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How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

5 Hip Openers That Release Tension

There’s a common saying in yoga, “we carry our issues in our tissues.” And those issues usually manifest as tightness in the hips and …

Yoga

11 simple tips for sleeping better when you don't have a lot of time to sleep

Some of the most successful business people not only work hard, but sleep less, too.<p>But it's not easy to function on just a few hours of sleep.<p>Online mattress and bedding company SleepyPeople.com tipped us on a list of sleep hacks it put together recently.<p>Follow these simple hacks and you'll have a …

Sleep

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

Schadenfreude

Don't Drink And Meditate, And Other Things I Learned While Going Zen For A Week

Both my parents are Buddhists, so I thought this would be easy. I was wrong.<p><i>This story is part of a 10-piece series for which HuffPost staffers agreed to experiment with improving their health and decreasing their stress on the job. It’s also part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative focusing on</i> …

Meditation

8 Crucial Entrepreneurial Skills You Won’t Learn in School

You won't pick up these skills in a classroom, but you can't run a business without them.<p>Entrepreneurship may be a major in some business schools but there are many things you just can't learn in the classroom.<p>Here are eight skills you'll need to possess when becoming a business owner in the real …

A neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed

When I was about to turn 40, I started working out regularly after years of inactivity. As I sweated my way through cardio, weights, and dance classes, I noticed that exercise wasn’t just changing my body. It was also profoundly transforming my brain—for the better.<p>The immediate effects of exercise …

Humanity

Could just two people repopulate Earth?

The last man on Earth is a common trope in fiction – but what if it actually happened? How many people would it take to save our species?<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>The alien predators arrived by boat. Within two years, everyone was …

When You're Feeling Down, Remember These 15 Tips for Peace and Happiness

<i>By Laura Caseley, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>Are you feeling down, or stressed out from life in general? Are you just feeling like everything is kind of <i>blah</i>?<p>Maybe you're even beating yourself up about it. After all, your life is probably pretty good, so what do you have to feel bad about?<p>Whoa there. …

Happiness

How to Get More Energy: 8 New Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to know how to get more energy when life throws curve balls at us.<p>These ideas from psychology research can help you keep going and …

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Readers' travel photography competition 2016

Our photo competition is back, giving you the chance to win a fantastic ‘Secret Fjords’ self-drive holiday to Iceland for two people with Discover the World – and see the photos from your trip published in Guardian Travel<p>Guardian Travel’s monthly readers’ photography competition is an opportunity …

That Annoying Leg Pain Could Be a Blessing in Disguise

Nathaniel Creager had been firing through three packs of unfiltered Chesterfields every day for about 20 years when the Surgeon General released the landmark Smoking and Health report, the document that scientifically linked cigarettes to cancer, heart disease and more.<p>Despite the warnings, he kept …

5 Failures You Need to Experience If You Want to Succeed In Life

<i>If you are too afraid of failure, you can’t possibly do what needs to be done to be successful.</i>I fail far more than you might assume, especially …

Motivation

Want to Raise Happy and Successful Kids? Teach Them to Ask This Simple Question

It's not about what you want to "be"—it's about what you want to "do."<p>What do you want to be when you grow up?<p>Wait, don't answer that. It's a trick question. In fact, it might be the trickiest question there is, at least if you want to be happy. (Yet adults ask kids that all the time.)<p>Instead, it …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

5 Ways to Train Your Brain and Boost Your Self-Esteem

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It can be hard to tell if someone is truly confident, or just good at hiding their insecurities. Often we find that the loudest, most boisterous people are often the most self-conscious.<p>In psychology, the term self-esteem is used to …

Self-help

80K Instagram Followers Later, Here's My #1 Advice for Better Photos (with Befores & Afters)

Spot relies on great imagery to deliver a compelling place-discovery experience. Here, our content and community lead, Kelly Lack, shares the one simple tip that has helped top Instagrammers build beautiful portfolios (and huge followings).<p>Off the bat you should know that this is not an article …

Mobile Photography

8 Psychological Insights Into the Brain That Will Improve Your Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The better you understand the human mind, the better you’ll be able to persuade customers to convert. And, if you think about it, marketing is really about applied psychology.<p>What this means is that buyers act in certain ways because …

Marketing

How to Establish a Daily Practice of Almost Anything, in Six Steps

Whether it’s meditation, yoga, or art, you get more from doing it every day. Follow these six steps to enjoy all the benefits of daily practice.The …

Meditation

3 Yoga Poses to Get Your New Year Started Off Right

There is no better way to begin 2016 than by doing something good for your body—like yoga. This can be as simple as practicing at home for five …

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett's 15-Minute Retirement Plan

It's boring, but solid.<p>If Warren Buffett weren’t the world’s best stock picker, how would he plan for retirement?<p>Luckily for the rest of us, he’s …

This Simple Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success

Gratitude can make your dreams come true. Here's how.<p>Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good …

9 Surprising Sleep Facts, Including The Impact Of Sleep Deprivation And The Best Temperature For Shut-Eye

You may sleep every night, but how much do you really know about what happens to your mind and body once you hit the hay?<p>In the video above, the team …

Make Your Facebook Profile More Private in 6 Easy Steps

Managing Facebook’s labyrinthine privacy settings is an ongoing challenge, not least because the options available to users are constantly changing. …

Everything You Need to Know About Money on One Index Card

University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack explains the financial cheat-sheet that went viral.<p>One of the all-time best pieces of personal finance …

6 Mind-Set Changes To Help You Make A Fresh Start

Adjust your expectations before setting out. The outcome can fall short of your ideal and still count as success.<p>Sure, you’ve set some New Year’s resolutions and told yourself this is going to be the year when you actually follow through with them. But more often than not, we fail, but not because …