How to Motivate Yourself: 3 Steps Backed By Science. Quickly summarized: The Mistake Every Productivity System Makes Productivity systems rarely take emotions into account. And feelings are a fundamental and unavoidable part of why humans do what they do. We can’t ignore our emotions. Because of the way our brains are structured, when thought and feelings compete, feelings almost always win. And we can’t fight our feelings. Research shows this just makes them stronger. That … more
Shirzad Chamine: How to Defeat Your Internal Saboteurs | Stanford Graduate School of Business. Positive intelligence
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How To Raise Happy Kids – 10 Steps Backed By Science. February 7, 2014 by Eric Barker How To Raise Happy Kids – 10 Steps Backed By Science When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be happy. Via Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents: …the well-being of children is more important to adults than just about … more
Right Before Dying From A Rare Lifelong Disease, Sam Revealed His Three Secrets To Happiness – About three months before he passed away, 17-year-old Sam Berns gave this speech explaining his dislike for obstacles and his strategies for beating them. When he was 2 years old, Sam was diagnosed with the rare disease progeria, which causes rapid aging and various other side effects, none of which could prevent Sam from leading a happy life.
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Candy Chang: Before I die I want to… | Video on TED.com. Wonderful TED talk about life, death, and public spaces. “Life is brief and tender.” “Thinking about death clarifies your life.”
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