What Is Inner Peace?

I have written a lot about inner peace, but it seems most people don’t understand what it is. Some time ago, I received an email from a reader, saying that she doesn’t want inner peace, because she wants to be active and alive. She was afraid that calmness might make her passive and take all the fun from her life. She also said that she preferred to keep her mind restless and very active, not calm. Well, this only shows lack of understanding what inner peace is and how it can improve your life in many ways. What is Inner Peace? We need to define this term. Inner peace is not a state of passivity, and certainly does not make …

Which One Is More Important for Success?

The challenge most people have with setting goals is figuring out how to achieve them. Many goals end up abandoned because they become a burden rather than a source of inspiration. When you don’t have a goals strategy, achieving your goals will only be a mirage. In this article, you will find insight into why you need a strategy for your goals and examples of what you should include in your goals strategy. What Is a Goals Strategy? A goals strategy is an approach you take to achieve your set goals. It is a plan of action and a set of tactics you deploy to ensure that you accomplish the things you set out to do. Why You Should Have …

10 Small Changes That Will Significantly Improve Your Life

The principle of compounding interest isn’t only effective in finance.  Big achievements are often the result of small changes.  Here are 10 small changes to incorporate into your life.  1.  “Don’t Enter the Debate Too Early.”  Those are the words of Nelson Mandela regarding his leadership.  Listening first and speaking last lets you see the different perspectives on an issue and to give a better response.  People also feel that their ideas and opinions matter.  And a sense of contribution means that people are more invested in accomplishing the goal.  2.  Immediate and Unambiguous Feedback Everyone encounters obstacles in trying to reach a goal.  Rather than being thrown off course, you need to adjust and roll with the punches.  And the best way to adjust is getting immediate and direct feedback, either …

Improve Your Productivity With CBD ProductsPick the Brain

Many of today’s careers require a lot of focused attention and productivity, and employees who want to get ahead must keep up with face-paced competition while avoiding too much stress. As technology and other changes continue to affect many industries, employees are commonly confronted with changing expectations and have to move quickly to remain relevant. If this situation sounds familiar, you may be interested in learning about the use of cannabis oil to ease anxiety and alleviate sleep disorders. With the right CBD product, you may find that it’s possible to improve productivity without dangerously increasing your heart rate.  CBD and Your Workday  You probably shouldn’t use more than one CBD lifestyle product in more than one day. The products …

16 Everyday Habits to Boost Your Creativity

In 20 years, perhaps 80 million US jobs could be automated. That’s the bad news. The good news is that there are millions of jobs that are safe. What type of jobs? Futurist Martin Ford says jobs that require “genuine creativity.” It’s the future of the job market. It’s been the tool to advance the world for centuries. And it’ll be AI-proof for centuries to come. Reading this, do you think “yes, I have creativity in spades!” Or are you a little nervous? Are you one to say “oh, i’m not that creative.” “I’m a salesman, not an artist.” “I’m an HR associate, not a novelist.”  “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein Creativity isn’t a black-and-white, “you have …

Imagination Quotes to Help You Reshape Your Life

The imagination has no limits. In your mind, you can create anything, live in the past or in the future, experience new ideas and new situations, and create a different life. We all daydream sometimes, because it gives us pleasure, and help us, for a while to forget problems, difficulties or limitations. As childe ren we use our imagination often, but as we grow older we use it less often. We start believing that it impractical. This is a wrong idea. The imagination is a most practical tool. It is the tool of creativity, invention, innovation, and achieving success. It is the ability to create new ideas and to reshape new reality. We can visualize anything we want and imagine …

How to Set Intentions That Set You Up for Success

My body feels tight, and my muscles are sore from sitting hunched over my computer as I write. “I really need to exercise more,” I think as I feel the tension in my shoulders. “I need to get in better shape.” We all have those things that don’t match up with how we think our lives should be. While our instinct might be to put something on our to-do list and muscle our way through making changes (often beating ourselves up with self-judgment when we fail), this rarely works. “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” –-Carl G. Jung Making a change requires self-compassion and knowing how to create intentions …

5 Tips for Overcoming Your Past and Becoming a New You

Everybody has a past, but not everyone’s past is the same. For some people, their past is a source of concern and anxiety for them in the present, making it difficult for them to live the life that they want. If you want to build a brighter future for yourself, then learning how to move on from your past is the first part of the process. Here are some important tips to remember for anyone who needs to overcome their past so they can start working towards a better future. Know the Limit of Your Memory Human memory is not perfect. Over time, we have a tendency to forget some details while exaggerating others. Every time we reconstruct events in our …

