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6 Ways to Shift a Negative Mindset

Happiness has always been, and will always be, an inside job.<p>"Seeking happiness outside ourselves is like waiting for sunshine in a cave facing north." This Tibetan saying is wisdom of the ages, essentially affirming that true happiness must come from within. And in order to find that sense of …

Mindfulness

8 Meat-Free Mains For the Vegans and Vegetarians at Your Feast

If you're planning a big Christmas feast, you've probably got a few meaty and poultry mains in mind. While you plan, don't forget any possible vegans …

Cooking

3 Ways to Make Yourself Stronger at the Broken Places

Resilience doesn't help you avoid life's hardships; it's a technique to profit from them.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The longer you live, the more likely it is you will have had to deal with trauma, loss and other setbacks that can leave you wondering if …

Self-help

Why It’s Never Too Late to Become an Optimist | Heleo

“We can change our levels of optimism, even if we practice pessimism for many, many years.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Which morning activity increases your</i> …

How to Beat Anxiety, According to Science

So you don't totally freak.<p><b>By Olivia Remes, University of Cambridge</b><p>Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it …

Mental Health

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Self-help

2 Practical Ways to Build the Mental Toughness You Need in Business -- and in Life.

Mindfulness turns out to be a great way to build mental toughness, for athletes and business people alike.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I had to pick just one quality and characteristic I was able to take away from the game of football that greatly …

Mindfulness

70 Powerful Habits That Will Get Your Life Back on Track

People lose their way from time to time, but resetting is easier than you think.<p><i>What can I do to quickly get myself back on track? originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Yehong Zhu on</b> …

Self-improvement

11 New Facts Science Has Revealed About The Body

We're just scratching the surface.<p><b>1.</b> Hundreds of genes spring to life after you die - and they keep functioning for up to four days. Together with an …

Immune System

7 Ways to Jump-Start Your Metabolism

When your metabolism is running like a well-oiled machine, your body is working for you. Not only can it make maintaining (or losing) weight a little …

Nutrition

21 Of Maya Angelou's Best Quotes To Inspire

Remembering the late activist and literary icon's most uplifting words of wisdom.<p>A legendary author, poet, activist and all around inspiring woman, Maya Angelou touched the lives of many through her work. In remembrance of her incredible legacy left behind, read through for some of Angelou's most …

Once you implement these 25 tips, your life will improve in 100 days

When it comes to achieving your goals and living the life you want, I’m sure you’ve heard enough about “positive thinking” or “positive …

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'Exercise-in-a-pill' steps closer with new study

It goes without saying that physical activity is crucial when it comes to improving and maintaining health. However, for individuals with limited …

Try this powerful psychology trick to break yourself from negative thought cycles

Do you criticize yourself? Do you ever think you’re not good enough? Most people self-talk, however when that self-talk becomes negative, it can …

50 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Achieve Your Goals

Actions spring from thoughts -- the right thoughts.<p>Maybe you want to start a business. Maybe you want to change careers. Maybe you want to get fit, or gain a new path, or in some way take your life in a new direction.<p>To do that, sometimes all you need is a little push, a little nudge. A little …

Motivation

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Get out of your own head and start taking action.<p>While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine …

Self-help

52 Good Morning Meditations that Will Calm the Chaos in Your Life

<i>It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life; it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.</i>The happiness of your …

Meditation

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

Do These Things After Work Everyday And You Will Achieve Anything You Want In Life

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups TheThe post Do These Things After Work Everyday And You Will …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

7 Habits That Will Help You Find Strength During Tough Times

There are many instances in life when we feel disconnected with our inner strength. An unexpected event, a loss of a friend or a loved one or even …

Eat yourself thin: A step-by-step plan for losing weight and keeping it off

As clocks go forward this month, the summer countdown begins — and we have a plan to get you beach body ready in just 10 weeks.<p>No fad diet or banning of food groups — this is about changing your relationship with food and exercise and is the basis for an all-year guide to help you keep the weight …

Hate Mondays? This Will Put Things in Perspective

Monday? You mean grind day?<p>What a cliché thing to say: "I hate Mondays."<p>You don't hate Mondays. What you hate is the fact that you've lost sight of your vision.<p>Do you want to know what a Monday feels like to an entrepreneur?<p>Let me tell you: There is no such thing as a Monday. In fact, Monday is …

Productivity

Here's What Practicing Does to Your Brain (and How to Do It Right)

Practice translates to real physical changes to structures within your body, ultimately making you more efficient.<p>I'll be honest. I hate doing things twice. But practicing--that is, repeating--and learning are inextricably connected. And the ability to learn is a key component of competitiveness. …

humanbrain

How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times

You shouldn't deny that there's a problem. Embrace it.<p>Motivation is a daily struggle. We all have those mornings when it's cold and rainy, and all you want to is stay curled up in bed. Other times, we're just mentally and physically exhausted. Then there are the times when a disastrous and …

Motivation

Muscle memory speeds up recovery after training breaks

Krista DuChene was already the second-fastest female marathoner in Canadian history when she fractured her thigh bone, a few hundred metres from the finish line of the 2014 Canadian Half-Marathon Championships in Montreal.<p>After hobbling to the finish, she was rushed to hospital for emergency …

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable. Life is full of …

Want to Be Happy? Stop Doing These 10 Things.

A few small adjustments to your outlook could be the key to happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, the Journal of Happiness Studies published research by Michael Minkov and Michael Harris Bond that claims happiness has a genetic component -- some people …