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50 Ideas to Help You Design Your Perfect Morning Routine

The best morning routine is the one that's perfectly tailored to you.<p>The internet is chock-full of morning routine ideas, as well as examples of how the great and good organize their mornings. But the truth is no one can tell you what constitutes the perfect morning routine for you but you.<p>That's …

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

Productivity

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

15 Things Successful People Do On Their Lunch Breaks

Do you typically spend your lunch hour scarfing down an unhealthy meal at your desk? Maybe you run out for a quick bite but keep your eyes glued to …

5 foods you should never eat just before going to bed

Healthy sleep is trending and, as odd as it may sound, finding ways to sleep more efficiently is one of the latest crazes in the world of health and fitness. There are unusual beverages that can help you fall asleep and there are even a bunch of <b>snacks you can eat before bed in order to help you</b> …

57 Easy Ways to Be Happier and More Successful | Inc.com

I've already posted most of the advice below but scattered among five or six posts. I thought it would be useful to collect all of my happiness and success rules in a single place. Enjoy!<p>1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the …

Self-help

A Quick Guide to Avoiding Common Writing Errors

You’re looking at an e-mail you just wrote, and you’re not sure whether you have the right word: Do you want affect or effect? Further or farther? Gray or grey? Getting it wrong can make you look bad — people do judge you by the way you write — but you also don’t have all day to look up words. It …

The Elements of a High Quality Website (Infographic)

The perception that people have of your business is a reflection of your website. If you have an impressive website, people are more likely to think …

Engines

7 Best Drinks That Shrink Belly Fat

<i>Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. a specialist in holistic and integrative medicine, shares how she helps her patients lose belly fat with drinks crafted from</i> …

Mental Bodybuilding: Using The Brain To Build Muscle

by JP – Updated:<p>If you truly want to make a dramatic physique change, you need to make sure your brain is on board.<p>It has been my experience that …

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Carrots and Almonds

Creamy without being heavy, a dollop of lemony yogurt brings the dish together.

The Dos and Don'ts of LinkedIn

Because, really, what ARE the rules?<p>You rely on LinkedIn a lot, right? Us too, but here's an arresting professional thought: We're doing it wrong.<p>Like, <i>are</i> you supposed to accept all the invitations you get, or does that mess with the algorithm of your network (or something)? Is there a way to …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Why your brain loves procrastination

Tax Day is a horror for many procrastinators.<p>For many people, a little procrastination isn't harmful — like 15 minutes lost in Facebook or putting off doing the laundry for a few days.<p>But then there are things like taxes. And all the people who keep meaning to start saving for retirement, but never …

37 Quotes that Will Super-Charge Your Motivation

Have you ever felt the sting of failure so deep that you couldn’t see past the pain to keep moving forward?<p><i>Or doubted that you could even achieve</i> …

27 Pre-Written Templates For Your Toughest Work Emails

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with email—a number that is surely rising. And that doesn’t even take into account the stress involved in figuring out how to convey a potentially …

Behavior Multipliers: 4 Reasonable Ways to Achieve Overnight Success

This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>Most of the time, I think our constant quest to achieve faster results is a trap.<p>We get so obsessed on the goal that we forget that the system is what matters. We get so obsessed with the outcome that we overlook the repetitions we need to do to get …

Apps for Happiness and Personal Development

<b>BE MEASURING</b> for more Happiness and Personal Development<p>When I first wrote the Year of Personal Development series my focus was on free printable …

27 Of The Most Delicious Things You Can Do To Vegetables

Nobody puts these babies in the corner (of their plates).

Cooking

6 links that will show you what Google knows about you

<i>(Photo by Alex Koloskov at</i> <i>www.photigy.com</i> <i>)</i><p>Want to find out all the things Google knows about you? Here are 6 links that will show you some of the …

How to Clean Your Front-Loading Washing Machine

Front-loading washing machines are energy efficient and use less detergent than top-loaders, but they sometimes have a tendency to harbor mold and unpleasant smells. By giving your washing machine a quick clean once a month, you'll keep your front-loader fresh, which means cleaner clothes, too. …

8 Things to Remember When You Buy Pants

Worthwhile advice from some of the sharpest minds in menswear.<p><b>We all love a good coat</b>, dinner jacket, tailored shirt, or cashmere sweater. But all of the above are nothing if your bottom half looks a bit neglected.<p>You need get your pants right, and it's trickier than you might think.<p>To help you get …

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Home Decorating

40 Books To Read Before You Turn 40

Today is my 40th birthday. Last year I reflected upon some life lessons (which I just updated with my 40th lesson), and this year I'm sharing some of …

The Best Hidden Features of VLC

VLC is easily one of our favorite media players (and yours too). However, it's not just a one-trick pony. Under the surface, there's a wide range of …

How to Transform Your Life in 6 Minutes a Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oh, you’re busy? Weird, I thought it was just me.<p>No matter where you are in life at this moment, there is at least one thing that you and I have in common: We want to improve our lives and ourselves. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong …

5 tips for getting an upgrade to first class

Full article done By Alexandra Howse for www.aluxurytravelblog.com<p>Everyone that’s taken a long haul flight has at some point wished to be given a …

Frequent-flyer Programs

How to Take Stellar Photographs of the Night Sky

Whether it's the Milky Way or a rare 'super blue blood moon' you're after, these expert tips will take your pictures to the next level.<p>Something wonderful has happened in photography: Ordinary people can now photograph the universe.<p>Standing beneath the Milky Way has always been a beautiful sight, …

Landscape Photography

How to Find Your Purpose in Life

If you don't feel fulfilled by or happy with your life, you may decide to evaluate your life’s purpose. While this can be a challenging …

Self-improvement

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …