Pieter Wesley

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Muhammad: How He Can Make You Extraordinary

“Part of your respect for Allah is to show your respect for the grey-haired Muslim”, ‎ﷺ said.“He isn’t one of us who doesn’t respect our elders.”, he …

3 Proven Ways Highly Successful People Get Motivated in Life

How Highly Successful People Get Motivated Themselves?<p>In my teen ages, I used to read the biographies of the highly successful and great people who …

These Deep Space Images Reveal a New Type of Galaxy

Hubble’s deep field images have provided the farthest glimpses we’ve ever had of galaxies in spaces. Combining those images with a new telescope view …

21 Halloween Baking Recipes for This Year’s Spooktacular Bash

Holidays are always thriving with celebrations — but no holiday bash can beat a proper Halloween party. Whether you’re playing hostess or arriving as a guest, the pressure is on to impress fellow gals and ghouls with a funny Halloween costume, spiked Halloween drinks and sweet and savory Halloween …

10 Most inspirational rags-to-riches entrepreneurs of all time

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>+1<p>Shares 31<p>Some of the richest people in the world were born into their wealth. But many of them started with nothing, and through …

Jackie Chan's Top 10 Rules For Success - How To Improve Your Life...You Can Do It!

He’s a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.<p>In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, …

20 little habits that will help you live a better life

As Aristotle famously said, we are what we do repeatedly. Success and happiness are largely the result of practicing good habits.<p>The most important …

How to create a magical miniature garden that will add a touch of coziness to any home

A terrarium is a miniature garden grown inside a covered glass or plastic container. It is extremely easy to take care of and is an ideal choice for …

Earth - The biggest explosions in the Universe

During the height of the Cold War, a few US spy satellites changed our view of the Universe forever.<p>In 1963, a year after the Cuban Missile Crisis nearly plunged the world into nuclear war, the US launched a set of spacecraft to keep an eye on the Soviet Union.<p>They're so bright that they shine …

Success is not a matter of luck—it’s an algorithm

<i>This article originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>How does someone like Jack Dorsey go from a 14-year-old computer science nerd to serial entrepreneur, the …

Self-improvement

3 Bizarre Things Neuroscience Has Discovered About Your Brain

A neuroscientists shares the strange but wonderful truth about what is really going on in your head.<p>If there's one thing everyone is an expert on, it's what it feels like to be inside your own head. We're all intimately aware of our perceptions, feelings and sensations.<p>Or are we?<p>We might think we …

Neuroscience

Why filmmaker David Lynch says Transcendental Meditation is the secret to success

David Lynch says he hasn't missed a day of Transcendental Meditation since he started practicing it 43 years ago.<p>The director and writer behind the cult TV series "Twin Peaks" and movies including "Mulholland Drive" was in Los Angeles recently to lend support to Georgetown University School of …

Meditation

8 Tiny Habits That Will Make You Happier

Sometimes the tiniest habits make the biggest difference.<p>Everything around us is changing at warp speed, it seems--but some things will always remain the same. That's why habits are so powerful. Some of the smallest of our daily habits have the power to always give us happiness and help steer us …

Happiness

Why Coming Up With Original Ideas Is Actually Easier for Your Brain

The science of "Not Invented Here" syndrome and why borrowing others' ideas is smarter, but harder on the brain.<p>Had he suffered from one of the most common founder syndromes, Steve Jobs might never have even considered visiting the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) in 1979. He might never have …

Pablo Picasso

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

Chess

A Networking Trick You'll Like Even if You Hate Networking

It may be counterintuitive, but it's highly productive.<p>Research suggests that up to 80% of jobs are found through networking.<p>Stop and actually consider that statistic: as many as 8 out of 10 people find jobs by networking (not cold emailing their resume).<p>Jobs aren't the only things found, either - …

Networking

4 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Well-Connected People

The reality is that the more influencers you know, the better your chances of realizing greater success.<p>When we see an incredible success story, many of us entertain the notion of a lone entrepreneur, hustling day and night to bring his or her dream to life. But that rarely happens.<p>Mark Zuckerberg …

Jerry Seinfeld

Take a Quick Trip to Deep Space With This Gorgeous Animated Short

Three minutes of video that took a year to render.<p>This three-minute sci-fi flick by Tim Cahn silently plops us into a near future where humans really know how to commute. There's an establishing shot of the sun, then a quick rocket dash to Mars, where we've plainly established some crescent-shaped …

9 Insane Recipes For Anyone Who Loves Brunch

Skip the crazy brunch lines and eat in your pajamas.

The Cognitive Science Behind Repeating Mistakes

Being constantly late, losing your phone, spending too much money, dating the same inadvisable people—these are all errors that human beings make over and over again. But it has more to do with how the brain is wired than with a lack of discipline. In attempting to understand where we went wrong, …

11 Mental Habits That Will Improve Your Business Savvy

Want to become a savvier entrepreneur? Follow these tips.<p>Psychology and business success go hand in hand. It's been well documented that people like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Richard Branson all have unique mindsets that have contributed to their success.<p>Thoughts become words, words become …

personaldevelopment

The Five Stages of Writing a Novel

Few things in life are more daunting than attempting to write a novel. Leaving aside the amount of words you have to write (novels are usually around …

Writing

Will Sylvain Neuvel's Novel Sleeping Giants Become the Next Martian-style Success Story?

Sylvain Neuvel’s upcoming novel <i>The Sleeping Giants</i> doesn’t hit stores until next week, but his unconventionally published novel has already been …

Muscle-Building Food: How to Cook Southwest Shakshuka for Dinner

Ronny JosephRonny JosephShakshukaCook this for dinner tonight.Shakshuka is one of those recipes people hold very close to their heart. Everyone has a …

Recipes

8 small signs people use to judge your personality

The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and other obvious behaviors, the research says otherwise.<p>In fact, …

How to Trick Your Brain Into Conquering Fear, According to This Top Harvard Professor

Fear can sideline a person's dream of professional success. Tweak your body language and boost your authentic presence to feel more confident.<p>Social psychologist, Harvard Professor, author and public speaker Amy Cuddy delivered a phenomenally popular TED Talk in 2012, sharing how clear, nonverbal …

Body Language

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 …

This Curse-Laden Guided Meditation Will Help You Give Fewer F*cks

Peace, love, and eff off.<p>In a perfect world, meditation is all soft smiles, cooing voices, perfect posture, and no flinching. Heck, in a perfect world, you probably wouldn't even need meditation.<p>But this is the real world, people—and to deal with it, you may need something a bit …

Conflicts Between Science And Spirituality Are Rooted In Your Brain

"They are different kinds of insight, so there is really no reason for so much conflict to arise."<p>The standoff between science and religion -- between fact-based and faith-based ways of thinking and explaining the world -- is nearly as old as human thought itself.<p>In fact, the conflict may be rooted …