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Meditation and Children, Part 6: Creative Visualization Basics

<i>Continuing with our blog series concerning meditation and children - including progressive relaxation and the importance of breath, seated meditation and creative visualization - today's blog post will focus on how to teach your young child creative visualization basics.</i><p><b>The beginning visualization</b> …

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

The 6 Best Advertising Strategies For Small Business

Founder of FE International<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Small business owners need to be realistic about their advertising campaigns. Typically, of course, they'll be looking for effective, low-cost solutions, but typically, too, you can have just one or the other; …

Why You Need to Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary | Inc.com

In leadership, as in most fields, there's a specialized vocabulary. But unlike the language of most fields, the words that mean the most in leadership aren't technical jargon. They reflect the kind of language that virtually everyone knows and uses--a series of everyday phrases, affirmations, and …

Leadership

How to Build A Story With Your Brand

Creating new stories with your brand is a great marketing strategy.<p>Brands have to be more responsible than ever before. These days' customers are looking for more than someone who can sell a product at the most affordable price. They are looking deeper into what companies are doing in order to …

9 Limiting Thoughts That Will Stop You From Starting A Business

Many people would like to set up a business and fulfill their dreams. Not so many actually decide to try, though. Thousands of projects stay in …

From sunsets to waterfalls to starry skies, the 9 most relaxing videos on YouTube

There’s more to YouTube than just vlogs, pranks, and pop song covers done on guitar. YouTube might be the source of your entertainment, but when you …

13 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes to Make Right Now (+ Eat All Week)

Start your morning off right by eating a delicious breakfast, and you’ll set the tone for the rest of your day. No matter what the excuse — traffic, time, energy, etc. — skipping breakfast should never be an option, especially when there are so many terrific make-ahead breakfast recipes to choose …

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Howard Schultz About Success

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Time Management

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …

Beginners Guide On How to Build Muscle Naturally

Even if you don't have ambitions of becoming a bodybuilding or weightlifting champion, you may still be interested in toning your muscles and …

What Too Many Startup Founders Get Wrong About Success

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

3 daily practices for living a happy life, according to over 100 psychologists

As Annie Dillard writes in her book "The Writing Life," "how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."<p>There's no short-cut to a happy life, but there are simple things we can do to help us get there.<p>"We have a choice in our lives, in our behavior, and in our thoughts, as to what we …

7 Inspiring Books You Must Read

She told me to turn off the light.<p>It was 8pm and it was time to sleep according to the adult’s house rules. These were non-negotiable. My desire and …

Success

10 Tips For People Who Want To Try Meditation

The ultimate tip in meditation is simply allowing yourself to be. I wanted to ensure I started this article on the right note, without placing too …

Meditation

What You Never Thought They would Teach You at the Harvard Business School.

<b>Part 2: Authenticity, Teams, and Defining Success.</b><p>On a daily basis I’m fortunate, and privileged, to meet and discuss topics with a variety of …

31 Tiny Changes That'll Make This Year Awesome

Start waking up at 5 a.m. to go for a run every single day! Pack a healthy lunch every single day! Completely give up sugar, carbs, dairy, alcohol, gluten, and every food that has ever elicited joy! Noticing a theme? Most New Year's resolutions are made with the best of intentions, but they're …

3 key things that separate a leader from a manager

Having an applied universal system in which all members can follow and abide by is a great way to uphold standards, increase accountability and promote unity.<p>You need people whose responsibility is carrying out these systems and assuring that they are implemented properly.<p>Throughout time, these …

Here's what happened when I started doing 40-minute meditation sessions every morning

Stressors include travel, family, and the early onset of all that year-end noise. Daily exercise can help you feel better, but a recent injury has limited what I can do.<p>So about one week ago, I started meditating before work each day. Friends from my yoga community had been encouraging me in this …

The Important Difference Between Joy and Happiness

This is an article that I've been putting off writing because whenever people talk about ways to be happy it makes me throw up in my mouth a little. But this reframe in my thought process has been very helpful to me, so I feel compelled to share.<p>Like many American's, I like the way happiness feels …

3 Steps to Put Fear Behind You

<b>Fear is a killer.</b><p>A killer of dreams, success and happiness.<p>And fear will stop you in your tracks. It will stop you from going after that dream promotion, or starting that business you've always wanted, because you might not be successful. It will stop you from trying something new, in case you look …

My Meditation Was in Analysis Paralysis Until...

I didn't need my spiritual advisor to keep telling me "you need to meditate." I <b>knew</b> that I needed to. Not only because life was well, in a word, challenging! It was also needed to focus and energize me as I searched for my life's purpose.<p>I read up on meditation techniques. I searched and searched …

Cholesterol vaccine could end need for daily statins

The team which created the HPV vaccine has used the same method to create a jab against cholesterol<p>A vaccine which significantly lowers cholesterol could end the need for daily statins.<p>Health regulators currently recommend that around 17.5 million people in Britain should take the cholesterol …

Medical Research

7 common traits of successful entrepreneurs

Were Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Richard Branson born with entrepreneurial DNA? No, they cultivated traits that led them to …

Entrepreneurship

How to Beat Workplace Stress With Mindfulness Meditation

According to the American Psychological Association, stress has become a major health problem in the United States, especially work-related stress. Most of us have to deal with work-related stress at some time or another, but are we fully aware of the consequences?<p>Research has shown that too much …

7 Habits That Force Your Mind to Stop Worrying | Inc.com

Worrying can get the better of almost anybody. Work stresses, personal concerns, and sometimes even irrational thoughts can seep into your mind and interfere with your ability to concentrate on ordinary tasks. Unfortunately, stopping those worries isn't easy--there's no "off switch" that can shut …

Mindfulness

Don't Be a Miserable Success: 5 Ways to Build a Great Business and a Great Life

If we have both financial success and personal joy in our lives, we can be unstoppable as entrepreneurs. But the fact is, there are far too many business owners out there who are hugely successful but extremely miserable. I've been there myself.<p>Ask yourself: Is my business helping me lead a deeply …

3 Steps to Relieving Stress and Anxiety with Mindfulness and Buddhist Wisdom

6 years ago, I was suffering from heavy stress and anxiety.I was having a hard time paying my bills and an even harder time figuring out what to do …

Mindfulness