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This Breathing Exercise Can Help You Stay Focused At Work

Think you know how to breathe? Think again. Here’s a method to help you keep calm and carry on.<p>What if there were something you could do right this minute to improve how engaged, productive, and creative you are at work? As it turns out, there is, and you’re already doing it—breathing.<p>Breathing …

How Changing Your Reading Habits Can Transform Your Health

Reading doesn’t just improve your knowledge, it can help fight depression, make you more confident, empathetic, and a better decision maker.<p>My favorite book is <i>War and Peace.</i><p>And I know what you’re thinking: “Oh, another writer wanting people to think he’s all intellectual and highbrow.”<p>But it really …

30 Quotes About One Of The Most Important Life Lessons: Letting Go

Letting go is often quite hard, but there comes a time when we must. That is one of the most important life lessons each one of us must learn. It is …

Why Your Time in the Shower Is Vital to the Rest of Your Day

The next time you're in the shower, notice where your mind goes. Like any routine activity—washing the dishes, mowing the lawn, driving, brushing our …

5-Year-Old Runs 26:43 5K

Anthony Russo ran 2:22 half marathon earlier this month.<p>As Anthony Russo has shown this month, when you're fit, you're fit, and can race well over a wide range of distances.<p>At Sunday's Dr. Jim McLean Scholarship 5K in Bridgewater, New Jersey, 5-year-old Russo ran 26:43, <i>The Times of Trenton</i> reports. …

Start Fast or Pace Evenly?

Study suggests that a slightly fast start may pay off.<p>There's a longstanding debate about whether even pacing in always best in long (i.e. more than about four minutes) races. Physiologically, it makes sense -- but when you look at the actual pacing patterns of world records, they almost …