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AwakeBlogger - Personal Development and Spirituality Blog

AwakeBlogger - Personal Development and Spirituality Blog
How to Quit Your 9 to 5 Job to Start Your Lifestyle Business Do you want to escape 9 to 5, but you don’t know how to make it happen? In early 2013 I decided that I’m not going to waste my life as a walking dead banker. I’d had enough. I knew from day one that I don’t fit the banking environment. But it took me some time until I was ready to cut the crap.

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How To Treat Others: 5 Lessons From an Unknown Author Five Lessons About How To Treat People -- Author Unknown 1. First Important Lesson - "Know The Cleaning Lady" During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School One of the biggest reasons that people are denied the privilege of education is because they can’t afford it. However, today we live in a world where knowledge and information are at our finger tips like never before. Technology has leveled the playing field so that anybody with an interest and an internet connection can receive a world class education. Bloggers, podcasters, search engines and digital content creators of all types of have made it possible for us to learn virtually anything we want to even if we don’t have the money.

12 great free online courses Much ado has been made in recent years over the quickly rising cost of healthcare in the United States. But the cost of college tuition and fees has skyrocketed at nearly twice that rate. Going to college today will cost a student 559% more than it did in 1985, on average. In an exciting talk given at TEDGlobal 2012, Stanford professor Daphne Koller explains why she was inspired — alongside fellow professor Andrew Ng — to create Coursera, which brings great classes from top universities online for free.

Personal Development Blog Comments Your cute way with numbers prompted my left-brain to get my right-brain to ponder. Do you and I have one relationship or two? Or perhaps even 3? Is my relationship with you one relationship? Is your relationship with me a separate relationship? Locus of Control - Are you in charge of your destiny? Are You in Charge of Your Destiny? Do you feel someone else is pulling your strings? © iStockphoto/Revenant_hm As the environment around you changes, you can either attribute success and failure to things you have control over, or to forces outside your influence. Which orientation you choose has a bearing on your long-term success.

BEGINNER'S Buddhism © 1995 Dharman Craig PressonAll Rights Reserved “Zen is not what you think!” -- anonymous Preface The purpose of this little book is to assure that all studentsunderstand the mechanics of Zen practice and the basic teachings ofBuddhism. 50 Great Learning Tools & Video Games for Nurses & Health Professionals Are you ready to learn nursing and health care skills via the Internet? According to author Diane J. Skiba, unless you are within 5 years of retirement, you will be encountering the “Net generation” in your nursing practice. This is a group that embraces technology, and it believes that health care, like education, is in the dark ages when it comes to technological usage. So how do you get ahead?

Carol Sanford - The Responsible Business Are Corporations Outsourcing Responsibility? April 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment (This guest blog was originally printed in The Economist ( in a shorter version Corporations outsource everything from accounting and manufacturing to human resource functions. Revenge of the Introvert There are as many introverts as extraverts, but you'd never know it by looking around. Introverts would rather be entertained by what's going on in their heads than in seeking happiness. Their big challenge is not to feel like outsiders in their own culture. by Laurie Helgoe, Ph.D. Fallacy List 1. FAULTY CAUSE: (post hoc ergo propter hoc) mistakes correlation or association for causation, by assuming that because one thing follows another it was caused by the other. example: A black cat crossed Babbs' path yesterday and, sure enough, she was involved in an automobile accident later that same afternoon. example: The introduction of sex education courses at the high school level has resulted in increased promiscuity among teens. A recent study revealed that the number of reported cases of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) was significantly higher for high schools that offered courses in sex education than for high schools that did not. 2. SWEEPING GENERALIZATION: (dicto simpliciter) assumes that what is true of the whole will also be true of the part, or that what is true in most instances will be true in all instances.

19. Skills You'll Need to Beat Anxiety {*style:<b> Anxiety and Perfectionism 1. Brian Tracy's Blog There are 7 secrets, or success factors, of sales success. These success factors are practiced by all the highest paid salespeople every day. The regular application of these principles is virtually guaranteed to move you to the top of your field and enable you to reach your career goals, and develop a positive attitude. Continue reading to discover the 7 Sales Success Factors and achieve your goals. Leadership styles are a learnable quality that anyone can attain through hard work and self-discipline.

15 Truly Bizarre Mental Delusions Here are 15 of the most bizarre syndromes to be documented since that time. . . 1. Capgras Delusion In the heat of an argument it’s normal to want to disown your parents or kids, but for the sufferer of Capgras delusions that feeling never goes away. It’s commonly caused when the “wire” that connects the visual section of the brain to the emotional section is damaged. As a result, the sufferer sees their loved ones but no emotional response is triggered; they truly believe that the person in front of them is nothing more than an imposter.

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