motivation

Do You Have The “Glass Wall” Syndrome?

Posted on Nov 29, 2010 in motivationPersonal Development by
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I”m not going to tell you what the glass syndrome is. At least, not in the first two sentences. I know I’m at the third sentence already, and, technically, I could start giving you the definition, but I’d rather not. It’s a delicate concept and it’s better to tell you a short story first. It […]

My Top 7 Demotivating Habits

Posted on Nov 17, 2010 in motivationPersonal Development by
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In the subtle fabric of our day to day routine, every now and again we allow some red stripes to mingle in. Sooner or later, those stripes will unweave the whole mechanism. I’m sure you’ve experienced it too: the day goes on fabulously, everything falls into its place, and then, apparently out of nowhere, something […]

The Ultimate Guide to Motivating Yourself

Posted on Oct 1, 2010 in motivation by
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This is a guest post by my friend, Vlad Dolezal, @vladdolezal. When I was 4 years old, my mum took me to have a vaccination. Now, I had heard about needles, so I was scared and begging her not to take me there. I even started crying and screaming in the waiting room. But my […]

7 Ways To Avoid Pessimism

Posted on Aug 2, 2010 in motivation by
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Gotcha! You’re a pessimist! Otherwise, why would you read such an article? I bet you’re the type who sees the empty half of the glass, who thinks the world will crash and burn because we’re inherently doomed, and you’re never able to fully understand a laughter in the middle of a storm. Yeah, you’re a […]

The Creative Life – Play Your Way to Success

Posted on Jun 7, 2010 in motivationSuccess & Wellness by
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This is a guest post by Mars Dorian, @marsdorian. Have you recently looked into the eyes of a child ? There’s a shimmer that doesn’t come from this world. A sparkle of pure potential. It’s magic, and it can only be experienced. But as we grow older, we tend to lose it. Why ? I’m […]

The Secret from My 3rd Grade

Posted on May 28, 2010 in motivationSuccess & Wellness by
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When I was a kid I was very relaxed. And I mean in school. I never worried too much about it, yet I managed to get the highest grades in my class. Even my teachers were aware about my apparent passivity and they “blamed” my success on my natural skills: a fantastic memory, they said. […]

7 Magical Ways to Use Curiosity as a Personal Development Tool

Posted on May 17, 2010 in motivationPersonal Development by
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This is a guest post by Makenzie Kelly, @makenziekelly. “Judge a man by his questions rather than answers”, Voltaire Some say curiosity killed the cat.  I say what doesn’t kill the cat, makes it stronger! Curiosity has been classified as a nice-to-have attribute of a person; it definitely hasn’t been a reinforced attribute by our […]

How to Reach Your Dreams through Willpower

Posted on May 3, 2010 in motivation by
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I think I finally understand this quote by Marianne Williamson: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate – our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” When I discovered my guest post on Mike King’s blog, Learnthis.ca, received over 1,000 hits on StumbleUpon on the day of its publication, I was […]

Dream Big, Act Bigger

Posted on Mar 29, 2010 in motivation by
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This is a guest post by Maren Donovan, @marenkate. The famous words “I have a dream” have been used countless times to encourage, motivate and move people. What many never consider though is what if no one had ever acted on Dr. King’s dream? Without action dreams are just that, dreams, they come to you […]

33 Ways To Overcome Frustration

Posted on Mar 17, 2010 in motivation by
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I have a huge experience with frustration. I experienced it in so many ways, at so many times in my life, that I feel like I’m some kind of a specialist. If you wonder why I have this huge expertise, here’s the answer: growth never happens without it. The more frustration you are able to […]

27 Ways You Can Develop Bounce Back Muscles In Difficult Times

Posted on Feb 22, 2010 in motivationPersonal Development by
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This is a guest post by my friend Tess Marshall, @theboldlife. Loss, suffering and tragedy are painful, unavoidable experiences, and part of the human condition. We can’t prevent them, but we can approach life’s biggest challenges with openness and optimism. Prior to a personal tragedy, we may not know who we are, what we feel, […]

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