Good Habits Attract Good Luck

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I have a childhood friend, who was raised in a family of five. His father was a NYC school teacher, at a long ago time when public school teachers did not make much money. His mother was a homemaker. While they were not considered “poor”, they did struggle financially.

This friend of mine worked as a lifeguard during the summers in his high school and college years. He save nearly everything he made and was able to pay for college with those savings.

He worked for three years, after graduating college, in a large, prestigious CPA firm. He lived at home and commuted to NYC and saved a significant amount of his income. He decided to invest his savings in law school.

After graduating NYU law school, again on his own dime, he met his future. wife, who was also paying her way through NYU. Like my friend, she shared his savings Rich Habit. Thanks to frugal living and their savings Rich Habit, my friend was able to buy himself the freedom to leave his big company law position, along with its grueling hours and stress, to take a lower paying job with a smaller, publicly-held company.

After many years of working at this smaller company, it was acquired by a private equity company and my friend received a windfall. That good luck acquisition gave my friend the freedom to retire. He was only 52. All thanks to one Rich Habit – saving.

Good habits create a unique type of good luck called Opportunity Luck. The Opportunity Luck for my friend was the unexpected acquisition of his company. My friend, because of his smart money Rich Habits, was able to make choices that put him in a position to become the recipient of good luck.

One of the individuals in my Rich Habits study had the Poor Habit of spending too much money. In his case, he spent a lot of money gambling. His gambling Poor Habit forced him to liquidate all of the college savings his children had inherited from a deceased Uncle, in order to pay the bills at home. With the loss of that college money, his kids were unable to afford to go to college and became stuck in dead end jobs, as adults.

This person was eventually forced to turn his home over to the bank in foreclosure. He now rents a very small and very inexpensive apartment, alone and all but abandoned by his children. He still gambles what little money he has. His life is miserable and lonely. All thanks to one Poor Habit – gambling.

Bad habits create a unique type of bad luck called Detrimental Luck. The Detrimental Luck event that occurred for the individual in my study was the the foreclosure of his home and the loss of the love and affection of his children.

Habits, good or bad, create luck. The type of luck created depends on your habits. Good habits attract good luck and bad habits attract bad luck.

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Cryptocurrency is Changing the Very Definition of Money & Wealth

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When you think of wealth, what comes to mind?

Over the course of 5 years I interviewed 233 millionaires in order to better understand wealth – specifically, what it is and how it’s made.

What is inescapable, is that when ordinary people think about wealth, they automatically think about money. Any discussion about wealth, therefore, leads to a discussion about money.

So, if wealth and money are interchangeable, what then is money?  

Contrary to what you may believe, money is not currency, like a dollar bill. There are three characteristics of money:

  1. Unit of Account
  2. Medium of Exchange and
  3. Store of Value

At its core, money is a token or symbol built on trust, that facilitates an exchange of one’s products or services for that token or symbol. That trust is gained by virtue of the backing of a government entity.

As the world population grew and trade expanded, trade, via barter, became too complicated. A better, more efficient system was needed, in order for world trade to continue to grow.

Initially, letters of credit, backed by certain financial institution, functioned as a form of currency. But, not everyone qualified for those letters of credit.

Enter The Bank of England

In 1694, in order to help England build a fleet of boats as a counterweight to France’s dominance of the seas, King William III backed the creation of the Bank of England (BOE).

BOE was a privately-owned enterprise. It lent $1.2 million to the King. BOE then created banknotes against that debt, effectively re-lending that same $1.2 million. The King then agreed to accept those banknotes in payment of taxes.

BOE had, in effect, been given a license to print money that was backed by England (the government). This newly created form of paper money, endorsed by the government of England, also permitted, for the first time in history, fractional-reserve banking, which is still used to this day.

This was the dawn of modern banking.

Fractional-reserve banking allows a bank to hold, in reserve. a small percentage of currency to meet the demands of its depositors.

For example, if Tom Corley and 1,000 other depositors deposited $1 million into Bank XYZ (lent $1 million to Bank XYZ), under the fractional-reserve system, Bank XYZ  would only be required to keep, say $75,000, in currency in order to meet the withdrawal demands of Tom Corley or any of its other depositors. It could then lend out $925,000.

