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6 Mindfulness Experts Reveal Their Most Important Strategy for Reducing Stress and Anxiety

Sonima recently posted an article where 6 mindfulness and yoga experts gave their advice on how to de-stress. There was some wonderful tidbits of …

20 Powerful Sun Tzu Quotes That Will Transform Your Understanding of Life

Sun Tzu was a famous Chinese general, military strategist and philosopher. He is most renowned for his book The Art of War, a widely influential …

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

Self-improvement

10 Profound Quotes From a Zen Buddhist Master on the Secret of Reaching Enlightenment

Do you also find that Zen Buddhist thought holds some fascinating insights that are relevant to the modern age?<p>You don’t need to be a practicing …

Meditation

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit | Inc.com

There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, it's cerebral knowledge. This tends to build as you age, and is emphasized in most Western …

The Brain

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

14 bedtime habits of unsuccessful people

The more quality shut eye you get, the more refreshed you'll be in the morning. In turn, that'll set you up to effectively tackle the challenges of your day.<p>On the opposite end, as Arianna Huffington told Business Insider, there's a direct correlation between sleep deprivation and an increase in …

The Brain

A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

Meditation

Quiet power: How introverts can succeed in the brash modern workplace 

When people think of leadership, the images that spring to mind are often larger than life. Whether it’s Shakespeare’s Henry V rousing his band of brothers into battle, or Gene Kranz’s “Failure is not an option!” from <i>Apollo 13</i> , we tend to think of leaders as having big, bold, decisive …

7 agricultural innovations that could save the world

Agriculture provided the foundation for civilization, and modern innovations in agriculture could help save it. Industrial monoculture, the farming …

Mark Ruffalo and 'Sesame Street' Explain What So Many Get Wrong About Empathy

The subject of empathy can be complex. But it doesn't have to be.<p>Empathy is one of those qualities that we hear about every day, and most people claim to show, but then goes missing when you need it most.<p>Why is that, exactly?<p>The answer is complex, and has much to do with our perception--both of …

Empathy

10 Harsh Lessons That Will Make You More Successful

Everyone fails in life, and failure can be a crushing experience. The only thing that separates successful people from the rest is how they respond after they fail.<p>When facing obstacles, you have to decide if you’re going to let them be the excuse for your failure or if you’re going to make them …

Self-improvement

Best Cerebral Sci-Fi Movies that Will Blow Your Mind

The best cerebral sci-fi movies are so intellectually challenging because, while the reality they portray isn't yet possible, it certainly isn't …