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10 ways to find happiness: Learn how to shine in all areas of your life

Author Rachel Bridge shows you how<p>The most effective way to achieve anything big in life, whether that is to get a promotion, start a business, get …

Motivation

Why You Must Ask Yourself This Question

After spending his entire career working his way up the corporate ladder, 48-year-old Andy finally reached the top. But almost as soon as he reached …

Motivation

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked By Richard Branson Will Move You To Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Motivation

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

... and the movies and TV shows we watch<p>Pamela Paul’s memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. “I almost always remember where I was and I remember the book itself. I remember the physical object,” says Paul, the editor of <i>The New York Times Book Review</i>, who reads, it …

Books

4 Habits of People Who Are Always Learning New Skills

Working in online learning, I’ve found that every year around this time there’s a burst of sign-ups from workers seeking new skills. Perhaps it’s a matter of New Year’s resolutions, or a reaction to seeing their friends and colleagues make big career changes each January.<p>Unfortunately, the initial …

Amazon Web Services

This Divorced Man Wrote Some Beautiful Marriage Advice Every Man Should Read

A newly-divorced man revealed on Facebook the advice he wished he’d known before tying the knot. Gerald Rogers, who works as a motivational speaker …

So, You're Lost? The Advice You'd Never Expect

Here’s a secret: you <i>will</i> lose your way. We all do. At some point in our lives, we wake up and wonder where we are and, more importantly, why we are …

I have read nearly 800 books, and they all made me realize the same thing

I am an online brand who has contributed over 4,000 articles and videos online. So I generally receive emails, messages, and requests from people around the world. And given that my childhood was not perfect, I battled with poverty, and I also made plenty of mistakes  —  I think I resonate with …

Selling

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert | Inc.com

For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on top of it and get things done!<p>Meanwhile, we …

Time Management

50 most useful Alexa skills

Alexa has a ton of functionality out of the box, but the real magic happens when you dig into the world of third-party skills.<p>Out of the box, Alexa can do an impressive number of things. It can stream Amazon Music or Spotify, control your Philips Hue smart bulbs or anything connected to a …

Smart Homes

The book that completely changed the way I approach my life and career

One of the biggest mysteries in modern day life is something that we're all guilty of.<p>Please answer me this: Why do we work 8-9 hours a day so that we can earn free time, while we endlessly waste that hard-earned free time?<p>Have you ever looked at it this way? It's an absurd way of living. And yet, …

TV shows

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every day, I don't know exactly what my team is going to do. I don't know what my clients are …

Neuroscience

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

How Richard Branson Uses a Simple, Psychologically-Proven Brain Trick to Turn a 'Disorder' Into a Strength | Inc.com

Richard Branson has never been reticent to share his personal experience with dyslexia. In the opening sentence to a recent blog post, Branson writes, "I'm often asked how I went from being a dyslexic school dropout to founding many successful businesses."<p>Branson wrote the post to promote a new …

Autism

Your Brain Might Be Distorting Reality

Some researchers are finding that the things you do could change what your brain sees–but not everyone is convinced.<p>We usually believe that what we see is a true representation of what’s there. The basic model of vision is that the eyes receive sensory information, the brain processes it, and then …

Psychology

7 things I learnt after being admitted to the psych ward

opinion<p><b>Depression has been a part of my life since I was a teenager.</b><p>Over the years, I’ve become all too familiar with these periods of darkness, but …

Emotional Intelligence

Twenty podcasts that will make you smarter

There are so many great podcasts out now that you're guaranteed to find some you'll get addicted to.<p>And though there are plenty of entertaining …

Self-improvement

Everything We Know About Physics in One Neat Infographic

If you've ever wondered which part of physics covers which part of space, fret no more. Here is an awesome map that lays it all out.<br>Read More

Physics

All I Want Is For You To Give It Everything You Got.

It’s the simplest ask I’ve ever put out into the world. It’s my one wish for everyone reading.<p>All I want is for you to give your life everything …

Motivation

Activity in brain's thinking and problem-solving center linked to avoiding anxiety

Boosting activity in brain areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety, suggests a new study by Duke …

7 Important Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way | Inc.com

As elders are always telling younger people, experience is the best teacher. But if you can take in a life lesson without putting yourself through difficulty--if you can benefit from someone else's experience instead of your own--so much the better.<p>Here are seven such lessons that it would be great …

Motivation

Create a Kinder Mind: How to Stop Your Mean, Hurtful Self-Talk

<b>“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens!” ~Louise Hay</b><p>In my quest to learn …

Positive Thinking

This Mesmerising NASA Footage Set to a 'Sound of Silence' Cover Will Give You Chills

Hello darkness, my old friend...<p>The vast majority of humanity can only imagine what it's like to spend your days travelling around the planet and …

An Introduction to Hormones

A hormone is a specific molecule that acts as a chemical messenger in the endocrine system. Hormones are produced by specific organs and glands and …

Hormones

Brain Imaging Shows We Can Unlearn Chronic Pain

Two new studies, one published last month and another slated for publication in early 2018, confirm through brain imaging and other techniques, that …

Pain

Your To-Do List Isn't Working. Here's How to Fix It in 1 Step | Inc.com

You're probably familiar with the story for a jar that represents the time available in your life. You fill the jar with rocks, pebbles, and sand representing the big, medium, and small stuff you do every day. If you start with pebbles and sand, you'll run out of space for the big rocks--the things …

Time Management

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

Wall Street

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain