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20 Simple Ways to Stoke Your Self-Confidence | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Once upon a time there was a small child known as you.<p>This child was born into the world pure and perfect, aware only of its own needs. If those …

Motivation

How To Make Friends in a New City

A few years ago Jennifer wrote about leaving her friends behind because of a big cross-country move. I made a similar big move nearly four years ago, …

What Herbs Should I Plant in My Garden? Eight Useful Ones to Grow

In some parts of the country at least, the soil is warming up, and it's getting to be time to plant outdoor herb gardens! Whether you plant one in a …

3 Secret Techniques To Build Self Confidence | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Introduction</b><p>These 3 exercises that I am sharing with you today get to the core of low confidence and low self-esteem. Unlike other superficial …

9 Hardcore Tips on Confidence | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It’s all being about hardcore!<p>I think way too many people want confidence in life, but sometimes, they’re just looking in the wrong places. People …

11 Things Extremely Confident People Do Differently

I remember my younger days when I considered myself lacking in confidence in almost every area in my life. I doubted myself all the time and always …

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From Mythology to Masculinity: How the Hero’s Journey Can Help You Become a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Romaniello.</i><p>I want to tell you about a book that will change your life. The book isn’t new. In fact, it …

How to Pick Sunglasses for Men

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How to Talk to Your Barber | The Art of Manliness

Think back to your last haircut. How’d you feel about it when you walked out of the shop? Disappointed? While your disappointing haircut might have …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

How to Improve Your Home Cooking with the Power of Science

Cooking is chemistry, and every time you set foot in your kitchen, you walk into a laboratory, packed with high-tech gear and stocked with supplies, …

15 Organization Ideas For Small Pantries

A pantry is a wonderful thing to have in your home. It’s the place where you can store and hide all sorts of things. But a pantry can’t solve all …

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Manliness and Physical Fitness | The Art of Manliness

<i>This post begins our series on the five switches of manliness. The five switches of manliness are the power switches that are connected to our primal</i> …

Remove Stubborn Stickers and Glue with Coconut Oil and Baking Soda

If you're looking for an easy way to remove stickers from plastics and furniture without resorting to harsh gunk removing chemicals, all you need is …

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Boost Your Willpower with This Meditation Technique

Your willpower is constantly being tested, which makes things like eating healthier, exercising more often, and waking earlier so very hard. The good …

7 Tools to Radically Transform Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Over the last 5 years I’ve made some radical improvements in my life. I’ve reached my financial goals, found an amazing life partner, built …

Are Blocking Beliefs Stopping You from Attaining Your Dreams? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Blocking beliefs are beliefs that keep you from accomplishing your ambitions.<p>They can be obvious like “I’m not good enough”. Or more discreet like …

5 Ways To Make Time For Yourself Without Feeling Guilty About It | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>“</b><i>All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”- English proverb</i><p>It just drains all of life’s enjoyment.<p>You just want to relax and watch a good movie but …

A Practical Guide To Having Everything You Want | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>My Wage</b><p><b>I bargained with Life for a penny,</b><p><b>And Life would pay no more,</b><p><b>However I begged at evening</b><p><b>When I counted my scanty store.</b><p><b>For Life is a just</b> …

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How to Make Learning as Easy as 1, 2, 3... | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Math. It’s the universally dreaded word that almost everyone wishes to banish from their vocabulary. In fact, it’s the <i>one</i> subject that never fails to …

4 Rules for Supreme Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’ve spent the last several months launching a startup for life coaches while also working at my day job. I’ve had to work productively and …

5 Things To Do Before You Decide Something | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Like it or not, you cannot prevent dilemmas from coming. They are always in your head. Who to recruit for this project? Which target to chase? Which …

15 Simple Ways to Put Meaning Back into Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>What is the meaning of life?</b><p><b>That’s for you to decide, you get to choose.</b><p>Instead of going through life without meaning only struggling to survive, …

8 Effortless Actions You Can Take Right Now To Live A Better Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Let’s face it.<p>Personal growth is hard. At least, the type of personal growth you want to last is hard (which is the only kind that matters).<p>If you’ve …

How Limitations Can Be Positive | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The word limitation is usually connected to something negative; it refers to being restricted, being held back from pursing or completing a task and …

Need an Emotional Buffer? Try These Fast Grounding Techniques | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever been through a chaotic emotional time, that you felt like you´re about to lose your mind? Ever felt that you would “Cry out!”, or “act …

5 Ways to Become a Creative Powerhouse | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Would you like to have earth shattering ideas spring up so often it feels like your mind is a pixar meeting room? It is very easy to think creativity …

Five Best Document Scanners for Going Paperless

Not every scanner is a great one if you're thinking about going paperless. You need a good one that'll handle all the documents, receipts, and …

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