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How to keep your past experiences from getting in the way of your future success

It's natural.<p>We all want to be the best we can and will do anything to be that 1 or 2% better than the competition.<p>We read and experiment and try to learn from the past.<p>There's so much time spent worrying about those few extra percent that it blinds us from seeing the potential for bigger change.<p>So …

Self-improvement

Chicken Jalfrezi

It's that time of the year again. Most of my stories, food or otherwise revolve around our vacation time growing up that we spend in India, usually …

What One Nutritionist Ate for an Entire Week (in Pictures)

Spoiler alert: Yes, lots of veggies are involved—but so are some doughnuts and potato chips.<p>As a dietician, I find that many people are curious about what I eat on a day-to-day basis. People often assume I follow a strict no-fun diet that consists of kale, quinoa, and a ton of salads. Honestly, I …

New Years Resolution: Eat More Fiber And Lose Fat Faster

Looking to get more fiber in your fat loss diet plan? If you want to lose weight, and you probably do this new year, fiber is a critical element. …

Nutrition

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i><p>Another year has almost gone by, but now is the perfect opportunity to reflect and build a plan for next year.<p>I've come up with a set of questions to help you reflect, focus and build a plan to make your 2015 a successful year that embraces …

Happiness

8 apps to help you actually keep your 2015 New Year's resolutions

New Year's resolutions are tough.<p>Though we may start the year with the best of intentions, old habits die hard and too often we're back to our old …

Apps

What Yoga Has Taught Me for 2015

We all crave and deserve a fresh start from time to time. The good news is 2015 is right around the corner and bearing down on us like a train. So, ready or not, we best be gettin' prepared for the biggest fresh start and do over of the year.<p>As New Year's Day rolls around we burst out of the gate …

Motivation

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p><b>When Eating</b><br>Take an honest look at your diet and your bathroom schedule. Your belly might not be caused by fat but by air trapped …

4 Key Attributes Necessary for Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We all have hopes and dreams, but sadly, not all of us reach them in our lifetimes.<p>We all deserve to reach our goals, but this isn’t going to happen …

Motivation

3 Steps You Can Take Right Now To Build Confidence | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Use your Mirror</b><p>When I tried this initially it did feel a bit awkward the first few times but it really is a dose for confidence and if practiced …

Outsourcing

What It Takes to Go From Dead Broke to 6 Figures in 6 Months

Leading Authority for Young Entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs we know life is often a roller coaster with lots of uncertainty and chaos. When you’re in the struggle, it’s tough to see a clear path to success, but it’s crucial to let your …

Motivation

8 Time-Saving Holiday Baking and Dessert Hacks

Totally show up your cousin and her fruitcake this year with these simple tricks.<p><b>1. Use Marshmallows Instead of Making Frosting</b><p>Love cupcakes but don't have a hand mixer or the time to make your own frosting? Just bake your cupcakes according to the recipe, <i>but</i> — four minutes before they're finished …

Married to an Entrepreneur -- Lots of Shoes to Fill

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have tried on hundreds of different shoes in the entrepreneurial world.<p>While many people prefer to use hats as an analogy for playing different roles, I like to use shoes as I'm a woman who just loves shoes.<p>As the spouse of an …

Entrepreneurship

How to Develop the Four Primary Skills of All Meditation

Paul Cavel, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Emancipation or freedom from slavery and bondage is ultimately what the human spirit craves. From the perspective …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Start Living Life to the Fullest: Powerful Phrases to Inspire you to Spiritual Greatness

I have selected 75 phrases that have had a profound impact in my life throughout the years. It is my sincere hope that they will deeply inspire you to reach a higher level of awareness and lasting fulfillment in your life in all the realms. May you surrender to the ecstasy of pure being and the …

Spirituality

16 Tips for Getting 90 Percent of Your Work Done in the Morning | Inc.com

Imagine this.<p>By the time lunch rolls around, you push back from your desk with a satisfied sigh, saunter off to your car, and drive off to have a leisurely, stress-free lunch, daydreaming about the 18 holes that you're going to play for the rest of the day.<p>This can be for real.<p>You can get 90 …

Productivity

Meditation and Mindfulness Made Simple

• Hundreds of themed sessions on everything from stress to sleep<br>• Bite-sized meditations for busy schedules<br>• SOS exercises in case of sudden meltdowns

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

8 Keys to Being Identified as a Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is an art, requiring a complex set of skills that need to be refined over the years. But before you’re ready to step up for the C-suite, you need to get your foot in the leadership door. I’ve observed the following eight traits …

Leadership

70+ Source of Royalty Free Stock Photos for Your Themes, Website and Blog

Images are the great source of grabbing visitors attention and lead them to trigger the most instantaneous response that you want them. Images can …

These Meditation Books For Beginners Will Have You Picking Up The Practice In No Time

<i>By Jack deTar for Men's Journal</i><p>Whether it's the mounting scientific research that shows the positive effects at a cellular level, or you're just trying to feel less stressed, the main obstacle for many people trying to learn to meditate could be a case of not knowing where to start. A danger is …

First steps into Buddhist meditation

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> Beginners <b>›</b> <b>First steps into Buddhist meditation</b><p><i>on</i> 5 July 2013 • ( 54 )<p><b>Awareness is the key</b>. But what does the word mean to you? To …

12 Qualities of an Enlightened Person

By Charles A. Francis<p><b>”If you think you are enlightened, go home for Thanksgiving.” ~ Ram Dass</b><p>We sometimes say that some people are enlightened, but …

4 Ways Yoga And Meditation Will Make You a Better Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Steve Jobs passed away, friends and family attending his funeral received a small gift from the late tech genius: <i>Autobiography of a Yogi,</i> a book focused on the "ancient science of Yoga and its time-honored tradition of …

Meditation
Leadership