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5 Ways Incredibly Productive People Master Their Time

Napoleon Bonaparte said, <i>“Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.”</i><p>This is a great lesson to remember …

Your Desire to Get Things Done Can Undermine Your Effectiveness

<i>I have two kinds of problems: the urgent and the important.</i> <i>The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.</i> —Dwight D. Eisenhower<p>President Eisenhower was not alone: In their work lives people routinely feel pulled between tasks that demand immediate attention and tasks that are …

Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …

This psychological phenomenon explains why you can spend all day at work without getting anything done

How is it possible that you spent eight (or more) hours at your desk, didn't even goof off on Facebook, and <i>still</i> made no progress on the day's goals?<p>Perhaps the problem is less a lack of conscientiousness and more that you're losing sight of your top priorities. Instead of organizing your workday …

Time Management

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Teen Girl Takes Down Bullies Who Named Her One of the 'Ugliest Girls' in Her Grade

High school can be a cruel place, regardless of where you live. But Canadian teen Lynelle Cantwell isn’t letting the bullies at her Newfoundland …

Self-esteem

6 Simple Solutions to Cure Your Procrastination

Last week I wrote about the most common causes of procrastination: negative perceptions of the task, poor time management or organization, feeling …

12 Phrases You Should Never Say To People With Depression (Unless You're Cold-Hearted Enough To Hurt Them)

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

Wake-Up Call: How a Course on Sleep Changed My Life

You go to college to find out what you don't know. Most of the time, that newly acquired knowledge relates to a specific vocation for which you're preparing for four (or five, or six) years. My story is a bit different, not that I didn't learn things I hadn't known -- there was plenty of that -- …

Notre Dame

6 Habits Of People Who Accomplish Everything On Their To-Do Lists

Does your to-do list take days to complete? Some people have figured out the secrets to getting everything done on time.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Few things are quite as fulfilling as scratching that …

18 Seriously Helpful Tips For Healthy Weight Loss

No more gimmicks. Here's how to keep the weight off long-term.<p><i>This piece was originally published by Berkeley Wellness.</i><p>Fad diets tend to have lots of very restrictive or complex rules, which give the impression that they carry scientific heft, when, in reality, the reason they often work (at least …

Nutrition

Plants Or Paintings?

I made this series of images that blur the line between photography and painting. I wanted to show the beauty of nature enclosed in glass, preserved …

This Powerful Photo Campaign Puts A Face To Men's Depression

Bravo.<p>Depression is often viewed as some sort of flaw or frailty, but a new campaign is working to change that outlook one photograph at a time.<p>The project, led by the Canadian mental health organization HeadsUpGuys, features visuals submitted by men on how depression feels and what it means to …

6 scientifically proven ways to have a better day.

We all experience stress, and it can actually be a good thing. But too much can take a pretty big toll.<p>A recent video from TED-Ed explains what …

Immune System

Some tell-tale signs you're WAY too stressed out

Stressing out is the worst. OK, it’s <i>among</i> the worst —but still, being stressed out sucks. Whether your stress manifests itself in the form of a …

6 Ways You're Doing Squats Wrong

Lean legs and a tight tush are just a few tweaks away.<p>Squats are one of the best exercises for a stronger, fitter you—but only if you do them right. So before you crank out another rep, make sure your squats aren't falling victim to these all-too-common mistakes:<p><b>Letting Your Knees Fall In</b><p>A …

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

Happiness

Landscape Photography Tips

Maybe the ocean is your main muse, or perhaps you can't help but click the shutter 28 times when the sunset rolls around. Equal parts patience, …

Landscape Photography

15 Seemingly Smart Health Tips That Are Actually The Worst

END CARBOHYDRATE HATE.<p>To help, we talked to experts about the most common crappy health tips you probably believe. Some just won't get you anywhere, and some are actually TERRIBLE for your health — either way, here's all the advice <i>not</i> to take, and what to do instead.

7 Strategies That Can Propel Your Success To A New Level

A great Shakespeare play once said that successful people are either born that way, forced into their attainment, or work hard to quickly rise …

5 Ways to Decide Who You Can Trust

One of the most important decisions you make in life is deciding who to trust. Trusting the wrong person can result in abusive relationships, date …

101 Stress-Busting Ways to Chill Out at Night -- And Get Better Sleep

It's no secret that working on your laptop scrolling through social media, or even zoning out for a Netflix binge-fest on your laptop or tablet can make it harder to fall asleep at night.<p>Answering emails and seeing what your friends are up to on Instagram can make your mind race, and research shows …

Subpar

18 Things You Need to Stop Doing if You Want to Be Successful

Your time is way too valuable to be wasting it on things that don't work. Instead, treat it like the precious resource it is.<p>Too often we act as if time is infinitely available. There's always another day, right? But that's a huge mistake.<p>Whether you're working or having fun, being mindful about …

Artist’s Detailed Sketches Display Memories as Tangible Objects and Intricate Landscapes

Have you ever wondered what your memories would look like if they came alive? Michigan-based artist Pat Perry has the innate ability to portray this occurrence by sketching tangible objects and landscapes within a person's mind. Using yellowed paper, Perry draws fluid imagery swirling around his …