7 Tips for Better Sleep in Children and TeensPick the Brain

Children, teens, and adults all need to get enough sleep in order to perform well and maintain good health. Kids and young adults from the ages of puberty to 22 should sleep for approximately nine hours per day, according to the Child Mind Institute. However, in a busy world full of academic pressure, after-school activities, time with friends, and technology, quality sleep time often suffers. Sleeplessness can promote anxiety and affect well-being. In fact, 70% of teens (ADAA) report experiencing anxiety before the age of 22. Not only does a lack of sleep affect a young person’s mental health, but it can also have an impact on their physical health as well. It’s so important to ensure that kids and …

5 Stress Management Techniques to Find Bliss in Life

If you’d like to learn how to develop stress management techniques so you can find bliss in your life, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. Life is a joyous journey and this is what most of us felt as kids. But, as we grow up our perception about life witnesses a drastic change and we no longer find joy in living. Life becomes a struggle and stress is primarily the reason behind it. We spend our days overburdened by the exhaustion of stress, looking for the slightest joy in materialistic things such as getting a job promotion, buying a bigger house, and so on. But, the joy that we feel on …

5 Ways to Inspire Your Employees

Having a productive workplace doesn’t mean that you have to push your employees to work harder. It’s like the saying goes: It’s easier to attract flies with honey than it is with vinegar! In other words, to get the best out of your employees, you have to inspire them to want to work hard for you. You have to motivate them and let them feel that they are part of the success of the business and not just another cog in the wheel. Motivating your employees is key to a business’s success. The level of commitment, drive and energy that a company’s staff bring to work every day has a significant impact on the growth of a business. Below Are …

Why Keeping Pets Gives You Positive Energy

Pets are hard work. Taking care of an animal is a financial investment, a time commitment, and sometimes a source of frustration. However, any pet owner can attest that their pet is worth all of the effort. This is because pets, by nature, provide us with an influx of positive energy that we can’t find anywhere else. Specifically, there are four important ways that pets provide positive energy that all pet owners should be thankful for.  1. They Support Your Mental Health No matter what you’re going through, a pet will be by your side to help you through it. With the spread of COVID-19, the emotional support of our pets is more important than ever. There is increased fear, …

5 Tips for Overcoming Your Past and Becoming a New You

Everybody has a past, but not everyone’s past is the same. For some people, their past is a source of concern and anxiety for them in the present, making it difficult for them to live the life that they want. If you want to build a brighter future for yourself, then learning how to move on from your past is the first part of the process. Here are some important tips to remember for anyone who needs to overcome their past so they can start working towards a better future. Know the Limit of Your Memory Human memory is not perfect. Over time, we have a tendency to forget some details while exaggerating others. Every time we reconstruct events in our …

Fika: A Coffee Break For ProductivityPick the Brain

Coronavirus has shone a spotlight on workplace productivity. Many of you are still working from home and juggling additional responsibilities of child care or schooling and household tasks.  Demands on you escalate to the point where you know you need a break, but don’t dare take one. A paradox is at work. In order to survive the crush in this unusual environment, you need some downtime more than ever. The Swedish tradition of fika might offer an answer. Fika is the Swedish practice of stopping work for a coffee break with friends and often a little something to eat. This is not the American coffee break of grabbing some caffeine to power through several more hours of work. Rather fika …

3 Things That Highly Successful People Do

If you’d like to learn about the habits of successful people so you can emulate them, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. We all go through ups and downs in life. Most of the experiences we encounter, either make us or break us. We can either learn from them or succumb to the uncertainty that lies around us. The choice is ours. On the contrary, successful people view life with a different lens. For them, everyday is a new challenge and life is a risk they welcome with open arms. They are seldomly afraid and never look back. The only thing that matters to them is their own success and …

15 Tips for Happiness in Daily Life

You can make your life happier. It is a matter of choice. You might say it is impossible, since you have so many problems. You just cannot be happy. You are wrong. You can be happy even in difficult times and when surrounded by problems. Happiness comes from within, and does not depend on circumstances. Events and circumstances can surely affect how you feel. If you let them. The secret is in not letting them affect your mood and state of mind. This might be not easy, but if you are determined to bring happiness into your life you can do it. It is your attitude that makes you feel happy or unhappy. It is your habitual thinking that determines …