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19 activities super successful people do over long weekends

With the long weekend approaching, it is interesting to look at how super successful people spend their free time. Do they totally unplug from work …

Success

5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Learn How to Focus

These TEDx talks teach the power of mindfulness and how it can help overcome common obstacles in your business and your life.<p>Although we know it's best to be fully present in everything we do throughout the day--it's tough to do this without practice and guidance on how to stay focused.<p>When we are …

5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits

Psychological research shows people overestimate themselves in nearly every arena — including modesty. Which raises an interesting question … What’s …

Ways to Calm Down Quickly When You Are Feeling Overwhelmed

Stress comes in many forms. Acute stress is the type of stress that happens and is then over quickly, leaving relatively little damage in its wake. …

Guys, Here's How to Maintain Muscle and Get Lean

You’re putting in the work at the gym, but your body’s not showing it. You’ve stopped gaining muscle and started putting on an extra layer of fat. …

Antidotes for the Worrying Mind

For better or worse, we’ve inherited a worrying brain. This was really good news for ancestors who had to survive harsh conditions and constant …

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Northwestern University

These 3 habits can completely transform your confidence

Most people misunderstand confidence …<p>They think that people are just naturally confident.<p>This is false.<p>People who have unearned levels of …

3 Ways to Fight Laziness and Take Control of your Life

You're reading 3 Ways to Fight Laziness and Take Control of your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

How to Recognize Your Inner Critic

This practice is really about communicating with the inner critic, and, as for Lilah, the first step is to catch that voice when it appears. We …

There's a free class that teaches you how to be happy — here are the 5 best things I learned

Holly Smith<p><b>I not only learned a lot about the science of happiness and well-being, but I also learned a lot about myself, including my signature</b> …

These Are The Best Workouts To Do When You Feel Anxious, According To Experts

When you're dealing with anxiety or stress, one of the first and most common suggestions people will give you is to try exercising. But if that isn't …

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

101 new ways to make this your best summer ever | brunch | feature

<b>How to keep hydrated (without drinking water)</b><br>You know drinking water is good for your health. But you’re one of those who simply doesn’t have …

Fashion (India)

How to (Finally) Stop Taking Things So Personally, According to a Psychotherapist

Next time you're feeling hurt or angry, this is what to do.<p>"It's not personal. It's just business." How many times have you heard those words when you were smarting over a job you didn't get or a pitch that got rejected, or a professional setback or slight? And how often have you found them …

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

The Sleeping Trick That Will Save Your Relationship

You and your S.O. share everything, from Netflix accounts and bottles of wine to inside jokes and how you <i>really</i> feel about <i>Game of Thrones</i> (you don’t …

The 4 Inner Monologues Holding You Back From Epic Sex

Do you long to experience earth-shattering soulful sex with your partner but often find yourself feeling disconnected and disappointed? You might be …

10 Lessons You Need to Learn If You Want a Truly Successful Career

Work on things that matter.<p><i>What are the biggest lessons you have learned in the corporate world? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Chris Cocks, President at Wizards of the Coast, on</b> …

Ignoring Your Emotions Is Bad for Your Health. Here's What to Do About It

Modern life is full of emotional challenges. The pressure to succeed, need to “keep up,” fear of missing out and desire for good relationships and …

The Motivation Secrets of Richard Branson, Gary Vaynerchuk and Other Superstar Entrepreneurs

"Screw it. Let's just do it."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a demanding job -- and one that encroaches on your lifestyle. You’ll face long nights, working weekends, tough decisions and tougher consequences. So what is it that gets entrepreneurs out …

Motivation

4 Small Habits That Can Instantly Make You More Energetic and Productive

Mental energy is a valuable currency that can be maximized with these four simple habits.<p>Everything we do on a daily basis affects our mental energy in some form or fashion. Deciding what to wear, what to eat, what route to take to work, and what order to return your calls in are just a few of the …

5 Best New Backpacking Tents of 2018

Backpacking shelters take many shapes and forms. Big and heavy gives you plenty of room, but weighs you down as you hike to the next camp. Ultralight …

Festival of the month: Holi

The Hindu festival of Holi marks the beginning of Spring and is celebrated mostly in northern states of India. Bidding goodbye to the chilly winters, …

Latin America has the best beaches on Earth – here are 20 you must visit

A few years ago, after passing through the party strip north of Punta del Este, Uruguay – this was before the likes of Shakira, Martin Amis and George Clooney became regulars – I went walking around a lagoon surrounded by protected semi-wild pampas.<p>A breeze barely rippled the cool blue water; …

South America

How to pack light for travel—you’ll be glad you did

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Laura Lynch used to check at least one bag on every trip, but that changed when she realized …

Backpacking

Don’t hold back on sighing—it’s the body’s built-in reset button

It’s right up there with loud phone talking, gum chewing, and knee-shaking. Loud, breathy sighs coming from a coworker can feel passive-aggressive and downright irritating. Sigh. But before jamming in your earbuds and thinking angry thoughts, you should know that sighs are keeping your coworker …

Mindfulness

One Day in Big Bend National Park, Texas

Endless Adventure in One Park<p>Rich vegetation. Bushes, cacti, and yuccas. Flood plains, canyons, and mountains. Best yet, you don't need to visit …

National Parks

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Get Rid of These 4 Bad Habits

Ever been tagged as someone who assumes too much? You may not like this article.<p>Think good communication matters at work? You bet. In fact, the world's most successful billionaire entrepreneurs have already declared its importance.<p>Warren Buffett recently told a graduate student earning his MBA at …

How 21 Creative Entrepreneurs Structure Their Day

Some rise for the day at 3 am. Others finally turn off their minds for some shut eye by 3 am. Whether you fit in one of these categories or somewhere …