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Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

31 Five-Second Reminders that Will Make Calmness Your Superpower

<i>Your goal is to grow so strong on the inside that nothing on the outside can affect your inner peace of mind without your conscious permission.</i>The …

Mindfulness

Don't Even Try Managing a Remote Team Without These Tools

From onboarding to ongoing training and password management, these apps keep workers connected so you can focus on the bigger picture.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If any of your employees work remotely, you already know the challenges that come with off-site team …

Project Management

A Health Expert on the Morning Ritual That "Consistently Makes Her Happier"

Oftentimes, the stream of negative or anxious thoughts running through our minds starts from the moment we open our eyes in the morning; we're …

4 countries where you can live on just $1000 a month

There are many reasons why you might be thinking about taking the plunge, uprooting your life, and moving abroad. Perhaps you're looking to find an exotic retirement paradise where you can make the most of no longer having to spend so much of your time going to work. It could be that you're moving …

Thai Food

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

12 Little Daily Habits That Can Make A Big Difference For Your Life In The Long Run

It’s an oft-repeated piece of advice: If a big task you’ve got on your plate looks overwhelming and intimidating, try breaking it down into smaller …

Productivity

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 …

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

<i>“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.</i><p>Getting smarter takes time and …

Self-improvement

Exercise Changed This Neuroscientist’s Life And Now She Wants To Change Yours

Devoted to solving intricate physiological questions about the brain for almost her entire adult life, Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist at New York University, was proud of her work. But the long hours dedicated to research eventually left her feeling socially isolated and physically weak.<p>Taking up a …

The Brain

100 Must-Read Lesser-Known Classics

Everything about this post is subject to debate: what constitutes a “must-read” book? What does “lesser-known” mean? What exactly is a “classic”? …

The 'Eat This Not That' guide to the keto diet

The ketogenic diet can be dizzyingly complicated.<p>You want to load up on fats and protein, and keep your carb intake low—but all fats and proteins …

Nutrition

Keto Diet Supplements Significantly Boost Endurance, Brain Function, and Energy Levels

Are you familiar with the Keto Diet? The meal plan essentially teaches your body to generate energy from ketones (organic compounds, which are …

Ketogenic Diet

The truth behind the world's most cutting-edge, fat-burning performance meal plan: the keto diet

Timothy Noakes, M.D., is an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town. While his name …

20 HABITS OF HAPPY PEOPLE YOU SHOULD ADOPT IN 2017

<b>1. Forgive more.</b><p>The Buddha once said,<p><b>Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one</b> …

Happiness

Self-help guru James Altucher only owns 15 things

'My ambition is to have no ambition'<p>Altucher is simply practicing what he preaches. Over the last half-decade, this former tech entrepreneur, venture …

Home Ownership

How Thoughts Of Death Can Be A Key To Happiness

Happiness

Meditation and Self-Discipline

<i>“If you practice zazen regularly, you get into the habit of it; as far as I personally am concerned, for example, my brain works the same way in</i> …

How to Make a Major Life Decision, in 9 Steps

I spent weeks preparing the application, went through two rounds of interviews, and finally, after months of anticipation, received an offer to join …

Self-improvement

Steps to Turn Off the Nagging Self-Doubt in Your Head

Most of us lose time to negative thoughts; reframe your thinking and feel more positive<p>Think of the last time you told yourself something critical or negative. Then think of the last compliment you gave yourself.<p>Which is easier to remember?<p>Many of us—whether due to genetics, brain chemistry, our …

Self-confidence

The 9 Best Tips On Writing From Ernest Hemingway

Write what you know, leave out unnecessary words, and don't do it to be famous.<p>Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. His most popular work, <i>The Old Man and the Sea</i>, earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 1953, and in 1954 Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature …

Creative Writing

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

10 Meditation Tips for Beginners

The mind is a busy hive of thoughts and we are jumping from ideas to emotions to memories for most of our waking hours.<p>During meditation you will …

Google Makes $150 Photo Editing Software Free

The Nik Collection is a powerful tool in the arsenal of any professional-grade photographer.<p>The list of professional-grade tools available to young artists is growing rapidly. On Monday, the animation software Toonz, preferred by Studio Ghibli and Futurama, was repackaged with a free edition. …

Photo Editing

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement