Dalai Lama’s 18 rules for living lifestyle Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. fonte: owenkelly.net Five most effective ways to get over writers block - by Conny Manero Conny Manero's image for: "Five most Effective Ways to get over Writers Block" Caption: Location: Image by: If your fingers have been hovering over the computer keyboard while you’re gazing at the screen, or your pen has been poised over a blank page, not writing anything at all, chances are you’re suffering from a mild or severe case of writers block. You can either sit there and wait for something to come to you; get worked up over your lack of inspiration; or you can try one or more of these five effective ways to get over writers block. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. If you’re more of a city person, take to the streets or a nearby mall.
Alt Codes - How to make those Smiley Faces For those who would like to know how to do the copyright symbol © or the Registered Trademark symbol ® or other things like funny faces etc. For all of these you press the ALT key and while the ALT key is pressed down you put in the numbers from your NUMBER PAD on your keyboard- (it won't work using the numbers at the top of the keyboard) make sure your NUM LOCK is ON. There are all different kinds of codes, from those drivers use in a truckers report forum to Alt codes like those found here. Of course when truckers report in on a truckers report forum their codes are very different from those found below, they don't comment on copyright codes but rather codes of the road...even still codes are extremely important in various occupations. Below you'll find a comprehensive list to help you learn more about Alt Codes. ¤ - Alt 15 ¶ - Alt 20 § - Alt 21 | - Alt 124 Ç - Alt 128 ü - Alt 129 é - Alt 130 ƒ - Alt 131 ä - Alt 132 à - Alt 133 ¶ - Alt 276 § - Alt 277 ! Here's Some Others B's: 0223:ß
10 Sentences that Can Change Your Life The power of a sentence is tremendous. A single destructive sentence can ruin somebody’s life, make your day, or change your mood. Fortunately, there are some sentences that can give us power to go on. #1 “People aren’t against you; they are for themselves.” #2 “Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.” #3 “You learn more from failure than from success; don’t let it stop you. #4 “The most dangerous risk of all – The risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later” #5 “Go where you’re celebrated, not where you’re tolerated.” #6 “The person that you will spend the most time with in your life is yourself, so you better try to make yourself as interesting as possible.” #7 “If you accept your limitations you go beyond them.” #8 “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. #9 “Everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something” #10 “Comfort is the enemy of achievement.”
Vision Boards – Practical Approach There are several ways to approach vision boards. There is the intention manifestation approach, by which you believe that intensely intending something will bring it forth in your life. There is much evidence for this point of view. My experience with vision boards has been good so far. Making a vision board is really a fun exercise. A key to vision boards is to make them realistic. What type of things should you include on the vision board? Options on where to hang up your vision board include: In your closet out of sight (is not a good option at all). Once again, have fun with the vision board and be as creative as you want.
9 Mindfulness Rituals to Make Your Day Better | zen habits “Smile, breathe and go slowly.” - Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist monk Post written by Leo Babauta. Are you simply moving through your day, without fully living? I did this for many years. But today isn’t preparation for tomorrow. Fully live today by being mindful. You don’t need to do all of these, but give a few of them a try to see if they make your day better. Mindfulness Rituals Ritual isn’t about doing a routine mindlessly. Here are a few of my favorites: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. These rituals aren’t the only time you should be mindful, but they’re great reminders. (More) tips for writing well (Austin Govella at Thinking and Making) Published Wed, Jul 8, 2009 by Austin Govella. Updated Wed, Jul 8, 2009. As an editor, I’ve noticed several recurring bad habits you heathens would do well to disabuse yourselves of immediately. Almost without exception, these bad habits instantiate themselves as a series of stock phrases and constructions that reflect a lack of focus, a lack of fully developed argument, or the kind of intellectual laziness that sets in as you slog through your first draft. These things happen, That’s ok. 16 things to check when you edit Be vicious when you edit. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. After you edit… The finished piece should be so tight, terse, concise, and clear that it’s boring. Boring. Then sand off the rough edges. Write like you talk. The first 16 recommendations remove fluff and force you to think and communicate.
50 Powerful Time-Savers For Web Designers - Smashing Magazine Being a web designer is not easy. Not only do we need to have a good understanding about visual design, typography, information architecture, psychology and a plethora of other disciplines; in our work, we need to take care of so many details, so that our job becomes more and more time-consuming, requiring dozens of tools, attention span and an effective workflow for beautiful, timely and functional results. And this is where small time-savers become handy. Be it a handy checklist, batch installer, dummy image generator or converter from Excel spreadsheet to HTML — all these things can save us a couple of minutes every day, making our work easier and more efficient. And this is why we keep collecting them for Smashing Magazine’s readers. Whether you like lists or not: this one will probably help you find those little nuggets out there that will help you avoid headaches and stress. Time-Savers For Web Designers Link Bounce11A fun and easy way to share ideas on a website. try ruby!
50 Lessons I wish I had learned earlierFamily on Bikes - (Private Browsing) Welcome to our blog! Here you'll find bits and pieces of wisdom learned from cycling 17,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina together as a family. Hope it inspires you to live your dream! My book about our journey, Changing Gears, is now released! Now that I’m old and gray (but not quite in my rocker yet!) You’re stronger than you think you are.Mistakes teach you important lessons. What lies before us and behind us are tiny matters when compared to what lies within us.Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.It’s not about getting a chance, it’s about taking a chance.If it were easy everyone would do it.Be vulnerable.A problem is a chance for you to learn.Regardless of the situation, life goes on. If you enjoyed these inspirational quotes and feel they would be beneficial for others, we would appreciate it if you would take a moment to share it with your friends via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or email. Interested in our journey? Finances are a big hurdle.
50 Ways to Change Your Life Photo by Cedric P. Francois This article is based on the idea that one change – whether it be a new idea, decision or habit – can be enough to completely change your life. That’s because small changes, with time, can snowball into something much, much greater. In this article I have drawn from both my own experience and the many personal development books I have read to give you 50 of the best ways to change your life. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. Who is the prototypical American millionaire? 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. Writing or reviewing a mission statement changes you because it forces you to think through your priorities deeply, carefully, and to align your behaviour with your beliefs. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.
George Orwell’s 5 Rules for Effective Writing In our society, the study of language and literature is the domain of poets, novelists, and literary critics. Language is considered a decorative art, fit for entertainment and culture, but practically useless in comparison to the concrete sciences. Just look at the value of a college degree in English versus one in computer science or accounting. But is this an accurate assessment of value? Language is the primary conductor between your brain and the minds of your audience. If you want to be understood, if you want your ideas to spread, using effective language must be your top priority.In the modern world of business and politics this is hardly ever the case. This is hardly a recent problem, and as George Orwell wrote in his 1946 essay, Politics and the English Language, the condition is curable. 1. This sounds easy, but in practice is incredibly difficult. For this exact reason they must be avoided. 2. Long words don’t make you sound intelligent unless used skillfully. Poor Faulkner.