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9 Morning Hacks For Your Best Day Ever

Want to have the best day ever? The best days start with the best mornings. Here are 9 morning hacks that can transform your average day into an extraordinary one! Jumpstart your day by employing these techniques in the first hour from when you wake: Set the alarm 30 minutes earlier than usual. Do …

Wellness

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Self-help

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

The Brain

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations | Inc.com

Next time you go to a traditional networking event, a cocktail party, or a dinner, do us all a favor: Lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making authentic connections that could open doors for you.<p>Instead, your first order of priority is to take the attention off …

Body Language

Want a Better Relationship? Ask Your Partner This Question

“How are you feeling?”<p>In eight years of marriage, it was the question Sunshine Spoils Milk blogger Kimberly Zapata never thought to ask her husband. The duo had been together since they were high school sweethearts clutching hands in the hallway. Then one day, in their early 30s, they found …

Marriage

On Murakami’s Men Without Women and Silent, Pervading Loneliness

A new silent killer has been making headlines all over the world, and it’s not heart disease, carbon monoxide, or cancer. It’s loneliness.<p>According to a 2010 study, the incidence of loneliness among adults in the United States has doubled since the 1980s, to 40 percent. Britain is being hailed as …

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

32 Favorite Books of High Achievers | Inc.com

Inspiration, escape, and ideas for self-improvement often come in the form of a good book. Here are the top picks of more than two dozen high-achieving executives.<p>1. <i>Tiny Beautiful Things</i> by Cheryl Strayed<p>"[E]very single piece of advice she gives is infused with honesty--simple, sometimes brutal, …

Self-improvement

The Best Books of April 2017: From Anne Lamott to Sheryl Sandberg

A Novel<p>Omar El Akkad<p>The year is 2076 and the Second American Civil War is underway. Omar El Akkad’s brilliant and compelling debut imagines what happens when America splits at the seams and turns in on itself. The surreal setting feels oddly familiar, as the Mississippi River Delta is sinking, …

Books

How to Take Back Your Power?

If only my relationship could work, I would be so happy, that's the only thing that is missing in my life.<p>If only I had that dream job, my life would be amazing.<p>If only I had more money, everything would be so different.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been in situations where we have put our happiness and …

12 successful people share their best productivity hacks

The secret to working more efficiently isn't about working more or less, but smarter.<p>Here, 12 successful people share how to do just that, compliments of their productivity hacks. Get ready to get focused:

How to Build a New Habit

Many a time, people tell me that they sit down to meditate but their mind wanders off. Or that they tried to learn a new skill but it was too hard. …

Forget Funny Movies--Just Watch These 7 TED Talks | Inc.com

As business, entertainment, and comedy become ever more intertwined, many top business speakers are turning to humor as the ultimate tool for being memorable amid the ringtones and vibrations of modern life.<p>If we apply a laughs per minute scoring system to Ken Robinson's talk, the most viewed on …

4 Timeless Ways to Boost Your Intelligence

Although intelligence means something different to everyone, psychologists and scientists have tried to pin it down to just our IQ, as if a number …

The Neuroscience of Gratitude

What are you most grateful for in this moment? Right here, right now. Seriously, stop and ask yourself. If you're having a tough day and aren't able to come up with anything off the top of your head, that's all the more reason to ask the question. The <i>New York Times</i> recently referenced a scientific …

The 7 Million Dollar Habits

Do you remember the first time self development became important to you?<p>I do. I was 7 years old and I was in love with basketball. My mother had …

Motivation

Want to Raise Resilient Kids? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This | Inc.com

Resilience is defined as "the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness."<p>There's no surprise that it's a characteristic of some of the world's most successful people. It's also a required trait to endure and succeed in some of the toughest specialties in the U.S. military.<p>Over on …

Self-improvement

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

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 …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

7 Challenges In Life You Need To Deal With

We tend to always blow things up in life.It's easy for things to get out of hand, especially in our heads. It gets worse when we act out of the …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

How The Most Successful People Manage Their Time

“Where does the time go?” I say it. I’m sure you say it a lot.<p>We seek work-life balance but it seems there’s never enough time to get it all done.<p>And …