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6 Tiny Daily Rituals that Will Change Your Life (in 6 Months or Less)

<i>Are you willing to spend a little time every day like most people won’t, so you can spend the better part of your life like most people can’t?</i>Think …

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

My Ex Wasn’t Ready to Commit: Here’s My Theory on Why

“You don’t need me,” my now-ex said, all casual and matter-of-fact. We’d been talking about the real meaning of commitment and all the reasons he …

What does it mean to practice self-care in a relationship?

It took years for Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Philips, co-authors of the new book <i>Self-Care for the Real World</i>, to figure out that self-care was …

This Doctor Gives Detailed, No-Frills Weight-Loss Advice We Can All Benefit From

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Diet Tips<p>Weight-Loss Advice<p>This Doctor Gives Detailed, No-Frills Weight-Loss Advice We Can All Benefit From<p>Shares<p>There's a …

Fitness

Read These 5 Books If You Want to Be Happy (They're Backed by Science)

Books hold the secrets to most of life's questions. You can read about love, history, social issues, and more, broadening your worldview and learning …

11 Chrome features you'll wish you'd known all along

Improve your Chrome skills with these tips and tricks.<p>Do you consider yourself a Chrome ninja? If not, these tips can help you navigate the web with deadly efficiency.<p>Pin tabs<p>I spend much of my day using Gmail and Google Drive, and with Chrome's tab-pinning feature, I can keep those tabs parked to …

Software

Use Brain's Plasticity To Become And Live As Your "Best Version"

There has been a long standing belief that human brain stops changing or growing beyond a particular age. However, the latest research in …

The Brain

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids | Inc.com

My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing jag and immediately ask me if any teachers had emailed assignments, even though he didn't …

Mindfulness

Everything You Should Know About Happy Relationships in One Infographic

From communication to intimacy, this data visual has it all covered.<br>Read More

Happiness

Buh-Bye, Extra Pounds — This Is the Ultimate Workout For Weight Loss

To get the best results, you need to use the best exercises. We've got your top eight weight-loss moves, which you can add to your current workouts or put together for a full-fledged workout. Each exercise is a compound and dynamic movement so you have no doubt you're going to maximize the amount …

Workouts

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

How the Truly Successful Make Time for Constant Learning | Inc.com

<i>How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, serial entrepreneur, investor, and consultant, on Quora:</b><p><b>How do</b> …

War

5 Money Moves You Need to Make by 30

Turning 30? Here are some financial goals to put on your list.<p>Turning 30 is a pretty significant milestone. If you're coming up on 30, now's a good …

Personal Finance

Relationship Red Flags You Can Forgive Vs The Ones That Are Deal-Breakers

The other day, a boy-creature private messaged me and asked how I expect people to live up to my seemingly "impossible" expectations, when it comes …

Relationships

I Have 15 ideas To Change Your Life. Do you Have 5 Minutes?

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder of ProcrastinateThe post I Have 15 ideas To Change Your Life. Do you Have 5 Minutes? …

Self-improvement

How to read people: 5 secrets backed by research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

8 Empowering Ways to Live Your Life to the Fullest | Inc.com

<i>What must I do in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Lanie Bakeberg, Science Teacher, on Quora:</b><p>The best part about life is that, other than breathing, eating, and drinking, you …

Happiness

This one mistake stops you from getting rich and achieving your biggest goals

Have you ever gone shopping for work clothes — and ended up with three impractical shirts or two “fun” pairs of pants you just had to have? Or have …

Personal Finance

Studies Find Ketogenic Diets Promote Longevity and Memory in Mice

Ketogenic diets are this year’s weight-loss silver bullet. While we should approach every diet with a healthy dose of skepticism, the more studies …

This is what happens when you ditch cardio for weight training

A fitness instructor has posted a stunning transformation on Instagram, proving to her followers that lifting weights won’t make women …

A Quick, Cheap, and Effective Way to Fight Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Meditation is good for depression. And so is exercise. But, according to a small new study from Rutgers University, together—in a twice a week …

Top 10 books about consciousness

From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside ordinary life<p>What is consciousness? At first blush this question appears to be rather simple, but with further investigation, it quickly …

Books

9 Timeless Habits You'll Find in the Happiest People | Inc.com

When we experience some sort of trauma from a failed business, marriage, or other personal tragedy, the most resilient people recover by reinventing themselves.<p>Recovery takes a lot of courageous work, but after your personal and spiritual growth takes place, your new outlook on life revolves around …

Happiness

Enhance Your Thyroid Power and Melt Away 20 Pounds

When Mark Hyman, M.D., wrote his mega-bestseller <i>The Blood Sugar Solution</i>, he wasn’t aiming to jumpstart thyroid glands across the nation. But folks …

Wellness
Literature

The one workout that can actually help with depression

As anyone with depression or anxiety will tell you, life is full of dips and valleys. And during those dark days, one of the last things you probably …

8 ways to end bad habits

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But . . . it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. …

Weight Loss

100 novels everyone should read

The best novels of all time, from Tolkien to Proust and Middlemarch<p><b>100 to 91</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein</b><p>WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures looking for lost jewellery was a “masterpiece”.<p>99 <b>To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee</b><p>A child’s-eye view of racial prejudice and freaky …