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Zen habits. Ben Mathis. Put your money where your mouth is -Ben Mathis I've always liked the saying, “You can talk the talk, but can you walk the walk?”.

Ben Mathis

I see so many people talking about this or that, but when it comes to putting actions behind their words, they can't be bothered. The amount of action you take to bring something about, is directly proportional to your desire for it to exist. If you take no action, you don't really desire the thing, but instead like the idea of it. I see this situation running rampant in the entertainment industry, specifically in games.

Advice for people trying to land their first job in the game industry. 6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person. 2016, motherfuckers.

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

Yeah! LET'S DO THIS. Nevver: Bukowski’s Air and light and time and... A Quick Guide to Gaining Confidence When You Socialize. By Leo Babauta I’m a shy person by nature, not a natural extrovert and definitely not comfortable in large groups of people.

A Quick Guide to Gaining Confidence When You Socialize

So if you’re like me at all, then this guide is for you. I’ve had to learn to be more confident in social situations, and it hasn’t exactly been easy. Find The Thing You're Most Passionate About, Then Do It On Nights And Weekends For The Rest Of Your Life. I have always been a big proponent of following your heart and doing exactly what you want to do.

Find The Thing You're Most Passionate About, Then Do It On Nights And Weekends For The Rest Of Your Life

It sounds so simple, right? But there are people who spend years—decades, even—trying to find a true sense of purpose for themselves. My advice? Just find the thing you enjoy doing more than anything else, your one true passion, and do it for the rest of your life on nights and weekends when you’re exhausted and cranky and just want to go to bed. It could be anything—music, writing, drawing, acting, teaching—it really doesn’t matter. 10 Inspirational TED Talks for People Having a Bad Day. You know those days when your boss blames you for something that wasn’t your fault, or your co-workers are passive-aggressive, or you get some horrible news, or you weren’t picked for the job?

10 Inspirational TED Talks for People Having a Bad Day

Yeah, those days suck. 31 Quotes That Will Give You Chills. 10 Signs You’ve Found Your Calling. By: Lissa Rankin MD, Wakeup World How can you tell if you’ve found your calling?

10 Signs You’ve Found Your Calling

As a doctor who was called to medicine at a young age but then wound up disillusioned by the system, questioning my calling, I’ve asked myself this question a lot. It’s been a long strange trip- first leaving medicine, then feeling called back, then leaving again only to find my role in healing our broken healthcare system as a writer, speaker, revolutionary, and teacher of physicians. Along the way, I’ve learned a few things about how to know whether you’re on the right track. 1. Deep Habits: Three Tips for Taming Undecidable Tasks. December 24th, 2014 · 18 comments Deciding the Undecidable In a recent blog post I introduced the notion of undecidable tasks — a particularly important type of work that’s not well covered by standard productivity advice.

Deep Habits: Three Tips for Taming Undecidable Tasks

Artist Leaves Motivational Sticky Notes on the Train. Artist October Jones draws these cute motivational notes from Peppy the Inspirational Cat and leaves them for unsuspecting fellow commuters.

Artist Leaves Motivational Sticky Notes on the Train

Utah Valley Writers. Posted on November 1, 2014 by Michael Gordon Leave a Comment Aaaaaand . . .

Utah Valley Writers

25 Psychological Life Hacks that Will Help You Gain the Advantage in Social Situations. Social situations are among the most important in our lives.

25 Psychological Life Hacks that Will Help You Gain the Advantage in Social Situations

Yet, there is a huge chance that you are oblivious to the plethora of unwritten social rules that structure everybody’s behaviour. Failing to comply to these cultural imprints can cause irreversible damage. Just following them blindly will not get you ahead. Hacking them, however, will give you the best results possible. Therefore we bring to you these – 25 psychological life hacks that will help you gain the advantage in social situations. The Fallback Question. For many people, the interesting career path that they feel most passionate about is one fraught with risk. Entrepreneurship. The creative arts.

Professional sports. All of those career tracks – and many more – are ones where success is relatively hard to come by. 20 Things I Should Have Known at 20. Man's Search for Meaning Quotes by Viktor E. Frankl. “The pessimist resembles a man who observes with fear and sadness that his wall calendar, from which he daily tears a sheet, grows thinner with each passing day. On the other hand, the person who attacks the problems of life actively is like a man who removes each successive leaf from his calendar and files it neatly and carefully away with its predecessors, after first having jotted down a few diary notes on the back. He can reflect with pride and joy on all the richness set down in these notes, on all the life he has already lived to the fullest.

What will it matter to him if he notices that he is growing old? Has he any reason to envy the young people whom he sees, or wax nostalgic over his own lost youth? What reasons has he to envy a young person? 10 Sentences That Can Change Your Life for The Better. The power of a single sentence is tremendous.A single sentence can either make your day or in the same time ruin somebody’s day. It can change your mood. Just a few words put together, yet they make such big impact. How to Stay Competitive and Relevant While Unemployed  There are few things in life as demotivating as being unemployed. Discarded, valueless, a waste to society and to the people around you. These may be accurate descriptions of how you feel, but they do not have to be how you are perceived. There is no doubt that being unemployed can put you at a perceived disadvantage in the interview process. But there are ways to turn that disadvantage into an advantage.

How To Accomplish More By Doing Less. Two people of equal skill work in the same office. For the sake of comparison, let’s say both arrive at work at 9am each day, and leave at 7 p.m. In truth, a 10-hour workday is too long, but in most companies long hours are the norm at the management level. Bill works his 10 hours essentially without stopping, juggling tasks at his desk and running between meetings all day long. What's the wisest thing anyone has ever told you? : AskReddit. What are promise cards? The Science of Procrastination - And How To Manage It. Life and Death Planning: Low effort, high reward. Alex K. Inspire - Focused on design, art, philosophy and architecture (boranikolic.com) 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy.

Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many things that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and suffering – and instead of letting them all go, instead of allowing ourselves to be stress free and happy – we cling on to them. Not anymore. Starting today we will give up on all those things that no longer serve us, and we will embrace change.

Ready? Here we go: 1. There are so many of us who can’t stand the idea of being wrong – wanting to always be right – even at the risk of ending great relationships or causing a great deal of stress and pain, for us and for others. 2. 22 Killer Personal Development Resources You're Missing Out On. You’ve got the personal development itch once again. 77 Creative Ways to Lighten Up In Tough Times. 51 Email Share. 5 Steps for Taking on Something New. 7 Secrets of the Super Organized. A few years ago, my life was a mess. So was my house, my desk, my mind. Then I learned, one by one, a few habits that got me completely organized.

Am I perfect? The Fastest Way to Change Something About Yourself. Fake it Till You Make it: 10 Ways to Feel Confident (Even When You Aren’t) “Original Fake” Photo Credit: courtesy of MashKulture Is your self-confidence natural, or a daily struggle? Best Procrastination Tip Ever. Need Some Motivation Right Now? Read This IMMEDIATELY. Success Coach - Business Coach - Life Success. 12 Tough Truths that Help You Grow. InfinityList – The Cinematic Action Sports Experience. The What-The-Hell Effect. Welcome to The Daily Love Mentoring Program!

13 Tips on How to Overcome Passivity. How To Kill The Root Of A Limiting Belief. The 26 Best Self-Improvement Posts Ever. How to be creative. 50+ Personal Productivity Blogs You've Never Heard of Before (and about a dozen you probably have) Fluent in 3 months – Language Hacking and Travel Tips — Unconventional language hacking tips from Benny the Irish polyglot; travelling the world to learn languages to fluency and beyond!

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