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Here are 10 little-known morning habits of mentally tough people

You don’t need to act physically tough to appear mentally strong.<p>A strong mindset is one that’s disciplined, determined and consistent. It’s a …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

A former LinkedIn VP who's hired 3,000 people says if you hate networking, you're probably doing it wrong

If you hate networking, you're probably going about it the wrong way.<p>Steve Cadigan, who was LinkedIn's VP of Talent before he founded his own firm Cadigan Talent Ventures in 2012 and digital business school ISDI in 2016, tells Business Insider that, while networking is not optional in today's job …

Employment

Top 10 Ways to Speed Up Old Technology

Even if you are building a brand new computer, odds are you have some old gear around the house you’d like to get as much life out of as possible. …

Raspberry Pi

15 Minutes to Balancing Your Karma: Guided Meditation

“Karma isn’t revenge; it is a mirror of your souls mistakes and for those that wish bad karma for you it is also a mirror for their mistakes. Karma …

Karma

The Ancient Greeks Warned Us About Trump

We might think tyrants are the opposite of democracy. But like it or not, they can spring from within democracies as well. And here we are. Buckle up.<p>…

Neuroscience Of Mindfulness: How To Make Your Mind Happy

Everybody is talking about mindfulness… but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you’ll hear, “Umm, …

Magic

8 Powerful Morning Routines of Ultra-Confident People

How to give yourself an espresso shot of confidence as soon as you wake up<p>Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily.<p>The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't get very far …

Self-esteem

7 Motivational Songs for Badass Entrepreneurs Who Hustle Hard

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the sage screamed words of Eminem: “You better lose yourself in the music, the moment. You own it, you better never let it go. You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow. This opportunity comes once in a lifetime…”<p>Sure, we …

Entrepreneurship

New Study Confirms Work Email Is Destroying Your Mental Health

And makes the case for unplugging after-hours.<p>When word got out in June that France was trying to pass a labor law including a "right to disconnect" clause (read: a ban on work-related emails after-hours), we all downloaded DuoLingo and began silently plotting our moves.<p>Now, a new study by three …

12 Ways to Know You Genuinely Have Emotional Intelligence

Genuine people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. Discover the unique habits that cause them to radiate with energy and confidence.<p>There's an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the …

Emotional Intelligence

There's a dark side to 'emotional intelligence' even though everybody says it's a good thing

"People skills" are almost always assumed to be a good thing.<p>Search employment ads and you will find them listed as a qualification for a startling array of jobs, including Applebee's host, weight-loss specialist, CEO, shoe salesperson, and (no joke) animal-care coordinator.<p>The notion that people …

Psychology

7 Incredible Things That Happen Once You Learn To Enjoy Being Alone

We live in a world of constant contact--a place that's losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of shared desks and wide-open common spaces, and rather than sitting at their desks working independently, school children are placed in groups. It seems …

Self-improvement

The dark side of your star sign: arrogant, bullying Leo. Envious Pisces. Fickle, lazy Libra. A wickedly provocative astrology book reveals the bad habits... so how do you fare?

• <b>New book shows not only the traits of each sign but also their downfalls</b>• <b><br>Includes lists of the 'deadly sins' each sign is most likely to suffer …

Astrology

5 Daily Language (and Body Language) Habits of Great Leaders

Leaders have the biggest impact on employee engagement. Here are 5 simple things you can do to boost morale and increase productivity.<p>Employee engagement is running at around 32 percent. Which means that a staggering 68 percent of staff, potentially your staff, are either disengaged or, even worse, …

Employee Engagement

Biggest U.S. Health Insurer Says It May Abandon Public Exchanges

UnitedHealth, the nation’s largest health insurer, chopped its 2015 earnings forecast and indicated it is questioning its future in public insurance exchanges, a key component in the nation's health care overhaul popularly known as Obamacare.<p>The company said Thursday that it would pull back on the …

Health Care

10 Action Verbs That Define a Great Leader (Hint: They All Start With the Letter R) | Inc.com

Great leaders know how to act on what they know.<p>After a period of evaluation and discussion, they get out of the comfortable confines of their offices and go out into the hallways and conferences rooms, making decisions, interacting with employees, and carrying out the plans everyone discussed as a …

Leadership

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

This Man’s Hilarious Journey To Weight Loss Should Be An SNL Sketch

This viral video is unlike typical fare because it features a few recognizable faces, but it suitably parodies self-improvement videos across the internet. The short film, directed by Ben Berman, premiered last month at Sundance, and now it’s bursting across YouTube. Current <i>SNL</i> star Beck Bennett …

3tags.org

14 Ways To Be A Healthyish Eater Right Now

Tried and true but manageable tips to help you become healthyish.<p>Responses have beed edited for clarity and length. Social image by Lauren Zaser from here.

100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

Muscle

Attention Fellow Introverts: It's Time to Stop Beating Ourselves Up

I crave time alone even when I'm lonely. How I'm learning to accept my introversion while pushing myself out of my comfort zone.<p>A few years ago, my best friend of over a decade called me and I chose not to answer. We were living in different states and hadn't seen each other in months; in his …

How to trick your brain into being productive when you can't focus

Or, worse, it's completely blank, save for the cursor mocking you each time it blinks (rude).<p>It's happened to all of us, and it's a <i>really</i> frustrating feeling. Especially when you've dedicated specific time to work on this project, and it is quickly ticking away.<p>It's even more nerve-wracking — and …

Productivity

‘If I leave this hospital, I will die’: Suicidal teen discharged after eight nights in hospital without treatment

An Ottawa mother whose suicidal 17-year-old daughter spent eight nights at Queensway Carleton Hospital last month waiting in vain for a bed in its …

23 signs you're burnt out at work

Work can be taxing for everyone, and we all occasionally feel weary after a long day at the office.<p>But if your life is a chronic state of stress and …

Here's How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease

Science has shown that mindfulness meditation can have a positive impact on a huge range of health conditions, including cancer, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The practice has even been found to slow HIV progression and protect the brain from aging.<p>Mindfulness seems to improve …

Mindfulness

10 Food Combinations That Can Ruin Your Health

Do you often have problems in digesting a meal? If you have ever wondered about the reason, it is probably because you eat foods that should never be …