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Inside South Korea’s newest self-help craze; fake funerals

South Koreans are increasingly holding their own fake funerals to find a deeper meaning and joy in life.<p>The fake funerals last about four hours. Participants write out their biography and letters to loved ones. They decide on the words they’d like on their tombstone while looking at the funeral …

5 Powerful Little Words That Give Me Courage

Sometimes I fall into a time-sucking YouTube-watching rabbit hole.<p>But sometimes there are treasures in the hole. Sometimes you stumble across a video …

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress | Inc.com

Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let it consume us or we learn to control it. To help you in the fight, I have complied 100 of …

Motivation

Learn How to Let Go of Shame and Forgive Yourself

“Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress; which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.” — Unknown<p>I haven’t always been …

Self-help

Part 2: Mental Shifts That Allowed Me To Become a Millionaire at 22

Managing Director, Hughes Marino<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year I wrote one of the most popular articles on Entrepreneur.com. It detailed the seven mental shifts that I implemented to accelerate my career success and become a millionaire at the age of 22. …

The Dalai Lama just launched a website to help you achieve inner peace

With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who consulted on the 2015 Pixar film "Inside Out," and the data visualization firm Stamen Design, the Dalai Lama has launched a new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings.<p>It's called the "Atlas of Emotions."<p>"When we wanted to …

Leverage Your Fear of Failure to Become More Successful Than You Imagined

No one likes to fail. We live in a culture of achievement and success. We hear about the Oscar nominations, the Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge medicines, but we rarely hear about the countless auditions, the challenges of building an exceptional product, or the years of medical school. The …

Want To Be Your Best Self? Put Your Sense Of Identity Ahead Of Your Productivity

Over the last year, I’ve been taking a deep look at what I did in the past, why I do what I do now, and what it <i>truly</i> means to reach my full potential in a way that’s authentic to my true identity.<p>In school, I was in the top 1% in terms of standardized tests, grades, etc., so I naturally took that …

The Hidden Dangers Of Highly Emotional Intelligent Coworkers

Employees who are in complete control of their emotions can also manipulate the emotions of those around them.<p>You’ve probably heard by now that emotional intelligence is in hot demand. There’s research to suggest that high levels of emotional intelligence can lead to greater career success than can …

A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage

Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.<p>All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it's good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

9 Time Management Apps to Organize Your Life and Keep You on Track

Do you need more time?No matter who you are, you probably don’t have enough of it.Time is a limited resource and it’s constantly running on empty. …

10 Empowering Quotes to Start Your Monday Off Right | Inc.com

Do you need a little inspiring motivation to start the day?<p><b>Here are 10 motivational quotes about success from some of my favorite people to help you off on the right foot:</b><p>"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." -Robert Collier<br>• "Do what you have always done and you'll get …

Motivation

1 Question Is All You Need to Judge Someone's Personality

This research-backed shortcut can give you an instant sense of someone's character.<p>If you want to better understand someone's personality, there's no shortage of options. Psychologists have developed various checklists and inventories to evaluate everything from whether someone is a card-carrying …

PART 2: A Wide-Ranging Conversation with Physicist Geoffrey West on Life, Evolution and US Presidential Politics

<b>GEOFFREY BRIAN WEST</b><p>(<i>photo, Santa Fe Institute, courtesy GB West</i>)<p><b>[See Part 1: Geoffrey West Interview]</b><p>I spoke with Santa Fe Institute physicist Geoffrey West at home in Santa Fe in between unpacking his suitcase from a visit to Singapore in March, where he was lecturing about cities, and packing for …

Speak Me a River: Resurrecting the Lost Art of Conversation

Every so often, a friend of my husband's from elementary school flies across the country and comes to visit. It is in these moments that I am reintroduced to the lost and lovely art of the conversation.<p>Hours-long talks over three days, the sort that have no intention, no agenda, no desired outcome, …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

Why You Need to Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary | Inc.com

In leadership, as in most fields, there's a specialized vocabulary. But unlike the language of most fields, the words that mean the most in leadership aren't technical jargon. They reflect the kind of language that virtually everyone knows and uses--a series of everyday phrases, affirmations, and …

Leadership

How To Build A Global, Scalable Company - This Entrepreneur Has A Formula For It

Over the past few years, the discussion in Israeli tech has shifted. No more talk about innovation that leads to small exits, where both entrepreneurs and investors settle for less. Less talk about products that tackle very specific problems that result in smaller market opportunities. A lot more …

Startups

A Simple Trick That Makes Meditation Much, Much Easier

Imagine your mind is like a glass of Coke (stay with me here). There's the foamy head with all those millions of bubbles—analogous to the surface of …

7 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results | Inc.com

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket." Working on your novel goes in the …

Productivity