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Generosity, selflessly giving to another, is an act of kindness we engage in to boost others' wellbeing. Paradoxically, giving is also one of the easiest and quickest ways you can upgrade your mood.
Why is that?
A significant factor is the feeling of connection and belonging that generosity...
Ever notice how well you're able to recognize how someone else is getting in their own way but can't recognize how you do the very same to yourself?
Why is that?
The problem is that our default is to work from the inside out. Our attitudes and habits are primarily framed by our own...
How do you make progress with the difference only you can make?
I begin every day by writing down a to-do list.
I then select the one thing on that list that, if I accomplished it, would move my endeavor forward the furthest and the fastest.
Everything else goes on my don't-do list.
Let's be clear, there is nothing wrong with being a dabbler.
I dabble in plenty of activities. I putz around the kitchen, lose myself in little graphic design projects, and amuse myself with writing poetry.
What about you? What hobbies or pastimes do you play around in?
The danger is...
There are activities worth pursuing as DIY (do it yourself) projects.
For instance, I get a lot of joy out of preparing meals for my family. Sure, I might check out a recipe online or a YouTube video if it's a dish I never made before, but I find fulfillment in the hands on experience...
Not that there's anything wrong with dreams. They're important.
Visionary ideas, wild reveries, and fanciful musing can inspire and even inform our aspirations. But don't fool yourself; dreams are not goals.
Dreams are ever-changing, immeasurable, out of reach, whimsical, and...
Goals matter. They matter a lot. In your endeavors, you need to know what you're aiming for. If you're going to make a difference, it ought to be a difference worth making.
And if you're spending your valuable (and irretrievable) time and attention on a goal, it makes sense to make sure that goal...
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Books are efficient and cost effective learning tools. They are my go-to source for inspiration and information in my endeavors. Here...
Why do we go to such lengths to avoid humiliation? Why are we so quick to exact humiliation on others? What happens if we seek humiliation for ourselves more frequently and project it on others less often?
Humiliation Is Human
Both words, humiliation and human, derive from the same ancient...