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7 Amazing Things That Happen When You Spend Time Alone

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Image credit:shrdnar | Flickr We live in a world of constant contact—a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of shared desks and wide-open common spaces, and rather than sitting at their desks working independently, school children are placed in groups. It seems that a never-ending “ping” has become our culture’s omnipresent background noise, instantly informing us of every text, tweet,…

This One Ritual Made Me So Much Happier

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Image credit:Shutterstock When my wife and I moved to New York City in 2001, recently graduated from college and newly wed, we were eager to find friends. We knew nearly no one but were sure we’d soon find a fun-loving group like the 20- and 30-something New Yorkers who spontaneously dropped in on one another on TV shows like Seinfeld and Friends. We hatched a plan. After moving into our…

Unfair! Some People Actually Like Their Commutes.

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Image credit:Unsplash.com Based on my own experience with the joy that is the New York City subway system, schlepping to and from work can easily be the most exhausting part of the day. I’m not alone in this. According to multiple studies that examine the impact of commuting on workers’ wellbeing, journeying to work is the antithesis of a good time. It eats into time we could spend cooking, working…

Why Positivity Matters — and 3 Ways to Achieve It

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Image credit:Shutterstock.com We’ve all received the well-meaning advice to "stay positive." The greater the challenge, the more this glass-half-full wisdom can come across as Pollyannaish and unrealistic. It’s hard to find the motivation to focus on the positive when positivity seems like nothing more than wishful thinking. The real obstacle to positivity is that our brains are hard-wired to look for and focus on threats. This survival mechanism served humankind…

Brain Break: I Took My Dog to Our Newsroom. Here’s How My Day Went.

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Image credit:Andrea Huspeni At Entrepreneur, we have written and edited hundreds, if not thousands, of articles (no exaggeration) on how to make your workday a more productive and happier one. Everything from your morning routine to team-building activities and daily huddles can help your day. And bringing your dog to work is near the top of the list. Indeed, research has shown having a four-legged friend with you at work can…

Don’t Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck, Emotionally

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Image credit:StockSnap.io Living paycheck-to-paycheck is an uncomfortable spot to occupy. With nothing in reserve, the slightest bump in the road can cripple you. Unfortunately, too many people can relate to the financial burden of barely scraping by each month. While the phrase obviously connotes one's financial situation, it can also apply to an emotional state. When someone is living emotionally paycheck-to-paycheck, it means their mental wellness is always on tilt,…

10 Rules for Beating Stress

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Image credit:Bernard Goldbach | Flickr Stress has a funny way of sneaking up on you when you least expect it, but how you respond is only half the battle. The secret to winning the war against stress lies in what you do when you aren’t working (and presumably aren’t stressed). While I have a hobby that I engage in regularly (surfing), it isn’t the antidote to stress you might think….

6 Happiness Tips to Boost Your Health and Performance

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Image credit:Getty As an entrepreneur you probably know that constant, high stress levels undermine your performance. When highly stressed, you don’t sleep as well, your concentration suffers, your patience bucket shrinks to the size of a teacup, and your ability to generate strategies and solutions plummets. So one way to become a better business owner, leader and visionary is to be happier. Why? Because happiness has been shown to lower…