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8 Supplements That Help With Stress & Why They’re So Effective

Research has shown that stress is at an all-time-high among people in the U.S. So, it's no surprise that many people are looking for out-of-the-box …

Wellness

7 Ways To Reprogram Self-Defeating Thoughts That Are Making You Less Effective

The quality of our thoughts impacts not only how we behave and interact with the world, but how we see ourselves, and ultimately, what we believe we’re capable of. This is why it’s so important to identify, and work on, self-defeating thoughts, or deeply held beliefs and ideas that are inherently …

Self-help

17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don’t live in regret in your 40s

They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn’t have to be. If you take a look at Quora and Reddit, hundreds of people older and wiser than you have …

Success

Why Being Nice at Work Can Backfire Badly, According to Psychology

If you've ever been the office sweetheart, you know exceptional kindness can be met with nastiness. Here's why.<p>Ask anyone whom they prefer to work with, nice guys or bullies, and you'll get a fast and certain reply -- just about everyone says they prefer to share an office with kindhearted …

Psychology

Elon Musk's 'Productivity' Email to Tesla Employees Is Required Reading for Every Entrepreneur

Musk sets very ambitious goals, but the problems plaguing Tesla are familiar to anyone trying to get a company running right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In many ways, Elon Musk is reshaping what it means to be an entrepreneur. For years, his unorthodox management …

Tesla

Asking These 9 Questions Will Instantly Reveal What Employees Think of Their Boss

Do you take an active interest in your employees as people, and make everyone feel included?<p>Nobody likes to lose good employees. So leaders everywhere have been trying to crack the code on the best methods of motivating and retaining their employees.<p>Let me share a little secret with you about human …

Employment

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being “successful”) all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed.<p>This is why you hear …

Self-improvement

This Japanese Facial Massage Will Totally Transform Your Face In One Minute

As a beauty editor, I've had the privilege of trying all sorts of professional facial treatments, but regardless of what spa I'm at or what …

Skin Care

Experts say too many people suffer from a 'delusional belief' about their careers that doesn't do them any favors

Choosing a career can be a daunting proposition.<p>But part of the reason may be that we're looking at career paths the wrong way.<p>That's what a growing number of experts are saying. In an article in the Harvard Business Review last week, the psychology researcher Tania Luna and the Weight Watchers …

Career Development

7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

Self-improvement

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

17 Details From Inside Disney World That'll Make You Say, "How Did I Not Notice That?"

Have you spotted all the names on the windows on Main Street in the Magic Kingdom?

What is gaslighting? And how do you know if it's happening to you?

It’s an unfortunate reality that happens in personal relationships and by public figures to the peoples they serve.<p>“Oh come on. I never said that.”<p>“You’re just being overly sensitive.”<p>“I don’t know why you’re making such a big deal out of this…”<p>Psychologists use the term “gaslighting” to refer to a …

Domestic Violence

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

The best foods for boosting your immune system

A strong immune system helps to keep a person healthy. Can specific foods boost the immune system?<p>The immune system consists of organs, cells, …

Wellness

Serena Williams's Secret for Never Cracking Under Pressure Can Work for You, Too

It's used by sports stars and Zen masters, but it can help business leaders handle high-pressure situations too.<p>Watch Serena Williams play at Wimbledon today and you'll no doubt be left in open-mouthed awe at the speed, strength, and precision of her play. But perhaps the most impressive thing …

Metacognition: Pupils and staff alike should learn how they think

These days, new ideas about “best practice” in the classroom are published every day. It is an indication that educators are increasingly taking …

3 Assumptions Teachers Should Avoid

Luckily, if we’re aware of these assumptions, we can work to counteract them.<p>Three Assumptions That Can Lead to Frustration<p><b>1. I should know this.</b> No …

6 ways nice people can master conflict

When you’re a nice person, conflict can be a real challenge. Not that mean people are any better at conflict; they just enjoy it more.<p>Research from …

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

10 Questions Principals Should Ask Their Staff

In my upcoming book, #UnleashTalent, a major element that I discuss is supporting your staff. Whether you are a principal, teacher, custodian, nurse, …

5 Sure Signs That Your Workplace Is the Opposite of Toxic

Daniel Lubetzky, Kind founder and CEO, is a model example for leading human-centered workplaces that thrive.<p>A growing body of research on employee motivation affirms the need for companies to create more human workplaces that lead to positive experiences.<p>And the responsibility falls on senior …

How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — …

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Teaching Your Kids This Skill Will Set Them Up for Success. Most Parents Do the Opposite

It goes against all of our instincts.<p>We've all heard a lot in the past few years about the importance of failure. Take risks, fail fast, learn from the experience, and bring the knowledge you've gained to the next thing you try. We all know this is good advice--except when it comes to our children. …

Top 25 Tactics of Workplace Bullies (in Order of Most to Least Popular)

The most sophisticated bullies use tactics that go undetected by leadership.<p>While it's easy to recognize the schoolyard bully, workplace bullies use more sophisticated tactics. Some of them are difficult to prove. Other behaviors allow bullies to fly under the radar undetected.<p>But it's important to …

The “self-esteem” movement is over. Here’s what’s taking its place

What if acknowledging your own insignificance isn’t depressing, but a relief?<p>There is a meme that speaks directly to the hearts and minds of the overly self-conscious. Perhaps you’ve seen it; it goes something like this:<p><b>Brain:</b> “I see you are trying to sleep. May I offer you a selection of your most …

Growth mindset interventions yield impressive results

A growth mindset is the belief that intellectual abilities are not fixed, but can be developed. Do students who are taught a growth mindset earn …

How to Prevent a Workplace Bully From Taking Your Power

You can't control what bullies do, but you can control how you respond.<p>While the schoolyard bully may have pushed you down at recess or threatened to beat you up after school, workplace bullies operate a bit differently.<p>A workplace bully's tactics might range from saying your ideas are stupid to …