Michaela Krupickova

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11 Ways To Become an Early Riser Like Most Successful People Do

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

12 Simple Ways to Create Momentum in Your Day

<i>“I challenge you to make your life the masterpiece you want to paint, the novel you want to read, the day you want to wake to.”</i> ―Toni Sorenson<p>“<i>Eat</i> …

Take advantage of productivity peaks and find your daily rhythm

Being productive both at work and in your personal projects implies knowing yourself. It means that you know when and how you work best, and that you …

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Fitness: Don't let an injury sideline your running habit

Get a few runners together and it won’t be long before the topic of injuries comes up.<p>It’s suggested nearly 80 per cent of runners have experienced …

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5 Cardio Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Get the facts to make the most of your fitness journey.<p>At the end of a rough day, the rhythmic swooshing of the elliptical, whir of a bike, or patter of feet on the belt of a treadmill might sound like music to your ears—for stress relief, cardio is tops. It's also, of course, awesome for your …

3 Power Moves That Will Boost Productivity

(Image: Thinkstock)<p>Some of us may believe there’s not enough time in the day, but oftentimes, it’s not about time but the management of it. Workers …

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Fitness Experts Share Their All-Time Favorite Moves

If you could only do one workout move for the rest of your existence what would it be?<p>Of course, it's just a hypothetical question -- we all know the best exercise routines are personal recipes of strength, cardio and fun -- but it's an interesting idea. We can all probably name a favorite food, so …

Too Sore to Snore? 6 Ways to Prevent Back Pain When Sleeping

Not being able to fall sleep is bad enough, but when you're unable to snooze because of excruciating back pain, you're likely to be extra cranky next …

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How to Master Your Mind in 100 Minutes (Collins Shorts, Book 8)

• <b>Author:</b> Chade-Meng Tan<p>Collins Shorts – insight in an instant.<p>This short shares the secrets of the personal development course pioneered at Google that teaches you how to instantly relax your mind whenever you want, develop unbreakable concentration, and have complete self-control. Participants say …

Fat-boosting gene mystery 'solved'

Why some people find fatty foods irresistible could be hidden in their genes.<p><b>The mystery of a genetic flaw which greatly increases the risk of obesity in one in six people has been solved by an international group of scientists.</b><p>A version of an obesity gene, called FTO, had been linked to a bigger …

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Meditation In Action: A 10-Step Mindfulness Practice For Better Sleep

<i>By Headspace</i><p>It’s no secret that meditation can help us sleep better. There are some specific meditative exercises that can help us nod off when our minds are in overdrive. In the exercise below, the meditation experts at Headspace share some insight for feeling more at ease when your head hits the …

Coffee Intake Tied to Weight, Insulin Problems

New research shows the beverage may make affect how (or whether) your body accumulates fat<p>Consider this before you go on an afternoon java run: Overdoing it with the coffee may promote weight gain, according to a new research published in the <i>Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry</i>.<p>For the animal …

From Mindlessness to Mindfulness: Meditation in Action

"Have you ever noticed, when you're driving, that anyone driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone driving faster than you is a maniac?" -- George Carlin<p>So I'm driving through my neighborhood, and this idiot in a big pickup is going 20 miles per hour where everybody knows that the rule is to …

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How to Appreciate Your Everyday

Most of our lives are extremely hectic. It's easy to get wrapped up in all that is going on each day, ticking items off our to-do lists, only to fall in bed exhausted, and start in again the following day. Is this really how we want to live our lives, day in and day out? Most of us would answer …

Seasons of Love: Lessons From Nature on Our Relationship Statuses

Feng shui is the ancient art and science of how our environment affects us. Its principles came about when people were observing how living in harmony with nature created more auspiciousness, more flow, more harmony and more joy. I am constantly reminded of how observing nature can help us to …

6 Ways to Improve Your Yoga Practice

Feeling more like a distracted dog than a downward-facing dog? These tips from yoga instructor Drisana Carey will help keep you in the moment next time you hit the mat<p>For many people, it’s hard to imagine finding peace in your local yoga studio—much less in the middle of a bustling metropolis. But …

Not Quite Enough: The Consequences of Sleep Deprivation

<i>By Brandon R. Peters, M.D.</i><p>A lack of adequate sleep has become an integral part of our modern world, but not without consequences. Sleep is the last thing we get to at the end of a busy day, and it is the first to be sacrificed when a lack of time demands it. What is the harm of not getting quite …

4 Pilates Moves For Every Body

Actress Kerry Washington's Pilates instructor Nonna Gleyzer—who's also worked with Madonna and Sting—designed this workout to make the most of her clients' core and gluteus muscles.<p>Actress Kerry Washington's Pilates instructor Nonna Gleyzer—who's also worked with Madonna and Sting—designed this …

My Downward Dog Is So Much Better Than Yours

When I first started yoga I would compare myself to others as a survival technique to figure out what the heck was going on. My eyes darted around like a fly trying to escape through a window, as I tried my best to copy what I saw. "Okay, so I put my legs here, and my arms there, and turn my head …

Feeling Stressed? 'Taking Your Mind Off It' Might Do The Trick, Study Finds

When presented with conflicts and stressful situations, we're often told that the best way to cope is to tackle the issue head-on. But when it comes to balancing multiple roles and conflicting obligations, new research has found that taking your mind <i>off</i> what's bugging you can be a surprisingly …

How to Burn More Calories While You Sleep

Nope, no one's invented a treadmill bed. You can stoke your metabolism in one (much simpler) step<p>If only you could work off the calories from that froyo you had earlier while passed out on the couch. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it may not be that far off: Turning down the thermostat …

5 Interior Design Strategies For Becoming A Morning Person

I am not a morning person. Whereas my husband and son both bounce out of bed without so much as a longing glance at the covers, I hit the snooze button until the last possible second, then sleepwalk toward the coffeepot and the shower, in that order. Try to speak to me before I’ve had my first cup, …

The Surprising Truth About Working Out Twice a Day

For the spring semester of my junior year, I packed up my yoga mat, P90X DVDs, and as many clothes as I could feasibly squeeze into one suitcase, and …

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