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7 Toxic Thoughts You Need to Stop Now (If You Want to Succeed)

All actions results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.<p>Are you the kind of <b>person who overthinks</b> and <b>overanalyzes everything</b> so much that you end up working less effectively than you'd like?<p>The good news is you're not alone. It's a trait shared by many, many people--particularly those in …

Self-help

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …

Mindfulness

I Accidentally Spoiled My Kids. Here’s How I Plan On Fixing It

We struggled financially for a long time. Then some good fortune came our way. After it did, my kids took everything for granted.<p>By<p>Feb 08 2018, 2:34 …

Parenting

Why Mindfulness Meditation Is The Most Important (and Underestimated) Self-Development Practice

Meditation is always the first thing to go.<p>The busier you are, the easier it becomes to sacrifice your values.<p>If you aren't careful, you'll blink and wake up living the life you never wanted--a life filled with regret, mediocrity, and complacency.<p>You'll lay awake late at night contemplating all of …

Meditation

59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

Shopping

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

If you want your child to bring home better grades, stop yelling and try this

John Pickering, <i>The University of Queensland</i> and Jinny Hong, <i>The University of Queensland</i><p>The end of the year is speeding towards us, and for teachers, …

The Scientific Case For Obnoxiously Early Bedtimes

From improved school performance to reduced obesity risk, putting kids to bed early is what's best or them.<p>By<p>Getting your kid ready for bed as early …

What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)

Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder decisions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively. We’re less likely to …

18 documentaries on Netflix that will change your life

Filmmakers create documentaries in order to open audience’s eyes to new ways of life. Some documentaries are so powerful they can literally change …

How children grow up to be narcissists

How does someone "get" a narcissistic personality disorder?<p>Narcissistic personality disorders are a byproduct of certain childhood family environments. All children want their parents' approval and attention.<p>Children adapt to their homes, and often the most productive and reasonable adaptation to …

Narcissism

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

<b>1. Stop consuming caffeine</b><p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we’re off it, we under perform and become incapable.<p>Isn’t this absurd?<p>In his …

How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict

Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks by reframing your thoughts.<p><b>Begin from a place of curiosity and respect,</b> …

The Dream Job Is a Myth. Focus Instead on Living Your Best Life.

You find your true calling by explore opportunities for happiness and growth.<p>We're told to follow our dreams, pursue our passions and be extraordinary. But what if we haven't yet figured out what we're meant to do?<p>We millennials were told we can be anything we want. Unfortunately, that unlimited …

7 Common Fears That Don't Have to Control Us

“<b>Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.”</b> <b>~Marianne Williamson</b><p>As babies, we know nothing about the world. In the universe of an …

The dark psychology of dehumanization, explained

As anti-Muslim rhetoric increases under Trump, more Americans are seeing Muslims as less than human.<p>You can think of human psychology as a series of overlapping mental programs. One program identifies faces as individuals we recognize. Another is working memory, which allows us to make quick …

A psychologist with 20 years of experience says there are 5 simple ways to improve your self-esteem

The positives are obvious, but improving self-esteem can be challenging, especially if we've experienced setbacks in the past. In a blog post on TED, the psychologist Guy Winch, who has 20 years of experience working with patients, says the problem is that our self-esteem is rather unstable anyway, …

Self-help

10 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

True confidence -- as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities -- has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others and they make things happen.<p><i>"Whether you</i> …

The Most Effective Way to Say No Is to Say You "Don't," not You "Can't"

It’s an understatement that learning to say no is a critical life skill. It’s important both personally and professionally, and once you learn how to …

Lifehacks

The Secret To Treating Autoimmune Disease May Lie In The Gut

New research may help explain why dietary changes are often effective when treating inflammatory conditions.<p>An estimated 50 million Americans ― that’s 20 percent of the general population ― suffer from autoimmune diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, and many experts say …

3 Ways to Silence Self-Doubt, According to a Spirit Coach

With all of the reflection that the end of the year brings, it's common to measure yourself against your lofty expectations. But before you become …

A Zen Master Reveals 10 Essential Mindful Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

The only moment that truly exists is the here and now, and that is the key to living life in a mindful way.<p>With the stress of family and career, it …

Mindfulness

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

Self-Talk Determines Your Success: 15 Tips

Success

A researcher discovered how cavemen cleaned their teeth. It will make you want to brush yours.

The earliest known toothbrushes date back to 3500 B.C., found in Egyptian tombs next to their owners. They're pieces of stick, really, with frayed ends to whisk away debris. But the fact that the Egyptians thought to pack a toothbrush on their trip to the afterlife hints at one of the most vexing …

Anthropology

How To Train Your Brain To See What Others Don't

Charles Darwin had one of the greatest "aha!" moments in all of history when writing his magnum opus <i>On The Origin of Species</i>. After reading a book written 40 years earlier on population growth and resource competition, Darwin immediately saw the connection to the variation among species that he had …

The role of nonjudgment in mindfulness

Source: Source: Akio Yamada, used with permission<p>We are active thinkers. Our minds are constantly chattering. When someone wrongs us, it is easy for …

Mindfulness

How Mindfulness Could Change Your Career

October 17, 2016<p>Here are three of the many ways in which adopting this effective form of meditation can improve your experiences at work, in both …

Mindfulness