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New rules for exercising if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>A funny thing happens on the way to 50 and beyond: Your body doesn’t respond to exercise …

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Yoga, meditation counter gene expression changes that cause stress

With stress levels on the rise, more people than ever are turning to yoga, meditation, and other mind-body practices with the aim of improving mental …

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All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors | Inc.com

Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it seems, is short-lived.<p>The biggest problem with …

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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 …

​The Best Type of Exercise For Aging Muscles

Max out your gains—even in your golden years<p>Aging can do a number on your muscles. After you turn 30, you start to slowly lose your bigger fast-twitch muscle fibers that make you lean, defined, and athletic. And your muscles even age at a cellular level with a decline in the number and quality of …

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How to Not Sweat the Small Stuff

As a retiring worry wart, there are times I’m faced with minor issues, personal and professional, that seem to drive me crazy, but are really not …

How To Stop Saying "I'll Start Tomorrow" + Start Manifesting Your Dreams NOW

How often do you believe yourself when you commit to "starting tomorrow"? How many times have you bought into the myth that in the future, you will …

Why We Procrastinate

This article is not meant to diagnose or provide medical advice—that responsibility lies with physicians.<p>Last minute taskers rejoice: psychological …

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On Finding the Courage to End Procrastination Today

“Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead …

6 Characteristics of Successful Remote Employees

Millions of Americans now classify themselves as remote workers, and both employers and employees are benefiting from these relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Remote working.</i> <i>Telecommuting. W</i><i>orking from home</i>: It’s extremely popular, no matter what you call it. …

4 Bad Habits Blocking Your Great Idea From Becoming a Successful Business

That wonderful thrill you experience when you explain your brilliant idea to everybody you know is a weak substitute for accomplishing something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can’t build a successful business without a great idea, and if you’re a passionate …

If Your Potential Managers Don't Have These 7 Skills, Don't Promote Them

An alarming 82 percent of the time, companies promote the wrong person.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to a 2014 Gallup poll, companies, 82 percent of the time, appoint the wrong person to a management or leadership position. That's a staggering number.<p>And yet …

15 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind Wide Open

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then my word you’re in some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy …

Democrats, advocates question ICE raids after hundreds of arrests

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Immigrant rights activists and Democrats are raising concerns this weekend about recent immigration enforcement actions -- though immigration officials maintain that only routine actions targeting criminals were underway.<p>Fear is running high among immigrant communities since …

7 Profound Lessons From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Contrary to what people believe, Buddhism is not a religion. It is a lifestyle and a practical experience. It dates back more than 2500 years when a …

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Everything You Need To Start: Meditation

The secret to sculpting a firm, toned and strong body is constantly varying your workouts so your muscles and mind won’t get bored. And now is the …

Tense? On the edge? This grounding meditation will help you find peace

In today’s wired world, we are always rushing to meet a deadline or being bombarded with constant stimuli. Add to that the pressures of home, family …

Why Some People Like Exercise and Others Don't: Because Happiness | Inc.com

You don't need to read about yet another study proving how fantastic exercise is for your mental health and well-being. Scientists already understand there's a strong link between happiness and physical activity.<p>What wasn't known, however, is how the two are linked. Does exercising make people …

Six Daily Exercises to Boost Mobility and Balance

Olympic cyclist Evelyn Stevens, Olympic volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings, big wave surfer Laird Hamilton, and extreme kayaker Brad Ludden have one thing in common: they all train with Kelly Starrett. A doctor of physical therapy at CrossFit San Francisco, Starrett has built a reputation as …

20 Proven Happiness Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

These are the 9 skills which will make anyone indispensable in the workplace

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Finding a job can be hard in the current economic climate, and it can be even harder if you lack sought-after skills.<p>A government …

27 books that can change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Yoga Breathing Exercises for Anxiety

Anxiety is the physical, mental and emotional reaction to stress. While troublesome, anxiety is a normal coping mechanism and can even be helpful as …

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11 tiny daily habits that are wasting your time — even if you don't notice you're doing them

We're <i>all</i> running out of time. There aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done. That's just life.<p>However, if you feel like your inability to schedule your days is ruining your performance at work, that's probably a bad sign.<p>It's important to identify and drop harmful time-wasting …