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The 8 most impressive social good innovations from September

Innovations are constantly improving our world, especially when it comes to tackling global inequality.<p>With brainpower and skill, inventors are …

Penn State

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mental Performance

In life, having just a small edge can make a super colossal difference. Many of us start our work day with an unmotivated, distracted, and foggy …

10 overrated beliefs about life that might be hurting your success

Here's my take on a few common beliefs that I think we often get wrong.<p>Being in motion is not the same thing as taking action. As a society, we've fallen into a trap of busyness and overwork.<p>More critically, we have mistaken all this activity as an indicator of living an important life. The …

TV shows

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective | Inc.com

It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. Amid these expectations, and these are but a …

Apps

15 Things To Start A Better Life With

It is obvious that to change your life, you need to do something. However, many people simply don't know where to start. Here are 15 tips on how to …

Happiness

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Self-improvement

What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25

Most of our brain’s patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it’s possible to change your brain’s pathways and patterns with these methods.<p>“In most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.”<p>That quote was made famous by Harvard psychologist …

The Brain

14 Skills Entrepreneurs Need to Win Clients | Inc.com

No matter how great of an idea you have, your success as an entrepreneur comes down to securing paying clients. How else can you expect your business to thrive? But, how can you effectively win over clients who are willing to buy into what you're selling? Honing the following 14 skills will put you …

Entrepreneurship

11 Everyday Meditation Methods For People Who Swear They Can’t Meditate

Often I hear people saying that they don’t meditate because they “can’t.” Because sitting still for 30 seconds is impossible, or they get bored or …

You're Going To Make These Entrepreneurial Mistakes

The common thread that’s driven the American Dream throughout our nation’s 200-year history is the desire to achieve autonomy.<p>The world of entrepreneurship is just one of many roads toward self-determination. It’s also one that’s paved with difficulties for anyone who dares to take the journey. …

5 Ways to Stop Attracting Toxic People

A while back I found myself in a conversation with someone about the topic of being around toxic people -- or, as I prefer to call it, people who exhibit toxic behaviors. This conversation led me into a place of reflection where I thought back to what my life had been like a few years ago when I …

Emotional Intelligence

More Sex, Please

I thought I would emerge from Shh, a new women-only sensual healing retreat with outposts in England and on Ibiza, with skills to help hone my sexual prowess and render me goddess-like—in short, make me total catnip to men. Instead, I came home with an eyelid stye so hideous it forced me to cancel …

What We’re Too Afraid To Say About The Modern Relationship Game

I recently read an article about a Boston College professor who after seeing how twisted and casual relations are these days, made it a requirement …

7 Women You Become When You’re With The Wrong Guy

Relationships are hard to form and maintain. We go through multiple partners in our lifetimes before we find someone that is truly meant to be. After …

5 Ways To Cope With Anxiety

Anxiety is a debilitating, frightening, and physical emotion. The fear that coincides with anxiety, whether real or imagined, can caution and …

5 Ways To Attract Love

Self-love comes first<p>I am a firm believer that what we give out, we get back in return. The qualities in ourselves that we display are the same …

10 Unspoken Pacts To Make With The People You Love

1. Your interests will come before my own. I have no interest in hiking a seven mile trail before sunrise, especially when the alarm woke me up …

15 Small Changes That Leave A Big Impact In Your Life

<b>1. Stop scowling so much.</b> Try smiling more instead. Compliments and smiles improve your mood and generally create a positive atmosphere. It’s also …

21 Immature Dating Habits You Should Grow Out Of By 25

1. Text message date invites. If you think back to your all-time favorite moments of interaction with friends, surely they won’t be text message …

13 Ways You Know You’re Dating A High-Quality Woman

1. She encourages you to pursue your goals, but she doesn’t micromanage. She trusts you to make the right decisions in your own life. She’s the …

25 Qualities That Make People Instantly Like You

Today someone asked Reddit users, “What makes you like a person instantly?” Here are 25 of the best answers.<p>When you meet a new group of people (like …

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Yoga

I got into yoga because I wanted to have sex with handsome men who would love me and live forever.<p>That was the boring part of yoga. The rest I …

27 Things Happy Girls Have

1. The ability to put themselves first without feeling as though they’re being “selfish.”<p>2. The knowledge that the sentiment, “you can be anything,” …

10 Ways You’re Making Your Life Harder Than It Has To Be

1. You ascribe intent.<p>Another driver cut you off. Your friend never texted you back. Your co-worker went to lunch without you. Everyone can find a …

5 Ways To Be Awesomely Single

With my wedding less than five months out, I’ve spent some time (a few really hot showers and some really long boring car rides when it wasn’t my …

16 Things You Don’t Owe Anybody (Though It Often Feels Like You Do)

<b>1. An outward appearance that aligns with what other people deem appropriate and ideal.</b> Too often I hear people hesitate to, say, get a tattoo or dye …