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Instructions for Life

Instructions for Life

50 Ways to Be More Humble SuccessJanuary 31st, 2011 Lists I’ve found are a great way to explore a topic, generate some interest in a subject and provide enough variety that it is not only quick to read, but quick to relate to many aspects. All this while hopefully adding some value to what is read in new ideas, unheard suggestions or simply by giving reminders of what might be known dead inside you already. I certainly find that in reading lists from other people. This was my most difficult list I’ve made after admiring sproutwatches.com and while I was hoping to make a list of 100 ways to be more humble, I really struggled coming up with unique ideas that didn’t have too much overlap and were not just a large list of different words or minor actions to be more humble. Please have a look at my short series from 2 years ago on being humble in the article pages here or from the free PDF download in my resources area, called, Being Humble. Artwork by Adam Stone

35 Ultimate Psychology Facts 35 Ultimate Psychology Facts Amazing Psychology facts which you don’t even find in google search. These are psychology facts which are taken from the most experienced and top level psychologists. 1.When it comes to placebo, studies have found that a capsule works better than a tablet, and a syringe works better than a capsule (in terms of how successful the placebo effect is). 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. red makes anyone more sexually attractive, but i learned that wearing blue makes men especially more attractive to women. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. Stay tune for new posts!

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.

Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part I Our minds set up many traps for us. Unless we’re aware of them, these traps can seriously hinder our ability to think rationally, leading us to bad reasoning and making stupid decisions. Features of our minds that are meant to help us may, eventually, get us into trouble. Here are the first 5 of the most harmful of these traps and how to avoid each one of them. 1. “Is the population of Turkey greater than 35 million? Lesson: Your starting point can heavily bias your thinking: initial impressions, ideas, estimates or data “anchor” subsequent thoughts. This trap is particularly dangerous as it’s deliberately used in many occasions, such as by experienced salesmen, who will show you a higher-priced item first, “anchoring” that price in your mind, for example. What can you do about it? Always view a problem from different perspectives. 2. In one experiment a group of people were randomly given one of two gifts — half received a decorated mug, the other half a large Swiss chocolate bar. 3. 4.

101 Timeless Lessons Life Teaches post written by: Angel Chernoff Email Take everything you’ve ever learned – all the crazy experiences and lessons – and place it all in a box labeled “Thank you.” What has life taught you? This is what our sister site, Everyday Life Lessons, is all about. What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.In life, you usually get what you ask for, but it rarely comes in the package you think it’s supposed to come in.Never let one bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.Just because today is a terrible day doesn’t mean tomorrow won’t be the best day of your life. Photo by: Hartwig HKD If you enjoyed this article, check out our new best-selling book. And get inspiring life tips and quotes in your inbox (it's free)...

Think Outside the Box Waking up early, 10 tips that work Getting up early can be a great way to help you establish a daily routine which is the first step to becoming more productive. Here I present you 10 tips that helped me in becoming an early riser. The most important step is to get up. Actually not just get up, literally try to jump out of bed. After your alarm rings get up instantly, go to another room and turn on the lights. You know, the one that always tells you: "Just 10 more minutes of sleep won't hurt right? Just don't listen to it. This was also a big game changer for me. It took me a month of living with withdrawal symptoms and headaches to get over the addiction. You won't take my word for it? Having a clear goal for getting up early is essential. If you can get yourself even a little bit excited about the things that you will accomplish the next day, waking up early won't be a problem at all. Get one of these big paper calendars (or print one out using iCal). Now let's play a simple game.

Things to do on the internet when you're bored 20 Ways to Brighten a Rainy Day Photo: Goldemberg Fonseca/Creative Commons Don't let storm clouds ruin your mood. Here are 20 things you can do on rainy days to stay happy. 1. 2. 3. 4. Photo: Neal Fowler/Creative Commons 5. 6. 7. 8. Photo: Charlotte Morrall/Creative Commons 9. 10. 11. 12. Photo: Britt Reints 13. 14. 15. 16. Photo: Manoel Petry/Creative Commons 17. 18. 19. 20. Top Articles on Improving Your Mood5 Ways to Boost Your Mood in Less Than 10 Minutes6 Ways to Use Pinterest to Be Happier5 Websites to Help You Find Peace and Happiness 21 Questions to Ask a Guy - Fun Relationship Questions to Get to Know Someone Is it possible to get to know a guy by asking just 21 questions? While there's no magic power in the number 21, the more questions you ask a guy, the more you know about him. Sounds simple enough. But remember the 21 questions to ask a guy that you pick also say a lot about you. If you ask 21 questions about his ex, a guy will pick up pretty quickly that you may have an issue there. With that in mind, here are 21 questions to ask a guy that cover a broad range of relationship topics to help you get to know that special guy just a little bit better. Please note that these aren't 21 standard get to know someone questions, but rather fun alternatives to old standby questions like, "what's your favorite color" or "what's your sign?" 21 Questions to Ask a Guy - General Questions Some questions to ask when you are just meeting a guy. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 21 Questions to Ask a Guy - More Intimate Questions Some questions to ask once you know a guy a bit better. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

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