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How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down | Inc.com

Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a simple change of mindset. But in order to do so, we need to know what are the best …

Self-improvement

The Seven Major Chakras

Study of the Chakras<p>The word chakra is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning wheel. If we were able to see the chakras as many(psychics, in fact, …

Spirituality

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility of Your Life | Inc.com

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by another, more external, challenge. Namely, that the systems of society <i>are set up to work against you.</i> Public education, …

Self-improvement

Anomalous Volumes: 11 Modular Buildings With Stacked Configurations

Uninspired by isolated spaces and monstrous structures, these architects rejected typical tower-like structures and instead opted for far more exciting designs. Formed through stacked modular arrangements, the following collection features buildings that house a diverse set of functions, rendering …

Herzog & de Meuron

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes</i>, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority over the more important things in her life, and, as often …

Happiness

Architects’ 8 Favorite Warm Gray Paints

When it comes to choosing gray paint, looks can be deceiving: Often grays that look fine on a swatch end up being too blue-toned on a wall, making …

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

Time Management

3 Steps to Build Your Resilience

Cut yourself slack on the results you're getting and celebrate how hard you're working it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success of any kind takes time, consistent effort, failure and resilience. Take the late Louis L’Amour, for example. He’s regarded as America’s …

Motivation

A 5-Second Habit to Rewire Your Harshly Self-Critical Brain

<b>“I acknowledge my own worth. My confidence is growing.” ~Unknown</b><p>Sometimes I feel like a spider whose web is repeatedly torn down. I plan something …

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

Inspiring Kitchens You Won't Believe are IKEA

There's a reason IKEA cabinets are such a popular choice for new kitchens: they're incredibly affordable. The cabinets are also quite versatile, …

IKEA

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

Self-improvement

5 Planners That Will Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet | Inc.com

As we approach the new year, many entrepreneurs are reflecting on the last 12 months and looking for ways to more efficiently reach their goals in 2017. There are plenty of apps that will help you increase your productivity, but there's just something about good old-fashioned pen and paper that …

Productivity

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that's far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

Psychology

These sustainable prefab homes are meant to last

Ecospace Studios designs homes, schools, studios, and more<p>Ecospace Studios was founded by Lee Town, Amira Idris-Town, and Matthew Kettle—who also head up IPT Architects in London—as a response to the pressing environmental, economic, and space issues affecting the world today. The result is a …

Prefab Homes

Outbuilding of the Week: A Tiny Railroad Shed Transformed into a Design Studio in North Carolina

When creating logos for local cafes and beer-brewers and letterpress invitations for weddings, husband and wife team Chris and Elizabeth Boyette draw …

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making | Inc.com

Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. It's been nudging them to keep us alive. Those aren't always the same thing.<p>If our brains were bad at …

Psychology

Not All Habits Are Equal. These 3 Habits Outperformed Every Other

Averagely, the human brain is just 2% the mass of the body, but it consumes 20% of the total energy to function optimally. That’s how much our brain …

Self-improvement

46 Facts You Should Know About Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Before embarking on your entrepreneurial journey, check out this handy graphic.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is on the rise. Today, there are more than 400 million entrepreneurs around the world -- that means one in every 18 person owns a business, …

Entrepreneurship

The Total-Body Stair Workout for a HIIT Cardio Blast

Boost the incline and your metabolism with this quickie stair workout that can be done just about anywhere<p>Get yourself to a set of stairs for a …

Exercise

The Most Important Thing That Great Innovators Do Differently

I spent most of my adult life working in some of the world’s most challenging business environments. For 15 years, I managed and consulted for media businesses in places like Warsaw, Kyiv and Moscow. It was a difficult, but incredibly rewarding experience, both personally and professionally.<p>In …

Innovation

8 Mindsets That Will Set You on the Path to Success

Open up to new ways of thinking and you'll achieve the positive mindset critical to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all met people who are full of negativity and skepticism, who always second-guess everything and criticize those around them.<p>Their negative …

Self-improvement

5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

7 Yoga Poses to Undo the Damage of Sitting at a Desk All Day

Ah, there’s much to love about yoga. We know those brilliant yogis have secrets we could all benefit from, and your uber-cute colorful workout gear is fresh from a laundering. But sometimes, after a long day at the office, the last thing you want to do is trek all the way to a studio and then get …

Yoga

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day | Inc.com

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let hesitation and uncertainty stop them from acting on an idea. (Fear of the unknown and …

Motivation

One Simple Yoga Pose Can Eliminate Chronic Lower Back Pain

Chronic back pain — especially when it concerns your sciatic nerve — is the exact opposite of fun. It's anti-fun. If Fun was a superhero, Chronic …

Pain

Say hello to hygge: The Danish secret to happiness

It has been one of those years. From tragic terror attacks to the fiercely debated Brexit results and a seemingly endless celebrity death toll (David Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood and Terry Wogan, to name just a few), is it any wonder a recent Telegraph headline asked: ‘Is 2016 really one of the …

5 Bad Habits That You Need to Ditch Right Now

These poor habits can limit your success--and make you less likeable. Kick them to the curb and see what happens!<p>The longer I work with entrepreneurs, the more certain I am that the ability to succeed isn't strictly dictated by skill, creativity, and intellect. Things like integrity and personal …

Self-improvement

Could These 5 Traits Determine If You’re an Entrepreneur?

Not everyone is built to be an entrepreneur, it takes a certain type of person to take the plunge and jump into starting their own business and …

Entrepreneurship