Jennifer Dar

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The Key To Happiness Is Never Settling For Anything Less

Don’t settle in your career. Your career after you graduate college is what you’re going to be spending majority of your time on, it’s just the way …

11 Signs You Have the Grit You Need to Succeed

Grit is as difficult to develop as it is important. Learn how to build this skill and give yourself an edge in life.<p>There are a ton of qualities that can help you succeed, and the more carefully a quality has been studied, the more you know it's worth your time and energy.<p>Angela Lee Duckworth was …

Self-improvement

The public speaking secret behind the most popular TED Talk of all time

What's the secret to becoming an excellent public speaker?<p>Sir Ken Robinson may have some clues. His 2006 TED Talk, "Do schools kill creativity?", has been watched more than 37 million times, making it the most popular TED Talk of all time.<p>According to the upcoming book "The Storyteller's Secret" by …

The Daily Habits of 35 People at the Top of Their Game

Nearly three dozen successful leaders share the rituals they say help them succeed in business and life.<p>When it comes to achieving success, actions speak louder than words, connections, or opportunities. Think about the importance of your daily habits, for example. Do you run five miles every …

Startups

Your Love For Someone Never Dies, And 23 Other Insights About Being On Planet Earth

1. The magic of life is the tragedy of life. We find meaning and value in that which is denied to us: complete communication with others, love that …

The Truth About Meeting Someone At The Wrong Time

Timing is something that none of us can seem to get quite right with relationships. We meet the person of our dreams the month before they leave to …

A Personal Mission Statement Can Set You on a Course to Success

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people find themselves simply going through the motions of life without truly knowing where they’re headed. This is the main reason why so many people can’t escape mediocrity. Going through everyday chaos, meeting new …

Motivation

Here’s What You Have To Read Every Morning You Can’t Get Out Of Bed

Sometimes it happens for no reason and sometimes it happens because there are a million things piling up on you all at once. You open your eyes and …

10 Simple Ways To Achieve True Happiness

It’s pretty simple—happiness not only <i>feels</i> good, but it <i>is</i> good for your health, your relationships, your work, and your life in general. This world …

A Letter To The Guy You Won’t Give Up On

I think we all have that one person in our lives who has a permanent spot that no one can fill. They come in and out of our lives pulling at our …

When You Find Out That Your Ex Is Getting Married

By Hillary Humphreys,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1txKA2I<p>He’s the one who told me. Over a Facebook message after I asked him how he’s been. “I’m …

Planning Your Future Is Pointless. The How And Why Of Embracing Uncertainty

Wondering what the future holds is a tough question at any age. Instead of trying to figure it all out, get comfortable with the discomfort of uncertainty.<p>I had a 15-year-old write to me and ask about figuring out what do do with her life.<p>She writes:<p>As a high-school student I’m constantly being …

Self-improvement

Why You Should Stop Hacking Your Life and Invest in The Journey

Rich Roll<p><b>“Maybe stop trying so hard to find shortcuts to “hack” your life. The best things are hard. Invest in the journey. Just sayin’.”</b><p>A lark of a …

Self-improvement

15 Signs You’re Ready To Put A Label On Your Relationship

1. You genuinely care about how their day went and text them either during the day or after work to see how they are and what’s new.<p>2. Whenever …

You Need To Tell People How You Feel

We hear it all the time, in memories and eulogies, over too much wine and too much heartbreak — “I should have told them.”<p>That we cared, that we were …

13 Diet Tricks Every Woman Should Know

Quirky diets hacks to make staying slim easier.<p><b>2) Chew, chew, chew, chew…and chew some more.</b> According to Darya Rose, PhD, and author of <i>Foodist,</i> studies have shown that when people slow down, chew thoroughly, and focus on the attributes of the food, they enjoy it more and naturally eat less. FWIW, …

Life Begins At 30. If You’re Not 30, Your Life Has Yet To Begin.

I’m 30 now, and everything’s different. Before I was 30, like yesterday, I would never have said anything like, “Life begins at 30.” But now I am 30, …

10 Practical Ways To Stop Involving Yourself With Negative Sh*t

<b>1.</b> <b>Be with people you can be honest around, or don’t be around them at all.</b><p>If you trace the beginnings of the ends of any relationships you’ve been …

This Is What Love Is…

<b>Folding a towel four times in a row because he kept using it for his morning routines and not getting annoyed, but smiling every time you do.</b> <b></b>This is …

How Heartbreak Ends

In the beginning, we rationalize. We barter. We think. We overanalyze. We fantasize. Criticize. Hate. Cry. And repeat.<p>Our chests hurt. Our bodies …

I’m Done Being Heartbroken About You

Two years. That’s how long it’s been since you broke up with me over a text message right after I told you my grandmother was in the hospital. That’s …

25 Quick Jokes That’ll Get You A Laugh The Next Time You Go Out With Your Friends

Found at r/jokes.<p>…when they get pulled over by a police officer.<p>The cop approaches the priests vehicle and says to the driver “Sorry to pull you over …

How To Feel At Home No Matter Where You Are

Home is just an idea.<p>But it’s an idea that we have all but made a necessity. It grounds us in a sense of belonging and purpose and destination and …

How To Get Over Anything

People die. Relationships end. Jobs are terminated or downsized. Habits must be quit. And most of the time it fucking sucks to go through it. Your …

Things You Should Do For Your Mother When You Grow Up

You are going to leave home. You are going to do it when you’re fresh off the boat of your teenage youth and alight with that kind of excitement that …

10 Reasons Why Turning 30 Is Awesome

A lot of my friends are turning 30 this year. I hit the big 3-0 in February. And so far, it’s been pretty much the best year of my life. I’ve never …

18 Ways To Start Living, Not Just Existing

I once had a conversation with someone in which I admitted to them that I spent an hour meditating on the floor to get ready for work in the context …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity