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How to Feel Inspired When You've Lost Motivation

How to Feel Inspired When You've Lost Motivation | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

 

Some days you wake up and right when you are going to begin your work, you feel a presence within you that stops you from doing so. You sit down, but you sit down quietly this time. Suddenly, that feeling where you once were so passionate and energized to take action just isn’t there anymore. You try to hype yourself up but it’s not working, and everything you do seems to be counterintuitive. You face the truth. You don’t want to work today and you don’t feel motivated to do anything but just escape. Without this motivation, you feel a little hopeless, lost, and stuck.

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6 Surprising Ways Being Grateful Makes You Happier

Why learning to be grateful is one of the most selfish things you can do.
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Reclaim the Hour and a Half You're Forfeiting to Distractions at Work (Infographic)

Reclaim the Hour and a Half You're Forfeiting to Distractions at Work (Infographic) | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A full 43 percent of employees are distracted for a sizeable chunk of the workday. Here's what's getting in the way of getting work done.
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John C. Maxwell: Instead of Complaining, Remember These 10 Things

John C. Maxwell: Instead of Complaining, Remember These 10 Things | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A faint but discernible dividing line separates achievers from dreamers. What makes the difference?
Attitude. Achievers have a can-do attitude that sets them apart from mere dreamers. Achievers are sold out to success—no matter the obstacles—and they are willing to put forth the effort and pay the price of success.
Here are 10 tips to reveal your own can-do attitude:
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How to Get Lasting Results: The 4 Laws of Permanent Change

How to Get Lasting Results: The 4 Laws of Permanent Change | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Want to create permanent change? Whether you're trying to lose weight or build self-confidence, follow these four rules and you will see results.
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How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes

How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
“Choice of attention – to pay attention to this and ignore that – is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is
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How To Start Your Work Week Off Right

How To Start Your Work Week Off Right | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
As the weekend comes to a close and Monday morning nears the horizon, consider these ideas for getting your work week off to a fabulous start.
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10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin to emerge.

Last month, for example, Science of Us writer Melissa Dahl reported on findings from ...
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End Your Day Strong With These 5 Power Tips

End Your Day Strong With These 5 Power Tips | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Even an entire crappy and unproductive day can end strong with just 15 hyper-productive minutes.
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Thought For The Day: Don’t Let Someone Who Has Done Nothing Tell You…

Thought For The Day: Don’t Let Someone Who Has Done Nothing Tell You… | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Don't let someone who has done nothing tell you how to do anything.
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Here's Why You Crash Every Afternoon — And 3 Ways To Avoid It

Here's Why You Crash Every Afternoon — And 3 Ways To Avoid It | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Beat that mid-afternoon slump (no coffee required).
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But what do *you* do?

But what do *you* do? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Do you make your own paper? Do you start with wood pulp and mix and bleach and set and produce the sheets you use? My guess is that you save time (and a lot of money) and just go to Staples and buy a ream or two.
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Incredibly Lifelike Wood Sculptures by Bruno Walpoth

Incredibly Lifelike Wood Sculptures by Bruno Walpoth | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
  Bruno Walpoth is an Italian sculptor from Bressanone-Brixen in South Tyrol, Italy. The talented woodcarver was recognized early in life for his artistic talents, beginning a five-year appren...
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5 Tips to Help You Take Action to Overcome Your Fear

5 Tips to Help You Take Action to Overcome Your Fear | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
I've learned five helpful things about taking action that may help you finally overcome that fear of doing something you want to do.
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Quotes

"Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.”
Seneca

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Artist JeeYoung Lee Converts Her Tiny Studio Into Absurdly Elaborate Non-Digital Dreamscapes

Artist JeeYoung Lee Converts Her Tiny Studio Into Absurdly Elaborate Non-Digital Dreamscapes | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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It's always amazing to witness at artist who embraces one of their greatest limitations, turning it instead into one of their greatest advantages. For Korean artist JeeYoung Lee the question was how to utilize her small studio space in Seoul measuring 11.8' x 13.5
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7 Toxic Beliefs That Are Making You Miserable

7 Toxic Beliefs That Are Making You Miserable | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Only you can control your happiness. Here's how to take charge.
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The Benefits of Looking on the Bright Side: 10 Reasons to Think Like an Optimist

The Benefits of Looking on the Bright Side: 10 Reasons to Think Like an Optimist | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Research shows that thinking like an optimist pays off big—not just when it comes to your salary, but for your health, relationships, and your overall well-being.
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(From the article): Optimists Have Happier 9 to 5s

People who see a glass that's half full tend to rate their jobs as more satisfying than those who don't. A study from Kuwait University found that people who were the most optimistic were also happiest in their jobs and had the fewest work complaints; the opposite was true for pessimists.

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Inbox vs. Gmail 5.0: Which one is right for you?

Inbox vs. Gmail 5.0: Which one is right for you? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Google's approach to email depends on your needs, so find out whether Inbox or Gmail will suit you best.
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donhornsby's curator insight, November 13, 7:57 AM

Who says you have to choose? You could always juggle the two, using Inbox for sorting, snoozing, and setting reminders while jumping into Gmail when you need to.

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30 Things To Start Doing For Yourself. #4 Is Absolutely Vital

30 Things To Start Doing For Yourself. #4 Is Absolutely Vital | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Marc and Angel are the authors of 1000 Little Things Happy Successful People Do Differently. Here’s their amazing list of 30 things to…
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15 Breathtaking Locations You Can Explore With Google Street View

15 Breathtaking Locations You Can Explore With Google Street View | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
You've never seen views like this.
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Google Street View breaks through to a whole new level of visualization.

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6 Surprising Things About Introverts In The Workplace

6 Surprising Things About Introverts In The Workplace | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Do you have the extroverted personality of a natural-born leader? If not, you can still be a successful entrepreneur. In fact, introverts make better listeners and can switch back and forth between introversion and extroversion to outperform their ch...
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Thought Of The Day: Always Believe That Something Wonderful Is…

Thought Of The Day: Always Believe That Something Wonderful Is… | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.
The post Thought Of The Day: Always Believe That Something Wonderful Is… appeared first on Lifehack.
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