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7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

How to Prime Your Brain to Be Happy

Dr. Laurie Santos, the professor behind Yale's insanely popular "Psychology and the Good Life" course, talks about why we're so bad at figuring out what we actually want.<p>If college is supposed to be a carefree, jolly, hedonistic four-year romp, someone forgot to tell the students at Yale. (Which …

Happiness

4 Small Habits That Can Instantly Make You More Energetic and Productive | Inc.com

Everything we do on a daily basis affects our mental energy in some form or fashion. Deciding what to wear, what to eat, what route to take to work, and what order to return your calls in are just a few of the many forms of how our mental energy is used.<p>In a time where we're pushing ourselves more …

Time Management

9 Interesting Psychological Tricks People Use To Make Them More Likable

We all want to be well liked, but sometimes when meeting someone new, it can feel hard to show our true colors while also trying to put on the charm …

Body Language

21 Apps That'll Help You Wind Down, Relax, and Be More Mindful in 2018

We could all do with a little help when it comes to winding down, and fortunately, there are plenty of apps that are designed to do just that. From …

Billionaire Warren Buffett: Doubling your net worth won't make you happier

Although Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett is currently worth $91.1 billion, he recently said that having more money isn't the key to happiness. …

Investing

How This YouTuber Used Language Tutorials to Get More Than 70 Million Views

English teacher Rachel Smith has been on the platform since its early days.<p>In 2009, when YouTube was just beginning, Rachel Smith was an American living in Germany and doing her best to learn a new language -- and commiserating with fellow expats and locals who were doing the same.<p>With the …

Interesting people: 7 things they all have in common

I’ve written about a lot of research from experts on getting people to like you, being influential and having great conversations.<p>What’s the best way …

Six tips to make that daunting move to France run smoothly

While moving to France may seem daunting, there are plenty of little tricks to help you settle in quickly and comfortably, writes Kate Redfern, who …

Paris

The Differences Between Busy vs. Productive People

Are You a Busy Donkey or a Productive Unicorn?<p>The quest to being more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into …

4 Things Most of Us Refuse to Admit About Ourselves

I was writing at a local beachside coffee shop when a young woman approached me. “You’re Marc, right?” she asked.I looked up at her. She had piercing …

Piercings

The 5 Dangers Of Meditation

The Buddha talked about five potential dangers, or hindrances, you can face during meditation, even if you’re normally quite disciplined.<p>Here I’ll present them and give you some pathways out — so your meditations can be smooth and not necessarily easy, but easier:<p>Sluggishness. Buddhists call this …

Meditation

Warren Buffett Learned This Lesson at Age 7 and It Made Him a Billionaire | Inc.com

What's the secret to Warren Buffett's stunning success? Unlike other high-profile billionaires such as Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates, he's not a technological genius. He made his billions by buying stock in existing companies, which is something most of us can do. Why has it worked so incredibly well …

Investing

The 6 High Performance Habits that Make People Extraordinary

All successful people share six common, consistent habits regardless of their area of expertise. Everyone can emulate them.

Self-improvement

Feel Stuck in a Rut? Do These 3 Things | Inc.com

There's nothing worse than feeling like you're stuck in a major rut. Each day seems almost unbearably monotonous and predictable, and your passion for your work is quickly waning as a result.<p>Not only does this send you spiraling into an emotional funk, but it also makes it that much tougher to get …

Ceramics

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

29 Motivational Quotes to Get Yourself Charged

Albert Einstein was a slow learner at school. He was expelled for his poor learning ability. Today we know him as the father of modern physics.<p>J. K. …

The Story You Believe About Yourself Determines Your Success

The list of things that could have stopped Les Brown from becoming successful is lengthy and heart-wrenchingly dismal. He entered the world on the …

Pete Davidson’s brave SNL skit shows mental illness and success aren’t mutually exclusive

Balancing mental illness with your career can be hard. Pete Davidson just made it a little easier.<p>The Saturday Night Live cast member dropped by Weekend Update on Saturday to discuss his recent diagnosis of borderline personality disorder. “As some of you may know, I was recently diagnosed with …

Mental Health

11 Quotes to Inspire Better Listening | Inc.com

It's easier than it ever before to communicate at scale through social media. Technology has even made 1-on-1 communication easier - for example, many of my meetings are done via video conference, allowing me to have a face-to-face connection with people all across the world!<p>However, what many …

Time I

11 Research-Backed Hacks to Improve Self-Confidence

Confidence is not a reflection of what you can or can't do. It is merely a belief of what you can or can't achieve.<p>Lifestyle entrepreneur and blogger<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Self-doubt kills more dreams than any failure ever will, and the only way to battle it is …

Third Grader Pens Epic Poem On Feminism And Twitter Is Dying Over It

From the mouths of babes, we get epic poems about feminism<p>You’re never too young to express your feelings about modern feminism, that’s for sure. An …

6 Strategies for Taking High-Quality Notes

The good news is that teachers can show their students how to take better notes. Even better, good note-taking activities are themselves learning …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

The 4 rituals that will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

12 Ways Successful People Get More Done Than the Rest of Us | Inc.com

Most of us know at least one madly productive person--someone who's able to accomplish more in a couple of hours than the rest of us get done all day. And chances are that person is also quite successful.<p>It's no accident that great work habits and success go hand in hand. Improving your work habits …

Self-improvement

29 Powerful Women Reveal Their Success Secrets, Leadership Tips & The Awful Advice They Didn't Take

<i>This week leaders in advertising and media descend on Cologne, Germany for the annual Dmexco conference. Ahead of the event, we sat down to profile</i> …

Oprah Winfrey says her 'secret to success' lies in a single question

The secret, she explained, is "the power of service." But you have to hear her out or risk believing she thinks success equals serving others.<p>Rather, she goes on to recall how, when she asserted that she'd "only do shows that were in alignment with [her] truth," she became truly successful. She …

What To Do When You Can’t Meditate?

You're reading What To Do When You Can’t Meditate?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Meditation