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It is interesting to consider why we instinctively respect some people, but others can be very hard to appreciate.
Are you someone who likes to grow?
While there is much to be learned from taking a course or finding a professional tutor, there are many tools out there that can help you learn just about anything you’d like to entirely on your own. With a little elbow grease, trial and error and dedication, these online tools can help guide you through the learning process step-by-step. Whether you want to learn how to renovate your kitchen or the intricacies of calculus, you’ll find the assistance you need through these resources.
photo by karlequin Have you ever wished you could go back in time and have a conversation with one of the greatest minds in history? Well, you can’t sorry, they’re dead.
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Wisdoms for Life
Self confidence is the difference between feeling unstoppable and feeling scared out of your wits. Your perception of yourself has an enormous impact on how others perceive you.
Confidence is a tool you can use in your everyday life to do all kinds of cool stuff, not least to stop second-guessing yourself, manage your fears and become able to do more of the things that really matter to you.
What makes you happy?
Mark Dombeck, Ph.D. Updated: Jul 3rd 2006
by Kent Sayre 1.)
WHEN A PERSON THINKS a negative thought and tries to get rid of it , that person is thinking positively negatively. Daniel M. Wegner of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, has conducted a long string of experiments that show the futility and actual danger of trying to get rid of thoughts.
Many cognitive biases have been demonstrated by research in psychology and behavioral economics .
“Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.” - Mark Twain Post written by Leo Babauta .
Everyone gets drilled with certain lessons in life. Sometimes it takes repeated demonstrations of a given law of life to really get it into your skull, and other times one powerful experience drives the point home once forever. Here are 88 things I’ve discovered about life, the world, and its inhabitants by this point in my short time on earth.