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Didn't Sleep Much Last Night? 10 Ways to Function Today.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published September 9, 2015.</i><p>Need to get a better night's sleep so you can work harder tomorrow? It will happen to you at some point: The kids kept you up all night. You toss and turn until 4 a.m. because you’re …

Here Is One Easy Trick to Succeed at Everything

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? We’ve all heard that quote, but seriously, if you knew you were going to conquer whatever you set your mind to — whether it’s a new habit, that killer to-do list or a trip you’ve been dying to go on — wouldn’t you do it? According to Business …

7 Charts on Happiness That Everyone Should Read

Happiness

A self-made millionaire says these are the 4 things you should do once you achieve success

But what happens once we reach it?<p>Most people don't think that far ahead, says Paul Scolardi, a self-made millionaire who has figured out how to continue thriving after achieving success.<p>Scolardi, who spent nearly two decades in corporate finance as a Certified Public Accountant, has been investing …

Stephen Hawking has found a way to escape black holes

Professor Stephen Hawking has proposed a new solution for how information might be able to escape a black hole.<p>The problem has confounded physicists …

26 habits of exceptionally successful people, according to a journalist who studied 500 millionaires

Self-made industrialist Andrew Carnegie was the wealthiest man on the planet in the early 20th century and was a student of what it takes to achieve greatness. In 1908, he met with the journalist Napoleon Hill and decided that Hill would be the vehicle for sharing his strategies with the …

Self-improvement

11 productivity tricks small-business owners can use to get more done every day

But your personal productivity helps determine your company's productivity, so it's crucial that you stay efficient.<p>To help you out, we scoured the web for the most practical and insightful advice on getting things done. Read on for tips on prioritizing tasks, managing digital distractions, making …

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Self-improvement

11 easy ways to boost your willpower and concentration

Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to filter out distractions and improve your ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. To find out what some of these strategies are, we sifted through the Quora thread, "How do I improve my concentration and willpower?" and highlighted the most …

Time Management

8 Habits Everyone Should Take Up In Their 30s

Are you in your 30s? There are some great habits people pick up in their 30s that make their lives easier, healthier and more fun. Check them out …

Decluttering Hacks to Boost Brain Power

Decluttering is something of a sensation these days.<p>In a study conducted by the Princeton University Neuroscience Institute, researchers found that clutter distracts, drains, and causes irritability. Alternatively, decluttering can actually boost well-being. If a clutter-free -- or at least <i>less</i> …

What 15 Top Meditation Experts Struggled With Most as a Beginner

Like playing golf or making the perfect boiled egg, meditation sounds a lot easier than it actually is. After all, you just sit there with your eyes …

6 simple tricks to improve the way you react to stress

As our stress levels increase, our response continues over a long period of time and puts our work effectiveness and health levels at risk.<p>Once we've identified our stressors, it's crucial to learn how to reverse our stress response, writes Elizabeth Scott in her book "8 Keys to Stress …

18 Charts That Will Help You Sleep Better

Because good sleep is glorious.

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

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The world’s first true “smart drug” enhances cognition and is deemed safe by health experts

Most people looking for a cognitive boost in the morning reach for a cup of coffee or tea. But all caffeine really does is lift up your mood and improve focus, and that is why it isn’t considered a “pure cognitive enhancer.”<p>There is, however, a real contender for that title: modafinil (also sold as …

The Brain

7 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

It’s the end of the week and if you’re looking for something fun to do that won’t require spending any cash, we recommend downloading some paid …

Apps

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Right now the front of your brain is firing signals about what you’re reading and how much of it you soak up has a lot to do with whether there is a …

This app can save you $2000 a year

They graduated into a bad economy and don't earn enough. They're entitled Millennials who rely on their parents. They are drowning in college loans. And so on.<p>Maybe the answer is a simpler one: because almost everybody is bad at saving. And that's not our fault. "Beyond a doubt, the human brain …

Personal Finance

7 Important Things Successful People Do Before Bedtime | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered why some people are able to start the day energized and alert while others have to drag themselves out of bed and into the world of productivity? It’s not simply because of good genes or a positive attitude.<p>Most of the successful people I know are able to take command of …

Success

The Emotions That Make Us More Creative

Artists and scientists throughout history have remarked on the bliss that accompanies a sudden creative insight. Einstein described his realization of the general theory of relativity as the happiest moment of his life. More poetically, Virginia Woolf once observed, “Odd how the creative power …

21 Ways to Become an Expert Home Organizer

Getting organized can seem like an insurmountable task, especially if you have lived in your home for years. "Stuff" seems to accumulate overnight and clutter creeps in right before our eyes.<p>Rather than renting a storage unit, moving to a bigger house, or suffering through the disorganized chaos, …

Question Technique May Drive Effectiveness of Cognitive Therapy for Depression

Depressed patients often go to a therapist seeking answers to questions. Now, a new study suggests questions may be the key to improvement.<p>The study …

Philosophy Should Be Funny

<i>By Michael F. Patton Illustrations by Kevin Cannon</i><p>Philosophy has an image problem. The discipline has been unfairly characterized as dry, self-serious, and disconnected from reality. But philosophy has always had a sense of humor. Just consider what St. Augustine related in his famed Confessions, …

10 core beliefs of incredibly successful people

Incredibly successful people share a number of perspectives and beliefs.<p>Here are some of those beliefs ... no. Wait. Before you comment that my point of view is shallow and materialistic, read this to see why I feel <i>this</i> is the only definition of success that matters. (Hint: success has nothing to …

How to Lose Weight Fast by Drinking Water

If you are looking to lose weight quickly by drinking water, there are tips available to help you do it properly and effectively. Consistent water …

20 Greatest Quotes From The Dalai Lama

<b>We’ve collected the top 20 quotes from The Dalai Lama for your inspirational and motivational reading pleasure. Check them out:</b><p>1. Happiness is not …

Happiness

15 cognitive biases that screw up your relationships

In fact, we're pretty much hardwired to make mistakes in our judgments of and behavior toward others.<p>Here, we've rounded up 15 cognitive biases that affect our everyday interactions. The scary part is that most of them happen without us even noticing.