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12 Reasons You're Not As Happy As You Should Be

Happiness is synthetic—you either create it, or you don’t. Happiness that lasts is earned through your habits. Supremely happy people have honed habits that maintain their happiness day in, day out.<p>Permanently adopting new habits is hard, but breaking the habits that make you unhappy is much easier.<p>…

Happiness

9 Ways To Work Out Your Abs While Standing

<i>By Adam Hurly for</i> GQ.<p>These upright exercises are downright effective. Best part: not a single sit-up required.<p><b>1. BATTLE ROPES</b><p>“Battle ropes, sometimes called ‘undulation ropes,’ are amazing for core stabilization and strength conditioning,” says Bower. They also give you a killer cardio workout. …

Workouts

The Secrets to Perfect Sit-Ups

Workouts

The 11 best habits for being happy and successful that people have stolen from others

We see someone with a particular routine that makes them happier or successful, and we try to emulate it. It doesn't always work, but sometimes it catches on and becomes part of our everyday lives.<p>A recent Quora thread asked users for these habits: the ones they stole from others and then kept …

Coffeemakers

11 Science-backed Ways To Build Permanent Habits

You're reading 11 Science-backed Ways To Build Permanent Habits, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-improvement

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep | Inc.com

Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion for their business plans and personal life goals. Before you go to bed, try these 10 things so you can wake up ready to …

Success

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 …

Happiness

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

The Quad Quake Workout | Men's Health

And it takes even more energy to use those muscles to launch you off the ground.<p>That’s why this new three-exercise, quad-centric routine from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour is such a butt-kicking challenge. Each rep drains some of the juice from these calorie-guzzling muscles.<p>Check it …

5 Reasons You Have to Accept Pain If You Want to Be Happy

The struggle to find happiness is a common reason people seek therapy. Clients often enter my office saying, "I've tried everything, but I don't feel …

Happiness

10 x 10 x 10

Let's remove all excuses regarding your inability to hit up the gym or that travel consumed your time away from exercise. Not only do you have other awesome bodyweight workouts on my HuffPost blog page, but you have yet another great bodyweight workout to use called 10 x 10 x 10. Ten different …

Workouts

Neuroscientists Find 4 Ways to Boost Happiness (Even When You Feel Down)

When you feel down, what can you do? After all, those feelings of guilt, fear, worry, and shame are all invading your brain and there does not seem …

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Curriculum Development

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Self-improvement

9 Tips You Should Really Do When You Want To Lose Weight Fast

Weight loss is a touchy subject for most people. Speaking as a person who’s had to deal with weight issues, I can tell you right now that it’s both a …

Australian comedian Jim Jefferies perfectly skewers the pro-gun lobby in America

<b>Meet Jim Jefferies, the Australian comedian who perfectly dismantled the arguments for relaxed gun ownership laws in the US.</b><p>While his original …

Guns

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

Productivity

How to handle parents: a survival guide for new teachers

One of the greatest challenges for a new teacher is meeting the parents. Getting to know your students’ families and representing your school can be a nerve-racking experience and it’s something teachers get little training in.<p>While there’s no definitive guidebook for what not to say and do, I have …

Teaching

Do These 7 Things to Get (and Stay) Motivated

How do you stay motivated and inspired? How can you keep your passion, your excitement, fired up? By reviewing these self-motivators on a regular …

Motivation

How to Make a Post-Workout Meal for Weight Loss & Muscle Growth

In terms of hunger, anything that will tame your rumbling belly is fair game, but if weight loss or muscle growth is your goal, making a post-workout …