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The very best notebooks for getting yourself organized

Journals to write home about.<p>Whether you want to get more done every day—have you heard of bullet journaling?—or are trying to be more organized at work, school, or home, a notebook you cherish can be the difference between a happy hum of productivity and, well, watching another episode <i>Boston Legal.</i><p>…

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A Buddhist Master Reveals 5 Mindfulness Strategies That Will Improve Your Personal Relationships

3) Be kind to each other<p><i>“The source of love is deep in us and we can help others realize a lot of happiness. One word, one action, one thought can</i> …

Your Ability to Focus Has Probably Peaked: Here’s How to Stay Sharp

Having a hard time focusing lately? You’re not alone. Research shows interruptions occur about every twelve minutes in the workplace, and every three …

The Post

Use the Five Folder System to Finally Organize Your Email Inbox

We’ve come a long way from the simple “trusted trio” method of organizing our inbox, and for many of us our email is as disorganized as it’s ever …

Archives

9 Essential Qualities of a Zen Mind (And How You Can Cultivate Each One)

Many of us are stressed out these days thanks to a fast pace of life. In a recent survey, conducted in the UK, a whopping 86 percent agreed that …

When you learn this Buddhist master's 21 rules of life, you'll completely realign your priorities

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi?<p>If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

A Zen Master Reveals 5 Mindfulness Strategies to Improve Your Personal Relationships

3) Be kind to each other<p><i>“The source of love is deep in us and we can help others realize a lot of happiness. One word, one action, one thought can</i> …

Our 9,000-Year Love Affair With Booze

Alcohol isn’t just a mind-altering drink: It has been a prime mover of human culture from the beginning, fueling the development of arts, language, and religion.<p>If you’re a beermaker in Germany, Martin Zarnkow is a guy you want to know. Students come to his department at the Technical University of …

Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

Periodic Table

9 Powerful Lessons From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Look at Life

Confucius was one of the most famous Chinese thinkers and philosophers. He mainly focused on moral issues, social relationships and how to live a …

40 Useful Self-Management Hacks to Master Your Time | Inc.com

As we near the end of the year, this is typically the time people start thinking about what goals to set, how to be more productive (heck, even at 4 a.m.), and what needs to happen for better work-life balance.<p>Well, nothing you do in 2017 can lead you to the Promised Land faster than having a …

Time Management

“Cities will be a powerful antidote to Donald Trump”: Social scientist Benjamin Barber on the emergence of a new urban radicalism

The election of Donald Trump has left the Democratic party defanged. Despite winning the popular vote, the Democrats now face four years of a radically right wing executive and at least two years in the minority in both houses of Congress.<p>But as they cast around for succor, there is still one major …

Urbanism

17 Sushi-Food Hybrids That Will Blow Your Mind

Sushi burgers; delicious or a crime against humanity?

Why Most People Will Never Be Successful

Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.<p>"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives. Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, …

Self-improvement

Deepak Chopra's 7 Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

The world-renowned spiritual guru shares how to take off the pressure, meditation and breathing tips included.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to combating stress, Deepak Chopra’s advice is surprisingly simple: “Take care of yourself,” he told <i>Entrepreneur</i> …

Meditation

Get More Done: 15 Things the Most Successful People Do Differently to Be More Productive

And the best part is, you can adopt them all.<p>Some people get more done than others -- a <i>lot</i> more.<p>But how?<p>To find out, Kevin Kruse, a keynote speaker on wholehearted leadership and extreme productivity and the author of <i>15 Secrets Ultra-Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, interviewed over …

Time Management

The Science Behind Essential Oils and Their Healing Properties

Your sense of smell is your most primal sense and exerts surprising influence over your thoughts, emotions, moods, memories, and behaviors. Scents …

Google Finds That Successful Teams Are About Norms Not Just Smarts

Which Google employees has made the biggest impact to the company over the past decade? Besides the familiar choices of Larry and Sundar, I’d …

Psychology

Master these 5 Core Components of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) & Watch Your Career and Happiness Soar!

Do you know someone who is so smart - yet they constantly trip themselves up at work by saying the wrong thing, to the wrong person, at the wrong time, in the wrong way?<p>It seems as if these people cannot get out of their own way, both professionally and personally.<p>And if they could just get their …

The BEST marriage advice we’ve ever heard

This marriage advice revolutionized our relationship. It could do the same for you!

Relationships

If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Stop Feeling Overwhelmed with This One Productivity Hack

As you build your companies, your careers, your families, your communities, and yourselves, you will at one point or another find yourself …

Time Management

This is the Most Important Aspect of Healthy Relationship

For the first study, researchers at Purdue University had 190 students who had been in a relationship for an average of 18 months fill out surveys to gauge how dedicated they were in their relationship, how much they had invested in it, and where they hoped it would go.<p>"Couples who placed a high …

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