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Harvard Unveils MRI Study Proving Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain's Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at …

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Clocking in at an insane 1,284 slides, the presentation includes such gems as:<p>"Important people like opening FedEx packages."<p>And:<p>"Let your inner child come out daily and silly dance."<p>Valleywag's Nitasha Tiku posted and mocked the slidedeck Wednesday and we've spotted some problems with it, too, but …

Self-improvement

Now You Can Take a Free Y Combinator Startup Course Online

Tech accelerator Y Combinator has given birth to so many of the country’s most successful startups—reddit, Dropbox, and Airbnb, to name a few—that …

Your Car Commute Is a Chance to Practice Mindfulness

For those who drive to work, the daily commute is often a tense time of bumper-to-bumper gridlock, erratic and dangerous driving, delays, road closures, and construction. And best of all, we get to do it twice a day. Concerned about wasting time, we often try to catch up on all the “little” things …

7 Online Writing Courses Every Writer Should Know About

You know what makes highly successful people less stressed, happier and more productive? They know that their personal priorities are worth more than …

7 Steps to Becoming an Avid Reader

Annie Mueller<p>Read full profile<p>You’re convinced that books are magical (they are) and you want to be part of the reading family (and why not) but …

Exercise

The Truth About How Your Brain Gets Smarter

“What’s your greatest fear?” I asked Bill Gates one night, over Tom Yum Gai.<p>“Easy—not getting smarter.”<p>Bill then laid out his plan to ensure he’d always be surrounded by super smart people.<p>Maybe he didn’t know about myelin.<p><b>The Smarter Secret</b><p>Let’s assume “smarter” means making better choices, …

Make Room for Your Passion, Even If It Can't Be Your Job

Passion alone won't bring you success in the field of your choice. In fact, it's pretty unlikely that you'll find a career doing exactly what you …

Don’t Work Harder; Work Smarter with These 12 Tips

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

How To Retire At 55

The dream of retiring early didn’t quite turn out as planned for many of my fellow Late Baby Boomers. With the triple whammy of the housing bubble bursting, the lost decade of investment returns and continued high unemployment, even retiring at all is in question, much less retiring at 55.<p>Americans …

Feel Good About Your Life and Be Happy

Sometimes people feel that they are controlled by external circumstances. But the fact is that your life is largely determined by your own personal …

Financial Independence: Why Money is Good

The way you think about money will determine how much of it you accumulate and your financial independence more than any other factor.<p>Your attitude …

Personal Finance

How Leaders Increase Self Esteem and Unlock Unlimited Potential

To keep motivating people to perform at their best is to build self esteem, self confidence, and self respect. Each person has unlimited potential …

Self-esteem

The Secret to Learning a New Skill and Creating Lifelong Learning

How long has it been since you learned a new skill?There is a rule that says:“Whatever got you to where you are today is not enough to get you any …

Brian Tracy’s Self Improvement & Professional Development Blog

Business owners should be VERY excited about the help they can find today.<p><i>Why is that?</i><p>The advice of an experienced, successful <b>business coach</b> is now …