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16 simple tricks that will motivate you to work out in the morning

Though experts would agree that the best time of day to work out is any time you'll actually commit to doing it, plenty of people love to get their fitness on first thing in the morning.<p>After all, few things feel better than crushing a workout before you've even answered a single work email A.M. …

Ten essential oils to relieve a cough

Some essential oils may ease symptoms of a cough or cold by soothing the throat, fighting bacteria, and reducing inflammation.<p>Research has shown that …

The Top 10 Men’s Dress Shirts to Own

#1. The White Poplin/Pinpoint/Twill• <b>Nordstrom Trim Fit Non Iron Dress Shirt – $39.00</b>• <b><br>Amazon “Buttoned Down” No Pocket Dress Shirt – $39</b>• <b><br>The Tie Bar</b> …

Men's Fashion

Tips for Training Your Focus

Checking email. Scrolling social media. Sending a text. Visiting a random website—or five.<p>These are small actions that can significantly muddy up our …

Six Keys to Developing Intellectual Character

Not long ago, I attended a talk by Walter O’Brien, whose name might sound familiar if you watch much television. Walter is the inspiration for the …

How to Use Awkward Silence to Get What You Want

I heard a story recently about a friend’sformer boss. When underlings would go into this person’s office to discuss something like a pay raise or …

Tips On Discipline For Children With SPD

Most children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) often struggle with basic everyday tasks while watching their peers perform the same tasks with …

How To Tell When Someone Is Lying To You Because It's Harder Than You Think

I consider myself a pretty intuitive person, and I'd like to think that I can tell when someone isn't being truthful. However, research indicates …

​The Science of Vastly Different Teens: Introverts and Extroverts

Personality is more than just how we act around others. There are deeply ingrained elements to who we are that impact every single aspect of our …

Don’t Be Fooled by Smoke and Mirrors: 12 Traits of Truly Authentic People

Let me paint a picture for you. The average member of today’s society has become immersed in technology, navigating life behind the confines of …

10 Key Psychological Concepts Many People Just Don’t Get

Here’s an interesting thing about psychology: For the most part, everyone, regardless of their educational background, feels like an expert in the …

Psychology

15 Of The Best Places To Find Free Books Online

Want to get your eyes on MILLIONS of free books online?<p>I got you.<p>If you’ve been following along, you already know that you can find free audiobooks …

Books

7 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning

You don't have to be a morning person to start your day off right.

Success

A Day in Keylong- The Gateway to Lahaul

<i>It had rained incessantly for two days and I was stuck in Koksar, 45 Kms before Keylong. On the third day, the rains subsided and though the sky</i> …

A Stoic's guide to becoming mentally strong

Grit. Resilience. Mental toughness. We hear a lot about them these days. But maybe we shouldn't. Why?<p>Because there have been good solutions to the …

Do You Read Books More Than Once? Here Are The 13 I’ve Read At Least Twice

My Go To Bibles For Business, Writing, Persuasion, Creativity And Growth<p>I walked into my office and noticed the cleaning person placed all my loose …

A Navy SEAL explains 8 secrets to grit and resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

6 Important Things To Remember When You First Meet Your Partner's Parents

Last night on <i>The Bachelorette</i>, my best friend whom I have never met, Rachel Lindsay, absolutely killed it during the hometown dates, despite some …

Suspended – Medium

9 Ways to Get People to Like You Without Saying a Word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There’s lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to …

8 Ways to Know When Someone Might Be Lying to You

A decade-long psychological study revealed that 60% of people lie during a typical 10-minute conversation. Here’s how to know when they’re doing …

Psychology

Power Causes Brain Damage

How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise<p>If power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can intoxicate. It can corrupt. It can even make Henry Kissinger believe that he’s sexually magnetic. …

Business cards in Japan: So many rules, so easily and often broken

One of the first things visitors learn about Japan is the importance of business card etiquette. Yet when it comes to the content of ...

Etiquette

How to Write a Letter | The Art of Manliness

While email and texts have become the standard form of written communication in today’s fast-paced, digital world, there’s still a place for …

Creative Writing

57 Things I Need You To Stop Doing To The Women You Work With

A female friend of mine went on a foreign business trip early in her career with two colleagues who were both male, married, and senior to her at the …

Dinner

8 things you should always do in your emails — and 5 things to avoid

Whether you're a senior professional or an office newbie, here are 13 must-remember dos and don'ts of business email etiquette.

Online Life

8 body-language tricks that are hard to master but will pay off forever

As Ursula the sea witch famously said, "Don't underestimate the importance of body language."<p>Some tricks, like remembering to smile, are easy to …

Body Language

12 Things You Should Never Do in Japan

In a country with a unique culture like Japan, visitors can feel daunted by the rules and social norms that regulate public life and interpersonal …

Japan

The Ultimate Guide to Tipping Etiquette

It’s a familiar dilemma: Should I tip this person? And if so, how much? You’ll never be clueless again with our handy chart, which provides gratuity …

Diet Changes To Keep In Mind Through Every Decade

As you age, you probably change your style, hair, skincare and exercise regimens. But what about your diet? As the years pass between childhood and …

Wellness