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The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Ikigai

Success in America has nothing to do with hard work — and we're in the middle of a 'war on normal people'

<i>The below is an excerpt from "The War on Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income is Our Future" by Andrew Yang.</i><p>I recently had dinner with a friend of mine who works for a real estate investment firm. We met at a Japanese restaurant in Manhattan. …

Can I Live With Less Salt?

New science rebukes claims of salt being benign. It also says food will taste better after adjusting to less. Let's see.<p>The childhood origins of the experiment<p>When I was a kid, my mom and stepfather switched from salted butter to unsalted. I remember the unsalted tasted bland, like nothing. I …

Food

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Want to Start a Side Hustle? 9 Great Podcasts to Help You Launch Your Own Business

Over 40 million Americans have a side hustle. Shouldn't you?<p>Looking for podcasts to help you finally start a business? Looking for a podcast that will help you finally start your own side hustle?<p>Look no farther.<p>The following list comes from Preston Lee, the founder of Millo.co, a resource hub …

Entrepreneurship

3 Reasons Why You Need to Be More Assertive

Imagine how different life and work would be if everyone was open and honest about what they wanted.<p>Isn't it nice when you know what someone wants? Imagine how different life and work would be if everyone was open and honest about what they wanted.<p>The University of Texas defines assertiveness as "a …

Body Language

6 Unexpected Ways to Create Good Habits--And Actually Keep Them

Sometimes, the habits we have need to be adjusted, this is how to do it.<p>The fastest way to achieve your dreams is to commit to them. Once you are committed to something, nothing else will stand in your way... unless you have bad habits. Yet, if the commitment is strong enough, you will break those …

Oprah Winfrey

This is how to worry productively

Don’t be such a worrywart, well-meaning career advice experts will tell you. They want you to worry less, or better yet not at all.<p>But that’s an …

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged …

I Will Not Be Put in a Box: I Am Not What I Do, Own, Think, or Feel

<b>“All that I seek is already in me. “ ~Louise Hay</b><p>My world collapsed the day I became unemployed. After a successful thirteen-year career in a …

More Free Online Resources for Scholars of Buddhism

<b>More Free Resources for Scholars of Buddhism</b><p><b>MORAGA, Calif. - November 20, 2017.</b> BDK America, the Society for the Promotion of Buddhism, has expanded …

An Odd Entrepreneurial Success Tip From A Former Marine and Special Agent

Self-discipline in sleep, nutrition, and fitness is the entry point for becoming an effective and mentally tough entrepreneur.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When my kid brother and I were growing up and our elder siblings would try to correct us we would …

Siblings

How to Flip the Switch on Stress

Take a moment to try a quick experiment. Say the following out loud if possible, or to yourself if you prefer: “This is awful. I can’t believe this …

11 things the most organized and productive people do every day

We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we can, every second of the day. We fear that slowing down to get organized will kill our productivity, but the facts suggest otherwise:<p>Being disorganized is costly, in terms of both money and time. But if you can convince yourself to slow …

How Does Your Morning Routine Compare to Elon Musk's, Sheryl Sandberg's and Warren Buffett's?

These 10 power players have morning rituals that allow them to squeeze the most out of their precious time.<p>By following an effective morning routine, we can not only prime our days for maximum energy to reach our goals, but we can also effectively combat the mental fatigue that comes each day with …

Sheryl Sandberg

This 2-minute rule will help stop you procrastinating

We talk a lot about science-backed methods for improving productivity and conquering procrastination. There are a lot of methods, hacks, and …

Procrastination

3 Tips on Being Bold (No Matter How Scared You Are)

You don't need to born bold, you can cultivate it.<p>Leaders that drive growth are bold; they have the confidence and the courage to take risks. They need to be bold to think big, raise capital, set extremely high targets, develop new products, enter new markets and challenge competitors.<p>I don't know …

Marathons

How to plan your most productive workday *ever*

Six o’clock rolls around and with a little luck (and a whole lot of hustle) you’ve decluttered your inbox, hosted a killer brainstorm session with …

How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

In 3 Words, Nobelist Richard Thaler Shares the Secret of Effective Communication

After 40 years of studying human behavior, Thaler understands how to influence people<p>He's a longtime professor at the University of Chicago. He's been called the father of "behavioral economics," which, according to the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, "combines insights from psychology, judgment, and …

University of Chicago

Five Leaders Forged in Crisis, and What We Can Learn From Them

• Author Interview<p>Leadership Under Fire<p>Interview by Dina Gerdeman<p>In the early 2000s, Nancy Koehn was socked with one personal blow after the next …

Harvard Business School

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>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. …

Motivation

The 'world's happiest man' reveals the secret to happiness takes only 20 minutes a day

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard has got the answers...<p>According to scientists and Google, the world's happiest man is a Tibetan Buddhist monk named …

Meditation

Turn on Your Phone's Kill Switch So It's Useless If Stolen

A stolen smartphone can ruin anyone’s day, though our smartphones’ built-in anti-theft software seems to be working, according to San Francisco …

5 brilliant rituals that successful people follow every day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p>What schedule do the pros use? What …

Release Tension In The Upper Back and Injury-Proof Your Shoulders - Monthly Yoga With Abi

This month, I’m going to focus on how yoga can help with the most common issues that arise in the shoulders, upper back, and neck.<p>What causes the …

Yoga

This 5-minute flow strengthens your core and your confidence

Quickie workouts are great for giving you a swift full-body burn—but with this core-building sequence, you may just find it strengthens your …

Can you write your way to happiness?

A growing number of diarists are using expressive writing or ‘bullet journalling’ to improve their health and productivity. But does keeping a daily log actually work?<p>”This groundbreaking tool will change your life,” claims <i>MindJournal</i>, a £9.99 collection of quizzes and writing exercises that it …

Happiness

Fix Your Breathing, Build More Muscle

3 Ways to Recover Faster to Train Harder<p>Optimized Breathing for More Gains?<p>You've done it since birth. If you didn't instinctively know how, you'd be …

Exercise