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How to Be More Productive in the Age of Digital Distraction

Redesign your physical-world relationship with your devices.<p><i>What are the most effective ways of combating digital distraction? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by David Kadavy, gentleman</b> …

Five tips to make you rich at 40

It’s a decade of firsts … first serious relationship, first time living out of home, first time buying a car … and of course, your first proper …

A new book shows you how to change your life before 8am

Change your life before 8am: Reduce stress. Lose weight. Fulfil your dreams - simply by rising early. A new book shows you how<p><b>Hal Elrod explains how</b> …

The safest place to stash your retirement savings

<i>It seems I keep losing money in my retirement accounts these days. Is there a safe place I can invest my savings so that at least it won't be affected by the stock market? --L.W</i><p>Sure, there are plenty of places you can put your retirement nest egg to protect it from a possible setback in the stock …

The 50 Biggest Money Mistakes Household CEOs Make

Always track your spending and keep your emergency fund fully loaded.<p>I’m not ashamed to admit I make mistakes. After all, <i>everybody</i> screws up …

6 Relationship Habits All Really Happy Couples Have

We all tend to fall into a routine in long-term relationships.<p>We make habits and rituals as a couple that help shape and define our lives together. Perhaps it's going to breakfast on a Saturday morning, one partner making the bed while the other makes coffee, or a particular way of celebrating a …

Self-confidence

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 …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …

8 Things Exceptional Thinkers Do Every Day

Speaker and Maximum Performance Strategist. CEO of Matt Mayberry Enterprises<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything that we are and everything that we are not is an end result from our current level of thinking. Every great achievement in history came from …

Breath Awareness Might Be The Ultimate Source Of Wisdom: 4 Ways To Tap Into It

Life doesn’t come with a “road map,” so to speak. But we get clues along the way, by means of external signs, mental responses, and physical cues. …

Meditation

5 simple etiquette habits that help the rich get ahead, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Manners matter.<p>"You have to know how to act and how to do certain things when you're around people," writes Thomas C. Corley in his upcoming book "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life." "Self-made millionaires have mastered certain rules of etiquette that help them in social settings."<p>Corley would …

5 Common Habits That Are Undermining Your Happiness

<i>We all have a desire to be happy. It is a part of the human condition to seek joy and good feelings. Yet many of us unintentionally undermine our happiness every day.</i><p>Being a Life and Executive Coach, I see common patterns in people's daily behavior that are keeping them from lasting happiness. Too …

How Gratitude Literally Saved My Life

I remember being told in church during the midst of my depression that ingratitude was the greatest of all sins, and that God expected me to be happy and to praise Him every day of my life. Perhaps there was some real love behind these messages, but I certainly didn't feel it at the time. It felt …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Positive Thinking Meditation: Endorphin Meditation with Positive Affirmations

Positive Thinking

53 Mindblowingly Beautiful Balcony Decorating Ideas to Start Right Away

Mindbogglingly beautiful balcony decorating ideas are standing just a few scrolls away, more than 50 extraordinary mesmerizing and yet simple ideas …

Interior Design

Maya Angelou

You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them …

How To Develop Motivation in Your Everyday Life

Personal development, maximizing your potential, goals setting, motivating yourself for the better – these are some of the inter-related things that …

9 Ways to Get Your Business Mojo Pumping

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are feeling depleted, overwhelmed, stressed-out, frumpy, tired, bored or lethargic, you have lost your mojo. Once you lose it, it can be challenging to find the motivation to reclaim it. To be successful you cannot allow yourself …

7 Habits of Highly Positive People: The Secret to Constant Happiness

<i>This is a guest post by Celestine Chua from</i> <i>Personal Excellence</i><i>.</i><p>One question I often get is, “Celes, how do you stay so positive?”<p>Reason being people …

How To Use Calendar And Email Alerts To Build A Better Life

We can all use reminders to do the things we want to do, not just the things we have to do.<p>Not long ago, a woman with a demanding tech job and an equally demanding 2-year-old told me that she wanted to have more fun on the weekends. Like most of us, she was focused on the week during the week. Then …