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Life Goals Are a Waste of Time, Here’s What You Should Do Instead

People set all kinds of goals. To visit Paris and see the Eiffel Tower, to run a marathon in less than four hours, to swim with dolphins, to earn a …

New York Times

Be Ready to Give up What You Are For What You Might Become

“All men want, not something to do with, but something to do, or rather something to be.” ― <b>Henry David Thoreau, Walden</b><p>Everyone seeks to get better. …

Motivation

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Welcome, Player One, to a strategy guide for the game known as life.<p>As you’ve undoubtedly discovered, the game of life is often quite difficult. You will face unexpected challenges and long periods of frustration. You will often struggle with self-doubt, feel overwhelmed by helplessness and loss, …

Self-improvement

What is the Purpose of Life?

What if, you lived the rest of your life in Hanoi, Vietnam?<p>1. UTOPIA<p>Your rent is $380 a month. Your living expenses are $200 a month. You only need …

Street Photography

How I learned the importance of keeping in touch

I was recently walking in Manhattan when I saw someone who looked like Karen, a coworker from my first job, more than a decade ago.<p>Karen and I had …

Employment

Zen Philosophy Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About It)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before.<p>If you grew up in the west, most of us …

A Three-Color Note-Taking Process

One great way to start making your notes more visual is to use color, so I’d like to share with you a simple yet effective three-color process for …

Note-Taking

5 Buddhist Philosophies That Are Hard To Practice But Will Pay Off Forever

Buddhism is such a powerful philosophy that differs to much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>Today, as I was browsing the ideas on Ideapod, I came …

Meditation

Bruce Lee's Letters Reveal How Writing Down Self-Reflections Can Boost Your Personal Growth

Best known for his films, Bruce Lee was more than an actor – he was a martial artist and philosopher. In the letters he wrote to himself, he revealed …

14 Brilliant Ways to Get People to Take You More Seriously | Inc.com

Are you having trouble with people not taking you seriously? There are lots of irrational reasons people may have for being dismissive--your age (too young or too old), race, sex, voice, height. It may even be that you did something to earn their attitude by making an inappropriate comment or …

Body Language

5 Buddhist Philosophies That Are Hard To Practice But Will Pay Off Forever

Buddhism is such a powerful philosophy that differs to much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>Today, as I browsing the ideas on Ideapod, I came across …

50 Profound Quotes by Buddha That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<p>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

How to run: everything you need to know

Whether you are new to running or want to improve your pace, here’s how to get going<p>Why I run: ‘It’s painful, repetitive, boring. And afterwards, you’re fully alive’<p>Running is a fantastic way to get fit. You don’t need much kit, you can do it anywhere (within reason) and it’s available to you all …

Exercise

If You Invest In Yourself With These 4 Steps, You Can Achieve Much More In Life

There comes a time in life when we want to improve ourselves and invest in our self-development. Perhaps you’ve reached a crossroads in your career, …

Why paper is the real 'killer app'

With apps taking over our lives, there’s a movement afoot as people yearn for simpler, technology-free times.<p>Every January, Angela Ceberano sets goals for the 12 months ahead. And on Sunday nights, she plans and organises the coming week.<p>Sometimes, I just want to get rid of all the technology and …

Note-Taking

Mastering Your Motivation

This post is by Tina Seelig, Faculty Director of theThe post Mastering Your Motivation appeared first on iamwire.

Startups (India)

How to Be Limitless in Real Life

14 Mental Hacks and Techniques<p>In the movie 2011 movie Limitless the main character takes a clear pill (NZT) which endows superhuman mental abilities …

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

Living Rooms

Dalai Lama tops Feedspot’s 50 Best Buddhist Blogs on the Planet

Dalai Lama tops Feedspot’s 50 Best Buddhist Blogs on the Planet<p>December 3, 2016 by Justin Whitaker<p>Feedspot, a web organizing tool described by …

One Day Buddha Walked Through A Village. When A VERY Angry Man Insulted Him Buddha calmly said…

One day Buddha walked through a village. A very angry and rude young man came up and began insulting him.<p><i>“You have no right teaching others”</i> he …

Genial und einfach: Kekse mit maximal 3 Zutaten

Manchmal muss es einfach schnell gehen und Sie haben nicht viel Zeit zahlreiche Zutaten für Kekse und Plätzchen einzukaufen? Kein Problem. Wir …

This Piece of Wisdom From a Zen Master Buddhist Will Change The Way You Treat Others...Forever

I’m sensing much divide as a result of the election result the other night. Hate is coming from all corners and I really don’t think it’s productive …

Meditation

Can The Number 1440 Change Your Life?

Why would someone tattoo the number 1440 on his forearm? Can a single number change your life?<p>In a word, yes. This number doesn’t involve any tricks or gimmicks. Rather, it’s symbolic of a <i>mindset change.</i><p>The number is 1,440, and it represents the number of minutes there are in a day. If used as a …

Time Management

The 15-Minute Habit Worth Making Time For

In conducting personal (read: not at all scientifically rigorous or thorough) research for this article, I asked anyone willing to talk to me if they …

Productivity

Who Is The Buddha? - The Story of Siddhartha Gautama

The Buddha, or Siddhartha Gautama, was born around 567 B.C.E., in a small kingdom just below the Himalayan foothills. His father was a chief of the …

Spirituality

5 Different Ways of Thinking—That Aren't All About Positivity

As a life coach and self-help author, I’ve spent years observing successful people. What do they have in common? What do they do differently? Do they …

Success

4 Reasons Why I Still Wake Up at 4:22 A.M. | Inc.com

I love waking up when it's still dark out. I feel the most productive when I can get several things done before most of the world is even awake. Eighteen months ago, I wrote a post about why I do that, called "Why I Wake Up at 4:22 A.M.," and the response I received from readers all over the world …

Management

This Simple Journal May be the Fix for Your Finances

If you'd like an organized system to help you track the past, plan the present, and look to the future, a bullet journal is just what you need. If …

Personal Finance

The Noble Eightfold Path: Meaning and Practice

Within the fourth noble truth is found the guide to the end of suffering: the noble eightfold path. The eight parts of the path to liberation are …

Meditation