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Forget Meditating, Just Go For A Swim

There is one quiet place left on this earth. One quiet place where there are no phones, no news tickers, no instant messages or even music. It’s the …

24 ways to influence even the most resistant people

Seduction, the act of persuading a person to yield to your advances, isn't used only in the pursuit of a love interest. Influencing others is how we get jobs and promotions, win negotiations, sell products, and gain notoriety.<p>In "The Art of Seduction," bestselling author Robert Greene explores the …

7 Guaranteed Ways to Stay Bored, Lonely, and Unfulfilled

Here’s how to stay in mediocrity.<p>Most people won’t ever become truly successful.<p>Sadly, most people will remain bored with their work and lifestyle. …

The 7 Techniques To Influence Anyone Of Anything

If I can tell my children to read one post of mine, it would be this post.<p>Influence is how they will navigate a world of uncertainty.<p>Robert Cialdini …

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book”

The other day I was reading a book and I came across a little anecdote. It was about the great Athenian general Themistocles. Before the battle of …

You Don't Need More Self-Discipline. You Need Nuclear Mode.

Want to get in better shape, become insanely productive, and break your internet addiction? Then stop relying on self-discipline and use Nuclear Mode …

Focus On Learning and Creating Rather Than Entertainment and Distraction

“Ordinary people seek entertainment. Extraordinary people seek education and learning.” -Benjamin Hardy<p>Most people are distracted right now.<p>They’re …

Self-improvement

Healthy Drive Comes from the Inside

Love what you do, not the external validation it brings<p>This past week, <i>The Guardian</i> published a thorough article examining the rise of fitness on …

Everything You Need to Know About Mindful Running