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Relax & Rest Guided Meditations on the App Store

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.<p>Screenshots<p>Description<p>Enjoy the deep relaxation, stress relief and benefits of meditation …

The One-Day Stress Cleanse

40 Clever Hacks and Shortcuts for the Home

If, like us, you’re constantly on the search for more creative ways to do everyday things, you’ve probably come across a fair number of hacks for the home on the good old Internetz. Well, we took it upon ourselves to try each and every one of these supposed hacks, and found 40 that totally …

Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …

Apps

5 Things Happy People Do

Sages going back to Socrates have offered advice on how to be happy, but only now are scientists beginning to address this question with systematic, …

Happiness

Unlimited Vacation Doesn’t Create Slackers–It Ensures Productivity

By tossing the two-week standard in favor of an honor system with unlimited time off, some companies are seeing an exponential rise in productivity. Now, they just have to be mindful of staff burnout.<p>Sharon Rosenblatt confesses she suffers from self-diagnosed workplace paranoia–and even her …

The Workplace

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

Infographics

7 Exceptionally Easy Ways to Make Someone's Day

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

Success

Pay Attention To Your Title

Don't be fooled, title matters, says career consultant Emily Bennington, author of <i>Who Says It's A Man's World: The Girls' Guide To Corporate Domination</i>. Right or wrong, your title is how people in and outside your organization judge your value to it, she says. Don't overlook it.

8 Keys to Creating a Loving, Joyful Relationship

Do you believe that if you have to work on a relationship, it's not the right relationship for you? Having worked with couples for 45 years, I can tell you without a doubt that this is NOT true!<p>However, "working on a relationship," doesn't mean that it has to be hard. It primarily means that you …

The Secret to Sticking with Anything

How many times have you started something new (exercise routine, meditation schedule, writing that book, a new project), got pumped and excited about …

Motivation

Turning Fear Into Fuel: Jonathan Fields at TEDxCMU 2010

YouTube

12 Ways to Become the Office Superstar

How to beat your generation's bad rap and become the office superstar<p>You've heard that millennials are power-hungry, overconfident people who spend all day attached to their iPhones and want constant promotions. Crush the stereotype with these tips from Gen Y career expert Dan Schawbel, author of …

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Avocados

<i>Photo credit: Tashka2000 via Getty Images</i><p>You know they make a killer eggocado and are beloved among guacamole aficionados. You might also know you can feel good eating one, thanks to healthy fats and loads of nutrients. But the mighty powers of the avocado stretch farther than you probably</b> …

How To Unplug Without Ignoring Your Friends

The experience of dining out has changed. We text, tweet and email all while forking a few bites into our mouths and half-participating in the actual table talk.<p>This phenomenon is exactly what prompted Noah Levy and David Krevitt to develop "BRB," a free mobile app that makes unplugging easy -- …

3 Things You Must Do to Feel Joyful

Things that continue to surface when you think about living your best life, being happier, more fulfilled and joyful, those are the things you must be <i>must be doing</i> because your spirit is <i>calling for them.</i><p>If you're constantly saying you wish you painted more, wrote poetry or short stories, started …

The Longest Way Home

• <b>Author:</b> Andrew McCarthy<p><b>WITH AN IRREPRESSIBLE TASTE</b> <b>for adventure, candor, and a vivid sense of place, award-winning travel writer and actor Andrew McCarthy takes us on a deeply personal journey played out amid some of the world’s most evocative locales.</b><p>Unable to commit to his fiancée of nearly four …