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The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Japan

Tony Robbins explains how to suffer less and improve your well-being

In my second podcast with Tony Robbins, he said that all fear comes from three triggers: <i>loss</i>, <i>less</i>, and <i>never</i>. He mentioned this in passing, and many of you asked for more details. This post will cover that and much more.<p>There are two parts:<p><b>Part 1:</b> Tony's discussion of suffering and his framework of …

Stoicism Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Mentally Strong

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

Self-help

Beef Wellington For Two

For a fancy date night dinner!

Mushrooms

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

11 simple tips for being more productive that don't feel like work

You went out with friends last night, which seemed like a brilliant idea in the moment and quickly escalated to a wildly good time, but now you're paying the price to productivity.<p>You're utterly exhausted due in part to dehydration and largely attributed to lack of sleep, you can't quite satisfy …

Time Management

The Minimalist’s Guide To Productivity

I’ve been on a journey to adopt a minimalist lifestyle for years. I’ve taken on a minimalist wardrobe, thrown out all the junk in my house, even …

Time Management

Boost Your Productivity With This 1 Simple Observation

Defend the precious space you need to be truly productive. Here's how.<p>When I was young, my golden hours were from 1 o'clock until dawn. It was something about the silence of the night, the gap between bedtime and rise, that turned me alive. I'd have all kinds of ideas. My writing would flow. An …

5 Unusual Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

I'm in!<p>The way you spend your first hour of waking up will make or break the rest of your day. If you find yourself shuffling about in the morning, …

Here’s how Apple Pencil beats other iPad styluses, and your best alternate picks

As mentioned on an earlier Happy Hour podcast, I have a giant collection of iPad styluses, having tested dozens of them since the first iPad debuted in 2010. Earlier this week, my colleague Zac Hall reviewed the best (and most expensive) iPad stylus, Apple’s brand-new $99 Apple Pencil, which is …

Apple Pencil

What Apple employees really think about the company's internal corporate culture

Apple has a reputation for being extremely secretive in its day-to-day operations. So secretive, in fact, that some employees didn't know they were working on the first iPad until Steve Jobs unveiled it on stage.<p>That makes us all wonder what it must be like to work for Apple.<p>We know it can be …

7 Reliable Steps to Change Your Life at Any Age

<i>Never assume that you’re stuck with the way things are right now. You aren’t. Things can change if you want them to, at any age. Life changes every</i> …

The Oscars

3 Zen Principles That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Happier!)

There’s no guarantee that you’ll wake up tomorrow.<p>You may know this, but are you really living it?<p>I've spent some time ruminating on this and have …

The Counterintuitive Art of Leading by Letting Go

One of the fundamental inconsistencies we see in workplaces today is the gap between leaders’ desire for “empowered and engaged” employees and what …

Leadership

8 Things That Happened After I Meditated For 100 Days

I am not a yogi, a life coach, or a yoga teacher. In fact, I am probably the furthest thing from what you would call a yogi. Like many, I struggled …

Meditation

5 Keys to Self-Discipline – Resist Temptations Like a Monk (and Achieve Your Long-Term Goals)

If you want to make any kind of changes in your life, it’s self-discipline that will either help you reach your goal (when you have a lot of …

Self-improvement

Cancelling One-on-One Meetings Destroys Your Productivity

We all can agree that we have too many meetings. From the one-off event to the weekly check-in with an employee, meetings are taking an increasing amount of time in our daily work. But removing meetings from your calendar isn’t always the best way to take back your time.<p>When faced with an onslaught …

Let's Kill Performance Reviews In 2015

I grew up with the idea that the business world was a thoughtful, serious and rational place. Then I got into the business world myself. Often, the business world isn’t any of those things, if we are honest. That’s okay with me. The best part of business, in my opinion, is the warm and vibrant …

The Workplace

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of <i>Mindfulness Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace</i> and director of the …

Mindfulness

10 Ways To Declutter Your Mind For Clarity, Focus, and Peace

<b>“Life is as simple or complicated as we make it.” Donna Smallin</b><p>The dreaded “C” word. Clutter.<p>We all deal with it. In some part of our world, we face …

La La Land

Paperless Productivity With Evernote & Pocket

Evernote provides many different tools to capture and save web content. From our own Web Clipper to integrations like Feedly and Pocket,Freelance …

Productivity

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

Backpacking

Top 10 Essential iPhone 6 Apps

<b>For an updated list, check out the video above.</b><p>Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on Apple's iOS App store can be bewildering at best. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my …

Apps

Be Quiet! 3 Easy Meditations For Beginners

<i>In the age of constant communication, 24/7 jobs, and mandatory multitasking, finding a moment for reflection is almost impossible — almost. Courtney</i> …

Best iPad Apps of 2014

(Apologies that this post is around a week later than usual. I had a bit of a health scare during Christmas week and very low energy for a fair few days. Feeling fine now.)<p>This has been another year of notable milestones for the iPad – 225 million iPads sold, over 650,000 iPad apps in the App …

The to-do list method that actually works

I'm pretty sure there is no new information you could come up with as it relates to productivity and procrastination. Just about anything I could tell you has been written about at some point by someone, and in many cases, at many points by many someones.<p>So with that in mind – knowing that you've …

Swipes - iPhone - English

Screenshots<p>Overview<p>Swipes app is an intuitive to-do list which gives you the fastest way to organise any list of tasks into priorities, scheduled …

10 Morning Habits Successful People Swear By

Up and at ‘em! Morning people are successful people. Just ask any CEO, politician, professional athlete or inventor out there – they all start their day at the crack of dawn, gaining a leg up on the competition. Create a routine and stick with it. Studies prove that willpower is the strongest in …

Blinkist: Serving curious minds.

Big ideas in<br>small packages<p>Get access to key insights from 2000+ bestselling nonfiction books, transformed into powerful packs you can read or listen …

Non-fiction