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12 Negative Habits You Should Give Up If You Want to Be Successful | Inc.com

When it comes to "achieving success," the hardest thing for people to wrap their heads around tends to be the idea that small wins add up to big victories. It's a whole lot easier to imagine the end goal, the big celebration, than to think about each tiny step along the way it will take to get …

Time Management

How the 4-7-8 breathing technique could help you fall asleep

From bedtime aromatherapy to pre-sleep yoga, our Sleep Sanctuary series shares some top tips to help you get a good night’s sleep.<p>In this video, we show you how to utilise the 4-7-8 breathing technique. Pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil, the technique works by calming the mind and …

9 Ways Your Mindset Derails Your Success | Inc.com

More and more, evidence points to the power of mindset as a source of our failures and our successes. What differentiates those who are successful from those who aren't is often nothing more than mindset.<p>If you're not where you want to be, not achieving what you know you're capable of, maybe it's …

9 TEDx presentations that completely changed my life

I'm a big fan of TED. I've walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen, and some truly astounding takeaways about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the independently organized TEDx presentations, which, while following TED's …

Top Success Lessons From The Best Personal Development Gurus

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Employment

Do These 8 Things Daily to Increase Your Efficiency 1000%!

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are 24 hours in a day. 1,440 minutes. Which at first seems like a lot, but dwindles with every passing second as you race to accomplish as much as possible before the sun sets. And it’s not just work. There’s always something else …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

Ten Bodybuilding Practices That Can Help Anyone Get Shredded

Training Articles<p>Ten Bodybuilding Practices That Can Help Anyone Get Shredded<p>Physique training is more popular than ever. At the same time, …

Nutrition

10 Tidy Habits That Will Change Your Life

It's easy to think of all the good habits we wish we had. And, as it turns out, setting good habits can be a powerful way to achieve our goals, as well as keep us focused and organized. Once a good habit becomes etched in our brain, we're able to attain our objectives without even thinking about it.<p>…

I Tried to Be a Morning Person for 30 Days. Here's What Worked (and What Didn't)

If you spend any time online, you'll inevitably come across an article (or 15) spelling out steps to reach the near-mythical status of becoming a …

Sleep

6 Ways to Target Your Upper Pecs and Build a Bigger Chest

Lots of lifters want big chests. But in their quests for bigger, thicker pectoral muscles, they actually tend to ignore the upper chest. Sure, the …

7 Insights From Psychology Known to Boost Workplace Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no longer practical for any organization to measure productivity simply with numbers or to hold everyone on the team to the same standard. Behavioral economics and psychology tell us that people react differently to situations and …

How to Know When You Need to End a Friendship

<i>By: Lodro Rinzler</i><p>Friends are essential in life, yet there are times when we need to reassess how certain people contribute to our personal growth and happiness.<p>True friendship is essential to our spiritual journey, yet there are times when we may need to discern who actually is a true friend and …

7 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results | Inc.com

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket." Working on your novel goes in the …

Breath Counting Meditation: How to Build Mental Power

You know what's funny? Nearly everything we buy or use comes with instructions. Not just cellphones and computers, but even something as simple as a hammer will usually have at least a drawing that tells you how to use it.<p>But people are not products. We're all born with a brain and body, but at …

Meet the Two Guys Who Are Breaking All the Fashion Industry's Old Rules

Demna Gvasalia and Alessandro Michele are changing the way we think about getting dressed.<p>Ask a random man or women in nearly any city around the world what fashion is and they'll likely shrug, say IDK, and spit out something about clothes and runways or supermodels. They'll say they don't "get …

A 10-Minute Yoga Flow To Strengthen Your Whole Body

If you've got 10 minutes to spare, you really can feel a burn and find your bliss. I created this comprehensive and flowing series of moves drawn …

Why Yawning is Important—And How To Optimize the Reflex

The other night at a dinner with Michael Lear, a wonderful yogi and important quarterback for mindfulness and meditation in this country, he caught, …

A Beginner’s Chakra Guide for Improving Communication & Self-Expression.

The chakra system is the healing force within us. When it flows, we flow.<p>Think of it as an energetic connection flowing between mind, body and soul. …

What I Learned from Going to a Meditation Studio

You get your flow on in yoga. You channel that om off the mat into a daily practice of reading inspirational quotes, or even unwinding with tea and a spa hack or two for a relaxing shower. But there’s an even cooler, totally ancient way to zen out and channel all that energy into something even …

Meditation

The Simple Time Management Trick To Save 8 Hours Per Week

Can three simple questions save you eight hours a week?<p>In September 2013, Professors Julian Birkinshaw and Jordan Cohen shared the results of their productivity experiment in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>. They found that 41 percent of knowledge workers' time is spent on discretionary activities that …

6 golden rules to learn anything in record time

The speed at which we learn anything can determine the quality of our lives.<p>Imagine if you could pick up that skill you’ve always wanted to learn, in a matter of months versus years. How would that affect your life?<p>Countless learning experts and researchers have shown us that it is possible to …

Motivation

Design 101: How to Make Great Graphics Without Design Skills

Intimidated by design? You’re not alone. Writing and coding is difficult enough on its own; visual content can feel like new (and, honestly, …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …