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25 Profound Quotes from Aristotle On Happiness, Self-Mastery and Mindful Living

Aristotle is one of the topic thinkers in history. Though he is often defined as a philosopher, he covered many topics such as biology, zoology, …

10 Amazing Life Lessons You Can Learn From Albert Einstein

Everyone is familiar with the work of Albert Einstein, and he has long been regarded as one of the greatest scientists in recorded history.<p>While his …

10 Signs You're a Follower Instead of a Leader

Leaders don't create more followers they create more leaders.<p>Anyone is capable of becoming a leader, but not everyone is cut out for leadership. That doesn't mean they're less capable of making an important contribution, just that they bring a different set of skills to the table.<p>There's nothing …

Leadership

9 Ways To Stop Overthinking (So That You Can Start Living)

You are one step away from feeling happy. Except that you think too much. Come to think of it – overthinking might be the reason that’s holding you …

Self-improvement

‘Smoking causes over 11% deaths; India among top 4 countries’

View photos<p>More<p>New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) More than one in 10 deaths globally was caused due to smoking in 2015 and over 50 per cent of them took place …

Public Health

Have another cup! 5 surprising health benefits of coffee

Many of my patients come to their first appointment with a clear “non-negotiable:” “I’m here to lose weight, gain energy, eat better, but I won’t give up bacon.” Bacon is big, followed by ice cream and coffee.<p>I never understand the coffee reference. Coffee is, in fact, an antioxidant powerhouse. …

Wellness

5 Ways Failure Can Be a Blessing in Disguise

<b>“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~ Dalai Lama</b><p>Recently I received some “bad” news; after years of …

Success

Hope in Hopeless Times

It is Easter week. Easter is the symbol of Hope. Today, in the midst of hell on Earth, literally, I found myself hopeless and angry. A meditation on …

24/7

Successful People Do This First Thing in the Morning (It Only Takes One Minute)

Peering into the daily lives of self-made millionaires is a lesson in superhuman intelligence and financial self-control; Business Insider's list of …

Success

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 …

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? …

Time Management

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 …

Spirituality

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. …

Spirituality

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, …

Time Management

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 …

Social Media Marketing

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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: …

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 …

Procrastination

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 …