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You Are Not What You Think You Are

Why you are not what you think you are<p>Often we can go through life identifying with our thoughts, our habits of thinking and believe this is the …

Mindfulness

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Faster Learner

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

Learning

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Note-Taking

What Is Yoga, Really?

Most of us are accustomed to looking outside of ourselves for fulfillment. We are living in a world that conditions us to believe that outer …

5 Steps To Shifting Your Reality

You have the power to shift your life right now.<p>Too often we are caught up in the victim mentality of life is happening to us, but in reality life is happening through us and we are co-creators of our life.<p>Our ego mind will tell us that we don't have what it takes to shift into a new way of living …

All You Need to Know About Digital Photography

There were the days when you had to take your camera to a shop and wait to get until your film developed. Technology has changed and from last …

Confident People Communicate this Way (Most of us Forget to do This).

In today’s elephant journal Facebook live stream, Waylon talks about communicating—speaking and writing—mindfully.<p>When we are truly confident, …

10 Ways to Eat More Vegan Protein Without Even Trying

by Sarah Von Alt|<p><b>1. Start the Day Off Right</b><p>Make protein a priority for breakfast. Dishes like tofu scramble, quinoa porridge, and oatmeal are just a …

Canada says emotional farewell to The Tragically Hip

In Canada's first capital, Kingston, Ont., and coast to coast, emotional fans bid adieu to The Tragically Hip on Saturday, knowing if they had a wish, they'd wish for more of this.<p>For a nation not particularly given to grand patriotic gestures, the night marked a historic yet bittersweet farewell …

Toronto

ways to change unhealthy eating habits

Grabbing a bagel on your way to work might be as routine as brushing your teeth. Changing eating habits you’ve developed over the years — even …

17 top drawer little gardens you can copy this weekend

Would an enormous garden be a lovely addition to our home? Sure. But they do bring with them a lot of gardening maintenance and upkeep, so if you …

Landscaping

Twitter's Newest Marketing Move Is Brilliant

Twitter's deal with PepsiCo for Promoted Stickers is eerily similar to native advertising. Image source: Twitter.<p>Social media has always been an odd business. Unlike other media types -- television, radio, and traditional print -- where content is provided by paid employees or compensated …

7 Simple Life Hacks That Will Make You Smarter

Looking to perform better mentally? Do the following.<p><i>Do you want to be smarter?</i><p>You can't boost your IQ overnight, but you can get a little smarter every day.<p>With enough motivation and determination, anyone can expand their mental capabilities and become smarter.<p>Integrating new habits into your …

Lifehacks

Veganism: good for the environment, bad for people?

It's widely argued that cutting meat consumption is necessary to make our societies more sustainable. Although veganism is a growing trend worldwide, …

Plant-Based Diet

To Achieve Your Goals You Must Become Attractive On the Inside

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Half of this year is gone. Have you reached 50 percent of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful -- in any area of your life or career -- before 2016 comes to an end, the one thing you must to do is to become an attractive …

Motivation

Is this the most beautiful island in Greece?

I fell in love with Ithaca (Itháki) 48 years before I went there. In my last year at the prep school that tried so hard to ruin my life, I was forced to study Latin and Greek and it’s quite worrying that to this day I can still recite all the prepositions that take the ablative. I hated those …

Environmental records are being shattered as climate change 'plays out before us'

The world is careening towards an environment never experienced before by humans, with the temperature of the air and oceans breaking records, sea levels reaching historic highs and carbon dioxide surpassing a key milestone, a major international report has found.<p>The "state of the climate" report, …

Climate Change

After studying over a million people, my company found that top performers share this difficult skill — here's how you can develop it

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact).<p>The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control — a skill that unleashes massive …

Self Control

6 Best Tools That Small Business Owners Could Use to Promote Their Business Online

Marketing a business online can be a bit tricky with cost being a concern to most business owners. Some have to work with a low budget with most opting to find a free way to market their trade online.<p>There are tons of free tools businesses can turn to when it comes to marketing online. With that in …

Small Business

Cultural Conditioning: An Escape Guide

<b>“The nuclear and space age that we live in encourages the vigorous progress of science. But man has increasingly become obsessed with science and</b> …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Mindfulness

Lose Weight and Feel Great With the Anti-Inflammatory Diet

The anti-inflammatory diet can make you feel great! "How," you ask. By cutting out or significantly reducing your consumption of pro-inflammatory …

10 Reasons You Don’t Have an Amazing Life (And How to Fix Them)

Wondering why your life seems blah? Most likely it's one of these reasons. Lucky for you it's never too late to fix them.<p>Who doesn't want their life to be amazing? No one really wants to live a life of blah mediocrity. But stuff just gets in the way. Life happens. Maybe you think you don't have …

Happiness

Top 10 Biggest Weight-Loss Myths for Women

Losing weight is a hard thing to do at the best of times, and there are so many diets and different rules out there for us ladies that it is hard to …