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10 Lifehacks from 100 Years Ago

In the late 1880s, cigarette manufacturers began inserting stiffening cards into their paper packs of cigarettes to strengthen the containers. It …

3 secrets to dealing with anger the right way, according to neuroscience

And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's not going to be good for anyone…<p>I've talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, but how can you control those emotions in <i>yourself</i>?<p>Looking at the neuroscience, there's a right way and a wrong way to do …

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How Losing Weight Affects Your Body and Brain

We've all had experiences we'd prefer not to remember. That's especially true for people who have gone through a traumatic event such as childhood …

The Einstein of Love

"Mostly, all you can do in love is repair how you screw up."<p>That’s because even the best of partners miss little attempts at connection all the time. …

University of Washington

The Ultimate Guide To Living On Purpose

When I look at my boys, I am both excited and terrified, for them. I am excited because their life’s journey has just started. At this stage of their …

10 things you can do right now to be more organized

Here at Unclutterer we often focus on long-term solutions for clutter problems. But this week, I want to focus on the short term. The following are …

Productivity

10 Things To Remember If You Love A Sociopath

The sociopath gets a bad rap. We see them as unemotional and amoral. However, sociopaths are not all monsters. Here are some of their characteristics.

7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Getting Stuff Done

Are you tired of stressing out over your growing to-do list? Learn how to finally get stuff done and be more productive.<p>If you're like many of my clients prior to them seeing me, you might have a hard time getting started with projects and completing tasks. Maybe you do everything <i>but</i> what you need …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

YouTube's Beauty Gurus Share Their Best-Ever Advice (& It's GOOD)

Photo: Courtesy of YouTube<p>We have to admit, it's been awhile since we trolled YouTube for beauty advice. <b>We thought we had seen all that there was to</b> …

5 Simple Tips To Up Your Makeup Game

When it comes to putting on makeup, do you often feel clueless? Maybe you struggle with applying eyeliner or can't seem to find a color palette you …

10 Nighttime Beauty Tips That Actually Work

Photographed by Amelia Alpaugh.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after</i> …

5 Steps To Living Clutter Free

Can you nicely refuse unwanted things others might try to foist on you? What can you say when relatives do not see the gifts they have given you …

The Brain-Gut Axis, Part 1 – A Paradigm Shift In Neuroscience

Traditional Eastern medicine has long acknowledged the importance of the gut. But evidence-based medicine, colloquially called Western medicine …

Digestion

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10 Hot Healthy Ways To... Motivate Yourself

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Health Fitness<p>by Daniela Morosini | 18 08 2015<p>Got big dreams but struggle to motivate yourself? Often the only thing keeping us from …

The Origins of Human Language: One of the Hardest Problems in Science

How human language began has been a question pestering researchers for centuries. One of the biggest issues with this topic is that empirical …

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24 Ways To Have The Best 24 Hours Ever

From Manic Monday to Twisted Tuesday to Wacky Wednesday, it seems like there’s no escaping the chaos of a whirlwind work week. By the time we finally reach Friday, we’re ready to give thanks with that celebrated saying, “TGIF.”<p>Yes, weekdays can drag on, and on, and on -- but they shouldn’t have to. …

Productivity

A Better Reason to Be Fit

<b>"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity." -- John F. Kennedy</b><p>Here's a question for you: Why do you exercise? Why do you try to stay in shape?<p>(And if you don't exercise and hate everything about …

Boston University

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

8 Acts You Might Be Doing To Kill Your Kid's Creativity

Do you want the best for your kid? Of course you do!<p>Boosting your kid’s learning ability and social skills in less than 20 minutes a day? That’s …

Simple Things You Can Do at Home Every Day to Be a Little Bit More Content

"Content in the moment" and "satisfied right this minute" tend to be much more attainable states of being than the vague and timeless "happy." Though …

Time Management

What You Can Do Every Night To Make A More Productive Tomorrow

A lack of productivity leads to a lack of happiness.<p>When you can’t see yourself making progress or getting things done, you get anxious and become …

Looking for Spirituality Books Backed By Science? Here are 8 Recommendations

There are so many self-help and spirituality books out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones are going to be useful and which ones not to …

15 No-Heat #LazyGirl Weekend Hairstyles

Lazy weekend days call for chillaxing on the couch, cuing up Netflix and sipping a cozy cocktail or two in the park — not spending hours in the bathroom wrestling with your hair dryer or flat iron. If you’re ready to ditch the heat and rock wet locks in style, these 15 fresh ideas offer the perfect …

This cognitive bias explains why we constantly misunderstand other people

For example: Your coworker turns in a project late, and you assume he's a slacker. The next week, you turn in a project late, and you tell yourself it's because you were preoccupied with relationship issues.<p>Psychologists call this phenomenon the "fundamental attribution error" or the …

Psychology