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25 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

Mindfulness

Be A Better Problem Solver in 2017 By Changing This One Thing

Our standard problem solving strategies do work, but what if we figured out how to solve problems before they happened?<p>If there is one constant in the business world, it is that there will always be complex problems to solve. There are a host of different strategies, tools, and approaches for …

Management

The best books of 2016 list you get when you combine 36 “Best Books of 2016” lists

Slavery. Racism. Urbanism. Disease. While 2016 may not have been a banner year for liberal democracy in the world at large, it should definitely go down as a woke time in book publishing.<p>For dedicated bibliophiles, the low thrum of literary FOMO that bubbles up around May has by mid-December …

Books

Why Don't Men Have Multiple Orgasms?

And other pressing questions.<p>In his new book, <i>If Our Bodies Could Talk,</i> James Hamblin, an MD and senior editor at <i>The Atlantic,</i> answers some key queries about the human body. Here's a preview.<p><b>Why are nipples sexualized?</b>In Poland—where female toplessness is illegal—anthropologists Agnieszka M. …

23 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your …

12 Ways to Burn Fat Without Setting Foot In the Gym

Can’t make it to the gym? Slip these almost effortless moves into your day this holiday season to burn fat as you go.

The Best Research on Body Fat, Losing Fat, and Eating Fat

<b>If I see an article on the Internet or in paper publication worth reading, I take notes of the gist of the article and secure its reference.</b> If it …

Low-carb Diet

Does CrossFit Really Prepare You for Anything?

I put that theory to the test by competing and participating in five extreme sports in the same month.<p>267<p>SHARES<p>While many enjoy demonizing the …

The Rules of Strength Training (Part 1): 25 Things I Have Learned

I love learning. <b>I think it’s part of the reason I love lifting - the fact that it is a lifetime journey of learning and strength.</b> I love learning …

Exercise

This Is What Happens To Your Body & Mind When You Stop Meditating

Meditation was a gift I gave myself for my birthday four months ago. I started with a simple 10-minute, guided meditation in the mornings, and some …

Meditation

10 Steps to Finding Inner Strength

The two universal laws of impermanence are uncertainty and unpredictability. When life changes unexpectedly, we can often feel off balance, insecure, …

Mindfulness

27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

6 Reasons Meditation Is More Important Than Your Job

You're reading 6 Reasons Meditation Is More Important Than Your Job, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Mindfulness

How to Reduce Anxiety with S.T.O.P Mindfulness Technique

Have you ever felt like you’re seconds away from an anxiety attack? You’re having a regular day at work and all of a sudden you feel this strange …

Here's how to deal with psychopaths and toxic people

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I'm never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Psychology

5 Tips for New Mentors on Coaching Their Mentees

Here's how to navigate the tricky waters of first-time mentoring.<p>Becoming a mentor and coaching someone for the first time can be exciting, but you may be unsure of how to get the ball rolling and start building a relationship with your newfound mentee.<p>Six entrepreneurs offer their best practices …

Leadership

3 Ways You Can Use Meditation to Relieve Stress

You're reading 3 Ways You Can Use Meditation to Relieve Stress, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Meditation

60 Inspiring Quotes To Keep You Going On The Road To Success

Big successes are an accumulations of small successes<p>Success can be a long and winding road, filled with many obstacles and challenges.<p>There is no real short cut to success; it requires us to take action daily, to be persistent and consistent in our efforts which is not always easy to do. We can …

How Does Molecular Action In The Brain Make Thoughts?

I start with a remarkable quote:<p>"The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any …

Consciousness

How To Spot A Psychopath, Sociopath, Or Narcissist ASAP

<i>We’re sharing the best moments from #revitalize2016, our premier event bringing together wellness leaders and inspiring people. Want to get even more</i> …

Sociopathy

How the brain decides between effort and reward

Every action we take involves a cost to us in physical energy, yet studies about decision-making have tended to look at how we weight up external …

How anxiety warps your perception

An anxious mindset can change the way you view the world in profound ways. But could a simple new treatment offer a way out of the perpetual fear?<p>As your thoughts run uncontrollably, your heartbeat starts to race and your breathing becomes heavy. Uneasiness is followed by fear, and then without …

Psychology

7 Dangerous Myths About Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is extremely powerful. But it's also easy to misunderstand.<p>The skills of emotional intelligence are powerful, to say the least.<p>The ability to identify different emotions, to understand their effect, and to use that information to guide thinking and behavior, greatly increases …

Want To Practice Mindfulness? Start At Work

No particular location required. 😌<p>On any given workday, most people appreciate a little break time. But not everyone knows how valuable truly taking a moment can be ― because how you use a break is just as important as the break itself. It’s all too common: you finally get a much-needed break, and …

6 Useful Psychology Tricks to Think More Positively

Ever heard of reframing? It's the greatest thing since sliced bread. Try it.<p>Do you ever hear that voice inside your head tell you things like:<p>"I screwed up again. I'm worthless."<br>"I can't do this. I was never able to do it. It's not going to work now."<br>"I am nothing compared to those …

Why Do Mean People Get Ahead?

Source: OPOLJA/Shutterstock<p>“Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory,” basketball great Bill Russell once said. He was referring …

Psychology

40 Reasons To Start Meditation Right Away

You can meditate in your home, a park, beach or even at your work place. Start by closing your eyes and free your mind worldly distractions. Try some …

Meditation

Never Too Old For CrossFit

<i>By CJ Lampad</i><p>As we grow older, our muscles tend to weaken and this decline can eventually stop us from engaging into our active lifestyles.<p>But study …

Exercise