Revatha Basnayake

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A step-by-step guide to taming your social anxiety

<b>Part 1: Meet your mammoth</b><p>The first day I was in second grade, I came to school and noticed that there was a new, very pretty girl in the class—someone who hadn’t been there the previous two years. Her name was Alana and within an hour, she was everything to me.<p>When you’re seven, there aren’t really …

Social Sciences

How to Start Feeling Better About Yourself Today

Most advice that claims to help elevate your self-esteem eventually falls flat for the same reason that, as Sancho proclaims in Cervantes’ <i>Don …

Self-help

Rethinking global finance

When Money Talks, Watson Listens<p>Financial institutions are already familiar with integrating narrow artificial intelligence into their work. The …

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

1MDB: The inside story of the world’s biggest financial scandal | Randeep Ramesh

How a jailed former banker and a lone British journalist broke a story that shook the world<p>On 22 June 2015, Xavier Justo, a 48-year-old retired Swiss banker, walked towards the front door of his brand new boutique hotel on Koh Samui, a tropical Thai island. He had spent the past three years …

Goldman Sachs

Where you sign a $10m contract over a pint

Following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, the Irish capital is positioning itself as a better post-Brexit alternative to London.<p>A lively, liveable EU city with a low corporate-tax rate, Dublin is keen to step into London’s shoes as a business hub. But Brexit brings uncertainty here …

A New Depression Treatment Shows Promise

One of the worst things about clinical depression is its cruel circularity. Feeling lousy smothers motivation; loss of motivation leads to …

Mental Health

Roar Media

Tech Industry

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

After the Plane Crash—and the Cannibalism—a Life of Hope

"Every day, when I look at myself in the mirror, I thank God the same old jerk is still staring back at me," says Roberto Canessa.<p>Remember the TV series <i>Lost</i>? About the plane that crashes on a desert island? Well, this is the real thing. Except the island was the Andes mountains, and the “lost” were …

15 ways to improve your workout motivation

Whether starting a new program or suffering a slump thanks to a weight loss or muscle-building plateau or plain old boredom, finding your workout …

Weight Loss

The Scientific Method of Writing

Browse any writing forum and you’ll notice a pervasive question manifested in a myriad of forms. How do I keep the reader engaged? What is the …

Creative Writing

The daily pain of having extreme perception

When a gentle glow feels like a spotlight and everyday sounds hurt your ears, life can get anxious and painful. But there may be an upside to being a highly sensitive person.<p>At the age of six, Jack Craven started telling his mother he wanted to die. “God made a mistake when he made me,” he would …

How I Got My Self-Confidence Back – 5 Habits For Your Daily Routine

You're reading How I Got My Self-Confidence Back – 5 Habits For Your Daily Routine, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …