Rodney Shankar

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Most People Who Want To Become Successful Don't Practice This 1 Simple Skill (And It's Required In Order To Win) | Inc.com

Becoming a successful writer was all I ever wanted.<p>For years, I kept my writing to myself. I would hide my works-in-progress, I would shy away from letting anyone read what I'd written for the day--and all the while I would hope for "success."<p>Fast-forward tens of millions of views later, and I get …

Self-improvement

Mystery 'Shadow Patch' in Pacific Hasn't Moved for 1,000 Years and Scientists Finally Know Why

One patch of water in the center of the Pacific Ocean has remained virtually motionless for the past 1,000 years. Now, a recent study published …

Scientists issue a dire warning about climate change (again)

Back in 1992, a group of scientists from around the world told us in no uncertain terms that we were ruining the planet Earth. Because of human actions such as deforestation, pollution and ozone depletion, we were on a dire course that would lead to a planet unable to support life. As you can …

Climate Change

'Ikigai' is the Japanese art of finding one's purpose in life

<b>You will find your ikigai at the intersection of what you are good at and what you love doing.</b><p>The quest for happiness is part of being human, and …

21 Ways to Think Positively Every Day

A good attitude always starts with good thoughts. Positive thinking is equally as powerful as negative thinking: you'll start to believe it …

I Have 15 ideas To Change Your Life. Do you Have 5 Minutes?

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder of ProcrastinateThe post I Have 15 ideas To Change Your Life. Do you Have 5 Minutes? …

Psychology Says This 1 Thing Is Absolutely Critical for Achieving Your Goals | Inc.com

Breaking news--persevering in the face of adversity is <i>hard</i>. I mean like trying to get the drawstring back out of the hole in your sweatpants hard.<p>There's a reason why only eight percent of us achieve our New Year's resolutions. (I mean besides the polar vortex, which of course, screws us all up).<p>In …

University of Toronto

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

Which makes a better home, a shipping container or an A-frame?

<b>Two articles look at the two technologies; each has its own strengths and weaknesses.</b><p>Two articles were published in New York City on September 22 …

14 things ridiculously successful people do every day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick and, most …

Time Management