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Brain Science Explains The Most Productive Ways To Procrastinate

Research on the brain’s decision-making systems reveals the five most productive ways to waste time.<p>Sit down to work on a specific task and you may find your mind veering off on a different track, spiraling down into the black hole of procrastination.<p>“We all experience motivational breakdowns, like …

Do You Think You Need to Be Perfect to Be Accepted?

<b>“What you resist, persists.” ~C.G. Jung</b><p>There it is: Perfection, Eureka!—the holy grail of achievement, like an elusive mirage in the middle of a …

Starbucks Stores in This City Now Have Phone Charging Stations for Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Consider this the beginning of the end for the panic induced by a smartphone with a dying battery.<p>Starbucks unveiled Powermat wireless charging in about 200 stores in the San Francisco area this Wednesday. The rollout will expand to …

11 Things Extremely Confident People Do Differently

I remember my younger days when I considered myself lacking in confidence in almost every area in my life. I doubted myself all the time and always …

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Does your brain nag you about your worries, small or large? Here's how to ease your anxiety.<p>Does your brain nag you about your worries, small or …

Checking Your Email Just Might Make You More Creative

The Nature and Nurture of Our Character Strengths

It is probably not useful to ask the age-old question whether our core strengths of character are more a product of our genes or our environment. …

Exercise Like a Jedi, Superhero, or Warrior with Free Workout Posters

Getting a little bored of your usual workout routine? Here are nearly 100 workout posters that will motivate you to train like Rocky, workout with …

Relationship Advice: The 50 Things You Need To Do For A Relationship To Last

1. Burn your blueprint.<p>Rid yourself of whatever fantasies you harbor about the bliss of coupled life. They’re not helping. There is no script, so …

Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

Warriors of African Consciousness