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This Article Will Make You Feel Better About Your Morning Routine

This Article Will Make You Feel Better About Your Morning Routine

The morning routines of wealthy, successful business people often seem to involve lots of activity and very little sleep. They get up really early, exercise, meditate, answer emails, and then they’re off to work. (Or they just start working the minute they get up. Sleep never seems to be a priority.) Richard Branson gets up(…)

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How to Break a Bad Habit at Work

How to Break a Bad Habit at Work

Do you have bad habits that are holding you back at work? Maybe you procrastinate? Or maybe you eat lots of sugar in the morning and then crash in the afternoon? Or maybe you can’t seem to stop checking your phone? Whatever it is, if you feel like it’s hindering your work and you’d like(…)

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How to Feel Better

How to Feel Better

If you’ve been having a hard time lately, and you’re feeling stressed or unhappy, there are always things you can do to make yourself feel better. Author Kate Cutruzzula watched a series of TED Talks on happiness and fulfillment. Based on what she learned, she offers the following suggestions: Focus on the positive – If(…)

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Your Phone Makes It Harder for You to Think Clearly (Even When You’re Not Looking at It)

Your Phone Makes It Harder for You to Think Clearly (Even When You’re Not Looking at It)

I don’t own a smartphone. I’m guessing that there are only about ten other people in the world who don’t have one. (They probably live in super-remote areas or they’re too young to push the buttons.) I’ll probably have to cave in and get one eventually. But if I do, it looks like I’ll need(…)

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The Power of Color

The Power of Color

Can certain colors affect your mood and influence your behavior? Marketers, artists, and interior decorators certainly believe they can. But to be honest, there isn’t a lot of scientific evidence to support this idea. People tend to react to colors differently. (For instance, I’m a big fan of white walls, but I know that plenty(…)

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