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9 Mindful Social Media Practices That Will Make You Happier

<b>“The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else's highlight reel.” ~Steve Furtick</b><p>Social media …

Social Media

How to relax your body before bedtime

From bedtime meditation to aromatherapy devices, our new Sleep Sanctuary series shares some top tips to help you get a good night’s sleep – crucial to enjoying a productive day.<p>In this video, we share some tips to help you relax your body and let go of the day's stresses before bedtime.<p>Future …

I took cold showers for 30 days to improve my productivity, and I'm not stopping anytime soon

When your blood is flowing, your skin is glowing, and you feel like you can take on the world?<p>Imagine having that feeling every morning, without even having to work out.<p>If you're thinking that's too good to be true, well, you're partly right.<p>Because in order to experience that endorphin euphoria …

Immune System

7 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Overreacting and Arguing with People

Over the past several years, there’s a way of being that I’ve gradually been cultivating in myself – I’ve been taming my tendency to overreact and …

Self-help

Living with social anxiety disorder (and how it differs from shyness) - Health - ABC News

In her darkest days, when her social anxiety was at its worst, Liz Trillia was a prisoner in her own home.<p>She had become so afraid of meeting people, …

Depression

#MonthOfMindfulness Challenge Day 15 – Developing Mindfulness One Day at a Time

The acronym RAIN, first coined about 20 years ago by Michele McDonald, is an easy-to-remember tool for practicing mindfulness. RAIN is a tool for …

The Number One Way People Sabotage Their Own Happiness

You definitely don't want to commit this crime against contentment.<p><i>What are some common ways people sabotage their own happiness? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Raj Raghunathan, Professor</b> …

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

Would you describe yourself as over-worked and under-productive?<p>Many entrepreneurs and B2B owners would lump themselves under that category with the excuse: "It's just the nature of what we do," but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>"Work smarter, not harder," is the sage advice NY Times best-selling …

Time Management

How Meditation Will Transform The Way You Manage Your Time

Have you ever wondered what actually “time” is? We live in a society organized according to a linear vision of time, with a huge imprinted obsession …

Inspiring 50 Happiness Quotes From Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra born on October 22, 1947, is an Indian author, alternative medicine advocate and a public speaker.<p>He is a prominent figure in the field …

10 Fascinating, Science-Backed Mind Tricks For Weight Loss

Many of us are already aware of this fact, the only way to lose weight is through the correct balance of calories in vs calories out.<p>All successful …

Weight Loss

5 Less-Traditional Forms of Meditation.

Sitting cross-legged in silence or chanting a vowel is what most think of when they hear the word “meditation.”<p>While sitting and chanting are quite …

9 Powerful Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Single Day

Successful people think about their work--and themselves--differently than most. And so can you.<p>If you're not achieving the success you hope for, whether personally or professionally, take a step back. The problem may not be a lack of education or opportunity or connections or even luck.<p>The problem …

Can Enlightenment Be Found Online? We Tried the Dalai Lama's New Website

Like most humans, I feel a lot of things a lot of the time.<p>Sadness, elation, jealousy, anger, confusion, disgust – these emotions rush through me, …

Emotions

Manifest Your Own Meditation Retreat — Without Leaving Home

Here’s the big lesson I’ve learned in 24 years of practicing yoga and meditation: Relaxing is the key to doing anything well. The reason? When you …

20 Quotes That Can Change Your Thinking And Perception

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

7 Common Mistakes To Avoid If You Want To Achieve Your Goals And Dreams In Life.

No matter what goals, dreams or personal changes you want to achieve in your life, the reality for you and everyone else, is that it requires …

How to get the benefits of meditation at the office without meditating

The below comes from Matthew E. May, the author of "Winning the Brain Game: Fixing the 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking."<p>May, whose new book will be available at the end of May, recently wrote an enlightening New York Times piece on the subject of mindfulness in advance of "Winning the Brain Game's" …

Mindfulness

18 Chickpea Recipes That Go WAY Beyond Hummus

When chickpeas first come to mind, you <i>might</i> think of your favorite food-truck falafel or vegan Moroccan curry, but most likely the first thing you crave is hummus. News flash… chickpeas are SO much more than hummus! By now you may have dabbled with a chickpea dessert or two, and even embraced …

Prioritize Your Tasks by Motivation Instead of Time With Activity Blocks

Loss of motivation can kill your productivity, but if you can switch things up while you work, you’ll keep yourself fresh and focused. Prioritizing …

10 Things You Can Do Today To Overcome Self-Doubt

Everyone has times in their life when they feel inadequate and emotionally drained, but some of us feel that way more often than others. Many of us tend to focus on the negative events and unfortunate situations that have taken place throughout the day. After all, those pesky, negative …

Self-confidence

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

Flickr

How to Radically Change Your Goals and Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

Self-improvement

What you really need to know about protein

Whether you add a scoop of protein powder to your daily smoothie or roast enough chicken during Sunday night meal prep to feed a CrossFit gym full of …

Rosemary really is herb of remembrance, as scent boosts memory by 15 per cent, say scientists

English folklore advises slipping rosemary into the pocket of an errant lover to help them remember their vows, while Ophelia confirmed the herb is ‘for remembrance’ in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.<p>Now scientists have shown that the plant really is linked to better memory.<p>A study of pensioners found that …

What I learned by waking up at 4:30 a.m. for 21 days

The challenge was simple: waking up 21 consecutive workdays at 4:30 a.m., a challenge I gave the name of #21earlydays. I was already used to waking up early (6 a.m. almost every day), but this time I wanted to go further. I wanted to test myself and be more aware of my own limits. And at the same …

Time Management

7 Secret Truths About Happiness

Happiness is something we all want, and even the most cynical among us long to be happy. It is the ultimate reward that life has to offer, but there are many popular misconceptions about what being happy really means. Here are seven hidden truths about the holy grail of emotional states:<p>1. It's Not …

Happiness

I Tried to Be a Morning Person for 30 Days. Here's What Worked (and What Didn't)

If you spend any time online, you'll inevitably come across an article (or 15) spelling out steps to reach the near-mythical status of becoming a …

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …