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10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

These Buddhist principles can help you stop ruining your diet at work—and chill out, too

Two thousand and five hundred years ago, Buddha suggested some basic guidelines for eating to his monks. He recommended that they limit their eating to certain hours rather than grazing throughout the day. When they did eat, he said, they should give their food the attention it deserved.<p>Today, as …

Self-improvement

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

Meditation is becoming very popular lately. Perhaps it’s the anecdotal evidence friends are sharing with each other or the fact that more and more …

Steve Jobs Asked Himself This 1 Question Every Morning to Stay Successful

See why self-reflection in the morning can set your entire day up for success.<p>Have you ever been distracted while driving and then suddenly arrived at your destination, wondering how you even got there? Too often, we go through life on autopilot like this, only to realize later that we've lost …

Motivation

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

HEADSPACE: MEDITATING 10 MINUTES AT A TIME

A few months after Peter died, I attended an open meditation class in a large auditorium which proved to be a complete disaster. I wrote about it in a blog which described my abysmal foray into the world of meditation, complete with sobbing, used wet tissues, puffy red eyes, and a firm resolve that …

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Here's How Tart Cherry Powder Can Reduce Soreness from Running

Running may fight heart disease, improve mood, sharpen your mind, and promote weight loss—but it can also cause inflammation that can really kill …

Running tips: The only 2 workouts you need to improve your VO2 max

It has many names: “maximal oxygen consumption,” “maximal oxygen uptake,” “peak oxygen uptake,” “maximal aerobic capacity.” Simply put, your VO2 …

5-Day Bodybuilding Schedule for Men

One of the most popular bodybuilding workout schedules is a five-day split, in which you train one of five parts of your body on a each day of the …

40 Good Habits for Students to Practise Every Day

Why are some students more successful than others?While there are many possible reasons, it often comes down to one thing . . .Good habits.Students …

Anxiety of What Other People Think of You

Struggling to keep up with appearances because of anxiety? Deep rooted anxiety that stems from your past can easily ruin your present moment experience. It's what happened to me when I decided to leave my past behind, only to find myself stuck in a whirlwind of emotions that kept dragging me down. …

How to Stay Motivated When You Feel Like Giving Up

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How a New Book Exposes the Dark Side of Transcendental Meditation

Most people might remember the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi as the guru who hosted the Beatles, Mia Farrow and Mike Love, among others, on their ill-fated …

Meditation

Top 51 Motivational And Happiness Zig Ziglar Quotes

Zig Ziglar born on November 6, 1926, died on November 28, 2012, was a famous American author, a perfect salesperson, and an influential motivational …

Quiz: I Want to Learn to Meditate, Where Do I Start?

For beginners though, it can be overwhelming to find your starting point. There are hundreds of meditation programs, styles, techniques, and …

You've Never Heard Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Juicy' Sung Like This Before

You never thought that hip-hop would take it this far.<p>Notorious B.I.G.'s "Juicy" just got a gorgeous vintage jazz makeover.<p>The late hip-hop star's 1994 hit has been beautifully reworked by Postmodern Jukebox, with the sensational guest singer Maiya Sykes on vocals.<p>"Biggie's 'Juicy' was one of the …

10 signs you're burning out and how to stop it

The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home.<p>New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago reported the following:<p>A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) …

10 Boring Investments That Are Surprisingly Profitable

It may seem fun to invest in companies that excite you. But there are few things more exciting than seeing share prices rise, even if the companies …

10 Wildly Successful People on How They View Failure

Whether you’re an author, an entrepreneur or a musician, the road to success is often paved with rejection and failure. The difference between those …

16 Amazing Fitness Quotes That Will Inspire Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs need look no further than professional athletes and fitness experts to find motivation.<p>Few people argue or try to discredit the value of a healthy lifestyle or the correlation between wellness and happiness and productivity. In fact, many successful entrepreneurs promote wellness and …

Motivation

Being lazier about investing could also make you more successful

Your investment portfolio, on the other hand, doesn't need to get your heart racing. Of course, investing always involves risk and the value of your investment can go down, but it's often the "boring" investment strategies that perform best over time.<p>It's smart to opt for a "boring," balanced …

Investing

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city, killing at least 80

Boko Haram Islamic extremists struck a city and a town in northeastern Nigeria with rocket-propelled grenades and multiple suicide bombers Monday, killing at least 80 people, witnesses said.<p>In Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, at least 30 were killed and more than 90 wounded in overnight …

Science: Liking Your Alone Time May Mean Greater Success

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

The Best Exercises for Your Lower Abs

If you're like us, there's probably one area you feel like you can't work enough: your abs. More specifically, your lower abs. It seems like no …

Workouts

I reviewed every major dating app from a guy's perspective — here's what they were like

Even if you don't use them, you've probably heard about friends meeting girlfriends or boyfriends on apps like Tinder, Hinge, or OkCupid. And the fact that they would even admit that says something.<p>But what are these dating apps actually like to use?<p>My colleague Maya Kosoff reviewed many of the …

Here's what happened when I started doing 40-minute meditation sessions every morning

Stressors include travel, family, and the early onset of all that year-end noise. Daily exercise can help you feel better, but a recent injury has limited what I can do.<p>So about one week ago, I started meditating before work each day. Friends from my yoga community had been encouraging me in this …

The Phenomenal Fat-Burning Swing-and-Squat Workout

This power couple will light your muscles on fire<p>Barack and Michelle, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, and Bill and Melinda are some of our favorite power couples.<p>But now <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour wants to add a new duo to the list: the swing and the squat.<p>“In their own right, the swing and the …