Katie Downey

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9 Habits for Eliminating Negativity From Your Life

Give your brain more positive things to observe, adopt a positive mindset, and stay away from negative attitudes of others.<p><i>How can I avoid negativity? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Happiness

The One Lesson Cory Booker Learned from His Father We Should All Think About

<b>Gratitude is a great motivator.</b><p>My parents never let me forget that I inherited a tremendous legacy. My father once teased me, "Boy, don't walk around …

The Two Mindsets and the Power of Believing That You Can Improve

Carol Dweck studies human motivation. She spends her days diving into why people succeed (or don’t) and what’s within our control to foster …

Self-improvement

Act Like a Leader Before You Are One

If you want to become a leader, don’t wait for the fancy title or the corner office. You can begin to act, think, and communicate like a leader long before that promotion. Even if you’re still several levels down and someone else is calling all the shots, there are numerous ways to demonstrate your …

Psychologists Discovered How To Make People Like You

It's natural to want to be liked. Now science has unlocked some answers for us on how to make it happen.<p><i>Produced By Matt Johnston.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

10 Huge YouTube Stars You've Probably Never Heard Of

You may have heard of some of YouTube's biggest stars, like Bethany Mota, who's best known for her charming shopping videos, or Jenna Marbles, whose videos on life as a woman have millions of fans.<p>But it turns out there are tons of people out there whose channels are getting millions of subscribers …

How to Make Deodorant

Learning how to make deodorant is a great pursuit into homemade body products. It’s not complicated and yet can be very effective. This simple recipe …

How Your Attitude Can Determine Your Life

We all hear about amazing people who have overcome great obstacles in their lives. No one ever said life was going to be easy, yet how challenging it …

Self-Help Advice That Works

We sifted through recent life-improvement books and found the can-do strategies to help you become more successful, calmer, happier, more focused and …

8 Surprising Things That'll Make You Wildly Successful

We know, we know. Never stop learning. Set goals. Never fear failure. Get grit. Give. But what achievement enhancers don't we expect?<p>One …

9 Almost Impossible Dreams You Can Never Give Up On

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Life Goes On

"What I Should Have Said" Moments

<b>1. The situation:</b> Your friend is having a rough time. Her boyfriend of two years broke up with her three days before their annual cruise (sticking …

Know When to Fold 'Em

I call my friend Betsy "Best-y" for two reasons: first, because she's one of the best-beloved people in my life, and second, because anything she …

Numb

What's Your Real Motivation?

We all want to be healthier, but why? What's our real purpose? Even the strongest resolve can collapse if you're trying to change for someone …

Who Do You Think You Are? Why You're in Control of Your Destiny

Sometimes when I'm about to take a big risk, go for something important or step out in a bold way in my life, a judgmental question will pop up in my …

The Secret To Staying Motivated? Optimism, Not Anger

Many of us use anger to fight our way back from failure. But as our veterans have proven, optimism is a more powerful motivator than anger.<p>There’s an old idiom, “don’t get mad, get even.” I’ve always loved it, but of course, that just means I’m a hothead. Because if you really break down that …

Self-help

5 Tips to Stay Motivated in 2013

The No. 1 resolution in the U.S. this time last year was to become more physically fit, up from No. 4 in 2002, according to a Franklin-Covey survey. …

How to Unleash the Magnificent, Unstoppable Energy Inside You

A few months before he died, 83-year-old Spyros Sathi, widely regarded as the greatest Christian mystic of modern times, agreed to sit down and talk …

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

6 Ways to Take Your Passion to the Next Level

Steven Pressfield says there's a creative genius inside all of us. Get some of his best advice on how to unlock your passion and find your calling.

4 Questions to Help You Find Your Calling

Author Steven Pressfield says everyone has a calling—even if he or she is not exactly sure what it is. Oprah says our real job in life is to identify …

Do You Have an Unlived Life?

Most of us have two lives: the life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two stands Resistance.<p>Have you ever brought home a treadmill …

Martha Beck: How to Stop Taking Out Your Anger on Others

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Self-help