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30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

Here are the life lessons I took away from spending 10 days at a silent meditation retreat

Then I remember it's because I thought I was dying, and the doctor at urgent care told me to learn how to meditate because it's better than taking a vacation.<p>I don't want to sound all woo-woo, so I'm going to tell you there's a ton of science behind meditation. It reduces stress and blood pressure, …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

How Not To Suck At Meditation

Deep breath, everybody<p>Meditation is ironically one of those activities that can be stressful the more you think about it—especially for the newbie. If this sounds familiar, it probably means that you're someone who can benefit from meditation, if only you could get over stressing about it. Cool …

20 Best Inspiring Vincent Van Gogh Quotes on Motivation

Who could have believed a person who had that variety of talent had lived a life of the unknowns and chased his dreams until his death?<p>Vincent Van …

Motivation

Psychologists say single people are more fulfilled. I'm getting to understand why

There remains a pervasive notion that happiness can only truly come from finding a spouse, lest one rot of loneliness in some dusty attic. But a new study out of the University of California at Santa Barbara provides a very different view of singledom, one that this single woman finds enormously …

Mental Health

Some great leaders had mental illness - it may have helped

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of America's greatest leaders in history have had mental health problems and it may have helped in times of crisis, …

Mental Health

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Children's Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. The …

Worlds Best 42 Timeless Self-Improvement Quotes

Our life is a continuous process, an interesting book to learn. starting from the birth to death. Every bit of a second is a lesson. Such as, broken …

Motivation

Here are 25 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite …

After studying over a million people, my company found that top performers share this difficult skill — here's how you can develop it

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact).<p>The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control — a skill that unleashes massive …

Calgary girl with cheerleading dream, goals of raising cancer awareness has died

Natasha Gould dreamed of being a singer, a cheerleader, a writer, of living on a farm.<p>But when she learned she had a rare childhood cancer known as …

Cancer

Are You a People Pleaser?

People ask me all the time what the secret to happiness is: <i>“If you had to pick just one thing, what would be the most important thing for leading a</i> …

Happiness

Why Handwriting Is Still Essential in the Keyboard Age

Do children in a keyboard world need to learn old-fashioned handwriting?<p>There is a tendency to dismiss handwriting as a nonessential skill, even though researchers have warned that learning to write may be the key to, well, learning to write.<p>And beyond the emotional connection adults may feel to …

Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Benjamin Franklin Shared This Daily Habit | Inc.com

'Why so serious?'<p>"I tend to fuss over little things and don't feel quite alright until I get them done in the manner I desire," writes Quora user Soham Banerjee. The question is a good reminder to us all not to take life so seriously all the time and can help put things in perspective.<p>"And also, …

Albert Einstein

Top 64 Mindfulness And Inspiring Confucius Quotes

Confucius ( born on September 28, 551 BC in Qufu, died in 479 BC, in Qufu, Lu ) was a Chinese politician, teacher, editor, philosopher.<p>In Confucius …

Motivation

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

What Gandhi Wants You To Know About The Power Of Positive Thinking

Mahatma Gandhi once said, <i>"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."</i><p>What does this mean? How does it embody <b>the power of positive thinking</b>... and how does it instruct us on finding happiness?<p>We think, we speak words, and we take action. But when our words and …

What's keeping this 30-year-old super saver from buying a home?

Daryl Marritt paid off a $47,000 student debt in one year while earning a salary of $45,000.<p>The 30-year-old from Brampton, Ont., then turned his attention to saving. Using low-cost index funds, he maxxed out his tax-free savings account and put a whack of money in his registered retirement savings …

10 daily steps for less stress

Sounds True Presents: Body and Mind are One, Part 1

How to Meditate Sitting in a Chair, Part 1

We've been hearing that the traditional cross-legged meditation posture is too difficult for beginners. This is part one of a special two-part series on how to practice Son meditation while sitting in a chair. Today we'll learn correct meditation posture, a cleansing exercise, and proper breathing …

Anxiety may accelerate slide into Alzheimer’s

Anxiety may accelerate the decline into Alzheimer's disease in older patients with mild memory problems, a finding researchers say should serve as a wake-up call for younger Canadians, too.<p>While the link between depression and Alzheimer's is already well established, little research has been done …

Are video games bad for you? Depends on the game

Platformers actually increase adults' gray matter<p><b>QUESTION:</b><p>Does playing video games impede concentration?<p><b>ANSWER:</b> Video games of all sorts have earned …

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