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The Biological Reason to Practice Gratitude

To help improve your mood and not wake up anticipating stress, try this

Excerpted from Game Changers, by Dave Asprey.A top expert who taught me a lot about gratitude is Dr. Elissa Epel, who is a professor at UCSF who studies how stress can impact our biological aging via the telomere/telomerase system and how meditation modalities ...

by Dave Asprey  | December 15, 2018 12:00:00
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Cultivating Gratitude and Happiness Will Boost Your Business

Focusing on your overall happiness is important to succeeding

Are you the kind of entrepreneur who wakes up every day and anticipates problems? Do you check your phone first thing to see what emergency needs your immediate attention? Many might say that’s a good trait to have. After all, solving problems is critical to ...

by Blair Singer  | November 14, 2018 08:00:00
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Here's Why I Send a Thank-You Message to Someone Who Helped Me or My Company Every Day

I believe leaders should practice gratitude more often

There is a giant magnet board sitting in the main conference room of my company's headquarters with 103 magnetic headshots. The magnet board is titled "The People Who Helped Us Get to Where We Are Today."There's an advisor who spent 11 beautiful ...

by Janet Comenos  | March 20, 2018 02:00:00
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20 Wise Insights on Gratitude to Spark a Positive Mindset

Being grateful doesn't guarantee that you'll get more, only that you'll have enough

1. "Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you." Eileen Caddy2. "Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | November 28, 2017 06:00:00
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Why Writing a Thank-You Note Should Be as Automatic as Brushing Your Teeth

This founder provides free cards to employees to write thank-you notes

I remember the first time I was introduced to the phenomenal power of the thank-you note. It was 1992 and President George Bush Sr. was being interviewed about his career as congressman, director of the CIA, vice president and president. The interviewer asked a ...

by Brian Buffini  | October 23, 2017 08:00:00
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4 Ways to Create a Powerful Morning Routine

Start by waking up two hours earlier than usual. Yes, we know; that sounds awful. But just try it

One of the most important things that you can do to ensure that you have a positive and successful day is to become obsessed with how you spend your pre-work morning hours.Unfortunately, many people never take the time to analyze their morning routine. ...

by Matt Mayberry  | August 11, 2017 02:00:00
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Want to avoid burnout? Quit your bitchin'

No sympathy for whiners here.

Being busy is a common side effect of success, and that is nothing to complain about, said Robert Herjavec. He does not have much sympathy for whiners.Instead of dwelling on what is wrong, the optimistic Herjavec Group founder and CEO said people ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | July 10, 2016 01:00:00
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9 signs you're successful”"even if it doesn't feel like it

The problem is not your lack of toys; it’s believing that toys indicate true success.

If you are ambitious, you are bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you are not yet living up to your expectations.We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most ...

by Travis Bradberry  | July 05, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

6 happiness tips to boost your health and performance

Because feeling good results in better work performance.

As an entrepreneur you probably know that constant, high stress levels undermine your performance. When highly stressed, you do not sleep as well, your concentration suffers, your patience bucket shrinks to the size of a teacup, and your ability to generate strategies ...

by Greg Wells  | April 16, 2016 09:00:00
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8 things exceptional thinkers do every day

Working on your mind and thinking must become a daily practice.

Everything that we are and everything that we are not is an end result from our current level of thinking. Every great achievement in history came from exceptional thinking. Every man or woman to ever rise to the top of their profession ...

by Matt Mayberry  | April 09, 2016 07:00:00
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4 ways to have a better attitude about your life

Keep a positive attitude and see how it helps you even at worst situations.

Our attitude is a product of how we come to terms with our perception of reality. Your attitude, in its essence, is how you choose to deal with every situation thrown your way and the consequences of every choice you make. Whether you behave in ...

by John Rampton  | April 06, 2016 07:00:00
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5 simple ways to express gratitude every day

Science tells us that grateful people are typically happier people.

Science tells us that grateful people are typically happier people. Being grateful makes us more optimistic and reduces negativity— and that is a huge reason to make acts of gratitude a daily habit.Try to think about what you are thankful for at least once a day. If ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | March 13, 2016 09:00:00
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6 ways gratitude helps entrepreneurs grow their companies

For starters, say 'please' and 'thank you.'

It turns out you do not need a huge budget to retain top talent in your company. What you need is to take more time out of your day to sincerely appreciate your employees.A recent survey conducted by Glassdoor found that over ...

by Murray Newlands  | February 14, 2016 09:00:00