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You Are What You Practice

We are all masters of practice in that we are practicing something in every moment. We commonly practice unhealthy behaviors and behaviors that are …

Mindfulness

Shift Your Perspective and Change Your Life

There’s plenty of solid evidence that how we think about what’s going on in our lives can greatly contribute to whether or not we find events in our …

Psychology

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Image: iStock<p>Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading …

Tim Ferriss

Why You Are Losing 10 IQ Points Every Time This Happens

You might even be better off smoking marijuana at work or missing a night's sleep.<p>CEO of Inventium<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's 10 a.m. on a Tuesday. You are trying to complete a report for your boss, but every couple of minutes, your computer is alerting you to …

Time Management

How to Cook Steak in the Oven

Love cooking steak at home but hate smoking up your kitchen? We’ve got the recipe for you. All you need is a great steak, a large cast-iron skillet, …

BBQ

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Productivity

Before You Set New Goals, Think About What You’re Going to Stop Doing

Remember your new year’s resolutions? Are you still doing them?<p>If the answer is “no,” most likely you fell into the trap that stops most individuals from accomplishing their resolutions: not consciously taking old activities out of their schedule to make room for the new. It’s the equivalent of …

Time Management

The 7 Worst Foods for Your Brain

Your brain is the most important organ in your body.<p>It keeps your heart beating, lungs breathing and all the systems in your body functioning.<p>That’s …

Nutrition

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

Top 5 Herbs to improve Brains Health!

One of the most complex organs in the human body, it is said to contain more than a billion neurons for handling day-to-day activities using body …

Neuroscience

The Hidden Depth in Math's Simple Puzzles

<i>From</i> <i>Quanta Magazine</i> <i>(</i><i>find original story here</i><i>).</i><p>Most of the important discoveries in mathematics take place after decades or centuries of effort. If …

Mathematics

Understanding Equivalent Equations in Algebra

Working With Equivalent Systems of Linear Equations<p>Equivalent equations are systems of equations that have the same solutions. Identifying and …

How to Start Meditating and Make It Part of Your Daily Routine

This popular trend in Silicon Valley and Wall Street is also backed by science.<p><b>Over the last several years, meditation has surged in popularity in Wall Street and Silicon Valley.</b>• <b><br>Even though it's trendy, it's still a scientifically proven way to alleviate stress.</b>• <b><br>Apps like Headspace are useful for</b> …

Meditation

9 small habits that can help you get more done

Do you want to manage your time better in the new year? Small habits can make a big difference. Try a few of these very doable strategies to make 2018 your most productive year yet.

Time Management

5 Simple Habits You Can Start Today to Have Your Healthiest Year Ever

Is your 2018 already getting busy? Maintain your peace, even in the midst of chaos, by integrating these easy habits into your daily schedule.<p>It never fails. We fantasize that we'll turn the calendar on December 31, and magically, all of the "stuff" that stressed us out will disappear. We're …

15 Reasons To Drink Lemon Water In The Morning

What is the first thing that most of you do every morning? Drink a sip of coffee or open the fridge and start the day with a heavy breakfast? In both …

10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

Richard Branson

18 Uncomfortable Things You Need to Do If You Don’t Want to Regret 2018

When you look back on the past year, don’t think of the pain you felt. Think of the strength you gained, and appreciate how far you’ve come. You’ve …

Happiness

9 Morning Rituals Which Will Make You More Productive

You're reading 9 Morning Rituals Which Will Make You More Productive, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Time Management

7 Challenges That Will Make You More Successful

It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by the ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many otherwise sensible people …

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

Self-improvement

11 Most Powerful Foods To Protect You From Cancer

A balanced diet that sits a bit on the alkaline side, along with as few toxins in the body as possible makes your body a not so nice place for cancer …

Wellness

What Successful People Do That Most Don't

Most people equate success with financial wealth. Certainly, we look at people like Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and Mark Zuckerberg as successful, and …

7 Things You Need to Know About Fear

Source: Photographee.eu/Shutterstock<p>Fear can be uncomfortable and crippling. But eliminating it would be the equivalent of taking down your home …

Self-help

13 things mentally strong people don't do

It's usually seen in what you <i>don't</i> do.<p>In her book, "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," author Amy Morin writes that developing mental …