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The Hard Truth About Life That Will Set You Free | Inc.com

One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very thing that frees you to live.<p>Steve Jobs said it best in his …

Motivation

5 Lies Mentally Tough People Don't Waste Energy On | Inc.com

Many obstacles will present themselves that will challenge your mental strength and ultimately, your ability to be a high-performing entrepreneur. It's tempting to search for external tactics as a solution, but becoming mentally tough requires you to go inward.<p>Failing to address your internal …

Self-help

The theory of energy chakras: How to balance your sacral chakra

Also known as swadisthana (which translates to ‘your own place’), the sacral chakra rules emotions, sexuality, pleasure, passion, intimacy, …

Spirituality

Your Strength Routine's Most Important 15 Minutes

<b>Coaches, athletes, and workout fanatics are in a perpetual search for competitive advantages both on and off the field.</b> The offseason is paramount …

You Don't Control The Outcomes Of Your Life, Principles Do. | Inc.com

You don't control the outcomes of your life.<p>You don't control how other people will respond to you.<p>You don't control your health.<p>You don't control how much money you make.<p>Principles control these things.<p>Said Dr. Stephen R. Covey, "We control our actions, but the consequences that flow from those …

Self-improvement
Medicine

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

3 Ways to Protect Yourself from Bad Vibes

We have all been in situations where we have encountered people with a heavy or seemingly negative energy. We ourselves, have probably also carried a similar energy depending on where we are in our lives and what challenges we are currently facing.<p>While bad vibes or negative energy does exist, it …

Spirituality

12 Ways to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be | Inc.com

When you're at a point where you feel ready to take yourself to the next level, how do you make it happen?<p>When you want to succeed in new ways, what are the next couple of movies you must take?<p>Here are a dozen significant ways you can help yourself get from where you are to where you want to be:<p><b>1.</b> …

Motivation

Drinking more coffee leads to a longer life, two studies say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Greater consumption of coffee could lead to a longer life, according to two new studies published Monday.<p>The findings have resurfaced the centuries-old conversation on coffee's health effects.<p>One study surveyed more than 520,000 people in 10 European countries, making it the largest study …

Coffee

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get …

Mindfulness

Productivity vs Presence. Which One is Driving You? | Inc.com

The mindfulness and wellness industry is growing fast with over $1 billion in revenues in 2015 (according to IBISWorld), over 1,000 mindfulness apps in the app store and over $50 million in revenues for just on popular app called Headspace, valued at $250 million at the start of 2017.<p>Running on the …

Productivity

Probiotics for Oral Health

by Mary West<p>Studies show probiotics, or live microorganisms known as friendly bacteria, can have health benefits that extend far beyond the stomach. …

Dentistry

6 Powerfully Effective Hacks to Get Organized Right Now | Inc.com

No matter what we're doing, getting organized is always one thing we never seem to completely achieve, and it's something most all of us could use a little more of. But getting organized doesn't just happen all by itself--it takes a concerted effort over a period of time to make happen.<p>If you …

Productivity

Dissolving the ego

You don’t need drugs or a church for an ecstatic experience that helps transcend the self and connect to something bigger<i>By Jules Evans</i>Read at Aeon

Consciousness

Chill Out: Guided Meditations for Every Part of Your Day

If you feel like you can stand to become more centered and relaxed throughout your day, then take a look at the guided meditations free on YouTube – …

Meditation

At The Molecular Level: A New Study Examines The Deep Benefits Of Meditation, Yoga And Tai Chi

<b>Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA</b> …

Tai Chi

7 Odd Things Successful People Do Over the Summer That Lazy People Do Not | Inc.com

What does it take to become successful--at anything?<p>I'll tell you what. It doesn't start with taking the summer off. That's for sure.<p>Summer is nothing more than a change in temperature--and if you live somewhere like California, then summer is even less noticeable. Sure, there might be once-a-year …

Success

Develop Tremendous Mental Toughness: A Navy SEAL Explains the 40 Percent Rule | Inc.com

Mental toughness, determination, willpower, perseverance ... whatever words you use, the ability to overcome roadblocks, to push through doubt and fear and hesitation and keep working hard to achieve long-term goals is what sets successful people apart.<p>So how can you develop greater mental …

Success

Clear Mind, Clear Skin? How Being Present Changed My Beauty Routine

As I write this sentence, I’m thinking about what food I have in the house for dinner and what emails I have to return. I make to-do lists when I meditate. I rewind podcasts because my mind drifts. Present, I am not. But as any Zen master will tell you, the key to being more present is to focus. …

13 Behaviors All Successful People Stop Doing (to Discover Astonishing Happiness) | Inc.com

American society is corrupt. The value of obsessive, unrelenting work transmitted by U.S. culture is toxic to our mental, physical, and emotional health. In the U.S. alone, 42.5 million adults--one in every five--struggle with mental illness. Half of all adults have at least one chronic health …

Happiness

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …

Immune System

Mysticism Meets Ecology in Witchy Photos and Salt Block Sculptures

Desert dunes, abandoned parking lots, glacial lakes, and weathered wood cabins provide the backdrop for Mollie McKinley's new mystic traditions.<p>Taken on a large-format, wooden, four-by-five camera, New York artist Mollie McKinley's photographs draw inspiration from paganism, hermetic philosophy, …

Sculpture

A Dentist Friend Told Me How To Eliminate Tartar and Whiten My Teeth In 4 Steps With This Homemade Recipe

Oral health is one of the most important things that are of great importance for keeping our overall health, and by keeping the much needed oral …

Alternative Medicine

Don't Judge. So-Called New Age Approaches Can Improve Focus and Productivity | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs can easily become overwhelmed, exhausted, and unproductive. Meeting the demands of a business and living under the pressure of money concerns will do that to a person. Yet, many entrepreneurs try to meet demand by placing yet more demands upon themselves, which results in perpetuating …

Mindfulness

3 Exercises That Build Mental Strength In Just 5 Minutes A Day

Whether you’re tempted to give in to that craving for a cupcake, or you’re about to give up on your goals, perseverance isn’t easy. But before you blame your lack of God-given willpower and before you make an excuse for your less than stellar performance, consider this; it only takes a few minutes …

Mindfulness

Scientists Find an Undeniably Effective Technique for Mastering New Skills | Inc.com

We tend to convince ourselves we're really bad at learning new things. We think our tired, old brains can't possibly absorb all the new information required to master new skills.<p>That's baloney.<p>The age of our brains is not the problem. The real impediment to learning is that we tend to do it the …

Self-improvement

How to Finally Start Meditating (When You've Tried Before and Failed) | Inc.com

Meditation couldn't be hotter these days, so there's no doubt you've heard about its many benefits. But getting these benefits requires you not just to read articles about mindfulness or swear up and down to yourself that you're going to start a practice, but actually sit there and meditate each …

Meditation

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help

10 Powerful Life-Altering Things You Need to Do Alone | Inc.com

There are many major decisions in life where you should consult the wisest people you know. There are other, profound things you need to do on your own.<p>Your success hinges on being able to trust your personal intellect and intuition. Looking to your own abilities to guide you through your most …

Self-improvement