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How to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

We all know that working out is good for us and we should do it more often, but sometimes we just can't find the motivation. In my 30 years of teaching fitness classes, I've noticed a few things that help in the motivation department.

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Marcia Liss | Posted 05.21.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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How to Eliminate Procrastination (The Surprising Strategy One Man Used)

James Clear | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

We often think that we want an open road and the ability to choose any direction for ourselves. But sometimes, what we need is a tunnel that can reduce our choices and send us in a focused direction. How can you eliminate the need to make the same decisions over and over again? How can you use constraints to drive your habits forward -- even if it's in a very small way?

The Blueprint of Life

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Inevitably, hardship and challenges will be part of life's lessons; however, what differentiates people is how they react, respond, recover and revise their blueprint when in a situation where their power of adaptability is tested.

Get Lucky Now: 4 Simple Ways to Jump Start Your Successes in Life

Gaynete' Edwards | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Gaynete' Edwards

We often know what we should be doing, it's the lack of action that halts our progress. What good, however, is a ton of useful information that goes unused? Time to roll up those sleeves and get to work future Luckie, your luck depends on it! If good luck doesn't find us, we must go out and find it.

The Secret to Becoming the New Powerful

Chris Deaver | Posted 05.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Chris Deaver

Elon Musk is disrupting things. Again. With his announcement of the Powerwall battery, in a TED-like presentation, Elon challenged us to be differ...

I'm Using These 3 Simple Steps to Actually Stick With Good Habits

James Clear | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

I have been trying a new strategy for building habits, and it is working incredibly well. This strategy is remarkably easy, and it is governed by three simple rules.

On Being Boldly Dumb

Isa Adney | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Isa Adney

I remind myself that dumb and bold are two sides of the same coin, and that you can't get one without the other. So if any of my dreams require the kind of boldness that's only recognized in hindsight, then I've got to learn to live with the dumb, with the unknown, with the uncertainty, with the vulnerability.

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

James Clear | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Eisenhower had an incredible ability to sustain his productivity not just for weeks or months, but for decades. And for that reason, it is no surprise that his methods for time management, task management, and productivity have been studied by many people.

One Life-Changing Goal You've Forgotten to Set

Elyse Gorman | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

We start to believe that we are our roles, titles and labels, like teacher or employee, writer or runner, parent or sister, wife or single. We start to believe that they somehow encompass our worth and value, and without them we are nothing.

How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good

James Clear | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Your goal isn't to be perfect. Your goal is simply to win the majority of the time. And if you cast enough votes for the right identity, eventually the good behaviors will win out.

Time, Hope, and Stark Determination... March on... Bay Area Brain Tumor Walk, May 2, 2015 SF

Debbie Davis | Posted 05.05.2015 | World
Debbie Davis

It doesn't take a family member or friend to be a brain tumor survivor, or to know someone who has lost their life to this ugly disease, to help fight the fight or 'talk the walk and walk the talk.' But it definitely can make you pay attention and participate.

This Brain Hack Could Help You Stop Procrastinating

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.14.2015 | Science

Having trouble motivating yourself to work toward a future goal? Whether what you want is two days or 20 years away, new research finds that the key t...

Masters of Habit: The Deliberate Practice and Training of Jerry Rice

James Clear | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Jerry Rice is widely considered to be the greatest wide receiver in the history of the National Football League. In addition to winning three Super Bo...

5 Ways to Unplug and Recharge This Spring

Carrie Visintainer | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Carrie Visintainer

Spring is all about new growth and renewal, and I'm going work on containing my screen time over the next three months. To stay accountable, I'm going to keep a journal to see what I notice. Will I struggle? What will I gain? How will I feel mentally and physically?

A Millionaire's Guide To Goal Setting

Michael Neill | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
Michael Neill

Traditional goal setting encourages us to think big and reach for the stars, but also to keep our target constant while we do whatever it takes to achieve it. My client didn't do any of that.

5 Books to Get You Out of Your Literary Comfort Zone

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 04.26.2015 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

While many of you likely don't have the time to read right now with finals and papers and all that fun stuff, you should remember this list for the summer time. Here is a list of books I've read and enjoyed that'll help you step outside your literary comfort zone!

How to Be Happy in a World of Turmoil

Jose Aristimuno | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jose Aristimuno

How many times have you thought to yourself the following: If only I had more money, if only I had someone to love, if only I had a better job, if o...

8 Crucial Mistakes To Avoid When Going After Your Goals

Elyse Gorman | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Achieving goals with ease is an art that many people are yet to master. If you are one of these people, you could be making one of these crucial mistakes. Take note.

How to Solve Difficult Problems by Using the Inversion Technique

James Clear | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It is far easier to avoid stupidity than it is to create genius. Eliminating the errors and mistakes that are preventing your success can be just as powerful as building new skills or habits.

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas (And Not Enough Time)

James Clear | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Ideas are like rose bushes: They need to be consistently pruned and trimmed down. And just like a rose bush, pruning away ideas -- even if they have potential -- allows the remaining ideas to fully blossom.

The 3 Things That Stop Most People From Achieving Their Goals

| Chris Winfield | Posted 04.20.2015 | Small Business

How many goals have you set in your life? A hundred? Ten thousand? Even more? How many of these goals have you actually achieved? If you're like...

I Dreamt of Being Something Great, Now I'm a Mother

Mary Katherine Backstrom | Posted 04.16.2015 | Parents
Mary Katherine Backstrom

In the last decade or so I've dreamt of becoming an FBI agent, author, astronaut, rock star, horse trainer and food truck owner. And as of this moment, I am none of those things.

The Power of Living Your Dream

Sarah Cannata | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Cannata

In my many discussions with people from all over the globe recently, I've had the privilege to hear the story behind people's dream. Often, it's a moment in childhood or a fond memory that acts to drive their dream. For me, writing has been something that has always been there.

Mindfulness Meditation as a Means to an End

Susie Wolbe | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

There is so much mindfulness meditation can teach us: how to be in touch with our thoughts and feelings; how our thoughts and feelings impact our bodi...