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The Checkup: This Time-Tracking Trick Will Make You Way More Productive

• Okay so this strategy is going to sound a little micro-manage-y, but stick with me friends: Way back when, Ben Franklin would plan out, […]

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One Thing You Should Be Penciling Into Your To-Do List Every Day (But Aren’t)

When you have a to-do list that will seemingly take you 25 hours out of a 24-hour day, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. But […]

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The Checkup: Wait — How Much Avocado Is TOO Much Avocado?

• Healthy fats have been getting lots of love lately — avocado toast is on just about every menu, and who doesn’t have, like, seven […]

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The Checkup: New Study Links This Guilty-Pleasure Food With Increased Risk of Death 

• Womp, womp: A new eight-year study links chowing down on fried potatoes — we’re talkin’ fries, home fries, tater tots, and so on — twice […]

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The Checkup: The 10-Minute Trick to Overcome the Dreaded Afternoon Slump

• The dreaded afternoon energy slump hits harder than ever on Fridays, when you are counting down every single second until the clock strikes five. […]

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The Checkup: 10 Common Food Mistakes Even Devoted Healthy Eaters Make

• Who knew you aren’t supposed to down your vitamins at the same time you chug your morning coffee? Not me. (Turns out, caffeine screws […]

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Nooooo: If Your To-Do List Looks Like This, You May Be Sabotaging Yourself

The other day, I was listening to a podcast where one of the hosts mentioned that she so relies on Google Maps that when her […]

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The Checkup: Habits of Productive People That You Should Totally Steal 

• If your workweek is coming to a close and you feel like you only knocked out a quarter of the items on your weekly […]

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The Checkup: The Case for Embracing the Six-Hour Workday

• Go ahead and email this post to your boss with the subject line “Hint, hint”: Swedish companies experimenting with the six-hour workday have found […]

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The Checkup: WTF Is Ghee? (And Should You Be Eating It?)

• Shameful confession: I only know what ghee is because, earlier this year, Kourtney Kardashian revealed that she drinks it every morning. (Yes, she drinks […]

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The Checkup: The Nutrient You’re Probably (Definitely) Not Getting Enough Of 

• Yikes: A recent study of over 16,000 Americans found that a whopping 94 percent of women aren’t getting enough choline, a nutrient that impacts […]

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The Checkup: The Formula to Conquer Your To-Do List Every Day (It’s Possible!)

• To-do lists are tricky. You can put everything you need to get done in the day or week onto a piece of paper, but […]

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The Checkup: The Unexpected Everyday Habits That Are Making You Bloated

• Plan on eating a salad for lunch paired with a can of sparkling water sipped through a straw? Well, if that salad has broccoli […]

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The Checkup: How to Make Every Single Workout More Effective

• There is nothing worse than hitting the gym after a long day and walking out feeling like you didn’t accomplish all that much and […]