People-Pleasers: The Good, The Bad, and The Fixable

The intentions of people-pleasers may be good, the consequences of their behavior can be hurtful. Here’s how to change those unproductive people-pleasing habits.

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The Key to Clearing Our Mental Workspace

Before starting any project, Justin Kanoya always clears his workspace. He makes a case for the importance of Clearing Our Mental Workspace too.

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A Case Against Connection

Facebook has connected us in ways that even its creators couldn’t have imagined. But is all of this connection a good thing?

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Summer Slowdown: The Fun of Being In the Moment

During the long, warm days of summer, it’s tempting to pack our schedules and do “the most.” Maya James makes a case, instead, for being in the moment.

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Evaluating Stuff: Clearing the Way for Future Selves

Whether our clutter is in a closet or on a bookshelf, Evaluating Stuff is essential. We must think about what we own, and how it impacts who we’ve been and who we’d like to become.

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3 Tips for Better Living in the Moment

The inability to live in the moment is troubling and widespread. How do we keep from diverting our focus from the here and now and remain present?

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One More Reason to Be Kind

Spreading kindness is typically encouraged because of the effects it has on the recipients. But what if we chose to be kind for a more selfish reason?

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Finding and Refining Your Voice

Eric Torrence considers this the most expressive era ever. With all the ways available to express yourself, now is the time to focus on refining your voice.

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Considering Daylight Saving Time and Habits That Outlive Their Usefulness

While debunking the myths around daylight saving time, writer Molly Page considers other habits that outlive their usefulness.

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The Book Won’t Write Itself: The Need for Discipline

To outside observers, greatness might seem easy. The tendancy to believe the myth of natural talent totally discounts the importance of discipline.

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The Law of the First Step

The Law of the First Step is what launches our creativity and innovative ideas into results and meaning in our lives and work.

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Seeing is Believing: Representation as Inspiration

Justin Kanoya shares a story about a home improvement project that opened his eyes and the eyes of his 12-year old daughter. Representation matters.

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