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Rare exercises on how to be functional when you’re crippled by severe depression - KarloLabsKarloLabs. [Method] I’m severely depressed and didn’t have the willpower to take a shower, this method has made me into a productivity MONSTER! : getdisciplined. Saving one person. Some favorite and forgets for you all in one post. This is some of the best advice to give to your kids. It's going to be okay.

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The Art of Asking. 7 Infographics That Prove Gaming Is Good For You. How cultures around the world make decisions. Sit down at a restaurant in France, and there’s a menu.

How cultures around the world make decisions

Salmon with rice. French beans. Wine. If you ask for potatoes instead of rice, the restaurant will say no. I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972 - m4w. I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972, the same day I resolved to kill myself.

I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972 - m4w

One week prior, at the behest of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger, I'd flown four B-52 sorties over Hanoi. I dropped forty-eight bombs. qYiRqlN. Stop Searching for Lifehacks. Focus on This Instead. Compounding interest produces the most meaningful results, not individual swings.

Stop Searching for Lifehacks. Focus on This Instead.

Why then, has the world become obsessed with “lifehacks?” Partly because a small selection of shortcuts are useful and meaningful. Find your people - Meetup. Photos: Donald Glover Posts About Fear And Sadness On Instagram: LAist. Donald Glover posts notes about fear and sadness (Instagram) Donald Glover, who stars on "Community" and releases music under the name Childish Gambino, has posted a series of images to his Instagram that come across initially as somewhat alarming.

Photos: Donald Glover Posts About Fear And Sadness On Instagram: LAist

The 30-year-old actor wrote down his fears and insecurities on hotel stationery, took pictures and published them. His emotions run the gamut from "I'm afraid of the future" to "I'm afraid this is all an accident. " But what begins as a heart-wrenching soul laid bare in fact ends on a positive note.

FZnG0ku.jpg (PNG Image, 507 × 651 pixels) BkMODXy.jpg (PNG Image, 610 × 606 pixels) HmASq0a.jpg (JPEG Image, 181 × 260 pixels) SwivelCard: A Shape-Shifting USB Business Card That Lets You Share Your Photo Portfolio in Style. Looking for a slick and unique way to share your contact info and photo portfolio with prospective clients?

swivelCard: A Shape-Shifting USB Business Card That Lets You Share Your Photo Portfolio in Style

Check out the swivelCard, a transforming business card that doubles as a USB drive when you fold it a certain way. The swivelCard isn’t just a bulky plastic card that has ordinary USB components built in. The company calls it a “smart business card”: it’s the result of a special patented technique that allows ordinary paper to be used as a USB drive. Each card has a unique ID that points to a particular webpage on the Internet — your online portfolio, Dropbox account, or social media pages, for example. A built-in analytics system allows you to keep track of when and where your cards are being viewed, down to individual cards.

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Every Week, 2 Anonymous Students Sneak Into A Classroom And Blow Everyone's Mind. According to CCAD every week two anonymous intruders have been sneaking into classrooms on campus, leaving some cool chalkboard messages with the signature, #dangerdust.

Every Week, 2 Anonymous Students Sneak Into A Classroom And Blow Everyone's Mind

It captured the attention of the students and are now shared far and wide through social media. One of the students were lucky enough to get an interview with #dangerdust. 7 Ways to Improve Your Memory. Can’t find your house keys?

7 Ways to Improve Your Memory

Forgot the milk at the grocery store? Do not fret my puppies, here are 7 simple ways to improve your memory and stay sharp. 1. Stay mentally active Do jigsaw puzzles, play sudoku, or solve math problems for fun, anything that keeps your cranium running will help you recollect your thoughts. 2. 3. What Does It Mean To Be Cool? The Human Condition Thorsten Botz-Bornstein links Stoicism and Hip Hop.

What Does It Mean To Be Cool?

In principle, to be cool means to remain calm even under stress. But this doesn’t explain why there is now a global culture of cool. Lock picking. Hunter S. Thompson On Finding Your Purpose. Photo via huffpost In April of 1958, a 22 year-old Hunter S.

Hunter S. Thompson On Finding Your Purpose

Thompson wrote a letter on the meaning of life when asked by a friend for advice. What makes his response all the more profound is the fact that at the time, the world had no idea that he would become one of the most important writers of the 20th century. How to Become Superior To Others: 11 Steps. Edit Article Edited by Maluniu, For How Long, Rob S, Tom Viren and 33 others Many humans were worshipped throughout history as gods.

How to Become Superior To Others: 11 Steps

The Japanese emperors, the Egyptian pharaohs, the ancient Roman Emperors; all of them were official deities within their state religion, and yet there are very few who honor them as deities today (though a few who worship the Japanese Emperor as a deity still remain.) Transform Yourself: A Guide to Self-Improvement. Seven reasons to maybe feel slightly better about things. Microsoft Virtual Academy – Free IT Training, Online Learning of Microsoft Technologies. Take charge of your city in 10 steps. 11 of the Best Gmail Tools and Plugins Ever. Gmail is an ad-powered email inbox. It’s easy, it looks great and it’s very versatile. Don’t you just love it? If you’re anything like me, you’re always on the lookout for new Gmail tools and plugins to add to your Gmail inbox or to Google Chrome. You’re using them either to increase your productivity or just because it makes your life much easier.

