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Why Failing Is Good | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Fear. It’s a common denominator in all that we do. Or rather, it is a stop-gap measure in all that we want to do. Too often, we let our fears get the …

Three Ways You Can Tell It's Time to Upskill | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As an individual working within a commercial market place you need to be sure your skills stay relevant. Some people are lucky and their organization …

5 Things To Expect When You Quit Your Day Job And Follow Your Purpose | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Last year I raised a few eyebrows at my office job. It wasn’t because I had put in my 2-weeks notice to leave (because frankly that was a common …

6 Common Sense Tips to Immediately Improve Your Life

Another day begins and here you are, lost in your own thoughts, caught between the fantasy world of your future and the cold, harsh reality of the …

Why You Need to be Outcome Independent | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Just as it sounds, outcome independence is learning to be independent of the outcome of a situation, whether that situation is a date, a job …

Motivation

4 Ways Being Selfish Is A Good Thing! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

All through my life I’ve been the kind of person who put other people’s needs first, whether that’s a lover, a friend or a boss. It was as if I …

Positive Thinking

12 Stupid Things Truly Nice People Don't Do

I’m just going to say it.<p>There is a huge lack of nice people out there. And it’s sad because being nice really isn’t that hard.<p>It’s common sense, but …

Self-help

11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs

If every blog followed the 11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs in this infographic, they would be much more successful. From opening with …

101 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself Before It’s Too Late | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

This is your chance to live the life you wish you had.<p>You could close down this article right now, pretend that you never saw it, and go on living …

Befriend Your Fear - It's More Than You Think | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

For the longest time in my life, I bemoaned the fact that fear never left my side. Everything I did, everywhere I went, everyone I met was in the …

Maya Angelou’s Beautiful Letter to Her Younger Self

<i>“You only are free when you realize you belong no place — you belong every place — no place at all,”</i> the late and great <b>Maya Angelou</b> (April 4, 1928–May 28, 2014) told Bill Moyers in their extraordinary 1973 conversation.<p>The theme of home and belonging is central to Angelou’s work — to her spirit — …

The Science of Mental Time Travel and Why Our Ability to Imagine the Future Is Essential to Our Humanity

Lewis Carroll’s <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> remains one of my all-time favorite books, largely because Carroll taps his training as a logician to imbue the whimsical story with an allegorical dimension that blends the poetic with the philosophical. To wit: The Red Queen remembers the future instead of the …

How to Get Rich: Paul Graham on Money vs. Wealth

<i>“The moral challenge and the grim problem we face,”</i> Alan Watts argued in his superb 1970 essay on the difference between money and wealth, <i>“is that the life of affluence and pleasure requires exact discipline and high imagination.”</i> Hardly anywhere is this urgency manifested more vibrantly than in …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

The smartphone accessory that makes you a better film photographer

Photography is all about light. It’s about capturing light, manipulating light, and interpreting light. Today’s digital cameras use advanced algorithms and sensors to properly measure light and then record what you’re seeing with your eyes. But cameras weren’t always so smart and sophisticated, and …

More leaked evidence suggests Amazon really is preparing its own smartphone

Dating back as far as 2012, there have been rumors claiming that Amazon is preparing to launch a smartphone. Most of these rumors have been all talk and no real substance, but things have certainly started to heat up recently.<p>Early last month the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that Amazon was actually …

Mobile Technology

Madeleine McCann parents 'frustrated' by lack of joint inquiry

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1073000/1073317_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534426709_75271dfd28f846053972e498c1701765<p><b>The parents of Madeleine McCann have told the BBC they are frustrated there is no joint British and Portuguese police inquiry into her disappearance.</b><p>Her …

Madeleine McCann