Self-improvement

How to Make a Great First Impression: 9 Powerful Tips

Authentic, genuine... and easy for anyone to do. Even introverts like me.<p>Want to make the people you meet instantly feel more comfortable? Want to make the people you meet instantly feel immediately valued and respected? In short, want to make a great first impression?<p>The key, according to Amy …

Body Language

Five things that will make you much happier

There’s enough advice on <i>happiness</i> floating around out there to make your head spin. Yet, this is understandable, as everyone is different. What makes …

Happiness

This 7-Step Formula Will Help You Reach Your Dreams. And It's Fun Too

If you're serious about achieving your life dreams, learn how to make and use a dream board (aka vision board). Seriously.<p>Any serious achiever knows the importance and effectiveness of writing down their goals. It's not uncommon for very successful people to read their goals list at the beginning …

Emotions

Stoicism Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Confident

<b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Self-help

13 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Entire Life in 2018

This curated post is authored by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO, LEXion Capital<p><b>2018 is the perfect chance to start a brand new chapter. These 13</b> …

Startups (India)

4 Things Psychologists Do Every Day to Feel Happier

While there’s no one secret to happiness, regular self care can go a long way towards boosting your mood. People find joy in different places, so the …

Psychology

23 Motivating Self Esteem quotes on Building Confidence

Motivational quotes to boost your confidence are examples of phenomenal self talk. How we speak to ourselves is how we see ourselves, and sometimes …

Motivation

Rekindle the Lost Virtue of Toughness

<b>Over the past few decades, toughness has gotten a bad rap.</b> It has been caricatured as an archaic, grumpy old man, and correlated with anger, …

Clint Eastwood

12 Ways To Overcome Your Resistance To Change

It’s been said that change is the one constant in life. As much as people want comfortable circumstances to stay the same, they can rarely stop the flow of events that shake up the status quo.<p>This is especially true in today’s rapidly evolving business world. Every day, new technologies and trends …

6 Simple Habits to Stay Productive And Stress-Free Over The Holidays

Enjoying the holidays while maintaining manageable levels of stress isn't impossible. In fact, it's simple once you incorporate these six productive habits.<p>While the holidays can serve as a time for celebration and reflection, they also can serve as a time for numerous obstacles. Workplace eating …

Success

Why It Matters That You Are Likable

I know that there are still voices suggesting that sales has changed, that relationships don’t matter, that you are being measured only by the value …

Leadership

Working Too Much? These 5 Hidden Signs of Guilt Might Give You Away

Your behaviors can show you're feeling bad about work long before you admit to pangs of conscience.<p>Finding a good balance between work and home life is harder than ever, particularly since technology has changed expectations about availability. If you've been logging seriously wild hours, you might …

Emotions

5 Unique and Healthy Ways to Break a Smoking Addiction

You may smoke, but that doesn’t mean that you’re happy to be a smoker. Smoking addiction affects a lot of people and many wish that they could drop …

Psychology

7 Steps To Follow For Business Success In 2018

• Posted on Jason Houck<br>• in Business<br>• on December 11, 2017<p>It’s that time of year again to think about change, improvement, and new achievements for your …

Management

How to Regain Confidence After a Divorce

Going through a breakup in your relationship is no short of an ordeal, especially when you are married, only to get divorced afterwards. Some …

Psychology

What will your New Year’s resolution be?

If I had to pinpoint my own “moment at the beginning of the movie that serves as a pivotal prelude for the hero’s journey,” it would be that time …

Student Journalism

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Happiness

6 Simple but Effective Things You Can Do to Get Through Times.

<i>Tough times don’t last, tough people do.</i><p>It’s inevitable that all of us are going to experience some tough times one time or another, the most …

Happiness

More older people are doing yoga, but they are also racking up injuries

Yoga may hold a key to aging well, suggests a growing body of research into its potential benefits for body and mind — benefits that include reducing heart rate and blood pressure, relieving anxiety and depression, and easing back pain. One recent study even raised the possibility of positive …

Happiness

*This* is what wellness pros pack to turn their hotel rooms into self-care sanctuaries

As self care becomes more essential, so does the need to create surroundings that are conducive to that endeavor. At home, that could mean turmeric …

Lifestyle

3 bad mistakes even the best parents make

• <b>You can be a great parent and still make some mistakes.</b>• <b><br>Even well-intentioned parents sometimes let their kids give up too easily.</b>• <b><br>Praising a child's talent rather than effort can lead them to think their talent is enough to carry them through an obstacle.</b>• <b><br>Removing all struggle from your child's life</b> …

Parenting

Feel Like A Fraud? Here's How To Overcome Impostor Syndrome

The term impostor syndrome, coined in 1978, is described as a feeling of “phoniness in people who believe that they are not intelligent, capable or creative despite evidence of high achievement.” Basically, when you feel inadequate despite evident success. (Like who am <i>I</i> to write this article?) …

Psychology

Accept Your Self-Doubt To Diminish Your Anger

Most of us experience self-doubt from time to time. For some, self-doubt may arise regarding our capacity to meet a specific challenge, such as …

Self-confidence

Personal Development And Meditation Make Good Working Partners

<b>By Steve David</b><p>Self help involves mental, emotional, or economic personal improvement through psychological means. Self help allows individuals to …

Psychology

Inspire Others to Help You Take Action Now to Reach Your Goals

photo credit: americanartmuseum via photopin cc<p><i>It is magnificent to inspire others to help you take action now and get things done.</i><p><i>Inspiration is</i> …

Motivation

Success Through Failure

Patrick Kane did not wake up one day and say, "Hey, I am going to perfect my spin-o-rama move today." He tried and failed, and then failed again and …

Team USA

UFC Fresno: Eryk Anders defeats Markus Perez in impressive win

In the battle of undefeated fighters on the UFC Fresno main card, Eryk Anders put together an impressive unanimous decision victory against Markus …

UFC

The 3I’s Of Change In The Midst Of Uncertainty: Innovation, Improvement, Implementation

<i>“The ability to not only endure but to invite, amplify, and exalt uncertainty, then reframe it as fuel is paramount to your ability to succeed as a</i> …

Creativity

I asked 8 brilliant people for their best advice — here's what they told me

• <b>The following is an adaptation from Tim Ferriss' book, "Tribe of Mentors."</b>• <b><br>He writes that 2017 was a rough year for him, so he reached out to dozens of people he considers mentors to ask them for life advice.</b>• <b><br>The CEO of Basecamp advises focusing on your writing skills.</b>• <b><br>Co-founder of Twitter Evan</b> …

Happiness

Research suggests there are five types of anxiety and depression

Ah, anxiety and depression – the magical, miserable combo.<p>When you’ve got anxiety and depression, your thoughts and emotions can play out in all …

Happiness