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30 Habits that Will Change your Life. Developing good habits is the basic of personal development and growth. Everything we do is the result of a habit that was previously taught to us. Unfortunately, not all the habits that we have are good, that’s why we are constantly trying to improve. The following is a list of 30 practical habits that can make a huge difference in your life. You should treat this list as a reference, and implement just one habit per month. This way you will have the time to fully absorb each of them, while still seeing significant improvements each month. Health habits Exercise 30 minutes every day. Productivity habits Use an inbox system. Personal Development habits Read 1 book per week. Career habits Start a blog. What do you think? Update: A reader put together a downloadable copy of all these habits.

Newsletter/jun/jodip.pdf. The Nicest Place on the Internet. 20 Clever Daily Life Hacks Just To Make Life More Easier. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle.

Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events. Try new things. Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances. 10 Great Questions for a First Date. The Power of Words. Take A Photo. 25 Things I've Learned In My 20s & Thought Catalog. Fairy Tales Can Come True. Here's a "photo story" based on the book, Fairy Tales Can Come True (Just Not Every Day!) , published by Shake It! Books. You'll have a few giggles... and learn a few things as well! Falling in love is the easy part. It's staying that way that takes some work. So instead of saying... "This relationship stuff.

Try to change your attitude a bit. "Okay, I'm taking notes! " Tip #1 Make a list. "Hmmm... Pretty soon, you'll find yourself thinking... "Say, he's not so bad after all! " And making that list goes for both of you —to help you both remember the good. "That's what we do. Click to continue. 25 Napping Facts Every College Student Should Know. Written By: Angelita Williams It's almost cruel the way adults ease children into life outside of the house. They got us on board with the whole going to school thing by letting us take naps in pre-school. But then, come kindergarten, no more naps! Nothing but 12 more grades of trying to focus all day without a siesta. But now, friends, it's a new day. In college you have two-hour chunks of free time between classes, just aching to be filled with some snooze action.

And every now and then, a nap might take priority over going to class. It makes you smarter According to Dr. If it was good enough for them… Presidents JFK and Bill Clinton used to nap every day to help ease the heavy burden of ruling the free world. How to Become an Early Riser. It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom. – Aristotle Are morning people born or made?

In my case it was definitely made. In my early 20s, I rarely went to bed before midnight, and I’d almost always sleep in late. I usually didn’t start hitting my stride each day until late afternoon. But after a while I couldn’t ignore the high correlation between success and rising early, even in my own life. . … and the next morning, I got up just before noon. Hmmm… I tried again many more times, each time not getting very far with it. It’s hard to become an early riser using the wrong strategy. The most common wrong strategy is this: You assume that if you’re going to get up earlier, you’d better go to bed earlier. It seems there are two main schools of thought about sleep patterns. The second school says you should listen to your body’s needs and go to bed when you’re tired and get up when you naturally wake up. Joss Whedon - When I say, "I love you," its not because I want you or ...

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself. When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you. As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. But before you can begin this process of transformation you have to stop doing the things that have been holding you back. Here are some ideas to get you started: Stop spending time with the wrong people. – Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you. If someone wants you in their life, they’ll make room for you. Update: Read our follow-up to this post: 30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself Photo by: Rob Brucker.

Changing minds and persuasion -- How we change what others think, believe, feel and do. BEFORE I DIE I WANT TO... The Polaroid Project :: An international community exploring what it means to live life to the fullest. What happened in my birth year? 174,203 Things You Can Do Instead of Watching TV. The Future is Ours - Video Dailymotion. Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills. The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time.

Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. Hack a Day - Hack a Day serves up fresh hacks (short tutorials) every day from around the web and one in-depth ‘How-To hack’ guide each week.eHow - eHow is an online community dedicated to providing visitors the ability to research, share, and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects.Wired How-To Wiki - Collaborate with Wired editors and help them build their extensive library of projects, hacks, tricks and tips. 5 Kick-Ass Reasons to Give a Genuine Compliment, and How to Do It. “A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.” Victor Hugo “Do not offer a compliment and ask a favor at the same time. A compliment that is charged for is not valuable.” Mark Twain Compliments. Some are sincere.

Some like to get them. And from time to time I think to myself that there is too few of them. Negative observations about reality are plentiful. So, here are 5 compelling reasons why it’s a good choice to use more genuine compliments in your day to day life. You can make someone’s day. Now, here are three tips for sharpening your compliment giving skills. The compliment has to be genuine. Otherwise you are just trying to take something from the one you are complimenting. A compliment delivered with positive words but with a body language and voice tonality – the two most important parts of interpersonal communication – that aren’t saying the same thing may often not go over so well.

What you feel when you deliver the compliment will come through. Image by *Zara (license).