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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


Finding Inner Success

You're reading Finding Inner Success, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. “Your outer world is a mirror of your inner world” - T Harv Ecker By finding your inner strength you can quickly start having an impact on your outer world. We live in a universe of duality, to your up there is a down, to your right, a left and just as we have outer laws of success, we therefore have inn...
Tags: Psychology, Motivation, Featured, Happiness, Success, Confidence, Creativity, Philosophy, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Self Confidence, Napoleon Hill, Productivity Tips, Good Habits, Self Education, Daniel Wood


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


8 Habits That Can Really Change Your Daily Life

You're reading 8 Habits That Can Really Change Your Daily Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Your mind decides your altitude. Jack Canfield, an American author, and entrepreneur has said - Successful individuals do not simply drowse off to the highest. Obtaining there needs targeted action, personal discipline and plenty of energy daily to create things happen. And he could n...
Tags: Motivation, Featured, Habits, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Jim Rohn, Jack Canfield


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


6 Ways Social Media Negatively Affects Mental Health

You're reading 6 Ways Social Media Negatively Affects 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. When was the last time you were with family or friends and didn’t check your Facebook or Instagram feed? When you’re at a nice restaurant, do you pay more attention on clicking a picture of the food than eating it? When you upload photos, do you feel stressed if you don’t get a s...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Featured, Relationships, Social Media, Communication, Mental Health, Addiction, Portsmouth, Annie, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Wellbeing, Social Media Tips, Social Media Detox, Annie Button


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...
Tags: Featured, Success, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Productivity Tips, Better Health, Sleep Habits, Sleep Hygiene


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 ...
Tags: Career, Motivation, Featured, Success, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Journal, Pickthebrain


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...
Tags: Health, Featured, Meditation, Adhd, Yale, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Bali Indonesia, Pickthebrain, Buddhist, Liam, Marcus Aurelius, YTT, Daniel Goleman, Richie Davidson, John Yates


How to Deal with Isolation and Loneliness When Working from Home

You're reading How to Deal with Isolation and Loneliness When Working from Home, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Working from home can lead to loneliness and isolation, especially if you live alone. This isolation can reduce your creativity and inspiration, and your productivity will eventually suffer. To keep your mind at peak performance, you need to combat loneliness when wo...
Tags: Success, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Productivity Tips


Changing Your Life One Book At a Time With These Motivational Books

You're reading Changing Your Life One Book At a Time With These Motivational Books, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Books have been an essential part of our lives. Be it as a guide, a source of knowledge, a friend and just about any form. They have been there for us when no one could. They have brought about a huge difference in our life. Books are indeed one’s best friend.  ...
Tags: Featured, Steve Scott, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Napoleon Hill, Dale Carnegie, Charles Duhigg, Richard Carlson, Mel Robbins, Marcus Buckingham, Angela Duckworth, Norman Vincent Peale, David J Schwartz, Morrie, Jen Sincero, Motivational Books


Business Writing: Why It’s An Important Skill For Young Entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs today need more than just an entrepreneurial spirit to succeed in business. Certain talents such as sales skills, empathy, financial management, and leadership are necessary to build your own business successfully. The ability to write with clarity, purpose, and impact is also another vital necessity. Here are some of the top reasons why business writing is an essential skill for young entrepreneurs. 1. Demonstrates Professionalism. Excellent business writing skills allow ...
Tags: Startups, Writing, Self Improvement, Young, Personal Productivity, Professionalisms, Entrepreneur Advice, Business Skills


Stress Relief Tips To Wake Up Fresh in the Morning

You're reading Stress Relief Tips To Wake Up Fresh in the Morning, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Tips to Wake Up Fresh in the Morning Without Stress Here you will find some stress relief tips that help you wake up fresh in the morning - every morning. Most of us wake up tired, or even very tired in the morning, and this is not good. Managing one's life and getting appropria...
Tags: Featured, Stress Management, Lifehacks, Health And Fitness, Self Improvement, Best Sleep Habits, How To Wake Up, Valerie Ann Worwood, Mich Rebacca


Self-Preservation: How to Work with a Narcissist

You're reading Self-Preservation: How to Work with a Narcissist, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Working with a narcissist is very difficult and given that we are living through a narcissistic epidemic, you probably work alongside one. If you let the behaviour of a full-blown narcissist get to you, it can wear you down, ruin your working life and impact on your mental well-being...
Tags: Psychology, Career, Featured, Happiness, Communication, Workplace Culture, Career Development, Portsmouth, Annie, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Workplace Happiness, Productivity Tips, NPD, Narcissist, Self Preservation


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...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Featured, Wikipedia, Social Media, Mental Health, Hawaii, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Digital Detox, Abstain From Social Media, Social Media Detox


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 ...
Tags: Motivation, Featured, Leadership, Happiness, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Laleh, Laleh Hancock, Global Wellness, Self-empowerment, Maryland Caregivers Support Coordinating Council


How to Be Successful with Your Daily Habit Tracker

Editor’s note: The up-to-date versions of all of our planners are available on the Free Planners page. First we make our habits, then our habits make us. – Charles C. Noble Habits are powerful because they create defaults. Read that one more time: Habits are powerful because they create defaults. If your defaults — which can be constructive, neutral, or destructive — aren’t working for you, then it’s time to change your habits. (Tweet this.) Most people trip over this idea because they often ...
Tags: Habits, Planning, Lifehacks, Self-improvement, Personal Development, Planners, Free Planners


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...
Tags: Psychology, Motivation, Featured, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Self Confidence, Pickthebrain, Neuroplasticity


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


4 Habits of Millionaires (Have Any of These?)

The book The Millionaire Next Door analyzes the financial habits of millionaires. It shares the results from interviews and surveys with millionaires. The goal of the book is to give an accurate idea of what characteristics make a millionaire. I found four of those characteristics especially important.       4 Essential Habits of Millionaires 1. Millionaires practice frugality. “They live well below their means.” Here are some stats on millionaire shopping habits: Average paid for ...
Tags: Religion, Money Management, Building Wealth, Self Improvement, How to Manage Money, Money Lessons, RePub-Me, Essential Habits of Millionaires


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


How to Deal with Isolation and Loneliness When Working from Home

You're reading How to Deal with Isolation and Loneliness When Working from Home, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Working from home can lead to loneliness and isolation, especially if you live alone. This isolation can reduce your creativity and inspiration, and your productivity will eventually suffer. To keep your mind at peak performance, you need to combat loneliness when wo...
Tags: Success, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Productivity Tips


The 3 Hidden Costs of Free Resources

You're reading The 3 Hidden Costs of Free Resources, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Let’s face it, we all like free stuff. And why wouldn’t we? The ability to access the information we want or need is crucial, and nowadays we can do so without losing money. This can be a great thing, but what if there are drawbacks? What if free resources are actually preventing you from making...
Tags: Motivation, Featured, Success, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Productivity Tips, Thibaut Meurisse, Free Ebook, Free Resources, Change Your Life on Amazon


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...
Tags: Featured, Happiness, Meditation, Depression, Exercise, Oklahoma, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Breathing, Pickthebrain, De-stress, Duke University, Matthew Boyle, Summa Cum Laude, De Stress Without Medication, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion


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 ...
Tags: Featured, Work Life Balance, Time Management, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain