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7 Habits of Highly Productive People (That Anyone Can Implement in Less Than 30 Days)

Dramatically improve your productivity in one month.<p>We seem to have a productivity problem in America. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, productivity has consistently been down over the past year, with no gains from quarter to quarter until recently: the third quarter of 2016 marks …

Time Management

The Six Month Novel Writing Plan

Most authors have heard of National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. It is a novel writing challenge where participants try to write a …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

How to Write a Novel, Explained by a Booker Prize-Winning Novelist

No one taught DBC Pierre how to write, but that didn't stop him from winning the Man Booker Prize for his debut novel. In his new book—and here—he explains how you could do the same.<p>Before he became a novelist, DBC Pierre had already led a picaresque life. Born in Australia in 1961 to a Nobel Prize …

All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

Books

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Buying a Motorcycle

Well, well, well… you’ve come to the realization that four wheels aren’t better than two, and that nothing can replace the feeling of your knees in …

The science of how to successfully approach a woman in a bar

We've all been there. Several drinks in on a night out and you spot someone across the crowded bar. Your eyes meet and you realise that your body is moving on its own accord. Without really thinking about it, you're sidestepping between your fellow revellers, edging your way towards her. In fact, …

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Economic Data

Cook & Chisel: Fast & Lean Shopping List

Men's Health<p>Produce<p>1 red onion1 medium tomato1 lime1 avocado1 bunch cilantro1 head garlic1 head Chinese cabbage1 jalapeno1 pear1 English cucumber2 apples1 head romaine lettuce<p>Meat & Fish<p>2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts4 oz. prosciutto1 lb. ground beef2 1/3 lb. skinless salmon fillets<p>Bread<p>1 …

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

Trudeau’s Canada, Again

On Tuesday<b>,</b> Nov. 10, six days after Justin Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party, was sworn in as prime minister of Canada, I was shown into his office on the third floor of the Parliament building in Ottawa. A dark oak-paneled room, it contained a jumble of outsize furniture chosen by the previous …

12 Tips to Get Motivated When You're Stuck in a Life Rut

<b>Don’t worry: It’s only a temporary rut.</b><p>It’s common to look at unproductive people and just call them lazy. After all, we all know what laziness …

How to Stop Dry, Flaky Skin

Stop your skin from shedding with these super easy tips

Top 10 Foods for Bulking

Oh it is the season to be jolly! Christmas? No, even better – bulking season! After dieting and getting lean all summer, it’s now time to stop …

The 7 Million Dollar Habits

Do you remember the first time self development became important to you?<p>I do. I was 7 years old and I was in love with basketball. My mother had …

5 Spice Rubs That Make Chicken Mind-Blowingly Delicious

Because there’s so much more to life than lemon pepper<p>Cooking a big batch of chicken breasts on Sunday is one of the easiest ways to prep protein for your entire week. But eating the same thing day after day is boring as hell.<p>Enter: spice rubs. Whip up several of these mixtures so you can roast …

How To Iron A Shirt Like A Real Man

<b>Ah, the good old days – when you could throw your dress shirt in a crumpled heap on the floor and your mother would iron it back to perfection. Or</b> …

The 6 Greatest Adventure Motorcycles You Can Buy Today

Sportbikes are great for high speeds and getting low in turns; dirt bikes are right at home threading through dense wooded trails and slingin’ dirt. …

Food and Drink

Summer has ended and will soon be a distant memory on the horizon of 2015. It’s time to trade in the swimsuit, patio days, and cold beers for cozy …

You’re Squatting All Wrong

A common squat technique may help you lift more weight—but it can also screw you in the long term<p>You feel like a hulking beast when you squat. So why do you look more like Daffy Duck?<p>The tendency to turn out your feet to 15 degrees or more during the exercise—or duck squatting, as people in the …

10 Tips For Gaining Mass Fast

Nobody wants to wait for results. You post a photo on Instagram, and you hope to see at least 100 "likes" within an hour. You keep up with your …

A Navy SEAL shares 8 secrets to grit and resilience

The emerging science of grit and resilience is teaching us a lot about why some people redouble their efforts when the rest of us are heading for the door.<p>Research is great, but it's always nice to talk to someone who's been there firsthand, and to see how theory holds up against reality. So who …

10 Success Books That People In Their Thirties Should Read

Your twenties are behind you. You have a job and responsibilities, but you know there’s more to life.<p>You’re looking for inspiration for that next …

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

Productivity

A Gambler Goes for Broke in Vegas

In a classic self-portrait of an un repentant high roller, Jack Richardson walks away from a good night in the casino, totes up his winnings, and …

How to Get a Superhero Body in 90 Days or Less!

Superheroes come in all kinds of packages these days: comedians like Chris Pratt and Seth Rogen, ex-little guys like Robert Downey Jr. The latest bro-next-door to transform into a man of steel? Ant-Man's Paul Rudd. To which we say: If a goofball like Paul Rudd can do it, then why can't we? Joel …

Infographic: 50 Productivity Tips To Boost Your Brainpower

<b>Feeling</b> the back-to-work blues?<p><b>Work management and collaboration platform</b> Wrike has come up with an infographic to help you beat the slump.<p><b>Titled</b> ‘50 …