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Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Fat Loss Basics: 5 Simple Steps

Lift Learn Grow<p>Fat Loss Basics: 5 Simple Steps<p>I’ve discussed calories and macros but we haven’t yet looked at how you put it all together to lose fat.<p>…

Fitness

Use These 5 Steps to Quickly Become an Expert in Anything | Inc.com

If you are going to run a business, you need to be an expert. An expert is really just someone who is trusted enough to lead. To be trusted enough to lead others and to lead innovation requires ability, results, andconfidence. If you are not an expert, no one cares what you think, and no one will …

Self-improvement

Train Your Brain to Break Bad Habits | Inc.com

By definition, it's not easy to change habits. They can be the source of poor time management, interrupt our creativity and impact our leadership. In fact, people sometimes need a near-death experience or a threatening loved one as the thing that will kick them out of their bad ones and into good …

E-Mail

9 Things Smart People Won't Do

My recent post, “10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm,” really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you <b>won’t do</b> as it is about what you <b>will do</b>.<p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Habits of Happily Married Couples

Saying “I do” is the easy part. Here, inspiring advice and thoughts about what makes a happy couple tick, excerpted from <i>The Marriage Book</i>, edited by …

Mark Twain

This simple daily habit will raise your IQ by 23 percent, according to neuroscience

In less than the time it takes you to have breakfast, you could be raising your intelligence. Sound too good to be true? You might want to read …

Once you read these wise words from Alan Watts, you'll be inspired to take action and achieve your goals

We all have big goals that we want achieve, however many of us are unsure about how to actually achieve them.<p>It’s not easy. Competition is always …

10 Brutal Truths About Life That Are Difficult To Accept But You'll Benefit a Lot If You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

Science Says Displaying More of This Trait Improves Your Social Life | Inc.com

For 23 years, I have seen the best and worst of workplace behaviors. One of the worst is typified by people (especially leaders) with the knee-jerk reaction of "vengeance is mine!" when they feel wronged or unjustly attacked.<p>While some forms of anger are certainly healthy and needed, the types that …

Emotional Intelligence

How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?<p>To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set …

Learning

To Be Successful, Focus on Your Personal Growth

I remember grabbing coffee with one of my buddies in New York City. Sunday morning, 11 a.m., I rolled out in sweatpants and a hoodie. My friend …

Self-improvement

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

Stress Kills! 5 Ways to Keep Your Stress Levels Low.

The ability to manage stress is what sets apart successful entrepreneurs from not-so-successful ones. Just ask Bill Gates and Richard Branson.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been known to skip a few meals, dump four shots of espresso into one cup and even drink a …

Bill Gates

15 Quotes to Inspire You to Reach Your Greatest Potential

Growth never stops. With a life full of possibilities, you have the potential to keep building on your progress and laying the foundation for your …

Motivation

Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

Success

Warren Buffett's Best-Kept Secret to Achieving Massive Success: Critical Thinking

Critical thinking skills are essential to success — any kind of success. Successful individuals are thinkers and they surround <i>themselves</i> with …

Critical Thinking

3 Important Changes That Can Save Yourself From Burnout

Go home and get some sleep.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are very passionate about their work, which can be a double-edged sword sometimes. It gives us the strong drive and focus we need to gain momentum, but it can also cause us to push ourselves too …

Outsourcing

13 Habits of Self-Made Millionaires, From a Man Who Spent 5 Years Studying Rich People

From reading to exercising, these are the daily habits of self-made millionaires.<p>All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their …

Self-improvement

20 Tiny but Powerful Ways to Accelerate Your Personal Growth | Inc.com

When it comes to self-development, it's the small stuff that often makes the biggest difference.<p>Too often, people think about big changes in terms of big decisions. They think it's a sweeping action that moves the needle, when really it's the incremental steps made on a day-to-day basis. Success, …

Self-improvement

How Taking 5 Mindful Minutes Every Morning Increased My Productivity

To be honest, until two years ago, the idea of wellness was a foreign concept to me. Paradoxically, I was surrounded by some of the fittest people on …

2 Ways to Overcome Fear of Failure

Are you paralyzed by the fear of failure? Afraid of putting in the effort, only to come up short?<p>This week we’ve put together two opportunities for …

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 …

5 ways to tame your wandering mind and achieve better focus

When you’re daydreaming or staring absent-mindedly out the window what is your brain doing?<p>Well, it’s actually still very active and is strengthening …

25 Profound Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh That Will Make You Rethink Love, Life and Happiness

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

A Psychologist Reveals 5 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Strengthen Your Mind

Do you practice mindfulness? Ever wondered how you’re actually improving mind?<p>The truth is, it can take weeks or months before you experience any of …

Computer Science Reveals 4 Secrets That Will Make You Happy

Where do you go for most of your answers these days? Google. And it’s no surprise that Google’s a company full of engineers. Engineers solve …

Computer Science

Osho Reveals the Simple Secret to Happiness (Without Any BS)

Life is filled with obstacles, but many gurus in the past have been through these challenges and can help us with our journey. That’s why reading …

A Zen Master Reveals a Little Known Strategy That Will Help You Bring Peace and Stillness to Your Mind

These days our minds are anything but still. They are busy thinking, worrying, making up stories about past or future, and seeking any sort of …

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity (and How You Can Use Mindfulness to Help You Stop)

Are you a complainer? Do you sometimes feel like anything you do can be complained about? Complaining feels good, like how smoking and eating …