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Picasso’s Top 7 Tips for Creating an Exciting Life. “The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.” “Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.” Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor and creator in many creative fields. He’s perhaps the most well-known painter from all of the 20:th century. He also had some interesting things to say about life. Here are my 7 favourite tips from him. 1. “He can who thinks he can, and he can’t who thinks he can’t. This is a great quote because it doesn’t just say that you should “believe in yourself!”. The funny thing is that it’s hard to see how much your beliefs control your performance and how you see your world when you are used at looking at things from just one perspective.

When you think you can do something instead of not your perception of that thing changes. 2. Pushing yourself and stretching is necessary to grow. 101 Ways To Live Your Life To The Fullest. “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinion drown your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs (101 Most Inspiring Quotes of All Time) How do you feel about your life today? If your answer to any of the above is a no, maybe or not sure, that means you’re not living your life to the fullest. This is a list of 101 timeless principles I use to live my best life, and I hope they’ll help you to do so too. Here are 101 ways to live your life to the fullest:

101 Incredible Insights On Life And Work. Sometimes we need a little encouragement, a change in our perception. This is achieved by various ways, possibly the most powerful of which is gaining insight from other’s. Here, JD from Sources Of Insight shares an incredible 101 great insights and actions for work and life: “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.”— Reba McEntire This is a 101 list of some of the best insights and actions for work and life.

I started with the simple goal to build and unleash the world’s greatest “ah-ha” collection. This collection of insights and actions is a “hub-and-spokes” model. Enjoy. 1. 20/20 Hindsight — “I knew it all along” phenomenon. The “I knew it all along” phenomenon is also called the “hindsight bias.” 2. 30 Day Trials — Try something new for 30 days. If you want to grow your capabilities, learn something new, change a habit or adopt a new one, try it for 30 days. 3. 80/20 Rule – 80 percent of your results come from 20 percent of your efforts. 4.

42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself. Are you someone who likes to grow? Do you constantly seek to improve yourself and become better? If you do, then we have something in common. I’m very passionate about personal growth. It was just 4 years ago when I discovered my passion for growing and helping others grow. SEE ALSO: How to Better Yourself One Day at a Time After 1.5 years of actively pursuing growth and helping others to grow through my personal development blog, I realize there is never an end to the journey of self improvement. As a passionate advocate of growth, I’m continuously looking for ways to self-improve. Read a book every day. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this article or anything about personal growth.

Image © kevindooley. 50 Ways to Get Your Life in Order. This is an article by guest writer Mark Foo, author of The 77 Traits of Highly Successful People. There’s nothing wrong with a little bit of chaos in your life. As Albert Einstein once stated, “Three rules of work: out of clutter find simplicity, from discord find harmony, in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” Unexpected challenges are what make us stronger, so don’t avoid them. Keep in mind the following 50 tips and you’ll be able to streamline your life and get back on track in the New Year. Recycle old papers that are filling drawers in your house. If you’re anything like me, you have drawers overflowing with old receipts, junk mail, records, and notes to myself.

Get rid of all of this. Do you have a tip to help us get our lives in order? 120 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power. Here are 120 things you can do starting today to help you think faster, improve memory, comprehend information better and unleash your brain’s full potential. Solve puzzles and brainteasers.Cultivate ambidexterity. Use your non-dominant hand to brush your teeth, comb your hair or use the mouse. Write with both hands simultaneously. Switch hands for knife and fork.Embrace ambiguity. Learn to enjoy things like paradoxes and optical illusions.Learn mind mapping.Block one or more senses. Eat blindfolded, wear earplugs, shower with your eyes closed.Develop comparative tasting. Readers’ Contributions Dance! Contribute your own tip!

There are many, many ways to keep our brains sharp. 25 Fun Ways to Pamper Your Body and Increase Vitality! Taking great care of the body relieves stress, increases vitality and feeds the soul. In this article we will cover 25 recommendations will leave your body (and mind) prr-ing like a cat. By integrating the following tips your body will feel loose and fertile, and be on its way to becoming the well-oiled machine you know it can be! 1. Drink at least 30 oz of Water every day Water is the elixir of life. Too many of us walk around de-hydrated and over the long-term this can hurt our vitality. 2. After a shower, take a wash cloth and literally scrub your body from head to toes. The feet are the workhorse of the body, and it is critical for our long-term health to take good care of them. 4. Light interferes with sleep, at least partly because it inhibits melatonin secretion and thus resets the biological clock. 5.

Organic foods have less (if any) chemicals and pesticides than non-organic fare. 6. 7. Of you. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. Popularity: 77% [?] 75 Reminders for Tough Times. 25 Killer Actions to Boost Your Self-Confidence. Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. – E.E.

Cummings By Leo Babauta One of the things that held me back from pursuing my dreams for many years was fear of failure … and the lack of self-confidence that I needed to overcome that fear. It’s something we all face, to some degree, I think. The key question: how do you overcome that fear? By working on your self-confidence and self-esteem. I still have those fears, undoubtedly. This post was inspired by reader Nick from Finland, who asked for an article about self-worth and self-confidence: Many of the things you propose make people feel better about themselves and actually help building self-confidence. Truer words have never been spoken. As an aside, I know that some people make a strong distinction between self-esteem and self-confidence.

You can do this by taking control of your life, and taking control of your self-confidence. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 101 Revolutionary Ways to Be Healthy | Do the healthy thing, even when it's challenging, inconvenient or considered weird. Take pride in that. Just because it's popular doesn't mean it's smart or good for you. Enlist fellow trend buckers and create a trend of your own. Use your healthy frustration about the unhealthy status quo to spark creativity and determination.

