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10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Pay Off Forever

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, "If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.<p>Our brains are wired such that it's difficult to take action until we feel at …

Self-improvement

4 Steps to Beating Burnout

Thomas Hedger<p>Heavy workloads and deadline pressures are a fact of managerial life. Who doesn’t feel overwhelmed or stretched thin sometimes? But when relentless work stress pushes you into the debilitating state we call burnout, it is a serious problem, affecting not just your own performance and …

Mental Health

6 cleaning tips you've never heard of

Let's face it, for the most part, cleaning is an undesirable chore that many individuals would claim is best left to professionals. However, many of …

Samuel L. Jackson Brilliantly Explains 'Game Of Thrones' In 7 Minutes

This is what the internet was made for.<p>Samuel L. Jackson has the crib notes on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” and if you’re already a fan of the show, it’s the perfect recap of the first five seasons. If you’re not, it’ll tell you everything you need to know to get caught up fast.<p>“The seasons in this …

TV Series

Call for national gun amnesty amid Victoria Police concerns about illegal firearms

Victoria Police is raising concerns about an alarming number of illegal guns turning up in Melbourne.<p>It has prompted one policing and security expert …

World-first insulin pump for diabetic Perth boy Xavier Hames

A four-year-old Perth boy has become the first patient in the world to be fitted with a new pancreas-like pump which researchers say will improve the …