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Why I No Longer Believe There's Something Wrong with Me

<b>“</b><b>Our thoughts create our beliefs, meaning if you think about yourself a certain way for a long enough period of time you will ultimately believe it.”</b> …

Self-compassion may protect perfectionists from depression

If you are anything like me, you understand that perfectionism is more than a great opportunity to humblebrag during a job interview. You see …

Self Compassion

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical …

Four Ways To Train Your Brain To Empower Your Life

I remember going to my first nine-day silent meditation retreat eight years ago when I was living in Perth, Australia. I was nervous beforehand because I couldn’t imagine being silent for that long. I worried about “imagined” tragedies and events that I would miss out on and wondered if the world …

How to achieve mindfulness - from 'being a tree' to 'just doing'

‘Mindfulness’ has become a bit of a buzzword in recent years, with droves of celebs turning to the meditative practice to improve health and …

Doctors are warning people not to hold in sneezes after a man tore a hole in his throat and was hospitalized for 7 days

Doctors are using one man's sneeze-induced hospital stay as a cautionary tale to remind people to let impending sneezes loose.<p>The otherwise healthy 34-year-old man, who remains anonymous, was rushed to the hospital after trying to stifle a sneeze by pinching his nose and holding his mouth …

How to Start Meditating and Make It Part of Your Daily Routine

This popular trend in Silicon Valley and Wall Street is also backed by science.<p><b>Over the last several years, meditation has surged in popularity in Wall Street and Silicon Valley.</b>• <b><br>Even though it's trendy, it's still a scientifically proven way to alleviate stress.</b>• <b><br>Apps like Headspace are useful for</b> …

How to ‘unf—k yourself’ at work, in a relationship and in life

‘Unf—k Yourself’ author Gary John Bishop tells Moneyish tips on changing the way you think to live your best life<p>It’s time to unf—-k yourself.<p>Life is …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

No fancy equipment required.<p>Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of …

Exercise

4 Critical Thinking Skills That Could Save Your Career

Sound the alarm! Robots are gunning for our jobs!A study by Ball State University estimates that 5 million U.S. factory jobs have been lost to …

Tech savvy teaching of critical thinking

Share selection to:<p>Every day, we face complex issues about which we must weigh evidence and come to conclusions. These issues involve many arguments …

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom uses this simple trick to avoid putting things off. And so can you.<p>Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the …

Seven things deeply intuitive people do differently

Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him …

We Are What We Read

<b>THE WRITTEN WORLD</b> <b><br>The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization</b><br>By Martin Puchner<br>Illustrated. 412 pp. Random House. $32.<p><b>THE SOCIAL LIFE OF BOOKS</b> <b><br>Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home</b><br>By Abigail Williams<br>Illustrated. 351 pp. Yale University Press. $40.<p>I recall Noel Annan, the …

Thomas Jefferson

I coach entrepreneurs and execs — and they do 10 things to go from good to great

No matter who you are, there's always room for improvement. And there always will be.<p>Because when you hit pause in your busy life and reflect on your emotional well-being, small parts of your life in which you are not fulfilling your true potential bubble and rise to the surface.<p>When you stay busy …

Entrepreneurship

People Judge You Based on These Two Things, According to a Harvard Psychologist

You already know that making a good first impression can go a long way. But forget all the advice you’ve received about dressing to impress or …

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

A 5-Rule Guide to Making It Big as a Freelancer

Experts are projecting that up to 43 percent of workers will be part of the gig economy by 2020, and with good reason--freelancing both can make up needed income and lets you be your own boss. If you're considering freelancing on the side or even making gigs your full-time thing, adopting these …

Employment

7 Important Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way

It's better to look back on life and say: "I can't believe I did that" than to look back and say: "I wish I did that."<p>As elders are always telling younger people, experience is the best teacher. But if you can take in a life lesson without putting yourself through difficulty--if you can benefit …

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>"There is one thing we know about fats," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of …

Low Fat

How to invest like...the hedge fund manager with a magic formula

Few fund managers are capable of explaining investing in simple terms. Most prefer to keep what they do a mystery - something that's best left to a handsomely paid professional.<p>Wall Street hedge fund legend Joel Greenblatt is an exception. He founded Gotham Capital - now Gotham Asset Management - …

[Podcast] Ep. 89: Would You Simply Be Quiet?

This episode is sponsored by Gusto.<p>The great painter and inventor Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Call us …

Self-improvement

4 Ways To Train Your Brain To Be More Open-Minded

In an ever-polarized world, it’s important to consider points of view other than your own. But truly being open-minded involves some tricky mental work.<p>The idea that opposites attract isn’t entirely true. People prefer to hang out with people who are like-minded, according to research published in …

National Academy of Sciences

This One Habit Can Dramatically Reduce Anxiety, According to a Therapist

How we do one thing is how we do everything.<p><i>Is yoga effective in treating anxiety? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Karen Arluck, Clinical Psychotherapist in private practice, on</b> …

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …