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Stop Chasing Success. Seek Significance.

<i>“I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It</i> …


The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Time Management

Performing Under Pressure

• <b>Author:</b> Hendrie Weisinger & J. P. Pawliw-Fry<p><b>Nobody performs better under pressure. Regardless of the task, pressure ruthlessly diminishes our judgment, decision-making, attention, dexterity, and performance in every professional and personal arena. In Performing Under Pressure, Drs. Hendrie</b> …

White House Is Not Fond of Backdoor Retirement Payments

In a first-best world it really would be a felony to complain about being ripped off by your investment adviser, though.

The White House

Can IRS Seize First, Ask Questions Later? 'Yes We Can'

Remember those horrible stories about the IRS seizing accounts merely on suspicion, no crime required? Outrage and press coverage lead to Attorney General Holder announcing changes to government asset forfeiture programs. However, that doesn’t mean the law has been changed or that there are no more …

Congressional Committees

The One Word That Sums Up Everything You Need to Do to Be Happier

That word is “PERMA.” It’s an acronym for:<p><b>P</b>ositive Emotion• <b><br>E</b>ngagement<br>• Good <b>R</b>elationships• <b><br>M</b>eaning• <b><br>A</b>ccomplishment<p>Martin Seligman is a professor at the …

Gravity may have saved the universe after the Big Bang, say researchers

(Phys.org) —New research by a team of European physicists could explain why the universe did not collapse immediately after the Big Bang.<p>Studies of …

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity

One September day in 2008, <b>Leonard Shlain</b> found himself having trouble buttoning his shirt with his right hand. He was admitted into the emergency room, diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer, and given nine months to live. Shlain — a surgeon by training and a self-described “synthesizer by nature” …

Dirt Bombs

Makes 12 Servings<p>Like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut in muffin form. You’ve been warned.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>muffins<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 …


How-To: Bright Kitty Cat Garland

Celebrate your favorite cat lady/guy/kid in fabulous feline style! Make a happy string of super-cute kitty cat garland with this easy-too-follow tutorial from A Subtle Revelry.<p>Purrrrrrfect!<p>Want to give it a try? Click here to see how it’s done.