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Emotional Intelligence: How to Understand Your Emotional Terrain

How the 'Atlas of Emotions' can help enhance your emotional intelligence.<p>Originally published by <b>Daniel Goleman</b> on LinkedIn: Master Your Emotional Terrain<p><b>What Makes You Angry?</b><p>For many, being put down by an authority figure causes our blood to boil. For others, delays that ruin our efficiency are …

The Best Bodyweight Shoulders Workout

Build bigger shoulders in just 10 minutes—no equipment needed<p>Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 5• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 1• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b> 10• <b><br>Best For</b>: Muscle• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: Shoulders<p>With this workout, you’ll blast your shoulders with nothing but your bodyweight. It’s that simple—and it only takes 10 minutes.<p><b>How to Do It:</b> Perform …

8 Essential Apps for the Hiker

Going off the grid can always be a liberating experience. Hiking, trail running or camping, living at the pace of nature — these are downright …

Apps

Seven surprising signs that you're suffering from emotional distress

As a doctor working in the field of psychological wellbeing, eliciting emotional ill health can often be a piece of detective work. For example, what is often termed ‘biologically based’ depression presents fairly uniformly with common symptoms, whoever we are and whatever our circumstances, and …

Mental Health

14 Exercises to Strengthen Your Back and Core

Dumbbell Pullover<p>This exercise targets both the lats on either side of the back as well as the lower body and core since you're holding yourself in a …

3 Positive Affirmations to Train Your Brain for a Happier Life

We often fail to realize is our mind's ability to be trained for positive thinking, and positive affirmations can make monumental progress toward re-training your own though processes. While we're busy complaining about our jobs, our bank accounts, and our boyfriends, we are training our brains to …

Happiness

10-3-2-1-0 Formula: Win Your Mornings and Sleep Better

The single most important factor in winning your mornings and owning your days is to get up fifteen minutes earlier and work on your number one priority before anyone else is awake. It's that simple.<p>In theory, that is. But with all the chaos and temptations in life, how do you do it? Well, it's …

Have white Americans lost their minds? Donald Trump hopes so

White America, it all comes down to you. If Donald Trump ends up suffering the worst electoral defeat in modern history, it will be because enough of you couldn't bear to vote for him.<p>And if he winds up as commander-in-chief of the most powerful nation on Earth, it will be because enough of you …

6 Ways to Liberate Yourself From Toxic Habits!

We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop.<p>Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after day... Monotonous. Different situations yet the same outcome. When this occurs it often takes a lot …

Self-help

The Mental Trick That Will Help You Achieve Your Goals

The most important question you need to ask yourself before you set out to achieve any kind of goal is a simple one: Why?<p>After all, as William …

William Shakespeare

The Flying Tent is a Tent, Bivy, Hammock and Poncho All in One

This successfully funded Kickstarter project promies to shave weight from your pack while providing a comfortable backcountry shelter for …

The Best Summer Skiing, South of the Equator

Cragieburn Valley, New Zealand<p>If you want your southern hemisphere ski vacation to be steep, deep, and cheap, head to Cragieburn Valley in New …

Why I Left My Job In Finance, Turned Off My Phone and Started Living in the Now

For 35 years, I lived in my head. I focused on to-do lists, skill development and hustling. Professionally, it got me far. But emotionally and …

What to Pack for the Camino de Santiago

Packing for a month-long, 340-mile hike isn't simple—but nothing worth doing is ever simple.<p><i>Why am I walking hundreds of miles across Spain?</i> This question has been asked so many times, and I fear I still don’t know the answer. I am about to depart on a month-long journey with my mother, my aunt, …

Backpacking

Release Upper Body Tension Using Just a Foam Roller & Tennis Ball

Yep, after hauling a longboard around, you’ll need to stretch it out. Photo: Shutterstock.<p><b>Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a dawn patrol regular,</b> …

Combat Anxiety With This Simple Breathing Technique

Photo: Shutterstock.<p><b>Anxiety can hit you in a wave all at once, or it can slowly creep up on you.</b> As you stand on the sand before paddling out into …

5 Ways to Learn More Every Day

As the CEO of a Silicon Valley start-up and the parent—and coach and cheerleader and chauffeur—of three small kids, I struggle to carve out time for …

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

The Science of Making Friends

Our number of friends starts to decrease steadily in adulthood; there are ways to reverse the tide<p>I’ve been going on a series of dates lately.<p>I exchanged numbers with the person sitting next to me at a Cabernet tasting at my favorite wine bar and went for a coffee with a neighbor I met walking my …

Relationships

9 Apps to Help You Ace Those Finals

It’s hard to believe that only a few short months ago, we were bingeing back-to-school beauty hacks on Youtube and tweaking our on-campus looks for the year. But with half of April already behind us, the wonderful days of perfectly braided buns and deliberate preppy girl style have quickly given …

Station to station: the best train journeys you've never heard of

Famous railways – from America’s California Zephyr to Switzerland’s Glacier Express – are rightly celebrated in travellers’ lore. But the most iconic journeys tend to have popularity and prices to match their fame. Look a little closer into the world of train travel, however, and there are dozens …

10 Ways to Create Abundance

A little over two years ago, I publicly began to share a bit about my writing journey. I embarked on an entirely different career while maintain my day job as a clinical social worker. I wasn't sure how to write anything for a national platform. I didn't have a literary agent, a publishing …

Success

5 Natural Remedies for Depression to End your Isolation

Well. There is no single cause of depression. You can develop it for different reasons and it has many different triggers. For some, an upsetting or …

An entrepreneur and investor gives his best 3 pieces of advice for people who want to start a business

If, after taking a realistic personal inventory of who you are and what you want to be doing, it turns out that you are ready to take the next steps in starting a business, I want to discuss the advice I always give to first-time entrepreneurs.<p>1. Be practical about your money<p>The first and most …

Entrepreneurship

The smartphone way to inner Zen with 5 calming apps to give you ‘peace’ | health and fitness

Busy lifestyles often force mental health to take a back-seat.<p>But all is not lost.<p>Here are five apps that will teach you how to relax when everything …

Warren Buffett made a startling confession that goes against everything you've been led to believe about his investing success

He spilled the beans on something he has been doing quietly behind the scenes for years.<p>I have written about this in my books.<p>And now, after all these years, he has finally confessed.<p>It is a revelation that goes against all you have been led to believe about his extraordinary investment success.<p>And …

Investing

Science-Based Secrets for Reading Other People's Minds

<i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p>Imagine you're really excited about a new idea for a …

Psychology

Why Happiness Might Mean Letting Go of the Life We Imagined

<b>“Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.” ~Mandy Hale</b><p>As a child, …

Can You Train Yourself to Stop Stressing Out?

Test-driving a fancy device that teaches you to calm down.<p>My neutral state is stressed out. I am not unique in this experience (especially living in a city of crowds, commutes, and corporate ladders), but I'm not kidding when I say I might have to backtrack all the way to kindergarten playtime hour …