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66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

Happiness

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

The key to happiness is simple, but it’s not easy

In Herman Hesse’s novel <i>Siddhartha</i>, the title character and his friend leave home, disowning all possessions, to seek spiritual enlightenment.<p>They decide to live on the road, homeless, journeying away from the known towards the unknown. It’s not a life of ease, but it is one they embrace.<p>When they …

Spirituality

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

CEOs

Structuring your Loyalty Team for Success

People think of personalization in many ways. Some, very simplistically: a first name on an email. Others, view it as much more: providing …

How to Become a Digital Marketing Expert Through Blogging

List building and blogging go hand-in-hand and any successful blogger will focus on it<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Almost a decade ago, I started a blog. It was a blog about …

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The absurdly simple thing that makes the happiest people in the world so happy

Research has found about 9 zillion things you can do to increase happiness.<p>Of course, you’re probably not doing any of them. To be fair, most people …

Impermanence in Buddhism (Anicca)

The Path to Liberation<p><i>All compounded things are impermanent.</i> The historical Buddha taught this, over and over. These words were among the last he …

Spirituality

60 Top Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be an Outstanding Leader

Inspiring, motivational quotes to help you become a better leader, a better boss...and maybe even a better person.<p>Being a leader--being the boss--can feel like the hardest job of all. No matter how large your team, no matter how collaborative and engaged your employees, ultimately it's up to …

12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

9 real people share the best relationship advice they've ever heard

Over on Reddit, thousands of people have answered the question, "What's the best relationship advice you have ever heard?" with insights that relate to everything from conflict to commitment.<p>Below, we've rounded up some of the best advice on that thread, so you can navigate your next first date or …

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Eckhart Tolle Reveals the Best Strategy to Deal With Anxiety and Depression

We all know what anxiety is. That feeling that arises when we react to perceived threats.<p>Some people experience it daily and intensely. Others …

The 5 Most Overlooked Relationship Killers (and How to Fix Them)

If you wonder what causes people to break up, you might say money, lying, or cheating. And that is true. But, like death by a thousand paper cuts, …

8 Lighting Tricks Interior Designers Use to Create Atmosphere

It's all about layering.<p>When thinking about the flow of space, ambience and atmosphere in your home, lighting can be one of the most fundamental elements. Brighter lights can make you feel alert and awake, where as dimmer, softer lights can be relaxing and sleep-inducing.<p>Wayfair's Resident Style …

Whistler Cabin

Designed to blend in with the neighboring 1970s-era chalets, the Whistler Cabin uses local materials to create its A-framed structure. The Douglas …

‘Romantic realism’: the seven rules to help you avoid divorce

The new year is peak time for breakups. But the emotional skills that help a relationship endure can be learned<p>We expect love to be the source of our greatest joys. But, in practice, it is one of the most reliable routes to misery. Few forms of suffering are ever as intense as those we experience …

Relationships

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

4 Free Small Business Marketing Tools

Here's a list of four marketing tools that add real value -- but don't cost a thing!<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>There’s only one thing better than finding a cool new marketing tool, and that’s finding a <i>free,</i> cool new marketing tool. Here’s a list of four …

Small Business

15 Quick Tips to Convert Visitors Into Email Subscribers

Would you like to know how I persuade site visitors to opt-in to my email list? I use some simple strategies that don’t annoy my readers – and I’m …

Marketing

How small business owners fell out of love with deal websites

The sector was worth £6bn in 2011 but has taken a downturn in recent years. Entrepreneurs are now looking elsewhere to find loyal customers<p>Business was good for three years for Rosa Roberts and her company, Sketchout. She’d found a marketing channel that drove hordes of new customers to her drawing …

5 charming cabins and bungalows offering peace and escape

House Calls’ best retreats, whether in the city or the country<p>Whether a weekend getaway or an oasis in the city, small cabins and bungalows charm with their simple construction and cozy-making capabilities. As we look back at some of our favorite home visits from House Calls’ inaugural year, we’ve …

Pine Forest Cabin achieves beautiful modern design on a budget

Building on a budget doesn’t have to mean sacrificing aesthetics, as evidenced by Washington-based Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects’ Pine Forest …

Backyard Room

If you´ve ever wanted to ditch the commute and work from home but the site of the kitchen table day in day out doesn´t appeal, the Backyard Room …

70 Affirmations for Loving your Partner No Matter What

No matter how intense love starts, after a certain amount of time, the “honeymoon” wears off. Thankfully, that energy can transform into other things …

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