Amanda Freel

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10 Reasons to Smile

It is known that Laughter is the best medicine however a <i>smile</i> on the other hand, soothes the soul, and oozes infectious radiance.<p>There are so many …

How to Accept Yourself When You Feel Like a Loser

I was always scrawny kid.<p>Instead of blossoming into a supermodel body, I felt more like a teenage boy.<p>Flat chested. Skinny legs. Weird shaped nose. …

How to Deal With Major Life Changes

You’re Not Behind; You’re Just on Your Own Path

<b>“To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.” ~Sven Goran Eriksson</b><p>Endlessly comparing ourselves to others and idealizing their best …

10 Things Women Notice About Men

We’ve noticed more young men reading D’Marge, which is fantastic. So it’s important that they have a strong male role model in the years they’re …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

How To Get A Job After You’ve Been Rejected

Designer Karen X. Cheng did everything to land her dream job at Evernote. But it didn’t work. Now, looking back, she shares why that’s okay.<p>I’ve gotten everything I have because I was rejected.<p>My senior year of high school, when I was rejected by my dream college, I asked them if there was anything …

The Happiest Facts In The World

The remedy to your bad day is just a fun fact away.<p>When Reddit user AaronM97 was feeling blue, he asked the community to share a happy fact that would cheer him up. The post lit up with responses, receiving more than 11,000 comments containing fun and happy facts that make the world feel a little …

6 Leaders Share Their Secrets For How To Be Fearless About Money And Life

<i>by Julia Chang</i><p>What does it mean to be “financially fearless”?<p>LearnVest C.E.O. Alexa von Tobel defines it as taking control of your money, so it doesn’t control you. That’s one reason why she named her new book “Financially Fearless“—she wanted her advice to inspire people to go from feeling anxious …

5 Ways Experienced Social Intrapreneurs Stay Resilient When Change Isn’t Easy

Trying to create change in a company requires the ability to bounce back again and again. Here are some tips to help you bounce back and keep fighting the good fight.<p>Editor’s Note<p>More tips for social intrapreneurs:<br>• 5 Tips For Growing Changemaking Communities In Your Company<br>• 5 Tips From Social …

WILLPOWER Quotations

Quotations similar to <b>WILLPOWER</b> - <b>DETERMINATION, FOCUS, COMMITMENT</b> <br>Also see <b>SELF-DISCIPLINE AFFIRMATIONS</b> <br>Compiled by Che Garman<p><i>Decide what you want,</i> …

Feeling Stressed? Just Laugh It Up

<b>Laughter is contagious! By adding more giggles into your day, you help others to feel great.</b><p>Feeling a bit stressed during this rainy, snowy winter …

Happiness is Not a Destination: How to Enjoy the Journey

<b>“Happiness is a direction, not a place.” ~Sydney J Harris</b><p>Being happy is for most of us one of the key aims in life. But where we often go wrong is in …

How to Know If You're Working (and Living) With Purpose | Inc.com

<i>"If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life." --Abraham Maslow</i><p>Living with purpose is one of the most self-actualized activities we can participate in. Unfortunately, it eludes many of us. I get asked many …

When You Don’t Have a Clear Purpose: 4 Helpful Mantras to Adopt

<b>“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out alive.” ~Elbert Hubbard</b><p>I have always defined my life by my career. I think that was my first …

The Difference Between a Fake Happy Future and a Real Happy Life

<b>“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>I used to think I was falling behind. Not on my rent or …

Happiness Means Creativity: One Company’s Bet On Positive Psychology

Rather than just fix what’s ailing you, positive psychology looks to actively improve individual and organizational well-being. Here’s how Havas Worldwide is working to build a happier, more resilient–and ultimately more creative–workforce.<p>Cultivating a more positive outlook is a better way of …

Avoid Pointless Measurements and Focus on Real Life Experiences

We all measure things. In an era where even you can be measured and quantified (and for some good reasons!), it's almost impossible to turn off the …

Seth Godin

48 Little Things You Can Do To Make Yourself Happier Now

1. Read a whole chapter of that book you have been meaning to finish forever – no interruptions.<p>2. Spend five minutes soaking up the sunshine on your …

Revolutionize Your Love Life: Tell People You Like Them

I cannot tell you the amount of times I have sat in a coffee shop, on a couch, at a bar, in a club, etc., listening to a girlfriend or guy-friend or …

9 Counterintuitive Rules For Happiness

Happiness might just be a state of mind—but there are concrete things that give you a better shot at being happy. If you’d like to stack the odds in …

When You Need To Break Up With A Toxic Friend

A friendship is not something you can give up very easily. Time is funny like that, in that it binds people together despite a lack of common ground. …

This Is How We Let Go

To not let go is to memorize a particular moment to the point of madness.<p>It’s to bask in the warmth of that one Sunday morning, the way the sun broke …

How To Distinguish What You Really Want From What You Think You Want

When I was little, I used to write scripts in notebooks so I decided this meant I wanted to write scripts for a living. I took television production …

15 Simple Life Pleasures That We Should Celebrate More Often

We, as a society and as individuals, tend to focus on the negatives in life. We read and write articles on why he didn’t text you back and why our …

6 Pieces Of Tough Love That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Better

By Caroline Bromley,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1fwLBS4<p>1. Nobody is on their way to save you<p>There is no white knight coming in to save you. …

5 Negative Behaviors That Are Actually Healthy

Being angry sometimes<p>If you’re mad, scream. Shout at somebody or don’t talk to anyone if you don’t want to. You can sleep all day and ignore every …

How Do You Balance Love And Your Career When They Seem To Be Working Against Each Other?

You asked, and we answered. We’re proud to to present the first edition of “The Early 20s mailbag.” This week, we tackled everything from the juicy …