Tossie Smith

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My Brain, My Shoes, and I

I used to be a spectacular multi-tasker. Most women I know are. Unlike hunting and gathering, it is a capacity essential to child rearing that in all likelihood, most men were not required to develop. In the parlance of neurobiology, it was 'pruned' from their brains. I imagine that this is …

What people get wrong about meditation

Let’s play a game of free association. When I say meditation, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? Headspace doesn’t count. Here’s a list …

Meditation

Meditation for Marathoners

If you’ve thought about adding meditation to your workout routine, join the growing crowd of endurance athletes finding results and relief. “It …

Meditation

The Best Way to Deal with Gossip and Personal Attacks

<i>By: Lodro Rinzler</i><p>When someone crosses you in words or actions, what is the right way to respond? A Buddhist meditation teacher draws from an ancient text to provide insight and guidance.<p>Okay. We know we should be more mindful of our own speech, sure. But what about when rumors are flying about you, …

You are Not the Voices Inside Your Head.

<b>In my experience</b>, one of the most important aspects of becoming a deeply healthy person is uncovering and embracing what I call our “health …

Find your moment of Zen with our selection of the best meditation apps

It’s no secret that stress takes a serious toll on your body and psyche. In our constantly connected lives, it’s important to take a little time each …

Meditation

The 5-Minute Habit That Can Change Your Life

In today’s world, it’s incredibly easy to get sidetracked from doing what truly matters to you. Every day, we are bombarded by distractions from all …

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don’t —they …

6 Techniques to Fine-Tune Focus and Efficiency

Business moves at supersonic speed. While technology has facilitated easier communication and information gathering, it has also ushered in a new …

Leverage Your Fear of Failure to Become More Successful Than You Imagined

No one likes to fail. We live in a culture of achievement and success. We hear about the Oscar nominations, the Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge medicines, but we rarely hear about the countless auditions, the challenges of building an exceptional product, or the years of medical school. The …

7 Amazingly Simple Motivation Hacks To Keep Your Fitness Routine From Fizzling Out

<b>Wondering how to get motivated to work out? Maximize your workout with 7 simple hacks that will not only get you to the gym, but drive</b> …

Motivation

Use These 6 Little Steps to Make Really Big Things Happen | Inc.com

Even though I don't really follow basketball I've been a super fan of John Wooden for a number of years. Wooden was the legendary coach of UCLA's men's team, who led them to ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period (including a record seven in a row!).<p>A big part of Coach Wooden's …

Motivation

Have Trouble Sticking To Your Workouts? Here's How To Make Them Permanent.

You're going to have to dig deep if you want to stay physically active.<p>This is how good intentions start: A new gym membership or studio pass, new exercise clothes and a full schedule of classes to try.<p>You’re ready to be a better person who exercises regularly -- for health, for looks, for …

Die Hard

Give Zero F**ks: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

It took me a <i>lot</i> of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the 'give zero f*cks' mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions.<p>In …

Five Steps to Begin Networking for Business Success

There's a saying to get ahead '<i>It's not what you know but who you know</i>' and when building a new business '<i>It's how many people get to know you</i>'. Recently the term '<i>white privilege</i>' has been bandied about more than ever. It refers to many things but clearly to opportunities one has to achieve …

Stop Dating the Wrong Person

How to end relationship addictions that only lead to heartache<p>What is it about bad habits that makes so many of them so hard to break? What is it …

5 hobbies that will make you smarter

Work is never enough.<p>We all need to have hobbies other than our work to add value to our lives.<p>Finding activities that are rejuvenating is important, because it helps us maintain a proper work-life balance.<p>To prevent mental and emotional burnout, we need to disrupt our routines with a spark of …

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

5 Ways To Teach Good Money Habits To Your Kids

For most adults, the first meeting with money management comes in the form of a coin collector box. You remember getting a buck from family after a …

8 bad habits that are ruining your sleep

Conversely, research shows there's a direct correlation between getting less sleep and workplace inefficiency.<p>The prefrontal cortex, where the problem-solving functions of the brain are housed, is degraded if we don't get enough sleep.<p>Working when you're sleep-deprived "we now know is the cognitive …

Exercise Your Brain, Says Dr. David Agus: Have a Social Life and Build in Downtime

<b>David Agus:</b> The brain is a tremendous organism that helps all of us. And brain obviously functions for our cognitive function, it functions for our …

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One Surprising Way to Make Sure Your Business Is Successful | Inc.com

Do you ever daydream of landing a "whale" in your business?<p>A whale - or that gigantic customer that takes your business from struggling to thriving - is often the tipping point for startup success and the biggest dream of most business owners.<p>Entrepreneurs are optimists. We're dreamers. So we're …

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Josh Kopelman about Investing and Business

I am going to let the subject of this post introduce himself:<b>“I am Josh Kopelman and I am a partner at First Round Capital, a seed-stage venture</b> …

100 Awesome Business Ideas For 2016

Are you planning to start <b>most profitable small businesses in 2016</b>? If yes then here are the <b>100 awesome business ideas 2016</b> for you to start a small …