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A minimalist shares 2 ways to form habits effortlessly

But sticking to a habit can be difficult, because life gets in the way. And we get discouraged when the habit gets disrupted.<p>How can we form habits without all the struggle?<p>I'm going to share two strategies that I've found to be priceless:<p>They're so painless you will barely feel them. And your life …

Never wake Up Tired Again With This 2-Ingredient Sleep Recipe

We are all aware of the importance of a good night’s sleep, but in recent years, the average amount of sleeping hours we get has been significantly …

Mindfulness: does it really live up to the hype?

Happier, healthier and better rested: that's what 20 minutes a day of meditation has done for one writer. And as a resolute sceptic, she couldn't be more surprised<p>It may be a little early for bold proclamations of this nature, but still: I would bet big money on “mindfulness” being the Oxford …

Everything Apple announced at its September 2015 event

A couple hundred hints later, Apple has finally revealed what Siri had up her sleeves… along with a slew of other announcements.<p>Here’s a quick recap of everything you need to know from today’s keynote. As always, click through to the full articles for more details.<p>Apple Watch x Hermes, plus a few …

Do time management apps really make people more productive?

Andrew Chen, an investor in the San Francisco Bay Area, used to think that reaching zero in one’s inbox was folklore. The tech entrepreneur now uses an app, Streak, to regularly clear his emails. He also gets all his scheduling done with the help of another digital time manager, Esper.<p>Time …

5 Ways to Keep Yourself Motivated

Getting yourself motivated while running your business may seem like a challenge.<p>What keeps you moving forward today might not be the same as the other day. It is not going to be easy to sustain motivation, especially when life keeps on making it difficult for you to do something.<p>I've previously …

15 Things Successful People Do Each Morning That You Should, Too.

What you do when you wake up in the morning sets the tone for the entire day.<p>And yet, if you are like most people, you spend it battling your alarm, …

How to Never Succumb to Boredom

Wise words from my fifth grade teacher: “Mister Gibson, do not make yourself into a shapeless sponge waiting for the world to wet you.”<p><b>By Regie</b> …

3 DIY Pencil Embellishments

In honor of back-to-school season, here are three ways to add DIY embellishments to plain pencils using paint, washi tape and chording.<p>64<p>1527

Crafting

Why planting a garden is better for bird-watching than filling a feeder

One of the most popular pastimes in the United States is bird-watching. The way millions of Americans participate is by placing a feeder in the …

Birds

4 Pillars Of Time Management

If you find yourself consistently late to meetings, and struggling to manage your schedule, here are 4 pillars of effective time management.<p>When …

Time Management

2015 August 18 - Announcing Comet Catalina

<b>Announcing Comet Catalina</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Ian Sharp<p><b>Explanation:</b> Will Comet Catalina become visible to the unaided eye? Given the …

11 Secrets to the Easiest Garden Ever

No-fuss gardening<p>As <i>Sunset</i> garden editors, we love getting in the dirt—the planting and digging, even the pruning and weeding. But sometimes we want …

Landscaping

Venera 7, 1st to Send Data from Venus Surface, Launched 45 Years Ago

Forty-five years ago today (Aug. 17), the then-Soviet Union launched Venera 7, a spacecraft that would eventually become the first probe ever to send …

LIVE STREAM: Corpse flower begins to bloom at Denver Botanic Gardens

<b>Mobile users:</b> Watch the live stream here and a DPTV time-lapse video here.<p>A stinky flower with a fanatical following is finally blooming.<p>“The …

Massive Global Tree Die-Off Linked To Geoengineering

Source: Waking Times, article by Buck Rogers<p>Suburbanization and industrial deforestation are decimating the world’s trees, and there are only 2 …

The 'time blocking' productivity hack changed my life — here's how it works

Email, phone calls, meetings, interviews, driving, answering questions, tech support, coding, hosting webinars, and whatever else you have to accomplish during those hours that you've defined as "work."<p>Interruptions abound and productivity drops. Your day is spent playing catch-up on a million …

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Indian Mars Orbiter Shoots Spectacular New Images of Sheer Canyon and Curiosity’s Crater

This view over the Ophir Chasma canyon on the Martian surface was taken by the Mars Colour Camera aboard India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). Ophir …

20 Amazing Writing Tools That Will Rock Your Content Marketing

If you’re a blogger, writer or content marketer…<p>You need to adapt.<p>New technology and on-the-go expectations from your audience have led to a growing …

11 easy ways to boost your willpower and concentration

Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to filter out distractions and improve your ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. To find out what some of these strategies are, we sifted through the Quora thread, "How do I improve my concentration and willpower?" and highlighted the most …

How to get your August garden back in shape

Photograph: Alamy<p>Dahlias for sale at this time of year offer great value for money, flowering all the way through to the first frosts.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/6/1438873876892/373ecc4f-37b5-48a7-bf51-d8570c518a6a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Photography

This is what “comfort food” is probably doing to your brain

The old cliché of the sad woman eating her feelings might be all wrong. It may not be her feelings causing her to eat. It might be that the eating is what’s causing her feelings.<p>In a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers found that eating foods with a higher …

Mental Disorders

The solar system had a fifth gas giant that crashed into Neptune

The search for the missing planet: Our early solar system may have had a fifth gas giant that disappeared after a crash with Neptune<p><b>Group of rocks</b> …

Scientists discovered the last lake on Mars, which might be preserving ancient life

Though Mars has no liquid water today, the Red Planet was submerged under vast oceans billions of years ago. And where there's water, there's the potential for life.<p>Scientists suspected that after the oceans evaporated, that was it for water — and life — on Mars. But a recent paper published in the …

10 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

Welcome to the biggest list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free we’ll run this week. Wednesday’s post offers 10 paid iOS apps in total, and …

Bunny Guinness: the 10 plants every gardener must have

From pollarded mulberries to mistletoe, I couldn't live without these quirky plants - and no self-respecting gardener would be without them either<p>Someone I know was on Desert Island Discs recently and acquitted herself extremely well, despite a barrage of criticism from friends about her taste in …

Is Fibromyalgia Syndrome a Myth? No, But It Just Might Be a Sleep Disorder

<i>By Gerard Meskill, M.D.</i><p>Nobody says, "I don't believe hypertension exists," or "I don't believe 'stroke' is a real thing." People with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) suffer not only from constant widespread pain, but they also sometimes face judgment and distrust from medical professionals who doubt if …