Joshua Somerville

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How to Spend the First 30 Minutes of Your Day to Maximize Productivity

How you spend your morning makes or breaks your day.<p>As entrepreneurs, we often work late into the night, only to roll out of bed the next morning, picking up where we left off. One day bleeds into the next, making it seem as if we're always doing, doing, doing and searching for new and novel ways …

3 Lies Unsuccessful People Tell Themselves

The path to success starts with seeing things as they really are.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are a lot of "truths" related to business success including: If you don't take care of your customers someone else will. Business is not about selling, it's …

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Too Busy for Mindfulness? 9 Little Tricks You Can Actually Do

You’ve heard all about the health benefits of practicing mindfulness: It can help reduce stress and may even aid weight loss. But how are you ever …

The Only Beginner's Guide to Meditation You'll Ever Need

This all-inclusive guide has something for everyone.<p>Meditation is one of those things that you know you need to be doing, like dieting, exercising, …

25 Time Management Hacks That Actually Work

After you've have worked four 25 minute periods your body needs a 15-30 minute break.<p>Have you ever wondered why some people are uber-productive? You know the people who always respond to emails and finish projects on time. It's not because they work 80 hours a week.<p>They're so productive because …

Time Management

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who achieve the most in life make it a practice to glean wisdom from others.<p>The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. …

13 things mentally strong people don't do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," …

How to increase mental toughness: 4 secrets of Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

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Vital but invisible early lessons that last a lifetime

At the core of a happy, healthy adult is the resilience they learn as a child. Can this be taught, asks psychiatrist Holan Liang<p>Knowing the extent of our influence as parents can make our task all the more daunting. The endless rise of new parenting methods we hear about in the media can add to our …

If You're Really Committed To Personal Development, You'll Take This Uncomfortable Step

Seeking out opportunities to step outside your comfort zone and start something new is the best way to ensure you're learning and growing.<p>Think back on the times in your life when you've grown -- either personally or professionally -- the most. Often, the catalyst for that growth had to do with …

Self-improvement

10 Simple Ways to Take Care of Yourself

There is more to a healthy, happy life than hydration, salads and sleep.<p>Psychologist, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here is a simple fact: if you don’t take care of yourself, no one else will. It is crucial to your success and longevity to find ways to …

Self-help

10 Thought Leaders You Should Be Following to Be More Successful

Learning from others is a key part of life. Don't miss learning from these people.<p>People are spending an enormous amount of time each day checking social media. A recent study showed teens are spending as much as nine hours a day, and the average person is spending roughly two hours.<p>In today's …

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Small Business Ideas and Resources for Entrepreneurs

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26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of</i> …

14 Ways to Improve Your Self-Discipline (Infographic)

These simple tricks will help you avoid temptation and reach your goals.<p>Trying to kick a bad habit? Eat healthier? Go to the gym every day? It’s important to achieve your goals and become your best self, but no one said it'd be easy. It takes a lot of self-discipline.<p>Self-discipline is vital to …

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

You can preempt much of your stress with these vital practices.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled …

Overthinking Will Destroy Your Happiness: 3 Tips to Keep Your Sanity

You're reading Overthinking Will Destroy Your Happiness: 3 Tips to Keep Your Sanity, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

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10 High-Protein Lunches With No Meat

Whether you're a full-time vegetarian, or just looking to add a few meatless meals to your routine, it's important to remember that skipping meat …

Healthy Eating

4 Ways to Train Yourself to Be Mentally Tougher

Only you have control over your mind. No one else can think and feel for you, so it’s extremely important to not only be open minded but to be …

Mindfulness

Don't Aim for Work-Life Balance, Do This Instead

Balance isn't always realistic, but work-life harmony, which ebbs and flows with the rhythm of your life is. It's a constant effort, but you need to focus on including things in your life that are a true reflection of who you really are.<p>If you're in the American workforce today as an employee, …

Work-life Balance

What Is Power Nap And How You Can Benefit From It

The secret to success is often taking power naps. Power naps have many benefits that will boost your performance.

The Japanese Practice That Leads to Better Brain Performance

By Friederike Fabritius, M.S. and Hans W. Hagemann, Ph.D.<p><b>Kaizen — the simple, small technique for tricking your brain and developing a new habit.</b><p>Of …

7 Profound Lessons From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Contrary to what people believe, Buddhism is not a religion. It is a lifestyle and a practical experience. It dates back more than 2500 years when a …

Meditation

The Mindset Shifts You Need to Meet Any Goal

Overcoming obstacles is a mental game. In the third week of The Goal Standard Challenge, our experts shared strategies that can change everything.<p>Special Projects Director and Founder of This Dog's Life<p>Congrats! You’ve completed The Goal Standard’s third week, the first Fight Stage. Things got …

Self-improvement

Break Bad Habits with a Simple Checklist

When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take steps in our new direction in the first few weeks. But as time goes on, the newness wears off. Our energy drains, and we lose sight of our goal. Ultimately, we slide back into the status quo.<p>…

5 Reasons You're Mentally Tougher Than You Think

You probably have way more grit than you give yourself credit for.<p>If you're feeling in need of a pep talk, you could turn to your best friend or a coach. Or you could just take a look at the scientific literature on potential. A host of studies insist that we generally underestimate our own …

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The Fogg Method Tells You How To Change A Behavior In Three Steps

We all have bad habits we could change. (Late-night snacking, anyone?) We could all use a few more healthy habits in our lives too. (You know the …

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