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28 Days to Massive Arms Workout Program

Let’s get one thing straight: the arms are small muscles. And we’re not just talking about your arms the way they appear now—no offense. The biceps …

Creativity, Not Money, is the Key to Happiness: Discover Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihaly’s Theory of “Flow”

The title of the TED talk above, “Flow, the secret to happiness,” might make you roll your eyes. It does indeed sound like self-help snake oil. But …

Happiness

What Do Your Musical Tastes Say About Your Personality?

<b>We’re exposed to music for nearly 20% of our waking lives. But much of our musical experience seems to be a mystery. Why does some music bring us to</b> …

Psychology

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

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3 Great Networking Tips for Introverts

Networking doesn't have to drain the life out of you. Try these tips and you might actually enjoy it.<p>Your heart sinks. You want nothing more than to run back to your room.<p>What happened? Did you humiliate yourself? Did you realize you're wearing mismatched shoes? No, you just walked into a room full …

Personality

9 things mentally strong people do every day

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy Morin writes that your genetics, personality, and life experiences all play a role in your mental strength.<p>Since we know what mentally strong people <i>don't</i> do, we asked Morin about the key habits they do follow.<p>Here are nine …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

The Most Underrated Quality in the Dating World

EDITOR'S PICK{{displayTitle}}<p>Based on a quick glance at magazine covers, it seems like there are certain qualities everyone's looking for in a mate. …

6 Habits To Improve Your Memory and Boost Your Brain Health

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From thought patterns to emotions, every facet of human expression dwells within the extraordinary capacity of our gray-and-white matter. How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the …

The Brain

How I Optimized My Sleep With Technology - The Medical Futurist

For years, I was frustrated by the quality of my sleep. One day, I would wake up refreshed after just 6 hours of sleep, but another I spent fatigued, …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

The Brain

Why Confidence Is So Important (and How to Improve Yours)

"Have confidence!" is one of the most essential pieces of advice you'll receive in life that makes no sense if you've never done it. You know what …

Ohio State University

3 Tips to Begin Living Life to the Fullest

Are you coasting through life or <i>flourishing</i>? Unfortunately, most people are not flourishing. That’s a disappointing fact. The majority of people are …

8 Amazing Things Would Happen If You Have A Reading Plan | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

Even though many of us do most of our reading in the form of texts or Facebook posts, there are good reasons to pick up an actual book on a regular …

Psychologists Say Coloring Is The Best Alternative To Meditation

Lots of us used to color as kids and… it made us happy. Current research by mental health experts suggests that it might make us adults happy too. …

How Having A Purpose In Life Impacts Your Brain -- In A Big Way

<i>This post first appeared on ThisChairRocks.com.</i><p>We've known for quite a while that some people seem to escape cognitive decline well into their nineties and beyond. Intriguingly, the brains of these sharp older people often reveal the extensive abnormalities like the "plaques" and "tangles" seen in …

Millennials Believe This is the Biggest Indicator of Success

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

5 Reasons Self-Development is Key to Your Success

Self-Development or personal development is the result of taking steps to improve yourself. There is no single area of focus. In fact, the process of …

Self-improvement

The Top 10 Things That We Should Be Informed About in Life

<i>This piece originally appeared on Quora: What are the top 10 things that we should be informed about in life?</i><p>I’m 30 years old. I wish I could travel …