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This Great Course on Beating Procrastination Used to Be Paid, Now It’s Free

Productivity trainer Kosio Angelov built a paid course at Udemy on how to beat procrastination, and over a thousand people took it. Now Angelov has …

Your Choices for Motivation Determine Your Ultimate Success. Here's Why

Dangle your own carrot in front of you. Determine your own motivations.<p>Here's a simple way to test your motivation.<p>What would you do in your job, at your company, or even in life if you could complete a given project and earn an easy $1 million? In other words, how would you strive for excellence, …

Create a Personal "Fitness Mantra" to Stay Motivated to Work Out

On those days you second guess yourself for setting a 6am alarm to hit the gym, or skip happy hour in favor of a run, come up with and recite your …

Top 10 Easy DIY Projects to Upgrade Your Bathroom

The bathroom: It might not be your favorite room in your home, but it sure is an important one. Use your DIY skills to boost the organization and …

You Don't Have a Procrastination Problem, You Have an Impulsivity Problem

Procrastination is like bad signal or crappy Wi-Fi. Everyone deals with it, but most of us don’t understand how it works. Here’s the key: It’s not …

Simple Hacks For A Happier Life

Everyone wants to live a better life. Looking for ways to do that is what brings most readers to Lifehack. Whether it’s finding ways to improve your …

Happiness

Here's Why the 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new …

The Best and Worst Projects for Increasing Your Home's Return on Investment

If you’re a homeowner, you’re probably always thinking of ways you can increase your home’s resale value. Here are the best additions you can make to …

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2015

We’re always looking for the best DIY tips at Lifehacker, and this year there was certainly no shortage of them. Here are some of the best DIY tips …

Personal Finance Goals Take Time, So Prepare for the Wait

When I first started getting my finances in order, it was kind of an exciting time. I was excited about kicking my debt to the curb; I was excited …

Verizon Customers Can Get 1GB of Bonus Data, Several Other Perks For Free

If you’re a Verizon customer, you might want to check out these freebies. To celebrate “Thanksgetting” (ugh), Verizon’s giving away extra data, …

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

Inbox by Gmail Adds Smart Replies That Predict What You're Going to Say

Ever wish your phone just knew what you wanted to say so you didn’t have to type it out? Gmail’s nontraditional Inbox app hopes to do just that with …

The 'poetic mystery' of the world's leading dancers - CNN Style

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Why Making Predictions About Your Day Will Improve Your Outlook

Here’s a challenge for you to try right now. Make a prediction about something—<i>anything—</i>that you can personally verify the outcome of sometime in the …

7 Ways to Reuse Old Bike Tubes

What to do with an inner tube when it’s beyond patching

3 Mind Hacks To Boost Your Motivation

The question I am always asked by the unmotivated is <i>“how do others become motivated?</i>” Motivation is created by both internal and external …

Motivation

Uncrate Key Kit

Made up of military-issue surplus tools, our Everyday Carry kit provides a few essentials that'll always be close at hand. The tiny, USA-made tool …

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

Wall Street

This Calculator Helps You Crack Any Master Combination Lock in 8 Tries

Forgot your Master lock combo? Or want some incentive to not use a Master padlock? There’s a website for that.<p>The video above from Samy Kamar shows …

Hone Your Lock Picking Skills With The Lockpick School In A Box

Now we’re not condoning breaking into homes for a living, but we do think picking a lock is a great skill for any man to have, and there are few …

Avoid Negative Thinking by Naming the Critical Voice In Your Head

There’s nothing wrong with a little negative thinking, but when you’re too critical with yourself, you can kill your motivation entirely. Naming the …

How Real Maple Syrup Gets Made (and Why It's Worth the Price Tag)

Here's how maple syrup is made, from bark to bottle.<p><i>Around these parts, we get pretty excited when the weather starts to slowly warm up, and not just because that means more stuff is in season. It's also sugaring season! Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow, who also happens to be an ex-farmer and</i> …

Hudson Valley

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged and Defeated

<i>The worst enemy to productivity and creativity is self-pity.</i><p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of exhaustion from a …

Motivation

Inside the Shop of the Last Great American Watchmaker

The greatest timepieces in the world come from Switzerland. And Amish country.<p>On the corner of a nondescript block in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a bank, or what used to be a bank. Now it is the home of Roland G. Murphy Watch Company, the country's only truly independent elite watchmaker. …

Watches

Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …

Medicine

How to Use Basic Design Principles to Decorate Your Home

Some people are born with a great eye for decorating or design. Others learn the skill and are able to apply it successfully. And then there are the …

Five Things You Need to Know About Taxes If You Work from Home

Working from home can be a blissful work arrangement, but around tax time, it can also raise some puzzling questions. Can you get a tax deduction for …