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This 2-step, 10-minute exercise creates immediate self-awareness

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire …

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my experience …

Time Management

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

29 Ways to Be More Mindful Right Now

As much as I would love to be able to sit down for a few minutes, close my eyes, and clear my head without squirming or feeling like I would rather …

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Leadership

What Meditating for 100 Days Straight Taught Me About Self-Development

If you do the same, it'll change your life.<p>Self-development isn't as easy as you'd think. And it's certainly more difficult than you'd hope.<p>Our modern culture teaches us that self-development is only one purchase away. We're brainwashed into thinking that we can purchase emotional development in …

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Motivation

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

Stacy London On Her Year Of Going Broke

The day I celebrated my first anniversary of life after spine surgery — December 13 — I found out I was going broke. Well, not <i>broke</i> broke, but …

Mind

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

7 Ways to Meditate Without Really Trying

Though it might feel like it takes a Herculean effort to be healthier, trying simple diet swaps, working just 10 percent harder to achieve a fitness goal, and powering down your phone before bed to get better sleep are all tiny tweaks you can make to your regular routine that can have a big impact. …

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

This Is How To Use Mindfulness To Make Better Decisions

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

These TED Talks About Beauty Will Give You All the Feels

Of course, we love a beauty tutorial just as much as the next person, but sometimes, when we're in search of a little motivation or inspiration, we …

A 20-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Is anyone else having some serious whiplash with fall zipping by? We feel you. And with the holidays right around the corner, we're starting to feel …

So This Is How Many Rest Days You Should Take, According to a Trainer

Working out is important when it comes to overall health, but what many people don't realize is that your rest days are just as significant. You can't expect your body to function at its highest capacity if you don't give it time to recover. POPSUGAR spoke with Dee Gautham, NASM-certified personal …

How to Make Perfect Carbonara Every Time

Step 1: Abandoned doubt and fight your instincts<p>It has bacon, it has eggs, it has cheese, it has carbs. Why isn’t spaghetti carbonara the most …

7 Living Room Design Ideas to Make Your Space Look Luxe

While the kitchen and bathroom often take priority when it's time to renovate, the living room is the first place decorators look when their home …

Kim Kardashian’s Spray Tan Artist Jimmy Coco Reveals How She Keeps Her Summer Glow All Year Long

You’re never fully dressed without a spray tan! Celebrity tan expert <b>Jimmy Coco</b>, who works with <b>Gigi Hadid</b>, <b>Ariana Grande</b> and <b>Kim Kardashian</b>, sat down …

Halloween Costume Ideas: No Photoshop Was Involved In Mimi Choi's Terrifying Faceless Look

🙀 🙀 🙀<p>Makeup genius Mimi Choi has done it again - created a look that will have people breaking into a sweat in their sleep.<p>The über talented …

How 5 Minutes Can Change Everything

Our minds create success. If you don’t believe that, you might be losing the game of life or at the very least feeling like the odds are against you. …