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44 Simple Daily Activities To Enjoy Your Work

Here are 44 Simple Daily Activities To Enjoy Your Work created by OfficeVibe to help keep the motivation high and add some fun back in your work</i> …

11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs

If every blog followed the 11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs in this infographic, they would be much more successful. From opening with …

5 Ways to Create A Stronger Self

I loathed myself.<p>I am a wimp. Or at least I have been one. My wimp-like behavior crossed many situations in my life. From talking to a crowd to …

Self-help

5 Reason Why Having Less Gives You Freedom

I am 39 years of age. If you looked at my life, you’d probably say I don’t have much. In the material sense of the word, you’d be right. You’d no …

11 Ways Maya Angelou Taught Us To Be Better Women

"I'm a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me."<p>Maya Angelou, the beloved author, poet and activist who passed away on Wednesday May 28, was even more "phenomenal" than the words of one of her most famous poems can express.<p>During her 86 years, she wrote seven autobiographies, was active in …

How Meditation Helped Me Deal With Loneliness

I’ve struggled with loneliness a lot. I live in Los Angeles by myself, far from my family in New Jersey. I don’t have a family of my own, and I’ve …

Meditation

Prescriptions Drugs More Deadly Than Car Accidents, Guns, and Suicide

America, we’ve got a problem: More than 100 people die each day in the U.S. because of prescription drugs.<p>America is in the throes of a prescription …

20 Ways Color and Background Noise Are Brainwashing You

You're being mind-controlled right now. The CIA and the NSA aren't to blame -- just holding a cool drink can make you decide someone has a "cold" …

7 Simple Productivity Tips You Can Apply Today, Backed by Science

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve started to cover a lot of heavily scientific articles recently here on the Buffer blog. And judging by the spread …

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Try one. Try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>You work really hard. In fact, you might not be able to work any harder. But you can still work <i>smarter</i>.<p>Here are five ways anyone can work smarter from Belle Beth Cooper, content crafter at Buffer, the maker of a social media management tool that …

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, …

Time Management

25 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You Smarter

1. Mental Floss<p>2. Google Facts<p>3. Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>4. Joanne Manaster<p>5. Juliana Rotich<p>6. TEDTalks<p>7. NASA<p>8. DARPA<p>9. Melinda Gates<p>10. Brian Solis<p>11. …

Wine For Dummies ®, Mini Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Edward McCarthy & Mary Ewing-Mulligan<p>An overview on tasting wine and understanding the lingo This friendly guide cuts through the snobbery sometimes associated with wine and tells you what you need to know in down-to-earch language. With straightforward information on grape varieties and …

Wine Wednesday: 7 refreshing warm-weather reds

It's finally starting to warm up enough to sip wine on the patio, but those cooler evening temperatures keep us reaching for bottles of red instead of a crisp Sauvignon Blanc. Mandy Oser, owner of Ardesia wine bar in New York City, shares her picks for affordable red wines ($15 or less) that bridge …

Meditation vs. Talking Therapy

There's an old saying: "Least said, soonest mended." It's no longer heard very often. The expression, "The least said the better," is still used but in a very different context to the one that was originally meant. There was a time when people agreed that talking about things did not make them …

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Get total-body toning in no time with this incredible (and incredibly smart) workout designed by Craig Ballantyne, certified trainer and author of Turbulence Training<p>Toning every inch of your body in less than 10 minutes sounds like something you can only achieve with the help of Photoshop, right? …

Four Common Situations Where Mindfulness Saves the Day

There are so many times during the week that I am poignantly grateful for my mindfulness practice. Uncomfortable, boring or hard situations now evolve into easy, spectacular or even funny events. For example...<p><b>1. Mindfulness saves the day... when driving.</b><p>Common scenario: You start your sedan, drive …

Thousands of lives put at risk by clinical trials system that is 'not fit for purpose'

A major outbreak of infectious disease could sweep through the country and leave thousands dead or ill because hospitals cannot test life-saving treatments quickly enough, senior doctors have told the Guardian.<p>Profound delays in the approvals process for clinical trials mean doctors face months of …

10 Ways Low Self-Confidence Shackles You

I know you.<p>You have dreams for your life.<p>You want to be amazing. You want to achieve something great. You want to wake up happy and enthusiastic …

4 Vital Tips to Reach Your Dreams | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to …

Gone Paleo? Here's a Shopping List for Beginners

Fill up on these foods to keep your Paleo diet on track<p><i>By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>For folks taking on the Paleo diet in 2014, it's important to know what you can and what you can't eat. Off-limit foods include wheat, dairy, starches, grains, and legumes. But with so many foods <i>not</i> allowed on …

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

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

20-Minute Power Workout: 2-in-1 Dumbbell Exercises for Faster Results

These 8 moves pull double duty to tone your whole body in half the time<p>Love to multitask? This workout has got you covered.<p>By hitting multiple muscle groups at the same time, this workout scores you a total-body, everything-hurts-the-next-day workout in 20 minutes flat. Plus, since it doesn’t dwell …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

11 French Travel Tips for Visiting America

The Internet is full of French travelers who've experienced the United States and have things to say about the strange ways of Americans. With the …

A Simple Logic Puzzle

Here's a little lunch-time fun—Derek Muller of Veritasium poses a puzzle to people hanging out at the beach. It's trickier than it seems. (I have to …

Dr. Yogi: Physicians Integrate Yoga Into Medical Practice

Rajan Narayanan isn't your average yoga instructor. During his classes, he uses words like "neuroplasticity," avoids Sanskrit terms and sometimes shows up to teach in a suit and tie.<p>And often, as was the case on a recent Monday at a Maryland conference center, most of his students are doctors and …

25 Things You Might Not Know About Boston

Want to show off your wicked Boston smarts? Here’s everything you need to know about Beantown.<p><b>1.</b> Like plenty of old American cities, Boston is named …

BAHFest 2013 - Zach Weinersmith: Weinersmith's Infantapaulting Hypothesis