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10 Habits You Need To Give Up If You Want To Be Productive

When we are productive, we efficiently finish various tasks and achieve better results. However, there are many bad habits that are killing our …

These Healthy Meals from the Panera Menu Can Help You Lose Weight and Gain Muscle Mass

They log hours at the gym working on their fitness and spend the remainder of their day helping their clients lose weight and build muscle. That’s …

Healthy Eating

Plague found in child camping in Yosemite National Park

A child has contracted the plague after a camping trip to Yosemite National Park and Stanislaus National Forest, prompting state health officials to launch an emergency investigation and perform an environmental evaluation to determine if the bacterial disease has spread.<p>It is the first case of …

This female author just exposed the sexist nature of the literary world

The punchline, however, is entirely predictable.<p>When author Catherine Nichols sent the opening pages of her novel to 50 agents, only two requested the full manuscript.<p>When she presented herself with a male pseudonym, "George," from a new email address, and sent the same cover letter and pages to 50 …

Your Phone Knows If You're Depressed

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

World Trade Center

They had never used the internet. Then they logged on

More than five million over 65s have never been on the internet. In a social experiment, four web-savvy millenials were paired with older technophobes with surprising and heartwarming results<p>Scratching his (bald) head and furrowing his (lined) brow, 76-year-old Martin Crossman peers over the top of …

If you want happy workers, stop treating them like children

Recently, there’s been something of a happiness backlash against America’s obsession with feeling happy at work. That’s because some companies have been going about it in the wrong way, working on short-term solutions that tend to treat employees more like children than adults who add real value to …

Employment

The Best Foods to Fuel Your Workout and Give You Energy

Chow down on these 8 power foods before and after your workouts, and you'll see results in no time.<p>1<p>Spinach<p><b>Good for:</b> Muscle recovery<br>It's true: …

Nutrition

21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

Time Management

Scientists say these 25 habits can help you feel happier and healthier

Each of the little things we do to boost our mood — from reading an adventure story to keeping a gratitude journal or even gazing up at the stars on a clear night — can add up to greater overall satisfaction.<p>But happiness doesn't come easy. We have to work at it.<p>Here are some of the things that …

6 Ways to Get More Out of a Push-Up

The push-up is one of the most overlooked exercises in the metaphorical exercise book. Sure, it looks pretty easy and most of us know the basics: …

Workouts

Double Your Weight Loss With This One Strategy

A new study found people who weighed themselves daily and recorded those results lost more body weight and better maintained that fat loss than those who didn't.<p>The two-year study, conducted at Cornell University and published in the <i>Journal of Obesity</i>, gave 162 overweight participants a lofty goal: …

4 ways to increase your productivity through better scheduling

We all want to get more done, but the same solution doesn’t work for everyone. Figuring out how to schedule your day to help you maximize your output …

Time Management

8 Apps That Put PR In Your Pocket | Inc.com

If you're like most startups, you have a love/hate relationship with public relations. You love your headlines. You hate the potentially tortured path to getting them. Here are some of the public relations apps I've reviewed recently. Try them out to see if they cut down on the angst and accelerate</i> …

Apps

Sendible, London's rival to Hootsuite, poised for global domination

The social media management platform, which started life as a bedroom side project, will triple in size over the coming year<p>It started as a bedroom side project. South African-born technologist Gavin Hammar was building social media tools for a London-based software consultancy.<p>He quickly realised …

6 Tips for a Summertime Sugar Detox

There is a lot of buzz about sugar lately and how it can impact wellness, but why exactly is sugar problematic and how can you reduce sugar to boost health? I am pleased to help decode how sugar impacts your health and vitality, and offer quick and easy steps to reducing sugar intake for a …

7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.<p>You would think, however, that at this point …

5 No-Equipment Back Exercises You Need in Your Life

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Chris Ryan for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Hunching over laptops and smartphones for hours on end does your back no favors. In fact, it's one of the biggest -- and most important -- muscle groups we're guilty of ignoring. And the issue isn't just aesthetics (though a toned back can help you …

Is a Clean Eating Challenge Really Worth It?

A few weeks ago, I realized that I hadn't woken up feeling "good" in a long time. As someone who prioritizes sleep, exercise and eating a healthy, balanced diet, I had gotten a little off track. I wasn't sleeping enough, I was drinking more alcohol than usual and my busy schedule gave me an excuse …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Our Legacy joins the fray.<p>By Tyler Watamanuk1 day agoView More<p>Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee …

Lifestyle

This 20-year-old college dropout turned down Apple to launch a startup and is doing really well

Eight months later, that decision is really working out for him.<p>His company has raised $90,000 and, just a few months after the launch of an enterprise product, has already generated $150,000 in revenue, he tells us, and has grown from three employees to 21 employees since the end of …

Long-term study shows why bullying is a public health problem

Bullying may be responsible for nearly 30% of cases of depression among adults, a new study suggests.<p>By tracking 2,668 people from early childhood through adulthood, researchers found that 13-year-olds who were frequent targets of bullies were three times more likely than their non-victimized peers …

University of Cambridge

16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

Time Management

This rich guy spent $350,000 to kill an endangered rhino

BLACK RHINOS ARE QUICKLY DISAPPEARING FROM the earth. Their cousins, the Northern White Rhinoceros, are down to their last living male, and are not …

Run Smarter, Not Faster: How To Find Your 'Gears' For Better Workouts

Runners like to focus on getting faster, but especially if you're new to running, you might be missing a key part of your training: learning to run …

Meet the 22-year-old blogger who gets paid up to $15,000 for a single Instagram post

Danielle Bernstein, the personal-style blogger behind We Wore What, recently told Harper's Bazaar that she can make as much as $15,000 from a single Instagram post.<p>The money comes from brands that want to get their products noticed by the 992,000 people who follow Bernstein on the app.<p>Like many …

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The 15-Minute Total-Body Kettlebell Workout

"High-intensity interval training" (HIIT) is a fitness term that gets thrown around a lot these days. HIIT workouts vary from bodyweight-only …

The War on Sugar and How We Can Win It

Today, nearly 70% of American adults are either overweight or obese. For decades, Washington has been focusing on fighting the obesity epidemic without properly picking the right battles.<p>In recent years, the food industry has been able to insert over 10 different types of added sugars into our …