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World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch's Secrets to Long Life

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If there’s living proof that yoga is the fountain of youth, it’s Tao Porchon-Lynch. The 96-year-old Guinness World Records-certified oldest yoga teacher in the world still teaches regular classes in Westchester County, New York. That is, when she’s not traveling around the world, coming in first place in ...

20 Things Successful People 'Refuse' to Do

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3 mentions1 week ago
1. They don't define success in a monetary term. Most successful people define success as happiness, having a peace of mind, or helping others. They see money as something that brings them comfort and opens doors of opportunities. They realize that money can't buy them happiness. 2. They ...

How to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Day

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How much sleep did you get last night? If the answer is “not enough” you’re hardly alone. According to Gallup’s estimates, almost half the people you’ll run into today are suffering from some level of sleep deprivation. We often dismiss a little morning fatigue as an inconvenience, but ...

The Google engineer teaching happiness in three steps

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Silk Road 2.0 and 400 other sites believed to be selling illegal items including drugs and weapons have been shut down Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and the world more peaceful. A few years ...

7 Pieces of Wisdom That Will Change the Way You Work

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
Wisdom, in the words of Maria Popova, is knowledge that matters; it has both a practical and moral component to it that enriches our lives and ushers us to act wisely. Because the path to creativity is fraught with uncertainty, fear, and self-doubt, we naturally look to the ...

3 excellent ways tiny tech detoxes will make you happier

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
The Interdependence Project founder Ethan Nichtern, author of the upcoming The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path, is challenging you to unplug from all of it for a full ten minutes each day this month—as part of Athleta’s Healthiest Year Ever—and giving it a shot ...

Kare Anderson: Be an opportunity maker

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We all want to use our talents to create something meaningful with our lives. But how to get started? (And ... what if you're shy?) Writer Kare Anderson shares her own story of chronic shyness, and how she opened up her world by helping other people use their ...

What Would You Change About Your Body? Children And Adults Answer Very Differently

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
But what about if you asked children to change something on their body? Without the inculcation of society and beauty standards, the results are very different. Stunningly so, in fact. Check out this very powerful video from JubileeProject and let us know what you think in the comment ...

Cash For Halloween Candy? Dentists' Buyback Program Is Booming

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Dr. Curtis Chan, a dentist in Del Mar, Calif., loads up a truck with 5,456 pounds of candy to deliver to Operation Gratitude during the Halloween Candy Buy Back on Nov. 8, 2013. Dr. Chan personally collected 3,542 pounds of candy from patients.Courtesy of Dr. Curtis Chanhide caption ...

How NOT to Lose Self Doubt as an Athlete by Jen Rulon

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3 mentions1 month ago
October 13, 2014 – Less than 3 weeks from Ironman Florida.I am heading into my taper week, keeping the intensity stable but bring the volume down.I have a bit more time on my hands; finally get stuff done around the house. October 15, 2014 – I am sick ...

Why Your Realistic Goals Are Holding You Back

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
Thinking bigger really is better. Why there's more competition for small goals and how 10 times improvement is easier than 10%. Billionaires will tell you it’s the latter. Easy for them to say, but what’s compelling is research shows they might actually be right. In September, three books ...

How to Point Your Thoughts Toward a Positive Future

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2 mentions1 month ago
In my book, FibroWHYalgia, I point out that WORDS are POWERFUL! The sting from angry words can hurt far longer than any physical cut or wound. But what about positive words?Did you ever notice that our thoughts tend to dwell on the negative? When I do speaking engagements,

8 Common Habits That Destroy Your Success

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I’m a personal branding pioneer and consultant, founder of Reach Personal Branding, and bestselling author of the definitive books on executive branding: Ditch.Dare. Do! and Career Distinction. I'm passionate about how personal branding can inspire career-minded professionals to become indispensable, influential and incredibly happy at work—and I teach ...

The Key To Long-Term Success: Explore Explanations Without Creating Excuses

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I'm a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, speaker, and college psychology instructor. I love writing and speaking about the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral strategies that help people reach their full potential. My book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do will be published by HarperCollins on December 23,

7 ways to build more confidence

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A blog about fitness, clean eating, making whole foods delicious, goal setting, and living a healthy lifestyle. Confidence. It comes in different forms. There’s that obnoxious, cocky “it’s all about me me me” confidence that I’ve found to be an instant turn-off within minutes of meeting new dating ...

10 Things That The People Who Love Their Lives Are Doing Differently

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8 mentions1 month ago
Surprise, surprise… happy people live their lives differently. They don’t have different lives. They just do a better job at living them than those who are unhappy.Happiness is the result of subjective interpretation of perception. Of course, what we perceive isn’t always done so by choice — life ...

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

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I am the author of the best-selling book Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and the cofounder of TalentSmart, a consultancy that serves more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies and is the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training (www.TalentSmart.com). My books have been translated into 25 languages ...

12 Weekend Habits of Highly Successful People

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I’ve read countless articles about what successful people do on their weekends. Do you want to know the secret? It’s the same thing that they do every other day. As Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” This ...

6 Ways To Develop The Self-Discipline Necessary To Reach Your Goals

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I'm a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and college psychology instructor. I love writing and speaking about the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral strategies people can use to reach their full potential. My book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do will be published by HarperCollins in January and ...

10 Chances You Won’t Regret Taking

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2 mentions1 month ago
Life’s journey takes us down roads we hadn’t even thought to travel.We may share the path together, we might invite others to join us, but the one thing we don’t want to do is waste this one-time trip on worrying if we’re on the right path. Sometimes we ...

How to Ruthlessly Prioritize Your Task List to Get More Done

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2 mentions1 month ago
Have you ever noticed how easy it is to make a to do list, but how much harder it is to actually finish it? Prioritization makes a huge difference when it comes to actually completing that task list. The trick is to be as ruthless as you can ...

Slow the Rhythm of Rush

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9 mentions1 month ago
Balancing life, family and fitness - easy right? Now always! Get stories that inspire you to breathe deeply and make mindful choices by subscribing to my blog by email. Lately, most of the conversations that I have always come back to the same topic, in one form or ...

Believe In Yourself

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7 mentions1 month ago
I’m not saying change will happen overnight. I’m not saying it will be easy. What I am saying is, you CAN change your mindset about YOU. Identify your values and prioritize them. Doing so will give you a clearer focus on what you need in life as opposed ...

215 Courage Quotes To Inspire You To Take Action

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2 mentions1 month ago
Courage is a choice that requires action. Courage quotes will inspire you to do just that! You can't overcome fear without moving through it. Begin to think of yourself as courageous. When you're afraid to move forward, remember the times that you've overcome difficult challenges. Give yourself credit.

10 Attitudes To Ditch If You Want To Be Happy

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3 mentions2 months ago
Happiness is a good place to be. Living well, living mindfully applies no matter what stage we are in life – childhood or adulthood. So anyway, in keeping with today’s prompt at the Write Tribe’s “7 days to rediscovering your blogging groove”, which is “Write a list” – ...

24 Ways To Be Mindful All Day, Every Day

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All too often, we think that being mindful requires engaging in a special activity like meditation or yoga. Sure, those activities in our day are awesome and really important, but there are also lots of other simple things you can do to be mindful all day long.Here are ...

Discover Your “Gateway Vegetable” to Start Eating Healthier

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2 mentions2 months ago
Healthy eating and weight loss requires vegetables. There's no way around it. Some of us though would rather fill our plates with meat and bread. If you discover a "gateway vegetable" you'll start eating them more often. Over at Nerd Fitness, they suggest finding one vegetable to introduce ...

Be Happier Every Day

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2 mentions2 months ago
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Downsizing: Your body can't lose weight without your mind on board

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2 mentions2 months ago
By Dave Sullivan, CBC News Posted: Oct 06, 2014 6:25 AM NT Last Updated: Oct 06, 2014 6:31 AM NT Dave Sullivan says he was overwhelmed by powerful emotions when he met with a therapist for the first time. (CBC ) For many of you, the changes I ...

What Successful Work and Life Integration Looks Like

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3 mentions2 months ago
Too many people believe that to achieve great things we must make brutal sacrifices, that to succeed in work we must focus single-mindedly, at the expense of everything else in life. Even those who reject the idea of a zero-sum game fall prey to a kind of binary ...

Social Media, The New Weapon In The Battle To Lose Weight : Shots

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4 mentions2 months ago
Photos from Liz Paul's blog entries on Prior Fat Girl. The blog chronicles women's weight loss journeys.Courtesy of Liz Paul/PriorFatGirl.comhide caption Photos from Liz Paul's blog entries on Prior Fat Girl. The blog chronicles women's weight loss journeys. On a recent Sunday night, Liz Paul was tired. She'd ...

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk : Shots

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1 mentions2 months ago
From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on Saturday Night Live to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ...

Inspiration When You Feel Stuck

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2 mentions2 months ago
There are times in my life when I feel mentally, emotionally and yes, physically hopeless. Nothing seems to move in the direction I want it to and I feel bogged down by my own helplessness. In a word, I feel stuck! Do you feel that way too sometimes?

7 Things Healthy People Do Every Morning

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4 mentions2 months ago
Sometimes, we know what's making us anxious and can negotiate calm. Other times, our anxiety is caused by hormones or too much caffeine or something more out of our control, and we just have to rideReadMy alarm is set to the song "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. It’s impossible ...

