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Yale's most popular class teaches happiness: 6 lessons you can practice now

When a Yale University psychology professor set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>When Yale University psychology professor Laurie Santos set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>“Psychology and the Good Life,” which began …

Happiness

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Eight habits of highly emotionally intelligent people

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

5 Ways to Generate Word-of-Mouth as a Small Business

Ninety-two percent of consumers trust referrals from people they know, and 77 percent of consumers are more likely to buy a new product when learning about it from friends or family.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Humans rely on their network to make decisions about where to go, what …

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10 things you should do for your self-esteem every day

Simple yet effective strategies for feeling better about yourself<p>Developing good self-esteem is a bit like building physical fitness. It doesn't …

Want to Be a Great Leader? Do This 1 Thing First (Most Bosses Do the Opposite)

Great leaders know the secret to motivating, inspiring, and leading their employees. And here it is.<p>The audience was polite but definitely not captivated. I was struggling to engage them. OK, to be honest, I was kinda dying onstage.<p>Maybe I was having an off day. Maybe they were having an off day.<p>Or …

Being Very Happy Makes You Look a Little Dumb, New Study Warns

To get ahead, smile less, suggests one Wharton professor.<p>Most people would agree that extreme personal happiness is a great thing to have. But how do you view other people who appear to have achieved near perpetual bliss? (Be honest.)<p>You might feel like a schmuck admitting it, but maybe you view …

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Do this and you'll have done the important stuff first.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder. How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve out time every day to progress and improve, without question, your …

Self-improvement

10 Ways to Stay Inspired for Life

Inspiration is the antidote for the grind of building a business and the foundation of a healthy work-life balance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a unique group of people. Many attributes set them apart from others -- their deep levels of desire, …

Motivation

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Self-improvement

7 Self-Care Rituals That Will Make You a Happier and Healthier Person

When was the last time you took an hour out just for yourself? As in, you physically put aside time on the calendar to spend time doing something <i>you</i> …

21 Best Places to Learn New Skills Every Day

Life long earning has incredible benefits, both personal and professional, say researchers.<p>It makes communities more productive and innovative, and …

5 Powerful Traits of the Most Influential Leaders

Put these habits in play to exercise influence like a boss.<p>We've all heard the John Maxwell saying "leadership is influence." Easier said than done, right? The real challenge is figuring out how to do it! Well, here's a clue: Get others to respond <i>emphatically</i> to your leadership. When you do, you're …

There’s a better way to write your to-do lists

A well-crafted to-do list acts as a guiding light for your day. It helps you overcome feelings of being overwhelmed, and reduces anxiety around whether you’re being productive throughout the day. Before I dive in to explain how I craft my to-do list each day, I’d like to point out that to-do lists …

Time Management

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10 Things Mentally Strong People Won't Do

Life has a way of testing your mental strength (also known as emotional intelligence) when you least expect it. The true sign of mental strength doesn’t lie in what you do; it’s what you don’t and absolutely <i>won’t</i> do. The greater the challenge, the more difficult it is to respond with mental …

15 Daily Routines That Will Boost Your Productivity

Looking to become more productive? Here are 15 daily habits that can help you.<p>Feeling the office blues?<p>It's okay. It is an unfortunate reality that most U.S. workers spend long hours in the office, working themselves to death until they become office zombies.<p>Because of the long hours and often …

7 Things You Can Do to Feel Happier

Positive psychology is a new and growing field. I have sifted through hundreds of studies to find “The Big 7” ways to train your brain to be happy. …

Some Thoughts on Conspicuous Consumption - and Less Expensive Ways to Show Your Status

A few days ago, I commented on a friend’s wristwatch. I happened to notice it because the face of the watch was black, which actually stood out on …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Business Insider. Publication does not imply endorsement of views by the World Economic Forum.</i><p>“If it …

Time Management