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4 Simple Steps To Deal With Disappointments | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You failed to close the business deal after all the hard work?<p>Hit a rough patch in relationship and he/she left?<p>Your friendship ends even you’ve care …

J.D.Roth on DIY finance

My name is J.D. Roth, and for the past four years, I've been writing a popular personal finance blog. I am not a trained financial professional; I …

5 Simple Resolutions to Jump Start 2015 | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>“It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When are we going to allow ourselves to start …

The One Simple Question That Leads To Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you encounter a problem or frustrating situation, what questions do you ask yourself?<p>I used to ask the following:<p>Why am I so unlucky?<br>• Who can I …

The Most Important Thing School Can Teach You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.</i>”<p>-Albert Einstein<p>College is an important time in life. It’s the …

30+ Must-See Historic Moments In Photographs

The photograph precipitated a dramatic change in how we perceive history. Amazing historic photos like these can make it seem like you were standing …

Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 – the despot’s early years

Joseph Stalin must be one of the world’s most extensively biographised people. In the past decade alone, Simon Sebag Montefiore has written two books on the great Soviet dictator, while Robert Service and Donald Rayfield have produced one each. Orlando Figes has written about family life under …

How to Be in the Present | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>‘Consider your thoughts like a dog passing by’</i><p>Be in the present. I’m sure you have encountered this statement at several occasions but how do we just …

The Quality of Life - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How important is self improvement to you? If you’re someone who believes a successful life is filled with continuous growth and learning, to you, …

4 Things You Must Know When Dealing With Your Haters | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Or dealing with your critics, trolls, enemies etc.<p>Recently I wrote an article which went viral on a local website I freelance for. It’s about me and …

13 Destructive Habits You Need to be Aware of

We are all guilty of self-sabotage at least one point in our lives.These behaviors often creep up on us, and before we know it, they’re habitual. …

Motivation

How To Stop Negative Thoughts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Discipline is required in everything we do. Whether it may be our diet, our discipline to stick to a schedule, our discipline to exercise but what I …

Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

“Nobody ever takes note of [my advice] because it’s not the answer they wanted to hear. What they want to hear is: ‘Here’s how you get an agent’ and …

Self-improvement

10 Quotes About Failure That Will Inspire You to Succeed | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Fear of failure is one of the main factors stopping people getting what they want. We can be so scared of failure that we don’t even bother trying! …

The ONE Thing That Stops Every One Of Us From Achieving Greatness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>The universal truth about fear</b> is that it affects everyone one of us. But when was the last time we stopped to really analyze our fears?<p>Not only to …

Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 by Stephen Kotkin review – personality proves decisive

It’s hard to write about the great evildoers of history. “Absolute evil” is not a useful concept, at least from the standpoint of a biographer. You can only make the portrait work, as John Milton did in <i>Paradise Lost</i>, by showing the cracks and contradictions that make the monster (his Satan) human. …

29 Of The Most Powerful And Wisest Quotes Of All Time

Let me guess…<p>You often drag yourself to work and feel like everyday is the same.<p>Perhaps it feels like your life is on autopilot.<p>At moments you might …

The 2 Most Important Steps to Banish Negative Thoughts for Good | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever gotten all excited about starting something new just to want to chuck it later?<p>When I wanted to paint a couple rooms in my house it …

Top 10 Benefits Of Being Yourself

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” – Bruce Lee<p>When …

Motivation