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7 Strange Questions to Help Find Your Life Purpose—and 11 Other Things to Know Now

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Work Hard

  • 7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose (Mark Manson)
  • A New Technique for Creating More Aha Moments: The Surprise Journal (Fast Company)
  • 18 Surprising Things That Affect Whether You Get Hired (AOL Jobs)
  • Crowdsourcing May Not Be New, But It’s the New Best Way to Get Your Work Done (The Daily Muse)

Live Smart

  • How to Enjoy JOMO: The Joy of Missing Out (Anil Dash)
  • 5 Books That Will Help You Decide What Healthy Eating Means to You (The Kitchn)
  • The Reason You Make Unhealthy Choices (TIME)
  • 7 Little Ways iOS 8 Makes Your Work Life So Much Better (The Daily Muse)

Play Often

  • The Only 15 Netflix Hacks You’ll Ever Need (Slate)
  • The Signature Food of Each State (Mental Floss)
  • 10 Times When It’s Okay to Be Lazy (Pick the Brain)
  • 5 Ways to Reset Your Work-Life Balance When You’re Crazy Busy (The Daily Muse)

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