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Feeling Bad About Feeling Bad? Embrace Negative Emotions Instead, Study Says

Has anyone ever told you to “smile!” or “cheer up!” while you were trudging through a bad day? That's actually awful advice, according to new …

Emotional Intelligence: A Mental/Emotional Muscle Worth Strengthening

<i>By: Debi Silber</i><p>According to Daniel Goleman, Author of <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> and more, emotional intelligence is a trait not measured by IQ tests — it’s instead a set of skills, including control of one’s impulses, self-motivation, empathy and social competence in interpersonal relationships. He …

Emotional Intelligence

Resilience isn’t just being tough; it’s a skill you can develop. Here’s how I did it.

Maybe it’s just coincidence that resilience is trending during these troubled times, but it does seem to have become the buzzword du jour. Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant examine it in their best-selling book, “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy,” which is one of …

Sheryl Sandberg

6 Secrets to a Happier Life

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Whether you’re a web designer, …

Mindfulness

Great Leaders Do This One Thing Exceptionally Well | Inc.com

Of all the communication skills, listening is by far the most underrated. There are countless books and courses on how to be a better public speaker, much less on being a better listener. If you want to be a top-notch leader, you have to be an effective communicator and that includes being a good …

Communication Skills

A Tough But Not Impossible Act to Follow

I believe that awakening is possible in this very lifetime. I know this is one of the ideas we, as modern secular Buddhists, are invited to discard, …

Spirituality

5 Unusual Productivity Tips From Famous Procrastinators

Do you often procrastinate? Are you doing it now by reading this article? If yes – awesome, continue reading.<p>Most of us consider procrastination the …

Can’t stop procrastinating? Try cognitive behaviour therapy

Ever find yourself doing just about any other task to avoid doing something more urgent or important? Cognitive behavioural therapy may …

Time Management: Master Your Time, Master Your Life

There’s this huge lie we tell ourselves that “we don’t have enough time”. There is some truth to do that because eventually one day we won’t have any more time, but right now (right this moment) we have time. There are 24 hours in a day, if you can’t make the most of those hours then time isn’t the …

Procrastination

Why We Delay

5 simple tips that can help even the worst procrastinators.<p>Here's one way to keep moving.<p>A podcast and book for anyone struggling with procrastination<p>…

Podcasting

This Easy, One-Pot Chicken Taco Soup Is Ready in 30 Minutes

Easy One-Pot Chicken Taco Soup<p>Serves 4<p>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1 medium yellow onion, diced <br>2 cloves garlic, minced <br>1 tablespoon chili powder <br>1 …

Food Preservation

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

Asking These 3 Questions Every Day Will Make You Incredibly Productive (and Successful) | Inc.com

With so many competing demands for our attention at work, and in our personal lives, it can be a real challenge to focus on what matters most and stay productive.<p>Our to-do lists seem to get longer each day, each week, and each month. We have so much to do, it never really feels like we've completed …

Time Management

6 Simple Strategies to Instantly Reduce Stress and Anxiety | Inc.com

Whether we like it or not, the demands of modern society generate stress and anxiety. The jobs we work and the material wealth we value make significant demands on our time and energy--both of which have an impact on our emotional state. And since most people experience stress and anxiety in some …

Mindfulness

I Fasted For 16 Hours a Day For 6 Months and This Is What Happened

If you've been following my weight-loss journey, you know that I'm big into CrossFit. But after seven months of doing burpees, box jumps, and …

The Real Reason I Never Wear Pants

The last time I wore a pair of jeans, a co-worker greeted me with, “Oh, hey! You’re not wearing a dress today.” That was the moment I realized how …

Clothing

The Internet Has Arrived for Katy Perry's Meme-Worthy 'Swish Swish' Video

For her new music video for the basketball-themed single “Swish Swish,” Katy Perry went all-out to collect an oddball group of guest stars that span …

Katy Perry

Dana White Denies Floyd Mayweather's Claims of IV Use by Conor McGregor

UFC President Dana White is defending Conor McGregor after Floyd Mayweather Jr. said the mixed martial arts star needed to use IV bags to stay hydrated in preparation for Saturday's megafight.<p>Speaking to TMZ Sports about the allegations Mayweather levied against McGregor, White said there was …

Boxing

Spotify closes final label deal in preparation to go public

Sony, Universal, and now Warner are on board<p>Spotify has just renewed its licensing deal with Warner, the last crucial component needed before its public offering in late 2017 or early 2018. The deal is likely identical to what was struck with Universal in April, which included the option to …

Warner Music

The Important Reason We’re Loving The 2017 Lineup For The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

We’re all familiar with Victoria’s Secret’s OG Angels like Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio as well as the newer recurring cast that includes …

Alessandra Ambrosio

Here Are 3 Things to Do After a $750 Million Powerball Win

Last night a 53-year-old hospital worker from Massachusetts won $758 million dollars in the lottery. She promptly quit her job, which is probably the …

Bully-Proof Your Child with These 3 Skills

If you’ve ever been the victim of a bully, you know too well how it feels to humiliated and overpowered. While there is no way to 100% bully-proof …

Parenting

Skills You Will Need to Boost Your Emotional Quotient

Your emotional quotient plays a major role in your personal and business relationships. In fact, if you don’t work on honing the numerous skills that …

Emotional Intelligence

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Bruce Lee’s Previously Undiscovered Writings on How to Live a Fulfilling and Successful Life

Bruce Lee was much more than a martial arts expert and movie star. He was also a Zen philosopher, and some consider him one of the most influential …

Paris Jackson Clarifies Zac Efron Dating Rumors

She's not here for the Hollywood gossip.<p>Dating rumors have been swirling around Paris Jackson and Zac Efron ever since Zac publicly apologized for "breaking Paris's heart" all those years ago. In case you missed it, Paris's dreams were crushed when she went to see <i>High School Musical Live</i> and …

Zac Efron

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

This Kid Matching His Drink to His Shirt Is a Meme Waiting to Happen

Brian Milan has been called "a national hero."<p>Happy holidays, everyone! Your gift this year is 16-year-old Brian Milan, who has been matching his drink to his shirt since the beginning of the year, and has rightfully been called "wild af" and "a national hero."<p>Brian told Buzzfeed News that he …

3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to …

Self-improvement

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

Relationships