Today’s Solutions: June 19, 2024

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Here’s how to stop letting fear of failure hold you back

Failure in any of its forms, professional or personal, can discourage us from embarking on new endeavors. Here are five strategies to overcome the fatal “what ifs” and defeat your fear of failure. Pinpoint exactly what you’re afraid of By locating the source of your fear, it can be much Read More...

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Scientists redesigned this protein to make gene editing safer

The Optimist Daily has reported on numerous potential uses of the biotechnology, CRISPR-Cas9, these include restoring lost vision in rare eye diseases, reducing obesity, and many more. This treatment may be the future of medicine, carrying the potential to save countless lives in the future for Read More...

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Why slowing down can help your hustle

We’re a culture obsessed with productivity, but are working fast and working smart the same thing? You can hustle your life away in pursuit of making it, but successful leaders and entrepreneurs know that slowing down is required to build the foundation for success. Slowing down can be the Read More...

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Warren Buffett’s secret to success? Optimism

We’re all probably familiar with Warren Buffett for his financial success, but money doesn’t necessarily buy happiness. So what does one of America’s richest businessmen credit as the key to happiness? Optimism. Buffett is well known for his optimism, but data science consultant Michael Read More...

Cheaper and Cleaner: Europe’

Cheaper and Cleaner: Europe’s renewable energy success story

Europe made history over the last six months when it generated more electricity from renewable sources than it did from fossil fuels. Over 40 percent of the electricity used by the EU’s 27 member states came from renewable sources, such as solar, wind, hydro, and bioenergy. In contrast, fossil Read More...

3 Mental-health lessons to lea

3 Mental-health lessons to learn from Simone Biles' choice to not compete

Simone Biles, age 24, is an elite artistic gymnast with a vast collection of medals and titles that she’s acquired throughout an impressive athletic career. So, it came as a shock to many when she decided to pull out of the team and all-around finals and not to compete in the uneven bars or vault Read More...

Study: Optimism leads to great

Study: Optimism leads to greater success with less stress

College can be one of the most challenging and rewarding periods of our life, so that’s exactly where researchers Heather Lench and Zari Carpenter went when they wanted to examine the power of optimism. Their research confirmed what we here at The Optimist Daily already know: That optimism boosts Read More...

Use these strategies to avoid

Use these strategies to avoid comparing yourself to others

Even when we feel satisfied personally and professionally, it’s difficult not to compare ourselves to others around us, but judging our own success on the achievements of others more often leaves us feeling disappointed, rather than inspired. Today we share three strategies to shift your mindset Read More...

10 Habits of successful people

10 Habits of successful people

What’s the key to your success? Maybe you’re a great communicator or start every day with a mindful yoga practice. We all have different strategies we use to thrive, but there are lifestyle habits that most successful people have in common. We turned to our friends at Chopra to find out ten Read More...

Successful people all have the

Successful people all have these five things in common

How do you define success? Whether it be personal or professional, we all have different standards for success, but successful people do share traits in common. Here are 5 things successful people don’t care about. What others think they should do: People are all too eager to share their Read More...