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15 ways to improve your workout motivation

Whether starting a new program or suffering a slump thanks to a weight loss or muscle-building plateau or plain old boredom, finding your workout …

How To Be A Great Public Speaker Even If It Sounds Scary

<i>How can one control their nerves during public speaking or even an exam? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Barbara Oakley, Co-Instructor, Learning How to Learn, the world's largest online</b> …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

10 Quick Ways To Boost Memory, Based On Research - PsyBlog

Boosts in all types of memory come from these simple activities.<p>1. Draw it<p>Drawing pictures of words helps build stronger and more reliable memories, …

The Brain

9 Habits of People Who Never Settle for Mediocrity

When someone says it can't be done, or that it is impossible, you should be the first one in line to test it out.<p><i>How can I stop being average? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas</b> …

Motivation

Bodybuilder Biceps, Powerlifter Triceps

The Best Training Info From Both, Backed by Science<p>Triceps: Powerlifters Know Best<p>Powerlifters are the group with the most consistently big triceps, …

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

Creativity

8 Warning Signs You're Defeated Before You Start Working on Your Goals

Raise your hand if you've failed to follow through with one of your goals?<p>One day you're feeling inspired. Maybe you watched a motivational TED talk or read a blog post that set your heart on fire. You've been wanting to make a change in your life and today's the day you finally decide do it.<p>On day …

LAPD investigators now believe father who confessed to killing his son killed his wife first

Los Angeles police arriving at the quiet North Hills street found a gruesome scene.<p>Outside a bungalow was the body of a 38-year-old man. He had been blasted with a shotgun.<p>Inside, the man's mother lay in a bathroom, stabbed to death.<p>The homeowner, Shehada Issa, 69, confessed to police that he had …

Crime

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 …

Religion: Theories and Methods, Nietzsche Part II

<i>Welcome back to the Religion: Theories and Methods series. This week we are exploring some of the theories of the Philosopher Frederich Nietzsche. Our next post will introduce the Philosopher Karl Marx.</i><p>In some circles Nietzsche has earned the title "The philosopher of adolescence." This is no slur, …