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Welcome Free Thinkers. CogniFit™ Brain Fitness And Memory Programs, Brain Training. Walk Across America – Nate Walks America. Bob Marley Quotes. 10 Mindfulness Rituals For Living A Gentle Life: To experience life more from your centre it pays to be thoughtful about where your head is at during the day.

10 Mindfulness Rituals For Living A Gentle Life:

Being more mindful can help shake off an over analzying mind, change any negative chit chat, be more present with what you are doing or even encourage you to “let it go”. It simply puts you in charge and not your distractions, not the stress, nor the outside world. Practising mindfulness is an opportunity to check in with yourself, notice what’s going on, and do your best to relax into the moment and go with the flow. The following mindfulness practices are nothing more than simple acts of kindness towards yourself.

How an Internal Program Upgrade Empowers You. What do you do when you want your computer to perform a task that is currently beyond its ability?

How an Internal Program Upgrade Empowers You

We upgrade it, right? Sometimes it is a major system upgrade and sometimes it is just a matter of upgrading a single program. But one way or another we make some internal changes so it will perform better. We all accept this concept; otherwise we wouldn’t be able to function online. In fact, we do this type of upgrading in many areas of life because technology moves forward and if we want to be a player we need to keep up. The same principle applies to life Anytime we raise the bar of expectations, in any area of our lives, we need an internal program upgrade. If we want to accomplish something extraordinary the place to start is our internal programs and learned behaviors.

Internal program upgrades Emotions are one of the most powerful resources we have. Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself. Supercharge yourself. 100 Ways To Develop Your Mind. Shelf-Pod Built From a Lattice of Structural Bookshelves. Images credit Kazuya Morita When I recently wrote about Brickbox bookshelves, one commenter said "get a kindle! It makes moving WAAAAY easier! " Kyle may be right, but we will lose something when we go all digital, including libraries like this one.

It is the Shelf-Pod, a box in a backyard in Moriguchi City (near Osaka, Japan) by Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio, and was built to store and display a collection of Islamic books and art. It is built out of a lattice structure of 25mm (1 inch) thick laminated pine boards. The original image of this structure is derived from the Japanese woodcraft of Kumiko. Similarly, the pyramid-shaped roof was assembled on-site, from 12 pieces of prefabricated wooden roof panel. 70 Reminders to Help You Break Any Barrier.

I am pleased to introduce this guest article by a new friend John, the creator of HiLife2B, where he hopes to inspire people and to help them achieve their dreams.

70 Reminders to Help You Break Any Barrier

Follow him on Twitter: @janyasor 1. Believe that even the smallest compliment can save someone’s life 2. Remember that one person can change an entire nation. Life Inspirations. Friendship: The Laws of Attraction. My best friend, Olivia, and I met in a fiction-writing class many years ago.

Friendship: The Laws of Attraction

We bonded in an instant during the discussion of one poor soul's incomprehensible story involving a woman who'd undergone surgery and was described delicately as having lost "that which made her a woman. " Suddenly, out of my mouth sprang my impersonation of Monty Python's Eric Idle, "Nudge, nudge, wink, wink, know what I mean? " Every other student in the room looked at me as if I'd lost my mind, but Olivia snorted with laughter. Thus, a friendship was born. When people are asked, "What gives meaning to your life? " Entering The Friendship Zone Years ago researchers conducted a study in which they followed the friendships in a single two-story apartment building. It's no surprise that bonds form between those who interact. But there's more: Self-disclosure characterizes the moment when a pair leaves the realm of buddyhood for the rarefied zone of true friendship.

Reciprocity is key. The results were revealing. How to Flourish: 17 Quotes On Living, Being, and Doing. 20 Things Life Is Too Short To Tolerate. You don’t have to settle, it’s simply a choice you make every day.

20 Things Life Is Too Short To Tolerate

If you feel like you’re running in place there’s a good chance you’re tolerating things you shouldn’t be. It’s time to reclaim your life. Starting now, stop tolerating… People who bring you down. – Relationships should help you, not hurt you. Spend time with nice people who are smart, driven and likeminded.A work environment or career field you hate. – Don’t settle on the first or second career field you dabble in. And remember, you only live once, but if you live it right once is enough. Photo by: Anna Gay Related 12 Stressful Things to Stop Tolerating. Effective Apology: Mending Fences, Building Bridges, and Restoring Trust by John Kador. Effective Apology: Mending Fences, Building Bridges, and Restoring Trustby John KadorPosted by: DailyOM The Effective Apology is the definitive guide to discovering the transformative power of apology. It identifies the five building blocks of effective apology as well as concrete steps for accepting or rejecting apologies, ten apology do’s and don’ts, and includes a quiz to test your Apology Quotient.

It also tracks how changing attitudes and new laws now make apology the preferred response to mistakes and failures in all situations. There’s nothing easy about apology. The news is filled with examples of leaders apologizing, needing to apologize, or failing miserably at the attempt. Effective Apology challenges you to think about the fundamental value and importance of apology as it delivers detailed advice for making an apology that truly heals and renews.