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5 Quick And Easy Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do In The Office

When you feel close to flipping out, try one of these simple exercises to clear your head and calm your nerves.<p>When you think of relaxation, you think of meditating in the morning, or taking a hot bath at night—perhaps a glass of wine is in the picture too. But sometimes, when your day gets crazy …

Happiness is an illusion, here's why you should seek contentment instead

<i>This article is part of a series, On Happiness, examining what it means and how it might be achieved in the 21st century.</i><p>I want to share a personal …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Achieve Your Job Goals Using the C.L.E.A.R. Method

Whether you're an entry level employee working your way up or a corporate hotshot, you probably set day-to-day job and career goals. Actually …

6 Awesome Zen Stories That Will Teach You Important Life Lessons

The 7 Principles of Personal Effectiveness

In my previous group of blogs, I addressed the idea that we are leading in an increasingly volatile and chaotic business world ("The Gap: How to Unintentionally Destroy Value and Exhaust Yourself in the Process"). The resulting chaos means it's never been more difficult to lead. It's also never …

David Allen

Warren Buffett's 25-5 Rule: How To Master Your Life In Your 20s

With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the …

6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People

They're charming. They're genuine. And they can make an entire roomful of people smile.<p>When you meet someone, after "What do you do?", you run out of things to say. You stink at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure.<p>But you want to make …

Private schooling has little long-term pay-off

In a recent article for The Conversation, Barbara Preston examined the link between type of school attended and progress at university. Barbara …

30 One-Minute Productivity Tips

Want to be more productive? Need a better way to deal with distractions?<p>It needn’t take long to make changes that count towards increased productivity at work. Take a minute or two to try these tips.<p>1. Don’t check email first thing.<p>2. Set goals.<p>3. Don’t keep a To Do list in your head. Write it …

The Odd Work-Break Ratio That's Great for Productivity

Everyone has <i>that</i> person in the office. You know, the one who always seems to get way more done than everybody else, but who never seems stressed or …

9 Minutes a Day is the Magic Number for Better Personal Branding

Professionals know it's important to promote yourself to step up the corporate ladder. But if you think you don't have the time for that, think …

10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

Article Written by Carolyn Gregoire, The Huffington Post | Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it plays in our everyday lives. …