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To Be a Success You Have To Stop Making THESE 8 Mistakes

I know it sounds crazy. How could you be blocking your own success, you want it more than anything.You’re always thinking about how you want things …

4 secrets to building wealth in your 30s

Unless you win the lottery or inherit a sizable windfall, becoming wealthy isn't usually something that happens overnight.<p>The sooner you get started on the path to building wealth the better. If you're in your 30s, there's really no time like the present.<p>If you can make these smart financial moves …

Personal Finance

How To Practice Mindfulness With Your Grandchildren

<b>Mindfulness & You</b><p><i>a special feature from Leslie & Kay, founders Grandparentslink.com</i><p>The age in which we live is so ridiculously hectic. Often we operate on automatic pilot, and forget to stop and "smell the roses" as the old adage goes. But as ancient as that saying is, so is the idea of how …

Mindfulness

10 U.S. Places To Travel Before They Get Famous

Beat the tourists.<p>Nashville, Charleston, Portland (the Oregon one)... you've heard all about "America's up-and-coming destination cities," and chances are you've even been to a few. But as these pockets of culture blossom into full-blown vacation destinations, travelers are left yearning for …

5 Things People With Highly Successful Careers Do Differently

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Self-help

Communication Strategies That Help an Introvert Get More Influence in an Extrovert World

Not very often that you luckily find a job that matches your personality. Sometimes you fall in a job that is totally a contrast to your personality.<p>But before you try to escape, I think at first you can take this opportunity to learn interesting things in order to develop yourself, or maybe you …

Introverts

How to Be Creative: 6 Secrets Backed By Research

Whether it’s at work or in our free time, many of us would love to learn how to be creative. Coming up with great ideas and new perspectives is a …

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

5 science-backed habits that lead to long-term happiness, regardless of your genes and upbringing

But when researchers actually <i>study</i> happiness, they find some surprising quirks.<p>For example, you might suppose that great news like winning the lottery, dropping 20 pounds, or getting a new job would make you happy.<p>And it does — briefly. But it's only a spike.<p>(If that <i>sentence</i> makes you less happy, …

Happiness

Why You Should Keep a Journal (and How to Start Yours)

Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for …

Mental Health

The New Rules for Getting Ripped

Rule #4 - Ditch cardio for weights and circuits.<p>Here's another fitness myth: "If you want to get lean and strong, hit the cardio machine." That's not …

Exercise

How Mindfulness Helps Us Lead Fuller, Happier Lives

"True life" begins when we are fully present, said Thich Nhat Hanh.<p>When we think about happiness and success, many of us turn our attention to some distant horizon where our hopes and aspirations lie. But according to Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, true happiness begins with mindfulness and …

Thich Nhat Hanh

The Hidden Reasons We Don't Let Love In

Attachment theory tells us that we’re wired to pursue love and acceptance, which makes the fear of rejection understandable. But might there also be …

How to Use Mind Maps to Unleash Your Brain's Creativity and Potential

Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form. Beyond just note-taking, though, mind maps can …

Creativity

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

A former Fortune 500 CEO and entrepreneurs who’ve built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies share how they motivate themselves …

Find Your True Self Through Silence

<i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>"Within each of us, there is a silence, a silence as vast as the universe. And when we experience that silence, we remember who we are..." -- Gunilla Norris<p>Many great spiritual traditions honor the practice of silence as a way to deepen the connection to our innermost selves.<p>As we …

Meditation

The 17 Lesser-Known Cities You Should Visit To See Street Art

Various street art festivals and creative organizations are luring international art stars to the walls of lesser-known cities.<p>London. Berlin. Paris. New York. These are the cities oft ballyhooed for their vibrant walls and eclectic outdoor art. They are the major cultural hubs that attract stars …

Street Art

This simple exercise can help you achieve your goals in 2016

I failed. Miserably. In the past 12 months, I've been berated by more than one close friend for failing to return phone calls, forgetting birthdays, and flaking on dinner plans.<p>Where did I go wrong? And why do more than eight in 10 well-intentioned people fail to achieve their New Year's …

Success

Daily Meditation: Releasing Anger

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a video from Buddhist nun Sister Chan Khong on managing and releasing anger. When …

Meditation

A Simple 4-Step Process for Writing Your First Book in 100 Days

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's on a lot of people's bucket lists, along with "go to space” or “walk through Central Park naked.” Okay, maybe that’s just <i>my</i> bucket list.<p>But my guess is, somewhere on your list too is the desire to write a book. I also know that the …

Writing

11 Simple Habits That Will Help You Get Ahead In Your Career

Want more from your career? Adopt these habits.<p>Some people harbor the belief that getting ahead in your career is a matter of luck or of having the right connections. It's not. The people who are "lucky" are the ones who have prepared, day in and day out, and were ready when opportunity arrived. …

19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful

You have to do the hard things. The things that no one else is doing. The things that scare you. The things that make you wonder how much longer you can hold on.<p>Those are the things that define you. Those are the things that make the difference between living a life of mediocrity or outrageous …

Self-improvement

Emotions Compromised By Lack of Sleep

<b>Tel Aviv University study pinpoints neural mechanism responsible for impaired neutrality due to sleep loss.</b><p>Cranky or grumpy after a long night? Your …

Neuroscience

13 tricks to lead a simpler, happier life

Since then, the thread has ballooned to nearly 700 answers, with users from all over the world weighing in on how to eliminate physical and mental clutter, increase productivity, and ultimately be a happier person.<p>We picked out 13 recent responses that offer creative strategies for streamlining. …

Flickr

Daily Meditation: Truth

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a song by American singer-songwriter Alexander Ebert. "Truth" is a tribute to the …