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5 Reasons You're Stressed AF — and How to Deal

Why too many twentysomethings still #CantEven.<p>Since 1930, there's been an upward trend in the number of young people who report mental health issues. Millennials appear to have it the worst. In the past five years, college students have said they're more overwhelmed, anxious, and isolated than ever …

Self-help

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a …

Psychology

5 Ways You're Wasting Time Without Even Realizing It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all waste time, so don’t try and kid yourself. Whether you’re a young kid at a temp job trying to relieve your boredom by browsing the Internet or an experienced CEO who can’t focus on what he needs to, time-wasting is painfully common …

Why Haven't We Met Aliens Yet? Because They've Evolved into AI

Movies and television have led us to think of aliens as green, slimy creatures traveling around in flying saucers. Nonsense.<p>While traveling in Western Samoa many years ago, I met a young Harvard University graduate student researching ants. He invited me on a hike into the jungles to assist with …

4 small changes to boost happiness and memory

When making change for healthier habits, focusing on one small change at a time is a much more manageable approach than trying to make major overhauls.<p>Here are some favorites from my book “52 Small Changes for the Mind,” that can make a lasting impact to increasing happiness, improving memory, …

19 Things You Didn't Know About Orgasms

Everything you want to know about the big O—including how to have the best one yet!<p>How long does it take to cross the finish line? Which positions make you most likely to climax? And is it really possible to have an orgasm every time? We have the answers to all of your biggest O-related …

47 Really Good Reasons To Thank The Person You Love Right This Second

<b>1.</b> Thank you for being alive.<p><b>2.</b> Thank you for crossing paths with me.<p><b>3.</b> Thank you for transforming ordinary activities into extraordinary experiences …

IKEA launches indoor garden that can grow food all year-round

If you’ve always wanted to grow your own veggies and herbs, but don’t have a yard where you can set up a garden, IKEA has the perfect product for …

3 Reasons You Need Mentors to Succeed in Business and Life

You need many mentors in your life and in your career.<p>You need many mentors (or what I love to refer to as Yodas) in your life and in your career. You need mentors and you need to mentor others in order to reinforce what your core beliefs or critical career and life success factors are. Here are 3 …

Be More Successful: 8 Steps to Find and Leverage Your True Strengths

We all hope to improve on our weaknesses, but sometimes the best approach is to do a lot more of what you already do best.<p>Are you as successful as you would like to be? (Depending on how you define success, of course.)<p>If you're like most people, the answer is, "Probably not." Not because you're …

16 Surprising Reasons You're Stressed at Work

Your boss isn't the only culprit.<p>There's not a human on the planet who's immune to stress. It's a natural reaction designed to help you face dangerous, threatening situations by stepping up to the plate — or running like hell.<p>In the short term, this is highly effective: Your body releases a bunch …

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a bad night's sleep

And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give 110%.<p>But even though the thought of working an eight-hour day may seem impossible, it turns out that there are things you can do to get through it.<p>Here's how sleep …

8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …

This Is What Happens When You Accept Love From A Nice Guy

I chose the nice guy a few times. He was always very attentive and caring. Yet at one point he felt like the bad guy; either in his actions towards …

Flat Tummy Exercises - The 5 Great Exercise Moves That Will Help You Achieve a Flat Tummy

Flat tummy exercises are aimed at burning the fat from the stomach and achieving a toned belly. It is much effective when combined with resistance …

How You Parent Has A Lifelong Impact On Baby: Study

Bad grades? Failed relationships? A new study suggests blaming your parents might not be misplaced.<p>In a long-term study that followed 243 children …

Doing This for an Hour Each Week Will Make Your Business More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

4 Truths About Power in Relationships (Including Yours)

We don’t talk much about relationship power, but rarely do couples share it evenly. Still, a healthy power balance likely matters for relationship …

10 Things Great Leaders Do

"<i>Great leaders don't succeed because they are great. They succeed because they bring out greatness in others.</i>" - Jon Gordon<br>There is no shortage of …

Leadership

The One Quality Too Many Women Lack

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

The 1 Question You Must Constantly Ask (if You Want to Be Successful)

Asking yourself this one critical question on a regular basis can keep you efficient, streamlined, productive, and profitable.<p>Have you ever found yourself immersed in a project and suddenly realized that is was essentially worthless to you? Or maybe it wasn't worthless, but it wasn't supporting …

3 Things My Husband Wished He Knew Before Marriage

I write a lot about how couples and individuals can have more mindful relationships and lives. Today is a change of pace. Today, I want to let you in on some of the experiences that have occurred in MY relationship, because couples deserve to know that even relationship experts have, well... issues!<p>…

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

Earth could be unique among 700 quintillion planets in the Universe

But what if - statistically speaking - the odds are stacked against us finding another planet even remotely like Earth?<p>That's the thinking behind a new study by an international team of researchers, which has taken what we know about the exoplanets that lie outside our Solar System and fed the data …

I'm convinced there are only 5 ways to get rich

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>There are many definitions of what it means to be rich.<p>Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. …

The Key to Becoming Successful at Anything | Inc.com

How do you define success?<p>For some, it could be building a sustainable business. For others, it means finding more time to spend with your loved ones. How about filling your spiritual need or finding a higher calling? (If you're like me, you find all three of these important--in varying …