Gifty Kurian

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Gloomy Thinking Can Be Contagious

When students show up at college in the fall, they'll have to deal with new classes, new friends and a new environment. In many cases, they will also have new roommates — and an intriguing new research study suggests this can have important mental health consequences.<p>At the University of Notre …

Create your life

Why create? Because you’re the only person who can do it with your style, based on your perspective, with your abilities.<p>Creating changes your life, by allowing you to share your stories with others, inspiring and defining yourself as you go.<p>But you can’t create simply because you read it on a poster (or a blog), you have to do it because you’re the only one who can.<p>Hopefully the poster above is a reminder of that (be warned: the poster isn’t going to do the work for you, and shouldn’t be the …

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 …

How to beat procrastination – 6 simple tips

Procrastination is a habit common to many people. Surely you have catch yourself postpone important tasks again and again! Many people are shifting …

Procrastination

Money Tips: 10 Best Personal Finance Books of All-Time

Money management is one of the most important skills a young person can develop. Unfortunately, many people lack even the most basic money management …

Personal Finance

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 …

Breast Cancer

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 …