motivation

You're Blocking Your Own Success — Here's How to Stop

The emotional baggage we carry — our expectations, our pasts, our fears — weigh us down and hold us back. Learn how to move forward.

6 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself

All the productivity tricks in the world are can't help you if you're lacking motivation. Read on to get some gumption!

This Is the Best Music to Listen to If You Want to Be Productive

Need to bear down and get some work done? Crank the tunes, but not just any tunes — these tunes.

10 Ways to Increase Your Willpower and Be More Successful

Many of our goals require willpower to reach. If your resolve's lacking, don't give up — try these willpower boosts to help you succeed.

How to Make Your Fortune: Become Your Own Hero

Your average fictional hero can teach us a lot about living in the real world, starting with understanding motivation and goals, and finding a way to reach them.

5 Simple Ways to Fight Burnout

For most of us, we've got too many responsibilities to let burnout and disinterest sap our performance and productivity. So don't.

7 Simple Ways to Trick Yourself Into Burning More Calories

Burning more calories doesn't mean you have to spend endless hours at the gym. Instead, try these easy ways to incorporate exercise into your day.

How to Embrace Failure, Keep Going, and Win

Whether your goals are lofty or low, chances are you won't reach them without failing — frequently. Get up, learn for next time, and keep going.

10 Mantras That Will Transform Your Life

Whether you're reaching for a new goal, acquiring a new skill, or turning over a new leaf, a mantra can help you stay on track. Read on to find one that works for you.

Success Secrets You Should Have Learned in High School — But Didn't

Most of the people who give us advice mean well, but that doesn't mean their advice is helpful. Here's the advice that you should have been given.

10 Self-Improvement Apps to Make You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier

Want to develop healthier habits? Become the Six Million Dollar You with the help of these 10 cheap (or free!) self-improvement apps.

6 Reasons You're Not as Happy as You'd Like to Be

Stuck in a rut? Here are six reasons you may be feeling blue and ways to pick yourself up, from jolting your routine to clearing away clutter.

9 Ways to Maintain Motivation When the Going Gets Tough

Getting through a difficult time or task can be incredibly trying. Follow these tips to stay motivated and on-track to overcome whatever comes your way.

Make Your Dream Career a Reality for Less Than $100

The most important part of starting a business isn't having a plan or even money — it's passion. Learn how that passion can drive your next career move.

Grocery Shopping and the 4-Minute Mile: How to Challenge Yourself

Spending less on groceries is like running a faster mile — to improve, you must challenge yourself. Here's how to perform better in any pursuit.

15 Alternatives to Nagging

If you need other people to do things, you don't need to nag. These gentle methods will get things done without driving you (or anyone else) crazy.

25 Ways to Get Motivated Today

Dragging, lagging, procrastinating, and generally unmotivated? No matter what you're trying to do, get motivated NOW with these tips.

Budgeting for People Who Hate Planning

Budgeting isn't that exciting — and it can be downright annoying if you hate planning. Here are some ways to make it bearable...and even fun.

The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma: For Love or Money?

What to do when following your passion doesn't bring home the bacon.

Friends and Goals: Don't Let a Blue Falcon Bring You Down

What's the key to ensuring you achieve your goals? Not listening to the "blue falcons" in your life.