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There's A New Way to Use Meditation to Reshape Your Brain

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5 Daily Choices the Smartest People Make | Inc.com

According to multiple sources, the average number of decisions an adult makes each day is about 35,000. Some are smart, others ... well, lets just keep things on a positive note and say it's the smart decisions you make every day that will lead to success.<p>Speaking of, there are countless …

Self-improvement

12 Little Known Laws of Mindfulness That Will Change Your Life

Ever heard of mindful living? It’s become incredibly popular in recent years thanks to countless scientific research studies showing its benefits.<p>The …

Mindfulness

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves …

Meditation the new tool to reach peak performance

It’s relatively easy to spot the physical differences between, say, an Olympic rower and a couch potato. But it’s the mind as much as the muscles that make a champion – so is it possible to pick an “elite brain” out of a crowd of ordinary grey matter?<p>That’s the challenge that a team of …

My best trick to find enough time for my business, my marriage, and my kids comes down to priorities

Easy: I write down the parts of my life that I want to be great in, and then I become obsessed with making time for them rather than making excuses.<p>Case in point: I am committed to making time for my family. To pull this off, I have to be smart about it. I get my young children up each morning and …

The Other Benefits Of Meditation

Einstein once said, "Through meditation I found answers before I even asked the question." https://ideamensch.com/the-4-healthy-habits-of-highly-creative-people<p>Having something that wonderful at our disposal is a blessing that I don't believe should be ignored. In my daily practice, I am surprised …

Elon Musk Is Wrong. We Aren't Living in a Simulation

A simulated apple can't feed anybody, and other reality checks by a philosopher and a cognitive scientist.<p>Recently Elon Musk made internet headlines by claiming that the probability we live in "base reality" is one in billions. Instead, we are much more likely to be living in a historical ancestor …

Top 51 Motivational And Happiness Zig Ziglar Quotes

Zig Ziglar born on November 6, 1926, died on November 28, 2012, was a famous American author, a perfect salesperson, and an influential motivational …

Lose Weight by Eating More? The Surprising Truth About Reverse Dieting

“Eat more, lose weight” sounds like an impossible promise. After all, one of the main rules of weight loss is “calories in, calories out” — the idea …

I've eaten on $2 a day and tried living on an $8.15-an-hour salary in New York City — here are my 10 best tips to save money

In January, I completed the Elon Musk Challenge, spending just $60 on food for the month.<p>More recently, I simulated the lives of millions of Americans who earn minimum or nearly minimum wage and lived on an $8.15-an-hour salary for 30 days.<p>After completing these challenges in one of the most …

Author Rob Bell Talks About Christian Progressivism, Spreading Grace, And The ‘Real’ Jesus

In 2006, I was a freshman at Lee University, an evangelical Christian school in Cleveland (TN). At the time, I was your typical conservative, evangelical Christian. The brand of Christianity I followed was the brand with which I’d been raised: Pentecostal, fundamentalist, literalist, charismatic, …

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

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

Motivation

Does the Brain Filter out a Wider Awareness?

The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information? Yes, and, in fact, filtering information is one of the brain's most important functions. Brain …

3 Important Money Skills Teens Ages 11 To 17 Should Know

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Got a tween or teen? The days of her getting wide-eyed at the sight of shiny coins are long gone. Now she wants crisp bills or smartphone apps to use at the school store, to get snacks with friends, or for shopping at the mall. Scary! But with your big …

Personal Finance

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's because success is an outcome. Becoming successful--however you choose to define "success," since everyone's definition …

Motivation

Ice cream for breakfast and Coke all day: the extreme eating habits of billionaires

A cup of tea solves everything, so they say, especially for Richard Branson. This weekend the Virgin Group boss, who is worth over $5 billion, admitted that he chain-drinks around 20 brews a day – even if he's abroad.<p>"I'm not sure how I'd survive without English Breakfast tea," the 65-year-old told …

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

Another Reason Not To Eat Fast Food: It Exposes You To Really Bad Chemicals

Phthalates are a set of dangerous chemicals that are in basically all of our products. When you eat fast food, your exposure levels spike.<p>If the high fat, calorie, sugar, and sodium content of fast food weren’t enough to deter you, new research offers another reason to change your eating habits. …

George Washington University

‘Star Wars’ Doesn’t Belong To Angry Fanboys

A few days ago, <i>Star Wars</i> fans were gifted with the first trailer for December’s <i>Rogue One</i>. Cause for excitement? Everybody likes more <i>Star Wars</i>, right? WRONG. While most fans were delighted by the totally rad trailer, there was the vocal contingent (I know it’s not all of you, so please don’t get all …

How to Enjoy Elite Perks Without Earning Them: The Extra Mile

Courtesy Ritz-Carlton Reserve Dorado Beach<p>Hotels like the Ritz-Carlton Reserve Dorado Beach offer packages that replicate the experience of having …

8 tricks for reading people's body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?<p>You already pick up on more body language cues than you're consciously aware of. UCLA research has shown that only 7% of …

I Thought Meditation Was a Waste of Time. I Was Wrong

If you're looking for a performance edge that also yields important health benefits -- and if you're not, why aren't you? -- look no farther.<p>I used to go to a yoga class that started with a few minutes of meditation designed to help us "find our center."<p>I never found my (gosh darn) center.<p>Instead I …