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12 Essential Things You Need In Order To Work From Home Productively

Working from home is becoming increasingly popular. More companies are hiring people to work remotely, and at-home start-ups are an appealing …

Healthful Habits Can Help Induce Sleep Without The Pills

About one-third of American adults say they have problems falling asleep. And prescriptions for sleeping medications are on the rise, with about 4 percent of people using the drugs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>But sleep specialists say people should exercise caution …

Benefits of Nuts

Nut devotees cut their mortality even if they didn't exercise, they dodged fruits and veggies, and they were overweight. They also tended to be slimmer than non-nut eaters. Score.<p>While the study didn't examine <i>how</i> nuts work their magic exactly, previous research suggests that their combination of …

6 Tips And Hacks For Getting Better Sleep

For the most important things anyone can do for improved shuteye, we contacted Bernie Miller, supervisor at the Sleep Disorders Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.<p>But because knowing what to do is totally different from actually doing it, we also hit up Tessa Miller at the how-to site Lifehacker to …

Sleep

7 Things Morning People Do Differently

Inside each of us, is a genetically-determined clock. You can’t wind it, and you can’t hear it tick, but you most likely notice its effects every day.<p>For most of us, those internal clocks, called our circadian rhythms, are naturally set on a cycle that's just slightly longer than 24 hours. About a …

5 Foods That Have More Sugar Than a Candy Bar

<b>PowerBar Performance Energy Bar in Citrus Burst</b><br>If it has citrus in it, it's probably good for you, right? Not exactly. While each bar contains 6 grams of protein, they also pack a whopping 29 grams of sugar. PowerBar has options with less of the sweet stuff, so opt for one of those</b> …

19 Tiny Lifestyle Changes You Can Make To Get Healthier

The suggestions came pouring in. We've selected our favorite small lifestyle tweaks, which over time, should lead to larger personal changes.<p><b>1. Learn to drink your coffee black.</b><p>Coffee is good for you (in moderation). Eliminating milk, cream, sugar, or flavorings will cut calories and maximize …

Nutrition

The Simple Thing You Can Do In The Morning To Lose Weight

It doesn't even involve exercise!<p>Shutterstock<p>"Rise and shine" isn't just something you should say in the morning to drag yourself out of bed. According to a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, published in the journal <i>PLOS ONE</i>, actually <i>doing it</i>—i.e., getting up and …

Get Headaches? Smart Ways to Deal

Headaches

3 Ways to Stop Emotional Eating Before You Start

Get to the root of the problem to avoid a nose-dive into the ice cream carton.<p>Lasse Kristensen/Shutterstock<p>Even if that bag of potato chips is staring you down, practically begging to be eaten, the food in front of you may not be the reason you overindulge. Your tendency to shovel it in may have …

Stress Relief Step 4: Reduce Anxiety Forever

You're well on your way to a calmer, more optimistic outlook -- but now the challenge will be to maintain the healthy habits you developed during …

Self-improvement

5 Healthy Reasons to Stay Hydrated

Summertime means sunbathing on the beach, picnicking with your family and enjoying the outdoors. Naturally, this means spending more time in the sun …

Stress Relief Step 3: Find Healthy Solutions

By now, you've spent a few days or weeks writing in your stress journal or blog and observing the way you react to various forms of stress. Next, …

The Problem with the "Quick Weight Loss" Diet Plan

And how to lose weight the healthy way.<p>Juice cleanses, Atkins, elimination diets, and the mythical "lose ten pounds in two weeks" diet plan. You could probably think of a dozen more options that trainers and fitness gurus have praised as *the* game-changing diet and fitness regimen, but which of …

You Must Do The Thing Which You Think You Cannot Do

You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.<p><b>1. Go to a Music Festival.</b><p>See your favourite bands play live; experience the atmosphere, the …

Music Festivals

5 Ways to Get Energized and Motivated When You Feel Lazy

<b>“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” ~</b><b>Benjamin Disraeli</b><p>Although laziness is common and a natural part …

Procrastination

How to Pick a Realistic Goal Weight

Although a 10 percent weight reduction is the point at which overweight people often start to make major health gains, the researchers say that kind of weight loss is often "disappointing" to dieters—we do, after all, live in a <i>Biggest Loser</i> culture, where major weight loss, ASAP, seems totally …

5 Steps to Solving Business Problems

Solving business problems is what keeps us all employed! It is an interesting dynamic because once you solve or fix one problem another problem …

Small Business

An 8-Step Process

PROBLEM Formulation<p><b>Step 1:</b> Problem Finding literally consists of finding or anticipating problems and opportunities. The result is a continuous flow …

Using ERP Consulting Techniques to Understand Information Technology Work Management

Has your IT business management system evolved into a convoluted, siloed, expensive system?<p>Unlike ERP, IT business management is largely undefined, …

Project Management

Simbell Solve Business Problems like a Management Consultant

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James Chan on Success in Consulting

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