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How to Sit Better How to Sit Better

Nothing’s as good as it used to be—including, probably, the chair you’re sitting in right now. While they used to be designed with the human form in mind, now most chairs—whether it’s in the office or at home in living room—are too soft and too deep, according to Jean Couch (not a pun), who gives lectures and…

How to See if Publix Chicken Tender Subs Are on Sale  How to See if Publix Chicken Tender Subs Are on Sale 

When you live in New York, you start to appreciate certain things you never would have noticed in a normal, functioning city. Clean air, for example, or the ability to travel three miles in less than half an hour.

To Be Happier at Work, Tell Yourself a Different Story To Be Happier at Work, Tell Yourself a Different Story

How do you think of yourself? As a leader? Someone who doesn’t take any BS? The underdog?

How to Financially Prepare for an Extended Work Leave How to Financially Prepare for an Extended Work Leave

How can you prepare for your spouse to leave the workforce due to a disability? That’s what we’re discussing this week.

What to Know About Today's 'Time's Up' Walk Out What to Know About Today's 'Time's Up' Walk Out

The Time’s Up movement against sexual harassment has called for people to wear black and stage walkouts today in light of allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

What You Need to Know About Flood Insurance What You Need to Know About Flood Insurance

Millions of homes may have been damaged by Tropical Depression Florence, which swept through the Carolinas just over a week ago. With flood waters still high, it’s hard to assess the damage just yet; still, an economic research firm put out a preliminary estimate that Florence has caused around $40 billion in damage,…

How to Make Better Decisions How to Make Better Decisions

How do you make your toughest decisions? Write a pro/con list? Go with your gut? Have your own system that you’ve perfected over the years?

Use Reese Witherspoon's Technique for Scheduling Time to Read Use Reese Witherspoon's Technique for Scheduling Time to Read

For those who read for pleasure, finding time to engage with a book can be difficult to fit into a day filled with endless tasks: Work, exercise, kids’ activities and chores take up most of our time; fitting in one good book can mean sacrificing another.

How to Impress the Robot Reading Your Résumé How to Impress the Robot Reading Your Résumé

While you’re perfecting your résumé and cover letter with the hiring manager of your dream company in mind, you may be interested to know that they may never even read your application, because a robot will have discarded it before they had a chance.

Protect Your Frequent Flyer Miles from Hackers Protect Your Frequent Flyer Miles from Hackers

Frequent flyer miles are a hot commodity on the dark web, according to a new report from Comparitech, a site that compares various tech products.

I'm Alicia Adamczyk, Lifehacker Staff Writer, and This Is How I Work I'm Alicia Adamczyk, Lifehacker Staff Writer, and This Is How I Work

Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. This week, we’re going behind the scenes at Lifehacker. I’m Alicia Adamczyk, and this is how I work.

The Best Time of Day to Give Constructive Criticism The Best Time of Day to Give Constructive Criticism

Constructive criticism is one of the necessary evils of the workplace: No one likes to give it and certainly no one revels in receiving it, and yet it’s a crucial component of growth in our careers and in life. Beyond being gentle and respectful with each other when we give it, there’s one more important consideration…

Prioritize Your To-Dos With a 'SUG' List Prioritize Your To-Dos With a 'SUG' List

If you’re looking for a way to upgrade your standard to-do list to be more efficient, David Nour, founder of The Nour Group, Inc., writes about a useful alternative in Fast Company: Turn it to a SUG list.

How to Attract Luck  How to Attract Luck 

When you look to people you admire for one reason or another, you might think that some part of their success—whether it’s their corner office, their new TV pilot or their beautiful vintage furniture—comes down to dumb luck.

Twitter Is Bringing Back the Reverse Chronological Timeline Twitter Is Bringing Back the Reverse Chronological Timeline

Either we’ve entered an alternate reality where Twitter cares about its users or something good has actually happened online for a change: The social networking site is bringing back the option to view your timeline in reverse chronological order.

How to Tweak Your Budget As Your Family's Needs Change How to Tweak Your Budget As Your Family's Needs Change

How will your budget change as your financial responsibilities shift? That’s what we’re looking at this week.

Questions to Ask Yourself to Live a Better Financial Life Questions to Ask Yourself to Live a Better Financial Life

If you’re reading TwoCents, then you’re probably looking for advice to live a better financial life. You may want to be more responsible with your money, or learn how to invest better, or simply have a daily reminder to look after your money.

Decide Which Stocks You Want to Buy 'On Sale' Decide Which Stocks You Want to Buy 'On Sale'

We’ll start with a given: You can’t time the market. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do some proactive planning before the market inevitably falls again.

Chase Sapphire Card Users Can Earn 60,000 Points by Opening a Checking Account Chase Sapphire Card Users Can Earn 60,000 Points by Opening a Checking Account

In a bid to draw in wealthier millennial clients, Chase is offering Sapphire card holders (Reserve or Preferred) who open a bank account 60,000 bonus points, worth up to $900 in travel money reports CNBC.

How to Adopt Warren Buffett's 'Learner’s Lifestyle' How to Adopt Warren Buffett's 'Learner’s Lifestyle'

For knowledge workers in the 21st century, efficiency and productivity are still integral to being seen as a “success.” We value writers who can produce 10 pieces of content each day, and we look to investing personalities for advice on what 10 trades to make to maximize our portfolios. But what if we could reframe…

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