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Meditation and Your Genes: Groundbreaking Study by Deepak Chopra & Top Scientists

Integrative medicine, the treatment of both the mind & body as a connected whole, has been an increasingly important area of scientific research. In a major step forward, a recent in-depth study into the effects of meditation and relaxation brought together many of the greatest minds in the field. …

How to stop WhatsApp sharing your phone number with Facebook

WhatsApp changed its privacy policy for the first time in four years yesterday, announcing that users’ phone numbers will be shared with its parent …

Privacy

17 signs you're intelligent — even if doesn't feel like it

Stupid people tend to overestimate their competence, while smart people tend to sell themselves short. As Shakespeare put it in "As You Like It": "The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."<p>That conventional wisdom is backed up by a Cornell University study …

US Constitution becomes a best-seller after Trump comments

The US Constitution is hot.<p>The document, which turns 229 years old next month, has become an Amazon best-seller after the father of a Muslim soldier killed in Iraq pulled out a miniature copy at the Democratic National Convention last week to criticize Republican presidential nominee Donald …

Donald Trump

22 Ways to Instantly Change Your State of Mind

Every thought we have is a vibration and the key to maintaining positivity is to learn how to change our state.<p>Every thought we have is a vibration.<p>When we feel on top of the world, we send a matching frequency as we attract positive people, things and events into our lives.<p>When we exude energy and …

Happiness

Your Self-Consciousness Is Killing Your Creativity (And What to Do About It)

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all creative expressions.<p>We are all naturally creative. The human race's creative power is distributed in all of us, not concentrated in selected few. Every object or product you know today, however old or new, however simple or sophisticated, holds the stories of …

Creativity

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

Skyrocketing Your Success: 5 Lessons From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

When you’re looking for an idea for a business, there is never a shortage of people eager to impart their ideas. In fact, as soon as entrepreneurs announce we’re pursuing an entrepreneurial endeavor, friends come out of the woodwork to offer perspective, parents insist on weighing in, and we’re …

Entrepreneurship

How physical exercise makes your brain work better

Research shows different activities have quite specific mental effects – here’s how moving your body could sharpen your ideas<p>The brain is often described as being “like a muscle”. It’s a comparison that props up the brain training industry and keeps school children hunched over desks. We judge …

The Brain

A founder of a $100 million business shares his best advice on finding success as an entrepreneur

"I get pride in seeing people creating great stuff whatever their area is," he says.<p>As the former designer at famed innovation firm IDEO, Chapin definitely got to see his fair share of dreams turn into reality.<p>Yet, after having worked on big projects, Chapin was ready to tackle his own passion …

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

The Brain

5 Steps to Manifesting ANYTHING

By now, I’m sure you know all about the law of attraction. We manifest parking spaces and free coffee and are working on manifesting our millions. …

Spirituality

How to Convince Your Boss You’re Ready for More Responsibility

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

8 Ways to Develop Long-Term Focus and Achieve Success

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s been said that your most valuable form of capital is your mind. Entrepreneurial Personality Types (or EPTs), discovered by Alex Charfen, are naturally capable of widespread success -- but what happens when you’re pushed off …

Self-improvement

Scientists Discover Hidden Switch In Our Immune System For Fighting Cancer

Our body is much better at fighting cancer than we give it credit for.<p>TIM VERNON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images<p>Researchers in Australia may …

Immunotherapy

The Best Way to Build a Successful Team

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

Remembering to turn the gas off, or water the plants before a weekend away, can prove an impossible feat when the mind is churning with other tasks.<p>But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of string …

Doing This Each Week Will Make Your Employees Happier

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Top Success Lessons From The Best Personal Development Gurus

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

The Cognitive Biases That Lead to Bad Money Decisions

If managing money were as easy as crunching some numbers and following a spending plan, we’d all be awesome at it. Money isn’t hard because of the …

How to Create Content People Will Actually Read

What entrepreneurs, businesses, and marketers can do to help get their content read.<p>In mid-2014 I started publishing on LinkedIn's Pulse platform. When I started writing I - unlike others who approach building a platform strategically - had no intention of growing a followership or launching a new …

Writing

How to Build an Email List: Get Your First 500 Subscribers Fast

Email might seem a little bland and outdated in a world dominated by social media but, when it comes to marketing a business, email still rules. …

10 Effective Lead Magnets to Magnify Your Email List

A lead magnet is a free offer you make in exchange for an email address (and possibly additional information).<p>Lead magnets are also called:<p>Signup …

21 Simple Ways to Get More Instagram Followers

Want to learn how to get more Instagram followers the right way in 2018? You’ve come to the right place.Sure, there are dodgy shortcuts you could …

Social Media

How to create a successful blog

Learn how to make your blog pay from the people behind Eat Like a Girl, Shit London and Tired of London<p>This lively seminar will teach you how to make your blog stand out from the crowd. Led by some of the UK’s most successful bloggers, it covers everything from how to create engaging content to how …

Online Life

How to Create Blog Titles That Bring You Traffic

An effective blog title can be the difference between content that attracts traffic to your blog on an ongoing basis... and content that no one …

Engines

How to Build Your Personal Brand, Blog or Business on YouTube

Learn how to effectively amp up your blog or business presence online with YouTube personalities The Sorry Girls (who have over 464K subscribers, by the way!). Kelsey MacDermaid and Becky Wright are here to teach you the tricks of the trade when creating and building out your first YouTube …

How To Boost Blog Views In 24 Hours Using These 7 Methods

Creating a blog is the easy part – you take an idea and you launch it. The real challenge is building your blog with consistent gains in relevant traffic.<p>If you’ve ever created written content for the web you know it can often be a painstaking process to get any kind of significant traffic to that …