Ali Elashal

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10 Things Smart People Never Say In Public

<i>“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” </i>— Plato<p>The words that come out of our mouths can be …

Your relationship’s greatest enemy is you.

Yes, we get involved with fucked up people who hurt us and have no tools to build shit. We put ourselves out there only to be crushed, betrayed, and …

The Rise Of New Competency – Forgiveness

With all the good things we experience, life looks like an amazing journey; but when we tend to experience pain, hurt & the negative events, that’s …

3 steps to winning over anyone

• <b>To win over anyone in a room, get a job, or sell something successfully, you need to exude confidence — and avoid seeming desperate.</b>• <b><br>The first step is to remember it's not about you, it's about the opportunity you're selling.</b>• <b><br>Let go of your expectations and don't get attached to the idea of an</b> …

Selling

The secrets to happiness according to a Taoist monk

IBTimes UK speaks to Taoist monk and therapist David James Lees about what holds us back from achieving happiness.<p>Whether it's the start of a new …

How to Teach Yourself to Be a Morning Person

<i>I wrote the below story two years ago. It’s one of the few concrete resolutions I set out for myself and actually accomplished: a former night owl, I</i> …

The Magick of Affirmations - For Puck’s Sake

January 1, 2018 by Mat Auryn<p>The power of affirmations are easily overlooked. Affirmations are simply positive statements about oneself, usually …

Top 10 tips to save your life – or at least prolong it

Back pain is one of the main reasons why people take time off work but we now know that staying off work is unhelpful for back pain<p>Mon, Jan 1, 2018, …

Tips for keeping your mood up this winter

We’re officially in the depths of winter–it may not be cold everywhere in the country, but it’s chilly, damp, grey, and just generally blah. Seasonal …

10 New Year's Resolutions You Can Steal from Philosophers

Finding New Year’s resolutions isn’t always easy. To help you out, we’ve gotten ideas from some of the greatest thinkers of all time.<p>1. Go for a walk …

Top 10 Mental Habits of Peak Performers

Often, these are the situations and phases which define us as human beings. These are the times when our characters are shaped and our stories are …

This Free Desktop App Reminds You To Take Computer Breaks During the Day

We all know that sitting for long periods of time is bad for our health, but remembering to get up and takes breaks isn’t exactly an easy proposition.<p>…

How to be more confident, according to self-help experts

When it comes to raising confidence levels, there’s a lot of mixed messages out there.<p>Today’s self-esteem boosting jargon reads more like a …

9 Simple Ways to Become a Better Person in 2018

Even if you don't plan to make any New Year's resolutions, there's always room for self-improvement. And bettering yourself doesn't require as much …

Why You Should Not Set Goals For 2018, And Do This Instead

Here is why you will most likely miss your goals for the new years, and what you should do to meet them.<p>As 2017 ends, you start setting your goals for 2018. Your goals are typically set as outcomes, such as "lose 50 pounds," "make $100,000 in paid speeches," "save $25,000," and the like. And it …

Finding Purpose for a Good Life. But Also a Healthy One.

My favorite medical diagnosis is “failure to thrive.”<p>Not because patients are failing to thrive — that part makes me sad. But because of the diagnosis’s bold proposition: Humans, in their natural state, are meant to thrive.<p>My patient, however, was not in his natural state. Cancer had claimed nearly …

Public Health

Doctors Reveal the 9 Best Health Hacks For 2018

Try them to make this your healthiest year yet<p>Getting healthy is one of the top five New Year’s resolutions people make each year, data research firm Statistic Brain found.<p>But while the intention is admirable, the execution often leaves much to be desired. And that may be why about 1 in 4 people …

What Your Daily Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

From what you eat in the morning to how often you wash the sheets you sleep in.<p>Wondering if it’s better to workout in the morning or at night? …

Weight Loss

7 Things You Should Never Tolerate in Your Relationship

It is essential to learn to identify these toxic behaviors from the beginning of a relationship and not overlook them, because they can become …

5 Proven Ways to Be More Productive

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.<p>It’s like …

This Is How the World's Most Successful People Get It All Done

Productivity is a tricky skill to master, especially in a world where cat videos, mildly funny memes and scrolling Instagram sneak so easily into our …

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Health

4 Secrets to Being More Productive, According to Ancient Philosophers

Everybody would like to get more of the right things done. But how does Stoicism fit into all of this?<p>The word “productivity” seems new and sleek and …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

How To Work With Your Doctor On Healthier Goals For The New Year

Many of us make New Year's resolutions. Few of us realize them. Maybe it would help to reframe how we handle our resolutions by thinking of them as goals instead.<p>What health goals will you reach for in 2018? And which, if any, will you discuss with your doctor?<p>A new book, <i>Achieving Your Personal</i> …

10 ways to unplug in 2018, according to wellness pros

Have a case of brain fog or simply feel <i>blah</i> as if your biological battery’s been depleted? (Asking for a friend….) As the year winds down, often so …

Franz Kafka, frustrated with his living quarters and day job, wrote in a letter to Felice Bauer in 1912, “time is short, my strength is limited, the …

For a healthy start

Credited with influencing the notion of the perfect male body in fashion and advertising industry in the 90s, Milind Soman continues to define …

How to Use Your Activity Tracker So You Don’t Abandon It Mid-Year

It turns out a bunch of you <i>did</i> get Fitbits last year—or even longer ago—and have managed to keep using them ever since. Here’s your best advice.<p>Use …

Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits--to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life

<b>New York Times Bestseller | Washington Post Bestseller</b> <b></b> <b><br>The author of the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, The Happiness Project and Happier at</b> …