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22 Books Highly Recommended by Successful People

People who achieve the most in life are often voracious readers.<p>People who achieve the most in life are keen on self-improvement, which is why they're also often voracious readers. Here are some excellent titles to check out, recommended by nearly two dozen successful executives.<p>1. <i>You Are a Badass</i> …

The 5 differences between amateurs and true professionals

The only way to become better at anything is to spend time working on it.<p>But, how can you put in your ‘reps’ if you’re not consistent enough?<p>And, why …

7 words that make you sound passive aggressive at work

Maintaining healthy and happy relationships with coworkers is important to an overall healthy and happy work environment. And one way to do so is by …

Self-help

10 Powerful Habits That Will Help You Become the Best Version of Yourself

Get the toxicity out of your life.<p><i>What are some habits that are good to get into? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>These are my …

A One Week Challenge: Brothers, Focus On Your Possibilities.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Ask yourself a question today. Ask yourself that for what are you living? To get busy in useless fights on social media? Or to feel …

11 Ideas That Will Rewire Your Brain

This curated column is authored by Tim Denning, Blogger &The post 11 Ideas That Will Rewire Your Brain appeared first on iamwire.

Motivation

7 Ways to Become Your Best Self

Don’t settle for the counterfeit versions like power, success, fame, status, and wealth. Here’s how to insure that you’re on the right path.

7 Success Stories That’ll Motivate You To Work Hard And Never Give Up

Albert Einstein (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)<p>There are many times in our lives when we feel let down and rejected. But you know what they say, …

Motivation

How to Stop Your Mind From Wandering During Meditation

Active meditation can prevent intrusive thoughts from sabotaging your practice.<p>The virtues of meditation and mindfulness are being extoled almost …

Mindfulness

Want to Remember Everything You Read? Try These Easy Techniques

Simple reading techniques that help you retain more information--and for longer periods of time.<p>In the iconic science fiction movie, <i>The Matrix</i>, Neo --played by Keanu Reeves --has kung-fu skills uploaded directly to his brain through a cable.<p>If only we could do the same! Particularly with all the …

19 tiny habits that will have a big impact on your personal happiness

Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how you can make that happen right now, or …

Self-improvement

Is Your Workplace Toxic? Here's How to Avoid Being Part of the Problem

Shift your negative energy by seeing what's possible.<p>Last week, I was invited to do a Facebook Live session. Arriving at the studio I felt a bit intimidated with all the cameras and lights and action of a live set. The purpose of the session was to promote my new book called <i>Match In The Root</i> …

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Image: iStock<p>Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading …

13 Incredible New Books to Add to Your Bookshelf This Month

21 intriguing books I want to read in 2018

Every year, I read advance copies of dozens of big idea and business books. So do other authors, but we all do it separately—and rarely get a chance to discuss, debate, and share our insights. My resolution this year is to change that.<p>I've started a book club with Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, and …

Books

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,<p>I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Want to Get More Done? Answer These 5 Questions Every Night

Changing your life and winning the next day starts with these 5 questions.<p>When it comes to staying on the positive end of the spectrum to growth and expansion, many people think that high performers have a secret that the majority doesn't possess.<p>However, their success isn't rooted in secrets and …

5 Nightly Rituals of the Most Successful People

If you don't do these things before bed, you won't wake up ready for success.<p>Achieving great accomplishments on a regular basis requires that you build a set of habits around the things that make you successful. When you distill the success of elite entrepreneurs, or any elite performer for that …

Success

health

Health

The Blueprint for Uncommon Success

You're reading The Blueprint for Uncommon Success, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

The Power of Habit

About a month ago I read a book I can't stop thinking about! The Power of Habit is the exact kind of non-fiction I love. It's smart and interesting and it changes your perception how you do what you do, or why you are who you are.<p>Sounds interesting, right?<p>The idea, is that a large majority of the …

Weight Loss

10 Proven Ways To Help Stop Negative Thinking

“I’m not going to get it right;” “everything always goes wrong” “I always have such bad luck…” Happiness can be elusive with this kind of negative …

Happiness

20 practical tips for understanding your mind

Meditation has helped me to form all my other habits, it's helped me to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in my life. I'm far from perfect, but it has helped me come a long way.<p>Probably most importantly, it has helped me …

Meditation

10 Mindfulness And Meditation Questions Answered

<b>1. Mindfulness, what's that?</b><p>It's simply the idea of paying attention to what you're paying attention to, and being aware of your thoughts and emotions.<p><b>2. Why should I care about paying attention?</b><p>Being mindful is seemingly universally beneficial. Mindfulness meditation has been scientifically shown …

Mindfulness

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

The Only Love Quotes Collection Everyone Needs

Love is the most powerful emotion a human being can experience. It’s also hard to put into words, but these love quotes make saying what you’re …

How the 4-7-8 breathing technique could help you fall asleep

From bedtime aromatherapy to pre-sleep yoga, our Sleep Sanctuary series shares some top tips to help you get a good night’s sleep.<p>In this video, we show you how to utilise the 4-7-8 breathing technique. Pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil, the technique works by calming the mind and …

Meditation and Self-Discipline

<i>“If you practice zazen regularly, you get into the habit of it; as far as I personally am concerned, for example, my brain works the same way in</i> …

10 Gratitude Mantras that Will Make You Appreciate What You Have

As you sit here reading these words, pause for a moment and take a quick assessment of your life. Chances are, you have access to food, shelter, and …

Gratitude