Paul Nguyen

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This 4-Minute Bedtime Routine Will Help You Sleep Soundly (It Might Even Change Your Life)

Follow this rather rigid routine at night, sans all gadgets. You'll sleep better and feel less stressed out.<p>I decided to stop cold. I needed to break the cycle. I was getting a little nervous about what's been happening to me lately, and this was a pretty drastic measure.<p>That's right, I have …

Sleep

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? Add These 9 Habits to Your Routine

Make these nine habits a part of your daily life, and get to your first million.<p>Visualize life as a building, and habits as the building blocks. The stronger the building blocks are the more the building is able to withstand changes in its environment.<p>Life is short. Consistency will get you far. …

Self-improvement

The $25 Amazon Buy That Cuts Your Painting Time in Half

Painting is one of the least expensive ways to give your space a facelift. But it's not exactly fun. It's messy and time consuming especially if you …

This 1 Skill Literally Takes a Second to Learn, and It Will Instantly Change Your Life

You'll be more resilient, more humble, and more prepared to take what the entrepreneurial life throws at you.<p>My favorite topic to write about is how to develop a growth mindset, because I believe that the major changes we make in life actually happen instantaneously in our minds.<p>But although it can …

Self-improvement

A retired Navy SEAL commander does 2 things every night before bed so he can attack the next day the minute he wakes up

With discipline comes freedom, says Jocko Willink, a retired US Navy SEAL commander.<p>Twitter/Jocko Willink<p>As the commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser, Jocko Willink coined a mantra for his troops: "Discipline equals freedom."<p>It's the idea that by developing and sticking to tested …

3 Ways to Test Your Next Business Idea

Before you talk to potential investors, ask if your business has these three essential criteria.<p><i>Originally published by Ryan Holmes on LinkedIn: The 3 Word-Test to Tell if You've Got a Million-Dollar Business Idea</i><p>An app to help hospital patients navigate treatment options. Spent coffee grounds …

Entrepreneurship

Want Better Self-Esteem? Immediately Stop These 7 Toxic Habits

If you are talking to yourself in a way that you would never speak to someone else, shut that down.<p><i>What are some tips for boosting self esteem? 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</b> …

Self-help

24 Simple Daily Habits These High Achievers Swear by for Their Success

It's a matter of consistently doing things which have been shown to give people an edge.<p>Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and it's not rocket science. In fact, …

Los Angeles

This Is Actually "the Key" to Happiness, According to a Harvard Psychiatrist

The search for happiness is universally human—we all spend our lives checking off certain boxes in an attempt to find a sense of confidence and …

Do You Have These 4 Weekend Habits That Set High Performers Apart From Everyone Else?

The average person shifts to cruise control during the weekend while the high performer is gaining an edge for the upcoming week.<p>The pursuit of excellence and growth in various areas of your life is no easy feat. Reaching a level of high performance requires diligence and properly allocated times …

High Level

You've Probably Been Taking Notes Wrong -- Here Are 5 Ways to Fix It

Disorganized or ineffective note-taking could be hurting your bottom line.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the Information Age, one of the primary challenges we face is how to process and store all the data available to us so that we can use it. With so many …

Note-Taking

Six Steps to Deal with the Fear of Failure

The fear of failure is a powerful force that will hinder you from chasing your dreams. It will handicap your potential. It will convince you to play it safe. It will tell you to stay where you are because if you move forward with your dream then you might fail. The fear of failure comes in …

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

Lasting happiness is something you make for yourself.<p>We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads …

8 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

The only measure of an entrepreneur that really matters is how much they get done.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why is effectiveness essential for success? Because, in each and every decision-making process, effectiveness plays a central role. Effectiveness …

Entrepreneurship

Nasa scientists reveal which plants you need in your bedroom to fight colds and insomnia

Nasa scientists have revealed which plants you should have in your bedroom to tackle insomnia, colds and stress.<p>While you shouldn’t expect sticking a …

Your 3 Biggest Time Management Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Regain control of your schedule and life today with these 3 time management hacks.<p>Silicon Valley prides itself on maintaining a "hustle culture" that glorifies a workaholic lifestyle. Entrepreneurial icon Gary Vaynerchuk preaches that we must hustle every minute of every day if we want to reach our …

Time Management

The 4-Step Process That Mentally Strong People Use to Make Quick Decisions

Become a better decision maker today by learning more about your own psychology.<p>Whether it's from fear, slow to take action or a multitude of other potential causes, indecision is the kryptonite to growth.<p>It's better to make a decision and it is the wrong one than to not make a decision for fear of …

Self-improvement

Why Deeply Intelligent People Don't Try to Think Themselves Out of Unhappiness

It's time to re-think your approach to happiness.<p>Even the smartest and most successful people are unhappy. Take one of my clients, I'll call him George, for example.<p>George is a key player in a large tech firm. He's not only a driven team leader always aiming to improve performance, he's also …

Happiness

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look …

Business Strategy

10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home …

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website

Every startup wants the formula for success. Google just provided it for free.<p>Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with …

Startups

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science

Incredibly successful -- and happy -- people consistently do six things. And you can too.<p>Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live …

Self-improvement

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do.<p>A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be …

Motivation

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Get out of your own head and start taking action.<p>While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine …

Self-help

The Fresh Way to Do an Accent Wall

Here at Apartment Therapy, we're huge fans of wallpaper — but we also recognize that papering a whole room is a huge commitment (and a very big …

These Are the Most Beautiful Shower Doors We've Ever Seen

French doors are making their way to the bathroom.<p>For decades, French doors have been incredibly popular with homeowners and designers alike (just ask Joanna Gaines!). They're functional, elegant-looking and provide plenty of natural light, so it's no wonder they've become a country home staple.<p>But …

9 Truths About Making a Home That Are Worth Remembering

From fretting over which wall color to choose to wondering if you made the right decision on that couch, there are a lot of physical element …

To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

No, the list doesn't include great pay and benefits. (Shouldn't those be a given?) Great bosses go much further.<p>Think about a boss you truly respected. Think about a leader you truly admired. Think about a leader you not only loved to work for, but <i>with</i>.<p>What sets that person apart from every other …

Leadership

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Self-improvement