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And Exhale. Yet another random pearl. Gardening. Organization. Bartender. Hair and makeup. Putting together a wardrobe. Sleeping. 7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds. Have you ever wished you could go back in time and have a conversation with one of the greatest minds in history?

7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds

Well, you can’t sorry, they’re dead. Unless of course you’re clairaudient, be my guest. But for the rest of us, we can still refer to the words they left behind. Even though these great teachers have passed on, their words still live, and in them their wisdom. I’ve made a list of seven what I believe are some of the greatest teachings by the world’s greatest minds. 1. “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” - Lawrence J. In order for us to achieve our dreams, we must have a vision of our goals. Action: Visualize a life of your wildest dreams. 2.

“It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson The best way to learn something is to dive right in to it. Action: You must define your fears in order to conquer them. 3. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. Guided Meditations. 15 Tested Tips for Creative Efficiency. Wise Bread Picks Creative pursuits and efficiency don't always seem to go together; in fact, our age-old wisdom tells us that in order to be truly creative, we need wide open swaths of time, unbounded by other obligations like work, kids, and the need to get dinner on the table.

15 Tested Tips for Creative Efficiency

(See also: Fun and Cheap Ways to Get Creative When You’re Bored) Then there's real life, which includes work, kids, the need to get dinner on the table…little things like that which won't go away. Life won't be put on hold while we decide to get creative. So what's the answer? I'm writing this right now with my third child snuggled up next to me. What I'm trying to say with that long drawn-out story is that life is rarely going to bless you with long open hours to sit around and paint portraits or write songs or write novels. If you want the time, you have to fight for it. 1. 2. Accessibility is a big part of being more creative. 3. 4. Keep it fresh and front of mind. 5. 6. 7. 8. What can you do in five minutes? How to Think Like a Genius.

This is an outline of a method that is taught in workshops and discussed in the book Think Like a Genius by Dr.

How to Think Like a Genius

Todd Siler. It involves connecting and transforming information (data, knowledge, concepts, experiences, etc.) in personally meaningful, purposeful and useful ways. Use this image or choose another and it relate it to your life. 1Give an example of a connection you have made to this image. 2Think about what the image tells you about work and life.3Create a plan that will make a change.4Apply this change to your work and life.Ad. 25 Ways to Be a Better Person Today. Wise Bread Picks I recently came across five principles for living well.

25 Ways to Be a Better Person Today

They are: Today — do not be angry. Today — do not worry. Today — be kind to yourself and others. On the whole, these principles would make you a better person. Here are 25 practical ways to apply the above principles and be a better person — today. Say thanks — and mean it. This is just a start.

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The one John and I have been working so hard on for the past few weeks? And learn how we did it? I mean, I know *I'm* excited. Here, I'll ease you in slowly. It all started.... And it became... Ta-DA! Ok, that's not the best shot. Oooh. Now, on to the photo-intensive tutorial/progress shots! First, if you want your top to have any shine to it, you're going to need to polish up some of the pennies you're using. Fill your bowl about a quarter of the way with pennies, pour in a little Tarn-X, and then swish and shake the bowl around over the sink (in case of splashes) to evenly expose the coins to the liquid. From there, dump the batch onto an old towel to dry them: I polished roughly half of the pennies I planned to use, so there would still be plenty of color variation. Next you're going to need a surface to adhere the pennies to. This fits in a cubby between two bookshelves, so only the front edge is rounded prettily.

Well, we used these: Almost done! Brooke and Maggie's Pearl of DOOM 1.

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