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6 Bad Mental Habits That Are Holding You Back (and How to Replace Them With New Ones)

A few small changes to your thought patterns can make a very big difference.<p>When it comes to reaching your goals, do your mental patterns help you or hurt you? The answer is almost certainly both. Most of us have learned to envision a future we want to achieve and taken steps to achieve that …

Critical Thinking

Difficult Personal Decision? Here Are The 3 Steps You Need To Make The Right One, Every Time

Making choices based on your own personal values will keep you healthy, happy and productive.<p>Changing jobs. Buying or selling a house. Getting married or divorced.<p>Of course these are huge life decisions requiring thought, planning and effort. So you gather information, ponder, ask for advice and …

motivators

Out of shape? You can probably blame bad habits. But it's never too late to build better ones

Tomorrow is a new day, but you probably know a lot about it already: what you’ll have for breakfast, the route you’ll take to your office, which website you’ll visit first. None of us has the mental energy to think about everything we do, so we spend a lot of time on autopilot, following patterns …

To change your life, learn how to trust your future self

Being a human is hard. We know the sorts of choices we ought to make, and we earnestly intend to make them, but when the time comes, we don't. We …

20 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Inspire You to Make Every Second Count

You’ve probably heard of ‘mindfulness’ over the past few years. It’s become incredibly popular in the western world thanks to countless research …

37 questions to help you select a major or career

What do you want to study? What do you want to do for your career?<p>If you could use some help exploring your options, you’re not alone. The higher education research group Ruffalo Noel Levitz reports that 78% of students want help selecting an educational program.<p>Fortunately, it’s easier to clarify …

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 …

Motivation

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10 Bad Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Success

Most of the time, we’re busy thinking about and planning all the things we’re going to <i>do</i> in the months ahead — but what about all of the old, bad habits that it might be better for us to <i>stop</i> doing? Knowing when to say “no” is important, so here are 10 things that we think everyone should consider …

$5 million: it’s the new $1 million

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Financial security isn’t a number or a threshold. It has to do with what you spend, and save, …

Personal Finance

Find out How Earning $30,000 a Year Can Turn You Into a Millionaire

It may sound crazy, but even if you only earn $30,000 per year, if you invest (and save) wisely and prudently you can you become a millionaire. …

Retirement

Growth mindset: practical tips you may not have tried yet

Struggling to inspire a growth mindset in your students? Try going stealth, taking different paths and talking to parents<p>Schools and teachers across the world have embraced Carol Dweck’s theory of growth mindset in the hope of helping students to fulfil their potential. Popular strategies include …

Teaching

5 mental tricks to help you manage stress and be more 'mindful' in 2017

If there's one thing that 2016 has taught many of us, it's that it helps to have a way to calm our minds and quiet our hearts. Just how do you do that? Try "mindfulness."<p>That, essentially, means being more attuned to what's going on around you and inside of you. "Mindfulness is an open-hearted way …

Why Tim Ferriss Believes Meditation Is the Key to Success

What connects world-class performers across industries?<p>According to Tim Ferriss, many regularly take the time to focus on the present moment. When …

10 Things The Most Successful People Do Every Day

What habits, tactics and routines do the most successful people use to achieve their earth-shaking accomplishments?One guy wanted to know. So he …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Welcome to the age of anger | Pankaj Mishra

The seismic events of 2016 have revealed a world in chaos – and one that old ideas of liberal rationalism can no longer explain<p>The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States is the biggest political earthquake of our times, and its reverberations are inescapably global. It has fully …

Political Science

Hey Procrastinators: When You Get Around To It, Read This And Weep

Here's something you probably aren't doing when you're not doing that other thing you're supposed to do.<p>Some of us wash the dishes as soon as we're done eating, schedule our next teeth cleaning on the way out of our last visit, do our homework and get expense reports in on time.<p>This isn't you, …

7 behaviors to give up if you want to be happier

Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life to be a happier person. Think of it as decluttering your house, except instead of your house, it's your entire life.<p>To help you kick off the elimination …

Take the Ultimate Spanish Road Trip from Barcelona

PHOTO BY Albert Torelló/Flickr<p>Els Encantats<p>Medieval villages, back roads, and the Wild Pyrenees<p>Leave behind the beaches of Barcelona and drive …

National Parks

Valuable Philosophical Life Lessons

<i>I’m often asked—by non-academics, natch—if anything in my philosophical education has been of value to me in the conduct of my lived life. I have</i> …

Greek Philosophy

10 Evening Habits Of Highly Successful People

We all know that early birds get more things done by making the most out of their mornings and setting the day right for successful completion of all …

10 Investment Tips For Beginners

If you are thinking about getting into investment, you are likely unsure of how to start and what you should be investing in. The world of investment …

10 Things to Remember When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

<i>The biggest and most complex obstacle you’ll ever have to overcome is your mind. If you can overcome that, you can overcome anything.</i>Have you ever …

50 thoughts that can motivate you to do anything

When you're thinking about implementing that new idea, or starting that new company or beginning that new regimen — this is the new year, after all — it's easy to talk yourself into procrastinating.<p>Or worse, avoiding your goal altogether.<p><b>Related: 5 Motivation Blocks Hurting Your Success, and How to</b> …