South Koreans are increasingly holding their own fake funerals to find a deeper meaning and joy in life. The fake funerals last about four hours. Participants write out their biography and letters to ones.
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. Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Last year I wrote one of the most popular articles on Entrepreneur.com. It detailed the seven mental shifts that I implemented to accelerate
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
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
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 truly means to reach my full potential in a way that’s authentic to my true identity. In
Employees who are in complete control of their emotions can also manipulate the emotions of those around them. You’ve probably heard by now that emotional intelligence is in hot demand. There’s research
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. All over the world, people believe that parenting
Do you need a little inspiring motivation to start the day? Here are 10 motivational quotes about success from some of my favorite people to help you off on the right foot: "Success is the sum of small
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
PART 2: A Wide-Ranging Conversation with Physicist Geoffrey West on Life, Evolution and US Presidential Politics
GEOFFREY BRIAN WEST (photo, Santa Fe Institute, courtesy GB West) [See Part 1: Geoffrey West Interview] I spoke with Santa Fe Institute physicist Geoffrey West at home in Santa Fe in between unpacking
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.
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 we
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
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
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. Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket."