Jo Greenfield

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Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Is it possible to improve your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

Create a Calm and Positive Mindset With These 7 Simple Cues

The other day I was bounding up the stairs to get something I’d forgotten when I had this realization: Although getting older, I am still healthy …

7 HIIT YouTube Workouts That Take You From Zero to Sweat in Record Time

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it <i>is</i> the time doesn’t mean you always <i>have</i> the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and strength training workouts available on YouTube (that’s right, no gym necessary), but if you’re a …

11 Cardio Workouts Guaranteed to Leave You Soaked in Sweat

Think a gym membership is the key to getting fit? Think again. Sure, a gym has fancy equipment, but nothing beats what your own body can do. And, sometimes, it's just easier to work out in the privacy of your home. If you're looking to up your calorie burn with some serious cardio, try one of these …

12 Kettlebell Exercises for When You Want to Give the Dumbbells a Break

Swing that 'bell like a boss.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p>There's more than one way to perfect your overhead press, solidify your squat or nail your single-arm row. Put the dumbbells aside—and reach for a kettlebell, instead. We asked ACE-certified personal trainer Alex Silver-Fagan to demo 12 moves that'll give …

12 "Bad" Foods That Are Now Good

And the reputations of foods are no different. Once something has been dubbed an "unhealthy" or "fattening" choice, many health-minded folks won't …

Nutrition

Brazilian Butt Lift 5-Minute Workout

Brazilian Butt Lift Plie<p>Minutes 0:00-1:00<p>Stand with feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart, arms at sides, toes turned out.<br>• Tuck tailbone under …

Workouts

10 Metabolic Moves to Supercharge Weight Loss

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded<p>F.D.A. Approves First-of-its-Kind Drug to Prevent Migraines<p>Josh …

Weight Loss

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 …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

We all got it wrong on Claudio Ranieri - Leicester City will win Premier League and Italian is Manager of the Year

I was amazed when Claudio Ranieri got the job in the summer, coming so soon after a disastrous experience with the Greece national team when his reputation had taken a bit of a battering.<p>It was also over 10 years since he’d last managed in England with Chelsea and like everyone else I was surprised …

Soccer

I've spent my career studying bad habits. Here's what I've learned about breaking them. - Vox

Let's face reality: Change is hard! Look at change rates for people with heart issues who are told by their doctors that they are seriously at risk of dying if they do not change their habits. These patients know exactly what they need to do: eat a more wholesome, lower-calorie diet, exercise more, …

3 Ways to Push Past Procrastination

There will always be duties and projects that you want to put off. Learning how to work through them without procrastinating (as much) is a powerful tool to lower your daily stress. Here are three tips for resisting the temptation of procrastination and keeping your goals in sight:<p><b>1. Recognize your</b> …

10 Truths That Will Lead to Everlasting Happiness

Every day we are inundated with suggestions and ideas for how we can ensure a happy and healthy lifestyle. Coincidently, at almost every panel I participate in I'm asked the question, "As a busy CEO of a growing startup, how do I still manage to find time for my family and friends?" Randi …

9 sneaky psychology tricks companies use to get you to buy stuff

And marketers may not be scientists, but they've mastered the art of using your psychology against you. By exploiting your vulnerability to different style of propaganda, companies can trick you into buying more stuff and paying more for it.<p>We've scoured the research on some of the strategies …

Why is breaking bad habits hard? Our brains are biased by past rewards

The human brain is wired to pay attention to previously pleasing things—a finding that could help explain why it's hard to break bad habits or stick …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The researchers found that …

Time Management

These 3 Questions Will Immediately Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence (EI or EQ) is marked by a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions (both his or her own and those of others), and to use that information to guide decision making. It includes demonstrating extremely complex qualities such as empathy, sympathy, and compassion.<p>Of …

Emotional Intelligence

Top 31 Buddha Quotes To Enlighten Your Mind and Soul

Our lives have become so stressful that we had almost forgotten about our true self. Clearly, in search of materialistic things, we are damaging the …

Spirituality

How to Train Your Brain for High Performance

Everybody sees the world through the lenses of three sets of beliefs. Making all three more effective increases your mental performance.<p>For the past two decades, my good friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner (if you don't know who he is, you're not in sales) has been investigating the thought …

The Surprising Benefit Of Going Through Hard Times

Psychologists studying post-traumatic growth find that many people come to thrive in the aftermath of adversity.<p><i>This excerpt is from the new book Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind, by psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman and HuffPost Senior Writer Carolyn Gregoire.</i><p>One of …

Creativity

The Five Loudest Messages You're Sending Your Employees

When I was a salaried HR leader, the end of the year was a pretty slow time. Once the company holiday party was behind us and the end-of-year accounting was done, we took it easy until January.<p>Now my life is different. Every leader has the same idea in mid-December: “We need an employee …

The Workplace

How to Reflect on Your Year in an Actually Useful Way

Maybe this year was shiny, bright, and amazing. Maybe it was 12 months you’d rather forget. But as the New Year hovers just around the corner, …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

How to Stay Sane in a Long Distance Relationship

Think you can go the distance? You better find Phil, everyone's favorite hero training satyr, and put in the work, because it takes Herculean strength and determination.<p>Long distance relationships (LDRs) are hard -- this isn't anything new. However, there are three very important things you need in …

8 Things Super-Achievers Do Routinely To Be Insanely Productive

The super-achievers amaze the normal people in every way possible. They have the same 24 hours per day that an average Joe has, but they manage to …

Self-improvement