Shauna Rooke-Meyer

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5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

Self-improvement

Running out of space on your iPhone? Here are eight tips to help you quickly and easily free up space

Running out of space on your iPhone (or for that matter iPad)? Did you think 16GB would be enough, but now feel like you have space for nothing? Here …

Apps

New discovery sheds light on Egypt’s most successful female pharaoh — who was almost erased from history

Hatshepsut was no ordinary Egyptian ruler.<p>After her husband died, Hatshepsut didn’t just keep the “throne” warm for her stepson to come of age. She …

Neuroscience discovers 5 things that will make you happy

So what's going to make you happy? Let's get more specific: What's going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let's focus on things that are simple and easy …

Fitness: five steps to motivate yourself

It’s one thing to start a new health regime but how do you stick to it? Oliver Burkeman on the art of training your brain<p>It’s often said that getting fit and staying healthy are mainly in the mind: they’re a matter of motivation. What’s less frequently mentioned is that the mind is a uniquely …

Fitness

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

How to be happy: follow these five easy steps

From a young age we are told to aim high. Yet the more driven we are, the more likely we are to feel miserable, says happiness expert Raj Raghunathan. Here’s what we should try instead<p>The key to happiness, according to the latest research, is knowing where to look. We’re conditioned from a young …

Happiness

An 8-Week Plan to Make You a Runner

A runner isn't born overnight: it takes weeks of building up and training the body to get used to moving this way. If running is one of your goals, here's an eight-week plan to get you running for 30 minutes straight. Whether you enjoy running outside in the fresh air, or hitting the treadmill at …

The Post-Workout Stretches to Perform After Cardio

After a tough cardio session, taking the time for a cooldown helps regulate blood flow, prevent injury, and improve flexibility. Take a few minutes to move through these stretches and give a little love to your tired muscles.<p>Cross-Legged Fold<p>Stretch out tight IT bands with a quick cross-legged …

Yoga

If You Don't Run but Want to, This Guide Is For You

Running is a great way to get in shape since you can do it almost anywhere, and signing up for a 5K is one of the best ways to ensure you stick to your new workout goals. If you're new to running, however, there's nothing worse than slipping on your brand-new sneakers and setting out full speed, …

Muscle

Hidden Rooms in King Tut's Tomb Revealed by Ultrasound Scans

One of the rooms could hold the remains of Queen Nefertiti and the key to filling in a major gap in ancient Egyptian history.<p>Scans of the pharaoh Tutankhamun's burial tomb have revealed two concealed rooms adjacent to King Tut's resting place, according to the Associated Press.<p>Archaeologists …

11 Butt Moves That Beat Basic Lunges

These variations will sculpt your butt from every angle.<p>Basic lunges aren't <i>bad</i> for your butt and thighs, they're just inherently boring — and they only work your backside from one angle.<p>To stop yourself from falling asleep during your workouts (the worst way to tone your butt and thighs), sprinkle …

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 …

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

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Cocaine

It's not me, it's you: 6 signs you're a bad manager

Having someone on your team not pull his or her weight is not only incredibly frustrating, but it also makes it harder to hit goals — which, as you've surely stressed about, reflects badly on you.<p>But rather than set up yet another meeting, have you asked yourself how you contributed to the …

7 Questions Millennials Should Ask During Job Interviews

The internet is filled with advice for job seekers, from what they can expect to be asked in interviews to what companies are looking for and how to …

The Workplace

5 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Depression

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Silicon Valley

The Best Way to End The Day: 5 Things to Do Before You Go to Sleep

You know that moment between going to bed and falling asleep, right?<p>Some watch movies, read a book, force their eyes to close, plan and worry about …

breathedeeply

Why Have a Morning Routine

Pin<p>Tweet<p>Share<p><i>“Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.”</i></i> …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Success

Back Pain Relief Ideas, Exercises: Harley Pasternak - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert</i> …

10 Things to Never Say to A Girl With Tattoos

"I don't like girls with tattoos." Well, we're not loving you either.<p>1. I don't like girls with tattoos.<p>Oh, well, you're in luck then – there are loads of girls without tattoos around! Take your pick! Or do you actually mean that you'd rather us girls with tatts didn't, you know, wander around …

Heart Rate Calculator

Heart Rate CalculatorAn easy-to-use calculator that will help you determine your optimal HR training zones<p>Your browser does not support …

How to Know if Heart Rate Training is for You

Some people are perfect pacers. Without a watch, they can sense, within a couple of seconds per mile, how fast they are going. For runners like this, …

Egypt fixing Tutankhamun mask after botched repair

CAIRO (AP) — Restorers put their work on the famed golden burial mask of King Tutankhamun on display in Cairo on Tuesday, over a year after the beard …

10 Reasons to Get Out and Run, Even When It’s Dark and Cold

When fighting the alarm or lower temps, here’s some motivation to get you going.<p><i>Sandy asks: I need help! Temperatures are dropping, and my motivation has dropped right with them. I’m having a terrible time getting out the door in the mornings. How can I keep on track with my running? I really don’t</i> …

Weather

The 4 Hidden Benefits of Exercise (It's Not Losing Weight) and Two Things to Start Today if You Haven't Exercised for Years

<i>Amazing how just 12 months with the right guidance can transform your life</i><p>"If you want to lose weight, eat less, exercise more." They're telling us this for the past 50 years.<p>Nothing changed. Things got worse. Why? Because it's a lie.<p>Exercise burns calories, but it also makes you hungry. Your brain …

Google Photos Will Now Help You Free Up Space On Your Phone

Google’s popular photo management utility, Google Photos, which was spun out from Google+ this spring and soon grew to 100 million monthly active users who have uploaded some 50 billion photos, is today getting even more useful. At least for Android users! The company says that an updated version …

Google Photos

Turn IKEA Cabinets into a Murphy Bed

A Murphy bed helps you save space: Pull it down when you need it, back up when you want to use the room for another purpose. Murphy beds are …