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8 Signs You're a Perfectionist (and Why It's Toxic to Your Mental Health) | Inc.com

People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's important to them. Their achievements are not about what others will think of them or a fear of failure, it's to …

Self-improvement

Here Are the 2 Words You Need to Say to Yourself in Order to Become Unstoppable | Inc.com

Maybe it's a good idea you watch your mouth.<p>When we decide to acquire new habits and rid ourselves of old, harmful ones, we tend to focus the most on motivation and the logistics of implementation. Rarely do we consider thinking about all the possible things we subconsciously do that impede our …

Framing

Suze Orman's 7 Rules for Retirement Success

Change your actions—and your language.<p>Knowing the right moves to make—and those not to make—is only one aspect of a successful retirement plan. The …

Alzheimer's Could Actually Start Elsewhere in The Body And Not The Brain, Says Study

Incredibly important.<p>Alzheimer's disease is usually described as a degenerative neurological condition, one that is commonly associated with memory …

9 ways to stop dwelling

Struggling to move on from certain events or emotions? Give these tips a try<p>It's something we're all familiar with. There's been an argument, an …

Exploring Borobudur, the world’s largest Buddhist temple

Architect of time<p>Borobudur, in Central Java, Indonesia, is the world’s largest Buddhist temple. It was built by the Kings of the Sailendra Dynasty …

Hinduism

Nigeria: Presidency Confirms Rescue of Another Chibok Schoolgirl

(file photo).<p>Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday confirmed that another Chibok schoolgirl had been found, 12 days after the release of the 82 …

Has 'The Handmaid's Tale' Given Us the Scariest Anti-Feminist Villain Yet?

Serena Joy is one of the great anti-feminist villains. Even for Margaret Atwood, an author who's been known to expound at length on her love of wicked female characters—"women," as she says, "have more to them than virtue"—the chief female antagonist of <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i> is singularly disturbing. …

9 Daily Strategies for Staying on Top of Your Game

A life of success and fulfillment is the result of how we approach each day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To get ahead of the game, you have to stay ahead of the game. No one can successfully lead coming from behind. Success comes down to grit, starting strong, …

7 Signs You Are In A Happy Relationship, According To Science

❤️<p>Many relationships go through ups and downs, but only some of them are going to stand the test of time.<p>And because we don’t have a crystal ball to …

Quiz: Which Of The Four Types Of Introvert Are You?

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background image via Shutterstock<p><b>So you’ve figured out</b> that you’re the complete opposite of an extrovert, and that …

It’s Not About You: 7 Tips & Quotes to Stop Taking it Personally.

When something feels like an attack, it can be quite a challenge not to take it personally.<p>It happens all day, everyday.<p>We all project our …

Meet Nigeria’s Top Five Billionaires, Whose Wealth Could Wipe Out Extreme Poverty

Nigeria is, in some ways, a rich country. The West African nation is a huge oil producer; the continent’s second-largest economy; and, in Lagos, has …

Apparently this is the ideal age gap for a successful relationship

Soz Monica and Richard but you were doomed from the start.<p>On the whole, we're still pretty old-fashioned in our views when it comes to age gaps in relationships. I've heard countless friends say they like someone but are wary because this person is <b>two years younger than them</b>. Equally, some of us …

9 surprising things you probably didn't know about kissing

Pucker up, y'all.<p>Kissing, smooching, snogging, whatever you wanna call it (please, please don't call it necking), can be loads of fun. But it turns out it's not just something nice to do with someone you fancy. There are also some surprising benefits that come with it. Female health app Clue shares …

Global penicillin shortages are bringing back old diseases, and creating new, deadlier ones

Stella Ngubenkomo was 11 when she found out she suffered from rheumatic heart disease. “The doctor said I wouldn’t live long,” she says.<p>The doctor was wrong, but it hasn’t been easy; Ngubenkomo needs to get monthly penicillin injections to avoid heart failure and premature death. So once a month …

Pharma

Forget hookup culture. The 'talk' your kids need is about relationships

When I was 11 years old, copies of the now defunct Australian teen magazine Dollystarted mysteriously showing up in my family’s living room. At the time, I thought my mother was buying them for her own entertainment, and passing them on to me when she was done the way she did the other magazines …

Relationships

Here's What Happens When You Don't Exercise for 2 Weeks

How much time does it really take for a healthy person to become measurably less healthy? Less than you might think.<p>According to new research from …

Want to Achieve a Goal? Then You Need to Have This 1 Trait | Inc.com

What does it take to be successful? Is it a matter of being the "best and the brightest"?<p>We hear this term thrown around so often today that it seems as though intelligence is the gatekeeper to opportunities. This idea that inborn smarts and talent are the great divider causes us to hold certain …

Self-improvement

What To Do When You Can’t Meditate?

You're reading What To Do When You Can’t Meditate?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Meditation

7 signs your relationship is taking a toll on your self-esteem

Relationships can be difficult, even when they’re wonderful. But sometimes, they just are plain and simple not good for you. If you find that you’re …

Beyond just promise, CRISPR is delivering in the lab today

There’s a revolution happening in biology, and its name is CRISPR.<p>CRISPR (pronounced “crisper”) is a powerful technique for editing DNA. It has …

6 Things Every Introvert Needs

Whether Myers-Briggs tells you so, or you’ve self-identified as an introvert, you’ll appreciate these products that affirm it’s okay to be quiet in …

Astrology Meet Tarot: What Is Your Zodiac Sign’s Card?

Are you the Hermit? Or the Moon?<p>Did you know that the tarot and the zodiac are intimately connected? It should come as no surprise that while the material world (as described by Madonna and as ruled by capitalism) seeks to divide us, practices that enhance our intuition and our empathy are not only …

10 Expert-Approved Ways To Turn Around A Bad Day

Bye, bye, bad mood.<p>The worst part of having an off day is the sour mood that inevitably comes along with it.<p>Your emotional state becomes less about the critique from your boss or the tiff with your spouse but about e<i>verything</i>. It seems like the whole universe is out to get you by the end. Or at …

Happiness

Bill Gates says this is the book every college grad needs to read

If <b>avid reader</b> Bill Gates could give every member of the class of 2017 a graduation present, it would be, fittingly, a book. Specifically, a copy of …

Walking Promotes Divergent Thinking, Find Stanford Scientists

Humans have a complicated relationship with walking. This wasn’t always so. British paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey identified marks of bipedalism …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture (and Make a Better First Impression)

Having good posture is one of those things that never goes out of style. Did you ever meet someone who carried herself impeccably upright and wished …

Biomarkers for cognitive impairment in Parkinson's revealed

Parkinson's disease affects about half a million people in the United States. New research identifies biomarkers that could predict the cognitive …