Ravi Pala

41 Flips | 3 Magazines | 3 Likes | @RaviPala | Keep up with Ravi Pala on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ravi Pala”

Guide to Meditation

What if there was a mental exercise you could do that would increase your brain size, make your thinking more efficient, reduce your anxiety levels, …

What’s Your Mind Habit?

Habits are not confined to our behaviors. We can also fall into particular patterns of thinking, which get us stuck in certain emotions.<p>Knowing your …

Kaizen: Get a Little Better Each Day | The Art of Manliness

It’s happened to all of us.<p>You have a “come to Jesus” moment and decide you need to make changes in your life. Maybe you need to drop a few pounds …

How to Kickstart a Healthy Habit When You've Gotten Off Track

<b>“Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn't matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come, even if you have</b> …

Positive Thinking

6 changes that improved my happiness by 70%

And some surprising unintended consequences<p>Recently I decided to make a deliberate effort to improve my happiness. Not that I was deeply depressed to …

The 10-Minute Game That Will Change the Way You Think

You don't have to put on a painter's smock or take a poetry workshop to encourage your brain to think in new ways. Actually, you can cultivate your …

Daily Meditation: 25 Reasons To Be Thankful

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features Kid President's 25 Reasons To Be Thankful, produced by YouTube channel …

20 Quotes on the Importance of Thankfulness and Gratitude

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published Nov. 24, 2015.</i><p>With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I wanted to share with you 20 quotes that really help put into perspective the power and importance of being thankful more of the time and not just …

Albert Einstein

7 ways to improve your mood in less than 5 minutes

And it's no wonder bad moods can sneak up on us so often. According to psychologist Guy Winch, author of the book <i>Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts,</i> a bad mood can be caused by anything from guilt over forgetting someone's birthday, to outstanding tasks …

How to Change Your Life in Just One Day

Imagine that with just one wave of a magic wand you could turn your entire life around. Well, you my dear, hold the power to use that wand at any …

6 Life Changing Tips To Stay Motivated

In order to truly become great and make our dreams into realities we have to cultivate superior levels of consistent motivation. This type of …

Gratitude: The Gift You Give... to Keep

When you practice gratitude, you are honing in on everything within the current moment and space in your life that you actively acknowledge. So... it would make perfect sense to say that the best way to give thanks for that recognition would be to give it away.<p>As this time of year approaches and …

Gratitude

5 habits of people who are both happy and successful

But how do you know if you are a happy successful person?<p>And if you know that you are currently not one or both of those things, how can you become a happy and successful?<p>Here are 5 simple habits of happy and successful people:<p>Can you hear your mom shouting from the other room, "don't forget to …

5 ways being thankful can improve your life

Gratitude is the cornerstone of Thanksgiving, but research suggests it's also an important building block for mental and physical health.<p>Some …

5 Ways to Hack Your Diet for Better Sleep

Most people have horrible sleep fitness, so to speak. They waste time falling asleep, then they spend hours tossing and turning in a light sleep state that doesn't have the same body and brain-boosting benefits of deep and REM sleep.<p>Most people have horrible sleep fitness, so to speak. They waste …

The Brain

I Love

We wanted you to know that we've recently updated our Privacy Policy page. Learn More.

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

I am one of those people who will be unlikely to finish writing this paragraph without checking my Twitter account, staring out the window blankly, …

Mindfulness

How 5 Voices Inside You Can Make Your Day

“Self-talk” is the psychological term for the inner conversation that streams constantly through one’s mind. Self-talk is something we all do. In …

How to Use Mind Maps to Unleash Your Brain's Creativity and Potential

Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form. Beyond just note-taking, though, mind maps can …

3. Mulholland Drive (2001)

There are some people who will say that Mulholland Drive isn't a horror movie. But how can that be true of a film that contains what is arguably the …

How to Meditate: 10 Steps to Meditate Anywhere

We all know how difficult it is to get ourselves to the gym and to actually work on our physical wellbeing; how difficult it is to follow a diet plan …

7 Ways to Clear Your Mind of Negative Thoughts

Negative thinking can be a habit of mind. Thoughts sink in and linger there until you take action to get rid of them.<p>When you first start thinking …

The Easy Way You Can Stop Procrastinating and Stick to Good Habits -- Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, I've been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and is making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time.<p>I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works …

15 Quotes to Help You Smash Negative Thinking! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Negative thinking is definitely one of the biggest problems a lot of us suffer from.<p>Ironically, the more you try to rationalize it, the more you tend …

20 Productive Ways to Use Your Free Time

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Make Your Own Detox Drink for Daily Enjoyment & Cleansing

Whether you’re just trying to steer clear of the sugary drinks, or aim to really help your body flush out any toxins lurking in your system, this …

How You Can Stop Making Bad Decisions -- Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do we make unhealthy and unproductive choices -- even when we know we should do better?<p>If you ask most people, they will say that poor choices are a result of a “lack of willpower.”<p>But research from Columbia University is beginning to …

Will Power

10 Ways to Become the Most Productive Person Around

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever come across someone who just seemed to get so much done and was by far the most productive person you knew? Why can't you be that person?<p>Here are 10 ways to become the most productive person you know.<p>Start Slideshow<p>We really …