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3 Simple Habits That Will Stop You From Procrastinating

We all feel guilty and stressed when we procrastinate. Here are scientific tips on how to never procrastinate again.<p>Admit it - you've procrastinated once or twice in your life. You might even be a habitual procrastinator.<p>You know what I'm talking about: Putting off a task when you know you should …

Procrastination

5 simple bedtime rituals that will make your mornings so much easier

With all the hype on what successful people do in the first few hours of their days, it's no wonder that we're associating mornings more and more …

Productivity

5 Quick And Easy Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do In The Office

When you feel close to flipping out, try one of these simple exercises to clear your head and calm your nerves.<p>When you think of relaxation, you think of meditating in the morning, or taking a hot bath at night—perhaps a glass of wine is in the picture too. But sometimes, when your day gets crazy …

Mindfulness

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

Habits of Successful People

If you take a look at the world's most successful people, whether their millionaire investors, established entrepreneurs, or elite athletes chances are they have one major thing in common. Today's most successful individuals tend to be creatures of habit. These are the people that have found …

Self-improvement

Program Yourself for Success

Constructing new ways of thinking and converting them into habits is no easy task. As a matter of fact, it's one of the most difficult things to do, especially as you grow older and your habits are more firmly rooted.<p>Most of us are programmed for mediocrity. Most people are smart, educated and …

Self-improvement

10 Ways to Make Your Afternoons As Productive As Mornings

Our society is collectively obsessed with morning routines.<p>What is just as important, but often neglected, is how we manage what happens in the …

Productivity

7 Productivity Hacks I Couldn't Live Without

<i>I've spent a lot of time as an entrepreneur, but these seven hacks are some of the best tricks I've found.</i><p>As an entrepreneur, productivity is absolutely indispensable. You have so many tasks, so many responsibilities, and so many people pulling you in different directions that a dip in …

Entrepreneurship

9 Ways To Boost Productivity Of Your Morning Routine

8 Indispensable Ways to Be Respected at Your Job

Everyone wants to be respected at their job. But the respect of your colleagues and bosses isn’t guaranteed—it has to be earned. And simply doing …

6 apps for people who are easily distracted at work (a.k.a., everyone)

How often do you feel distracted at work? All the time, right? I bet those distractions keep you from getting a lot of stuff accomplished on a …

Productivity

New Year’s Resolutions Guidebook - A Year of Productivity

Welcome!<p>If you could simply flick a switch and then begin to make lasting changes to your life, there would be no reason for this guidebook to …

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Mindfulness

<i>jennifer maravillas for hbr</i><p>The most forward-looking companies are willing to take risks to achieve greatness. Most leaders give lip service to this idea, but few actually do it. We have worked with banks willing to take on toxic assets (again) and hedge funds willing to take a $100 million gamble …

Mindfulness

13 bad habits you should break in 2016 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day. While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 13 things you should stop doing right now to become …

Productivity

Set Aside a "Maintenance Day" for Your Less Important Tasks

Most of us have things we have to do every week that are necessary but don’t have a great impact on your professional or personal progress. Fast …

7 Mental Shifts That Will Allow You To Become Unstoppable

96 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>These tips are the combination of <b>years of blood, sweat and tears</b>. Follow them to the letter, and I promise that you will …

Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

Minimalism

5 research-backed ways to take better breaks that will improve your work

In their book "The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World" Dr. Gazzaley, a neuroscientist, and Dr. Rosen, a psychologist, explain that good breaks can reduce mental fatigue, boost brain function, and keep us on-task for longer periods.<p>But Gazzaley and Rosen forewarn that taking the …

The Brain

8 Tips That Will Turn 'Overwhelmed' Into 'Satisfied'

Shutterstock<p>Work should be challenging and satisfying. It should fire you up to accomplish as much as you can and give you that great feeling of having made a difference. Unfortunately, those feelings are too rare. Too many people feel overwhelmed and overloaded. They leave work each day feeling …

Productivity

10 Ways To Lower Your Work Stress Levels

More than 60% of workers say they feel stressed on three or more workdays per week, on average, according to a recent survey from payroll company Paychex. Seventy-three percent rated their stress levels at a three or higher on a scale of one to five, and more than half said that stressing over …

Wellness

5 Dangerous Myths About Mindfulness That We Need to Stop Believing

Mindfulness has been a hot topic over the past several years. Many scientific studies are showing remarkable benefits. It changes our brains, reduces …

The Number One Quote From the Dalai Lama That Will Inspire You to Take on Your Mission

Here is a brilliant quote from the Dalai Lama that will inspire you take action and achieve your goals:<p><i>“Human potential is the same for all. Your</i> …

11 Little Known Laws of Mindfulness That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

Ever heard of mindful living? It’s become incredibly popular in recent years thanks to countless scientific research studies showing its benefits.<p>The …

When Meditation Is Not Enough

Strategies for bringing mindfulness into everyday life.

Mindfulness

5 Ways to Brighten Your Soul’s Inner Drive

Many people are in a perpetual state of wandering around, looking for the “next big thing”, whether it’s in business, work, or life, and never take …

Spirituality

4 Ways to Be Mindful All the Time (Without Needing to Meditate)

When we usually think of mindfulness, we picture someone in solitude meditating in a calm environment.<p>But can you practice mindfulness throughout the …

Mindfulness

Deepak Chopra Reveals 7 Mindful Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

With busy schedules and constant societal pressure, stress and anxiety are no strangers to most of us. It can be hard to unwind, relax and experience …

Mindfulness

The Most Simple Meditation Technique That Anyone Can Do

Have you ever heard of gazing meditation?<p>If you haven’t, it involves focusing your mind on an object in front of you.<p>Gazing has been a long-practiced …

25 Profound Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire You to Make the Most of Every Moment in Life

If you’ve been reading The Power of Ideas blog, you’ll know that we’re huge advocates of mindfulness. Research studies are showing that it offers …

How to Actually Do Breathing Meditation Properly To Beat Stress and Anxiety

You may have heard about taking deep breaths and counting to ten when you’re angry or stressed. You may also have been told “just breathe” when you …