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According to Psychologist Adam Grant, This Is the Best Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

The secret is in focusing less on the feedback itself, and more on how you respond to it.<p>When we receive negative feedback, our bodies react instinctively. Physiologically, our shoulders tense up and our breath becomes more shallow. What's worse is that, according to studies on how we respond to …

Self-help

Hate Meditating? Try ‘Mindful Running’

You’ve tried to meditate, like, a million times. But there’s just something about sitting still for 20 minutes that doesn’t click with your …

Meditation

The Seven Mindful Steps to Enhancing Your Life Expectancy

Last summer I went to a "life extension" conference at Cambridge University in the UK. Scientists from around the world had descended on this small …

Mindfulness

7 Secrets to Reading More Books (That Don’t Involve Becoming a Speed Reader)

How many books do you read per year? Chances are, it’s not nearly as many as you’d like. Fortunately, there are a few easy ways to up your reading …

Books

'Ikigai': the Japanese lifestyle trend promising to find your life purpose

From yoga retreats and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading meditation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and pay cheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding contentment in cosiness with the pursuit of …

Happiness

10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety

You’ve been in bed for an hour now and you still can’t get to sleep. Maybe you’re thinking about your job or your 401(k) or health insurance. Perhaps …

life lessons

Some of us discover our purpose in life at an early age.<p>It might be writing, playing the violin or the driven and passionate artist.<p>That is unusual …

How to organise your phone to make it less stressful

Everyday we have countless interactions with our beloved screens – research suggests people look at their phones up to 150 times per day. And a lot …

Apps

These 15 Questions Can Help You Determine if Your Relationship Is Worth Keeping

6. Is your partner your best friend?<p>Decisions are a part of life. At various times you may need to choose the best vacation spot, job candidate, …

How to fix a broken heart: The foolproof ways according to a psychologist

A broken heart can feel like the end of the world, especially if you didn’t expect it - and moving on can feel impossible.<p>But it is possible - and …

3 reasons to retire as early as you can

Time is one of the most valuable assets at your disposal. Unfortunately, many people spend 40 hours a week for 40 or 50 years trading their time for this thing we call money.<p>The great news is that there's a corollary to that fact: If people are willing to give you money for your time, you can spend …

Retirement

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

Here’s the Perfect Thing to Say When Someone Is Rude

Recently, the British IVF pioneer Lord Robert Winston was sitting on a train traveling from London, England, to Manchester, when he found himself …

Self-help

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked by Richard Branson Will Move You to Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Motivation

6 Important Life Lessons You Can Only Learn Through Failure

Failure is required in order to learn these simple lessons.<p>Nobody learns the hard lessons in life without some element of failure.<p>When we let someone down, we learn why. When we fall short of our own expectations, we become aware of our growth edge. When we crumble under pressure, we become attuned …

personaldevelopment

Asking yourself this one question can help you lead a fulfilling life

We’re often told to live everyday like it’s our last. I think that’s bad advice.<p>Most of us still have a long way to go, and a good way to make it miserable is through shortsightedness. That said, I do think we can build on the idea.<p>When I’m unsure about how to move forward, I like to ask myself a …

Self-improvement

10 inspiring TED talks to boost your money goals

<b>TED is a nonprofit organization that formed in 1984 with the goal of spreading ideas in areas of technology, entertainment, and design, and has</b> …

TED Talks

The 50 Best Life-Improving Things for Less Than $10 on Amazon Prime

A perfect list for if you have anywhere between $9.99 and $500 handy.<p>Solutions abound on Amazon. Sure, there are obvious solutions like getting a …

Shopping

11 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

<b>• If you're wondering how to interview for a job, these tips</b> <b>can help you really take your interview game to the next level.</b><p><b>• From slowing down your speech to doing your homework when it comes to salary, these strategies will pay off in your next job interview.</b><p>Okay, you've wowed your potential …

Employment

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

8 Surprising Things Your Physical Appearance Says About You

Psychology is weird.<p>Everybody judges.<p>Within a few seconds of seeing someone - whether it's on a date or at the grocery store - we decide a number of …

Want to Finally Achieve Your Goals? Be Prepared to Face These 4 Uncomfortable Truths

Once you accept and embrace these four truths, your chances of success and fulfillment in life dramatically improve.<p>Accomplishing your goals requires skills and strategy. However, accomplishing your goals also requires that you enter into the arena with the proper mindset equipped to endure.<p>With …

Self-improvement

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

Stepping Towards Enlightenment

<b>The essence of Buddhism</b> is the enlightenment of the Buddha. Many centuries ago in India, the wandering monk Gautama remembered a childhood experience …

How to Achieve Your Goals in 2018

After the beer is gulped, the shots downed, and the champagne swigged on New Year’s Eve, you wake up the next day with a killer hangover and a long …

1 Powerful Question Emotionally Intelligent People Always Ask

You have to phrase it just the right way.<p>What should you say when an employee is struggling at work, your friend or partner is going through a tough time, or your child is having a hard time in school or at sports? You can make nearly any situation better with this simple question: "What can I do …

Self-improvement

Five Books to Begin Your Meditation Practice

With the growing awareness of the many benefits of mindfulness — enhanced emotional well-being, improved concentration and the reduction of stress …

Meditation

Here's How the Highest Achievers Start Their Days Differently Than Everyone Else

People who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of bed and what they do in their first waking minutes.<p>How you start your day sets the tone for the rest it. It's why people who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of …

Time Management

25 quotes that take you inside Albert Einstein's revolutionary mind

Over the years, Albert Einstein's name has become synonymous with genius.<p>In his lifetime, Einstein changed the world, describing the workings of …