Gregg Holt

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Ten uncomfortable deeds that will pay off forever

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping …

Thoughtful Wording for a Thank You Note

After receiving a gift, attending a dinner party, or leaving someone's house from an overnight stay, you know you need to write a thank you note, but …

Positive Thinking

I Live With Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder And Here's Why We Need To Stop Labelling Women As 'Crazy' And 'Hormonal'

News<p>by Hattie Gladwell | 01 10 2017<p>Regardless of whether someone suffers from a mood disorder, we need to get rid of the ‘crazy’ label. Not just to …

Mental Health

7 Steps to Quickly Becoming an Influential Expert in Any Field

Developing the relationships you need to succeed can't be done if you are self-absorbed and transactional.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Developing highly influential work is a process that can be mastered. Not only mastered, this process can be replicated again and …

Self-improvement

How to spend the first 30 minutes of your morning so you can be more productive all day

One day bleeds into the next, making it seem as if we're always doing, doing, doing, and searching for new and novel ways to do more.<p>The truth is, your desire to do more and get more done will lead you not toward greater productivity, but toward burnout, if you don't take time each day to check in …

Time Management

The Hard Truth About Life That Will Set You Free | Inc.com

One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very thing that frees you to live.<p>Steve Jobs said it best in his …

Motivation

15 neat hidden features in iOS 11

After months and months of beta, iOS 11 is finally here — and it’s a huge update. In particular, Apple has tucked away many little features that you won’t see right away.<p>If you want to impress all your friends with your mad iOS skills, here is a list of some of these features. I also wrote a short …

Neat

What to Do When You Get Caught in a Lightning Storm on Your Bike

You can’t always predict the weather pre-ride; here’s how to deal when storms strike fast and hard<p>When the hair on the back of our necks began to stand up, we put the bikes down and ran downslope toward some scrub pine where we could shelter. It was Day 5 of a weeklong bike trip on the Colorado …

Weather

7 Destructive Phrases You Need to Stop Saying at Work | Inc.com

We pay a lot of attention to looking professional in the workplace, but we don't always give enough thought to sounding professional.<p>What you say and how you say it goes far in telling those around you how serious you are (or aren't).<p>Here are some phrases you can hear every day in many workplaces. …

Self-improvement

Men, eat these foods to boost your sexual performance

Boosting your performance between the sheets not only improves your love life — it can also improve your health.<p>New research has revealed that men …

Nutrition

Science Says This 1 Daily Practice Can Literally Change Your Brain and Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Many people, especially those in the business world, see the word <i>mindfulness</i> or <i>meditation</i> and immediately freak out. It's hard to blame them. The terms have been thrust in front of the modern psyche. But we need to set aside our biases to see the truth.<p>Mindfulness and meditation are not just a fad …

Mindfulness

8 essential items to help you ride out a storm

Apocalypse later.<p>For most of us, an elaborate doomsday bunker is overkill. But, when facing down a tornado, hurricane, blizzard, or whatever Mother Nature flings at you, a little preparation can save you from a real-life version of the grocery store frenzy in an end time zombie flick. Start with …

Bands

You Need to Do These 2 Hard Things to Be Happy

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.Deep down you know this is true.You have to do hard things to be happy in life. The things most …

Walking

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Frybread

I fell in love with frybread before I’d ever even tasted it. I was a kid, and my parents rented a great movie called <i>Smoke Signals</i> for our family movie night. It’s a lovely, funny story about young Native American adults on a coming-of-age road trip through the American Southwest. (I highly …

7 small changes in mindset that will increase the quality of your life

You want to live a productive, happy, and successful life, but mental roadblocks keep getting in your way.<p>You know what it takes to become successful, but it's easier said than done.<p>You are willing to do the work it takes to succeed, but your mind leaves you paralyzed and unable to act.<p>Here's the …

Self-improvement

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can unleash your greatness and success.<p>Here are seven statements that …

Leadership

How I Cracked The Code For Habit Building

Some changes never seemed to materialize, no matter how committed I was intellectually. I had always needed to be more fit, make faster progress on my startup business, and reserve more time for writing. But inertia was brutal. It was always easier to maintain the current routine and default habits.<p>…

Startups

10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.<p>And let’s face it, happiness and work do not always go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, …

Happiness

5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a More Positive Person | Inc.com

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

Happiness

An analyst figured out how to get around the biggest problem with online dating — and meet the dates she actually wanted

On one date, the guy ordered the most expensive menu items at a restaurant then left her with the bill, Webb describes in her book, "Data: A Love Story." Webb also talks about her experiences in a TED talk.<p>One of the problems Webb found with online dating was that she and her matches weren't …

Relationships

9 Signs Of A High-Functioning Alcoholic

While alcoholism is a devastating disease that can destroy lives, some people who struggle with it manage to hold down stressful jobs and big …

My Double Life As A High-Functioning Alcoholic (And How I Finally Found Happiness)

For most of my mid-30s and early 40s, it looked like I had it all together.<p>I had a six-figure dream job that allowed me to work from home and travel …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

University of Michigan

Two Nobel Prize winners figured out the perfect salary for happiness

His work investigates how humanity's overall quality of life has surged in the past 100 years, thanks to global advancements of tech and healthcare, as well as Asia's incredible economic growth.<p>But he's also dug into the ways that Westerners relate to money. In a popular 2010 paper, he partnered …

Happiness

9 Ways Therapists Can Tell If Your Relationship Won't Work

<b>1. Your Conflicts Include Criticism and Contempt.</b><br>Instead of saying, "Please unload the dishwasher," it sounds more like this: "Do you have some sort of mental condition? Or are you just too stupid to remember to do what I asked?" Notice how the criticism is not about the task—it's about the person. …

Hobbies

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

10 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

It’s that time of day again when we tell you about paid iPhone apps that are now free to download for a limited time. Following up on yesterday’s big …