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You can now take Yale’s most popular (and mood-boosting) class ever online for free

Earlier this year, Yale University introduced a course on happiness that quickly rose to fame on its campus. The class, called “Psychology and the …

Higher Education

8 Essentials for Developing Mental Fortitude

Adversity is inevitable, but you have to work to develop the strength to get through it successfully.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mental fortitude is a necessary element of success. Mental fortitude is defined as the ability to focus on and execute solutions when in …

Self-improvement

The Confidence Gap In Men And Women: Why It Matters And How To Overcome It

In December of 1920, Amelia Earhart paid to go on her first plane ride. The experience lasted only ten minutes, but it changed the direction of her life: Amelia was determined to be a pilot. It didn’t matter to her that there were only a few women in the field of aviation. Through hard work and …

Body Language

Want to Be More Self-Confident? Stop Undermining Yourself in These 7 Ways

Self-Confidence is hard enough to maintain so why would we contribute to the opposite? And yet we do, unwittingly--here's how.<p>There are many success lessons to draw from and success inducing behaviors to emulate. But nothing might be as important for success as self-confidence.<p>A study by the …

Self-help

31 Five-Second Reminders that Will Make Calmness Your Superpower

<i>Your goal is to grow so strong on the inside that nothing on the outside can affect your inner peace of mind without your conscious permission.</i>The …

Mindfulness

5 Podcasts to Eliminate Negative Self-Talk

Talking to yourself isn't a bad thing -- but the fact that up to 70 percent of your words are negative is a very bad thing. Getting other voices into the mix can dilute the negativity and add motivation.<p>People talk to themselves -- a lot. With studies showing that our internal dialogue clips along …

Self-improvement

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Even the most confident person has moments of self-doubt (and if you don't, please teach us your ways).<p>But, as much as it can suck to doubt yourself, …

Self-help

We're getting close to a solution for one devastating aspect of antidepressants

A prescription for an antidepressant is hope. It can also be a guessing game.<p>"Do I feel different? Do I feel <i>better</i>?" Nausea, weight gain, and sexual …

Depression

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Happiness

In Memoriam

It’s hard to imagine from this distance, but when Hubert de Givenchy, who died today in Paris at the age of 91, first appeared on the scene, he was the equivalent of what we call an “emerging designer” today, one who believed that “the classical never meant boring.” The good-looking, 6’ 6” …

Calling All Acupuncture Skeptics: Here Are Some Great Reasons To Give It A Try

Today, we're witnessing a major shift in how people think about their health and well-being. From fitness and food to mindfulness and self-care, …

This Serum Was Developed By MIT Scientists — & It's Only $28

If $28 — including the cost of shipping — seems like a suspiciously low price to pay for a serum that comes out of the finest luxury laboratories in …

Skin Care

Post-holiday blues can teach you to celebrate reality

The holiday season is an emotional time for everyone, whether you love family gatherings or hate them, follow tradition slavishly or jettison it altogether. It’s difficult to stay cool in the midst of a shopping, eating, drinking, and gifting frenzy, and to avoid the blues when regular life resumes …

How To Land Your Actual Dream Job

News<p>by Debrief Staff | 15 12 2015<p>And how the devil does Linkedin actually work? Illustration by Marylou Faure<p>Sponsored By:<p>Impulse<p>I am a person who …

How Self-Efficacy Changes Your Self-Confidence

An axiom: Setting goals is one of the most necessary steps to effectuating change in your life.<p>As most of us know, though, it is often quite difficult just to take that first step and make the commitment.<p>Why is that? Ask yourself these questions:<p>• Is some particular reason or thing stopping you …

Motivation

5 steps to get your career in gear in 2018

When New Year’s resolutions come to mind, most of us think about getting fit or shedding pounds. But taking stock and setting goals in the New Year …

How to Stop Self-Sabotaging

According to experts, the key lies in your fears.<p>From the outside, self-sabotaging behavior seems like a problem with a simple fix: If you realize you keep flubbing opportunities to better your life, simply channel your inner Terry Crews and tell yourself to knock it off already. But the problem is …

Self-help

This $16 Oil Is an Acne "Miracle Worker," According to 5000 Amazon Reviewers

Thanks to Amazon's blatantly honest customer reviews, it's commonplace to stumble upon an absolute gem of a product while browsing the e-commerce …

Nice Brains Finish Last

We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish …

The Brain

31 Inexpensive Luxuries You Should 100% Treat Yourself To

Because you've earned it. (P.S.: nothing here is more than $25!)

4 Ways of Choosing Happiness from Within

<i>What makes you happy?</i><p>Reflect on what you’ve done today. <i>What do your behaviors say about your approach to happiness?</i><p>These are the question I usually …

Happiness

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

Researchers believe this 11-minute exercise could curb your drinking

We're all aware that drinking heavily and frequently poses serious risks to our health, yet people regularly drink more than the safe recommend units …

Mindfulness

5 Powerful Mantras to Help You Quiet Anxiety, Beat Self-Doubt, Manage Stress, and More

Use these simple slogans to rewire your thoughts, and feel calmer and more confident every day.<p>What if you could stop worrying (or feel more …

Self-help

This Crunchy Thai Quinoa Salad Is the Perfect Lunch

The bringing-your-lunch-to-work struggle is real. But easy salads like this one — with quinoa, crunchy veggies, and a flavorful peanut sauce — will …

Healthy Eating

How To Actually Concentrate

It’s not easy, but you can do it<p>Ever have those trains of thought that just... wait, what were we talking about, again? Staying focused can be hard, especially in an age when there are tons of distractions around you. So, whether it’s something you don’t really want to have to pay attention to—like …

10 Simple Daily Practices That Will Make You Happier

Happy people don't live drastically different lives. They just appreciate all there is to be happy about.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s a given that the average person wants to be happy. Where it can get complicated, though, is how to make that happen. After all, …

Happiness

This Dad Started a Feminist Beauty Company for His Daughter

When it comes to dads and daughters, there are plenty of guys out there who will go to just about any length to make their little girls happy. Some might play the Beast to their daughter’s Belle, while others are busy learning the ropes on how to make the perfect braid. And others still are being …

Makeup

How to Drink Mindfully

Between date night, girls’ night, work drinks, and Sunday Funday, it’s easier than ever to go accidentally overboard. Julie Klam sits in on a unique …

Alcohol

Over 200 Free-To-Download Design Masterpieces From The ‘Golden Age Of Posters’

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Left image by Ferdinand Andri (1906) via MCAD Library, right image by Berthold Löffler (1908) via MCAD Library<p><b>The late</b> …

Graphic Design