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How to Choose a Man's Wristwatch | The Art of Manliness

If you’ve been looking to become a watch wearer yourself, or already are, but know almost nothing about the timepiece you tote around on your wrist, …

Why You're Afraid To Write Your Book (And How To Beat Your Fear)

You know you have a book in you, and you know you should write it. It'll help you gain authority and visibility, it will get you in front of the right people and drive clients and business to you.<p>But you just can't seem to get it done. In all other things in your life, you're a diligent hard …

Writing

3 Things Fargo (Season 2) Can Teach Us About Writing

I think the general consensus among those writers who teach the craft is that you must read—and read widely—about the craft of writing, particularly …

Hermann Hesse - misunderstood but loved | Culture| Arts, music and lifestyle reporting from Germany | DW | 09.08.2012

Half a century after his death, the works of Nobel Prize-winning author Hermann Hesse are back on the shelves. He's one of the most popular German …

Want to Be Happier? Stop Doing These 7 Things Today

Train your mind to move away from these behaviors to make your life easier.<p>There are plenty of things you can, theoretically, add to your life to be happier.<p>Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life …

Tips for Creating a Happy Childhood for Your Kids

<i>How can you instill happiness into your children's lives from a young age? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Neil Pasricha, NY Times Bestselling Author of The Happiness Equation & The Book of</b> …

College & University

8 resources for finding the perfect word

I once worked with someone who used the word “secure” continually. He would write:<p>• <i>“We need to secure advertisers.”</i> <br>• <i>“Have you secured a printer for</i> …

How to Thrive at Work (Even If You Don’t Love Your Job)

<b>“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” ~Jim Rohn</b><p>We spend so much of our days at work, …

Best Way to do Historical Research

Indie author Lucienne Boyce, pictured at Foyles, Bristol<p>British indie author Lucienne Boyce, who writes and self-publishes historical fiction and …

Genealogy

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

50 Writing Tips From My 15 Years As An Author

One of the questions I’m asked on a daily basis is some form of, “I want to become an author. Can you help?” There are certainly better people to ask than me. But after writing hundreds of articles and nine books in 15 years—both traditionally published and self-published, both non-fiction and …

Non-fiction