Kevin Freeman

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ES6 Promises: Patterns and Anti-Patterns

When I first got started with NodeJS a few years ago, I was mortified by what is now affectionately known as “callback hell”. Fortunately, here in …

Chances Are, Your Day Has No Hope if You Don't Do This After Waking Up

The way you choose to begin your day can have a big impact on your physical and mental well-being.<p>It's true--not all of us start out identifying as <i>a morning person</i>. Whereas some of our peers function as early risers, the rest of us hit the snooze button until the very last minute. We wake up in a …

5 Ways to Make HTTP Requests in Node.js

Making HTTP requests is a core functionality for modern languages and one of the first things many developers learn when acclimating to new …

How you can use the 5-hour rule to achieve your goals and improve your life

You try hard ever day, but never see any long-term improvement. You feel trapped where you are, unable to move forward or progress. You see other …

How ‘Badass’ author Jen Sincero went from living in a garage to being rich

If you were to ask Jen Sincero what kept her in a low-wage, low-happiness funk for decades of her adult life, stuck in “the fetal position of …

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

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This Simple Daily Habit Will Increase Your IQ By 23 Percent, According to Neuroscience

In less than the time it takes you to have breakfast, you could be raising your intelligence. Sound too good to be true? You might want to read …

Here's Why You Can't Stay Focused

Regaining focus isn't about willpower. It's about deconstructing the modern life habits that obstruct your enjoying it again.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“<i>I just can’t seem to stay focused.</i>” This is the most popular phrase from my coaching clients and readers. They …

React JavaScript library gets an IDE

React, Facebook's JavaScript library for building UIs, is getting a dedicated IDE for web development, called Reactide.Offered by developers calling …

Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day

Even if you're not an early riser, changing your routine could improve your productivity.<p>I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at 5 in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at …

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

Change Your Words, Change Your Life – Thrive Global – Medium

<i>“Language shapes our behavior and each word we use is imbued with multitudes of personal meaning. The right words spoken in the right way can bring</i> …

This technique will instantly make you the most productive person you know

Life is busy. We’re all constantly running a million miles an hour, trying to accomplish everything as if we were superheroes.<p>Whether you’re a …

96% of people fail when they try to better themselves — here are 3 ways to make sure you don't

The data from those polls was pretty shocking — 96% of their personal development efforts completely failed.<p>There's a joke that goes, "I'm opening a gym called Resolutions. It will have exercise equipment in it for the first two weeks and then it turns into a bar for the remainder of the year."<p>It's …

Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

Quit Working 40 Hours a Week (and Do This Instead)

It's time to retire the concept of the set workweek, claims this founder.<p>What's the ideal number of hours a person should work each week?<p>Back in the machine age, when a great many workers spent their days on assembly lines, unions fought for a 40-hour week--and researchers backed them up. After …

Your Future Self Will Thank You For Starting To Do This For Only 10 Minutes Every Day

“How’s your day?” People ask us about our day all the time. Sometimes, you brushed it off because you know these are just small talks. Often, you had …

How to Get to the Next Level in Anything

Its all about attitude.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you want to get to that next level of whatever it is you are doing? Attitude alone can take you to that next level. In sales, your product can be shopped. Maybe not your exact product, but something similar. A …

Read 200 Books This Year by Making This 1 Tiny Change to Your Routine

A little math proves you do have enough time to change your life with books.<p>There's no secret to how to get smarter. You read. A lot.<p>Really, that's it.<p>And if you don't believe me, there's a whole host of luminaries, from Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to Richard Branson and Barack Obama, who will …

Why Slacking Off Can Speed Up Your Productivity

Being busy is very often a waste of time. Slacking off can actually get better results. Just ask nature.

3 daily rituals that will make you rich

I’m nervous posting this.The message is important, but I worry my writing efforts don’t do it justice.You see, I want you to be rich.Sounds like …

You Only Need 5 Hours A Week To Be Successful (With This Learning Approach)

Dreams — Mysterious, bewildering, eye-opening and sometimes a nightmarish living hell. Dreams are all that and much more.<p>Here are 20 amazing facts …

6-figure Blogging: How to Monetize A Blog Video Course (in 30 days)

Want to hear some grim statistics?<p>An author averages only 8-15 cents on every dollar made on their own book.<p>The “average” YouTuber with 5K views per …

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

Hate To Break It To You But You Are The Reason Your Life Sucks So Much

By Becca Martin,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2ga8Lqo<p>If you think your life sucks, it probably does. If you think the world is out to get you, it …

How to Create a Typography Dispersion Action in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you will learn how to create an amazing typography dispersion effect. First we are going to create and define …

Growing a Site from 0 to 10k Visitors a Month: Sarah Peterson Edition

Surprise! This guide may not be for you.<p>If you’ve hit your first 10,000 visitors a month and want to turn the heat up, go read our guide about the …

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2017 Email Signup Benchmarks: Here’s How Many Visitors Should Be Subscribing

I know you’ve wondered.<p>You’ve seen articles and stories about people who double their conversion rates, entrepreneurs who tripled their lists, and …

How To Grow Blog Traffic From 0 to 10k Visitors: Nat Edition

<b>Bonus Material:</b> Free Content Plan<p>Two months ago, the Sumos were sitting around having tacos and whiskey (typical lunch here), and a question came</i> …