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7 Reasons Productive People Go to Bed Early

While staying up an extra hour or two to finish your work can be tempting, missing just a few hours of sleep today can have serious consequences tomorrow. Here are seven reasons why the most productive people go to bed early:<p>It's bedtime and you still have two more hours of work to do. Should you …

Immune System

Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This

The brains of people who do this activity appear years younger than their actual age, a new study shows.<p>If you want to feel younger, there's no substitute for healthy living and hitting the gym (though a flattering haircut and a fun night out can't hurt). But what if you want to <i>think</i> younger?<p>Our …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

You must start where you are, you must use what you have, and you must do what you can. Anything else is running away from your problems and abandoning your life and yourself.<p>1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected …

Positive Thinking

17 Essential Skills You Must Have to Succeed

To accomplish anything requires a certain skill set--and some of those skills apply to any endeavor. Here are 17 basic skills you should have if you want to be successful.<p>Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get …

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

Remove Something Every Day

“To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.” -Lao Tzu<p>Nature teaches us the creative side of destruction. A …

5 Surefire Ways to Maximize Your Happiness

You lead a busy life.<p>There’s always work to do. Bills to pay. Meetings to attend. Kids to take to soccer practice.<p>It’s no surprise you barely have …

Hobbies

Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime

Every now and then during the workweek—usually around three in the afternoon—a familiar ache begins to saturate my forehead and pool in my temples. …

8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years. 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 …

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don't -- they push past it. They don’t make excuses or allow it to affect their output. They come up …

7 Words That Can Help You Figure Out Your Life’s Purpose

Every month I coach dozens of young people from around the globe who have no idea what they’re doing with their lives how to better plan their …

9 Powerful Tips to Help You Turn a Bad Day Around

<i>“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.”</i> <b><br>Henry David Thoreau</b><p><i>“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds</i> …

This Is How Much A Man Should Really 'Work' For Your Love

A while back, I was confronted with the question, “What does it mean to make a man work for your love?” There was a woman who felt like she had done …

World Laughter Day: the world's happiest places

Costa Rica

10 simple behavior patterns of the most successful people

I spent a good part of last year interviewing the most successful people I know. These were ordinary people who've achieved extraordinary success. I eventually turned those interviews into a book.<p>What I discovered is that these people are just like you. They work at their craft. They push to …

How to Radically Change Your Goals and Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

3 Ways You're Blowing Your Professional Reputation

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

Happiness

5 key traits to be a successful entrepreneur

Taking the first steps to start your own business can be difficult and there are certain traits that help entrepreneurs have a positive outlook and …