Marianne Grace

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5 Things Mentally Tough People Don’t Do

Whether you are on the court or in the board room. <i>Mental strength</i> is demanded on a day to day basis for those in high profile positions. Athlete’s, …

Self-help

How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

In the last two years, I have been through many up moments, down moments, and moments in between. And the only time I look back is to see how far I've come. Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to …

Get Happy: Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

Everyone is searching for happiness. We all have a unique idea of what that means, but we can all agree on how good it feels to be happy. For me, …

7 Laws Of Happiness: Lessons From Indian Wisdom

Seven years have flown by since I moved to India. It has been a fantastic journey reconnecting with my roots. Growing up in India, I did not have the luxury of travel, but thanks to the support of my family I have had the opportunity to make up for all the lost time. I have had a wonderful time …

Spirituality

7 Reasons Being Single Makes You Healthier, According To Science

By <i>Aly Walansky</i><p>Being in a relationship just to be in a relationship isn't a good enough reason, no matter how badly you need to feel "complete," or fill that facet of your life.<p>Astroglide's resident sexologist, Dr. Jess, says, "I don't believe that it's universally healthier to be single just as …

Divorce

Best Advice I Ever Got: It's Not How Long You Live; It's How You Choose to Live Your Life | Inc.com

<i>Ben Newman is a best-selling author, international speaker and highly regarded performance coach whose clients include Fortune 500 Companies, business executives, high performing sales people and athletes in the NFL, PGA & NCAA. Ben's most recent book, Leave YOUR Legacy, was ranked by CEO READ as a</i> …

Motivation

This Steve Jobs quote perfectly sums up the key to success

Jobs held a staff meeting and explained the role passion would play in revitalizing the brand:<p>The simple phrase — "people with passion can change the world" — holds the secret to entrepreneurial success.<p>Nearly a decade later, in 2005, Jobs returned to the theme in his famous commencement speech at …

Entrepreneurship

Simple Ways To Improve Your Life

The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives

Why do you do what you do? What is the engine that keeps you up late at night or gets you going in the morning? Where is your happy place? What stands between you and your ultimate dream?<p>Heavy questions. One researcher believes that writing down the answers can be decisive for students.<p>He …

Goal Setting

10 Questions That Will Help You Find Happiness | Inc.com

Are you happy with your life as it is? If the answer is no, are you willing to make changes--even big, scary ones--in order to get there?<p>That question comes from Becky Lynn Smith, author of <i>Designing Your Ideal Life: Create Your Blueprint for Success and Happiness.</i> Smith knows something about big, …

Happiness

5 Reasons to Clear Mental Clutter Periodically

Of course you will clear your desk, room and garage regularly of clutter. The space you free up is sometimes astonishing and you wonder how on Earth …

4 Expensive Mistakes Your Startup Could Make -- and How to Avoid Them | Inc.com

As a startup owner, chances are that you have little time to yourself. You're constantly running from task to task trying to do everything you can to keep your head above water and get your startup off the ground. But it's during busy times like these that crucial mistakes--some that could be …

Small Business

6 Female Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice

These women have successfully navigated the tricky waters of owning and running a company in a tricky male-dominated landscape.<p>Women entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing segment of business owners in the U.S. But, compared to male-owned businesses, women-owned businesses generally fail at a higher …

Entrepreneurship

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Creative Writing

16 Tips for Living a Happy Life Starting Right Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It doesn’t matter your age, how much money you have in your bank account, your marital status or what you do for a living, we all want to be more successful in our lives. Of course, defining success is different for each us, but here are …

Happiness

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

<b>11. Give up on fearful thoughts.</b><p>An illusion of the mind created by the soul, fear comes from within the mind. It does not exist. Simply by putting …

How To Start A Startup Out Of A Passion, Raise Money, And Grow A Company

Ask any entrepreneur, it takes dedication, hard work, and skill to grow a company. But more than that, certain entrepreneurs have a unique passion and talent to take a start-up from zero to sixty, and see opportunities where others fail.<p>“I had a unique set of resources,” explains software …

Business Strategy

Tips for Living Positive Life

Leading a positive life is a must, if you want to cope with the day to day challenges. A life full of negativities, worries and mental blocks can …

Happiness

Why I Stopped Dreaming of Vacations and Made a New Life Instead

"Let's move to the mountains."<p>My husband started saying those words to me over and over for several months. "Sure, let's go," I would say without really believing it would happen.<p><b>Then one day it did. And it changed my life.</b><p>My 30th birthday was approaching and I was dreading it. Even with the title …

Hiking

15 Habits Of Exceptionally Happy People

The Declaration of Independence promises each citizen the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Sometimes, though, that happiness seems pretty elusive – especially in business, where deadlines, personnel issues, and other trip-ups can come to dominate our days.<p>Fortunately, it is …

Happiness

A 'Biggest Loser' Coach Shares His Top Fitness and Food Rules

Even if you’ve never watched an episode of NBC’s hit show <i>The Biggest Loser</i>, you’re probably familiar with the concept: Expert trainers and …

5 Powerful Actions That Will Make You Happier | Inc.com

What would make you happier? More money? A better job? A good night's sleep? (You guessed it; I'm a proud dad to two small children.)<p>If you think different things make each of us happy, that's true...to an extent. But research shows that the five following practices can greatly increase …

Happiness

5 Powerful Exercises to Increase Your Mental Strength

Building mental strength is about regulating your emotions, managing your thoughts, and behaving in a positive manner, despite your circumstances. Mental strength involves more than just willpower; it requires hard work and commitment. Growing stronger requires you to establish healthy habits, …

Self-help

13 Healthy Eating Tips for Busy People

With deadlines to meet, after work cocktails, frequent dining out, late nights and early mornings, it’s easy to forget how simple it is to take …

Seven Habits Of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Happiness

8 Ways To Use Your Phone To Benefit Your Mental Health

We should all make time to disconnect from our devices, but sometimes technology can be a beautiful tool. Most of us use our smartphones to chat with loved ones, check our email or as a crutch when we're bored -- but there's a better way to harness the power of our screens.<p>Recently, there has been …

Mental Health

5 Ways To Add More Relaxation Into Your Routine

<i>For the next 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previous stress tips here.</i><p>We all need a little reminder to slow down and enjoy life every now and then. For our first week of tips, we brought you tiny …

Fish

Life: A Journey to the Centre of the Self

I’ve always liked the idea that life is a journey. Because for me, much of it has literally been that. I was born in Southeast Asia, and now live …

Meditation