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Text,life,advice,like,inspiration,quote-4cbe9ccdd83fb21125298c15d4308e5a_h.jpg (JPEG-Grafik, 500 × 344 Pixel) How Goals and Good Intentions Can Hold Us Back. Join a gym and one of the first things the instructor does is talk about your goals – what exactly do you hope to achieve by hoisting weights and pounding the treadmill?

How Goals and Good Intentions Can Hold Us Back

Apply for an educational course, and you find yourself bombarded with promotional literature. Here’s the future you: suited, booted and smug. What they’re doing – the gym guy and the marketing department – is highlighting end results. They’re hoping to lure you in by showing you what you could achieve, what you can become. A new study by a pair of researchers at the University of Chicago and the Korea Business School shows that this approach has some benefits. The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself. Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur.

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!” (foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. Top 10 Most Important Personality Development Tips. Personality development is a term which is often misunderstood to be self development and or just limited to enhancing one’s own looks.

Top 10 Most Important Personality Development Tips

100 Tips to Improve Your Life. Getting Others Mad May Be a Winning Strategy. "Don't get mad, get even," may not be the best advice in all competitive endeavors.

Getting Others Mad May Be a Winning Strategy

In fact, anger can sometimes help people win, new research suggests. When people are made to feel angry in a game of strength, they tend to perform better. In games of strategy, anger is a handicap. Competitors, however, seem to realize this, the new study suggests — and they take advantage of their opponents' emotions. "You shouldn't look at emotions as something irrational," said study researcher Uri Gneezy, a behavioral economist at the University of California, San Diego and authoer of the book "The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life" (PublicAffairs 2013). Test of strength In the new study, published today (Jan. 13) in the Journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Gneezy and his colleagues give a world-famous example of the power and peril of anger.

100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul. January 9th, 2011.

100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul

27 Healthy Habits of Happiness. 50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind. A Simple Approach To Fixing Your Crappy Self-Esteem. 11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory. 7 Smart Ways to Deal with Toxic People. Tip #9: Form a Healthy Habit in 21 Days. 10 Little Habits that Steal Your Happiness. 16 things I know are true but haven't quite learned yet. The Little Book of Procrastination Remedies.

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The Little Book of Procrastination Remedies

Procrastination is one of those topics that, it seems, I can’t write enough about. There isn’t a person among us who doesn’t procrastinate, and that’s a fact of life. Mental Enhancements. The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.

Mental Enhancements

Confucius Transhumanists are interested in metaprogramming, rewriting the programs of our minds so that we become more efficient, dynamic, positive - you name it. The good news is that most methods are quite simple, the bad news is that they require continuing use - it is not possible to just read about them, they must be used to become truly effective. 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.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

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. Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive « alex.moskalyuk. List your goals on 43 Things. How To Recover From 10 Types of Demotivation. 21 Ways Rich People Think Differently. World’s richest woman Gina Rinehart is enduring a media firestorm over an article in which she takes the “jealous” middle class to task for ‘drinking or smoking and socializing’ rather than working to earn their own fortune.

21 Ways Rich People Think Differently

What if she has a point? Steve Siebold, author of ‘How Rich People Think’ spent nearly three decades interviewing millionaires around the world to find out what separates them from everyone else. It had little to do with money itself, he told Business Insider. It was about their mentality. “[The middle class] tells people to be happy with what they have,” he said.

Average people think MONEY is the root of all evil. “The average person has been brainwashed to believe rich people are lucky or dishonest,” Siebold writes. That’s why there’s a certain shame that comes along with “getting rich” in lower-income communities. “The world class knows that while having money doesn’t guarantee happiness, it does make your life easier and more enjoyable.” 21 Things Lucky People Do Differently. Get Healthy Living Newsletters: Did you ever look at someone and think, "He is so lucky.

21 Things Lucky People Do Differently

He has money, he's in a great relationship and wow -- what a great career, being able to travel like that? " I've done it too. And as my mind entertained this thought, I would find myself in an often depressing place overthinking about reasons why I wasn't as successful as "that guy. " I wasn't so lucky.