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How To Take Advantage Of Your Brain’s Hidden Productivity Powers

Your mental lists are distracting you from other, more productive uses of your brain. Here’s how to do a weekly brain dump instead.<p>If you think keeping everything you need to know neatly packed away in your head is a smart way to run your life, you’re probably hurting your productivity and stifling …

Time Management

7 Destructive Habits to Get Rid of If You Want to Be Happy

Happiness can be seen as a state of mind. It’s how we perceive our lives and the world around us. But our inside thoughts can be radically shaped by …

Self-help

5 Principles for Pummeling Procrastination

Welcome to the battle for progressive conscious awareness!<p>Today’s fight is between the challenger – <b>YOU,</b> and the reigning champ …

3 Simple Ways to Beat Stress and Boost Happiness

<i>Unlocking happiness may be as easy as these three tips from YourTango.</i><p>Are you going to let stress ruin your life? Hell no! Start doing these small rituals . . . ASAP!<br>Stress is powerful — manage it or it manages you, right?<p>How many times has stress overtaken you, depleting your energy and stealing …

Hi Hitler! The Domestication of Nazism

In ‘Hi Hitler,’ historian Gavriel Rosenfeld argues that a variety of forces—some historical, some social—have dulled our awareness of the evils …

Getting Smart With Speed Reading – Kirby Ingles

Speed Reading is a way for you to comprehend more and use your time more efficiently.<p>Have you dropped behind, reading a slide presentation after the …

Will Power

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12 Daily Habits: The Art of Creating a Brand-New You

A few years ago, I wasn’t the person I wanted to be…I was prioritizing the wrong things, focused on accomplishments and not growing as a person. I …

7 Terrifying But Honest Questions You Need to Start Asking Yourself

I recently had a minor altercation with a couple of friends. It was minor to me because I didn’t think it was a big deal. But a third party, who …

10 Suggestions On Achieving Your Inner Peace

Inner peace may seem like a mythical peak. Almost unachievable, far away, maybe even unreal for many. In fact, for almost every single one of us. …

5 Things To Remember When Everything Seems To Be Going Wrong

“Turn your face to the sun and let the shadows fall behind you” – Maori Proverb<p>Highs and lows are a part of life. There comes a time in every …

Motivation

10 Things to Do Before You Go to Bed

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day.<br>And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Success

This toddler's awesome daily affirmations will help you think more positively, too

en_US<p>article<p>This girl already has it figured out! Happiness is most definitely a choice and Jessica has already made up her mind: she is happy! She …

Happiness

10 Things You Know You Should Do Every Day, But Don’t

Master the basic habits that make you healthy and happy

Forget Pills – A Good Night’s Sleep Might Be Just A Few Sprays Away

image via (cc) flickr user hang_in_thereI have a routine I go through every night to calm my brain down before sleep. After I get under the covers, I …

A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

Happiness

Can You Choose To Worry?

“How come you never worry?” My wife asked.<p>In that moment, I had horrible flashbacks. The truth was, I used to worry <b>constantly</b> about future events and …

Self-help

“Our universe would be destroyed”: Inside the science of “Interstellar”

<b>Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and David Gyasi in "Interstellar" (Paramount Pictures)</b><p>The physicist who advised “Interstellar” explains the wild science behind the film’s otherworldly ideas<p>Kip Thorne<p>November 29, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Science of ‘Interstellar'”<p>In <i>Interstellar</i>, the …

The Funniest Tweets About Food Comas, Feasting And Thanksgiving Food

Thanksgiving is a time for family, feasting and food comas -- that's a fact. But it's also time for funny tweets. If you can't use Twitter as therapy for when your mom serves a blackened turkey, what is it really good for?<p>That's why we couldn't help but comb through some of our favorite celebs' …

Up to 13,000 working as slaves in UK

As many as 13,000 people in Britain are victims of slavery, about four times the number previously thought, analysis for the government has found.<p>The figure for 2013 marks the first time the government has made an official estimate of the scale of modern slavery in the UK, and includes women forced …

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IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Rapist Made A 12-Step Amends To Me, And I Forgave Him

In January 2012, during my junior year of college, I was raped. It wasn’t by some lunatic who jumped out of the bushes, or in some dark alleyway. It was by my best friend, in the warm safety of his off-campus apartment, after a long night of drinking. It was the same apartment we used to sit in for …

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 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 …

Motivation