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via the Huffington Post by Maine Belonio and Jayson Santos Whether it’s a 5K run, 10K run, half marathon (21K) or a marathon (42K), running long distances require more than a strong heart and pair of legs. You’ve got to have a strong mind, too. I’ve only been...

To Navigate a Challenge, Pretend You’re Giving Advice to a Friend By Brad Stulberg via Science of Us  Rebecca Rusch — a.k.a., the “queen of pain” — is arguably the best adventure athlete alive. She’s won a wide range of world championships, including in whitewater rafting, mountain-biking, and...

Happiness, for most parents, is happy kids. But what does it really mean to raise "happy" kids? Happiness can't just be about pleasure or even satisfaction; discipline and perseverance and resilience and so much more must be considered. So if you're a parent and you want to raise...

by Thomas Boyce for the American Management Association's Playbook Why is it that some people are more prone to success than others? Research featured in articles published in Forbes and the New York Times suggest they have a quality called GRIT. GRIT has become a buzzword in...

via Business Insider by Erin Brodwin It's the little things. Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits. Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature,...

via Inc.com by Amy Morin You have an estimated 70,000 thoughts per day. That's 70,000 chances to build yourself up or tear yourself down. If you call yourself names, doubt your abilities, and second-guess your decisions, you'll harm your performance (and most likely you'll also be risking...

by Larry Kim via IamWire “You really can change the world if you care enough.” ~ Children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman Is that all it takes — caring really, really hard? Or is it working 70 hours a week to the exclusion of all other activities? Or is...