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5 Ways To Increase Your Intelligence Every Day

You're reading 5 Ways To Increase Your Intelligence Every Day, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. First it is essential to understand that increasing your intelligence is quite simple when you use all of the tools and techniques at your disposal. Most people in the world do not know the following tools or techniques, so they have never used them and thusly their intelligence has no...
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The Most Important Habits To Develop Before 30

You're reading The Most Important Habits To Develop Before 30, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. . Looking at successful people, we tend to assume that they are cut from a different cloth. But once you factor in incremental progress, the image becomes less fuzzy around the edges. Whoever you think they are, and however you think they got there, what truly defines them is a set ...
Tags: Habits, Uncategorized, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, University of Toronto, Tim Ferriss, Pickthebrain, Good Habits, Slavko Desik, William H McRaven, Morning Routine, Jordan Peterson, Lifestyle Updated, Habit Buildings


The 5 Life-changing Benefits of Keeping a Meditation Journal

You're reading The 5 Life-changing Benefits of Keeping a Meditation Journal, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. I have notebooks and journals for everything: Work, habits, goals, exercise, personal projects, language learning, New Year's resolutions... I have them all sitting here on my desk, just waiting to be used. And so when I came across the practice of keeping a meditation...
Tags: Psychology, Happiness, Success, Meditation, Mindfulness, Confidence, Positivity, Athens, Lifehacks, Einstein, Self Improvement, Journaling, Self Confidence, Pickthebrain, Motivation Tips, Thich Nhat Hanh


Friendships – The Key To Happiness

You're reading Friendships – The Key To Happiness, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. I often recommend to others who seek to do what I tried, DON’T! It is too dangerous – you are taking an awful risk. It is not wise to isolate yourself for twelve months and spend hour upon hour peering inside, facing your worst pains and fears, trying to see beyond them for answers that might not...
Tags: Psychology, Featured, Relationships, Friendship, Happiness, US, Sydney, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Winfried Sedoff


3 Unexpected Things That Happened When I Fully Focused On My Strengths

You're reading 3 Unexpected Things That Happened When I Fully Focused On My Strengths, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. You have all probably been to that dark place where the only thing you see is a failure and the only thing you hear is the ticking of negative thoughts in your brain. This is certainly a ‘place-to-be’ as our brain cannot function without negative thoughts. Bu...
Tags: Motivation, Featured, France, Success, Confidence, Armenia, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Strengths, Pickthebrain, Anatoli Chernyaev


How to Stop Lying to Ourselves: A Call for Self-Awareness

You're reading How to Stop Lying to Ourselves: A Call for Self-Awareness, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Finding a sincere person is difficult. We are not always ready to share our innermost feelings and do not show a lot of emotions. People have a right for little secrets, but problems begin when we try to deceive ourselves. One's mind and heart conflict with one another, and ...
Tags: Psychology, Lying, Truth, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Melisa Marzett


The Rules of Sleep Hygiene Made Me Rethink My Mornings

You're reading The Rules of Sleep Hygiene Made Me Rethink My Mornings, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. I think our modern compulsion to optimize the living hell out of our mornings is counterproductive. Okay. Maybe I shouldn’t make such a sweeping statement. Let’s try again. For me, personally, when I tried to apply takeaways from the seemingly infinite number of Medium ar...
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Seven Ways Keeping a Journal Can Help Your Career

You're reading Seven Ways Keeping a Journal Can Help Your Career, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Keeping a journal might seem childish, but you’d be surprised to find out about the help it can offer you during a period of struggle. An intimate journal is meant to keep a record of your daily activities as well as serve as a way to express your feelings. Therefore, this could be ...
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7 Ways to Save Money For Young Adults While In College

You're reading 7 Ways to Save Money For Young Adults While In College, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. College may be the first time that many young adults will start having to manage their own life and money. For some, it may be the first time they actually have their own money to manage. This makes college a great time to start developing good money saving habits. Learnin...
Tags: Motivation, Happiness, Success, Ira, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Success Tips, Money Saving Tips, Create a Budget


Training Your Mind with Meditation

You're reading Training Your Mind with Meditation, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. “Meditation is a science, the systematic process of training the mind.” – John Yates, Ph.D. By sophomore year of high school, it had become clear that my mind was completely out of control. After a series of car crashes resulting from my own distraction and declining grades in school, I was...
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Why I took a break from Facebook?

