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If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

The New Science of Psychedelics

Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works<p>To anyone who lived through the 1960s, the proposition that psychedelic drugs might have a positive contribution …

Mental Health

6 things great leaders do differently

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you’re working for one, but even they can have a …

Rich People Really Can Buy Happiness, But It's Different Than What the Poor Get for Free | Inc.com

You've heard cliches about money's inability to buy happiness and seen caricatures of miserable rich people, but the truth may be, unsurprisingly, somewhere in between.<p>"Most people think of money as some kind of unmitigated good. But some recent research suggests that this may not actually be the …

Happiness

Living in the Moment: How to Make It Work for You

Hands up if your mind is always wandering one, two or even six months ahead of time. You spend so many precious hours obsessing over the future—or …

Social entrepreneurship, youth and digital media: roadmap for a poverty-free world, by Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

<i>In an era of increasing income disparity, unemployment and global warming, new mindsets and business models are needed to promote</i> …

The creative process of the creative process

A good idea, persistence, the value of limits, the power of collaboration, turning weaknesses into strengths, procuring funding for creative …

Burma

11 Books That Will Teach You to Be Happier | Inc.com

Happiness isn't a gift of the universe. It isn't luck. It isn't even entirely down to your genetic predisposition to cheer or gloom (though that undeniable plays a role). A big chunk of happiness is skill.<p>"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable …

Self-improvement

How to Stimulate Your Creative Growth Hormone

LEONARDO DA VINCI x ERIC KIM TRACEHow do you stimulate your human creative growth hormone?<b>HAPTIC INDUSTRIES: Creative Tools to Empower You</b>Human …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Ten Things Pixar Can Teach Us About Creativity

For the last two decades, Pixar has produced some of the most creative and epic films of this era. But this is the result of a culture of creative …

The Lessons of Leonardo: How to Be a Creative Genius

History’s most creative genius, Leonardo da Vinci, was not superhuman, writes Walter Isaacson—and following his methods can bring great intellectual rewards to anyone<p>Around the time that he reached the unnerving milestone of turning 30, Leonardo da Vinci wrote a letter to the ruler of Milan listing …

Creativity

Steve Jobs Systematically Cultivated His Creativity. You Can Too.

What Jobs did intuitively to unlock his creativity has been scientifically proven to work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Apple brand is synonymous with creative product design as well as appealing to the creative artist. This was in large part thanks to the work of …

A Brutal Truth About Following Your Passion and Doing What You Love That Few People Admit | Inc.com

Probably the most common career advice is "Do what you love!" People love hearing it, even though it's all wrong -- except under very specific circumstances.<p>"Telling someone to follow their passion can be disastrous," says Cal Newport, author of <i>So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump</i> …

Self-improvement

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

How to Be More Than an Average Joe

No one wants to settle for the results that come with being average but it's easy to fall into the trap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’re sick of being average? You say you want more out of your life and work? The question is really about what you’re going to do …

28 Best Habits to Have in Business

Cultivate good habits and you'll be making progress on autopilot.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world's most successful businesses are run by entrepreneurs who harbor the right habits to ensure their longevity and staying power in the marketplace. The truth is that …

10 Steps to Creating the Life You Actually Want

Too many people are living in circumstances that they are not happy with. They do not know that they can actually have the life they want. Some have …

Motivation

5 Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs Who Are Introverts

If you know you're not outgoing and don't like engaging with others, find teammates who can make up for those tendencies.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Introversion and extroversion are signature traits that ordinarily define how a person prefers spending his or her …

health

Health

10 Proven Ways To Help You Be More Positive

How to make people like you in 4 seconds or less

Are you hireable? Or dateable? How about friendable?<p>And while it's technically possible to reverse a bad first impression, it's not easy. So you'll want to put your best face forward.<p>To help you out on that front, we checked out "How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less" by speaker and …

3 Nighttime Routines Successful Entrepreneurs Swear By

Almost any morning routine story you read will include a bullet or two about setting the stage the night before. Whether you lay out the next day's …

15 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most | Inc.com

Whether you still flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than a dozen CEOs and founders who name their favorite book and explain why it resonated with them.<p>1. "Peers Inc." by …

Mary Shelley

The Most Motivational Statement Ever in 3 Words

The most motivational statement comes down to three words: “You’re gonna die.” I’m not trying to scare you — I’m being practical. You get one life …

Motivation

5 5-Minute Routines That Will Make You Wildly Wealthy and Successful

Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time.<p>Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time. The ultra-wealthy may seem larger than life, but if we break down the habits of millionaires and …

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

1. Use a 'decoy' option to get people to buy your product<p>In his TED Talk, behavioural economist Dan Ariely explains the "decoy effect" using an old</i> …

20 Best Motivational Quotes to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start

Motivational quotes that provide inspiration, enthusiasm, a jolt of confidence... and that extra little boost you sometimes need.<p>When the going gets tough, you sometimes need a burst of motivation and inspiration to start your day off right. Here are twenty great motivational quotes to help you get …

Motivation

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

Aspire to Be Your Best Self: 21 Quotes to Get You There

Why wait until New Year's Day to push the reset button when you can begin today?<p>Today, whatever day/time/month it is, why not ask yourself this question:<p><i>If you could do anything you wanted, how would you want your career and life to be?</i><p>New clients come to me in a state where they have handed over …

15 Daily Habits That Will Help You Get a Raise

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the cost of living rises, your current salary will seem to shrink, especially if you’re forced to go several years without a bump in pay. Businesses can go through economic slumps and if that’s the reason for your salary stagnation, …