Rachel Elena

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Yoga Helps Reverse Effects of Pain on the Brain

Pain causes lots of changes in the brain. However, there may be noninvasive ways to help stall or reverse some of the damage. According to M. …

5 Subtle Ways Advertisers Use Psychology (and What You Can Learn From Them)

This is how advertisers get you to buy and you don't even know why.<p>Social proof, prices ending in 9 or 7, and happy, smiling people that we all want to be like. We think we know every advertising trick in the book right now.<p>But we are not even close.<p>Advertisers are masters of applied psychology, …

Selling

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Bill Clinton

9 Proven Success Factors That Can Accelerate Your Career and Life

Give Brian Tracy's unique success factors a try and watch your success in career and life accelerate.<p>Brian Tracy is a highly recognized and sought-after speaker, coach, trainer, and author who travels extensively around the world. His presentations and seminars cover a multitude of areas, including …

Self-improvement

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

Can You Teach People to Have Empathy?

<b>Take Action</b>Try one or more of the strategies to exercise your empathy muscle -- practice radical listening, loo for the human in another, and be …

10 Sure Ways To Be Miserable

Everyone writes about how to be happy and successful. There aren’t many guidelines on how to ruin your life, though. It is not a secret that it is …

Self-help

6 Golden Rules For Strong Relationships That Are Backed By Science

Love is perhaps the most studied – and yet, still the most confusing – of human emotions. It is not surprising that scientists have yet to concoct a …

Your Brain Sees Things You Don't, Says Study

University of Arizona doctoral degree candidate Jay Sanguinetti has authored a new study, published online in the journal Psychological Science, that …

Top 5 Secret Weapons for Managing Stress

I want to share a personal story with you. This past year has been one filled with many incredible blessings, memories, beautiful and hilarious …

Why Compassion Is a Better Managerial Tactic than Toughness

Stanford University neurosurgeon Dr. James Doty tells the story of performing surgery on a little boy’s brain tumor. In the middle of the procedure, the resident who is assisting him gets distracted and accidentally pierces a vein. With blood shedding everywhere, Doty is no longer able to see the …

Mindfulness

People with this personality type are more likely to become entrepreneurs — here's why

Science suggests there's one personality type that's more likely to ditch the corporate structure and work for themselves.<p>A new report from Truity Psychometrics, a provider of online personality and career assessments, found in its ranking of the personality types most likely to be self-employed …

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

6 Life-Changing Decisions Successful and Happy People Make

A true dedication to success and happiness takes much more than just hard work and a cheerful demeanor. Here's what you need to do.<p>While luck certainly plays a part, success is usually the result of making a number of smart choices.<p>And so is happiness.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an …

Entrepreneurship

Scientists say these 25 habits can help you feel happier and healthier

Each of the little things we do to boost our mood — from reading an adventure story to keeping a gratitude journal or even gazing up at the stars on a clear night — can add up to greater overall satisfaction.<p>But happiness doesn't come easy. We have to work at it.<p>Here are some of the things that …

Happiness

Why Entrepreneurs Have the Upper Hand on Happiness

Does true happiness feel too far off? Stop buying into the "I'll be happier when..." myth, and true happiness can be yours.<p>What is happiness? This age-old question can never really be answered because we each define happiness in a different way. If you're an entrepreneur, it's likely you measure …

Happiness

Acro Yoga: The Fitness Trend Taking Partnered Acrobatics And Yoga To New Heights (Literally)

If you're still wobbling in your downward dog then the concept of partnered yoga may seem impossible. Add a dollop of acrobatics, and our minds are …

Yoga

11 Cool Cucumber Recipes to Combat the Summer Heat

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Of all the vine vegetables you can grow this summer, your garden wouldn’t be complete without a health haul of cucumbers. Assuming …

The Ultimate Guide to Making Killer Ceviche

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Back in my wild and youthful restaurant days, I worked at a place that was something of a free for all of Mexican street foods. …

6 Secrets of Happy Entrepreneurs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people choose to become entrepreneurs because they seek more fulfilling work. They might be unhappy with the traditional daily grind of office work and desperate for more control over their daily tasks, or driven to create …

Entrepreneurship