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Calm.com Is the Most Relaxing 2 Minutes You’ll Spend Online

Calm.com Is the Most Relaxing 2 Minutes You’ll Spend Online | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
In the frenetic, crazy, digital world we live in, sometimes it's necessary to take a step back and smell the roses.
Calm.com, a relaxation therapy website, gives the stressed-out masses a place to relax on the Internet.
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20 Search Tips for Google Masters

20 Search Tips for Google Masters | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Let's say you're buying sandals for your cat (go with me, here).
Naturally, you type "cat sandals" into Google and hit "I'm feeling lucky." Do you end up with feline footwear or a list of Sandals Resorts hotels that cater to kitties?
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Should Pre-Teens Be on Facebook? [POLL]

Should Pre-Teens Be on Facebook? [POLL] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Get ready for friend requests from pre-teens.
The news that Facebook might be considering a membership option for children under 13 is garnering plenty of reaction from parents and online safety advocates.
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Why You Should and Shouldn’t Care About What Others Think of You

Why You Should and Shouldn’t Care About What Others Think of You | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
You look ahead in your life and just cower at the thought of challenges coming up, as if you already know you're going to fail. When you meet new people you make a complete fool of yourself, sputtering nonsense from your mouth.
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A Little Inspiration

A Little Inspiration | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
This ebook is a collection of articles that take just a few minutes in your busy day for a little inspiration. Enjoy the quiet time.
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Do E-Book Owners Read More Books? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do E-Book Owners Read More Books? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
U.S. consumers with an e-reader or tablet are more likely to read and buy books than those without an e-book compatible tech device, a new infographic suggests.

An infographic released by Infographic Labs cites a Pew study finding that those who read paper books average 15 books each year, while e-book readers read about 24.
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21 Quick Tricks to Feel Better Instantly

21 Quick Tricks to Feel Better Instantly | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
When life gets stressful and you feel like you’re losing your emotional balance, use one or more of these simple tricks to help you relax your mind and re-center yourself in an instant.
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12 Most Practical Habits to Easily Elevate your Life

12 Most Practical Habits to Easily Elevate your Life | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
April Lynne Scott shares her 12 Most practical Habits to Easily Elevate your Life.

Once I realized I was exchanging the beauty of the present moment for anxiety about the future, I learned to accept myself in a way that once seemed impossible. I began to understand that happiness is a choice and even simple daily actions bring the present into focus and make a big difference in the world around me.
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60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Here are 60 small, concrete steps you can take to create noticeable improvements in your life in just 100 days.
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Music to Our Ears: How Headphones Changed Our World

Music to Our Ears: How Headphones Changed Our World | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you are reading this on a computer, there is a 50% chance that you are wearing, or are within arm's reach of, a pair of headphones or earbuds.

To visit a modern office place is to walk into a room with a dozen songs playing simultaneously but to hear none of them. Up to half of workers listen to music on their headphones, and the vast majority thinks it makes us better at our jobs. In survey after survey, we report with confidence that music makes us happier, better at concentrating, and more productive.
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How To Use Food To Keep Off Of The Energy Roller Coaster

How To Use Food To Keep Off Of The Energy Roller Coaster | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Does this sound like your day? You drag yourself out of bed grumpy and fuzzy, a large coffee and muffin or donut perks you up. Around 10:30 you grab another coffee when you start to drag. 3PM is snack time -- you’re having trouble keeping your eyes...
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Why I'm Grateful for Steve Jobs (People I'm Grateful for: #2)

Why I'm Grateful for Steve Jobs (People I'm Grateful for: #2) | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
This blog is the second in a series of blogs on people that have added something important to the world of communications.  Today, it's Steve Jobs.  The series is personal and partial, but I welcome nominations for those you think I’ve missed.  I’m...
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Google dictionary: Artists illustrate every word in the Oxford dictionary...

Google dictionary: Artists illustrate every word in the Oxford dictionary... | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Artists created a dictionary of Google images, replacing every word in the Oxford dictionary. It is a mix of “unpleasant medical photos, pornography, racism, and cartoons,” says one author.
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How to Check If Your LinkedIn Password Was Stolen

How to Check If Your LinkedIn Password Was Stolen | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Worried that your LinkedIn password may be a part of the nearly 6.5 million compromised? Find out now.
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Champion Runner Helps Fallen Rival Cross Finish Line [VIDEO]

Champion Runner Helps Fallen Rival Cross Finish Line [VIDEO] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Like a superhero swooping in to help someone, runner Meghan Vogel came from behind during the 3,200-meter race at the high school state track meet in Ohio to help a struggling rival.
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Beware Email's Cunning Little Ways

Beware Email's Cunning Little Ways | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
In many ways, email is still inferior to pen and paper. I recently heard a question that brought me up short: what does email want?
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101 Short Stories that Will Leave You Smiling, Crying and Thinking

101 Short Stories that Will Leave You Smiling, Crying and Thinking | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Since its inception, website Makes Me Think (MMT) has truly evolved into a remarkable online community.  Every day, users share their thought-provoking life stories and vote on stories that other users have shared.  Some are happy, some are sad, and others twist your emotions, pulling them in several directions at once.

As stated on the MMT About page, sometimes the most random everyday encounters force us to stop and rethink the truths and perceptions we have ingrained in our minds.  These encounters are educationally priceless.  They spawn moments of deep thought and self-reflection that challenge the status quo and help us evolve as sensible individuals.
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How To Stay Honest In A Dishonest Work World

How To Stay Honest In A Dishonest Work World | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Recent events have left employees wondering, "What's the premium on doing the right thing when the guys and gals at the top seem to have lost their moral compass?
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27 Stunning Motivational Posters Made Just For You!

27 Stunning Motivational Posters Made Just For You! | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you’re looking for a fabulous photo for your next wallpaper, you should be able to find something worthwhile in the following collection.
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Revenge of the Introvert

Revenge of the Introvert | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
As a card-carrying introvert, I am one of the many people whose personality confers on them a preference for the inner world of their own mind rather than the outer world of sociability. Depleted by too much external stimulation, we thrive on reflection and solitude. Our psychic opposites, extraverts, prefer schmoozing and social life because such activities boost their mood. They get bored by too much solitude.
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What Happened to Productivity?

What Happened to Productivity? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
What Happened to Productivity? PC Magazine... it was all about productivity. Spreadsheet programs and word processors sold computers.
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Life Lessons from Solitaire

Life Lessons from Solitaire | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
All that time you wasted spent playing Solitaire may have taught you some valuable lessons! Lifehack's Teresa Griffith explains.
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How this little stray dog joined an epic cycling trip from China to Tibet

How this little stray dog joined an epic cycling trip from China to Tibet | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
In China, a stray dog nicknamed “Little Sa” ran alongside his cycling companions to complete an approximately 1,800-kilometre trip to Tibet.
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Amazon Instant Video Comes to Xbox 360

Amazon Instant Video Comes to Xbox 360 | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Amazon is making its Instant Video library available to Microsoft Xbox 360 devices, widening the pool of on-demand, streaming video content for Xbox Live Gold subscribers.
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