Committed. Driven. Focused. Disciplined. Those are the words many of us would use to describe the effort we put into … continue reading
The man who appears to be the most poised and confident in a social setting always stands out. The rest of the people in the group assume him to be a natural leader.
Most people, whether they realize it or not, seek approval and validation from other people to some extent. It’s just … continue reading
According to a study out of Indiana University-Purdue University, data collected on about 1,000 subjects, aged 49 to 65, found … continue reading
Are you getting what you really want in life right now? Are you enjoying the overall success you feel you … continue reading
Get lots of laughs to improve your heart health. A study out of the University of Texas at Austin found … continue reading
Improving your health, getting your body into awesome shape and becoming more attractive in the process don’t have to be complicated. Here are a few simple and effective eating and exercise strategies that will help you take control of your body, whether you want to build muscle, lose bodyfat or both at the same time.
According to Gilbert, humans are terrible predictors of what will bring joy.
People do all kinds of things to get rid of pain and anxiety—from taking drugs to getting acupuncture to working … continue reading
You try not to yawn around people because they automatically think you’re bored. Pat Lind-Kyle, author of Heal Your Mind, … continue reading
The way you communicate with other people has a tremendous impact on the success you experience. You’re always communicating your thoughts, perceptions and ideas to others—whether you realize it or not.
Options are available for all of the things in life that you really want. Whether you realize it, they’re not the things you settle for. Options can be material things, experiences, feelings or emotions. Your goal should be to have access to as many of the best options in life as possible. You do not necessarily have to exercise all the options available to you. You just want to be in a position to have the choice—and not just hope it magically comes your way someday.
How much should you weigh to be considered optimally healthy? A recent item in the March ’10 BottomLine Health outlined … continue reading
After thorough discussion of the five principles—thought, moods, separate realities, feelings and present moment—he delves into how to use them to help with relationships, relieve stress, solve problems and even break bad habits and addictions.
According to the January ’10 Prevention, kitchens often become dumping grounds for clutter, and that can lead to major stress. … continue reading
Don’t try to turn these body language habits on and off when you think you need them. Keep them on all the time. The more you practice and exercise these skills, the sooner you’ll integrate them into your own personality—and have them forever.
Make sure that you immediately adopt the perspective of a strong leader—the alpha male—when challenged by disagreements, conflicts or confrontations. Then hold on to that mind-set and take action steps every chance you get.
Have you ever heard the expression, don’t go to bed angry? That turns out to be true because it disrupts … continue reading
People can have amazing lives no matter where they are currently, and that’s the message I want to spread through writing and public speaking.
He began taking responsibility and tackling his life problems one at a time: paying off fines and debts, getting his driver’s license reinstated, doing his income taxes—11 years’ worth that he had never filed, but he didn’t owe. Lucky for him he actually got a refund. He was moving up the ladder one rung at a time.
Just as you strengthen your muscles when you exercise in the gym, you’ll strengthen your ability to present your opinion powerfully and lead other people when you exercise this skill every time you can.
If you ask the real old-timers what they considered to be the golden age of bodybuilding, they’ll tell you it … continue reading
Some of the book is common sense—at least from my feminine perspective—but those who want to be players will want to read it over and over. I objected to much of the tone—for example the author’s classifying sex as a game—but I’m not the audience. As I said, a lot of his techniques are perceptive. So after shaking off my disgust, I found myself saying, “You know, he’s right.”