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35 Things You'll Regret Doing in Life

"Life is too short" is so cliché, but also so true. Not to sound morbid, but our days are limited and we never know when our time will be up. We tend to think we're invincible, especially when we're young and don't often live to the fullest because we don't think of the bigger picture. We let …

Happiness

10 Ways To Stay Productive (and Avoid Your Afternoon Slump) | Inc.com

By the time 3:00 p.m. hits, my body starts telling me that it's time to check out. Despite my high motivation and earnest desire to achieve my goals, simple biology causes my energy levels to plummet, negatively impacting my concentration and ability to stay productive. My experience is not …

Time Management

Why Google, Twitter, And LinkedIn Employees Are Kicking These Seven Work Habits

We asked insiders at some of the top tech companies which bad habits they’re trying to cut out of their workdays. Here’s what they said.<p>By this time in January, some of that initial excitement around New Year’s resolutions may be starting to fade. Here we are, just a week away from the whateverness …

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

7 Productivity-Boosting Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs

Worthwhile technology gives you back your time and sanity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're running your own business, you know a thing or two about juggling -- working top-speed on numerous projects while trying to find enough hours in the day to get everything …

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

We have to be very careful in choosing our pursuits, because our habits make us.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on Jan. 17, 2017.</i><p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The</i> …

If You Do This, Your Life Will Be Changed in 2017--Guaranteed | Inc.com

If you haven't incorporated meditation into your routine yet, you're not alone. Maybe you've always heard about it but aren't sure where to start. Maybe you've tried it out but felt like you weren't getting a lot out of it. No matter what your experience, it's time to take another look at this …

Meditation

10 Little Ways to Be Luckier All Year Long

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>We have to admit — it can seem like some people have all …

Self-improvement

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How to Conquer Cravings, Stress-Eating and 6 Other Weight Loss Hurdles

You know what to do to lose weight: Eat a little less, move a little more, and figure out what works for your body. “No more chocolate,” you declare. …

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

Anger & Attachment

Where does anger come from? As a person occasionally prone to angry outbursts, I’ve thought a lot about this question. The lesson of Zen practice is …

Mindfulness

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

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The most successful executives and entrepreneurs likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Typically, achieving great things involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a supportive network of friends and family. But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it …

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How To Use Mindfulness To Create A Healthier Mindset For 2017

Just as the body is influenced by what you eat, your mind is also influenced by your thoughts, your mindset and your life experiences. With mindfulness, you can train your mind to be in the present moment and spend less time preoccupied with unhelpful, unproductive thoughts. Recognizing that I am …

Mindfulness

How to Use Google Calendar to Change Your Bad Habits

Google Calendar isn’t just for remembering your appointments and meetings any more, because it now has a far more productive feature built into it, …

Google

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

To be smart is great, but it doesn't happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind.<p>Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals to maintain their smartness. Whether they do it in leadership, …

Self-improvement

Effectively measure PR efforts with the 'funnel' approach

For years, the PR industry has struggled with how to effectively measure PR in a standardized manner.<p>Unlike advertising, where a few key metrics …

The Top 6 Apps for Learning a New Language

We all love traveling abroad in an authentic way - meeting the locals, sampling the regional cuisine and hanging out at haunts not frequented by …

How To Be Happy At Work: 10 Simple Tips That Work

Do you want to learn how to be happier at work? Here are 10 simple things that you can do that are proven to work.<p>This infographic was crafted with …

Happiness

26 of The Best Collaboration Apps for Your Team

Remote team collaboration is becoming much more easier and better. The growth of cloud apps has made it easy for business professionals to do …

6 Apps That Will Improve Your Productivity at Work

It seems that there’s an app for just about everything these days and those for boosting productivity at work are no exception!<p>It’s only human for us …

14 Things Productive People Do In The First 15 Minutes Of The Workday

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>Some great tips here bought to you by LifeHack.org.<p>The first 15 minutes of your workday sets the tone for the rest of your workday. If you …

Time Management

4 Steps to Get Your Life Together and Back on Track

You work hard—really hard—at your job. Your workload is heavy and you are always busy. You are the first one to get to the office and the last one to …

The World’s Most Popular Genre is Cannibalizing Itself, and You Didn’t Even Notice

Predicting the “EDM bubble” will soon pop? You’re too late, it already has.<p>T<b>he most followed artist</b> on Spotify is David Guetta. I’d cite a Huffington …

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Not Just a Dude With a Laptop: 5 HARD Summer Acts with Amazing Live Shows

Big Gigantic<p>Courtesy of MSO PR<p><b>Big Gigantic</b><br>Dance music and saxophone is a combination straight from heaven, especially when the saxophonist is live, …

Techno music is now forced to make a choice: softer or scarier?

In Europe, when a musician named Paul Kalkbrenner releases three new songs, along with a trilogy of narrative videos – and together they make up a three-act narrative film – it's a pretty big deal. The music critics will mention them, fans will download and start remixing them; if you go dancing, …

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

Rap legend Dr. Dre is releasing his first album in 16 years

Ice Cube told Philadelphia radio station Power 99 FM on Wednesday that Dre could be releasing his first album in 16 years on Saturday, August 1.<p>"It's mega," said Ice Cube. "It's Dr. Dre. It's what everybody has been waiting for. It's definitely a dope record, and he's dropping it all on the same …

No Headdresses Is a Start, But Music Festivals Need to Ban Bindis

Festivals have begun making native headdresses a thing of the past, now it's time for bindis to face the same scrutiny.<p><i>Selena Gomez wears a bindi in a since-deleted photo, via her Instagram</i><p>Earlier this month, Montreal’s music festival Osheaga banned First Nations headdresses in a move that was …