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8 Research-Based Tricks for Waking Up Early

Waking up early is a habit many successful people swear by, and for good reasons. Early mornings will give you peaceful and uninterrupted time to work on personal development, focus on projects, or enjoy solitude. Studies suggest that waking up early is not for everyone. People are either early birds or night owls from birth. ...

Nathan Machoka

A woman waking up early and stretching.

Ancient Technology: The Timekeeping Stone That Rings at Set Intervals

During the Wanli era of the Ming Dynasty (1573-1620), in Guixi (now Guixi City, Jiangxi Province), a villager was plowing his field when he discovered the remains of an ancient city wall. Out of curiosity, the man started digging. As he dug further, he finally uncovered a beautifully colored stone. He decided to bring the ...

Tatiana Denning

Was there a timekeeping stone?

8 Things Not to Have Around Your Bed When Trying to Sleep

Sleep is necessary and plays a very important part in your life. A serene environment is essential to ensure a restful night’s sleep. Currently, it is found that most people are habitually placing electronic and personal items on and around their beds for convenience. Few realize that some of these harm your health. It is wise ...

Emma Lu

A cluttered bedroom.

5 Ways to Make Your Morning Routine Efficient

It is important to have a morning routine. Doing the morning tasks speedily enough and getting on track to work can be cumbersome. In fact, some people can get too stressed trying to finish up everything before getting ready to go to the office. And this might end up affecting your mood the entire day. ...

Raven Montmorency

A hearty breakfast.