This system ushered in an explosion in world trade and helped fund the Industrial Revolution. It completely changed the way the world did business.

Enter Bitcoin

During the throes of the 2008 financial crisis, Bitcoin was born. That financial crisis took down the global financial system. The flow of money came to a standstill.

The libertarian cryptocurrency underground took notice. And their response to the world’s flawed centralized financial system, was Bitcoin.

Bitcoin runs over a network of computers that belong to many people, spread out across the globe, who are collectively charged with maintaining and validating its ledger of accounts.

No government, no banks, no financial institutions, no middlemen. Just like-minded people with computers, Gorrila glued together with a common purpose – to create a financial system that was independent and decentralized.

The mechanism for validating that ledger is something called Blockchain.

Blockchain is encrypted software, or an algorithm. Thousands of individual computer systems must all validate each transaction that occurs on the Bitcoin Blockchain ledger. Because that validation process is foolproof, meaning always 100% accurate, it has slowly built trust for those who use it.

This trust in Bitcoin represents a counterweight to the need for traditional currencies backed or guaranteed by a government entity and run by a complex labyrinth of financial partners that, together, represent the global financial system.

Slowly, Bitcoin has become a new token or symbol built on trust to facilitate an exchange of one’s products or services for that token or symbol. In other words, Bitcoin has become a form or currency, or, if you like, money.

If that trust continues to grow, so too will Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies using Blockchain’s trust-building algorithm.

And, if that happens, the world’s financial system, as we know it, will drastically change. Money, will no longer be the sole province of individual governments and the centralized financial system supporting it.

Bitcoin is changing our perception of money because it is changing the very nature of money. It may be the most important technological advancement since the birth of the Internet. If Bitcoin, or some other cryptocurrency succeeds, it will render our current financial system unnecessary and obsolete.

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Full Disclosure – Thank you Paul Vigna and Michael Casey for writing your amazing book on Cryptocurrency. I found it invaluable and  very informative, particularly for this article. Here’s a link to the book: The Age of Cryptocurrency

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Regaining Control of Your Life – 4 Triggers That Set Habits in Motion

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Every habit begins with a trigger.

The basal ganglia is constantly vigilant in looking for environmental triggers in an effort to subconsciously initiate a habit.

Why does our brain go behind the back of our conscious mind (prefrontal cortex) to set habits in motion? Or, put another way, why does part of our brain have a hidden habit agenda that our conscious mind is unaware of?

The simple answer is that unconscious brain functions, like habits, are less taxing on the brain and, thus, use less brain fuel.

Part of the job of the basal ganglia is to create habits and engage in habits, in an effort to allow the brain to work less and, thus, consume less fuel. The basal ganglia is, in a real sense, the brain’s fuel efficiency manager, using habits as its main energy savings device.

Unless you’re aware of those triggers, you will unconsciously engage in the habit.

There are 4 environmental triggers that set most habits in motion:

  1. Visual Triggers – Visual Triggers are like unavoidable neon signs that grab the attention of the basal ganglia and stimulate you to engage in a habit. The McDonalds golden arches are an example of a powerful Visual Trigger. Once your see those golden arches, the next thing you know, you’re eating a hamburger with fries.
  2. Time of Day Triggers – We all have habits that we engage in during the morning, afternoon and evening. Waking up in the morning sets in motion all sorts of habits. You see the coffee pot and the next thing you know, you’re making coffee. While getting ready to shower, you see your toothbrush and that triggers you to brush your teeth. Brushing your teeth may itself be a trigger to shave or put on your makeup.
  3. Stress Triggers – Stress overwhelms the brain, consuming far too much fuel. To compensate, the basal ganglia changes it’s game plan, using stress as a trigger to get you to engage in a habit in order to conserve fuel.
  4. Association Triggers – People who you associate with are habit triggers. One friend can be a trigger for hitting the bars, another for exercising, another for gambling, another for reading and another for cheating on your spouse. Who you associate with can be a habit trigger, setting in motion all sorts of good or bad habits.

