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27 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Feeling down in the dumps? Or uninspired? Don't worry, the blues always come and go. Check out these 27 super inspiring quotes for the motivation you need to kick start your path back to success--and joyous well-being.<p>1. "Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced." Soren …

Motivation

You Have a Second Brain

We're controlled by more than just our thoughts.<p>Your brain is made up of billions of neurons that are constantly firing electrical signals back and …

8 Fitness Apps That Are Cheaper Than Your Gym Membership

We love our gyms and our ClassPass memberships, but let's be real: the prices are skyrocketing lately, right? What was already expensive is just getting more and more pricey, but what can you do?<p>Here's the thing: working out doesn't have to be expensive, and living a healthier life shouldn't break …

Trump shakes up campaign, demotes top adviser

Donald Trump, following weeks of gnawing agitation over his advisers’ attempts to temper his style, moved late Tuesday to overhaul his struggling campaign by rebuffing those efforts and elevating two longtime associates who have encouraged his combative populism.<p>Stephen Bannon, a former banker who …

Donald Trump

Why You Should Let It Go And Be Happy

Feeling stressed, worried or upset about a situation? In this article, Elizabeth Harmon looks at why you should learn to let it go, in order to find true happiness.<p>As humans, we can find it easy to feel negative about situations. The problem is, negativity can often build up and get on top of us. …

6 Leadership Lessons I Hope Millennials Will Consider (I Didn't, And It Cost Me)

Boy, I wish I knew about these before I hit 30. Live and learn.<p>While this article may resemble yet another listicle to hack your way to leadership glory, quite frankly, it has a personal testimony attached. They are laser accounts of how I reinvented myself as a leader.<p>I'm not tooting my own horn. …

13 Self-Destructive Habits of Unhappy and Unsuccessful People

<i>This column is by Larry Kim, Founder/CTO of WordStream</i><p>Stop sabotaging your own best efforts with negative self-talk.<p>It takes almost no time to find …

4 Traits of Exceptional Leaders That Appeal to Every Generation

Yes, Boomers and Gen Xers love these as much as Millennials.<p>Somebody asked me the difference between management and leadership. In a rush to a meeting, I said, "You <i>manage</i> the work, and you <i>l</i><i>ead</i> your followers."<p>Sure, in the context of the day-to-day corporate grind, you cannot have one without the …

Atheism Advocate: Religion Is Harming Society And Lives

<i>Atheist US Presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan delivering a secular-inspired Transhumanist Bill of Rights to the US Capitol -- Photo by Roen Horn</i><p>All around the world, religious terror is striking and threatening us. Whether in France, Turkey, London, or the USA, the threat is now constant. We can …

Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?<p>Photo by chris riebschlager<p><b>1. Planning</b><p>We can't work all the time, but then again we can't …

Parrot Thought To Be Extinct In The Wild Spotted Soaring Free

The incredible sighting was caught on tape.<p>It’s a bolt from the blue.<p>A Spix's macaw, a critically endangered blue parrot that's thought to be extinct in the wild, has been spotted for the first time since 2000 flying near the town of Curaçá, Brazil.<p>The sighting was caught on video by 16-year-old …

Birds

I Am Your Mother, Not Your Maid

Hey there, kids,<p>I know I lost it this morning when I decided to peek in your rooms, but it is your fault. The thing is, when I asked you all — as you …

Please reconsider voting for Trump

I was surprised to read Jim Ruth’s June 29 op-ed claiming that he, a retired financial adviser, would be voting for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump [“I hate Donald Trump, but I might vote for him”]. I can’t understand how Mr. Trump’s widely reported intention to default on …

Donald Trump

Here's how to get rid of your old electronics responsibly — without creating e-waste

There's a tiny bit of hazardous material in every smartphone. And at the end of a phone's life, it has to go somewhere.<p>But it's not always clear how to recycle your electronics responsibly, without contributing to the world's growing e-waste problem. There was a total of 41.8 million metric tons of …

Sustainability

The New Model Who's Making Gender Irrelevant

Avie Acosta <i>(Photo: Tetsu Kubota)</i><p>By Véronique Hyland<p>Before Avie Acosta moved from Edmond, Oklahoma, to New York City, she had already begun a very 2016 kind of metamorphosis: shedding Instagram followers from her past life. "I unfollowed the people I went to school with and started following people …

Review: New Zealand Comedy Hunt for the Wilderpeople Has Stealth Charm to Spare

Coming-of-age stories, finding-yourself-in-the-wilderness stories, fugitives-on-the-run stories: If you’ve been watching movies for any length of …

Internet-Addled Teens Are Worse at Awkward, Necessary Dating Conversations

James Murphy, the driving force of LCD Soundsystem, is not just a composer of dance-rock masterpieces, but a canny observer of life. Consider the …

Quartet calls for end to Israeli settlement construction

Israel should stop building settlements, denying Palestinian development and designating land for exclusive Israeli use that Palestinians seek for a future state, the Middle East peace "Quartet" said Friday in an eagerly awaited report.<p>The report by the Quartet entities sponsoring the stalled peace …

Israel

Former Steelers running back surrenders to police on graffiti charges

Baron Batch is now better known for his artwork than his football career<p>Former Steelers running back Baron Batch had just 25 carries in his one NFL …

Crime

The factor that's keeping your partner from cheating on you

Ever wonder what keeps some people faithful while others are spreading their cooties all around town? Well, there's more to monogamy than sheer willpower, according to new research.<p>In a study published in the <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i>, scientists recruited nearly 250 heterosexual …

5 Incredibly Simple Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Empower Their People | Inc.com

As a parent, one thing I've learned is the importance of empowerment. Unless you want your kids to rely on you forever--and worse yet, never move out--you have to give them the tools they need to survive and then let go. In my professional experience, I've learned those same lessons also apply to …

Team Building

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Regular Christians Are No Longer Welcome in American Culture

One of the most elaborate national celebrations of liberty leading up to Independence Day is the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ new annual “fortnight for …

China bans Lady Gaga after the pop superstar meets with the Dalai Lama

On Sunday, Lady Gaga made a friend while angering a nation’s leaders.<p>Before the Dalai Lama was set to deliver the keynote address at the annual United States Conference of Mayors in Indianapolis, the 81-year-old Buddhist leader met with the 30-year-old pop star.<p>The Dalai Lama fielded questions Lady …

China

13 scientifically proven ways to sleep better

If you're tired right now or are relying on a bucket of coffee to get through your day, you aren't alone.<p>More than a third of Americans don't get the seven to nine hours of sleep a night that the CDC recommends. Some people think they can function on less, but usually that's because the …

Istanbul Ataturk Airport Reopens After Deadly Turkey Terror Attack

Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport reopened on Wednesday morning, hours after a coordinated terror attack blamed on ISIS left dozens dead, scores wounded and blood streaked throughout the arrivals hall.<p>Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said three terrorists had arrived in a cab and carried out …

Terrorism

Six Things Productive People Do Every Morning

You're reading Six Things Productive People Do Every Morning, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Digital Marketing

3 Ways To Listen To Your Inner Voice For A Happy And Successful Life

Have you ever woken up to a voice that came from nowhere?<p>It has happened to me many times. In fact, it has gotten to a point that when I do hear it, I know enough not to complain but rather listen when it wakes me up in the middle of the night. No, I'm not crazy. I'm a believer. That's right. I've …

Supreme Court ruling imperils abortion laws in many states

NEW YORK (AP) — By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.<p>Many anti-abortion leaders were openly disappointed, bracing for the demise of …