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Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words | Inc.com

We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily language plays.<p>Whether it's a health goal, building a business, or any other goal, success …

Self-improvement

A Psychological Explanation for Why Getting Compliments Is So Embarrassing

Last month, I got an email from my life coach telling me how much he enjoyed our last conversation and how much progress I’d made. I scanned it, then …

Psychology

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids | Inc.com

My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing jag and immediately ask me if any teachers had emailed assignments, even though he didn't …

Mindfulness

9 Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read | Inc.com

Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day reading.<p>Perhaps like you, I like to learn and improve my skills as a leader, so I'm always curious about what the …

Bill Gates

Lack of sleep boosts levels of Alzheimers proteins: study

Washington, Dec 30 (PTI) Chronic poor sleep may contribute to cognitive decline, according to a study that shows wakeful brain produces more of the …

Dementia

How Do You Improve Yourself in 2018? Focus on Improving These 5 Areas of Your Life | Inc.com

Every year, you have the opportunity to audit yourself.<p>Unfortunately, most people plunge into New Year's Eve focusing only on their shiny new goals.<p><i>"I'm going to start working out."</i><p><i>"I'm going to have better work-life balance."</i><p><i>"I'm going to get a handle on my finances."</i><p>The problem is that setting …

Living Rooms

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to Be More Effective at Work | Inc.com

Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like you're always behind. And that's just not good for your productivity or your health.<p>So, what's the answer? Work more hours?<p>Not necessarily. As Bob Sullivan …

Time Management

9 Habits Unhappy People Have In Common, According To Science

It's easy to fall into the trap of believing you will be unhappy no matter what you do, but how you spend your time can actually change how you feel …

Why This Type of Intelligence You Probably Haven't Heard of Might Be the Most Important | Inc.com

It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human development, Robert J. Sternberg, says "successful intelligence" likely matters more than all the other intelligence …

Emotional Intelligence

The Buddhist monk and author Matthieu Ricard may be the world's "happiest man," according to science

.<p>If happiness is a form of success, you might look to Matthieu Ricard. Neuroscientists found that the Tibetan Buddhist monk and best-selling author has some of the highest levels of positive emotions of anyone they've ever studied. Hence the media started calling him "the happiest man alive." He …

Meditation

11 Shocking Things That Happen To Your Brain When You Suffer From Even Mild Anxiety

If you have an anxiety disorder, then you already know how it can impact your brain, cause you to worry, and totally mess with your day. But did you …

One portion of this food a day can help fend off dementia

According to researchers<p>Good news for those that love their greens – scientists have discovered that a portion of spinach or kale a day could help …

Dementia

Study: Smartphone addiction creates an imbalance in brain

Along with a growing concern that people spend too much time staring at their phones, instead of interacting with others, is the immediate and …

The Brain

How Do You Know Someone Has the Leadership Skills of the Future? Look for These 5 Signs | Inc.com

As you think ahead to improving your leadership skills in 2018 and beyond, the best traits I have found which will profoundly impact individuals and teams may not be futuristic at all. But -- and you can take this to the bank -- these 5 leadership practices will stand the test of time, next year or …

Leadership

Plagued by Bad Dreams? Here's What It Means (and How to Fix It) | Inc.com

Occasional bad dreams are part of life. (There was the dream I had about getting hit by a bus, for example.) Still, if you're having bad dreams <i>consistently</i>, you might want to take some Star Wars Jedi advice and rethink your life. That's because new research suggests there's a connection between …

Self-help

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Toxins

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p>Dec 22 2017, 9:52 AM<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families</i> …

Kids

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

Princess Diana: In her own words

Some of the most iconic quotes from Princess Diana, as we remember her on the 20th anniversary of her death.

11 Surprising Things It Means If You Can’t Remember People’s Names

Are you the type who blanks on a person's name, before you've even finished shaking their hand? Do you spot acquaintances in the grocery store, and …

Want to Boost Memory by 20 Percent? Science Says Do This 1 Simple Activity | Inc.com

If you like to spend your break time with a quick jaunt around the corner to buy a coffee, nobody's judging. But according to science, you might be better off if you took time out of your day to get on a trail and make friends with some trees. That's because time in nature literally changes brain …

Humanity

10 of the world's most creative cities to live, work and play

When you work in the creative industries, the world is literally your oyster, as they say. With brilliant design studios, agencies and brands at …

Cape Town

Future proof your body: 17 things you need to do now to be healthy in later life

They say that 40 is the new 30 – and for many aspects of life, that may well be true. Socially, the stuff we once did in our third decade is now being happily deferred to our fourth, and our fourth to our fifth. Marriage, children, staying in and being sensible – it's all happening later than ever …

Top 20 most reviewed books of all time from Amazon

One of the many reasons we love Amazon is because of their stellar customer review section. Having the ability to read thousands of opinions from customers before hitting the purchase button is super useful, especially when it comes to picking out a book. From cult classics such as Harry Potter to …

Books

Stop Making These 4 Common Excuses and Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Mindfulness has gone mainstream. But with so many people practicing the art of being present to increase productivity, it's easy to wonder: "Am I doing this right?"<p>There's no wrong way to do mindfulness.<p>Since the goal is to be fully engaged in the present moment, and everyone's present moment is …

Mindfulness

The One Question I Ask To Stop Negative Thoughts From Ruining My Day

No meditation needed.<p><i>This piece originally appeared on Shine, a free daily text service, and is reprinted with permission.</i><p>I like to think I’m an unofficial expert on negative thinking. It’s not unusual for me to start and finish the day ruminating on something that <i>could</i> go wrong–but most likely …

Self-help

4 Things You Can Do Today To Help Your Focus | Inc.com

Focus seems to be in ever-shrinking supply these days. The sheer number of distractions the human brain must contend with on a daily basis is staggering, and there's simply no way for the mind to process it all effectively. As a result, it's easy to find ourselves ping-ponging between tasks, never …

Mindfulness

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

21 Crime Novels That Will Definitely Turn You Into Sherlock Holmes

Will you be able to get to the bottom of these?<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>