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The 1 Surprising Trick to Staying Motivated And Productive (That People Are Too Afraid to Try) | Inc.com

Everyone knows that motivation and productivity are vital to success. People read empowering articles, uplifting quotes, and self-help books all in the name of finding inspiration to power through long days and difficult weeks. Because without something extra--be it metaphorical sugar or literal …

Motivation

Would You Do This to Reduce Your Stress? Researchers Say It Really Works | Inc.com

It appears that talking to one's self has gotten a bad rap. While once perhaps viewed as crazy, people who talk to themselves do a better job at quickly bringing down their stress levels. The trick is to hold your conversations in the third person.<p>Legendary psychologist, Ethan Kross, researches …

Psychology

Want your kids to be resilient? Here’s what not to do.

Amy Morin knows a lot about resiliency. A licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and foster parent, she has devoted her life to helping others resolve problems and conflicts.<p>But she also has personal experience with building resiliency. While in her 20s Morin faced the unexpected loss of …

Parenting

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful) | Inc.com

When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one day after I asked him "Why?" for approximately the millionth …

Parenting

Do You Have a $4,000 Travel Photo Sitting on Your Hard Drive?

Have you ever wondered what your travel photos are worth? Most people take travel photos for themselves to remember the experience or share on social …

13 Boxing-Inspired Cardio Moves to Get You in Serious Shape

In case you haven’t heard, boxing is all the rage right now. And for good reason—not only is it a great way to let out all your pent-up feels (and …

Workouts

Photoshop Tip: How to Make Eyes ‘Pop’ in 30 Seconds

There’s a simple way to make your subject’s eyes pop in a portrait, and it doesn’t involve touching vibrance, saturation, luminosity, or any other …

Tutorials

This One Move Will Get You Shredded Abs and Powerful Arms

You need your core for a hell of a lot. Physically performing at a high level, getting stronger, and, of course, looking better with your clothes …

The 10 Best New-Age Business Ideas You Haven't Heard About Yet

Creating the company of your dreams often begins with learning more about something completely new to you.<p>Serial entrepreneur, mentor, advisor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You don’t have to over-utilize iPads and smartphones to …

How to Filter and Purify Water | The Art of Manliness

For most folks in the developed world, getting a drink of safe, clean, palatable drinking water is as easy as turning on the tap.<p>Outside of the …

Survivalism

Americans are spending a fortune on finding happiness—and becoming less happy in the process

As a Brit living in the United States, the sheer backbreaking intensity of the American approach to finding happiness can sometimes feel alien. People in America spend more time, emotional energy, and money in the quest for contentment than any nation on earth. The systematic packaging and selling …

The 20 Best Horror Movies to Stream Before Halloween

The top scary films Amazon, Netflix, and HBO have to offer this month.<p>Halloween—it's comin'. While horror movies—unlike Christmas movies—are fun to watch year-round, this is prime scary movie time. Sure, you could watch some of the Oscar bait movies that are coming out this fall, you can catch up …

Why it pays to be grumpy and bad-tempered

Being bad-tempered and pessimistic helps you to earn more, live longer and enjoy a healthier marriage. It’s almost enough to put a smile on the dourest of faces.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>On stage he’s a loveable, floppy-haired …

Psychology