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5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

Happiness

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

Motivation

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Success

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

9 Ways to Think Like a Leader

Leaders think differently.<p>Many years ago, I had the opportunity to shadow the CEO of a major technology company for one day. That one day changed my life forever. Walking through the hallways of his company, hearing him interact on phone calls and watching him tackle projects and challenges was …

Happiness

15 Social Skills That Will Make You Successful In Every Aspect Of Life

The academics taught you how to learn from a book; other experts or experiences to achieve success. Do you remember any professor telling you how to …

Get in the Right State of Mind for Any Negotiation

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Steve Jobs and Bill Gates had a prickly relationship. On the one hand, their two companies did significant business with each other. (Microsoft actually wrote software for some Apple devices.) But the two men also were rivals, both in the marketplace and in the public …

Bill Gates

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

Are You Cultivating Knowledge, or Just Consuming Information?, by Gregory Ciotti

<b>Quality output demands quality input.</b><p>As healthy food fuels the body, so does brain food fuel the mind. Garbage in, garbage out as they say.<p>Amidst the …

Good Posture And Intelligence: How Standing Up Straight Helps Your Memory And Brain

Your mother may have been right: Standing up straight and having good posture doesn’t only make you taller and look more confident, but it has …

15 Things Everyone Should Know About Marijuana

Featured<p>Oct. 03, 2015 06:48PM EST<p>There's a lot of confusion on the topic of marijuana.<p>How much of it is fact and how much is fiction?<p>Read on for some …

17 interview questions that are designed to trick you

Savvy hiring managers have honed their ability to ask the fewest questions yielding the greatest depth of information.<p>One way they do this is by …

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident …

Self-improvement

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful

As entrepreneurs, leaders, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think about we are projecting into the future.<p>Read on to find the words of wisdom that will inspire your heart, motivate your mind in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and …

Motivation

Why Introverts Can Be Great Leaders

Source: Kinga/Shutterstock<p>When it comes time to pick a group leader, who are you likely to choose? Would it be one of the people eagerly waving their …

Psychology

21 Tricks Non-Morning People Should Know About Early Exercising

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Check out this article for a list of life hacks every financially savvy person should know.Check out this article for a list of life hacks every financially savvy person should know.

<i>When you’re trying to set money aside and live on a budget, you usually focus on cutting your biggest expenses. However, there are also plenty of</i> …

Personal Finance

How to Be Someone People Love to Talk To

When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…<p>And we wonder why people aren’t better …

Self-help
Body Language

Are you emotionally intelligent? Here’s how to know for sure

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source …

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Food

These quick and easy fixes can make a big difference in your health.<p><b>1) You're peeling kiwis.</b> Kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, and DNA-repairing antioxidants, but if you're still peeling the skin off, you're missing out on a lot of the nutrition value. Recent studies …

These 29 Diagrams Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Including quick workouts, smoothie recipes, pre-workout snack ideas, yoga, how to become a runner, and more.

5 Powerful Actions That Will Make You Happier | Inc.com

What would make you happier? More money? A better job? A good night's sleep? (You guessed it; I'm a proud dad to two small children.)<p>If you think different things make each of us happy, that's true...to an extent. But research shows that the five following practices can greatly increase …

Happiness

How to make your own “Iron Throne” and put on it your phone – DIY is FUN

In the series ‘Game of Thrones’ a lot of loyal fans for whom their own ‘Iron Throne’ will be the best gift for any occasion. You can easily make this …

TV Series

8 Variations of the Pushup

I've included eight of those variations here. Think you're tough? Try to complete 10 reps of each—80 pushups total—in 5 minutes or less. It's a body-weight challenge that's sure to make you a believer in the power of the pushup.<p><b>Standard Pushup</b><p><b>The benefit:</b> The standard pushup works your chest, …

4 Things I Wish I Knew About Money in my 20s

Millennials. You've grown up in an ever-changing world of technology, pop culture and reality TV. Ask any other generation, and their list of career options wouldn't include professional blogger, mobile app creator or YouTube star.<p>You've seen the stock market fall apart in 2009, and as a result you …

Personal Finance

Is your fridge all wrong? The secrets of food organisation

Why you should banish tomatoes, onions and eggs from your fridge - and store champagne there instead<p>Did you know peaches, plums, and pears, emit a gas that makes vegetables go rotten? And that eggs can absorb odours?<p>If you're finding your grocery haul isn't stretching quite as far as it should, …

5 Fashion Hacks for the Modern Male Marketer - Whiteboard Friday

<b>Editor's note:</b> Happy 4th of July! We're off observing our Independence Day, so we decided to celebrate with a non-SEO Whiteboard Friday.<p>From the …

Men's Fashion

5 Methods and 15 Tools To Find Your Audience

<i>Alex Manthei is the Community Manager at mention, a media monitoring app that lets you monitor, react, collaborate and analyze your online presence. This article was co-written with Shannon Byrne, mention’s content and PR Manager.</i><p>No matter what you do in life, chances are good you’re reliant on …

Nap for Health

<b>Improve Your Memory</b><br>A 2012 Northwestern University study showed participants could play a recently-learned song on a keyboard more accurately after it played in the background of their afternoon nap. The reinforced tune helped consolidate the memory, making it more easily reactivated when awake, …