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How to Stop Pretending You Know What Makes You Happy

I think in our culture, events tend to seem separate from other events in our lives. The only similarity is that they are connected through the person experiencing them. We place a great emphasis on what we do, not what happens to us. Things have to happen the right way and because of our own doing.<p>…

15 Things to Stop Thinking About So You Can Be Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Our level of happiness largely depends on the things that are going around in our heads.<p>Unfortunately, a lot of us tend to dwell on the dark side and …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Everyone needs some inspiration, and these motivational quotes will give you the edge you need to create your success. So read on and let them inspire you.<p>As entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think actually matters. If we are seeking success, we must …

37 Life Lessons That Will Get Your Mind Right

Every moment in our life is an experience. We can either choose to learn something from them or let them pass us by.<p>Over the past year I have made a …

Where to Start When It Feels Like Nothing Is Going Right in Your Life

Everyone has times in their life when they feel demotivated, lost, and unhappy. You're in a rut, and you don't know how to get out of it. Life may …

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How Not To Die Full Of Regrets | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you ask anyone what they want in life, chances are they will tell you one of the following things:<p>More money<br>• Peace/happiness<br>• Better physical and …

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Freeing Yourself from the Prison of Depression

<b>“I’m stronger because of the hard times, wiser because of my mistakes, and happier because I have known sadness.” ~Unknown</b><p>I was diagnosed with …

Two Timeless Tips To Find The Career That Is Uniquely Right For You

Is what you are doing with your career what you should be doing? If so, how do you really know? And if not, what actions can you take to move in the right direction? A few thousand years ago, it turns out Aristotle had quite a lot to say on this topic.<p>Flashback 100 years: Two Oxford University …

The 15 Best and Worst Words to Use on Resumes According to Recruiters

Given how little time recruiters spend on a resume, you should use any edge available to stand out from the crowd. A recent survey of over 2,000 …

The Worst Thing A Job-Seeker Can Do

A job search is tough. It’s hard on your ego, your pocketbook and your general sense of well-being. When you’ve been cozy in a job and the job suddenly vanishes, you’re groundless. You’re anxious and unsettled. How could it be otherwise? Every job seeker takes a mojo hit at some point between …

One of Steve Jobs' Last Public Statements Can Help You Discover Your Passion

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Passion is everything. You cannot inspire unless you’re inspired yourself.<p>In 25 years of studying communication, I’ve never met an inspiring entrepreneur who isn’t freakishly enthusiastic about his or her idea. Steve Jobs, one of the most …

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Stop Waiting for Tomorrow: 3 Steps to Loving Your Life Now

<b>“Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.” ~Paul Coelho</b><p>My husband had been unemployed for more than …

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Marijuana Is More Addictive These Days — Here's Why

One of the common misconceptions people have about marijuana is that it isn't addictive. Dr. Samuel Ball of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia) explains how marijuana has evolved over the years and debunks the myth that weed isn't an addictive …

10 Habits Of Emotionally Resilient People

Ever notice how some people are stressed during transitions while others can just roll with the punches? It all comes down to emotional resilience. …

Romantic London: where to take your date at any time of day

Paris might hold the crown of most romantic city in the popular imagination, but London isn't short of sensational spots for a smooch at any time of the day.<p>Hellbent on a romance during your time in London? This advice will help you forgo a predictable date night in favour of a more amorous …

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iPhone Battery Drain

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short iPhone battery life. It was extremely difficult to …

How to Skip the Longest Lines in Paris

Tourists from all over the world queue up outside Paris museums and monuments, but the worst lines are at the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. Here's how to avoid the wait at both attractions.<p>Tourists from all over the world queue up outside Paris museums and monuments, but the worst lines are at the …

Six Tips for Visiting the Eiffel Tower

As happens to any monument that spends 125 years as one of the world’s biggest tourist magnets, the crowds and lines have grown formidable. Here's a few Eiffel Tower tips on how to get the most out of your visit—including my favorite way to bypass the lines.<p>Today the Eiffel Tower turns 125 years …

45 Important Life Lessons People Learn Too Late

ShareEmailComments<p>Recently I stumbled on a question in quora about important life lessons we need to know and I enjoyed one of the answers so much …

Does Science Show What 12 Steps Know?

Data seem to support the 12-step program's benefits for addicts.<p><b>Science has never revealed as much about addiction—potential genetic causes, influences, and triggers, and the resultant brain activity—or offered as many opportunities and methods for initial treatment as it does now.</b><p>Even so, the …

Wise Words From 'Calvin And Hobbes' (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

How Simple Mini Habits Can Change Your Life

<b>“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>It was late 2012, just after Christmas, …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

How to motivate yourself at anytime

Click on ‘Get Motivated’ mind map to enlargeHave you been putting something off?You know how it goes. One part of your brain says – <i><br>“Stop</i> …

Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips for Living a Kick-Ass Life

Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips for Living a Kick-Ass Life<p>You may know Mark Twain for some of his very popular books, but what you may not know is how much …

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