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Blog - NJlifehacks

NOTE: This is an excerpt from my book The Happy Life Formula, which is all about the science of happiness and how to use it in our lives to be …

Meditation

Primer | Affordable Men's Fashion & Lifestyle

Discover the science of scent, and how to apply your signature scent correctly.<p>Rips, fades, whiskers, and honey-combs designed by robotic lasers: …

Lifestyle

Lifehacker - Do everything better

View on Kinja Deals<p>We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.<p>Shared from Offspring<p>You knew it …

Living Rooms

My Most Powerful Tool for Thinking and Decision Making

<i>Note: This is an updated version of the article that was part of the May 2015 issue of our premium newsletter, Value Investing Almanack.</i>When …

Stone Age

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 …

Really Simple Goal Setting

My favorite simplicity blog, Unclutterer, recently did a good post on goal-setting software called Lifetick, which is actually pretty cool. But as I …

Happiness: It’s Like This…and This Too

Ajahn Chah was the spiritual teacher to many leading mindfulness teachers. He had a wonderful saying when it comes to being present in life, “It’s …

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

Nutrition

8 Apps To Boost Your Small Business Productivity

<i>Every small-business person and entrepreneur has</i> about three times more tasks to complete each day than one person can possibly tackle. Thus we’re …

Crush List: Top 99 Women 2016

<b>Crush.</b> <i>Noun.</i> (\ˈkrəsh\) Someone you have a crush on. The object of one's interest. Someone you can't stop thinking about. Ex: <i>Damn, I have such a crush on her.</i><p><b>Crush.</b> <i>Verb.</i> To kick ass at something; to own it, dominate it, ace it. Ex: <i>Damn, did you see that? She totally crushed it.</i><p><b>Crush List:</b> <i>Noun.</i> <i></i>A …

Genius

Lolo Jones ready to run after battling nerve problem

Six doctors. Zero remedies.<p>That summarizes Lolo Jones' frustrations after suffering a debilitating nerve injury in January.<p>The Olympic hurdler from Des Moines eventually recovered in time to compete in this week's Drake Relays in her hometown — but said the uncertainty was exasperating.<p>"It wasn't …

Video Motivation: Andreia Brazier

Breaking Bad Habits: Overcoming Negative Behaviors

© iStockphoto<br>lofilolo<p>Find out how to break your bad habits.<p>Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits …

Procrastination

Eisenhower's Urgent/Important Principle: Using Time Effectively, Not Just Efficiently

© iStockphoto<br>blackred<p>Focus on your most important work.<p>Imagine that your boss has asked you to prepare an important presentation for the next board …

How to Be Interesting

• <b>Author:</b> Jessica Hagy<p>You want to leave a mark, not a blemish. Be a hero, not a spectator. You want to be interesting. (Who doesn’t?) But sometimes it takes a nudge, a wake-up call, an intervention!—and a little help. This is where Jessica Hagy comes in. A writer and illustrator of great economy, …

Influence

• <b>Author:</b> Robert B. Cialdini, PhD<p>Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"—and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, …

Man's Search for Meaning

• <b>Author:</b> Viktor E. Frankl and Others<p>Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, …

Microsoft reportedly looking to dump IPTV business in favor of Xbox

Microsoft appears to be mulling over plans to dump its IPTV business. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Ericsson is in talks with the software maker to buy up its IPTV software, known as Media Room, that is used to power services like AT&T's U-verse. Microsoft is expected to continue its focus on TV apps and …