Think out of the Box Is Outdated, Think in High Definition Instead

Whenever I hear someone say “think outside the box”, I start to wonder why there is a box in the first place. Personally, I don’t think inside the box, I don’t think outside the box, I don’t even know where the box is! We constrain our self when we box ourselves in. When we do this, we fail to see solutions outside of the status quo. If you have boxed yourself in… simply get rid of the box. For me, Lean Six Sigma helps to remove the box. Think of…

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Willpower Has Been Overrated, This Is What You Need Instead To Succeed

Willpower can be described as the ability to control or reject desires to indulge in harmful and useless habits. It also allows people to arrive at decisions and then follow them through with perseverance until success has been achieved. Additionally, willpower can help us delay gratification, which as humans, we’re hard-wired to want instantly. To give you a concrete example of willpower, just think of school. Students need willpower to self-control themselves to maintain attention in class, and to avoid breaking school rules in order to be seen as a…

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10 Best Acne Treatment You Need To Use Instead of Popping Your Pimples

We’ve all been there. You’re heading to an event, and your skin breaks out. Acne is such an annoyance, and it always seems to crop up at the most inconvenient times. When you see a pimple rearing its ugly head, it can be tempting to pop it. It’ll get rid of some of the pressure, and maybe the blemish will look a little less obvious for your event. That sense of relief is short-lived. Not only can you cause scars that are difficult to conceal, but popping that zit can…

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When Size Doesn’t Matter! Value Happiness By Frequency Instead Of Intensity!

How often do you scroll through your social media feeds, seeing people having fun at weddings, parties, and events and think… “Why am I not having fun?” “My life is so boring.” “Everybody seems so much happier than me.” Many of us are guilty of this kind of thinking. In fact, it’s been found that up to 1 in 5 of us feel depressed as a result of using social media. [1] The reason we feel bad when we see other people having fun on social media is simple: We…

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Eat Chia Seed Instead Because Contains 6 Times More Calcium Than Milk! (and Has More Benefits!)

Most adults think that milk is good for them. After all, we have been told since we were children that drinking milk will make your bones grow strong and healthy, and it is one of the best sources of calcium. Yet despite this, milk is not as healthy as you think. In fact, adults do not get as many benefits from milk as children do, and lots of research indicates that milk might actually be bad for us. For instance, less than 40% of humans on earth can actually digest…

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Be Yourself Instead of Trying To Impress Others. People Will Judge You Anyway

Every day, we dive headfirst into our schools, workplaces and the first thing we do is to surround ourselves with people. We gossip about the latest trends. We discuss about the newest classes our kids are taking. “Oh, Alex started playing the piano last week, how is George?” “Same old, same old, just going to that Arts class I’ve told you before. He’s now drawing …” We talk about the game the night before – “Man, he was so close from scoring that jumper, I’m telling you. That would’ve been…

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Mind-Reading Is Detrimental To Your Relationship: 5 Actions You Should Take Instead

“Assumptions are the termites of relationships” ~Henry Winkler Most people realize that it is unreasonable to expect others to read their mind, yet they still feel hurt and outraged when their innermost, unexpressed thoughts go unheard. In intimate relationships, there exists a fallacy and erroneous expectation that mind reading [1] is not only a legitimate supposition, but that a partner who fails to adeptly interpret thoughts and to take appropriate action is unloving. Mind Reading: Don’t try this at home Effective communication that is clear, concise and transparent is the best way to…

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Still Believe Long Workout Is Good For Your Heart? You Should Exercise In This Way Instead!

If you’re anything like me, you love starting your day with a great workout. However, many people believe that they should work out once a day (for about an hour or so). I’ve got some shocking information for you and it will change the way you workout for life! Slow and steady does not win the race You read that right, folks. Working out for an hour or so going from machine to machine is only going to wear your body down. Dr. Joel Seeman (an exercise psychologist) has research…

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Eating Collagen For Stronger Joints? Here’s What You Should Eat Instead

Collagen is fast becoming synonymous with younger looking skin. If you are a runner or particularly conscious about your joints, it is believed that consuming collagen directly will help add collagen to the body to promote even stronger joints. In the Far East, delicacies such as chicken feet and pig feet have been around for centuries with people consuming them for the health benefits associated with eating collagen-rich foods. But is this true? What Exactly Is Collagen? Collagen is a robust protein that makes up the structure and strength of your skin, bones,…

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5 Ways You Can Use Cannabis Plants Instead of Smoking Them

Is smoking cannabis in a cigarette or bong really the best way to enjoy marijuana? I’d say no. If you think back to the first time you ‘experimented’ with marijuana, you might recall the stinging sensation in your throat, or the fact that you couldn’t stop coughing, gasping for dear life while your friends laughed themselves silly. Ah, the days! Let’s be frank here: smoking cannabis is a habit many find hard to break and years of inhaling it directly may have devastating consequences for your health, especially in the…

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