How to Rewire Your Brain to Be More Kind Toward Others Kindness is the state of caring about other people’s well-being and taking action to help make other people’s lives better and happier. It is a social glue that allows us to connect with others and build meaningful relationships with them When someone does something kind for us, we like them more and we want to cooperate with them more. When we do something kind for someone, we earn their trust and respect, and we feel better about ourselves for being a good person. Kindness is a reciprocal relationship. It becomes a cycle that strengthens our bond with friends, family, lovers, coworkers, and acquaintances. The more we practice kindness, the easier it is. Every thought and action we do fires neurons in our brain. Here are scientifically supported ways we can increase our kindness toward others. Get your intentions right Having good intentions is the first step toward being kinder toward others and building positive relationships with them. See from the other person’s perspective
4 Good Reminders When You’ve Had a Bad Day Email I have learned that life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and that life’s greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate an unwavering commitment to push forward even when times are tough. Sometimes I catch myself staring at the people around me – studying their gestures and expressions. I wonder, “What’s their story? What are they searching for? What makes their heart beat with happiness, with sorrow, with fear, and with longing?” Today, in our latest video blog, we want to share some of these thoughts with you. Video Blog Post: 4 Good Reminders (video transcript): 1. Having a bad day? Put your hand on your heart. Keep in mind that we’ve all made mistakes. 2. You have to remember that you are incredibly capable of handling great challenges. Truth be told, there are two types of pain in life: pain that hurts you, and pain that grows you. 3. Will the road ahead always be easy? 4. And that’s why the best thing you can do is to keep going.
7 Social Hacks For Manipulating People 1. Whenever someone is angry and confrontational, stand next to them instead of in front of them. You won’t appear as so much of a threat, and they eventually calm down. 2. Open with “I need your help.” 3. 4. 5. 6. If... (Questions For The Game of Life): Evelyn McFarlane, James Saywell: 9780679445357: Amazon.com: Books The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!” (foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over. I’ve had to change careers several times. There are other ways to reinvent yourself, so take what I say with a grain of salt. I’ve seen it work for maybe a few hundred other people. A) Reinvention never stops. Every day you reinvent yourself. B) You start from scratch. Every label you claim you have from before is just vanity. C) You need a mentor. Else, you’ll sink to the bottom. D) Three types of mentors Direct. E) Don’t worry if you don’t have passion for anything. You have passion for your health. F) Time it takes to reinvent yourself: five years. Here’s a description of the five years: Sometimes I get frustrated in years 1-4. Google is a good example. Today. Today. That’s fine.
11 Practices That Will Make You Instantly More Positive - Alycia Hall - Vancouver Life Coach and Coaching Services - Alycia Hall – Vancouver Life Coach and Coaching Services Feeling positive doesn’t have to be the result of your external circumstances. You can learn to cultivate positivity anytime as long as you’re committed to it. Here are 11 practices that will make you instantly more positive! 1. Journal nightly about what you were thankful for. 2. Meditation brings you a sense of calm, taps into your intuition and can sooth your mind. 3. Instead of focusing on how things are not working out try shifting your perspective. 4. Nothing good comes from comparing yourself to other people; it’s the quickest path to unhappiness. 5. Regardless of where you live spending time in nature will help calm your mind and open your heart. 6. Take the time out to laugh, be goofy or just smile at a stranger. 7. One of the best ways to feel instantly more positive is to do a random act of kindness. 8. Is there something that you are doing that… well…. you’d like to stop doing? 9. 10. Do you have a dream that you secretly wish for? 11. Now I’d love to hear YOUR story.
Dan Carter The Book of Questions: Gregory Stock Ph.D.: 9780894803208: Amazon.com: Books How to Read Body Language Key Points Look for emotional cues, such as crying, anger, or embarrassment. More ↓Look for physical cues to determine the status of a relationship. ↓Learn how to read eyes and body language for attraction cues. Steps Reading Emotional Cues <img alt="Image titled Read Body Language Step 1" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn" onload="WH.performance.clearMarks('image1_rendered'); WH.performance.mark('image1_rendered');">1Watch for crying. <img alt="Image titled Read Body Language Step 5" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn">5Notice any manifestations of pride. Reading Relational Cues Reading Attraction Cues Reading Power Cues Understanding Body Language Community Q&A Ask a Question Video Warnings Article Info
9 Epiphanies That Shifted My Perspective Forever By David Over the years I’ve learned dozens of little tricks and insights for making life more fulfilling. They’ve added up to a significant improvement in the ease and quality of my day-to-day life. But the major breakthroughs have come from a handful of insights that completely rocked my world and redefined reality forever. The world now seems to be a completely different one than the one I lived in about ten years ago, when I started looking into the mechanics of quality of life. Maybe you’ve had some of the same insights. 1. The first time I heard somebody say that, I didn’t like the sound of it one bit. I see quite clearly now that life is nothing but passing experiences, and my thoughts are just one more category of things I experience. If you can observe your thoughts just like you can observe other objects, who’sdoing the observing? 2. Of course! 3. 4. 5. Yikes. 6. This discovery was a complete 180 from my old understanding of emotions. 7. 8. 9.