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Personal Development Blogs

<i>“You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger.”</i> —John C. Maxwell<p>This is my <b>map of top personal development …

How to Write Brand Stories that Build Emotional Connections

Stories matter in life and in marketing. The reason is simple. Great stories make people <i>feel</i> something, and those emotions create powerful connections between the audience, the characters within the stories and the storyteller.<p>Stories are the perfect catalyst to building brand loyalty and brand …

5 Routines To Clear Mental Clutter

Endless distractions are leading us to ruin our health. But giving your mind time to “rest and digest” can reverse the damage.<p>That smartphone in your pocket? It’s nearly doubling the amount of time you spend working.<p>A 2013 survey by the Center for Creative Leadership found that the typical …

U.S. Army

26 Things Every Person Should Do For Themselves At Least Once A Year

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1r8Rud4<p><b>1.</b> Buy yourself a good pair of shoes. A <i>really good</i> pair of shoes. A <i>could walk around the</i> …

Hearst Magazines

Food Network<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 73%<p>O, The Oprah<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 72%<p>The Pioneer<br>Woman Magazine<p>NEW<p>Good Housekeeping<p>SAVE 82%<p>Popular Mechanics<p>SAVE 80%

Estimating Distance with your Thumb

Estimating distance is important in daily life, hiking, and survival situations. It helps you to maintain your sense of direction, calculate distance …

Parallax

The Hammock Angle: How To Relax (And Sleep) Comfortably In A Hammock, Even If You're A Side Sleeper

<b>[This blog post is part of Trek Light Gear’s Sleeping In A Hammock series. If you came here first, do yourself a favor and check out what you’ve</b> …

Career Advice From Andrew Carnegie: How to Hustle | The Art of Manliness

Last month we explored the personal finance wisdom that can be gleaned from the life of Benjamin Franklin. Today we will uncover success lessons from …

8 Men’s Fragrances That Draw In Compliments Without Fail

1. Tom Ford Noir de Noir<p>At first, it starts off sweet, but the transformation is subtle. That sweetness becomes smoky dark chocolate. It’s thick and …

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 …

General Douglas MacArthur's Prayer for His Son | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: While General Douglas MacArthur was stationed in Australia and acting as Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in the Southwest Pacific</i> …

8 Simple Ways To Leave Your Mark On This World

We don’t need to be famous to leave a mark on this world. Most of the time, we are unaware that we are constantly influencing people around us.<p>1) …

'To Travel is to Live': 24 Quotes that Will Inspire You to Wander

Shares 1K<p>By Silvia Mordini<p>In the spirit of full disclosure, you must know I am an admitted travel addict and spiritual explorer. My life and the …

How to Book Two Trips for the Price of One

<i>digital cat / Flickr</i><p>One of the best arguments for using miles instead of cash to book your flights is that the routing rules are so much more flexible for award travel. Many loyalty programs allow you to add connections, stopovers and open jaws to your itinerary -- meaning you can combine multiple …

The Zeigarnik Effect: How To Overcome Resistance To Starting New Habits

In 1927, a class of university students and their professor visited a restaurant in Berlin, Germany. [1]<p>The waiter took their orders, including …

13 Key Differences Between Dreamers and Doers

Freelancing can be suicidal, and making sacrifices to travel in your twenties can be unsettling… but how cool, is not settling?<p>I wanted to see the …

32 Inspirational Michael Bernard Beckwith Quotes

Motivational Speaker, Spiritual Leader and Meditation teacher, “<i>Michael Bernard Beckwith</i>” is the Founder of Agape University of Transformational …

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Khaled Allen</i>.<p>As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former …

7 Important Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way

<i>“People never learn anything by being told,<br>they have to find out for themselves.”<br>―Paulo Coelho</i><p>Today marks the five-year anniversary of a close …

Peter Thiel's 4 Rules For Creating A Great Business

In Silicon Valley, the PayPal Mafia reins supreme. So much so that it is hard to think of any successful technology startup in the last ten years—from Facebook and LinkedIn to YouTube and Yelp—that hasn’t been touched by it in some way.<p>The “Don” of the PayPal mafia, Peter Thiel, is one of the most …

14 Reasons Why The Best People Have Made The Most Mistakes

<b>1.</b> Life is about risk-taking. It’s a gamble and sometimes you will lose. Some of today’s most successful people have made the greatest mistakes, they …

9 Powerful Steps to Manage Difficult Conversations Like a Pro

Difficult conversations: Most people don't like them, but we all need to have them at times. One of the biggest challenges in my years as a recovering pleaser was how to tell people the things I thought they didn't want to hear. I thought confrontation should be avoided at all cost and it took me …

The 18 Style Hacks That Every Dapper Man Must Know

Since the dawn of time, men have wrestled with one important, weighty question. Even our caveman forebearers would roll off their sleeping rocks, stare at their collection of pelts, and wonder:<p>“What me wear to work today?”<p>While our grammar may be <i>slightly</i> better, the question remains. If you’re …

32 Game-Changing Quotes About Love And Life That Will Make You Feel Better, Instantly

I don’t care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching they are your …

How To Become A Content Man

Show me a man dealing with compulsive porn use, and I will show you a man who is severely lacking in some significant part of his life.<p>As you deal …

8 Quotes To Post On Your Bedroom Wall

1. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” — Ian Maclaren<p>Don’t assume that someone’s life is always better than yours. We …

Bumped Due to Overbooking? Airlines Owe You Money, not Vouchers

<i>By Eric Jordan, CNTraveler.com</i><p><b>Photo: Jeff Greenberg/Alamy</b><p>News and advice about overbooking appears with some regularity, but the correspondence we receive indicates many passengers are not aware of what airlines must provide when they're involuntarily bumped. Please note that I'm not talking about …

All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Traveling

I was raised in a small town in Kansas where I learned to read, write and politely answer stranger's number one question, "Where's Toto?" But my real education didn't begin until I left the borders of my own country.<p>Here are five really life-changing lessons I learned from traveling:<p><b>1. It's the</b> …

30 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Thích Nhất Hạnh

Luminita Saviuc, <i>Purpose Fairy</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>When I think of Thích Nhất Hạnh, words like – stillness, love, compassion, peace and oneness, come to mind. …

Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …