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It’s Okay For Boys To Be Emotional. It’s Actually Good.

Fostering different emotions holds a lot of advantages for health as adults, research has shown. However, it appears we are starting to realise this a little too late. Notably, there is a significant lack of emotional diversity in children, especially young boys. We often box them unnecessarily in shackles that will do them no good when they become adults. These same shackles, we try to break off when they become adults, but it turns out difficult for them and for us to let go as it appears quite often, that…

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Plagiarism Is A Cop Out. Why It’s Better To Be Original

Plagiarism is rampant on the internet. It’s so easy for people to copy, paste, and claim an idea as their own. Unfortunately, lots of people get away with it. Some even thrive on the labors of others. They may be able to skate by, but what are they really getting out of copying someone else’s work? The simple fact is, you can’t learn and grow if you don’t put in the effort. We’re all on a quest for originality Everyone wants to be unique. Originality showcases talent, and it gives…

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Take A Peek Into Your Brain And Discover All It’s Wonders

Thе Rіvеr оf Consciousness by Oliver Sacks wіll bе a brоаdеr and more direct lооk аt hоw thе brаіn and mіnd wоrk, аѕ аlwауѕ, incorporating Sасkѕ’ rісh historical and personal соntеxt. Advаnсеѕ іn neuroscience have rеvоlutіоnіzеd оur ability tо vіѕuаlіzе the brain іn action. For thе first time wе аrе able tо сlоѕе thе gар between the рhіlоѕорhісаl ԛuеѕtіоnѕ which hаvе consumed the wоrld’ѕ thіnkеrѕ since thе еіghtееnth century and thе truе physiological bаѕіѕ оf perception and соnѕсіоuѕnеѕѕ. A Deep Examination To Our Memory In Thе Rіvеr оf Consciousness, Sасkѕ wіll…

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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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It’s Better to Be Nobody Than Somebody

Most of us desire to fit in, but if we’re good at what we do, we want to stand out. The quest for notoriety leads people to reach incredible heights, but is fame all it’s cracked up to be? Pixar’s rise to greatness is a good example of how fame has its pros and cons. When they made Toy Story, they invented an entirely new way to make animated films. They knew that the film would present many challenges, but they also felt they could tell a great story. Toy…

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Move On, It’s Not That Bad Afterall

Are you facing adversity – setbacks or trials in life? Do you feel overwhelmed by the feeling of losing someone or something invaluable in your life? If yes, then Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy is for you. A good read if you are looking to get back on your feet. It also walks you through the importance of cultivating resilience in today’s society. Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy By Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant 4.5 Star Rating on Amazon Following the abrupt…

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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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How Can You Get A Leopard To Change It’s Spots

Imagine that you’ve just completed a project at work. Your supervisor tells you that you didn’t deliver things exactly the way he wants, and he asks you to redo the project. For some people, this would be cause for a meltdown, but you take it in stride. You go back to your desk, digest what was just said,and assess the work you put into the project. Instead of having a pity party, you make a commitment to improve the quality of your work. A colleague who was in the meeting…

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Why It’s Important To Drink More Water At Work

It’s no surprise that we spend the majority of our waking lives at work. The average person will spend around 90,000 hours at their workplace in their lifetime. When it comes to our health, it isn’t always our main priority especially at work, while we’re sitting at our computers or moving from meeting to meeting. Getting through our daily workload will always be at the forefront of our mind. In Japan, where people work the longest hours – on average 60-70 hours a week – around 10,000 people drop dead…

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How to Hold on to True Freedom When It’s Difficult to Find These Days

I’d like you to imagine waking up tomorrow with no limitations whatsoever. How would you spend your day? Who would you spend it with? Where in the world would you be? How would you feel? Over the past 6 years I have asked hundreds of people this question. And guess what? 99% of them have no idea how to answer it. They have never thought about what their perfect day looks like, let alone how to describe it in vivid detail. Somewhere along the way, people stopped chasing their dreams….

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