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35 Powerful Pieces of Advice to Give You a Lift When Your Self-Esteem Takes a Hit

Looking for external validation will always cause you disappointment. Here is why you need to look within.<p>A new study that was published in the American Psychological Association's journal revealed some thought-provoking facts about aging and self-worth. As it turns out, self-esteem seems to peak …

Motivation

30 days to a smarter and better brain: How to rapidly improve how you think

Everyone wants a better, and smarter brain to process information faster and have better memory recall.<p>The most brilliant minds don’t have more brain …

The Brain

Here are 16 tips to help you be better at ‘adulting’

<b>What are some of your top tips for adulting well?</b><p>I’m 30 now and I’d say that I’ve been “Adulting Well” for about 7 years.<p>As a result, I own a …

Self-improvement

The Science of Loneliness

When people ask me what my greatest fear is, I lie. I tell them about my fear of snakes. I say I have nightmares of being stuck in Fear Factor, lying …

I'm a therapist, and I always tell clients it's okay to live a 'good enough' life — here are my 5 top tips

There's no such thing as a free exit.<p>A young woman I'd worked with for three years was ready to leave therapy. She was calm, happy and about to step out of the room into the Rest of Her Life. I was excited for her, but I'd miss her. That's the thing about being a psychologist: just because you want …

This 7-Step Formula Will Help You Reach Your Dreams in 2018.

If you're serious about achieving your life dreams, learn how to make and use a dream board (aka vision board). Seriously.<p>Any serious achiever knows the importance and effectiveness of writing down their goals. It's not uncommon for very successful people to read their goals list at the beginning …

This Mentoring Tip Will Rock Your World Today

See the potential in others. If you don't listen to me, listen to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe<p>The year 2017 was all about mentoring for me.<p>I've written about it multiple times, and I'll write about it again. Every Friday since January, I visited a college campus and met with several students to try …

In 2005, Steve Jobs Said These 3 Things That Set Doers Apart From Dreamers

Here's why this quote has become my mantra.<p>Steve Jobs' had brilliant inventions, innovative designs and an incredibly amazing approach to entrepreneurship. This, among other things, keeps his legacy alive.<p>Years ago, a speech Steve Jobs gave came up on my YouTube feed. I played it not realizing that …

Improve Your Focus in 9 Minutes or Less With This Morning Routine

It’s your body’s job to house and protect your brain, but did you know that you can also use your body to strengthen your mind? In this article, …

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

One of Tinder's First Employees Explains 5 Marketing Musts as You Grow From Startup to Global Empire

Here are five marketing constants that can help every brand be successful, no matter how big or small.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As one of Tinder's first employees, I've had the good fortune of watching the company evolve from a passion project to a global …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Jeff Bezos

It Only Took Steve Jobs 5 Words to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

In 1997, Steve Jobs was answering developers' questions when he decided to drop some major wisdom regarding the power of focus.<p>The power of focus.<p>Without it, you're doomed to a life of distraction. A life in which others' priorities dictate on what you spend your time. As you move from one shiny …

How to make millions on Instagram

Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic shift in the way companies execute marketing campaigns. Today, marketers are using social media platforms and influencers to spread awareness of their products and services. Instagram is one of the most popular platforms for product marketing and …

Instagram

How To Quit the Toxic Behavior of Saying but Not Doing

You've made a big decision, whether it's to attend law school, run a marathon, finally start your own business or to buy a house, and you're proud of yourself. In your mind, you've already passed the bar exam, crossed the finish line, and have moved the furniture into your new condo. You've shared …

Law School

The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things

Researchers say to build better habits you absolutely need to stop doing these few things.<p>According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the …

Success

11 signs you're going to be even more successful than you think

• Success isn't just about money, power, and fame. Personal fulfillment and making an impact count for something, too.<br>• We collected a series of …

Self-improvement

Design the Life of Your Dreams Using These Simple Tips

An Entrepreneur contributor outlines how to design your life the way an artist would.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Years ago, my father shared a simple bit of wisdom with me that you’ve probably heard before: <i>Life is too short,</i> he said<i>. T</i>oo short to do something you're …

3 Things to Do the Second You Feel Anxiety Coming On

There's nothing worse than getting anxiety about the fact that you're having anxiety. This acute awareness only propels you down the rabbit hole of …

Today Is the Youngest You Will Ever Be -- Learn to Live With Zero Regrets

Gain some perspective from the top regrets of senior citizens.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I often remind myself of this fact as it helps me to prioritize my day, week and month. Most of us have contemplated the purpose of life, and what our biggest regrets might be …

8 Signs You're a Perfectionist (and Why It's Toxic to Your Mental Health)

Studies say that true perfectionists aren't really trying to be perfect. They are avoiding not being good enough.<p>People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's …

Instantly Be More Persuasive With These 12 Tips

Command, convince and convert the audience the next time you speak.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that there is a strategy for increasing your conversions while actually doing less work? Would you be interested in knowing?<p>It isn't a new whiz-bang …

How to Create Consumer

In the modern world, the future of brands lies in the hands of the online community. Their collective <i>voice</i> has grown so powerful that it can …

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5 Things You Need to Stop Doing "Right Now" in Order to Be Happy

Happiness is subjective, but nonetheless, most people spend their entire lives chasing their unique definition of it. While family, personal and …

This New Study Shows That People Who 'Think Backwards' Are More Successful

Research shows that how you plan determines how likely you are to succeed.<p>Your boss just messaged you saying she wants to talk tomorrow morning about the big idea you pitched at the weekly meeting.<p>Great. Right?<p>If you're like most people, your brain will start firing on all cylinders at this point, …

Want to Live a More Fulfilling Life? This Is the 1 Coin You Should Always Carry

With the help of a little philosophy and a very cool coin, every day can be more productive--and rewarding.<p>Someday, you will die. How does reading that sentence make you feel?<p>Maybe you think it's incredibly depressing, that the thought makes life meaningless.<p>Or maybe you think it's incredibly …

These 5 Overlooked Habits Will Instantly Make You More Creative and Productive

It's not the complex actions that will lead to higher performance. It's the often overlooked actions that will raise performance.<p>When people think of high performance, they often associate it with complexity. But, elevating your game and boosting your creativity is far from being complex.<p>In fact, …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …