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10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me 10 Years Ago At the start of every year, I like to review my goals. I pull out the list of goals I set for myself last January, and then grade myself on how well I did. This year is quite different than past years. Everything changed after Cassie was diagnosed with cancer. It’s been tough. Although I didn’t do any of the fighting — you have Cassie and her doctors to praise for that — I did get caught up in the ride. Here I am now, happy that 2010 is upon us, wondering what else to write about. I’m glad for how things turned out. I suppose that I’m afraid if I don’t talk about it, the only other thing I can say about 2009 is that life was on pause for a while, so nothing else was accomplished. The other thing about 2009 is that I feel so detached from everything I experienced throughout it. I started imagining what types of things I wish I could have told myself earlier this year: “Everything’s going to be alright.” — “One year from now, this will all be behind you.” — “Trust me, she’ll be okay.”

50 things to say before you die You’ve read the lists that compiled the 50 or 100 places and things you must see and do before you die. These lists are great for reminding you how short life is and for showing you what you’re missing. This list is a little different; it compiles 50 things to say before you die. Why such a list? Because you’d be surprised how little people express their selves and say what they need to say to those who matter. You need to say these at the appropriate times and with true meaning behind them. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. Share anything else in the comments below you think is important to for people to say in their lifetime. Photo by pedrosimoes7 - 75 questions to ask yourself - 50 unconventional things to do in your lifetime - 15 questions I want to ask you and the world Body & Soul | September 25th, 2008 | Written by Andrew Galasetti

Путешествовать и молчать об этом - противоестественно - 10 курортов Италии, о которых вы могли не знать Год за годом путешественники штурмуют одни и те же итальянские места: побережья Сардинии и сицилийскую Таормину, тосканские холмы и курорты Эмилии-Романьи, высаживаются целыми десантами в лигурийском Чинкве Терре или на Искье. Для тех, кто ищет новых маршрутов и не хочет встречаться с пакетными туристами, я выбрала 10 курортных мест Италии, где отдыхают сами итальянцы. 1. Ноли, Лигурия Ноли – это живописная рыбацкая деревушка буквально на полпути из Генуи во Францию. Местность эта зовется Riviera di Ponente и славится длинными песчаными пляжами и дорогами с головокружительными видами. Как добраться: Самолетом до Милана или Генуи, потом – на автомобиле. Где жить:Ca’ de Tobia Luxury Guesthouse Пансион расположен в нескольких метрах от пляжа и занимает прекрасно отреставрированное историческое здание. 2. На Пантеллерии, небольшом острове, географически более близком к Тунису, чем к Сицилии, отдыхают итальянские знаменитости. Где жить:Zubebi Resort 3. 4. 5. Где жить:Excelsior Hotel 5* 6. 7. 8.

How to Build Self-Discipline Discipline is freedom. You may disagree with this statement, and if you do you are certainly not alone. For many people discipline is a dirty word that is equated with the absence of freedom. In fact the opposite is true. As Stephen R. Covey once wrote, “the undisciplined are slaves to moods, appetites and passions”. Self-discipline involves acting according to what you think instead of how you feel in the moment. Work on an idea or project after the initial rush of enthusiasm has faded awayGo to the gym when all you want to do is lie on the couch and watch TVWake early to work on yourselfSay “no” when tempted to break your dietOnly check your email a few of times per day at particular times In the past self-discipline has been a weakness of mine, and as a result today I find myself lacking the ability to do a number of things which I would like – e.g. to play the guitar. If you struggle with self-discipline, the good news is that it can be developed. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Mark Twain's Advice for a Kick-Ass Life “It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.” “Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” “When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old.” You may know Mark Twain for some of his very popular books like Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Twain is known for his many – and often funny – quotes. 1. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” If you don’t approve of yourself, of your behaviour and actions then you’ll probably walk around most of the day with a sort of uncomfortable feeling. This can, in a related way, be a big obstacle in personal growth. What you may be bumping into there are success barriers. Or if you make some headway in the direction you want to go you may start to sabotage for yourself. So you need give yourself approval and allow yourself to be who you want to be. 2. “Age is an issue of mind over matter. 3. 4.

50 самых важных фильмов года – Вадим Рутковский – Культура Сначала — 30 выдающихся картин, которые я ценю как критик и люблю как человек. Потом — 10 фильмов, к которым я равнодушен, но многие мои коллеги считают их шедеврами; в любом случае, стоит посмотреть. Замыкает список десятка фильмов, датированных 2011 годом, но в российский прокат они попали в 2012-м, а потому имеют право быть названными. Хармони Корин и Квентин Тарантино попадут в список лучших через год. 1. «Корпорация "Святые моторы"»/Holy MotorsЛео Каракс, ФранцияБезумный и прекрасный фильм про, как бы громко это ни звучало, божественное присутствие. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. «007: Координаты Скайфолл»/SkyfallСэм Мендес, Великобритания — СШАПожалуй, лучший фильм «Бондианы» — олдскульный, остроумный, ближе к финалу вдруг оборачивающийся чем-то вроде «Соломенных псов». 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.

6 Things You Can Do When You Lack Discipline Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. One of the biggest problems people face is the lack of discipline — they have goals or habits they want to achieve, but lack that discipline needed to stick with it. Then we beat ourselves up about it. And that leads to more failure, because we’re forming a mindset that we don’t have the necessary discipline. Here’s what to do when you face a situation like this: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. —If you liked this article, please share it on, StumbleUpon or Digg.

Philosopher Daniel Dennett on the Four Steps to Arguing Intelligently By Maria Popova “In disputes upon moral or scientific points,” Arthur Martine counseled in his magnificent 1866 guide to the art of conversation, “let your aim be to come at truth, not to conquer your opponent. So you never shall be at a loss in losing the argument, and gaining a new discovery.” Of course, this isn’t what happens most of the time when we argue, both online and off, but especially when we deploy the artillery of our righteousness from behind the comfortable shield of the keyboard. Daniel Dennett (b. In Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking (public library) — the same fantastic volume that gave us Dennett on the dignity and art-science of making mistakes — he offers what he calls “the best antidote [for the] tendency to caricature one’s opponent”: a list of rules formulated decades ago by the legendary social psychologist and game theorist Anatol Rapoport, best-known for originating the famous tit-for-tat strategy of game theory.

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42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself Are you someone who likes to grow? Do you constantly seek to improve yourself and become better? If you do, then we have something in common. SEE ALSO: How to Better Yourself One Day at a Time After 1.5 years of actively pursuing growth and helping others to grow through my personal development blog, I realize there is never an end to the journey of self improvement. As a passionate advocate of growth, I’m continuously looking for ways to self-improve. Read a book every day. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this article or anything about personal growth. Image © kevindooley