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5 Ways to Deal With the Really Negative People in Your Life

For some people, negativity is a way of life. Here's how to deal with that.<p>No matter how much people stress positive energy, there will always be those around us that seem to weigh us down with their negativity. For some, pessimism is a way a life.<p>Rather than growing frustrated with their …

Self-help

How I Became a Morning Person in Just Five Days

It only took a full work week and three alarms (but who's counting?).<p>I've never been a morning person. So when my husband Nathan and I got a dog several years ago, I had it all worked out: Lexie would wake us at 6:30 every morning, eager to hit the dog run, and I'd hop out of bed, ready to start …

This award-winning app will help you organize your life for only $19

If you’re like me, you're always trying and failing to organize your tasks and computer files. Pagico 8 is a well-reviewed organization app that …

Mobile Devices

30 Great Literature Quotes About Happiness

<i>Here are 30 great quotes about happiness from authors and poets [gathered by Regina Kenney].</i><p><b>“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of</b> …

27 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness

We can all use a little inspiration every once in a while.<p>Feeling down in the dumps? Or uninspired? Don't worry, the blues always come and go. Check out these 27 super inspiring quotes for the motivation you need to kick start your path back to success--and joyous well-being.<p>1. "Life is not a …

Motivation

10 Things You Can Do This Week to Transform Your Whole Life

This is not rocket science. Who doesn't want to simplify their lives or cut down stress?<p>Why is change so hard? Because change can be scary. We fear the unknown. But as we give in to procrastination, we delay the greater reward: Producing good fruit and experiencing a better life.<p>If you know …

Happiness

5 Daily Habits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

The main difference between the few who get ahead and the many treading water is how well they spend their time.<p>12 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial spirit lights a flame of hope in the hearts and minds of people near and far. For most, it's a …

Motivation

This 1 Morning Routine Saves Me 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

A Bullet Journal Beginning

<b>I'm a tech person, but have a love affair with the world of analog notebooks.</b><p>In fact, I usually cart around three. This is something I have struggled …

Productivity

9 Things You Can Do When You Feel Stuck in Life

IMAGE Pixabay; GIFS Giphy<p>It's absolutely normal to feel like you're stuck in a rut, especially if it seems like life has become nothing more than a …

The Power Of Keeping A Notebook: 5 Reasons To Keep A Journal

What if I told you that by investing as little as a few dollars and committing to a fairly small lifestyle hack, you could increase your productivity …

Productivity

How to turn a $35 IKEA dresser into a high-end vintage nightstand

With a little elbow grease and a set of proper tools, it's easy to make over an inexpensive piece of furniture into a beautiful, customized one.<p>Melanie Brown, owner of Oak House Design Co., hacked her cheap IKEA tarva dresser ($79) into an antique-looking night stand. By staining the unfinished …

How To Take Scrolling Screenshots On iPhone Or Android

Here's how you can take scrolling screenshots on iPhone or Android for web pages or long messaging threads by stitching multiple screenshots into one …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress

If you're feeling stressed--and who isn't?--let these quotes motivate you and inspire you.<p>Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let …

Motivation

41 Motivational Quotes for When You Need Inspiration Most

Sometimes you need to push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.<p>Some days are easy--energy is high, the sun is shining, everything seems possible. But there will always be times when the storms come. Things go wrong, people let you down, and pressure is high. Those are the times …

Motivation

How to Happily Write a Query Letter

If you've written a book, and you'd like to publish it traditionally, then you will probably want to find an agent. The best way to find an agent is by recommendations from writers who already have representation. Chances are, you don't know a writer, and so your next best option is to attend …

Five Startups That Support High Performance Lifestyles for Entrepreneurs

Whether you need professional services, such as an attorney, on demand or you need help organizing your diet or schedule, tools now exist fairly inexpensively to help keep your life in overdrive without going off the tracks.<p>The life of an entrepreneur has never been more hectic or chaotic. We work …

Entrepreneurship

6 Daily Habits That Are Vital to Your Success as an Entrepreneur

With all the constant demands that come with owning a business, take the time to improve yourself and your company by developing these six daily habits.<p>A. Remember the Why<p>Each day I take time to think about why I do what I do. Even if it may change over time, I've always found that the "why" drives …

The Habits of a Master — Paulo Coelho, Author of The Alchemist

<b>“A successful writing day is the day that I suffer in the morning, and I have fun in the evening.”</b> -Paulo CoelhoPaulo Coelho (paulocoelho on …

Improve Your Sleep -- and Your Life -- With These 8 Tips

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On a recent flight from London to Atlanta, I had the good fortune to sit next to a very gracious woman. We bonded, not because we had a great number of things in common but rather because she did not complain or object when I …

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