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The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

Leadership

9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Mindfulness

A mental health expert explains how she overcomes the tricks her mind plays on her when she's feeling anxious

If you're anxiety-prone like I am, you'll have some specific anxiety-driven thinking patterns that hold you back and cause you unnecessary distress.<p>There are lots of generic lists of the thinking errors that people with anxiety and/or depression make. While it's good to start with these, you can …

Self-help

How To Scientifically Measure Loneliness

Chronic loneliness is linked to suicide, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. Isn't it about time you figured out whether your kid is lonely?<p>By<p>Jan 24 …

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

A Bodyweight Core Workout That Hits Way More Than Your Midsection

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

The psychiatrist who briefed Congress on Trump’s mental state: this is “an emergency”

The case for evaluating the president’s mental capacity — by force if necessary.<p>The longer Donald Trump is in office, the more he shocks and alarms us with his strange and extremely unpresidential behavior.<p>From the incoherent, fallacious interview he gave the New York Times on December 28, to …

11 Shocking Things That Happen To Your Brain When You Suffer From Even Mild Anxiety

If you have an anxiety disorder, then you already know how it can impact your brain, cause you to worry, and totally mess with your day. But did you …

The Brain

Experts Say There's a Very Real Connection Between Drinking and Anxiety

You know the story: you're nervous before a big date or you want to unwind after a stressful day and have a drink to calm yourself. It helps, too. Drinking a glass of wine can be a great way to subdue anxiety but not a great plan for the long term. Relying too much on alcohol has short- and …

Alcohol

The Best Workout You Can Do When You Can't Hit the Gym

You won't need a single piece of equipment<p>This workout from Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of the <i>Maximus Body</i> from <i>Men's Health</i>, is proof that you don't need a gym, heavy-duty equipment—or even basic equipment—to get in a heart-pumping, fat-melting workout.<p>"The 10 to 1 is one of my go-to …

10 Ways a Business Mentor Creates Explosive Results

A mentor who's genuinely on your side will steer you in the right direction to succeed.<p>It's hard to truly grow in business without a mentor. Business mentors provide a sounding board, helping to amplify your results. They help to guide you through the oftentimes-murky waters in the entrepreneurial …

How often you should wash everything in your home, according to science

A cleaning guide for your inner germophobe.<p>Cleanliness can be somewhat subjective: some folks wear things once and feel compelled to wash them, while others wear them five times before exposing them to some kind of soap. But when it comes to cleaning your home, there are some standards to consider, …

Microbiology

After asking nearly 200 self-made millionaires, I can tell you there are 3 primary ways they got rich

In my five-year Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 177 self-made millionaires. I am often asked how they got rich.<p>Essentially, my self-made millionaires fell into three distinct groups:<p>1. The Savers<p>The first group of self-made millionaires in my study saved their way to wealth. These Savers …

Self-improvement

The 10/10/10 Method: Make Decisions Like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio

This curated column is authored by Zat Rana “I can calculateThe post The 10/10/10 Method: Make Decisions Like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio appeared …

Ray Dalio

Retired Navy SEAL commander explains how to wake up earlier: 'Don't think'

Your alarm goes off, but you hit snooze. After rolling out of bed, you end up sipping a cup of coffee as you slowly scroll through emails and articles and maybe come up with a to-do list for the day as the caffeine kicks in. You're definitely not, as Jocko Willink would say, "getting after …

Time Management

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

Investing

For Strength, Weight Loss, or Endurance: Total Body Fitness in 20 Minutes

Right here, right now, we’re telling you that “I don’t have enough time” is no longer an acceptable reason to bail on a workout. Whether your goal is …

Education Isn't the Key to a Good Income

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.<p>One of the most commonly taught stories American schoolchildren learn is that of Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger’s 19th-century tale of a poor, ambitious teenaged boy in New York City who works …

Education

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science

It's not about thinking positive. It's about learning how to think realistically.<p>The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach …

The Brain

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Fastest way to lose weight in 3 days

Fastest way to lose weight in 3 days<p>When it comes to weight loss, we’re sure you’ve got ample motivation and dedication to do it. But if lack of time …

5 strategies for dealing with stress and anxiety

We all know people who can seemingly take whatever life throws at them with a barely a whimper. We also know folks who turn into anxiety-ridden wrecks over life’s inevitable pressures.<p>Those who take life in stride have what psychologists call a sense of “coherence.” And they also have a set of …

Your Brain Changes Throughout Your Life

Researchers can now accurately estimate your age by looking at an image of your brain.<p>That’s according to a recent study published in the journal …

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

7 Interview Questions That Cut to the Heart and Reveal Someone's True Emotional Intelligence

Thirty percent of HR managers say most employers don't put enough emphasis on emotional intelligence during the hiring process. That's about to change.<p>Organizations looking for an edge in hiring high performers with emotional intelligence should take note of a recent report called "Emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Powerful Mantras to Help You Quiet Anxiety, Beat Self-Doubt, Manage Stress, and More

What if you could stop worrying (or feel more confident, or less stressed) with just a few simple words? That's the premise behind <i>Habit Changers</i> …

5 Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Someone: Backed By Research

Here are the things you can tell just by looking at someone<p>As for personality, you can generally trust your gut when guessing extraversion, …