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This Simple Approach Cures Procrastination Forever

Want to stop struggling with yourself and start getting things done?<p>You know what you need to accomplish. You sit down at your desk at the start of the day fully intending to do it. Or at least make meaningful headway toward your goal. But by the time you finally leave the office in the evening, …

These Are the 10 Highest-Paying, Least-Stressful Jobs

Thinking about a career change? Consider these career fields that can pad your wallet without long hours or too much anxiety.<p>Recently, <i>Business Insider</i> consulted the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Information Network (or O*NET, a database that ranks professions on a scale of zero …

16 Books That Every Introvert Needs to Read

If you're an introvert, one of the best ways to recharge is with a good book. There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so …

How to Stop Other People's Emotions from Bringing You Down

Empathy is a terrific skill to have, but too much of it can leave you overwhelmed by others’ negative emotions. Here’s how to stop absorbing what …

The 25 highest-paying jobs you can get without a college degree

Luckily there are plenty of high-paying jobs you can get that only require a high-school diploma.<p>According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 25 highest-paying jobs that you don't need any college experience to pursue.<p>Each has a median annual salary of at least …

College & University

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

10 Wise Choices Today That Will Lead to a Successful Future

This is your life--choose it and shape it now to have the life you want in the future.<p>When life gives us an opportunity to choose, remember to make the choices that your future self would thank you for today.<p>Business decisions, options to weigh, leadership principles to stand by--in every case, you …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

12 Signs You've Done Well in Life

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p><b>1. You feel proud of yourself.</b><p>Regardless of where you are in life, you feel proud of yourself for having achieved what you have and having done what you've done -- whether it's good or bad. Because life is not about going from one point to the …

Happiness

7 Ways Your Emotions Can Get the Best of You

Learn how to control your emotions, so your emotions don't control you.<p>Emotions aren't good or bad. It's how you choose to deal with those emotions that makes all the difference. Being aware of your emotions, and understanding how to control those emotions so your emotions don't control you, is key …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Books That Every Middle-Aged Person Should Read This Fall

Shake the sand out of your summer books and get started on these now.<p>While we still have beach sand in the pages of our summer reading books, we wanted to get a jump on our fall must-read list. Here's what our Facebook followers suggested, including a few oldies-but-goodies we might have missed on …

9 Counterintuitive Lessons About Success You Can Learn From Tony Robbins

Yes, he's charismatic, inspiring, and owns a resort in Fiji. But the reasons he's so successful are very unglamorous.<p>If you think Tony Robbins’s enduring fame, wealth, and huge influence come from the fact that he’s overflowing with charisma and inspiration--and almost impossibly tall--you’re …

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a More Productive Morning

Whether you're a morning person or a night owl, these tricks will help you get the most out of the early hours.<p>It's all too easy to go to bed with good intentions for the next morning--and then spend the morning procrastinating while you wait for your coffee to kick in. But if you're smart and …