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7 Habits of People Who Don’t Stress Over the Little Things

Some lucky people are actually born with personalities that make them worry less, but what about the rest of us? The good news is there are proven …

7 Beliefs That Make Success and Happiness Automatic

Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind, the stronger the trees.<p>1. "Happiness is not something outside of me, but flows outward from me."<p>Most people are chasing happiness. They believe it's on the other side of success. That you must first do or have something before you can be …

Your Thoughts Can Change Your Reality – Says Scientist

What if someone told you your own thoughts possess the immense power to change your reality?<p>Is it really possible to alter the present and the future …

15 Habits That Can Lift Your Spirits

<b>Drink coffee (not too much, though).</b><p>They don’t call it “Central Perk” for nothing. As a central nervous system stimulant, caffeine doesn’t just boost …

50 Powerful Mini Habits That Will Help You Lead Your Best Life

Hard work and perseverance always beat genius and talent in the end.<p><i>What are 50 things that everyone can do to make life easier? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Yuri Kruman, Master Career</b> …

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

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 …

6 Yoga Experts Reveal How to De-Stress Instantly

<i>By: Shira Atkins</i><p>We polled dedicated yogis and yoga teachers to find out what keeps them sane when the stress comes on.<p>These days, tools for de-stressing have become posh: we see our co-workers sneaking off into corners to meditate, our kids clutching stress-balls before exams. And despite the fact …

You Need to Try Orgasmic Meditation — Here's Why

Take responsibility for your orgasm and you just might feel more confident in all other aspects of your life.<p>"Orgasmic meditation" sounds New Age-y, but this super-focused practice of getting to the big O with your partner could be secret to not just a happier relationship, but a happier life. OM …

Meditation

3 Essential Ways to Stay Grounded During Times of Stress

I have moved 6 times in the past 6 years.<p>While I love adventure and travel, all this change left me feeling ungrounded and desiring a place to finally call home.<p>After my son was born I was really ready to buy a house and feel settled. Here's a picture of our new home!<p>Whether you've also moved …

If you’ve always wanted to try meditation, use this guide to get started

Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry, Oprah Winfrey, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan and many other big names swear by it.<p>We’re talking meditation — a practice that’s usually done daily and involves sitting quietly for 20 to 30 minutes to calm and observe the mind.<p>But for what purpose?<p>“To intentionally cultivate …

Meditation

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

20 Little Habits That Will Help You Live A Better Life

As Aristotle famously said, we are what we do repeatedly. Success and happiness are largely the results of practicing good habits.<p>The most important habits are keystone habits; habits which have positive cascading effects throughout your life. Here are 20 of the most effective, valuable keystone …

5 Positive Ways to Shake Up Your Life

If you feel like you're in a rut and are looking for a positive way to add depth to your life, here are five ideas to shake up your life.

10 Most Important Things You Should Do To Simplify Your Life

There seems to be a general consensus these days that we live in a world where consumption is at an all time high. More seems to be better and …

Happiness

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid school lunches and had a weekend job at a local bakery. I was not surrounded by much ambition or inspiration.<p>But I knew the life I was given was …

7 steps that helped this woman lose 225 pounds at age 63

Four years ago, Diane Naylor, now 63, retired, moved from Fresno to Oakhurst, California, and was excited about all of the new activities her new location afforded her: hiking paths, biking trails in Yosemite and a great climate for being outdoors.<p>There was just one issue: She weighed more than 400 …

3 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated All Day Long

Learn how to create an environment that cultivates success.<p>Motivation is important.Most successful people have the drive necessary to continue their journey of self-growth. However, even the most achievement-oriented people come to a point when their motivation levels are depleted.<p>In order to …

16 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Boost Your Happiness Almost Instantly (INFOGRAPHIC)

Whether you have five minutes to relax or a year to focus on building lasting habits, here are 16 scientifically-backed ways to boost your happiness …

5 Ways To Fake Being Happy

The last six months of my life have been a bit of an emotional rollercoaster...to say the least! After my Breast Cancer diagnosis in November 2015, my life fell apart in an instant.<p>Suddenly, everything I loved was under threat. Family life, relationships, my health. Actually being here.<p>Over the …

50 Strategies to Beat Anxiety

Mega list of strategies for dealing with anxiety.

Self-help

16 Habits Extremely Happy People All Share

We all want to live happy lives. Easier said than done. How do we get to our goal?<p><i>The Bucket List</i> is a 2007 movie that starred Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman and focused on living out the list of things they identified that they wanted to do before they died. While the story includes …

Self-help guru Deepak Chopra on genetic health and his six pillars of wellbeing

Deepak Chopra's latest book, Super Genes, tells how lifestyle shifts can help you reboot your health at a genetic level.<p>How are you feeling today? …

Start Practicing Loving Kindness Meditation Now!

The loving kindness meditation is one of the most popular meditation techniques around, and for good reason. Those who practice loving-kindness …

Meditation

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

The Brain

Are Your Emotions Making You Sick? Science Says Yes

Exploring the cognitive neuroscience of emotion is a widely debated topic among naturopaths and neurologists alike. It’s undeniable that our emotions …

Wellness

7 Habits of a Happy Brain

Make this part of each day and you'll like the results:<p><b>Remember that you have power to build new pathways in your brain. (</b>But it takes more …

Guided Meditation: Working with the Breath

The theme of Tricycle Meditation Month 2016 is “beginning again.” In this video from the Tricycle online retreat archives, Thanissaro Bhikkhu, an …