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New research has raised hope for using mindfulness in treating mental ill-health. We asked readers about their experiences and had a mixed response<p>Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and …

Mental Health

Religious Fundamentalism: A Side Effect of Lazy Brains?

Insights from neuroscience suggest that the brain tends to automatically accept rather than reject beliefs, oftentimes independent of how logical …

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

World Trade Center

The One Secret to Work Life Balance

Work – life balance … have you achieved it? Is it even possible? About #ArchiTalks This is my latest installment for the #ArchiTalks series. Have you …

This Could Be The Biggest Boost For Work-Life Balance Since …

... Well, it's been a while.<p>Millions of overworked middle-class Americans are on the verge of getting some relief, and possibly a raise, because of a proposed federal rule that you may not have heard about.<p>Under the rule, workers who make less than $50,400 a year would be eligible for overtime pay …

A survey has found that a quarter of small business owners have fallen ill due to stress and overwork<p>When Hannah Cook set up Mendip Accounting Solutions in 2005, the idea was to create a career for herself that would fit around her family plans. Since then she’s had three children – and taken no …

Mental Health

How To Make Staff Feel Appreciated

A new survey reveals that nearly half of American workers never feel appreciated at work, so we’ve rounded up some expert advice to fix that.<p>Although many employers offer flex time and remote work opportunities, our tether to technology makes it all too easy to keep logging time, long after we …

5 More Time Management Mistakes You May Be Making

It’s easy to spend time mindlessly, but making smarter choices can lead to a better life.<p>We’d all like to use our time better, which is why I enjoyed reading Lisa Evans’s recent post on The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You’re Making. She pointed out several woes that I know I am guilty of, from …

How to Manage a Hard Worker Who's Dropping Balls | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: Inc.com columnist Alison Green answers questions about workplace and management issues--everything from how to deal with a micromanaging boss to how to talk to someone on your team about body odor.</i><p>A reader writes:<p>I manage a woman who is a very hard worker. She goes the extra mile, …

Improve Your Time Management With These 3 Questions

Making better use of your time better starts with getting a good sense of what’s working now, and what isn’t.<p>If you want to spend your time better, you need to know how you’re spending it now. I’m a big fan of time logs; I use a spreadsheet, and there are plenty of time-tracking apps that can help …

7 Books That Will Train Your Brain to Overachieve | Inc.com

The human brain is the most powerful tool you can possibly possess. Are you training and using your brain to its full potential? These seven books will help you achieve the peak performance you’ll need to compete, today and in the future.<p>1. Curious<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future …

The Brain

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Happiness

Standing Revolution: Office space designs promoting wellness at workplace

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Nowadays, companies are increasingly prioritising employees’ needs and well-being while making business and real estate decisions. With respect to the …

Here Is One Easy Trick to Succeed at Everything

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? We’ve all heard that quote, but seriously, if you knew you were going to conquer whatever you set your mind to — whether it’s a new habit, that killer to-do list or a trip you’ve been dying to go on — wouldn’t you do it? According to Business …

Motivation

What the heck is Angela Ahrendts doing at Apple?

<i>“What’s your favorite smell, and why?”</i> It’s fair to say this isn’t the question Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president for retail and online, …