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8 Things Your Brain Does Wrong Every Day

As human beings, we generally like to conceive of ourselves as rational creatures. We think logically, make decisions based on the best interests of ourselves and others, and do the things we need to do in order to not just survive, but also thrive in the world.<p>But we're often unaware of the myriad …

How You Can Form Good Habits and Stick to Them

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever set out with the goal of actually sticking to a new behavior only to find yourself not doing it at all one week later? I know I have.<p>Why is it so hard to form good habits? Why is it so difficult to make consistent …

Motivation

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of …

Productivity

How to Boost Your Effectiveness by 400 Percent

Viewing the year as 12 weeks rather than 12 months can make you four times as efficient. Here's why.<p>Want to reach your goals four times faster this year than you did in 2013? You can make it happen by treating every quarter as though it were a year unto itself, says Brian Moran, author of "The 12 …

Business Planning

6 Tips to Being Happy In The Present Moment | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We all want to be happy. But we have preconceived notions or beliefs about what needs to happen in our lives before we can be happy. Maybe we need to …

6 Reasons It's Okay To Fail

At least once in your life, you're going to fail at something. It's OK. You can't know the sweet taste of success if you’ve never felt the sting of …

20 Ways To Maximize Your Motivation All The Time

Are you looking for effective ways to help you maximize your motivation? Look no more - these 20 tips are sure to help you stay motivated all the …

How to Build Positive Thinking to Improve a Bad Day

It's easy to look at people who are smiling and think they have no idea what pain is. They do -- they just choose positive thinking. Here's how to do …

Understanding the Psychology of Positive Thinking

<b>Question:</b> <i>"I always hear people talk about the benefits of positive thinking. What exactly is positive thinking and how can it be used to improve</i> …

Surround Yourself with Positive Coworkers to Boost Your Own Career

We've talked about ways to get that raise or promotion you deserve before, but one easy thing to do right now is to surround yourself with coworkers …

Mason Jar Table Lanterns

5 Great Outdoor Mason Jar Lighting Projects

Everyone loves the mason jar… it holds a sense of nostalgia and is a versatile decorating element in any style garden! Here are five great ways to …

Portable Breakfast–Mason Jar Granola Parfaits

Mason Jar Granola Parfaits<p>I’ve got a quick post for you today about a breakfast that I’ve really been enjoying. Granola, fruit, and yogurt parfaits …

Ten Questions Successful People Ask Every Day

I’ve been talking about the 7 Non-Negotiablesover the past several weeks leading up to the release of my book, <i>The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning: Tying Soft Traits to Hard Results</i>. Today I’d like to present the 7th and final Non-Negotiable on the list. It is <b>Gratitude</b>.We develop an “attitude of …

Stir-fried Garlic and Sriracha Shrimp Recipe

Although this recipe calls for head-on shrimp, peeled and deveined shrimp will work just as well too.<p><b>Read more: Bar Bites: Stir-fried Garlic and Sriracha Shrimp</b><p>Ingredients1 tablespoon juice from 1 lime1 tablespoon Sriracha sauce1 teaspoon brown sugar1 tablespoon canola oil4 medium cloves garlic, …

You Can't Pronounce It, but This Trendy Skin-Care Ingredient Will Make You Glow

You can cancel your trip to the Fountain of Youth—it now comes in bottle form.<p>It seems like there’s a never-ending sea of new skin-care products and cutting-edge ingredients—half with names we have no hope of pronouncing—bubbling up in every makeup aisle and dermatologist’s office.<p>The latest on the …