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via Forbes by Jill Douka Is it possible to control your emotions and reform your thoughts so that they don't affect your psychology and positive energy? Changing our mood is sometimes thought to be an unpredictable factor, a mysterious internal mechanism we don't have any power...

via the Ladders by Kyle Schnitzer Good vibes can bring good health, too. A new study conducted by researchers from Georgetown University found that psychological intervention designed to boost “subjective well-being” can bring positive effects on self-reported mental health. The study, published in the SAGE Journal of Psychological Science, was done with researchers...

via Mashable by Chris Taylor The first self-described self-help book was published in 1859. The author's name, improbably, was Samuel Smiles; the title, even more improbably, was Self-Help. A distillation of lessons from the lives of famous people who had pulled themselves up by their bootstraps, it...

via FastCompany by Sarah Goff-Dupont If you want to learn a thing or two about emotional resilience, just talk to entrepreneur Ash Ambirge, creator of the Middle Finger Project. She’s been looked down on because she grew up in a trailer park. She’s been fired from jobs...

via Inc.com by Jessica Stillman Summer is never the easiest time to stay motivated. Summer in the middle of a pandemic? It's a miracle entrepreneurs are managing to get anything done at all.  But when we recently asked our 2.7 million Twitter followers for their best tips to stay...

via the Ladders by Thomas Oppong Many people have become habitual option collectors — a mindset that prevents them from reaching their goals. They don’t want to miss out on anything, so they hold on to too many options without taking action. If you are not sure...

via Forbes by Caroline Castrillon One of my favorite quotes is, “The mind is everything, what you think, you become.” It is so true. Mindset is a critical component of success in business, sports and life in general. There is also quantitative research to back this up. Stanford psychologist Carol...

via Forbes by Tony Ewing It’s no secret that many successful people can remain calm in almost any situation. In fact, the secret is how they actually manage to do it. From a scientific perspective, remaining calm under duress is called, “cognitive control”. And in having an abundance...

via Entrepreneur by Thomas Edwards Jr When it comes to increasing financial wealth, many experts have said it's wise to diversify and create multiple streams of revenue or cash flow. The same goes for increasing happiness.  Happiness is the biggest challenge I see entrepreneurs struggle with as their business...

via Forbes by C J McClanahan "Is it time to sell my business/quit my job/downsize…?" Over the past several months, I've heard this question over and over from the leaders I advise.  They're wondering… is it all worth it? Overachieving professionals (myself included) tend to go through life with...