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A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

Meditation is becoming very popular lately. Perhaps it’s the anecdotal evidence friends are sharing with each other or the fact that more and more …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

9 signs you're successful, even if it doesn't feel like it

If you're ambitious, you're bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren't yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it — other than the guy with the '<i>He who dies with</i> …

Self-improvement

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

A Prescription For Longer Life, Better Sex And Increased Happiness

How much would you pay for a drug that could lower your risks of chronic illness, increase your life expectancy, improve your sex life, minimize your stress and expand your happiness? The good news is that at no cost to you, you can achieve all of those benefits in return for 30 minutes of your …

Diabetes

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

Wellness

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Yoga

9 Reasons Why Being A Workaholic Is Bad For Your Career

Being first in and last out is a good thing right? It gets you noticed and gives you the time to really push forward in your career as well as being …

Productivity

7 Bad Public Speaking Habits That Immediately Destroy Your Likability

How well you influence others is as much about you don't say as what you do.<p>Having the best ideas in the world won't help you if no one wants to listen.<p>Speaker and author Julian Treasure gave a popular TED Talk in 2014 that explained how anyone can speak effectively, whether in a conversation or in …

Public Speaking

Hackspirit.org

Warren Buffett brilliantly explains how bubbles are formed

He also gave a crystal clear explanation of how bubbles are formed.<p>It's a great read for anyone interested in investing or behavioral economics.<p>The interview comes from a recent document dump from the National Archives, which released transcripts, meeting agendas, and confidentiality agreements …

Warren Buffett

10 Signs You're Experiencing More Than Just Stress

Here's how to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst.<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But some people's emotional turmoil runs a bit deeper than your average, everyday angst.<p>The National Alliance on …

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

Self-improvement

5 simple etiquette habits that help the rich get ahead, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Manners matter.<p>"You have to know how to act and how to do certain things when you're around people," writes Thomas C. Corley in his upcoming book "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life." "Self-made millionaires have mastered certain rules of etiquette that help them in social settings."<p>Corley would …

Self-improvement

The 5 Major Mind Traps that Hinder Happiness

These voices keep us stuck in the depression loop. One of the keys to cultivating an antidepressant brain is realizing you are not these thoughts or …

Mindfulness

4 Habits the World's Happiest People Have in Common

The results are in: the top three happiest countries are (drumroll, please) Denmark, Switzerland, and Iceland, according to the 2016 World Happiness …

How to Start a Habit in Just 20 Seconds a Day

Spring is just about here, and we have a hunch that some of your most promising New Year’s resolutions may have fallen by the wayside by now. (We’re just as guilty!) It happens to the best of us — forming healthy new habits can seem seriously impossible sometimes! But how about giving it another …

Self-improvement

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a …

7 Valuable Skills That Top Leaders and High Achievers Have Mastered

Your traits and attributes shape you more than anything else. Successful leaders know what their philosophy is; they understand their thinking and their reasoning.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're</i> …

Self-improvement

4 small changes to boost happiness and memory

When making change for healthier habits, focusing on one small change at a time is a much more manageable approach than trying to make major overhauls.<p>Here are some favorites from my book “52 Small Changes for the Mind,” that can make a lasting impact to increasing happiness, improving memory, …

Happiness

6 Grateful Habits for Happiness

So often we count what is missing from our lives, focusing on what is <i>not</i> there.<p>In doing this, we create a form of "negative hallucination," a state of mind that blinds us to so much of what is actually there -- a really self-defeating way to pass our days.<p>By dwelling on what we lack we create …

10 Troubling Habits of Chronically Unhappy People

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken ahold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, just like second-hand smoke. The famous …

Former Facebook CTO describes what it was like to work with Mark Zuckerberg

Honestly, it was one of the most rewarding opportunities I've had in my career.<p>Mark's most admirable quality as a leader and manager is that he is so open to ideas.<p>When we disagreed, instead of becoming defensive or trying to "convince" me of his perspective like many product leaders I've worked …

Mark Zuckerberg

7 Habits of Highly Resilient People

The most resilient among us make it through the worst of times--and we don't do it by accident. Are some people born a little more resilient than others? Sure. But make no mistake: Building resilience is something anyone can do--and needs to in order to thrive in the face of stress.<p>Regardless of …

4 Habits Of Smart Companies With Insanely Productive Employees

Google finds the one trait that all successful teams have. These 4 habits will help you develop that trait.<p>In 2012, Google brought together its best statisticians, organizational psychologists, sociologists and engineers under a new initiative code-named Project Aristotle. Using the same …

The 7 Habits of Real Leaders

Ever wonder what life was like before we had gazillions of self-help books and blogs to tell us which habits and routines will make us more effective, productive, liked and even happy? How we should and shouldn’t talk, behave, work and live?<p>- We had role models to look up to -- real leaders guided …

Infographic: How to Be Happy as an Extrovert

While research suggests that extroverts are generally happier than introverted people, their overall sense of well-being is greatly affected by how …