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You Can Supercharge Your Happiness With This Simple Gratitude Practice, Science Says | Inc.com

Counting your blessings isn't just good advice from mom or a dippy self-help suggestion; consciously practicing gratitude actually physically changes your brain, science shows. By pausing to say thank you, we strengthen the neural pathways of positivity, making it easier to see the good in life. …

Happiness

The Author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" Reveals His Perfect Morning Routine

Have you heard of Stephen Covey? He was an incredibly influential author, publishing the bestselling book <i>7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> which …

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

15 Quotes From a Buddhist Master That Will Remind You to Believe in Yourself

If you’ve read anything about modern day Buddhism, you’ve probably heard of Sharon Salzberg.<p>She’s a New York Times best selling author and a highly …

Why emotional intelligence is crucial for career success

Conventional intelligence, scored as intelligence quotient (IQ), is indicative of cognitive reasoning ability. The countless tests and exams we take …

Motivation

Men reveal the biggest changes they made to be better at dating

A lot of men struggle with dating. Some strike out more often than not, while others find themselves moving from short-term relationship to …

9 successful businesspeople share priceless entrepreneurial lessons you don't learn in school

Actual in-the-trenches experience does.<p>These nine super successful businesspeople, and members of The Oracles, share the top skills you need to succeed in the world of entrepreneurship that traditional schooling never taught you.

Entrepreneurship

Get Up! How to Overcome What Holds You Back

<b>Everyone falls down. Getting back up is how you learn how to walk. — Walt Disney</b><p>Get up! Get up, right now. Pick yourself up, dust yourself off and …

Motivation

20 inspiring quotes to help you live your best life

I am always on the lookout for motivation. There is no greater motivation for me than the words of great men and women who have seen the best and …

Motivation

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe for a weekend break

The study looked at the total amount of 12 holiday items, such as a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for two, two nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel, travel and sightseeing costs, a cup of coffee, and a bottle of beer.<p>The Post Office crunched numbers for each city using currency …

European Travel

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever | Inc.com

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New research from …

Self-improvement

5 crazy Caribbean resorts you have to stay in before you die

Now that you've finally decided to take your dream trip to the Caribbean, it’s time to choose where you should stay.<p>Will it be Anguilla, St. Lucia, the Bahamas, or Turks and Caicos?<p>Regardless of where you end up staying, you'll enjoy spectacular views of see palm trees, pearly-white sand, clear, …

Dominican Republic

5 Morning Rituals That Will Double Your Energy Levels | Inc.com

Whether you're at the starting line preparing to compete for the gold in the 100 meters or you're trying to be in your most productive state--how you start often predicts the outcome.<p>If you stumble at the start of the 100 meters, it's nearly impossible to catch up. If you get off to a lethargic …

Success

​​3 Sleeve-Busting Biceps Moves | Men’s Health

One, you can instantly make your arms look a size bigger by wearing a shirt that's a size smaller. There's nothing like a "schmedium" shirt to make your biceps look larger than life. It's scientifically proven (research pending) and most importantly, it's a lifestyle.<p>Two, get schooled in the art of …

Tip: Target Upper Pecs with Low to High Flyes

This cable exercise nails the clavicular pectoralis like nothing else. Here's how to do it.<p>Low to high cable flyes perfectly mimic the line of pull …

Health

5 exercises every fit guy must do

What does it mean to be a “fit guy?” Do you have to bench 300 lbs? Do you have to run a five-minute mile? Do you have to have a six-pack while standing?<p>If it did, I wouldn’t make the cut. Fitness, to me, is being strong enough for whatever you want to do. If you want to rock climb like a boss, you …

Workouts

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

Chris Hemsworth's high-intensity workout is something to behold

Chris Hemsworth has treated us all with a look into his hard-driving, shirtless workout, and all we can say is, wow!<p>In a video posted to Instagram over the weekend, Hemsworth, under the watchful, encouraging eye of a his personal trainer the whole time in the video, is going on all in. He clearly …

Marvel Universe

How to stop overthinking everything

Worrying too much? We spoke to a psychologist for advice on how to be positive and find perspective<p>Are you one of those people who obsesses over …

Improve Your Life: 10 Things You Should Do Every Day

<b>10 things that scientific research shows can help improve your life.</b><p><b>1) Get out in nature</b><p>You probably seriously underestimate how important this is. …

A Quick, Easy Trick For Getting People To Like You

Be socially optimistic. Expect that people will like you and they probably will.<p>Via Psyblog:<p>So this provides evidence that the acceptance prophecy …

Most Productive People: 6 Things They Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

How To Make Someone Fall In Love With You

When researchers asked people to tell the stories of how they fell in love, what were the eleven most common factors?<p><b>Variables That Influence Falling</b> …

How to network: 5 methods by top experts

They say networking is vital but nobody explains how to network<p>How to network is the real question. But first, in case you’re a doubter, some quick …

How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Adam Grant Teaches You The Right Way To Give And Take

Adam Grant is the youngest tenured and highest rated professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author …

5 ways to strengthen your friendships:

Harvard happiness expert Daniel Gilbert identified friends as one of the biggest sources of joy in our lives. <b>Seeing friends and family regularly is</b> …

How do you find the best mentor for you?

Mentors have been essential for me. No matter how many books you read or how much time you spend researching on the web, mentors are still a crucial …

Checklist: Are you doing these five things to be more effective at work?

How to be more effective at work<p>1) <b>Have A Solid Daily Ritual</b><p>Here’s a solid one from Peter Bregman that will help you maximize use of your time .<p><b>STEP 1</b> …