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8 Reasons Why You Fail at Creating New Habits | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Creating a new habit is hard.<p>It’s so hard that we fail at it repeatedly.<p>We begin with great intentions, but inevitably we begin to slack off and …

Motivation

Amazing Online Productivity Resources for Procrastinators

If you’re looking for ways to improve your productivity, there are plenty of educational resources to be found online. The hardest part about finding …

Time Management

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Prevent Self-Pity From Sabotaging Their Success

Whether you’ve failed to close a major deal, or you’re overwhelmed by a looming deadline, throwing a pity party won’t help. In fact, feeling sorry for yourself can become downright self-destructive. It makes overcoming adversity difficult – if not impossible – and it keeps you stuck.<p>Mentally strong …

Self-help

6 Ways to Conquer the Demons of Self-Doubt | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“You’ll never succeed.”<p>“You’re not good enough.”<p>“You might as well give up now.”<p>Chances are, you’re hearing things like that <i>every single day</i>.<p>They …

Motivation

10 Science Backed Ways to Motivate Yourself When You Feel Tired

It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but your body is resisting it.<p>We can all relate to this feeling, but the similarities stop there.<p>Some people fall prey …

Time Management

How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good

In one of my very first articles, I discussed a concept called identity-based habits.<p>The basic idea is that the beliefs you have about yourself can drive your long-term behavior. Maybe you can trick yourself into going to the gym or eating healthy once or twice, but if you don't shift your …

Fun-Da-Mental

Broken Windows Theory: Why Winners Keep Their Homes Clean

This morning, I woke up and did exactly what I do almost every morning:<p>Went for a run<br>• Made my bed<br>• Fed the dogs<br>• Cleaned the kitchen<p>Once that was done, it was work time. Some days there's little to do, and I can lounge though the morning (not often). Other days there's far too much to do (more often). …

New York City

Why First Time Authors Don't Write The Books They Want To Read

When I teach Writers Write, I often talk about writing the book you want to read. Students seem to agree with me, but when I look at a list of the …

Writing

The 30-Day Plank Challenge

If you’ve never had a strong core, you might not realize just how much it can impact your daily life. A strong torso helps shield against injury, can …

Fitness

7 Steps To Enable A Creative Culture

Building a creative team – and nurturing the creativity of individuals — is an art and a science. Here in the SAP Design and Co-Innovation Center, we have made it our mission to foster creativity that sparks innovation. Here are seven practical steps to cultivate creativity in your</b> …

Design

The Complexity of Female Circumcision: Your Thoughts

Many readers were jarred by an Atlantic interview with an anthropologist who tackled a controversial question: What if some women choose to get cut—and even celebrate it?<p>One of the most provocative pieces on <i>The Atlantic</i> recently came from Olga Khazan, who interviewed anthropologist Bettina …

Female Genital Mutilation

The 10 Cheapest Airports to Fly to in Europe

With the United States being such a relatively young country, it's no wonder that European cities like Vienna, Milan and Stockholm are such popular …

Flying

Feeling Stressed? This Mindfulness Website Will Help Put Your Problems In Perspective In Just 60 Seconds

Having one of those days when it feels like you're carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders? A new website has a brilliantly simple …

Mindfulness

Mama Cat Teaches The Cutest Blue-Eyed Kitten How To Drink

ARS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>Mama cats are the best teachers. Watch as her adorable baby, with the bluest eyes, learns how to drink water from a …

New Jersey

10 Easy Ways to Kick-Start Your Metabolism Every Morning

Your metabolism is one of the major keys to providing your body with the energy it needs to keep going. It converts <b>the food you eat</b> into the energy …

Wellness

Countless Coconut Oil Uses and Health Benefits

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Coconut oil has been a dietary and beauty staple for millennia. It's a powerful destroyer of all kinds of microbes, from viruses to …

Inside the Feminist ‘Onion’: The Satirical Bite of ‘Reductress’

The sharply witty ‘Reductress’ site doesn’t just satirize the sexism women face, but also the inadequacies and failings of feminism itself.<p>Such were …

Japanese Cat Owners Turn IKEA Doll Beds Into Adorable Cat Beds

A popular and widely known doll bed from IKEA, was cleverly transformed into beds for their pet cats and other pets by a few cat owners in Japan. …

Why It's Harder for Women to Lose Weight

Women, on the other hand? We don’t have it quite so easy. While some of this is due to the biological differences between the sexes, there are …

Twenty lists every entrepreneur should create

Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like "The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs." These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, persistence, inspiration, an eye for talent, a data-driven …

Productivity

How to Change Your Life in Just One Day

Imagine that with just one wave of a magic wand you could turn your entire life around. Well, you my dear, hold the power to use that wand at any …

Honduras Is What’s Wrong With Latin America

Most people don’t care about Honduras: even historically-conscious Latinos and keen observers of Latin American happenings. Big-name countries like …

Latin America

Get Fitter, Firmer, Faster! 18 Fitness Shortcuts

Use these secrets to peel off pounds.<p>Fire up your metabolism with intervals.<p>One study found that doing 10 four-minute speed bursts with two minutes …

Fitness

Good Health Equals Good Sex

Sexuality is an important component of overall health and quality of life. An active sex life can reduce stress, strengthen the immune system, …

Stories Must Have Life At The End

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …