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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> …

Groundhog Day

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 …

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 …

Mindfulness

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 …

Meditation

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 …

Biomedicine

How to Start Meditating and Make It Part of Your Daily Routine | Inc.com

• <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 learning the basics.</b>• <b><br>To develop a habit, it's important to set aside as little as</b> …

Meditation

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 …

Dow Jones

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

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 science at Auburn …

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 …

Critical Thinking

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 …

Critical Thinking

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

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 fact they procrastinate -- especially when they put off things they actually enjoy doing or, more …

Procrastination

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 …

Mindfulness

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 …

Literature

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 …

Self-improvement

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 …

Self-help

A 5-Rule Guide to Making It Big as a Freelancer | Inc.com

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 | Inc.com

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 from someone else's experience instead of your own--so much the better.<p>Here are seven such lessons that it would be great …

Motivation

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 …

Nutrition

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 - …

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 …

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 …

Mindfulness

This One Habit Can Dramatically Reduce Anxiety, According to a Therapist | Inc.com

<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 Quora:</b><p>Is yoga effective in treating anxiety?</b> …

Mindfulness

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time | Inc.com

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 this level of focus doesn't come naturally. For most of us, we fall into choice …

Time Management