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Should You Adjust Your Birth Control Pill Schedule When Traveling?

If you’ve used birth control pills for any length of time, you may have been told to take it at the exact same time every day to ensure effectiveness. Maintaining a consistent pill schedule at home is as easy as setting an alarm on your phone—but what happens when you travel across several time zones?Read […]

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Boost Your Motivation by Focusing on Why You Need to Complete a Task 

When you realize you need to get something done, you probably think to yourself, “I have to do that soon.” But that type of thinking disrupts your motivation in two ways: by messing with your sense of time and robbing you of urgency.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Build Your Social Budget Like a Financial Budget

Do you feel like your social life is out of control? Maybe you (or your kids) have events every evening, when all you want to do is spend a quiet night at home. Maybe you feel like you’re spending too much time “touching base” and “picking brains” with people you aren’t close to, and not […]

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Master Your Chores and Your Work With Time Management Apps

Working at home means you’re surrounded by all of your stuff: from that pile of dirty dishes in your sink to that pile of laundry that’s still unfolded. And maybe you have a pressing deadline along with a pressing need to sort that pile of books (you sure do have a lot of piles!). Good […]

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How to Get Your Kid Out the Door Faster Every Morning

Getting kids out the door in the morning can go one of two ways: They wake up early and then dawdle, forcing a last-minute scramble, or they wake up late, forcing a last-minute scramble. I know very few people who get to school or day care on time and with serenity—maybe those folks who have […]

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Set Your Homepage as a Countdown Clock to Your Death

We only get so much time in this life, and yours is running out, friend. That might seem scary, but it doesn’t have to be—it can be motivating. Sometimes you just need a reminder that you need to make it count. This tool sets your Google Chrome homepage and any new blank tabs you open […]

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Manage Your Attention Instead of Your Time 

“I’m too busy!” “I don’t have enough time!” “If only there were more hours of the day.” It’s weird how feeling overwhelmed and busy rarely coincides with getting a lot done. Maybe the problem isn’t that you don’t have enough time. It’s that you don’t have enough attention.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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