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This 5-Day Workplace Meditation Challenge Will Make Everyone in Your Office Happier

Don't believe me? Try it.<p>You don't know yourself.<p>You spend your life pretending to understand yourself, others, and the world. But the truth is that you have no idea--you're just doing what everyone else does: going with the flow instead of engaging in meaningful introspection.<p>You're a sheep …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

Study Links Fewer Toys to Increased Focus and Heightened Creativity

It’s the hard truth you never wanted to hear, the dirty little secret you’ve known in your heart your entire life. Yes, there is such a thing as too …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Motion Design and Illustration: Loopy by MUTI

Loopy is a graphic design and motion design project created and shared by MUTI on their Behance profile. This project caught my attention because it …

Graphic Design

8 smart tools to help you create beautiful designs

Gone are the days when designers could rely solely on their talent to come up with their best work. There’s nothing wrong in believing your skills, …

Meet Headspace, The App That Made Meditation A $250 Million Business

In 2008, 27-year-old Londoner Richard Pierson was burned out from his career marketing Axe deodorant at a major agency. He switched to freelance, but felt so much anxiety he struggled to go out in public.<p>A friend knew just the cure: an energetic, amiable “Jeeves” for taking care of your brain. It …

Meditation

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

Mental Disorders

Want to Work Smarter, Not Harder? 10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

When You Can Stop Yourself From Multitasking, Your Brain Will Start To Change

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Easy Weeknight Cooking: Lemon, Rosemary, Garlic Chicken Thighs | shopswell

I'm not sure which I love more, the flavor of rosemary or the scent. I grow rosemary every year because I love cooking with it so much. This recipe …

Cooking

6 Key Traits That Define Exceptional Leaders From Ordinary Ones

You need to have exceptional leadership skills if you want to carve a niche in the business world. Unfortunately, the sad reality is that not every business person is a born leader. However, we can up our game with the help of right knowledge and skills.<p>Leadership is a skill that can be trained …

5 Things I've Learned About Creativity

I never planned to be a writer. In fact, it was something I actively avoided. As a publishing CEO, I felt it was important to steer clear of the creative process. When business side people start inserting themselves into creative work, it usually leads to trouble. So I focused on supporting other …

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

9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses for Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career.<p>It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll …

Here’s the Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

Time Management

Put off procrastinating… forever! Tips on how to be more productive

It’s not as hard as you might think to set yourself clear goals<p>New Year’s resolutions can be a rollercoaster of emotions. There are the highs when you set them, imagining with excitement the new life you’re going to be leading, but often also the lows of frustration and procrastination when things …

Procrastination

Teach yourself to stop procrastinating with the '2-minute rule'

I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life.<p>The best part? It's a simple strategy that couldn't be easier to use.<p>Here's what you need to know…<p>I call this little strategy the "2-Minute Rule" and the goal is to make it easier for you to get started …

Procrastination

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

There are plenty of serious TED talks, but these will make you smile.<p>There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The</b> …

How Creativity Works: Neil Gaiman on Where Ideas Come From

Beneath the eternal question of what creativity is lies the mystery of where good ideas come from and how we can coax them into manifesting. It’s a conundrum that has occupied artists, inventors, and philosophers alike since the dawn of human thought, but especially so since the dawn of psychology. …

The messy science that spotted J.K. Rowling's secret novel

Behind the unveiling of J.K. Rowling as the author of a pseudonymously published detective novel lies a messy and not-terribly-precise science called …

Anil Dash's 10 Rules of Internet

Anil Dash's "10 Rules of Internet" veers from the funny ("Given enough time, any object which can generate musical notes will be used to play the …

Bookshelf Porn

Porn for book lovers. Bookshelf Porn celebrates our love of books, libraries, bookstores and bookcases by showcasing the best bookshelf photos from …