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Why you should give your brain a spring-clean

As a change in the seasons draws nearer, now is the perfect time of year to consider a spring-clean. You are likely to get a lot of satisfaction from decluttering your life – whether it be sifting through your wardrobe, throwing away old papers and magazines, or just having a general tidy-up in …

Spring Cleaning

17 Ins-and-Outs to Be Clear on Some IRA Basics

<b>By Dana Anspach via Iris.xyz</b><p>It’s as if everyone else is speaking a language you feel you should know, but don’t really. Such is the case with IRAs. When clients come to us to discuss their finances, they often reveal they aren’t clear on some of the IRA basics. Below I address some basic terms and …

A philosophy expert explains how journaling can help you solve the problems in your life

We sometimes continue in our well-worn grooves even though they haven't served us for a long time. But then, we wake up and realize that we don't feel good about our lives. We might even realize that we've been unhappy for a long time.<p>When that happens, pay attention. Stop, reflect, process. …

How To Make Peanut Butter Protein Balls With Only 5 Ingredients

With this fast recipe, you'll never have to miss out on the most important meal of the day.<p>January 07, 2018<p>You are running late for class, and have …

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

Your Complete Guide to the 2018 Tax Changes

Here's how the U.S. tax system is changing for 2018 and beyond.<p>President Trump recently signed the tax reform bill into law, and it makes major …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018 | Inc.com

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance to renew our commitment to our business and to working hard at being our best …

Motivation

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

28 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Is More Powerful Than Technology. It's Even More True Today | Inc.com

Steve Jobs helped create wildly popular products that changed entire industries. (Hello, mobile devices. Howdy, music business.)<p>But while he definitely believed in his own ideas and the power of technology, he believed even more strongly in harnessing the ideas, the creativity, and the power of</i> …

Mobile Devices

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Best Smart Doorbell Camera

After spending weeks testing seven popular DIY smart doorbell cameras, we think the SkyBell HD is the best one for most people due to its high-quality 1080p video, easy-to use app, and prompt response time between event and notification. SkyBell also beats others in value by offering a week of …

Home Security

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'The Right Time' Is a Myth. Here's How to Make Every Time Work for You.

Life is too uncertain to wait around for 'the right time.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"It's not yet the right time."<p>By telling yourself this, you kill your dreams from coming to fruition. Life is too uncertain to wait around for the "right time."<p>Time means different …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

This Quick Mental Exercise Will Bring You Immediate Clarity & Motivation | Inc.com

A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed. Similarly, Dr. Stephen Covey invites readers of <i>7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> to imagine their own 80th birthday party.<p>What kind of legacy would you like to <i>leave behind</i> is the idea.<p>Although imagining your …

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science | Inc.com

Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live happy lives?<p>Success and happiness: <i>That's</i> the combination we all hope to achieve. But the …

Self-improvement

These 2 Warren Buffett Habits Will Make Your Co-Workers Love You | Inc.com

Warren Buffett is a man many admire for having one of the best investment track records in history. But, as much as the "Oracle of Omaha" may be able to teach you about becoming the next richest person in the world, he may be able to teach you just as much about becoming the most likable person in …

Self-improvement

These 5 Telling Virtues Define High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

IQ, aka your intelligence quotient, is synonymous with intelligence. Defined in part by the Webster Dictionary as: <i>the proficiency in or knowledge of a specified subject</i>. Now, while knowing someone's IQ can definitely enlighten us on how an individual might perform, it is no longer the sole standard …

Emotional Intelligence

The Better You Know Yourself, the More Resilient You’ll Be

When we think about “resilience,” we typically imagine bouncing back from major hardship. Management theorists have increasingly put forward a more nuanced definition, however: resilience as the ability to adapt to complex change. But in today’s world, that means the demand for resilience is almost …

10 (5-Ingredient) Chicken Dinners for the Week Ahead

Guys, great news! Getting a wholesome, satisfying meal on the table without spending hours in the kitchen is totally possible. The key is choosing …

5 Traits of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

One of the biggest realizations I've had in my career is also one of the purest: the simple fact that people are drawn to likable people. It's human nature. People want to do business with people they like.<p>Yet when you look around, you'll notice that many people don't make it a priority to learn …

Emotional Intelligence

Outstanding Leaders Exhibit More Than Just Emotional Intelligence--They Have These 7 Traits, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

The topic of emotional intelligence (EQ) continues to dominate leadership conversations. Rightly so. However, in a <i>Harvard Business Review (HBR)</i> article that highlighted research by Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis (experts on the topic), EQ is only the beginning.<p>Whereas EQ has an emphasis on …

Emotional Intelligence

The Best Guide You've Never Heard of to Managing Your Wealth | Inc.com

For those of you confused about the best way to manage your wealth, do yourselves a favor. Read one of the best books ever written on the subject: Ross Levin's classic, Implementing the Wealth Management Index.<p>I've known Levin for more than three decades and have admired the uncompromising …

Retirement

5 Rare Qualities of Truly Happy People, According to Science | Inc.com

I have been writing on positive psychology ever since I read the masterful <i>Happiness Advantage</i> by one of the movement's current poster boys -- Shawn Achor.<p>The beauty of this field is found in the belief that people aspire to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, and positive psychology is the …

Happiness

4 Steps to End Negative Habitual Thinking

This curated column is authored by self improvement expert EmmalyThe post 4 Steps to End Negative Habitual Thinking appeared first on iamwire.

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Learning to Deal With Stress Just Got Easier | Inc.com

I just wrapped up an amazing call with Dr. Laurel Geise, Founder and CEO of The Geise Group, on a mission to help companies implement Mindfulness at Work Programs. She and I really got down to the nitty gritty details about why mindfulness is making a comeback in a huge way and why this is the …

Mindfulness

A financial planner explains how to set yourself up to retire at 50, in 7 steps

Early retirement has become a popular financial goal. And well it should be. Even if you never retire early, just knowing that you can is liberating!<p>And it may just be the strategy that frees you up to take on even bigger challenges in life. That can happen when you reach the point where you no …

7 Facts About Your Roth IRA You Didn't Know

A Roth IRA can be a powerful aid in building a retirement nest egg that can generate much needed future income. Here's how and why you might want to …