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The Custom-Built, Model Home Workspace

Model homes are meant to entice potential homebuyers, and so the rooms in them are designed to be attractive and functional. This model home’s office …

How Your Mood Affects the Quality of Your Work

Common sense suggests the best way to get good work done is to try and be in a positive mood, but The Wall Street Journal points out that it’s not …

Christopher Nolan's Success Secret: Have Your Next Project Ready

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of succeeding on a project. However, as acclaimed director Christopher Nolan suggests, if you really want to …

What to Do When You Hit a Brainstorming Brick Wall

The moment a great idea or solution hits you can feel like magic—like it’s been delivered whole to you by some divine being. But what usually ends up …

Brainstorming

How to Keep Planning Kickass Date Nights in a Long-Term Relationship

Having a regular date night is one of the simplest ways to keep your relationship strong, but keeping those dates interesting is tough. Here’s how …

​Get in Shape With This 11-Minute Fighter Pilots' Workout

It may be Canada's best-kept exercise secret: an 11-minute, no-equipment workout program designed to keep pilots and other Air Force members in top …

How To Meditate (And Get The Most Benefit Out Of It)

MySkills MyFuture Suggests Careers That Match Your Current Job

If you're tired of your current job, it might be easier to switch to a new career if you build on the skills you already have and find a compatible …

"You Have to Be Bored."

We've heard time and time again that boredom is a necessity for creativity, and musician Dan Deacon really drives that point home with the above …

Write Down What You Accomplished at the End of Every Week

It's easy to remember the pile of things you have to do in the future. Once it's done, you'll probably forget it quickly. At the end of every week, …

How to Answer "Why Do You Want to Work at This Company?"

When you're preparing for an interview, there are a few questions that you absolutely must know how to answer (like "tell me about yourself") because …

Plan More Effectively with the "Tenth Man Rule"

When it comes to planning, you want to have every aspect covered as best you can. The "tenth man rule" always has someone play the part of contrarian …

Road Trips

How to Get Better Sleep in Uncomfortable and Unavoidable Situations

It's no secret that most of us aren't getting enough sleep. And while it's probably our own fault, many of us are also unwilling or unable to change …

Top 10 Uncomfortable Situations and How to Deal with Them

Life is full of awkward and uncomfortable moments. We can't avoid them altogether, but we can handle them with grace. Here are ten situations we all …

Self-help

Ask an Expert: All About Creating Healthier Sleeping Habits

There's rarely any instant fix when you're having trouble sleeping, and if you're a light sleeper, it can be especially important to foster healthy …

Get Over Your Worries with This Self-Reflection Exercise

We all worry about things on occasion, but worrying too much will only increase your stress levels. If you tend to be a worrywart, this quick …

Self-Reflection

How to Be Braver In Your Everyday Life

We all wish we could be a little braver, but fear can still permeate into our day to day activities. It keeps us from taking action, progressing at …

Approach a Big Project Like You Would an Adventure

A new, big project can seem insurmountable. You don't know where to start, and you don't know if you'll be able to see it through. To make things a …

Build to Learn: Why You Should Make Things Just for the Experience

If you've ever built something like an app you'll know the buzz that comes from having real users. There's nothing quite like knowing you helped or …

Fluency with Excel and Word Are Key to Getting a Higher-Paying Job

Finding a good paying job with just a few college courses (or less) under your belt can be daunting. Even so, you may be surprised to hear that …

Use a Special Calendar Color for Deadlines (As Opposed to Events)

Most of us hate deadlines, but they're part of life. If your deadlines are whooshing by, adding a unique color cues you in that the deadline is …

The Power of Now: A Meditative Approach to Living In the Moment

There is no better time than the present. Eckhart Tolle's <i>The Power of Now</i> shows you how to move past pain, stress, and anxiety with the help of …

Motivate a Lazy Coworker by Asking for Their Input

At some point, you've probably dealt with a coworker who doesn't pull his or her weight. Their incompetence can affect you, and it's tempting to …

Ask an Expert: All About Better Relationships and Dating

Say hello to Harris O'Malley, who you probably know better as Dr. Nerdlove. The good doctor is back to offer love, sex, and dating advice to those of …

The Company You Work For Is Not Your Friend

One thing becomes apparent after the honeymoon of a newly-launched career is over: Your employer—whether it’s a scrappy startup or a massive …

“We Can’t Always Make the Best Decisions, But We Can Make Good Ones”

Smart money decisions require careful consideration. But there's such a thing as decision fatigue, too, even when it comes to personal finance. …

Determine If Your Workspace Needs Organizing with the 30 Second Rule

A clean workspace is nice, but sometimes things are just fine the way they are, even if it's a little messy. You can use the 30-second rule to find …

"Unschedule" Your Work by Adding Fun Time to Your Calendar

Letting your schedule fill up with other people's priorities is the quickest way to get overwhelmed and burn out. Start your scheduling by adding …

Productivity

​Walt Disney's Best Career Lessons

As the founder of The Walt Disney Company, Disney produced blockbuster movies and immersive theme parks the world had never seen before. Although …

Walt Disney Company

When Writing Your First Draft, Don't Be Afraid to Write Like Crap

Filling a blank page with words is hard. Fixing a bunch of terrible words is a little easier. If you're having trouble getting started with your …

Creative Writing