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6 Signs Your Busy Life Is Just a Distraction from a Lack of Purpose

By |2019-09-07T19:55:22+03:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I prefer a laid-back life, but unfortunately, that’s not the card I was dealt with. A busy life is usually my norm. What does this mean? You’re making me think harder this morning, making me dig deeper into what forms the “me” in my mind – my subconscious, whatever. You’re making me take a look [...]

Post-Vacation Depression Is Real: How to Recognize and Overcome It

By |2019-09-01T16:08:43+03:00September 1st, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many reasons to feel depressed, and one of the worst types of depression during this season is post-vacation depression. The excitement associated with going on vacation can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, so can the feeling of post-vacation depression. Although you really should be basking in the memories of your holiday, most of the time, [...]

14 Examples of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation and How to Use Both

By |2019-08-20T15:29:29+03:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

We all need that push to complete mundane or overwhelming tasks. That's what motivation provides. These are big words, but we'll make them more digestible. We'll also show you examples of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and explain how to use both types. What is extrinsic and intrinsic motivation People may have asked you, "Why do [...]

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership: How to Boost This Powerful Connection

By |2019-08-12T12:47:26+03:00August 11th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Does your ability to lead others all come down to your EQ? Cognitive intelligence is, of course, important - especially for leadership. But if you're looking to really improve how you lead others, emotional intelligence and leadership go hand-in-hand. More information and research are revealing how this emotional intelligence, or EQ, is much more critical than [...]

What Is Planning Fallacy and 4 Ways You Can Avoid It

By |2019-08-23T13:40:56+03:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

If you feel your organization skills are somewhat lacking, you may be falling victim to the planning fallacy. We are all guilty of mistaken planning, leaving us rushing to meet deadlines and finish tasks we thought we had plenty of time to finish. However, it happens to some of us more than others. If you [...]

7 Speed Reading Techniques to Learn That Will Boost Your Brain Power

By |2019-07-29T21:30:05+03:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Are you a stressed-up student or an administrator who must pore through tons of documents quickly? Speed reading techniques are a must for you. You may feel that speed reading may add to your stress. We'll show you that they have the opposite effect, and introduce you to a few. What Is Speed Reading? Speed [...]

The Art of Divided Attention and How to Master It to Boost Your Productivity

By |2019-07-09T19:51:53+03:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

We view divided attention or multitasking negatively, but it can be greatly beneficial to boost productivity. Divided attention has a negative connotation of not giving tasks your full focus. Although this can be true, there are ways to hone your multitasking skills to increase your productivity. All it takes is a little bit of practice [...]

Ikigai: How the Japanese Live with Joy and Purpose (and You Can Too!)

By |2019-07-06T00:12:11+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I have two strange passions: I love words (hence my love for writing) and I love learning about different life philosophies. When browsing the bookstore a few months back, I saw a book titled “Ikigai: how the Japanese wake up to joy and purpose every day.” A perfect match for someone like me — ikigai was [...]