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The 9 Most Damaging Lies We Tell Ourselves Daily

Sometimes the biggest obstacles are the ones we create and tell ourselves about the world around us.<p>Our thoughts are more powerful than we realize, governing our expectations, our interactions, and ultimately our ability to be successful.<p>It's easy for delusions and lies to take root and grow, and …

102 of the Greatest Quotes that Alter Your Outlook on Life

Have you ever stopped for a quick second and analyzed your life?<p>There…buried beneath your many spinning thoughts, you have one thought that usually …

How To Start Living Gracefully | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It’s 8pm. I’ve just shoved my kids in their room. They continue to fight over whose turn it is to turn off the lights. I crawl into my own bed a …

What (Nonfiction) Book Has Helped Improve Your Life?

Not all life hacks can fit in a single blog post, or even collection of posts. Today we want to know: what nonfiction books have improved your …

How to Change Your Self-Perception to Leverage Your Hidden Strengths

Our self-perceptions are often instilled in us before we have a say in them. Learning to change how we see ourselves helps us find our hidden …

Overcome Procrastination by Writing Down All of Its Side Effects

It's important to find the cause of your procrastination, but it's equally important to identify all of the aspects of your life it affects. Writing …

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Life’s Darkest Moments

Charles Whittlesey was a hero’s hero. Leader of the so-called “Lost Battalion” in World War I, he was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery when …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

Why Is It So Hard to Pay Attention? Or Is It? Curiosity May Be Key to Concentrating

There is a new medication in early clinical trials that will likely revolutionize our ability to pay attention. Interested in learning more? Yes, we all are. The paradox here is that right now, because of this interest, you're paying attention. We naturally pay attention when we are …

Hunting for Happiness? Five Ways to Change Your Mind and Be Happier.

Life can beat us up and suck the happiness out of our days.<p>Relationships, work, loss and physical illness can pile on and make our hearts hurt. But …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

The 50 greatest animal photobombs of all time

COOPERSTOWN has the Baseball Hall of Fame. Springfield, its Basketball Hall of Fame. And the Internet has…this: the 50 greatest animal photobombs of …

6 Ways Pushing Past Your Comfort Zone Is Critical To Success

As a women’s career coach and leadership developer, I’ve seen that one of the most damaging things you can do in your career is to stay for years where you’re comfortable. I’ve done it, and what often ensues is that you begin to doubt your value in the marketplace, and wonder if you really have the …

How Cynicism Hurts Your Brain

Questioning people’s true intentions is healthy when it comes to telemarketers or politicians, but keep that skepticism up with friends and family …

5 Ways To Focus Your Mind And Maximize Productivity

You may believe that you're productively multitasking as you bounce between your smartphone, tablet, and laptop. The fact is that you're just being distracted. The words <i>productive</i> and <i>multitasking</i> should not be allowed in the same sentence. Single-minded focus is key to productivity.<p>Distractions …

The 10 Best Apps To Train Your Brain

<i>By Perry Santanachote for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>“Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and …

5 Motivation-Killing Thoughts You Need To Quit Thinking

But most of us aren't bold visionaries. (I'm not. I'm far from visionary.)<p>And that's OK, because although you and I might never come up with the Next Big Thing, we can decide to think and believe differently than most other people — and in the process, achieve differently than most other …

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Write Down Your Stressors to Recover from Burnout

All of us have faced a worklump and feel, well, burned out. The Next Web recommends writing down your feelings to discover the true cause.<p>Once you …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

9 Intriguing Excerpts From Old FBI Files

Under J. Edgar Hoover, everybody who was anybody had an FBI file. Here are some interesting things we found while poking around their archives.<p>1. …

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