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Dr. Brené Brown: The Two Most Dangerous Words in Your Vocabulary

Dr. Brené Brown started her research on vulnerability, worthiness and shame six months before September 11, 2001, and says our culture has been …

Positive Thinking

Dr. Brené Brown on Joy: It's Terrifying

Joy is an emotion so many people seek, but, Dr. Brené Brown says, it's by far the most terrifying feeling we face. Find out why we're so afraid our …

Positive Thinking

How To Keep From Losing Your Mind

Photo: Rachel Dowda/ Courtesy of Eyla.<p><i>In the age of constant communication, 24/7 jobs, and mandatory multitasking, finding a moment for reflection is</i> …

Why Do People Cheat on Their Partners?

Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on one of the main one -- self-abandonment. Self-abandonment leads to an inner emptiness that results in a person seeking to be filled up externally.<p>For example, Celine …

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

Meditation

How to Find Someone to Talk to When You Can't Afford Therapy

We’ve talked about how to find a great doctor and how to find a therapist or counselor, but if the thought of spending money on a therapist scares …

Mental Health

Meditate Without Sitting Still: Turn Everyday Actions into a Practice

Many of us think of meditation as sitting cross-legged and silent for a long period of time. But you can gain the many important benefits of …

The Power of Process: What Young Mozart Teaches Us About the Secret of Cultivating Genius

<i>“The trick to creativity … is to identify your own peculiar talent and then to settle down to work with it for a good long time,”</i> observed Denise Shekerjian in reflecting on her insightful interviews with MacArthur “genius” grantees. <i>“Success is the product of the severest kind of mental and</i> …

How to Navigate Duplicate Search Results in Amazon

Often you will search for a particular product on Amazon and find what seems to be the same exact thing listed twice or more, just slightly …

The Steep Psychological Price of Starting Your Own Company

Too High?<p>The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship<p>Inc.<p>“Fake it until you make it” might sound like a manageable way to approach your entrepreneurial efforts, but it’s also worth considering this man-riding-a-lion analogy from EnSite Solutions CEO Toby Thomas: “People look at him and think, ‘This …

Managing Your Moods Through Mindfulness

Perhaps you are troubled by periodic depression or “feeling down.” You’ve experienced first-hand the lack of energy, the feelings of inertia, guilt, …

Mindfulness

How to Deal With Major Life Changes

The sound of silence

In today’s busy world it’s very rare that we get to experience moments of silence. Thanks to our smartphones and tablets, we can text, email, talk, …

Meditation

The Mindfulness Project

A morose and skeptical man tries to find peace, ten minutes at a time<p>[link href='https://www.esquire.com/lifestyle/health/' link_updater_label='internal_full']<p><i>Published in the [link href='/news-politics/a24236/september-2013/' link_updater_label='internal_full']September 2013 issue</i><p><b>I've been aware</b> …

Meditation

On the Job: How to battle bullying at work

If it worked in school, some adults think antagonizing others can make their jobs easier.<p>In the documentary <i>Bully</i><i>,</i> filmmakers followed the lives of five students who were bullied on a daily basis.<p>Many people identified with the kids who were taunted and called names at school, and the film often …

The Innovation of Loneliness

A brother in trouble: dealing with suicide

During the spring and summer of 2007 I wrote my second novel, a comic romp called <i>The Amateurs</i>. The story was set in Ayrshire, Scotland, where I come from, and revolved around two brothers, Gary and Lee. Gary was a solid, dependable type while Lee was something of a ne'er-do-well, a debt-ridden …

7 Benefits of Hormonal Birth Control

<b>It can help with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)</b><br>Women with PCOS have a hormone imbalance that leads to erratic or skipped periods, excess facial hair, obesity, ovarian cysts, infertility troubles, and other side effects. The hormone combo in the Pill rights this imbalance, so your flow comes …

Screw you! The psychology of anger and aggression

A lot of people have been very angry about many things lately, both in the real world and online. This is actually nothing unusual. But what is it that makes people so worked up over things which others would find relatively trivial?<p>You can't have missed the latest Twitter debacle. Some deeply …

Six Psychological Secrets to Public Speaking

This is a guest post by Bryan Kelly. He lives in Chicago and interviews experts like Michael Hyatt, Chris Brogan, and Jeff Goins about presentation …

Best Advice I Ever Got: John Hall | Inc.com

If you want your business to not just thrive, but to survive, it's critical to ensure that you maintain high customer satisfaction rates. There's nothing easier than putting a dent in a company's reputation, after all, by contributing negative feedback to sites such as Scambook or The Ripoff …

Customer Service

Career Advice for Millennials

12 Ways to Become the Office Superstar<p>Tired of the bad rap millennials get? Overcome it with these tips from career expert Dan Schawbel<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>You've heard that millennials are power-hungry, overconfident people who spend all day attached to their iPhones and want constant promotions. …

Nicole: A Portrait Of A Seattle Sex Trafficking Survivor

Two and a half weeks ago the FBI, in partnership with local law enforcement, conducted a cross-country sweep looking to help stop child sex …

Crime