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Easy Time Hacks To Take Back Your Day

Two years ago, I had the honor of being part of the Washington Post Time Hack Project. I was one of a handful of coaches who were paired with readers struggling with work-life balance. It was fun to help individuals from around the world and from every age group to take back control of their time …

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The Brain

Wearables and Wellness at Work: It's Not Just a Trend

Companies that use wearable fitness tools have lower healthcare costs. Their employees can battle depression and lose weight.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Prolonged sitting and a lack of sleep are both unhealthy habits most employees can relate to: Knowing how these …

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6 Strategies That Science Actually Shows Are Effective For Depression

Depression is now the leading cause of disability across the globe. That’s a huge statistic in itself—it means that more people are disabled because of depression than by any other physical or mental health issue out there. It’s worth taking a minute to wrap your brain around that—in part because …

The Brain

Mindful eating: 'Suddenly, you have power over food'

<b>(CNN) —</b> It happened by accident.<p>Kathryn Hutchinson, a 52-year-old retired teacher, was accompanying her father to a doctor's appointment last year when his doctor recommended that Hutchinson make an appointment of her own.<p>Hutchinson was diagnosed with prediabetes at the time and was obese, with …

Mindfulness

Steal Googlers' Secret for Avoiding Burnout in a High-Stress Job | Inc.com

OK, the free food and innovation-friendly culture make working at Google sound like a dream come true. But let's be honest, for all its perks, the company definitely doesn't sound like a low-stress place to work.<p>All those lush buffets are meant to keep employees at the office until all hours after …

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6 Off-the-Grid Meditation Retreats to Reboot Your Life

There’s no denying meditation works wonders on our mental and physical state — some even claim meditating regularly can make your skin glow! But for the overworked, always-on, ambitious boss ladies of today, turning our minds off isn’t always easy. There are plenty of apps, classes, guides, and …

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5 Habits That Improve your Mental State, Motivation and Productivity

Most entrepreneurs have an intuitive understanding that mental health is important to the success of their business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lonely, difficult journey. You're running your own business and dealing with the fact that your …

Mental Health

10 of the world's best meditation retreats

<b>(CNN) —</b> Adventure travel isn't always about riding waves and ascending heights -- sometimes it's about heading inside, to explore the realm of our inner worlds.<p>While it might be counter-intuitive to travel long distances to sit with a bunch of silent strangers, meditation retreats offer guidance to …

Meditation

This 1 Skill Is the Fastest Way to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence (and Achieve All Your Personal and Professional Goals) | Inc.com

The only way that you change the world is by impacting other people. Although popular culture praises individuality--being self-sufficient and self-made through hard work--the truth is that no one becomes successful without influencing others. To maximize your ability to navigate social, political, …

Emotional Intelligence

4 simple, Buddhist-approved ways to boost your happiness

Some people, no matter how hectic things get, just never seemed frazzled. Sleeping through your alarm, shattering your iPhone screen while changing …

Meditation

Your Long-Term Success Depends On a Solid Daily Routine

<b>Aristotle</b> said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”<p>A life without a positive daily routine or structure is …

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

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