Shaun Van Der Walt

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16 Cool Pictures of Baobab Trees

Anyone who loves The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry has heard of baobabs. They’re not fictional plants that grow on asteroids, though. …

13 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be A Happier Person

That's what we learned from 13 scientific studies that discovered small changes we can all make to improve our outlook on life.<p>From writing down the good parts of your day to simply smiling, here are a few proactive steps you can take towards becoming a happier you.

Why HR People Hate Quitters

There is something that has always perplexed me about employees who resign. No matter what the level or situation, a resigning employee rarely says where they are going. Because of my personality (insert how you see me here - I'll just say I'm unfiltered) I always ask - "Hey! That's Great! Where …

7 Ways To Live Inspired

It's all on you. What you do. How you react. What you think about.<p><b>How you live your life.</b><p>And if you're not living inspired, you're not living up to full potential. You're on autopilot. <i>(Which sadly is what happens naturally.)</i><p>You're wired to stop obsessing about unbelievable feats of greatness. If …

How Lego Clawed Its Way Out Of Near Bankruptcy

<i>Few toys have caught the imagination of children everywhere more than LEGOs -- the multi-colored plastic blocks that can snap together to construct houses, castles, space ships or fantastical imaginary figures.</i><p><i>The Danish company (whose name roughly translates to "play well") traces its roots to a</i> …

11 Reasons People End Up Unhappy With Their Lives

Not happy with your professional or personal life? If that's the case, the problem isn't your upbringing, or a lack of opportunities, or bad luck, or the result of other people holding you back.<p>The problem is you.<p>If our lives suck, we're letting it happen. Maybe the problem lies in what we believe …

29sqm Apartment Features Space-Saving Stairs & Loft Bed

With just over 300 square feet to work with, every inch becomes precious. Multi-functional rooms are critical, but make it difficult to maintain …