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6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

7 Signs You're Burned Out at Work

Plus: 7 ways to snap out of your funk<p>Mental burnout, coined in the 1970s to describe the psychological effects of relentless work stress, happens so …

Bridal Showers

How to Be More Productive When Working From Home

Many entrepreneurs, especially those in the startup phase of their companies, have a home office. While working from home certainly has its perks – …

Time Management

How to Cultivate Happiness Even When It Is Hard

It is easy to choose happiness when we are sitting on the peaks of our lives. But what about when we are lost in the valleys? On those days when we find it hard to put one foot in front of the other, we are tested to go deep.<p>It is then that we realize that searching for happiness outside of …

Happiness

Australians Everywhere Are Laughing at America's Attempt at the Flat White

Let's get something straight people. A flat white is not just a different name for a cappuccino. It's not a racial slur. It's not a warm glass of milk. And unfortunately, it's just not the same in the states as it is in Australia. (See Buzzfeed's post on the flat white.)<p>After having lived in …

Coffee

10 Differences Between Your 20s And 30s

If you are in your thirties now, just as I am, then I'm sure you've noticed some differences separating this decade from our last. Some are subtle, and it's hard to even realize when the transition happened, and others seemingly pop up over night, just like that new wrinkle around your lips. Just …

Hair Color

5 Ways to Make Your Workspace More Productive

<i>This article originally appeared on Live in the Grey.</i><p>It feels great to <i>just be in</i> New York’s Grand Central Station. The high, vaulted ceilings, …

Grand Central Station

6 Signs Your Partner Is Good Marriage Material

Who we choose to marry is one of the most important and costliest decisions a person will make, yet it's not uncommon for lovers to make errors in judgment. Why does this happen? One reason is that most of us aren't raised with a healthy template of marriage to follow. We also lack self-awareness …

Divorce

The Military Vows to Rule Thailand Until 2016 and Ramps Up Political Purges

Thailand may be ruled by a military dictatorship until 2016, a senior junta official has revealed. His comment came as a purge of political rivals …

Yingluck Shinawatra

Turbulent year hits Thai tourism industry - CNN Video

Thailand's peace comes with a price - CNN Video

Chiang Mai gets creative | CNN Travel

5 Tips to Stay Healthy If You Sit at a Computer All Day

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

5 Tips for Coping With Massive Change

If I asked you today over tea and chocolate cake or better still green juice and a delicious Mediterranean salad, "<i>Where are you in your life right now</i>?" what would be your first answer?<p>Would you shy away from speaking up or declare your truth and tell your story in all its rawness and beauty?<p>As …

Safe-Space

10 Ways to Stop Feeling Overworked and Overwhelmed

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Time Management

Thai king has gallbladder removed, condition 'satisfactory'

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej is recovering from surgery to remove his gallbladder, the palace said Monday.<p>The palace had earlier revealed that the 86-year-old king had been hospitalized at Bangkok's Siriraj Hospital with a high fever and irregular blood pressure Friday evening.<p>The palace …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Productivity

33 Ways to Fix Being Utterly Bored at Work

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>You’ve taken on new projects. You’ve gone above and …

Employment

An Evangelical Defense of Traditional Marriage

I eagerly await the young evangelical that finally convinces me that the Bible and human history are wrong on marriage and that justice requires that …

Faith

Even Millennials Want Face Time at Work

The stereotypes about how millennials and their younger siblings in Gen Z prefer texting, email, or social networking over old-fashioned in-person …

New York Times

You Can't Be Successful Globally Without This...

<b>Contextual Intelligence.</b><p>Often overlooked and rarely explored in global leadership programs, contextual intelligence is essential in an international environment as individuals and organizations must learn to adjust and adapt their expectations and operations to local norms. Contextual intelligence …

Harvard

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

In Bangkok: Fitting Right In

<i>Bangkok, listen. Bangkok, no. I say, no.</i> I do not want a suit that's specially made. I rarely tie a tie. My wife may gawk at fitted Chinese dresses, she may touch their magically thick twill. She will not buy.<p>When we travel, a few years back, to the world capital of silk, I am being firm. This goes …

Bow Ties

6 Tools for Creating High Performance Teams

The world is replete with organizations with great strategies. But how many of those great strategies are actually executed?<p>Less than 15%. That's the number that John Spence shared with me when we spoke recently.<p>John is the author <i>Awesomely Simple</i>, and an executive trainer and coach who has worked …

Leadership

Want to Learn a Language? Don't Try So Hard

A new study from MIT shows that trying harder can actually make some aspects of learning a new language more difficult. While researchers have known …

Language Learning

If There's Going to Be a Thai Civil War, Isaan Will Be Its Front Line

The folk music of Thailand’s northeastern Isaan region is known as <i>morlum</i> and it follows a familiar theme. Typically, a young, wet-behind-the-ears …

Yingluck Shinawatra

Chiang Mai, Thailand: World away from Bangkok's hustle | CNN Travel

Dads Who Wash the Dishes Raise More Aspirational Daughters

Dads who want their daughters to aim for prestigious professions should start by doing the dishes or loading the washing machine, a new study …

Parenting

How Studying or Working Abroad Makes You Smarter

How does studying or working abroad change you? You return with a photo album full of memories and a suitcase full of souvenirs, sure. But you may …

Creativity