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6 ways to practice mindfulness in everyday life

Meditation, or mindfulness of the body and present state, is a way to slow down and just breathe. Mindfulness sounds like an exercise in mental …

Mindfulness

Want To Become The Best At What You Do? Then Learn This One Lesson.

A fourth grader lines up obediently to return to class after recess. Looking around, surrounded by boys and girls the same age and the same size, he …

Mississippi River

Does Your Life Suck Right Now? Read This

In the midst of challenging times, we often think we’re going through the worst time ever.<p>And when we’re in the middle of adversity, we think it …

Motivation

These 20 Pictures Will Teach You More Than Reading 100 Books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of “you’re so <i>talented</i>,” but truthfully, …

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Summary: Stephen R. Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Summary provides a free full summary, key takeaways, top quotes, author biography and other key points of …

10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

Let’s start off with a simple question:<i>Why do we always take things so personally?</i>There are admittedly quite a few viable and valid answers to …

4 simple exercises to strengthen your attention and reduce distractibility

<i>Mengxin Li</i><p>Our attention gets hijacked by everything from the stress in our lives to the ding of our phones. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha shows how we …

Mindfulness

28 Reasons You Should Choose to Be Happy Right Now

One of the books that I like to read over and over again is actually a conversation between two psychoanalysts that took place in 1971. Although it …

23 Things That Will Help You Create a Powerful Morning Routine

If you’re like me, you want to create a life and habits that will help you achieve your dreams.<p>To do that, you need to learn how to master your time, …

Creativity Is a Process, Not an Event

In 1666, one of the most influential scientists in history was strolling through a garden when he was struck with a flash of creative brilliance that …

Proven Steps to the Most Productive Day You’ll Ever Have

“In the realm of time, there is no aristocracy of wealth and no aristocracy of intellect. Genius is never rewarded by even an extra hour a day. And …

5 Cartoons to Help You Get More Out of Life

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But just to play it safe, I’ve included some terrific quotes to complement the cartoons.<p>The cartoons I …

6 hobbies that could improve your performance at work, according to science

Revitalize your work and life by enjoying these new and exciting activities. Besides being enjoyable, each of these hobbies has a wealth of …

Why Most People Will Never Be Successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Here are the 5 books you need to read this summer, according to Bill Gates

With summer fast approaching, it's time to start compiling your vacation reading list. And fortunately, Bill Gates is here to help.<p>On Monday, the …

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

19 Harsh Truths You Don’t Want To Hear But Must (You’ll Be 10 Times Better For It)

I’m not here to impress you; I’m here to give you the truth so you can grow. It’s not about me or some BS personal brand; it’s about how all of us …

Knowing this will make you give less of a f*ck about what others think

<i>I worry too much about what other people think of me.</i><p><i>I’m concerned about how I look and how I hold myself when I’m in public.</i><p><i>I worry that I’m not</i> …

The Surprising Emotion That Improves Focus

Everything you’re about to read started from a fractured tooth. Seriously. It’s a bit embarassing to share, but then, we all have our weak …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

Take a Mindful Moment: 5 Simple Practices for Daily Life

How often have you rushed out the door and into your day without even thinking about how you’d like things to go? Before you know it, something or …

Feeling Stressed? Try These 3 Meditation Techniques

Bring these meditation practices into your daily stressful situations.Stress negatively impacts businesses each day. Overworked, overwhelmed …

6 Self-Improvement Hacks to Instantly Improve the Way You Live and Work

Not only will these make you happier, you'll also notice an increase in personal well-being and productivity at work.<p>If you're looking to improve your life, I'd like to share some useful activities -- backed by science -- that can be done in as little as a few minutes per day. Others will require …

Happiness

9 Podcasts That Make Me Look Forward to My Morning Commute

I love starting my day with a 30-minute commute by foot, partially because it gets my blood flowing and partially because it gives me time to listen to podcasts. While some podcasts should be reserved for longer periods of time (looking at you, <b>Anna Faris Is Unqualified</b>'s two-hour-long episodes), …

Self-improvement

Why Training Your Mind Is the Most Important Priority in Life

Give your brain a break<p>A young, but earnest, martial arts student asked his new teacher: “I am devoted to studying your martial system. How long will …

What I Do When I Can’t Focus

Do you struggle to finish your tasks? Are you always distracted by notifications, gossiping, or anything that’s random?<p>In that case, you and I are …

The 4 Easy Ways of Getting More Done By Doing Less

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”<p>- Francis of Assisi<p>Earlier this week I sat at a …

The Best Mini Habit You’ve Never Considered

<i>Originally published by</i> <i>Stephen Guise</i> <i>on his</i> <i>personal website</i><i>.</i><p>“Failing to plan is planning to fail.”<p>~ Someone Smart<p>Remember that one time you decided …