Anne-Marie Andersen

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Let this brain scientist optimize your morning routine

What you do in the morning can make or break your brain’s performance. Here are some simple habits to adopt between wake-up and lunchtime, in the right order.<p>Struggling to focus throughout your workday? You’re not alone. We live in a world of never-ending distractions, making it harder to …

Time Management

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

The Key to Good Luck Is an Open Mind - Facts So Romantic

<i>Demystifying the luck skillset has been a personal project of Christine Carter, a sociologist and senior fellow at the Greater Good Science Center,</i> …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Weak Consumer Spending Presents a Puzzle

U.S. retail sales fall for third straight month<p>By<p>Josh Mitchell and<p>Josh Mitchell<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JMitchellWSJ<p>joshua.mitchell@wsj.com<p>Sarah Nassauer<p>Sarah Nassauer<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@sarahnassauer<p>sarahnassauer<p>Sarah.Nassauer@wsj.com<p>WASHINGTON—The U.S. job market is booming …

Economics

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three …

Physics

28-Day Meditation Challenge 2018

Today, I raked a small section of the front yard as a reflective exercise, while listening to the guided meditation. I like to keep parts of the yard …

Mindfulness

A Hearty Salad for a Month of Healthy Eating

Current dietary wisdom dictates that to mitigate all the indulgences of the holidays, January becomes the month of eating salad.<p>Everywhere you look, you’ll see recipes for satisfying salads for dinner, portable salads for lunch — even breakfast salads to start the day, if your need for bodily …

Food

Break the Cycle of Stress and Distraction by Using Your Emotional Intelligence

Being able to focus helps us succeed. Whether it’s focusing inward and attuning ourselves to our intuitions and values or outward and navigating the world around us, honing our attention is a valuable asset.<p>All too often though, our focus and attention get hijacked, leaving us feeling frazzled, …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Self-improvement

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

I'm on Track to Read 100 Books This Year—Here's How You Can, Too

If you’re an ambitious, goal oriented person, it’s possible that one of your New Year’s resolutions was to read more books. Books are the gateway to …

7 Mental Strategies That Will Make You More Successful

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner.<p><i>by</i><p>, CEO and Founder, LexION Capital, CIO and Founder, LexION Alpha<p><b>To stay ahead in life, you</b> …

This Morning Routine Will Save You 20+ Hours a Week

The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor, but not in the knowledge working world we now live in.<p>Although this may be obvious based on people's mediocre …

Time Management

The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions

For the past half-century, sleep researcher <b>Rosalind D. Cartwright</b> has produced some of the most compelling and influential work in the field, enlisting modern science in revising and expanding the theories of Jung and Freud about the role of sleep and dreams in our lives. In <b>The Twenty-four Hour</b> …

Decluttering Your Digital Life | The Art of Manliness

<i>Hamlet’s Blackberry</i>. <i>The Joy of Missing Out</i>. <i>Irresistible</i>. <i>Reclaiming Conversation</i>. <i>The Tech-Wise Family</i>.<p>Recent years have seen a boom in books (and …

Minimalism

4 Keys to Getting Into and Staying in Flow

For many of us, flow is somewhat of a mystery. We know when we’ve experienced it. We love the way it feels, but we’re not quite sure how to reproduce …

Carl Sagan on Why We're Both the Problem and Solution for Humanity's Survival

Carl Sagan on Why We’re Both the Problem and Solution for Humanity’s Survival<p>“We are the custodians of life’s meaning.” – Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan

How To Get All Your Annoying Weekend Stuff Done In A Single Power Hour

As someone who splits her work week up into a few projects of different sizes, I am always intrigued by a new productivity hack, or a system that …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

The A Priori Diet: Extremely Simple Rules for Healthy Eating

Last week, a friend asked me what diet he should follow for his goal to reach a healthy body weight. Developing a good answer to his question ended …

Nutrition

The Most Effective Task and Email Workflow

Sometimes I ask myself, how do I do it?<p>According to Todoist, since August of 2016, I’ve completed 2,640 tasks, which translates into:<p>563 tasks a …

What Are the Chances of Finding Two Identical Snowflakes?

Not good.<p>Do you know how many possible snowflake shapes there are? 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, …

Mari's Banana Cupcakes Recipe

"These cupcakes are fluffy, moist, and good to eat at any time of day. This recipe is very easy to do, so cheer up and bake! They are easy, …

Fresh thinking: Trine Hahnemann’s Danish cuisine recipes

While still based in tradition, Danish cuisine has embraced new flavours, foreign ingredients and a lighter touch<p>We Danes have stopped thinking about the meal as revolving around meat and potatoes. More things are eaten raw than my grandmother would have imagined.<p>More things are eaten raw than my …

Science Is All About a Diet Cheat Day Too

Excellent news: A study published in the <i>Journal of Consumer Psychology</i> reports that cheat days, or "planned hedonic deviations" in science-speak, may …

5 Morning Rituals That Help You 'Win the Day'

Want to have a day filled with positive momentum and fewer distractions? Here's what author Tim Ferriss does to make it happen.<p>Tim Ferriss is probably best known for his book <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i>, but he is a man of many accomplishments.<p>In addition to two other bestsellers and a wildly popular …

5 Morning Rituals That Help Me Win The Day

<b>“If you see distraction externally, you end up creating an internally distracted state.”</b> – Tim FerrissThis episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> is a bit of …