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10 Practical Ways to Boost Your Energy Level

Admit it: you’re tired of being tired. Whether hitting your snooze button 34,521 times or spending your day combating brain fog, your energy level is …

30 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Die.

<b>How much have you loved?</b> Count the people. Add it up. When it comes to love, I’ve always felt in red numbers. I’ve been so focused on the minuses — …

9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships

The most extraordinary professional relationships are built by ordinary actions like these.<p>Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that …

Self-improvement

21 Instant Ways to Live in the Moment

<b>“When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?'” – Sydney J. Harris</b><p>It is said that life is not measured …

10 Trips You NEED To Take In Your 20s

7 Ways to be Happy from the Inside Out

<b>“All appears to change when we change.” ~Henri-Frédéric Amiel</b><p>We often start from the outside to try to make change on the inside. Scratch that. We …

7 Effective Ways Happy People Think

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>Believe it or not, I’ve read 27 personal development …

The Important Things and Advice to know that People Generally Aren't Told about

What are important things and advice to know that people generally aren’t told about? Here’s a great answer we found in Quora by Marcus Geduld who …

3 Ways to Become a Better Adult by Acting Like a Kid | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all of our lives.”<p>-Albert Einstein<p>I remember …

Eliminate These 8 Things From Your Day

Every day, make the commitment not to:<p><b>1. Check my phone while I'm talking to someone.</b><p>You've done it. You've played the, "Is that your phone? Oh, it must be mine," game. You've tried the you-think-sly-but-actually-really-obvious downwards glance. You've done the, "Wait, let me answer this text..." …

20 Things to Start Doing in Your Relationships

Family isn’t always blood. They’re the people in your life who appreciate having you in theirs – the ones who encourage you to improve in healthy and …

Don't Let Anyone or Anything Dim Your Inner Light

<b>“The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.” ~Shakti Gawain</b><p>I was born with it. I know I was. There was a light …

Positive Thinking

Unless You Slow Down, Busy Will Catch You ⋆ George Ambler

In uncertain and resource constrained times, paradoxically slowing down rather than speeding up is the best course of action. In some cases even …

4 Lessons on Surviving and Thriving When Times Are Tough

<b>“Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day.” ~Unknown</b><p>Five months ago, I was sitting outside with a friend when a mosquito …

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

<i>“Find something more important than you are,”</i> philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, <i>“and dedicate your life to it.”</i> But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of …

The Science of Self-Control: Can You Increase Your Willpower? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Does any of this sounds familiar:<p>You want to become an early riser, but once your alarm clock goes off, you hit the snooze button, and go back to …

10 Happiness Tips for People Who Have Been Hurt

<b>“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe someone hurt you physically or emotionally. Maybe you've survived something else …

9 Things We Regret Not Doing in Our 20s

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

10 Life Lessons People Should Learn Before They Turn 30

How many times have you said to yourself that you’re going to do something but you end up not following through with it because you weren’t motivated …

10 Lab-Tested Ways to Bring Out the Best in People

The best of human nature—generosity, compassion, cooperation, selflessness—surfaced in these studies. Of course, the goal is to draw out a person's …

Vocabulary

7 Ways To Connect More With Strangers

<i>Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?</i> <i>—</i> <b>Henry David Thoreau</b><p>In the fast-paced 21st century, …

Henry David Thoreau

The Ultimate Quick Fix: Solve Any Problem In Your Life In Three Steps

You will find endless blogs and articles filled with advice and ideas, but really there is only one real easy solution to making our lives better – …

7 Ways to Renew Your Life Today

Just like a loaf of bread that's been left out too long, life can sometimes seem stale if we let routine take over. We get comfortable with <i>what is</i> and ignore what <i>could be</i>. Being present is important -- it's the foundation of Power Living and experiencing the special moments in life. However, …

Ultra-Moist Banana Bundt Cake with Greek Yogurt

Bananas are a staple in my house and they are one of the best selling fruits in the US, so I know that I am not the only one out there that ends up …

How to develop self-discipline in 7 steps

Learn how to develop self-discipline and regain control of your life! Certainly the road to self-discipline has different obstacles, but it is the …

What The Most Productive People Do Before Bed

Sleep is your body’s most important program. Which is precisely why you should hack it.<p>Breaking news: When you’re asleep, you’re still alive–and you’ll probably be alive the next day. So it follows that your circadian style will dictate whether you greet the day like Michael Phelps or a drunk (or, …

Sleep

Become Happier in the next 20 minutes

<b>Become Happier in the next 20 minutes</b><p><b>Socialize.</b> More and more studies are coming out every day suggesting that socialization and human contact may play a vital role in the physical health of an individual. It can not only extend your lifespan but make you feel a lot happier in general and more satisfied with your life. People on the Mediterranean seem to have cracked the secret to good health in very old age [goo.gl/EOhn1] by simply being part of society, being tightly integrated with other …