13 Ways to Develop Self-Initiative at Work or in Life

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You’ve probably heard the word initiative, and may have a general idea of what it means… but do you know how to step up and take initiative? Some people seem to do it so effortlessly, while others need prompting or appear more comfortable letting others take the lead. Today, we are going to talk about … Read more

101 New Skills: Learn Something New in 2022

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101 New Skills: Learn Something New Everyday

Want to do something cool in 2022? One of the best ways to leverage your spare time in the upcoming year is to learn a new skill. Just think about the most successful people in the world. Those who consistently succeed are those who are best at learning new skills. Successful people make the commitment … Read more

How to Communicate with Someone Who Shuts Down

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We would all agree that communication is key in any relationship… whether in a marriage, dating relationship or with our children and other family members.  In addition, communication is essential on the job. We need to be open and honest with our bosses, co-workers and employees. Same goes for our neighbors and friends. Our doctors, religious … Read more

129 30-Day Challenge Ideas to Create a Better Life

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If you want to live a better life, you can start establishing good habits today. One way of ensuring that those good habits permanently become part of your system is the 30-day challenge (30DC). Today, we’re providing you with 129 30-day challenge ideas for improving your career, personal life, health, finances, relationships, and even the … Read more

11 Computer-Based Hobbies to Broaden Your Tech Skills

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If you’ve been in a rut lately and you’re looking for something new to do, there are many reasons you should consider taking up a new hobby. It can be challenging to find new activities that you’re passionate about, but we’ve got 11 ideas for computer-based hobbies that are both fun and potentially beneficial for … Read more

Reactive vs Proactive: 6 Habits to Be More Proactive in Life

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The first thing that comes to mind when I think of being proactive is the NYC firefighters on 9/11. They embody the idea of being proactive. They took it upon themselves to think strategically without wasting any time, they didn’t let feelings of being overwhelmed impact them, and they just went for it when they … Read more

Lifestyle Design: A Simple Guide to Get Started

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If you’re like me, you’ve designed your living and working spaces in a way that suits you best. You want them to be functional areas, but also have elements that reflect your personality and the things that are important to you–such as displayed photographs of family and friends. You create your space on your own … Read more

How to Live in Self-Isolation During the Coronavirus Pandemic: A Simple Resource

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Note: This post is provided courtesy of Morning Brew (with a few extra suggestions of my own). Morning Brew is a newsletter delivered every morning and designed to give you an update on what is going on in the world today. To learn more, you can read my review of Morning Brew here. In light … Read more

How to Deal with Assholes: 10 Tips for Handling the Jerks in Life

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Have you ever left an interaction with someone wondering what could possibly make that person so miserable in their life that they feel the need to be rude to others? I have felt this way countless times, both with strangers and with people I see on a more regular basis. One of the worst places … Read more

What To Do With My Life? A Simple Guide to Answer This Question

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What to do with my life…. This is a question most of us have been asking ourselves since we were kids. Think about it… Beginning as early as preschool graduation, kids are being asked to tell their teachers what they want to be when they grow up.  And it never ends. You’re sitting around the … Read more