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How to Instantly Fall in Love With Moving and Start Shaking off the Extra Pounds

Americans move a lot less than citizens of other countries. Average daily step counts vary quite a bit around the world: the U.S. ranks 30th, with an average daily step count of 4,774, while Hong Kong comes first, at 6,880 steps per day.[1] Outside of counting steps, there are other measures by which we fall behind in terms of physical fitness and exercise. Even though our step count (4,774) is similar to Mexico’s (4,692), the US’s obesity rate is higher: 3 8% (US) compared to 32.4% (Mexico).[2] These figures are…

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Watching is The New Waiting, You Better Get Moving

We are so obsessed with time. As a kid, we are told by our parents to manage our time well, go to school with a class scheduled according to time. We constantly want to save more time, and focus so little on the present. The present is what we need to watch, and keep filling up our present moments will fill up the time we think we have lost. The post Watching is The New Waiting, You Better Get Moving appeared first on Lifehack. Lifehack

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Stand Up And Get Moving! Do You Know Sitting For Too Long Can Kill You?

Whether you are a student or a professional, chances are you have a life that requires a lot of sitting. Whether it be listening to lectures for 8 hours a day or typing at a computer until you finish that important project, studies have shown that the average American sits at a desk for about 9-10 hours a day! So let’s break that down: If we assume the average American is also working 5 days a week for roughly 9 hours for about 30 years, that adds up to 492,750…

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The CEO’s Secret To Moving Up the Corporate Career Ladder

Let’s face it, many try to climb the career ladder, but few succeed. As the CEO of Lifehack, I’ve seen a lot of employees trying to rise higher in their career, but unfortunately, the majority of them fail. What causes people to fail? In my experience, many of the people failing acted too aggressively – putting the bulk of their emphasis only on opportunities where they believed they could get promoted. On the other hand, some failures were too passive. They just did their jobs, while secretly hoping that they…

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One-Minute Trick to Pack Your Clothes Easily When Moving House

Moving is a really tedious task when you have lots of stuff, especially with clothes that you hang up in your closet. Can you imagine the time needed to fold up each of them up, one by one? Luckily, a Reddit user shared a brilliant lifehack that will save you the time. Don’t take my word for it, read the comments from people who tried it for themselves! “If you’re moving, you can use this method to easily transport all the clothes that you hang.” What users say about this…

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How to Stay Motivated Even Though You Can’t See Yourself Moving Forward

Have you ever tried reaching a goal that was labor and time intensive such as, losing a substantial amount of weight, finishing an educational program, or training for a marathon? If so, you understand the struggle of chasing a long-term goal. As humans, we are hardwired to seek and engage in activities that provide us instant gratification. We operate on what psychologists call the ‘pleasure principle’.[1] The pleasure principle is the primary force that compels human beings to seek immediate satisfaction of their needs, wants, and urges. Pursuing long-term goals…

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5 Things You Must Do If You’re Moving From Japan To The US

The time comes when you have to live your dreams. When you have to do those things you’ve always thought mattered most to you. While leaving your comfort zone and moving to a location you’ve never lived in is a difficult decision to make, it is the best decision for you if it is necessary for you to live your dreams. In your new location, you will begin a life you’ve never had and meet and relate to people you don’t know. Sometimes, moving to a new location doesn’t mean…

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