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16 Daily Habits That Will Instantly Make You a Happier Person | Inc.com

If you want to improve your life, and you want to improve it right now!<p>You have to to be to develop good habits.<p>These good habits need to be positive, accumulative and directive.<p>Change rarely comes without extensive effort over time, but in the long run, time you spend growing good habits will pay …

Self-improvement

5 Benefits You Will Experience Once You Become Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

As human beings, we often view “stress” as a dirty word. We try to avoid it at all costs. But sometimes a little bit of healthy stress can push us …

Self-improvement

Keep embarrassing yourself

So many people tell us that we have to grow.<p>That we have to develop our strengths.<p>That we have to blah… blah… blah…<p>But you know what?<p>This is all …

8 Things Successful People Do That Lazy People Don't

It all comes down to priorities.<p>Success is a game of habits. In itself, "success" is a relative term and so its "achievement" is fully dependent upon the habits you put into place that move you step by step toward the "end" you define for yourself.<p>To be "successful," it becomes a matter of the …

Self-improvement

26 Must-Eat Superfoods With MORE PROTEIN Than An Egg

They might be humble in size, but being packed with healthy fats, minerals, and essential vitamins means the mighty egg can easily anchor a …

Cutting Calories? 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger | Men's Health

On this trip, in the spring of 2003, my friend Roland Denzel needed inspiration and solitude for the decision he was about to make.<p>He was 35, with two young children, and in mourning for his mother who’d just died of lung cancer. He’d gone to Montana to clean out her house, and it was in the quiet …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home without Any Equipment

Gym is great, it’s not only there to keep you fit, it’s a lifestyle and even a social experience. But at the end of the day, the results of training …

Workouts

15 Reasons to Work Out That Have Nothing to Do With Weight Loss

Look, we all know that exercise can help you lose weight. We know it can build muscle. We know you get stronger, leaner, more toned . . . but did you know that exercise can clear your skin? Prevent osteoporosis? Improve your sex life?<p>Adding consistent workouts (of any kind!) into your daily routine …

The Real Secret of Self-Confidence

You're reading The Real Secret of Self-Confidence, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Self-confidence

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success | Inc.com

Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to continuously seek mastery and reinvent …

Motivation

9 Entrepreneur Habits That Lead to Long-Term Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lifestyle that requires staying power, because starting a new business is a long-term process with many tough challenges. As an angel investor, I look diligently for signs that an aspiring startup founder has …

Entrepreneurship

How to Redesign Your Life With Just 3 Questions

Here’s the main problem with the way that most people live their life: <i>Instead of living the life they want, they live the life they are given.</i><p>Most of …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

Self-improvement

9 bad habits that are getting in the way of your success

Look at what you are doing and assess your thoughts and your habits.<p>Ask yourself if they are working for you or against you.<p>Habits are patterns that are actions that we repeatedly do to create action.<p>If your actions aren't getting you what you want, you have to try something different.<p>Face it: You …

Self-improvement

6 Qualities Of Introverts That Make Them Great Leaders

Introverts may not seem like they would make great leaders, but their soft, thoughtful personalities make it easy to follow them.

Personality

30 Thoughts to Keep You Positive

We all get upset every now and then and lose hope, think that things will never get better and we probably won’t have the life we’ve always been …

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence | Inc.com

You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and your body's physical systems to run optimally.<p>But how much time do you spend …

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

Self-improvement

10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

Happiness

4 Blocks That Stand Between You and Your Success

<b>Success is your birthright.</b><p>Whether it's success in your career, your personal life, or both... it truly is your birthright. Success is yours to have, and to experience. But the truth is, many people fail to reach their desired level of success because they run into blocks that prevent them from …

Motivation

Why Mindfulness Is Your New Secret Weapon

The 2010 Chicago Marathon came down to a duel between two East Africans: Kenyan Sammy Wanjiru and Ethiopian Tsegaye Kebede. The men were ranked one and two in the world, respectively, and their rivalry was fierce. On the line were a prestigious victory and a half-million-dollar purse.<p>Kebede led …

Mindfulness

4 Thoughts to Stop Procrastinating Instantly

"Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today."- Benjamin FranklinProcrastination delays life. It's a major reason for shame and …

Procrastination

Be More Successful: 8 Steps to Find and Leverage Your True Strengths

We all hope to improve on our weaknesses, but sometimes the best approach is to do a lot more of what you already do best.<p>Are you as successful as you would like to be? (Depending on how you define success, of course.)<p>If you're like most people, the answer is, "Probably not." Not because you're …

Entrepreneurship

71 Motivational Quotes To Boost Yourself

Does Motivation needed in our everyday life, No it doesn’t, when? Only if you are “made of gold”. A made of gold person doesn’t need any motivation …

1. Before you go to bed at night, tell your brain, “wake me up at __ a.m.”

Unless you got drunk the night before, you’ll likely start waking up right before the alarm clock startles you awake.<p>2. If the subconscious command …

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science | Inc.com

Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better.<p>But science suggests there are a few serious flaws in that reasoning. One, not only does …

Happiness

The 7-step evening ritual that will make you a happier person

Because your mind ain't perfect when it comes to happiness. It <i>cheats</i>.<p>Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, has shown that your brain really remembers only two things about an event:<p>Via The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less:<p>If your brain is gonna cheat, you …

Happiness

You'll never hear successful people say these 15 phrases

Here are some phrases you'll never hear a successful person say:<p>1. "We can't do that."<p>One thing that makes people and companies successful is the ability to make solving their customers' problems and demands their main priority. If a need arises repeatedly, the most successful people learn how to …

Self-improvement

9 Ways Being a Nice Person Actually Helps You More Than It Helps Other People

1. It makes you hotter.<p>Next time you're inclined to rip someone a new one, scowl at a coworker, or just be straight-up rude to the person on the subway stairwell who JUST WILL NOT GET OUT OF THE WAY, consider this: Being a jerk can drag down your health. Literally.<p>Doing the opposite of this — aka …

Happiness

The One Quality You Need to Be Successful

<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> …

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