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I write books on time management — here are the 7 best tricks I personally use

You could procrastinate for weeks by reading such articles, or books on how to be more productive.<p>Since I write about these topics, I've waded through a lot of the literature.<p>Some is ... eh. But these are the strategies I actually use in my life, over and over again — because I find they make life …

Time Management

Chinese Dipping Sauce Recipes

Are you looking for a good dip? Have you run out of ideas for a delicious sauce to go with your appetizers or party snacks? This article contains …

Creativity

Cauliflower Buffalo Bites With Turmeric

The crowd goes wild over these cauliflower buffalo bites. When we made them for the first time our family and friends thought they were helping themselves to boneless buffalo chicken wings. Score!<p>These cauliflower buffalo bites taste slightly sweet with the perfect amount of kick. Turmeric is a …

Food

The 15 Most Affordable European Destinations to Visit

You might expect a vacation to Europe to be expensive—and it could be—but there are plenty of ways to visit the continent on a budget. For starters, …

10 Ways to Decorate Your Home If You Have Anxiety

If you weren't a fan of blue rooms before, you will be now.<p>There's a reason people say your home should be a reflection of you. You see, your physical environment plays a major role in your mood and mental well-being. So if you're a person who suffers from anxiety, embrace these decor ideas that …

Two cups of grapes a day may keep the Alzheimer's away

Chances are that you already like the taste of grapes. If you're looking for another reason to eat them, though, then how about this … a recent study …

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …

Books

10 champagne cocktails for celebrating in style

Bubbly, bright and a sheer delight, is there anything better than an icy glass of champagne? A champagne cocktail perhaps…?<p>Here are 10 delicious fizz cocktails to try.<p>The classic champagne cocktail<p>Known back in the glory days of music hall as Chorus Girls’ Milk, the champagne cocktail is a …

Yes, You Do Have Time to Read 200 Books This Year | Inc.com

There's no secret to how to get smarter. You read. A lot.<p>Really, that's it.<p>And if you don't believe me, there's a whole host of luminaries, from Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to Richard Branson and Barack Obama, who will tell you the same thing.<p>But if building your brainpower is that …

Social Media

5 Steps to Designing the Perfect Bedroom for Two

Try these tips and tricks to decorate a shared space you’ll both love.<p>Moving in with your significant other is a big milestone. But let's be …

7 Tips for Replacing Bad Habits with Positive Habits

How to create a happy life by implementing "The Slight Edge" philosophy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether it’s smoking cigarettes, being late, drinking soft drinks, blaming others or biting our nails, we all have personal and professional bad habits that we would …

Happiness

3 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Before, During, and After Work

When you consider the health consequences of the sedentary nine-to-five lifestyle, your metabolism likely comes to mind. But fortunately, as health …

21 things to smell before you die: the ultimate 'bucket whiff'

Following the opening of the Le Grand Musée du Parfum in Paris – “the first scent-centric attraction of its kind” – we take a sniff of some of the most distinctive scents around the world.<p><b>Which smells have we missed? Let us know in the comments below.</b><p>1. Roses in Morocco<p>Located about six hours’ …

Interior Designers Share Their Game-Changing Shopping Secrets

When you're a home editor, you become a magnet for decorating inquiries of all sorts, but the most common question I get is about where to shop for blank (pretty much every household decorative item you can imagine). To deviate from my usual list, I turned to another group of professionals: …

The Top 5 Best Things To See In Rome

Related: Rome, Top Five Best<p>Whenever I visit the Eternal City of Rome and ponder the top 5 best things to see in Rome, I always find myself coming …

2 Weeks In Myanmar Itinerary | 2018 Where To Go & What To Do

2 Weeks In Myanmar – The Perfect Burma Itinerary 2018<p>The best Myanmar itinerary is typically around 2 weeks and should include a mix of culture and …

This Handmade Australian Furniture Brand is Now Available in the US

Wood and marble is a combination that's stood the test of time. Lucky for us, Australian brand Harpers Project creates handmade pieces in the two …

Furniture

Small Things You Do Can Make You Way More Productive, Here's How

<i>Blink.</i><p>It’s 9:50 AM. Work starts in 10 minutes; I am punctual, awake, and ready for the day. <i>Awesome</i>.<p><i>Blink.</i><p>1:00 PM.<p>Wait, what?!<p>I shut my eyes tightly …

27 Ways to Be More Positive in 2018

We know, we know, 2017 has been rough. Definitely not our favorite year. But it's time to leave it all behind us and look forward to 2018. It's a fresh start and we are so excited for the opportunities the future has in store. If you're searching for ways to amp up your positivity as we make our …

The Cleansing Power Of Beets: 10 Delicious Recipes For A Healthier Liver

The liver is the vital organ that filters and detoxifies the blood that comes through the digestive track before it reaches the rest of the body. …

The 10 Things You Must Do to Achieve Your Goals

To succeed, you first have to set yourself up for success.<p>In making New Year’s resolutions, it might seem like you’re setting yourself up for failure. So many people underutilize gym memberships, quickly revert to old habits or never take up new hobbies they’ve been meaning to master.<p>For …

Productivity

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Self-help

The Stress-Free Way To Manage Your Day

<b>Break it down. Make it simple. Feel satisfied.</b><p>People often ask me how I manage to be so productive whilst maintaining a lifestyle that is enjoyable and stress free. I live in Thailand (yes by the beach) and am an author. Beautiful no doubt, but this doesn't exactly pay for all of my lifestyle …

Productivity

Should you start your day with lemon water? Not for the reasons you’ve heard

<i>I've heard that it's healthy to drink warm water with lemon when I wake up each day. Is this a good idea? How will it help me?</i><p>The morning ritual of drinking lemon water has been promoted by nutritionists, natural-food enthusiasts and many celebrities for as long as I can remember. So long, in fact, …

Wellness

9 Crazy-Good Seafood Recipes To Try This Week

Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p><b>1. Cioppino (Fisherman's Stew)</b><p>Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and wine broth that tastes like the sea, Cioppino is an Italian-American fish stew. Serve it with garlic bread or a …

Cooking

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

Creativity

Slow-Cooker Sweet and Tangy Pulled Chicken | America's Test Kitchen

• Calories 337<br>• Cholesterol 87 mg<br>• Fat 15 g<br>• Sodium 601 mg<br>• Saturated 3 g<br>• Carbs 19 g<br>• Trans 0 g<br>• Dietary Fiber 2 g<br>• Monounsaturated 6 g<br>• Sugar 14 g<br>• Polyunsaturated 3 …

Ideas to Add Storage to a Small Kitchen

When you have a small kitchen (I do), creative problem solving stops becoming a resume catchphrase and starts becoming a way of life. Configuring …

Home Depot

Top 10 Healthy Foods That Fight Stress

You're reading Top 10 Healthy Foods That Fight Stress, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Nutrition