Jeremy Kruger

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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 …

How to Succeed When You Fail | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you experience a setback do you become depressed and upset? Angered that it didn’t work out? You may even just want to give it all up. It didn’t …

Motivation

7 Things You Must Let Go Of To Be Truly Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Everybody wants happiness. It’s too bad that in this life, happiness can be a tricky thing.<p>I think that sometimes, instead of trying to chase …

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, …

Motivation

Why Positive Thinking Sometimes Doesn’t Work

It’s time we stopped deceiving ourselves with some of this positive thinking talk.<p>There’s just a lot of rehashed advice that when applied, just …

Self-help

15 Quotes to Help You Smash Negative Thinking! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Negative thinking is definitely one of the biggest problems a lot of us suffer from.<p>Ironically, the more you try to rationalize it, the more you tend …

Ways to Stay Motivated When You Tumble Down | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you are feeling down, it can be very difficult to find the motivation you need to get back up and going again. Sometimes, you may need to rely …

Motivation

The Shadowy World of Wikipedia's Editing Bots - MIT Technology Review

In a little over a decade, Wikipedia has evolved from an Internet experiment into a global crowdsourcing phenomenon. Today, this online encyclopedia …

How to Effectively Manage Your Attention | The Art of Manliness

In our last post we provided a big picture overview of what attention is and how it works. We explored the fact that while many people only think of …

Mindfulness

You Should Know These 8 Answers Before Your Job Interview

Companies are continually restructuring and employers are always hiring.<p>Along with constant change in the business world comes constant opportunity …

Employment

How To Keep Your Cool In Heated Situations

Sometimes it’s tough to diffuse an angry boss or contentious colleague without stepping into the emotional muck ourselves. Here are some simple strategies to keep the egg off your face.<p>We’ve all witnessed this. A wince-worthy moment when someone (our boss, colleague, family member) opens their …

The Ultimate Guide to Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The comfort zone is the warm and fuzzy place where everything makes sense, and nothing is particularly challenging. But the comfort zone is also the …

Motivation

Why And How You Should Practice Mental Fitness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The importance of physical fitness is all over the media, and there is a good reason for that fuss. When you keep your body healthy, you will prevent …

Mental Health

Graphic Design For Fashion

A new Laurence King book, Graphic Design for Fashion, delves into this world to showcase examples which are a product of the sector’s insistence on …

Graphic Design

Is it still important to be able to draw and sketch as a designer?

‘It’s not imperative you need to be able to draw to be a designer, but I think it depends on experience. I always encourage the younger designers I …

Creativity

Advice on branding – keep it simple, stupid

In 1949 the square and circle were transformed. Ole Kirk Christiansen and his team had made a breakthrough that would change childhood forever.<p>No …

Graphic Design

How to protect a £71bn industry

Many see this as a potential springboard for design, to help promote and further its cause.<p>Suggestions for ways in which Government could support …

Creative Industries

What should the Design Council do?

Towards the end of last year, Johnson Banks creative director Michael Johnson was approached by the Design Council about a possible post as …

Design Thinking

Designers ‘should not have to pay to protect from copying’

The Intellectual Property Bill, which is to be debated at Committee Stage in the House of Commons this week, would see deliberate copying of …

Government (UK)

Pressure, Pleasure, & Why I've Considered "Faking It"

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p>The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Incidentally, so is the road to fake orgasms. You want to get it over with …

Best Butt Exercises - Glute Workouts

No Excuses! How To Eat Healthy, Even On A Budget

<i>Sure, everything changes once you become a mom, but that doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style. Elizabeth Street, an international collective of</i> …

Grow Your Own: How To Make a Hydroponic Grow System from IKEA Parts

I spent the holidays back home in Denver — where the local news is a steady stream of both-sided stories about (what was then) the impending …

How To Remove Pet Hair From Everything

If you have cats or dogs (or both!), I hope for your sake you've got a leather sofa, because we all know that pet hair clings to stuff tighter than a …

Cruz's Modern Geometric Masterpiece

<b>Name:</b> Cruz Stanton Barros <b><br>Location:</b> Murrieta, California <b><br>Room Size:</b> 13' x 10'<p>When I learned that Priscila Barros, editor-in-chief of Babiekins Magazine …

West Elm

For Your Inspiration Board: 10 Ideas for Defining Space with Colorblocked Walls

We're glad to see the colorblock paint trend continue into 2014. Paint is always a great way to add interest to a room without major commitment or a …

Amazing

Vag 411: The 5 Vaginal Infections You Need To Know About

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on January 27.</i><p><i>By Kendall McKenzie</i><p>If you’re the proud owner of a vagina, chances are, …

Showering: Are You Doing It Wrong?

Ourobsessionlove affair with showers and baths and the products we use are such an ingrained part of Western civilization, we could potentially put a …

Fight Off A Cold With These 7 Simple Tips

Photographed by Heather Talbert.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after</i> …

The Real Life Of A 27-Year-Old Is A Lot Like It Looks On TV

Photo: Courtesy of HBO.<p>We'd all like to believe that we aren’t Hannah Horvath from <i>Girls</i>, or Mindy Lahiri from <i>The Mindy Project</i>, or Jess from <i>New Girl</i>. …