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How to Encourage Young Children to Start Talking and Expressing Themselves

The Child Study Centre at NYU Medical Centre states that "from the first day of life to the first day in kindergarten, a child grows at a phenomenal pace that is unequalled at any other time of life. It is during these years that the brain undergoes its most dramatic growth. Language blossoms, …

Don't Be a 'One-Trick Pony' in Life

As we begin to grow older and we're no longer exposed to new ideas, people, experiences or lessons through things like attending school, we start to get a little stale.<p>Maybe it's that we've settled into a regular form of exercise... <i>you've been running for years.</i><p>We resort to the same tried and true …

Positive Thinking

15 New Shopping Sites You'll Want to Spend Your Entire Day On

Because of Amazon Prime and an Internet-related job, most of my transactions occur virally. I've learned that while shopping online has become commonplace, common doesn't have to describe the options we browse on a daily basis. Thanks to indie online boutiques and online marketplaces, there's more …

Who Do You Think You Are? Why You're in Control of Your Destiny

Sometimes when I'm about to take a big risk, go for something important or step out in a bold way in my life, a judgmental question will pop up in my …

Motivation

Self-Help Advice You Haven't Heard Before

We sifted through the season's life-improvement books to help you become more clever, more relaxed, more satisfied—and more realistic about how long …

5 Radically Simple Ideas to Instantly Change Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life is simple.<p>It is.<p>If you want something, go get it.<p>If you don’t like something, stop whatever it is you’re doing and change course.<p>Each of us are …

One Big Thing That Will Save You From Regret | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you are in the final minute of this crazy game of life, right before the buzzer goes off what will flash through your mind?<p>Your life might seem …

3 Ways Your Comfort Zone Is Restricting Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Expanding your comfort zone is great because of this…because of that…<p>Personally, I’m more of a consequence thinker. So when people explain a bunch of …

How to Improve Your Personal Awareness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The one person above all else, whose opinion counts more than anything, and who should know you better than anyone else, is yourself. Most people …

How to Raise Kids Who Become Great Adults | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you ask parents of any background what they want, you will overwhelmingly get this response:<p>“I want to raise great kids.”<p>Curiously, that is not …

Dr. Phil: The 4-Letter Word That Can Ruin Your Life

There's a four letter F word that's not offensive to your sensibilities. It won't send your moral compass spinning like a top. But this F word is far …

5 Things Wealthy People <i>Don't</i> Do

You don't have to be a millionaire to steal these ideas about work, retirement and even getting up in the morning.<p>They Don't Retire When Everyone …

Steven Pressfield on Finding Your Calling: "Put Your A** Where Your Heart Wants to Be"

Season 4 Episode 431<br>Aired on 09/30/2013 | tv-14<p>To move forward in life and become who we are meant to be, we have to pursue our callings with gusto. …

Motivation

I Survived: 5 Stories from Women Who Faced the Worst

"What I Should Have Said" Moments

<b>1. The situation:</b> Your friend is having a rough time. Her boyfriend of two years broke up with her three days before their annual cruise (sticking …

How to Get Perfect Skin from Head to Toe

The body's largest organ is a miraculous piece of machinery—and with our state-of-the-art troubleshooting techniques, it can be truly …

Lips

Martha Beck: 5 Things to Cross Off Your Bucket List Today

They say it's never too late. But of course it is—for all the things that waste your time, drain your energy and make you feel anything less than …

Life After Retirement - What Do I Do Now?

Retirement wasn’t working for Dwayne. A deliberate, thoughtful man, Dwayne spent 25 years with a Fortune 500 company rising through the ranks to Company Vice President of Logistics. When he retired, Dwayne expected to fall easily into a life of leisure – rising late, doing what he wanted when he …

Unacceptable! Kids Should Never Play in the Street!

I can't believe I even have to talk about this! Growing up, I lived on a dirt road just at the dead end. The road itself had very little traffic and …

Could I Actually Become a Full-Time Blogger?

"You want to do what? Can you really make money at that?" is the reaction I usually get when I talk about wanting to leave the 9-to-5 world to stay …

Freelancing

Balancing Intimacy and Space In Relationships

In the wake of the renegotiation of my sacred contract with a friend, I had an epiphany. In my close relationships, I have two opposing desires:<br>-the …

Putting My Sexuality On A Pedestal... Where It Belongs

Growing up as the first daughter to Ghanaian parents in America usually meant that I was “different.” The food that was packed for my lunch was …

Robyn Welling's Anthology Hits #1 on Amazon as a Hot New Release + More

An Open Letter to (You Germ-Infested) Kindergarteners

Dear Kindergarten Class of 2013-2014,<p>Yes, I am talking to you with your cute new outfits, spiffy new shoes, and recently snaggle- and gap-toothed …

Dear Writers: Success Is Mattering to Somebody

If the writer I was six or seven years ago could have sat at my desk yesterday, snooped around in my email, spied my name on the spine of a hardcover …

When Will We Stop Counting the 9/11s?

It's September 11 again. And I'm dreading it. I want September 11 to go back to being just another day in the early fall.<p>Is this wrong?<p>I don't want …

Lessons in Carpooling: No Egg Salad and No Suggestive Music

There are many awkward situations one will face throughout the emotionally unstable, pimple-laden journey that is growing up. One of those situations …