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Medical doctors and mental health professionals are finally talking

Even on her worst days, Tracy Young goes to her appointments at the San Fernando Mental Health Center. The counseling and medication, she says, keep her depression and schizophrenia at bay.<p>"I come here faithfully," said Young, 50. "I have to come here or I be feeling I just want to give up."<p>Young …

Mental Health

A Video Introduction to Skeptic magazine by Michael Shermer

An Evening With The Unbelievers - The Skeptic Magazine

Here's the budgeting strategy of a family who lived comfortably on $14,000 a year

When her husband Jason, a member of the US Army, was completing his undergraduate studies, the family's only source of income was the $14,000 annual cost of living allowance he received under the GI Bill.<p>Over time, she learned to manage the family's finances and to pay off the debt she'd incurred …

Budgeting

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Learning

7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well

Your brain is influenced by a wide array of factors. Here's how to get it working at its best.<p>Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of …

Time Management

One simple move helped this chronic procrastinator become more productive when she works from home

<b>The 21 Day Timehacker Project matches readers with coaches who help them find time for their most important goals.</b><p><b>DAY ONE</b>: For years, Deb Calvey, 48, of Mukwonago, Wisconsin has been consumed with working for a scientific journal and caring for her three kids. Though they’re now teens, are more …

Time Management

10 Outstanding Grammar Tips for Writers: Take the Quiz

Grammar mistakes are embarrassing, don’t you agree?To save you embarrassment, WritetoDone collaborated with Grammarly and Daily Writing Tips to …

Creative Writing

How to write 3,000 words every day when you don’t feel like it

<i>By Mars Dorian, {grow} Contributing Columnist</i>Every month, I meet up with a group of content creators and onlinepreneurs in some raunchy Berlin cafe. …

Writing

University of Michigan student builds, lives in tiny house to save money

A University of Michigan student has moved into a 170-square-foot home he built himself.<p>Christopher Cerk, a 21-year-old computer science major, loaded a tiny house on a trailer and hauled it with him for the rest of fall classes, The Ann Arbor News reported on Saturday.<p>Cerk didn’t tell the …

College & University

3 Secrets For a Happier, More Productive Day

In this go-getting uber busy society we live in, we are constantly chased by deadlines and to-dos. A message or status update pops up on your phone and computer screen non-stop.<p>The world keeps crying for your attention and pulls you in all different directions regardless of what you really want to …

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The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm

• <b>Author:</b> James Napoli<p>Why tolerate ignorance? James Napoli, the executive vice president of the National Sarcasm Society, has provided an A-Z guide to turn to whenever you need to set someone straight. From advertisements to e-mail, from materialism to remote controls, there's a witty answer for …

iOS

Minipresso, A Pocket-Size Espresso Maker for Brewing on the Go

Minipresso is a pocket-size espresso maker created by Hong Kong startup Wacaco that lets users brew a fresh cup on the go. The cylindrical system …

Why Millions of Grownups Are Buying These Coloring Books For Adults

Amazon's Top 100 book list changes hourly, but there are a few mainstays right now: <i>All the Light We Cannot See</i>, of course, and the unreleased <i>Go Set a</i> …

Books

Collapsible Compact Chopsticks - $16 on Amazon

Editor's note<p>Made of stainless steel and plastic that easily collapses and assembles to form a full length pair of chopsticks. Secured together with …

Find Mental Health Help for Almost Anything With These Hotlines and Groups

If you think you’re having a mental health issue, but don’t feel ready to find a therapist (or aren’t sure if your insurance will cover one), a good …

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2015

Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

20 Fridge Organization Tips That Put Your Design Skills To The Test

<b>Cleaning</b> and <b>organizing</b> the <b>fridge</b> is one of those tasks we all try to avoid and to postpone for as long as we can. When you think about it, <b>fridge</b> …

6 Cheap Eats Iconic to Their City -- All Less Than $10

<i>By Ally Marotti for the CheapTickets Blog</i><p>One of the truest ways to experience a city is to taste it, and that tour de taste should probably start with a bite of the city's most iconic food. Pizza by the slice in the Big Apple, a Chicago-style dog in the Windy City, a Po'boy in New Orleans -- …

72 Hours in Portland, Maine

Portland is the basecamp of wild Maine. Over a third of the population resides in the port’s metropolitan area, centered on a peninsula 50 miles into …

Travel

Best Productivity Apps: Top 10 Tools For College Students

Distractions are part of your daily life at college. You have tons of studying to do and assignments to complete, but you end up wasting hours on …

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Procrastination

4 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Everything Done on Your To-Do List

It can be a huge mental battle to get through work that you don't want to do. So how do you push through?<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Everyone has that one thing on his or her to-do list. That nagging task that’s …

Procrastination

DIY Gold Leaf Vase {How to Paint on Glass}...

Shares 50K<p>One of my favorite crafting projects is painting on glass. You name it, wine glasses, candle holders, vases and even old windows, I have …