WORD TO THE WISE

By Malcolm Out Loud | To learn and educate oneself is the journey of a lifetime

A Buddhist Master Reveals 21 Rules of Life That Will Blow Your Mind

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi? If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

Buddhism

To Find Your Passion, Take the Saturday Morning Test

Not sure what you want to do with your life? Ask yourself this question instead.<p>Be you, be yourself, be authentic. Have you heard this before?<p>We’re …

Self-improvement

10 Things I Had to Give Up to Heal My Anxiety

This post is by Benjamin Foley, Writer @ Observer, CNBC<p><b>“Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.”- Bruce</b> …

Self-improvement

Why Powerful People Only Make Important Decisions in the Morning (and You Should Too)

Science has found the perfect time of day for decision making. Do you know when it is?<p>Picture the last time you had an important decision to make. When did you make it? At night? In the morning? Midday?<p>Is there a best time to make important decisions?<p>What if you are a night owl? A morning person? …

Slowing Down is the New Speeding Up

Podcast: Download |<p>Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS<p>Are you tired of the rat race? Do you want to get off …

Google Play

Conscious Co-Creating

You are energy. I am energy. Words are energy. Thoughts are energy. Everything on the planet is energy. Creating takes place with the use of energy. …

It's Time To Write Your Own Obituary

Podcast: Download |<p>Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS<p>The truth is, when your well-being isn’t a priority, …

Health

The more you're on Facebook, the more isolated you feel

Commentary: A new study says that spending more than two hours a day on social media is tied to perceived loneliness.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>All those people who spend hours and hours on Facebook, they're miserable, aren't …

Psychology

People lie to you about success all the time — and once you realize it, you can never go back

As you get older, you’ll notice how many people lie to you.<p>And it is FASCINATING.<p>Once you recognize these lies, you can never go back.<p>For example, let’s take an interview of a big-name CEO. Someone asks, “What advice would you give to someone who wants to do what you do?”<p>His answer: “My number 1 …

Success

How Steve Jobs Taught an Early Apple Employee a Lesson in Radical Honesty (That We All Should Learn)

'Working for Steve Jobs wasn't easy, and it wasn't pleasant.'<p>Harsh truth time: If success were simple or easy, everyone would be doing it.<p>Read a lot of posts and articles these days and it sounds like all you need to do to get your life in order is breathe deeply, let go of the past, show …

Success

I Got Up At 4:45am For A Month—This Is What Happened

A few years ago, and for the entirety of my life before that, I was a morning person. Then I quit my job, moved to Bali and just generally checked out for a while. My new freelance existence no longer required that I get up early, so I stopped. When I joined The Zoe Report, I had to find my inner …

Productivity

7 Brutal but Powerful Lessons People Often Learn Too Late in Life

You know the old saying, “Youth is wasted on the young”?<p>I think about that sometimes – how I wish I’d had the self-awareness and confidence that I …

Self-improvement

7 Mantras that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

It’s tough to be around people who believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about them.<p>It may …

Self-improvement

Stop Using these 5 Words Now

Removing these words from your everyday can help you evolve into a stronger leader.<p>We know that words can inspire love and hate, action and surrender.<p>But sometimes the words we think have their intended force lead to the exact opposite of what we intended. Yet we are the ones enabling them! This is …

Leadership

10 Little Things to Remember When Life No Longer Excites You

Once upon a time, there was a girl who could do anything in the world she wanted. All she had to do was choose something and focus. So one day she …

Self-improvement

How 16 Successful Business Leaders Start Their Day (Infographic)

From meditation to kite surfing, learn how these successful entrepreneurs jumpstart their mornings.<p>How you wake up in the morning can dictate how the rest of your day will go. That’s why it’s so important to have a positive and productive morning routine. If you don’t believe that, here’s proof: …

Success

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 7 Morning Rituals That Will Transform Your Life

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

What Happened When I Started Meditating Before Every Run

In an effort to begin my runs feeling relaxed and not just end them that way, I started doing just three minutes of guided mediation before every run …

Meditation

Highly Motivated People Seldom Boost Their Motivation, They Have These Habits Instead

Do you struggle to stay motivated? Why does it seem like other people seldom need motivation? Is it an inborn trait others have and you don’t? The …

Success

7 books that will help you slow down and appreciate your life

We live in a fast-paced, frantic, noisy, and highly overcharged society. Wired in more ways than one, the thought of disconnecting strikes fear in the hearts of most.<p>We are addicted to speed — online, in life, and even in our dreams. But is this constant push forward healthy?<p>Are our never-ending …

New York Times

The No. 1 Reason You're Not as Productive as You Want to Be

We all want to be more productive. Here are three ways you can set yourself up for success.<p>We all want to be more productive. After all, who wouldn't want to get more done than they thought possible? Unfortunately, productivity is and continues to be one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs …

Time Management

The 5 People You Need to Cut From Your Life Immediately

These toxic personalities are killing your success, creativity, and happiness.<p>You have control over your life. You work on your health and your mind. Your family loves you, your colleagues push you, and your friends support you. Yet you still waste time with losers.<p>Here are the five toxic people …

Self-improvement

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them

In a difficult work relationship, it is helpful to first define what kind of individual you are dealing with, then tailor your response to his or her limitations.<p>As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two …

Personality

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day | Fast Company | The Future Of Business

“The reason we’re always left with unfinished items on our to-do lists is because those lists are the wrong tool to drive our accomplishments.”

Productivity

When You Love What You Have, You Have Everything You Need

How much do you focus on what you lack? Do you always notice your single status, the perfect job you don’t have or the house you don’t yet own? We …

Self-improvement

YES, Women have Value and Purpose!

Sadly, women have been taught for many years that their value comes from an outside source. We have been led to believe our value comes from the …

Don't Hold Your Failures Against Yourself, Most People Don't Even See Them

You spend more time with your own failures than anyone else on Earth. Eventually, you might internalize them and come to fear failure. However, for …

Success

9 tiny New Year’s resolutions that will improve your life in a seriously big way

Every year, New Year’s Eve rolls around and we are bombarded with people talking about their New Year’s resolutions. Growing up it was so exciting to …

17 Tools & Strategies For An Unbelievable 2017

I am sure you will agree with me that FEAR puts limits and roadblocks in our lives. My friends it does NOT have to be this way! I know firsthand how …

Success