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If you’re going to adopt a single healthy habit, make it one of these

Open up any of your social media apps, and you’re bound to be bombarded with intel about how to live your healthiest life. (Including, hopefully, …

Wellness

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>9 min read<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the …

Communication Skills

5 Ways to Turn Your Negative Self-Talk Into a More Productive Inner Dialogue

Negative self-talk will prevent you from living a positive life. Here's how to create a more powerful inner dialogue.<p>Whether you tell yourself, "I'm never going to be promoted," or you constantly think, "People think I'm weird," negative self-talk affects how you feel and how you behave. In fact, …

12 Surprising Cinco de Mayo Facts You Never Knew

Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican culture and heritage. But here's what you might not know about Cinco de Mayo.<p>Cinco de Mayo means, yep, the 5th of …

FBI and NYPD negotiators reveal the secrets to getting your kids to behave

Why you should stop using the word ‘if’, ask more ‘how’ questions, and more<p>Agreeing to disagree isn’t always an option.<p>Any parent knows that getting …

12 Simple Habits That Will Make Your Professional Life and Personal Life Better

Nice guys (and gals) don't finish last.<p>I'd be the first to admit that as a young entrepreneur, I was in it for myself. Credit? Yep, I'll take some. Money? I could always use more of that. Attention? Sure, put the camera on me.<p>It's sad and strange to think about now. Over time, I've been fortunate …

Work-life Balance

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

This Is What High Functioning Anxiety Feels Like

High functioning anxiety is not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Rather, it's evolved as a catch-all term that refers to people who live with …

Self-help

How to increase emotional intelligence: 5 powerful secrets

Emotional Intelligence. Another “it” theory of the moment. The media’s panacea of the week. Another great thing we all need — that nobody seems to be …

Emotional Intelligence

The Way You And Your Dog Share A Bed Can Say A Lot About Your Relationship

Sleeping with another person can be cozy, but being able to snuggle up with your dog is great.<p>Like people, dogs have all kinds of sleeping habits. In …

25 amazingly small ways to motivate yourself to write…write & write…

Writerly motivation is a tough nut to crack. I go and I write a single post, I get <i>immediate feedback</i>. Maybe nothing happens, or maybe some people …

Do Dogs Worry? These Studies Prove Canine Pals Share More In Common With Their Humans Than You Think

It's safe to say that the majority of us do not need more reason to love dogs. We all already know that on top of being insanely adorable and cuddly, …

20+ Shots That Will Make You Want To Go Underwater

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing people and water in the People And Water Photo contest with chances to win Tamron …

6 Morning Rituals to Adopt This Year

<i>Geri Hirsch, founder of Because I'm Addicted</i>, <i>is a proud California girl—born and raised in Los Angeles. After finishing business school and feeling</i> …

11 Things You Can Do Today to Be More Respected, Productive, and Impressive at Work

A few quick and dirty strategies to be more successful at work<p>The path to professional success is long, and often winding. It’s a combination of …

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018 | Inc.com

Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for 2018.<p>Monday January 1, 2018<p>"There's a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is …

Motivation

10 Surprising Questions That’ll Get Your Partner To Open Up About Their Past

Communication in a relationship comes easier to some couples than others. While some people may stay up late sharing every detail about themselves, …

Try This 24-Hour Schedule to Feel Happier and More Productive

Wellness is a thing most people only think about when they’re suddenly <i>unwell</i>. I bet you’ve experienced more than one morning when you couldn’t get …

This Psychological Theory Will Motivate Your Team to Achieve More in 2018 | Inc.com

Peak performance cultures maintain a felt sense of creative tension. Peter Senge, author of <i>The Fifth Discipline</i>, says creative tension is the "gap between vision and current reality. It is a source of energy. If there were no gap, there would be no need for any action to move towards the …

Creativity

14 of the Best Morning Routine Hacks Proven to Boost Productivity

These morning rituals will give you a boost toward success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Developing the perfect morning routine that maximizes your lifestyle and predilections while squeezing the most productivity out of your days is a trial-and-error process. One …

I Went from Crazy to Mature Girlfriend After a Breakup

Relationships aren’t easy, or so I thought. Not to say that my current relationship is perfect but it is definitely everything I’ve ever dreamed of. …

Relationships

8 types of friends you need in your life to be happy

Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships? You're not alone.<p>Tom Rath and the Gallup organization discovered something interesting: The vast majority of the time, no one pal offers you everything you need from your relationships.<p>Some of …

Happiness

4 signs you’re headed toward career burnout — and what to do

When it comes to work-related anxiety, there is no time of day that’s safe from unwanted stress. Like, when it’s 2 a.m., and you’ve been rolling …

Productivity

8 Ways to Increase Your Intellectual Capacity

Time invested into your personal growth is an investment in your success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become a standout success, invest in yourself. The deeper your investment, the more fit you become for sustaining your entrepreneurial journey. You can only grow …

4 Golden Rules That Can Make You Wealthy | Inc.com

<i>What is the best route (or tips) for a 25-year-old to become financially independent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dandan Zhu, Headhunter, Career Coach, Investor, & Podcaster,</b> …

Retirement

How to stop dwelling on negative thoughts

Struggling to move on from certain events or emotions? Give these tips a try...<p>It's something we're all familiar with. There's been an argument, an …

Mindfulness

Success has nothing to do with self-improvement

Charles Bukowski was born about two hours from where I grew up, in Andernach. Sadly, his resting place is a slightly longer trip, for it holds the …

Self-improvement

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …