If you aren’t afraid, you should be

Fear can take on many forms. When we’re young, it’s a monster under the bed or a scraped knee. As we get older, our fears become more complex. We’re afraid of getting caught cheating (but seriously, don’t cheat) or of not being accepted into a college or being qualified for
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5 types of doodling

Doodling is Good for Your Noodle

Doodling has long been viewed as a sign of inattention and slacking off. Many people walk out of meetings and seminars with notebooks full of simple drawings thinking that the silly picture in the corner is all they retained from the discussion. But don’t despair, dear doodlers! Recent research has
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Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones | James Clear

What is that two-inch domino you CAN knock down that will help you form a power habit?
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How to Keep your Eye on Your Goals Through the End of the Year

First pumpkins, then turkeys, then gingerbread houses and twinkly lights all in a row. There are so many things to enjoy about this time of year. And that means an equal number of distractions to draw our attention away from our goals. Even when we try our best to stay
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Money Talks – Even to Your Kids

For years financial matters have been taboo – rarely discussed amongst adults, let alone with children. However, concerns over growing student loan debt, credit card use and the repercussion of the Great Recession have put a spotlight on the importance of financial mentorship that starts at an early age as
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How Man’s Best Friend Can Help You Build Better Relationships

Dogs were first domesticated 16,000-27,000 years ago to help protect people from outside dangers and carry out menial tasks like herding. Somewhere along the way these intelligent animals became closely tied to their human counterparts. They are amazingly adept at reading human emotions, and their ability to love us is
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Are You Feeling Lucky? How Successful Entrepreneurs View Luck

What is luck anyway? Timing? Good fortune? Opportunity, seasoned with hard work and preparation? A form a self-delusion that absolves us of responsibility? Ask a successful entrepreneur and you’re likely to hear any and all of the above. This year, I’ve been following the NPR podcast, How I Built This
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How to Find Your Perfect Job

When you think about it, our job is one of the most personal and pertinent aspects of our lives. We spend many of our waking hours working at it. It directly affects our finances and even our health and relationships. And, it oftentimes correlates to how a lot of the
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Cheers to Cyber Monday’s “a latte success” Special

It’s that time of year, and no doubt you’ve been even busier than usual – cooking for 17, constantly cleaning muddy footprints, fighting the crowds for that $1-off deal, and wrapping this year’s numbers to inform your 2014 business plan in between. Don’t you just want to curl up with
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Nine Novels That Will Make You a Better Human

Everything is insane. The news teaches us things we never wanted to know — and Facebook? Forget about it. We hide behind screens and argue with friends and family about tax hikes and who gets to do what where. We used to not do that. We used to be better,
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