The key to breaking any bad habit is self-awareness of the habits you have, and also, self-awareness of the triggers that set those habits off. Being aware of the triggers to your habits is critical to understanding what is setting off your habits.

Once self-awareness enters the picture, habits lose their power over you. By identifying the external triggers that set a habit in motion, you are able to consciously stop that habit in its tracks.

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Always Believe That Something Wonderful Is About To Happen

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Back in February of 2016, I was feeling down. I had worked very hard for close to two years months on a book called Change Your Habits Change Your Life.

It was a hard book for me to write because it incorporated complex brain science. I poured through over 200 hundred studies on habits, neuroplasticity neurogenesis, epigenetics, the latest habit change strategies, and many other complicated brain-related subjects.

I was feeling down because after the release of that book, not much happened.

Book sales are often driven by media exposure. For some reason, everyone in the media, some I knew, some I didn’t know, ignored my requests for interviews. They also ignored many of the articles I had pitched them about habit change, from my research.

As a result, sales were anemic, and that negatively affected me.

Evidently, I wear my emotions on my sleeve, because when one of my very nice clients called, she sensed something was off and asked me if I was OK. I told her what was going on. I vented for about ten minutes. When I was done, she said, “Always Believe That Something Wonderful Is About To Happen”.

I thought what she said was so profound, I typed it up and put in on my wall where I would see it every day.

Her words really picked me up and pulled me out of my depression.

Amazingly, later that same day, I received an email from one of my contacts at Business Insider, Kathleen. Kathleen, said she wanted to do a story about my book and asked me to email her the Ebook version.

So, I did and two weeks later we did the interview.

The Business Insider article was released on March 17th, St. Patty’s Day. It was an immediate hit. Within a 24 hour period, it had over 1 million hits. By month-end it had over 5 million hits. As I type these words, the article has been read by close to 12 million people.

Thanks to that viral article, my book sales went through the roof. I must have sold 6,000 copies in a two-week period. It became an instant bestseller on Amazon. The Business Insider article generated many other articles from people in the media, which helped keep book sales robust through 2018.

Life responds to positivity. I don’t pretend to know all of the answers as to why. No one really does. But, in my experience as an author, and from all of the entrepreneurs I interviewed for my Rich Habits Study, I’ve learned that good luck is attracted to a positive mental outlook and retreats from negativity.

Whenever you find yourself in the dumps, find something positive that works for you to pull yourself out of those dumps. It’s in your own best interest to stay positive.

To this day, whenever I feel down, I look at the sign on my wall: ALWAYS BELIEVE THAT SOMETHING WONDERFUL IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN.

Do your best to stay positive. Life rewards the optimists and punishes the pessimists.

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Pivot Until You Reach Your Destination

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Tom Corley boats - cropA typical airplane flight is off course 90% of the time during its flight. Pilots and the onboard computer systems continuously focus on the end, the destination, and make constant course corrections during the flight in order to arrive at the destination.

Successful entrepreneurs learn how to pivot – to shift gears, change direction and alter their course or the path they take in order to achieve success. This may be the real secret to their success.

Successful entrepreneurs are successful because they mastered the art of pivoting. Pivoting is what successful entrepreneurs do after they fail to achieve the results they desired.

The key to the art of pivoting is to find out what works and what does not work.

The Pivoting Process

Step #1 Experimentation – Doing things differently and evaluating the results.

Step #2 Documentation – Writing down exactly what worked and what did not work.

Step #3 Formalize a Process – After documenting what to do and what not to do, the next step is to formalize the process – get what works, in writing.

Step #4 Implementation – Institutionalizing the process by implementing it throughout your business organization. This ensures adherence to doing what works and avoiding what does not work.

Step #5 Tweak – Constantly improving upon the process, as the business environment changes.

When the people successful entrepreneurs work with are unable to help move them forward, they find others who can do the job.

When a product or service fails to deliver, successful entrepreneurs pivot, or continuously tweak it, until it succeeds.

