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From self-judgment to compassion

We were three days into a weeklong meditation retreat when one of my students, Daniel, came in to see me for his first interview. He plopped down in …

10 Steps to Teaching Your Kids to Become Entrepreneurs

For business owners, it may be the most important lesson you can pass along. Use these 10 tips to put your kids on a start-up track.

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The Science Of Conquering Your Fears -- And Living A More Courageous Life

Aristotle believed courage to be the most important quality in a man. “Courage is the first of human virtues because it makes all others possible," he wrote. Today, it's one of the more neglected areas of positive psychology, but recent research has begun to move toward an understanding of what …

5 Ways to be Healthy Without Kale | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Is being healthy about guzzling down 14 kale smoothies, going to 6am spin classes, and shopping at Whole Foods?<p>When my body became sick with …

Partner With a Virtual Assistant to Grow Your Business

I have some honest words for you, based on personal experience: If you are trying to grow your business, and you are doing it alone, eventually you are going to hit a wide, massive plateau. It's going to look like something from a National Geographic magazine -- flatness for miles, especially from …

Happiness Is Not Enough: Why a Life Without Meaning Will Make You Sick

When I wrote a recent post for Buffer titled 10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, I didn’t even consider the possibility …

How To Actually Be A Good Listener

<i>By Laura McMullen for U.S. News</i><p>What's more frustrating than speaking without being heard? We've all been there: confiding in a friend as she paws at her phone; pitching an idea to a co-worker as he interrupts with his own; telling your mom about your day as her eyes glaze over -- apparently …

The Thinking Habit That Changed My Life

I remember one evening, when my life was pretty different and I was overweight and deeply in debt and a smoker and had such a hard time changing …

40 Live Your Life Picture Quotes

Life is an amazing gift that most of us take for granted everyday. Life, like most things, has it’s ups and downs but ultimately is what we make of …

Happiness Doesn’t Make Us Grateful; Gratitude Makes Us Happy

<b>“In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.” ~Brother David Steindl-Rast</b><p>A few …

How to Fill the Emptiness in Your Life

<b>“Find your Calcutta.” ~Mother Teresa</b><p>Something is missing in your life, isn’t it?<p>You’re working hard, trying to get ahead, doing everything you …

The World Is Waiting for You

Call me an optimist, an idealist, or even a seer. As far back as I can remember, I have been an admirer of talents and secretly believed in a better world. Obvious or subtle, the uniqueness of people's talents would cause me to marvel. Regardless of age, economics, education or training, watching …

5 Ways You Attract Great People When You Like Yourself More

<b>“By accepting yourself and being fully what you are, your presence can make others happy.” ~Jane Roberts</b><p>Several years ago, I was so unhappy with my …

Positive Affirmations and Long-Term Goals Change Your Luck

America contains millions of men and women who have come from difficult backgrounds, with every conceivable type of handicap and liability, but have …

The Power of Surrendering: Let Go of Control to Be Peaceful and Free

<b>“The reality is that tomorrow is most certainly uncertain and no matter how many expectations we form, tomorrow will come, tomorrow will go, and it</b> …

Following Your Internal Compass and Making Your Own Decisions

<b>“Believe nothing no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and common sense.”</b> …

The Neuroscience Of Trusting Your Gut

Why should you trust your gut? Because science says it’s the foundation of rational decision making.<p>Say what you will about George W. Bush’s style, but you can’t fault him for having an overly brain-based conception of how to make decisions. As Stephen Colbert famously said, our 43rd president …

How To Keep Yourself Motivated When You're Not Feeling It

<b>“A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well.” ~Unknown</b><p>I'm great with short-term goals. In fact, I prefer them. Work …

7 Powerful Truths That Can Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.”<br>– Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort<p>How you live is determined by your …

How To Coach Yourself Through Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life coaches are somewhat of a controversial issue, with supporters crediting every aspect of their success to their coach, and doubters often being …

Why Changing Means You're Living A Radically Authentic Life

I've had the honor of being a MindBodyGreen contributing author for a year and a half now. I adore this community, and being published here truly was …

19 Ideas To Start & End Your Day With Joy

For any ritual to become habitual, it has to be something you look forward to and consistently enjoy. Experiment until you find your groove and …

How To Keep From Losing Your Mind

Mindfulness is a bit of a buzzword these days. You can attend mindful eating workshops, learn mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques and become more mindful of your surroundings. But what exactly is mindfulness mediation and how can one practice it?<p>Read more on refinery29.com

How Our Minds Mislead Us: The Marvels and Flaws of Our Intuition

Every year, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> summons some of our era’s greatest thinkers and unleashes them on one provocative question, whether it’s the single most elegant theory of how the world works or the best way to enhance our cognitive toolkit. This year, he sets out on …

3 Simple Strategies for Clearing Your Mind | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

After coming home from a long day at work, your mind tends to be overloaded. Tasks at work, chores at home, and goals you’ve been neglecting are …

Slow Down A Racing Mind

<i>By Matthew D. Della Porta for YouBeauty.com</i><p>Who doesn't love a parade? Dancing, music, balloon versions of cartoon characters; what a blast! But what if you were at a parade that never ended? After a while, the parade would not be so amusing -- it would be torture! In a sense, each of us has a …

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4 Ways To Be Happy With Where You're At

Enoughness: knowing your essential goodness is worthwhile without your having to do or change anything is a miraculous state to experience, and it's …