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How to Stick to Your Goals When You've Lost Motivation

Almost two months have gone by already! Time flies, doesn't it? It feels as though last week we were just reflecting on our past year and planning for the year ahead. Most of us start every new year with a set of goals we are determined to achieve. There may be changes we want to make in our lives, …

Motivation

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Unlock Your Authentic Self

<i>It's not about raising the bar by expecting more out of yourself, your family life, or the world you live in. It's about totally removing the bar, setting yourself free to live a more joy-filled and satisfying life.</i><p>Over the course of our busy lives, in between family, work, and dinner parties, we …

Mindfulness

7 habits of exceptionally successful remote employees

I am an extrovert. I gain energy from being around others and thrive on communication. So when I first considered joining a fully remote team, I was hesitant. Working from home was a new frontier for me – one that I was unsure I would like.<p>When I accepted my role at Aha! I found out I was not …

Creativity and Warmth Displayed by Vila Mariana Residence in São Paulo, Brazil

<b>Vila Mariana Residence</b> by <b>Cristiane Bergesch</b> is an inspiring renovation project delivered in São Paulo, Brazil. The 34 square-meter home with two …

Two-legged Boxer hits the beach for the first time

An adorable dog has stolen our hearts with his joyful antics and zest for life despite a severe disability.<p>Could anything be better than watching the …

San Francisco

Whatever You Are, Be a Good One

In March of 1884, Leo Tolstoy resolved in his diary to create a “circle of reading” for himself, probing “the great philosophers of all time and all people” for wisdom on how to live well. This was the birth of his famous <i>Calendar of Wisdom</i>, which he spent the remaining seventeen years of his life …

Why You Should Invest in Life Experiences

Growing up, we were taught to make decisions by calculating risks and carefully thinking things through. If we want to start fulfilling more experiences in life — we need to unlearn these principles.<p>The best adventures arise from moments when we least expect them. Filling our mind with “what ifs” …

How to Stop Limiting Yourself and Feel Fully Alive

<b>“You can only grow if you’re willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” ~Brian Tracy</b><p>I like my comfort zone and I hate it. …

Positive Thinking

Don't Set Goals, Make New Habits Instead

Three Simple Rules That Could Change Your Life

• If you do not go after what you want, you’ll never have it.<br>• If you do not ask, the answer will always be no.<br>• If you do not step forward, you will …

19 Reasons Why Willpower Fails You, And What To Do About It

Ever tried? Ever failed? No Matter. Try again, fail again, fail better.<p><i>–Samuel Beckett</i><p>Willpower is an essential ingredient in achieving, overcoming, and becoming — so why does it so often fail us? Below I offer 19 science-based reasons why will and will alone isn’t enough, with suggestions peppered …

What Brands Can Learn About Storytelling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Shane Snow finished Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2010, he had no interest in getting a job in a newsroom. “I became a freelancer by choice,” says Snow, 29. Having paid his way through college doing everything …

Media Industry

7 Things To Ask Yourself To Truly Wake Up In Life

Far too often our minds get clogged up by the stress of life. Add in the words and thoughts from other people and you’ve a recipe for disaster in …

Happiness

21 quotes to remember when times are tough

ShareEmailComments<p>I have compiled 21 of my favorite quotes to remember when times are tough. Sometimes we need a few reminders that we aren’t the …

Motivation

15 Reasons to Start Following Your Dreams Today

<b>“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” ~Unknown</b><p>Do you have a dream? A wish? A desire?<p>Do you ever wake up and …

Positive Thinking

Do You Live as If You are Never Going to Die?

It is said that life is not measured by the breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away.

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

Time Management

How Can You Manage People, And Still Grow Your Company?

You can’t do everything yourself. Yet, the moment you start adding people you have–by definition–people problems. And dealing with people problems keeps you, the entrepreneur/founder, away from the things you are good at–finding new markets and implementing new ideas.<p>As a result, your company …

5 Lessons Every Startup Founder Should Learn

No matter your education, founding a company is going to school you. Take these lessons to heart before you get hit with the books.<p>Your idea is probably not new<p>There are very few new ideas. Whatever idea you have come up with, someone else is already working on it, because most ideas and companies …

Electronic Medical Records

10 tips for transforming your dreams into reality

The fulfillment of your dreams is in your hand! Some people may do anything to achieve their goals while others give up with the first difficulty. …

Finding a Balance in Fear as an Entrepreneur

Before I started my first company, I didn’t believe in stress. I genuinely thought people just complained a lot. Then, I racked up a $100,000 …

The Magic of To-Do Lists

Why do people always think that success is only for the “chosen” ones? Shouldn’t all of us be great achievers?<p>The answer is that we should. However, …

How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously | Inc.com

Getting what you want in your career and in life isn't as difficult as it may seem. I mean it.<p>I've been very fortunate, both professionally and personally, and along the way learned seven key ways to help make it happen. In essence, I work to put others first, and to be more likeable, to end up …

Oprah Winfrey

The Best Ways to Apologize When You Screw Up At Work or At Home

After promising your boss you would complete an important assignment on time, you realize you're behind and it's going to be late. You …

16 Sneaky Ways You Sabotage Your Own Happiness (And What To Do About It)

Everything just feels miserable.Can you even remember the last time you actually felt happy?<p>The Real Causes of Unhappiness<p>During one summer while I …

How I Motivated Myself to Face My Weight and Debt Problems

There was a time when I was overweight, but didn’t want to admit it to myself. I didn’t feel in control of my health, because I couldn’t quit smoking …

Motivation

The Lazy Person's Guide To Not Being Lazy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you feel dead tired after work? Can’t wait to sit down in that comfortable sofa of yours? Basically, you feel lazy, right?<p>You see, what I have …

25 Ways To Live Differently

If your goal is to live a boring life and be like everyone else, you are probably well on your way. However, if your life goal is to make your own …