Phillip George

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3 Simple Ways to Decrease Stress and Strengthen Relationships | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

In The Stories We Tell Ourselves, I argue that we’re all guilty of fabricating stories about the other people in our lives when we don’t have enough …

7 Ways to Gift Yourself Instant Peace and Calm

We all need the calm within the storm. Maybe life isn't going to slow down, but doesn't mean we can't find peace and joy in our journey. Here are my seven ways to instantly feel calm:<p>Some days I'm running around like a chicken with my head cut off. Do you know the feeling? Today, life seems to be …

Essential Oils

How Successful People Stay Calm

While I've run across numerous effective strategies that successful people employ when faced with stress, what follows are 10 of the best. Some of these strategies may seem obvious, but the real challenge lies in recognizing when you need to use them...<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain …

Emotional Intelligence

What To Do When You Have No Idea What To Do With Your Life (9 action steps to start)

Once upon a time, I had no idea what to do with my life.<p>Actually, there were many times while I was in college and after when I was lost. Even when I …

Self-improvement

Be More Successful: New Harvard Research Reveals A Fun Way To Do It

<b>We all want to be more successful.</b><p>But everything you read probably sounds like a lot of work. Isn’t there a scientifically proven method that’s a …

9 Things To Remember When You're Being Treated Unfairly | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

For the life of me, I always felt like I suffered a bad childhood. Well, sometimes at least.<p>I remember being treated unfairly many times.<p>When I was …

Self-help

11 'Times' You Need to Stop Making A Big Deal About To Be Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever felt like you’re unhappy and it’s not exactly your fault?<p>More often than not, somebody said something you don’t agree with or some …

Why Creative Side Projects Are Good for You

At any given time, I have a side project running. It's often a new blog or a book or a newsletter. Sometimes I try to design WordPress themes. Other …

10 Tips to Live More Adventurously, Even With a 9 to 5 Job

Almost everybody would like more adventure in their life -- to enjoy more sunsets, swim in beautiful rivers, cook on campfires and sleep under the stars. Here is how you can do all this, even within your busy life of work, commuting and family.<p>Almost everybody would like more adventure in their …

Commuting

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 …

LOOK: What Meditation Can Do For Your Mind, Body And Spirit

Over the past few years, meditation has evolved from an of-the-moment fad to a legitimate health craze, as research has linked the practice to everything from improved cardiovascular health to cognitive benefits. Science has even shown that mindfulness meditation can affect gene expression.<p>While …

15 Tactics That Will Double Your Productivity In No Time | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to learn how to double your productivity right away? This is going to be the right place, so stay with me and learn these 15 tactics that will …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

The 7 Main Elements of Happiness and How To Use Them All | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You know, I think happiness has become a complicated game thanks to the self-help world. As much there are people, books, guides, articles, blogs and …

Happiness

Being True to Ourselves and Forgetting What Other People Think

<b>“Live your life for you not for anyone else. Don’t let the fear of being judged, rejected or disliked stop you from being yourself.” ~Sonya Parker</b><p>The …

Mind

The global Transition tipping point has arrived - vive la révolution

A new post-carbon era dawns as the old fossil fuel system dies. It's time to step up.<p>Last Friday, I posted an exclusive report about a new NASA-backed scientific research project at the US National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (Sesync) to model the risks of civilisational collapse, based on …

Richard Branson's top 10 tips for success

<b>Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin …

The new ambition: the generation redefining their careers

Still trying to climb the corporate career ladder? How 20th century. For many young professionals, career 'success' now means something different<p>A few years ago I hit a point in my career that nobody talks about at networking events, in mentoring sessions or on The Apprentice: gazing up the career …