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How to Be Happier at Work: 10 Tips

How to Be Happier at Work: 10 Tips
Happiness--in your business life and your personal life--is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. Consider, for example, what happens when you stop doing the following 10 things: 1. Blaming. People make mistakes. So you blame them for your problems. But you're also to blame. Taking responsibility when things go wrong instead of blaming others isn't masochistic, it's empowering--because then you focus on doing things better or smarter next time. And when you get better or smarter, you also get happier. 2. No one likes you for your clothes, your car, your possessions, your title, or your accomplishments. Sure, superficially they might seem to, but superficial is also insubstantial, and a relationship that is not based on substance is not a real relationship. Genuine relationships make you happier, and you'll only form genuine relationships when you stop trying to impress and start trying to just be yourself. 3. 4. Interrupting isn't just rude. Want people to like you? 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Related:  Productivity

Kaikki kuntosaliharjoittelusta Rouge Reveries: Fashion is Not for Everyone. Yesterday I would have considered myself an advocate for fashion for the masses - about fashion being available for everyone, affordable fashion, designer and high-street and vintage and the like. Four or five decades ago, high-fashion was strictly for the elite classes. Designer- high-street collabs are definitely a step in the opposite direction. But I myself, am beginning to think that fashion being available for everyone may not be such a good idea after all. Fashion is meant to be elitist. The kind of class I'm talking about may not be monetary however. No, dear civilians at the bus stop, I do not have a leopard print purse for it to match with my similar leopard print carry-all. I get to the bus-stop, and I have a five - seven minute walk to my closest bus stop so I meet a few people along the way. I realised this morning that I might just be the only one bothering to wear lipstick to school.

6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People When you meet someone, after, "What do you do?" you're out of things to say. You suck at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure. But you want to make a good impression. You want people to genuinely like you. Here's how remarkably likeable people do it: They lose the power pose. I know: Your parents taught you to stand tall, square your shoulders, stride purposefully forward, drop your voice a couple of registers, and shake hands with a firm grip. It's great to display nonverbal self-confidence, but go too far and it seems like you're trying to establish your importance. No matter how big a deal you are you pale in comparison to say, oh, Nelson Mandela. Clinton takes a step forward (avoiding the "you must come to me" power move); Mandela steps forward with a smile and bends slightly forward as if, ever so slightly, to bow (a clear sign of deference and respect in nearly every culture); Clinton does the same. You meet someone.

Tehokas vatsajumppa - Liikunta ja ulkoilu Jo muutamalla tehokkaalla vatsajumppaliikkeellä voi onnistua karkottamaan ison osan pömppövatsasta. Tärkeintä on, että liikkeitä tekee säännöllisesti, joko salilla tai kotona. 1. Vatsa- ja selkälihasten aktivointi Istu pallon päälle tai pallille. 2. Kuvan liike vaikuttaa syviin vatsalihaksiin. Makaa selälläsi pallon päällä, pane kädet kevyesti niskan taakse, kyynärpäät auki. 3. Tämä liike vaikuttaa syviin ja päällimmäisiin vatsalihaksiin. Asetu selin makuulle lattialle polvet koukussa. 4. Tämä liike vaikuttaa suoraan vatsalihakseen. Asetu selällesi matolle polvet koukussa. Tämä laite on tehokas vyötärön kiinteyttäjä ja hoikistaja. 5. Istu penkkiin ja vedä kahvat olkapään etuosaan, paina kevyesti käsillä. 6. Venytys tuntuu kainaloissa ja selässä. Asetu lattialle polvilleen niin, että jalkaterät ja polvet ovat erillään. Lämmittele ensin muutama minuutti "hiihtämällä" Seiso hartianlevyisessä haara-asennossa, polvet pehmeinä.

English pronunciation test While most of you non-native speakers of English speak English quite well, there is always room for improvement (of course, the same could be said for every person for any subject, but that is another matter). To that end, I'd like to offer you a poem. Once you've learned to correctly pronounce every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world. If you find it tough going, do not despair, you are not alone: Multi-national personnel at North Atlantic Treaty Organization headquarters near Paris found English to be an easy language ... until they tried to pronounce it. To help them discard an array of accents, the verses below were devised. Dearest creature in creation, Study English pronunciation. Just compare heart, beard, and heard, Dies and diet, lord and word, Sword and sward, retain and Britain. Billet does not rhyme with ballet, Bouquet, wallet, mallet, chalet. Ivy, privy, famous; clamour And enamour rhyme with hammer.

