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The Pilates Series of Five

The Pilates series of five is a popular sequence of Pilates mat ab exercises that you can put in any workout you do. If you are basically following …

The secret to overcoming anxiety

Is it more simple than we 'think'?<p><i>by</i><p>, Business Development at PwC, Corporate Wellbeing Advocate & Author of 'No-mind'<p>Over 40 million Americans and …

29 great Netflix shows you might have missed but should definitely watch

1/<p>"Santa Clarita Diet" — two seasons (2017-present)<p>Netflix<p><b>Critic score</b>: 75%<p><b>Netflix description:</b> "They're ordinary husband and wife Realtors until she …

Entertainment

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

5 ways to get your best night of rest ever, in honor of Sleep Awareness Week

Raise your hand if you’re the type of person who tends to answer the question, “How are you?” with, “Eh, tired.” You’re <i>so</i> not alone: Nowadays …

Archives

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

Your habits empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you.<p>4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That …

Time Management

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session STAT!

If you've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but …

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

Getting ahead can be a struggle if you don't have the discipline to do the right simple things every single day.<p>Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless …

Gluten-Free

Break the Cycle of Stress and Distraction by Using Your Emotional Intelligence

Being able to focus helps us succeed. Whether it’s focusing inward and attuning ourselves to our intuitions and values or outward and navigating the world around us, honing our attention is a valuable asset.<p>All too often though, our focus and attention get hijacked, leaving us feeling frazzled, …

Emotional Intelligence

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bullet Journaling

Staying organized seems easy from afar. Write a daily to-do list, use a calendar, don't take notes on random scraps of paper: these suggestions sound …

Productivity

These mood-boosting foods can change your life naturally

The first medicine was food. Our relationship to food is more than merely survival, it also impacts how we feel. Food that is part of a healthy diet …

Nutrition

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

National Parks

The Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Have Only 20 Minutes to Exercise

When your schedule is jam-packed, the idea of when and how to fit in a workout often sparks an internal debate: <i>If there’s not enough time to fit it</i> …

Workouts

Taking The Time To Stretch In The Morning Is Actually Way More Important Than You Think

If you're anything like me, waking up is a rather brutal process. I usually feel like a baby bird cracking out of its egg for the first time whenever …

Pain

Sheryl Sandberg Mastered 3 Presentation Skills in 3 Minutes. And You Can, Too

Being a memorable, persuasive speaker requires building connection, being current and boosting credibility.<p>When it comes to making a persuasive presentation, there are several elements that are core to making it a success. As Aristotle said eons ago, persuasion requires appealing to ethos (trust), …

Public Speaking

Wellness Tweaks That Will Transform Your Mind and Body in 7 Days

Wellness doesn't exactly seem synonymous with the word "easy." Really, it can seem the opposite. It can conjure up ideas that you've got to swear off …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

Not feeling motivated to hit the gym? These expert tips might help

Gyms tend to have two spikes in new memberships each year, the first is in January after the Christmas feast and the second is in June when most of us are counting down to our summer holiday. Sometimes though, even the thought of lying on a beach in a bikini doesn’t muster up enough motivation to …

The best back exercises to do at home without weights

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your back and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Exercise

20 Ways to Do a Plank

Hello abs! Change up your core workout with these fresh variations on the plank.

Workouts

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

Universal Music

007: Bond films ranked

From 1962's <i>Dr No</i> all the way to 2015's <i>Spectre</i>, we've graded which films were 00-heaven – and which were, well, something of an oddjob. (Talking of …

A man who flew around the world for 3 months on less than $1,000 shares his best advice to save a fortune on airfare

After retiring at age 34, Brandon traveled around the world for three months, visiting 14 countries on four different continents — and he paid only $947.91 for his flights.<p>What's his secret to traveling so cheaply?<p>Frequent flyer miles, scored through free credit card signup bonuses.<p>Brandon, who …

How to survive long-haul budget flights: 4 tips to make things more bearable

<b>Scoot</b> announced on July 25 that it will be flying to five new destinations, including Honolulu, its first stop in the United States. The low-cost …

Long Haul

7 Essential Morning Rituals of Happy People

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move forward sometimes. From having a full-time job, to working on your relationships with your loved ones, …