Charlotte Tan

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Why Constant Learners All Embrace the 5-Hour Rule | Inc.com

<b>This is a post from Michael Simmons, co-founder of Empact.</b><p>At the age of 10, Benjamin Franklin left formal schooling to become an apprentice to his father. As a teenager, he showed no particular talent or aptitude aside from his love of books.<p>When he died a little over half a century later, he was …

Bill Gates

Unicorns don’t exist. Generalists do.

If there’s one thing our industry loves it’s false dichotomies.Should designers learn to code or focus on design? Should they generalize or …

UX Design

12 creative put-downs turned into cheeky typographic art by Lisa Maltby

It can be challenging to stay sane and push your skills forward as a freelance creative, particularly when it's a field under so much scrutiny. And …

The 27 Best Instagram Accounts for Design Inspiration

Instagram has become a finely curated destination for gorgeous photos, videos, and visual content that all clamor for the best Likes and comments. …

Streetwear

Learning to handle stress like a pro – techniques to avoid Professional Burnout

Last Tuesday we videoed a Mental Health Essentials Masterclass. One of the attendees asked, “How can we take care of ourselves when we seem to cop so …

5 Simple Steps to Get Motivated When You're in A Rut

Even the most motivated people in the world can lack motivation at times. And sometimes we can get into such a rut that even thinking about positive …

Motivation

A handy set of tools for content creation

<i>In this series, professionals share their secrets to being more productive. Read the posts</i> <i>here</i><i>, then</i> <i>write your own</i> <i>(use</i> <i>#ProductivityHacks</i> <i>in the …

Your Sleep Cycle Revealed

What's going on in your brain while you're catching your zzz's each night.<p>In my last post, I asked "are you getting enough sleep?" Today, in an …

Slow Cooker Sunday: 20 barbecue-style recipes that don't need a grill

1 /20: Slow cooker barbecue chicken wings<p>1/20 :Slow cooker barbecue chicken wings<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Lick-your-fingers good barbecue chicken wings are a …

Cooking

The Secret to Unlocking Your Creative Potential

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”– Japanese ProverbLouis Daguerre had been trying to figure out a way to develop permanent photographs for years. …

Creativity

The 10 Best Weight Training and Bodybuilding Books to Buy in 2018

Whether you're a novice or an experienced weightlifter or bodybuilder, books are still an excellent source of information even though there is a lot …

11 Ways To Instantly Connect With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

Why We Learn Math Lessons That Date Back 500 Years

Open up a classic mathematics textbook written by a Welshman, Robert Recorde, and flip past the preface and the table of contents.<p>There, you'll see the bold statement that math is "contemptible and vile."<p>Recorde didn't believe that himself. Quite the opposite. But, writing in 1543, he had to …

Mathematics

When the Body Attacks the Mind

A physiological theory of mental illness<p>One day in February 2009, a 13-year-old boy named Sasha Egger started thinking that people were coming to hurt his family. His mother, Helen, watched with mounting panic that evening as her previously healthy son forgot the rules to Uno, his favorite card …

19 Insanely Easy DIY Projects That Are Perfect For Beginners

It's a new year, why not learn a new skill?

Crafting

Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?<p>Photo by chris riebschlager<p><b>1. Planning</b><p>We can't work all the time, but then again we can't …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …