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Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life

Here are 21 ways to lead a resilient life:<p><b>1. Set healthy boundaries that work for you and not everyone else.</b> Put this phrase at the top of your healthy, self-loving boundary setting list: "That doesn't work for me." If others don't understand your boundaries, so what? You are not creating them for …

What Women Who've Lost a Ton of Weight Want You to Know

Steal their tricks to drop a size<p>Ever look at a woman who’s experienced a dramatic weight loss and wonder what her secret is? Well, no need to wonder anymore—we got tons of <i>Women’s Health</i> followers who dropped pounds to share the one tip they thought was absolutely crucial. Follow their advice, and …

Realistic Optimists May Have More Success And Happiness, Study Suggests

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer<p>Published: 08/24/2013 12:01 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Are you a "glass half-full" or a "glass half-empty" kind of person?<p>As it turns out, some people can be both. So-called realistic optimists combine the positive outlook of optimists with the clear-eyed perspective of …

The Pain of Piano Lessons: Can You Force Kids to Develop Interests?

In recent years researchers have begun to build a science of interest, investigating what interest is, how interest develops, what makes things …

How to edit video in Photoshop CC and CS6

Did you know that you can edit video within Adobe's image-editing program? There is no need to learn the ins and outs of Premiere or Final Cut when …

5 Exercises You're Probably Not Doing That You Definitely Should Be

Have you ever walked into the gym and asked yourself, "Where the ____ do I begin?" (I'll allow you to fill in the blank.) Trust me, I have. But working out doesn't have to stress you out. Here are five often overlooked exercises that you should be doing to maximize results.<p><b>1. Battle Ropes</b><p>Rope work …

Forget Unemployment, Time to Worry About ‘Mal-Employment’

English majors of the world beware — your degree may not be worth the money you put into it, unless you go on to get a graduate qualification. I’ve …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

A Question That Can Change Your Life

For years I’ve exercised every day — doing weights, cardio, yoga — but despite my continuous effort, I haven’t seen much change.<p>Until a few months ago.<p>Recently, my body has changed. My muscles are stronger, more defined, and I’ve lost five pounds along with a visible layer of fat. So what did I do …

5 Ways to Get and Keep Motivated

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

7 Fierce Ways to Get Motivated

Even after writing 8 Practical Ways to Get Motivated, I couldn’t resist sharing 7 more “fierce” ways to help you get motivated.<p>So what’re you waiting …

Make Good Decisions Faster

In her recent HBR article “Transient Advantage,” Rita Gunther McGrath describes how “fast and roughly right decision making will replace deliberations that are precise and slow.” While most leaders couldn’t agree more, the challenge is <i>how</i>? How do you know the difference between “roughly right” and …