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Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be successful, you should make your bed in the morning.<p>McRaven, who had been in charge of …

Pacific Ocean

11 Little Known Laws of Mindfulness That Will Change Your Life

Ever heard of mindful living? It’s become incredibly popular in recent years thanks to countless scientific research studies showing its benefits.<p>The …

Mindfulness

The 10 Best Documentaries of 2016 That Are Trying to Change the World

Had your fill of Oscar-baiting plots and overwrought performances? Have a look at the best non-fiction films of the year.<p>While high-profile dramas continue to dominate the ongoing award season, let us not forget the many phenomenal documentaries that were bestowed upon us over the past twelve …

Hillary Clinton

Do Men Really Get Over Breakups Faster Than Women?

You know this story: Boy meets girl. Boy tells girl he loves her. There is no one else but her. But then, at some point, boy says, "It's not you, …

New Mexico

10 Steps to Keep Yourself Motivated to Exercise Regularly

<i>Disclaimer: I am not a trained health and wellness guru, nor am I medical doctor. Before embarking on any exercise activities, you should consult</i> …

The Greatest Science Books of 2016

From the sound of spacetime to time travel to the microbiome, by way of polar bears, dogs, and trees.<p>I have long believed that E.B. White’s abiding wisdom on children’s books — <i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.”</i> — is equally true of …

The Science behind Yoga

Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one’s being, from bodily health to …

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

Books

6 Helpful Ways To Overcome Heartbreak

I'm writing this post with a lot of love for women who are nursing a broken heart.<p>Unless you married your high school sweetheart who you met when you were 14 (I know a few people who fall into this category, and part of me is envious of you) you probably have gone through one of the following …

Relationships

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making | Inc.com

Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. It's been nudging them to keep us alive. Those aren't always the same thing.<p>If our brains were bad at …

Psychology

The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

Motivation

You Are Not What You Think You Are

Why you are not what you think you are<p>Often we can go through life identifying with our thoughts, our habits of thinking and believe this is the …

Mindfulness

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …

Spirituality

Short Film Helps Angry Kids Learn to 'Just Breathe'

This 4-minute film is a must-see for every parent, and their kids!<p>Last night my 6-year-old got so mad she had to go to bed that she started kicking and punching my husband, and screaming at the top of her lungs. "What is wrong with her?" I wondered. But after watching a short film called "Just …

Parenting

Dear One, Remember this when you’re Sad.

Dear one, lay down your armor.<p>Lay down your shame.<p>Lay down your judgment and self-doubt.<p>Put to rest the voices of <i>should have</i>, <i>could have</i> and <i>not</i> <i>good</i> …

15 Products Launching in November That Beauty Editors Truly Love

November marks the busiest shopping month of the year! Do not leave it all to the last minute — including gifts for yourself — and get a head start with our favorite beauty products launching this month. We have been testing and trying these hair, skin, and body products to give you thoughtful …

Beauty

This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, and more than 20 top startups

I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé.<p>This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups.<p>I also got interviews for full-time jobs at a major political campaign, a huge government contractor, and a billion-dollar …

Employment

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on What We Set Out to Do and What to Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his …

7 Lessons to Remember When Life Seems to Suck

<b>“I'm grateful for past betrayals, heartaches, and challenges… I thought they were breaking me; but they were sculpting me.” ~Steve Maraboli</b><p>I winced …

A Better Way to Break-Up: 20 Ways to Leave Your Lover

The dissolution of any romantic relationship is invariably painful: At its worst, it is devastating and harmful and leaves a lot of emotional …

Self-help

6 Naked Truths About Relationships No One Wants to Admit (and How They Affect Your Business)

A happy relationship is a happy business leader.<p><i>The expression "naked truth" comes from a fable in which Truth and Falsehood went bathing. Falsehood went and dressed in Truth's clothes, and Truth, refusing to take another's clothes, went naked.</i><p>When there's conflict in your life, you don't make good …

Fun-Da-Mental

15 Signs You're Focusing More On Your Career Than Your Happiness

Let's say you have a financially satisfying job. You're happy with your position, but the amount of work you have makes you so stressed that you can …

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Why These Vitamin B12 Liquid Drops Helped me Conquer the Midday Slump | Review | Shopswell

Vitamin B12 Liquid Drops Promotes Fast Absorption of the Vitamin for Proper Brain and Nervous System Function, Also Boosts Energy Levels To Speed Up …

13 habits of the most persuasive people

Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likeability. They get you to like more than their ideas; they get you to like <i>them</i>.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable …

Emotional Intelligence

18 Things to Remember When Your Heart is Breaking

<i>“Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars.”<br>― Violeta Parra</i>It’s a dull, subdued sensation, when your heart is …

Headaches

5 Ways to Stop Feeling Insecure in Your Relationships

When I was younger I often felt inadequate and “not good enough” to be friends, lovers, or business partners with certain people. Sometimes I simply …

28 Ways to Uncomplicate Your Relationships

<i>“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”<br>―Confucius</i><p>Almost two decades ago, when I asked my grandfather for some relationship …