Look for signs of progress (beyond pounds lost) and rejoice when you find them. Give yourself a pat on the back every time you make your health a priority. Reclaim responsibility for your well-being; own your daily choices; minimize your reliance on the broken sick-care system. Don't be boring. 100 Simple Ways to Change Your Life for the Better | Nerds Do It Better. May 7th, 2008 100 Simple Ways to Change Your Life for the Better No matter how perfect you may think you are, the fact this there’s always some small way you can improve for yourself and others.

Whether it’s broadening your knowledge or reducing your impact on the earth, there are seemingly endless little things you can do to make a change for the better and make yourself more attractive to others at the same time. Here, we’ll discuss 100 of these steps, and how you can go about doing them. Health Good health is the foundation of a good life, so make these improvements, and they’ll resonate out to the rest of your life. Social Take these steps to change your social life for the better. Join a book club: Get some social interaction while improving your knowledge with a book club.Get out of the house: Believe it or not, the world just isn’t going to come to you.

Emotional Improve your emotional life with these simple strategies to improve your health and relationships. 50 Ways to Get Your Life in Order. 13 Small Choices That Can Change Your Life In Great Ways. While practicing neuropsychiatry and studying neuroscience for 40 years, my interest expanded from the human brain to include evidence of mind throughout nature—in animals, plants, microbes, and other cells. Amazingly, even plants and cells have intelligence, which means that science isn't all we've been taught to believe.

From my decades of research, there are simple important things that I wish everyone knew. Some of these small choices and new ways of looking at the world could change your life in great ways. 1. Sleep is more important than most people realize. 2. Napping can increase memory and creativity. 3. Memory is not fixed. 4. If there is one magic bullet for increased body and brain health, including increased memory, it is sensible regular exercise. 5. When eating certain foods (including processed foods, sugar, and unnatural ingredients), our hormones and neurons react strongly, as if exposed to a drug. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Those who know animals understand this. 11. 12. 13. 30 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Die. {Via studioflowerpower on etsy} “Rather than money, than fame, than love…give me truth.” ~ Thoreau I woke up this morning and my life clock marked 30. My first sleep-deprived idea was to pack a small suitcase, get on the first train, move to another country, change my name, change my hair color (or get plastic surgery if needed), and start from scratch. When I don’t know how to deal with life, I hide sometimes. And others, I fight it. By now, I’m good at both: fighting and disappearing. I’m old enough to be acquainted with life’s darkest and most elevated places, and young enough to take more. A true warrior doesn’t feel forced to do either, but moves through and with and for life, like water.

So after I washed my face and considered the costs of running and those of fighting, I decided to do neither and have some juice instead. {Alkaline Espresso / Click for recipe.} We are a constant process, an event, we’re change. Loving the questions means to love yourself. How much have you loved? You. 26 Rules To Live By That’ll Help Ease Your Overthinking Problem. Here’s my advice to you… 1. Smile to strangers. First of all, it makes you appear more confident. And as if this wasn’t reason enough, it also makes you appear more approachable (this is especially true at parties). There was a study that showed that people will perceive you to be smarter if your normal facial expression is a smile, as opposed to a grin.

When you smile to strangers, not only are you being friendly, but you’ll be respected for it too. 2. And I don’t mean the people that are your superiors. 3. We all interpret things in different ways and this can create a lot of confusion. 4. This also applies to situations in which you’re having a disagreement with someone. 5. You can talk to me about social inequality, racism, sexism, etc. all you want but I’ll still be 100% confident about this. 6. We all know how frustrating it is to make an effort and not see any results. 7. This one is incredibly cliché but, at the same time, incredibly true. 8. Life is actually hilarious. 9. 10. Instructions for life. » The Habit Change Cheatsheet: 29 Ways to Successfully Ingrain a Behavior. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle Our daily lives are often a series of habits played out through the day, a trammeled existence fettered by the slow accretion of our previous actions.

By Leo Babauta But habits can be changed, as difficult as that may seem sometimes. I’m a living example: in tiny, almost infinitesimal steps, I’ve changed a laundry list of habits. Quit smoking, stopped impulse spending, got out of debt, began running and waking early and eating healthier and becoming frugal and simplifying my life and becoming organized and focused and productive, ran three marathons and a couple of triathlons, started a few successful blogs, eliminated my debt … you get the picture. It’s possible. And while I’ve written about habit change many times over the course of the life of Zen Habits, today I thought I’d put the best tips all together in one cheatsheet, for those new to the blog and for those who could use the reminders. 1. 2. 3. 174,203 Things You Can Do Instead of Watching TV | Whole9 | Let us change...

60 Inconvenient Personal Development Truths. I know you want to be the best you can be. We all do. But sometimes we look for success in the wrong places or we try to achieve it in the wrong ways. Here are 60 inconvenient truths about personal development to help you stay on track. The acquisition of knowledge doesn’t mean you’re growing. And remember, the extra mile is the stretch of road that’s never crowded. Photo by: Moiht Related 101 Simple Truths We Often Forget It‘s not where we stand but in what direction we are moving. January 15, 2012 In "Hacks" 9 Addictions 90% of Us Struggle With We are addicted to our thoughts. May 17, 2015 In "Aspirations" 10 Good Reminders for Stressful Times “Fall seven times, stand up eight!” 50 Tips From My Year of Change. 71 Things You Can Do. 21 Critical Life Lessons You Didn’t Learn in School. 12 Rules for Being a Human Being.

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