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The 8 Most Damaging Excuses People Make For Their Unhappiness

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Faulty excuses keep thousands of people from creating the lives they want. Do any of these 8 most common excuses for unhappiness resonate with you?
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As a new year approaches people tend to go through that year-end period of introspection. Something to think about?

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, December 29, 2012 7:15 PM

Fantastic list to do the opposite!

Christine Heine's comment, December 30, 2012 6:27 AM
Here is to a new year filled with the 4 C's enabling all who wish it to now will it.
Mercor's curator insight, January 15, 2013 12:04 PM

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Mark Twain’s Guide to Living an Awesome Life: 7 Essential Tips

Mark Twain’s Guide to Living an Awesome Life: 7 Essential Tips | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

“The man who doesn’t read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.”


“Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.”


“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”


Back in 2009 I wrote an article with some great quotes from Mark Twain – lecturer, satirist, humorist and author of classic books like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – and it became a favorite for me and many readers.


A sequel to Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips for Living a Kick-Ass Life has been in my ideas folder for some time. But today I have completed it.


I hope you’ll find the result, these 7 essential tips from Mark Twain inspiring and helpful.


Read more: http://bit.ly/ABTAZo 


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Heidi Brock's curator insight, September 22, 2013 1:29 PM

Often, the advice we seek is not at all complicated. It can be as simple as "common sense".

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How to Bring Inner Peace Into Your Life: 10 Things You Can Start Doing Today

How to Bring Inner Peace Into Your Life: 10 Things You Can Start Doing Today | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

The daily life can be busy, hectic and sometimes overwhelming.

 

It may sometimes feel like bringing just a little more inner peace and calmness into your life is a hopeless wish.

 

But it doesn’t have to be that way. Small and smart changes can bring in both small and over time bigger rewards.

 

So today I would like to share 10 of my own favorite tips for finding more peace and calmness in everyday life...


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3 Things You Can Do Today to Start Living a Happier Life

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“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” Eleanor Roosevelt


Happiness must not always come from big things and events. It can come from smaller, daily habits too.


So today I’d simply like to take a look at 3 quick tips and habits that help me to live a happier life. Pick one and see how it works for you.


Help someone.


Helping someone out is one of simplest but also one of the most powerful things one can do to live a happy life.


How can you help someone out? By giving them value in some form. Such forms could be:...


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10 Wise Lessons: What I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger

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As I recently celebrated another year of life and am entering a new phase of mid-life (whatever that is) I began to contemplate the lessons that I would pass on to my younger self.


Whether you are young or young at heart, it is never too late to change — or incorporate some new (and better) practices into your daily life.

 

Here are 10 wise lessons that I wish I knew when I was younger:

 

1. Don’t worry about what other people think of you.
I used to worry too much what others thought of me, of my decisions and of my actions. Eventually, I came to realize that if you’re wasting too much time seeking validation, respect or approval from others, then you won’t have time to accomplish all that you desire...


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15 Secrets to Success

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Many people want to be successful in their lives for more personal fulfillment and joy. The definition of success can have a different meaning for everyone. Although everyone has their own way of finding success, there are certain things that you need to be aware of in order to have more joy and fulfillment. Make a habit of practicing these fifteen points so that you can be the rock star of your life!


1. Do something you are afraid of doing everyday – When you make a habit of getting outside of your comfort zone, you will grow strong mentally and emotionally and will see yourself getting past a lot of mental blocks...


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