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10 happy living room ideas with plants

Searching for <i>happy living room ideas</i>? There’s a simple, natural and almost obvious way to get it that maybe you never thought about: plants.<p>That’s …

Plants

5 tips for startups hoping to land that health system pilot

Wayne Gretzky famously said, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”<p>When it comes to selling to a health system, however, you often only get one …

On a changing social media landscape for researchers

Many Stanford researchers are social media savvy. They tweet with ease about the latest happenings in their field, pen blog posts or carefully …

3 Ways to Use Data to Set and Track Your Organizational Goals

Data is finding its footing in the workplace: A 2016 survey from i4cp found that 67 percent of organizations surveyed said they now use results from human capital analytics projects. This increase in the use of analytics shows a shift toward predictive practices that will likely have a huge impact …

When Should Cancer Treatment Wait?

Aggressive testing is leaving some people with benign or early-stage diseases in medical limbo.<p>Imagine for a moment that you have a tiny but worrisome lung nodule or, say, a growing bulge in a crucial blood vessel. You have no choice but to continue with normal life: going to work, running errands, …

Cancer

10 Online jobs you can run from anywhere on earth

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+14<p>Shares 22<p>Does working from home or any remote location of your choice, while dictating your schedule and having complete control …

What Are BCAAs—and How Do They Affect Your Workouts?

Are BCAA benefits legit?<p>What if there was a secret sauce that could help you recover faster from your workouts—so you could crush it even harder next time? Well, that pretty much already exists—we're talking about BCAAs, or branched-chain amino acids. If your workouts are intense—say a grueling …

Our brains use 4 steps to solve math problems — and the discovery might change education

Ever wondered how your mind deals with complex sums and multiplications?<p>A new study has imaged how the brain's activity levels change while taking on serious math problems, and reveals for the first time that there are four distinct neural stages involved in coming up with a solution.<p>Two different …

Mathematics

9 Rules for Successful Time Management

Author and Owner of Simpson Direct, Inc.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started working for myself I knew I would have to put some limits on how much time I’d devote to my business. Without “regular hours” or a boss telling me exactly what was required of me, I …

Time Management

The 5 Top Social Media Apps And How They Are Changing Our World Rapidly

Credit<p>It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that technology has taken over our lives. From sending emails via our Smartphones, to designing and programming with the laptop computers, to millions of smartphone apps available for download, down to the cable television in my living room with over 800 …

Why Age Has Little Effect on Happiness

There is little change in happiness between ages 20 to 60. At the age of 60, happiness increases noticeably but there is a strong decline after age …

Happiness

10 Tips to Achieve Anything You Want in Life

I’m no stranger to feeling stuck in life.<p>I’ve trained with some of the best coaches on the planet during my 20-year sports career, and again when I …

Motivation

4 things millionaires do differently

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

Self-improvement

How to Manage Projects Using an Online Kanban Board

Once you understand the concept behind what a Kanban board is, take a moment to learn more about how they can help you plan and manage projects in a …

Project Management

5 Personal Goals You Should Set Before Starting a Business

<i>Before you start a business, you should accomplish these five personal goals.</i><p>Starting a business is exciting, but just because you have a great idea doesn't mean your business will stand a high chance of succeeding. There are thousands of variables that affect your eventual performance in the …

3 Tough Habits You Must Drop to Succeed

Author and Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your success or failure to create and scale a business will come down to the kind of habits you incorporate into your daily life.<p>Follow the habits of highly successful entrepreneurs, and there's a good chance you …

Entrepreneurship

8 Sensational Ways to Create a Positive Impact Every Day

Discover how engaging in acts of kindness daily can create more joy, happiness and meaning in our lives.<p>Optimists view the world with a different lens than pessimists.<p>Optimists experience better health, manage challenges more effectively and are generally more confident and happier within …

8 Steps To Push Past Your Limits When You Think You’ve Hit Them

We’re all excellent storytellers, especially when it comes to spinning a tale about why we failed. Here’s how to stop doing that.<p>Sometimes, when it comes to achievement, our biggest enemy is ourselves.<p>“We have an infinite capacity as human beings to tell ourselves stories, and the most important …

14 super-busy startup founders share their single best productivity tip

Imagine if you could get twice as much work done by 5 p.m. every day.<p>For most people, improving productivity means more business growth, better health, less stress … and better odds of reaching those big, scary goals.<p>In this post, busy CEOs and founders of 14 fast-growing companies shared how they …

Time Management

This Is How to Find Happiness: 6 Proven Secrets From Research

We all want to know how to find happiness. And the internet is chock full of advice on how to get there — but most of it is based on studies done on …

Scientists flip energy equation with solar leaf that converts CO2 into fuel

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago say the fuel from carbon dioxide can remove the greenhouse gas from the atmosphere, and provides …

Clean Energy

Why smart people are better off with fewer friends

Hell might actually be other people — at least if you’re really smart.<p>That’s the implication of fascinating new research published in the British …

Psychology

Culture Clash: When Violence Against Women Is Accepted, Lawful And Expected

Last New Year's Eve it was reported that 2000 men sexually assaulted 1200 women in Cologne, Germany. Immediately, politicians and pundits jumped to make the connection between the rash of violence against women and the influx of refugees. And each time another incident takes place, the battle …

The Domino Effect: How To Create A Chain Reaction Of Good Habits

Human behaviors are often tied to one another.<p>For example, consider the case of a woman named Jennifer Lee Dukes. For two and a half decades during her adult life, starting when she left for college and extending into her 40s, Dukes never made her bed except for when her mother or guests dropped by …

How nature helps us overcome trauma

Writers have long explored the healing powers of nature. Fiona Macdonald looks at how 21st-Century authors are weaving memoir with landscape in dealing with difficult times.<p>In his book The Moth Snowstorm, Michael McCarthy mentions research carried out in a hospital in the 1980s. Architecture …

Books

Hong Kong, Australia, Switzerland? Now's the time to consider a university abroad

• Search for Clearing vacancies online<br>• Download the Clearing app on iPhone or Android<p>In a global world students are increasingly looking at their global options when deciding where and what they want to study at university. In fact, with 40 of the world’s top 50 universities located outside the UK, it …

College & University

Environmental records shattered as climate change 'plays out before us'

Temperatures, sea levels and carbon dioxide all hit milestones amid extreme weather in 2015, major international ‘state of the climate’ report finds<p>The world is careening towards an environment never experienced before by humans, with the temperature of the air and oceans breaking records, sea …

The Happiest Couples Do These 7 Things Every Day

Every couple is different. While your perfect date night out might be a raucous night on the town, that could be another Netflix-loving couple's nightmare. But no matter your personal tastes and past times, our experts say that the happiest couples do these things every day.<p><b>1. They have leaving and</b> …

Happiness

6 Things Medical Professionals Wish You Knew About Running in the Heat

Take note of these six health tips the next time you head outdoors for a run on a boiling-hot day.<p>Summer is the perfect season for exercise buffs: The days are longer, the weather is consistently better, and cooling down requires porch-sitting with recovery beer.<p>But it’s important to prepare for …

Why You Need a Beach Vacation, According to Science

Herman Melville wasn’t too far off when he said that everyone is mysteriously drawn to the sea (although to be fair, most people aren’t following a nutty captain obsessed with catching a white whale). According to marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols, author of <i>Blue Mind</i>, there’s actually a …

Atlantic Ocean