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The 5 Personality Traits All Entrepreneurs Must Have

Entrepreneurs following their passion succeed far more often than entrepreneurs who are in it for the money.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success isn’t defined by how well you did in school or how many degrees you have. It isn’t based on where you grew up or …

Entrepreneurship

Your attitude is more important to your success than your IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).<p>Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and …

We're Obsessed with Our Bodies

I’ve struggled with my body image and self-esteem since I was young. I guess you could say I grew up hating my body. That’s because I was born with pectus excavatum, which is another way of saying my chest is concave. From my understanding, it’s genetic. My grandfather had it. But he died when I …

What The World’s Healthiest Diets Have In Common

It's not what you'd think.<p>To research his 2010 book <i>The 5 Factor World Diet</i>, celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak traveled to the healthiest countries around the world to learn more about what made their meals extra nourishing.<p>He noted that Japanese people eat a wonderful variety of …

Why This Author Thinks ‘The Bachelor’ Is Ruining Your Relationships

It may be necessary to change our unreal view of love.<p>It’s a Monday night and you’re watching “The Bachelor.” Season after season you (somewhat) reluctantly return to the reality series, hate-tweeting the endless cheesiness, crazy contestants and over-the-top dates along the way. Still, by the …

Quran Is Not for Muslims

The very first verse in Quran reads, "1:2 (Asad) All praise is due to God alone, the Sustainer of all the worlds (that exist)," and the very last chapter opens with this line, "114:1 (Ali) Say: I seek refuge with the Lord and Cherisher of Mankind," and there is a whole lot in between. God chose to …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

This Is How To Be Productive: 5 New Secrets Proven By Research

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.It’s like …

Time Management

Hunza – The Only People In The World Without Cancer!

Sharing is caring!<p>According to the experts, the only people in the world that do not have cancer are the <b>Hunza people</b>. The key factor about this …

7 Mantras that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

People are toxic to be around when they believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about …

9 signs you're successful — even if it doesn't feel like it

We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it — other than the guy with the 'He who dies with the most toys wins' bumper sticker — in the back of our minds, we equate material possessions with success.<p>It's a shame we fall prey to materialistic thinking because …

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. …

14 Illustrations That Are All Too Real For People With Anxiety

Nailed it.<p>Anxiety disorders are still largely misunderstood in society, despite the fact that an overwhelming number of American adults experience them. Luckily, artist Pranita Kocharekar is here with some visual insight.<p>After facing anxiety on her own, Kocharekar started opening up about her …

6 Natural Tea Remedies for Stress and Anxiety

Credit<p>With problems springing up everyday and pressure building up in different angles, mental, physical and emotional, you're bound to be stressed out! The world's getting crazier by the minute and it doesn't seem like it'll stop any time soon.<p>Anxiety and stress are tough to deal with. Turning to …

Virtual reality, new tools let you redecorate from the couch

NEW YORK (AP) — Stop moving around the new sofa to try to figure out where it fits. Forget about trying to judge a paint color from tiny samples against the wall. New tools like virtual reality measuring apps and online mood boards are trying to help consumers find easier and quicker ways to …

Augmented Reality

This Fun Quiz Will Help You Find Your Decorating Style

Do you wish you could decorate your home beautifully with ease like the pros? The key to confidently creating a home you love is knowing your decorating style. Knowing your style will give you a plan to follow and make decisions much easier. You'll never have to agonize over what color couch to buy …

Home Decorating

How Your Handwriting Reveals Your Personality

Your handwriting reveals a lot more about your personality than you might think. In fact, there is a science known as Graphology, which involves …

Living with social anxiety disorder (and how it differs from shyness) - Health - ABC News

In her darkest days, when her social anxiety was at its worst, Liz Trillia was a prisoner in her own home.<p>She had become so afraid of meeting people, …

Tips for success: 11 ways to silence your 'inner critic'

<b>Too many women are letting their "inner critic" stop them from succeeding in life, according to the head of a chain of all-girl schools.</b><b>But how do you go about silencing your "inner critic"? We've compiled some advice from BBC News readers - and a few well-known faces.</b><p>To contribute your advice, …

8 resources for finding the perfect word

I once worked with someone who used the word “secure” continually. He would write:<p>• <i>“We need to secure advertisers.”</i> <br>• <i>“Have you secured a printer for</i> …

Public Relations

Are You an Ambivert?

A new personality type has emerged that puts the old introvert vs. extrovert debate to rest. Find out if you're an ambivert.<p>I'm sure you've been asked many times whether you're an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it's an easy choice, but for most of us, it's difficult to choose one way …

Psychology

6 Daily Habits That Are Just as Bad as Smoking

Sorry, we're about to break your heart.<p><i>This article was written by Emily Main and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness.<p>You don't smoke. You live a generally healthy life. So you're in the clear, right?<p>Not so fast! It seems like every day, a new study comes out finding that habit X is "as bad …

11 Basic Practices of Emotionally Intelligent People

Easy in theory, difficult in practice.<p>Emotions. They're complicated.<p>On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our …

Emotional Intelligence

6 Simple Ways to Talk Your Brain Out of Negativity

Negativity is sticky. It's hard to make it go away. Here are a few tips to help positivity prevail.<p>It's easier to recall negative thoughts and memories than positive ones. And the more we recall those negative thoughts, the more they stick with us. Suppose you feel like an idiot because of a dumb …

Self-help

The Simple Brain Trick That Will Transform Your Memory

Where apps and calendar reminders fail, this method has been proven to help you remember all those little things.<p>If you use alerts on your phone or sticky notes on your desk to remind yourself to complete a task, researchers have found an easier, more effective way to trigger your memory . . . and …

Customers

7 Simple and Powerful Ways to Motivate Yourself, According to Science

What are the tricks of the trade for motivating yourself? Fortunately, science has the answer to that question.<p>In the world of business, we often talk about the importance of motivating others--our employees, our team, our vendors, our customers. Everyone, that is, except for ourselves. This, of …

Motivation

Walking Calories Burned per Minute

How many calories do you burn in walking one minute, 30 minutes, or an hour? It depends on how much you weigh and your walking speed.<p>Check the charts …