I dissected my inbox and bring you the top 11 Gmail tools I’m using right now to turn my inbox into a powerhouse. #1 Rapportive: Rich Contact Data straight to your Inbox. [Text] /u/reasonably_plausible Paints a somewhat disturbing but awe inspiring picture of the human species : Frisson. Ruteqube comments on I'd like to have a discussion about female streamers. What do you feel defines an attention seeking streamer and how common do you think that actually is? Peripeteia. For a purported perpetual motion generator, see perepiteia. Peripeteia /ˌpɛrəpɨˈtaɪ.ə/ (Greek: περιπέτεια) is a reversal of circumstances, or turning point. The term is primarily used with reference to works of literature. The English form of peripeteia is peripety. Aristotle's view[edit] Anagnorisis. Tragedy[edit] "Lear and Cordelia" by Ford Madox Brown: Lear, driven out by his older daughter and rescued by his youngest, realizes their true characters.

In the Aristotelian definition of tragedy, it was the discovery of one's own identity or true character (e.g. Cordelia, Edgar, Edmund, etc. in Shakespeare's King Lear) or of someone else's identity or true nature (e.g. YSK that you can make your time more efficient studying by using Quizlet.com so you don't have to cut/write out hundreds of flashcards. : YouShouldKnow. eA7Hxzp.jpg (940×1619) 15 minutes is all you have once they invade. [Text] What being lonely really is. : Frisson. The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet. Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not know about.

These web sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. And if you find this list useful, also check out the expanded version – The Most Useful Websites – which now offers a collection of 150+ undiscovered and incredibly useful websites to enhance your productivity. ctrlq.org/screenshots – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops. dictation.io – online voice recognition in the browser itself. Changelog and Updates. How cold showers changed how I went through all my days! : getdisciplined. ZY8dKpA.gif (800×600) Here's How The World's Most Brilliant People Scheduled Their Days. hOdql1I.jpg (JPEG Image, 1743 × 1122 pixels) - Scaled (58. Adventures in Depression. Nightfalls comments on Abilify Medical. SUWPF6t.jpg (523×624) Life is a game. This is your strategy guide.

674k shares Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Real life is the game that – literally – everyone is playing. Getridofwires comments on Surgeons of reddit, are your lifestyles really as terrible as everyone thinks? Hey Imgur, I heard you like lists so I made this list of lists. John Schneider. I recently got asked to shoot photos for a show called “The Haves and HaveNots” for the Oprah Winfrey Network. I’ve shot many shows in my career and I always enjoy these shoots because there are so many challenges involved.

10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are F!#%ing Awesome. Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. 24 Awesome Skills to Learn for Free Online. r5lLHKg.gif (500×715) FbCskDs. QeFRJUm.jpg (313×313) What is your biggest "fuck this, I need to change" moment? : AskReddit. Everyone Says I Am Running Away. When I started traveling, my dad asked what I’m running away from. The Greatest Speech Ever Made. Health - Fitness - Beauty - Exercise - Nutrition - Diet. Johnnywebber comments on What is a skill someone can learn in 6 months that will impress employers on a resume?

The 20 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Yourself. We are our own greatest enemy. We doubt ourselves, complicate our lives, cloud our minds with unimportant thoughts and negativity, we punish ourselves, hate ourselves and then feel sorry for ourselves because “outside forces” are making our lives a living hell. EzuagWs. Sitting straight 'bad for backs' Sitting up straight is not the best position for office workers, a study has suggested. Top 10 Fantasy Writing Tips From 'Game Of Thrones' Author George R.R. Martin. Last night, A Game Of Thrones author George R.R. Martin took to the stage at the Sydney Opera House to discuss his popular fantasy series, the spin-off HBO TV show and his craft as a writer.

Below are ten kernels of wisdom that could help budding authors write their own fantasy saga. Stefan Molyneux gives his interpretation of why we procrastinate and how we can stop - absolutely fascinating. : getdisciplined. How zinc starves lethal bacteria to stop infection. Monday, 11 November 2013. Learn to code. Got this dropped on me today, unintentionally. : motivation. Codewars. 700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. How do you start a conversation with a stranger? : needadvice. Your Willpower Is Determined By Your Father's Parenting Style, Study. YSK, how to be more confident : YouShouldKnow. 21 Ways You Should Take Advantage Of Your 20s. Khan Academy. Doctors of meddit, why and how did you choose your specialty? : medicine. Vases & Floral Accessories. Blog - Deliberately Tiny Steps. Favorite Quotes by Maya Angelou. Sleepyti.me bedtime calculator.

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Charles Negy, Professor, Says Students Showed 'Religious Arrogance And Bigotry' In A Letter Later Posted On Reddit. Be9rKAC. Origins. I've thought of a new self-discipline/productivity tool and I want you guys to critique it. It's called the 55-5 rule and it's a simple way of organizing your life. : getdisciplined.

Abeyante comments on Seriously considering ending an engagement over bad sex. Am I being an idiot? IAmAMagicLion comments on What one sentence could make anyone feel bad about themselves no matter the situation? What poker books have helped you up your game the most? : poker. Body hacks (wake up that foot that went to sleep, along with other things) Body Language.