Avoid Accumulating "Truth Debt" by Comparing Honesty with Money

It can be easy to lie—especially when you're trying to stay out of trouble or avoid confrontation—but it can catch up with you. If you have trouble sticking to the truth, imagine each lie you tell as a charge on an imaginary truth credit card. » 11/21/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Build Mental Toughness In Under Two Minutes with this Mental Workout

In order to strengthen your mind and build mental toughness, you need to work it the same way you would work your muscles in the gym. This mental workout helps you refocus and visualize success in tough times, and only takes 100 seconds of your day to complete. » 11/21/14 4:30am Yesterday 4:30am

Evernote for Mac Updated with Sleeker Design and Performance Features

Mac: Evernote released a major update for its OS X desktop app today that includes a new Yosemite-inspired design, entirely redesigned interface, and several performance upgrades, including sharing notes without leaving the app. » 11/20/14 4:50pm Thursday 4:50pm

These Are the Highest Paying Programming Skills to Have on Your Resume

Programming in general is a valuable skill when it comes to searching for jobs, but employers will pay more for some of them. If you're wondering what you should learn to broaden your horizon, here's a list of the top 12 paying skills right now. » 11/20/14 4:00pm Thursday 4:00pm

Avoid Being Late for Meetings by Scheduling Your Time Backwards

It's okay to be late every once in a while, but when it regularly affects you and others around you, it's time to fix it. When you know you have to be somewhere at a certain time, count backwards from that point and plan your schedule as honestly as possible. » 11/19/14 4:00pm Wednesday 4:00pm

Make an Under-the-Door Draft Blocker with a Pool Noodle

With the cold weather starting to come in, 'tis the season to start winterizing your house. You can make a simple, but effective draft stopper that keeps warm air in and cold air out with a pool noodle and a pillowcase or sheet. » 11/19/14 1:30pm Wednesday 1:30pm

Overcome Procrastination by Writing Down All of Its Side Effects

It's important to find the cause of your procrastination, but it's equally important to identify all of the aspects of your life it affects. Writing down and analyzing your procrastination habits can help you see how it could be negatively affecting your life in ways far beyond your work. » 11/18/14 2:30pm Tuesday 2:30pm

What Really Happens When You Delete Something from Your PC

If you want to sell or get rid of your computer, it's important to make sure there isn't any leftover data that someone could get to. When it comes to NTFS-formatted hard drives, simply deleting your files isn't enough—even if you empty your recycle bin—but there are still a few things you can do. » 11/18/14 4:00am Tuesday 4:00am

Dilbert's Scott Adams on Willpower: Have Systems, Not Goals

We tend to look at willpower as this magical force inside of us that we either have or we don't. In a recent interview, Scott Adams—Dilbert creator and frequent advice giver—explains that willpower is actually a finite resource, and there's a way to get what you need done without draining it all. » 11/17/14 4:00pm Monday 4:00pm

The Most Common Exercise Injuries (and How You Can Avoid Them)

Injuries are painful, debilitating, and have the potential to set you back weeks or months from your workout goals. A few injuries make up most of the exercise mishaps out there, and though nobody is truly immune to injury, there are at least some things you can do to reduce your risk. » 11/17/14 8:00am Monday 8:00am

Leaving Your Desk at Lunch Can Boost Your Creative Problem Solving

We've talked about how eating lunch at your desk could make you less productive, but there are other benefits to eating elsewhere. Eating away from your desk could free up some brain power and give you more "aha!" moments when you're trying to solve a problem. » 11/14/14 3:00pm 11/14/14 3:00pm