You're reading Why I took a break from Facebook?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Facebook, a social networking platform founded by Mark Zuckerberg has around 2.2 billion monthly active users as of January 2018 (source Wikipedia). I joined Facebook in October 2007, and I was compulsively posting every minute detail of my life. From birthday wishes to photo albums with my friends...
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Being the Leader of Your Life

You're reading Being the Leader of Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. The simple definition of “leader” is someone in command of, or the main player in, a group or organization. I have a slightly different point of view. I see true leadership as being the change you desire to see in the world. It isn’t about having followers, telling people what is right or wrong, or ...
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Neuroplasticity- Botox for the Brain?

You're reading Neuroplasticity- Botox for the Brain?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. The term Neuroplasticity is the hope of the future of every human on the planet and yet, few people have even heard of it, and fewer actually know what it means.  Why is it important? Simply, the theories of neuroplasticity have the capacity to change everything we know about living a happier a...
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7 Ways to Save Money For Young Adults While In College

You're reading 7 Ways to Save Money For Young Adults While In College, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. College may be the first time that many young adults will start having to manage their own life and money. For some, it may be the first time they actually have their own money to manage. This makes college a great time to start developing good money saving habits. Learnin...
Tags: Motivation, Happiness, Success, Ira, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Success Tips, Money Saving Tips, Create a Budget


The 6 Stages of Personal Growth

You're reading The 6 Stages of Personal Growth, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Personal development is a process that involves many steps. It's a life-long journey. This article outlines the six main stages of personal growth. These stages of personal growth are naturally recurrent and can become cyclical with more growth, goals, and obstacles in life. It's worth pointing...
Tags: Psychology, Motivation, Featured, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Self Education, Self Growth, Stages Of Self Growth, Isabella Gura


How to Organize Your Home Environment for a Better Mental Health

You're reading How to Organize Your Home Environment for a Better Mental Health, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Loads of laundry and endless chores in a home can be exhausting and tedious. If not handled properly, clutter can mess up someone's life. Some people believe that clutter is brought about by having little space, owning lots of stuff or even not knowing how to organiz...
Tags: Motivation, Happiness, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Home Organization, Pickthebrain, Productivity Tips, Better Mental Health


3 No-Nonsense Tips to Overcome your Bad Habits this Year

You're reading 3 No-Nonsense Tips to Overcome your Bad Habits this Year, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Put yourself in the shoes of your friend Paul for a second, who can’t stop biting his nails every time a commercial comes on the TV. Or, dive deep within the thought process of your coworker Sarah, who is helplessly addicted to cigarettes and always carries a pack on her rega...
Tags: Motivation, Facebook, Featured, Lifehacks, Health And Fitness, Self Improvement, Bad Habits, Sarah, Pickthebrain, Productivity Tips, Mark, PAUL, Matt, Jenna, Windstream, Best Self Improvement


Why Failing to Land My Dream Job is the BEST Thing That Could Have Happened

You're reading Why Failing to Land My Dream Job is the BEST Thing That Could Have Happened, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Have you ever failed at something you really wanted to achieve? More importantly, have you ever stopped up to think, REALLY think, about how that incident changed you, from the person you were, to the person you became? The honest truth... I have f...
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3 Proven Ways to De-Stress Without Medication

You're reading 3 Proven Ways to De-Stress Without Medication, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Anxiety. What is it good for? Well, in our ancient days, “anxiety” was a useful chemical reaction that helped spur us to make decisions, like to fight back or run away. Our fight or flight syndrome could send us a surge of adrenaline in case we needed to protect ourselves. Nowaday...
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7 Ways to Improve Work-Life Balance Beginning Today

