Carrie Pond

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A Guide to Developing the Self-Discipline Habit

One of the most important life skills to develop, for those just starting out in life (and everyone else!), is the skill of self-discipline.<p>It’s like …

6 Toxic Thoughts That Keep You Battling with Food

<b>“Eating is not a crime. It’s not a moral issue. It’s normal. It’s enjoyable. It just is.” ~Carrie Arnold</b><p>Like many women, I was introduced to diet …

How to Break the Bad Habits That Hold You Back in Life

<b>“You'll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success if found in your daily routine.” ~John C. …

5 Things to Remember When You Feel Disgusted by How You Look

<b>“Your face will change. Your body will change. The only kind of beauty that endures is the kind that lives in your heart.” ~Lori Deschene</b><p>How many …

How to Stop Giving Up On Yourself & Reach Your Full Potential

<b>“Live up to your potential, not down to other people's expectations.”</b><p>“Are you okay?” asked one of my editors.<p>“Yeah,” I said. But I wasn’t.<p>It was …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy …

Emotional Intelligence

This Badass Trainer Is Going to Be Your New Role Model and Fitspo

As a fitness and health editor, I meet so many inspiring people. I'm constantly in awe of the drive, determination, humility, optimism, and passion of the athletes, trainers, and everyday women I've been so fortunate to come across and learn more about.<p>The other day, one of my good friends asked …

Here's A Mind Exercise That Will Lead To Your Best Ideas

Are you struggling with a big decision and just don't know what to do? Trying hard to figure out the path that will take you to the best future can …

35 Things You'll Regret Doing in Life

"Life is too short" is so cliché, but also so true. Not to sound morbid, but our days are limited and we never know when our time will be up. We tend to think we're invincible, especially when we're young, and don't often live to the fullest because we don't think of the bigger picture. We let …

Self-help

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life

Leave yourself "no outlet."<p>Four realities exist.<p>The first is that indecision is potentially your greatest threat. The second is that most people are "drifting," which means they haven't taken command of their mind or their life. Drifting is when you let external circumstances determine where you go …

Self-improvement

Exercise for Beginners

Most of us probably can't go more than a day without hearing something about exercise simply because it's probably one of the best tools we have to …

Weight Loss

This Challenging Stair Workout Is Guaranteed to Work Your Entire Body

If you have a set of stairs and a pair of dumbbells, you can get in a solid heart-pumping, butt-kicking, arm-toning workout — and in just 13 minutes! You can spare that in your day, right?<p><b>Directions:</b> Grab a pair of 3- to 10-pound dumbbells, or two sets so you can use lighter or heavier weights …

Top 10 Ways to Stay Safe On Public Wi-Fi Networks

Free Wi-Fi is a windfall, especially if you’re working from the library or airport, or if you just want to save data on your phone or laptop. Still, …

Information Systems

These 50 profound quotes from Buddha will change the way you spend your life

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<p>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

5 Money-Saving Lessons I Learned in a Month of Budgeting

How to save some dough without going loco.<p>In January, I went cold turkey—literally. After calculating the alarming amount I spent on groceries and dining out in 2016, I embarked on a food lovers' budget plan to pinch pennies while still eating well. A month in, I've nixed mediocre cafeteria lunches …

5 free online classes to improve your financial literacy

Education has become a personal finance issue of late, with countless Millennials deep in student loan debt. But thanks to massively open online courses (MOOCs), you can learn—whether about money or music or marketing—for free.<p>Sometimes there is a fee for graded coursework, but you can still access …

7 Books to Help You Slow Down and Cheer Up

We live in a fast-paced, frantic, noisy, and highly overcharged society. Wired in more ways than one, the thought of disconnecting strikes fear in the hearts of most. We are addicted to speed — online, in life, and even in our dreams. But is this constant push forward healthy? Are our never-ending …

30 Self-Reflection Questions That Will Make You Reevaluate Your Life

As each month flies by and we ask ourselves, "What have I been doing with my life?," we're struck with a little panic. But the passing of time doesn't have to scare us if we check in with ourselves regularly.<p>Self-reflection is vital for self-improvement. By acknowledging your concerns, needs, and …

52 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Yourself

If you're feeling stressed, there are healthy ways to deal with your feelings.<p>If you are stressed, anxious, and feeling fearful these days, the best way to cope, psychologists say, is to be kinder to yourself.<p>The problem is, most of us concentrate on being kind to others but all too often we forget …

Self-help

5 ways to try salmon | Features

Salmon is a beautiful fish, and a great way of getting omega-3 and essential fatty acids into our diets. Everyone should have a go at cooking salmon …

If You Invest In Yourself With These 4 Steps, You Can Achieve Much More In Life

6 Powerful Ways to Build Unbreakable Self-Discipline

All the knowledge in the world is worth nothing if you don't possess the self-discipline to use that knowledge. Only by applying what we know can we …

Is This the Most Romantic Restaurant in the World?

<i>Originally published by Travel + Leisure</i><p>There are few experiences more memorable (or romantic) than eating a delicious meal while surrounded by a …

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

Pursue Your Ultimate Potential, Anything Less is Not Worthy of Your Time

Every human brain has a built-in capacity to become, over time, what we demand of it. No ability is fixed. Don’t put an intellectual limitation on …

Zen Philosophy Reveals How to Overcome Your Insecurities With 5 Simple Rules

5 ways to use mindfulness and zen philosophy to help overcome insecurities<p><b>1) Accept everything about yourself.</b><p>Focus on every part of your body and …

Is Your Emotional Intelligence High or Low? Here Are 10 Ways to Find Out

Hint: Emotionally intelligent people are not afraid of expressing their feelings clearly and directly.<p>One of my favorite topics to write about is emotional intelligence in leaders. I say this because a culture of high leadership EQ will produce dramatic results.<p>On the flip side, low leadership EQ …

workimprovement

Why You Should Take Everything Life Throws at You Personally

There are too many people offering silly advice that leaves the bitter after taste of saccharine. So much bumper sticker nonsense that can leave you brain dead. Here is what you really need to know.<p>I have been watching the trend toward incredible superficiality in our culture. There is a desire to …

Mind

Are You Making the Most of Your Health Savings Account?

There will no doubt be changes in the healthcare landscape in the coming months and years. But experts are in agreement about this: Health Savings …

Retirement