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Uncover Your True Potential. Time Management. Procrastination. Martin Seligman: The new era of positive psychology. Overcoming Self-Sabotage. 7 Rules for a Life Worth Living. Top 5 myths of Self-Help. 1.

Top 5 myths of Self-Help

The root of all your problems is low self-esteem Bestselling self-help author Louise Hay insists that “If we really love ourselves, everything in our lives works”, but is low self-esteem really the source of every social ill from obesity to aggression? All the evidence suggests that your self-esteem rating does not predict the quality of your relationships or how long they will last.

And high self-esteem won’t necessarily stop your children smoking, drinking, taking drugs or becoming sexually active at an early age. Even the contribution that low-self esteem makes to delinquency is negligible once you control for other factors. We all stuff up, compromise ourselves and do innumerable dumb things that we end up regretting. 2. The human desire to be in control is strong, so strong in fact that our brains will even create the illusion of control by imposing order on random events.

Life can be frightening, unpredictable and unfathomable at times. 3. 4. 5. Lessons Worth Sharing. Braincram. ThinkBuzan. Download a free 7 day trial of iMindMap Get iMindMap for mobile, tablet and other operating systems Unfortunately your computer is not compatible With iMindMap!

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Click Here for the system requirements. System Requirments XP Service Pack (32-bit), Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 1GHz or faster processor, 1GB RAM 400MB free hard disk space. Learn More about iMindMapIf you want to download an older version of iMindMap. 14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide from 1936. Consider the knowledge you already have — the things you really know you can do.

14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide from 1936

They are the things you have done over and over; practiced them so often that they became second nature. Every normal person knows how to walk and talk. But he could never have acquired this knowledge without practice. For the young child can’t do the things that are easy to older people without first doing them over and over and over. Most of us quit on the first or second attempt. Any normal child, at about the age of three or four, reaches the asking period, the time when that quickly developing brain is most eager for knowledge. Those first bitter refusals to our honest questions of childhood all too often squelch our “Asking faculty.” Every person possessing knowledge is more than willing to communicate what he knows to any serious, sincere person who asks. Ask! About. How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love.

“Find something more important than you are,” philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, “and dedicate your life to it.”

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life. 14 Bad Habits That Drain Your Energy. Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy.

14 Bad Habits That Drain Your Energy

Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can make getting through your day a chore. Here, experts reveal common bad habits that can make you feel tired, plus simple lifestyle tweaks that will put the pep back in your step. Bad Habits That Drain Your Energy Skipping your workout to save energy actually works against you. In a University of Georgia study, sedentary but otherwise healthy adults who began exercising lightly three days a week for as little as 20 minutes at a time reported feeling less fatigued and more energized after six weeks.

Regular exercise boosts strength and endurance, helps make your cardiovascular system run more efficiently, and delivers oxygen and nutrients to your tissues. 11 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleep Dehydration causes a reduction in blood volume, explains Goodson, which makes the blood thicker. Mindset, Education, & Positive Expectations. Mindset, Education, and Positive Expectations The Pygmalion Effect & the Power of Positive Expectations Describes Rosenthal’s Pygmalion effect.

Mindset, Education, & Positive Expectations

Teachers told that randomly selected students were about to experience an intellectual growth spurt. These student actually experienced a significant boost in performance because of the teacher’s expectations A Message from our Students The 11th and 12th grade students in our HIP Education Foothill pilot class worked with us in developing our materials for a year, and also taught a 10 week course on conformity, mindset and the love of learning to 6th graders. The Jigsaw Classroom Describes the jigsaw classroom paradigm in which each child is assigned to an expert group that is responsible for one part of each day’s lesson. Handcrafted, Life-Changing Resolutions – Zady. Don’t you wish someone could just make your resolutions—and keep them—for you?

Handcrafted, Life-Changing Resolutions – Zady

Well, we don’t sell handcrafted life-changers here at Zady, but we brought you the next best thing. We talked to three experts on getting your life together—a career coach, a professional organizer and an expert on happiness—and asked them for suggestions on how to pick a resolution worthy of 2014, plus how to keep it going far past Valentine’s Day. You’re about to have your Best Year Ever. How to Craft a Resolution The big reason why you haven’t been able to keep your resolutions before is that they were probably too vague. Awareness of our Life, World and Universe : by Michael Furstner. Awareness of our Life, within the World and Universeby Michael Furstner Martinshof Story - Philosophy of Happiness - Memories from Spain - Thoughts around Music - My Blog - Jazclass Links Page 1 - Contents Introduction We tend to live our daily lives within a small awareness bubble, which encompasses our work, family and friends, hobbies, entertainment, and a conscious time span of perhaps a year, from last week to what lies immediately ahead.

Awareness of our Life, World and Universe : by Michael Furstner

But there is more to life than just that. We have the unique opportunity to observe and contemplate the world and universe we live in and place ourself within this broader context. As a qualified and experienced Philosopher of Knowledge (scientist in geology) I naturally lean towards absorbing the latest discoveries in physics, biology, etc. to arrive at my belief system and my personal insights.