Why Face-To-Face Meetings Are Overrated You know the feeling. Everyone’s sitting around a table, ideas are building on ideas, and intellectual sparks are lighting up the room. It’s tempting to think that this kind of magic only happens when people can see and touch each other. Let’s assume for a second that that’s true: Breakthrough ideas only happen when people are interacting face-to-face. Given that, you’re only going to frustrate yourself and everyone else if you summon the brain trust too frequently for those "a-ha!" This is why at 37signals we don’t meet in person all that often. But what about those spur-of-the-moment rays of brilliance? By rationing in-person meetings, their stature is elevated to that of a rare treat. Reprinted from the book Remote: Office Not Required by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson.

Treeniohjeet käsipainoilla - Liikunta ja ulkoilu Käsilihasten kunto vahvistuu helpon harjoitteluohjelman avulla. Tärkeintä on tehdä liikkeet rauhallisesti sopivan kokoisia käsipainoja käyttäen. Käsipainoilla harjoitellessa kannattaa tukea selkää syvillä vatsalihaksilla. Käsilihastreenin aloittaminen Harjoittelun alussa keskitytään lihaskestävyyden parantamiseen. Naisen kannattaa aloittaa 1,5–3 kilon ja miehen 2,5–5 kilon käsipainoilla. Käsipainoharjoituksissa edistyminen Raskaampiin painoihin voi siirtyä, kun pystyy tekemään kolme 20 toiston sarjaa oikealla suoritustekniikalla. Ohjeet käsipainotreeniin 1. Aseta paino tasaisesti molemmille jaloille ja hae alaselkään luonnollinen, pieni notko. Liike tuntuu hauislihaksessa. 2. Seiso ja nojaa vasemmalla kädellä tuoliin. Liike tuntuu käsivarren ojentajassa. 3. Seiso käyntiasennossa vasen jalka edessä ja nojaa reiteen vasemmalla kädellä. Liike tuntuu lapaluiden välisissä lihaksissa. 4. Käy selinmakuulle. Liike tuntuu isossa rintalihaksessa. 5. Liike tuntuu hartialihaksissa.

POST INTERNET SURVIVAL GUIDE Post Internet Survival Guide is a project initiated by Katja Novitskova. At the moment it is realised as a book, an installation (FORMATS) and a series of events and exhibitions. The first book launch and exhibition took place in Berlin at Gentili Apri gallery as a project with Future Gallery, curated by me and Mike Ruiz. The second presentation took place in London, at BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer) London, curated by KERNEL. I presented the book for BYOB edition of Lucky PDF TV. TruEYE surView show with Yngve Holen and Anne de Vries. In correlation with R-U-INS network. Post Internet Survival Guide on view Post Internet Survival Guide 2010 in FORMATS, Brakke Grond, Amsterdam Post Internet Survival Guide 2010 and Carbon by Tabor Robak, Future Gallery/Gentili Apri, Berlin Post Internet Survival Guide 2010 copy in posession of Sam Hancocks, Melbourne Post Internet Survival Guide 2010 copy on view at R-U-IN? Post Internet Survival Guide 2010 copy in Pro qm bookshop, Berlin MoMA library, NYC

10 Ways You Should Never Describe Yourself Picture this: You meet someone new. "What do you do?" he asks. "I'm an architect," you say. "Oh, really?" he answers. "Maybe," you reply. "Oh wow," he says. And you're off. You sound awesome. Now picture this: You meet someone new. "I'm a passionate, innovative, dynamic provider of architectural services who uses a collaborative approach to create and deliver outstanding customer experiences." And he's off, never to be seen again... because you sound like a pompous ass. Do you--whether on your website, or more likely on social media accounts--describe yourself differently than you do in person? Do you use hacky clichés and overblown superlatives and breathless adjectives? Do you write things about yourself you would never have the nerve to actually say? If so, it's time for a change. Here are some words that are great when used by other people to describe you, but you should never use to describe yourself: "Motivated." "Authority." If you have to say you're an authority, you aren't. "Innovative."