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8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

Self-improvement

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Fostering a Love of Science in the Early Years - GeekMom

Reading Time: 7 minutes<p>Recently, I was chatting with a friend about our lackluster early science education and how we feel science in the early years …

By Applying This Rule, You Can Overcome Procrastination In 2 Minutes

A lack of productivity leads to a lack of happiness.<p>When you can’t see yourself making progress or getting things done, you get anxious and become …

5 Ways to Stop Procrastination and Make Sure Things Get Done

If you tend to be a procrastinator, learning to boss yourself around may be the key to getting things done.<p>Faced with an important task, how often do you say to yourself, "I have plenty of time to do this later"?<p>Or "I'll do it first thing in the morning, when my mind's fresh"?<p>Or "I just need to …

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

7 Phrases That Children Need to Hear From Their Parents

Through my work with teenagers, I've realized just how much the parent-child relationship affects the child's development, both emotionally and mentally.<p>No surprises there. The stronger the relationship, the better the chances of the child becoming a well-adjusted, successful adult. This article …

Parenting

Talk to Your Kids about Sex

The Basics: Overview<p>Teach your children the facts about their bodies, sex, and relationships. Talking with your kids about sex may not be easy, but …

Is Your Childhood Wrecking Your Love Life?

Our childhood experiences shape us in myriad ways, not the least of which is how our early attachments to our parents form our mental representations …

7 Interview Questions That Determine Emotional Intelligence

Determining who you hire for a job plays a big part in forming your company's culture and ensuring its future success. Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees -- as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

7 Dinner Rules That Will Transform Your Family's Mealtime - Maryann Jacobsen

<i>This is Part 3 of a collection of posts used to help write my book The Family Dinner Solution</i><p>“I would love to have your key points summarized on a …

Kids

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Spoke Up About My Depression On National TV After Years of Secrecy

"Any negative thoughts today?" The lady on the phone asked, as I sat at home, unwashed and clad in my pajamas.<p>"Yes," I said, "all the time. I want to die. I can't focus on anything else."<p>There was a pause as she considered my answer. "Oooo-kay, I'm going to write that you've had a couple of …

43 Experts Reveal Their No. 1 Daily Success Habit - Success Tips

Many people wonder…<p>How can I be more successful in life and business?<p>They often think it's luck or being in the right place at the right time.<p>The …

Motivation

The Research We’ve Ignored About Happiness at Work

Recently, we found ourselves in motivational seminars at our respective places of employment. Both events preached the gospel of happiness. In one, a speaker explained that happiness could make you healthier, kinder, more productive, and even more likely to get promoted.<p>The other seminar involved …

3 Rules To Kill Procrastination and Give Life To Action

Motivation is the ability to act to achieve your goal.<p>Successful people have the ability to motivate themselves, but why can they motivate themselves …

The four-step guide to eliminating distractions

<i>This is a guest post by Hamza Khan</i>Just because you’re at work doesn’t mean you’re getting work done. Edward Hallowell, author of <i>Driven to Distraction</i> …

Failure: The Secret To Business Success?

If at first you don’t succeed, you may be on the path to success—at least when it comes to business.<p>According to a 2014 Stanford University/University of Michigan study, entrepreneurs are more successful the second, third or fourth time around. Using data collected over 22 years, the study’s …

9 of the best family trips to take with pre-teens

These trips are designed for families with kids aged 8 to 12 – ideal if you want to try a more adventurous holiday with your choosy pre-teens<p>1. Make …

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

How to Make Yourself Smarter in One-Hour-A-Day

Smart people do better in life. Recently, there’s been a slew of books arguing that success in life isn’t really about how smart you are and how much …

This Scientist's Ideas To Battle Climate Change Are So Crazy They Just Might Work

From skyscraper farming to ocean whitening, a leading Australian scientist says humanity can benefit from creative solutions to climate change.

Fossil fuel firms risk wasting billions by ignoring climate change, says IEA

Photograph: Osman Orsal/Reuters<p>International Energy Agency chief economist Fatih Birol says no energy companies are immune to impact of climate …

Fossil Fuels

The Unstoppable Power of Contagious Courage

Thirty years ago, groups of individuals in New Zealand were preparing to leave their families, their jobs and their homes to set off in small boats across the Pacific Ocean into a nuclear weapons testing zone. They hoped that their presence there would be enough to stop nuclear bomb tests.<p>The …

Emotional Health: 7 Habits of Emotionally Successful People

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Your emotional health is at the crux of your quality of life. Without happiness, hopefulness and well-being, it’s difficult to reach …