Kristopher Gurley

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This genius tutorial will teach you how to banish dark circles once and for all

From the late nights that turn into all-nighters to the 5am wake-up calls to kick off a hectic day, the sleep struggle is real.<p>Luckily for those who …

Retirement Planning: 3 Things Millennials Need to Know

The funny thing is, small amounts of money over time can make a good retirement.<p>The Millennial generation is coming into its own. According to U.S. Census estimates, Millennials have now passed Baby Boomers as the largest generation, with more than 75 million Americans falling into the 18-34 (as of …

Sports technology to train your head and body for epic fitness

"I don't want to look down and see that the app says I gave a 50 percent effort. That's unacceptable."<p>Tommy Gibson

How to Be More Knowledgeable

Is your day-to-day life full of stress and chaos?<p>Are you scrambling to find a peaceful moment in the day when you can put your feet up and relax? Are …

Happiness

10 Remarkable Habits of the Most Passionate People

Whether in business, politics, or entertainment, folks with passion have the ability to cause a stir, get our hearts beating, and spark passion in us as well. This is how they do it.<p>Exploring how successful people conduct their lives can motivate and guide our own. Sometimes, while seeking deeper …

Top 64 Mindfulness And Inspiring Confucius Quotes

Confucius ( born on September 28, 551 BC in Qufu, died in 479 BC, in Qufu, Lu ) was a Chinese politician, teacher, editor, philosopher.<p>In Confucius …

Heavy sentences

Fish

5 meditation experts to relax with on YouTube

Experts of all kinds take to YouTube to share their wisdom. From makeup to video games, viewers can find coaches on virtually any topic.<p>Meditation …

Meditation

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Sometimes, all you need is a reminder of where you're headed.<p>I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on …

5 ways you're killing your productivity (and how to fix it)

It’s possible to have a to-do list that energizes you, helps you prioritize your day and motivates you to keep moving forward, even after those …

Time Management

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

“The Mindfulness Edge”: Effective Leadership is a Few Deep Breaths Away

Mindfulness is often praised as an incredible tool for personal efficiency, but can it also improve your leadership? Matt Tenney and Dr. Tim Gard …

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence

Give your brain a daily workout to sharpen your focus and become more intelligent.<p>You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and …

The Two Tiers of Buddhist Loving-Kindness Practice

Spend some time in any Buddhist setting anywhere and you will quickly recognize a predictable cultural norm: Kindness. This kindness, a conscious inclination of the mind and heart, is the outer manifestation of a core inner ideal: Buddhism elevates loving-kindness (often called <i>metta</i>, from the Pali …

Meditation

The Five Ego Traps To Avoid in Meditation

With so many people joining the meditation revolution, what are some of the pitfalls to be avoided? Generally speaking meditation is meant to …

ZfEL Ep. 20: Mindfulness at Work: How to Bring Mindfulness to the Workplace

Breath Awareness Might Be The Ultimate Source Of Wisdom: 4 Ways To Tap Into It

Life doesn’t come with a “road map,” so to speak. But we get clues along the way, by means of external signs, mental responses, and physical cues. …

Meditation

Can't Meditate? Fantasize!

Fantasy is available to us all, a form of useful and simple magical thinking. By creating and living temporarily within the images we create in our brains, we can return to our earth-bound lives with a smile -- and the knowledge that we can indeed create a space where we are gloriously successful …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Five Ways Working More Slowly Can Boost Your Productivity

You know all about why multitasking is bad and meditation is good. Here’s the cognitive case for why slower might be better.<p>Whatever mix of foreboding, cautious optimism, denial, and indifference with which you greet the prospect of your job being handed over to robots in the future, one thing …

3 Mindfulness Practices That Blow Meditation Out Of The Water

Michael Singer, author of <i>The Surrender Experiment</i>, tells the story of a conversation he had when he was a young man. At a pause in the conversation, …

Mindfulness

Reboot Your Life: 20 Mental Barriers You Should Let Go Of

You are in an imaginary hot air balloon. It’s just you and all of your belongings in the wicker basket. Something went wrong and you are losing …

Hot Air Balloons

A 24-year-old who spent 10 days working in complete isolation discovered a key insight about productivity

When your officemate has his headphones in, but you can still hear the heavy metal. When your roommate comes crashing into the apartment at 4 a.m. on a weeknight.<p>In these moments, it's tempting to think that you'd be so much happier and more productive if only you could take a break from other …

4 Proven Ways to Show Yourself More Love

Whether we’re high-powered executives or stay-at-home parents, self-criticism is a tendency that many of us share. In fact we often think of …

Happiness Hack: This One Ritual Made Me Much Happier

Studies show adult friendships have a significant impact on our happiness, health, and well-being. Here's how a simple routine had the biggest impact on my happiness over the past year.<p>When my wife and I moved to New York City in 2001, recently graduated from college and newly wed, we were eager to …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

11 Bad Habits of the Least Effective People

If you aren't learning the latest technologies, getting qualifications, or learning new tricks, the ambitious will rush ahead.<p><i>In the context of careers, how do people get in their own way? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people</i> …