Antoine Motchanov

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It Doesn't Matter How Smart You Are: These 17 Personal Shortcomings Will Ruin Your Business If You Let Them

Why there are more important attributes than intelligence.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It might make logical sense that the smartest entrepreneurs are naturally the most successful. It might make sense, but it's not true. Over the past 25+ years of being …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Self-Caring Activities for When You’re Stuck in Your Head

Sometimes we all feel stuck in our head, where we experience obsessive and overwhelming thoughts and emotions. This can be extremely exhausting, …

Self-help

5 moves to get the abdominal V-shape you’ve always wanted

Six-packs? So 2016. Biceps? Give us a break. This year, people are drooling over a muscle you might not have known existed.<p>The transversus abdominis …

Workouts

10 Motivational Habits That Drive Millionaires

Habits seem to rule us but adopt these and prosper.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever been awed by the motivation of a successful entrepreneur, leader or athlete? I have. It’s not jealousy, either. Far from it. It’s respect for how motivated they …

Motivation

30 life lessons from 30 years

<i>Joshua Fields Millburn wrote the essay, "30 Life Lessons From 30 Years" on The Minimalists.</i><p>I recently turned 30, and during the journey I’ve learned a great deal. Following are 30 of the most important life lessons from my first 30 years on this planet.<p>1. <b>We must love</b>.<p>You know the saying, “It’s …

David Foster

Six ways successful people stay calm in a crisis

It happens to the best of us. Things go off the rails at work, you witness someone on your team verbally explode because something isn’t working out …

The Dangerous Approach Of Living Without Purpose

Nothing gives a person inner wholeness and peace like a distinctunderstanding of where they are going.<p>Robert Bryne once observed, “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”<p>In order to get somewhere, you need to define your end goal. That is essential. And the sooner you define it, the clearer …

13 Questions That Will Change Your Life

A great life runs on questions, not answers.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself …

Self-improvement

The 30 greatest yoga holidays on the planet

For yoga in enchanting locations<p>1. Silver Island, Greece<p>I could quite happily live on this delightful, 60-acre private island strewn with rough flower-filled tracks, which has an ancient church, a romantic lighthouse and more than 2,500 olive trees. Come for week-long holidays with yoga sessions …

All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors

You have the power to decide how you want to live.<p>Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it …

Happiness

The Secret to Happiness That No One Wants to Admit

We all encounter challenges in life that can be hard to overcome.<p>However, many people have encountered the same kinds of problems in the past. That’s …

The Number One Cause of Human Suffering According to Master Buddhist Thich Nhat Hanh

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy.<p>The first …

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 7 Morning Rituals That Will Transform Your Life

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

101 Powerful Zen Sayings and Proverbs to Live By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

Meditation for Beginners: 7 Tips For Those Who Say They Can’t Meditate

One of the most healthy habits you can develop for yourself is meditation, hands down.<p>Countless research studies have shown its benefits, ranging …

101 Quotes by Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind to New Dimensions

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

25 Quotes From a Famous Buddhist Master That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If not, he is one of the most famous Buddhist masters living today.<p>Coming from Vietnam, he has inspired countless …

15 Profound Quotes That Give Inner Peace to Cope With Tough Times

Finding inner peace is the one of the most important goals for most people on Earth, even though it can be quite difficult.<p>However, we are all …

Osho Reveals the Ultimate Secret to Calming Your Mind and Reducing Stress

When anxiety and stress hits, it can be hard not to let overthinking get the better of you. However, I came across a great piece of advice from …

15 Profound Quotes From a Modern Day Buddhist Master That Will Blow Your Mind

Ever heard of Pema Chödrön? If not, she is one of the most inspiring Tibetan Buddhists you’re likely to hear of.<p>She’s written several books that …

5 Common Things That Happy People Don't Do

Believe it or not, happiness isn't something that just happens.<p>We all want to lead happier lives. But, when it comes to actually making that happen, we can also have the tendency to get in our own ways. There are certain bad habits we fall victim to that only sabotage our own happiness and send us …

Happiness

When you learn about these 10 positive thinking hacks, you'll find it easier to switch negative thoughts off

Most of us know that looking on the brighter side of life can make us happier. However, most of us don’t know how to switch it on at will.<p>Instead, we …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable. Life is full of …

Is Yoga The New Prozac?

There’s this moment of bliss. And it really is only a few seconds. It’s that beautiful, fleeting semi-consciousness before fully awaking and remembering what happened, before it all sinks in.<p>To know this bliss, you must also know deep, breaking-point pain – not physical pain, but that “white-light” …

10 Ways You Could Be Giving Away Your Power (Without Even Realizing It)

Empowering other people is productive. But giving away your personal power sabotages your chances of success.<p>As long as you allow other people to have a negative influence over the way you think, feel, and behave, you’ll struggle reach your greatest potential. Giving away your power robs you of …

Self-help

25 of Richard Branson's Favorite Quotes

From Mother Teresa to Michael Jordan to Disney, check out these quotes that have inspired the Virgin Group founder.<p>4 min read<p>Billionaire entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder seeks creative ways to push others towards success. Through his blog, Branson shares stories and opinions and motivates …

Motivation

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

#1: Stay away from people who erode your quality of life.<p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes</i>, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority …

I Meditated 13 Hours A Day For A Week, And I’ve Never Felt More Grounded

For almost two weeks, I lived like a nun at a silent meditation retreat center.<p>But to do so, I had to be down with some of the center's basic ground …

Meditation