Motivation

Willpower Doesn’t Work. Here’s How to Actually Change Your Life.

<i>“Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth.” — </i>Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.<p>If you want to …

Self-improvement

25 Brilliant Quotes About Art From Famous Artists and Great Creative Minds

Many people turn to the portfolios of prolific artists, writers, and other creatives when seeking artistic inspiration. In addition to their powerful bodies of work, however, it is also worth listening to the words spoken, written, and shared by these influential figures. Many creatives offer …

Artists

Inspire your PR and marketing efforts with these smart quotations

Rudyard Kipling wrote, “Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”<p>They can inspire, motivate, invigorate … and sometimes they’re …

Public Relations

21 Of Maya Angelou's Best Quotes To Inspire

Remembering the late activist and literary icon's most uplifting words of wisdom.<p>A legendary author, poet, activist and all around inspiring woman, Maya Angelou touched the lives of many through her work. In remembrance of her incredible legacy left behind, read through for some of Angelou's most …

How To Stay Motivated Even If Your Goals Seem Out Of Reach?

“I have set my goals and trying to meet them and they seem to be out of reach– and I’m growing frustrated. With each passing day, nothing changes, …

Self-improvement

Saturday Printable: Motivational Posters

If you’re anything like me, you probably need a bit of motivation to get through these last few days of the school year. Don’t get me wrong, I love …

For Teens

Armed Forces Day Quotes 2017: 10 Sayings To Honor Military Heroes For Their Service

Armed Forces Day is celebrated every year on the third Saturday of May. President Harry S. Truman started commemorating this day to honor and pay …

Veterans

The 8 Laws Of Success

David Essel’s 8 Laws of Success<p>The “Law of Attraction” excites Americans with dreams coming true, like imagining “checks in the mail “, so that we …

Self-improvement

The Science Behind Success And Motivation

(Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images for FIVB)<p><i>What does science have to say about success and motivation? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Eric Barker, Writer of the Barking Up</b> …

Self-improvement

How to Revolutionize Your Character Motivation

Whether I’ve blown it at work or reacted poorly at home (hypothetically of course), I often need a fresh start. Why? Because I’m human and I have a …

Writing

Be Ready at Any Moment to Give up What You Are For What You Might Become

“All men want, not something to do with, but something to do, or rather something to be.” ― <b>Henry David Thoreau, Walden</b><p>Everyone seeks to get better. …

Self-improvement

17 Motivating Quotes About Becoming Rich

Have you been thinking like a billionaire? According to a lot of financial giants, becoming wealthy starts in your mind—not in your wallet. To get …

Self-improvement

HOW TO HAVE MORE WILLPOWER

Dear friend,<p>So many of us have great ideas, dreams, and ambitions, yet we lack willpower. How do we gain more will power, and avoid things or people …

Will Power

11 Inspirational Wine Quotes You Should Live Life By In Your 20s

For many of us, a fine glass of pinot noir (and maybe some chocolate on the side) can solve just about any problem.<p>Wine is there to comfort us after …

Focusing on Motivation Won't Change Your Behavior—Here's What to Do Instead

The key to lasting change isn’t what you think.<p><b>I really dislike the word “motivation.” I try never to use it.</b><p>In writing <i>Better Than Before</i>, my book …

Self-improvement

What I Learned In My 20s That Propelled My Career

This list of 7 personal development books could be for you, regardless of your age or generation.<p>The more I read today about personal development, career success, and setting and reaching goals, the more I reflect on the wisdom from some of the great authors that influenced me in my early career. …

Self-improvement

Pharrell Williams tells grads the secret of motivation: ‘Serve humanity’

On Wednesday, the next generation’s future was the focus of Pharrell Williams’ commencement speech to New York University students. As a musician, …

Pharrell Williams

These quotes will motivate you to educate yourself — especially now

Education comes in many forms: It can be taking notes from a professor at an elite school, sure, but it can also come as life experiences, knowledge …

Self-improvement

5 commencement speeches that'll inspire you (even if you graduated forever ago)

Many people say that college was the best years of their lives. Not just because of the friends they made and ridiculous stories they inherited along the way, but because it was a time in their life where they experienced the most growth and self-discovery.<p>Which is why graduation season brings back …

Conan O'Brien

5 Best Life Tips from Inspiring College Graduation Speeches

Stop dreaming.<p>It's graduation season, and that means commencement addresses are making the rounds from high-profile Americans.<p>The speeches will …

Shonda Rhimes

Focus on Small Steps First, Then Shift to the Larger Goal

We all know the strategy of working toward an ambitious goal by breaking the process into a series of small goals. But is this strategy always …

Business School

28 Instagram Captions To Capture All The Feels For Your Graduation Post

Where did the past four years go?!<p>Cue Vitamin C’s “Graduation,” because it’s time to throw your cap high into the air and hug your college friends as …

Henry David Thoreau

7 Inspiring Quotes From President Trump's 2017 Commencement Speech

Forget about politics for a second and check out these inspiring lines from the president's first-ever commencement speech.<p>We’ve seen President Donald Trump give a lot of speeches, but recently he delivered one of his most inspiring to Liberty University’s graduating class.<p>On Saturday, May 13, …

Donald Trump

40 Quotes On Why We Need To Persevere

It's not the failure that prevents success, it's the quitting.<p>Persistence is a key ingredient to success; it is a talent multiplier. Without persistence, it doesn't matter how talented you are, because your full potential will never be achieved. It's not easy to continue when things are going …

Self-improvement

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy<p>Image Credit: Codepen<p>Research has found that having clarity about …

Startups (India)

Want to Produce Great Work? You Don’t Need More Tools, Motivation, or Discipline.

If you’re struggling to get to work on your dreams, it’s tempting to think you need more information, more strategies, and more “tools to …

Self-improvement

30 Mother’s Day Quotes For Daughters And Sons About Love

While it’s nice to pamper mom with gifts and flowers for Mother’s Day, sometimes a meaningful quote to go along with a card will help make her feel …

Parenting

Eleanor Walsh Wood (1924 – 2015): A Life Story Through Beautiful Photos

A beautiful life story of Eleanor Walsh Wood (February 13, 1924 – February 15, 2015) - an American woman lived in Savannah, Georgia and her husband …

How To Still Make 2017 Your Standout Year

I think a lot about making this year better than the last.<p>But lately, something’s hit me. What about making the year better than – <i>the</i> <i>next one, and</i> …

Self-improvement

Florence Nightingale Quotes: 10 Most Inspiring Sayings By The Lady With The Lamp On Her 197th Birthday

Florence Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy, on May 12, 1820. She was also called “The lady with the lamp” and was known for her contribution to …