How to maintain motivation over the holiday season

  Struggling to stay on top of your exercise regime because you’re simply not motivated enough? Here are three ways to maintain it. The key is to tone down rather than completely halt your exercise regimen, but maintaining motivation during times of temptation generally comes down to how you think about your training. If heading for the bench press doesn’t excite you, you’ll likely forego exercise for the call of cosmos. Follow the experts’ top tips for maintaining motivation: » Look on the bright side: “The relationship you have with…

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Fill Up Your 10 Minutes Free Time With Over 2400+ Free Short Stories in This App

Reading is one of the most popular of all activities that people partake in when they are trying to fill up time in their day. Whether it is waiting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office or other professional office or taking a short break at work. Many of the mobile reading options require you to use a special device or download the content before you are able to read it. Unfortunately, having to download books may not always be possible and that makes most e-reader options difficult. This…

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What You Can Learn From Over 5000 Years Ago That Will Help You Today

History is inevitable. The wisest are men who have learnt from their history. Human history is filled with a blend of good and bad moments; events that mark the creation of the present world and as we known it.History is not merely a reminder of crime and man’s dispute with others but also a garden of flowers with each flower possessing a unique fragrance; a space in mind where thousands of saints, artists, warriors, philosophers still live and preach their expertise. In The Lessons of History, Will and Ariel Durant…

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Why You Can’t Pay off a Sleep Debt You’ve Accumulated Over the Week

We’ve all been there: you’ve woken up promptly at 6 or 7 in the morning Monday through Friday, dragging and exhausted as you got ready for work. Then when Saturday rolls around, you wake up and check your phone to discover it’s already noon. While this is something we can relate to, it’s not actually “normal.” When you don’t sleep enough during the week yet wake up early every day, you may try to compensate for that sleep-deprivation you feel by sleeping in on the weekend. However, you may have…

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How To Read Over 300 Books In a Year with Instaread

There’s nothing like getting lost in a book. Although reading is an inherently valuable activity, we aren’t spending as much time with books as we should. A study by the Pew Research Center found that Americans read an average of 12 books per year.[1] Keep in mind that the average in this case is the sum of all the books read divided by the number of readers in the study. The mean inflates the data because it includes information from a subset of voracious readers. The median number of books…

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The Types of Jobs That Won’t Be Taken Over By Artificial Intelligence

Your resume will probably look pretty quaint in five years. It’s not your fault. It’s just that your job and the responsibilities you hold now and have held in the past are rapidly becoming obsolete. Blame the machines. Artificial intelligence, or AI, in the forms of software systems and computer-driven robotics is already taking on many American jobs, and will ultimately come after many more. In fact, the accounting and consulting firm PwC estimates that the machines will replace some 38 percent of U.S. jobs by 2030. Another scary fact…

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I’ve Read over 100 Productivity Books and Summarized the 15 Most Important Tips

Ten years ago, nearly to the day, I was given a promotion from starting-level engineer to upper management. Honestly, as exciting as the promotion was, I was incredibly overwhelmed. I felt that I didn’t have enough time to do everything that I needed/wanted to do and I began to feel that I was in over my head. Something had to give. I’d heard of productivity books being helpful, so I decided to give it a try. I was hoping that the books would teach me how to get more done…

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Wealthy, Successful People Who Choose Less over More: 10 Real-Life Stories of Minimalists

Lately, more people than ever are embracing the minimalist lifestyle. If you’ve been on social media at all these last few years, you’ll have noticed several influencers taking part in the increasingly popular trend of decluttering their lives. One of the common ways they do so is by employing the now famous KonMari method described in Marie Kondo’s bestselling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.[1] If you’re an observant person, you may have seen that millennials, in particular, are placing more value…

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The Growing Concerns Over Marijuana Use in The Workplace

The issue of marijuana usage has always been sensitive. Many believe it to have it’s positive and negatives. For example, until recently there is growing evidence that marijuana can help with seizures and other medical conditions. That has forced states to take another look at marijuana usage and if they should allow it recreationally. As a matter if fact, some states like Colorado have already legalized it and now have dispensaries popping up everywhere. This has made entrepreneurs a lot of money. Marijuana usage accounts for roughly $ 2 billion…

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Science Explains Why You Should Prioritze Experiences Over Stuff

When you become an adult, there is a lashing with society boundaries overflowing in boiling elements of logic, strategy, and responsibility that drown our soaring dreams and ambitions. Our outlook into the massive window of the world shuts down. Blinded. We are bogged down with mortgages and bills. The new house and the new car that crowned us with applause from the consumerism society defined sectors of success. If anyone steered away from the rigid routines of predefined success, they were deemed to be shunned away, or boxed as ‘failure’ outcasts.…

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