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Why Deeply Intelligent People Don't Try to Think Themselves Out of Unhappiness

It's time to re-think your approach to happiness.<p>Even the smartest and most successful people are unhappy. Take one of my clients, I'll call him George, for example.<p>George is a key player in a large tech firm. He's not only a driven team leader always aiming to improve performance, he's also …

Let’s Learn: Higher Order Components and WebSockets

Redux offers a way to subscribe to updates in state by using connect and Provider. This lets us create dumb components that only focus on presenting …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that …

Emotional Intelligence

Nephew Of Colonel Sanders Revealed The Secret Ingredients Of KFC's Fried Chicken

<i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Whether it’s original or extra crispy, KFC is phenomenal. There are things in this world we may never know like how many …

Recipes

7 Things Successful Leaders Do to Stay Sharp

What makes a leader great? Here are 7 habits you can incorporate right now to become a more successful, happier leader.<p>Leaders tend to be creatures of habit --a valuable trait when running a business since consistency produces results. But, like everything, it requires balance.<p>Some of the most …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

19 Ideas to have a spectacular patio

If you ever wanted to make a change in your backyard or garden, but did not know where to start, we here at homify will give you 19 ideas that will …

I've had over 4,500 one-on-one meetings in my life — here are my best networking tips

I am the consummate networker and I can help you so that a little time spent every morning is paid back in spades.<p>In 2009, when I was still relatively new to the Raleigh/Durham area in North Carolina, I met with over 275 people in about 3 months .<p>There were four to five meetings per day, four days …

Networking

Harness These 4 Habits to Bring an End to Your Procrastination Problem

Develop these habits to uproot the habit of procrastination without falling in the trap of restlessness.<p><i>How do I give up procrastination? 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 Awdhesh</b> …

Top 10 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

You’ve probably heard before that a book can change your life. This phrase couldn’t more relevant than to a book about mindfulness. Practising this …

Meditation

When you learn about these 10 positive thinking hacks, you'll find it easier to switch negative thoughts off

Most of us know that looking on the brighter side of life can make us happier. However, most of us don’t know how to switch it on at will.<p>Instead, we …

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing

Here's the one thing you can do to always be in demand, and always paid at a premium.<p>Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One …

Career Coach: Build your confidence by asking yourself these five questions

Confidence. It’s a state of mind, a way of being and a belief in one’s self. We know it when we see it. It’s courage, energy, self-assuredness and a comfort in one’s own skin.<p>Lack of confidence can stem from a number of factors—lack of knowledge, lack of experience, aversion to risk or change, or …

25 Wise Quotes on Letting Go, Meditation and Mindful Living From Jon Kabat-Zinn

Ever heard of Jon Kabat-Zinn? If not, he’s one of the main reasons mindfulness is in so popular in the west. A professor of Medicine Emeritus, he …

What Is Transcendental Meditation? Katy Perry’s Teacher Explains Hollywood’s Favorite Pathway to Inner Peace

In May’s cover story, Katy Perry reveals the secret to her seemingly superhuman success: twice-daily sessions of a mindfulness technique called Transcendental Meditation. “It’s a game-changer,” she tells Vogue’s Hamish Bowles. “I will feel neuro pathways open, a halo of lights. And I’m so much …

The recipe for happiness and success? Try compassion

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with friends or looking for more friends? Want to relate better to your co-workers?<p>Try a little compassion.<p>Compassion, as one scholar describes it, is "experiencing feelings of loving kindness toward another person's …

Happiness

Zen Buddhism Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About it)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before when discussing Buddhism and suffering.<p>…

Presentation Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews

Presentation Skills List and Examples<p>Updated September 21, 2017<p>Presentation skills, used in the context of business, refers to all the qualities …

The 'Julia Child of Weed' Explains How You're Making Edibles Wrong

The average pot enthusiast is more likely to dump an ounce of mids into some brownie batter than whip up something digestible and effective, so we asked the author of 'The 420 Gourmet,' to share some of his best tips to up your cannabis cooking.<p>Concocting your own pot brownies has long been a …

Weedsday Playlist: Cannabist Founder Ricardo Baca Shares 5 Songs for Your Next Smoke Sesh

Puff, puff pass and press play.<p>192<p>SHARES<p>After working at The Denver Post as music critic and entertainment editor for more than a decade, Ricardo …

8 ways psychologists say successful people achieve their goals

A wealth of psychological research has found the people who achieve most in life take the same deliberate steps to make sure they reach their goals.<p>Sometimes it means minimizing the value of will power; other times it means dusting yourself off after defeat.<p>Here are some of the psychological …

Will Power

How to stay motivated at work — and in life — according to science

You've been trying to get that promotion at work for months now — taking on extra responsibilities and fantasizing about kudos from colleagues and …

This Simple Truth About Life Is the Secret to Success (and Maximum Productivity)

The true secret to productivity is simple, yet profound.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret way to be productive. Ambitious individuals in particular spend time looking for every possible competitive advantage, often only to find out that the secrets to productivity are simpler than they …

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

Self-help

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

#1: Stay away from people who erode your quality of life.<p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes</i>, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority …

Happiness

8 Science-Based Tricks For Quieting The Monkey Mind

Earlier this month, a study reported that a brief instruction in either of two forms of meditation helped quiet negative thoughts in people who were told to think about a fear they had. The results aren’t too surprising since meditation was largely developed to do exactly this, but it’s always good …

Be Happier By Changing Your Mind, Not Your Life

You don't need to change your life to be happier, but you might need to change your thinking.<p>I was in downward dog the other day, in the most Zen place a person can find in New York City, a yoga studio. As the teacher rattled on about the importance of being present and the benefits of acceptance, …

Mindfulness

3 Tips That Will Help You Keep Your Cool Under Pressure

Mindfulness is one of those tools we all have access to. It’s free and accessible 24 hours a day. It doesn’t require a prescription, an appointment …