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How Weight Lifting Worked When Antidepressants Didn't

I have a pretty screwed up history with food and fitness. When I was a little kid, I hated being the "chubby" athlete, especially since it felt like …

The 7-Step Formula for Goal Setting

Start achieving success today with the most effective goal-setting plan you'll ever learn.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>Goal …

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing | Inc.com

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months. Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it's over before you know it. The excitement …

Motivation

25 Habits of Successful and Extremely Happy People

Quality sleep, big dreams and meaningful conversations are all part of the mix for those lucky enough to call themselves "happy."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What's the secret to happiness? That can differ according to the person involved. But we do know that happy …

8 things successful people do every day that most people ignore

During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a …

HARD Goals, Not SMART Goals, Are The Key To Career Development

Good employees want the opportunity to grow and develop on the job. And here’s the great news, a simple, 15-minute conversation, that focuses on HARD Goals, will encourage your people to take a more active and self-sufficient role in planning for and reaching their desired career growth.<p><i>Watch on</i> …

Self-improvement

Want to Start Working Out Again? Follow These 5 Steps

Want to Start Working Out Again? Follow These 5 Steps<p>When it comes to returning to the gym, everyone struggles at some point: you get tired, you get …

Fitness

The best thing to eat before and after you exercise, according to the scientist behind the viral 7-minute workout

Getting ready to work out is often the hardest part of exercising. You need a plan, a place to do it, the right kind of clothes, good shoes, and enough energy.<p>Caffeine can help you feel more energetic — but so can certain foods.<p>Chris Jordan is the exercise physiologist who came up with the 7-minute …

Exercise

Khus Khus - Health Benefits You Never Knew! - By Dr. Vinay W.

There are many condiments used for flavouring in Indian cooking. We also have many ingredients that can bring us health benefits. <b>Khus khus or poppy</b> …

Say Goodbye To Pain With Turmeric Pain-Relief Tea!

People usually rely on drugs or other painkillers in the case of headache or back pain or any other type of body pain. Painkillers work, but only for …

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A Mindfulness Expert Explains How to Calm Your Mind in Just 5 Minutes a Day

We live in a busy world, filled with constant distractions. Our minds are always “on” and we’re always doing something.<p>But when was the last time you …

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Here's Why You Can't Stay Focused

Regaining focus isn't about willpower. It's about deconstructing the modern life habits that obstruct your enjoying it again.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“<i>I just can’t seem to stay focused.</i>” This is the most popular phrase from my coaching clients and readers. They …

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I'll Tell You Who You Are | Inc.com

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." -- Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're internally-conflicted.<p>You know you should be doing something -- whether that's working on your project, …

Motivation

3 Steps to Getting 100 Hours of Work Done in 60 | Inc.com

"Time is money."<p>That tired old adage was used almost exclusively by the Wall Street fat cats of yesteryear, or your father when he was trying to teach you a valuable life lesson that one time.<p>Here's the thing, though. Time is free, and we all get the same amount of it. Thus, unless you're able to …

Time Management

Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day | Inc.com

I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at 5 in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at dawn, it was because our third roommate didn't think we could do it. Our competitive side …

Time Management

First Drive: Bugatti Chiron

Does the Bugatti Chiron move the needle far enough from the Veyron to be another speed revelation, or is it an also-ran in the new age of the hybrid hypercar?<p>Here's how badly the Bugatti Chiron messes with your mind: I just did 217mph on an ordinary Portuguese highway in daytime traffic and came …

Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “AThe post Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck …

11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People | Inc.com

Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from reading books or articles such as this one, but it's certainly a good start.<p>The real success factor comes from the …

Self-improvement

24 essential things that help me improve my mental health

I’ve spent many years mentally ill and many more years attempting to recover.<p>When the mind is ill it can be very tricky to work out what is going to …

Mental Health

5 Rules to Win the Game of Life

All right let’s go: the five rules of life.<p><b>1. Have vision for your life.</b><p>Have a vision for who you want to become.<p>What are the qualities of the kind …

The Hidden Key To Productivity And Successful Relationships

Whenever I have conversations with people about sleep, I always ask them two questions that you, as a reader, can ask yourself honestly: How much sleep do you need to function at your best and most productive level? And, what is the average amount of sleep you’re getting on a daily basis? More …

A former FBI agent shares 10 tough skills you need to be a strong leader

If I wasn't keeping an eye out for rattle snakes, I was avoiding horned bulls from charging my horse as I tried to cut them from a herd of cows.<p>I learned many important life lessons on that ranch, not the least is that it takes hard work, sweat, and mental toughness to get to the top and stay there.<p>…

This 7-Step Morning Routine Helped Me Build a Billion-Dollar Brand

Left to my own devices, I’m lazy as hell.<p>During one period of my life, I would stay in bed for hours in the morning because I was too cold and lazy …

10 steps to crafting morning and evening routines that work together to make you more productive

Keep it simple, make it fun, and back it up with a nighttime routine that's easy to follow!<p>Here are 10 quick and easy tips for starting your day with more energy: 7 to practice in the morning and 3 to practice at night.<p><b>Tips to practice in the morning</b><p><b>1. Make it super simple by waking up just 15</b> …

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

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3 steps to maximize your energy every single day - TODAY.com

Are you one of those people who experience the 4 p.m. energy lull? Or do you struggle to get out of bed in the morning, repeatedly hitting snooze?<p>Instead, wouldn't it be great to start your day on a positive note and stick with it? Follow these tips to stay motivated and energized all day …