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6 Ways to Train Your Brain to Stay Focused in a Distracted World

While raising my four kids I played traffic cop. Really. They all wanted my attention, all at the same time. Often I’d find myself holding out one hand, fingers outstretched with palms facing forward signaling, “stop”, while using the other hand to call one specific child towards me so he/she could …

Facebook

When God furnished Adam and Eve with sinless bodies of flesh, muscle, and bone, they weren’t commanded to go out and get a sun tan, work on their …

Theology

6 Maxims Successful Entrepreneurs Want You To Know

Founding a company is tough work. But with dedication and passion, you can become a successful entrepreneur, and change the world along the way.

Entrepreneurship

17 Bizarre Productivity Hacks From the World's Greatest Achievers | Inc.com

Being more productive means having more time to be an innovative problem solver; that's a key element in becoming great at whatever you are doing. For some, increasing productivity means utilizing a great new time-management app, for others, it’s setting daily goals. But if you’re looking for more …

Time Management

The Most Well-Rounded Workout of All-Time

If you’re interested in putting on some serious size, the most well rounded workout of all time is one that encompasses multiple major muscle groups …

How to achieve your goals faster

We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another.<p>Setting goals is an essential technique to  accomplishing what we truly want in our lives, and more importantly —living a more fulfilling life. And the importance of goal setting is only increasing as our ability to focus …

Motivation

Like it old school? These 10 planners will keep you productive

Productivity apps are easy to find, whether you want something on the web, your phone, or a tablet. But analog tools still have their place – for …

Productivity

Book summary app Blinkist rolls out globally

Blinkist, the Berlin-based startup that distills key insights from non-fiction books into nugget-sized summaries, has today launched its app globally. It is now available on iOS and the web.<p>“With Blinkist, we want to free the knowledge that is hidden in so many books,” said Blinkist CEO and …

How to Instantly Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy

Will things ever change?<p>Will a time ever come when you stop self-sabotaging? A time when you, once and for all, become your greatest self and live …

15 Important Life Lessons for Women

Growing up is tough. I still remember sitting in my college dorm and realizing that I actually had to go to the store to buy toothpaste and toilet …

The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And Life

Staying focused on the right things can make all the difference.<p>There are three skills you need to be financially successful: making money, keeping money, growing money. James Altucher is mostly only good at making money.<p>“I’ve had several instances where I’ve started a business, sold it, made a lot …

About Mind Matters

<b>About Mind Matters — Neuroscience and Consciousness</b><p>Who are we? Where does our consciousness begin and end? How are the lives of the individual and …

8 Ways To Improve Your Focus

Our attention spans are dwindling, but focus is a muscle that you can build if you work on it. Pay attention: Here are eight ways.<p>The average human has an eight-second attention span–less than that of a goldfish, according to a 2015 study from Microsoft. That number has shrunk over the years due to …

20 Simple Things You Can Do Daily To Become A Mindful Person

The world we are living in today has taken away our ability to truly appreciate the little things that we should be thankful for. Mindfulness helps …

Mindfulness

10 Quotes for Mindful Living

Last year when my wife Stefanie Goldstein, PhD and I started The Center for Mindful Living in Los Angeles, our intention was to provide a space for …

9 Clever DIY Ways to Organize Your Desk

1<p>Painted Storage Box<p>If none of the storage box options at the office supply store appeal to you, make your own. With a plain wooden box, use tape to …

Your Complete Guide to Getting Your Life Together

Consider this a spring cleaning of sorts.<p>Just because you were born a scatter-brained person doesn't mean you have to be one forever! With a little bit of scheduling, some tried-and-true tricks, and a dash of patience, you'll be on your way to having your home (and life!) as organized as a …

How To Be Happy: 6 Fun Ways To Embrace Your Inner Child And Become A Happier Person

Ah, the good ole days. The light-up shoes, the Lunchables, the ability to judge if someone was cool or not based on how they wore their backpack. It …

Do These 7 Things to Get (and Stay) Motivated

How do you stay motivated and inspired? How can you keep your passion, your excitement, fired up? By reviewing these self-motivators on a regular …

7 Super Unproductive Habits Most People Have

We all have those moments when our brain simply refuses to work, but more often than not the lack of productivity can be closely associated to a …

5 Habits to Start & Keep Today to Be More Organized

Have you always dreamed of being a naturally organized person? Well, nature or nurture, it's not impossible to train even the most un-organized of …

Productivity

5 Daily Habits of Truly Inspirational People | Inc.com

No matter what your role is in an organization or in life, inspiring others is something that we all want to do. When someone is inspired they feel energized, motivated and excited--it is the greatest gift we can give. Feelings of inspiration fuel happiness and fulfillment and make for big …

Motivation

9 Jim Rohn Quotes That Will Inspire You To Work Harder on Yourself

<b></b>I love Jim Rohn! I can’t seriously tell you how many times I listen to his audiotapes. After meeting with his mentor at the age of 25, Jim Rohn …

Motivation

Eight Science-Backed Mind Tricks to Beat Procrastination

<i>Image Credit</i><p>Most people have issues with procrastination at some point in their lives, though it's a much bigger problem for certain people than …

7 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mind

Waking up every morning seems like an old routine we follow on a daily basis. <i>Always waking up at the same time doing the same old thing.</i> We don’t …

The 5 Dos and Don'ts of Happiness

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and …

3 Small Discipline Habits You Can Train

While I’m not a fan of trying to be disciplined every moment of the day, there’s no doubt most of us could use a little more discipline in our …

Procrastination

7 ways to stop being 'busy' and actually start being productive

As entrepreneurs, we often have periods when we are frenetically trying to balance a million work-related things at once, but it is neither effective nor sustainable to operate that way.<p>At the end of the day, we feel burnt out, utterly exhausted and unfulfilled in other areas of our lives.<p>To help …