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16 Daily Habits That Will Instantly Make You a Happier Person | Inc.com

If you want to improve your life, and you want to improve it right now!<p>You have to to be to develop good habits.<p>These good habits need to be positive, accumulative and directive.<p>Change rarely comes without extensive effort over time, but in the long run, time you spend growing good habits will pay …

Self-improvement

How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence

Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into …

Emotional Intelligence

The Most Important Aspect of Emotional Intelligence That No One Talks About | Inc.com

I recently facilitated one of my monthly CEO Roundtable groups, and a member raised the topic of Emotional Intelligence (EI). My members all run multimillion-dollar businesses, and have high emotional intelligence. (By the way, "Emotional Quotient" and "Emotional Intelligence" are different. EQ …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Ways You Are Causing Your Own Unhappiness

Many of life's difficulties are out of your control. You can’t control the weather, the genes you were born with, diseases that have no cure, or the …

Self-help

Positive Thinking Doesn't Always Work, But Negative Thinking Does: The Power Of Truth Statements

“I just can’t catch a break this year.” This is exactly what an NFL coach was saying to himself through the first few games of this season. Although it was certainly true—the coach seemed to be on the wrong side of luck—continually saying, “I just can’t catch a break this year” only contributed to …

Self-help

5 Things Successful People Do After Getting Rejected | Inc.com

Your hopes were high, and now they've been dashed. You received a curt, "Thanks, but no thanks" for an opportunity you were really excited about.<p>There's no way around it -- rejection is tough for all of us. And, while there's nobody out there who will claim to <i>enjoy</i> it, there are some people who …

Self-improvement

How to Overcome the Limiting Beliefs that Hold You Back

Faith is where I draw so much of my inspiration and it is the nexus of my knowledge, happiness and actions. I live by faith, which I view as my …

Dining Rooms

Why time management is ruining our lives

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

What The Best Authors Of 2016 Read This Year

The year’s 13 best books, according to the authors of the year’s 13 best books.<p>There's nothing better than a book that feels like a discovery. That …

How to Reduce Stress at Work: 6 Simple Strategies Anyone Can Follow

There’s a silent killer in your workplace.<p>It lurks in the shadows, depleting your energy, sacking your concentration, and shaking your confidence. …

San Francisco

6 of Our Favorite Lakeside Lodges

Morning coffee on the dock. Fishing, swimming, and paddleboarding out your door. Sunset waterfront views. Lake living sure sounds nice. But the price tag can be hefty. Here’s how to get a taste of summer lake life—staying in cabins, tents, yurts, and lodges with direct access to a dock or a …

Hiking

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

IT’S one of the things we are most afraid might happen to us. We go to great lengths to avoid it. And yet we do it all the same: We marry the wrong person.<p>Partly, it’s because we have a bewildering array of problems that emerge when we try to get close to others. We seem normal only to those who …

Consciousness

Invest In Getting More Personal Energy: Easy Habits For The New Year

Few people realize how much you can impact and boost your personal energy levels by consciously investing in them. Investing in energy has a higher impact than focusing on managing your time, because unlike time, energy is a source we can enlarge. This can enable you to meet the demands of work, …

Immune System

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016 | Inc.com

That 3 lb. organ between our ears controls everything we do. We depend on it for literally everything from deciding which holiday presents to exchange to keeping us breathing. Yet most of us spend more time and energy trying to improve every other part of the body but give little thought to our …

Wellness

10 TED Talks to Make You a Better You | Inc.com

For something that's been around for only a few years, TED talks have quickly become an important medium for learning and inspiration. They help people in all kinds of pursuits with knowledge and inspiration--and there's something wonderfully accessible about seeing and hearing someone communicate …

Self-improvement

Improve Your Ability to Learn

<i>On the surface, John looked like the perfect up-and-coming executive to lead BFC’s Asia expansion plans. He went to an Ivy League B-school. His track record was flawless. Every goal or objective the organization had ever put in front of him, he’d crushed without breaking a sweat.</i><p><i>But something broke</i> …

Leadership

Your Perfect Half Marathon

Marathons

What Cowboys Know about Productivity - Next Action Associates

<b>Growing up in the American Southwest, I have long been acquainted with a familiar parable about the young greenhorn (inexperienced rancher)</b> …

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

Elasticity

Take A Closer Look At The Revamped Asics Natural33 Collection

Asics recently rolled out their revamped 33 collection, now dubbed Natural33. If you haven’t tried out any of the shoes in the newest coming of the …

Shoes

8 Ways to Really Travel Better

A recent survey found that Southwest Airlines had the best customer service in the airline industry and they deserve it. Want proof? Just call them to cancel a flight -- they'll do it without a charge. Now try the same with some of the other airlines and you could pay up to $300. Want more proof? …

Southwest Airlines

Training advice - The Running Bug

Quick Snacks for Runners

Need a snack stat? These prerun foods and drinks are ready when you are.<p>Your training plan may say it's time for your lunchtime five-miler, but your grumbling stomach begs to differ. So how can you get through your workout without keeling over from hunger? Have a snack, of course. "The right snack …

Nutrition

Eat - The Running Bug

10 gorgeous places to see in a kayak

Fox Island, Alaska<p>Fox Island sits in the Eastern Aleutians, only a short distance from the hub of Seward. Despite its proximity to civilization, the …

National Parks

Whip Up Homemade Energy Truffles

Try this wholesome alternative to packaged products.<p>These truffles have the two-pronged value of being homemade energy bars—reminiscent of the popular Larabar—and wholesome desserts—kind of like fruit and nut truffles. As the former, they provide high quality energy for before a workout: unrefined …

Dessert

Do You Make These 5 Running Mistakes?

If you're feeling worn out, read this.<p><i>I’ve been running for about a year with great joy and success. This spring I’ve hit a detour in that joy. The past few weeks my legs have felt like lead, and getting through my normal 4-miler feels like torture. Any thoughts on how to get the joy and health</i> …

Marathons

Why And How You Should Practice Mental Fitness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The importance of physical fitness is all over the media, and there is a good reason for that fuss. When you keep your body healthy, you will prevent …

Mental Health