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5 pieces of furniture that double as fitness equipment — and how to use them

You don’t have to drive across town to a high-end gym to score a great workout. And, honestly, sometimes, you shouldn’t even try.<p>“Time is biggest obstacle standing in between most people and their workouts,” Chris Freytag Chris Freytag, C.P.T., founder of Get Healthy U TV, told Fox News. “But …

How To Be More Productive And Eliminate Time Wasting Activities By Using The “Eisenhower Box”

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States, serving two terms …

The Science of Happiness

What makes you happy?<p>This question is not as easy as it might seem.<p>According to Shawn Achor in the Happiness Advantage, most Americans find free time harder to enjoy than work. Yes, you read that right. <b>It's easier for most of us to be successful than to be happy.</b><p>Why do we have a hard time enjoying …

Gene Method Makes Mutants More Easily, and Sparks Concerns

Scientists have found a way to create mutant organisms more reliably, using a recently developed gene-editing technique known as CRISPR. And just as in the "X-Men" movies, not everyone is happy about that.<p>The procedure, known as mutagenic chain reaction, is described in a paper published online …

The Science of Building a Better Six-Pack

Discover the best ways to melt your middle and chisel a rock-hard core<p>The fitness industry is a crazy business, especially when it comes to abs. For example, if you want to reveal your six-pack, you generally have two product choices.<p><i>1. The too-easy-to-work method.</i>You know this better as "5-minute …

8 things you don’t really need to have an awesome life

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>by Eevee G <br>iheartintelligence.com<p>It is normal for us, people, to constantly strive to become better, to have more, to do more. But on …

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

Happiness

12 Things We Do After a Breakup That We Need to Stop Doing, Like, Right Now

So you just had your heart crushed by a guy that you thought could have been the one. Breakups suck, and sometimes when we’re upset, we do things …

Grief Lives

There are days like this, where grief wraps around me like a blanket of deep sorrow.<p>Where I get tired of being strong and slogging through life without my best friend. I get tired of finding the blessing in her loss, in appreciating what she gave me when she was here. I want her here now. I want to …

Thoughts on Loss and Recovery

Many people I know are having hard times with losses right now - loves lost through various means. I read that there is a "break-up corridor" between the New Year and Valentine's Day when more relationships fail than any other time of year. I don't know the cause but it does seem to be heartbreak …

30 Heartfelt Sympathy Messages to Alleviate Sorrow

Loss hurts like hell, and it’s something that each and every one of us will experience at some point in our lives. Everything that lives must also …

The Stage of Grief You’ve Never Heard of But May Be Stuck In

<b>“Life is a process of becoming. A combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it.</b> …

Follow these six rules to accomplish more each day

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, …

How To Form A Habit That Sticks

But changing habits isn't a matter of "powering through" them. Like a muscle, your willpower gets exhausted throughout a day.<p>As Charles Duhigg details in the now-in-paperback "The Power of Habit," advances in social science suggest that behavioral change isn't a result of focusing on the behavior …

9 Ways Leaders Insult Their Employees

Many leaders lack executive presence and the basic fundamentals to effectively communicate with and manage people. Holding a fancy title doesn’t give a leader permission to disrespect and antagonize their employees. Today’s leader must be emotionally intelligent enough to know when they are …

8 Common Habits That Destroy Your Success

Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy. We do things intentionally or subconsciously that impede rather than advance our success. The first step in eliminating these destructive behaviors is acknowledging them. Here are eight of the most egregious:<p><b>1. Confusing busy with productive</b><p>“Don’t mistake …

How To Build A Business Where Everyone Thrives

As an entrepreneur, it’s never too early to set the culture you need for a thriving business, as well as thriving employees, customers, partners, and vendors. In fact, in my experience, cultures are very hard to change, so if you don’t get it right the first time, the road ahead will forever be …

7 Peak Performance Must-Dos For Business And Life

“What did you do!” I yelled at my accounts manager. He was lying down tanning on the terracotta gravel roof of our building, oiled up with darkened Hawaiian Tropic, blasting ACDC out of a giant silver boombox. I was on the phone with the WWE about a televised national wrestling match. He’d arranged …

Getting Naked -- Emotionally: Three Simple Steps to Master Your Emotions

Image Credit: Pixabay<p>If emotional nakedness got as much attention as physical nakedness, we'd be much happier.<p>Of course, it's not about baring your soul and putting your emotions behind a loudspeaker; it's about being in-tune with your emotions--being as familiar and aware of our emotional selves …

How giving your loved-one the silent treatment can do more harm than arguing

People who sulk or expect their partner to mind read their mind end up even unhappier in their relationship<p>It is a tactic every couple knows but new research has found that people who give their loved-one the silent treatment end up only making themselves unhappy.<p>Being withdrawn is a form of …

18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …

If You Need Any Convincing That Solar Roadways Are The Future, This Video Will Help

The brilliant minds behind Solar Roadways published a video detailing their world-changing project earlier this month, but its language didn't really …

Roads

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