David Smart

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Let this brain scientist optimize your morning routine

What you do in the morning can make or break your brain’s performance. Here are some simple habits to adopt between wake-up and lunchtime, in the right order.<p>Struggling to focus throughout your workday? You’re not alone. We live in a world of never-ending distractions, making it harder to …

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Productivity Tips for People Who Hate Productivity Tips

“Traditional approaches to staying focused don’t work for me.” “I know what I should do to be more productive, but I just don’t do it.” I hear sentences like these repeatedly from coaching clients. Many have read articles and books — and have even been trained in productivity methods — but still …

How to Be More Productive Without Burning Out

Like many of my classmates, shortly after college, I joined the ranks of a top strategy and management consulting firm. I knew I was signing up for long hours, but the reality of that didn’t really sink until a few months in, when I asked for a vacation day to go to a friend’s wedding. My request …

When It Pays to Collaborate with Competitors at Work

Managers in an up-or-out organization are expected to advance. Those who don’t are fired, at worst; at best they’re relegated to the outskirts of the organization or placed in stagnant roles. This sort of environment breeds constant pressure to compete with colleagues for the best assignments and …

Why the Automation Boom Could Be Followed by a Bust

You may not be sharing your office with a robot yet, but the next wave of automation has begun. Humanoid service robots, machine learning algorithms and autonomous logistics will replace millions of service workers in the coming decade. Experts are rushing to forecast the likely impact on jobs. But …

Break the Cycle of Stress and Distraction by Using Your Emotional Intelligence

Being able to focus helps us succeed. Whether it’s focusing inward and attuning ourselves to our intuitions and values or outward and navigating the world around us, honing our attention is a valuable asset.<p>All too often though, our focus and attention get hijacked, leaving us feeling frazzled, …

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

Time Management

The Overthinker's Guide to Getting Sh*t Done

Don’t overthink. Do.<p>Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is …

Self-improvement

View Strava workout maps in 3D thanks to Apple's ARKit

Strava has long been a popular choice for running and cycling enthusiasts to track and share their workouts. The service and app can be found on quite a few devices, including Apple Watch, Garmin fitness trackers and Peloton's stationary bikes for cycling classes. You can now view Strava data in …

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Self-improvement

The 7-Step Formula for Goal Setting

Start achieving success today with the most effective goal-setting plan you'll ever learn.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>Goal …

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Cool Things: Touchtype Pro Keyboard Case

Considering that there are few keyboard cases out there right now for the new 10.5″ iPad Pro, this new crowdfunded keyboard case that I came across today looks all the more interesting. The Touchtype Pro doesn’t come with its own built-in keyboard, but rather works with Apple’s Bluetooth-enabled …

Legos, drones, robots come alive with Swift Playgrounds

Matrix Decor Screen Woodland 1800x900mm - Charcoal

Order <b>online</b> for <b>Home</b> delivery<p>From £3.95<p>We offer home delivery on selected products across our ranges. Delivery for smaller items is charged at £3.95. …

The newest flying car is backed by Larry Page — and you can buy it by the end of the year

Could this be the first flying car available? Alphabet CEO Larry Page believes so. He's backed the flying car startup, Kitty Hawk. The project has been under secrecy, until now. This video shows the first view of the aircraft in action.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b> On Facebook

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Make every aspect of your life better by sending 5 simple emails

You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p>1. Happiness<p>Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something.<p>Might sound silly but it's actually excellent advice on how to make your life better.<p>There's tons and tons and tons of …

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Three Tips to Have Fun at Events When Everyone Else Is Drinking

We all have varying opinions of alcohol, but for a lot of people, alcohol is a way to loosen up and be comfortable at events. As this video by …

Wallpapers of the week: geometry pack

With a weekly collection of wallpapers spanning a few years, it is easy to see a trend in reader preference. One of the top Wallpapers of the Week …

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This woman is making a fortune selling $900 blankets she knits without needles

A woman in the Ukraine is making thick blankets out of large spools of merino wool using her arms instead of knitting needles. She's also built up quite a following online. Here's a quick look at her innovative product and how she makes them.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

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Monumental Loop, Southern New Mexico

The Organ Mountains are a geological highlight of Southern New Mexico. Visible throughout the route, they form the backbone of the newly created …

ドックを隠す壁紙/Hide Dock Wallpapers

​<b>Hide Dock Wallpapers</b><br>​ドックを隠す壁紙<p>​ ドックや何かを隠します。<p><b>【X】</b>iPhone X ​<b>【8P/7P/6P】</b>iPhone 8 Plus/7 Plus/6s Plus​/6 Plus <b>【8/7/6】</b>iPhone 8/7/6s/6 <b>【SE/5s】</b>iPhone …

Leotards For Dogs Is A Thing That Exists Now, Okay???

Shed Defender is a company that sells leotards for dogs. Now look at all these pictures of dogs wearing leotards because it is glorious.

The Simpsons x Adventure Time Mashup You Didn't Know You Needed

A Hedgehog Gets His Head Stuck In A Paper Towel Roll

A Hawk Walking Like A Person & More Incredible Links

This hawk walking like a person looks like he means business. [Bored Panda]<p>The tables have turned! Now guys are stealing their girlfriends hoodies. …

The Beautiful and Terrifying Behavior of the Most Active Metal in the World

For practical purposes, the metal Cesium can be found in spacecraft propellant, radiation devices that treat cancer and atomic clocks. For …

Apple iOS 10: 50 Awesome Features You Should Know About And How To Use Them

Last week, Apple released iOS 10 to the public and it included dozens of new features and improvements. As you may have noticed, there have been changes in the Notes, Mail, Phone, Camera, Photos, Calendar, Maps, Music, News, Safari and Messages apps. Many of the features are more subtle than …

7 bedtime rituals that are hard to adopt, but will pay off forever

3/<p>Reflect<p>Kimberly White/Getty<p>If you're not one to take time at the end of the day to sit down and think about all that's happened over the past 12 …

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