Sharon Wright

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Stress Kills! 5 Ways to Keep Your Stress Levels Low.

The ability to manage stress is what sets apart successful entrepreneurs from not-so-successful ones. Just ask Bill Gates and Richard Branson.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been known to skip a few meals, dump four shots of espresso into one cup and even drink a …

3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to …

77 Motivational Quotes That Will Give You Courage

It takes courage to live your life the way you want, especially when you're changing the world.<p>Every entrepreneur needs courage. It takes courage to quit your day job. It takes courage to start a business. It takes courage to remain flexible. It takes courage to pivot. It's fair to say that without …

The Anxiety Secret Too Many People Are Carrying Around

One night around 3 a.m., I awoke suddenly, with a tightness in my chest. I could feel my heart pounding, fast, and my mind racing with desperate …

Teachers share 23 things they'd love to tell their students but can't

But some of these things, while perhaps controversial, could end up being a service to young people, if only someone would just tell them.<p>So we asked teachers everywhere to weigh in on the one thing they'd love to tell their students but can't, and more than 50 teachers shared their insights.<p>We've …

5 Methods of Learning That Set Successful People Apart

Want to work smarter? Incorporate these five rules into your daily habits.<p>How do you define success?<p>We all measure prosperity in different ways. But it doesn't really matter what your personal goals are. The key to getting better at anything is summed up in one word:<p>Learning.<p>That's why the most …

A Better Kind of Happiness

Nearly two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle triggered a revolution in happiness. At the time, Greek philosophers were trying hard to define precisely what this state of being was. Some contended that it sprang from hedonism, the pursuit of sensual pleasure. Others argued from the perspective of …

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success | Inc.com

Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to continuously seek mastery and reinvent …

Motivation

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Police release transcript of Prince 911 call: 'People are just distraught'

"We have someone who is unconscious," an unidentified male said on the 9:43 a.m. emergency call. "We're at Prince's house."<p>The caller then told the 911 dispatcher, "The person is dead here." He also said that other people in the home at 7801 Audubon Road "are just distraught."<p>The Carver County …

Prince was reportedly treated for a drug overdose days before his death

While Prince's publicist previously said that he made an emergency landing in his jet for a rush to the hospital because of a flu, TMZ's sources in Moline, Illinois, where he landed, say the musician was given a "'save shot' typically administered to counteract the effects of an opiate."<p>Doctors …

Prince's death raises numerous questions about prior health

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince talked dirty in song but had a reputation for clean living. He also had an ability to put on shows that were electrifying …

The 7 Principles I Use To Stay Mentally Sharp

"Tom has a learning disability. He's going to need to be sent to Special Education."<p>It devastated me. I knew that meant being different. And in school, being different was the LAST thing I wants. I wanted to fit in and this was not that...<p>This devastation made me focus on upping my mental game. In …

Eight of the most ridiculous things parents have said to teachers

Teachers are among some of the most trusted professionals in the world but also - in the UK at least - some of the most likely to throw in the towel …

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10 Easy Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

“Eat less sugar” may be a short and sweet suggestion, but the USDA’s most recent dietary guidelines have gotten some pretty long-winded responses …

Keeping fit: What to eat, when to eat and why

It might be fashionable to exclude carbohydrates from your diet, but it is not necessarily the healthiest approach to eating – especially if you are also working out. Jon Denoris, a performance coach, is a proponent of “nutrient timing”: eating the right food at the right time of day. I spoke to …

The 10-Song Workout Playlist That Will Help You Keep Your Resolution

Everyone knows that the key to having a successful spin class is finding an instructor who plays good music. And with her eclectic mix of alt-rock, …

Americans are relying on a broken system to lose weight — here’s why it’s useless to count calories

Bo Nash is 38. He lives in Arlington, Texas, where he's a technology director for a textbook publisher.<p>And he's 5'10" and 245 lbs - which means he is classed as obese.<p>In an effort to lose weight, Nash uses an app to record the calories he consumes and a Fitbit band to track the energy he …

5 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Depression

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Organizer Fay Wolf explains why you have so much clutter. (Hint: It's not about the stuff.)

Less stuff. Less paper. Less digital. These are some of the ingredients for a decluttered life to be found in "New Order: A Decluttering Handbook for Creative Folks (and Everyone Else)" (Ballantine Books, $20), from L.A.-based Fay Wolf.<p>Having worked as an organizer for nearly a decade, Wolf views …

Productivity

Why It’s Hard to Lose Weight—and Why Most Diets Fail

Diets come, and diets go—but one saying seems to persist: Weight loss depends on calories in versus calories out. According to Dr. Laura …

B/R's NFL 20 for '20: Projecting Top Defensive Backs in 2020

We don't like to think about what the NFL will look like without defensive backs like Darrelle Revis or Charles Woodson—or even underrated studs like Terence Newman—but it will happen. And it'll happen soon.<p>My generation didn't want to think about a NFL without Deion Sanders or Ronnie Lott, but …

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A Letter From The Dog About The 5 Reasons He Questions Your Sanity

Dear Human of Mine:<p>As the dog of the house, I want to take this opportunity to point out the five behaviors of yours that scare me. I hope you take no offense (and please keep the food comin').<p>You repeatedly ask, "Who's a good boy?" Every day you ask who's a good boy. Many times a day. As you have …

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Lose Weight?

If you’re hoping to drop a few pounds for an upcoming vacation, the old “calories in, calories out” method can be effective. Combine a meager diet …

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Adorable Girl Was Looking At A Dying Dog, What Happened Next Was Amazing

Animal abuse is not a rare event. Some dog owners refuse to properly feed their pets while others beat them for no good reason at all. And when …