lifestyle

TED Talks: ‘The Surprising Science of Happiness’

By TED / February 8, 2017 /

When people talk about happiness, it’s often referred to as a search—a quest to find something so elusive & out of reach, But shockingly, it’s something else…

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rejection

4 Reasons You Should Be Risking Rejection

By Margie Warrell / January 20, 2017 /

As I neared the end of writing my first book, Find Your Courage, I decided it was time to see if I could find a publisher. I did a little research online and discovered I first needed a literary agent. So I put together a query letter, which I sent to a long list of…

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stress

How to Make Stress Your Friend

By TED / January 18, 2017 /

Stress is not the enemy. Health psychologist Kelly McGonigal says if you can change the way you think about it, it can even become your friend. In this TED Talk, McGonigal sheds a new light on stress and shares surprising research that could make what feels like a threatening sensation a little easier to bear.…

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something new

TED Talks: ‘Try Something New For 30 Days’

By TED / December 28, 2016 /

Goal-setting doesn’t have to be super serious or even strict—in fact, achieving goals can be a ton a fun. In this TED Talk, technologist Matt Cutts shares the importance of trying new things when life becomes a tad too predictable. If you’re bored or stuck in a never-ending loop of unmemorable days, here’s why a…

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let it go

Why It’s Better to Quit Quickly and Fail Fast

By Margie Warrell / December 16, 2016 /

I recall once holding on to a pair of designer shoes that made my feet throb every time I wore them. I kept them for no other reason than how much they cost me. It was pretty stupid, but I remember thinking, I need to get my money’s worth! What about you? Have you ever…

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happiness

TED Talks: ‘The Habits of Happiness’

By TED / December 7, 2016 /

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard believes that well-being can be trained into the mind, that finding a sense of fulfilment strong enough to call happiness is absolutely possible. He believes peace and serenity can become a habit just like anything else—but only if people are willing to reprogram their thoughts. In this TED Talk, Ricard reveals…

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reward

TED Talks: ‘A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit’

By TED / November 23, 2016 /

Judson Brewer says habits are the product of reward-based learning, The paradox here is that mindfulness is about being really interested in getting close or…

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win or succeed

TED Talks: ‘John Wooden: The Difference Between Winning and Succeeding’

By TED / November 7, 2016 /

Coach John Wooden, the legendary UCLA coach who led his teams to numerous championships and double-digit winning streaks, began learning the rules of success at an early age. His father taught him that it was better to be the best person he possibly could rather than strive to be better than everyone else. In this…

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ypueconomy

Sick of Your Day Job? Looking for Freedom? The Answer Is the YouEconomy

By Mel Robbins / July 12, 2016 /

The YouEconomy: The power is yours, not only possible but actually the best possibility for each and every one of us, is how technology has changed and how our comfort with it has also changed.

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lesson of greatness

The Pursuit: Take a Lesson From ‘The School of Greatness’

By SUCCESS Staff / November 18, 2015 /

It took “lots of hustle, passion, focus and consistent vision for what you love full time. [It’s about] getting clear on what you want and being very detailed on when you want that.

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