14 Ways To Be A Happier Person

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2 mentions2 months ago
Sometime this morning, during your shower or at breakfast, you probably did a mental run-through of your day. You decided when you’d tackle various tasks and errands. Perhaps you vowed to hit the gym at lunchtime. Maybe you even plotted to get out of something. The one thing ...

20 Daily Habits That Will Enrich Your Life

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As entrepreneurs and business owners, it can be very easy at times to fall into a rut and get in the habit of having just average days where we seem to not get much of anything done. 2. Constantly picture yourself beyond your current circumstances. Dream enormously big ...

New Harvard Research Reveals A Fun Way To Be More Successful

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2 mentions2 months ago
But everything you read probably sounds like a lot of work. Isn’t there a scientifically proven method that’s a little more… fun? There is. Shawn Achor is the bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage and for years at Harvard he studied exactly that: happiness. What’s so special about ...

The Biggest Reasons You Haven’t Changed Your Habits

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1 mentions2 months ago
I started an exercise program or diet with unrestrained optimism, probably a dozen times. I threw away all my cigarettes and tried quitting smoking about seven times. I tried waking up early, reading more, writing daily, getting out of debt, watching less TV, and failed at all of those. It feels horrible when you can’t stick to habits, and I constantly felt bad about myself. What I didn’t realize back then, until I started successfully changing my habits in late 2005, is that it wasn’t a matter of me not ...

Uncovering the 10 Culprits Robbing Your Happiness

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3 mentions2 months ago
I got pick-pocketed in Cusco recently. That's one way to make a grown man cry. The pain of robbery always goes beyond the loss of material possessions. It's that sense of violation. When our joy, peace and happiness is yanked away and replaced with a profound bitterness. My ...

A fat girl gets naked

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1 mentions2 months ago
Editor's note: First Person is a series of personal essays exploring identity and personal points of view that shape who we are. The latest contributor is Lisa Respers France, senior producer for CNN Digital's Entertainment section and star of the CNN Original Video series "Lisa's Desk." (CNN) -- ...

When You Want to Make a Change but Feel Confused & Scared

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2 mentions2 months ago
Have you ever had an inner knowing that it was time to make some life changes, but you felt too confused to make them? I’ve certainly felt that way a time or two. After I graduated college years ago, I felt completely confused about what I was going ...

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

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3 mentions2 months ago
One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. My mom probably gave him the “That’s nice, dear,” treatment while I’m sure I was distracted by ...

This City Lost 1 Million Pounds--Now It’s Redesigning Itself To Keep Them Off

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After an incredibly successful anti-obesity campaign, Oklahoma City is taking the next step: redesigning the city to make its streets walkable and keep its citizens healthy--permanently. As America’s obesity problem has moved closer to crisis levels, public officials ranging from Michelle Obama to former New York City Mayor ...

TWC News Austin: High School Blitz Interview with Apollos Hester

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(TWC News Austin full video: http://bit.ly/1DsV4r2) TWC News Austin reporter Lauren Mickler interviews East View High School Football player Apollos Hester after the triumphed over Vandegrift by one point. Hester’s post-game interview was one of the most inspiring interviews we have captured on Sports Night High School Blitz.

Beyond Charity: Turning The Soup Kitchen Upside Down

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This is the fourth in a series of conversations on The Salt where members of NPR's food team chat with intriguing people in the food world. He set out to train homeless people on the streets of Washington, D.C. — many of whom were drug addicts cycling in ...

How Do You Actually Learn To Love Yourself?

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My journey from the depths of self-hating, suicidal suffering into self-acceptance has taught me that self-love isn’t just a dinner mint. It’s an essential part of being a healthy, happy person andReadIn one of my recent articles on MindBodyGreen, some of the commenters asked me how to go ...

7 ways to boost your happiness

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Watch "In Pursuit of Happiness: Sanjay Gupta, M.D. reports" on CNN at 4:30 p.m. ET Saturday and 7:30 a.m. ET Sunday. In this special, Gupta explores scientifically proven ways to up your life satisfaction and heads to Denmark to uncover secrets from the happiest nation in the world.

California school district rewrites menu for student lunches

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RELATED LINKSPolitical fight simmers over school lunch menu changes 524 schools drop out of the national school lunch program Chefs cook up ideas for healthy school lunches GWEN IFILL: Finally tonight:With the new school year now in full swing, one urban district in California is implementing an ambitious ...

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

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Making a simple list isn't the best way to get things done. Next week we'll test more effective approaches to organizing our days. Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and ...

How to Actually Be Productive While Working From Home

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Working from home is awesome ... right up until the cat throws up on your computer.And your neighbor -- who you can only assume is building a time machine -- starts firing up all sorts of power tools and noisy machinery across the street. For many modern marketers ...
 

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