Kelly Gartin

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The key to happiness is simple, but it’s not easy

In Herman Hesse’s novel <i>Siddhartha</i>, the title character and his friend leave home, disowning all possessions, to seek spiritual enlightenment.<p>They decide to live on the road, homeless, journeying away from the known towards the unknown. It’s not a life of ease, but it is one they embrace.<p>When they …

4 Steps To Change Your Behavior For Good

What would you like to change? My guess is that you could rattle off several ideas fairly quickly. Most people keep a running list of personal improvement targets – be less stressed, lose weight, eat better, parent differently, strengthen a skill, expand one’s network, get a new job, and so on. …

Employment

7 Ways to Always Leave Work Happy

Whether you work in a corporate building or your home office, ending your workday on a positive note is key to avoiding burnout. Here are a few tips on how to do just that.<p>You dread going to work. Maybe you feel like it's a continuous cycle of bad days that never seem to end. Perhaps you work in a …

I'm a Trainer, and These Are My 8 Favorite Exercises For Losing Fat and Building Muscle

As you've more than likely already heard, there's no quick scheme to losing weight. It takes a lot of dedication, consistency, and hard work to achieve your weight-loss goals. Everyone's weight-loss journey will look different, and if you're wanting to incorporate strength training into your …

I Asked 5,000 People How They Stay Passionate at Work. Here's What I Found

The data shows a clear path.<p>When it comes to selecting a job or career, the usual advice is to love what you do. In fact, given all the talk about …

Los Angeles

These 28 Compact Versions Of Everyday Products On Amazon Are So Innovative

While the phrase "good things comes in small packages" was definitely created to characterize jewelry, it's actually the perfect way to describe …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Podcasting

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

Mind

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

Skipping the Gym Won't Be an Option After Reading These 50 Inspirational Quotes

We all need a little motivation to slip on our sports bras and sneakers every once in a while. For times like those, bookmark this page for instant inspiration.

Gymnastics

7 Exercises To Heal Back Pain That Actually Work, According To A Yoga Teacher

I don't know about you, but especially when I'm sitting all day for work, my back <i>really</i> feels it. Hunching over a computer with my shoulders all …

These 3 New Podcasts Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Fill your commute with these podcasts from Oprah, Sean Croxton and Whitney Johnson to become a better, more emotionally intelligent person<p>Podcasts are becoming the television of modern times. Podcasts are free, they are varied and, like the 1950's family gathering around the television, they fit …

Nine ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviours that make people likable — that have nothing to …

Psychology

The Real Reason Why It's so Hard to Be Happy, According to Science

Your brain is a 2 million year old piece of hardware that was programmed to live in a world of real physical threats, not a world where the biggest danger is an email from our boss.<p><i>Why haven't our brains learnt to get rid of negative emotions? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and</i> …

Success Is A Lie You Don't Have To Believe

When I first started writing in 2010, I had a pretty clear picture of the career of my dreams: bylines in every publication I regularly read, my own …

You Would Never Know That I Have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

This summer, after a particularly stressful convergence of events, I made the decision to start seeing a therapist. It wasn’t my first time on the …

17 Clever IKEA Hacks That Will Make You And Your Cat VERY Happy

Cats would buy IKEA. ❤️<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Pets

We May Still Be Conscious After We Die

The movie "Flatliners" was onto something, according to a groundbreaking new study. We may have some consciousness in the minutes after …

3 Simple Tools That Will Optimize Your Brainpower

You already have the habits you need to successfully learn. All you need to do is become aware of them.<p>"Which Habits Can People Build Into Their Day to Optimize Learning?" <i>originally appeared on Quora-- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Why Deeply Intelligent People Don't Try to Think Themselves Out of Unhappiness

It's time to re-think your approach to happiness.<p>Even the smartest and most successful people are unhappy. Take one of my clients, I'll call him George, for example.<p>George is a key player in a large tech firm. He's not only a driven team leader always aiming to improve performance, he's also …

12 Scientifically Proven Ways to Reinvent Yourself

The data is convincing: even small changes can have big benefits, when done correctly.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter where you are in your career, it’s only natural to occasionally feel as though there are things you’d like to change. But it’s one thing to …

Free Online Writing Courses

Whether you want to become a famous novelist or just make your way through College English, these free online writing courses and journalism courses …

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with learning how emotions work, but it goes much further. Specifically, how do you start …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Important Lessons People Usually Learn Too Late in Life

As humans, we will always consider the past and find something we wish we'd done differently.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

How to avoid overthinking at night, reveals a leading mindfulness expert

Reclaim your sleep with these top tips<p>We've all had those night's when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through …

11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Going through daily life with back pain is a serious downer. When a heavy squat snatch triggered something in my lower back during the CrossFit Open …

Workouts

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With new book projects, websites and conferences around every corner and kids growing up before my very eyes, I only have time for the basics in the …

Plants

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle uses more energy and thus burns more calories …

Workouts

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who achieve the most in life make it a practice to glean wisdom from others.<p>The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …