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Don't Believe Everything You Think

"Don't believe everything you think."<p>I think I learned this genius aphorism on Facebook. Anyway, it's true. I know because I've tested it. My best example is what I think when it's time to get out of bed (after a decent night of seven hours). I find it remarkable that I always THINK I should stay …

4 Smart Ways to Challenge Yourself | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The idea of challenging yourself is one of the pillars of personal development. By challenging yourself, you grow as a person and you learn to trust …

Self-improvement

16 Things You Don’t Owe Anybody (Though It Often Feels Like You Do)

<b>1. An outward appearance that aligns with what other people deem appropriate and ideal.</b> Too often I hear people hesitate to, say, get a tattoo or dye …

Waiting for the Storm to Pass

Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha and Recreate Your Life Story, an online course that helps you let go of the past and live a life you …

You Don't Always Need a Plan

Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha and Recreate Your Life Story, an online course that helps you let go of the past and live a life you …

Rediscover The Beauty Of Life Instead of Just Getting By

<b>“If we look at the world with a love of life, the world will reveal its beauty to us.” ~Daisaku Ikeda</b><p>As kids, we are beings of wonder. Spending hours …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

<b>“Happiness is the absence of trying to strive for happiness.” ~Chuang Zi</b> <b></b><p>I sat in the café wondering why I wasn’t happy.<p>I had been listening to all …

Happiness

How to Maintain Healthy Habits and Stop Sabotaging Yourself

<b>“You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~Buddha</b><p>About two years go, I felt horrible about myself …

Self-help

24 Essential Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools

Mind mapping is the process of using visual diagrams to show the relationships between ideas or information. Its popular uses include project …

Mind Control 101

What is Mind Control?<p>Mind Control. When you hear those words a myriad of images may come to mind. You might envision a devious man using the power of his mind and will to dominate the actions of some<p>unsuspecting and innocent women. You may think of some clandestine cabal of world leaders<p>secretively …

40 Ways to Achieve Peace Of Mind and Inner Calm

1. Listen to music<p>It doesn’t matter what genre it is, as long as you enjoy it and it makes you feel relaxed. Music is food for the soul and an …

How to Focus Your Mind & Achieve More

We've challenged you to FOCUS: Follow One Course Until Successful. And it's a lot easier to do that with a quiet mind.<p>Quieting your mind is not easy initially. It requires practice.<p>But the benefits abound.<p>From enhanced well-being and productivity, to sustained joy and peace, a consistent …

The 'Corporate Creative' -- Five Essentials for an Imaginative Business Mind

Creativity and innovation are critical to any business enterprise if it is going to thrive in our fast-changing world and craft a future of expanded opportunity. In this complex and volatile business context, everyone -- a Fortune 100 CEO with a long tenure, a newly minted serial entrepreneur, as …

9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often …

Choosing Art as a Career

So you want to be an artist. Is this a realistic career choice, or are you going to live in a cockroach-infested flat for the rest of your life, …

How to Plant Ideas in Someone's Mind

If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed …

Bird Flu

How to Master Time: 5 Steps to Living a Timeless and Powerfully-Creative Life

It may be time for our idea of time to change.<p>Time is our most precious resource, yet each year, we seem to have less and less of it as our lives get busier and busier. Every day, we have a new set of tasks to complete and there are now so many distractions, and there is so much information coming …

Laughing Makes Your Brain Work Better, New Study Finds

Ever have trouble remembering where you just left your keys? Just laugh it off. New research suggests that humor can improve short-term memory in …