Former Google career coach shares a visual trick for figuring out what you want to do with your life

Former Google career coach shares a visual trick for figuring out what you want to do with your life

  If you want 2017 to be an exciting year, design it that way. That’s the advice of former Google career coach and job strategist Jenny Blake, who has helped more than 1,000 people with their work lives. She recommends creating a “mind map,” a visual diagram of your interests and goals. Drawing one doesn’t take that long and could help you figure out the next project, hobby or career change that will make the new year happier and more successful, Blake says. “My favorite way to brainstorm creatively whether…

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Trick Your Brain into Craving Healthy Food

Trick Your Brain into Craving Healthy Food

You can teach your brain’s reward centers to crave healthier, lower-calorie foods over junk, research at Harvard and Tufts U. recently found. And it’s easier than you think. For six months, obese adults followed the scientifically designed “iDiet,” which prescribes healthy foods and helps eaters understand their “food instincts”—e.g., hunger, availability, familiarity—and learn to control them. At the end, MRIs showed that the reward center in the dieters’ brains “lit up” more intensely at photos of healthy food than at shots of the unhealthy crap that used to excite it. One of the biggest keys to retraining your…

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Gulp it down: 5 simple ways to trick yourself into drinking water

Gulp it down: 5 simple ways to trick yourself into drinking water

Pick a cute water bottle, or a chic pitcher to keep yourself excited about drinking from it through the day. Make it appealing Ever noticed how you are motivated to hit the gym when you are wearing cute workout clothes, or how you feel more inclined to spend time at your desk if it is less cluttered? This technique also works when it comes to water. Pick a cute water bottle, or a chic pitcher to keep yourself excited about drinking from it through the day. Add natural flavours Make…

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THE NIFTY TRICK so as to hold YOUR TULIPS UPRIGHT

THE NIFTY TRICK so as to hold YOUR TULIPS UPRIGHT

there’s no sadder sight than when you’ve sold some freshly reduce tulips and the instant you placed them into a vase, they wilt. don’t worry, we’ve got just encounter a nifty little manner of making sure your lovely plants stay upright and searching appropriate. All you want is a penny. A flower dealer at London’s famous Columbia road market instructed us to pop the coin into the lowest of the vase after which fill it with water. The copper on the coin — an important micronutrient for plant increase —…

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Google Maps for Android Can Navigate to Multiple Destinations With This Trick

Google Maps for Android Can Navigate to Multiple Destinations With This Trick

Google Maps for Android previously allowed users to side-track during a trip to gas stations, restaurants, cafes, and shopping marts. The app however didn’t allow users to navigate to multiple destinations, something that Google Maps allows on desktop. Now, Android Police reports that it is possible to navigate to multiple destinations using the Maps for Android with a little help from the desktop. This indicates that the navigation to multiple destinations feature may be available to users soon. Users will have to copy the full URL of a multiple destination…

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FBI Trick for Breaking Into iPhone Likely to Leak, Limiting Its Use

FBI Trick for Breaking Into iPhone Likely to Leak, Limiting Its Use

The FBI’s method for breaking into a locked iPhone 5c is unlikely to stay secret for long, according to senior Apple Inc engineers and outside experts. Once it is exposed, Apple should be able to plug the encryption hole, comforting iPhone users worried that losing physical possession of their devices will leave them vulnerable to hackers. When Apple does fix the flaw, it is expected to announce it to customers and thereby extend the rare public battle over security holes, a debate that typically rages out of public view. The…

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