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5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

Healthy Eating

Five Ways to Relieve Boredom

<b>The A-Z Challenge: B is for Bored. Shift negative to positive alphabetically.</b><p>When boredom kicks in, we stop using our edge. We zone out or start …

Creativity

7 Things You Can Do to Deal with Low-Energy Days

Low-energy days are a temporary blip on your radar. Find out how to exploit them by not being too harsh on yourself and spoiling yourself for a …

How To Turn Your Bed Into The Ultimate Haven For Sleep

Even if you do everything else right -- you stay away from caffeine after lunch, you don't let Fido share your bed, you give yourself some time to unwind before expecting to fall straight asleep -- the very thing you rely on most to get your rest might be sabotaging your sleep.<p>It goes without …

7 Bedtime Behaviors That Will Help You Sleep

What could be worse than insomnia? Try these tips to get to sleep faster.

How to Clean Everything Better

From your fingernails down to your hardwood floors, here are the healthiest, gentlest ways to give dirt and grime the one-two punch.

14 Inspirational Books That Can Change Your Life

I've spent my whole career in the book business, and I wouldn't want it any other way. So many people have a book inside them (at least one) and as a …

30 One-Minute Productivity Tips

Want to be more productive? Need a better way to deal with distractions?<p>It needn’t take long to make changes that count towards increased productivity at work. Take a minute or two to try these tips.<p>1. Don’t check email first thing.<p>2. Set goals.<p>3. Don’t keep a To Do list in your head. Write it …

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, …

10 Ways To Declutter Your Finances

I am not a financially organized person. Just ask my husband. I routinely misplace bills, checks and statements that I should be paying, cashing and filing. Part of the problem—as with many other aspects of our lives—is an overwhelming sense of “too much”-ness. That is, there is too much financial …

6 Common Sense Tips to Immediately Improve Your Life

Another day begins and here you are, lost in your own thoughts, caught between the fantasy world of your future and the cold, harsh reality of the …

Motivation

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

Self-help

Working From Home? 5 Tips For Being More Productive Remotely

There’s a lot to be said for working from home. The commute is a breeze, the kitchen is stocked and you can take meetings in your sweats. But is telecommuting more productive than working from an office?<p>For the last three years, Lauren Libert has been one of the estimated 67 percent of Americans …

Dishwasher Dos and Don'ts

DO use only the recommended amount of detergent -- too much can leave behind a residue, and too little can result in dirty dishes.

30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful In Life

Quora users discussed some lessons they've learned along the way in the thread, "What are the top 10 things we should be informed about in life?" Users had many more than 10 tips to offer, and we've collected and paraphrased some of the best advice, arranged by contributor below.<p><i>Justin Freeman, who</i> …

10 Ways to Become a Morning Person

Ever wonder why you’re able to stay up until 2 am, while your best friend can’s make it until 10 pm? It has everything to do with your internal …