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3 Weird Ways To Turn Procrastination Into Work-Horse Productivity

About a year ago I came up against my biggest obstacle in my career as a freelance copywriter.<p>I had just taken on a big name client and I was so …

5 Benefits of Shutting Up.

Silence can be unsettling.<p>Silence is uncomfortable because it is becoming increasingly rare in our non-stop, global, fast-paced, constantly-evolving …

Self-help

50 Evergreen Motivational Quotes

Not every day goes well in our life. Sometimes a rough day comes in and takes away all of our motivation. We start feeling lazy about our work. That …

Top 21 Confucius Quotes to Unlock Your Inner Wisdom and Deal With the Stress of Modern Life

You're reading Top 21 Confucius Quotes to Unlock Your Inner Wisdom and Deal With the Stress of Modern Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | …

Motivation

43 Truths About People, Relationships And The Rollercoaster Of Life

Life, with its many twists and turns, cannot be compared to any other solitary thing. Life is too deep, wide, strange, evocative, breathtaking, …

God Will Never Die

Once, God was dead.<p>This is a statement not about God, but about me. God did not touch my life, and as philosopher Nietzsche wrote, the sacred no …

Faith

The Supreme Awakening: What Did Buddha, Emerson, Einstein and Saint Teresa Have in Common?

<b>Interview with author Craig Pearson</b><p><i>"There are moments when one feels free from one's own identification with human limitations and inadequacies ... Life and death flow into one, and there is neither evolution nor destiny; only being."</i> -- Albert Einstein<p>An ongoing theme in human culture is the …

56 Mindfulness Quotes From Mahatma Gandhi

<b>“Mahatma Gandhi”</b> one of the world’s greatest soul, an inspiration for millions and billions of people’s, a life of wisdom and celebration. An example …

Ten Unmistakable Signs You're Brainwashed

It is very easy to get brainwashed in the business world. When you go to the same place every day and hear the same messages over and over, they sink in.<p>You don’t even realize that you’ve internalized beliefs that may be completely untrue — like the belief that your boss’s opinion of your work …

Leadership

The Evolutionary Power of Loneliness

The pain of isolation may be what motivates people to make friends.<p>As social animals, we depend on others for survival. Our communities provide mutual aid and protection, helping humanity to endure and thrive. “We have survived as a species not because we’re fast or strong or have natural weapons …

Neuroscience

101 Inspiring Mindfulness Quotes to Live By

“Living 24 hours with mindfulness is more worthwhile than living 100 years without it.”– The BuddhaMindfulness practice , at its foundation, is …

Mindfulness

The Mirror Experiment I'm So Glad I Tried

<i>Participants prepare for</i> Mirror Meditation: Brainwave Experiences <i>at the Rubin Museum</i><p><i>I am six years old, in the first grade girls’ bathroom with my</i> …

Adam Smith: A Theory of Moral Capitalism?

<b>By Scott Dewey</b><p>British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the "Iron Lady" of the UK's local version of the global neoliberal conservative reaction of the late 1970s against the various more liberal social and fiscal policies of the earlier postwar decades, reportedly carried in her purse a copy of …

Economics

David Hume

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …

Andy Warhol

20 Quotes From Ancient Greek Philosophers That Liberals Still Don’t Understand

Two thousand years ago, there may not have been liberals as we think of them today, but some of the dumb ideas that underpin the whole ideology...

Ideology

Martin Luther King Was A Democratic Socialist

As we celebrate his birthday, it is easy to forget that Rev. Martin Luther King was a democratic socialist.<p>In 1964, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, he observed that the United States could learn much from Scandinavian "democratic socialism." He often talked about the need to confront …

Black History

Hegel on Knowledge, Impatience, the Peril of Fixed Opinions, and the True Task of the Human Mind

“Impatience asks for the impossible, wants to reach the goal without the means of getting there.”<p>I frequently lament a particularly prevalent pathology of our time — our extreme impatience with the dynamic process of attaining knowledge and transmuting it into wisdom. We want to have the knowledge, …

THE BEADY EYE ASKS: WHY WE SHOULD STILL BELIEVE IN CAPITALISM.

We live in a world of brutal Capitalism, where money largely runs our lives in political systems of capitalism exploitation whether it be Chinese …

Painted Words: The Marriage of Words and Images

Christopher Kane Taylor, <i>Hey Buddy</i>, Ink, acrylic and pencil on paper, 30 x 45 inches<p>Image: Courtesy the artist and Poets and Artists<p>One day in the early 1980s, Jean-Michel Basquiat was keeping himself busy on an airliner, poring over a book about Roman sculpture, making one of his lists of things in …

Art

5 Most Secret Military Experiments Caught on Tape | Dark5

99 Interesting Quotes That Changed The World

1 of 101<p>Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. …

Motivation

50 Motivational Quotes From The World’s Most Successful People

Success

45 Of The Funniest Insults In Human History

1 of 46<p>Mark Twain: "The trouble ain't there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right."<p>2 of 46<p>Mae West: "His mother should …

10 Historical Quotes That We Always Get Wrong

History often gets condensed to bite-sized pieces. In fact, some of history’s most significant people and events are often remembered through a …

P. T. Barnum

Speaking Truth to Power and the Value of Counterpoints: Madeleine Albright’s Surprising Commencement Address

“We should use our opinions to start discussions, not to end them.”<p>As I was preparing to deliver my Annenberg commencement address, restlessness of a very different kind and caliber was taking place on the other side of the country.<p>When Scripps Women’s College announced that former Secretary of …

10 Quotes to Encourage You to Seek the Truth | Inc.com

Wisdom is choosing the purity of truth over popularity.<p>Reality can be defined as the truth, the real nature of something - the facts. A key element to success is discovering and then facing reality - the reality of your opportunities, the reality of your business, the reality of your culture...and …

Winston Churchill

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

<b>Research indicates the brain’s frontal cortex controls vision; it leaves out things in plain sight.</b><p>A sportscaster lunges forward. “Interception! Drew …

Failure IS an Option

As summer vacation ends, teachers observe the annual ritual of returning to school days ahead of their students, to be indoctrinated in the school district's goals for the new year. The latest education fad is tossed out and replaced with newer education initiatives, which are usually older …

Education

Monkeys Drive Wheelchairs Using Thought Alone

A major step toward helping humans with paralysis<p>A group of researchers have figured out a way to allow monkeys to control a wheelchair with their minds. The achievement, which uses a brain implant, could soon help even severely paralyzed people to control their wheelchairs, allowing them much more …

Neurophilosophy