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13 Questions That Will Change Your Life

A great life runs on questions, not answers.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself …

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10 Natural Remedies for Anxiety

You’re anxious, worried, <i>freaked</i>. You’re upset about (pick one): money, health, work, family, love. Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is …

Mark Zuckerberg Used This Trick to Combat Self-Doubt. You Can Too | Inc.com

In his recent Harvard commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg explained how a couple years into his venture, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Everyone around him advised him to sell.<p>But Zuckerberg held onto his business a little longer. He felt it was destined for a higher purpose, but he …

Self-confidence

8 words to avoid when you want to seem confident, according to an executive coach

Word choice can be the difference between getting your opinion brushed aside or having someone take your opinion seriously.<p>If you would like it to be the latter (which you obviously should), it's time for a quick check-up on your office vocab.<p>We spoke with Joel Garfinkle, executive coach and author …

If You Don't Follow These 7 Rules, Life Will Punch You in the Face | Inc.com

<i>What are your top 7 rules of life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, author, entrepreneur, podcaster, wall street investor, on Quora:</b><p>One time when he was whispering …

Wall Street

Top 10 Credible Claims Of Alien Abduction

There are many claims of alien abduction every year across the world. Most are best to be taken with a pinch of salt. Some of them, however, are both …

5 ways to train your brain to stop overthinking everything

Problems. We all have them.<p>Some are small, others are big.<p>But whatever life is throwing our way, one thing remains true:<p>We think about them.<p>We think …

Parental burnout: It's really a thing

<b>(CNN) —</b> Like most parents, my weekends are consumed with getting my girls, ages 9 and 11, to and from various activities.<p>This weekend, we had two soccer games, one sleepover party, two play dates, religious school and an outing with my sister-in-law. We also would have had a baseball double header, …

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

The 'dogs from the cellar' is a perfect metaphor to explain how your childhood still influences your relationships today

Brach shares a bunch of simple but brilliant insights into the way we handle difficult emotions— and how we can handle them better.<p>But there's one sentence I've kept coming back to because it just makes so much sense:<p>"Because we are responding to an accumulation of past pain, our reactions are out …

7 Things Every Working Mother Loves to Hear

Being a working mother means I am constantly living in two different worlds–the workplace, where I hear phrases like, “Let’s think outside the box” …

5 Ways to Spark Your Toddler’s Creativity

From babbling through story time to full-on twinning your every move, toddlers love creative playtime activities. To nurture this interest, you can enroll your mini-me in some amazing toddler classes, or you can stoke those creative flames with some fun activities at home. If you’re ready to get …

Kids

9 signs you need to work on your emotional intelligence

Your whole life, you have probably been used to learning about different subjects in school, but far less often are we taught how to interact with others.<p>Because of this, your socializing skills might be not be as good as you realize, and you could be exhibiting some signs you need to work on your …

I Stopped Always Putting My Kids First—Here's What Happened

Maybe the key to being a better parent is a dose of selfishness.<p>I committed the cardinal sin of parenting.<p>I stopped putting my kids first all the time.<p>It was a long road to get to the point where I can feel comfortable saying that. But the reason I'm okay with admitting this out loud now is because …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

How To Become Bulletproof From Negativity

Even people like Tony Robbins, Oprah, and Nelson Mandela have had to face humungous negative challenges in their life. No one is immune to them. …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

Get More Done With the Rule of 3 | The Art of Manliness

Towards the tail end of 2016, my productivity took a big leap forward. The first catalyst was taking a few weeks to diligently track my time, and …

A Stoic's guide to becoming mentally strong

Grit. Resilience. Mental toughness. We hear a lot about them these days. But maybe we shouldn't. Why?<p>Because there have been good solutions to the …

5 TED Talks to Help You Find Your Purpose in Life

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" It's a question that can cause an incredible amount of anxiety as the years go by. At what age are you …

Public Speaking

Want to Achieve Lifelong Success? An Army Ranger Says You Need This 1 Trait the Most | Inc.com

Talent is important. So is intelligence. So is experience.<p>But when you want to accomplish something truly challenging, what quality matters most?<p><b>Adaptability.</b><p>But don't just take my word for it. Take the word of someone who really knows: Tyler Grey, an Army Ranger who was deployed twice to …

Motivation

10 Success lessons from Howard Schultz – “Starbucks CEO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share20<p>Tweet<p>Share85<p>+11<p>Shares 106<p>Howard Schultz is the CEO of Starbucks the largest coffeehouse in the world with more than 23,000 locations. …

A former adviser for 'Sesame Street' explains 4 ways parents can raise independent kids

The inevitable clashes between parents and kids in this stage of development are their first steps towards independence, when they start forming their own ideas.<p>It can be a difficult phase for parents to navigate, but Dr. Klein offered four ways that parents can raise independent kids while …

Kids

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't) | Inc.com

This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and we have developed all kinds of fads to combat it--from standing desks to smartphone alerts to get us up and moving.<p>Armed with that …

Standardized Testing

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

The Wrong Way to Speak to Children

Parents often use phrases like ‘Good job!’ and ‘Say thank you’ when they talk to their children. But what do those phrases really mean?<p>By<p>Jennifer Lehr<p>Parentspeak—it’s a language that no one sets out to learn but that most of us can’t help speaking. If you have children or work with them—or if …

Parenting

25 Profound Zen Buddhism Quotes That Will Help You Find Meaning in Life

Zen Buddhism is a remarkable philosophy that helps sees things differently than we do in the west. It focuses on living a life that is full of …

Some of the Best Places to Find Motivational Wallpapers

Today, I thought I should share some of the inspirational and motivational things that keep me going.<p>I always feel the need to motivate myself, and I …