Sergei Capaul

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What does running do to your brain?

Research from Sweden shows how running can defuse at least one important biological stress pathway<p>It may seem obvious – as you push on through a long run, veering wildly between sensations of agony and elation – that running can have a huge effect on your state of mind. It is an intuitive idea that …

The Brain

Reading Academic Research Papers Is the Best Success Hack You've Never Heard About

Graduate-level research is a lot likelier to help you figure out real life business problems than that book of motivational quotes beside your bed.<p>5 min read<p>Despite the bad rap it tends to get in the self-made businessperson community, college is still an entrepreneurial hub. Billion-dollar …

A Bodyweight Ab Workout From Simone De La Rue You Can Do Anywhere

If you're looking to shape up your core and tone your abs, we've got just the workout for you. Simone De La Rue, celebrity trainer who's known for her chiseled abs, recently posted a bodyweight ab workout that you can do anywhere — gym, living room, even on the sidewalk. And, lucky for all of us, …

Do These 8 Things Every Day to Stay Productive

Whether you try one or try all, these tips are guaranteed to make your day more efficient.<p>Everyone wants to be more productive. How incredible would it be to wake up with a to-do list that you can actually do?<p>Unfortunately, life happens and distractions get in the way of a day's fully checked off …

Time Management

The 6 Questions I Ask Before I Say 'Yes' to Anything

It's okay to value your time and energy -- in fact, it's important.<p>8 min read<p>When I started my business at 19 years old, I was so hungry to grow it that I said yes to just about any conference, any opportunity and anyone who would meet with me. Any idea I had was worth pursuing.<p>It worked out. I …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Creativity

8 Surprisingly Effective Hacks For Getting That Negative Voice Out Of Your Head

Most of us are familiar with that negative voice in our head: The one that tells us we aren't good enough, that we should stop trying, that we aren't …

3 Daily Actions That Guarantee Work-Life Balance For Leaders

What is your life experience when the work day is complete? Are you spending time doing things that you love or are you too drained to do anything other than recoup before the next workday begins?<p>We spend a lot of time at work and the tools that I teach my executive coaching clients show them how …

9 Things You Do in the Morning That Can Hurt Your Productivity

The first few minutes of your workday are critical to your productivity for the next eight hours.<p>If you show up late to the office or get sucked into …

Time Management

Are You Measuring The Real Impact of Your Employee Wellness Program?

One of the biggest ongoing debates surrounding the wellness industry is whether or not corporate wellness programs “work.” This debate about workplace wellness ROI (return on investment) is heating up again after the recent Illinois Workplace Wellness Study was published. The study claimed to find …

Employee Engagement

A Simple (But Not Easy) Way to Perform Better Under Stress, According to Science

But if there's a bright side, it's one thing you should be doing anyway.<p>What's better than double-dipping, getting two benefits from a single task or activity?<p>Triple-dipping, obviously.<p>So here's one activity that will not only help protect your brain from stress, but also make you smarter and …

The Brain

4 Reasons Why You Should Stop Setting Goals (and Focus on Process, Instead)

Amateurs focus on goals—professionals care about process.<p>I’m a recovering outcome addict.<p>Since my teenage years, I’ve been chasing one outcome after …

7 benefits of strength training that go beyond building muscle

Lifting weights isn't just physical — it comes with a host of psychological benefits, too.<p>Need the motivation to push past your comfort zone and squeeze out one more push-up or bicep curl? Sure, it helps to remember that you’ll get stronger, rock more toned muscles and rev your metabolism, thanks …

11 Surprising Things You Should Never Do Just After You Wake Up

Even though most of us dread that morning alarm clock and struggle to get going in the a.m, it's important to cultivate good morning habits, as they …

It's better to be single, according to science

Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. Alone time is one of them.<p>Single people are more likely to not only embrace solitude, but benefit from it, recent studies have suggested.<p>Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

How to re-embrace face-to-face instead of virtual everything

When was the last time you wondered how to let someone know exactly what you were thinking without using a gif or emoji?<p>“The increase in technology …

5 periods of mass extinction on Earth. Are we entering the sixth?

Our earth is very old. Based on the estimation of the oldest rock, it’s around 4.5 billion years of age.<p>Scientists from all over the world use …

Earth Science

How to Keep Three Generations Happy in Your Modern Office

It's nearly impossible to design an age-neutral workspace. Here are tips to understand what each generation needs in the office to be productive and appreciated.<p>A topic that often goes unnoticed among HR departments and executive teams is the challenge of providing an office space that meets the …

Workstations

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy)

You can rewire your brain to improve mindset, increase happiness and success, and stay focused on your goals.<p>Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, …

subconsciousmind

How I Used Back-To-School Season To Transform My Habits

"Transitional times are a gold mine for fueling change."<p>I am not the sort of person who reaches the end of each day wondering where all my time went. I can tell you in great detail of my past 24 hours: I know when I woke up and when I went to bed. I know what I ate, how much time I spent playing …

18 Quotes about the Ego to inspire Self-Reflection and Self-Awareness

You're reading 18 Quotes about the Ego to inspire Self-Reflection and Self-Awareness, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

Happiness

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without …

Self-improvement

4 Obliques Exercises to Really Burn Out Your Core

These moves target your side body for a slim yet strong core made for your favorite sports bras and crop tops.<p>Focusing on your rectus abdominis …

Workouts

New to High-Intensity Interval Training? This No-Equipment Workout Is Only 20 Minutes

There is so much to love about high-intensity interval training (HIIT). These types of workouts mix intense bursts of activity with short rest periods, and because you can tailor the workout to your ability, it's can be perfect for beginners.<p>In this workout, you'll be doing 40 seconds of …

4 Moves You Can Do On "All 4s" To Sculpt Your Upper Body And Stabilize Your Core

One of the most stable postures for the human body is on hands and knees in quadruped position, also known as "all 4s." This is a great pose for strength training because these four sturdy balancing points support you from head to heel, while gravity amplifies resistance against your muscles. …

4 Ways to Create a Powerful Morning Routine

Start by waking up two hours earlier than usual. Yes, we know; that sounds awful. But try it. It just might click for you.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most important things that you can do to ensure that you have a positive and successful day is …

Time Management