Rafael Diaz Ortega

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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

A senior Hamas official admits what the media is denying about Palestinian ‘protesters’

A senior Hamas official admitted that there was not a “peaceful resistance” against the Israeli state by Palestinians, despite the constant denial of that fact by the mainstream media.<p>In a video translate by MEMRI, the senior Hamas official Mahmoud Al-Zahnhar said on Al-Jazeera Network Sunday that …

Israel

This 1 Buried iPhone Feature Can Instantly Boost Your Daily Productivity

Find this iPhone feature, use it, and watch your productivity increase.<p>As entrepreneurs, the name of the game is finding ways to maximize your time, discovering shortcuts or hacks that can find more efficient ways of doing things, so you can focus your resources on the important things that need …

Entrepreneurship

Local NAACP president, pastor says cop racially profiled him. Bodycam video upsets his narrative.

The Rev. Jerrod Moultrie, a South Carolina NAACP president, claimed that he was racially profiled during a recent traffic stop.<p>Bodycam footage, however, has emerged and flipped the story’s entire narrative on its head.<p>Why was he pulled over, anyway?<p>WPDE-TV reported that police stopped Moultrie for …

Justice

When Someone Tells You The Palestinian Protesters Were Peaceful And Unarmed, Show Them This

There is a popular talking point that claims the Palestinian protesters who rushed the Israeli border were unarmed and peaceful.<p>Photographic evidence …

Israel

People Are Freaking Out That PGP Is ‘Broken’—But You Shouldn’t Be Using It Anyway

Hackers that can intercept your encrypted emails, or steal your emails from your computer or a server, may be able to decrypt them taking advantage of new vulnerabilities found in the way some email clients treat HTML.<p>On Monday, the world was reminded once again that the almost 30-year-old …

Information Systems

FBI Admits Armed Citizens' 'Selfless Actions' Have 'Likely Saved Many Lives' During Active Shooter Incidents

In the FBI's conclusion for its “Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in 2016 and 2017” report, it admits that when both “armed and unarmed …

Guns

More details emerge in story of cop who choked black teen after prom — and all is not what it seemed

North Carolina officials are hitting back at claims that an officer’s arrest of a 22-year-old black man was racially motivated.<p>What’s the background?<p>Police have been investigating a viral video featuring a Warsaw, North Carolina police officer choking and slamming a young black man up against a …

Law Enforcement

How to Fall Asleep Anywhere, Anytime, According to Military Veterans

Exhaustion is beginning to set in while I’m writing this. I’ve been up since 4am. A month ago I decided it was a cool idea to book an early morning …

EPIC VIDEO: Gov Matt Bevin SCHOOLS questioner trying to call him out on gun control…

A month ago Governor Matt Bevin was taking questions at AEI when an independent consultant stood up and asked him about gun control. Specifically she …

Gun Control

33 Questions to Help You Overcome Shyness--So You Can Be Awesome at Networking, Speed-Dating, Mingling or Schmoozing

All it takes is a little courage and a couple of really good questions<p>I've got a confession to make: Inside this seemingly confident, frequent-public-speaking, supposedly outgoing CEO exterior is a very shy introvert.<p>As long as I've got a job to do (facilitate a planning session, advise a client), …

Bloodborne PS4 Boss Guide: Tips To Help You Survive

The sickly land of Yharnam, with its obscene litter of gravestones and coffins, is both your battleground and hunting ground in Bloodborne. Hardly anyone wants you here, and they mean it with every swing of a torch and every stab of a pitchfork. Your hunt will send you into repugnant sewers with …

PlayStation Plus

Anger and confusion as crypto traders lose thousands in 'flash crash' on $54 billion exchange

A "flash crash" on the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchange has left customers demanding answers and refunds, with many claiming to have lost thousands of dollars.<p>The price of cryptocurrencies NEO, OMG, and ETP crashed as much as 90% in minutes on the Bitfinex exchange on Wednesday before …

Cryptocurrency

1 Out of Every 20 Americans Is Now a Millionaire: Report

There have never been more millionaires in the U.S., a new banking report finds.<p>The number of millionaires in the U.S. just hit an all-time high, a …

11 ridiculously effective tools to help you automate your small business (and life)

As a small business owner, you have a lot of responsibilities on your plate. From finding the best employees to ensuring that your customers stay happy, one thing is certain: you have no trouble staying busy.<p>Of course, staying busy doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re being productive. Many small …

How I got a 6-figure book deal | Inc.com

I've received a lot of questions lately about getting a book deal for my upcoming book, <b>Company of One</b>, so I figured I'd answer them for everyone -- in case you're curious. Even if you don't plan on writing a book, or plan on ever pursuing traditional publishing, it's hopefully pretty interesting. …

Writing

Too many people fall short of their goals because of a nonsensical belief about hard work

"No pain, no gain." It's a thing people say when you're trying to get in shape, and you're at the gym crying, or dying, or something in between, because your arms are burning and shaking and you've got <i>one more</i> push-up left.<p>The aphorism is true, in the sense that a leisurely stroll around the block …

How to Motivate Yourself: 3 Steps Backed By Science

You make goals… but then you procrastinate.<p>You write a to-do list… but then you don’t follow through.<p>And this happens again and again and again. …

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life | Inc.com

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

Self-improvement

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months | Inc.com

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There's a lack of clarity on <i>how to</i> …

Motivation

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers | Inc.com

The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by Geoffrey Moore<p>"When I read [this book] for the first …

Leadership

How to Make $57,000 a Day in the App Stores | Inc.com

Jumping on popular trends and fads is a lucrative business in the app stores. These are short-term but repeatable plays. Depending on your skills set (maybe you need to hire an engineer and a designer), you can easily take advantage of of a mature app economy and bring in some extra cash with the …

Apps

10 Must

There are plenty of great books out there. But most people have one incredible book that completely changed their perspective and the trajectory of …

Self-Made Billionaire John Paul DeJoria Shares 2 Facets of Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Once as a young man, John Paul DeJoria was homeless. Today, this self-made entrepreneur is worth over $3 billion. The founder of Paul Mitchell Systems and Patron Tequila, DeJoria recently gave a speech at the TEDx conference in Los Angeles.<p>A first-generation American turned entrepreneur, DeJoria is …

Entrepreneurship

7 science-backed formulas to increase productivity today

Every one of us makes hundreds, if not thousands of small to big decisions on a daily basis. The way to have a higher quality of life is to make higher quality decisions everyday.<p>This could be deciding who we spend our time with, what we spend our time doing, or how we approach the projects we’re …

Time Management

10 lessons from Tim Ferriss that took him a decade to learn

It inspired me to start a business that gives me the time, mobility, and income that I want — instead of being trapped in a 9 to 5.<p>It's the book I most highly recommend because of how it's changed my life and the lives of just about everyone who reads it.<p>I had the opportunity to attend an exclusive …

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

Self-improvement

This guy fixed his teeth by 3D printing his own plastic braces for $60

Amos Dudley had braces in middle school, but he didn't wear a retainer like he was supposed to, so his teeth slowly shifted back.<p>He didn't want to shell out thousands of dollars for a whole new round of braces, so the digital-design major decided to make his own.<p>On his blog, Dudley wrote that he …

Middle School