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Change Your Habits and You Change Everything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much of what happens to us in a day is the result of old behavior patterns that worked for us in the past -- of habit versus choice; of reaction versus conscious thought; of intuition versus intention. Think of the thousands of choices …

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Defeat Depression

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Depression is a dark and lonely place to be in no matter what someone does for a living. Entrepreneurs face a unique set of challenges when depressed. That's because for many entrepreneurs, their personal health is reflected in their …

A sleep expert shares 7 tips for having more energy than you've ever had before

Nitun Verma is a Stanford-trained sleep medicine researcher and cofounder of the health care company PeerWell who took to Reddit to answer users' questions about getting a perfect night's sleep. We've taken the best tips from his writing, as well as additional information from Harvard and the …

5 Things You're Doing Wrong Every Morning

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many of us, the morning doesn’t seem like it’s anything important. The time between your initial wakeup and your arrival to the office is usually a blur, and your routine has become so second-nature that you never think to change …

5 Keys to Self-Discipline – Resist Temptations Like a Monk (and Achieve Your Long-Term Goals)

If you want to make any kind of changes in your life, it’s self-discipline that will either help you reach your goal (when you have a lot of …

These daily habits will make you look and feel more confident

Week in, week out we have guys arrive here in Los Angeles for residential boot camps.<p>And while we teach a lot of hard skills, we also emphasize one rather softer skill: practical confidence, the engine that drives everything we teach at The Art of Charm.<p>One fascinating thing I've come to know about …

The ONLY 3 Principles You'll EVER Need to Live an Amazing Life

<b>In 1942, Ron Plomley invented a radio program where celebrity guests were asked to imagine being stranded on a deserted island.</b> In this imaginary …

Become More Positive With These 5 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>History has shown that those with an optimistic outlook on life are the ones who usually find the most success.<p>For me, changing my negative mental attitude to a positive one resulted in a completely different lifestyle, both personally …

A fast learner shares 5 strategies for picking up new skills

I would consider myself a fairly quick learner in the sense that in my brief 24 years here on this planet called earth, I have "mastered" a variety of skills and crafts.<p>I attribute much of this to the way I approach my work, not necessarily my inherent talent or IQ. Here are some of the things I do:<p>…

Naturally successful people do these 5 things at work every day

<b>1. They are 80 percent positive</b><p>Being blindly positive or perpetually negative can cause others to be frustrated or annoyed or to simply tune out.<p>This is why some of the best research on daily experience is rooted in ratios of positive and negative interactions. Over the last two decades, scientists …

7 Ways to Ensure Success and Profitability When Starting a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs come up with an idea for a business, put together a business plan, raise the necessary capital (either investors or personal savings), then bring it to market and hope to survive. The unfortunate truth is most will …

6 Ways to Destroy Nervousness | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Let me start off by saying that being nervous can be a good thing. Being nervous suggests that you may be stepping over the boundary of your comfort …

5 things to say instead of 'sorry'

Besides highlighting the flawless and beautiful hair of the actresses, it features multiple situations where women unnecessarily say "sorry" — a verbal tic that, for many women, has become entrenched in everyday conversation.<p>In scene after scene of the ad, women are shown apologizing for a series …

7 Ways Successful People Remain Calm When Life Gets Out Of Control

Every now and again life doesn’t throw us a curve, it aims a quiver full of arrows. When this happens we don’t know which way to turn or what to …

7 lies your mind tells you that you should stop believing

And if you are working hard enough, your brain is tired.<p>How you feel, how quickly you figure things out, how you interpret what happens to you — that is all computed, calculated, and configured by your brain.<p>What you think is true is really just a complicated deception orchestrated by your mind to …

Scientists say this ridiculously simple strategy can help you learn anything

In other words, instead of reading and rereading a list of vocabulary words, you should read it once and then test yourself repeatedly.<p>The same strategy works for pretty much anything you're hoping to commit to memory, and there's a growing body of research behind it. Psychologists call this …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

3 Simple Steps to Success

Think back to your last vacation and what made it possible. It started with dreaming about the places you might go, then selecting the destination, …

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After work, is what determines your future! Spend one hour per day doing these 5 things and your life will change forever!

You finish work at 6 pm, go to bed at 12 midnight.<p>Within these six hours, how do you spend them?<p>Watching TV?<p>In fact, the activities you do between 6 …

How to Optimize Your Daily Decisions

This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>You might assume that humans buy products because of what they are, but the truth is that we often buy things because of where they are. For example, items on store shelves that are at eye level tend to be purchased more than items on less visible …

9 Skills the Most Successful People Practice Everyday

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

The Energizing Workouts These 7 Entrepreneurs Do to Start Their Days

Contributor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that morning workouts can give you an edge. Even President Barack Obama works out for 45 minutes before he starts his daily activities.<p>“Exercise is such a great tool for focus, creativity and problem-solving,” …

How to Stay Focused When You Feel Like Giving Up

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What is the one true obstacle we all must face down as entrepreneurs? Overcoming fear. Keeping the faith. Not throwing in the towel when it gets hard. Entrepreneur or not, life tests us.<p>We receive challenges every day in the form of …

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Spine

http://www.1mhealthtips.com/5-ways-to-strengthen-your-spine/<p>The spine is composed of several ligaments, nerves, and muscles that are connected to …

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

The Simple Mind Trick That Instantly Makes You More Persuasive

Mastering the art of persuasion is as simple as beginning with "You're right."<p>Even as neuroscientists continue to unearth new discoveries about the human brain, some of the most effective brain hacks have been around for years. Take Blaise Pascal, for example, born in 1623. The 17th-century French …

10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Make You Far More Successful

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, "If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.<p>Our brains are wired such that it's difficult to take action until we feel at …

8 Things To Do Before And After A Workout To Get Better Results

The real magic happens before and after you sweat.<p><i>For SELF, by Alexa Tucker.</i><p>When it comes to your fitness routine, the time you spend sweating it out in the gym tends to get all the credit—but it shouldn’t.<p>“The workout is actually the easiest part of a fitness routine,” says Jay Cardiello, …