The Middle Age Spread And How To Combat It

The reason so many people gain weight as they enter middle age is no mystery: if, as an example, you only eat 50 extra calories per day over a period of twenty years that you don’t burn off by exercising, … Continue reading

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How to Get Motivated After a Vacation

By Leo Babauta I open the door to my house after a long flight and drive home from the airport, and Eva and I and the kids throw our bags down and immediately want to go to sleep. We’re jetlagged, … Continue reading

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How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others (and Start Empowering Yourself)

“Comparison is the death of joy.” Mark Twain “When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” Lao Tzu One of the most common and destructive daily habit is to constantly compare … Continue reading

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How to Overcome Maybe the Most Common Problem People Have with Making a Positive Change

“The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.” Madame Marie du Deffand Maybe the most common issue people have with personal development and making a positive change is that it stays a daydream. That they … Continue reading

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Why We’re Nicer to Strangers Than the People We Love Most

Why is it we so often find ourselves treating the ones we most love the most shabbily? I don’t think, contrary to popular wisdom, that the answer is that familiarity breeds contempt. After all, it’s not that all the wonderful … Continue reading

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The Best Advice Is The Kind You Keep To Yourself

Do you give good advice? Do friends and family come to you in times of crisis? How would you define good advice? Do we have to know and trust the people who change our lives? Can strangers inspire us towards … Continue reading

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Handling Long-Term Absences in Your Team – Preparing Early for Extended Leaves

Learn how to deal with planned and unplanned long-term absences on your team with techniques like building trust, cross-training and documenting processes.

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Develop Your Conversation Style around Your Natural Strengths

Giving others advice for improving their conversation skills is very tricky. People often expect formulaic instructions on how to talk to other people. And this probably happens to a large extent because many authors out there offer this kind of … Continue reading

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Take a Seat – Make a Friend?

SoulPancake hits the streets to see what happens when two strangers sit in a ball pit… and talk about life’s big questions. New videos every weekday! http:…

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The Skill of Self Confidence: Dr. Ivan Joseph at TEDxRyersonU

As the Athletic Director and head coach of the Varsity Soccer team at Ryerson University, Dr. Joseph is often asked what skills he is searching for as a recr… Video Rating: 4 / 5 Do you frequently feel uncomfortable … Continue reading

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