Jon Filitti

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3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m not sure …

Self-improvement

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‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Singularity

The 'Justice League' Trailer Rocks, But Will Those Burned By 'Batman V Superman' Be Convinced?

As promised, we now have an official theatrical trailer for <i>Justice League</i>. And yeah, it’s basically every bit what the first general audiences sell needed it to be. I do not know when this trailer will start showing in actual movie theaters, but if it doesn’t go out next week with <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

10 Surprising Benefits You'll Get From Keeping a Journal

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay.</i><p>When it comes to keeping a journal, stereotypes of <i>Sweet Valley High</i> and Napoleon Dynamite quickly come to mind; "Dear diary" is reserved for the high-school sweetheart or awkward recluse. Others see writing merely as a tool, a pragmatic means to an end, certainly without value …

Emotional Intelligence

The One-Word Secret To Creating A Life That Matters

Can one word capture your passion and purpose? Can your “one word” transform your life?<p>Evan Carmichael believes so much in the power of one word, he made it the theme of his new book: <i>Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter.</i> One who truly breathes and bleeds …

Self-awareness

Intentional Journaling

Jon Filitti<p>Editor<p>Ahhhh. A new year. Lift your nose to the air and smell that new year scent. It’s fresh. It’s savory. It’s hopeful (hopefully). It’s …

Productivity

On Writing, Death to Writer's Block

“Finish what you’re writing,” famed author Neil Gaiman once said. “Whatever you have to do to finish it, finish it.”<p>Easier said than done, …

Creative Writing

Things No One Tells You About Going to Therapy

"Their job is to see people at their worst."<p><i>This story was published on The Mighty by Sarah Schuster, a platform for people facing health challenges to share their stories and connect.</i><p>The first time my mom took me to see a therapist, I made her promise she would never take me back. I was 15.<p>Then, …

Between the Panels: There Are Too Many Marvel Comics

This is definitely too much of a good thing.<p>Is the comic book industry in trouble right now? It depends largely on whom you ask. New comic shops are …

Use the "ABC method" to hack your brain for improved focus

Lots of people struggle to focus in their day-to-day lives. They constantly get distracted, and this makes it difficult for them to complete tasks so …

Time Management

Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …

Social Media

Break Bad Habits with a Simple Checklist

When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take steps in our new direction in the first few weeks. But as time goes on, the newness wears off. Our energy drains, and we lose sight of our goal. Ultimately, we slide back into the status quo.<p>…

16 Daily Habits That Will Instantly Make You a Happier Person

Motivation is what gets you started, good habits keep you going<p>If you want to improve your life, and you want to improve it right now!<p>You have to to be to develop good habits.<p>These good habits need to be positive, accumulative and directive.<p>Change rarely comes without extensive effort over time, …

'Star Wars: Battlefront 2' will have a proper story mode

The ambitious sequel is being co-developed by DICE, Criterion and Motive.<p>When <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> launched, it was hard not to be disappointed. The promise of a shiny next-gen <i>Star Wars</i> game made by <i>Battlefront</i> developer DICE was a tantalizing proposition, but unfortunately the reality was a …

Star Wars Battlefront

3 Ways to Have a Bigger Impact in Your Personal and Professional Life

Oh, and these strategies also minimize stress, which is no small thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my travels all over the world, speaking to different organizations of all sizes, there are two common questions that I always seem to receive at some point before …

Self-improvement

Why the Earth’s magnetic poles could be about to swap places – and how it would affect us

The Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field – protecting life from harmful solar radiation by deflecting charged …

This Statue of Guardians of the Galaxy's Groot and Rocket Is Completely Precious

Everyone loves Rocket Raccoon and Groot. They’re the best. And this new statue nails exactly why.<p>Inspired by the artwork of Skottie Young, Gentle …

Y: The Last Man | Comic Book Looks Set To Make TV Debut

<b>Eisner award winning ‘Y: The Last Man’ finally looks set to become a comic book adaptation for television.</b><p>Comic book adaptations for television have …

Want to Be More Productive? Stop Getting Organized And Do This Instead

Is getting more organized the key to increasing your productivity? The answer will surprise you.<p>While we have more time-saving devices than any other generation, we've become obsessed with productivity: doing more things, and doing them better, in less time.<p>We turn to technology. Millions of people …

How to Reboot Your Brain and Mentally Reset Now

Stress can really mess you up. It can slow you down. It can cause you to make bad decisions. It can even make you sick. Fear and other strong …

Productivity

Stigma stops people from googling the word ‘counseling’

Even in a private and anonymous setting online, some people are less likely to take the first step to get information about mental health concerns …

Scientists want to grow new neurons in old brains

A new technique prepares donor neural stem cells and grafts them into an older brain. The work hints at the possibility of replacing brain cells and …

Major Depression: You Can Quadrulple Chance Of Full Recovery - PsyBlog

Research uncovers the best coping mechanisms for major depression.<p>Having social support quadruples the chance that a depressed person will recover, …

Depression

We never leave high school: Science proves adolescence unforgettable — for better or worse

<b>Scene still from "The Breakfast Club" (©universal/courtesy Everett / Ev)</b><p>Still find yourself day-dreaming about that unrequited crush junior year? You have your primitive brain to thank<p>Frank T. McAndrew<p>June 19, 2016 3:00pm (UTC)<p>For better or worse, many of us never forget high school: the unrequited …

Psychology

How I Got My Self-Confidence Back – 5 Habits For Your Daily Routine

You're reading How I Got My Self-Confidence Back – 5 Habits For Your Daily Routine, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

6 Specific Reasons Why Superhero Movies Ruined Comic Books

If you're into comic book characters, this current explosion of superhero cinema is basically an ongoing orgy of amazingness. Even weirdos like …