“The list is the origin of culture,” Umberto Eco famously proclaimed. Whether or not he was right about origin, the list is very much a currency of culture, today’s favorite attention-exploitation device
Goal setting is a scientifically proven way to restructure your brain cells so that you're massively more successful. I've seldom met a successful person who didn't start out with a set of ambitious goals.
If you had to answer this question today, could you? If not, you’re in the same boat as most of the population. There’s no specific time or age in which we as humans magically come to know ourselves. of
Want to Better Balance Your Work and Life Without Feeling Guilty? Stop Apologizing For These 5 Things
It's hard enough to integrate your work and life in a way that works--don't add guilt to the mix. There are very few people that don't struggle with work-life balance, at least to some extent. We all to
By Kerri Palmer, Senior Vice President, Risk Management, and head of the Mid-Atlantic Women’s Network, Capital One Eleanor Roosevelt said, “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
You know the benefits that focusing and clearing your mind can provide. Here’s how to start. If you feel guilty about your technology habits, you’re not alone. Over the past few years, we’ve learned that
All you need is a few quiet minutes and your brain (and no, it's not meditation). How do you start each workday? A cup of coffee? A chat with a colleague? Scanning the headlines? Most of us like to warm
A little randomness is your friend when it comes to staying motivated toward good habits. For years, you've heard that training yourself or others to a desired habit requires some positive reinforcement--that
Building these habits doesn't take brute strength--just attention to your intention. Success is no cakewalk. It takes every ounce of perseverance and strength you've got. That includes mental strength.
If You Can Honestly Say 'Yes' to These 7 Questions, Your Emotional Intelligence Is Higher Than You Think
Emotional intelligence is in high demand in today's work environment. Take these questions for a spin to assess your own. One thing I know is that drama in the workplace is inevitable as long as human
Debunking the social stigma around late risers, or what Einstein has to do with teens’ risk for smoking. “Six hours’ sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool,” Napoleon famously prescribed.
Want to Feel Calm Fast? Do This for 6 Minutes a Day -- It Lowers Stress by 68 Percent, According to New Research
It's fast, free, and effective. Over the past year or two, I've noticed something about my mood and ability to focus: when I scroll through social media, like Instagram, I find things that catch my interest.