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Keeping Your Confidence High Through Times of Doubt

Keeping Your Confidence High Through Times of Doubt
Tough times and feelings of doubt can wreak havoc on your confidence. The catch-22 is that you need confidence to get through such times. Why? Before you can overcome anything, you must believe you can, and that takes confidence.But how can you maintain your confidence when it seems like nothing is working out? You must learn to change your...

How to Defeat Insecurity and Fast-Track Success

How to Defeat Insecurity and Fast-Track Success
Almost everyone deals with some form of insecurity. It’s a normal part of human life, but it can get in the way of some opportunities and dreams. We convince ourselves we’re not good enough or don’t have what it takes --- and those thoughts become a self-fulfilling prophecy.How do you break the cycle and free yourself of your insecurities?...

The Essential Guide to Never Being Lazy Again

The Essential Guide to Never Being Lazy Again
Why can it be so hard sometimes to work hard? Laziness can be a stumbling block to reaching goals, so it’s important to learn how to deal with the part of ourselves that prefers Netflix binges over focused effort.No one is destined to be lazy forever. It’s possible to kick an aversion to hard work and become someone who’s...

2019 Has a New Definition for “Success”

2019 Has a New Definition for “Success”
What does it mean to succeed? Technically, it is about wealth, favor or eminence, or so says Merriam-Webster. Maybe it is time to turn the meaning of success on its head? This year is a chance to think outside of the box about what it means to be living your best life, starting with this brand-new idea about what...

What’s Your “Mission” Here, Anyway?

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We’re told to chase after our dreams and find our purpose in this world. Even so, many of us get trapped in the same monotonous routines, allowing personal goals and desires to slip to the wayside. This can be especially true when life becomes busy and challenging.So how do you find your “mission” in this world and make your...

How Pomodoro Can Make You More Productive

How Pomodoro Can Make You More Productive
Distractions can be a real problem for those of us who work at home or deal with tight deadlines. Whether it’s from checking social media or just getting sidetracked with other tasks, a 15-minute job can easily turn into a 3-hour project. Distractions don’t have to get in the way of your productivity. The Pomodoro technique can help. What Is...

The Best 10 Min. Ted Talk We’ve Seen All Week

The Best 10 Min. Ted Talk We’ve Seen All Week
TED Talks often help people look at the world differently, digest small amounts of information on completely unfamiliar topics and even improve their own lives. Among the most powerful and interesting is this 10-minute Tedx Talk by Amy Purdy, who became a professional snowboarder after losing both of her limbs to meningitis. “How Would You Want Your Story to Go?” Amy...

Would You Trade Your Eyesight for 50k?

Would You Trade Your Eyesight for 50k?
Let’s say someone walked up to you and offered to give you $50k in exchange for your eyesight --- would you take the deal? The answer might seem obvious. But if you’re struggling financially, that $50k could look appealing.We live in a fast-paced society where money and jobs tend to make us forget about other important aspects of our...

4 Personal Development Lies You’ve Been Told All Your Life… ‘Til Now

4 Personal Development Lies You've Been Told All Your Life... 'Til Now
People seek out personal development because they want to better themselves, improve their view of the world and feel more at peace with life. Unfortunately, some of the most popular personal development “truths” you’ve been told are lies. Here are four of the most common ones that could be affecting your happiness. Success = Happiness The outward appearance of a successful...

Can Dog Ownership Improve Your Well-Being?

Can Dog Ownership Improve Your Well-Being?
Dogs do so much more than leave fur on the couch and a paw print on your heart. They make you socialize more, offer daily companionship and comfort you when you’re sad. And that's probably why so many new homeowners also find themselves adopting a pet shortly after they buy!The reality is that dogs really are man's best friend....

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Set Healthy Boundaries to Gain These Benefits

Set Healthy Boundaries to Gain These Benefits

Do you find yourself always saying “yes” to everything? When a friend asks for help moving? How about tackling some extra projects at work?...