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This is what determines whether or not most people will become successful in life

Unsuccessful people’s favorite phrase is, “I don’t have time.”<p>There are other ones too: “I don’t have the resources. I don’t have the support. I …

Success

Even Introverts Can Excel at Networking by Following These Steps

The three C's of networking -- Conversation, Connection and Collaboration -- create a context that helps even those most reticent about networking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Networking builds businesses. It brings in clients and partners and helps businesses grow, …

Networking

LinkedIn's CEO Just Identified the Single Biggest Email Mistake You Can Make (and We're All Guilty)

In a recent interview with CNBC's Adam Bryant, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner shared his thoughts on a variety of business topics, including what he's learned about email over the years.<p>In doing so, he called out the practice that stands out as the single biggest mistake people make in email:<p>Writing too …

How to get rid of the thoughts that are clogging your brain

I want to ask you a question. How many hours per day do you think?<p>“I never thought about that.” So let me get this straight. You’re thinking all the …

Study Skills

Setting General Goals For Happiness Can Actually Make You Happier, This Study Says

A great evening out with friends. That amazing vacation you wish you could take again. Having a truly delish meal at a restaurant you’ve never tried …

Happiness

How To Make Your Happiness Last A Lifetime By Adopting This Really Simple Mindset

A wise person once said that happiness is a journey, not a destination. Well, no offense to them, but how long is this so-called “journey,” and how …

Happiness

How To Win At Online Dating

Even those lucky few who have been in long-term relationships since before the dawn of Tinder probably know that online dating isn't exactly a walk …

Online Dating

6 little things you can do to become happier, according to science

While it's obvious that many want to achieve happiness, it's less obvious how to actually attain it.<p>Thankfully, science shows that even the simplest solutions can make you feel less stressed, ease anxiety, and fuel feelings of happiness. We rounded up some science-backed ways to be happier.

Immune System

10 small habits that have a huge return on life

Over the years, I’ve adopted many different “positive” habits.<p>To me, a habit is positive when it improves the quality of my life. A lot has been …

Malcolm Gladwell Just Shared a Counterintuitive Trick to Calm Your Nerves Before Speaking in Public

Advice on giving great speeches or presentations is as popular as that for raising high-achieving kids for a reason; it directly helps many overcome a vivid fear.<p>In a recent interview with Arianna Huffington on the Thrive Global podcast, none other than Malcolm Gladwell confessed that he had to …

Public Speaking

A Case for Atheism: Skepticism about Religion – Part 1

<b>II. There are good reasons to be SKEPTICAL about religion and religious beliefs.</b><p><b>A. Religion is NOT the key to Happiness and Virtue.</b><p><b>RELIGION AND</b> …

Happiness

How to move from fear to fearlessness

“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” — Aristotle<p><b>When fear looks you in</b> …

10 harsh lessons that will make you more successful

Everyone fails in life, and failure can be a crushing experience. The only thing that separates successful people from the rest is how they respond …

Success

24 ADVENTURE TRAVEL IDEAS THAT SHOULD BE ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

Laying on a beach or seeing the top tourist sights are all well and good, but sometimes you need a little more…<p>…a little more excitement, a little …

Adventure Travel

Get Ready to Drop the Pounds With This Keto Diet Meal Plan

The keto diet is a diet that is high in fat and low in carbs. It's used to manage type 2 diabetes but is commonly followed to aid in weight loss. Nutrition scientist Catherine Metzgar, PhD, RD, who is on the clinical team at Virta Health, created an exclusive keto meal plan for POPSUGAR.<p>The daily …

Healthy Eating

How to be happy: 20 pressing questions (and answers) for a more fulfilling life

Happiness is unique in the enormous variety of pseudoscience and claptrap that surrounds it. “No medicine cures what happiness cannot” – Gabriel García Márquez. False. “Sanity and happiness are impossible combinations” – Mark Twain. Incorrect. “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, …

Happiness

How to Beat Stress and Be a Happier Person

To manage your stress, here are some tips to help.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Many things in your life can cause your stress levels to increase. Unexpected events at work or in your personal life make changes in your body, and when your body tries to make these …

Happiness

Don’t Seek Perfection

Perfection is Undesirable: In life, I think it is good to always have the spirit of improvement, however I think we need to be careful of the …

Happiness

Understanding My Purpose

—If you want to have a deeper appreciation for life, asking yourself <b>what’s the purpose of life</b> is a good place to start. Knowing your answer to this …

Happiness

How to raise happy kids – 10 steps backed by science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be happy.</b><p>… <b>the well-being of</b> …

Kids

3 Research Findings That Will Make You a Happier Parent

If you are on the fence about becoming a parent, don't read the research on how having kids affects happiness. While individual parents usually swear up and down that their little ones are their greatest joy, scientists consistently find people with kids are more stressed and less happy than …

Happiness

The 5 Happy Secrets of Effortlessly Positive People

Life can be taxing sometimes. With busy work schedules, family responsibilities, and financial obligations to worry about, staying optimistic …

Social Media

30 days to a smarter and better brain: How to rapidly improve how you think

Everyone wants a better, and smarter brain to process information faster and have better memory recall.<p>The most brilliant minds don’t have more brain …

The Brain

Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier

<b>What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts?</b><p>Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.<p>First, yeah, a good …

Happiness

Stanford Professor: These 3 Small Actions Make You a Magnet for Attracting Luck

A crash course on creating your own luck in business and life.<p>Many believe luck is a lightning bolt that strikes when you least expect it. It's a right-place-right-time kinda thing.<p>Stanford entrepreneurship professor Dr. Tina Seelig would like you to strike that perception of luck from your brain …

Business Strategy

Evidence That Computerized Cognitive Training Works

Many people use computerized cognitive training with the hopes of preventing mental decline or improving mental performance. But do these brain …

Cognition

Procrastination: It's pretty much all in the mind

<b>To procrastinate or not: the answer may be down to differences in how our brains are wired, a study suggests.</b><p>It identified two areas of the brain that determine whether we are more likely to get on with a task or continually put it off.<p>Researchers used a survey and scans of 264 people's brains to …

Amygdala

10 inspirational quotes to make you feel better about not getting anything done today

I love getting things done. That’s why I spend several hours a day reading productivity articles. And when the day is done, I bookmark the ones I …

Motivation

An 80-Year Harvard Study Says This 1 Thing Will Make You Happier and Healthier

Our lives depend on our relationships. From the moment we're born, we rely on others to help raise us, nurture us, care for us. No matter how independent or self-reliant we become, we will always accomplish more with the help of others.<p>But achievements are only the beginning.<p>Robert Waldinger is a …

Happiness

101 Time Management Tips to Boost Productivity Every Day

There is much, large and small, you can do to eliminate inefficiencies and get more done every hour you work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For most of us, time management and staying productive is a daily struggle. Sometimes that’s not the end of the world. But, if …

Productivity