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Quick Tip: Work Around Procrastination

You’re never going to beat procrastination. You may motivate yourself through some really hard work and feel an incredible sense of accomplishment, but thinking you’ve found the answer to procrastination will only lead to wasted time down the road. Because once you start putting off work or find yourself getting easily distracted, you’ll feel disappointed ...

4 Makeshift DIY Phone Stands for Your Desk

Forget keeping a stack of books on your desk to hold your phone up; and don’t even think about buying an expensive case or stand. There are plenty of things you may have lying around that make a perfectly good DIY phone stand. Here are four quick and easy solutions for the times when you ...

Simple DIY: Orange Candle

If you’re looking to get a little extra out of your citrus fruit, an orange candle is a great way to start. It’s aesthetically pleasing for either ambiance or emergency situations. You’ll need the following: Orange (more than one if you’re not confident in your peeling ability) Plate or cutting board (skip if you dare) ...

4 Skills for Surviving Freshman Year

As college acceptance season comes to an end, many of you may be bitter about not getting into your dream school. The upside is, plenty of schools most likely did accept you and you’ll have fun deciding which is best for you. Over the next few months, nerves will creep up and plenty of questions ...

Quick Tip: Prioritize Tasks Based Upon Return

Getting everything done is often an impossible task on top of an already long list of incomplete tasks. That’s something I think about a lot as I attempt to better understand myself in order to increase my productivity. And as I’ve discovered, extra attention and priority should always be given to tasks that will yield ...

Force Yourself Up with Walk Me Up for Android

If you’re looking to get serious about waking up, you need an alarm that takes the job of waking you up seriously. Walk Me Up for Android is just that app; an alarm for those that need an extra push to get up for those early classes. Using your phone’s accelerometer, Walk Me Up will ...

Volkswagen’s iBeetle is All About iPhone Integration

Rumors of Apple creating everything from a television to a watch have become common, but a new partnership with Volkswagen is bringing the company one step closer to an iCar. Unveiled at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show in China, the German carmaker’s new iPhone-integrated iBeetle features a dedicated dashboard docking station and a special Beetle ...

Quick Tip: Try Intense Sprints as an Alternative to Jogging

Putting your running shoes on and going for a nice jog is an easy and effective way to get a cardio workout. But commitments often restrict your ability to get out and enjoy exercising at a specific time. Besides, everyone wants to maximize their time in order to accomplish more; especially when it comes to ...

Georgetown’s Business School to Offer Meditation Class

The practice of meditation is growing in recognition as it helps business leaders deal with the complications that rise from a fast-paced and complex industry, according to Georgetown University. During a conference in Washington last week, Georgetown announced it would be soon be offering a semester-long class on mediation at its McDonough School of Business. ...