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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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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A Painless Life May Sound Enticing, But It's the Guarantee to True Suffering

No one wants to suffer. As a general rule, people like to avoid hurt and pain as much as possible. As a species, humans want a #painless existence so much that scientists make a living trying to create it. People can now choose “pain-free” labor for babies, and remedies to cure back pain, headaches, body-pains and even mental pains are a dime a dozen. Beyond medicine, we also work hard to experience little pain even when it comes to loss; often times we believe a breakup won’t hurt as much…

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