Willem Koegelenberg

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30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

Elon Musk, Albert Einstein, and Richard Feynman Explain How to Learn Anything Faster

Two Nobel laureates and a super entrepreneur share their best tricks for faster learning.<p>In the video above, the always entertaining Tim Ferriss explains the techniques he used to teach himself to play a song on the drums in front of a live audience in only a week. This is indeed a fun feat that …

Albert Einstein

How To Create Dramatic Vector Illustrations

Things To Consider Before Getting Started<p><b>Resolution</b>. Although vector artwork is scalable without compromising quality, you have to decide on the …

A Quick Guide For Designing Better Buttons

Buttons are a common element of interaction design. While they may seem like a very simple UI element, they are still one of the most important ones …

Wireframing

CSS Grid, Flexbox And Box Alignment: Our New System For Web Layout

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Please note that this article is quite lengthy, and contains dozens of CodePen embeds for an interactive view. The page might take a</i> …

13 design tools and websites that are godsends for UI/UX designers

The continuous improvement of design tools has had a positive impact on usability and user experience. This has provided great convenience not only …

5 Ways Web Designers Can Create Amazing Websites

All masters in their domain have secrets they might not be willing to reveal, but their products and practices can speak for themselves and offer …

5 Ways To Sharpen Your Mind: A Neurologist Explains

I know what the brain needs. Yes, I am a board-certified neurologist, an integrative medicine physician, an acupuncturist, and a nutritional expert. …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

5 Things Loving Parents Would Never Say

Being a parent is a difficult job, and it’s no wonder that not all of us succeed at it. We all bring a fair amount of baggage to the enterprise—our …

Psychology