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10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

Try one. Try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably …

Tips and Tricks for Making Smoothies, No Recipes Required

This is a guide to help you whiz up the most delicious possible smoothies in your blender, even without using recipes. We'll talk favorite ingredients, all-important smoothie texture, add-ins for protein and sweetness, and tips for getting the most out of your equipment. We'll discuss regular …

7 Exceptionally Easy Ways to Make Someone's Day

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Five Simple Ways to Make Your Life Better

Shares 489<p>Self-improvement doesn’t have to be accomplished in huge, Herculean steps.<p>–<p>As you may have noticed, I’m a big believer in self-improvement. …

Happiness

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey suggests you create a daily 'Do and Don't List'. This is his.

Square co-founder and Twitter chairman Jack Dorsey made an appearance at Y Combinator’s Startup School event where he spoke about acceptance and motivation in how you build a team and company. You can’t do something without a common share or purpose — you will wobble and not do anything that is …

5 Simple Steps To Never Feel Overwhelmed Again | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you’re pursuing change, feeling overwhelmed is practically a guarantee. It’s damned near impossible to avoid running into a mental road block …

14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Jeff Bezos

How to Buy a Vintage Watch

<i>Last Updated April, 2018.</i><p>A vintage 1966 Rolex GMT-Master is far from perfect. The painted markers may be discolored, cracked or, at the very least, …

35 Lessons Learned in 35 Years

A collaboration between Srini Rao and David Crandall - Every year on his birthday Srini shares one lesson for each year he's been alive. This year he asked if I'd like to design and illustrate his 35 lessons. Being his business partner (and friend!), I said "HECK YA!!!" This is what we came up …

7 Effective Ways Happy People Think

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>Believe it or not, I’ve read 27 personal development …

4 Lessons on Surviving and Thriving When Times Are Tough

<b>“Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day.” ~Unknown</b><p>Five months ago, I was sitting outside with a friend when a mosquito …

Breast Cancer

How to Create a Daily Routine That Works For You

You have tasks you do every single day. Then you have tasks you do every week. Instead of rushing around not sure what to do next or what needs to be …

Time Management

7 Tips From Entrepreneurs On How To Have A Fearless Career

But fears at work can be particularly debilitating. <i>What if I fail? What if I'm not good enough? What if the ground opens up and swallows my cubicle whole?</i><p>Letting fear get the best of you at your job can keep you from getting the recognition that you deserve—whether it hinders you from nabbing a …

Entrepreneurship

Organizing Your Home Office

If you’re lucky enough to have a home office, you likely relish the chance to get some good work done from home! And what’s more fun than designing …

Kettlebells, Ironman, and Bruce Lee: 10 Articles By Andrew Read

<b>At first glance you might be surprised all ten of these articles are by the same person - they cover everything from kettlebells, to martial arts, to</b> …

Bruce Lee

Jump Rope Manifesto: Complete Guide to Skipping Rope

Not too long ago, I put up a simple little video on my YouTube channel.<p>It was just me showcasing a bunch of different skipping variations with a nice …

Expert Advice: An Architect’s 15 Essential Tips for Designing the Kitchen

With more than 50 kitchen projects under his belt, Jerome Buttrick of Buttrick Projects (formerly Buttrick Wong Architects) is a veteran of kitchen …