So you've been playing a lot of Pokémon Go. You've reached level five and your trainer is ready for action in one of the many gyms scattered around the world. It's all happening! You head out to a gym
Some important financial moves are painful, time consuming, or both. Tackling mountains of debt or complex estate planning come to mind. Yet many smart financial steps are simple and take just a few minutes.
We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some
These days, no one suffers from a shortage of reading material. From great online content to endless book recommendations and must-read lists, most of us struggle to fit in all the reading we want to rather
If you're looking for a more holistic, research-backed approach, there are various tests of the so-called Big Five personality traits. Or you could always go with Myers Briggs, though be warned that despite
Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don't -- they push past it. They don’t make excuses or allow it affect
It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people think you are is just as important as how smart you actually are. "I not only use all the brains that
All of us procrastinate in one way or another. I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone. Do you like good gadgets?Those
Researchers compared the minds of people who exercise to those who don’t. Here’s what happened Working out keeps your brain young, suggests a new study from Columbia University and the University of Miami.
Ah, that emotional roller-coaster that is entrepreneurship--when you ask the question on "how do you manage it"- even the busiest entrepreneur has an answer. As I noted in a prior post, I decided to reach
"A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind," explain psychologists Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert in the journal Science. And according to the psychologists' our
Have you ever wondered if you’ve got the commitment and willpower to write a book? Well, whether you’ve tried and failed or you’re just toying with the idea of exercising your writing skills, this free
I've been waiting in the hotel lobby for two minutes. My temper begins to rise as I think, How inconsiderate of them to waste my time! But I catch myself. I was about to tell myself a victim story, and
Mind & Body / Source: TODAY Happy International Day of Happiness! How did you celebrate? The United Nations sets aside March 20 as a time to recognize "the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal
Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career,
But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely. So just what are those behaviors? Over on Quora, there's
This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts. I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case
A brain hack to get yourself going. We can try to psych ourselves up to be motivated all we want, but it's often easier said than done. But recent research suggests that it can be scientifically crafted.
Let's face reality: Change is hard! Look at change rates for people with heart issues who are told by their doctors that they are seriously at risk of dying if they do not change their habits. These patients
I'd like to share with you a gratitude meditation I've developed. I'm moved by the concept of finding happiness in any situation. It doesn't mean you have to be thrilled by a particular situation you be
As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident. But power