Elvin Marte

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5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

8 Mindsets That Will Set You on the Path to Success

Open up to new ways of thinking and you'll achieve the positive mindset critical to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all met people who are full of negativity and skepticism, who always second-guess everything and criticize those around them.<p>Their negative …

Self-improvement

Why You Must Reinvent Your Identity to Reinvent Your Life

“Just be yourself” is one of the worst pieces of advice you can ever give to someone who desires to change their life.<p>It’s exactly their current self …

What are ‘thinking skills’ and can we teach them?

…from a purely theoretical standpoint alone, it hardly seems plausible that a strategy of inquiry that must necessarily be broad enough to be …

Personal Organizing

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people and getting what you want

Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple and Pixar off the ground. But he had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a "distortion field" he'd use to persuade people that his personal beliefs were actually facts, which is how he pushed his companies forward.<p>He also used a blend of manipulative …

Robert Galbraith

Personal Development: The Investment in YOU

Are you stuck in a rut? Do you wake up each morning and find yourself just going through the motions? Is your tank running on empty? If this is you, …

Self-improvement

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

10 Best Cities For Street Photography In The World

Listen Up Photographers! 10 Awesome Global Cities For Street Photography, Right Here.<p>Ever day dreamed of capturing <i>that</i> front cover shot of next …

Putin trying to destroy Ukraine, says its PM

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s prime minister said on Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic from external aggression.<p>Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (R) talks with Prime Minister Arseny …