bound to come up, a reference to the federal government's …

The Internet Is Probably Ruining Your Life, Marriage

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists have begun to examine the ways we absorb and process information now, what with our …

The Single Most Proven Way to Get Smarter and Happier

<b>Yes, It’s This Simple</b><p>Many of the fixes for our problems aren’t complex — something that’s clear in the things I recommend people do every day.<p><b>What’s</b> …

Veteran: Public still holds PTSD stigma - CNN Video

Fort Hood shooting: What's known about combat stress and violence?

War is a violent business, and sometimes soldiers troubled by what they’ve seen or done bring violence home with them, or they turn it on fellow …

Americans, weary of war on drugs, prefer rehab to jail, poll says

Americans are tired of a war on drugs.<p>That’s the conclusion of a new Pew Research Center poll finding that two-thirds of Americans prefer drug …