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Quit Multi Tasking Before It’s Too Late

When you’ve got a full schedule, multitasking looks like a good way to free up time. Almost everybody does it. Kids eat while watching TV or playing on an iPad. Adults simultaneously text and surf the internet. Walk down any city street, and you’ll see people attempting to walk and use their smartphones at the same time. Multitasking has become the norm. We even pride ourselves on how many things we can do at once. The more tasks we can juggle, the more valuable we feel we are to our…

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Most People Forget About This Before Their Trips and This App Will Tell You What It Is

When it comes to travel outside of the United States most people don’t think much about what kinds of diseases that might be prevalent in the local area. This can lead to an unexpected exposure to a number of different diseases and illnesses that they are not prepared for. While the majority of travel websites out on the Internet can put out a whole lot of information about the things to see and do in the area that they are looking to visit, however, almost none of them are likely…

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Others Judge You Even Before You Meet Them, Here’s Why

We all have that friend that we need to warn others of before they meet them. Before you meet them, your friend tells you to brace yourself because they can be kind of rude. He tends to make fun of people, but she’s known him for years so she’s used to him. But now before you’ve even met him, you have a negative impression of him. This inclination to judge before you’ve even met someone is natural. They say that the first impression is important, but sometimes you can make…

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Act Now Before It’s Too Late To Be Happy

Stepping out of your comfort zone is no walk in the park. But when you do, you most often find that there will be surprises that await you. If you are in need of an inspiring movie that will help nudge you in that direction, check out The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, a film that urges us to take risks and pursue something great, something fabulous that we wouldn’t otherwise dream of doing in our comfort zone. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) Walter Mitty is your average…

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Read The Instructions Before Proceeding With Life

We would all love to be able to have the answers to life’s boundless questions. A road map for life. Yet that is not possible. We can only strive to be the best versions of ourselves and confront the problems or questions that lie ahead of us without causing harm to others or ourselves. So how can we ‘live well’ on a daily basis? If there’s a manual for life, what would it be? A Manual For Living by Epictetus is just what it is. A manual. A book that…

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The 25 Best Self Improvement Books To Read Before You Turn 25

I remember the first time I got my hands on a self-improvement book. I was baffled. At that moment I realized my fate was not set in stone. I could become my own drill master and coach. The books I read would set out the training course for me to overcome. All I had to do was listen to that voice that aspired to climb higher and higher. Every time I committed to a new challenge I knew it was going to be outside my comfort zone, but after enough iterations,…

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How to Overcome a Trauma and Be Even Stronger Than Before

Trauma. For some, the word conjures up images of the emergency room and doctors. For others, they recall the time their parents first yelled at them. And for others, it was learning their spouse wanted a divorce. Trauma is experienced by everyone, in different ways. I once heard there is no measuring tool against which to compare trauma; it is not a contest and you cannot compare your hurt to someone else’s. That advice has always remained close to my heart because of its truth. Trauma is a part of…

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Take This Resilience Test to Know Yourself Well Before the next Big Challenge Comes

The song by Big Sean, ‘Bounce Back’ has been stuck in my head lately. The catchy hit starts off with, “Last night took an ‘l’ but tonight I bounce back.” Popular songs aside, how well do you bounce back when you take a loss? I know sometimes I experience something challenging, and I let it ruin my entire day. Sometimes I let it ruin my whole week. Resilience, as a term, means to recover from something difficult. Bonus points if you recover quickly. For some career fields, like engineering, there…

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Serious Health Problems Can Come from Having Tight Shoulders, Try the Streches Before It’s Too Late

Many of us have jobs that entail sitting at a desk all day long. For those of us stuck sitting, we’re typically looking at a computer and don’t have the best posture. I find myself almost shrugging when I hunch over the keyboard at my desk, and it causes a lot of tightness and pain in my neck and shoulders, leading to headaches and discomfort throughout more of the body. Though common, struggling with tight muscles still causes us to perform poorly in our day to day activities. Why Having…

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How to Dress to Make a Great Impression Before You Speak in the Interview

Interviews can be daunting at the best of times, so doing what we can to be more confident internally will help us shine and give the best impression to our potential employer. How we dress is a fundamental way to gain confidence within – if we know we look the part, then we’ll also feel the part. Apart from preparing sufficiently, what we wear is the key to showing we mean business and giving ourselves the best opportunity to score that dream job. You Only Have 10 Seconds to Make…

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