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How Pomodoro Can Make You More Productive

How Pomodoro Can Make You More Productive
Distractions can be a real problem for those of us who work at home or deal with tight deadlines. Whether it’s from checking social media or just getting sidetracked with other tasks, a 15-minute job can easily turn into a 3-hour project. Distractions don’t have to get in the way of your productivity. The Pomodoro technique can help. What Is...

The Best 10 Min. Ted Talk We’ve Seen All Week

The Best 10 Min. Ted Talk We’ve Seen All Week
TED Talks often help people look at the world differently, digest small amounts of information on completely unfamiliar topics and even improve their own lives. Among the most powerful and interesting is this 10-minute Tedx Talk by Amy Purdy, who became a professional snowboarder after losing both of her limbs to meningitis. “How Would You Want Your Story to Go?” Amy...

Would You Trade Your Eyesight for 50k?

Would You Trade Your Eyesight for 50k?
Let’s say someone walked up to you and offered to give you $50k in exchange for your eyesight --- would you take the deal? The answer might seem obvious. But if you’re struggling financially, that $50k could look appealing.We live in a fast-paced society where money and jobs tend to make us forget about other important aspects of our...

4 Personal Development Lies You’ve Been Told All Your Life… ‘Til Now

4 Personal Development Lies You've Been Told All Your Life... 'Til Now
People seek out personal development because they want to better themselves, improve their view of the world and feel more at peace with life. Unfortunately, some of the most popular personal development “truths” you’ve been told are lies. Here are four of the most common ones that could be affecting your happiness. Success = Happiness The outward appearance of a successful...

Can Dog Ownership Improve Your Well-Being?

Can Dog Ownership Improve Your Well-Being?
Dogs do so much more than leave fur on the couch and a paw print on your heart. They make you socialize more, offer daily companionship and comfort you when you’re sad. And that's probably why so many new homeowners also find themselves adopting a pet shortly after they buy!The reality is that dogs really are man's best friend....

How to Say No and Feel Good About It

How to Say No and Feel Good About It
It feels good to do good for others, doesn’t it? Doing your part to make someone happy or help out a cause can add a healthy dose of satisfaction and fulfillment to your day. But while it would be nice if we could please everyone in life, there may be times when we just have to say no. Your...

Why Social Media Is Stressin’ Us Out

Why Social Media Is Stressin' Us Out
Social media can connect you to everyone from your childhood best friend to Beyoncé herself, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it should be a major part of your life. Facebook, Instagram and related sites can cause real stress. Why does something that seems so fun cause so much drama? Read on to find out why social media can make...

You Don’t Get Out Enough, Do You?

You Don’t Get Out Enough, Do You?
Maybe you’re a self-proclaimed homebody. Everything you’ll ever need is right there, in your home, whenever you want it. It’s warm; it’s safe and it’s comfortable. So who actually needs to go outside? Actually, most people can reap the benefits of spending time outside the house once in a while. Getting out is actually good for you. Look on the...

Feeling Lost? Maybe You’re on the Right Track

Feeling Lost? Maybe You're on the Right Track
Feeling lost in life can seem overwhelming. You’re not sure how you’ll make it through this difficult time and perhaps even wonder where your life went amiss. However, being lost can sometimes mean your life is actually on the right track. Perhaps this is simply a curve in the path you didn’t anticipate, but which will lead you somewhere...

Coffee and Anxiety — Here’s the Truth

Coffee and Anxiety — Here’s the Truth
Reaching for that morning cup of coffee may be the worst thing you can do for your anxiety. Instead of waking you up and giving you energy, a cup of joe may cause your heart to race and leave you feeling jittery, agitated and restless. But does that mean you have to forgo the warm, rich sweetness of coffee...

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How to Buy a House You Can Actually Afford

How to Buy a House You Can Actually Afford

(MotivateDaily.com) - Are you on the market for a new home? If so, there’s a lot to consider. Down payment, financing, location and the...