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How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged …

Procrastination

Surprising Things the World’s 5 Happiest Countries Have in Common

If you're looking for the key to happiness, here are the five things you really need, according to science.<p>True happiness always seems elusive—but it …

What is 'ikigai' and how could it help you boost your well-being?​

First there was hygge, then lagom, and now the Japanese concept of ikigai. But what is ikigai, and how could the latest trend in well-being help …

Ikigai

A French baker is slapped with a fine -- for working too darn much

<b>(CNN) —</b> The French take their bread very, very seriously. In fact, there are whole sets of laws that govern which type of bread can be called what, and when and how often bakeries can stay open.<p>One such law in France's political region of Aube states that bakeries must close at least one day a week …

How I Stopped Feeling Trapped in a Life I Didn’t Want

<b>“Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities.”</b> <b>~Terry Josephson</b><p>When I was in my early twenties I was lucky …

Positive Thinking

Ten Ways People Will Hold You Back -- If You Let Them

Dear Liz,<p>I have had my job for one year. I was hoping to keep this job for several years but things are not going well.<p>My boss “Angela” won’t let me make any decisions on my own, even simple ones. She doesn’t trust me, and it’s crazy because she hired me for my expertise.<p>She hovers over me, not in …

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13% of us consider ourselves to be “happily engaged at work.”<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36% more motivated, six times more …

Finding peace through mindful running

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marty Kibiloski is a competitive guy -- in sports and life.<p>As a runner, he snagged an athletic scholarship to the University of Virginia. He placed 56th in the Boston Marathon when he was 22 years old, finishing in just 2 hours and 23 minutes. He competed in the Ironman World Championship …

Boston Marathon

10 Bad Habits That Could Be Stopping You From Getting Promoted

Talent alone is rarely enough<p>Too many people think that just being good at your job is enough to get you promoted. They think that talent is enough to make it to the top.<p>But surely, if you are good enough people will put up with some of the bad that comes with the package.<p>We're not all perfect, are …

5 Bedtime Routines of Highly Successful People

Inspired by how Bill Gates makes the most of each day? Try these tips before bed to better manage your time.<p>Whether you're Joe Schmo or Bill Gates, …

Dalai Lama to Grads: It's Time to Promote Deeper Human Values

The 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner and spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism offered his thoughts on inner peace and compassion to the graduates of UC San Diego.<p>Graduating with a formal education won't guarantee happiness, but committing to finding inner peace will have the greatest influence on …

The Simple Mindfulness Tool Anyone Can Use

It recently dawned on me after a day of teaching mindfulness to elementary school students: many adults probably don't know the simple tools I'm sharing with these kids. In fact, being aware of the present moment probably comes more easily to children than it does for most adults.<p>Mindfulness is …