Steve Souter

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Podcast: Using Your Smartphone Smartly | The Art of Manliness

The day for many Americans goes something like this: wake-up; check phone for texts, emails, and Instagram updates; eat while surfing the web on the …

Self-improvement

Get to the Root of Problems with a Fishbone Diagram

When you encounter a problem, the most effective method of solving it is by getting to the root cause. You can create a fishbone diagram to help …

Project Management

The Surprising Effects of Wishful Thinking

Let’s start with a socially inappropriate question: <i>How much do you weigh?</i><p>Now that you have a number in your head, let me ask you another question. …

What's Your Excuse?

Making excuses may be poor form—whether we're summoning a half-baked reason for going 45 in a 30-mph zone or blaming the subway for our lateness, …

When you are a young person, you are like a young creek, and you meet many ro...

When you are a young person, you are like a young creek, and you meet many rocks, many obstacles and difficulties on your way. You hurry to get past …

Why Self-Compassion Trumps Self-Esteem

In this incredibly competitive society of ours, how many of us truly feel good about ourselves?<p>I remember once, as a freshman in college, after …

Self-help

Balance Beer Bottles on Knives to Win Free Drinks at the Bar

Who doesn't like the prospect of free drinks or winning money? Perfect a couple of ingenious bar tricks and you can become the local hustler who …

Knives

Everything You Need to Know About Vegetable Gardening in One Graphic

Vegetable gardening is both an art and a science. Figuring out when and where to plant the vegetables, what pests to look out for, when to harvest, …

Top 10 Things You Might Be Doing Wrong Every Day

Surprise! Many of the things we think we're doing correctly are actually not the best ways to do them. This includes even basic, everyday things like …

The Running Test You Should Be Able to Pass

It’s simple, but by no means easy. How do you stack up compared to the average guy?<p>Back in grade school, you ran one mile for the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test to show how aerobically fit you were. As an adult, you’re lucky if sprinting on the basketball court or chasing your kids …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

Photography

10 Common Errors Made in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

by Monica A. Frank, Ph.D.<p>In the course of my twenty-five years of clinical practice, I have found a number of common errors that can prevent …

#365quotes

Why Thought Suppression is Counter-Productive - PsyBlog

• Next article in this series: The Chameleon Effect<p>How pushing a thought out of consciousness can bring it back with a vengeance.<p>It sometimes feels …

67 Healthy Recipe Substitutions

We're always looking for ways to make our favorite foods healthier without sacrificing flavor. So we compiled a list of our best substitutions and …

Healthy Eating

Greatist Workout of the Day: Thursday, May 29th

This series of GWODs was designed especially for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video …

Fix a Zipper That's Gone Off the Tracks with a Few Stitches

Most of us have experienced the aggravation of a zipper just abandoning its track. If you can't easily get it back on and don't want to bother with …

Sewing

Top 10 Ways to Defeat Distractions and Get Your Work Done

No matter how zen you are, it can be hard to focus on the work in front of you—especially when it's something you don't want to do. Unfortunately, …

Choosing Wisely Helps You Make Better Decisions at the Doctor

As a general rule, it's safe to assume medical professionals have our best interests at heart. They aren't perfect, though, and neither are we. …

Medicine

Tiii.me Calculates How Long It’ll Take to Binge Watch That TV Series

You've been hearing about that one great show you've been meaning to catch up on. How much time will it take to binge watch? Tiii.me has the …

Capture Better Photos of Walking People by Counting Their Steps

When someone is walking, you want to capture them in their full stride, not when their legs are almost together. To get your timing right, street …

The Fastest Way to Improve Your Mood

Hint: It’s a sip away<p>Constantly crabby? Then make more stops to the water cooler. Habitual high-volume H2O consumption led to a better mood and a significant decrease in fatigue and sleepiness, finds new research from France.<p>In the study, 30 people who drank little water each day—less than 1.2 …

How Humans And Squid Evolved To Have The Same Eyes

I see how you see.<p>Eyes and wings are among the most stunning innovations evolution has created. Remarkably, these features have evolved multiple times in different lineages of animals. For instance, the avian ancestors of birds and the mammalian ancestors of bats both evolved wings independently, …