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Hemingway's Writing Tip That Will Save You Time and Energy | Inc.com

When it comes to writing a book, there are many reasons to emulate the masters. Proust famously wrote in bed, while Joan Didion took an hour before dinner to read that day's writing with a drink in hand. Most authors have a strict schedule for writing days that they adhere to without question. But …

Writing

How to Maintain Motivation When Surrounded by Naysayers

You already know how hard your path is. You don't need people telling you it's impossible.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve had lots of business ideas throughout the years. Some have paid-off, while others never panned out. Thankfully, I have a great support system …

How to Practice Effortless Mindfulness

In his book <b>Rainbow Painting,</b> Tibetan Buddhist teacher Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche writes: “There are two types of mindfulness: deliberate and effortless.” …

Mindfulness

I spent 10 days using the popular mindfulness app Headspace — this is what it's like

It does this through a smartphone app full of "guided meditations" — audio sessions where one of the company's co-creators leads listeners on a journey of contemplation.<p>Headspace's app is designed for the totally uninitiated. It expects that you've never meditated before and that you may not …

Ten simple ways to lift your mood today

There is good and bad in everything and by managing the mind on a daily basis, we can learn to switch from negative to productive, creative and …

Happiness

Step By Step Advice for People Who Struggle With Their Emotions

What's some good advice for people who struggle to handle their emotions? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora: <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Matt Bodnar, Investor & Accidental Podcaster, on Quora:<p>Emotions are a topic we …

So You’ve Decided to Write: Advice from a Great and Notorious Editor

There is nothing finer than deciding to write.<p>Depending on how well you write and how often you publish or change jobs or assignments, other writers …

So, You’re Having A Bad Writing Day

You’re having a shitty writing day.It happens.I get a crap writing day at least once a week. Maybe twice. Once in a while, I get a whole bad <i>run</i> of …

Writing

Don't Let Unpleasant Sensations Take Control Of Your Mind

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker's weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve …

Brain health program aims to help police deal better with stressful situations

A new initiative is helping police officers sharpen and exercise the most powerful weapon at their disposal: their brains.<p>As part of the brain power series on TODAY, special anchor Maria Shriver took a look at a groundbreaking program in the Dallas Police Department that was implemented to help …

7 Mindfulness Habits That Lead To 365 Days of Happiness

Adopt this mindful habits into your daily life, I believe you will be happy in the next 365 days.<p>1. Become Mindful in Your Everyday Life<p>To be mindful …

Seven Ways Not To Be A Resentful, Ungrateful, Entitled Turd

<i>“We always may be what we might have been.” ~ Adelaide Anne Procter</i><p><b>“I spend so much time and energy complaining and blaming – I mean, a lot of time and energy. It’s hard for me to imagine that it’s much fun for others to be around me. If anything does not go my way, I stew about it, find fault,</b> …