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How to Overcome Shyness | The Art of Manliness

For the last couple of weeks we’ve been exploring the subject of shyness. In our first post, we talked about the nature of shyness and its symptoms. …

29 Of The Most Powerful And Wisest Quotes Of All Time

Let me guess…<p>You often drag yourself to work and feel like everyday is the same.<p>Perhaps it feels like your life is on autopilot.<p>At moments you might …

Motivation

13 Insanely Simple Ways to Be More Likable

Everything from how you stand to what you say influences how people see you<p>It can take as little as 100 milliseconds for people to make up their minds about you, research has shown. That’s literally less than the blink of an eye. With that little time, everything from what you wear to what you do …

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 …

3 Ways To Get More Out Of Every Single Hour

<i>“Lost time is never found again.” —Benjamin Franklin</i><p>Time is a key resource that we simply cannot replenish. The 24 hours of each day are all we are given—once spent, these hours are lost forever. This means that if you’re struggling to fit all of your priorities and “to-dos” into your day, it’s …

7 Things You Must Let Go Of To Be Truly Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Everybody wants happiness. It’s too bad that in this life, happiness can be a tricky thing.<p>I think that sometimes, instead of trying to chase …

Ways to Stay Motivated When You Tumble Down | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you are feeling down, it can be very difficult to find the motivation you need to get back up and going again. Sometimes, you may need to rely …

Motivation

How A Change of Attitude Can Change An Entire Life

<i>“Your greatest limitation comes from within, not from without!”</i> Master Choa Kok Sui<p>There are tons and tons of quotes, proverbs and advices that are …

5 Tips to Motivate Yourself When You're Student

What student doesn’t need a little motivational push for doing homework? Doing homework is not something that comes willingly if you’re not motivated …

How To Believe In Yourself When Everything Is Against You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When I look back at all the things i’ve ever achieved in my life. I’ve realised that while the process towards getting there was straight forward, …

6 Little Effective Secrets That Will Attract The Love Of Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’ve set up your goals for 2014 and finding true love is one of your priorities for this year. Do you find yourself day dreaming about that special …

Five Leadership Lessons From James T. Kirk

Captain James T. Kirk is one of the most famous Captains in the history of Starfleet. There’s a good reason for that. He saved the planet Earth several times, stopped the Doomsday Machine, helped negotiate peace with the Klingon Empire, kept the balance of power between the Federation and the …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

How Your Job Can Save Your Sex Life

Should you approach your romantic life the same way you approach your career?<p>When it comes to work, you dress well, hold your emotions in check, and (usually) show up on time. But most of us don’t apply those same standards to our romantic relationships. And that’s a problem, shows research from …

Why Positive Thinking Sometimes Doesn’t Work

It’s time we stopped deceiving ourselves with some of this positive thinking talk.<p>There’s just a lot of rehashed advice that when applied, just …

11 Happiness Tips for the Twenty-Something | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Your twenties are such an exciting time. Yet, you’re so oh so vulnerable.<p>From going through college, getting your first job to going through your …

Happiness

Stunning Photos Show What Happens If You Spend Too Much Time In The Sun

In a project titled "Ultraviolet Beauties," Brooklyn-based artist Cara Phillips used ultraviolet photography to expose underlying sun spots and other blemishes in people's faces that the human eye can't see.<p>In an interview with The Huffington Post, Phillips said she was inspired by the medical …

Dermatology

7 Ways to Clear Your Mind of Negative Thoughts

Negative thinking can be a habit of mind. Thoughts sink in and linger there until you take action to get rid of them.<p>When you first start thinking …

6 Spending Styles That Will Help You Save

<b>What’s Your Style?</b><p>Philadelphia attorney Amy Gordon has a deceptively simple strategy for ensuring she won’t overspend. “If I don’t have dollars in my hand, I don’t buy it,” she says. Her cash-only approach is a very deliberate spending method she adopted five years ago as she was paying off her …

Does Getting Up Early Make You More Successful?

Find out the truth behind six old health sayings<p>“Early to bed and early to rise makes a men healthy, wealthy, and wise.”<p>Benjamin Franklin was a clever dude with a gift for pithy truisms. But one of his famous lines fails to pass the scientific sniff test.<p>Compared to people who go to bed before 11 …

The Ultimate Guide to Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The comfort zone is the warm and fuzzy place where everything makes sense, and nothing is particularly challenging. But the comfort zone is also the …

How to Be Successful in Your Twenties | The Art of Manliness

<b>At age 20:</b> Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard and cofounded Microsoft, and Sir Isaac Newton began developing a new branch of mathematics.<p><b>At age 21:</b> …

Are Back Squats Safe?

Top strength coach Mike Boyle no longer uses this classic exercise. Should you?<p>The barbell back squat has been called the king of all exercises. When done correctly, it is tremendous for building strength and muscle. Which is why it’s been a mainstay in athletic training for decades.<p>But back in …

10 Ways Low Self-Confidence Shackles You

I know you.<p>You have dreams for your life.<p>You want to be amazing. You want to achieve something great. You want to wake up happy and enthusiastic …

Ready, Set, Grow: 3 Tweaks to Get You Out of the Rut | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’re in a rut. Maybe you don’t know it. But you are.<p>Maybe your life seems comfortable. You have your needs met. Perhaps you even have a decent job, …

Make a "Super Resolution" to Get Your Mind Fit | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When we plan our New Year’s Resolutions, we often create goals like exercising more, quitting smoking, or eating healthier. Yet, research shows only …

Life-Savers For The Naturally Disorganized | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Feeling overwhelmed by having too much time on your hands? This can happen easily if you are a solopreneur, working from home, a stay-at-home mom or …

Productivity

11 Things Extremely Confident People Do Differently

I remember my younger days when I considered myself lacking in confidence in almost every area in my life. I doubted myself all the time and always …