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"It Is Far Better to Have More Time Than Money"

It's easy to spend months saving up money for vacations, but as traveler Kevin Kelly reminds us, money's not as important as we think. Time is the …

Personal Finance

8 Scientifically Proven Ways to Maximize Your Mid-Day Break

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>I’ve noticed that the way I spend my lunch break affects how productive I am for the rest of the day: how quickly I get started once I get back to my desk, how effective I am in the first hour after lunch, and …

4 Ways to Make Smart Use of Technology and Power Up Your Willpower

Advertisement<p>Digital willpower is an idea that crops up from time to time and it describes our current tech-saturated culture rather well. We all …

How to Strategize for a Better Salary in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

When we're younger, we probably think that we'll make more money when we're older. Job seniority comes with promotions—and raises—right? As it turns …

Top 10 Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Doing What You Want

Ever feel like your brain is out to get you? Like it's convincing you to do things that aren't actually in your best interest? Our brain is a funny …

Top 10

Ask Healthy Living: Why Do I Wake Up Minutes Before My Alarm Goes Off?

<i>Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!</i><p>"Ask Healthy Living" is for informational purposes only and is not a …

Nobody Says It, But This Is the Greatest Weightlifting Lesson I've Learned

You'll never walk into the gym and hear someone say, "You should do something easy today."<p>But after 10 years of training, I think embracing slow and easy gains is one of the most important lessons I've learned.<p>In fact, this lesson applies to most things in life. And it comes down to the difference …

Write Down Exactly What Your Savings Are Allowed to Be Spent On

"Savings" is a terribly non-descriptive term for that portion of money we want to hang on to indefinitely. Instead of piling up cash for an …

Personal Finance

How Much Alcohol Causes a Hangover, and the Best Drinks to Avoid One

The misery of a hangover usually makes us regret every drink from the day before. You don't have to forgo drinking altogether, though, if you don't …

Alcohol

The Financial Advice I'm Glad I Ignored When I Was Broke

There's a fundamental flaw with lots of financial advice: it assumes you have money. For some people, post-bills income just doesn't exist (and that …

Why We're So Materialistic, Even Though It Doesn't Make Us Happy

No matter who you are, it's easy to get a little caught up in the idea of getting new <i>stuff</i>. Here's a look at <i>why</i> your brain is so materialistic and …

Addressing the ADD/ADHD 'Epidemic'

<i>by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine</i> <i>pioneer</i><p>The holiday season brings a buzz of excitement and activity, but for those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or its close cousin, attention-deficit disorder (ADD), this time of year can be particularly …

5 New Year's Financial Resolutions You Should Be Making

<b>1. Stop associating money with crisis.</b> Rather than thinking about all the fun things you can do with money -- like taking that vacation you've been dreaming of (which, studies have shown, will make you richer in the long run) -- you worry yourself sick over what you DON'T have and what COULD happen …

Tips for Breakups, Heartaches and Sadness

What to do when the going gets tough? Keep going.<p>This post goes out to all of you who are navigating the tricky waters of transition, heartbreak, loneliness, disappointment or loss.<p>Both my parents grew up on corn and soybean farms in central Illinois. I come from grounded, humble, hardworking and …

12 Weight Loss Resolutions You Shouldn't Make

<i>By Dana Leigh Smith</i><p>Get this: 30 percent of all New Year's resolutions are broken before February, according to a poll by the time management firm Franklin Covey. "People tend to fall off the weight-loss wagon so quickly because their goals are unrealistic," says Toby Amidor, a registered dietitian …