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The 3-Step Morning Routine That Changed My Life

Centering yourself mentally, physically and spiritually to win the day.<p><i>by</i><p>, Breathe-Move-Recover<p>Do you ever feel like you can’t get ahead during the …

Mindfulness

Five Techniques for Maintaining a Positive Mindset | Inc.com

My great-grandparents, Cleve and Zelma Carder, lost almost everything they owned during the Dust Bowl years. After losing their homestead and ranch, they packed what they could into a Conestoga Wagon and made the trek from Northern New Mexico to find work picking cotton in the fields of …

Happiness

9 Positive Things About Life Everyone Should Tell Themselves on Sunday Morning | Inc.com

I am a firm believer in positive thinking. If you aren't in a positive place, it's going to ripple into the work you do and ultimately contaminate the things you're working on, your relationships, and even your personal health. And in order to maintain a positive mindset, you need to remind …

Happiness

How to Create a Brand New Chapter in Your Life -- Starting Today

When we think about creating sweeping change in our lives, it often seems like a distant dream. When life gets in the way, it's easy to think it's "too late," or that we won't be able to restart because we are so set in our ways, whether it's our career, finances, or exercise plan.<p>Instead of …

8 lies you're telling yourself while trying to find your purpose in life

In a highly capitalistic society, it makes sense that our sense of self would be derived from how we earn money.<p>We've been taught that there's who we are, what we love to do, and how we earn money, and somehow those all need to be one thing.<p>I think this is why there's so much pressure to find a job …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance

There's no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

5 Real Reasons You Aren’t Reaching Your Goals

You're reading 5 Real Reasons You Aren’t Reaching Your Goals, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-improvement

3 Happiness Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent People

<b>1. Work Your Left Cortex</b><p>The more we understand and are able to manage our feelings, the more we're able to understand ourselves and deal with others. …

How to be happy: follow these five easy steps

The key to happiness, according to the latest research, is knowing where to look. We’re conditioned from a young age to aim high and seek fulfilment in a better job, fresh achievement and further success – and yet these goals are more likely to make us miserable. If we’re driven, it may hold us …

Happiness

Is Your Mind Wandering?

<b>Is your mind wandering?</b><p><b>The Practice: Pay attention.</b><p><b>Why?</b><p>Moment to moment, the flows of thoughts and feelings, sensations and desires, and conscious and unconscious processes sculpt your nervous system like water gradually carving furrows and eventually gullies on a hillside. Your brain is …

The Most Life-Threatening Addiction, Ever

The Most Life-Threatening Addiction, Ever<p>We're all addicted to something. Alcohol, sugar, smoking, shopping, coffee, gossip, overeating. Whether your addiction is life-threatening or just an annoying behavior you want to kick, they are all a result of habitual thinking and actions. If we do …

The 8-Step Process to Be True to Yourself

You're reading The 8-Step Process to Be True to Yourself, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Motivation

How to Release Painful Memories & Emotions Stored in Your Body

<b>“The cure for the pain is in the pain.” ~Rumi</b><p>Your body keeps a physical memory of all of your experiences.<p>You have lots of memories stored in your …

How To Turn Negative Life Experiences Into Positive Life Lessons

You're reading How To Turn Negative Life Experiences Into Positive Life Lessons, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Numb

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

How to Handle Your Stress So You Can Be Successful | Inc.com

Today most of us are expected to do more with less. We lead lives that are more demanding on every front--work, family, social, health--with little time left over to unwind. Stress affects our mental health, our well-being and our performance at work.<p>But there are ways you can help yourself. Here …

Mindfulness

Rule Number One: F*ck What They Think

When you get older, you realize happiness is difficult. You can have everything you want, you can achieve your goals time and time again, you can …

8 Meditation Secrets for Lasting Peace and Happiness

When we hear the meditation, we think it as some sort of practice or routine. For a novice, it is a matter of regular practice which has …

Meditation

5 Habits That Will Attract More Positivity Into Your Life

One year ago, I was at a point in my life when everything seemed negative. I had just lost my job after nearly a decade. I was facing the prospect of a career change in my mid-40s, or doing the same type of work that had been making me miserable for past several years.<p>I'd been neglecting my health …

19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a "morning person." In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush to shower, do my hair and …

10 Ways To Stop Worrying at Night and Sleep Like a Baby

It’s already late. Very late.<p>You know you should be sleeping soundly by this time. Tomorrow you have an important meeting where you will have to be …

11 Important Things You Should Know About Yourself

Do you go through life accepting things as they are? You try to get through one day at a time never really knowing what’s beyond that, you just don’t …

Happiness

How To Accomplish Your True #1 Goal in Life

What is your #1 goal or dream you wish to accomplish?<p>We all have ONE that we are too embarrassed to tell people about and NEVER actually pursue or …

Motivation

How To Turn Your Suffering Into A Creative Force

“As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation — either to react with bitterness or seek …

6 Excuses That Hold You Back From Success (and What to Do About Them)

Think about the craziest dream you’ve ever had.<p>No, I’m not talking about the “dream” that comes to you when you sleep. I’m talking about the dream …

5 Reasons Why You Should Love Life The Way It Is | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life can be a mixture of unique experiences, people and places, a precious gift, a magical spiritual journey, and your own fairytale.<p>But only if you …

Motivation

7 Questions to Help You Discover Your Life's Calling

<b>“There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive.” Oprah</b><p><i>The</i> …

Employment

My Sister's Unpredictable Life

My sister Jaime is only 19 months younger than I am. We grew up doing almost everything together. We had almost the exact same life. Now, she lives in Costa Rica, and I live in New York City, and our lives couldn't be more different.<p><b>The other day her Facebook post was of a sloth crossing the road</b> …