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Smile! You woke up this morning!

Smile! You woke up this morning! | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
  Yesterday I took a day of silence to quiet my mind, and be more mindful of my speech. I went to meet up with a friend around noon or so, and on my way I passed a gentleman that…
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3 Proven Rituals That Will Make You Motivated - Barking Up The Wrong Tree

3 Proven Rituals That Will Make You Motivated - Barking Up The Wrong Tree | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Duke professor and bestselling author Dan Ariely explains what scientific research says will get you motivated and help you get more done.
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Making Time for Learning Will Make You Healthier, Richer, and More Popular

Making Time for Learning Will Make You Healthier, Richer, and More Popular | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
An author runs down the impressive benefits of lifelong learning.

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How many hours a week do you dedicate to learning?
 
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5 steps to becoming a millionaire, from a millennial who did it in 5 years

5 steps to becoming a millionaire, from a millennial who did it in 5 years | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Grant of Millennial Money went from having $2.26 in his bank account to $1 million.
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Morning Routine: You Only Get 25,000 Mornings as an Adult. Don't Waste Them.

Morning Routine: You Only Get 25,000 Mornings as an Adult. Don't Waste Them. | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Improve your morning routine by following these 8 strategies to get more done each day. Read this article to learn them now.
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This Is How You Train Your Brain To Get What You Really Want

This Is How You Train Your Brain To Get What You Really Want | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
In April of 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an eBook, Slipstream Time Hacking, and was anxious to know how to traditionally publish it. At that time…
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This Simple Productivity Hack Will Double Your Output

This Simple Productivity Hack Will Double Your Output | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
These days, we’re all striving for optimal productivity. We want to work, in the words of Daft Punk, “harder, better, faster, stronger.” But how? While the web offers a plethora of adages and advice…
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Why Setting Goals Can Actually Make You Less Successful

Sometimes goal setting can lead to a narrow focus that may lead you to limit yourself and miss opportunities. Just ask cab drivers.
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Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t

Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
People do all kinds of destructive things to deal with stress—they overeat, abuse drugs and alcohol, and push harder rather than slowing down. What we learned from our study of chief medical officers is that people can leverage their emotional intelligence to deal with stress and ward off burnout. You, too, might want to try the following:

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Reframe your perspective to deal with stress more effectively!

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By using and developing your emotional intelligence, you can put a stop to burnout—for you, and for others. Remember, though: improving EI takes time and effort. Be patient with yourself, as well as forgiving and kind. The last thing you want to do is to make improving your EI another source of stress.
 
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17 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

17 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Humans are creatures of comfort. Once we get into a routine or habit, it’s hard to change our ways. This can be the influence of society, personality, or even evolution–which calls on us to k…

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Shatter Your Existing Beliefs To Achieve Your Greatest Breakthroughs

Shatter Your Existing Beliefs To Achieve Your Greatest Breakthroughs | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Before 1954, the common belief was that man was not physically capable of breaking the 4 minute barrier — that man could not run a mile under 4 minutes.
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Do These Things After Work Everyday And You Will Achieve Anything You Want In Life

The time before you go to bed is golden, as it exists every single day, and it’s usually completely yours to schedule. What do you want to do with this time? Read? Spend time with your kids? Work on…
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These 24 Daily Habits Will Make You Smarter – ThinkGrowth.org

As neuroscience has advanced, we’ve learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity. In fact, Steve Jobs famously trained his brain using…
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These 25 Productivity Principles Will Change How You Work Forever

These 25 Productivity Principles Will Change How You Work Forever | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
According to a recent McKinsey report, today’s workforce spends 61% of their time managing work rather than doing it. That’s insane. We can do better than that. Productivity is fairly simple, in…
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Meditation Tips: Sneak Mindfulness into Little Moments | Reader's Digest

Meditation Tips: Sneak Mindfulness into Little Moments | Reader's Digest | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Life moves pretty fast and, at times, can be totally overwhelming. Here experts share some easy tips on how even beginners can get their meditation on.

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Meditation Tips: Sneak Mindfulness into Little Moments | Reader's Digest

 

Nice article on meditation and learning how to mediate.  Please also review our meditation instructor program and learn the role of a meditation intrsuctor

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Six Habits of Highly Empathic People

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Are We Living in the Age of Empathy?
If you think you’re hearing the word “empathy” everywhere, you’re right. It’s now on the lips of scientists and business leaders, education experts and political activists.

 

But there is a vital question that few people ask: How can I expand my own empathic potential? Empathy is not just a way to extend the boundaries of your moral universe. According to new research, it’s a habit we can cultivate to improve the quality of our own lives.


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The Paradox of Behavior Change

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The best way to achieve a new level of equilibrium is not with radical behavior change, but through small wins each day.
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How to Get Better and Better, Everyday. In Every Way

How to Get Better and Better, Everyday. In Every Way | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
One of the BEST ways that I walk my own talk as a Coach and develop myself continuously is via small, consistent, daily habits.

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If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time. The reason for this phenomenon is…
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Forget Coding--Here's The Skill You Need Most When You Start Your Career

Your technical chops may not give you the edge when you're new to the workforce, but your network might.
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Against Willpower - Issue 45: Power - Nautilus

Against Willpower - Issue 45: Power - Nautilus | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Thomas1 was a highly successful and mild-mannered lawyer who was worried about his drinking. When he came to see me at my psychotherapy…
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Warren Buffett's Simple Three-Step Process for Prioritizing

Warren Buffett's Simple Three-Step Process for Prioritizing | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it

“It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.” [Bruce Lee] It's easy to agree that the greater the number of goals we have, the less likely we'll be able to achieve them all. We may not realize how many goals make it onto our list, because we let other people add many— sometimes we're complicit, others we're not fully aware. But how do we pare them down? How do we prioritize? 

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This column will change your life: Morning Pages

This column will change your life: Morning Pages | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
'You can write about whatever's on your mind: petty worries, soaring plans, angry tirades,' Oliver Burkeman says. 'I wish I'd started long ago'
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How to Accept Imperfection Like a Leader

How to Accept Imperfection Like a Leader | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
If I could begin my leadership journey again, I’d accept imperfection. Leadership begins after you accept imperfection. If I could take back the time I wasted on searching for perfection - before I took action - I’d be young again. More important, I’d have wisdom from learning as I go, not before I go. The…
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Simon Sinek's Top 10 Rules For Success (@simonsinek)

He's an author, speaker, and consultant who writes on leadership and management. He joined the RAND Corporation in 2010 as an adjunct staff member, where h
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