Leah Dixon

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12 Reasons You're Not As Happy As You Should Be

Happiness is synthetic—you either create it, or you don’t. Happiness that lasts is earned through your habits. Supremely happy people have honed habits that maintain their happiness day in, day out.<p>Permanently adopting new habits is hard, but breaking the habits that make you unhappy is much easier.<p>…

9 Ways To Work Out Your Abs While Standing

<i>By Adam Hurly for</i> GQ.<p>These upright exercises are downright effective. Best part: not a single sit-up required.<p><b>1. BATTLE ROPES</b><p>“Battle ropes, sometimes called ‘undulation ropes,’ are amazing for core stabilization and strength conditioning,” says Bower. They also give you a killer cardio workout. …

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The Secrets to Perfect Sit-Ups

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The 11 best habits for being happy and successful that people have stolen from others

We see someone with a particular routine that makes them happier or successful, and we try to emulate it. It doesn't always work, but sometimes it catches on and becomes part of our everyday lives.<p>A recent Quora thread asked users for these habits: the ones they stole from others and then kept …

11 Science-backed Ways To Build Permanent Habits

You're reading 11 Science-backed Ways To Build Permanent Habits, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

The most motivated people have a routine set of activities they do before bedtime that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion.<p>Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews …

The 7 Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

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The Quad Quake Workout

This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly<p>The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert with your glutes and hamstrings, you hit more than 50 percent of your body’s total muscle mass.<p>It …

5 Reasons You Have to Accept Pain If You Want to Be Happy

The struggle to find happiness is a common reason people seek therapy. Clients often enter my office saying, "I've tried everything, but I don't feel …

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Let's remove all excuses regarding your inability to hit up the gym or that travel consumed your time away from exercise.<p>Let's remove all excuses regarding your inability to hit up the gym or that travel consumed your time away from exercise. Not only do you have other awesome bodyweight workouts …

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Neuroscientists Find 4 Ways to Boost Happiness (Even When You Feel Down)

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

A Learning Model with No Tests, Teachers, or Curriculum Standards Required

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Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

9 Tips You Should Really Do When You Want To Lose Weight Fast

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Australian comedian Jim Jefferies perfectly skewers the pro-gun lobby in America

<b>Meet Jim Jefferies, the Australian comedian who perfectly dismantled the arguments for relaxed gun ownership laws in the US.</b><p>While his original …

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

My morning routine takes just over an hour. I can't stress enough to you the importance of a great morning routine, as it will set you up for a successful day  --  and life. I experimented with a few different things and figured out what worked for me. You should do the same.<p>For the majority of my …

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How to handle parents: a survival guide for new teachers

Teacher Network,Education,Professional development,Teacher training,Teaching,Australian education,US education,Schools,Primary schools,Secondary schools,Newly-qualified teachers<p>Dreading meeting the parents for the first time? Education coach and mother Nicole Ponsford offers advice on getting off …

Do These 7 Things to Get (and Stay) Motivated

How do you stay motivated and inspired? How can you keep your passion, your excitement, fired up? By reviewing these self-motivators on a regular …

How to Make a Post-Workout Meal for Weight Loss & Muscle Growth

In terms of hunger, anything that will tame your rumbling belly is fair game, but if weight loss or muscle growth is your goal, making a post-workout …