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100 Tips to Improve Your Life

100 Tips to Improve Your Life
Behance just started collaborating with a group of fourteen established blogs, all very different, but all with a shared interest in helping people increase productivity (among other self-improvements). We call this collaboration “LifeRemix.” The Behance team sees this as a great opportunity to share our tips for productivity beyond the creative professional community. Collaborations between organizations with different backgrounds often result in great realizations. To kick off LifeRemix, our group of bloggers collected a list of our 100 best “tips to improve your life.” Leo Babauta, author of Zen Habits and member of LifeRemix, compiled the list.While not specific to creative professionals, the list includes tips that are likely to boost overall effectiveness and the impact we are able to make with our ideas. Find Inner Serenity by Making it Easier to Find Your Keys.

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Create a Kinder Mind: How to Stop Your Mean, Hurtful Self-Talk “You have been criticising yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens!” ~Louise Hay 101 Ways To Live Your Life To The Fullest “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinion drown your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become.

30 Thought-Provoking Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day Thought-provoking questions are deep inquiries that shine a light on the essence of living and awaken our full potential as human beings. Voltaire, the writer, historian, and philosopher of the French Enlightenment era, admonishes us to judge a man by his questions rather than his answers: you’ll get to know someone better by asking them the right questions. In the same way, you know yourself better by asking yourself the right questions. People who continually ask themselves questions that provoke introspection will, in effect, create a foundation for a happier life full of purpose and meaning. The Law of Cause and Effect states that if you put out good thoughts accompanied by good actions, you will receive good things. Asking yourself thought-provoking questions cultivates good thoughts and allows for self reflection.

How to Reverse the Damage of Sitting and Human Domestication - Uncaged Human Note: This is a follow-up to this post about how injury can be your friend. It’s easy to put off the debt incurred from not moving. You don’t feel it now so you keep your head hunched and plug away. 10 Psychology Tricks You Can Use To Influence People Humans Before we get started, it’s important to note that none of these methods fall under what we would term the dark arts of influencing people. Anything that might be harmful to someone in any way, especially to their self esteem, is not included here. These are ways to win friends and influence people using psychology without being a jerk or making someone feel bad. Trick: Get someone to do a favor for you—also known as the Benjamin Franklin effect. Legend has it that Benjamin Franklin once wanted to win over a man who didn’t like him.

40 Ways to Feel More Alive “I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” ~Joseph Campbell As I write this, I am two hours away from my first weekly acting class in Los Angeles. I’ve been here for almost two years now, and though I loved Community Theater as a kid, I never so much as researched acting classes until a couple weeks back. I frequently said I wanted to do it, along with painting classes, which I’m starting next week, but I always made excuses not to start either.

A Simple Program to Transform Your Lifestyle (Click the image below to download the PDF version) — In the freezing New England winter of 2011, I was not kicking ass. I was barely sleeping, barely waking up, and I definitely wasn’t getting shit done. Every morning I would lie in bed and wish that I were still asleep. I would think, how can I fill this day as painlessly as possible so it will be over quickly and I will be able to get back into bed? 25 Things To Do To Become A Well Liked Person Human nature means we long to be accepted and liked by everyone we meet. We always look for reasons why someone likes us or doesn’t like us. In recent years, maybe you’ve started to lose and forget some of the key reasons why someone might like you. Now, you shouldn’t think of life as a popularity contest.

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.

I Suck at Habits: How Do I Get Better? By Leo Babauta I’ve had numerous readers tell me that they Suck at Habits. And I totally get that, because in 2005, that’s exactly where I was. I sucked at habits. The good news is that I found a smarter way. I learned to understand that habits are a set of patterns that I just needed to repeat until they became more and more automatic … and that setting up the right environment is everything. 3 Tips for Controlling the Subconscious Mind and Taking Control of Your Life Controlling the Subconscious Mind Through the Power of Substitution This is a method of stopping discordant, weed-like thought seeds and replacing them with more suitable, positive and energetic thoughts that will sprout into whatever bountiful form you give them. You may be in the habit of thinking negatively and therefore find it difficult to stop a weed thought and replace it with a good thought, but never fear for there is one excellent way to control the subconscious, and the thoughts it is fed. A mind that is filled with negative thoughts can just as easily become a mind that is filled with good thoughts, and this can be done by looking for the good in everyone and everything.

37 Regrets You'll Almost Certainly Have As You Get Older. We Can Learn From These! Experiences, mistakes and regrets are all part of life, but what if you could change some of the bad things, the things you will almost certainly have, before they happen?! Hind sight is said to be 20/20, looking back on life you know which things you should have done differently or not at all, or the things you really should have done more of! We have put together a list, this list is going to help you, your friends and foe. Learning from one another and other peoples mistakes is something we should all do, if we did this every-time, we would almost certainly be much better off than we are today, both in health and wealth of knowledge and possibly riches too. Have a read through this list compiled of 37 things you must not do, because if you do, you’re 99.99% sure to regret them towards the end of your life. 1.)