Note: This post is written by Jon Rhodes Many so-called weight-loss methods involve ludicrous levels of self-denial and discipline. The problem with this is that most people crack at some point, and return to their former habits. This leads them to return to their former weight. In order to lose weight permanently, you must make realistic life changes that you will stick to – permanently. This is the only way. Here are 10 simple ways to lose weight that you can easily incorporate into your life. Choose the ones to follow that you will realistically stick to.
Note: This post is written by Ben Brychta Shouldn’t creativity be left to artists and musicians? Absolutely not. Creativity has its place in the boardroom, classroom, and even on the factory floor. In fact, if you can train yourself to think creatively, both your professional and personal life will benefit. Unfortunately, as people see you working to be more creative, they may be tempted to give you advice that is less than helpful. Here is some bad advice on creativity: 1. Play It Safe and Stick to Your Talents This advice is usually given by people who believe that you are most likely to get good results if you do what you do best, and don’t stray too far from what your proven skills and talents are. In one sense they are correct. Playing it safe is less risky, and you are less likely to make mistakes. However, the only way to truly develop your creativity is to try new things, even if things don’t always go as planned. In fact, when things don’t go as planned, you may stumble into some of your best ideas.
Note: This post is written by Armela Escalona When was the last time you heard your inner critic? Your inner critic is your inner voice that has the power to motivate you or to unleash destruction upon your very soul. It is present during your demeaning self-talks, always criticizing, judging and condemning you for your actions. They are often made out of your own self-critical thoughts. They can also be the product of the many side comments you hear from other people that become, in a way, mixed with your own idealistic views. At all times, the inner critic hinders you from doing what you want, giving you a lot of reasons to doubt yourself. The inner critic can hurt you in many ways. But more often than not, it keeps telling you that you’re not good enough.
Note: This post is written by Sander Touw Sometimes our to-do lists fail us miserably. They become cluttered with all sorts of small tasks. These pesky tasks drain our focus and energy, and before you know it you have no time or energy left for your most important tasks. So how to make a to-do list that fits your needs? To-Do List: Everything That Comes Your Way or Your MITs? Each person has a different approach to how the best to-do list looks. For some, the to-do list contains all to-do’s for that day, including sudden emergencies or other, unexpected activities. For some, their to-do lists focus solely on their MITs. MIT stands for Most Important Task. But what approach is best for you? Luckily, deep inside, you already know.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests. – John Stuart Mill If you want to live an effective life, there is one condition you should meet: You must believe in what you do. Believing in what you do might seem trivial, but the fact is it can make a huge difference. As the quote above says, it makes you much more powerful than those who just have interests. There are at least three reasons why you should believe in what you do:
Note: This post is written by Jane Dizon Waking up is the hardest task of the day. The thought of work, school, or chores, sucks out all your energy. You’re already exhausted just by the thought of it. The idea of procrastinating is likely, and when at home, that’s a formula for those days-when-nothings-gets-done. Fortunately, procrastinating is not a disease. It’s merely a bad habit that can be changed, well, with a good one. To help you start, here are five simple hacks to be productive at home.