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Overcoming Approval Addiction: Stop Worrying About What People Think

<b>“What you think of me is none of my business.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Wayne Dyer</b><p>Do you ever worry about what people think about you?<p>Have you ever felt rejected and gotten …

Positive Thinking

How You Can Use YouTube to Turn Your Passion into a Career

Zoe Sugg, 24, better known by her blog name Zoella, started making videos in her bedroom in 2009 like any other creative 20something. Fast forward five years and her new book <i>Girl Online,</i> which debuted November 25, sold more copies in its first week in the United Kingdom than any previous debut …

Resilience: The Must-Have Strength For Entrepreneurs

Becoming a successful entrepreneur is never a straight line. There are lots of ups and downs along the way. As it turns out, how you emotionally handle the downs is key.<p>Resilience is a one of the defining skills and behaviors of people who make it, according to Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of <i>Power</i>, and …

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New Zealand

Week's Best Space Pictures: Antares Falls, Mars Mystifies, and the Sun Rises

A sunrise consoles space station crew after the loss of an unmanned Antares supply rocket, with Mars and the stars offering more consolation.

Here's How One New College Grad Cashed In On The New App Economy

After his junior year at Brigham Young University, Nick Walter, now 25, landed a great summer internship in the Seattle office of Pariveda Solutions, a Dallas-based tech consulting firm. Though he enjoyed the work and liked his clients and colleagues, he felt stifled. Used to jeans and t-shirts, he …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

What is a Wormhole and Will Wormhole Travel Ever be Possible?

Science fiction’s favorite method for exploring the universe, most recently in the movie Interstellar, won't be easy.<p>As a curious species, humans have long dreamed of traveling to the farthest depths of space. That's the major theme of the upcoming science fiction epic <i>Interstellar</i>, which will take …

Physics

Elon Musk is the true successor to Steve Jobs

Yesterday marked three years since the tragic passing of Apple’s visionary co-founder Steve Jobs. And it’s increasingly clear that his true successor as the world’s most important, and exciting, entrepreneur is not Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey or even Tim Cook. It’s Elon Musk.<p>If there were any …

Elon Musk

Here's Why The Night Sky Is Dark Even Though Jillions Of Stars Are Shining Light Our Way

There are <i>a lot</i> of stars out there--an estimated 70 billion trillion. With so many stars beaming their light our way, it seems only logical that the night sky would be as bright as day.<p>This is the essence of the so-called dark night sky paradox, also known as Olbers' paradox after German astronomer …

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

7 Reasons Why Men Should Do Yoga

There are so many fabulous benefits in maintaining a consistent yoga practice. The science shows that yoga relieves stress, enhances mental focus, …

Yoga

7 Important Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way

<i>“People never learn anything by being told,<br>they have to find out for themselves.”<br>―Paulo Coelho</i><p>Today marks the five-year anniversary of a close …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

What Makes a Great Knife? For Bloodroot Blades, a Sharp Edge and a Good Story

Here's a look behind what drives the men of Bloodroot Blades—and a closer look at their custom knife-making business<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of America’s coolest food artisans. Over the next few months, we’re apprenticing with the best knife forgers, cider brewers, and</i> …

Knives

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

A beginner's guide to drills and bits

<b>Steve Hoefer</b> returns with another guide to some of the things that make civilized life possible.<p>There are a dizzying number of ways to put a hole in …

Meditation: The Anti-Habit That Is the Ultimate Healthy Habit

You've probably heard: meditation will improve your life. Research shows that it can shorten migraines, improve athletic performance, increase one's ability to focus and can be effective for reducing stress and managing anxiety. This is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>With the benefits so clear, why …

How to Meditate: How Meditation Changed My Life

Meditation is about being able to sit with yourself. Why is that hard? Well, maybe you live in a busy part of Brooklyn, as I did, where the street noise never stops, or maybe your window is next to a busy bus stop, as mine was—but all that's actually of no matter. Meditating isn't about being in a …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Self-improvement

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Why Positive Thinking Sometimes Doesn’t Work

It’s time we stopped deceiving ourselves with some of this positive thinking talk.<p>There’s just a lot of rehashed advice that when applied, just …

Self-help

The Importance of Following Your Inner Voice

<i>By Kristin A. Meekhof</i><p>When a well- known author gave me the opportunity to guest blog on her website, I did a happy dance. I had to reread the email …

University of Michigan

Emotions: The Guidance System of the Soul. ~ Sam Welsby

I had an exchange with a stranger last night that I’ll remember forever.<p>We looked intensely at each other while I touched his arm before walking …

The Easiest Way to Meditate

I worked recently with a client who said he hated to meditate, and it hit me: have we been making meditation too difficult?<p>To meditate is simply to focus the mind or to think deeply. Meditation can be the intentional letting go of all thoughts or the purposeful attention on a thought, like a prayer …

Embracing Awkward

In the midst of a lively discussion recently about what makes a yoga practice more therapeutic, my workshop group and I experienced a pivotal moment. …

5 Key Benefits of Being Positive

412 Shares<p>Our hearts are like a safe in the energy bank of our bodies. We each have our own security personnel in the form of a personal energy field …

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Should we be mindful of mindfulness?

At just after 6.15pm in a brightly lit conference room in Oxford, 22 grown men and women are lying on the floor trying hard to focus on their left knee. From across the room a lilting, calm voice has already invited the group to explore their feet and ankles with "gentle curiosity" and is heading …