Natalie Pan

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Want to be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work

Whether you're a social butterfly or a total introvert, it doesn't matter. These techniques will help you shine in any conversation.<p>You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small …

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral …

Relationships

I spent years working 14 hour days — but I didn't get truly successful until I started asking myself 4 questions

<b>• It took entrepreneur Jonathan Goodman many years to realize overworking wasn't working for him.</b><p><b>• In order to live a more balanced life, he had to cut back on his work hours and shift his entrepreneurial thinking.</b><p><b>• He developed several "cognitive filters" in order to establish better</b> …

Entrepreneurship

What Makes You ‘Click’ With Someone Else?

You can’t put your finger on it.<p>You may not have anything in common.<p>On paper it might seem you’d never be friends.<p>But you just… “<i>click</i>.”<p>How does that …

How to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

You can’t change what you not ready to quit.<p>You are what you repeatedly do. Your habitual behavior often goes unnoticed because you don’t need to …

Do This 1 Thing to Immediately Become Happier, Healthier, and More Successful

Have you ever wanted something so much it hurt? Healthy detachment will take away the pain and get you what you want.<p>Desperately wanting, or needing a specific outcome in any given circumstance--to the point of stressing out about it--is harmful to your health and happiness. Literally. Stress …

Happiness

10 Verbal Skills of the Most Likable People

Being likable requires more than just knowing what to say.<p>Remarkable entrepreneurs and leaders know that emotional intelligence and being a likable person contribute immensely to their success. It's no surprise when you consider that hiring key employees, managing teams, and landing big deals all …

Body Language

A Zen Master Explains the True Meaning of Non-Attachment and Why Most People Get it Wrong

A lot of people tend to misunderstand the non-attachment concept inspired by Buddhism.<p>While some people think it’s negative, non-attachment actually …

Mindfulness

6 Steps to Get Anything You Want (Even If You Don't Know How)

Attracting anything you want requires clarity, openness and trust.<p>Sitting on the couch waiting for a million dollars to fall in your lap? That probably won't work. Want to make your dream a reality? Yes, absolutely. But, how -- that's the question.<p>You aren't born with all the answers to achieving …

Happiness

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 …

Ask Polly: Why Don’t the Men I Date Ever Truly Love Me?

<b>Dear Polly,</b><p>This weekend, after 18 months together, my boyfriend told me that he cared very deeply for me and that we had the best partnership he’d …

Break Bad Habits with a Simple Checklist

When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take steps in our new direction in the first few weeks. But as time goes on, the newness wears off. Our energy drains, and we lose sight of our goal. Ultimately, we slide back into the status quo.<p>…