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Disrupting Meditation: Can An App Really Teach Mindfulness?

I spent a week learning to meditate through tech. I even convinced a Buddhist priest to try a mindfulness app. Here’s what happened.<p>For more than 20 years, I’ve considered learning meditation. Quiet spaces! Clean robes! Shaved heads that require no fancy organic hair products! The life of Buddhist …

Meditation, Mindfulness and Sleep Can Radically Impact Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial drive that inspires us to work tirelessly in service of our vision is one of the integral components of building a great company from scratch. No game-changing organization has ever been created without diligent …

Mindfulness

10 Ways You're Using Sunscreen All Wrong

Want to keep your skin healthy but not quite sure how to cut through all the myths? Here you go.<p><i>By Laura Newcomer, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>Still not …

A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory

Researchers have identified a substance in muscles that helps explain the connection between a fit body and a sharp mind.<p>When muscles work, they release a protein that appears to generate new cells and connections in a part of the brain that is critical to memory, a team reports Thursday in the …

The Brain

3 Proven Actions To Having More Joy And Happiness In Your Life

There are more than 7.4 billion people on the planet right now. The essence of what all people want comes down to four main things: love, peace, joy, and abundance.<p>I believe that people have an innate emotional set point--a place that a person returns to over and over on the broad scale of emotions …

The top 10 emerging technologies of 2016

(credit: WEF)The World Economic Forum’s annual list of this year’s breakthrough technologies, published today, includes “socially aware” openAI, …

Top 10

Science Says This Daily Habit Will Make You 25 Percent Happier

Little changes can make a big difference in your quality of life.<p>From diet dos to relationship don'ts, you're likely bombarded with the latest self-improvement tips every day. Magazine articles, news stories, and websites provide endless suggestions for improving your mental, spiritual and physical …

Staying Organized And On Task (Even If It's Not Your Forte)

<b>by Liz Gutman</b><p>I will be the first to admit that I'm not the most organized person in the world. In fact, I'm not even the most organized person in my company. Shockingly -- appallingly -- I might not even be the most organized one who lives in my apartment. (My dog has a weird habit of organizing …

Productivity

The Remarkably Simple Way to Turn Fear Into Success

Only when you understand where your fear is coming from - will you be able to get through it.<p>All of us experience fear now and then. And all of us know the effects fear can have on us. Fear can hold us back from pursuing our dreams, whether those dreams are about starting a business or starting a …

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do

We each create our own opportunities.<p>What differentiates those who are successful from those who are not? There are lots of ways to approach that question, but one of the most powerful is also one of the most simple.<p>It's a matter of habits. In business and in life, if you truly want to succeed, …

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

The price of bitcoin is skyrocketing ahead of the 'halvening'

The digital currency has gone on a wild streak over the weekend, peaking above $700 on Monday, and is currently hovering around that point — $700.58 as of writing.<p>(All figures come via bitcoin news site CoinDesk's price analysis tool.)<p>In the space of a month, bitcoin's value has jumped by more than …

Cryptocurrency

Tony Robbins: Want Success? Rewire Your Mind.

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents and billionaire hedge fund managers, and writing …

Entrepreneurship

High-fat Mediterranean diet, not low-fat one, is how you lose weight

<b>(CNN) —</b> You don't need to be afraid of fat in food anymore, at least if it comes in the form of extra-virgin olive oil and other items from the Mediterranean diet.<p>Fat is back, new research shows.<p>This latest study, released Monday in the new edition of Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, does not give …

Microsoft launches a project management app called Planner

To compete with Trello and Asana<p>Microsoft wants to help businesses and small teams collaborate and track work with a new app called Planner. Released today for free as part of the Office 365 suite, Planner is a project management service similar to products like Asana and Trello. Microsoft isn't …

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …

A minimalist shares 2 ways to form habits effortlessly

But sticking to a habit can be difficult, because life gets in the way. And we get discouraged when the habit gets disrupted.<p>How can we form habits without all the struggle?<p>I'm going to share two strategies that I've found to be priceless:<p>They're so painless you will barely feel them. And your life …

Minimalism

Languages and Libraries for Machine Learning

In our previous post 5 Skills You Need to Become a Machine Learning Engineer, we identified the key skills you need to succeed in this field. Now, …

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don’t —they …

Intro to Meditation -- The Challenge of Self Observation

We can't become better versions of ourselves if we can't first see what we're doing clearly. Meditation using the method of self-observation provides an opportunity to look at ourselves objectively. But objective observation is not so easy. Here are some things to look out for :<p>Habit - If you're …

Meditation

35 Healthy Foods for if You Have a Busy Lifestyle

Trying to lose weight with your hectic, jam-packed schedule can feel like trying to climb a mountain wearing rollerblades.<p>While you dutifully fit in …

Effects of sleep deprivation on cognition. - PubMed

Sleep deprivation is commonplace in modern society, but its far-reaching effects on cognitive performance are only beginning to be understood from a …

1. What Is Consciousness?

This is possibly the biggest mystery of the human mind - what in the brain creates the experience of consciousness?<p>We're getting ever closer to an …