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3 Easy Ways to Increase Your Writing Speed

Does this situation sound familiar? You sit in front of the computer with the full intention to write a blog post, paper, or article, but the moment …

Writing

The Science Of Conquering Your Fears -- And Living A More Courageous Life

Aristotle believed courage to be the most important quality in a man. “Courage is the first of human virtues because it makes all others possible," he wrote. Today, it's one of the more neglected areas of positive psychology, but recent research has begun to move toward an understanding of what …

The Right Careers For Your Personality Type

Many people are not happy with their current jobs and how their careers are shaping. It’s very important to understand yourself if you would like to …

Myers-Briggs

Don't Fall Into This Trap That Could Destroy Your Blog

Last week I spent time with a young blogger who was completely stalled with her blog (for the purpose of this post I’ll call her Sally).<p>Sally’s …

What to Write About on your Startup's Blog

<i>Kostas Papageorgiou is Paymill’s resident blogger and a professional blogger and content creator who helps startups grow their online presence through content marketing. This post was originally published on Paymill’s blog.</i><p>Whether you’re bootstrapping or have just secured a round of funding – …

How to Survive the Freelance Writing Business Dark Times

Sometimes, I receive an email that’s so compelling that I <i>need</i> to respond right away. This is one of those times.<p>The note said:<p><i>“I’m a freelance online</i> …

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How To Train Your Brain To See What Others Don't

Charles Darwin had one of the greatest "aha!" moments in all of history when writing his magnum opus <i>On The Origin of Species</i>. After reading a book written 40 years earlier on population growth and resource competition, Darwin immediately saw the connection to the variation among species that he had …

Brené Brown On Why Courage, Vulnerability And Authenticity Have To Be Practiced (PHOTOS)

Dr. Brené Brown on vulnerability, authenticity and being her own guinea pig. The following is an excerpt from ORIGIN Magazine.<p><i>Interviewer: Chantal Pierrat</i><p><b>Chantal Pierrat: Does community help with the work of vulnerability? Does it help us to become more vulnerable?</b><p>Brené Brown: I can’t even think of …

10 Startup Tips From Hip-Hop Lyrics

“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man,” declared Jay Z, worth $475 million at Forbes’ last count. Rappers have long mused on wealth in their verses, and some of those lyrics can provide invaluable advice to founders.<p>The Phat Startup is dedicated to teaching entrepreneurship through hip-hop, …

Mindful Dishwashing

Recently, my partner Maitreya and I had a friend come to stay at our apartment, a very kind and light-hearted musician named Walter. A month or so earlier, we had been travelling with Walter, the three of us in a car, taking in the stunning beauty of the Connemara landscape -- we totally …

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

How to Live in the Moment

7 Steps to Making Better Decisions

I felt like punching Benjamin Moore in the face. My husband and I had just moved across the country, and after a flurry of big decisions, we were …

Plane Crash

Daily Quote: Be the Change You Wish To See in the World

30sec Tip: Trust is the Glue of Life

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all …

Relationships

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

Glorious Supermoon Will Rise This Sunday

The largest full moon of 2013, a so-called "supermoon," will light up the sky this weekend.<p>At 7 a.m. EST on June 23, the moon will arrive at perigee …

The Key To Happiness At Work

Want to increase your happiness at work? Then study this infographic to find out the happiest career fields and how to be happy at work.

Infographics

7 Beliefs of Unhappy People

While no one is either happy or sad 100% of the time, there’s no denying that there are overall happy and unhappy people. If you want to be one of …

Happiness

5 Essential Elements of Natural Self-Confidence

Do you find yourself wishing you had more self-confidence?<p>I know what it is like to look around and see people who appear to have all the …

Self-confidence

29 Ways to Beat Procrastination Once and For All

We all procrastinate. Sometimes it’s not a bad thing, but it can turn into something evil and nasty if we aren’t careful. Try these procrastination …

Procrastination