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A famous British philosopher says this nightly exercise is better than a sleeping pill

The Swiss-British philosopher Alain de Botton has made a career of bringing high-minded philosophical concepts to the masses with best-selling books like 1997's "How Proust Can Change Your Life" and 2006's "The Architecture of Happiness."<p>In his quest to help others find what makes them feel …

Housekeeping

6 Uncommon Personality Traits of Highly Successful People

What you do ultimately makes you successful...but how you perform starts with what you think and believe.<p>On the surface, the most successful entrepreneurs seem to be the same as everyone else.<p>But look closely and you'll see that in a few key ways they are very different--and so is the way they …

14 books that inspired Steve Jobs

Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said.<p>Jobs' lifelong interest in the …

William Shakespeare

7 Surprising Brain Hacks to Build Enormous Confidence

Are you ever held back by a lack of confidence? Does this prevent you from achieving your goals and becoming ultimately successful?<p>I’ve collected the …

8 Amazing Things Will Happen To Your Brain When You Keep Writing Every Day

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

10 Relationship Lessons I've Learned in the Last 10 Years

About 2 months ago, I attended my 10 year high school reunion. Because of this reunion, I've found myself reflected on where I was 10 years ago compared to where I am now.<p>One of the areas where there has been significant change is how I approach relationships. So here are 10 relationship lessons …

Meditation

How Being More Creative Improves Your Mental and Physical Health

Colette DeDonato<p>Read full profile<p>The science is in. Kids aren’t the only ones who need unstructured playtime and space to fuel their imagination. …

Mindfulness

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

Flute

12 Signs You've Done Well in Life

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p><b>1. You feel proud of yourself.</b><p>Regardless of where you are in life, you feel proud of yourself for having achieved what you have and having done what you've done -- whether it's good or bad. Because life is not about going from one point to the …

Happiness

19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …

The New Science on Feeling Happier and More Successful

I love it when modern science overlaps with ancient philosophy. Recently, positive psychologists found evidence for the ideas that philosophers have known to be true for thousands of years.<p>"When people don't believe there is a way up, they have virtually no choice but to stay as down as they are." …

Happiness

Small Things Couples Can Do Every Day To Keep Their Relationships Fresh

Anyone who’s been in a long-term relationship will tell you: the overwhelming infatuation you feel at the beginning of a relationship doesn’t last …

Relationships

The 15 Best Movies Influenced by The Philosophy of Albert Camus

If you consider “Absurd” to be whatever is without any meaning, or not connected to any meaning, you’re probably in the wrong list, but if you …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

15 Ways Your Brain Fools You On A Daily Basis

Consider this post the red pill.

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness

12 Tough Truths About Great Relationships

<i>Nothing in this world is more difficult than love. And nothing is more worth it.</i><p>Our media culture – with its happily ever after fairy tales – often …

How to Develop the Action-Habit: 12 Powerful Tips

<i>“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”</i> <b><br>Johann Wolfgang von Goethe</b><i>“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”</i></b> …

Motivation

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

Most of us are great at setting goals, but not at achieving them.<p>Whether it’s starting a new business, learning a new language, or mastering an …

Self-improvement

Simple Mindsets To Make You Happier Every Day

Our mindset influences every single aspect of our life, so it’s important to be conscious of how we’re thinking and what we believe about the world. …

Self-improvement

Best Advice I Ever Got: It's Not How Long You Live; It's How You Choose to Live Your Life

Let your purpose help you push past the pain in your personal and professional life.<p><i>Ben Newman is a best-selling author, international speaker and highly regarded performance coach whose clients include Fortune 500 Companies, business executives, high performing sales people and athletes in the</i> …

Motivation

Get Smarter with the 5 Best Brain Boosting Supplements

If you are looking for supplements to help improve your memory, mental clarity, focus and concentration, and to combat the hazards of age-related …

9 Signs She Is The One You Should Marry

The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, …

Literature

10 Genuine Ways Anyone Can Be Exceptionally Charming

Heartfelt. Sincere. Honest. And incredibly powerful.<p>Sure, everyone knows blunt, impolite, and even rude people who are somehow extremely successful. (I know a bunch of them.)<p>But since we're all more likely to do business and build professional and personal relationships with people we like, we're …

Body Language

What Makes a Man Realize "This Is the Person I Want to Marry"

Not all guys love sports, but when it comes to marriage, many of us unknowingly approach it with a sports mentality. If there's one thing we've learned over the years—either from our jock days or watching too many movies that end with the winning punch, jump shot, or touchdown—it's that we need the …

Relationships

12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your …

Body Language

Perfect 8 Qualities In Women That Most Men Can’t Resist

There are countless qualities that every girl has and that men are really looking for in their relationships, but it all depends on taste and …

Things That Happen When Your Boyfriend Is Your Bestfriend

Is your boyfriend your best friend, too? Some relationships come and go, but when you have something special it is very different. You respect and …

Relationships