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41 Books to Motivate You to Become Your Best Self

Live Your Startup Dream Without Leaving Your Day Job<p><i>By Patrick J. McGinnis<br>April; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Everyone knows that building a startup means hard work …

Famifi

Learning Excel isn't just for finance professionals, it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here’s how

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alfonso de Tomas / ShutterStock We've said it before but it bears repeating: Microsoft Excel is likely the most powerful program on …

10 Remarkable Habits of the Most Passionate People

Whether in business, politics, or entertainment, folks with passion have the ability to cause a stir, get our hearts beating, and spark passion in us as well. This is how they do it.<p>Exploring how successful people conduct their lives can motivate and guide our own. Sometimes, while seeking deeper …

personaldevelopment

This Uplifting Story Proves You Can CHOOSE Your Mood

<i>This story was originally published on HerAfter.com, a website for women that shares inspiring articles on self-improvement and advice on becoming your best. You can read the original here.</i><p>A few hours after my parents told me that I had cancer, I went to the movies.<p>It sounds strange, but I was 17, …

Happiness

6 Hacks to Grow Mentally Stronger

<i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p>Mentally strong people know that the only things we can control …

Wonderful Websites You Should Bookmark Right Now to Learn From Internet

The internet can be a wonderfully, immense place for interesting content. If you've ever wanted to learn a new skill or to accomplish a seemingly monumental task, you need look no further than the internet. There is basically a site for every interest under the sun. It is also a great place to …

The passion has gone out of my marriage. Is it time I left too?

A woman finds that she and her husband now disagree over just about everything except Friday night curries. Mariella Frostrup says that where there’s squabbling, there’s hope<p><b>The dilemma</b> <i>My husband and I have been together for 20 years. I still love him – as in I wouldn’t like any harm to come to him</i> …

How to recognize and deal with bullying at work

Bullies, bullies and more bullies — I can't get away from writing about this topic.<p>According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, bullying at work means "repeated, health-harming mistreatment of a person by one or more perpetrators. It is abusive conduct that is: threatening, humiliating, or …

5 Ways To Unlock The Best Parts Of Yourself

You're reading 5 Ways To Unlock The Best Parts Of Yourself, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

The 4 Keys to Keeping Love Alive Long-Term

A commercial for Kia Motors featuring supermodel Adriana Lima that aired during the Super Bowl painted a pretty sad state of affairs with regards to …

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

The Best Ways to Track Your Weight Loss Journey (And Those to Ditch)

Knowing which "tool" to utilize can be difficult, and the right choice is different for everyone. The good news? You have so many more options than …

Weight Loss

Difference between Personal Development and Self-Improvement

Difference between Personal Development and Self-Improvement<p>There usually is a very thin but clearly visible line between the two.<p>Personal …

Self-improvement

20 Motivational Quotes To Help You Get Over A Bad Day

Are you disheartened and disappointed with what life has dished out? Do you face each day with fear and trepidation? Don’t give up. Don’t lose heart. …

8 Thought-Provoking Motivational Books That Will Change Your Perspective On Life

Most of us live in a certain set pattern. We think and behave the same way for years and wonder why we are always getting the same results. The need …