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How To Run A Business And Achieve Work/Life Balance

Running multiple businesses, maintaining some sort of social life, staying physically and mentally fit and finding some time to take care of yourself …

Work-life Balance

11 signs you’re going to be successful, even if it doesn’t feel like it

That’s a concept from Zen Buddhism, and it describes constantly seeing the world anew, as if you didn’t know anything about it. It’s a big advantage …

Wall Street

5 Ways to Stop Negative Thinking

We’ve all fallen victim to the negative voices in our heads before. Sometimes, it’s self-doubt about our abilities at work that come creeping in, …

China Will Lose The Trade War With America, And That's Good For Its Citizens

China will lose the trade war with America. And that will benefit its citizens.<p>China isn’t well prepared to fight a trade war with America. For a couple of reasons. One of them is that its economy is slowing, as it faces the “middle income trap,” and the Lewis turning point<b>.</b><p>The income trap is a …

China

Doing These 24 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but …

Self-help

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

Best meditation apps for iOS and Android to relieve stress

(Credit: Viktoriya Legkobyt, Shutterstock / Viktoriya Legkobyt)<p>Meditation is a mind-body practice believed to provide numerous benefits. While it gets most often associated with anxiety and stress reduction, it's also believed to reduce blood pressure, as well as symptoms of IBS, depression, and …

Meditation

These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in August 2018

The job market is so hot this summer that job applicants are actually ghosting employers. May had an unemployment rate that reached an 18-year low of …

Employment

The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

San Antonio

The Difference Between People Who Succeed And People Who Flop

Successful people charge forward, take calculated risks, and come out on top because of it. But do you ever wonder what it is that <i>really</i> sets them apart from the rest? Jim Rohn believed it was pretty simple. He said, “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish …

Self-improvement

7 ways to build trust with others

FBI agents spend a great deal of time learning how to build trust with others. For that reason an agent’s most useful investigative tool is the …

Northern California

You’ve been professionally ghosted, now what?

It’s never fun to be on the receiving end of unexplained silence. Here are some tips on what you can do to get the person on the other end to respond.<p>Hi again. Just circling back. Did you see my last email? I wanted to quickly follow up. Let me know when you have a chance.<p>Most of us are all too …

Employment

Considering quitting? Ask yourself these 6 questions first

“I heard a Jeep fell on you,” I said.<p>“Now where did you hear that?”<p>A wry smile sent wrinkles across the face of my high school English teacher.<p>We …

Performing Arts

'JOMO' is the joy of missing out — here are 3 ways people find happiness in not being involved

If you're missing an amazing party for your aunt's birthday that you promised your mum you would attend, you'll probably get "FOMO" — or the fear of missing out.<p>It's impossible to attend every social event in the calendar, but sometimes it really stings when you have prior engagements and you know …

Happiness

10 Signs You're Giving People Too Much Power Over Your Life

Maybe you let your co-worker's bad mood ruin your day. Or perhaps you let someone's criticism damage your self-image.<p>Any time you allow someone to …

Self-help

7 Proven Ways Meditating Prepares You for Success

Meditation does for your brain what exercise does for your body.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do mega-successful business leaders and entrepreneurs like Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, and Arianna Huffington, founder of …

Mindfulness

How to lead with questions, not perfect answers

Leaders are expected to be perfect (though they shouldn’t be).<p>That’s why, in many organizations, being right equals to having authority — certainty …

Creativity

13 embarrassing self-help books that actually worked for us

As a diehard literary snob who once had to shut a book club down because it got too popular, this doesn’t come easily to me: I like the occasional …

Books

How to Quit Your Job — 10 Ways to Do It Gracefully

In my experience writing a workplace advice column, people agonize almost as much about <i>how</i> to quit your job as they do about <i>whether</i> or not to resign …

Employment

How to calm your mind in minutes using simple breathing technique

We’ve all come to a point during a particularly tough day when we feel as though we’ve reached our breaking point.<p>However, taking a moment out of …

Why Some People Aren’t Christians

I suppose I could be on dangerous ground here, but I’ve been thinking about this a lot and have been eager to “write it out,” (which is how I work …

Evangelical Christianity

How Meditation Changes Your Brain — and Your Life

Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson tell the story of this revolutionary breakthrough in our understanding of how meditation works.The post How …

Six common misconceptions about meditation

Meditation has been hailed as a way to boost mental health, help chronic pain, reduce stress and build a new appreciation for the world around us.<p>But …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

What is 'ikigai' and how could it help you boost your well-being?​

First there was hygge, then lagom, and now the Japanese concept of ikigai. But what is ikigai, and how could the latest trend in well-being help …

A Vietnamese Zen master’s simple advice on how to build generosity of spirit

Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh probably makes for a very good houseguest. He abides by a simple practice: Whenever you visit someone’s home, do their dishes for them.<p>Not only is this a nice thing to do for someone else, Thich Nhat Hanh says that it helps cultivate a spirit of generosity. Washing …

Meditation

5 Ways to Relieve Anxiety (When Meditation Fails)

I’ve always wondered what it would feel like to go an entire day without worrying. Is that even possible? As a naturally anxious person, I can’t even …

Mindfulness

Why You Need to Get Familiar With Emotional Hygiene Now

Why you (and your team) need to be emotionally healthy to grow.<p>Cleanliness is next to Godliness, as the saying goes, but not all of us are naturally inclined towards hygiene. Regardless, we learn certain standards of personal physical hygiene, hygiene related to our homes, and even fiscal hygiene …

Harvard Research Reveals How Mindful Leaders Develop Better Companies and Happier Employees

Mindfulness is proven to help leaders manage their stress, which reduces employee stress, creates a better workplace, and improves the bottom line.<p>A recent study revealed that when leaders are stressed, their anxiety can be felt across the entire organization, often to the point where good …

How To Meditate

Learning how to meditate can be very simple, and it's one of the best things you can do for your health and overall well-being. Meditation is an …