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21 Habits of Happy People You Can Adopt in 2015

It's the perfect time of year to reflect on and learn from everything that happened in your life in 2014 and to set new inspiring intentions and goals for the year ahead.<p>Here are 21 habits of happy people you can adopt in 2015.<p><b>1. Forgive more.</b><p>The Buddha once said, "<i>Holding on to anger is like</i> …

5 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Co-founder of thredUp.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits and ill-designed time management, we're only churning out …

How To Become The Kind Of Person Who Deserves The Life You Want

We’re conditioned to believe that there is only so much happiness to go around.<p>Beginning at a young age, we’re almost pitted against one other in the …

Best 26 Quotes About Being Brave

Life is hard, sometimes we need an encouragement from the outer world to keep moving forward towards our goals.<p>We all have special capabilities, we …

12 Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

<i>It's easy to be boring. It's harder to be interesting. Want to learn how? Jessica Hagy offers the following advice, excerpted from her book "How To Be Interesting."</i><p>Explore ideas, places, and opinions.<p>The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p>To embarrassment. To …

8 Epiphanies Everyone Should Have

The glorious AHA moment: brilliance seemingly striking out of nowhere, and instantly we have it all figured out. Hello epiphany! I've been waiting for you.<p>Most of us had moments of realizations, whether it's suddenly seeing your significant others without the rose-colored glasses, or the gut …

How to Become Your ‘Extraordinary Self’

If you didn’t read my part 1 about being ‘all-in’, it’s a must.<p>But moving on … One of the most incredible things I learned last weekend was during …

Good News, You Are Not Your Brain, And 12 Other Essays That Will Change Your Life

<i>Good News, You Are Not Your Brain,</i> And 12 Other Essays That Will Change Your Life<p>This was a pleasure to compile. A life hack for you: ask everybody …

7 Life-Changing Habits That Will Bring You Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to be successful? If you do, then this will be the right article for you. Do you know that success starts from your habits?<p>It is what you do …

7 Ways Successful People Remain Calm When Life Gets Out Of Control

Every now and again life doesn’t throw us a curve, it aims a quiver full of arrows. When this happens we don’t know which way to turn or what to …

Life Ed: Making Meditation Part of Daily Life

A woman meditates at sunset on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, Calif., on New Year's Eve Dec. 31, 2010. Lucy Nicholson / REUTERS file<p>The power of meditation has been lauded by Wall Street titans and self-help gurus alike, and according to a recent national survey, more than 20 million Americans had …

The 17 Fastest Ways To Get Ahead In Your Career

In a Quora thread titled, "How Can I Accelerate My Personal Growth?" users discussed how they get ahead in their working lives.<p>Here are 17 of the most practical pieces of career advice we found.<p><b>1. Determine what you have to offer.</b> As Abraham Lincoln says, "Whatever you are, be a good one." Before …

35 Secrets of Brilliant Coaches

<i>"He's 'just' a coach."</i><p>"She's 'just' a teacher."<p>These are two sentences that make my blood pressure spike to the point that I get a little dizzy.<p>Managing approximately 70 gymnastics professionals, all of whom are teacher-coaches, I am acutely aware of the amount of training and education that these …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

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17 Things People Who Love Their Lives Do Differently

Not someone who <b>always</b> loves life, just an observer of those who seem to.<p><b>1. They don’t respond with a job title when asked “what they do.”</b> Their lives …

30 Must Read Quotes From Icons Of History Required To Turn Your Adversity Into Advantage

We mistakenly believe the icons we celebrate from history were exceptionally talented or gifted. Instead, their success came from timeless …

15 Great Pieces Of Life Advice That Never Get Old

The most effective people learn from their own mistakes, and make a significant effort to learn from other people's errors as well.<p>A recent Quora thread asked users for the best advice they've ever gotten.<p>Here are a few of the greatest excerpts, lightly edited for clarity:<p>"A very smart woman I …

88 Important Truths I’ve Learned About Life

Everyone gets drilled with certain lessons in life. Sometimes it takes repeated demonstrations of a given law of life to really get it into your …

9 Mind-Blowing Epiphanies That Turned My World Upside-Down

Over the years I’ve learned dozens of little tricks and insights for making life more fulfilling. They’ve added up to a significant improvement in …

50 Lessons That May Make Your Life Better (They Did Mine)

Most people don't get through a life without a few lessons, and for me, having others share theirs is one of the most incredible gifts I can receive. Even if I don't agree with their statements or actions, I often find out new things about myself and what I want out of life (and don't want) as a …

3 Ways Meditation Will Make You a Better Writer

I walk to my spot and sit down, a mat beneath me and two cushions under my bottom. I'm comfortable now but I know it won't last. Within ten minutes the aches will begin. Dull and annoying to start and then as time drags on they will intensify. Ten days of silence, meditating eleven hours a day. Why …

You Should Fall In Love With Someone Who Inspires You

There’s one trait that I continuously find myself coming back to when it comes to dating: inspiration.<p>I don’t really care how you spend your time. I …

3 Powerful Reminders For When You Feel Stuck In Life

1. You don’t need to know where you are going to get somewhere great.<p>A car’s headlights can illuminate only the area immediately in front of it, yet …

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

This list has been expanded into the new book, "Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind," by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman.<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but …

What Are You Putting in Your Pockets?

"The last suit you wear, you don't need any pockets" -- Wayne Dyer<p>We leave this world exactly as we come into it, with nothing. We all know this, right?<p>So why do we persist on stuffing our metaphorical pockets with things that really won't serve us on our onward journey?<p>There's a material …

Sexy Thoughts

Okay, I'll admit it.<p>I had a 30-second fantasy about having an affair today. The trigger? I was jogging in the rain and so was some dude with his kid who ran past me coming from the other direction. We were intrepid. He mumbled something encouraging and ran on. I swear it was only 30 seconds, then I …

Get Unstuck and Live Your Authentic Life

We all have experienced it. Some of you may be experiencing it right now. Others of you have been experiencing it for so long that you not only think it is normal, but that it's a destiny that you're doomed to forever. What is this I am referring to? It is the sense of feeling stuck in your …

20 Signs Your Zodiac Sign Is Cancer

1. You’re deeply sensitive, and have been since birth. As a baby you probably cried every time ‘Memories’ came on the radio. People sometimes take …

What Will Happen To Treasury Yields With Yellen And Tapering?

<i>By: Amy Fontinelle</i><p>Janet Yellen was sworn in as Federal Reserve chair Feb. 3, 2014, ending Ben Bernanke’s eight-year tenure. Yellen assumed her role at a time when the economy was its strongest since the recession ended in mid-2009. This put her in a position where she could taper down the fiscal …