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To Be Successful, You Must Pursue Learning Relentlessly

Ergoseal CEO and President Tom Hilaris knows that you have to be committed to learning.<p>Ergoseal is an industry-leading mechanical seal provider to OEMs in the pump, compressor and blower production industries. With a focus on specialty designs for a variety of industrial applications, it continues …

15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

Self-improvement

Science Says This is What Happens to You When You Overthink Everything

Ruminating isn't the same as problem-solving.<p>Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of …

Self-help

8 Tiny Changes to Make Your Life 10 Times More Enjoyable

Don't underestimate the cumulative power of small, steady changes in your daily routines.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I think we are all open to making changes in our lives that make us happier and more successful, but few of us …

Happiness

The truth behind Trump’s “trade war” with Canada

Trump didn't start the fight over Canadian softwood lumber<p>For 35 years, the US and Canada have been locked in an endless fight about imported lumber — a cycle of tariffs and truces that has repeated itself under every president since Ronald Reagan.<p>President Donald Trump, though, has found a way to …

25 Wise Quotes on Letting Go, Meditation and Mindful Living From Jon Kabat-Zinn

Ever heard of Jon Kabat-Zinn? If not, he’s one of the main reasons mindfulness is in so popular in the west. A professor of Medicine Emeritus, he …

11 Habits Of Mentally Strong People

Mental strength is a choice and a discipline, not an innate quality bestowed upon the lucky.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a difficult friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be …

Marble, Wood and Modernity: Refined House Addition in Ottawa

A fabulous modern home is about finding the right balance between aesthetics, functionality and a sense of uniqueness. Designed by Gordon Weima, <b>House</b> …

Interior Design

What is first and most important is your self.

Conceit -making happiness 1<p>To endure a tough life, we depend on religion. If you rely on something else, it can be consoling but it can become …

When Freud Met Jung

On this day, 110 years ago, Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung, two giants in the field of psychoanalysis, met for the first time in Vienna, Austria. …

Art History

The 50 Best interiors websites

<b>Blogs:</b><p><b>Sania Pell</b><p><i>saniapell.com/athomeblog</i><p>Author and designer Sania Pell has a degree in textile design and has worked for the likes of Elle Deco, …

Architect Visit: An Antiquarian Farmhouse in Upstate New York Transformed

When we got an email from Brooklyn-based architect Roberto Sosa with photos of his recently renovated farmhouse in upstate New York, which he owns …

Mount Vernon

If You Are Serious About Achieving Success In Any Area of Your Life, Master Your Mindset

If you’ve ever failed at reaching any goal in life, the problem could all be in your mind. That’s how important your mindset is. Your mind is your …

Justin Trudeau's camera-ready liberalism is obscuring the rise of Canadian nationalism

Canadians are fond of imagining ourselves as progressive. We've been patting ourselves on the back since the 2015 election for voting in a government …

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Easy Rituals That Will Make You Stress-Free

The modern world seems to be designed to increase stress and I’m starting to wonder if worrying will soon be an Olympic sport.You may have your own …

Self-improvement

The 1 Emotional Intelligence Skill You Need to Be Hugely Successful (but Nobody Uses It)

Want to end conflict and improve company morale by the end of the week? Make sure your leaders have a handle on this emotional intelligence trait.<p>Think about a work scenario in your past when the proverbial fit hit the shan. Perhaps an unforeseen circumstance that led to a massive layoff. Or a …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Real Homes that Master the Art of Organization

It's easy to spend an entire day clicking through photos of gorgeous houses and apartments and finding decor inspiration, but what about when it …

Storage Ideas

America last: The case for moral disengagement from politics in the age of Trump

We may well be seeing the rise of fascism — but Democrats and liberals have helped make it possible. Just say no!<p>There are a lot of killers. What, you think our country’s so innocent?<br>— Donald J. Trump, Feb. 6, 2017<p>There continues to be a gross underestimation, even among politically aware liberals, …

Political Science

My best friend dumped me. But it changed the way I view friendships forever

When I sat down to dinner with my close friend of 21 years at our favourite Italian restaurant, I was anticipating our usual genial get-together: two-parts laughs, one-part profound soul-baring. Despite being four years younger than me, Louise* was like the older sister I never had.<p>Wise, clever and …

Relationships

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

15 Biggest Deathbed Regrets You're Likely to Have (And How to Avoid Them)

You know what’s sad? It isn’t growing old or even that we die. What’s depressing is to find ourselves old and lying on our deathbeds wishing we had …

Julius Caesar

Retreat from globalisation will destabilise the world economy

Hostility in the UK and US to structures such as the EU, World Bank and IMF will lead to increasing instability for everyone<p>The retreat of the advanced economies from the global economy – and, in the case of the UK, from regional trading arrangements – has received a lot of attention lately. At a …

Trudeau must balance protecting Canada’s values and its jobs

In the space of a few months, Canada has emerged as the antithesis of Donald Trump's America. We are trying to preserve shared national values of tolerance and diversity in the face of a President who is leading his country into a very dark place.<p>This is dangerous for us. If Mr. Trump sees Canada …

After Trump sows chaos, Canada picks up the pieces

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>A weekend of chaos in North America ended in tragedy. As President Trump faced a storm of protest against …

Canada

The Science Behind What Really Drives Performance (It's Going to Surprise You)

If you're skeptical that this is too touchy-feely for a business setting, the research doesn't lie.<p>Imagine you could have a skill where--in any given conversation with colleagues, clients, or subordinates--you could be keenly aware of, and even experience, their feelings and thoughts.<p>Sounds like …

Empathy

Bad Habits You Need to Kill Immediately to be a Much Better Person This Year

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of Samuel Johnson “The chains of …

Motivation

Everyone seems to agree globalization is a sin. They’re wrong.

DAVOS, Switzerland<p>The World Economic Forum this year feels like an exercise in ritual self-flagellation, which — as with the old Christian practice of fasting and whipping one’s own body — is supposed to purify the sinful nature of man. The sin, of course, is globalization, which everyone now seems …

Economics

Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for nuclear disarmament

Xi Jinping has called for a world without nuclear weapons in his address at the World Economic Forum. The Chinese president also spoke out in favor …