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20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

San Francisco Bay Area

7 Ways to Meditate Without Really Trying

Though it might feel like it takes a Herculean effort to be healthier, trying simple diet swaps, working just 10 percent harder to achieve a fitness goal, and powering down your phone before bed to get better sleep are all tiny tweaks you can make to your regular routine that can have a big impact. …

Meditation

My Husband Died at 34—Here Are 40 Life Lessons I Learned From It

A sudden, unanticipated death has a way of jolting us to our senses. When you’re told that your husband is dead, everything changes in an instant. …

Tom Hanks

9 lessons about life I wish I'd known 30 years ago

At 57 years old, I'm able to look back and view my life in an utterly different light from when I was 40, 30 or 20. So much of what I believed was crucial to my success and happiness when I was in my 20s and 30s proved to be erroneous and misguided.<p>And most of those misguided notions were based on …

Middle Age

Nobel laureate: There is one way to prevent nuclear war

<b>(CNN) —</b> In awarding this year's Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the Nobel committee has chosen to shine a powerful light on the grave and growing danger of nuclear war and illuminate the path we must follow to avoid that ultimate calamity.<p>The crisis in …

Ice Age

Ignore Everybody

As part of a talk I'm giving in dozens of cities around the world the last couple months, I mention five principles that help me when approaching new side projects. Especially when speaking about new ideas I often like to speak about the concept of <i>"Ignore Everybody</i>." My main inspiration comes from …

Mad Men

3 Ways Parenthood Makes You More Mindful (and Healthy)

Source: Emma Seppala<p>We sometimes think of parents as harried, tired and exhausted. In fact a recent study showed that the first year of a child is …

Happiness

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Shunryu Suzuki - Essential Wisdom for the Art of Living

"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few." So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books. …

Documentaries

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Meditation

5 Questions I Ask Myself When I Start Losing Focus

I was in my early 20s when my father passed away, and the loss left me with the realization that life is short. In the years that followed, I chased …

New York City

I Tested 6 Bedtime Hacks Successful People Swear By

Logically, I understand that “everyone is different” and “no two paths to success are the same.” I also understand that Oprah and Bill Gates are …

Bill Gates

29 Motivational Quotes to Get Yourself Charged

Albert Einstein was a slow learner at school. He was expelled for his poor learning ability. Today we know him as the father of modern physics.<p>J. K. …

Motivation

9 Little Habits That Make You a Better Decision Maker

Knowing how to make good decisions—like what to wear to a job interview or how to invest your money—could be the key to living your best life. And …

Psychology

The Story You Believe About Yourself Determines Your Success

The list of things that could have stopped Les Brown from becoming successful is lengthy and heart-wrenchingly dismal. He entered the world on the …

Self-improvement

Theresa May's speech proves she has learnt nothing from her disastrous election

Whether you are energised and enthused, or sick to death of post-Brexit politics, it would pay to give some attention to the last week of the British …

United Kingdom

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29 | Inc.com

It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on what worked well and what …

Motivation

20 Hard Lessons You Need To Learn Before 30

<i>What are some of the lessons one should definitely learn in their 20s? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge,</i> …

Self-improvement

I drank 16 ounces of water every morning for a week—here’s what I learned

If you took a shot (of Poland Spring) every time a celebrity said they start their day by drinking lemon water—well, let’s just say you’d be well …

Wellness

14 Strategies to Become a Happier Person

Billboard-worthy news: It's possible to amp up your bliss every single day. Discover the simple, unexpected strategies.<p>Getty ImagesSometime this …

Happiness

Chances are you wash hands wrong — and it’s making you sick

When it comes to washing your hands, 20 is the magic number… seconds that is.<p>If in doubt, that’s as long as it’ll take you to hum along to Happy …

Public Health

1967 war: Six days that changed the Middle East

<b>Fifty years ago, war broke out between Israel and its neighbours. The conflict lasted just six days but its effect would last to the present day.</b><p>At the end of 1948, Israel's Arab neighbours had invaded to try to destroy the new state, and failed. The Egyptian army had been beaten, but a force …

Israel

How to Never Let Fear Hold You Back Again

What makes the difference depends on your reaction and response to the fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nothing holds people back from tapping into their full potential and becoming the best version of themselves more than fear. Fear shatters dreams, prevents …

Self-confidence

Tony Robbins says a kid's future success depends on how you talk to them — here's how to do it right

Robbins is one of the most successful motivational speakers and leadership coaches of all time, with top CEOs paying him $1 million or more per year for one-on-one coaching. He spends more than 200 days annually running sell-out events (with ticket prices deep into the four-figure range), and he's …

Self-improvement

Do You Make Fear Decisions or Growth Decisions?

I was afraid I was going to lose my biggest client. And my job. So I let him yell at me repeatedly.<p>I met a friend of mine. She said, “My grandma told …

Time I

Instinct vs Intuition. When to Trust Your Gut Feeling | Heart of Substance

Is your gut feeling always right? Knowing when to trust your gut or inner voice is a common dilemma. There are certain elements in spotting the …

Self-improvement

How Very Successful People Think Differently

Problems will arise. How you handle them is key.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?<p>I wish I had fewer problems in life.<br>• I wish I didn’t have to struggle so much in life.<br>• I wish I had the opportunities that …

Motivation

10 Things I’ve Let Go and How This Has Set Me Free

<b>“I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.”</b> <i>~</i> <b>Louise Hay</b><p>Looking back on my life, I came to understand that perfection was …

Time I

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone should know before exiting young …

Self-improvement

EU Brexit guidelines: What's in the document, and what it really means

EU leaders have unanimously backed guidelines on the coming Brexit negotiations.<p>Edited from the draft guidelines released by Donald Tusk at the end of March, we analyse here in our annotated guide, what the document says, what were the changes, and crucially, what they might mean for future …

United Kingdom

7 Common Fears That Don't Have to Control Us

“<b>Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.”</b> <b>~Marianne Williamson</b><p>As babies, we know nothing about the world. In the universe of an …

Positive Thinking