Sean Hall

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These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength | Inc.com

Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk will rob you of mental strength.<p>Your thoughts affect how you feel and …

Self-help

A sleep scientist reveals the 15-minute daily ritual that will improve your sleep

A sleep scientist shares his 15-minute daily ritual that leads to a good night's sleep. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Daniel Barone:</b> One of the biggest things that I believe in for myself and what I tell my patients is mindfulness meditation.<p>I'm Dr. Daniel Barone, a neurologist at New York …

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged …

Procrastination

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

Time Management

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things | Inc.com

All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to manipulate or pressure other people. At its best, persuasion is the ability to effectively describe the …

Self-improvement

Your Gut’s Effect on Your Mind

We often point to our digestive system (the gut) when issues like bloating, indigestion, nausea, cramps, and bowel movement problems arise. But …

6 Subtle Signs You're Burned Out and in Desperate Need of Self-Care

Self-care is essential to feeling your best, but sometimes we aren't aware of our depleted energy until it is too late. To help you recognize when you're in need of some self-care, Cynthia Ackrill at YourTango has outlined some signs you should watch out for.<p><b>Self-care is not a luxury!</b><p>It is a …

Spirituality

Why Do You Feel Happy When You're 'In the Zone'? Science Finally Has an Answer | Inc.com

When he ran the four-minute mile in 1954, Sir Roger Bannister said, "No longer conscious of my movement, I discovered a new unity with nature. I had found a new source of power and beauty, a source I never dreamt existed."<p>Bannister was describing "flow", a unique state of mind when we're so …

Roger Bannister

A Harvard doctor shares the 3-ingredient breakfast she eats at work every morning

When Harvard physician Monique Tello looks at the typical American breakfast, she said, it makes her "want to cry."<p>"A bowl of cereal, or a bagel, or a piece of toast, or a muffin are all no different than a dessert," Tello wrote in a recent Harvard Health blog post.<p>Think about it — most blueberry …

What research says about how your boss impacts your personal life

Drowning in deadlines, spending long hours at work without enough time for yourself, or struggling to find time to take care of a sick family member have become familiar scenes in the American office. In a survey of 1,411 working parents conducted by the Pew Research Center, 60 percent of mothers …

<b>5 Ways to Improve Company Culture Through Office Design</b> | Inc.com

Most employees spend at least 40 hours a week at work. In many cases, that number is much higher, so it's especially important to ensure employees are comfortable in their workspaces. Happy employees are more productive -- by more than 30 percent, according to Good&Co -- and feel like their time is …

Employment

How to Conquer Your Fear of Failure | Inc.com

I just got off the phone with a startup founder doing $20-$40 million in sales a year and asked him why people are so hesitant to take action on their dreams of personal freedom.<p>"Fear of failure," he said. "We all feel it."<p>"Every day, I wake up and I'm afraid my business might crash tomorrow."<p>He …

Swimming Pools

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It | Inc.com

I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going to share avocado toast in those …

Self-improvement

Here’s How to Make Yourself Love Exercise

<i>This article originally appeared on TIME.</i><p>It’s not just you: Many people are turned off by the thought of exercise because they think it has to be …

Framing

9 Easy Ways to Show Your Employees You Value Them | Inc.com

Employees who feel appreciated feel valued.<p>And when people feel valued, they're more likely to go above and beyond for the organization. They're quicker to hold themselves accountable for their part of a project. Most importantly, they're happier in their roles, which means they're less likely to …

Employment

For Work-Life Balance, Men Are Own Worst Enemy

<i>The Economist</i> recently published an in-depth look at some of the research into how men think about and use parental leave and other work-life …

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires | Inc.com

Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your environment, but you can control what you get done. And more than that, you can learn from others …

Time Management

How to Get to Inbox Zero Every Single Day | Inc.com

<i>What tips do you have for clearing your inbox and to-do list every night before bed? 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 Sharon Feldman Danzger, Productivity Consultant, CEO of Control</b> …

Time Management

3 Symptoms of Burnout You Might Not Recognize--and 5 Ways to Treat Yourself | Inc.com

Chances are you or someone close to you has hit a wall at work, becoming depressed, exhausted, and unable to cope.<p>In fact, according to a new study from the University of Chicago, the chances are a staggering 1 in 2.<p>The term "burnout" was originally coined in the 1970s by American psychologist …

5 Top Execs Talk About Defining Workplace Culture: Part 1 | Inc.com

What defines a great workplace culture? If you asked most people, you'd probably get a wide range of different answers. Some might think a great workplace culture is a place that is fun to work, or that provides great benefits. Others might think a great workplace culture is a place where people …

Employee Engagement

Why you can’t afford to ignore nature in the workplace

Time to put a plant on your desk? Science shows incorporating nature in the workplace improves everything from worker happiness and creativity to the bottom line.<p>Love your job, but hate your office?<p>For many of us, our physical workplace can be dark, depressing, bland and even dysfunctional. …

Cardiff University

7 Things That Will Happen When You Start Doing Planks Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Just 6 Seconds of Mindfulness Can Make You More Effective

Some days it’s really draining to be a senior executive. You sit in meetings for hours on end, and every decision you need to make is difficult — all of the easy decisions have already been made at levels below you. On those days, you know you could be a much more effective leader if you could …

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12 Infused water combinations that will kick your sugar addiction

<b></b><b></b><b><br>12 Infused water combinations that will kick your sugar addiction</b><i><br>Welcome to Wellness Wednesday, where we talk about all thing health and wellness!</i> …

The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains

You’re probably listening to music in your headphones at work right now. Whether you are powering through your to-do list or brainstorming creative ideas, here is how the tunes you are playing affect how your brain works.<p>I’m a big fan of music, and use it a lot when working, but I had no idea about …