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25 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Spirituality

Why Working in 90-Minute Intervals Is Powerful for Your Body and Job, According to Science | Inc.com

It's 2:00 p.m. (...ish. You're too tired to process the exact minute.) A coworker walks by you with a sandwich from the cafeteria. Is that coffee? You know you smell coffee. You look at the clock and, like Peter's character in the movie <i>Office Space</i>, you realize all of two minutes have gone by. How …

Brain Activity
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Illusions vs Reality: Why Millennials Struggle to Find Happiness

<i>Picture perfect.</i><p>No flaws. Filters got you looking flawless!<p>How many times have you tweaked a picture in order to create an illusion that you were …

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Protesters out in Charlotte for third night as police refuse to release video

Protesters massed on Charlotte's streets for a third night Thursday in the latest sign of mounting pressure for police to release video that could resolve wildly different accounts of the shooting of a black man.<p>Demonstrators chanted "release the tape" and "we want the tape" while briefly blocking …

10 research-backed ways to beat procrastination for good

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started.<p>But the bills must be paid, the work …

Procrastination

How to raise a genius: lessons from a 45-year study of super-smart children

A long-running investigation of exceptional children reveals what it takes to produce the scientists who will lead the twenty-first century.<p>On a …

Education

7 financial habits of successful entrepreneurs

Most of us are familiar with the typical habits of successful people — wake up early, eat breakfast, build a network.<p>But what about the financial habits behind successful entrepreneurs? What are they doing on a daily basis that is making their business successful? Here are seven frequently …

Entrepreneurship

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Why venture capitalist turned self-help guru James Altucher owns only 15 things

by Alex Williams<p>It was about 10am on a sun-drenched summer morning, and James Altucher, perhaps the world's least likely success guru, was packing …

6 Courses (39+ Hours) of Content to Build Products That Both Look & Work Beautifully

<b>Become a Senior UX Design Strategist</b><p>Ensure Your UX Project's Success By Effectively Managing Your Clients, Team & Product<p>Take your UX design skills …

Religion

Here's The Best Way To Learn To Play Guitar On Your Own [Lessons]

<b>The Guide To</b>: Get the most potential out of every second you spend playing.

Guitar

10 Success lessons from Evan Spiegel – “Snapchat Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+11<p>Shares 16<p>If Silicon Valley had a bad boy icon, it would be Evan Spiegel. The CEO and co-founder of Snapchat shot to the …

Ten Non-Standard Ideas About Going Back to School

I had a colleague, a third-grade teacher, who spent most of August sorting books into leveled baskets, going steady with the laminating machine, and …

10 ways to trick yourself out of being lazy

Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on overcoming laziness and pulled out the easiest ways to set yourself on a path toward greater …

Procrastination

Virginia Woolf on What Makes Love Last

In praise of those intermittent “moments of vision” that electrify love.<p><i>“Real love,”</i> wrote philosopher Alain Badiou in contemplating how we fall and stay in love, <i>“is one that triumphs lastingly, sometimes painfully, over the hurdles erected by time, space and the world.”</i> But what, exactly, …

20 Creative Bathroom Organizers Under $20

Spice racks for your nail polish? You bet.<p>It doesn't have to cost a fortune to whip this shared home space into shape.

I Tried to Be a Morning Person for 30 Days. Here's What Worked (and What Didn't)

If you spend any time online, you'll inevitably come across an article (or 15) spelling out steps to reach the near-mythical status of becoming a …

Sleep

Why Time Is One of Humanity's Greatest and Most Important Inventions

Without the pendulum clock, the Industrial Revolution doesn’t happen. Without the quartz clock, the technology in the digital revolution doesn’t …

7 Easy Ways To Get Your Financial Life in Order

For lots of people, it’s hard to think of anything less enjoyable than taking stock of their finances. From monthly bills to saving for retirement, …

Personal Finance

How to Start a Business On (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of …

Small Business

5 Habits to Steal From Warren Buffett

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>When the Oracle of Omaha talks, people make pilgrimages. In fact, thousands of Berkshire Hathaway …

Investing

8 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 8 A.M. to Be More Productive

When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie?<p>When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie.<p>Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven. Rough.<p>However, …

Swimming Pools

10 Simple Household Repairs Every Frugal Person Should Master

Whether you're a homeowner or a renter, sooner or later, something is going to break. And when that time comes, you'll have two options: fix it …

A professional landscape photographer says these are the best places to see star-filled skies in the US

Between the weather, lunar, solar, and milky way conditions, stars can be a difficult thing to capture, but Kaye has become familiar with the best spots to go stargazing and capture the spectacular sights.<p>From Hawaii to Lake Tahoe, Kaye has some serious knowledge on where to head if you want a …

National Parks

It’s Time to Retire Your Trusty Day Planner

Evernote is a 21st century day planner. In Part 4 of his productivity series for school leaders, organization consultant and former principal Frank …

Productivity