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5 Critical Warning Signs That You're Making Bad Decisions

Everyone's entrepreneurial journey is different, but the pitfalls are the same.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business is a labor of love. You’ve made a commitment to go out on your own. Then the hard part starts: figuring out how to generate revenue, …

7 Mantras for Those Who Have Lost Their Motivation and Hope

Earlier today, I was sitting on a park bench eating a sandwich for lunch when an elderly couple pulled their car up under a nearby oak tree. They …

29 Asian Noodle Recipes You'll Want to Slurp Up Immediately

You’ll find about a bajillion (only a slight exaggeration) recipes for pasta on Greatist, but today we’re shifting our noodle love to another …

10 Questions to Assess the State of Your Relationship

Making a commitment to marry or live together is a big step, understandably fraught with its share of angst about what may come. Here is a list of …

3 Toxic Behaviors that Drain Your Mental Energy

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• “On my nursing shift at the hospital this evening, I was forced into a …

Mindfulness Matters

I first started meditating when I was 15 years old. It helped me find calm in an increasingly stressful world, and enabled me to concentrate for much …

Mindful eating: 'Suddenly, you have power over food'

<b>(CNN) —</b> It happened by accident.<p>Kathryn Hutchinson, a 52-year-old retired teacher, was accompanying her father to a doctor's appointment last year when his doctor recommended that Hutchinson make an appointment of her own.<p>Hutchinson was diagnosed with prediabetes at the time and was obese, with …

Meet the Mindfulness Guru Billionaires Go to For Advice

Money can buy you a Lamborghini, but it won't make you happy. This will.<p>I was surprised to learn just how many billionaires are depressed. Despite all of their money, fame and success, some of the most remarkable people on earth wake up lacking the sense of fulfillment that they'd hoped success …

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

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18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Start Doing These Things for Yourself to Transform Your Life in Less Than a Year

You and I have one thing in common: We want to constantly improve our lives and be the best version of ourselves. But unfortunately, many people have …

10 Powerful Ways to Master Self-Discipline

Like everything else that brings progress, the greatest struggle is always with ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It may be hard to believe when you’re facing a hot-fudge sundae or the prospect of sleeping in versus hitting the gym, but studies show that people …

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

Marriage Isn't Over After Kids

Love is different when you are parents to small kids.<p>After the kids go to bed, it’s our only real time together.<p>We pry our own sleepy eyes open and hold hands while watching TV. We make love when we’re exhausted, because it’s our one chance.<p>He kisses me as he goes out the door to work every …

Actually, Let’s Not Be in the Moment

I’m at the kitchen sink, after a long day of work and kids and chores and the emotional exhaustion of a toxic election season, attempting to mindfully focus on congealed SpaghettiOs. My brain flits to the Netflix queue. I manhandle my thoughts back to the leaky orange glob in front of me. My brain …

How to be happier and have fewer regrets: Stop buying stuff and start doing things

<b>(Reuters/Jim Urquhart)</b><p>Salon speaks to the psychologist co-author of “Brain Briefs” about the human brain, nostalgia and experience<p>Scott Timberg<p>October 18, 2016 10:58pm (UTC)<p>For three years now, cognitive psychologist Art Markman has been broadcasting a show on the human mind, “Two Guys on Your …

Want to Get Ahead? 10 Things to Do During Your Lunch Break

One of the ways to make change in your life is to use your time wisely.<p>Are you given a whole hour at lunch time and not sure how to fill it in properly?<p>In my new book The Entrepreneur's Book of Actions: Essential Daily Exercises and Habits for Becoming Wealthier, Smarter, and More Successful …

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9 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful: the Ultimate Guide to Accomplishing All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

13 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …

‘Me Before You’ delivers the plot points of the book but none of the emotion

By Stephanie Merry<p>Stephanie Merry<p>Book World editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Novelist Jojo Moyes’s 2012 romance “Me Before You” was the kind of read that required a box of tissues to get through. It sold millions of copies.<p>That’s a lot of tears.<p>The inevitable movie adaptation has now arrived, boasting …

This Fitness App Will Make You Rethink Your Business

These carefully structured workouts changed the way I run my company.<p>When ESPN's Sport Science studied elite marathoner Meb Keflezighi's biomechanics, they discovered he spent more time in the air than he did on the ground--75 percent of the race, if you want to get specific.<p>To put it simply, Meb …

A Crucial Time Management Mistake You May Not Know You're Making

<i>By: Stacy Kim</i><p>Image Source: ThinkStock<p>There's a time management mistake that many make. It's a costly one because it can perpetuate the feeling of being overwhelmed--the sense that you will never be done with all you have to do--and can prevent you from finding peace and feeling satisfied with …