Jill Sorensen

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1 hour per day doing this mental exercise will exponentially increase your success

<b>“Remember, dreams without goals are just dreams and they ultimately fuel disappointment. Have dreams, but have goals, life goals, yearly goals,</b> …

exponentially

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

High Anxiety at CNN Amid Attacks From Trump and His Trolls

It’s a sign of the anxious, fractious times that CNN’s Chris Cuomo, who’d just finished anchoring his <i>New Day</i> program Thursday morning, was ambushed …

15 Ways to Calm Yourself Down

We all worry and get upset from time to time. It’s a normal part of life, right? But what happens when that anxiety or anger takes over, and you …

Mindfulness

Bad habits you must immediately break to improve your life in the next 100 days

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of <b>Samuel Johnson</b> “The chains of habit …

Self-improvement

Serious Entrepreneurs Have 2 Goals: Passive Income and Multiple Revenue Streams

The biggest difference between a job and a business is that a business keeps making money for you when you're off the clock.<p>4 min read<p>The phrase “passive income” has been so overused that it may provoke somewhat negative feelings. You’ve probably seen Facebook ads portraying the “laptop” lifestyle …

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

9 Life-Changing Habits That Can Lead to Success

Be honest with yourself while remaining focused on your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Achieving success often does not mean an easy path. The steps necessary along the way are the product of your desire to achieve along with other aspects of a solid plan and …

The 21 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe (as ranked by locals)

Bamberg is a city of breweries and churches, and frequently ranks among the most beautiful towns in Germany. It was erected on seven hills (a bit …

You Can Travel from California to New York City by Train for Only $186

There are many things you can buy for $186. A red coat just like Kate Middleton's. A fancy dinner on the town for two. A few pairs of spring …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

Break the Cycle of Stress and Distraction by Using Your Emotional Intelligence

Being able to focus helps us succeed. Whether it’s focusing inward and attuning ourselves to our intuitions and values or outward and navigating the world around us, honing our attention is a valuable asset.<p>All too often though, our focus and attention get hijacked, leaving us feeling frazzled, …

Emotional Intelligence

The Norway model: a new approach to immigration and asylum

Germany is this weekend seeing whether or not Angela Merkel will be able to form a government as she deals with the political fallout from her immigration policy. Quite a contrast from Norway, whose Conservative-led coalition recently entered its second term after taking a very different approach …

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without …

Self-improvement

Ray Kurzweil's Most Exciting Predictions About the Future of Humanity

The Futurist<p><i>Motherboard</i> has called Ray Kurzweil “a prophet of both techno-doom and techno-salvation.” With a little wiggle room given to the …

Singularity

The Genius Deck Helps Reset Your Brain When You’re Stuck on a Problem

When you take breaks, you come back to your work with a fresh perspective, and if you’re stuck, that perspective can often help you figure out a …

The warrior women of Afghanistan: Tribals are now taking up arms against ISIS and Taliban

As ISIS and Taliban are trying to expand their foothold in Afghanistan, these women from a remote province are putting up a brave fight.<p>The Taliban …

Japanese white-collar workers are already being replaced by artificial intelligence

Most of the attention around automation focuses on how factory robots and self-driving cars may fundamentally change our workforce, potentially eliminating millions of jobs. But AI that can handle knowledge-based, white-collar work are also becoming increasingly competent.<p>One Japanese insurance …

Artificial Intelligence

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

Barnes & Noble

This Is The Story A UN Court Didn’t Want Three Rape Survivors To Tell

KIGALI, Rwanda — At first glance, Seraphine Mukakinani’s life seems unremarkable. She didn’t finish school, so she sells clothes or fruits or whatever's around at a small market, which doesn’t bring in much. Usually, she wraps herself in <i>kitenge</i>, that brightly colored “African cloth,” and in …

Human Rights

BT CEO: 'It's possible that 80% of the jobs people do today won't exist in the future'

Speaking at the second annual HSBC Innovation Summit in London on Friday, Gavin Patterson said: "It's a combination of ubiquitous networks, ubiquitous data, ubiquitous processing capabilities, sensors in everything, augmented reality, virtual reality — the future looks very, very …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

Which is the world’s most wasteful city?

Mumbai produces 11,000 tonnes of trash per day, Cairo feeds garbage to pigs and China’s waste is growing twice as fast as its population – but it’s the wealthiest cities that throw the most away<p>New York City endured another brutal summer this year, and you know what that means: a severe urban heat …

The friendship of George W. Bush and Michelle Obama

<b>(CNN) —</b> Saturday's dedication of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture brought together the president who signed into law the funding for the museum and the president who was in office during its completion.<p>But the gathering of the 43rd and 44th first couples also saw the …

Michelle Obama

California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads

All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it.<p>The California …

Los Angeles

Russia-Sweden War? Swedes Prepares For Potential Military Invasion On Baltic Island

Sweden is preparing for a potential military attack from Russia. The Nordic nation has deployed military troops to a strategic area in the Baltics in …

‘Goat man,’ Swedish fly collector among those honoured at Ig Nobel ceremony | The Star

This week, scientists, writers and other thinkers gathered to celebrate the act of discovery. Awards were handed out. There was a podium. Nobel Prize …

Breaking Taboo, Swedish Scientist Seeks To Edit DNA Of Healthy Human Embryos

A scientist in Sweden has started trying to edit the DNA in healthy human embryos, NPR has learned.<p>The step by the developmental biologist Fredrik Lanner makes him the first researcher known to attempt to modify the genes of healthy human embryos. That has long been considered taboo because of …

Sweden's famous Ice Hotel will now have hand-carved ice rooms that stay frozen all year

Sweden's famous Ice Hotel — the one that started the ice hotel trend— will soon start keeping one of its wings frozen all year round. And oddly enough, it'll get help from the sun to make it possible.<p>In a blog post, Yngve Bergqvist, the owner of the hotel, announced that construction would begin on …