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How to Get Along with an Introvert

Sometimes extraverts, and even other introverts, feel awkward around quiet or sensitive introverts. “Must we always restrain ourselves in order to …

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

Coping with Stress

Stress is tension and pressure that occurs in our lives because of various demands, responsibilities and concerns. When our boss tells us to work …

7 Signs of a Covert Introvert Narcissist

Narcissism is often associated with its many external manifestations, including attention seeking, grandstanding, superficial charm, lack of …

The 22 books to read before you quit your job

I was recently visited by a good friend I went to university with. He’s still in the field of architecture, and it was the first time we’d seen each …

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

Are you still trying to think of a clever goal to work toward this year? How about challenging yourself to learn a new skill? Or even better, several!<p>…

Online Education

A 5-Minute Exercise That Will Boost Your Mood

Try these guaranteed mood boosters, created by game designer Jane McGonigal, PhD, author of the forthcoming book Superbetter.<p><i>On left: Positive emotions, On right: Negative emotions</i><p>Look over the emotional states above and on a separate piece of paper write down any you've felt in the past 24 hours. …

Happiness

Science: Liking Your Alone Time May Mean Greater Success

Although success is something we all hope to achieve, it can be a real struggle. You might think the extroverts of the world have the best shot at …

Self-improvement

The 4 most common relationship problems — and how to fix them

Most of the people giving advice don't know the research. So where are the real answers?<p>I decided to call an expert: Dr. John Gottman.<p>You might remember him as the researcher in Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink" who, after just a few minutes, could predict whether a couple would end up divorced.<p>John is a …

University of Washington

19 Words That Mean Something Different When You Have Social Anxiety

Plans = something you want to cancel.

Mental Health

Facebook is annihilating your self-esteem, and you’re not alone

The dopamine high of a notification is never enough. Research ties the social media site to depression and anxiety<p>Last month, I reactivated my old Facebook account for 15 minutes before realizing I’d made a terrible mistake.<p>I deleted my profile last year because I didn’t like the person I was when …

7 Reasons Adult Coloring Books Are Great for Your Mental, Emotional and Intellectual Health

There are many times when I suggest adult coloring books to patients, and they look at me like perhaps we should be switching seats. However, time and again, they come back to me and tell me how beneficial they find them to be. Many psychologists and therapists "prescribe" these to patients for …

33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never …

Books

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

Happiness

How to Naturally Release DMT from the Pineal Gland

The work of Dr. Rick Strassman has illuminated many of the mysteries long kept by the ancients to modern science and the general public, somewhat …

8 Tips for Dealing With Stress and Overwhelm

In today's modern world, distractions are growing, busy-ness is increasing, stress is climbing and people are feeling more overwhelmed than ever before. Information overload, the rapid rate of change and increased role expectations are all contributors. These trends are unlikely to slow down so …

How a spreadsheet helped me tackle my depression

Normally I’m a positive, productive member of society. But I do have episodes of depression that make even getting out of bed difficult.<p>There’s a stigma associated with even saying that much, but I’m open to writing about it. Maybe some of the tools that I’ve found to help me manage my depression …

Productivity

6 truths on why introverts make great leaders

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Jeff Boss, Entrepreneur<p>It’s rare that …

6 Self-Help Books That -- Really! -- Help

The first month of fall makes us all want to jump-start a better, happier, healthier way of living. Here are the strategies and ideas that passed our "I tried it" test.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40<p>Like | Follow

TED Talks

10 Things I Learned Starting My First Side Business As a Work at Home Mom

Before my son was born I was in awe of the idea of work at home moms (WAHMS). They had the best of both worlds, being with their families and still having a career. It sounded really simple to me. Then I tried it for myself and soon discovered that the dream lifestyle could easily become a …

How to Master the Female Orgasm in 15 Minutes | Amuse

If you’ve ever wondered if you could be having better sex, or dream of a polysexual utopia, this is a story for you.<p>The story is about a practice called Orgasmic Meditation [OM] that besides providing key words for some top-grade clickbait, has the answers to all of your questions.<p>OK, not all of …

10 Educational Sites To Teach You Languages For Free

There are so many great reasons to take the time to learn a new language. Unfortunately, many of the well-known resources for learning to speak or …

Language Learning

6 Tips To Read 100 Books A Year And Get The Most Out Of It

Imagine reading a hundred books over the next year. You'll become far smarter than you are now. Here's how you actually read 100 books in a year.

Books

Six Reasons Solo Travel Is Great for Introverts

Setting out on your first solo travels can be daunting. And if you're a natural introvert, the thought of heading off alone might seem even harder - …

Money on His Mindfulness: The Real Dalai Lama

There is no greater demonstration of the weaknesses of our culture than the honorifics we attach to unworthy individuals. The pope is always called …

Hinduism

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Research suggests there are 4 types of introverts — find out which best describes you

According to new research, there are four different kinds of introversion: social, thinking, anxious, and restrained.<p><b>Social introverts</b> prefer to socialize in small groups instead of large groups — or simply fly solo. They don't necessarily feel anxious in large groups; they just prefer more …

Find Your Balance Point

<b>Clarify Your Priorities</b><b></b> <i>Are you experiencing the highest level of clarity and confidence possible to pursue your goals?</i><i></i> <i>Do you feel inspired and fully</i> …

Leadership