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A psychologist explains how to overcome social anxiety

Get out of your own head.<p>No one likes to be told to “be yourself,” but it’s actually good advice. If you’re someone who often avoids speaking in public or is generally terrified of socially awkward situations, it’s especially good advice.<p>Fifteen millionAmericans suffer from a diagnosable form of …

Depression

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

Meditation

Are You Shy or Introverted? Science Says This Is the Difference Between Them

It's surprising, but makes sense.<p>Shyness and introversion have long been confused. Some people who are introverted resent being called shy, and vice versa. Others use the two terms interchangeably.<p>Yet many psychologists argue that there's a major and compelling difference between the two states. …

Psychology

Overwhelmed? Here Are the 8 Things I Do to Get Unstuck.

<b>“Why is my eye twitching?!”</b>It’s 5:45AM, and I’m lying in bed with my eyes closed. I’m exhausted because I managed to have one of my recurring …

The One Uncomfortable Feeling You Must Experience In Order To Be Successful

Contrary to conventional wisdom, success depends less on the virtues of talent and drive than it does one’s ability to withstand fear and uncertainty. Many people display inclinations toward one skill or another in their early lives. Many champion the title of best in the school, team or town – but …

Self-improvement

6 Tiny Daily Rituals that Will Change Your Life (in 6 Months or Less)

<i>Are you willing to spend a little time every day like most people won’t, so you can spend the better part of your life like most people can’t?</i>Think …

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Creativity

18 Things You Need To Give Up To Become A High-Achieving Person

A secret about success is that it is just as much about what you give up as what you gain.<p>Are you willing to give up late nights out for late nights in working? Are you willing to turn a deaf ear to blind criticisms? Are you willing to listen to helpful ones? Are you going to be able to give up the …

Self-help

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

UX Design

The Anti-Tampon Has Finally Arrived

After 80 years, the tampon industry is finally being disrupted by two female founders here in Los Angeles.<p>Tampon companies and menstrual cups had …

How to Do Yoga at Home

Among the many benefits of yoga—increased flexibility, stress reduction, improved sleep—is the fact that you don’t need a whole lot of space in order …

Yoga

How to Make Friends as an Adult — and Why It's Important

Anyone who’s ever made room for a big milestone of adult life–a job, a marriage, a move–has likely shoved a friendship to the side. After all, there …

Psychology

There's an African High-Fiber Diet That Can Turn Your Gut Bacteria Into Super Fat Busters

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. As it …

Nutrition

Top 20 Habits for Happiness, Health, Productivity and Success

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity, and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these topics and continuously experiment with new tactics to see what works in my own life. Based on my research, reading, learning from the experts, and …

Luna: A Lantern That Looks Like a Moon | Colossal

<p>Taiwanese design firm Acorn Studio recently announced a new lighting system that mimics the color and shape of a moon. Luna is a dimmable halogen …

10 TED Talks to Inspire the Stressed and Lonely Entrepreneur

A researcher who studies human connection, Brene Brown did a TED talk in 2010 about her findings in the areas of vulnerability. When it went crazy …

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You

These favorite podcasts were chosen by the real experts (a.k.a. the entrepreneurs who love to listen).<p>I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and …

personalgrowth

Graphic Design Trends That Will Rock 2016

Graphic design is a genre of its own, and it has its own norms, conventions as well as trends. Much like web design, graphic design too evolves with …

30 easy tips to get slimmer in 30 days

The New Year signals a clean slate (and a clean plate!). The good news: Implementing even small everyday diet and exercise changes can lead to a long-term difference, said Dr. Lee Goldman, executive vice president and dean of the faculties of health sciences and medicine at Columbia University …

7 Fitness Trends to Try in 2016

With 2016 on the horizon, that means another 365 days to get your sweat on (minus a few rest and recovery days, of course). Curious what trends are …

Ariana Grande

Practice These 10 Little Things If You Want To Step Out From Your Comfort Zone

Stay in your comfort zone and nothing will ever happen! There will be no changes at all in your life, no self-improvement, no gaining new skills and …

16-Step Blueprint to Master Your Digital Marketing in 2016

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in 10 years.”</i><p>Entrepreneurs might politely disagree with the aforementioned quote from Bill Gates. There is a heck of a lot that you can …

Marketing

5 Books That Will Make You So Much Better at Marketing Yourself or Your Brand

Study up on advice from these marketing experts.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Over the years, I’ve gone through bookshelves’ worth of marketing and PR books. After a few dozen, some of the books’ messages begin to …

Marketing

Here’s what people are saying about what it’s like to work with Snapchat right now

Sources close to Snapchat told Business Insider that the photo-sharing app's talent team has been in discussions with executives from Twitter, News Corp, and a public ad tech company, among others. Our sources told us Snapchat was going after Twitter salespeople particularly hard.<p>The organization …

The top 10 restaurants for a business breakfast in Toronto

Meeting for a business breakfast in Toronto? Your morning rendez-vous need not be relegated to coffee houses. Sometimes a little bacon and eggs can …

Breakfast

Where the Locals Eat in Venice, Italy

When it comes to Italian cuisine, Venice often gets a bad rap. However, if you stick to where the locals eat, you'll find plenty of delicious food finds.<p>Time and time again, Venice gets a bad rap for food. The problem isn’t the city itself, but expectations from visitors who come looking for …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Nike has launched its biggest-ever global advertising push targeting women.</b> The company estimates its women's lines will add $2 billion in incremental sales by 2017.<p><b>2. Comcast wants the FCC to forget all about its terrible customer service record.</b> It does not believe its history of terrible …

10 basic rules for a happier life — and most may surprise you

Happy International Day of Happiness!<p>For the last two years, the United Nations has set aside March 20 as a time to recognize “the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings.”<p>Celebrating yet? Or do the stresses of everyday life mean little …

Happiness