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Can 10 Minutes of Meditation Make You More Creative?

In more and more occupations, creativity is part of the job description. Whether you are trying to reconcile conflicting stakeholder priorities, finding a solution to a customer’s issue, or launching a new product line, your solution probably won’t come out of a textbook. But it’s hard to keep …

The Genius Problem-Solving Method Elon Musk Learned From Aristotle | Inc.com

<i>"All great Acts of Genius began with the same consideration: Do not be constrained by your present reality."</i><p><b>Leonardo Da Vinci</b><p>Obviously, I have never met Aristotle or Da Vinci; for that matter, I have not yet had the pleasure of speaking with Elon Musk. Still, let's imagine that I can understand how …

Creativity

7 Surprising Traits of True Geniuses | Inc.com

Over the past few years, I've had the rare opportunity to interview and get to know a wide range of MacArthur Fellows, nearly 70 in total. Chances are you're more familiar with the fellowship by its pop moniker, the "Genius Award." Here's what may startle you: The recipients are not geniuses. More …

Creativity

Real Artists Thrive — How to Succeed at a Creative Life

“Being a starving artist today is a choice, not a necessary condition of doing creative work.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Why the “starving artist”</i> …

5 Surefire Ways To Escape Inferiority And Mediocrity In This Automation Age

You're reading 5 Surefire Ways To Escape Inferiority And Mediocrity In This Automation Age, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Motivation

23 messages, quotes and poems to write in a good luck card

<b>A card can be the perfect way to give someone embarking on a new adventure some encouragement.</b><p>Whether it be starting a new job, taking an exam, a …

15 Inspirational Quotes to Unlock Your Imagination

If you’ve ever wished things could be different, you’re not alone. Every great innovator had a desire to create something new and wonderful―and with …

Here's How to Beat Your Imposter Syndrome in 3 Steps | Inc.com

Have you ever been in a meeting and felt like you weren’t following along? Or been talking with co-workers who seemed to be three steps ahead of you? Or maybe felt like the outsider, as though it’s just a matter of time before someone finds out you’re completely incompetent?<p>That is imposter …

Self-improvement

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

If you feel a twinge of jealousy each time you read about another successful person who wakes up at 4 a.m. to meditate, jog, read a novel, and eat …

People can use anxiety to motivate themselves, study finds

A high-stress environment may be a boon rather than a bane for some. According to new research published in the <i>Journal of Individual Differences</i>, …

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

1. Stop consuming caffeine<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent …

How to Overcome Stress by Seeing Other People’s Joy

One evening when I walked into a classroom to teach my Science of Stress course, I found a newspaper waiting for me on the lectern. A student had …

Happiness

Travel makes us happy: Here's why

<b>(CNN) —</b> At the conclusion of a recent Intelligence Squared Asia debate on whether "Money Can't Buy Happiness," the audience was split -- 49% agreed and 49% disagreed, with 2% undecided.<p>But when it came to travel, there was one very obvious winning premise -- travel makes us all happy.<p>As a luxury …

Happiness

Five Zen Principles to Live By

Practical wisdom that instantly improves your life<p>I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana …

Meditation

Paralyzed by Fear of Failure? Here's How to Break Free and Succeed | Inc.com

Have you ever made a mistake in business? Have you ever been afraid of failing in your career? Whether living with the self-judgment of past mistakes or anticipation of something that might befall you tomorrow, performing today with these pressures sets you up to fail now. Instead, focusing your …

Motivation

10 uncomfortable things that will make you happy and successful

Wouldn't it be fantastic if the road to success and happiness were an easy one? Unfortunately, as we all know, this isn't the case. The reality is, …

Self-improvement

5 smart brain hacks to help you feel — and project — more positivity at work

Do you really love your job? Are you truly engaged in your work? If you are able to answer “yes” to both questions, you’re in the minority. Less than …

This is How to Do Things You Don’t Want to Do

The author is a certified mental trainer and writer. The commonThe post This is How to Do Things You Don’t Want to Do appeared first on iamwire.

Startups (India)

To Be Successful Get Rid of The Losers in Your Life | Inc.com

Over the past five years, I've been undergoing a process of self-improvement that has enabled me to pivot away from a career I was miserable doing into something I love. If you would have told that when I was fired from my job in the corporate world that I would have my own content marketing …

Motivation

How to Mindfully Make Important Life Decisions

Important life decisions can be challenging to make. They are often complicated, involving many factors, some of them with competing interests. The …

3 lessons from Republicans’ failure to repeal Obamacare

All signs point to a hard road ahead for the GOP.<p>Republicans’ failed attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act is now receding into the rearview mirror. So it's a good time to take stock. What lessons have we learned? And what do these lessons tell us about what to expect going forward?<p>Here are my …

7 Brutal but Powerful Lessons People Often Learn Too Late in Life

You know the old saying, “Youth is wasted on the young”?<p>I think about that sometimes – how I wish I’d had the self-awareness and confidence that I …

Self-improvement

Where do those Hawaiian tattoo patterns come from? Here's one place to find out

In Hawaiian culture, images of curling waves, hibiscus and geometric patterns are repeated on cloth, mats and even skin.<p>The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu culled from its roughly 25 million items cultural and natural objects, and grouped them by common patterns and shapes rather than …

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