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3 Things You Can Do to Be More Mentally Resilient

Whether you’re going through a seemingly endless parade of job interviews, dealing with a breakup or having some relationship problems, or just feeling overwhelmed with all of the tragic events in the news recently, everyone needs to be mentally resilient at one time or another. It’s hard to fight …

4 Conversational Habits That Successful People Always Practice | Inc.com

<i>How do I become well spoken? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jane Chin (陳盈錦), President, Medical Science Liaison Institute, on Quora:</b><p><b>The first key to being well spoken is making</b> …

Public Speaking

3 Ways You're Making Meditation Way Harder Than It Has to Be | Inc.com

If you've wanted to get started with meditation for a while but haven't quite managed it, don't feel bad. A lot of people have problems getting a meditation practice up and running.<p>Why? One reason is that there really is something inherently hard in spending time alone with the clutter in our …

Meditation

The mood-boosting mantras wellness pros swear by to banish stress and anxiety

Positive thinking is powerful stuff: It can keep you calm, reduce your stress hormone (cortisol)—and even make your workouts more effective. …

I sold my house to live in a van — 9 years later I'm facing an uncomfortable truth

I didn't reach some kind of breaking point or encounter any life-changing event that I wasn't fully in control of.<p>It just kind of happened.<p>As crazy as it sounds, I just felt like living in a van.<p>Since there's not a ton of room in a van and storage units aren't cheap, it made sense to get rid of …

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

Different Meditation Practices Reshape Brain in Different Ways

Different types of meditation change the brain in different ways, a new study finds.<p>In one of the largest studies on meditation and the human brain …

6 ways highly emotionally intelligent people deal with anger

Most of us don't like confrontation — but it's a fact of life we can't run from forever. We have to assert ourselves, our boundaries and our needs — and others have to do the same with us.<p>There are a million terrible ways of expressing your frustration. Here's how to do so with better emotional …

Curvaceous green landscape near Edinburgh Castle will hide buildings underneath

Scotland’s historic Edinburgh Castle may date back to the 12th century, but the landscape next door is getting a modern refresh. American …

Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study

Rising carbon dioxide levels from global warming will drastically reduce the amount of protein in staple crops like rice and wheat, leaving …

Climate Change

Football's Secret Sports Science: The Power of Sleep

Sleep could be the next frontier of sports science, with Europe’s top-flight teams turning to experts to recharge their multimillion-pound assets and gain a competitive advantage on the field. As reported by Mark Bailey of the <i>Telegraph,</i> teams such as Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid are …

Soccer

If a brain can be caught lying, should we admit that evidence to court? Here's what legal experts think

A man is charged with stealing a very distinctive blue diamond. The man claims never to have seen the diamond before. An expert is called to testify …

There's Actually a Huge Limitation to The Mediterranean Diet

It's another form of inequality.<p>If you've spent any amount of time reading up on healthy foods that can offer significant boosts to your …

Holistic Medicine

The 10 Simple Habits of Highly Effective Delegation | Inc.com

Delegating responsibilities has long been shown to benefit busy leaders. In fact, studies have shown that the majority of leaders feel that they can grow their business by more than 20 percent if they just delegate 10 percent of their workload to others.<p>Wondering what might be the best way to start …

Employment

Have High Blood Pressure? 9 Foods to Add to Your Diet

We hear about high blood pressure quite frequently, but it’s likely many of us don’t know <i>what</i> the condition really entails. Here’s the basic lowdown: …

Responding to Feedback You Disagree With

Maybe it’s your performance review. Or a 360-degree feedback report. Or (unsolicited) advice from a colleague. Maybe you got a dressing-down from an angry client. Or overheard the nickname your team has for you. Whatever it was, it was wrong. Off-base. Unfair. They don’t understand the situation. …

11 Job Interview Hacks That Give You the Edge Every Time | Inc.com

We all know that the most important part of the hiring process comes after your resume has been chosen from the batch of hundreds--and you move on to an interview.<p>Afraid you'll stutter, trip yourself up, or be asked questions you weren't prepared for? Don't worry; here are 11 tricks to help you do …

Reality TV

When you learn about these 10 positive thinking hacks, you'll find it easier to switch negative thoughts off

Most of us know that looking on the brighter side of life can make us happier. However, most of us don’t know how to switch it on at will.<p>Instead, we …

Want to Get Outside Your Comfort Zone? Ask Yourself These 3 Simple Questions | Inc.com

Avoiding situations and tasks that frighten us in many ways is the most natural thing in the world. Evolutionarily speaking, it's also probably helped our species to survive. The problem comes when you apply this very same fight-flight reaction to situations that aren't genuinely life threatening - …

Self-help

How to Boost Your Self-Worth: 7 Tips to Feel Better About Yourself

<b>“The more we see ourselves as a vibrant, successful, inspiring person who boldly declares and manifests her vision, the more we become just that.”</b> …

Positive Thinking

Steve Jobs Practiced This 1 Habit That Triggers Creative Ideas, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

Visitors to Steve Jobs's house in Palo Alto or to Apple's corporate headquarters in Cupertino, California, were all too familiar with one habit that helped Jobs to clear his mind and develop novel ideas.<p>Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson didn't know it when he first met the legendary Apple co-founder, …

Creativity

This Tiny Tweak in Thinking Will Help You Achieve Your Goals More Easily

If you’ve ever kicked off a new goal with tons of motivation, only to feel less and less excited about it over time, you’re not alone. But there’s …

A Psychologist Explains the Dangerous Trouble With Positive Thinking

Has anyone ever told you to “Just Be Positive?” It’s a common piece of advice that gets tossed around so often that it doesn’t really mean …

Mindfulness

9 Toxic Attitudes That Push Happiness Away From You

It’s no secret that we all want happiness. After all, we only get life once and we want to make the most of it.<p>But most of us find that happiness is …

There's A Physics Trick To Keep Your Shoes From Coming Untied

In order to tie your shoes, there’s a simple knot that almost all of us learn how to make when we’re small children: a “criss-cross and tuck” part, followed by a “loop-and-pull” part. That simple knot has three strong advantages to it over most other types:<p>It effectively takes up the rest of the …

CrissCross

Sheryl Sandberg: How to Talk to a Friend Who Is Suffering

In the early weeks after Dave died, I was shocked when I’d see friends who did not ask how I was doing. I felt invisible, as if I were standing in …

10 ways smart people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Emotional Intelligence

The Surprising Personality Trait That Massively Improves Decision Making, According to Science | Inc.com

In the personal context, making good decisions is the difference between having the life you want and forever wondering what could have been. In the political one, it's the difference between war and peace, prosperity and want. In the business world, it's what separates seven-figure paydays from …

Self-improvement

11 Habits of Remarkably Happy People | Inc.com

Despite how appealing turmoil, negativity, and pessimism can sometimes seem, being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful than those who are not.<p>Check out these 11 habits very happy people do every single day, and start incorporating them into your …

Happiness