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Why time management is ruining our lives

The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a writer and self-avowed geek named Merlin Mann. Their biggest professional problem was email, the digital …

Time Management
Ohio State University

Seth's Blog

Do your homework.<p>Show up with contributions and connections long before you bring your opinion.<p>Save the snark for later.<p>Pay your dues.<p>Speak up about …

Create a "Comfy Couch" Fund to Give Your Budget Some Everyday Wiggle Room

Your emergency fund is supposed to give you some peace of mind to cover expenses when times are tough. However, most times you wish you could spend a …

Personal Finance

If You Want To Be Successful, You May Need To Cut Off Something From Life

Every choice has a cost. Just make sure that as we juggle in life, we choose the things that are the most important to us.

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Success

You can be this hot by working out 1 hour a week

If Joe Wicks has his way, we will be ditching our scales and feasting on carbohydrates and healthy fats — and instead of a growing waistline, we’ll …

12-Minute Core Strength Sequence (for Real People)

Build strength through the belly, side waist, glutes and back with core strengtheners for those of us who don't have all day to hit the gym.The post …

The Post

3 Changes To Your Physical Environment That Can Make You More Productive

Where and how you work can determine how productive you’ll be when you do.<p>Ernest Hemingway never ate at his desk.<p>He also never read the newspaper, talked on the phone, or opened his mail at his desk. He wrote at his desk. That’s all.<p>Mason Currey gives us a peek inside Hemingway’s writing process in</i> …

Productivity

On whistleblowers and secrecy: What author Barry Eisler said to a room of ex-intelligence officers

<i>Author and former CIA officer Barry Eisler spoke at the Association of Former Intelligence Officers opposite ex-CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden</i> …

Surveillance

Yoga Cards – Beginner (Men)

Who says yoga is for girls? Designed specifically for guys, the YOGA CARDS for Men is a simple visual practice guide with essential poses, breathing …

Why we don't follow through on what we set out to do — and how to fix it

Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other projects, entertaining guests, and delaying his work on the text.<p>Hugo's publisher had become frustrated by his repeated procrastination and responded by setting a formidable deadline.<p>The publisher demanded that Hugo finish the …

Procrastination

Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

Minimalism

How to be a moderately successful person

Being highly successful sounds stressful, so I’m sharing these closely guarded secrets to allow you to muddle along just fine<p>Right now, across the internet, approximately 12m articles purport to share the secrets of highly successful people: 2016 is a new year, and if you simply restructure your …

Success

Learn How to Write Unforgettable Thank You Notes With This Primer

A great thank you note is a lot more than a piece of paper with “thank you” written on it, however. This primer will have you writing thank you notes …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Happiness
Crime

Top 10 uncanny graphic novels

From Neil Gaiman’s evil Mr Punch to Hannah Berry’s characters in eerie peril on a night train, these graphic novels are full of muted horror and seasonal unease<p>I was recently invited to contribute a graphic story to a collection of uncanny tales, Congregation of Innocents, published by the Curious …

Books

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …

Productivity

Smartphone Alarm Clock

Introduction: Smartphone Alarm Clock<p>Second Prize in the<br>Time Contest<p>View Contest<p>Hi!<p>In this Instructable I will tell you how to make a good looking …

Open Your Electronics

The insides of your iPhone are not as fragile or as mysterious as they seem.<p>Is the fan on your laptop loud? Is your desktop computer running slow? Do you have an old phone you don't use because the headphone jack is busted or the screen is broken? Our electronics aren't as fragile or as mysterious …

Technology

10,000 wax cylinders digitized and free to download

The University of California at Santa Barbara library has undertaken an heroic digitization effort for its world-class archive of 19th and early 20th …

Cory Doctorow

8 Secrets Smart People Know About Time Management

<b>1. You can’t manage time, you can only manage yourself.</b><p>There are 24 hours in each day. You can’t change that. As long as you focus on managing time – searching for systems, lists, and tools – you are ignoring the real issue: how to manage yourself.<p><b>2. “Too much to do” and “Not enough time” are</b> …

Time Management

Instead of Bezier Curves: Beautiful Drawings using Spiral Tools

Those using Illustrator or a different vector program can’t avoid bezier curves. They allow the user to draw curves in any form or shape. However, it …

Graphics

Seth's Blog

More interesting than you realize.<p>An interesting person is interesting to us because she combines two things: Truth and surprise.<p>The <i>truth</i>: Not …

Austin

Ask Kids What They'd Like to Keep, Not Get Rid of, to Declutter

Decluttering is hard enough without kids, but try to throw away your kids’ toys and it’s like pulling teeth. Mother and decluttering aficionado Emily …