Devin Curtis

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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 …

Self-improvement

Why Hating Your Job Is Natural, And How To Love It Again | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How to Cure Burnout at Work<p><b>My first job was cold calling at a startup</b>. It was good, I worked 16 hours a day every day, except the weekends, and was …

Spacious City Dwelling

• 1 |<p>A glossy entertainment wall divides the path from the living room to the sleep spaces.<p>2 |<p>A generously sized kitchen island provides extra prep …

man-versus-flab

Then I started shooting <i>Adam Richman's Fandemonium</i>, and last January I had a chance to look at the rough cuts. It was depressing. But it wasn't just my appearance--airplane seats felt cramped, I was wearing an XXL jacket, and I had less energy. I went in for a checkup, and when my doctor had me …

7 Things To Ask Yourself To Truly Wake Up In Life

Far too often our minds get clogged up by the stress of life. Add in the words and thoughts from other people and you’ve a recipe for disaster in …

Happiness

How To Coach Yourself Through Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life coaches are somewhat of a controversial issue, with supporters crediting every aspect of their success to their coach, and doubters often being …

Self-improvement

7 Powerful Truths That Can Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.”<br>– Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort<p>How you live is determined by your …

Magical Close-Up Photos of Snowflakes in an Assortment of Shapes and Sizes

Nothing quite compares with a pouring of fresh snow to make for picturesque scenes during the onset of winter. It is always a beautiful sight to …

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Five Ways To Be Amazing At Work

<i>This is a guest post by Steve Siebold, a corporate consultant and author of</i> 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of The World Class.<p>In every company, there are a few employees who stand out. They’re the ones who always finish first, get recognized for their accomplishments and eventually make their way up …

Beyond Reading a Book: 3 Hands-On Methods of Self-Education | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you’re trying to learn a new subject, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the information you read in books. However, reading a book isn’t …

How Action Beats Inaction | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Life has a funny way of working, people complain that life is not fair, yet they celebrate when they triumph over others.</b><p><b>Perhaps life isn’t fair for</b> …

Guide To Upcycling With Pallets

From a simple shelf to a complete house, wooden pallets are a fabulous material to upcycle with and what's more they're often free if you hunt around …

The Effects of Nutrition on Positivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The experience of eating is strongly tied to emotional circuits in the brain. In his 2011 doctoral dissertation, Michael Saddoris of Johns Hopkins …

8 Surprising Things That'll Make You Wildly Successful

We know, we know. Never stop learning. Set goals. Never fear failure. Get grit. Give. But what achievement enhancers don't we expect?<p>One …

The 10 Skills Employers Most Want In 20-Something Employees

Are you able to work effectively in a team? That’s the skill employers most want when they are recruiting new college grads. The next most important skill: ability to make decisions and solve problems.<p>The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) a Bethlehem, Pa. non-profit group that …

5 Things You Need To Stop Comparing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you currently indulging in this very ironic activity where you constantly think of other people and their lives instead of your own?<p>That sounds …

Happiness

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Your CrossFit equipment? Yeah, it's *crawling* with germs.<p>Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to the Ice Man's seemingly superhuman abilities.<p>Don't worry. Everyone who wants to work out still can.<p>"This is a healthy way for a child to be …

The 5 Most Effective Ways To Live In The Zone | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The wise use of time is a learned skill. From the day I arrived at the U.S. Naval Academy, the demands on my time were fierce. I learned quickly that …

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5 Little Known Ways to Instantly Put Yourself In a Great Mood | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The internet is awash with great tips on how to improve your life, your mood and everything in between. The thing is – we already know most of this …

Outsourcing

Amazing Miniature Scenes Shot with Model Cars, Forced Perspective and a $250 P&S

Model maker/collector and photographer Michael Paul Smith is a master at recreating incredibly accurate outdoor scenes using his extensive die-cast …

How to Stop Feeling Self Conscious

Have you ever stopped to wonder exactly why you feel self-conscious? For some people, it's worries about certain features of their appearance; for …

4 Home-Brewing Mistakes Most Beginners Make

When you start home brewing, mistakes can be discouraging. But they don't have to be. What you see as a mistake could turn out to be a learning experience on the path to great home-brewed beer. Here are four of the most common brewing mistakes and what you can learn from them.<p><b>Neglecting …

Why Working Out for Just 30 Minutes Will Make You Happier | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’ve heard it before: Regular exercise can do wonders for both your body and mind.<p>On paper, working out regularly sounds like a fantastic idea. …

3 Ways Your Comfort Zone Is Restricting Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Expanding your comfort zone is great because of this…because of that…<p>Personally, I’m more of a consequence thinker. So when people explain a bunch of …

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

Pets

5 Excuses that Stop You From Reaching Your Dream

The moment you set your mind to pursue a big dream is magical. It energizes you and excites you.<p>But as you start to make plans, things fall apart. …

Moral Licensing: How Being Good Can Make You Bad | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We are quick to beat ourselves up for our apparent lack of willpower. However, the reason why we struggle so much with self-control is often not some …

Forge A Strong Body and End Your Depression! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Depression is a common issue that many individuals have to deal with these days. A constantly fatigued state of mind without knowing where one stands …

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Finding Peace, Self-Love, Freedom and Purpose: The New Celebration of Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever wondered or questioned yourself what is the altruistic meaning of life? The notion of underlining what is really the essence of your …