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8 Things Successful People Do To Keep Themselves Motivated All The Time

We tend to think that whether we can achieve what we want depends largely on our abilities, but what is more important is whether we can stay …

Gratitude Meditation

Buddhist monks begin each day with a chant of gratitude for the blessings of their life. Native American elders begin each ceremony with grateful …

Have A Backbone, Not A Wishbone

Whether you're on a spiritual path or not, it's very easy to get into magical thinking. It's easy to think life operates based on personality or emotion, or based on just being "good people".<p>I'm not saying you shouldn't do good. Doing good is one component of being in harmony with the principle of …

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: $5 computers, cold-brew coffee makers, and more

<i>At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion crowdfunding campaigns on the web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll</i> …

Coffee

The 12 Words All Successful People Understand

What do these words mean to you?<p>If you want to be successful, there are some words you’ll need to know.<p>Words are powerful. They can tell a story. Think of the following words: boom, penny, jump, doctor, slip, October, Shakespeare, and corn. All of these words paint a picture in your mind. Words …

Are You Practicing Stupid Meditation?

We’ve all been there. We hit the cushion, close our eyes, tap into the sensation of our breath flowing in and out, and let the outside world melt …

Why knowing your genetic data can be a tricky proposition

GRAPHIC<p>Personal genome sequencing may be the next great technology frontier in public health—but how do patients feel about knowing, sharing and …

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful

Need a boost of inspiration? These quotes will give you the spark you need--and motivate you to reach even greater heights.<p>Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's …

Motivation

The Harsh Reality of Running a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

7 Ways Mindfulness Is the Key to Your Success At Work and Life

Everything in your life, including your work, your relationships, and your health is impacted by how you:<p>Focus<br>• Communicate<br>• Control your emotions<br>• Listen<br>• Maintain your energy level<br>• Make decisions<br>• Prioritize what's important<p>Think about it. Whatever role you're putting the most energy into right now, whether …

5 Lifetime Habits of the World's Wealthiest People

Key habits you can incorporate into your life and career.<p>Why do certain people become extraordinarily wealthy while others do not?<p>Great wealth, of the non-inherited kind, is not an accident. The extraordinarily successful people who make it have habits that set them apart from everyone else.<p>These …

Self-improvement

5 Habits To Get Over Self-Limiting Beliefs

“Iceberg beliefs”–self-limiting, below-the-surface doubts–could be major obstacles to your success. Here’s how to overcome them.<p>Sometimes the biggest thing holding you back from greater success is something you might not even be aware of.<p>They’re called “iceberg beliefs,” and they could be major …

A simple technique called 'anxiety appraisal' can turn nervousness into success

<i>I just can't wait to learn how I will fail to live up to my own expectations.</i><p><i>I lie awake, tight-chested, at 3 a.m., just really looking forward to what fresh hell that meeting will be about.</i><p>Don't mind me, I'm just trying out a cognitive trick that's supposed to help with anxiety.<p>It's called …

Psychology

7 Timeless Strategies for Finding Inner Strength (When You Need it Most)

<i>“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”<br>― Maya Angelou</i>I’ve been volunteering as a counselor for underprivileged kids for the better part …

Maya Angelou

10 basic rules for a happier life — and most may surprise you

Happy International Day of Happiness! How did you celebrate?<p>The United Nations sets aside March 20 as a time to recognize "the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings."<p>Rejoicing yet? Or do the stresses of everyday life mean little …

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

Motivation

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Time Management

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

Self-improvement

The Zen of Coloring: 7 Lessons on Living a Happy, Mindful Life

<b>“The hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>I’ve been into mindfulness for a long time but having …

Positive Thinking

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

11 Ways Successful People Stay Happy

You should never sacrifice happiness in order to be successful.<p>The book <i>If I Knew Then</i>offers advice on careers, finances, and life from the Harvard Business School's Class of 1963. It's interesting to note that no one says having a ridiculous amount of business success and money is the key to …

Happiness

10 Books Recommended By Warren Buffett

Can you get rich if you read these 10 books? Maybe. We offer the list and a plan to read these books in the next 12 months.<p>Eighty-five-year-old …

Investing

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

10 New Year's Resolutions Entrepreneurs Should Make Every Year

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As we rapidly approach the New Year, it’s the time to start thinking about those resolutions that we’ll work on in 2016. The problem with resolutions is that they often fail because we’ll never reach these …

Entrepreneurship

The Easy Way to Stop Wasting so Much Time

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …