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Stop Repeating: Better Ways to Memorize

[The Daily Beast] A team of scientists recently discovered that repetition is a terrible way to memorize information—and their findings highlight much better strategies.

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When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home – NPR (blog)

NPR (blog) When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home NPR (blog) In the land that came up with the phrase “Thank God it’s Friday,” and a restaurant chain to capitalize on the sense of relief many feel as the work week ends, researchers made an…

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Why Smartphone Breaks At Work Aren’t Such A Bad Idea – NPR

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We don’t usually write about studies with fewer than 100 participants, but this one seems so fun — and let’s be honest, who doesn’t want a reason to play more and work a few minutes less?

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Here’s Why You Should Leave Work Earlier Every Day – Business Insider

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Here’s Why You Should Leave Work Earlier Every Day
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“There’s a lingering belief that the only way to prove your dedication and work ethic is to be in the office. All. The.

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Meditation for Strivers

How did high-achievers like Arianna Huffington and Dan Harris come to appropriate a twenty-five-hundred-year-old philosophy of non-striving? (How did high achievers come to appropriate a 2,500-year-old philosophy of non-striving?

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Maybe this is more your speed! 

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Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening eBook: Joseph Goldstein: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store

Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening eBook: Joseph Goldstein: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store (http://t.co/znkIOrUiK3 Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening

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Great book for those looking to start a practice. Jump in the water is fine. 

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The Best of Apple & IBM?

It’s one of those thoughts many mHealth insiders and observers have at some point had: What if one could put the power of Watson analytics into a smartphone and interact with it like Apple’s Siri at the point of care?

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Apple, IBM give up 30-year rivalry to work together on iPhone, iPad software – Washington Post

Ars Technica Apple, IBM give up 30-year rivalry to work together on iPhone, iPad software Washington Post Apple and International Business Machines will work together to create business software for iPhone and iPad users, setting aside a…

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Workplace Communications – Generational Differences | Personal Branding Blog – Stand Out In Your Career

Workplace communications has changed dramatically in my lifetime.

When I started working as a programmer in Chicago in the mid 1970s, I had a phone on my desk. If I wanted to talk to my boss, I would call him and his secretary would often answer his phone. If he was not there, she would take a message on a little piece of paper and put it on his desk.

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Stress At Work {Stats} – Best Infographics

Tweet Tweet Too much stress is not good for your health. Needless to say, if you are too stressed out at work, your performance and health will suffer in the long run. This infographic by Office Vibe covers some scary stats about stress at work:

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