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30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself. When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. But before you can begin this process of transformation you have to stop doing the things that have been holding you back. Here are some ideas to get you started: Stop spending time with the wrong people. – Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you. Man Knowledge #3,093. “When hiking in the woods, always carry within quick reach a roll of athletic or duct tape & a sharp, sturdy knife with a 4-6 inch blade.

Man Knowledge #3,093

If confronted by a bear, wolf, or mountain lion… firmly grip the knife in your hand, then with your other hand wrap your fist shut with tape trapping the knife in your closed fist. Now if attacked, the knife will be firmly taped in your closed fist. At this point it’s better to sacrifice one arm in front of you as bate to the beast, then when the beast attacks the “bate arm”, you should stab the attacking beast over & over & over nonstop with your knife hand. As you fight for survival & show the beast who’s boss, you will not have to worry about losing your knife from your hand in the fight seeing how it is now taped firmly to your hand. After you fight off the beast, if your “bate arm” is lost or severely damaged, unwrap the tape with your teeth to free up your knife hand so you can now tend to the wounds of your injured arm.

The Best Life Quotes, Sayings, and Phrases. Sometimes All You Need Is A Little Inspiration to Keep Rolling - StumbleUpon. 10 Things To Stop Caring About Today - StumbleUpon. Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein - StumbleUpon. [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page.

Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein - StumbleUpon

I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction. " "Imagination is more important than knowledge. " Copyright: Kevin Harris 1995 (may be freely distributed with this acknowledgement) 100 Tips About Life, People, and Happiness - StumbleUpon. Words that speak to the soul. - Polyvore - StumbleUpon. 15 styles of Distorted Thinking. Ten Principles To Live By In Fiercely Complex Times.

If you're like most people I work with in companies, the demands come at you from every angle, all day long, and you have to make difficult decisions without much time to think about them.

Ten Principles To Live By In Fiercely Complex Times

What enduring principles can you rely on to make choices that reflect openness, integrity and authenticity? Here are ten that work for me: 1. Always challenge certainty, especially your own. When you think you're undeniably right, ask yourself "What might I be missing here? " 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Reprinted from Harvard Business Review Tony Schwartz is President and CEO of The Energy Project, a company that helps individuals and organizations fuel energy, engagement, focus, and productivity by harnessing the science of high performance. How To Treat Others: 5 Lessons From an Unknown Author. Five Lessons About How To Treat People -- Author Unknown 1.

How To Treat Others: 5 Lessons From an Unknown Author

First Important Lesson - "Know The Cleaning Lady" During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions, until I read the last one: "What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school? " Surely this was some kind of joke. "Absolutely," said the professor. I've never forgotten that lesson. 2. One night, at 11:30 p.m., an older African American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway trying to endure a lashing rainstorm. A young white man stopped to help her, generally unheard of in those conflict-filled 1960s. A Terrific 2012: Top 15 Inspirational Pictures to Start New Year on a Positive Note - StumbleUpon.

There are times when life punches down everybody.

A Terrific 2012: Top 15 Inspirational Pictures to Start New Year on a Positive Note - StumbleUpon

But Rocky isn’t the only one who can get back up again. The One Resolution You Need To Make In 2012. Fast Company wants you to have your best year yet in 2012; click for more advice and tips on how to work smarter, manage your career, and lead a more meaningful life.

The One Resolution You Need To Make In 2012

As the New Year approaches, many of us are thinking about our resolutions. What will we vow to do this coming year to be better--both at what we do for a living, and as members of the human race?