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The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

Psychology

6 Seriously Effective Ways To Feel Less Stressed In 0 To 5 Minutes

There are some really crucial things you can do to feel less anxious in general. They include: exercising regularly, doing yoga and meditation, not …

Wellness

10 Irresistible Habits of the Most Likable People | Inc.com

<i>What are the secrets of being likable? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Lynch, Publishing Manager at Book In A Box, on Quora:</b><p>What we need is the FBI.<p>Specifically, we need Robin …

Self-help

11 Beliefs That Will Kill Your Relationship

We learn about relationships from our parents (who are more likely to be divorced than together), from the media (where Prince Charming originated via Fables comic book), and from what people show us of their own relationships (Facebook vacation pics, anyone?).<p>This less-than-scientific process of …

Relationships

6 Mental Traps That Keep You From Making Smart Decisions

Decisions: We all make them, and we all want to make better ones. Science to the rescue!<p>Why do we sometimes regret a decision we've made?<p>The main problem is that we are all, to use the title of Dan Ariely's great book, predictably irrational. We're people. That's why markets aren't always rational. …

Critical Thinking

How Jellyfish, Nanobots and Naked Mole Rats Could Make Humans Immortal

We spoke to the world's leading experts in the field of human life extension to get an update on how close we are to living forever.<p>Dr Chris Faulkes is standing in his laboratory, tenderly caressing what looks like a penis. It's not his penis, nor mine, and it's definitely not that of the only …

Singularity

8 Ways Smart People Use Failure To Their Advantage

One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure. Fear of failure is worse than failure itself because it condemns you to a life of unrealized potential.<p>A successful response to failure is all in your approach. In a study recently published in the <i>Journal of Experimental Social</i> …

Motivation

21 Clothing Hacks That Will Save You From Embarrassing Mishaps

Get a fresh new wardrobe but still save money.

Four Nosy Questions You Shouldn't Be Afraid to Ask in Your Job Interview

If you prepare for interviews as thoroughly as I think you do, you’ve probably got a (long) list of questions to ask. But you probably also worry …

Employment

37 Quotes to Keep You Motivated

Despite their apparent super-human status in popular culture, those who have experienced great success or accomplishments in their careers are plagued by the same problems as you or I<p>Everyone experiences doubt, feelings of worthlessness, and failure at some point during their lives. Whether you're …

Motivation

21 Quotes By Zen Master Taisen Deshimaru

Taisen Deshimaru was one of the first Zen masters of the West. He established a retreat/monastery in France after deciding that French philosophy has …

Meditation

100 Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Change Your Life

The Dalai Lama, his holiness is a world leader that is committed to promoting positive values such as , forgiveness,self-discipline, tolerance, …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Have you ever thought that your day could go better if you only knew how to start it? Beginning the day on the right foot usually means the …

3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Productivity

All of us have goals and dreams for the future. But not all of us do what it takes to achieve those goals. We get caught up, stuck, sidetracked, and derailed. Things come up, causing us to veer off track and lose our momentum.<p>Yet, if we want to succeed in any endeavor we set our sights on, we have …

Time Management

3 Signs That You’re Burnt Out — And How to Fix It ASAP

Burnout is a very real thing (just ask Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga). As Laurel Pantin, a former magazine editor who left a mega-career she’d built in NYC to move to South Africa, once wrote, “At some point, I realized that every day when I said good morning to a friend in the Condé Nast cafeteria, …

Condé Nast

7 ways smart people ruin their own success

Some of them will make it. Many of them won't.<p>Lots of people say they want to be successful. They work to be more productive. And yet they manage to sabotage their path at every turn.<p>Perhaps it's because they don't know any better. Or maybe they have blind spots concerning their own behavior. Many …

Self-improvement

The One Poisonous Thing That Really Prevents Success | Inc.com

<i>What are some things that hold people back from being successful? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Rebecca Massey, who quit a 'safe, reliable' full-time job to be a writer, on Quora:</b><p>When I …

Motivation

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

This Is the Best Way to Make Your Resume Stand out

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Human Resources

13 Useful Websites That Every College Student Should Not Miss

We’ve all been there. A seemingly endless number of lessons, textbook readings, homework assignments, essays, research papers, and those dreaded …

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3 Easy Ways To Conquer Clutter And Change Your Life

Good morning. No—<i>great</i> morning. Welcome to a productive, successful workday. Step one? Check your email. Get it all out of the way. Step two? Make a list of everything you need to do today.<p>That’s how Tumblr founder David Karp starts his workday. “Although checking and responding to emails is a …

Productivity

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a study that would change our understanding of human behavior.<p>It all started when Langer asked her research assistants to cut in front of innocent people …

Psychology

7 Ways to Stay Motivated When Things Don’t Go as Planned

ShareEmailComments<p>It’s easy to stay motivated when everything is going to plan. It’s much more difficult to be enthusiastic about your goals when …

10 Signs You and Your Partner Are a Great Match | Women's Health

1. You're Both Positive<p>Sure, this one might not come as a surprise, but studies show that a positive outlook and a few genuinely exchanged smiles a day can go a long way in keeping a relationship stable. Researchers from the University of Chicago found that when just one partner possesses a high …

'Shark Tank' Star Robert Herjavec's Top 5 Small-Business Marketing Tips

Former West Coast Editor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Robert Herjavec wanted to start his own company, people discouraged him. They said he couldn’t do it. He had zero experience, he didn’t have a business degree and he knew nothing about running a business.<p>The …

Small Business

10 characteristics of people with high emotional intelligence

What is it about how certain people behave and interact, how they are "wired," that drives them to greater success than their peers?<p>More often than not, it is their emotional intelligence (EQ), their "ability to identify and manage the emotions of themselves and others."<p>There are critical ways that …

Self-improvement

5 Lifetime Habits of the World's Wealthiest People | Inc.com

Why do certain people become extraordinarily wealthy while others do not?<p>Great wealth, of the non-inherited kind, is not an accident. The extraordinarily successful people who make it have habits that set them apart from everyone else.<p>These habits can be incorporated into your daily life and if …

Self-improvement

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement