You’ve probably heard it all your life: Appreciate what you have. Be grateful for the work your parents put in for you. Stop complaining about everything. You have it way better than those kids in Africa. Readmore..
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Do we need relationships? They are hard to maintain and easy to lose. We make friends on the fly while at work or at school and lose them just as rapidly when we leave the place which tied us together. Romantic relationships transcend this problem to a certain extent, though they too are vulnerable to conflicts of interest, arguments, falling outs and the like. Readmore..
Studies show, when we make a mistake, we focus on the reasons behind the mistake and blame it on circumstances. However, when someone else makes a mistake, we focus on their failure and blame it on themselves. We are objective with others, but not so much with ourselves. Readmore..
The average person complains about quite a few things, about the weather not suiting his taste, about the work place being too boring or stressful, about her mood being down, about him being tired, about the boyfriend/girlfriend being a pain, about her friends not understanding her. About quite a few things we complain each day, and each time we do it, we drain just a little bit more of our energy. Readmore..
psychologyThe mind is the tool we use to achieve all our successes and unfortunate failures. The more we optimize it, the better results we get. Fortunately, there are people who’ve dedicated their entire adult lives to understanding our brains and are now giving away their knowledge for anyone to use.
Not taking advantage of this is a sacrilege to your potential. Readmore..
2017 is here and we all want to make it better. This year we’ll be healthier, richer, more successful and take trip to Hawaii. But come to think of it, these goals are quite similar to what we wished for at the beginning of 2016, and that hasn’t come to fruition. So, why should this year be any different? Readmore..
As an avid procrastinator in my early days, I would often use the excuse of “I’m tired” to give up on pushing myself. Often times, I’d decide to rest for a day to recharge my batteries only to end up spending a week or more wasting time pointlessly.
Fact of the matter is you rarely need more than a day to properly recover from fatigue Readmore..
There is a trend these days of putting stupid words on Microsoft word or in a dramatic looking video to make it look like the greatest revelation ever (when in fact, it’s complete nonsense). Readmore..
All studies on the subject show no person alive can work at full capacity from start to finish. When beginning a task, we need time to accommodate to it, time get up to speed, and afterwards, more time to slowly switch out of it.
You could say, both on a micro and macro level, task completion has 3 parts: Readmore..
The cliché nowadays is work less, so you’ll have more time to enjoy yourself. The more you enjoy yourself, the happier you are; but that’s not exactly true. Readmore..
Those resilient to negative emotions can go through a breakup and not sulk for months on end. They can experience failure and defeat, but still get back to work the very next day. Nobody is born with this quality, but we can all slowly build up our strength and toughen up to life’s challenges. Readmore..
Focus is the key to a purpose filled life. They say a waiter walked up to the table of 3 millionaires and asked them “what is the most important thing to success?” All 3 paused for a second, then at the same time answered: Focus! Readmore..
As a continuation of my last article, here I’ll go through the big 3 health related activities we all engage in for better or worse: eating, sleeping and working out. I’ll explain why managing these is important, and especially, why it’s important for self discipline and the ability to manage your time. Readmore..
Self discipline and time management are so linked together, some say the second is an expression of the first. Although they’re a topic nobody’s too fond of, you cannot deny the payoffs are immense.
Imagine what you could do if you always did the right thing. Imagine where you would be if the thousands of hours you’ve wasted on television shows and movies were redirected towards improving your skills, your family relations or your net income. Hundreds of books have been written on these subjects, even more articles, and I’d like to give my share here today. Readmore..
Procrastination and getting focused are some of the hardest things you will ever have to do. Remember summer break in high school? The sun, the parties, the absurd amount of homework you always delayed until the very last day? Ever wondered why getting started was always such a pain? Readmore..
How do you build long term hunger for your dreams?
If you’ve ever had a goal that took more than a couple days to achieve, you’ve probably stumbled over the following problem:
How does exterminating your thoughts work? Did it ever cross your mind? Neither did mine.
We need our thoughts. They help us make sense of the world around us. They help us analyze information, and they prompt our actions. That’s what I believed a month ago. Unfortunately, for the most part, things are not quite the way we think they are. Readmore..
Your choices on health are killing you as we speak. The chemicals you ate yesterday are murdering your cells. The ones you ate this morning are slowing down your blood flow, throwing you into a mental fog, making you feel tired and unfocused. Readmore..
Do you not feel like working right now? Do you feel bored or tired? Is your deadline 3 days away, but you’re not in the mood to leave your couch?
If your answer to the above is yes, then I’ve got just the thing for you. Without further cliches (I mean adieu), here’s my top 10 ways to change your mood for the better: Readmore..
If you’re into self development you are probably very much aware of affirmations and the law of attraction. They seem to pop up everywhere as solutions to all our problems.
There are different kinds of affirmations: Readmore..
30 day challenges are for those who know what to do to turn their lives around, but can’t get themselves to do it. It’s for those who procrastinate, for those who can’t find the motivation to leave the couch. Readmore..