Lexi Kollmann

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When Your Calling Seems Vague and Unclear, You’re on the Right Track

This curated column is authored by Jeff Goins, Entrepreneur and Author ofThe post When Your Calling Seems Vague and Unclear, You’re on the Right …

What Is Lucid Dreaming and How Do I Get Started?

Welcome to Lifehacker’s <b>Lucid Dream Workshop</b>. Each week we’ll learn a little more about the mysterious realm of sleep science, dreams, and how to …

How to blow your boss’s mind

We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you’re doing everything right — you’re never late to work, rarely take a sick day, and always …

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful) | Inc.com

When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one day after I asked him "Why?" for approximately the millionth …

Parenting

10 Brutal Truths About Life That Are Difficult To Accept But You'll Benefit a Lot If You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

7 Mantras That Will Stop You From Taking Things Personally

It’s tough to be around people who believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about them.<p>It may …

Five Ways To Say “No” So You Can Finally Reclaim Your Focus

Staying productive is all about consciously deciding what not to do. Here’s how.<p>It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with <i>doing</i>–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in …

5 Things Successful People Do After Getting Rejected | Inc.com

Your hopes were high, and now they've been dashed. You received a curt, "Thanks, but no thanks" for an opportunity you were really excited about.<p>There's no way around it -- rejection is tough for all of us. And, while there's nobody out there who will claim to <i>enjoy</i> it, there are some people who …

Success

A 30-Second Habit With the Power to Shift Your Perspective

Habits don't have to take lots of time or be complicated. It's entirely possible to make changes in 30 seconds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All of us want to get ahead and progress to the next round of the video game we call life. Time has become more valuable than …

9 Things That Will Keep You From Being Successful | Inc.com

We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop mental strength, you have to be willing to …

Self-improvement

The Best 50 Productivity Hacks for Entrepreneurs

Being productive as an entrepreneur isn’t easy. There are so many distractions out there that it can be hard to make progress towards your goals. But …

Time Management

Beauty Awards 2015: The Best Drugstore Skincare Products

BEST CLEANSER<p><i>Olay Regenerist Luminous Brightening Foaming Cleanser:</i> Our testers only had “glowing” reviews for this oil-free face wash, which really …

21 Cheap Date Ideas

Some of the best ones are free.<p>Some dates are extremely formal: your best clothes, a swell restaurant, a show or concert, and a nightcap at a classy …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

9 Things You Didn't Know About Detoxing

An explainer on the cleanse craze—and how to do it the healthy way.<p>The detoxing trend, as championed by certain members of the wellness community, is really having a moment: celebrities swear by it, while dietitians view it with a critical eye. As researchers will be quick to tell you, the trendy …

Wellness

6 Korean Skin Care Products Every Woman Needs in Her Beauty Routine

Face mists, cushion compacts, sheet masks—you've likely been hearing about these Korean skin care products everywhere lately. And you can thank the geniuses there for our new-found skin care saviors.<p>But here's the thing; we know there's a lot to keep up with coming out of the Asian beauty market. …

3 Meditation Methods for those who Insist They “Can’t” Meditate.

It’s no surprise to those that meditate that meditation might just be the lynchpin to success in solving some major problems of the mind.<p>Even beyond …

10 basic rules for a happier life — and most may surprise you

Happy International Day of Happiness! How did you celebrate?<p>The United Nations sets aside March 20 as a time to recognize "the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings."<p>Rejoicing yet? Or do the stresses of everyday life mean little …

PICTURES: China has released hundreds of HD photos of the moon taken by its lander and rover

More than two years after China's lunar rover got away to a wonky start on the surface of the moon, the country's National Space Administration has released the stunning hi-def pictures it took.<p>On December 14, 2013, Yutu, or "Jade Rabbit" became the third unmanned spacecraft to land on the moon. …

I Made This Tiny Skin-Care Change and It Totally Solved My Winter Dryness

I've said it before, and I'll say it again. Winter face is upon us. And I've tried so many things to combat it. I've changed up my moisturizers, tried a bunch of different oils, and still, my face has ended up flaky and dry, seemingly immune to the hydration I was practically drenching it in. I …

Wake Up from the Trance of Unworthiness

For many people, living with deeply ingrained feelings of unworthiness has become the norm. The veils of unworthiness--which often include guilt, shame, remorse, anguish, and resentment--can be so dense that we feel like we're sleepwalking through life.<p>Feeling unworthy is behavior based. We have …

Tackle Your Most Difficult Tasks With Meditative "Pause Training"

The discomfort of taking on difficult tasks can push you to seek out distractions, focus on busywork, and procrastinate. This meditation-like …

The happiest, healthiest state in the US is…

Say “Aloha” to the good life if you’re lucky enough to be able to move to Hawaii.<p>People who live in the postcard-beautiful state have the highest overall well-being in the U.S., according to the 2015 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released on Thursday. The report measures how Americans feel …

Why This Exercise Scientist Wants You to Have 3 Shots Of Espresso Before Your Workout

This may be the one time we recommend performance-enhancing drugs<p>Doping typically isn’t endorsed by guys with Ph.D.s. But Samuele Marcora, Ph.D., a researcher at the University of Kent, advocates a safe drug that literally makes exercise easier and more fun.<p>It’s caffeine.<p>The stimulant alters how …

Exercise