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21 Thought-Provoking, Soul-Searching Quotes By Alan Watts, One Of The Greatest Philosophers Ever

Greatness is not always as celebrated as it should be.<p>You might not have heard the name, Alan Watts, but he was one of the most profound figures of …

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

University of Arizona

A recruiter analyzed results from 3000 tech interviews to find the most successful candidate traits

<i>Aline Lerner is co-founder and CEO of interviewing.io, a platform for hiring vetted, senior software engineers. This post originally appeared at interviewing.io blog.</i><p>The first blog post I published that got any real attention was called “Lessons from a year’s worth of hiring data.“ It was my …

Employment

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

Meditation

5 Practices to Help You Live a Happier, More Present Life

<b>“There is nothing else than now. There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow. How old must you be before you know that?” ~</b> …

New York Times

Never Get So Busy Making A Living That You Forget To Make A Life

Elaine cupped her head in her hands. She realized she had made a mistake. All her life she had wanted to be happy; instead, she realized, she was …

7 Brutal Lessons that Ultimately Make Life Beautiful

The reason for our suffering, in all walks of life, is our resistance to the truth.Sometimes it’s brutally hard to accept life’s greatest lessons. …

Happiness

How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification

Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.<p>You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it is. Avoiding a temptation that’s standing right in front of you so you can hold out for something …

Self Control

10 Little Ways to Be Luckier All Year Long

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>We have to admit — it can seem like some people have all …

Self-improvement

3 Questions to Help You Find Your Life Purpose

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” ~ Pablo Picasso While a lucky few seem to have things all figured …

Pablo Picasso

How to Be Unforgettable: 6 Ways to Make an Amazing First Impression | Inc.com

You meet a lot of people over the course of a year. How many of them really remember you, though: not just your name, but who you are on a deeper and more meaningful level?<p>Good question.<p>Being known--being remembered--is one of the main goals of marketing, advertising, and personal branding. Out of …

Self-improvement

Get to Know Yourself: 5 Ways to Discover Your Joyful True Nature

<b>“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle</b> <br>Four years ago I left a corporate career, belongings, a nice home, and family and …

Positive Thinking

Once You Learn These 8 Hard Truths About Life, You'll Become Much Stronger

Life is many things. Life is beautiful and miraculous, and it’s wonderful. But there is one thing life isn’t: easy. There are times when this is more …

7 Solid Tips on How to Be the Best Speaker in the Room | Inc.com

Have you ever suffered through a presentation or talk while your mind wandered, eyelids drooped, and backside ached? Of course you have. Dull and tedious training sessions, speeches, and briefings are an unavoidable part of life. Yet anyone can be a charismatic presenter who captivates an audience, …

Public Speaking

Want a Lifetime of Better Brain Function? Science Says Stop Doing This (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

We all want brains that function at their best, today, tomorrow, and--we hope--for the rest of our lives. What can we do to make that happen? To try and answer that question, scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital studied 17 "superagers," people over 65 who have the mental function of those …

The Brain

8 Signs You'll Be Successful In Life (Though The Time Hasn't Come Yet)

Sometimes it can feel as though nothing in life is going right, but if you possess these traits then you can look forward to a brighter future.

8 Ways to Cure Your Procrastination Habit | Inc.com

If you are a chronic procrastinator, or your work partner is one, there is never enough advance notice to get things done without a crisis.<p>You can't get things done on time unless you get started on time. Otherwise, your business and your career suffers, and you may never even see it …

Procrastination

3 Steps To A Flat Belly (pg4)

Step 3: Exercise Efficiently<p>As you get older, how efficiently you work out begins to matter more than ever.<p>First, you’re working with additional …

Extreme Personal Productivity: 90 Ways to Boost Productivity in 90 Days | Inc.com

Ninety days, 90 ways to be more productive in 2017. While some will only take a few minutes, they will still make a major impact on your productivity. Others might take a little longer, especially if creating a new habit is involved, but once that habit is formed, you reap productivity benefits …

Productivity

11 Clever Tips For Getting Out Of Bed For A Morning Workout

Half the battle of a morning workout is the part where you have to, y’know, wake up. Even though an A.M. sweat is an amazing way to get your day off …

Sleep

23 Small Things You Can Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

According to a happiness expert.<p>We asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve buying a fifty grand watch, going to the Maldives, or dating a supermodel.<p>Step forward Andy Cope—a happiness expert and co-author of <i>The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence: How to</i> …

Happiness

10 Science-Backed Ways To Be More Positive In 2017

2016 was full of negativity. Adopting these 10 habits can help guard against bringing that bad energy into the new year.<p>For a variety of reasons ranging from sorrow over the deaths of some beloved cultural icons to the bitter acrimony that characterized much of the political scene, a fair number of …

Happiness

13 Ways to Stay Happy All Year Long

The quality of a night's sleep is, in general, a pretty solid indication of how happy we'll be the next day. For optimal sleep all year long, Patel …

5 Mini Habits That Will Turn You Into a Morning Person This Year | Inc.com

<i>How do I become a morning person? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Andy Ooi, engineer and writer, on Quora:</b><p><b>I will tell you the answer. But first, let's see how our bodies expect us to …

Fish

50 ways to accelerate your weight loss

The average man's body houses 43.2lbs of fat. And at any one moment, that number is either increasing or decreasing—it's never stagnant. Spend more …

7 secret habits of self-made millionaires

If we become what we repeatedly do, poor habits can make us poor while "rich habits" can lead to wealth.<p>This is the premise of a new book by …

How to Build Good Habits

Aristotle once said “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”<p>The question is – how do you develop good habits and …

A Master Buddhist explains how to use mindfulness when you're going through tough times

If you’ve read some articles on this blog, you’ve undoubtedly come across the name Thich Nhat Hanh. He is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist …

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

Self-improvement

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The most successful executives and entrepreneurs likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Typically, achieving great things involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a supportive network of friends and family. But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it …

Media Industry