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6 Surefire Methods for Overcoming Procrastination

Many of us have goals -- a set of deep-down desires that we ultimately want to see realized. Yet, with each passing day, we can't find the energy to move forward. And, as the deadline approaches and passes for achieving our goals, we're no further ahead than where we started. Often, we might even …

Procrastination

8 Habits of Highly Productive People

<b>Find focus with a simple ritual.</b><br>Try making your favorite morning activity—sipping tea, walking around the block—a mind-clearing pre-work ritual. …

How To Get Rid Of Your Stress In 7 Minutes

In our busy world it is so easy to become clenched, overwhelmed, and anxious. Surrender is a spiritual devotional practice that connects you to the …

How To Manage For The Four Types Of Motivation

A new paper by a workplace psychologist outlines the different types of motivation and what managers can do to maximize productivity.<p>When work needs to get done, we need to dig down to find the motivation to keep going. This, in the face of dwindling focus (now down to less than a minute) as an …

Five Practices for Nurturing Happiness

By: Thich Nhat Hanh<br>Via: Dailynews.lk<p>We all want to be happy and there are many books and teachers in the world that try to help people be happier. …

Mindfulness

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

Emotional Intelligence

Gratitude: 3 Ways to Invite More Happiness Into Your Life

There are some days when gratitude is simple. Maybe you got a raise, had a great vacation, watched your kid star in a school play, and other amazing experiences. Those occasions are awesome! Then there are times when you have to struggle to find gratitude. When that new raise requires you to work …

Happiness

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Shoshin: This Zen Concept Will Help You Stop Being a Slave to Old Behaviors and Beliefs

I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. …

Self-improvement

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5 Mistakes That Will Cause Your Pursuit Of Happiness To Backfire

There are a lot of advantages to being a happy person. Studies consistently show happy people enjoy benefits ranging from better relationships and improved health to enhanced creativity and better problem-solving skills.<p>It seems as though people are trying harder than ever to be happy these days. …

Which Meditation Is Right for You?

You’ve probably heard that meditation can reduce stress, boost your immune system, and make you a happier, more focused person. But, there are so …

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 …

Scientifically proven ways to make your weekend happier

News flash: research finds that people are generally happier on weekends than weekdays. However, some weekends — even a long holiday weekend, like …

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More Ways to Manage Racing Thoughts

Yesterday, I shared some suggestions from Sarahjoy Marsh’s book <i>Hunger, Hope & Healing</i> for decelerating racing thoughts and calming our minds and …

Meditation

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness

Mental toughness is a huge indicator of success. Here's how to know if you've got it.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to …

5 Ways to Think Yourself Skinny: The Harvard Study That'll Shock You

<i>Feeling your best doesn't start in the gym. Check out this study shared by YourTango on the role that positive thinking plays in being healthier.</i><p>I talk (and write, and think!) a lot about mindfulness. It can help you feel happier; it can help you become better at everything; it can make you eat …