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How 5 Voices Inside You Can Make Your Day

“Self-talk” is the psychological term for the inner conversation that streams constantly through one’s mind. Self-talk is something we all do. In …

5 Neuroscience Based Ways to Clear Your Mind

As an ultra-endurance athlete, I’ve competed in the Badwater Ultramarathon a few times. Some call Badwater the “world’s toughest footrace” because …

41% Of Single Millennials Would End A Relationship For A Promotion

In a survey conducted by Comet, 41% of single millennials surveyed said they would be willing to end a relationship it if meant getting a significant or life-changing promotion. 32% said they would end a relationship it if meant getting a significant raise.<p>While they’re absurd questions to ask, the …

Happiness

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Mental Health

17 Profound Quotes From the Dalai Lama That Will Change the Way You Think

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

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6 Mindfulness Experts Reveal Their Most Important Strategy for Reducing Stress and Anxiety

Sonima recently posted an article where 6 mindfulness and yoga experts gave their advice on how to de-stress. There was some wonderful tidbits of …

Troubling and Inhuman Self-Portraits by Borbála Földes

Hungarian photographer Borbála Földes creates weird self-portraits that do not really look like self portraits. Her approach is based on confusing …

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The Simple Mind Trick That Instantly Makes You More Persuasive

Mastering the art of persuasion is as simple as beginning with "You're right."<p>Even as neuroscientists continue to unearth new discoveries about the human brain, some of the most effective brain hacks have been around for years. Take Blaise Pascal, for example, born in 1623. The 17th-century French …

Hacking

The 90-Second Trick That Kills My Anxiety—Stat

When I first felt the wave of tension sweep over my body, I thought I was coming down with something, but this was different from the typical common …

People are confused and mesmerized by Pershing Square’s new art installation

The “Liquid Shard” sculpture will be up until August 11 (and maybe longer)<p>Paris-based firm Agence Ter has already been selected to undertake a massive redesign of Pershing Square, but it looks like all the much-maligned park needed was a giant, shimmering art installation to turn it into a thriving …

Art

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

Creativity

Your inability to form a routine is a warning sign that something deeper is wrong

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How did you overcome your work routine? Don’t you feel that your life is just one infinitely repeated day?</i> <i>Answer by Michael Kilcoyne.</i><p>This was my routine before work:<p>Wake up at 2am in a complete panic.<br>• Fail to go back to sleep for another two or three …

Self-improvement

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10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I’m …

Self-improvement

To Boost Happiness, Stack the Pain

Before I became an entrepreneur, I went to business school. While studying for my MBA, there was one lesson that I learned which has proved to be …

Happiness

Top 51 Happiness And Motivational Dr. Seuss Quotes To Boost Your Life

Theodor Seuss Geisel ( Born on March 2, 1904, Died on September 24, 1991 ) was a cartoonist, book publisher, animator, artist, and a writer.<p>His most …

For many of us, monogamy is not an emotionally healthy pursuit

Popular wisdom suggests that an emotionally fulfilled life is one spent with a stable, monogamous partner by your side till death does you part. It’s the one fairytale that continues to hold truth post-childhood and indeed, there are some studies suggesting a connection between marriage or monogamy …

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12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

7 Yoga Poses to Help You Poop

Our favorite: ‘Wind-removing’ pose.<p>Can’t quite remember the last time going #2 felt like, well, second nature? While it may be tempting to reach for some OTC relief, consider hitting the yoga mat instead.<p>Can yoga poses really help?<p>“Movement in general is important for stimulating the bowels to help …

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7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler

<i>Anyone can make today more complicated than it has to be, and most people will. It takes a touch of wisdom to do the opposite.</i>Our days fill up so …

How to Get and Stay Motivated Every Single Day

How can you be motivated if you don't know where you're headed?<p><i>How do I get motivated every single day? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Jones, life coach and personal-growth expert,</b> …

Motivation

How to Host the Best Outdoor Summer Party in Any Space

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This 7-Minute Routine Will Help You Find the Joy in Your Life

Here's a daily routine you can use to find joy even in the midst of chaos and confusion.<p>Happiness is something you have to rediscover at times.<p>You've fallen into some bad patterns of thought, your career has taken a downturn, or you just can't get that widget company off the ground. It's time to go …

Productivity

A simple technique called 'anxiety appraisal' can turn nervousness into success

<i>I just can't wait to learn how I will fail to live up to my own expectations.</i><p><i>I lie awake, tight-chested, at 3 a.m., just really looking forward to what fresh hell that meeting will be about.</i><p>Don't mind me, I'm just trying out a cognitive trick that's supposed to help with anxiety.<p>It's called …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

The Lazy Way to an Awesome Life: 3 Secrets Backed by Research

We all want an awesome life. And very often you know what you need to do to improve it… but you don’t do it.<p>I don’t blame you. Hey, some of that …

Happiness