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Do You Give Up Too Easily? How To Power Through

Do You Give Up Too Easily? How To Power Through | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The truth is that many of us don't apply ourselves enough to achieve the positive life changes to which we aspire. Why? Why is it that we so often fail to successfully make the changes we really want?


Over the years, I've lectured to tens of thousands of people on the subject of improving their quality of life. One of the main points I make is that an essential element of having more of the life you want is dedicating at least some time each day to clearing and quieting your mind.


After describing the practical, physiological, emotional, mental, and of course spiritual benefits of taking even just a few minutes a day to meditate or relax deeply, it's clear that most people are genuinely inspired to do it. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of people ever act on their inspiration. But these would-be meditators are not alone.


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Photographer's Perfect 'Arrangements' Series Highlights Color and Simplicity

Photographer's Perfect 'Arrangements' Series Highlights Color and Simplicity | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
For photographer Emily Blincoe, there's beauty in precise organization.
Blincoe's love of simplicity is evident in her series "Arrangements," an ode to color, shape and impeccable prop styling.
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The Burden of a Timely Thank You

The Burden of a Timely Thank You | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
For some people, being appreciative comes naturally. For others, it takes time and work. We’re all created different, so it goes that we may not all be appreciative of the same things, or at the same time. Regardless, there’s a power to using appreciation to positively impact your life and those around you. By being constantly aware of the good things in your life and the efforts of others, you can hugely impact the quality of your life. When you are constantly and genuinely appreciative, life changes.
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30 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Day in 5 Minutes or Less

30 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Day in 5 Minutes or Less | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Yes, we’re all strapped for time. It’s often difficult to find a moment to sit, reflect and rejuvenate your spirit. Instead, we push and push until we burn out from the effects of stress.
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This Is Your Brain on Coffee

This Is Your Brain on Coffee | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
You know you feel instantly better after you've downed your morning cup, but what is it about coffee that affects the mind in such a pleasant way?
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Quotes

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20 Videos On YouTube That Will Super Boost Your Motivation

20 Videos On YouTube That Will Super Boost Your Motivation | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Are you in a slump? Does it just seem impossible to get going again? Super boost your motivation and work towards your life’s goals. These videos will teach you what you need to know.
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How to Smack Down Your Inner Critic Once and For All

How to Smack Down Your Inner Critic Once and For All | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Do you have an inner critic that taunts you every time you trip up? You know, that taunting voice that erupts the second you make a mistake? You don’t know when it started, but for as long as you can remember it’s been with you, waiting for the slightest opportunity to launch its next attack.
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35 Fascinating Facts About Your Brain in One Sentence Each

35 Fascinating Facts About Your Brain in One Sentence Each | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Think you know your brain? Think again. These awesome facts will open up that black box inside your skull.
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10 Strategies That Will Help You Triumph Over Adversity

10 Strategies That Will Help You Triumph Over Adversity | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
There are habits you can practice to increase your inner strength.
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10 Fantastic Artists Pay Tribute to Robin Williams

10 Fantastic Artists Pay Tribute to Robin Williams | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
On August 11, one of the world’s brightest lights was extinguished and hearts were filled with an ache that could only be compared to that of losing a friend.
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Learn Faster While Also Helping Others

Learn Faster While Also Helping Others | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
 
Researchers have found that the best way to learn something is to teach as you learn.
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5 Things You're Doing That Seem Productive, But Aren't

5 Things You're Doing That Seem Productive, But Aren't | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
These habits are good intentioned, but could be sabotaging your productivity.
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The Simplest Ways To Look Good Without Changing Your Appearance

The Simplest Ways To Look Good Without Changing Your Appearance | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Looking healthy and being in great shape is important. As a fitness professional myself, I can’t stress enough the benefits of exercising and how it benefits all facets of our life.
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“In a very real sense we have two minds, one that thinks and one that feels”  - Daniel Goleman - Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

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5 Ingredients of an Effective Apology

5 Ingredients of an Effective Apology | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Why our apologies don’t work and how to fix them
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Video: Patrick Stewart boldly takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge with a glass of Scotch whisky

Video: Patrick Stewart boldly takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge with a glass of Scotch whisky | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
SIR Patrick Stewart gave his fans something different when taking on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, by writing a cheque and enjoying a glass of whisky.
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31 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Robin Williams’ Movies

31 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Robin Williams’ Movies | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Robin Williams lived out loud as a messenger. Robin’s movies are filled with life lessons and profound wisdom. They made our hearts skip a few beats. They made us think.
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5 Life Quotes That Will Push You To Chase Your Dreams

5 Life Quotes That Will Push You To Chase Your Dreams | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
1. Don’t wait for a sign. 
2. Let go of excess baggage.
 
3. Use your problems as a motivation.
 
4.  Strive for better things.
 
5. Know what it takes to reach your goals.
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The Science of Breaks at Work: Change Your Thinking About Downtime

The Science of Breaks at Work: Change Your Thinking About Downtime | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Taking breaks at work can make you happier, more focused and more productive. Here's a look at the science of why breaks work and how to use them better.
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The Science Of Sleep: 8 Secrets About Sleep And Productivity I Wish I Knew Earlier

The Science Of Sleep: 8 Secrets About Sleep And Productivity I Wish I Knew Earlier | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Productivity is a fickle thing. Some days you have it and some days you don't. Here are 8 ways getting a good night's rest can affect your productivity!
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4 Ways to Make Your Brain Work Better

4 Ways to Make Your Brain Work Better | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The New Yorker’s Maria Konnikova explains the science behind why we need to sleep more, waste less time on the internet,…
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5 Ways to Stop Being So Busy

Being more strategic about how you manage your work may take some extra time in the near term, but ultimately can vastly improve your performance.
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Science Says You Should Only Check Email at Designated Times

Science Says You Should Only Check Email at Designated Times | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Over at The New York Times, researcher Daniel Levitin shares why you should give your brain a much-needed reset by only checking email or social feeds during designated times: If you want to be...

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The Amazing Effects of a Weekend Without Television and the Internet

The Amazing Effects of a Weekend Without Television and the Internet | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Recently, I was overwhelmed with the constant presence of electronic devices in my life. I realized that I could hardly get through an hour, much less a day, without checking my email or Facebook.
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A life spent making mistakes...

A life spent making mistakes... | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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