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Old Man In Nursing Home Reacts To Hearing Music From His Era

Old Man In Nursing Home Reacts To Hearing Music From His Era...

 

Thanks to the power of music, Henry, an elderly Alzheimer’s patient described by his doctors as “inert, maybe depressed, unresponsive and almost unalive,” is finally able to speak to his loved ones.

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Do Nothing for 2 Minutes

Do Nothing for 2 Minutes | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
I just did nothing for 2 minutes. Can you?

 

Alex Tew conceived the cleverly (and literally) titled DoNothingFor2minutes website, where you must not move the mouse of touch the keyboard for 2 minutes as an antidote for internet addiction. Take a few moments, click the picture and give it a try. 

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60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again

60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

When we were young life was easier, right? I know sometimes it seems that way. But the truth is life still is easy. It always will be. The only difference is we’re older, and the older we get, the more we complicate things for ourselves.

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Is Your Smartphone Making You Less Productive?

Is Your Smartphone Making You Less Productive? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Mobile devices have exacerbated an always-on work culture where employees work anytime, anywhere. They've contributed to the blurred distinction between when you're "on the clock" and when you're not.
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It's Consumers 1, Retailers 0, When It Comes to Comparison Shopping with Smartphones

This is called bargain hunting at its finest: price-conscious consumers enter a store, look at the wares it offers, take out their smartphone and proceed to check out prices for the same...
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Seth's Blog: Don't give up (you're on the right track)

Wrestling with a puzzle, a project or a problem, the likeliest reason to give up is the belief that it can't be done. What's the point of persevering if it's actually impossible to succeed?
"It can't be done," we say, throwing up our hands.
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James Cameron Shows What Really Happened to the Titanic [VIDEO]

James Cameron Shows What Really Happened to the Titanic [VIDEO] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
On the 100th anniversary of Titanic's maiden and only voyage, new computer generated images allow James Cameron and fellow researchers to fine-tune their theory on how the Titanic sank into the Atlantic.
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The Dirty Little Secret Of Overnight Successes

The Dirty Little Secret Of Overnight Successes | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
As Chris Dixon pointed out in a recent blog post, Angry Birds, the incredibly popular game, was software maker Rovio’s 52nd attempt. They spent eight years and nearly went bankrupt before finally creating their massive hit.
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6 tips to Super Charge Your Life

6 tips to Super Charge Your Life | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation. -- George Santayana (1863 - 1952) Life is an echo. Words we speak, actions we commit and habits we develop are collective reflection of our identity. Along with our difficult circumstances, we tend to accumulate toxins — with food we eat and thoughts we harbor — that lead us to live life of misery and despair.
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Top 5 Facebook Privacy Tips

Top 5 Facebook Privacy Tips | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Frequent Facebook users have a love-hate relationship with the world's largest social network. It's hard not to worry about how Facebook is using the information we so freely feed it, yet the platform itself is so fun and enjoyable to use, oftentimes it's easier to overlook the bigger privacy picture for in-the-moment fun.
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What Crooks and Companies Learn When You Overshare on Facebook

You have your birthday listed on your Facebook profile, and at some point you got caught up in the local banking movement and decided to become a fan of your local credit union.
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Top 10: Conversation Etiquette Mistakes

Top 10: Conversation Etiquette Mistakes | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Just because conversation etiquette mistakes happen across the board doesn’t mean they can’t be avoided. All it takes is good judgment, a little maturity and a look at the most common conversation mistakes.
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How to Be Productive Where You Least Expect It

How to Be Productive Where You Least Expect It | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Is your productivity limited by where you are? Or are you able to be productive wherever you find yourself with downtime? Ironically, it has never been easier to bring your work and tasks with you.

With smartphones, tablets, or even a good notebook, you can be productive almost anywhere.
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How to Beat the Exhaustiveness of Stressful Work

Post written by Leo Babauta.
I’ll confess: I recently let stress beat me.
I know, some of you think I’m perfect and never get stressed out, ever, especially as I’ve written about slowing down and simplifying for five years or so now.
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The Real Betty White Joins Twitter, Flirts With @RyanSeacrest

The Real Betty White Joins Twitter, Flirts With @RyanSeacrest | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
America’s favorite Golden Girl, Betty White, has officially joined Twitter.
White may be 90-years young, but she seems to be getting along just fine on Twitter, already at more than 100,000 followers.
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Seven Truths About You

Seven Truths About You | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
(Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from the book Kiss That Frog: 12 Great Ways to Turn Negatives into Positives in Your Life and Work by Brian Tracy and Christina Tracy Stein. Brian Tracy is chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International.
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How to Chill Out: 3 Habits That Help Me

How to Chill Out: 3 Habits That Help Me | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension.
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TED Talks: Frank Warren: Half a million secrets - Frank Warren (2012)

TED Talks: Frank Warren: Half a million secrets - Frank Warren (2012) | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
"Secrets can take many forms -- they can be shocking, or silly, or soulful." Frank Warren, the founder of PostSecret.com, shares some of the half-million secrets that strangers have mailed him on postcards.
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How to Get Stuff Done: A Quick Guide

How to Get Stuff Done: A Quick Guide | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Have you ever felt like your to do list is completely out of control and you’re just not getting anywhere? You have jobs piling up and you just don’t know where to start?
You’re not alone.
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Got Inner Peace? 5 Ways To Get It NOW

Got Inner Peace? 5 Ways To Get It NOW | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
When we stop our thoughts, we stop the world. When we stop the world we experience peace and mental clarity.
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15 Unbelievable Paintings That Look Like Photographs

15 Unbelievable Paintings That Look Like Photographs | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
  Pedro Campos (46), is an incredible hyperrealist painter from Madrid, Spain. Using oil paints he recreates incredibly realistic still life shots that many might mistake for a photograph. He’s worked in a variety of creative fields from interior decorating, illustration (at an ad agency), to art restoration on furnishings, paintings and sculptures. He actually didn’t even begin oil painting until the age of 30.
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