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A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

4 Ways to Remember Everything You Learn

If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge:<p>knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or …

Pedagogy

10 Simple Steps to Cultivate the Gift of Intuition

Intuition is a wonderful gift but despite what you believe, we all have it and can access it to the fullest if we want to. Some people are naturally …

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

26 Apps Designed to Make Your Life Easier (You Can Thank Us Later)

Productivity, productivity, productivity.<p>It’s all anyone ever wants to talk about. Surely you’ve noticed that apps designed to make your life easier …

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

1-page Brain Profiles - Online Emotional Intelligence Test

<b>Snapshots of your brain’s styles and talents to effectively use emotional + cognitive data</b><p>Distill the power of an advanced assessment tool into one …

7 Books Arianna Huffington Wants You to Read for Personal Growth | Inc.com

In a society where a lack of sleep and burnout are worn as badges of honor, Arianna Huffington knows that there is a better way to find success and happiness.<p>While Huffington acknowledges that some people succeed despite exhausting themselves, no one succeeds because of it. "Many, many more people …

Biographies

12 Ways To Naturally Increase Serotonin So You Feel Happier

12 Morning Routines That Top Entrepreneurs Execute Daily | Inc.com

Greatness doesn't happen by accident. Industry leaders don't just roll out of bed, fix whatever they find in the cupboards for breakfast, and then head to the office to tackle whatever pops up in their inboxes.<p>They plan. They prepare. And they execute.<p>Psychologist Roy F. Baumeister, in his book</i> …

Time Management

12 things truly confident people do differently

True confidence — as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities — has a look all its own.<p>When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others and they make …

Self-improvement

24 of the best pieces of advice ever given to graduates

Most of that wisdom is forgettable. A lot of it is clichéd. (Dream big! Follow your passion!) But some of it resonates — even years later, even if you're not graduating, even if you haven't graduated in years.<p>We've collected some of the best advice from some of the best speeches in recent (and …

University of Pennsylvania

9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often …

10 Harsh Truths That Will Improve Your Life Instantaneously | Inc.com

Everyone wants to make an impact and live a life they can be proud of. But anyone who has ever known success or even been around the block a time or two knows that life comes with some hard realities.<p>Success takes hard work and commitment, but what happens when luckand success evade us?<p>Maybe we …

Self-improvement

5 Signs You Will Do Something Amazing With Your Life

• 270shares<p>The world is full of amazing people. You are either one of them or aspire to be amazing! The amazing ones are an inspiration to those who …

9 Ways to Get Your Business Mojo Pumping

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are feeling depleted, overwhelmed, stressed-out, frumpy, tired, bored or lethargic, you have lost your mojo. Once you lose it, it can be challenging to find the motivation to reclaim it. To be successful you cannot allow yourself …

Charisma

How to Exponentially Improve Your Performance

But thanks to the (newly discovered) plasticity of our brains, we can raise that bar higher than ever—and consistently reach it. How? By pushing …

If you're struggling to find motivation at work, this may help

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Columbia University

12 Inspiring Deepak Chopra Quotes to Help You Become a Happier Person

These 12 quotes from Dr. Deepak Chopra will help you become a better and happier person.<p>Spiritual leader, celebrated author and public speaker Dr. …

Deepak Chopra

5 Stages Of The Path From Awakening To Enlightenment

I’ve found that the awakening process is very similar to the grieving process, in that we move through several stages on the way to acceptance and …