How to life
  • Procrastination: The Final Round!

    How often do you surf the net for “research purposes” instead of actually writing that chapter you’ve been meaning to write? How guilty do you feel at the end of the day when you think about the things you should’ve done but haven’t? What is the task that’s been occupying your mind the longest? Was it really worth waiting so long to implement it? If you think these questions resonate with you on any level, you’re likely to be a procrastinator. But don’t worry: there is a cure. It isn’t a magic pill, or a secret recipe; just a simple, doable cure.

  • Bias Called Persistent Hurdle for Women in Sciences

    A report on the underrepresentation of women in science and math by the American Association of University Women, to be released Monday, found that although women have made gains, stereotypes and cultural biases still impede their success... by Tamar Lewin

  • For the Chronically Late, It’s Not a Power Trip

    Contrary to suspicions, most chronically tardy people are not aiming to annoy those around them, said Diana DeLonzor, author of “Never Be Late Again” (Post Madison Publishing) and a former late person... by Phyllis Korkki

  • An Afternoon in the Park by Julie A. Manhan

    Sam Ewing says: "Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it." Be inspired by a wonderful heart–warming short story written by Julie A. Manhan called “An Afternoon in the Park”...

  • Phys Ed: Does Loneliness Reduce the Benefits of Exercise?

    With Valentine’s Day around the corner, this seems the proper moment to ask whether being in a relationship changes how you exercise and, perhaps even more intriguing, whether relationships affect how exercise changes you... by Gretchen Reynolds

  • 'If' by Rudyard Kipling

    Here is a great poem that will inspire and motivate you to do your best. Read the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling, a wonderful recipe on success and happiness... by Kigem

  • Fat Bias Worse for Women

    It only takes a modest weight gain for a woman to experience weight discrimination, but men can gain far more weight before experiencing similar bias, a new study shows... by Tara Parker-Pope

  • Facebook 'friends' cause stress, research finds

    People with the most Facebook "friends" are more likely to feel stressed out by the site, according to researchers. Edinburgh Napier University found a significant minority of users suffered "considerable Facebook-related anxiety".


“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” Arthur Ashe.


"We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change." Katharine Hepburn