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These Brain Foods Have Been Found to Increase Your Focus, Help You Think More Clearly, and Give You a Longer Life

Eat walnuts, sardines, and salmon, and you're off to a fast start.<p>While drinking coffee is a necessary cultural norm that keeps us alert and productive throughout the day, a daily caffeinated fix can have spiraling effects that wreak havoc on the body.<p>Before lighting your torches and starting …

The 16 Best Books on Writing Memoir

Capturing Your Legacy in One Small Story<p>Alan Gelb<p>Writing coach Alan Gelb’s book is targeted specifically towards baby boomers: when this book was first published in 2015, he felt that baby boomers were staring down the barrel of their lives’ third act, not knowing what to do with it. According to …

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017

There are more than 8,000 online courses out there. These are some of the best.<p>There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to …

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The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Mindfulness

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Give up the bad habits that drain your mental strength.<p>As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've …

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25 of Richard Branson's Favorite Quotes

From Mother Teresa to Michael Jordan to Disney, check out these quotes that have inspired the Virgin Group founder.<p>Billionaire entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder seeks creative ways to push others towards success. Through his blog, Branson shares stories and opinions and motivates others to …

Motivation

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People

It comes down to what you can and cannot control.<p>Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not …

SIGNATURE STRENGTHS

<b>The 6 Key areas</b><p><i>Naturally the signature strengths exist in different mixes,measures and capabilities as part of anyone’s total psyche but</i><p><i>are reduced</i> …

Self-improvement

The #1 Myth About Minimalism

Becoming a minimalist is about adopting new routines. The more routine I become, the more free I feel. I used to be trapped by emergencies and other …

Minimalism

The One Ingredient That Improves Brain Function

Has your immunity been on the lower end of the health scale lately? Is your libido lacking? Does your skin look dull? If you answered yes to all or …

Something Amazing Happens to Your Willpower When You Train

Willpower is the ability to make choices about what you will do and what you will not do. It’s the capacity to live life in the active voice, with …

The Silent Health Struggle That Can Happen To Any Woman

It’s a condition that affects one in nine women and can last for months, with symptoms such as anxiety, guilt and panic attacks. At the very least, …

4 Ways To Practice Gratitude And Welcome Abundance In Your Life

This post is by Christina Lopes, Life Coach When it comesThe post 4 Ways To Practice Gratitude And Welcome Abundance In Your Life appeared first on …

Positive Thinking

5 Lessons Learned From 100 Days of Rejection

The most effective way to overcome fear of rejection is to face it. Jia Jiang shares the 5 lessons he learned during 100 days of rejection.<p>"<i>There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing." ~Aristotle</i><p>I think about this quote whenever I step into a situation that …

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better

Chronic lack of sleep is a performance, productivity, and creativity killer. Here's how to change that.<p>If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily …

When Everything Goes Wrong, Remember These 8 Truths

There come times our lives when everything goes wrong. Suddenly your world is crumbling around you and you’ve nowhere to turn.<p>It’s important, when …

Spirituality

What Do You See? Our Fascination with the Rorschach Test, Explained

Hermann Rorschach died far too young. It was 1922, and he was only thirty-seven. Stricken with peritonitis as a result of a ruptured appendix, the brilliant Swiss psychiatrist had only published his famous inkblot test the year before. He left behind his wife and two children, an asylum full of …

Modern-day mental health: Brain imaging identifies different types of depression

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>Biological markers could enable tailored therapies that target individual differences in symptoms<p>Esther Landhuis<p>February 26, 2017 5:59pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>For much of her life Anne Dalton battled depression. She seldom spoke with …

Depression

Putting 'America First' isn't the problem. Trump's version of it is.

Many Americans were outraged when President Trump put the United States and Russia on the same moral plane last weekend; he told Bill O’Reilly that Vladimir Putin may be a “killer,” but “there are a lot of killers. You think our country’s so innocent?” Condemnation rippled across op-ed pages and …

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

Wellness

A 4-Step Regimen for Setting Goals That Always Moves You Forward

When you set lofty goals, even failure produces little wins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you read certain self-help literature, you may get the impression that some people don’t have any goals in life. Even worse -- you may be one of those people.<p>In actuality, …

Motivation

The Pursuit Of Meaning, Not Happiness Is What Makes Life Incredibly Better

<i>“You don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. You become happy by living a life that means something, says Harold S. Kushner</i><p>If you are feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, or can’t lose yourself into your present work, you’re not alone — many people are in the same boat.<p>Tom Path, …

Happiness

'This is the beginning': Over one million join anti-Trump Women's Marches worldwide

Just one day after President Donald Trump took office, more than a million took to the streets Saturday in Washington and around the world to "inaugurate the resistance" – as many placards put it.<p>They came in their droves, bussed in from across the USA, descending on the nation's capital to voice …

Globalisation once made the world go around. Is it about to grind to a halt?

The denizens of Davos reassured themselves that free trade would go on in the Trump era, but they had for years done little about the losers such a system creates<p>His speech was like one normally expected of an American president. Countries must resist the temptation to retreat into harbour, the …

I tracked my happiness for a year to get data on how to build a more joyful life

One of the best pieces of advice I got in graduate school was from journalist and entrepreneur Christie Nicholson, who taught a class on business entrepreneurship. Whenever you feel sad or upset or uncomfortable, she told me, lean into that feeling, and try to figure out what’s making you react …

Happiness