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This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity | Inc.com

"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the answers to your problems.<p>What happens …

Creativity

Does the future hold the key to happiness?

The standard knock against old-school approaches to psychology – Freud, Jung et al – is they’re obsessed with the past. Visit some crusty psychoanalyst and you’re sure to waste years picking through your childhood, concluding – surprise! – that your parents messed you up. (A Freudian slip is where …

Psychology

There’s a dark side to meditation that no one talks about

We’ve all heard about the benefits of meditation <i>ad nauseam</i>. Those disciplined enough to practice regularly are rewarded with increased control over the brainwaves known as alpha rhythms, which leads to better focus and may help ease pain. In addition to calming the mind and body, meditation can …

Meditation

Exceptional Managers Don't Leave the Office Without Doing This Every Day

When you think about the best boss you've ever had, you likely credit them with at least some part of your personal career success—that's how much …

12 Warren Buffett quotes that'll make you smarter about your money

When Warren Buffett speaks, the investing world listens.<p>And with good reason: The chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A, BRK-B) has earned a …

7 Things Mentally Strong Leaders Know | Inc.com

Mentally strong leaders think big, act courageous, and feel confident. Whether they're faced with criticism and crisis, or praise and good fortune, they lead with fierce determination.<p>So what separates mentally strong leaders from the rest? They have certain core beliefs about themselves, other …

Self-help

This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …

25 Powerful Quotes From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>In western society, we tend to think that we’ll find …

9 Workplace Hacks to Increase Productivity and Happiness (but Most Bosses Don't Think of Them) | Inc.com

Since people, culture, and productivity in the workplace are the little planets that revolve around my professional universe, I subscribe to and receive a ton of information, research, and product offers from companies that know what they're talking about.<p>One of those companies is Sydney-based …

The Workplace

The Ultimate Secret to Getting More Stuff Done | Inc.com

For many entrepreneurs and busy professionals, the pursuit of getting more done during a typical workload can seem daunting. We're distracted constantly; we spend considerable time putting out fires and managing those who can't manage themselves.<p>Think about it: How many times were you interrupted …

Jeff Bezos

The Simple Formula to Improving Your Performance (in Anything) | Inc.com

We are all in search of secrets for the fountain of youth. Whether it's through the $3 billion cosmetic surgery industry, or through the $30 billion fitness industry, we are all seeking hacks that will give us a competitive edge physically, mentally, and intellectually.<p>What if you could simply …

Self-improvement

5 Mindful Attitudes That Will Help You Cope With Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety is a big problem for people in America. According to The Kim Foundation, approximately 40 million American adults ages 18 and older, or about …

3 Books That Will Make the World Feel Like a Simpler Place | Inc.com

Modern life has brought many blessings, from medical miracles to a computer in every pocket. But while the opening up of the world in this way is close to miraculous, it's also sometimes completely bewildering.<p>You can now reach out and contact people across the globe, access opportunities that …

Puerto Rico

7 Phrases To Tell Yourself When Life Doesn't Go Your Way

Sometimes life doesn’t go our way, and we can feel frustrated, angry and upset. Everyone experiences this, and it is up to you to choose how you will …

How to Say 'No' at Work (Infographic)

Don't let this two-letter word scare you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re trying to impress your boss or you fear you’ll let someone down, saying “no” at work can be hard. But it shouldn’t be.<p>Too often, people burn themselves out by agreeing to take on …

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. This is not usually the …

10 New Ideas for Making Money on the Side

There is no better use for spare time than turning it into spare money.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every year we make the same resolutions, like losing weight or to quit smoking. What about making more money?<p>While there proven ways to make …

The Best Meditation Apps for Every Personality

Meditation often conjures up images of blissed-out hippies wearing flowing clothes and sitting in trance-like stillness. If the only stillness you …

Why do Buddhists Meditate?

When one hears the word "Buddhism", one of the first things that pop up into people's heads is the idea of meditation. While Buddhism is much more than meditation and meditation isn't unique to Buddhism, meditation is something that holds very deep importance in Buddhist teachings. The Buddha …

Mental illness and poverty: you can't tackle one without the other

A recent report by Lord Richard Layard suggests that “Happiness depends on health and friends, not money”. The conclusions presented argue that the UK government should focus more on providing better healthcare and resources for dealing with mental health issues in a variety of societal contexts, …

Mental Health

5 Brain Hacks to Boost Your Motivation

To procrastinate is human. To beat procrastination is to be an entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Dec. 7, 2016.</i><p>You sit down at your computer with every intention of working on your next project or task, then procrastination …

10 Creativity Apps I Used the Most in 2016 | Inc.com

Your creativity is your ability to generate ideas that are novel and useful, whether for business, art, or other areas. However, to implement your creative ideas, you need tools. I use many helpful apps to let my creative ideas materialize.<p>The criteria for selecting the apps for the following list …

Apps

This One Weekly Habit Will Boost Your Productivity, Improve Your Health and Make You Happy | Inc.com

It's been a tough week. You're behind on some important deadlines. Your customers want more from you than you can give. Or maybe you don't have enough customers and desperately need to find new ones. As always, you're worried about cash flow.<p>What should you do this weekend? Make sure to take a day …

Ziplining

People are making themselves miserable by trying too hard to be happy

In the wake of global events like Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory, it’s hard for a lot of people to feel happy right now. And according to psychology, we shouldn’t try to fight it.<p>A growing body of research suggests that striving for happiness as an end in itself can be self-defeating. In fact, …

Happiness

These 6 new technology rules will govern our future

Technology is advancing so rapidly that we will experience radical changes in society not only in our lifetimes but in the coming years. We have already begun to see ways in which computing, sensors, artificial intelligence and genomics are reshaping entire industries and our daily lives.<p>As we …

Artificial Intelligence

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From the moment you came into this world, you've been breathing. And chances are pretty good that, in all that time, you haven't given the matter much thought. Our brains are clearly competent at controlling our lungs without any conscious effort on our part, so why would you?<p>In fact, according to …

Yoga

40 Minutes of Lucid Dreaming

There was a time a few years back when I couldn’t sleep more than four hours a night. I would stay up thinking about work and relationships and …

San Andreas

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …