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Yes, Your Thoughts Can Actually Change Reality

Yes.<p>Oh, wait… you want more details? Sure, I’m happy to oblige.<p>When the conversation shifts to the power of positive thinking, setting intentions, Think and Grow Rich, the Law of Attraction, fake it until you make it… one crucial point often gets lost.<p>To change the world with your thoughts, you …

Self-Criticism

How to protect your Facebook privacy – or delete yourself completely

If the revelations that Cambridge Analytica acquired the records of 50 million Facebook users has you wondering how to protect your own personal information, you may already have discovered the maze of privacy settings the social networking site offers.<p>First, the good news: the feature that allowed …

Apps

5 Ways That One Minute of Meditation Could Change Your Life

Seriously, meditating for one minute today could change your life. Here's how:<p><b>1. Hear Your Intuition</b><p>You wake up in the morning and you feel grumpy but instead of doing a grumpy day, you decide to try something new. You meditate for one minute and have an intuition that it's a good idea to go the …

Why I Wake Up at 5:30 am Every Morning (And What You Will Gain From Doing It Too)

Read on HuffPost France<p>A few months ago, I made decision that was utterly out of character for me. A decision that would have a daily impact, for months.<p>The decision was to wake up at <b>5:30 am</b>. Every morning.<p>"Why?"<p>That's a legitimate question. (I must admit, some mornings, I ask myself the same …

11 Things Optimists Want You To Know

Life isn't all bad on the bright side.<p>This goes out to anyone who has ever been told to get her head out of the clouds.<p>Optimists are known for their perky dispositions and even more so for their overly positive outlook on every situation they encounter -- a viewpoint that some may criticize as not …

22 Habits That Will Make Your Life a Little More Peaceful Each Day

<b>1. Throw out, sell or donate everything you don't need.</b> Use this guide to minimalism to help you decide what you're keeping in excess. If there's anything that will immediately release your anxiety and put you at ease, it's making the choice only to keep the physical things that either serve a …

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

10 Ways We Hide from the World & Why We Need to Be Seen

<b>“Don't hide yourself. Stand up, keep your head high, and show them what you got!” ~Joe Mari Fadrigalan</b><p>Sometime in high school I started to disappear. …

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

You can’t be a good leader without self-awareness.<p>It lies at the root of strong character, giving us the ability to lead with a sense of purpose, authenticity, openness, and trust. It explains our successes and our failures. And by giving us a better understanding of who we are, self-awareness lets …

Neil Gaiman on How Stories Last

“Stories … are genuinely symbiotic organisms that we live with, that allow human beings to advance.”<p>Stories have shapes, as Vonnegut believed, and they in turn give shape to our lives. But how do stories like the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm or <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> continue to enchant the …

How To Have It All: Time Management Secrets From Six-Figure Moms

Having it all.<p>Juggling career and family.<p>Work/life balance.<p>These phrases likely conjure images of career women rather than men. Society’s obsession with whether or not woman can “have it all” implies that the answer is “no.” After all, if we believed women could have it all, we wouldn’t keep …

Time Management

The Dalai Lama’s Daily Routine and Information Diet

“To understand the Dalai Lama … perhaps it’s most useful to see him as a doctor of the soul.”<p>I think a great deal about the difference between routine and ritual as a special case of our more general and generally trying quest for balance — ripped asunder by the contrary longings for control and …

El empresario que se bajó el sueldo para repartirlo entre sus empleados

<b>Dan Price se encontró un día con un estudio que afirma que para ser feliz una persona debe ganar al menos US$70.000 al año.</b><p>Y la investigación impactó al fundador de la empresa de pagos con tarjeta de crédito <i>Gravity Payments</i> de tal manera, que esta semana decidió anunciarle a sus 120 empleados que …

6 Empowering Mantras Everyone Should Try

We already know the incredible benefits of meditation, and using a mantra can be a simple, profound (and totally free) way to impact your meditation practice and overall life. These mantras are designed to help you tap into the potential of your true spirit, and to make your sense of self and …

7 Ways to Find Balance When You’re Feeling Lost and Overwhelmed

You’re frazzled. Exhausted.<p>You feel like life is out of your control.<p>You have so many obligations to meet. So many people expecting things of you. So …

Cómo escapar si tienes las manos atadas con cinta americana

Por @Alvy — 18 de Marzo de 2015<p>Desde el departamento de <i>conocimientos-útiles-que-nunca-sabes-cuándo-podrás-necesitar</i> en este caso en nos llega una …

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

I Did Not Quit My Job to Travel the World

Approximately every five minutes someone out there writes an article about how they quit their job to travel the world. Okay, maybe not every five minutes, but these days it does seem like there are many people who do just that -- save up money, quit their jobs and go from country to country, city …

9 'alimentos quemagrasas' que nos ayudan a adelgazar

11 de Diciembre de 2014 - 11:00 CET<p>by<p>Durante las vacaciones ingerimos bastante más calorías de lo que podemos consumir en nuestro día a día el resto …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Workouts

Cancelling One-on-One Meetings Destroys Your Productivity

We all can agree that we have too many meetings. From the one-off event to the weekly check-in with an employee, meetings are taking an increasing amount of time in our daily work. But removing meetings from your calendar isn’t always the best way to take back your time.<p>When faced with an onslaught …

5 Important Sleep Factors Most People Don't Think About

This week is National Sleep Awareness Week, which begins with the announcement of the National Sleep Foundation's Sleep in America poll results and ends with the clock change to Daylight Saving Time (where all Americans get the wonderful experience of losing one hour of sleep).<p>And while that single …

The End Of The Lunch Hour

Support the news<p>What ever happened to the lunch hour - actually getting out of the office for some air and a meal? Fewer American workers are taking …

3 Improv Exercises That Can Change the Way Your Team Works

What can leaders learn from improv comedians?<p>For five decades, The Second City comedy theatre and school of improvisation has been a launch pad for the leading comic performers of our times, from Alan Arkin to John Belushi, Gilda Radner to Tina Fey, and Steve Carell to Stephen Colbert, and many …

How to Change Your Mood With a Breath

The complete yogic breath is a practice that allows us to take in seven times the amount of oxygen as with a normal breath. It can help us to transition from activity to a more restful state, and in turn it also allows us to transform a shallow unproductive breath to a deeper more productive …

5 Myths of Great Workplaces

Suppose that later this evening, after you have stepped away from your keyboard, put on your coat, and traveled home for supper, your organization underwent a magical transformation, reshaping itself into the world’s best workplace.<p>How would you know? What would be different the next time you …