They constantly alter what they are doing, find another route and then take that route. They do this over and over again until they realize success, which is the achievement of their goals and realization of their dreams.

Success is a process. A big part of succeeding, as an entrepreneur, is figuring out what works and what does not work and then pivoting.

Keep pivoting until you reach your destination.

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A Life of Significance

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When I decided in 2009 to write my first book, Rich Habits, I confess that I entertained visions of grandeur. I thought, fantasized, about selling many books and becoming rich, like so many of the millionaires I studied.

That desire to become rich lit the fire and provided the initial motivation I needed.

Since then, I’ve written and sold many books. The money’s nice but it’s no longer the reason I keep at it.

I learned something along the way. My desire to help others lift themselves up, to achieve great things in their lives, is now my driving force.

Not a day goes by where I don’t receive emails or social media messages from readers thanking me for my work. I even got a Linkedin message from a woman who wanted to thank me for helping her save her child from life threatening brain cancer.

While riches may be one of the reasons you decide to pursue a dream, there is usually a deeper, more meaningful reason, hidden beneath all of the piles of imaginary dollars.

Significance.

When you find your calling or main purpose in life, both lead to the same place – a feeling of significance.

Significance is the ultimate reward for pursuing a dream. Not money.

When you live a life of significance, you are doing much more than making money. You are helping others by adding value to their lives in some way. When your short existence on this planet leaves a positive imprint on the lives of others, your life has significance.

If a dream is a rainbow, at the end of that rainbow is a life of significance. That’s the real pot of gold that’s waiting for you. And the feeling that your life has significance, is the feeling we call happiness.

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Everything You Want Exists in the Unknown

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Humans herd because inside the herd is safety. We’re just hardwired to seek safety. In the herd, there is no uncertainty, no risk.

But uncertainty is boring. It’s a zombie existence.

Fortunately, humans were also hardwired for adventure, or to pursue the unknown.

Inside the unknown is where opportunities lurk. Inside the unknown is where your natural gifts and talents lie, waiting to be discovered.

Venturing into the unknown is scary. The unknown will knock you down. That is because, inside the unknown is also where mistakes and failures reside. But while those mistakes and failures cause pain, suffering and cost you money, they also accelerate your growth. And, the more you grow, the better you become.

Growth causes you to stand out in the crowd. It eliminates the competition. It transforms you into a person of significance.

Everything you want resides in the unknown. Don’t fear it, embrace it.

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The War For Your Mind

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There is an all out war being waged for control of your mind. It’s a war because so many different factions have joined forces in the hope of altering your thinking, behavior and your habits.

Big consumerist-driven companies seek to brainwash you in an attempt to separate you from your money.

The political establishment seeks to brainwash you in order to get your vote in an effort to gain more power.

The media, which now includes Google, Facebook and Twitter, conspires with various special interests in an effort to brainwash you, in order to serve the needs of the various special interests.

Facebook, Snapchat and other social media sites have now become the front line of the war for your mind. Follow the wrong people and you can find yourself adopting the thinking, behaviors and habits of those you follow. Depending on who you follow, this could be good or bad.

You inner circle, unwittingly under the spell of these same special interests, can influence your thinking, behaviors and habits, in a way that serves the needs of these special interest groups.

Every day, your mind is being assaulted. If you drop your guard, meaning, if you are not in control of the content that flows into your brain, those who seek to control your thinking, behavior and habits, will win their war for your mind. You will become just another one of their mind-controlled zombies.

The Rich Habits that will help you defeat the special interests vying for control of your mind are:

  • Self-Awareness – You must force yourself to become aware of the content you habitually consume each day.
  • Rich Relationships – Choose your inner circle very carefully. Those inside this circle should be individuals who share your values and possess the positive thinking and good habits that will help move you forward in the pursuit of your dreams and goals. Your inner circle is your forcefield, preventing you from becoming a zombie to the special interest influencers who are waging a war to control your thinking, behaviors and habits.
  • Avoid Time-Wasters – Minimize how much time you spend: watching junk TV, engaged in junk social media, consuming junk online content, playing time-wasting video games, etc. Control how you spend your time and you can prevent the special interests from gaining control over your thinking, behaviors and habits.
  • Keep An Open Mind – The battle for your mind is won when you embrace and submit to the ideology of these special interests. Ideology is always one-sided thinking. It’s black and white thinking. Right and wrong thinking. Yes and no thinking. Ideology forces you to accept something as dogma, without really knowing if the facts support that dogma. Those who maintain an open mind, do not fall victim to ideologues seeking to control your mind. The special interests out there are unable to brainwash those who maintain an open mind.

