Miguel S Fernandes

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Why I Write

I’m usually awake by 6 am every day. Today I got up at 5 am. I meditate, spend some time with my wife, and then I write. My first real task each …

Writing

13 Powerful Steps To Take When You’re Afraid of Becoming An Obscure Writer

How do you make your writing stand out?<p>The fear of obscurity is strong amongst writers.<p>As writers, we fear that we don’t have what it takes to make …

Writing

25 amazingly small ways to motivate yourself to write…write & write…

Writerly motivation is a tough nut to crack. I go and I write a single post, I get <i>immediate feedback</i>. Maybe nothing happens, or maybe some people …

Creative Writing

Tip: Immunize Yourself Against Fat Gain

Consume a little bit of this substance every day to prevent fat gain or lose fat. Here's the science.<p>Gut Bacteria and Body Fat<p>It's becoming …

Weight Loss

14 things ridiculously successful people do every day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick and, most …

Beware of cats! Your feline friend can give you cancer, say researchers

The results came after researchers from around the globe analysed data from a study that has monitored 246 infants with Toxoplasma gondii-related …

7 Brain and Body Supplements for Limitless Performance

Take your business game to the next level by improving cognitive performance and enhancing your body's natural chemistry.<p>Even the finest margins can have a massive impact on peak performance and general levels of well-being and success. Whether it's pushing yourself physically or mentally, there …

Wellness

Can Clean Eating Be Taken Too Far? Experts Explain

It started innocently enough. When "clean eating" entered the zeitgeist, it was a phrase that encapsulated a simple, undeniably healthy way of …

How to Overcome Writer’s Block and Rediscover Freedom

You're reading How to Overcome Writer’s Block and Rediscover Freedom, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Self-help

Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

Antiinflammatory

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Use This Trick to Tell If Your Beer Glass Is Really Clean

A few years ago I decided to get certified as a Cicerone, the beer version of a sommelier. During my studies for the title, I learned what …

14 Easy Ways to Increase Your Protein Intake

Getting enough protein is important for health.<p>For this reason, the Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for protein is 50 grams per day.<p>However, some …

6 Scientific Rules That Lead to Fitness

In the study of exercise science, there are several universally accepted scientific exercise training principles that must be followed in order to …

8 Common Exercise Mistakes

Avoid These Common Workout Mistakes and Start Getting Real Fitness Results<p>Did you know that the average health club exerciser quits after just six …

Exercise

When We Cause Metabolic Damage and How to Fix It

Metabolic damage, starvation mode, and weight loss resistance are interchangeable terms used to describe a slowed metabolism. Active adults and …

Exercise

Scrivener Name Generator

<i>(This post assumes you’re already using Scrivener. If you haven’t made the leap yet, check out my post “5 Reasons You Should Be Using Scrivener.”)</i> …

Writing

17 Skills That Are Hard to Learn but Will Pay Off Forever

#7: Mind your business<p>The best things in life may be free, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That’s …

How to write a blog post: beginner's guide(step by step 2017)

You have started your own blog?<p>Wooow!<p>That,s Good, congratulation!!!<p>Now you are looking for writing a good or an attractive post to get a lot of …

100 of the healthiest foods, ranked by protein content

Chicken breast<p><b>Protein:</b> 54 grams per 6 ounces<p>“Skinless, white-meat chicken breast is the leanest animal protein. It barely has 3 grams of fat and …

Sarah Hall: ‘Short stories are a place for dark psychology’

The novelist on writing about sex, her turbulent home life and why short stories are particularly hard to craft<p><b>The Booker-shortlisted author is known for her sharp focus on wild landscapes and the natural world, winning fans with The Electric Michelangelo and</b> <b>The Wolf Border</b><b>. But her latest</b> …

How To Photograph Fireworks

Here are some of Serge Ramelli´s best tips to shoot fireworks:<p>1. Recommended gear: Tripod, Lens 24-70 or equivalent, not too wide and remote<br>2. In …

Shutter Speed

5 Ways a Paleo Diet Can Help You Lose Weight

By Ryan Raman<p>The paleo diet is one of the most popular diets around.<p>It consists of whole, unprocessed foods and emulates how hunter-gatherers …

Six ways successful people stay calm in a crisis

It happens to the best of us. Things go off the rails at work, you witness someone on your team verbally explode because something isn’t working out …

Self-help

Debunked: Top Five Excuses Writers Give For Not Using Scrivener

By on March 11, 2016 • ( 80 Comments )<p>Here’s why Scrivener can easily become your one love for organizing your research and writing.<p><b>I came late to</b> …

Full text: James Comey testimony transcript on Trump and Russia

<i>A transcript of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8.</i><p><b>SEN. RICHARD BURR:</b> I call this hearing to order. Director Comey, I appreciate your willingness to appear before the committee today, and more importantly I thank you for your dedicated …

Donald Trump

I love the @ScrivenerApp corkboard! Big chunk of Book Three plotted. Now off to do #research on developing subplots #amwriting #reading https://t.co/zUmyxvP7Ux

6 Sleeping Myths Debunked

Sleep is probably the one thing that almost everyone can agree on loving. However, very few of us get as much as we’d like, whether it’s due to …

Magnesium

A significant number of us, sapiens, suffer from a sleep disorder. While statistics for sleep disorders can be hard to ascertain, estimates say that …

6 Steps to Get Anything You Want (Even If You Don't Know How)

Attracting anything you want requires clarity, openness and trust.<p>Sitting on the couch waiting for a million dollars to fall in your lap? That probably won't work. Want to make your dream a reality? Yes, absolutely. But, how -- that's the question.<p>You aren't born with all the answers to achieving …

Mind