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How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

Kettlebell Cardio and Strength Total Body Exercises

Turkish Get Up<p>The Turkish get-up is one of the more unusual kettlebell exercises, but excellent for the entire body. By holding the weight over the …

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7 must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share19<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>A lot has been written about …

Jeremy Corbyn's £3million state-funded salary and pension revealed

Jeremy Corbyn has made more than £3million from the state in the past 30 years, according to official records.<p>The Labour leader has made more than £1.5million in salary as an MP and will benefit from a generous £1.6million pension when he retires.<p>A senior backbench Labour MP said the scale of his …

Bono Tells U.S. Senate to Send Amy Schumer, Sacha Baron Cohen, Chris Rock After ISIS

Today, Bono visited Congress to attend a Senate subcommittee hearing on "causes and consequences of violent extremism and the role of foreign assistance." He was there alongside diplomats and aid experts asking the United States government to provide aid to the Middle East. "It could be the best …

11 Women Celebrate Their Weight Loss by Posing Nude for Weight Watchers Magazine

Sure, losing weight is great, but more important is learning to love your body at any stage. To fully embrace themselves – self-perceived flaws and …

This Crazy Skyscraper Is A Solar Power Plant And Small City All In One

The design is a solar chimney, an enormous tower that sits in the middle of an equally huge solar collector. As the sun warms the collector during …

Arsenal will listen to offers for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs as British core comes under threat

Arsenal’s heralded British core is under increasing threat this summer, with the club preparing to listen to offers for both Kieran Gibbs and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.<p>Theo Walcott’s future could also become uncertain if he cannot win back his place from Danny Welbeck or Alex Iwobi and, while Aaron …

Sexually transmitted diseases 'led ancient humans to monogamy'

Why did humans become monogamous, apparently rejecting the promiscuity that is natural to most animals?<p>Was it morality? Religion? Maybe love?<p>The answer is germs, researchers said on Tuesday, arguing that the havoc caused by sexually transmitted diseases (STIs) convinced our ancestors it would be …

Your Desire to Get Things Done Can Undermine Your Effectiveness

<i>I have two kinds of problems: the urgent and the important.</i> <i>The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.</i> —Dwight D. Eisenhower<p>President Eisenhower was not alone: In their work lives people routinely feel pulled between tasks that demand immediate attention and tasks that are …

3 Easy Ways To Conquer Clutter And Change Your Life

Good morning. No—<i>great</i> morning. Welcome to a productive, successful workday. Step one? Check your email. Get it all out of the way. Step two? Make a list of everything you need to do today.<p>That’s how Tumblr founder David Karp starts his workday. “Although checking and responding to emails is a …

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12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

Stop buying disposable headphones! These classics all trump the latest 'phones

Face it: most of today's hottest products become yesterday's news in a hurry, but when a product sticks around for 10 or more years it has to be pretty darn special. This collection of oldie-but-goodie headphones are still more than worthy contenders when compared against the best of the latest …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

How the 'scrabble index' beat the stock market

Standard index tracker funds are designed in the wrong way - 50 years worth of data suggests<p>A mocked up "scrabble index" performed better over five decades when pitted against the US stock market, according to academic research.<p>The ‘scrabble index’ was made up of the 500 largest US stocks. It …

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

Having trouble focusing on what you really need to do? You're not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, the average worker admits to wasting 2.09 hours of each eight-hour workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. The Web is like the next-door neighbor who keeps asking us to play when …

All the diet advice you need, in one chart from Sweden

Every January, people making resolutions to lose weight are peppered with loads of free dieting advice. Most of it is absolutely terrible, or plain lies. Even worse, many weight loss hucksters overcomplicate the very simple truths we know about eating for health.<p>That's why I love this chart from …

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Last Updated on August 15, 2018<p>Szabo Laszlo<p>Content Marketer and Fitness Enthusiast Read full profile<p>Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the …

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Why you only need five things on your to-do list

‘Any system that lets you wallow in the fantasy that one day you’ll get everything done isn’t just useless but dangerous’<p>I love lists. I’ve sung their praises tirelessly. Lists help you feel in control, because you’re no longer relying on your brain to keep track of your to-dos; lists help you see …

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

Paris terror attacks: Why social media is turning us into idiots

Paris massacre demands an intelligent response, not social media stupidity, writes Bryony Gordon<p>The world feels a little less safe this week. That’s what everyone is saying on social media, isn’t it? It feels less safe and less secure and less sure - unless, of course, you belong to the camp who …

The Productive, Sexy, Zen Life Of 'Single Tasking'

Can something as simple as single tasking at work make you super productive, twice as sexy and give you a Zen-like magnetism?<p>With technology, open …

The truth about fat and sugar is finally explained

This morning, as I do most days, I breakfasted on a three egg omelette cooked in coconut oil, with a whole milk coffee. I enjoyed a wedge of full fat …