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5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Learn How to Focus

These TEDx talks teach the power of mindfulness and how it can help overcome common obstacles in your business and your life.<p>Although we know it's best to be fully present in everything we do throughout the day--it's tough to do this without practice and guidance on how to stay focused.<p>When we are …

Mindfulness

Consumer Reports Tested 73 Sunscreens, and This Formula Got a Perfect Score

When we recently asked dermatologists about the best thing to do for better skin in the future, their answer was unanimous: sunscreen. Says Tara Rao, …

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Emily Ratajkowski Wore a See-Through Plastic Trench Coat on Instagram

"Sneak peek."<p>Emily Ratajkowski has never shied away from a daring clothing trend on Instagram, in photoshoots, and elsewhere as a mode of self-empowerment and a way to normalize nudity. The model and actor's latest Instagram post continues this trend: On Wednesday, she uploaded a picture in which …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

20 Podcasts So Good You'll Wish You Had a Longer Commute

We're always on the hunt for a good podcast. Like a gripping book, an addictive podcast has the ability to pull us in deep, get us lost in our thoughts, and make an otherwise lengthy commute pass in the blink of an eye.<p>As for me? Surprisingly, it's not a true crime podcast (though I love those, …

‘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

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

Handy

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions | Inc.com

Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of our boundaries; and the power of …

Relationships

Can blockchain democratize education? This startup seems to think so

Without much fanfare, recent advances in technology have helped provide quality education to people across the world. Cloud applications helped us create classrooms that defy geographical barriers and span across thousands of miles. Artificial intelligence and machine learning helped make up for …

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now | Inc.com

The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New Year, New You" podcast …

Entrepreneurship

30 Products On Amazon Our Readers Are Loving Right Now

A macaron pill case, colorful socks, 24K gold playing cards, and 27 other favorite products from our recent posts.<p><i>Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

These 11 Books Are More Than 50 Years Old, But Will Breathe New Life Into Your Business | Inc.com

Nearly every business book list I came across in 2017 had Tim Ferriss' <i>Tribe of Mentors</i> and Tony Robbins' <i>Unshakeable</i>. Later this month, Gary Vee's new book, Crushing It, is sure to make most business book lists this year. Every entrepreneur I know will be picking it up and (hopefully) implementing …

Motivation

15 books that will change your life in 2018

Whether you want to take your career to new heights, overhaul your health or simply get happier in 2018.<p>It’s exciting to think about all the potential for 2018, a new year that's full of possibilities. But it can be daunting to figure out how to make those massive changes you’re craving in life. …

These are the 8 friends you need to be happy in life

Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships? You’re not alone.<p>Tom Rath and the Gallup …

Happiness

Leading Universities Just Released 65 Free Business Courses to Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach from University of Pennsylvania<p>Influence from University of Pennsylvania<p>Accounting for Decision Making from University of Michigan<p>Valuing Companies from University of Michigan<p>Budgeting and Finance for Public Libraries from University of …

Online Education

A pile of trash in the ocean has grown to the size of France—and some people want it recognized as a nation

There’s a country-sized problem in the north Pacific Ocean: a patch of trash has grown to the size of France. So the environmental charity Plastic Oceans Foundation has paired up with the news and entertainment publication LadBible to campaign for it to be recognized as an official country.<p>The …

Be Free From All Emotional Blocks and Fears | Inc.com

You live in a box you've carefully constructed to protect yourself.<p>So have I.<p>We all have.<p>Literally, you have designed every detail of your life to protect yourself from the fears and internal conflicts you aren't willing to face.<p>In his book, <i>The Untethered Soul</i><i>,</i> Michael Singer gives the analogy of a …

Self-help

A Brutal Truth About Following Your Passion and Doing What You Love That Few People Admit | Inc.com

Probably the most common career advice is "Do what you love!" People love hearing it, even though it's all wrong -- except under very specific circumstances.<p>"Telling someone to follow their passion can be disastrous," says Cal Newport, author of <i>So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump</i> …

Self-improvement

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

Happiness

Live a Life You Won't Regret by Avoiding the Top 5 Things People Regret Most | Inc.com

Regret is one of the most challenging emotions we face in life. It's particularly difficult because there's nothing you can do about the things you did, or didn't do, in your past. In fact, I find regret more challenging than the fear of failure. The thing I fear most is waking up one day and …

Happiness

Want to Be Happier and Less Stressed? Here Are 6 Strategies to Taking on Any Challenge | Inc.com

No matter who you are or what you've accomplished, life is full of experiences that can pull you underwater so deeply that it feels as if you will never re-surface.<p>Zen priest and Harvard educator Robert Waldinger leads The Harvard Study of Adult Development, which has tracked 724 men for 75 years …

Self-help

The specific advice you should seek (and ignore) to become more self-aware

Self-awareness is the meta skill of the 21st century. Research shows it’s the essential foundation for high performance, making smart choices, and forming strong relationships. But while we bemoan the lack of self-awareness in our politicians, bosses, and Facebook friends, we rarely consider …

29 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Smarter About Money | Inc.com

<i>Which is the best way to learn about stocks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Author, entrepreneur, podcaster, wall street investor, on Quora:</b><p>I wanted to learn about …

Stock Markets

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology | Inc.com

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with sometimes, but it also makes us totally fascinating.<p>All our quirks are fuel for psychologists, who spend their professional lives trying to dig into our …

The Secret to Happiness in One Word | Inc.com

Can the secret to happiness really be boiled down to a single word? In his latest book, <i>Unshakeable</i>, Tony Robbins professes, "<b>In fact, I can tell you the secret to happiness in one word: progress</b>."<p>As I wrote about in a previous article, the art of fulfillment is Tony Robbins' greatest obsession …

​Quizlet Adds New Study Plan Feature to Help Students Study Smarter

Technology in School<p>​Quizlet Adds New Study Plan Feature to Help Students Study Smarter<p>Mar 9, 2017<p><b>BEYOND FLASHCARDS</b>: Quizlet, an online study tool …

Education Technology