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15 signs you are smarter than average

A thought-provoking list was published by Business Insider that summarizes some science-based commonalities between smart people. Certainly, this is …

Psychology

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

Music to Help You Relax and Relieve Stress

If you are juggling several things at once, you likely feel stressed and anxious throughout your daily life. Learning coping strategies can help you …

Flute

The Best Self-Help Books for the Summer of 2016

Our nation has a sort of embarrassing and very consuming addiction: self-help books. From <i>The Power of Now</i> to <i>The Artist's Way</i> to the <i>7 Habits</i>, we are bingers of how-to. The last time I checked, Forbes.com reported that Americans spend a whopping 11 billion on self-help books every year.<p>And summer is …

5 Methods to Make Sure You Use Time Effectively

If you are like most entrepreneurs, the resource you always wish you had more of is time. Learn to use the following methods and become a time-management expert.<p>When I interview successful business people who are at the apex of their careers, the one thing they all wish they had more of, is …

The Science Behind Why Breaking A Bad Habit Is So Hard

Engaging the goal-directed side of your brain can help you override the part that controls your bad habits.<p>Habits are your brain’s version of autopilot. They allow you to get ready for work, navigate your way to the office, and find your way home without having to reinvent the wheel every day. They …

Where Will All the New Neuroscientists Go?

Unlike biochemistry and psychology, brain science did not exist as a separate academic field until the middle of the 20th century. In recent decades, …

How to Fall Asleep Faster and Wake Up Feeling Incredibly Refreshed

It’s all about keeping your mind at peace.<p>If you’re like most people, you’ve been affected by stress-related sleep problems at some point or another, …

Sleep

10 Success lessons from Jeff Bezos – “Amazon Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+12<p>Shares 78<p>Success, whether of a small business or a giant enterprise, has something to do with the kind of leadership it has. …

Playing An Instrument Is Like Training Your Brain Tremendously, Science Says

The Holistic Sunday Ritual You Need To Manifest Abundance

Over the past three and a half years, I've had three kids, become a stepmom, traveled across the world, rebuilt a home, and moved three times. It may …

7 YouTube Yoga Workouts for Every Day of the Week

There are countless health benefits of practicing yoga. At the same time that it gives you enviable toned arms, yoga helps improve your mental health (and say buh bye to your worries for at least an hour). But though you may swear by your daily om session, going through the same flow day after day …

Yoga

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance

There's no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

How to develop the skills that are in demand at top companies like Google

As Boomers retire for next decade at a rate of 10,000 per day, they will be replaced by female leaders — many of them Millennials.<p>Both women and Millennials put a premium on communication, community, and meaningful connection. We are entering a whole different era of leadership with millennial …

A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every time they'd play, Ericsson would trounce him.<p>Then one day, the classmate beat him.<p>Ericsson wanted to know: What exactly had the boy done to improve …

¿Qué es el autoconcepto y cómo se forma?

¿Qué es el autoconcepto y cómo se forma?<p><b>El autoconcepto es básicamente la imagen que tenemos de nosotros mismos</b>. Esta imagen se forma a partir de un …

¿Ha llegado la cura para el miedo? Se descubre nueva forma de tratar recuerdos traumáticos

Quienes han pasado por una situación traumática, puede arrastrar su miedo durante toda su vida. Por ejemplo, si alguien ha sufrido un atracto o un …

7 Success lessons from Larry Page – “The Google Guy” for entrepreneurs

Share75<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+11<p>Shares 117<p>Who does not know the founder of Google? An American computer scientist who also founded PageRank, this dynamic …

The Intelligence Threshold: Why You Don't Need To Be The Smartest To Be The Most Successful

What does it take to be successful?<p>Is it a matter of being the "best and the brightest"?<p>We hear this term thrown around so often today that it seems as though intelligence is the gatekeeper to opportunities.<p>This idea that inborn smarts and talent are the great divider causes us to hold certain …

You're Not Stupid. No One Is. Here Are The 9 Types Of Intelligence That Prove It

You’re Not Stupid. No One Is. Here Are The 9 Types Of Intelligences That Prove It<p>Just saw this wonderful graphic that explains precisely why I always …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

How Meditation Helps Manifest Your Goals

Sitting listlessly at my computer, wondering why my mind feels wrapped in barbwire, as if every possible direction of action seems painfully wrong. I'm not sure what to create, who to reach out to, what step to take next; it's an awkward but frequent mental state of this time in the morning, when …

Susan Cain was an introverted child and suffered because of it. Now she wants to help young people reclaim the power of the quiet, thoughtful inner life<p>If you are a natural introvert – and a third to a half of us are – you will identify with some of Susan Cain’s most awkward childhood moments and …

Empathy

8 Small Things People Use to Judge Your Personality

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and …

Cómo terminar con las relaciones tóxicas

Cómo terminar con las relaciones tóxicas<p>Seguro que has oído hablar de las personas tóxicas, esas que provocan en ti estados emocionales negativos, …

100 Best Business, Coaching, Wealth, Health and Self Development Books

If you're anything like me, you like reading (a lot). It started when I was young, I found solace in reading, new ideas and inspiration. As Petrarch, said over 700 years ago, "books give delight to the very marrow of one's bones." My entire career as a teacher is devoted to learning and growth and …

La ansiedad, mucho más que un síntoma

Existe la vida y la no vida y <b>la ansiedad es la no vida en la vida.</b> La no vida en la vida porque en realidad estamos vivos cuando estamos teniendo …

41 Motivational Quotes for When You Need Inspiration Most | Inc.com

Some days are easy--energy is high, the sun is shining, everything seems possible. But there will always be times when the storms come. Things go wrong, people let you down, and pressure is high. Those are the times when you need some inspiration.<p>Here's some collected wisdom to help motivate you …

Motivation

Where to learn critical life-changing skills

Many Library of Congress texts are now available online. Xiquinho Silva / Flickr<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal …

Why filmmaker David Lynch says Transcendental Meditation is the secret to success

David Lynch says he hasn't missed a day of Transcendental Meditation since he started practicing it 43 years ago.<p>The director and writer behind the cult TV series "Twin Peaks" and movies including "Mulholland Drive" was in Los Angeles recently to lend support to Georgetown University School of …

Meditation