Jeremy Cook

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10 Ways To Make Big Decisions You'll Never Regret

Life is filled with choices, and we’re not even aware of many of the ones we’re actually making. For example, when I was expected to see 40 patients …

Positive Thinking

Do More of What Already Works: The Power Consistency

When we’re trying to improve our workflow or increase our performance, people often have a tendency to overlook the skills that they already know in …

Learning to See

Learning to design is learning to see, an adventure that gets more and more captivating the further you go. A love letter to my profession. Our mind …

7 Things You Need to Stop Doing

I talk a lot about all the things you should do to be more memorable, charismatic and influential.<p>I write about starting, learning and beginning new habits and behaviors. Some of my favorites:<p>Start power posing<p>Learn vocal power strategies<p>Use killer conversation starters<p>But in this post I want to …

Self-help

Goals Suck: Why Building Habits and Systems Makes Sense

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Even if New Year’s Resolutions aren’t your thing, a new year is always a good time to reflect and evaluate your progress in the past 12 months.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet?It's called Hard Fork.TAKE ME …

Motivation

Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses with the Superpower Exercise

Sometimes we're more than willing to work on our weaknesses, but the problem is we haven't taken the time to identify them properly. This exercise …

Create a Minimalist Wardrobe with These Essential Clothing Items

You don't need a ton of clothes to look great every day. Streamlining your wardrobe to only the clothes you'll actually wear will, in fact, save you …

Clothing

Spotlight: Personal Growth Expert Fabio Angeleri

MagMaker / February 9, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Fabio Angeleri and <b>my medium is</b> personal growth.<p><b>My love of</b> meditation started when I was around 22 during very …

"Study Less, Study Smart": The Best Ways to Retain More in Less Time

When you're learning new material, it can be overwhelming when you think about how much time you need to truly understand it all. This studying …

The Secret To Confidence

<i>This article was originally published on Medium. See more of the author's work here and find her on Twitter.</i><p>To be completely honest with you, I’m afraid of confidence.<p>I am petrified of having either too much of it or too little, so I always err on the side of too little. I call this the state of …

How to Improve the Greatest Human Strength (willpower)

Have you ever wanted to push yourself a little more, a little harder or just a little bit further?<p>Of course, this could be in a workout, at your work …

A 20-Minute Rowing Workout That Targets Every Muscle

Rowing is one of the easiest, most efficient ways to jack up your heart rate, go easy on your joints, and get a total-body strength session. To dial …

"Success Is Controlling How You Spend Your Time"

A lot of us get caught up in the notion that success means making more money, but success can be defined a lot of different ways. Redefining your …

Self-improvement

How to Set Up a Meditation Practice at Home

In my recent posts ("How to Meditate Sitting in a Chair, Parts 1 and 2," "How to Meditate Standing Up," and "How to Meditate Lying Down"), we learned how to meditate while sitting, standing, and lying down, which are the three physical postures people assume the most when they aren't moving. …

Meditation

The Unique Difficulties that Women Face with Weight Loss

If you're a woman who has tried to lose weight, you may have noticed something: it's hard. Much harder than simply cutting your calories and watching …

5 podcasts that make history fun

History does not have to be boring, but it sure is easy to make it that way.<p>For many students, history class was at the bottom of the barrel in terms …

Why You Should Stop Caring about Being Nice and Just Be Honest

Everyone wants to be well-liked and respected, but when you trip over yourself to be nice, you might be doing yourself a disservice. People might …

Beginner Training

<b>Introduction</b><p>Indoor rowing training isn’t rocket science, though you might think so if you try to understand some of the training plans “on the …

Organize Evernote with This Powerful Tagging System

Evernote can be a great digital mind, but—like the brain in your head—it can quickly become a mess if you don't keep it organized. Make Evernote …

Productivity

Have a Training Plan Ready in Case You Get Promoted

Earning a promotion isn't always easy, but if you're expecting one soon, be ready to train your replacement. It shows your manager that promoting you …

He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living.<p>Pillemer admits he's an advice junkie. He's also a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University.<p>Some years ago, after turning 50, he wondered whether there is …

Happiness

To Fall Out of Love, Do This

In Mandy Len Catron’s Modern Love essay, “To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This,” she refers to a study by the psychologist Arthur Aron (and others) that explores whether intimacy between two strangers can be accelerated by having them ask each other a specific series of personal questions. The 36 …

Relationships

The Benefits of Meditation, Explained in One Short Video

We've talked plenty about the various benefits of meditation, but if you'd like a more succinct version, the folks at AsapScience sum up about …

How to Really Really Find Your Life Purpose (and Do the Work You Love)

Break the rules. We have so many rules in life about everything. I say break the rules. Not the law, but break the rules / Arnold Schwarzenegger<p>Can …

Top 10 Difficult Decisions You'll Make in Life (and How to Make Them)

Life is full of big moments and big decisions. But fret not, from deciding where to live to finding your true calling, here's some advice to help you …

Top 10

The Different Ways People Handle Criticism (and How to Do It Better)

Nobody likes being told that they suck, but that's how most of us <i>feel</i> when we receive criticism. However, not all of us deal with criticism the same …

How did it get to be ‘OK' for people to be late for everything? | Greg Savage - The Savage Truth

This post may offend some readers, recruiters or not. But only because it’s going to cut close to the bone for many.<p>And I don’t care if I sound …

How To Change Your Thoughts To Build The Life You Want

No matter who you are or what your background is, one thing is certain: you want to build a great life for yourself.<p>I use the word "build" here …

Self-improvement

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Particles

How to Make Your Willpower Stronger -- According to Science

The holiday season is over, so it's time to get serious about your New Year's resolutions. But those fine intentions are only as good as your …

Psychology