Sara Shabtai

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Confessions of a Skin-Care Addict

There are moments in your life when you’re able to see yourself as an omniscient observer—those out-of-body experiences that propel you to look at your life and ask in a Talking Heads refrain, “How did I get here?” One such moment occurred on a recent vacation, when I experienced a pang of terror …

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

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How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Almost everyone has heard a story about someone famous who doesn't need much sleep: Martha Stewart, Bill Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Margaret Thatcher, the list goes on and on.<p>In our fast-paced, global society, many people consider it a big plus to need as little sleep as possible. But almost every …

Twelve Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 3 a.m., but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. …

When You Can't Sleep, How Good Is Lying in Bed With Your Eyes Closed?

The key differences between sleep and "quiet wakefulness"<p>Reddit is a great forum for raising scientific questions, but the fact that it's discussion-based makes it difficult to know when a debate has settled on the best answer, objectively speaking. Exhibit A concerns the value of lying down with …

A Rocket Scientist Explains How a Sleep Study Can Change Your Life

Once upon a time, before medical science started nosing around your bedroom, snoring was a nocturnal annoyance and little more. Sawing logs in the wee hours, while the bane of spouses and significant others, wasn’t a health concern – just cause for housemates to wear ear plugs.<p>But over the last …