Fran Bozarth

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3 Ways to Un-Busy Yourself: What Saying No Taught Me | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>When we take on projects that don’t feel right, we’re stressed.</i><p><i>When we agree to another coffee date, we run out of time.</i><p><i>When we pack in too many</i> …

Feeling down? Try These Body Actions to Counter the Feeling | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you feeling down? How many times have you felt down, or start to feel sad and just wanted for it to pass, to go away? I know I have.<p>For a lot of …

Tiptoe

What If I Told You There's No Such Thing as Failure? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>We live in a world in which we’ve been taught that we’re constantly being judged.</b><p>From the moment we begin to understand language we’re taught that …

Mental Disorders

5 Benefits of Speaking Less and Listening More

One of the most common complaints in the workplace (and even at home) is a failure to communicate effectively.<p>Oftentimes, people are quite vocal …

Public Speaking

The Foundation of You: From Sorrow to Resilience | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” ~ Kenji Miyazawa<p>If the title of this article called to you, know that your stories are …

Outsourcing

Be More Productive by Taking More Active Breaks... Outside | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I have a job where I sit at a desk and type on a computer all day. Luckily, I have a nice window in my office where I’m able to see the beauty of …

Managing Our Emotional Monsters: Why Control Doesn’t Work | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you’re an average human being, you may be doing something that is actually based on a <b>huge myth</b>.<p>You may be trying to control your feelings.<p>Not the …

Self-help

7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

Self-help

5 Tips to Make Your Dreams Come True | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How badly do you want your dreams to come true? Dive deep into these 5 tips and let me know what you think, I’m here to help you.<p>Tip #1: Write It …

Motivation

10 Cognitive Distortions that are Stressing You Out and Sapping Your Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The sculpture, Parable with a Skull, by Jaroslav Róna features a giant skull resting atop a person’s back weighed down on their hands and knees, and …

4 Steps to Building Greater Resilience

Over the last seven years or so, I’ve been on a journey to discover what it really means to be ‘me’. This time has included some of the darkest …

Warning: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you ever have a project running along and feel like you have it all under control, then suddenly something comes up and completely derails it?<p>Have …

5 Forgotten Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm

For every <i>Little Red Riding Hood</i>, <i>Snow White</i>, or <i>Rapunzel</i>, there are literally dozens of much more obscure—and certainly more bizarre—Grimm's Fairy …

19 Famous Things Invented in Canada

The good people of Canada are responsible for many inventions you use every day. Especially if you're someone who plays Trivial Pursuit in a …

12 Onomatopoeias from Around the World

<i>Boom! Clang! Splat!</i> English is full of onomatopoeia—words that sound like the noises things make. But the words don't reproduce those noises exactly. …