Adriana Ferrell Richardson

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7 Unconventional Answers to Life's most Pressing Problems

<b>Do you ever watch personal development videos on You Tube?</b><p>I do. I used to watch them all the time and one day, about a year and a half ago, two …

Michael Jordan

5 Reasons Why We Procrastinate

Procrastination is one of the things we all have in common.<p>It lies deep within us. And comes whenever we’re about to start working on something …

Motivation

4 Ways To Stop Caring What Other People Think

<i>“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”</i> <b>– Bertrand Russell</b><p>Last …

Motivation

3 Ways To Know if You Are Truly Connecting with Someone

Along my path and travels, I’ve found much inspiration and perspective through the people I’ve met along the way. These are people who challenge my …

The Best Ancient Quotes To Help You Lead A Successful Life

History is a great teacher. Whatever challenge you are facing today, you can be sure that someone else has faced it before. Thousands of years ago, …

5 Easy Ways to Love Who You See in the Mirror

A poor self-image is becoming increasingly common in the modern world. One of my mentors once said “You can never ‘out-succeed’ your self image”. …

Selfies

15 Inspiring Movies That Make You Want To Make a Change

<b>1) The Pursuit of Happiness</b><p>Will Smith will absolutely blow your mind with his performance. Watch and be immersed by the story of Chris Gardner as he …

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

5 Ways to Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

Do you often find yourself complaining about the smallest things? From our extensive to do lists, the stress of our jobs or a dreadful commute, …

30 Ways to Achieve Your Dreams in 30 minutes a Day

“<i>The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams</i>.” <b>Eleanor Roosevelt</b><p>Your life’s too busy for your dreams.<p>In this rushed world of …

Motivation

7 Secrets to Growing Up (and, yeah, it's about time!)

Call this post a rant, but I decided it’s high time I wrote this in-your-face article to let people know what they’re doing wrong.<p>Time and time again …

Quick and Easy Tricks to Motivate Yourself and Boost Your Confidence

Sometimes confidence is everything.<p>It can make people like us a few seconds after they’ve met us, it can make others respect us without knowing us. …

Motivation

3 Critical Things To Say When You Talk to Yourself | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you an optimist? Pessimist? Idealist? Realist? Perhaps you’re a combination of the above or somewhere in between. After all, the world isn’t …

Outsourcing

How to Prepare for the Digital Afterlife

So it turns out that as early as the 2060s, there could be more dead profiles on Facebook than living ones.<p>And by dead, I don’t mean inactive. I mean …

Social Media

4 Vital Tips to Reach Your Dreams | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to …

5 Signs You're Not Following Your Heart (And How to Fix Them) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

At one point in life, everyone dreamed. We all had grand ideas of what we wanted to do with our lives. But as we grow, life slowly starts to drain …

The Importance of 'Sexuality Awareness' For Self Improvement: Part 2 | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

In my last post I attempted to enrich PTB posts that aid our understanding of living healthily in the present by outlining the importance of …

15 Playful Habits to Kickstart Conflict Resolution | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Putting play and conflict together may seem like an oxymoron. How on earth does playfulness help when there’s a disagreement? Wouldn’t it make things …

Creativity

9 Hardcore Tips on Confidence | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It’s all being about hardcore!<p>I think way too many people want confidence in life, but sometimes, they’re just looking in the wrong places. People …

6 Life Lessons Learned from my First Graders | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

children playing<p>Children tend to live in much different mental realms than us adults and mostly I think they are better off for it. I’ve often looked …

6 Daily Questions You Don't Want To Ask But Should . . . Especially # 6. | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We make our way through life by asking questions. How, when, where, what’s next? We ask strangers, co-workers, and loved ones. The most important …

Motivation

How to Find the Inspiration in Meditation | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>In an extract from her just-published book, Inspiration Meditation, (part of the Go Creative! series) Orna Ross, bestselling novelist and poet and</i> …

5 Ways to Be Yourself! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.<br>Ralph Waldo Emerson<p>These days, the …

6 Conversation Mistakes Even Experts Make by the Tower of Power

You likely exhaust a lot of time on what you say in conversation, but place little attention in how to say it.<p>After nearly a decade in teaching …

Top 9 things to Remember When Life is NOT Going Your Way

Life is not easy to play on. All of us had gone through the bad times in our lives and we get through them, however some get through them more easily …

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

GalleryThis Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters<p>This week, we ate all the flavors of Cheez-Its, made macaroni and, erm, Cheez-Its, and got our very own delivery of pizza from Eater. Plus, obviously, DOGZ.

At least 3 are dead and 10 are missing in a landslide that occurred in Oso, a town north of Seattle, yesterday afternoon. The sounds of people crying out for help have been heard beneath the remaining rubble, the local fire department has reported.

At least 3 are dead and 10 are missing in a landslide that occurred in Oso, a town north of Seattle, yesterday afternoon. The sounds of people crying …

17 Movie Stars Coming To TV This Year

It's no longer a step backwards for big screen stars to give TV a shot, and the 2014 pilot season proves just how willing movie types are to make the jump to the smaller screen.<p><b>See which movie stars are coming to TV this year ></b>

Talkin’ Siege of Sebastopol Blues: How the first Crimean War helped create rock ‘n’ roll

Sorry, Memphis — the real birthplace of rock music is a battlefield in Crimea. Care about the Ukraine crisis now?<p>Earlier this month, Eugene Hütz of Gogol Bordello slapped a sticker on his acoustic guitar that declared his native Ukraine, “not an outskirt but a center.” As guitar statements go, it’s …