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31 Five-Second Reminders that Will Make Calmness Your Superpower

<i>Your goal is to grow so strong on the inside that nothing on the outside can affect your inner peace of mind without your conscious permission.</i>The …

The Dream Job Is a Myth. Focus Instead on Living Your Best Life.

You find your true calling by explore opportunities for happiness and growth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're told to follow our dreams, pursue our passions and be extraordinary. But what if we haven't yet figured out what we're meant to do?<p>We millennials were told …

Happiness

11 books the world's most influential people think you should read

Earlier this year, Facebook asked 62 such people— from Arianna Huffington to Richard Branson to Newt Gingrich — for the books they'd recommend. More than 230 titles came Facebook's way.<p>After some careful tallying, the social-media site narrowed down the most recommended books to a list of just 11 …

Books

Living a lie: We deceive ourselves to better deceive others

<b>(akindo via iStock)</b><p>New research provides the first evidence for a theory first put forward in the 1970s<p>Matthew Hutson<p>April 9, 2017 1:00am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>People mislead themselves all day long. We tell ourselves we’re smarter and better looking than …

Psychology

How to Answer 4 Tricky Job Interview Questions

Only an interview separates you and your dream job. But to get there, you have to navigate through a minefield of tricky questions. The good news is, …

10 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

Intelligence is more than just IQ. Unfortunately in school we thought that if we weren’t good at Maths or English then we weren’t considered …

IQ

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Everything You Thought You Knew About Feelings Is Wrong

Lisa Feldman Barrett teaches us "how emotions are made."<p>When neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett was in graduate school, she spent three years …

21 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

Although in the moment they might seem larger than life, interviewers are people just like you.<p>That means they're susceptible to the same …

The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why

The head of a large division of a multinational corporation was running a meeting devoted to performance assessment. Each senior manager stood up, reviewed the individuals in his group, and evaluated them for promotion. Although there were women in every group, not one of them made the cut. One …

How Extraordinary Leaders Transform Self-Sabotage Into Success

What’s your poison?<p>Most people have something they do that they wish they didn’t—and often we excuse ourselves by naming other things we are doing that are good. For example: “It’s okay that I’m having this donut, that was a tough client call, I did well, and I deserve it.”<p>But if we were really …

25 (scientific) happiness hacks

Some people just ooze happiness: They always seem to be smiling and having fun, and let negative emotions and experiences roll off their backs. But if you think there's no way you could possibly ever be that way, you're wrong. Science proves that you do have the power to change your outlook on …

Wellness

The Push-Ups You Should Be Doing

These creative twists promise bigger calorie burn, a more stable core and a stronger upper body.<p>There’s a reason push-ups have stood the test of …