Jon Darling

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8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

Productivity

6 Quotes From Famous Dreamers That Prove Imagination Is Crucial

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

10 Truths You Will Learn Before You Find Happiness

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>We are all beautiful human beings here in this world …

19 natural remedies for anxiety

You're anxious, worried, freaked. You're upset about (pick one): money, health, work, family, love. Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is shallow and rapid, your mind is imagining doom, and you wish you could just relax…now! Whether you have a full-blown anxiety disorder or are just …

The Best Way to Be More Confident

Maybe it's public speaking or pitching investors. Whatever makes you weak in the knees--next time it happens, try this.<p>Confidence is not something you either have or you don't.<p>Take me. Stick me on a bicycle at a local group ride and I'm confident. I'm self-assured. I feel like I belong (which, if …

Self-improvement

How to Overcome Fear and Live Your Dreams | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Changing my life was easy.<p><i>Laughably</i> easy.<p>I e-mailed a resume, did a 12 minute Skype interview, and typed up a letter of resignation. I then packed up …

Motivation

Job Skills: What Are You Learning Today That Your Next Employer Would Desire?

The title of this article is the one fundamental question I would ask <i>everyone</i> who is currently employed and expects to stay that way for more than …

Five Simple Ways to Make Your Life Better

• shares<p>Self-improvement doesn’t have to be accomplished in huge, Herculean steps.<p>–<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad …

Top 90 Positive Thinking Quotes to Happily Ignite your Heart and Soul

<b>“Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.” – Paulo</b> …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Why Taking Time Off Is Good for Your Brain

Research shows you'll do better work if you take more downtime. Keep that in mind this Thanksgiving.<p>It's Sunday evening but instead of relaxing with your family, you're sitting in front of your home computer. There are just a few emails you have to send out before the week starts, a couple of …

Productivity

5 Reasons Passion Means Everything | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Passion is a funny thing.<p>We all say we want it and a lot of us claim that we have it. And with that, we automatically assume that having passion …

How Simple Mini Habits Can Change Your Life

<b>“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>It was late 2012, just after Christmas, …

How can being more flexible and adaptable improve life?

<b>When one door of happiness closes,</b><p><b>another opens;</b><p><b>but often we look so long at the closed door</b><p><b>that we do not see</b><p><b>the one which has been opened for …

Positive Affirmations and Long-Term Goals Change Your Luck

America contains millions of men and women who have come from difficult backgrounds, with every conceivable type of handicap and liability, but have …

Motivation

Recognizing Happiness

Define happiness:<br>Will you be happy when you are successful?<br>Or are you successful because you are happy?<p><b>Happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting</b> …

5 New Moves to Reveal Your Abs

How fast can you complete this grueling fitness challenge?<p>Leave the crunching to the accountants. "If you want to reveal your six-pack, you need to blast your abs <i>and</i> strip away the fat that covers them," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., metabolic training expert and owner of StreamFit.com. One of the …

How long does it take to learn a new skill? 20 hours.

If you have 20 minutes, watch the video, it’s worth it. If you want a summary, read below the video.<p>The speaker, Josh Kaufman, author of The Personal MBA, explains that according to his research, the infamous “10,000 hours to learn anything” is in fact, untrue.<p>It takes 10,000 hours to become an …

75 ways to help you LIVE A POSITIVELY HAPPY LIFE

THERE ARE ENDLESS WAYS TO HELP YOU LIVE A<br>POSITIVE AND HAPPY LIFE…<p>It´s of course highly individual. And first of all, it’s important to recognise what …

Why Accepting Your Imperfections Is a Gift to the World

<b>“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~Anna Quindlen</b><p>Being …

7 Morning Mantras for Dreamers and Doers.

Dear Dreamer,<p>You are human, same as I, and we humans stumble often.<p>Sometimes we fall more than others because our illusions may have failed us, …

10 Ways to Make the Rest of Today Amazing

<i>The beginning is always now.</i><p>No matter what the history of your day has entailed thus far, the rest of your day depends on what you do right now. …

40 Ways to Feel More Alive

<b>“I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” ~Joseph Campbell</b><p>As I …

The 5 Step Process to Develop Life Long Motivation

<i>Motivation</i> is often cited as the magical answer to everything you want. If you were motivated you would lose that weight, write that book, start the …

The Real Armageddon: Learning how to be Alone!

V. Susan Ferguson, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>We can all see that life on planet Earth is moving towards some inexorable, perhaps unknowable massive …

16 Motivational Life Lessons from Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee was an artist at simpiflying motivational life lessons down into a short statement you could use immediately. Here are 16 of his best life …

How to Find Your Passion

Your passion is the reason you wake up in the morning, and just the thought of it can keep you up late with excitement. Passion can also be a quieter …

You’re Getting In The Way Of Your Own Success – Here’s How You Can Fix It

I truly believe we can only reach our fullest potential when we’re challenged.<p>Challenges are often described as barriers or brick walls that get in …

Leadership

Here's A Shocking Truth If You Think You've Wasted Your Life

If you think that you only live once, maybe you have to think again. What if you have many lives? How will you live your life differently?<p>It’s never …