Alonzo Torres

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How To Reshape Your Brain and Improve Your Life in Just 5 Minutes a Day

<b>Everyone from Google to the NFL is using this practice, and you should too.</b><p><i>How do you typically start your morning?</i><p>For many of us, starting off on "the right side of the bed" involves almost immediately checking a smartphone or email, and then diving headfirst into a day of hyper-connectedness and …

Mindfulness

We’re Only One Day Apart in Age, but Our Generational Differences Killed Our Relationship

I know what you're going to say about why we should stay together. We have a lot of very specific tastes in common. Not many people enjoy long walks, scrambled eggs, and watching sports on television. But, after three years, generational differences have torn us apart. Yes, you were born on …

Lord Shiva and the Fisherman – Mythological story of Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva lived on Mount Kailash. One day Lord Shiva started explaining the Vedas to his wife Goddess Parvati. The explanations and discussions went …

10 Hilarious Things To Do In Public

My four moods

Dinners That Practically Cook Themselves

These Songs Could Have Changed Your Life: The Best Rejected Songs of the Millennium

In which 20 Grantland writers wipe their eyes, put on their headphones, take a walk, and attempt to process the most egregious omissions from the …

Music

(Image) The Flow Diagram Of Life

For those who are chasing an answer to <i>happiness and change</i>, here is a <i>Flow Diagram Of Life</i>.<p>Very simple, yet so profound.<p>A Simple Flow Diagram Of</i> …

Shower Bliss: 6 Habits to Create Peace as You Start Your Day

Do you ever wake up in the morning grumpy, or even depressed? Do you have a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach as you start up the cycle of providing breakfast, organizing kids, rushing off to work, and facing a mile-long "to do" list?<p>The morning is a critical time for setting the tone of …

5 Ways To Have A Great Day At Work

Who doesn’t want to have a great day at work? I suppose everyone wants to have a great day except for a grouch – those who feel happiest when they …

Stop Lying To Yourself: How To Change That Voice In Your Head

<i>Oh, dear... the things we say to ourselves that a) aren’t true and b) keep us in a rut of our own making.</i><p>By Leigh Newman<p><b>1. "Asking people is too embarrassing."</b><p>This little lie is also known as "I can do it all by myself," which is really "I have to do it all by myself," which is really "I don’t have …

Are You Happy At Work? 12 Questions To Ask Yourself

Every Thursday is Tip Day.<p>This Thursday: 12 tips to create a happier (and more productive) workplace.<p>I just finished <i>First, Break All the Rules</i> by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman. I'd heard about it for years, but I didn't actually pick up a copy until a smart friend told me to read it.<p>The …

7 Effective Ways Happy People Think

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>Believe it or not, I’ve read 27 personal development …

Letting Go of Fear and Living in Peace

<b>“Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.” ~Albert Einstein</b><p>I sat in the waiting room of the dermatologist’s office …

7 Exceptionally Easy Ways to Make Someone's Day

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Top 10 Instant Stress Busters

Beating chronic stress is a long-term effort, and we've shared a lot of ways to deal with it—but what if you're overcome with stress <i>right now</i> and …

Positive Thinking: 7 Easy Ways to Improve a Bad Day

Don't let a bad morning ruin your entire day. Use these mental tricks to change your momentum.<p>Had a lousy morning? Things looking grim?<p>Not to worry. The rest of your day need not be a disaster. It can in fact become one of your best, providing you take these simple steps:<p><b>1. Remember that the past</b> …

5 Ways You Can Be Happy NOW Without Changing a Thing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“I wish that I had let myself be happier.”<p>This is one of the top five regrets of dying people. We often have this false sense of immortality, that we …

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Happiness Tips: 9 Simple Steps To Joy (PHOTOS)

<i>By Kate Lowenstein</i><p>A few years ago, Debbie Jankowski went hunting for a way to bring her life new joy. She found the solution in her bank account. "I had always been thrifty, but I decided it was time to spend money on things that would broaden my world," says Jankowski, who's based in …

Does Reading Novels Make Us More Empathetic?

<i>Greatist News examines and explains the trends and studies making headlines in fitness, health, and happiness. Check out all the news here.</i><p>As a kid, …

Research

Are You a Bad Friend?

Being a friend as a grown-up takes a lot more work than it did when you were playing in the sandbox. Find out if you’re a fair-weather friend or a …

We All Need Friends at Work

Survey after survey shows that employee engagement at work is at an all-time low. One way to help improve engagement at work is to foster friendships. We all know them: the good old fashioned friendships created when we chit-chat, hang-out, joke, and have fun with co-workers.<p>Tony Hsieh, the CEO of …

Got a Debbie Downer in your life? Stop trying to cheer her up

So, your friend is wailing about the miseries of her bush league job, failed romance, clunker of a car, and all-around lousy life. Instead of trying …

A Happy or Meaningful Life? How About a JOYPOSEFUL Life!

<i>"The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well."</i> -- Ralph Waldo Emerson<p>We've all heard it and we've all said it. "I just want to be happy." Or "All I want for my children is …

How To Handle Life Stressors And Keep Moving Toward Your Goals

<b>Part of the series Breaking Through Career Inertia</b><p>Each year, I hear from hundreds of people who dream of building rewarding, successful careers that make them feel proud and alive. To their credit, they attempt to do a ton of self-development work – reading books, taking a workshop or two, watching …