Eamon Foster

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Don't Make These 9 Mistakes at the Farmers' Market!

Before you go buying ripe peaches willy-nilly, stuffing them in plastic bags, and paying with Amex, read these tips from our test kitchen<p>It feels like the absolute best time of year to go to the farmers' market: The stands are overflowing with tomatoes, zucchini, melons, flowers, and fresh herbs. …

Farmers' Markets

These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America

In its latest mobile app report, comScore tracks the 25 most popular apps in the US. This is an interesting slice of the App Store, as it highlights active usage, not just one-time downloads or recent popularity.<p>Some observations:<p><b>Facebook is by far the top app,</b> with 115.4 million unique visitors in …

Apps

It’s never too late to become what you might have been

Motivation

6 Simple Tips to Be More Mindful in Everyday Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As a psychiatrist and meditation practitioner, I work with many people who have heard of the benefits of meditation, and want to commit to a daily …

Mindfulness

Why Confidence is Both an Inner and Outer Game | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When it comes to confidence, or the lack of it rather, people just want more of it.<p>Because they have to little of it, everything in their lives seems …

5 Ways To Beat Burnout | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It’s crunch time at work. You’ve been working nonstop on a big project that’s so far from finished that you feel overwhelmed. Everyone is expected to …

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 …

How to stop procrastinating instantly - 3 easy techniques

The following 3 techniques are <i>extremely</i> powerful and work instantly. I’ve been developing and refining them over the years – they are based on solid …

How to Improve Your Social Skills in 2 Months

<b>Got this email from a reader yesterday, maybe you can relate:</b><p>“The things that are most difficult for me are: interacting with people/meeting new …

Outsourcing

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, …

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

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 …

Self-help

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, …

Why Emotional Intelligence Is So Important

We already know the answers to life.<p>Health? Eat well and exercise.<p>Success? Work hard and smart.<p>Happiness? Be content with what you have, give more …

Productivity Simplified In 3 Parts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>Broderick Durisseau is a power blogger at Durisseau.com. Broderick blogs about productivity, facing fears, discipline, vision, beliefs, persistence</i> …

3 Steps to Stop Procrastinating and Start Working on Your Dream Project | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You know those projects you’ve been meaning to work on for a while, but it was never the right time?<p>I’m talking about the things no one else expects …

Procrastination

When Doubt Gets In The Way Of Productivity (And How To Overcome It) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Every time you try to work on your new project, or towards your new goal, you find yourself stalling. At first you think it’s just been a while. That …

Procrastination

10 Things People With Passion Do Differently | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’m sure you’ve seen them.<p>You can spot them right away by the spring in their step, the enthusiasm they exude, and the joy that’s written all over …

Motivation

10 Ways To Reduce Chemicals In Your Life with Coconut Oil | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Coconut oil might have been the most-talked-about-oil in 2013, and newsflash: it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Are you trying to reduce harsh …

9 Everyday Negative Thoughts You Need To Throw Away to be Happy

The crazy battle that’s going on in our head can be a tough one. Try as we might, sometimes the negative thoughts just seem to overwhelm.<p>As such, our …

Self-help

7 Books That Changed My Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“The man who doesn’t read books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them” – <b>Mark Twain</b><p><b>Intro</b><p>Hey! What’s up?<p>My name is Simon! I used to be a …

Befriend Your Fear - It's More Than You Think | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

For the longest time in my life, I bemoaned the fact that fear never left my side. Everything I did, everywhere I went, everyone I met was in the …

Vincent Van Gogh

7 Life Lessons From Breaking Up That Hurt, But Are Good For You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Here’s the lo down:<p>I’ve had five failed past relationships.<p>One of them was with an abusive girl who’d literally slap my face, and I took it without …

Outsourcing

Is Life Stressing You Out? Take Control.

Stress is a part of life. Some stress is good, but too much stress can increase negative thoughts and feelings, create a sense of hopelessness, and …

11 'Times' You Need to Stop Making A Big Deal About To Be Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever felt like you’re unhappy and it’s not exactly your fault?<p>More often than not, somebody said something you don’t agree with or some …

8 Treacherous Thoughts That Stop You From Finding Your Passion | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Is finding your passion proving impossible?<p>Have you been trying, trying, and trying, without results?<p>You’re not alone.<p>But here’s the good news: …

3 Ways to Keep Moving Through Hell | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Many times, when we start to chase after our goals and desires, we inevitably face challenges in the form of rejection and failure. For example, in …

7 Life-Changing Habits That Will Bring You Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to be successful? If you do, then this will be the right article for you. Do you know that success starts from your habits?<p>It is what you do …

Self-improvement

6 Simple Alterations to Become More Present | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you think about the day ahead, the deadlines, projects, meetings; while driving? Do you worry and stress over an email you sent days ago that …

How Not To Die Full Of Regrets | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you ask anyone what they want in life, chances are they will tell you one of the following things:<p>More money<br>• Peace/happiness<br>• Better physical and …