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Never Fall Asleep On The Wheel Again

Every day, hundreds of millions of people drive their cars for long and short distances. But how many of these drivers have stopped to consider how dangerous it is to drive while being tired? The truth is, very few people think driving while tired is a big risk. However, statistics show that it is very dangerous – in fact, almost as dangerous as driving drunk. (Accidents caused by drowsy drivers lead to 30,000 deaths every year.) While driving in a drowsy state, the driver is highly vulnerable to something called…

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Sweet Potato Waffles with Fried Egg, Bacon, and Scallions

Breakfast for dinner. When my son was little, we called it “upside-down day”! Waffles for supper are an especially comforting way to end the day. They’re relatively quick to make from scratch and they change up the meal routine in an unexpected way. Any break in routine feels slightly festive, no matter how simple. Continue reading “Sweet Potato Waffles with Fried Egg, Bacon, and Scallions” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Sweet Potato Waffles with Fried Egg, Bacon, and Scallions

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Be The Only Script Writer Of Your Life

We live in a fast paced world, and it is getting increasingly difficult to keep up with the tempo of things. With the advent of more sophisticated technology and software, our lives are even more chaotic and disrupted. If we don’t check up on social media in two hours, we start to feel jittery. We put on the news, even when we don’t want to, so that we don’t miss out on important happenings around the world. We are besieged by emails and text messages that add no value to…

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Want To Know How Much You’re Getting Done In A Day?

I’ve always been interested in finding new ways to boost my productivity. Recently, a colleague of mine recommended an online productivity assessment tool that he’d tried out. His words caught my attention, especially as he mentioned that the assessment was free – and only took around 2 minutes to complete! For most people (including myself), productivity is the difference between success and failure. Just think about your typical working day… However well you plan your tasks at the start of the day, if your productivity falls below par, you’ll quickly…

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What Have You To Gain From These 7 Successful Individuals?

“It takes a wise man to learn from his mistakes, but an even wiser man to learn from others.” Some people prefer learning through conversations,whilst others find inspiration through reading about the lives of others. Many successful and powerful individuals have documented their journey of ups and downs so that they can be an example for others to either follow in their footsteps, or avoid the potholes. Whether you are in need of inspiration for the next creative campaign, wanting to ignite a new business idea, or just wanting to…

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Why Speaking Your Mind Should Not Be Encouraged

Ask any parent what their #1 pet peeve is, and they’ll probably tell you it’s their children wining. From a young age, we are taught not to complain and that wining is bad. However, we are also taught that it is important to “speak your mind,” and not let others quiet your opinion. So where do we define the difference? While we can all likely agree that people who complain are not people we would prefer to spend time with, the average person has been found to complain anywhere from…

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Spend 50% LESS Effort On Your Plants With These Smarties

Gardening seems like such a relaxing hobby: retired women and men seem to love it with a passion, and lots of families like to take on gardening projects together. You just have to plant the seeds, water regularly, and wait patiently. What could be easier? Yet a lot of people fail to grow plants successfully! If you take a closer look, there are actually a lot of things that you have to take care of…the humidity of the soil, the amount of sunlight that the plant takes in – which…

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Your Life Needs Strategy and Tactics, Just Like Any Games

Southwest Airlines has been around since 1966, and is generally considered one of the better airlines in the industry. While some airlines focus on big, potentially expensive amenities, Southwest focused its business model on cheaper flights and painless “commuter”-type flights for people who wanted to get from A to B with no fuss. Over time, Southwest’s business model has increasingly become the industry standard for airlines.[1] Southwest’s broader strategy was cheaper, easier-to-get flights. But strategy is meaningless without tactics. (Some call this “execution.”) To get cheaper flights, they reduced flight…

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You Can Dump Your Goal Now If It Doesn’t Challenge You

“If you reach for the stars, you might not get one, but you won’t end up with a handful of mud either” – Leo Burnett Set a high goal, at the same time achievable for you to stimulate the brain, because we are thrilled to accomplish new and challenging tasks. Set a goal based on what your future self can achieve, not the present-self. The post You Can Dump Your Goal Now If It Doesn’t Challenge You appeared first on Lifehack. … Read the referenced story here… You Can Dump…

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