Your behavior and habits are influenced by your thinking. Guard your mind as you would guard the lives of your children. Consume content that is in line with your values and which allows you to grow and improve. Seek positive, uplifting content, which helps foster a positive outlook on life.

Positivity is the path to prosperity. Negativity is the path to mediocrity and poverty.

Bad thinking leads to bad behavior and bad habits. Bad behavior and bad habits lead to a bad life.

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Not All Goals Are Good Goals

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You hardly ever hear anyone talk about goals in a negative context. Goals are almost always perceived to be good. But there are goals that add no real value to your life when achieved, yet consume valuable resources.

So, how do you know when a goal is good or bad?

Good Goals

Good goals are long-term focused. They eschew instant gratification in order to create benefits down the road that result in financial independence, good health, long-term, valuable relationships and happiness.

Good goals benefit the future you. They push you to grow and improve as an individual.

An example of a good goal would be to lose 20 pounds. Setting a weight loss goal often involves a daily regimen of exercise, healthy eating and encourages a healthy lifestyle. Good health results from exercising and eating right. It may also motivate you to moderate your consumption of alcohol or to quit smoking. When the weight eventually comes off, you enjoy the compliments, feel healthier and all of this creates lasting happiness.

Bad Goals

Bad goals are short-term focused. They eschew delayed gratification in order to create immediate benefits, ignoring the impact on your future self.

Bad goals ignore the future. They do not help you grow or improve as an individual.

An example of a bad goal would be to own a Ferrari. In order to own a Ferrari you must make more money. Making more money will likely involve either more work or taking excessive financial risk (i.e. gambling). There’s a cost-benefit to working more – you see less of your family. Don’t misunderstand me here. Working more to make more money can be a good thing. But where the goal goes south is when you then invest that extra money in possessions, like a Ferrari.

The happiness you derive from owning more or better things will fade over time, since happiness derived from buying anything is always short term. You will eventually revert back to your genetic happiness baseline and, after a few weeks, the Ferrari will no longer create lasting happiness. The lost time with the family, however, can never be recouped.

If the goal, instead, was to judiciously invest that extra money you earned into a calculated risk, such as a side business, an investment or a vacation home that would enable you to spend more time with your family, then it transforms the “work more/earn more” goal into a good goal.

The benefits of achieving a goal should create some long-term benefit or result in long-term happiness: more time with the family, more personal growth, financial independence, improved health, etc.

When the achievement of a goal is predicated on owning more possessions or instant gratification, it’s almost always a bad goal –  a wasted investment.

Be careful of the goals you pursue. Not all goals are created equal.

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Those Who Control Their Emotions Control Their Future – How to Control Your Emotions

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Controlling your emotions was one of the common Rich Habits among the self-made millionaires in my Rich Habits Study.

There is a great deal of new brain science out there that explains how emotions, in particular, negative emotions, alter brain performance. One of the most profound impacts emotions have on the brain is that they interfere with the operations of the Prefrontal Cortex.

Why is that a problem?

It’s a problem because the Prefrontal Cortex does numerous things, some of which impact your ability to live a successful, happy, healthy and wealthy life:

  • Executive Command and Control – The Prefrontal Cortex is the area of the brain where logic and decision-making reside.
  • Creativity – Insight, flashes of genius and intuition result from the joint communication between the Prefrontal Cortex and the Limbic system.
  • Consciousness – Although consciousness is spread out among many areas of the brain, the Prefrontal Cortex is the CEO of consciousness and self-awareness.
  • Emotional Control – The Prefrontal Cortex has the ability to stop emotions in their tracks, upon command.

