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6 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Everyday

Life gets busy, because of it, we forget about what matters most.<p>Committing to a journey of intentional self growth starts with slowing down. It’s …

Outsourcing

How to Keep Going When Self-Doubt Creeps in: 3 Rules | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Having been a self-doubt sufferer for many years, it’s easy to imagine my life always being the same, doing the same old things and getting the same …

5 Thoughts For Those Struggling With Depression (Or Life) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There is an old quote attributed to the writer Henry James where he tells his nephew Willie, “There are three important things in human life. The …

5 Simple Steps To Immediate Happiness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Everything you do in life, everything you try to achieve, all the actions you take, all the dreams you pursue… you do, because you think it will make …

Happiness

How to be Less Sensitive and More Positive

Have you ever found yourself freaking out because someone else told you about something that made you fuming mad and yet in the end, it was not such …

Is Balance the New Happy?

We spend much of our lives focusing upon getting happy. We pursue happiness like it is a destination on a map that we need to reach before sundown. …

Happiness

5 Radically Simple Ideas to Instantly Change Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life is simple.<p>It is.<p>If you want something, go get it.<p>If you don’t like something, stop whatever it is you’re doing and change course.<p>Each of us are …

5 Simple Steps To Never Feel Overwhelmed Again | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you’re pursuing change, feeling overwhelmed is practically a guarantee. It’s damned near impossible to avoid running into a mental road block …

5 Ways To Beat Burnout | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It’s crunch time at work. You’ve been working nonstop on a big project that’s so far from finished that you feel overwhelmed. Everyone is expected to …

Immune System

Overextended? 6 Signs You Need a Break

<b>“To overextend yourself is to invite defeat.” – G. William Domhoff</b><p>We all know the feeling, we have too much to do and too little time, and soon we …

Focus Bracketing Technique: Never Miss a Shot

When it comes to photography, the word “bracketing” can mean a lot of things. Essentially, it just refers to the practice of taking the same shot …

Landscape Photography

Stressed Out? Let It Be A Wake-Up Call To Transform Your Life

Stress is not the problem, they way we respond to it is. After many years of working as a therapist with people facing high levels of stress, I have …

Self-improvement

How to Stop Your Negative Thoughts From Spiraling Out of Control

What do you do when a negative thought or series of thoughts come into your mind? How can you stop the scenario from unfolding? It is amazing how our …

Mindfulness

5 Vices Every Woman Should Have

I’ve lived a lot of my life as a “should-er”:<p><i>“I should drink warm water with lemon when I wake up in the morning.”</i><p><i>“I should go to bed at 10pm and</i> …

Wellness

How To Have A Success Mindset When You Don’t Think You Can Do It | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.”</i> -Henry Ford<p>You know that in order to achieve your big goal you have to believe in …

Be Fearless: Kick Procrastination in the Butt Once and for All

So many of my patients, prior to seeing me, have a hard time getting started with projects and getting things done. They do everything <i>but</i> what they need to be doing. They go shopping instead of cleaning their house. They socialize instead of finishing a work project, or they call friends instead of …

Quick and Easy Trick For Adding a Black Background to Your Shots Anywhere

Photographer Glyn Dewis shared this cool little technique that lets you work with a black background even if you don’t have an actual backdrop with …

How-To: Rose Rings

Whip up a set of pretty floral rings with this rose ring tutorial from Kelsey at PS: Heart.<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Real Flower Necklace<br>• How-To: Glass Bead Mosaic Ring<br>• How-To: Simple Wooden Rings<p>[Via CraftGawker]

Necklaces

How-To: Wire Knot Stud Earrings

Got jewelry wire? Make your own pretty wire knot stud earrings with this tutorial from Allison at Dream a Little Bigger.<p>Head over to Dream a Little Bigger to see the full how-to!

Jewelry

How-To: Purse Strap Cushion

Add comfort and style to your favorite handbag with this purse strap cushion tutorial from Becca at Making Life Beautiful.<p>It’s the perfect project for using up those pretty lace scraps in your stash!<p>Head over to Making Life Beautiful to see the full how-to.

Sewing

No Time to Exercise?

• Every January, approximately 3 billion people make a resolution to make exercise a daily part of their lives.<br>• Every February, approximately 2.99 …

How-To: Simple Wooden Rings

Create your own beautiful wooden jewelry with this simple wooden ring tutorial from Caitlin at The Merrythought.<p>Ready to make rings of your own? Break out the power tools and head over to The Merrythought to see the full how-to!

Tutorials

How to Trick Your Brain to Create a New Healthy Habit | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever started a diet or exercise program but didn’t stick with it? If you are like millions of other people, you’ve set out with the best …

Don't Take Anything Personally

All four of Don Miguel Ruiz’s agreements seem simple, but in practice they’re quite challenging. They all require resolute self-awareness and …

Self-help

17 Ways To Shed Negativity And Achieve Happiness

How many of us feel complete self-love and self-compassion? How many of us take care of our own needs and rely on the way we look at ourselves …

Happiness

Are You Too Reactive? Read This

One of the greatest challenges we face is staying open to love around people who feel unloving to us. How do we act with kindness when people are …

Happiness