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Practicing These 5 Forms of Forgiveness Will Dramatically Lighten Your Daily Stress

There are some things you should hold on to, like your online banking password, a rookie Babe Ruth baseball card, or Amazon stock (which I sold 20 years ago at a whopping $19/share--I know, savvy move Buffett).<p>But grievances and grudges aren't in this group.<p>Practicing daily forgiveness will set you …

Babe Ruth

The 3 requirements for huge success (according to science and billionaires)

According to the “Expectancy Theory of Motivation,” three things must occur for a person to be deeply and fully motivated toward their goals.<p>If you …

Albert Einstein

Study on 1.5 Million People Reveals the 4 Major Human Personality Types

According to this research, "average" is probably best.<p>The Greek physician Hippocrates argued that four bodily “humors” shaped human behavior, which, …

Northwestern University

If You Hate Small Talk, Use These 20 Questions As A Conversation Starter Instead

We are wired to be deep connectors; however, societal norms have taken us a few steps away from our true nature. It's much more socially acceptable to have small talk and direct our conversations to safe topics such as the weather and other people.<p>As society continues to evolve and younger …

7 Hard Truths No One Tells You About Owning Your Own Business

<i>What are the biggest myths about owning a business? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Peter Baskerville, Teacher, Edupreneur, on Quora:</b><p>As someone who has owned over 30 different …

Profit

The Best Breakup Advice That 7 Women Have Ever Received Is Actually Mindblowing

Breaking up is hard to do, as the song goes, but recovering from a breakup can be even harder. Trust me, I've been there. While sometimes I've …

Amazon Fire TV

10 small habits that have a huge return on life

Over the years, I’ve adopted many different “positive” habits.<p>To me, a habit is positive when it improves the quality of my life. A lot has been …

20 Popular Side Hustles That Will Make Your Salary Soar

These weekend jobs can help pad your bank account.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Traditional 9-to-5 jobs provide a stable, steady income for many Americans. But life isn't always steady, and some people need to find ways to make extra cash on the side to pay off debt or just to …

Customer Service

How to move from fear to fearlessness

“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” — Aristotle<p><b>When fear looks you in</b> …

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

Success

I Studied Mentally Strong People for 15 Years and Discovered They All Had This One Thing in Common

As a psychotherapist, I've always been interested in things like resilience, perseverance, and self-discipline. But after losing my mother, husband, and father-in-law in just a few short years, my interest in mental strength became personal. I set out on a quest to learn about mentally strong …

Self-help

12 lessons you learn or regret forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that’s switching careers, going back to school, or walking away …

Success

Top 6 Pro-Inflammatory Foods You Should Quit Eating

Inflammation is not bad provided that your body is protecting itself against infection. But if it’s something that is taking place within you for no …

Nutrition

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 …

Success

4 Ways to Get Unstuck at Work and in Life

We all face challenges sometimes. Luckily, the brain is well-equipped to deal with tough times.<p>This story originally appeared on Ellevate<p>We all face challenges sometimes. We’re assigned to a project that we don’t feel competent to handle. Something happens at home that we were not expecting. We’re …

Self-help

10 Powerful Attributes of Insanely Successful People

Everything they do is possible for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s something about successful people that sets them apart from everyone else: they have learned to draw on their natural abilities, traits and attributes to achieve their dreams.<p>Successful …

Self-improvement

The Four Ps Of Leadership

In today’s highly competitive and polarized environment, any movement or cause needs energetic and effective leaders. This is especially true in the social sector, which is chronically understaffed and under-capitalized. Therefore, truly successful and sustainable leaders need to combine the skills …

Harvard Business School

This 30-Minute Workout Builds Muscle and Burns Fat in Less Than Half the Time of a Normal Workout

How working with an Army Ranger helped me achieve twice the results in less than half the time.<p>For many years, I exercised for at least one hour a day, five days a week. It seemed legitimate, yet I never felt as fit as I expected given the time I invested.<p>Then I discovered a workout that achieved …

Exercise

11 places for thrifty bookworms to download free e-books

Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further.<p>As the year rolls on, you may find yourself wanting to set aside time to …

Books

The 31-year-old teacher who beat 30,000 people to become the world champion of public speaking explains exactly how she did it

On Saturday, Ramona Smith was named the 2018 Toastmasters world champion of public speaking.<p>Smith, a 31-year-old high-school teacher from Houston, outlasted more than 30,000 other speakers from around the world over the six-month World Championship of Public Speaking competition, the largest of its …

Public Speaking

25 Tips Every Married Couple Needs To Hear

The "last-bite" rule is a must.<p>These serious and silly suggestions will make your marriage stronger.

Relationships

Here are 16 tips to help you be better at ‘adulting’

<b>What are some of your top tips for adulting well?</b><p>I’m 30 now and I’d say that I’ve been “Adulting Well” for about 7 years.<p>As a result, I own a …

Self-improvement

7 Brilliant Mental Tips To Prevent You From Overreacting In Any Situation

When something happens that gets your blood boiling, it's hard not to give in to your first instinct and react emotionally — but nothing feels worse …

9 Reasons Why You Should Consider A Living Trust

Clients often think trusts can do everything – as if they are magical creatures – the unicorn of estate planning. All their problems are solved because they have a trust. That may be the case, but it may not. Different trusts do different things.<p>Living trusts are often the topic of small talk at …

Estate Tax

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

6 Quiet Daily Rituals of Every Billion-Dollar CEO

Focusing on high-priority projects in the morning leaves the rest of the day for dealing with the smaller stuff before it becoming a problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful people aren’t like the average person -- if they were, everyone would have a …

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Doing These 24 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but …

Immune System

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don’t live in regret in your 40s

They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn’t have to be. If you take a look at Quora and Reddit, hundreds of people older and wiser than you have …