When your emotions erupt, you have two choices – let them flow or shut them down.

When you allow your emotions to flow, the Amygdala, one of the primary emotional centers of the brain, takes complete control of the brain by shutting down or overpowering the Prefrontal Cortex.

In a landmark study called the Broaden and Build Theory, lead researcher, B. L. Fredrickson discovered that negativity reduces cognitive ability. Meaning, emotions prevent you from focusing, thinking clearly and can impair your decision-making.

When the Amygdala is takes control of the brain, logic, decision-making and focus become impaired.

There are millions of people around the world, sitting behind bars or divorced, all because they allowed their Amygdala to control their behaviors and decision-making.

So, controlling your emotions keeps you out of trouble and loyal to your spouse?

Yes, but it is much more than that.

Controlling your emotions also happens to be critical to success, wealth, health and happiness.

When the Prefrontal Cortex is trained to control emotions, and this training becomes a habit, the Amygdala loses all power over you. This allows you to intelligently and logically think through difficult situations, without any emotional interference.

Those who have trained themselves to control their emotions are able to tune out all negativity, no matter the source, and go on about their business.

John D. Rockefeller, at one time the richest person in America, was famous for his ability to control his emotions. He would often brag to his colleagues about his ability to remain calm while everyone else flew into a panic.

This ability to control the amygdala, however, requires practice. Or, more specifically, it requires that you forge the Rich Habit of exercising control over your emotions.

Ninety-three percent of the self-made millionaires in my Rich Habits study agreed that controlling emotions was a major factor to their success. Their ability to moderate good and bad emotions was seen as one of the main reasons people liked doing business with them.

The rich in my study employed certain strategies to control their emotions.

Manage Your Expectations

Too many unmet expectations will lead to a feeling of hopelessness and result in a negative mental outlook. This negativity is like a cancer that eats away at your confidence and mental toughness. If a negative mental outlook takes root, you turn up the Amygdala, which only compounds your problems.

The key to keeping your emotions in check is to set low or realistic expectations. When expectations are low or realistic, you are more likely to meet those expectations and this keeps your emotions in check.

Setting low expectations will keep your emotions on an even keel and allow you to keep moving forward on your dreams.

Exercise

Aerobic exercise releases certain neuro-chemicals that have a calming effect on the Amygdala.

Hobbies

Doing something you enjoy, helps restore emotions to their natural baseline.

Eat Healthy

A study by the University of Warwick in London and University of Queensland, in Australia, asked 12,000 Australians to eat eight servings of fruits and vegetables a day. The study found a measurable increase in happiness due in large part to their altered diet. Further studies had isolated the reason – fruits and vegetables produce healthy probiotics and pre-biotics, improving the health of the gut (large intestine). Your gut sends information directly to the brain via the vagus nerve. When the gut is out of balance, it sends a distress signal to the limbic system, amping up the amygdala.

Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep slows down your Sympathetic Nervous System, reduces stress and resets your emotions back to its natural baseline.

Talk To Friends or Family

Venting helps calm the Amygdala. When things go wrong, it helps to talk things over with sympathetic friends, family members or colleagues at work.

Journal

Journaling helps to clear your head of negative emotions. Like talking to your friends or close family members, it is a form of venting.

Laugh

Laughter boosts dopamine and oxytocin, two neurotransmitters which act to depress the Amygdala and restore your emotions back to their natural baseline.

Meditation

A study from Emory University found that 20 minutes of daily meditation had a calming effect on the brain and helped improve focus and concentration.

Music

Listening to calming music tampers down the Amygdala, making the ventromedial prefrontal cortex’s job easier.

Pleasant Conversation

The mere act of engaging in pleasant conversation calms the emotional center of the brain. This is one of the reasons you want to surround yourself with upbeat, enthusiastic, positive individuals and avoid associating with toxic, negative individuals

No one likes doing business with people who are volatile. Individuals who allow their emotions to control their decisions and their reactions to events, make others feel ill at ease – essentially, pushing away the very people you need to help you succeed in life.

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