Shari Lundberg

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Ever Feel Down and Depressed? How to Deal With Wanting to Give Up

All high achievers have moments when they just don't feel good enough. Here's what you can do when that happens.<p>You've heard of Imposter Syndrome, right? That all-too-common psychological response causing you to feel inadequate and believe you lack the skills to succeed. Women are no stranger to …

Self-improvement

How Winners Work With People They Hate

Winners don't let their emotions rule them. They flip the script.<p>Everyone has to work with people that they hate, but winners go about it totally differently from other people.<p>It's tempting to complain or gripe about co-workers you hate, gossip about them behind their backs, and even try to put …

Self-help

The Case for Eating Butter Just Got Stronger

It looks like butter may, in fact, be back. The creamy condiment is a “middle-of-the-road” food, nutritionally speaking—better than sugar, worse than …

A 3-Minute Breathing Exercise To Beat Bloat & Stimulate Your Thyroid

<i>Fern Olivia is the founder of Thyroid.Yoga and an L.A.-based wellness expert renowned for her artful approach to self-healing. This week, we’re</i> …

Wellness

6 Simple Ways to Talk Your Brain Out of Negativity

Negativity is sticky. It's hard to make it go away. Here are a few tips to help positivity prevail.<p>It's easier to recall negative thoughts and memories than positive ones. And the more we recall those negative thoughts, the more they stick with us. Suppose you feel like an idiot because of a dumb …

How Compassion Fades in Love Relationships

In love relationships, negative emotions almost always feel different on the inside from the way they look on the outside.

Psychology

Change Your Life (For Less Than $5) With These Brilliant Meditation Apps

Meditation and mindfulness have been gaining exponential popularity over the past year thanks to incredible benefits: combatting stress, fighting depression and anxiety, improving sleep, boosting energy, and even helping the immune system are just a few powerful reasons to start. If you're feeling …

Negative Emotions Are Key to Well-Being

A client sits before me, seeking help untangling his relationship problems. As a psychotherapist, I strive to be warm, nonjudgmental and encouraging. …

Psychology

How Mindfulness Overcomes Stress And Anxiety

You're reading How Mindfulness Overcomes Stress And Anxiety, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Mindfulness

6 Ways to Ease Shyness and Get Yourself Out There

Source: Ivanova Natalia/Shutterstock<p>Social anxiety is the third most common psychological disorder, after depression and alcoholism. Fully 13% of …

Neuroscientist to the Super Busy: Sleep Is Work, Too

The science of why skipping sleep is a truly terrible idea.<p>A few weeks ago, I chatted with a smart, successful startup founder for a story I was working on at midnight his time (I'm not the world's rudest journalist -- that's when he called me). After the call I had a nonurgent follow-up question …

3 Happiness Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent People

<b>1. Work Your Left Cortex</b><p>The more we understand and are able to manage our feelings, the more we're able to understand ourselves and deal with others. …

Change Your Painful Habits With a Mindful Review of Your Day

It’s one thing to wake up and set the intention to be aware throughout the day of your thoughts, emotions, speech, and actions. It’s quite another to …

Mindfulness

Want to Improve Your Decision-Making? Shut up for 10 days.

Recently, my partner, who once lived in a meditation-focused intentional community (read: hippie house), urged me to go on a 10-day silent retreat to learn insight meditation. Being a skeptic, but wanting to move our relationship forward, I reluctantly drove to the Sierra Nevadas for just such a …

Meditation

Five yoga positions to boost youthfulness

<b>Dove squad member and yoga guru Barbara Currie, 73, shares five simple positions to help you feel happy and healthy as you get older</b><p>Free the spirit standing<p><i>This pose is perfect if you’ve been hunched over a desk a lot. It helps correct posture, release shoulder tension, and firm your throat and jaw</i> …

Yoga

The Wake-Up Call That Transformed Neuroscientist Richard Davidson's Life

Richard Davidson had been studying the brain for more than a decade when he was asked a question that quite literally changed his life.<p>"Why have you been using the tools of modern neuroscience just to study anxiety and stress and fear and depression?" Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, asked the …

Mindfulness

10 silly things you're doing that make you less likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likeable is under your …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Harmful Thought Patterns Keeping You From Reaching Your True Potential

Researchers have proven that the way you think directly correlates with what you achieve in life.<p>What you achieve in life is directly proportional to the thoughts you allow to roll around in your mind. And know this: You are in control of your mental content. In fact, the most successful people …

The Biggest Emotional Intelligence Flaw Hurting Your Growth

In her book Rising Strong, Brene Brown talks about an issue rampant among entrepreneurs: comparative suffering.<p>Since her spellbinding TED Talk, sociologist Brene Brown has become one of the most recognized leaders in discussing our emotional intelligence (EQ). Her latest book, <i>Rising Strong</i>, has one …

TED Talks

Why Some People Make Money – Why Others Never Will

You're reading Why Some People Make Money – Why Others Never Will, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Bill Gates

The Importance of Self-Care: Imperative for both Body and Mind

You're reading The Importance of Self-Care: Imperative for both Body and Mind, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

Wellness

What Narcissists See in the Mirror

Source: g-stockstudio/Shutterstock<p>A core characteristic of narcissism is the tendency for people high in this personality trait to view themselves in …

Psychology

4 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic and Regain Your Confidence

You're reading 4 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic and Regain Your Confidence, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

Motivation

This is What Will Help Your Wandering Mind

We live in an ADD world. What is a leader to do to remain sane, productive, and effective?<p>"A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind," explain psychologists Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert in the journal Science. And according to the psychologists' research, …

10 Characteristics of People With High Emotional Intelligence

Do you wonder why certain people are more successful than others? The answer often lies in emotional intelligence, or EQ.<p>Why do certain people achieve more success than others?<p>What is it about how certain people behave and interact, how they are "wired" that drives them to greater success than …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Source: alarich/Shutterstock<p>Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as …

Happiness

The Scoop on "Genuine" Trauma Informed Care

Source: Alison Lait / Flickr<p><b>These days, mental health organizations and individual practitioners are quick to throw around the term “trauma informed</b> …

How To Stop Making Excuses And Take Control Of Your Life

People ask me all the time how they can improve their life. They want to know how they can be happier or how they can be more successful because …

Motivation

8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …