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Study: Being Depressed Can Make You More Creative

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm

For years, artists and entrepreneurs have accepted the notion that sadness breeds creativity. The idea is as old as time, as thousands of the world’s most creative minds often suffer from personal tragedy and unmitigated melancholy. From Ernest Hemingway to Robin Williams to Roy Raymond, successful artists…

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These Are The 25 Healthiest Cities In The U.S.

By | Jul 26, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Having a healthy work-life balance extends beyond to just what goes on in the workplace. Many of today’s employees don’t get enough exercise, sleep, or have the eating habits that we should. And while many companies are moving to incorporate small changes to the…

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Alternative Sleep Schedules Can Supercharge Your Work Life

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Entrepreneurs are always pressed for time. Between the incredible demands at work and their attempts to preserve a social life, there’s very little time for anything else, sleep included. Unfortunately, a lack of quality sleep is dangerous and unhealthy. Eventually, it’ll erode the progress you’ve made…

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Those with Irregular Work Hours Vulnerable to More Health Risks

By | Jul 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Research shows that people who take on a heavy workload with around-the-clock hours – particularly, 5 PM to 12 AM., and 12 AM. to 8 AM. shifts – are more likely to have more health issues. These shifts throw off your body’s natural circadian…

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Irregular Work Hours Boost Your Stroke Risk

By | Jun 14, 2016 at 2:10 pm

The startup world is notoriously fast-paced, with all the irregular work hours that go along with it. Some people enjoy never knowing what they’ll be doing next, or when they’ll be able to grab a few hours of sleep. Those people, science says, are…

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5 Habits to Start Your Workday on the Right Foot

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 8:00 am

The first ten minutes of your workday can be the most important. After all, they can set the tone for the rest of your workday. But for some, figuring out how to maximize your workday productivity can be daunting. Here are five habits that…

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To Achieve Happiness, Focus on What Makes You Miserable

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Being happy is something everyone strives for. Whether it be professional, romantically or socially, the goal of happiness is something everyone can get on board with. Unfortunately, no one knows how to accomplish this feat. Eating right, exercising, making time for friends, falling in…

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Avoiding Burnout

By | May 28, 2016 at 10:15 am

The startup life may seem glamorous, but it’s an intense personal experience. The poet David Whyte said, “Work is where we can make ourselves; work is where we can break ourselves.” And after seeing so much of the making and breaking in this industry…

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You Do Not Overcome Depression, You Move Through It

By | May 27, 2016 at 9:00 am

I like formulas. I like checklists. I like one, two, threes; dotted ‘i’s and crossed ‘t’s. I like it when all I have to do is put in the work and I get the promised outcome. I don’t care if the work is hard…

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8 Strategies for Training Your Brain to Learn Faster

By | May 26, 2016 at 1:40 pm

Have you ever encountered such a situation where you do remember a person by face but failed to recall his or her name? Oftentimes, we find ourselves totally helpless simply because our mind is in sleep mode for a while when we need to…

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Meditating At Work: It’s Not Just For Hippies

By | May 20, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Traditional team building activities often make employees feel awkward and uncomfortable. They put people on the spot and create unsettling tensions between people who have never even spoken to each other. They’re awkward, they’re a waste of time and something about them just feels wrong. But some team…

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4 Bad Sleep Habits That Are Holding You Back

By | May 4, 2016 at 11:00 am

You can sleep when you’re dead. This is a terrible life motto for budding entrepreneurs. A lack of proper rest at night not only lessens your brain power, but it also severely impacts your overall health. You can experience issues with your cardiovascular, endocrine and…

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Study: Work-Life Balance Is Improving

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 10:44 am

Today, everyone is connected. Whether it be through email and text or through social media and dating apps, the arm of technology is longer than ever before. And while these technologies have turned businesses into well-oiled production machines, they have also provided employees with…

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The Blue Light from Your Devices Is Destroying Your Sleep Quality

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 9:00 pm

There are plenty of reasons to miss out on sleep. Maybe your best friend was in town and you wanted to hang out with them all night. Maybe your upstairs neighbor his holding his weekly fight club at 2 AM. Maybe the Chicago Blackhawks…

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Procrastination Can Be Negatively Impacting Your Health

By | Apr 22, 2016 at 11:59 am

We all get hit with a little procrastination every once in a while. But now, science has finally caught up with the phenomenon of procrastination, and bad news – it’s getting deadlier for you to engage in. In research settings, people who procrastinated had…

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Being ‘Busy’ Could Be Your Greatest Source of Unhappiness

By | Apr 19, 2016 at 10:00 am

Happiness can be incredibly elusive in a world so full of options. Some people are happy when they’re helping people. Some people are happy when they’re competing (and winning). Some people are even happy when they’re unhappy. But if you want to know what…

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21 Entrepreneurs Share How They Start Their Mornings

By | Apr 18, 2016 at 10:22 am

Mornings are often tough to get going for many workers, but it doesn’t always have to be. Having a morning routine – a set amount of actions you take every morning, without fail – can help to boost your productivity and set the tone…