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5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do …

Self-help

10 things you should never say when making a presentation

Making a presentation at work can be scary. Some of us fear public speaking more than death. However, like many things in life, giving presentations …

Public Speaking

How the Eisenhower box can organize your life

In a typical day, how many things are scribbled on your to-do list? You might have a key deadline for a work project or family commitments to handle. …

4 soft skills you should have mastered by age 30

By the time you’re blowing out the candles on your 30th birthday cake, most professionals have been working for a solid eight years. Throw in …

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

Yoga

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words

You don't need any more strategies or morning routines. You need to watch your language.<p>We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily …

How to ‘unf—k yourself’ at work, in a relationship and in life

‘Unf—k Yourself’ author Gary John Bishop tells Moneyish tips on changing the way you think to live your best life<p>It’s time to unf—-k yourself.<p>Life is …

Self-help

Want an Edge Over Your Competitors? Master These 7 Skills Now

You can become a superhero for your business with a little reading<p>May 2018, I know exactly where I'll be - waiting in line for Avengers: Infinity War. When I saw the trailer, all my childhood memories came flooding back. As a child, I loved comics. They were so full of adventure and excitement. I …

This Formula Will Make You Happier At Work and At Home in 2018

Wellbeing can be broken down into five key aspects.<p>Growth is good and we all want to be part of a growing company. But there is a dark side; a year of late nights, working on weekends, always-being-connected can really take a toll on people--depleting energy and impacting wellbeing.<p>Research shows …

Experts Describe Just Why Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Works

If you are looking for answers and decide to seek therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy is a direction many people are now going because it is a blend of two psychotherapies: cognitive therapy and behavioral therapy.<p>"CBT is a short-term, structured form of psychotherapy that focuses on the person's …

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. Most of us …

Whistleblower makes claims of systematic doping in China

A Chinese whistleblower, now seeking political asylum in Germany, has claimed there was a systematic doping programme in China during the 1980s and …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

28 Effortless Things You Can Do Today to Make Your Life Easier

Simplifying your life shouldn't require lots of complicated steps.<p>You want your life to be easier. But, here's the thing: You want the process of improving your daily existence to be, well, <i>easy</i>.<p>Hey, I'm right there with you--which is why I've pulled together this helpful list of 28 simple (yes,</i> …

4 important lessons to help you be more productive

Everybody would like to get more of the right things done. But how does Stoicism fit into all of this? The word "productivity" seems new and sleek …

Build Resilience by Asking Yourself These 2 Questions

Resilient entrepreneurs find opportunity in every setback. They begin by asking smart questions, like these.<p>A few months ago, I received a panicked call from a client who owns a creative agency. Three of his key employees had met him at the elevator that morning, personal possessions in hand, and …

8 Tips That Will Turn 'Overwhelmed' Into 'Satisfied'

Work should be challenging and satisfying. It should fire you up to accomplish as much as you can and give you that great feeling of having made a difference. Unfortunately, those feelings are too rare. Too many people feel overwhelmed and overloaded. They leave work each day feeling they didn’t …

Time Management

16 Genius Garden Hacks That Turn Trash Into Treasure

One man's broken terracotta pot is another man's garden marker.<p>No use crying over a broken pot! Here's how you can use items you'd normally toss in the garbage in your garden.

Tips for Getting Your Life Organized in 2017

The key to success next year might just be getting organized. And it's not just about order. Living an organized life has the power to save you time and energy, increase your productivity, and just plain make you happier. But where to start? With these seven expert-approved tips, of course, that …

Productivity

The 8 most impressive social good innovations from September

Innovations are constantly improving our world, especially when it comes to tackling global inequality.<p>With brainpower and skill, inventors are …

How to Easily Organize the House and Keep It Clean

How to Easily Organize the House and Keep It Clean<p>Updated on November 12, 2017<p>How many times have you had a hectic day and decided to just leave the …

Cleaning

15 Things Successful People Do On Their Lunch Breaks

Do you typically spend your lunch hour scarfing down an unhealthy meal at your desk? Maybe you run out for a quick bite but keep your eyes glued to …

The Secret to Getting More Out of Your To-Do List

If you're only using lists to track action items, you're missing a huge opportunity.<p>"In the United States, we are so focused on tallied success when it comes to the work place," says Moorea Seal.<p>We've reached peak "To Do List," with countless frameworks, organizing principles, ordering suggestions …

The Easy Schedule Hack that Could Increase Your Happiness and Productivity

If you want to strengthen your culture and ramp up productivity, this could be be the thing that makes it all tick.<p>If you listen to politicians, especially those aspiring to live in the big, white home on Pennsylvania Avenue, you might think your happiness is directly tied to their victory in the …

Organized Project Board

Managing a household, blog, family, and finances can be difficult at times. I constantly try to prioritize and multitask, as do most moms. Using a …

Reading has been proven to help sharpen one extremely important emotion

"Fiction might be the mind's flight simulator," Keith Oatley wrote in a new review of the research on reading and mental health, published Tuesday in Trends in Cognitive Sciences.<p>Research into the psychological impact of literature suggests that when we read stories in which characters are rich and …

University of Toronto

9 Easy Ways to Boost Your Memory

You can’t find your keys. The name of your mailman is on the tip of your tongue. Here are surprising tricks that will help you remember stuff …

Best Books on Self-Improvement to Improve Your Skills

Since the birth of our human kind, we are constantly developing ourselves; development is a constant process it never stopped before, and it will …