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Teach Kids About Mindfulness With These Everyday Objects

Mindfulness can be as powerful for children as it is for adults—it can help them regulate their emotions and respond more calmly when life gets …

If You Work at a Desk, Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session

You've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but it …

Yoga

The top 10 mental health apps

Apps are available for everything these days — from shopping to entertainment and travel. Apps that claim to help look after your mental health and …

Why Do Employees Quit Their Jobs? Because Bosses Don't Provide Them With The 1 Thing They Want the Most | Inc.com

Employee turnover is an expensive habit, with some estimates for total costs associated with turnover ranging from 90 to 200 percent of someone's annual salary.<p>Adding insult to injury, Mercer's Global Talent Trends report revealed that 34 percent of employees plan to leave their company within 12 …

Entrepreneurship

17 Ways to Change Your Body in 2017 to Get Stronger, Leaner, and More Toned

If your goal for 2017 is to strengthen and sculpt your muscles, lean down body fat, and just look overall toned and amazing, then follow these tips …

5 Ways to Make More Money in 2017 Than You've Ever Made Before

We are in the midst of the holiday season and Christmas is fast approaching. Most people have their minds on things like buying holiday gifts, holiday parties, the big New Year's celebration and other festive events. That's all well and good and everyone likes to have fun, but what are you doing to …

Want to Improve Your Life and be a Better Person? Read These Books

<i>“Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life.’” –</i><b>Helen Exley</b><p>These are best sellers. You have probably read …

These are the 9 skills which will make anyone indispensable in the workplace

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Finding a job can be hard in the current economic climate, and it can be even harder if you lack sought-after skills.<p>A government …

20 Profound Ways to Instantly Reduce Your Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Why Do The Least Qualified People Get Promoted Into Management?

Dear Liz,<p>I work in an educational publishing company and like a lot of other people, I am frustrated at the slow pace of change in companies like mine.<p>Your leadership ideas would hit my managers like news from outer space. They don’t tell us “Great job!” and congratulate employees on a job well …

Leadership

7 Easy Ways To Declutter Your Life

As the sun shines a little longer and the chill of winter begins to fade, many find that spring is the perfect time to re-organize their lives. Whether re-arranging your closet, tossing out unwanted household items or filing away important financial documents, now is the time to reset and declutter …

How To Reprogram Your Mind For Success

Way too many people have already decided that a job is a way to pay the bills and nothing more. They reached that conclusion after beating their head against the wall trying to get more out of a job than just a paycheck, to no avail.<p>There’s no question that the world is full of dysfunctional …

New Jersey

Breath Counting Meditation: How to Build Mental Power

You know what's funny? Nearly everything we buy or use comes with instructions. Not just cellphones and computers, but even something as simple as a hammer will usually have at least a drawing that tells you how to use it.<p>But people are not products. We're all born with a brain and body, but at …

FINALLY Break Your Bad Habit With These 6 Steps

The power of habits is real. While deliberately starting good habits can help you succeed in work and life, poor behavior patterns can put a real damper on achieving your biggest goals. Hoping to learn more about how to break bad habits, we chatted with Kacey Cardin, a creative multipreneur, …

7 Signs You Are an Authentic Leader

You have most likely heard the word <i>authentic</i> used in conjunction with leadership. Is authentic leadership just a buzz phrase, or is it something you should actually care about as you continue to develop yourself as a leader? It is definitely something you should care about, and here's why: …

18 Ways Your Phone Is Ruining Your Health

Your device is a lot more destructive than you think.<p>You can't live without your cell phone, but digital dependence isn't necessarily the healthiest habit. Here are some side effects that could mean your phone is taking a toll on your wellbeing.<p>1. It strains your eyes.<p>Whenever you spend more than a …

Body & Soul Boot Camp: Yoga for a Clear Mind

Get centered and clear-headed with this 15-minute meditative yoga class<p>We're all stressed out at some point during the day—it's how we handle our …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

5 Nuggets of Wisdom That Guarantee Success in Life and Work

Success is often defined by power, prestige and profit. Yet many who achieve these status symbols eventually ask: "Is this all there is?" How disappointing it must be to invest so much time and energy in achieving challenging results only to realize your ladder of success has been leaning up …

21 times spending more will save you money

A woman who studied over 100 millionaires came up with 18 questions to predict wealth

It wasn't until she was 24 years old, over $70,000 in debt, and in a job she hated that she made the effort.<p>"It was under these conditions that I took the first major step toward building a new, fulfilling life for myself," writes Masters, who wrote under the name Tardy, in her book, "The Eventual …

6 skills of self-made millionaires — and how to develop them yourself

1. Be able to identify fruitful opportunities.<p>Carlos Slim Helu, Mexican business magnate and philanthropist, said, "When there is a crisis, that's when some are interested in getting out, and that's when we are interested in getting in."<p>Learn to identify open doors when they appear, then consider …

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

Use this training method to add muscle size and make your biggest gains yet

Pop quiz: What’s the difference between training for strength and training for siz<b>e</b>?<p>If you said, “strength training involves stimulating the …

How Strengths-Based Parenting Can Help Your Kid Thrive

Stop trying to 'fix' your kids and nurture their natural talents instead.<p>Your kid loves to be the center of attention. She's the type to run onto the playground, yell "Watch me!", and make monkey noises while hanging upside down on the monkey bars.<p>If that sounds familiar, one of your child's …

3 ways you're working out wrong

There were two lat-pulldown stations positioned next to each other in this gym I belonged to many years ago. On one of them was an older woman who was lifting, if memory serves, 10 pounds. I can only assume that she misread the name of the exercise and thought it was a lap pulldown, because that’s …

Workouts