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10 Ways to Stop Procrastination From Standing in the Way of Your Goals

Use these tips to break through old habits<p>One of the biggest obstacles to achieving your goals is you. In the pursuit of success, sometimes the hardest thing to do is to get out of your own way. And one of the ways that this can manifest itself is, you guessed it, procrastination.<p>More often than …

Procrastination

How to write a short story: 10 steps to a great read

Writing a short story differs from writing a novel in several key ways: There is less space to develop characters, less room for lengthy dialogue, …

Creative Writing

How To Finally Stop Procrastinating (For Real This Time)

Your brain has a neocortex and a limbic system, and sometimes they fight. Here’s how to get them to play nice.<p>Think about all the stuff you’ve been putting off—really, go ahead. Chances are you’ve been putting off thinking about the stuff you’ve been putting off, right? It’s not that you don’t …

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Employment

I’m a financial planner, and here are the 11 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

As a financial planner who specializes in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients, I've come to learn a few basic facts about money.<p>I'll share those with you today in hopes that it provides you some insight to what, from a professional standpoint, you can do to be smarter with your money.

Personal Finance

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy cryptocurrencies?So do we.VISIT HARD FORK<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to …

Four Surprising Factors That Influence Creativity

Psychologists are finding connections between creative thinking and alcohol consumption, living abroad, and even your politics.<p>Some people–maybe even most of us–don’t think they’re creative. And while it seems anecdotally true, at least, that certain people are more creatively inclined than others, …

The Invisible Skills That Are Crucial To Success

You should rethink your definition of skills: the small, often invisible, things contribute most to your success.<p>If someone asked you to list your skill set, you probably wouldn’t mention the fact that you show up for work every day. But Jon Acuff, author of <i>Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your</i> …

How to Write a Book

I’m going to jump right to the punch line. I’m going to start by telling you exactly what you need to do in order to finally write that book you’ve …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …