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10 Things to Know About Chakras - Law of Attraction Blogs - A Spiritual Community

by Morag,<i><br>Guest writer, In5D.com</i><p>Chakra maintenance is a large part of the awakening process, of toning down the control our ego has over our thoughts, …

12 bedtime habits of unsuccessful people

The more quality shut eye you get, the more refreshed you'll be in the morning. In turn, that'll set you up to effectively tackle the challenges of your day.<p>On the opposite end, as Arianna Huffington told Business Insider, there's a direct correlation between sleep deprivation and an increase in …

10 Proven Ways To Help Learn Anything Better

Want to Stay Mentally Focused All Day? Start With These 10 Brain Hacks

Here's a big hint: Don't multitask.<p>Ever have a day like this? One minute you're prepping for your next status meeting. The next, an urgent email pops up and you begin replying--and before you can hit send a co-worker alarms you with an instant message demanding your immediate attention to put out a …

Learn How to Become Rich and Find Your Path to Financial Freedom

Building wealth can be one of the most exciting and rewarding undertakings in a person's life. Aside from providing a more comfortable day-to-day …

10 Ways Manipulators Use Emotional Intelligence for Evil (and How to Fight Back)

Learn how to protect yourself.<p>Emotional intelligence is nothing new.<p>Sure, the term was coined in the 1960s, and popularized by psychologists in recent decades. But the concept of emotional intelligence--which I define as a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions and use that …

Emotional eating: 5 foolproof strategies for dealing with cravings

Everyone gets cravings, and if you're trying to lose weight, they can make or break your success. It's important to find strategies that work for you! Here are five foolproof tips to help you take control of your cravings once and for all.<p>1. Sip, swap and sniff away your cravings.<p>Before giving into …

5 money mistakes wealthy people don't make

Sure, they may have some extravagant habits, but it's highly likely they also follow the same key money rules that help them increase and protect their wealth.<p>Even if you haven't yet amassed a fortune of your own, you can benefit from doing the same. Here are five:

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Refuse to Think

Pay attention to what comes out of your mouth. The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're familiar with cognitive distortion or cognitive bias, these psychology terms teach us that there are …

Top 10

One psychological skill you should master if you want to be successful

All these traditions posit that being well, happy, and peaceful comes from practicing mindful living.<p>Today, mindfulness is less about a spiritual journey and more about focus and concentration. It is the ability to provide undivided attention to the present.<p>The scientific community now concurs that …

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you start worrying about another project with a …

Time Management

Stop Spending So Much Time In Your Head

99% of all thoughts are useless but they’re still controlling your life.<p>I know something about you without knowing you. I bet you spend A LOT of time …

How changing one tiny habit allowed me to build my wealth

In my teens and early 20s, social anxiety was wrecking my life.<p>I couldn't go out and feel comfortable around people without drinking, so I drank.<p>Now, alcohol can lead to a lot of cool stuff, but for me it was a crutch and I needed help.<p>So one day I drove to Barnes and Noble (this was before Amazon …

Keep on running: train your brain

Even amateur sportspeople can learn to stave off exhaustion with a few mental tricks, says Amit Katwala<p>Where does fatigue come from? It doesn’t come from the body. Even when people exercise to exhaustion, studies have shown that there is fuel left in the tank – one found there was enough energy …

The Spirituality Of Running

<i>The author and teammate Mike Riebs, Santa Monica Mountains, 1961</i><p><i>Even the youthful may faint and grow weary, even the fittest may stumble and fall, but those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk</i> …

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

Facebook deactivated Korryn Gaines' account during standoff, police say

Social network granted emergency request from Baltimore County police as she broadcast the standoff before she was killed, officers say<p>In the middle of a five-hour standoff that ended in the death of 23-year-old Korryn Gaines, Facebook granted an emergency request from the Baltimore County police …

I'm a financial planner, and here's the investment plan I'm using to build wealth

That post has all the information you need to understand why that strategy works, and has important tips for helping you get started.<p>But I know that when I first started investing, it was helpful to see examples of how other people actually did it. Not because I wanted to copy them, but just …

8 common traits of very intelligent people

Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know …

We asked each other 36 questions to fall in love. Then we broke up.

By Alicia M. Cohn<p>Our first weekend as a couple, my boyfriend and I asked each other those 36 questions to fall in love, which appeared in a New York Times Modern Love column last year. We’d been friends for years and were giving things a shot, romantically.<p>In answering those questions — which …

Relationships

Bye Bye, Perfectionism: I'm Done With You

Dear Perfectionism,<p>This isn't easy for me. We've been together forever -- since third grade to be exact. I've been practicing, how I can put this, and I realize there's no easy way to do this.<p>I'm done.<p>You and I have had a tumultuous relationship from the start.<p>I thought since we were introduced by …

Self-Acceptance

6 Magic Tricks to Noticeably Increase Your Productivity (and Your Happiness)

Katherine Barr examines the psychology and sociology behind what truly makes us happy.<p>I was recently asked, "Aside from world peace and the elimination of poverty, if you had one wish, what would it be?"<p>At first, I thought, "I would create more time!" But that would just get filled with all of the …