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Need Inspiration? Here Are 9 Ways to Find It.

Author of Real Leaders Don't Follow<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people love routine. They’re perfectly happy getting up at the same time, doing the same things, eating the same foods, and working the same job, day in, day out. I guess it’s comforting to them.<p>Not …

Jon Kabat-Zinn

7 Powerful Truths That Can Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.”<br>– Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort<p>How you live is determined by your …

Motivation

The Complete Guide to Not Giving a Fuck

<b>Ok, I have a confession to make.</b><p>I have spent almost my whole life– 31 years–  caring far too much about offending people, worrying if I’m cool …

Self-help

Grammar And Usage Tool Kit - Writer's Relief, Inc.

<b>Free Grammar And Usage Tool Kit</b><p>If you’ve got questions about grammar or usage, the expert proofreaders at Writer’s Relief have answers for you! …

Writing

Questions About Yoga: Things People Ask Yoga Teachers

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>These top yoga instructors share the eyebrow-raising, balance-throwing questions they get all the time from students.<p>"Can you look at my X-rays and tell me what's wrong with my back?"<p>Your yoga instructor will be the first to tell you that she is not a trained medical professional. …

The 10 Best Yoga Poses For Stress Relief (PHOTOS)

Maintaining a yoga practice can be a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape and calm the mind. But when it comes to stress relief, not all yoga poses are created equal: Some positions are particularly effective for promoting relaxation, tension relief and restfulness.<p>"Yoga helps us slow down for …

Goddess Power: Invoke Shakti in Your Life

Tantra and meditation teacher Sally Kempton explains how invoking the energy of Hindu goddesses in your practice activates their power within …

Spirituality

10 Of The Best Yoga Poses For Sleep

Sleep deprivation and stress can be a vicious cycle. We often have trouble falling sleep because we're worried and anxious, and in turn, the fact that we didn't get enough sleep makes us stressed the next day. According to a recent Huffington Post survey, sleep deprivation is a major source of …

Study: Short Yoga Sessions Boost Brain Power

Your yoga practice may be doing more for your body than combatting work stress and giving your muscles a good stretch between strength workouts. New …

Yoga

3 Great Buddhist Meditation Techniques

Previously, guest author, Richard wrote popular articles about Om Mantra Chanting, The Awakening of Kundalini and Energy Centers, Yoga Pranayama for …

The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others?

<i>What's actually going on in the brain when it processes language? And if words affect the mind in different ways, are some more persuasive than</i> …

Public Speaking

Art as Therapy: Alain de Botton on the 7 Psychological Functions of Art

The question of what art is has occupied humanity since the dawn of recorded history. For Tolstoy, the purpose of art was to provide a bridge of empathy between us and others, and for Anaïs Nin, a way to exorcise our emotional excess. But the highest achievement of art might be something that …

Investing

The Shape of Your Head and the Shape of Your Mind

How the archaic study of brain shape and head reading — the origin of terms like “highbrow” and “lowbrow,” “well rounded,” and “shrink” — shaped the modern obsession with the mind. One reason phrenology attracted so many followers was that it seemed to provide the toolbox for the American dream.<p>To …

What Marketers Must Know About The Psychology Behind Social Sharing

Jim Dougherty of Leaders West recently explored the psychology behind social sharing, a phenomenon that many digital marketers struggle to understand …

Marketing

Do You Know Squat? 4 Steps To Perfect Squats

Make no mistake about it, squats are one of the greatest exercises. From your quads and hamstrings to your glutes and calves, the squat hits them …

Bodyweight Exercise

Ranking The Best Muscle Building Exercises: From Beast To Least

It's time to tune up your training routine. This article will rate exercises for each muscle group from "beast" to "least." Here is the scale:<p><b>Beast</b> - …

How To Complete 101 Things in 1001 Days (and change your life in the process) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you wish you could tackle all those things you’d like to do “someday”? I just completed 101 things in 1001 days, and, aside from having a blast …

Why Hating Your Job Is Natural, And How To Love It Again | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How to Cure Burnout at Work<p><b>My first job was cold calling at a startup</b>. It was good, I worked 16 hours a day every day, except the weekends, and was …

Self-improvement

7 Ways To Become The Best Version Of Yourself This Year | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Make 2014 your year with these 7 simple steps to become the healthiest and happiest version of yourself.<p><b>1. Love Your Morning Routine</b><p>Our mornings set …

Low-carb Diet

When to Stay Silent and When to Speak | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Last week, when your boss asked you for your view on a matter, you said you had none. But inside you were brimming with opinions. Now he’s decided to …

9 Things That are Extremely Useless For Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We all want to lead better lives. We all want to be happy too!<p>Yet, this is life. We’ve so many problems and responsibilities that it can be hard to …

The Man Who Kept King’s Secrets

Clarence Jones, the galvanizing lawyer who was Martin Luther King Jr.’s trusted lieutenant between 1960 and 1968, has come out from the shadows of civil-rights history. In a groundbreaking interview, he shares his untold tale: the secret missions, the F.B.I. wiretaps, and the “real” Martin of those …

Voices from Solitary: A Sentence Worse Than Death

<i>The following essay is by William Blake, who has been held in solitary confinement for nearly 26 years. When he wrote this essay he was in</i> …

German photographer Stefan Diller has made micro worlds into immense and detailed landscapes to fly over

German photographer Stefan Diller has made micro worlds into immense and detailed landscapes to fly over. After three years of work, he’s refined a mix of scanning electron microscope (SEM) technology with “micro-movie camera” software. Thousands of photos – 1500 frames for one minute of footage – are taken at different positions around the specimen. These images are then animated together into a video process called Nanoflight, as shown in this rather jaw-dropping video.<p>And even the still …

Papua New Guinea's epidemic of violence against women - video

Papua New Guinea residents Helen and Kay tell of their experiences of horrific acts of violence, and Taina tells of his efforts to change his ways and become a non-violent family man. ChildFund Australia is launching three major initiatives – a mobile health clinic, health and safety hotline and an …

Meet C.A.R.L. The World's Loneliest Wandering Robot

Forget WALL-E, it's time you met C.A.R.L. the loneliest robot in the United Kingdom.<p>His simple elegant mirrored design is the creation of visual …

The best writing of the week, January 12

Your Sunday reading<p>We all know the feeling. You're sleepless in the sad hours of the night or stumbling around early on a hazy weekend morning in need of something to read, and that pile of unread books just isn't cutting it. Why not take a break from the fire hose of Twitter and RSS and check out …