David M. Searle

258 Flips | 5 Magazines | 11 Likes | 1 Following | 6 Followers | @DavidMSearle | Keep up with David M. Searle on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “David M. Searle”

Got A Toxic Person In Your Life? These Are The Most Important Things You Need To Know

It happens to most of us at one point or another: One of your closest friends who has always been on your side starts to change—you notice she …

Self-help

You May Not Be Able to Control Your Negative Thoughts, But You Can Control What Actions You Take

See how mindfulness saved one woman's life and created a super successful business in the process.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sarah Anne Stewart’s story of resilience and spirit is incredibly inspiring. Growing up in a healthy, holistic environment, she …

Mindfulness

3 Hard Perspective Shifts that Will Gradually Make Your Life 3 Times Easier

I recently interviewed a motel housekeeper in Miami for a project I’m working on to support our <i>New York Times</i> bestselling book, <i>Getting Back to Happy.</i> …

Surgery

Here Are the 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People

How to succeed at self-sabotage.Most of us claim we want to be happy—to have meaningful lives, enjoy ourselves, experience fulfillment, and share …

Self-help

How to Be Successful in Life in 6 Steps

Psychologists have long attempted to link specific traits or personality characteristics to success in life and work. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator …

Self-improvement

Build Your Confidence In Three Months By Doing These 3 Things Now

Confidence is like a muscle, the more you build it the stronger it will be<p>Confidence, it's something we all want and yet struggle to have consistently. Why? Because building confidence is like learning a new sport, you have to work at it every day. Just like learning tennis, it requires discipline. …

Self-improvement

Self-made millionaire: This is the biggest difference between successful and unsuccessful people

Steve Siebold has spent the last 30-plus years interviewing over 1,300 self-made millionaires and billionaires. And during that time, he's noticed …

Self-improvement

If You're Mad At Your Partner, Send Them This One Text Instead Of Blowing Up

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You're p*ssed at your partner, so you start to compose a text that'll <i>really</i> let them know how you're feeling. You …

Self-help

The Toxic Stew of ADHD, Anxiety and Depression

ADHD is a disorder that likes to come with reinforcements. It’s not particular about which reinforcements it chooses. These could be …

Mental Health

How to Stop Black-and-White Thinking

“He never listens to me.”<p>“I always forget my friends’ birthdays.”<p>“You are the worst boyfriend ever.”<p>Do you sometimes find yourself thinking or …

Self-help

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

11 Signs Of A Toxic Partner, According To Divorce Lawyers

Even though you may not immediately realize it, you may be in a toxic relationship. After all, some partners are better at hiding their toxic …

Domestic Violence

Here's What Happens When You Love Someone Who Isn't Good For You, Because We've Been There

If you want to be in a relationship, odds are you're also looking for a partner who is (at minimum) kind, respectful, and a good fit for you, and to …

Burns

How To Develop Charismatic Confidence In Seconds

Confidence is self-sustaining and why that's awesome for your business<p>If you ask the average audience member what the difference was between a good speaker and a great speaker, they'll give you a variety of answers. The great speaker had more energy, seemed buoyant, was funnier, more …

Charisma

5 Tips To Help Develop Charisma

Have you ever wondered how a certain family member, friend or colleague never meets a stranger? They can just walk into a room, and easily make friends? People are not born with charisma and likability, like most skills they are learned. They are the product of thousands of conversations and …

Self-help

Executives at Salesforce rely on this teaching from Zen Buddhism to think through big strategy decisions

Melia Robinson/Business Insider<p><b>Inspired by Zen Buddhism, executives at Salesforce keep the Japanese phrase "shoshin" front of mind when thinking</b> …

Meditation

5 Practical Steps You Can Take To Fight Off Loneliness When You're Single

Being single and lonely don't have to go hand-in-hand, but if you are experiencing the blues due to the fact that you're not in a romantic …

Happiness

When is dentistry not medicine? When insurance is involved

I'm 61 years old, a San Francisco homeowner with an academic position at the University of California-Berkeley, which provides me with comprehensive health insurance. Yet, to afford the more than $50,000 in out-of-pocket expenses required for the restorative dental work I've needed in the past 20 …

Health Care

How to tell if someone you know is a covert narcissist

• <b>There are three distinct types of narcissists.</b>• <b><br>One of the most difficult types to spot is the covert narcissist.</b>• <b><br>They hook in highly empathetic people</b> …

Narcissism

The Sassy Psychologist: Stop being an a**hole to yourself

So as a psychologist who specializes in anxiety, the presenting problem of a lot of my clients is, you guessed it, anxiety. As you can therefore …

Self-help

10 Red Flags That You're Staying In Your Relationship Because It's Convenient

When it comes to staying in a relationship, there is one reason and one reason only for doing so: you love the person. But, unfortunately, breaking …

Relationships

Doctors unveil the vicious cycle of vision loss & stress

In a recent study, published by doctors from Germany and India, it has been confirmed that while prolonged mental stress is clearly a consequence of …

Can SSRIs Make You Fall Out of Love?

Have you ever felt like your antidepressant has killed more than just your ability to orgasm? Like it's killed all your feelings of love for your …

Depression

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

When It Happens to Us: A Buddhist Approach to Pain & Disease

This is a fact of life; we don’t like pain. We suffer because we marry our instinctive aversion to pain to the deep-seated belief that life <i>should</i> be …

Try These 5 Yoga Poses When It Feels Like You're Having The Worst Day Ever

Everyone has days from time to time that can only be described in one word: "meh." It's on these days that it feels like literally nothing at <i>all</i> is …

Donald Trump’s Mommy Issues

He may not have bonded successfully with his mother and that made him the adult—and the politician—that he is.<p>Donald Trump is easily the most psychoanalyzed president of modern times. His decision-making style and behavior have been hotly debated by journalists, voters, politicians, world leaders …

Psychology

Can Integrated Information Theory Explain Consciousness?

Understanding the biology behind consciousness (or self-awareness) is considered by some to be the final frontier of science. And over the last …

Fairy Tale Turned Nightmare: The Narcissist in Prince Clothing

One of my favorite movies as a young girl was <i>Cinderella</i>. Before I possessed the ability to think with too much reason or logic, I could imagine no …

How to Recognize Your Inner Critic

This practice is really about communicating with the inner critic, and, as for Lilah, the first step is to catch that voice when it appears. We …