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10 Things to Remember Before You Take Things Personally

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• This morning at a train stop near the hospital, a man and his three young …

Narcissists aren't capable of something called 'object constancy' — and it helps explain why they are so cruel to the people they date

We're all guilty of saying hurtful things in the heat of the moment. Every relationship has its ups and downs, usually resulting in arguments, but these don't necessarily mean you're going to break up.<p>When we quarrel with our loved ones, most of us have the ability not to do too much damage. This …

5 Key Traits Of Successful People

I almost laughed when a new client we’ll call Jack walked into my office, sat down, and asked me what the secret to success was. I stifled my laugh when I realized he was serious, staring at me in earnest, genuinely hoping I had the answer.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>Here’s the truth: there’s no one single …

The Neuroscience of Spiritual Awakening

It was 1972 at Penn State University, and Gary Weber, a 29-year old materials science PhD student, had a problem with his brain. It kept generating …

I don’t Need You, Because I have Me.

While finalizing my divorce, I can’t help but return to the beginning in an attempt to understand the road that has led me here.<p>The truth is, no one …

Donald Trump Has Had the Best First Week of Any President Ever!

At least, according to this memo from... the Trump administration.<p>It's fair to say that Donald Trump, our... <i>gulp</i> new President... is pretty fixated on the early reviews of his presidency. For proof, look no further than the following bonkers email his administration sent out this morning.<p>This is …

50 Profound Buddha Quotes That Will Crack Your Idea of Reality Wide Open

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<br>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

Spirituality

12 Little Known Laws of Karma That Will Give You a Clear Perspective on Life

You’ve probably heard the phrase “karma is a b$tch!” before. Do you really know what karma means? It isn’t some sort of punishment, it’s actually …

The Surprising Speed of Om: Meditation Benefits Your Body Surprisingly Fast

Studies have suggested that meditation promotes brain activity, boosts the immune system, helps with insomnia, reduces pain, and increases the …

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

Is the Mindfulness Craze Turning Us Into Suckers?

Mindfulness sounds pretty great. Who could be against teaching people to be more present in the moment, to try to worry less about the past and …

health

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend | Inc.com

<i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses science-backed evidence at willyoulaugh.com,</b> …

Motivation

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few -- the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

Kabhi Kisiko Muqammal Jahan Nahi Milta | Asha Bhosle | Ahista Ahista 1981 Songs

20 Things Happy Couples Don’t Do in a Perfect Relationship

There are many things you can do to build a perfect relationship. However, sometimes it’s the things you don’t do that make all the difference. 20 …

Ego Death: The Obliteration Of The Self And The Experience Of Enlightenment

<i>Waking up is an endless losing what you think you know, like a wave of destruction that leaves nothing, but what is true.</i> —<i>Unmani</i><p>Death is a word that …

The Buddhist Challenge

WRITING LAST MAY for <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i>’s popular philosophy blog <i>The Stone</i>, Jay Garfield (with Bryan W. Van Norden) provocatively argued that …

Hinduism