Sarshar Verma

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The Only Way to Eat an Elephant

How we set our goals has everything to do with whether or not we achieve them.<p>Desmond Tutu once wisely said that “there is only one way to eat an …

Motivation

This 5-Minute Habit Will Train Your Brain to Be More Positive

Incorporate a few minutes of gratitude into your day.<p><i>How can someone change their mindset to be more positive? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, growth mindset hacker,</b> …

Happiness

Research Says These 6 Habits Improve Future Brain Health

Doctors claim the secret to a healthy brain in years to come is to S.H.I.E.L.D. it.<p>Many of us hope to live a long life, which includes being of sound mind and body. While there's lots of education and emphasis on physical health as a way to live longer--maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, …

The Brain

The Best Nonfiction Books Of 2018 (So Far)

By looking at the real world around us, we're better equipped to understand ourselves<p>While a great novel can be engaging, there's nothing quite like a true story—whether that story comes in the form of deep reporting, memoir, or personal essays. Nonfiction gives us the chance to look at the world …

Books

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

Productivity

4 Ways to Be Happier This Week

Sprinkle a bit of happiness into your life.Even though it's likely that you're in the midst of the Monday grumps, the start of the week is a perfect …

Happiness

How a Gratitude Journal Can Inspire You to Change and Claim the Life You Want

Jotting a few points of gratitude scientifically makes it easier to act differently and get more positive results.<p>When it comes to most things, I'm a pretty solid realist. I don't think life is all rainbows and pink unicorns or that magic marshmallows will make worries disappear in a sprinkle of …

Happiness

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

Profit

10 things happy professionals do before 10 a.m.

Success often seems like a visionary goal — a feat in life that’s attempted only after many strides, plenty of pitfalls and a healthy serving of …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

Yale's most popular class teaches happiness: 6 lessons you can practice now

When a Yale University psychology professor set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>When Yale University psychology professor Laurie Santos set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>“Psychology and the Good Life,” which began …

Happiness

Most Productive Morning Ever: How to Set the Stage for a Great Tomorrow

The secret to a successful start? Begin the night before.<p>You go to bed with great intentions: Get up early, hit the gym, arrive at work ready to tackle that tough assignment.<p>But even if you jump out of bed as soon as the alarm rings, you encounter obstacles right away. You spend too much time …

Time Management

How to curb your procrastination habit and get stuff done

I think everyone has been prone to procrastination at some point or another.According to Piers Steel, author of <i>The Procrastination Equation,</i> 95pc of …

Procrastination

11 Books That'll Change Your Life For the Better

Sometimes all we need to help place us on the right path in life is a well-written book with advice from an expert. Reading in general can help with …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

The Right Way to Take Breaks, According to Science (and an 8-Year-Old Kid)

My son--and best-selling author Daniel Pink--are on to something: for optimal productivity, you need to work on your timing.<p>To wrap up 2017, I scheduled "one-on-one" lunches with my two kids as an opportunity to reflect on the year and plan for the new one. I asked Adam, my 8 year old, to share …

Time Management

The 86 Best Days of the Year to Get a Fresh Start, According to 700 Scientific Papers | Inc.com

By the time you read this, chances are you've given up on your New Year's resolution or it's fading fast. By the eighth day in January, 25 percent of people who made resolutions have failed to keep them. By the end of year, fewer than 10 percent of resolutions will have been kept.<p>Some psychologists …

Will Power

Read These 5 Books If You Want to Be Happy (They're Backed by Science)

Books hold the secrets to most of life's questions. You can read about love, history, social issues, and more, broadening your worldview and learning …

10 reasons you should wake up earlier and how to do it

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” - Ben Franklin<p>“Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as …

Mark Twain

An Almost Guaranteed Way to Achieve Every Goal You Set This Year | Inc.com

New Year's resolutions: We love to make them. And, statistics show, we almost never keep them. (Eighty percent of people who make New Year's resolutions abandon them by the second week of February.)<p>Of course you could try using silence to accomplish a goal. Or you could try to sneak up on big …

Motivation

How to Teach Yourself to Be a Morning Person

<i>I wrote the below story two years ago. It’s one of the few concrete resolutions I set out for myself and actually accomplished: a former night owl, I</i> …

Time Management

10 Quotes From 'The Alchemist' That Outline How We Should Live Our Lives

Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist," a fable about following your dreams, has sold more than 65 million copies worldwide in more than 50 different …

Motivation

6 Morning Rituals to Adopt This Year

<i>Geri Hirsch, founder of Because I'm Addicted</i>, <i>is a proud California girl—born and raised in Los Angeles. After finishing business school and feeling</i> …

Los Angeles

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

How to trick your brain into being productive when you can't focus

Or, worse, it's completely blank, save for the cursor mocking you each time it blinks (rude).<p>It's happened to all of us, and it's a <i>really</i> frustrating feeling. Especially when you've dedicated specific time to work on this project, and it is quickly ticking away.<p>It's even more nerve-wracking — and …

Productivity

Want More Courage? Follow Elon Musk's 3 Rules Every Day | Inc.com

Throughout history we tend to remember bold thinkers. Try changing the world while being un-bold. Elon Musk revels in thinking big, from inventing the most exciting car company of the 21st century (Tesla) to making space travel a reality (SpaceX). At the last count, Musk has disrupted at least five …

Motivation

This 1 Habit Will Make You More Creative and Happier (if You Can Stand It) | Inc.com

What if there was one simple thing you could do that cost nothing and took no extra time, that would make you much more creative than you are now? What if it would also make you sleep better, and perhaps happier in general. Would you do it?<p>Well here it is: Put away your smartphone. Not all the …

Social Media

3 Morning Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Sleep (and Workday)

Ever heard of circadian rhythms? Time to wake up and smell the coffee.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like many other ambitious entrepreneurs out there, I reached a point where I was sacrificing my health for more hustle. Specifically: I thought I was a member of the …

Sleep

21 Ways to Think Positively Every Day

A good attitude always starts with good thoughts. Positive thinking is equally as powerful as negative thinking: you'll start to believe it …

Positive Thinking