You're reading 7 Ways to Improve Work-Life Balance Beginning Today, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. When you live an unbalanced life, there is always the likelihood of spending too much of your time in a single direction. This is what makes it primordial for each and one of us to concentrate on attaining balance in our daily lives. And even if we most often think of our work ...
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I Started Waking Up at 4:30am and This Is What Happened

You're reading I Started Waking Up at 4:30am and This Is What Happened, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. I can already hear the shock and resistance. I know because I’ve already heard it from my friends and family. “You’re crazy!”, “I love sleeping in too much!”, “I could never do something like that.” But here’s the facts, I have been waking up at 4:30am every mo...
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Dealing with Anxiety – In Cartoon Form

You're reading Dealing with Anxiety – In Cartoon Form, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Do you ever stay up all night replaying the mistakes you've made or could possibly make? How about struggle over deciding between seemingly identical outfits to wear? GREMLIN GIRL can relate. Gremlin Girl is a brand new animated web series about our inner critic who is often difficult to shut ...
Tags: Psychology, Featured, Depression, Anxiety, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Emily Rifkin, Disney TV Animation and Rebecca Warm Groundlings


What We’ve Been Told About Passion is Bullshit

You're reading What We’ve Been Told About Passion is Bullshit, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. I have an unbelievable respect for talented artists. When I see life like portraits that an artist has drawn using only three different shades of colored pencils I often don’t believe that what I’m looking at isn’t a photo. Like the one above. Or someone who paints landscapes ...
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How to Do What You Love – And Get Paid for It

You're reading How to Do What You Love – And Get Paid for It, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. For most people the concept of doing what you love and receiving money do not go hand in hand. At most we can do what we love in our spare time or as a hobby but being paid for what you enjoy doing is considered a utopian ideal. In this day in age there are a variety of choices avail...
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How to be Financially Responsible and Still Fun to be Around

You're reading How to be Financially Responsible and Still Fun to be Around, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. It can be hard to save money right now - wage growth is slow, everyday expenses are greater than they used to be and for many people, saving up for a housing deposit is a distant pipe dream. A lot of people think that saving money for the big purchases in life like a h...
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CBD Oil — What are Potential Effects on the Brain?

You're reading CBD Oil — What are Potential Effects on the Brain?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. CBD (short for Cannabidiol) is a chemical compound that is found in marijuana and hemp. Among other things, CBD works as an antioxidant, pain reliever, mood balancer, and according to medical research, it also generates effects that set it apart as a fantastic herb for not only s...
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Get Started On Your Goals In Under 2 Minutes

You're reading Get Started On Your Goals In Under 2 Minutes, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Back from Christmas vacation in Hawaii, I found myself sitting on the floor of my home office on the morning of New Year’s Eve. I was happy to be back in the comfort of my own home while realizing that tomorrow is a brand new year and its back to the same routine. Being a goal oriente...
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5 Pieces of Life Advice from a Warrior and TBI Survivor

You're reading 5 Pieces of Life Advice from a Warrior and TBI Survivor, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. 'When starting from scratch to reinvent yourself choose a powerful and loving mindset.' - Glenn Bott, Survivor, Speaker, Warrior Imagine suddenly waking up with no idea of where you are or why you’re there? Everything looks strange. You have no recollection of anything pri...
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Unthreading Anxiety

You're reading Unthreading Anxiety, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. I was born in the middle of a war zone. One of my earliest memories is of a bomb falling near our house on an otherwise quiet day. So wholly unexpected it freaked the hell out of me. And this is how my friendship with anxiety was born. I went through life having a sensibly over-alert nervous system trying ...
Tags: Psychology, Featured, Mental Health, Anxiety, West, Lifehacks, Health And Fitness, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Sedona, Mark Wolynn, Susan Jeffers, Bruce Lipton, Lester Levenson


How to Consume Content in a Healthy Way

You're reading How to Consume Content in a Healthy Way, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Fifty years ago, most people were ignorant about healthy dietary choices. It was an impossible task, for the average Joe, to discern between proteins and fats, complex and simple carbohydrates. But fast forward a couple of decades and nutrition principles are obvious even to children. The sam...
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