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Counterterrorism

The Four Golden Rules of Time Management

Back in the days when I was a PhD student, struggling to work full time, raise three kids, run a household on top of everything, perform my duties as a student, I had an interview as part of the PhD process where I was asked; what is your biggest challenge as a student? I remember pausing, as if …

Time Management

Your Effort Exactly Matches Your Real Goals

There is a difference between wanting things and having goals that you are pursuing. For example, everyone wants more money. A small percentage are …

Motivation

Million Dollar Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. (The butter will become a lighter yellow color; this is an …

Desperately Seeking Self-Improvement review – how can I be a better person?

To write this fine comedy of cultural criticism authors Carl Cederström and André Spicer spent a year ‘optimising’ themselves physically, sexually, morally and mentally<p>How can I be a better person? For most of human history this has been an ethical question. But now it’s a technological one. This …

Books

9 Things Insecure People Do That Ruin Their Lives

Insecurity is the dumbest thing that we all feel. Every person in the world has something he or she is insecure about – even if only slightly. Well, …

Self-help

New neuroscience reveals 2 rituals that will make you more mindful

You want to get to work but instead you surf the internet. You want to diet but instead you eat enough candy to give an entire 2nd grade classroom …

Mindfulness

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything | Inc.com

<i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your question is a great one. And it forced me to reflect about the things I have …

Learning

Five Daily Writing Exercises That Can Improve Your Blogging | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Maintaining a blog full-time can be a bit stressful, and this stress can sometimes have a restricting effect on your writing. There’s the pressure to …

Creative Writing