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How to Live With Purpose and Stay Focused on Long-Term Goals

You'll be needing a plan...and we've got one for you.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your habits are broken down into two categories: instant pleasure and delayed. Everyone has some instant habits, things like social media or TV or squeezing your dog’s squishy …

Productivity

Why You Can't Deny The Unexplained Sadness During The Holidays

I took a break from work this afternoon to lift weights and walk on the treadmill.<p>The loud pumping pop and indie dance music wasn't cutting it anymore so I turned to Audible.<p>Within several minutes, I started listening to an audiobook that I've been meaning to listen to for years:<p>Eckhart Tolle's …

7 Powerful Phrases to Boost Your Productivity

Actions prove who someone is, words prove who they want to be.<p>As with any growth and expansion, becoming more productive doesn't happen overnight. It takes consistent investment of time and commitment.<p>If you want to take yourself to the next level, you must be more productive.<p>To be more productive …

Motivation

6 Ways to Inspire Passion In Unmotivated Employees

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Personal Finance

Why You Should Let It Go And Be Happy

Feeling stressed, worried or upset about a situation? In this article, Elizabeth Harmon looks at why you should learn to let it go, in order to find true happiness.<p>As humans, we can find it easy to feel negative about situations. The problem is, negativity can often build up and get on top of us. …

How to Improve Your Life when You Don’t Know Where to Start

Want to improve your life but not sure where to start? Here are some ideas to get you moving in the right direction. This post contains affiliate …

Why You Should Never Give Up On Someone You Love, Even When It's Hard

Relationships these days give a new definition to ‘forever’, it now usually seem to last from few weeks to few months. Today ‘I love you forever’ and …

The Key to Unlocking the Power of Your Words

Most people who say they want to be a writer will sadly, ultimately fail. Ouch, right?<p>I don’t say this to discourage you. On the contrary, I’m …

Richard Branson is calling on the UK government to hold a second EU referendum to prevent 'irreversible damage' to the country

Writing in a blog post on the Virgin website, Branson said the UK's parliament need to take a recent petition calling for a second referendum, which has amassed more than 3.6 million signatures, "seriously."<p>The UK narrowly voted to leave the European Union on Thursday, with 51.9% voting to leave, …

12 Lessons You Either Learn or Regret It Forever

Over the course of your life and career, there are certain problems that continue to surface until you learn your lesson. Here are 12 that you don't want to learn the hard way.<p>Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back …

Self-improvement

Having A Bad Day? Here Are 7 Things You Definitely Shouldn't Do

We all have bad days, bad weeks, or even bad months—times it feels like we're trapped by circumstances. It can be hard to find your way out of a bad …

I spent a weekend with dozens of top psychologists, and one thing I heard gave me an entirely new outlook on stress

In general, if I'm thinking, I'm worrying. And so I grab eagerly onto any advice for calming down: Breathe deeply. Meditate. Put things in perspective.<p>I'm trying!<p>But perhaps the best solution to my anxiety that I've yet to come across wasn't intended to be a "solution" at all.<p>Instead, it was a …

Five things pediatricians want dads to know about parenting

Pediatricians have a message for fathers: You're more important to your child's health and well-being than you — and we — might have realized.<p>After assessing more than a decade's worth of psychological and sociological research, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new report about …

Parenting

5 Common Emotions You Never Knew Had Names

That cozy feeling you get when it's raining out and you're indoors? There's a name for it.<p>Emotional life is far richer than the vocabulary we have to describe it. Sadness, joy, exhilaration, regret, fury, etc., bleed into each other, creating unique blends in which one emotion is tinged with …

Personal Information

This Ancient Greek Astronomy Computer May Be 1,000 Years Ahead Of Its Time

Deciphered text reveals the mysterious Antikythera Mechanism was a "philosopher’s guide to the galaxy."<p>Since it was discovered in 1900 by divers off the Greek island of Antikythera, a complex clockwork device dubbed the "Antikythera Mechanism" has mystified everyone from archaeologists to UFO …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

9 Signs You're Successful--Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

If you're ambitious, you're bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren't yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it--other than the guy with the <i>'He who dies with the</i> …

It’s not just college students. Higher education itself is experiencing a mental health crisis

Graduation: classically peppered by parties, gifts, and champagne toasts to the happy memories of university life.<p>Not all the seniors donning their caps and gowns during this year’s commencement season will be leaving behind four years of joy and wonder, however. Far from it. For tens of thousands, …

Mental Health

Ernest Hemingway's Best Tips on Writing

Write what you know, leave out unnecessary words, and don't do it to be famous.<p>Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. His most popular work, <i>The Old Man and the Sea</i>, earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 1953, and in 1954 Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature …

Creative Writing

7 must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share19<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>A lot has been written about …

Apps

Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children's Books

What is language? What is beauty? Who gets to decide?<p>Philosophers have grappled with these questions for centuries, and they've generated a pile of long (and often tortured) books in their efforts to answer them.<p>But for Tom Wartenberg, some of the best books about philosophy are much shorter and a …

Kids

41 Motivational Quotes for When You Need Inspiration Most

Sometimes you need to push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.<p>Some days are easy--energy is high, the sun is shining, everything seems possible. But there will always be times when the storms come. Things go wrong, people let you down, and pressure is high. Those are the times …

Motivation

Children who grow up surrounded by books ‘earn more as adults’ - study

Children who have a large number of books in the house when they’re growing up tend to be higher earners later in life, according to a new study published in the Economic Journal.<p>Economists Giorgio Brunello, Guglielmo Weber and Christoph Weiss of the University of Padua looked 6,000 men born in …

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs' | Sarah Marsh and Guardian readers

New research has raised hope for using mindfulness in treating mental ill-health. We asked readers about their experiences and had a mixed response<p>Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and …

Mindfulness

how to be (sort of) ok

Listen up as Twitter sensation and perennial sad girl Melissa Broder AKA @sosadtoday presents her guide to being, well, less sad.<p>I'm not really in the advice game. The people who have helped me the most with my anxiety and depression aren't the ones who tried to fix me. Rather, it's those who …

​'​Sick​ and​ asphyxiating​'​​ – why we live in an age of anxiety

These are anxious times – one in five Britons suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. We examine what makes everyday stresses spiral out of control, and four writers reveal how their fears rule their lives<p>Anxiety plagues our times. In the UK, 19% of people suffer from depression and anxiety, …

Andrew Michael Hurley on how his debut novel The Loney took the publishing world by storm

<i>Andrew Michael Hurley tells Tim Martin how his debut novel became the publishing hit of the year</i><p>In the shrewdly competitive world of publishing and publicity, the story behind a novel is often as important as the story between its covers. Like superheroes, modern writers stalk through the media …

20 Quotes That Can Change Your Thinking And Perception

A lot of my life has been spent swaying between positive and negative polarities. In the past, I often found myself ecstatic with joy or glumly …

7 Self-Defeating Psychological Habits That Stymie Success

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last thing any of us want to do is get in our own way of succeeding. Yet, despite this great intention much of the way our psyches operate is from the unconscious. Whatever is unconscious can wreak havoc on our path to …

Self-improvement