Darin Karnes

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How This Founder Went From Zero To $100 Million By Thinking Like A Kid

To succeed in business and in life there's magic in discovering your inner kid.<p>What is it that enables entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk, Sheryl Sandberg and Richard Branson to persevere through seemingly insurmountable challenges that at first seem to exceed their limits? Make a list of people you …

Sheryl Sandberg

12 Stretches to Help Relieve Tight Shoulders

12 stretches<p>It’s important that you stretch your shoulders regularly to loosen and strengthen the muscles. Releasing tension in your body can improve …

How to judge others (and yourself) less

I'm a life coach and I've secretly despised a life coach who is younger than me for a long time. She pops up in my feed with her smiley face and …

The Secret To Never Being Frustrated Again

We all get frustrated.The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn’t listening.And sometimes these …

Self-help

Stoicism Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Confident

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Self-help

Native American Healing Traditions

Tools and Healing Practices<p>Many healing practices and spiritual ceremonies that are being practiced today by healing practitioners and metaphysical …

The Essence of Happiness

Here’s a little vacation for you. Some calming thoughts in the middle of a complex and challenging world. I dug these up to keep myself sane after …

Happiness

What Green Tara Can Teach Us about Fear

Fear can be a paralyzing experience. It robs us of peace of mind and our sense of self-control, and it blocks our ability to achieve the positive …

10 Free Online Courses That Will Make You Happier

Here’s something to smile about: these 10 quality free online courses are waiting to teach you how to create a happier, more fulfilling life. Learn …

Happiness

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through challenging times at some point in our lives. There are times when it …

9 things smart people won’t do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as …

One Surprisingly Simple Rule that Will Make Your Goals Happen Faster

Like many people, Angel and I spent years struggling to make even the slightest bit of progress on the goals we had set for ourselves.We started new …

Junk Food

Does Meditation Really Help With Depression And Anxiety?

<b>The Question:</b> I experience depression and anxiety. Will meditation really help me?<p><b>The Answer:</b> Depression and anxiety can make everyday life very challenging. And research suggests that healthy lifestyle habits like meditation may help with some of its symptoms.<p>Case in point: A small study published …

Mindfulness

10 habits of super likable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable.<p>Life is full of …

Happiness

How to Have a Brain Like Buddha’s, According to Neuroscience

To many people who don’t believe in any religion, Buddhism is generally seen as a “good” kind of religion. It doesn’t start wars and has powerful …

Mindfulness

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Get out of your own head and start taking action.<p>While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine …

Self-help

Science Says This is What Happens to You When You Overthink Everything

Ruminating isn't the same as problem-solving.<p>Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of …

Self-help

Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

Zen Buddhism Reveals the Little Known Secret to Not Giving a F*ck

If you’ve read articles on Hack Spirit before, you’ve probably heard some wise sayings from master Buddhists like The Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat …

A Buddhist master reveals the number one cause of suffering and what we can do about it

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy.<p>The first …

Mindfulness

We Tried All The Calming Teas. Here Are The Ones That Actually Eliminated Our Anxiety

I’ve struggled with anxiety for most of my adult life. For the most part, I try to avoid medication (every person is individual, and I find it’s not …

Alternative Medicine

Lucid Dreaming Meditation: A Guided Meditation for Deep Sleep

Allow yourself to step into a blissful and relaxing state of being with an incredibly beautiful lucid dreaming meditation. This lucid dreaming …

Meditation

The Three Gems of Buddhism

The Buddha<p>The first of the Three Gems is the Buddha. When we say, “I take refuge in the Buddha” we should also understand that “The Buddha takes …

How to Meditate Before Bed to Supercharge Your Sleep

Sleep is like the reset button for our minds and bodies. It wipes the slate clean and a good night’s rest can prepare us to tackle a brand new day. …

Forgiving Someone who is Not Sorry is One of the Hardest Things to Do.

Just because we forgive does not mean we automatically need to drop all boundaries and allow people the opportunity to

Positive Thinking

Forgiveness is For YOU!

When a friend or loved one does or says something hurtful, we feel sad or angry. The closer we are to the person, the more painful it can be. But …

Positive Thinking

Osho Reveals the Ultimate Secret to Calming Your Mind and Reducing Stress

When anxiety and stress hits, it can be hard not to let overthinking get the better of you. However, I came across a great piece of advice from …

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we embark on life’s journey, we tend to taken away from this sense of self thanks …

Mindfulness