Gavin Larsen

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Warrior Training

• <b>Author:</b> Keith Fennell<p><b>All men are not created equal...</b><p>What makes a warrior? In this action-packed book, acclaimed SAS soldier Keith Fennell recounts his development as a soldier and as a man, revealing the challenges he overcame in order to perform at the highest level.

Seven Deadly Sins

• <b>Author:</b> David Walsh<p>When Lance Armstrong fought back from life-threatening cancer to win the 1999 Tour de France - the so-called 'Tour of Renewal' - it seemed almost too good to be true. It was. Sunday Timesjournalist David Walsh was one of a small group who was prepared to raise awkward questions …

Commando Steve

• <b>Author:</b> Steve Willis<p>This book is so tough it needs a bullbar!<p>There's big. There's big and strong. There's big and strong and fit. And there's Steve Willis.<p>Steve Willis, aka Commando Steve, is the uncompromising, unsmiling, military-style trainer on Channel Ten's massively popular show, <i>The Biggest</i> …

The Skinny on Willpower

• <b>Author:</b> Jim Randel<p>The Skinny on Willpower - now with animation - is the story of a young couple - each with a goal that requires the development of willpower. Each struggles with their challenge but through trial and error and advice of the moderator, find the way to achieve their dreams. Jim …

The Happiness Trap

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Russ Harris<p>A guide to ACT: the revolutionary mindfulness-based program for reducing stress, overcoming fear, and finding fulfilment – now updated. International bestseller, ‘The Happiness Trap’, has been published in over thirty countries and twenty-two languages. NOW UPDATED.<p>Popular …

Influence

• <b>Author:</b> Robert B. Cialdini, PhD<p>Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"—and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, …

Hero

• <b>Author:</b> Rhonda Byrne<p>From Rhonda Byrne, creator of the international bestselling movie and book, <i>The Secret</i>, comes <i>Hero</i>, her latest world-changing project and the most important to date.<p>FROM ZERO TO HERO… YOUR SECRET MAP TO A RICH LIFE<p>What is your true calling and why aren't you already living …

10 Great Lessons You Can Learn From Successful People About Failure

<i>I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. – Michael Jordan</i><p>So, you have this fantastic idea and you are …

Motivation

4 Ways Your Darkest Moment Can Positively Change Your Life

I will never forget the moment that I woke up in a hospital bed the morning after I tried to take my own life. At the age of 26 years old my marriage …

5 Little Known Ways to Instantly Put Yourself In a Great Mood | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The internet is awash with great tips on how to improve your life, your mood and everything in between. The thing is – we already know most of this …

6 Reasons Why Going To The Gym Beats Home Workouts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Home workouts are popular for their convenience, which is why I worked out at home for several years. But when I started to exercise at the gym, I …

Exercise

The 5 Most Effective Ways To Live In The Zone | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The wise use of time is a learned skill. From the day I arrived at the U.S. Naval Academy, the demands on my time were fierce. I learned quickly that …

5 Things You Need To Stop Comparing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you currently indulging in this very ironic activity where you constantly think of other people and their lives instead of your own?<p>That sounds …

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 …

6 Ways to Ignite Your Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now”<br>– Chinese Proverb</i><p>The world is a busy, stressful place, and many of us …

How to Live Life to the Fullest (28 Plans) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life is made to be explored and it’s content, be reached to the utmost. Limits are no limits when you don’t recognize them. With a burning-desire to …

Why You Must Uncover Your Innermost Thoughts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We’ve all been there before. Time after time we try to change a habit or start a new one in our life, but all of our positive action disintegrates …

The Effects of Nutrition on Positivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The experience of eating is strongly tied to emotional circuits in the brain. In his 2011 doctoral dissertation, Michael Saddoris of Johns Hopkins …

Flavors

5 Ways Our Unconscious Reacts to Rejection | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

However much we would like to avoid them, rejections are a regular part of life. We get ignored by neighbors, out posts don’t get ‘liked’ on …

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 …

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 …

The 8 Ways To Start Every Day Like A Winner

Why Too Much Hard Work May Be Really Bad For Your Success

You probably have been told things like: “if you want to succeed, you have to work very hard”, “only those who work really hard will make it in life”…<p>…

The 10 Most Effective Ways to Finish What You Start

I have been the champion of the fizzing out game. My father would joke that I would start anything new with enormous enthusiasm and fervor but …

5 Reasons Passion Means Everything | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Passion is a funny thing.<p>We all say we want it and a lot of us claim that we have it. And with that, we automatically assume that having passion …

How To Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a type of depressive disorder that affects an estimated 5 percent of the U.S. adult population. Most people …

Marathons

6 Action Tips In Attending Meetings with Confidence

Do you find yourself in a meeting where you are a significant attendee because of your role in the team, family or company, but quietly listening and …

The Best Solution for Your To-Do List Stress | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Ever wonder why to-do lists make you feel so guilty?<p>Even though to-do lists are useful for keeping track of tasks and for clearing up mental space …