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6 Mindset Shifts to Help You Feel Positive During Life's Struggles

<i>(Photographer: Melissa Ya)</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>Life is full of ups and downs. Even though we try to stay positive and happy, sometimes we just can't help but feel a little down. Things don't always go as planned. Disappointments, rejections, hurt, worries, illnesses, …

Happiness

What makes a great leader? A recommended reading list

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” This is the mantra of leadership expert Simon Sinek in one of the most popular TED Talks of …

Self-improvement

How to Prevent Your Body from Aching During a Long Plane Flight

To keep your bod from hating you after you deplane, Matheny recommends a series of stretches that target the muscles that start to scream. Check out the entire sequence in the pin-able infographic below, then scroll down for a detailed breakdown.<p><b>How to Stretch Pre-Flight</b><br>Doing the following moves at …

Voltaire Quotes

DIY Tabletop Mini Golf

Make the most of your snow days this winter by making, and then playing with, this clever DIY table top mini golf game from Oh Happy Day!<p>You can design your course to be as challenging as you like and add all the special features you can think of. Set it up as a fun party activity on those cold …

DIY

30 great New Year jokes and quotes

15 Things Exceptional People Think Each Day | Inc.com

Successful people are not necessarily smarter or luckier than most. They simply understand that, as Aristotle said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act, but a habit." Here are 15 things that exceptional people think, say, and do every day to achieve their success.<p>1. Review …

Self-improvement

6 Plyometrics Exercises For A Better Workout In Less Time

<i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Plyometrics -- or high-intensity exercises that stretch and then quickly shorten your muscles (think jump squats or plyo push-ups) -- are already known for their quick calorie-blasting, body-toning results. "The technique was originally designed to develop …

Steve Jobs' Best Productivity Tricks

Regardless of how your feel about Apple, Steve Jobs was an incredibly prolific CEO who was more than just the face of the company. Before his death …

Steve Jobs

How To Grow Your Own Photo

Use microbes to make black-and-agar still lifes<p>Microbes aren't known for their artistic merit, but that hasn't stopped scientists from using bacteria to find their inner Ansel Adams. Bioengineer Chris Voigt and his team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have hacked a harmless strain of</i> …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Body Language

Learning to Let Go

<i>"In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself." -- Deepak Chopra</i><p>"In every life, a little rain must fall," an old adage that seems of late to apply to my family. Over the past weeks, the collective group has suffered what I often term as the …

Mental Health

11 Things Extremely Confident People Do Differently

I remember my younger days when I considered myself lacking in confidence in almost every area in my life. I doubted myself all the time and always …

Finding Your Power: Part I -- Me First

The journey of finding your power, when taken in earnest, changes you from the inside out. It changes all that you say, do, think and feel about yourself, your relationships and life's circumstances. At first blush, the concept may sound a little foreign. But, once you commence the journey to …

Positive Thinking

Arm Balancing: Improve Your Strength Through Alignment

<b>When someone new watches me demonstrate an arm balance, he or she often responds with, "I don't think I have the upper body strength for that."</b> Well, …

What is the 'Soap Opera Effect'?

Does your new TV's ultra-smooth motion drive you crazy? Find out why and what you can do about it.<p>Do movies look weird on your new TV? Does everything have a hyper-real, ultra-smooth motion to it? Are you sure <i>something</i> is happening with the TV's image you don't like, but you can't figure out …

Televisions

15 Things To Talk About In A Healthy Relationship

Communication is the key to a healthy relationship. However, many people aren’t certain what they should be communicating about. Spend time talking …