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What It Really Takes to Make a Healthy Habit Stick

My game plan for eating well and getting fit for the long haul.<p>I am tackling a big health challenge: I’ve dedicated myself to following the federal Dietary Guidelines and Physical Activity Guidelines for a full year. As expected when attempting to institute new habits into a routine, embarking on …

Weight Loss

9 meal prep lunches that will give you energy for the rest of your workday

Though most people tout breakfast as the most important meal of the day, we actually think that honor belongs to lunch. After all, your mid-day meal …

6 Yoga Poses You Can Do In Bed That'll Help You Sleep Like A Baby Tonight

You know when you're tired AF, but the minute you lie down, it feels like your brain decides to have an impromptu dance party to "Despacito"? Falling …

Yoga
Self-improvement
Self-improvement

Waking Up at 5 a.m. Probably Won't Make You More Productive. Here's What Will

Go ahead and reset your alarm.<p>You’ve heard the stories.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook wakes up at 3:45 every morning. Both Vogue’s Anna Wintour and Twitter’s …

Frank Lloyd Wright

How Alternate-Nostril Breathing Works

For the anxiety of letting the world down, a grounding technique<p>When I came to the part in Hillary Clinton’s new book where she describes how she treated her anxiety with a practice called alternate-nostril breathing, I thought, that sounds impossible. I tried breathing through only one nostril at …

Hillary Clinton

Addressing Why We Eat: It’s More Than Just Hunger

Whilst many of us know what we need to do to make positive changes to our health and well-being, it can often be much more difficult to put this …

Mindfulness

New Study: Parental Love Is Merely Cognitive Dissonance

True or false: A person can never be truly satisfied in life without experiencing the joys of parenthood?<p>If you thought “true,” you might not want to …

Parenting

The Next Level: These Podcasts Will Supercharge Your Powers Of Productivity

The Next Level <i>is a new bi-weekly column that will rate, evaluate, and comment on the content that can help you improve your quality of life. Books, apps, podcasts,</i> <i>websites — we’ll detail the tools that will hep you achieve your goals — whether they pertain to time-management, fitness, productivity,</i> …

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right | Inc.com

Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a new year and a can be new you on January 1.<p>Or maybe 2015 was amazing and you need to keep the …

Motivation

15 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

Yoga can help you cope with stress and improve overall health and satisfaction with life. In a national survey, over 85 percent of people who did yoga reported that it helped them relieve stress. Exercise is a very useful way to relieve stress, but yoga is different from spinning class or a gym …

Yoga

13 tricks to lead a simpler, happier life

Since then, the thread has ballooned to nearly 700 answers, with users from all over the world weighing in on how to eliminate physical and mental clutter, increase productivity, and ultimately be a happier person.<p>We picked out 13 recent responses that offer creative strategies for streamlining. …

Time Management

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

The 3 Things That Helped Me Finally Stick With Meditation

<b>By Marianne Hayes</b><p>Over the last few years, I've read a hundred different reasons why I should adopt a regular meditation practice.<p>It's the best way to harness the power of the present moment. It's a tool for self-healing. It provides direct access to the divine.<p>The list goes on. My problem was that …

5 Breathing Exercises To Relax Your Mind

It might not sound very important, but learning how to utilise our breath is essential to the health of our body and mind. Think about it: we take …

Meditation

7 Horrible thoughts that hinder success

Getting control of your mind is one of the toughest challenges entrepreneurs face and something you will likely work on your whole life. It’s normal …

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Unlock Your Authentic Self

<i>It's not about raising the bar by expecting more out of yourself, your family life, or the world you live in. It's about totally removing the bar, setting yourself free to live a more joy-filled and satisfying life.</i><p>Over the course of our busy lives, in between family, work, and dinner parties, we …

Mindfulness

10 Fall Motivational Quotes

As the summer comes to an end, it is time to focus on work and getting things done. The fall is a beautiful time of the year to stay motivated …

5 Stocks Under $10 Actually Worth Buying

Even though these stocks are cheap, they could still make excellent long-term investments.<p>Many low-priced stocks are that way for a reason and should …

Investing

Zen 101: Mindfulness

Share this:<p>Mindfulness is active, open attention to the present. It’s the state of observing your thoughts and feelings from a distance without …

Prayers

Prayers are an affirmation - shared...shared with God, the Higher Power, the Great Spirit, The Tao, The Universe, the Goddess or whomever you desire …

Spirituality

Daily Meditation: A Prayer For Self-Love

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a portion of a prayer for self-love, written by author don Miguel Ruiz. May …

Meditation

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …