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  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck PhD

Mindset by Carol Dweck

(click on book cover for more details) Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck Published: December 2007 ISBN-10: 0345472322 EP Rating: 5 out of 5 (must read) EP Main Takeaway: Adopt a growth mindset NOT a fixed mindset. See yourself as a work in progress, not a [...]

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Need Sleep? 15 Simple Ways to Get Better Sleep

You're tired. You don't need Arianna Huffington, the government or me to tell you why it's important to get sleep. You know you need it but have trouble getting enough of it. Maybe you have too much to do, maybe it's restlessness or insomnia or maybe you do get enough hours of sleep but still feel tired. Whatever your reasons, you [...]

2017-07-14T17:58:52+00:00 Categories: Health|Tags: , , , |8 Comments
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How to Give Yourself Feedback

For many of us, we strive to be better today than we were yesterday. One of the best ways to achieve that is to get quality feedback. When it comes to feedback, we tend to ask other people because we fear our blind spots and propensity for self-delusion. Unfortunately, it's not always convenient or helpful [...]

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Top 5 Reasons Why People Don’t Get Things Done

There are people who just can't get things done. Maybe you're one of these people and you're not sure why you don't get things done. Maybe you deal with these people and they drive you crazy. Maybe you do get things done but you want to get more things done. No matter what the situation, [...]

Why Good People Do Bad Things

Generally, people are good. At least that’s what I believe and it has served me well. So why is it that some of them do bad things? Unthinkable things? From genocides to bullying From terrorism to financial fraud From smoking to working way too much People, who are generally good, end up doing a spectrum [...]

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3 Reasons Why Most People are Bad Communicators

Every day you miscommunicate something to someone. You don't do it intentionally but it happens. It actually happens all the time, you just don’t know it. The only time you realize there is a miscommunication is when something bad happens and even then you may not think it was because of bad communication. The good things is [...]

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The Real Reason You Brush Your Teeth Before Going to the Dentist

I've been guilty of it. A day or two before my dentist's appointment, I will spend twice the amount of time brushing my teeth and triple the time flossing (I'm normally a fast flosser). I even make the effort to brush my teeth again and use Listerine right before my appointment. If I really think [...]

  • Feel Better Right Away

How to Feel Better Right Away

We have our up days and unfortunately, we have our down days. Would you believe me if I told you that you can feel better right away on those down days? Probably not. And I don't expect you to. We've been conditioned to think there are no easy answers in life but I am confident [...]

The 8 Most Practical Ways to Stop Procrastinating

(right before the deadline and exhausted) ...finally done. (sighs with relief) Time to get some rest. Next time I'm going to start earlier so I don't have to go through this again. (goes to sleep for the next 2 days) This was me before every major deadline. Although I haven't missed a deadline yet (knock on [...]