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How to Accomplish More in 4 Days Than Most People Do in 4 Weeks

Practice and self-control are key.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that it takes hard work to achieve our goals. And in the world of business and entrepreneurship, we often hear how we must be willing to sacrifice weeks, months, even years of …

Time Management

What Your Personality Says About Your Sex Life

Extroverts tend to have more sex than everyone else.<p>How often do you have sex? How sexually satisfied are you? Have you ever cheated? It turns out that scientists may be able to predict your answers to these and many other questions about your sex life based on a simple personality inventory. …

Psychology

4 expert-recommended, introvert-approved tips for making friends when you hate meeting new people

They can also be difficult to make, particularly if you’re an introvert (like me!). If the thought of putting yourself out there to find a new friend …

Personality

What really happens in a co-ed naked yoga class

When Bold & Naked Yoga launched New York’s first co-ed naked yoga classes, it created lots of buzz among yogis, as they pictured themselves, and …

Broadway Theatre

This 5-Minute Meditation Can Help You Have Better Sex

“In a sense, sex can be the ultimate mind-body practice.”<p>“There is nothing more synchronized of body and mind than orgasm. That is the ultimate synchronization. Your discursive mind is turned off. You can’t be spaced out and have an orgasm,” says Susan Piver, founder of the Open Heart Project …

The Best Meditation Tips For People With Anxiety (From Someone With Anxiety)

<i>Sarah Wilson is a best-selling author, journalist, and entrepreneur who has spent years struggling with anxiety. In her new book,</i> First We Make the …

This is the deadly sin that makes life awesome: 3 proven secrets

No, not lust. Calm down. This is not that kind of website.<p>I’m talking about pride. When you think about the deadly sins, pride’s actually kinda …

Bad habits you must immediately break to improve your life in the next 100 days

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of <b>Samuel Johnson</b> “The chains of habit …

Loneliness isn't inevitable – a guide to making new friends as an adult

Striking up friendships can be tricky – and studies show millions of us are lonely. Here, four people who forged new connections explain how they did it. Plus: psychologist Linda Blair gives her tips<p>When you are a child in the playground it is pretty simple, but “Do you want to be my friend?” isn’t …

Loneliness

14 Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Mental Health

A new book identifies the toxic thought patterns that get in the way of happiness and success.<p>In early 2007, life coach Andrea Owen hit her own …

Self-help

These 7 mindful habits can seriously boost your happiness

There’s more to being a happy person than sheer good luck. Being moved off of the waitlist for your favorite workout class or getting an unexpected …

Happiness

9 Mantras to Keep You Mentally Strong

While it can be easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a …

Self-help

3 Ways to Use Your Time More Efficiently

Although new priorities may come up throughout the day, a to-do list gives you an opportunity to see just what you need to do.<p><i>By Samuel Thimothy, is the VP at OneIMS.com.</i><p>An entrepreneur's day never ends. From the moment you wake up in the morning until you crawl back in bed at night, your to-do …

Time Management

Articulating The Fear Of Success

Are you afraid to take the next step? To do what you know needs to be done for you to move up and take on a larger role? Fear of success is a subtle force that can lead you to pass on opportunity and shy away from responsibility. Don’t let it. If you notice your interior voice trying to talk you …

Self-improvement

There are nine different types of boobs in the world, apparently

So which ones are yours?<p>Boobs are funny old things, aren't they? Both functional and perceived as sexually attractive, they're incredibly varied between women. But we've come to learn that it's not just as simple as either having big boobs or small ones.<p>Lingerie company ThirdLove have made it their …

Your first thought is rarely your best thought: Lessons on thinking

The best advice I’ve ever gotten about thinking came from a private-company CEO who has a thirty-year track record that’s up there with Warren …

Interest Rates

The Spiritual Shift That Eased My Anxiety When Nothing Else Worked

For as long as I can remember, anxiety was my companion. As a young child, it showed up as severe separation anxiety where, even in the safety of my …

Spirituality

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

<i>This piece originally appeared on</i> <i>Barking Up the Wrong Tree and Motto</i><p>Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re …

How a silent retreat changed my life forever

I don’t often evangelize, especially when it comes to spiritual or wellness practices. This is due to the fact that despite being a person who writes …

25 'Impolite' Things People Do Because Of Anxiety

If you struggle with an “impolite” manifestation of anxiety, you’re not alone.<p>“25 ‘Impolite’ Things People Do Because of Anxiety” was published on The Mighty.<p>Written by Juliette Virzi<p>When you’ve lived with anxiety for a while, you become aware of the unique things you do because of it. Things like …

A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

Procrastination

This Simple Technique Will Make You a Much Better Negotiator

Always leave money on the table.<p><i>What are the basics of the art of negotiation? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><b>Always leave money on the …

Selling

Supernova promises to automatically convert Sketch mobile app designs into native UI code

Supernova, a startup operating out of Prague in the Czech Republic, is on a mission to accelerate the app development workflow of mobile designers and developers. More than three years in the making — and the brainchild of co-founder Jiří Třečák — the Supernova Studio macOS app promises to …

Apps

This 7-Word Mantra Saves Me Every Time I Feel Anxious

You would never meet me and think, <i>this woman has anxiety</i>. I walk into rooms wearing electric-berry lipsticks, flamboyant outfits (I’ve never met a …

Time I

7 Things You Must Do Every Morning If You Want to Be Successful

The morning hours could be a perfect time for you to do some journaling or meditation.<p>It can take months for a new habit to stick, making it difficult to trade your old bad behaviors in for new, healthier ones. But if you shift that new habit to first thing in the morning, you may speed up that …

Time Management

I've found the key to being more productive and successful comes down to 3 hours of my day

When I feel overwhelmed with everything I need to get done, I remind myself of the power of three uninterrupted hours.<p>I am always less stressed when I have time alone to work and think  —  and I have learned that three focused hours drastically improves my mood.<p>This is true whether it is hundreds …

Time Management

Suzy Welch: There are 2 types of people in the world—here's the one you need to be to succeed

How you share your energy with others has a huge impact on how you're perceived, both at work and in your personal life.<p>That's why bestselling …

How to stop procrastinating using the Zeigarnik Effect

Have you got a project that’s forever lingering on your to-do list? Us too.<p>With so much on our plates it can be hard to find the time to make a start …

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Even the most confident person has moments of self-doubt (and if you don't, please teach us your ways).<p>But, as much as it can suck to doubt yourself, …

Self-help