Joshua Washington

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A Better Way To Deal With The Negative Thoughts In Our Heads

If you’re familiar with contemporary definitions of mindfulness, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of not getting too attached to our thoughts, but letting them arise and subside of their own accord, like clouds. Our job is just to witness them, non-judgmentally, and let them fade …

Mindfulness

The Secret to Finding Your Passion Is the Opposite of What You've Been Told | Inc.com

Like many Millennials, I was told I could become whatever I wanted to be when I grew up. Before the age of ten I cycled through dreams of acting, singing, and becoming a veterinary pharmacist (true story).<p>Trying to find my passion was a near-obsession that followed me into adulthood. Ironically, …

Motivation

What Are Four Things I Can Do To Find The Bright Side Of Bad Moments In My Life?

Do keep this in mind whenever you find yourself going through hard times in your life.<p>When it comes to sickness, devastation, disappointments, and heartaches, it is impossible for you to avoid them completely. At some point in your life, you will either have faced, is facing, or will face one or …

Self-help

Confidence Will Be the Ultimate Driver of Your Success. Here's How to Make Sure It's Rock Solid | Inc.com

Your confidence level is what will determine your success level in the workplace.<p>That's proved true again and again for the most famous entrepreneurs, the smartest business leaders, and the most talented managers.<p>If you lack confidence, you won't be able to confront people about problems on a team. …

Self-improvement

The Dalai Lama reveals that he too gets angry, and here's what he does about it

The Dalai Lama is a man known for sharing wisdom and enlightenment. So you wouldn’t think he’s someone that gets angry.<p>This isn’t the case. In a …

Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

Why You Need to Stop Your Irrational Pursuit of Happiness | Inc.com

Americans, more often than not, struggle with happiness. We're in a constant race against ourselves to find it. We meditate and seek a transcendent experience the first time we try. We medicate, and flat line our emotions. We push for adventure on the outside, and forget to find fulfillment under …

Happiness

Experiencing Emotional Pain? Buddhists Have an Important Message For You

Ever heard of Buddhism’s three principles of existence? If you haven’t, it’s basically the three principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. …

23 Quotes that Will Bring Peace When You Deal with Difficult People

We all know the type. The people that seem to know how to instinctively irritate and anger us. It can be hard to figure out how to deal with them, …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Ultimate Morning Ritual That Will Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

10 Truths About Life That We All Need to Remember

Many people see happiness as simply being positive all the time. But this couldn’t be further from the truth.<p>If you want to experience happiness, we …

What To Do When Your Need To Please Is Ruining Your Life

<b>“We are captives of our own identities, living in prisons of our own creation.” ~Theodore Bagwell</b><p>Have you ever thought you had to do what other …

Positive Thinking

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

Self-help

Eckhart Tolle Reveals the Best Strategy to Deal With Anxiety and Depression

We all know what anxiety is. That feeling that arises when we react to perceived threats.<p>Some people experience it daily and intensely. Others …

Conscious Breathing: A Simple Way to Work Through Emotional Pain and Be Present in Your Life

<b>“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I never gave much thought to my breath unless I …

10 Things I’ve Let Go and How This Has Set Me Free

<b>“I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.”</b> <i>~</i> <b>Louise Hay</b><p>Looking back on my life, I came to understand that perfection was …

Time I

3 Causes of Self-Doubt and How to Conquer It for Good

<b>“Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” ~Unknown</b><p>Self-doubt and I are old friends. We go way back, to …

Self-confidence

The Terrible Truth About Hating Millennials That No One Wants To Admit | Inc.com

The real reason that Gen-Xers hate Millennials is simple and terrifying. It's so obvious that most of us spend our lives ignoring this basic fact and do everything in our power to pretend it isn't the case. But before I tell you the terrible truth about this intergenerational feud, I'm going to …

Demographics

10 Little Things to Remember When Life No Longer Excites You

Once upon a time, there was a girl who could do anything in the world she wanted. All she had to do was choose something and focus. So one day she …

Painting

The One Mindfulness Technique That Will Improve Your Conversations Forever

Listening seems like a natural skill that we all can do, however not everyone remains present the whole time someone is talking. In fact, our minds …

How to Live with Purpose if You Don’t Have a Clue

How I stay focused every day<p>“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” — Fyodor …

When I Change The Way I Look At Things, The Things I Look At Change

We call ourselves the greatest species on earth.<p>Then it’s only fair that our greatest enemies are ourselves.<p>Relationships, work, school – it is as if …

How You Can Use Mindfulness To Overcome Any Challenge That Comes Your Way

We know meditation is a great way to improve our quality of life—it makes us happier, more productive, and improves our relationships. But practicing …

Why Is Change So Hard?

With the year drawing to a close, we're soon going to hear the much-dreaded question: "So, what are your New Year's resolutions?"<p>Because a New Year …

What Is Happiness?

Happiness is a sense of long-term well-being, peace of mind and satisfaction with our lives – it’s what all of us look for, all of the time. When we …

Happiness

How to Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them

We often hear tips and tricks for helping us to “control” our emotions, but that’s the wrong idea: strong emotions aren’t bad, and they don’t need to be pushed down or controlled; they are, in fact, data. Our emotions evolved as a signaling system, a way to help us communicate with each other and …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help
Happiness