Tracy Belcher

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How to appear competent without saying a word

Though they may prefer to be judged by their intelligence and experience, they are also evaluated by their style and attire.<p>First impressions are formed in an instant and appearance can heavily influence someone's initial opinion of a business leader's personality, competence and capability.<p>Like it …

MBSR Every Day: Daily Practices from the Heart of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

<i>Ah, isn’t that interesting. How did I get here?</i><p>It’s a question many adults will ask themselves at some point in their lives. But instead of …

Video: Mindfulness Explained in Under 90 Seconds

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Guide to Meditation

What if there was a mental exercise you could do that would increase your brain size, make your thinking more efficient, reduce your anxiety levels, …

A Step-By-Step Guide To Achieving Mindfulness

Mindfulness is all about an appreciation for the present moment, examining who we are, and cultivating a sense of unity with ourselves and the world …

Mindfulness

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kind of skips one of them, which is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

5 Phrases Every Leader Should Overuse

One of the hardest roles to fill is being a leader of a start-up. You have to deal with never ending issues. Start-up CEOs must motivate the rest of the team, establish a company culture, and find a way to keep everyone together.<p>When stepping into a leadership position, it's easy to become …

101 Seriously Good Ideas to Help You Win the War on Productivity Once And For All.

Put an end to the daily struggle by implementing even just a few of these ideas.<p>Clearly productivity is a hot topic these days. We're all complaining about having more to do and less time to do it. We have incredible technology, apps everywhere, productivity coaches and productivity workshops, but …

Time Management

5 (More) Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Back by popular demand: 5 more talks to help broaden your emotional horizons.<p>Emotional intelligence (EQ) describes a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Self-improvement

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

5 Scientific Reasons Why You Should Use Coconut Oil

Want to know the scientific reasons behind why coconut oil is a healthier option for you? Find it out here, and start using coconut oil for a hearty …

101 startup tools to make your idea a reality

If you want to start a startup there are a couple of things you need to have, at a minimum you need:<p>A killer idea.<br>• The drive to “get sh*t done”.<br>• The right tools and resources to give you the best chance of success.<p>We might not be able to help you with the first two, but the third we have in spades. …

10 Underrated Crime Movies Streaming On Netflix

Advertising [x]<p>by Scout Tafoya<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>The art of film noir may be a thing of the past, but that hasn’t stopped some brave souls from …

Great Depression

Protein Movement of Hair Bundles in Inner Ear Could Preserve Hearing for Life

<b>Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine finding holds promise for repairing damaged hearing.</b><p>Hearing is made possible when hair bundles …

Neuroscience

How can a 'pretzel' lift and tighten your butt? Try it and you'll see

It sounds like a promise you'd hear from a late-night infomercial: Lift and tighten your butt in just five minutes!<p>But this move from BarreAmped creator Suzanne Bowen is as efficient and effective as it is subtle. If you go online to watch the video of Bowen demonstrating the move that she calls …

The sci-fi comedy drama 'The Lobster' leads the British Independent Film Award nominations

Yorgos Lanthimos' sci-fi comedy-drama "The Lobster," which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, led the nominations Tuesday morning for the British Independent Film Awards. The movie earned seven nods, including best British independent film, director, screenplay, producer of the year, …

What a Little Paint Can Do: 11 DIY Home Decor Projects That'll Brighten Up Any Room

Faux painting is an easy way to upcycle most home accessories. Give an inexpensive wooden tray an elegant feel with this marbling technique using craft paint!

How to actually work a four-day week

A few years back, I started obsessing over productivity. Things like sleeping more than seven hours or getting up late and getting stuck in traffic seemed like wasted time. These situations could be controlled, but instead they were reducing my productivity.<p>The problem was that I was pretty sure I …

Time Management