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The Art Of Writing Without Thinking: Morning Pages

How a simple morning ritual has given me more to write aboutIt’s been a year since I first discovered morning pages. It was under Brian Koppelman’s …

Self Control

Squats Don’t Work Your Glutes (Because You’re Squatting Wrong)

<i>Would you prefer to listen to this article? Use the player below or download on iTunes.</i>“I like getting stronger with squats, but they don’t work my …

Workouts

School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabric

Two of the victims were coaches. One was a student who played trombone in the school band. Another proudly wore his ROTC uniform. Still another loved …

Chinese New Year

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip their clothes off, order in a vat of whipped cream and install a chandelier to swing from?<p>No? Well there’s your problem – according, at least, to Michele Weiner-Davis, …

TED Talks

New Hope for Depression

Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The …

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Tip: The Hanging Windshield Wiper for Abs

Already have a strong core? Get it even stronger with this advanced exercise while also targeting your obliques.<p>The hanging windshield wiper combines …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

I Went On A 10-Day Silent Meditation Retreat. Here's What Happened

Just over a year ago, in Battambang, Cambodia, I was taking part in a most torturous task that I'd actually been looking forward to for a very, very, …

Why "Be Positive" is Terrible Advice, According to Buddhism

It is human nature to have negative thinking, and it’s okay to feel low and dejected. Low emotions and their presence help us to appreciate the …

Mindfulness

5 questions from Buddhism, Stoicism, and neuroscience that will make you emotionally stronger

When we're anxious, angry, or sad, we rarely do the smart thing. And that can seriously mess up our lives.<p>At work, in love, or pretty much anything we do, we need emotional strength to stay cool and do the right thing.<p>Now dealing with the ups and downs of feelings isn't anything new. And nor are …

A 12-Week Fat Loss Plan: Phase Two

If you’ve been following part one of this series, hopefully you’ve realized something important about leaning out: it’s not rocket science. The key …

Embracing These Brutal Truths About Success Will Immediately Improve Your Life

<b>These lessons are hard to swallow, but they'll radically improve your success and make you a stronger individual.</b><p>Ask any successful entrepreneur how they got to the top, and they'll tell you they had to face plenty of harsh truths and realities to get there.<p>This isn't meant to be intimidating; it's …

This Paradigm-Shifting Idea Has The Power To Change Everything

As these ideas become emotionally true, they take on the power to change you.<p>The Greeks had a word, <i>metanoia,</i> that refers to a transformation of the …

Time I

How To Ditch The Bad Habits That Will Hold You Back This Year

You can’t hope to make progress on your goals if you keep practicing these common bad habits.<p>Before you can have any hope of following through on your New Year Resolutions, you need to get rid of the bad habits that are holding you back at work.<p>Here are eight beliefs and actions you should cleanse …

3 Simple Ways to Declutter Your Life

I’ve always been a neat freak. My brother and I shared a room growing up, and it was exactly like The Odd Couple – he was a total slob and I had …

Minimalism

That's why I'm writing

"When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, 'I am going to produce a work of art.' I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing."<p><b>- George Orwell</b><p>Man or woman should attempt to collect …

This Fat-Burning Workout by Emily Skye Will Sculpt Your Legs and Lift Your Butt

Emily Skye encourages her millions of social media followers to live active, authentic lives. That's why Health partnered with Skye on our 30-Day …

Nana-lutions for 2017

You have heard of New Year's resolutions, but have you heard of "nana-lutions"?<p>Over the years I have made, kept and then forgotten countless New Year's Resolutions and you probably have too. So why do we even bother?<p>Because we want to do better, we really do, but the mind is willing and the flesh …

The One Thing You Should Eat Every Morning For Clear Skin, According To A Dermatologist

We all want clear, flawless skin, but sometimes it takes more than just putting the right products on your face. The real secret to clear skin is …

37 Things to Let Go of Right Now

There are plenty of things people say you should <i>start</i> doing to help improve ourselves, but there are a few habits we should all let go of as well. Make this year your best year yet by letting go of thoughts and actions that can bring you down, and instead begin habits that will make you happier. …

Self-help

The 3 Best Butt Exercises

As we’ve debunked, being a “Fit Bottomed Girl” doesn’t have a thing to do with the shape or the size of your booty—it’s all about your mindset and …

The Stress-Reducing Secret to Being More Successful | Inc.com

Going faster. Multitasking. Hustling. This wildly hectic pace that we now call "normal" causes depression and anxiety - even though we don't admit it. More pragmatically, it threatens our ability to perform at our best.<p>Entrepreneurs must learn to remain calm amidst the chaos. The solution is …

Mindfulness

8 Paradoxical Habits Of Wildly Successful People

You know what they say about opinions -- everybody has one. If you want to see that truth in action, just Google "characteristics of successful people." Some of the results will undoubtedly point to the famous Marshmallow Study at Stanford, which demonstrated that the ability to delay gratification …

How to Notice, Shift, and Rewire Your Brain

I am Nate Klemp.At age twenty-seven, I had my life turned upside down.In the final year of my PhD program at Princeton, one warm September afternoon, …

Mindfulness

How a Hobby Can Boost Your Motivation and Change Your Life

<b>“</b><b>If you want to be happy, be.” ~Leo Tolstoy</b><p>We’ve all hit a low motivational point in our lives at one time or another. I am completely aware of that …

The One Thing You Need to Read Anytime You Start Hating on Your Body

We're working to get to the place where the little voice in our head is our personal cheerleader, not the one who picks out all of our flaws. But in …

Hypertrophy Is Not a Bad Word: Functional Hypertrophy Training

<b>As I wrote about recently in regards to the future of the fitness industry, one of my big picks for training trends is a return to hypertrophy</b> …

6 Things You Should Do Differently After Turning 60

When I turned 50, I was confused: Could I still wear jeans? Do I still want sex? Will I ever be able to run in a marathon? Could I finally lose those last 10 pounds that piled on after menopause? Is this the when I become invisible? (Answers: yes, yes, yes, yes, and not a shot in hell.)<p>Now that I'm …