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5 Ways To Deal With People Who Put You Down In Hard Times

You have an ambition. You’ve pursued it for some time. You even feel like you’re steadily progressing. So you share your accomplishments with your friends and family, and you’re shocked by their responses. “Why are you doing this?” they say, casting doubt. They make you insecure about your choice.  “I don’t think you can do it,” they claim. They crush your confidence. “What will you do afterward?” they question. They think you’re wasting your time. You don’t understand. They’re supposed to be the closest people to you. Shouldn’t your loved ones care if you’re happy? Don’t they want to see your life improve and your dreams come true? When Everyone Tries to Smash Your Dream To Pieces People point fingers at you when you fail. […]

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How To Take Screenshot On Mac And iOS

How to take a screenshot on a Mac and an iPhone Many times we feel the need to send and share screenshots from our iPhone and Mac computers. We often want to save a screenshot of a game, a bug or sometimes conversations to send them later. Here is a how-to guide to get you familiar with taking a screenshot. Taking screenshots on iPhone Saving a screenshot on an iPhone is very easy and handy, too. 1. Arrange everything the way you want to be in the screenshot image. 2. Gently press the sleep/wake button and then hit the home button on your iPhone. 3. Be sure not to hold the sleep/wake button for so long that the power off slider appears, and also take […]

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Synchronize Your Email Manually (The Productivity Gem nobody talks about)

Poor email usage is without a doubt the #1 time killer for white-collar workers. If you get this right you’ll be ahead of 50-90% of the other people dependent on your industry and level of seniority. To better emphasize the issue, consider this study: In 2005, King’s College performed an experimental IQ test between 3 groups. Group A performed the test with no distractions. Group B did the test, but were distracted by email and phone calls. Group C did the test and smoked weed. Guess what? The group of stoners outperformed the email group by 6 points. The #1 hack I have found that no one talks about: synchronizing email manually This is a big claim and I’ll back it up right here. Not […]

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How to Prepare for Retirement Emotionally

“It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.” – Eckhart Tolle Happiness and quality of life are something that many, if not all of us, strive for. One thing that I have noticed through my work with people in retirement is that the pull toward both of these aspects becomes even stronger when the days are no longer filled with work obligations. I have witnessed many people entering retirement who have no idea what makes them happy, and it makes me wonder why we aren’t very good at figuring that out. After all, you would think that happiness would be something that we constantly work toward and get better at over time. I’ve seen many people struggle with […]

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Amazing things you can do with your Nook e-reader

The incredible Nook e-reader; a handy size device you can carry with you anytime, anywhere, comfortably. It was always intended to read books, but brilliant users soon turned it into something more. They used a method called “rooting” to allow multiple apps to run. When your Nook has been modified properly the possibilities, are numerous. Consequently reading books has become just one of the many uses for this light, practical, useful, and convenient gadget. The following are some interesting things you can do with your Nook e-reader. 1) Evernote Do you rely on the excellent Evernote tool for organizing your day’s activities? You will now be able to create, check, update and change your plans, activities, arrangements, and all of your business using this amazing […]

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The Pros And Cons of Writing a Life Plan

Which will lead to a happier and more fulfilling life, creating a detailed life plan, or taking life on as it comes? Maybe, for you, the right answer depends on what is important to you. Perhaps you have no idea if your life will be better with or without creating a road map for yourself. If you aren’t sure, you are definitely not alone. Many people don’t know if they need a life plan. The next question is, how do you find out? You can begin by looking at these pros and cons of creating a plan for your life. The Arguments For a Life Plan Here are some of the benefits of creating and sticking to a life plan. 1. You Can Create a […]

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How to incentivise your employees without breaking the bank

It is now well researched and documented that your employees value some rewards higher than others. Gone are the days when you can offer a financial reward or bonus to all your employees and expect them to remain motivated and loyal to your business. The modern workforce is young and dynamic, giving you lots of opportunity to offer a positive and fulfilling job. In recent research it stated that millennial workers actually prefer to feel fulfilled and interested in their job rather than receive a financial reward above their salary. However, an interesting role with perks equals a very happy workforce, which in turn means increased production levels for you business. While you may not be able to offer luxury incentives. such as foreign travel […]

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How to create an epic lifestyle in 5 minutes a day

Would you like to have a life that’s so exciting it makes others envious? Do you wish you were that person who always had opportunities falling at his feet. The dude with dozens of awesome stories to tell at social events – and an Instagram feed filled with fun experiences. The man who makes living life to the fullest look effortless? Well, there’s only thing stopping you – an emotion completely under your control. Taking ownership of this emotion need not take hours of hypnotic programming either. Just five minutes a day. –FACE YOUR FEARS– The emotion is fear. All of our most memorable moments immediately follow fear. The butterflies in the stomach. The terror of being embarrassed. The excuses not to go through with […]

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How to move from one failure to another without losing enthusiasm

Having the endurance to stick it out and achieve your goals doesn’t take a great deal of suffering. It doesn’t even take that much work, discipline or will. All you have to do is one habitual act and you will never lose your enthusiasm through failure. That habitual act is to re-plan. The habit of re-planning You may have read stories of great leaders that have tried and tried again without ever giving up until they reached their dreams. You may read stories of Edison trying more than 3,000 times before perfecting the light bulb. It seems as if these people have a will of iron, or are strong, or it seems as if they are ruthless and unwavering, but they are “all and none” […]

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How to Donate That Vehicle You’re Not Using

If you’re anything like me, you often start projects you can’t finish. I can’t tell you how many hobbies I’ve thought I’d become an expert in that I slack off on in a week. Unfortunately, a lot of those hobbies involve pretty big purchases that end up going unused. That boat I was definitely going to use to go fishing ended up sitting unused in the garage for a lot longer than I’d care to admit. Thankfully, there are some options out there for those of us who need to get rid of unused stuff. There are lots of charitable organizations out there that take junk cars, boats and motorcycles off your hands and sell them for you—all while giving you a nice tax break […]

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