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This Tiny House is Gorgeous On the Outside … But When I Saw the Spacious Modern Interior? WOW.

There are a lot of beautiful tiny houses out there, but not all that many have won numerous awards and been featured so widely as the Minim House.<p>The …

6 Bad Habits You Must Break to Succeed

You can't outwork unhealthy patterns. The best way to ditch a bad habit is to embrace a good one in its place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of the young entrepreneurs I meet through my work as a writer, investor and entrepreneur aren't reaching their full …

Entrepreneurship

All Successful People Do This One Thing (and You Should Too)

In a world where everything is traveling at a rapid pace, anything that promises to enhance our productivity is welcomed with open arms. But while …

Success

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

26 reasons why New Zealand is the world's best country

Three shirts, four pairs of trousers: meet Japan's 'hardcore' minimalists

Fumio Sasaki gave away the majority of his possessions and now lives with just the bare essentials<p>Fumio Sasaki’s one-room Tokyo apartment is so stark friends liken it to an interrogation room. He owns three shirts, four pairs of trousers, four pairs of socks and a meagre scattering of various other …

Minimalism

If Your Love Passes THESE 9 Tests, You're Ready for Marriage

So you think you might be ready to take the marriage plunge? Before you jump into the biggest decision of your life, consider this 'Are you ready?' checklist written by a 25-year marriage veteran.<p>Marriage is the adventure of a lifetime but it could be a dreadful adventure or a glorious one. Doing …

Relationships

Understanding the Rise of the Global Super-Rich

A new report documents the extent of billionaire wealth across the world.<p>Ever since the rise of the Occupy Movement, we’ve become familiar with the huge amount of the world’s wealth controlled by the so-called “one percent.” Earlier this year, a report by Oxfam International claimed that the …

A Reformed Office Martyr's Guide To Achieving Work-Life Balance

I used to be <i>that</i> person: I had my hand in everything at the office. I took on all the projects. I stayed late. I was always drowning in an endless to-do list, and everyone knew it. I considered myself the pillar holding up the roof and keeping the lights on. I ate at my desk and wore my high …

Work-life Balance

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Creativity

Why thinking like a computer scientist can help with big decisions

Computing algorithms could help combat the messy compromises of real life, says Oliver Burkeman<p>I wasn’t predisposed to love Algorithms To Live By, a new book by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths that suggests approaching life decisions like a computer scientist. With the greatest respect to the …

Computer Science

Graduating from marriage in Japan

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Yuriko Nishi's three grown-up sons left home, she asked her husband of 36 years an unusual question: Was there any dream married life had prevented him from fulfilling?<p>"We started wondering what path should we be walking on," says Nishi, 66. "We told our children it was a good chance …

Japan

Kate's House / Bower Architecture

“A house for living in!” exclaimed the client in the early stages. “Textured and warm with a touch of whimsy – but no stunts that will date..”<p>With …

Architecture

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

Happiness

56 Mindfulness Quotes From Mahatma Gandhi

<b>“Mahatma Gandhi”</b> one of the world’s greatest soul, an inspiration for millions and billions of people’s, a life of wisdom and celebration. An example …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

Self-improvement

Success In The Real World: 7 Daily Behaviors Conscientious People Avoid

I walked out into the middle of the street without looking both ways, forgot to pay parking tickets, lost debit and credit cards regularly and, when I became self-employed, convinced myself everything would just work out.<p>My “I’ll just make it” mentality is characteristic of my generation: …

Self-improvement

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler

<i>Anyone can make today more complicated than it has to be, and most people will. It takes a touch of wisdom to do the opposite.</i>Our days fill up so …

Minimalism

A minimalist shares 10 things we can opt out of to make our lives more simple

We think we can't live without these things, but actually, we can.<p>We can opt out.<p>Think about how busy our lives have become. Think about how distracted we've become.<p>Think about how many things needlessly pull on our attention, our time, our money, our sanity.<p>We have let these things overcome us, …

Minimalism

5 Simple Steps to Start Living an Extraordinary Life Right Now

<i>The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is a little bit of "extra"</i>....Anthony Robbins<p>I remember when someone would mention the words "extraordinary life," the entire thought seemed only for the rich and famous. The idea seemed unreachable and only pertained to the lucky few. My self-talk …

Motivation

9 Simple Practices for Leading and Living With Purpose | Inc.com

When it comes right down to it, being a great leader starts from deep inside you. You can't lead others if you don't first learn how to lead yourself. And once you learn how to lead yourself, you need to inspire the people who work for you to do the same.<p>According to John Addison--leadership editor …

Motivation

15 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:

Self-esteem

Why We Need to Teach Kids Emotional Intelligence

For years, I’ve taught a weekly psychology class to students ranging from 7 to 14 years-old. In this class, I encourage self-reflection, asking kids …

Emotional Intelligence

16 Unhealthy Habits You Should Get Rid Of By Turning 35 Years Old

If you are reaching your mid-thirties it is time to take have a look at yourself and decide which habits are worthwhile keeping and which are …

19 of the best quotes we've ever heard about getting rich

Getting rich isn't reserved for a select few.<p>Almost anyone can make it happen— and people who have done it say wealth often begins with your mentality.<p>Read on for a healthy dose of inspiration from self-made millionaires, authors, entrepreneurs, and investing gurus:

Self-improvement

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Howard Schultz About Success

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship